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11/19/2018 03:23 AM

Opinion: The stock market's low VIX 'fear gauge' is misleading you
What does it mean that the VIX is only barely higher than average, even as the stock market is experiencing remarkable volatility? The VIX VIX, -9.21% is the CBOE Volatility Index. Though its calculation is complex — derived from the implied ...

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11/16/2018 06:15 PM

LONDON MARKET OPEN: Stocks Gain As Pound Loses Ahead Of Brexit Battle
The FTSE 100 index of large-cap companies was up 0.5%, or 31.47 points, at 7,065.26. The mid-cap FTSE 250 was up 0.6%, or 111.98 points, at 19,022.12. The AIM All-Share was up 0.3% at 981.50. The Cboe UK 100 index was up 0.3% at 11,977.90, while ...

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11/15/2018 08:50 AM

Financial Times

Markets danger zone: 5 things investors need to watch
Financial Times
The Cboe Volatility index is the best-known fear indicator, so much so that it is dubbed the “fear index”. Although it was created in 1993, it rose to prominence during the dotcom bust and especially the financial crisis, when the media used it as a ...

11/15/2018 04:01 AM

LONDON MARKET OPEN: FTSE Down Amid Low Oil Prices; UK Inflation Ahead
The FTSE 100 index of large-cap companies was down 0.9%, or 64.03 points, at 6,989.73. The mid-cap FTSE 250 was down 0.4%, or 70.21 points, at 18,913.48. The AIM All-Share was down 0.2% at 975.48. The Cboe UK 100 index was down 0.7% at ...

11/14/2018 08:54 AM

Banyan Hill Publishing

Well, That's Over With: VIX Shows Post-Midterm Investor Relief
Volatility investors appear to be as happy as anyone that the U.S. midterm elections are over. The Cboe Volatility Index fell as much as 16 percent to the lowest level in almost a month, dropping as low as 16.76 during early trading hours on Wednesday.
VIX Index Indicates Market Fear Is All Media HypeBanyan Hill Publishing
Volatility index slides to three-week low after midtermsFinancial Times

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11/07/2018 12:51 PM