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 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.
With investments, volatility refers to changes in an asset’s or market’s price – especially as measured against its usual behaviour or a benchmark. Volatility is often expressed as a percentage: If a stock is ranked 10%, that means it has the potential to either gain or lose 10% of its […]
The stock market fear gauge did the exact opposite of what most investors expected it to do on Wednesday: it moved lower despite uncertain results of the presidential election. Cboe’s volatility index, or VIX, fell by as much as 15% on Wednesday, according to data from Bloomberg. The move lower […]
The Cboe Volatility Index â€” or VIX, which is commonly referred to as the stock market’s fear gauge â€” spiked to a more than four-month high on Wednesday. The jump comes amid equity volatility that saw the benchmark S&P 500 register its biggest drop in a month on Monday. Major […]
The Cboe Volatility Index â€” or VIX, which is often referred to as the stock market’s fear gauge â€” surged as much as 12% on Friday after President Donald Trump tested positive for COVID-19. The increase came as risk markets plummeted globally and investors shifted cash into safe-haven assets. Wall […]
The Cboe Volatility Index – or VIX, which is commonly referred to as the stock market’s fear gauge – is trading at fairly elevated levels and suggests more volatility for months to come, regardless of the outcome of the November election. The index can take months, or even years, to […]
Summary List Placement Tesla and Apple have both led the Nasdaq 100 to touch all-time highs, but an indicator is suggesting that investors could face much volatility. The Cboe Nasdaq volatility index has increased over 10% in the last five days. Just like the VIX, a higher volatility figure reflects […]
As tech stocks march to new all-time highs amid rising COVID-19 cases in the US, investors are questioning whether a speculative bubble in stocks may be forming. Nicholas Colas, co-founder of DataTrek Research, said on Tuesday that investors can look at the level of the VIX, also known as the […]
Cboe’s VIX index, commonly known as the stock market’s “fear gauge,” slid to its lowest point since February 26 on Monday. The metric measures S&P 500 volatility, and its new level suggests weeks of wild, virus-induced price swings have given way to calmer sessions. The index’s downtrend arrived as stock […]
Analysts at Bank of America listed a number of reasons why the recent gain in stocks is actually a bear-market rally that is about to end, and said stocks are going to re-test their March 23 lows. Negative oil prices and a flood of poor earnings reports from S&P 500 […]
The stock market just posted its most volatile seven-day streak in nearly a decade, and many experts expect the wild market swings to persist. Markets closed Friday having almost wiped all month-to-date gains. Both the S&P 500 and Dow Jones industrial average finished the week in correction territory. Some experts […]
Some experts think volatility in stocks and bonds may increase through the end of the year, like it did at the end of 2018. Nancy Davis of Quadratic Capital Management says that’s not a bad thing if traders and investors are positioned correctly. Traders can hedge against volatility and make […]
The Cboe Volatility Index, or VIX, has more than doubled in the past week. The spike in volatility comes with fears of a major market correction at the forefront of investors’ minds. The VIX hit 24.52, its highest level since the market sell-offs in February and March. You can follow […]