The Cboe Volatility index surged to its highest level since November 2020 as the S&P 500 tumbled into a correction.
"More normal markets are now here, and we're going to get volatility," O'Leary told CNBC's "Halftime Report" on Friday.
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"The pullback comes at a time when many market players are out of the office, contributing to low volume and high volatility," Katie Stockton said.
The Swiss franc and gold soared, as investors sought out safe-haven assets in the face of uncertainty from a new Covid variant in South Africa.
A lower VIX is one signal that often triggers systematic and quantitative investment funds to increase their exposure to equities.
Volatility in CBOE shares was so extreme that trading was shuttered by the market's built-in circuit breakers.
The 50-day moving average of the S&P 500 has successfully acted as support five separate times amid market sell-offs this year.
The company, a division of the S&P Global, said it neither admits nor denies the SEC's allegations, but agreed to pay the SEC's fine.
Tom Lee said that a spike in the VIX volatility index combined with a plunge in stocks on Tuesday was a very bullish signal for stocks.
An Allianz survey found that 48% of Americans do not want to take action in the equity market right now.
Volatility in the US equity market is poised to climb as investors wrestle with worries about inflation and COVID-19 variants, says UBS.
A decline in stock market volatility against the current interest rate backdrop could suggest upside ahead for stocks, says Fundstrat's Tom Lee.
"A fall below 20 takes this volatility index to pre-2020 levels and a drop in the VIX would be a risk-on signal," Fundstrat said in a note last month.
The massive spread between the VIX and S&P 500 volatility should give way to weaker price swings and a rising stock market, the strategist said.
The VIX volatility index – nicknamed “the fear gauge” – spiked 62% in its biggest rise in two years on Wednesday. The jump came as the S&P 500 saw its biggest selloff since October after the Fed left rates unchanged. Professional investors may be protecting themselves by pre-empting short squeezes […]
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