After a fairly quiet spring, the VIX—a measure of volatility in the S&P 500—jumped at the end of June, as the Greek debt crisis and China’s stock market turmoil made headlines. Plus, a technical glitch shut down the New York Stock Exchange.
Time · 7/15/2015
The market volatility index, otherwise known as the VIX and even better known as the fear gauge—a measure of the expected volatility of U.S. stocks— has surged to the highest level in more than two years. Meanwhile, CNNMoney’s fear and greed index ...
Rogers Media · 10/17/2014
Consider that the Vix, a measure of expected future volatility in the United States stock market, rose 22 percent to 17.1 on Monday. That’s a big increase in percentage terms, but in the summer of 2011, it bounced around between 16 and 43. The question ...
New York Times · 6/29/2015
With a headline like that, it’s pretty clear where Nomura strategist Bob Janjuah sits on the side of those big market ... Specifically, he sees the so-called ‘fear trade’ index, the VIX /quotes/zigman/2766221/realtime VIX, trading down at 10 ...
Market Watch Commentary · 11/6/2013
The stock market is a constantly changing beast that loves to cause ... For instance, if the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY) has been on a two-week straight run and the CBOE VIX Volatility Index (NYSEARCA:VIX) is hitting new short-term lows, it …
Wall Street Sector Selector · 7/21/2015
And it looked like a base, a stock you would like to buy ... But that was offset by a very low put/call ratio for the VIX, which chimed in at 15%. It seems folks are betting rather heavily on a higher VIX. The bottom line is that not much changed in ... · 7/23/2015
Even recent falls in the Chinese stock market have not wiped out all of the gains for 2015. As a result, the Chicago Board Options Exchange Implied Volatility Index (VIX), commonly referred to as the “investor fear gauge”, is close to its lows.
Investors fare much better when they invest in "boring, steadier funds" like balanced funds, which include a mix of stocks and bonds ... [See The Appeal of Go-Anywhere Funds.] The VIX. The Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index, or VIX, uses ...
USNews · 5/10/2011
Globally, more than $1 trillion was wiped from equities this week, while the Vix index, a US measure of volatility ... a major constituent of the index — sharply lower. Oil and gas stocks were also hit as crude prices continued their inexorable ...
Daily Telegraph · 12/12/2014
Overall, the market breadth was positive with seven out of every 10 BSE stocks trading in the green. The S&P BSE Midcap and BSE Smallcap index gained over 1 per cent in intraday trade to hit their 52-week high. India VIX, an indicator that measures … · 8/5/2015