Wednesday, May 4, 2016

069. Stock Market Fear Index (VIX)

VIX is a trademarked ticker symbol for the CBOE Volatility Index, a popular measure of the implied volatility of S&P 500 index options; the VIX is calculated by the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE)


Often referred to as the fear index or the fear gauge, the VIX represents one measure of the market's expectation of stock market volatility over the next 30-day period.

CONCLUSION:

The current volatility of the market (2016-04-07) suggests that trading should be reasonably predicatble.

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