VIX

VIX Just Misses Top-10 Most Volatile Days In 25 Years

Friday's surge in the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) wasn't nearly the biggest move in the index's history. Let's view it with some perspective More 

Stop Fretting Over ‘Why’ Stocks Do What They Do

In my experience as an advisor and student of the markets, investors always ask about the "why" on the way down. Focus on this instead... More 

iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures TM ETN (VXX): Buy the Coming Spike

Every effort to pump up volatility has failed in 2016, but the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures TM ETN (VXX) is bound to spike soon. More 

Is the Dow’s Chart Cause for Concern?

While the other indices are trading in a bull channel, the blue chips have been sideways. More 

Stocks Weaker After Biotechs Battered

In the end, the Dow Jones lost 0.4%, the S&P 500 lost 0.5%, the Nasdaq lost 0.8% and the Russell 2000 finished the day down 0.9%. More 

Don’t Be Afraid of Understanding Expected Volatility

The VIX, or "fear index," can give clues as to upcoming market movement based on expected volatility. More 

Stock Market Today: Blue Chips Notch All-Time Highs on Japan Stimulus Hopes

In the end, the Dow Jones gained 0.7%, the S&P 500 gained 0.7%, the Nasdaq wafted up 0.7% and the Russell 2000 finished the day 1.3% higher. More