Contrary to what most people think, the VIX doesn't measure actual stock market volatility. Instead, it tracks the trading in options on the S&P 500 to indicate how investors expect the market to move over the next 30 days. In this case, as …
The National Stock Exchange’s (NSE’s) India VIX index, which measures volatility, is at a record low. On Thursday, it ended at 12.325, about 5% lower than the previous day. It’s quite evident that traders are sanguine about the Indian …
For months, the VIX has hovered in the low to mid teens, which is slightly lower than average. But after China’s stock crash and economic slowdown began to infect the global markets, the VIX jumped to a reading of around 35. The bulls …
That certainly is the case with stock market volatility. Dollar Value of One Standard ... forms the basis for most risk-based margining systems. It also explains why the VIX (INDEXCBOE:VIX) spent much of the late 1990s bull market in an …
What is the fair value of a Vix future? In truth, it’s actually pretty hard to ... Exxon Mobil – or any other stock for that matter. And that means that any and all attempts to draw trendlines or apprehend ‘breakouts’ or analyze Relative …
Editor’s note: This is the first of two articles covering market sentiment measures. Are you one of those investors who are glued to CNBC first thing in the morning? Always wondering what's trending in the world of finance? There are times in …
(Bloomberg) — Gauges of stock volatility surged around the world as the weekend meltdown in Greece collided with China's market unraveling and traders bought hedges to stanch the bleeding. The Chicago Board Options Exchange …
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. stock market has been a bumpier place for the last couple of months, but you would not know it to look at the activity in trading VIX options. Even though the CBOE Volatility Index (.VIX), the market's …
The VIX (Chicago Options: ^VIX) or fear gauge is at the lowest level since July 2007. Not only are investors complacent about any possible risk, but the financial media is too complacent to write about investors lack of fear. Lack of publicity …