What Risk? The VIX Is Approaching 2009 Lows

If this market rally is about to reverse, then the options market clearly doesn’t see it. Volatility is actually approaching 2009 lows. With the VIX lower, it’s a great time for bears to buy protective puts, but these hedgers will look like fools if the options market has its way.

VIX in 2009

Note we also had a huge move down today so far.

VIX September 1 Day

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