VOLATILITY S&P 500 (^VIX)
Chicago Options - Chicago Options Delayed Price. Currency in USD
|Day's Range||12.70 - 13.35|
|52wk Range||11.02 - 33.82|
|Avg Vol (3m)||0|
- Editor's PickSam Ro•4 hours ago
“The current streak of market stability represents the longest period without a 1%+/- daily move since the summer of 2014,” Goldman Sachs’ David Kostin said of the trend on Friday. While this may be a welcome calm for investors, some Wall Street experts argue that the low volatility is unexpected and unwarranted in light of the global uncertainty we read about in the news everyday. In addition to the volatile global political environment, the impending tightening of monetary policy by the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) poses a very direct risk to the financial markets.
- Editor's PickYahoo Finance•yesterday
Stock futures are little changed after Fed Chair Janet Yellen said in a speech on Friday that the case for higher interest rates has increased in recent months. Carl Icahn boosted his stake in Herbalife (HLF). Icahn says he bought another 2.3 million shares, boosting his stake to 21%.