^VIX - CBOE Volatility Index

Chicago Options - Chicago Options Delayed Price. Currency in USD
16.49
-2.23 (-11.91%)
At close: 4:14PM EST
Stock chart is not supported by your current browser
Previous Close18.72
Open17.96
Volume0
Day's Range16.47 - 18.80
52 Week Range8.56 - 50.30
Avg. Volume0
  • Reuters2 days ago

    U.S. volatility fund sponsor tweaks strategy after market plunge

    A company behind U.S.-based funds tied to Wall Street's "fear gauge" is making changes to its investment strategy after a sudden market plunge this month routed traders betting on the complex instrument. Investors' once-profitable wagers on low or stable market volatility met a catastrophic end on Feb. 5 as products indirectly linked to that fear gauge, the CBOE Volatility Index , caved after the U.S. stock market closed in an incident now being probed by securities regulators. Two exchange-traded products that effectively bet on low volatility shut after shedding most of their value earlier this month, including the Credit Suisse Group AG-issued VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Short-Term Exchange-Traded Note , but others stayed on the market and attracted new demand from investors despite major losses of their own.

  • TheStreet.com3 days ago

    Wall Street Poised For Friday Rebound as VIX Eases, Bond Yields Stall

    Wall Street futures added to gains early session gains Friday, but bond market moves, as well as equity volatility, will likely keep investors on edge after another unpredictable week for U.S. stocks.

  • VIX Funds Face Fresh Scrutiny From U.S. Regulators
    Bloomberg3 days ago

    VIX Funds Face Fresh Scrutiny From U.S. Regulators

    U.S. regulators are scrutinizing this month’s implosion of investments that track stock-market turmoil, including whether wrongdoing contributed to steep losses for VIX exchange-traded products offered ...

  • CNBC3 days ago

    Nearly half of hedge-fund investors think the stock market has peaked

    Half of investors think equities have peaked, according to a new report out Thursday. As a result, they’re turning back to hedge funds.

  • Stock Market News For Feb 22, 2018
    Zacks3 days ago

    Stock Market News For Feb 22, 2018

    Markets ended in negative territory on Wednesday following the release of minutes from Fed???s latest policy meeting.

  • Forbes4 days ago

    Afternoon Pivot: Stock Finish Down After Release Of Fed Minutes

    If there's one thing that can be said about this market, it's that anything can happen in the last hour of trading. Today was a case in point.

  • Wall Street falls as Fed minutes send bond yields higher
    Reuters4 days ago

    Wall Street falls as Fed minutes send bond yields higher

    U.S. stocks closed lower on Wednesday in a rocky session after the release of the minutes from the Federal Reserve's January meeting pushed yields on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury note to a four-year high. After the Fed left interest rates unchanged in January, minutes showed the U.S. central bank's rate-setting committee grew more confident in the need to keep raising rates, with most believing inflation would perk up amid an improving economic landscape. "The Fed meeting minutes indicated Fed members weren’t too worried about inflation, so that was music to the market’s ears," said Michael Arone, Chief Investment Strategist at State Street Global Advisors in Boston.

  • Benzinga4 days ago

    What's Going On? Market Q&A With TDA's Chief Market Strategist JJ Kinahan

    After the recent bout of volatility and several major indices dipped into correction territory, investors might be getting a little fearful that this bull market can’t keep going forever. As always, panic ...

  • Benzinga6 days ago

    The Luster On Gold ETFs Is Still Intact

    Major gold-backed exchange traded products, such as the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE: GLD ) and the iShares Gold Trust (NYSE: IAU ), are sporting solid year-to-date showings. Some market observers, however, ...

  • Forbes7 days ago

    How To Save More For Retirement And Deal With Volatility

    The stock market has entered a new era of volatility. Here's how you can protect yourself.

  • MarketWatch9 days ago

    Ex-SEC chairman says ‘it’s quite clear’ Wall Street‘s ‘fear gauge’ can be manipulated

    Ex-Securities and Exchange Commission Harvey Pitt sounds off about allegations that a key measure of volatility in the market, the Cboe Volatility Index, is being rigged.

  • Dow 30 Stock Roundup: Cisco Beats, Caterpillar January Sales up 34%
    Zacks10 days ago

    Dow 30 Stock Roundup: Cisco Beats, Caterpillar January Sales up 34%

    The Dow rebounded strongly over the first five trading days after entering correction territory last week.

