^VIX - CBOE Volatility Index

Chicago Options - Chicago Options Delayed Price. Currency in USD
18.60
-0.47 (-2.46%)
At close: 4:14PM EST
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Previous Close19.07
Open18.53
Volume0
Day's Range17.98 - 19.20
52 Week Range10.17 - 50.30
Avg. Volume0
  • CNBC3 hours ago

    Cramer Remix: Don't take your cue on all of retail from Macy's

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explains that the retail sector has both winners and losers, and it pays to know the difference. The "Mad Money" host also sits down with VMware's Chief Operating Officer of Customer Operations. In the lightning round, Cramer comes out in support of two stocks that pay healthy dividends.

  • CNBC4 hours ago

    Cramer's charts suggest lower volatility, higher stock prices in coming months

    CNBC's Jim Cramer and technician Mark Sebastian review recent volatility in the stock market and explain how the layout has changed. The stock market's volatility index, also known as the fear gauge or the VIX, has been trading lower after peaking in December at the height of the late-2018 sell-off. The recent action suggests that "the stock market has more room to run," says Sebastian.

  • Volatility Crushed Like It's 2009 as ‘Pale Green Lights’ Flash
    Bloomberg15 hours ago

    Volatility Crushed Like It's 2009 as ‘Pale Green Lights’ Flash

    During December’s market mayhem, the daylight hours were traders’ worst nightmares. On average, the S&P 500 Index would slump marginally overnight, but tumble 1.1 percent from the U.S. open to the close of regular trading hours. Stocks are still averaging a slightly larger drop overnight, but the benchmark index is climbing 0.8 percent on average from the open until the closing bell sounds.

  • Stock-market volatility is being partly fueled by fresh uncertainty about earnings, says SocGen
    MarketWatch2 days ago

    Stock-market volatility is being partly fueled by fresh uncertainty about earnings, says SocGen

    Strategists at Société Générale say it might merit watching the growing uncertainty in earnings estimates to see where volatility is headed

  • Barrons.com2 days ago

    One Key Indicator for Stock Volatility

    Earnings uncertainty provides useful clues sometimes, writes Jitesh Kumar, a Société Générale derivatives strategist.

  • GuruFocus.com6 days ago

    Contrarian Investing: How to Be Right When Everyone Else Is Wrong

    As most of our readers no doubt know, value investing is the practice of looking for good companies that are underpriced relative to their true value. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 2 Warning Sign with BRK.A. Click here to check it out. In fact, Buffett's stock-picking strategy works well precisely because there will be times when the majority of market participants will have mispriced a security.

  • S&P 500 will climb 15% in 2019 — here’s what to buy now
    MarketWatch8 days ago

    S&P 500 will climb 15% in 2019 — here’s what to buy now

    The reason: The bottom is in, and 2019 will bring a 15% rally in the S&P 500 (SPX)  — or better. If you follow just one sentiment measure to gauge when the collective mood of investors hits extremes, make it the Investors Intelligence Bull/Bear ratio.

  • Jobs report blows past expectations, unemployment rises
    Yahoo Finance12 days ago

    Jobs report blows past expectations, unemployment rises

    Yahoo Finance's LIVE market coverage and analysis of what you need to watch in the stock market begins each day at 9:00 a.m. ET.

  • The Market’s Obstacles Are Both Macro and Micro
    Bloomberg12 days ago

    The Market’s Obstacles Are Both Macro and Micro

    Everyone knew China’s economy was slowing, so blaming the Asian nation for a setback was just a convenient excuse to mask a deteriorating business, like when retailers blame the weather for a slump in sales. Apple’s announcement probably would have had only a short-term negative impact on equities, with traders coming around to the idea that Apple’s problems were of its own making if not for a disappointing manufacturing report Thursday morning from the Institute for Supply Management. Its December index of new orders — a key leading indicator of future activity — fell to a level that barely registered as growth.

  • The Market’s Obstacles Are Both Macro and Micro
    Bloomberg12 days ago

    The Market’s Obstacles Are Both Macro and Micro

    Everyone knew China’s economy was slowing, so blaming the Asian nation for a setback was just a convenient excuse to mask a deteriorating business, like when retailers blame the weather for a slump in sales. Apple’s announcement probably would have had only a short-term negative impact on equities, with traders coming around to the idea that Apple’s problems were of its own making if not for a disappointing manufacturing report Thursday morning from the Institute for Supply Management. Its December index of new orders — a key leading indicator of future activity — fell to a level that barely registered as growth.

  • Top Wall St. strategist cuts 2019 target for S&P 500
    Yahoo Finance13 days ago

    Top Wall St. strategist cuts 2019 target for S&P 500

    Tobias Levkovich, Citi’s chief U.S. equity strategist, is one of the latest Wall Street prognosticators to trim his S&P 500 price target for the year-end 2019.

  • The FDA will resume inspections, but only for high-risk foods
    Yahoo Finance Video8 hours ago

    The FDA will resume inspections, but only for high-risk foods

    The shutdown in Washington continues to have a widespread impact across the federal government. Yahoo Finance's Adam Shapiro, Julie Hyman, Ethan Wolff-Mann, and Brian Sozzi discuss with Zest Labs CEO Peter Mehring.

  • Getting technical: Apple at critical Fibonacci and weekly moving average support
    Yahoo Finance Video11 days ago

    Getting technical: Apple at critical Fibonacci and weekly moving average support

    Apple shares got shellacked Thursday after warning the prior evening that first quarter revenue would be lower than previously anticipated. Brian Shannon, CMT and founder of www.alphatrends.net joins Yahoo Finance's Myles Udland and Seana Smith to break down the technicals in Apple.

  • NFL Playoffs and CFP Championship storylines
    Yahoo Finance Video13 days ago

    NFL Playoffs and CFP Championship storylines

    Yahoo Finance's Julie Hyman, Adam Shapiro, Dan Roberts, and Andy Serwer look ahead to the NFL playoffs and the College Football Playoff Championship with guest Terez Paylor of Yahoo Sports.