When stocks slid Monday with little discernible cause, the 37-year-old used a product mirroring the VIX volatility index to bet markets ... “You get caught in a manner that doesn’t help you.” The stock market’s recent run of serenity may have ...
The India VIX index, a measure of hedges used to protect against stock market swings, rose 2.7% to 14.90 at 11:08am in Mumbai. The 50-stock CNX Nifty index gained 0.9% to 8,412.95. The 30-member S&P BSE Sensex added 1%. The …
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 …
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The \”1 by 8 Call Backspread\” cost $50,000 to put on but won\’t pay off unless the VIX shoots above 28.43 by Sept. 17. The VIX , affectionately known as the \”fear index,\” is in the midteens at the moment. However, if volatility increases ...
Many readers might remember that exactly two years ago the S&P 500 tagged the infamous 666 price level before putting on a monster 2 year rally that saw it surge over 100% to the February 2011 highs.
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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 …