  • The stock market correction two weeks later: How it happened, and if it can happen again
    CNBC10 days ago

    The stock market correction two weeks later: How it happened, and if it can happen again

    The days of low-volatility markets are over and a new day has come in which bizarre moves and a far less predictable environment will become the norm.

  • Financial Times10 days ago

    [$$] Failings of RBS must be met with consequences

    The leaked report from the Financial Conduct Authority into Royal Bank of Scotland’s treatment of small businesses is a truly shocking document. Perhaps because it was not designed to be published, there ...

  • Reuters10 days ago

    U.S. stock volatility shock wanes, VIX futures signal smoother sailing

    The CBOE Volatility Index, the most widely followed barometer of expected near-term volatility in the S&P 500 , while not quite back to where it was before last week's slump in equities, has retreated sharply from the high of 50.3 hit on Feb. 5. Investors' fear of further losses for stocks has eased dramatically from last week, said Randy Frederick, vice president of trading and derivatives for Charles Schwab in Austin, Texas. "When I see the VIX creeping a little higher today, even as equities are up, it tells me perhaps it overshot to the downside yesterday," Frederick said.

  • Stock Market News for Feb 15, 2018
    Zacks10 days ago

    Stock Market News for Feb 15, 2018

    Benchmarks closed in the green on Wednesday for fourth straight trading days, registering their best such feat in more than five weeks

  • Bloomberg10 days ago

    When Everything Is Too Safe, Add Risk

    Also fine print, insider trading on everything, taxes, bank opacity and hashgraphs.

  • The Wall Street Journal11 days ago

    [$$] Harvard, Hawaii Gambled on Market Calm—Then Everything Changed

    Harvard, Hawaii and others, pressed to improve returns, made risky bets that depended on a historically lengthy period of low stock-market volatility. Now that’s coming to an end, and investors worry what ...

  • What inflation? Apple and Facebook drive Wall Street rally
    Reuters11 days ago

    What inflation? Apple and Facebook drive Wall Street rally

    The fourth straight day of gains in the S&P 500 saw a return to the "fear of missing out" mentality that accompanied Wall Street's rally in recent months ahead of a slump last week into correction territory. Facebook (FB.O) jumped 3.7 percent while Amazon.com (AMZN.O) and Apple (AAPL.O) both rose more than 1.8 percent. All three fueled the S&P 500 more than any other shares, leaving the index up 1.34 percent for the session.

  • Are Frontier Markets a Good Addition to Your Portfolio?
    GuruFocus.com11 days ago

    Are Frontier Markets a Good Addition to Your Portfolio?

    Singapore might be a good place to start looking

  • Market recap for Wednesday February 21
    Yahoo Finance Video4 days ago

    Market recap for Wednesday February 21

    Market recap for Wednesday February 21

  • Business owners are bullish on the US economy
    Yahoo Finance Video4 days ago

    Business owners are bullish on the US economy

    Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith, Dan Roberts and Penn Financial Group President Matt McCall discuss JP Morgan’s annual business leaders outlook survey which found that 89% of mid-sized businesses and 63% of small businesses are optimistic about the U.S. economy.

  • Yahoo Finance Answers: Is the latest correction over?
    Yahoo Finance Video9 days ago

    Yahoo Finance Answers: Is the latest correction over?

    The stock market continues to take investors on a wild ride this week. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous sits down with Rick Newman to answer your questions.

  • Yahoo Finance Live: The Final Round - Feb 15th, 2018
    Yahoo Finance Video10 days ago

    Yahoo Finance Live: The Final Round - Feb 15th, 2018

    Yahoo Finance's LIVE stock market coverage and analysis.

  • VIX manipulation could be the next LIBOR scandal
    Yahoo Finance Video10 days ago

    VIX manipulation could be the next LIBOR scandal

    Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre and Alexis Christoforous break down allegations of the VIX 'fear index' using S&P 500 option quotes, which the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is now reportedly investigating. Also read: Regulator Looks Into Alleged Manipulation of VIX, Wall Street’s ‘Fear Index’ - WSJ Regulators Open Probe After Whistleblower Exposes ‘Rampant Manipulation Of VIX’ | Zero Hedge VIX Manipulation Costs Investors Billions, Whistle-Blower Says - Bloomberg Is VIX Manipulated or Hedged? - Bloomberg