|Day's range||15.21 - 16.40|
|52-week range||10.17 - 36.20|
The VIX Index -- often referred to as the market’s “fear gauge” -- is up over the past three sessions, as of 1:40 pm. in New York. The higher reading belied the brisk advance of more than 2% for the S&P 500 Index over the same three-day stretch. During Friday’s 1.1% advance in the S&P 500, the VIX -- which measures the 30-day implied volatility of the S&P 500 based on out-of-the-money options prices -- also moved higher.
How to supercharge dividend stocks by selling downside put options against them and positioning to buy the stocks on pullbacks.
Aside from a punchy increase in US consumer confidence, I am not sure we heard news in European/US that we hadn’t already heard and interpreted in Asia yesterday. However, the US reaction was certainly vastly different from how Asia traded yesterday and there has been a clear bid in safe-haven assets.
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
In our opinion, there are a number of elements to the unfolding global market economics that play into our future expectations. China becomes one of the biggest unknowns simply because we believe the best information we have at the moment is shaded and hidden in terms of true values. Let’s take a minute to discuss a few of them…
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.
I guess many people are familiar with the old saying “sell in May and go away”. The meaning of the strategy is as follows: May is a month of calm when you’d better close the majority of positions instead of taking active steps. Is it true?
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 […]
The US stock markets took a nosedive early in the regular trading session after the QQQ briefly advanced to new All-Time Highs yesterday’s morning. With the QQQ and other symbols nearing fresh new highs, traders should expect volatility to increase as trading systems and traders to look for any signs of a top to set up.
Our researchers, at Technical Traders Ltd., believe this current upside price move is nearing the end of any immediate upside potential.
While we have recently suggested the US stock market is poised for further upside price activity with a moderately strong upside price “bias”, our researchers continue to believe the US stock markets will not break out to the upside until the Russell 2000 breaks the current price channel, Bull Flag, formation.
There have been a lot of questions concerning defensive assets and mechanisms. I would like to highlight a couple of important aspects for a more comprehensive understanding of the topic.
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 Australia dollar is usually one of the major beneficiaries of a global “risk on” rally in markets like the one this year given its close economic ties to China. The latest decline came as Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe shifted to a neutral policy outlook as he acknowledged increased economic risks at home and abroad. Indeed, the nation’s economic data has been consistently falling below analysts’ forecasts since the beginning of December as measured by the Citi Economic Surprise Indexes amid a weakening housing market and high consumer debt loads.