^VIX - CBOE Volatility Index

Chicago Options - Chicago Options Delayed Price. Currency in USD
12.37
-0.12 (-0.96%)
As of 11:44AM EDT. Market open.
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Previous close12.49
Open12.47
Volume0
Day's range12.09 - 12.50
52-week range8.56 - 50.30
Avg. volume0
  • The Wall Street Journal12 days ago

    [$$] This Stock Market Gauge Keeps Toppling Its Record

    The S&P 500 has already hit a new record--when including dividends. The benchmark’s Total Return Index, which includes dividends in the returns of the S&P 500, has moved higher at a faster pace in recent sessions to again surpass its January highs. The broad stock-market index, which doesn’t include dividends, is up nearly 7% in 2018, just shy of the 8.1% advance for the total return index, as The Wall Street Journal’s Markets newsletter noted Thursday.

  • Investing.com12 days ago

    Weekly Comic: S&P Almost Back To All-Time Highs Despite Plethora Of Bearish Factors

    Investing.com - The S&P 500 was marginally higher on Thursday, putting it just half a percent away from the all-time high it reached it January, testifying to the strength of the world's biggest economy and corporate sector.

  • Bull Market Bashers Can’t Cry Complacency
    Bloomberg14 days ago

    Bull Market Bashers Can’t Cry Complacency

    At the same time, the CBOE Volatility Index, or VIX, has fallen steadily to levels last seen just before the plunge despite the rise in global trade tensions, political unrest and major central banks talking about joining the Federal Reserve in cutting back on extraordinary stimulus measures. At about 16 times earnings estimates for 2019, the S&P 500 is cheaper now than in late January despite profit forecasts rising to about $178 a share from $161 then.

  • CNBC19 days ago

    Regulators examine clearinghouse's risk policies after volatility blowup in February: Report

    Regulators are looking into Options Clearing Corp.'s risk management models and margin rules after a spike in market volatility in February left many traders with steep losses, the WSJ reports. A widely followed barometer of market sentiment called the VIX, or CBOE Volatility Index, spiked in early February, causing a cascade of issues in the options market.

  • CNBC28 days ago

    Cramer: Charts suggest S&P 500 could make new all-time highs by the end of earnings season

    Technician Mark Sebastian vets the action in the VIX with CNBC's Jim Cramer. Sebastian's charts suggest that another February-style sell-off isn't in the works, the "Mad Money" host says. With the stock market nearing the all-time highs it reached in January, CNBC's Jim Cramer knows investors are starting to wonder if these levels are sustainable.

  • US Markets Pulled Back on July 19, Sentiment Weakened
    Market Realistlast month

    US Markets Pulled Back on July 19, Sentiment Weakened

    The S&P 500 closed at a 5.5-month high price level on Wednesday and clocked the second consecutive daily gain. On Thursday, nine out of 11 major S&P 500 sectors closed the day lower. The release of stronger-than-expected earnings reports boosted the S&P 500 on Wednesday.

  • What to Expect from Payment Processing Companies in H2 2018
    Market Realistlast month

    What to Expect from Payment Processing Companies in H2 2018

    Payment processing companies like Mastercard Incorporated (MA) and Visa Inc. (V) expect to see a hit in their payment volumes moving forward. Consumer confidence is expected to be impacted by trade tensions.

  • Chart: Markets don't care about Trump's trade tweets
    Yahoo Financelast month

    Chart: Markets don't care about Trump's trade tweets

    Trump’s tweets on trade matter fairly little for major markets, according to a new note from Goldman Sachs.

  • Why Did US Markets Move Higher on July 17?
    Market Realistlast month

    Why Did US Markets Move Higher on July 17?

    After gaining for two consecutive trading weeks, the S&P 500 started this week on a mixed note by losing momentum on Monday. Carrying forward the weakness, the S&P 500 opened lower on July 17. However, the S&P 500 regained strength as the day progressed and closed at 5.5-month high price levels.

  • US Markets Started This Week on a Mixed Note
    Market Realistlast month

    US Markets Started This Week on a Mixed Note

    The S&P 500 closed at 5.5-month high price levels last week and clocked the second consecutive weekly gain. The S&P 500 opened slightly higher on Monday and traded with mixed sentiment throughout the day. On July 16, eight out of 11 major S&P 500 sectors closed the day lower.

  • Markets up after strong jobs data offset trade war worries
    Yahoo Finance2 months ago

    Markets up after strong jobs data offset trade war worries

    Yahoo Finance's LIVE market coverage and analysis of stocks and bonds begins each day at 11:45 a.m. ET.

  • US Markets Were Strong before US Import Tariffs on China
    Market Realist2 months ago

    US Markets Were Strong before US Import Tariffs on China

    The S&P 500 pulled back on Tuesday and broke the three-day gaining streak. US markets were closed on July 4 for Independence Day. However, US markets regained strength on Thursday. The S&P 500 opened higher on July 5 and closed the day at two-week high price levels. On Thursday, ten out of 11 major S&P 500 sectors closed the day higher. Strength in the IT and consumer staples sectors supported the market. However, weakness in the energy sector limited the market’s gains.

  • US Markets Lost Strength, Increased Caution in the Market
    Market Realist2 months ago

    US Markets Lost Strength, Increased Caution in the Market

    After declining for two consecutive trading weeks, the S&P 500 started this week on a stronger note and opened higher on Tuesday. However, the market lost strength as the day progressed and closed lower. On July 3, five out of 11 major S&P 500 sectors closed the day lower. Weakness in the IT and financials sectors weighed on the market. However, strength in the telecom services and energy sectors limited the market’s losses.

