^VIX - CBOE Volatility Index

Chicago Options - Chicago Options Delayed Price. Currency in USD
15.28
-0.54 (-3.41%)
At close: 4:14PM EDT
Stock chart is not supported by your current browser
Previous Close15.82
Open16.00
Volume0
Day's Range15.21 - 16.40
52 Week Range10.17 - 36.20
Avg. Volume0
  • The Fear Gauge Is Sounding an Alarm Even as U.S. Stocks Surge
    Bloomberg6 days ago

    The Fear Gauge Is Sounding an Alarm Even as U.S. Stocks Surge

    The VIX Index -- often referred to as the market’s “fear gauge” -- is up over the past three sessions, as of 1:40 pm. in New York. The higher reading belied the brisk advance of more than 2% for the S&P 500 Index over the same three-day stretch. During Friday’s 1.1% advance in the S&P 500, the VIX -- which measures the 30-day implied volatility of the S&P 500 based on out-of-the-money options prices -- also moved higher.

  • Barrons.com12 days ago

    3 High-Yielding Dividend Stocks for a Turbulent Market

    How to supercharge dividend stocks by selling downside put options against them and positioning to buy the stocks on pullbacks.

  • How To Invest: Why The VIX Can Help Confirm A Stock Market Bottom
    Investor's Business Daily13 days ago

    How To Invest: Why The VIX Can Help Confirm A Stock Market Bottom

    Fear and greed are the most notorious emotions traders must combat. Understanding mass psychology gives you an edge in identifying a stock market bottom.

  • One of the market’s great technical stock analysts folds up his newsletter charts
    MarketWatch13 days ago

    One of the market’s great technical stock analysts folds up his newsletter charts

    It’s rare on Wall Street for a technical analyst’s core insight to be confirmed by a Nobel-prize-winning economist. The far more common situation is for academics to deny that technical analysis has any value whatsoever — and for technicians to return the favor.

  • CNBC16 days ago

    This chart explains why the stock market drop in May is not like the drop in December

    The volatility index shows why this month's sell-off has been different than the drop in December.

  • All in on the Fixed Income Juggernaut
    FX Empire18 days ago

    All in on the Fixed Income Juggernaut

    Aside from a punchy increase in US consumer confidence, I am not sure we heard news in European/US that we hadn’t already heard and interpreted in Asia yesterday. However, the US reaction was certainly vastly different from how Asia traded yesterday and there has been a clear bid in safe-haven assets.

  • Could Volatility Remain Elevated for the Rest of the Year?
    Market Realist24 days ago

    Could Volatility Remain Elevated for the Rest of the Year?

    The Latest on Market Volatility, Apple, Chip Stocks, and MoreVolatility surged after the return of the trade warThe CBOE Volatility Index, which is also tracked by the iPath S&P 500 VIX ETF (VIX), a gauge of fear in the stock markets, has been

  • CNBC27 days ago

    Hedge funds bet the sell-off is over: 'They have concluded that the correction has run its course'

    Most U.S. hedge funds aren't expecting another big stock market sell-off as more firms curb bets on volatility, according to Nomura.

  • US vs. Global Sector Rotation – What Next? Part II
    FX Empire27 days ago

    US vs. Global Sector Rotation – What Next? Part II

    In our opinion, there are a number of elements to the unfolding global market economics that play into our future expectations. China becomes one of the biggest unknowns simply because we believe the best information we have at the moment is shaded and hidden in terms of true values. Let’s take a minute to discuss a few of them…

  • Here’s one reason Wall Street’s ‘fear gauge’ didn’t explode amid the stock market’s recent skid
    MarketWatchlast month

    Here’s one reason Wall Street’s ‘fear gauge’ didn’t explode amid the stock market’s recent skid

    Stocks are in a phase of apparent recovery after a tariff-sparked selloff threatened to put a lasting end to the bull run for U.S. equity markets.

  • 'We are not seeing any evidence of tightening in credit conditions': analyst
    Yahoo Financelast month

    'We are not seeing any evidence of tightening in credit conditions': analyst

    Alessio de Longis, OppenheimerFunds portfolio manager for the Global Multi-Asset Group, talked to Yahoo Finance On the Move about whether investors should be worried about the inverted yield curve.

  • How to protect your money from this stock market’s wild volatility
    MarketWatchlast month

    How to protect your money from this stock market’s wild volatility

    There’s a surprisingly easy and profitable trading strategy to use during extraordinary stock-market volatility like now. There have been six trading sessions over the past three weeks in which the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA)  suffered a triple-digit loss — including Monday of this week when the U.S. market benchmark shed more than 600 points. The way for an investor to respond to such volatility is also simple: Whenever the market’s volatility jumps, hedge your stock holdings.

  • Barrons.comlast month

    The Dow Rose 207 Points Because President Trump Defused Trade Tension

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.82% to close at 25,532.05. The S&P 500 gained 0.80% to end at 2834.41, and the Nasdaq Composite rose 1.14% to close at 7734.49.

