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Fund managers are the most bearish they’ve been since 2008, and they’re rushing into bonds and defensive sectors. But with pessimism so high, the odds may favor more upside.
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There's a key measure of stock market volatility that shows why this month's sell-off has been different than the drop in December. The CBOE Volatility Index, or VIX, is sometimes known as "the fear gauge." The VIX helps measure Wall Street's expectations for large shifts in the stock market in the coming months by looking at prices on S&P 500 options. The VIX is near 18.50 on Friday – close to its 200 day moving average of 16.98.
The Latest on Market Volatility, Apple, Chip Stocks, and MoreVolatility surged after the return of the trade warThe CBOE Volatility Index, which is also tracked by the iPath S&P 500 VIX ETF (VIX), a gauge of fear in the stock markets, has been
Despite a deterioration in U.S.-China trade relations and a sell-off starting in early May and continuing through Monday, many hedge funds have closed positions betting on a VIX spike. The call-to-put ratio for VIX options — that is, the percentage of people betting on a rise versus a fall in volatility— has since returned to lows not seen for months. "It would appear that the majority of hedge funds do not expect another sharp rise in volatility, and that they have concluded that the correction has run its course," Takada wrote.
Alessio de Longis, OppenheimerFunds portfolio manager for the Global Multi-Asset Group, talked to Yahoo Finance On the Move about whether investors should be worried about the inverted yield curve.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.82% to close at 25,532.05. The S&P 500 gained 0.80% to end at 2834.41, and the Nasdaq Composite rose 1.14% to close at 7734.49.
With Uber pricing near the bottom of its range last night, all eyes are on how it performs this morning. But investors might also take note that technology stocks are at a key technical level. And as tech goes, so may go the market, according to All Star Charts Institutional’s Top 10 Charts of the […]
Stocks tumbled at the start of Monday's session after President Donald Trump announced higher tariffs on Chinese goods.
With the expected pricing of Uber next week, U.S. IPO issuance will be at the highest level since 2008. Volatility is also depressed, with the VIX on a steady downtrend. That, combined with the S&P 500 reaching a new record, might suggest a “risk on” environment. But at least one technical indicator tells a […]
World stock markets gave up early gains as a continued flight from healthcare shares dragged on Wall Street, overshadowing upbeat economic data from China. The S&P 500 dipped as the healthcare index dived 3.4% to erase its year-to-date gains on continued fallout from concerns about potential changes to U.S. policy, including a "Medicare for All" proposal by Senator Bernie Sanders. "With a Democrat-controlled Congress, there is definitely more talk on regulating the sector and drug prices, which has negative headline risks," said Matthew Granski, director of strategy at Los Angeles-based Miracle Mile Advisors.
Despite the Boeing concerns, the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) has dropped to 13, the low for the year. Despite the Boeing BA concerns, the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) has dropped to 13, the low for the year. Friday is a quadruple witching expiration, the quarterly expiration of index options and futures and individual stock options and futures.
Just about every major asset class generated returns that outpaced inflation in the first two months of 2019, according to a note Friday from Morgan Stanley strategist Andrew Sheets.
The " Fast Money " traders shared their first moves for the market open.Pete Najarian was a buyer of Array Biopharma ARRY .Karen Finerman was a buyer of the CBOE Volatility Index.Brian Kelly was a buyer of AMD AMD .
The fragile psychology and tentative stance of market participants right now will probably serve the market well for a while, according to strategists. Traders are wary, shown in part by the stickiness of the Cboe Volatility Index hanging up near the somewhat elevated 20 threshold in recent weeks despite the rally. The public has continued to pull money from stock mutual and exchange-traded funds, on a net basis, even with the market finding its footing in the past month.
CNBC's Jim Cramer explains that the retail sector has both winners and losers, and it pays to know the difference. The "Mad Money" host also sits down with VMware's Chief Operating Officer of Customer Operations. In the lightning round, Cramer comes out in support of two stocks that pay healthy dividends.
CNBC's Jim Cramer and technician Mark Sebastian review recent volatility in the stock market and explain how the layout has changed. The stock market's volatility index, also known as the fear gauge or the VIX, has been trading lower after peaking in December at the height of the late-2018 sell-off. The recent action suggests that "the stock market has more room to run," says Sebastian.