‘VIX’ Archive

Fear index hits levels seldom seen, investors get scared too quickly?



Did investors get ahead of themselves the past couple of days? From a fear perspective, it looks like they might have!

This chart looks at the Fear Index (VIX) over the past 25-years. As you can see, the VIX has only reached the 48 level, 8 different times in the …

VIX (Fear Ratio) could be forming bullish pattern

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The chart below looks back on the past 31 days and reflects that the S&P 500 did well (up over 5%). During this rally, investors confidence grew and fear levels fell hard (over 30%).

The above chart takes a look at the VIX index, which appears to be forming …

Fear Index (VIX) – Testing dual monthly support right now!

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Its been a good month for stocks, as the S&P is up over 5%, one of the stronger February’s in a long time. As you might suspect if the market is up, the fear index is often down. The VIX index is down almost 35% this month.

The chart above …