  • Why Did US Markets Rebound on June 28?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Why Did US Markets Rebound on June 28?

    The S&P 500 lost strength on Wednesday and closed the day at four-week low price levels. On June 28, the S&P 500 started the day on a mixed note, regained strength, and moved higher as the day progressed. On Thursday, nine out of 11 major S&P 500 sectors closed the day higher. Strength in the telecom services and IT sectors supported the market. However, weakness in the utilities and energy sectors limited the market’s gains.

  • US Markets Closed Lower on June 27
    Market Realist2 months ago

    US Markets Closed Lower on June 27

    After declining on Monday, the S&P 500 regained stability on Tuesday and closed the day positive. Carrying forward the strength, the S&P 500 opened higher on Wednesday. However, the market lost strength as the day progressed and the S&P 500 closed June 27 at four-week low price levels. On Wednesday, eight out of 11 major S&P 500 sectors closed the day lower. Weakness in the IT and consumer discretionary sectors weighed on the market. However, strength in the energy and utilities sectors limited the market’s losses.

  • Why Did US Markets Close Higher on June 26?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Why Did US Markets Close Higher on June 26?

    After closing lower last week, the S&P 500 started this week on a weaker note by declining to the lowest levels traded in June on Monday. However, the S&P 500 opened higher on June 26 and closed slightly higher. On Tuesday, six out of 11 major S&P 500 sectors closed the day higher. Strength in the energy and consumer discretionary sectors supported the market. However, weakness in the consumer staples, telecom services, and financials sectors limited the market gains.

  • US Markets Are Weak amid Tech Sell-Off and Trade War Concerns
    Market Realist2 months ago

    US Markets Are Weak amid Tech Sell-Off and Trade War Concerns

    The S&P 500 pulled back last week and broke the three-week gaining streak. Carrying forward the weakness, the S&P 500 opened lower on Monday and declined to the lowest levels traded in June. On June 25, nine out of 11 major S&P 500 sectors closed the day lower.

  • Reuters2 months ago

    Wall Street pummelled by escalating trade threats

    An escalating trade dispute between the United States and other leading economies battered U.S. stocks on Monday, handing the S&P 500 and Nasdaq their steepest losses in more than two months. The S&P 500 tumbled as much as 2 percent early Monday on reports that the U.S. Treasury Department was drafting curbs that would block firms with at least 25 percent Chinese ownership from buying U.S. tech firms. Investors said Navarro's comments were somewhat reassuring but still left uncertainty about trade relations.

  • The Wall Street Journal2 months ago

    [$$] In a Year Marked by Controversy, Cboe Seeks to Improve ‘Fear Gauge’

    Cboe is making changes to a monthly auction that determines final prices of futures tied to the VIX. Because the VIX tends to rise when stocks fall, and vice versa, its derivatives are popular among traders to hedge portfolios or bet on the future direction of market volatility. Fears of regulatory scrutiny have swept trading desks as lawsuits emerged over Cboe’s marquee VIX products.

  • US Markets Are Weak amid Trade War Concerns
    Market Realist2 months ago

    US Markets Are Weak amid Trade War Concerns

    After gaining for three consecutive trading weeks, the S&P 500 opened this week on a weaker note by closing lower on Monday. On June 18, the S&P 500 opened the day lower and traded with weak market sentiment. Eight out of 11 major S&P 500 sectors closed the day lower on Monday. The weakness in the telecom services, consumer staples, and healthcare sectors weighed on the market. However, strength in the energy and utilities sectors limited the market losses. Market sentiment

  • Inverted Yield Curve Is Hiding in Plain Sight
    Bloomberg2 months ago

    Inverted Yield Curve Is Hiding in Plain Sight

    Pray for the global economy. For much of the past year or so, investors and economists have anxiously watched the relentless shrinkage of the gap between short- and long-term U.S. bond yields to the narrowest levels since 2007. Within the past two months, the yield on an ICE Bank of America index of government bonds due in seven to 10 years has fallen below the yield on an index of bonds due in one to three years for the first time since the first half of 2007.

  • What Could Increase Market Volatility This Week?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    What Could Increase Market Volatility This Week?

    US equity markets (VOO) remained largely unchanged in an eventful week that ended on June 15. Trade war uncertainty, geopolitics, and monetary policy decisions failed to dent investor confidence. The three central bank meetings solidified the divergent monetary policy narrative as the Fed remained hawkish. The European and Japanese central banks are likely to continue with the accommodative policy for the time being. The announcement of tariffs on Chinese imports reignited investor worries, but the impact was minimal.

  • MarketWatch2 months ago

    What the stock market’s most crucial week of the year tells us about the road ahead

    Stock-market investors navigated, virtually unscathed, a gauntlet of central-bank gatherings, a historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean Kim Jong Un, and flaring trade tensions. The S&P 500 index(^GSPC)ended the week essentially flat, managing the narrowest of weekly gains, up 0.02% to 2,779.66, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average(^DJI)posted a weekly decline of 0.9%. The Nasdaq Composite Index(^IXIC)outperformed both, rising 1.3% for the five-day period.

  • US Markets Regained Strength on June 14
    Market Realist2 months ago

    US Markets Regained Strength on June 14

    After gaining in the first two trading days of the week, the S&P 500 pulled back on Wednesday. Following the pullback, the S&P 500 opened higher on June 14 and closed the day with limited gains. On Thursday, seven out of 11 major S&P 500 sectors closed the day higher. Strength in the utilities, consumer discretionary, and telecom services sectors supported the market. However, weakness in the financials and industrials sectors limited the market gains.