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Hedge-Fund Veteran Diggle Says Odds Against '08 Rout Redux
The CBOE Volatility Index, also known as the VIX or fear gauge for U.S. equities, surged 62 percent in the three days through Aug. 10, after President Donald Trump warned North Korea it faced “fire and fury.” Still, it hasn't traded above its long-term ...

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08/22/2017 02:38 AM (blog)

VIX Daily Update: Volatility Drops for Third Consecutive Day (blog)
The CBOE VIX (NYSEARCA:VXX) declined on Monday as equities rose, signaling that calm was slowly returning to Wall Street after a volatile few weeks. The Chicago Board Options (CBOE) Volatility Index fell 7.8% to close at 13.15. The investor fear gauge ...

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08/21/2017 10:43 PM

The National Business Review

While you were sleeping: Wall St mixed | The National Business ...
The National Business Review
Wall Street was mixed as investors awaited the annual meeting of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen ...

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08/21/2017 09:49 PM

Los Angeles Times

Sunny Finish for Dow; Third Straight Loss for Nasdaq
Schaeffers Research (blog)
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) explored both positive and negative territory today, but eventually finished near a session high. However, while the S&P 500 Index (SPX) also eked out a win, the Nasdaq Composite (COMP) continued its losing ...
S&P 500, NASDAQ, and Dow Closed on a Weaker Note Last WeekMarket Realist
S&P 500 Futures Edge Higher Following Broad Retreat from RecordEconomic Calendar

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08/21/2017 09:32 PM

Seeking Alpha

If A Crash Is Coming: 5 Things We Should See
Seeking Alpha
As one of my readers has pointed out to me, the CBOE S&P 100 Volatility Index (VXO), which was the commonly used measure of market volatility back then, consistently traded above the 20 level in the months prior to the infamous 1987 stock market crash.

08/21/2017 05:02 PM


How to Invest in the House That the VIX Built
Back then, we recommended purchasing the stock (ticker: CBOE) to profit from volatility trading without wading into the complexities of derivatives on the CBOE Volatility Index, or VIX. Our advice to sell CBOE August $90 put options for $2.54 to profit ...
The VIX Just Did This for the Third Time in HistorySchaeffers Research (blog)
Volatility spike creates another signal for stock market bearsMarketWatch
Why I'm Not Worried About A Pullback In The MarketNasdaq (blog)
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08/19/2017 05:00 AM