‘VIX’ Archive

VIX (Fear Index) – Lowest yearly average since 2006!

  CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE When it comes to investors fearing the stock market, this year won’t set any records for “excess fear.” The above table highlights annual averages for the VIX (Fear Index) over the past 24 years.  The VIX index has hovered (on average) at low levels this year, the lowest average […]

Leaving Fear Trade (Inverse VIX) – Pocket Change gain time!

  CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE When the sky is falling crowd grew large one month ago tomorrow, Premium Members stepped in and bought the inverse fear ETF (XIV) and is was falling off the table and created a bullish wick, highlighted in the chart above. I shared this idea on Stocktwits and discussed it […]

S&P 500 and VIX produce bullish and bearish wicks, surprise anyone last week?

  CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE Does it surprise you how much these patterns and price action looks very much the same in the S&P 500 and NDX over the past few years? Time will tell how key last week was, as both stock index’s were at support, creating bullish wicks and both fear index’s […]