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The U.S. government could shut down later this week and that could spell trouble for investors in the near term, history shows.
Volatility can’t stay this low forever -- or so investors have been saying for what feels like forever. They may have finally found their moment.
Both the Dow 30 (^DJI) and the S&P 500 (^GSPC) broke through important psychological barriers barriers today, with the Dow pushing past 26,000 and the S&P breaking 2,800. After reaching new all time highs though, equities quickly reversed with the CBOE Volatility Index (^Vix) responding by surging as much as 20%. Did we just see […] The post Three Factors That Suggest A Market Top May Be Close appeared first on Market Exclusive.
A widely followed gauge of expected near-term stock price gyrations perked up on Tuesday to a six-week high as traders took to the equity options market to pick up some protective contracts. The Cboe Volatility Index (.VIX), better known as the VIX, was up 1.35 point at 11.51. While the VIX, often referred to as Wall Street's "fear index," is still well below its long-term average of around 20, it was on pace for its largest single-day gain in about two months.
Bets on a continued fall in volatility are now the “most crowded” trade, say global fund managers surveyed by Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Professional investors are going all-in on the raging bull market, reducing cash allocations and putting the most money in stocks in two years.
Markets managed to maintain last year's momentum on the third trading day of this year following solid job additions in U.S. private sector and significant rise in business activity in China and Europe
On January 3, eight out of the S&P 500's 11 major sectors closed the day in profits. Strength in the energy and IT sectors pushed the market higher.
Global shares shattered records and European stocks closed higher on Thursday, bolstered by upbeat data from the world's largest economies, while the euro hovered near a three-year high and the U.S. dollar fell against major currencies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) rose 161.5 points, or 0.65 percent, to 25,084.18, sailing past the 25,000-mark for the first time. "With the Dow Jones hitting 25,000 for the first time, there seems no end in sight to a stock market rally spurred on by much stronger-than-expected jobs data for December, offering yet further evidence of the strength of the U.S. economy," said Jacob Deppe, head of trading at online trading platform Infinox in London, in a note.
A handful of stock indexes around the world hit fresh record highs on Thursday, bolstered by upbeat data from the world's largest economies, while the euro kept near a three-year high and the U.S. dollar fell versus major currencies. The euro (EUR=) rose 0.47 percent to $1.2069, while the dollar index (.DXY) was down 0.33 percent.
Market volatility plays an important role in the market movement. The market and volatility usually move in opposite directions.
A popular measure of volatility on Wall Street fell sharply lower Wednesday afternoon, plumbing fresh depths toward a record close early in 2018. The Cboe Volatility index , sometimes referred to as Wall ...
The stock market’s so-called fear gauge, the CBOE Volatility Index or VIX, has seen nine of its 10 lowest readings ever this year. The VIX, which goes back to 1990, reflects expected annualized volatility ...
It might be another day of thin trading in the markets if the early indications hold out. All three major benchmarks ticked up slightly as investors are counting down the last two trading days in 2017. ...
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