  • Buying Uber Today? The Bigger Question is Whether to Buy Any Tech – All Star Charts
    IPO-Edge.comlast month

    Buying Uber Today? The Bigger Question is Whether to Buy Any Tech – All Star Charts

    With Uber pricing near the bottom of its range last night, all eyes are on how it performs this morning. But investors might also take note that technology stocks are at a key technical level. And as tech goes, so may go the market, according to All Star Charts Institutional’s Top 10 Charts of the […]

  • Why stock-market investors fear another ‘VIX-driven air pocket’ as volatility spikes
    MarketWatchlast month

    Why stock-market investors fear another ‘VIX-driven air pocket’ as volatility spikes

    A spike in Wall Street’s most popular volatility gauge is inspiring some unpleasant déjà vu for stock-market traders, though there is no guarantee the move presages a sharper equity selloff.

  • The market's 'a little overly optimistic' on China
    Yahoo Finance Video3 days ago

    The market's 'a little overly optimistic' on China

    Erin Browne, Portfolio Manager at PIMCO, says any deal with China could take a lot longer than anyone’s anticipating, and that could put “downward pressure” on global trade. But Keith Fitz-Gerald, Chief Investment Strategist at Money Map Press, says the U.S. is “perpetually underestimating” China’s resilience. They spoke with Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous and Brian Sozzi.

  • Is the economy flashing 2020 recession signs?
    Yahoo Finance Video9 days ago

    Is the economy flashing 2020 recession signs?

    A slide in the ten-year treasury bond along with oil and small caps entering bear market territory could all be recession warning signs. Yahoo Fianance's Julie Hyman, Adam Shapiro, Brian Cheung, Akiko Fujita and Tim Courtney - Exencial Wealth Advisors Chief Investment Officer discuss.

  • Tariffs paid 'almost entirely' by American importers: IMF study
    Yahoo Finance Video24 days ago

    Tariffs paid 'almost entirely' by American importers: IMF study

    The International Monetary Fund is out with a study, stating that U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods have been mostly paid for by American importers. James Liu, Clearnomics Founder & CEO and Ashley Feng, Researcher at the Center for a New American Security, join Seana Smith on 'The Ticker' to discuss

  • U.S.-China trade war may put $40 billion retail sales at risk: UBS
    Yahoo Finance Video27 days ago

    U.S.-China trade war may put $40 billion retail sales at risk: UBS

    UBS is warning higher tariffs could force 12,000 stores to close within a year, putting more than $40 billion of sales at risk. John Petrides, Managing Director at Point Wealth Management, joins Seana Smith on ‘The Ticker’ to discuss how retailers are competing against ecommerce giants amid trade tensions.

  • The College Board president weighs in on admissions scandal, SAT 'adversity score'
    Yahoo Finance Videolast month

    The College Board president weighs in on admissions scandal, SAT 'adversity score'

    Yahoo Finance's Adam Shapiro and Julie Hyman discuss with BBG Ventures President Susan Lyne and College Board President Jeremy Singer.

  • Earnings better than feared but still not great:strategist
    Yahoo Finance Videolast month

    Earnings better than feared but still not great:strategist

    Stocks are up across the board today on strong earnings from the likes of Walmart and Cisco. Daniel Morris of BNP Paribas says earnings have been much better than feared a few weeks ago, but still not great in absolute terms. He talks with Yahoo Finance's Julie Hyman and Adam Shapiro.

  • Haverford Trust Co-CIO: Trump is a slave to the stock market
    Yahoo Finance Videolast month

    Haverford Trust Co-CIO: Trump is a slave to the stock market

    Markets rebounding on reports that President Trump will be delaying decision on auto tariffs up to six months. Haverford Trust Co-Chief of Investment Hank Smith says Trump is a slave to the stock market. He joins Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith.

  • Market volatility continues over U.S.-China trade war
    Yahoo Finance Videolast month

    Market volatility continues over U.S.-China trade war

    As President Donald Trump gets ready to apply tariffs on all U.S., China important, market volatility continues. Yahoo Finance's Brian Sozzi talks to Evercore ISI Managing Director and Head of Technical Analysis, Rich Ross, who says the CBOE Volatility Index is a "coincidence indicator" and "the currency of fear."

  • Second day trade talks with China concluded as Trump says there's 'no need to rush'
    Yahoo Finance Videolast month

    Second day trade talks with China concluded as Trump says there's 'no need to rush'

    The second day of U.S.-China trade talks concluded today with the markets rebounding on Secretary Mnuchin's comment that talks were 'constructive'. First Franklin Chief Market Strategist Brett Ewing joins Yahoo Finance's Rick Newman and Seana Smith.

  • Getting technical: SPY holding support, Disney set to explode
    Yahoo Finance Videolast month

    Getting technical: SPY holding support, Disney set to explode

    Brian Shannon, CMT and founder of www.alphatrends.net @AlphaTrends joins Yahoo Finance's Myles Udland and Jen Rogers to break down the technicals in the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) as well as Disney (DIS).