The VIX fear index hit its 11th highest level ever as investors come to believe that the Fed has signaled the end of the easy money era. Is this an overreaction or should you be selling stocks right and left? Investor Place comments on how the VIX just misses the top ten most volatile days in a quarter of a century.
The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), or fear gauge, soared ahead 39.9% on in Friday trading, making it the 11th greatest move in the index in more than 25 years.
Wall Street simply got spooked by worries that the end of the […]
Today’s stock market is largely characterized by uncertainty. The VIX, the options trader’s measure of market volatility, is high. Investors and traders are jumping in and out of the market, afraid of missing a rally and concerned about losing with a big market correction due to a debt default. What is a long term investor […]