^VIX - CBOE Volatility Index

Chicago Options - Chicago Options Delayed Price. Currency in USD
15.82
+0.56 (+3.67%)
At close: 6:55AM EDT
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Previous close15.26
Open16.10
Volume0
Day's range15.56 - 16.18
52-week range10.17 - 36.20
Avg. volume0
  • Barrons.com7 days ago

    Stock Market Pessimism Is at Financial Crisis Levels. Why That’s Actually Good News.

    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.

  • Barrons.com22 days ago

    3 High-Yielding Dividend Stocks for a Turbulent Market

    How to supercharge dividend stocks by selling downside put options against them and positioning to buy the stocks on pullbacks.

  • CNBC26 days ago

    This chart explains why the stock market drop in May is not like the drop in December

    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.

  • Could Volatility Remain Elevated for the Rest of the Year?
    Market Realistlast month

    Could Volatility Remain Elevated for the Rest of the Year?

    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

  • CNBClast month

    Hedge funds bet the sell-off is over: 'Correction has run its course'

    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.

  • 'We are not seeing any evidence of tightening in credit conditions': analyst
    Yahoo Financelast month

    'We are not seeing any evidence of tightening in credit conditions': analyst

    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.

  • Barrons.comlast month

    The Dow Rose 207 Points Because President Trump Defused Trade Tension

    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.

  • Buying Uber Today? The Bigger Question is Whether to Buy Any Tech – All Star Charts
    IPO-Edge.com2 months ago

    Buying Uber Today? The Bigger Question is Whether to Buy Any Tech – All Star Charts

    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 pare losses on news that China's delegation will head to US
    Yahoo Finance2 months ago

    Stocks pare losses on news that China's delegation will head to US

    Stocks tumbled at the start of Monday's session after President Donald Trump announced higher tariffs on Chinese goods.

  • With IPOs at 10-Year High and Market at New Record, It’s Still Not “Risk On” – All Star Charts
    IPO-Edge.com2 months ago

    With IPOs at 10-Year High and Market at New Record, It’s Still Not “Risk On” – All Star Charts

    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 […]

  • Reuters2 months ago

    Corrected: Flight from healthcare shares halts stock rally

    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.

  • Three reasons why stock market volatility could spike: Wells Fargo
    Yahoo Finance3 months ago

    Three reasons why stock market volatility could spike: Wells Fargo

    Wells Fargo lays out three major catalysts that could send market volatility spiking again.

  • CNBC3 months ago

    Here's what's keeping the rally alive at a crucial time for the stock market

    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.

  • Everything has been working for investors this year
    Yahoo Finance4 months ago

    Everything has been working for investors this year

    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.

  • CNBC5 months ago

    Your first trade for Thursday, February 7

    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 .

  • CNBC5 months ago

    Investors remain on edge even after big January comeback — and that might be a good thing

    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.

  • CNBC5 months ago

    Cramer Remix: Don't take your cue on all of retail from Macy's

    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.

  • CNBC5 months ago

    Cramer's charts suggest lower volatility, higher stock prices in coming months

    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.