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History suggests you should buy the dip if stocks falter at this level

Simon Maierhofer
History suggests you should buy the dip if stocks falter at this level

Investor fear — as measured by the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) — is slowly drifting lower. In fact, the VIX just dropped below 15 (which has been historically significant support) for the first time since October. Real time (or actual) volatility has dropped even more than implied by the VIX.