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US Index Analysis: S&P 500 Hits 2023 High, VIX Hits Post-COVID Low Ahead of Fed

Prior drops below 12 in the VIX have led to historically below average returns in the S&P 500 over the next 1, 3, and 12 months.

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December 12, 2023 07:55 PM
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S&P 500 Analysis: Studying the Struggling VIX Streak and Stocks

Previous 8-day declining streaks in the VIX have been bullish for the S&P 500, but patience is warranted.

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AUD/USD, S&P 500, VIX analysis: Commitment of traders report (COT)

The commitment of traders (COT) report shows how large speculators are positioned across futures markets on the CME exchange.

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European Open: The VIX is near a 6-week low ahead of the FOMC meeting

What could possibly go wrong? Well, if we remember that complacency is the devil, perhaps volatility is set to explode higher.

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November 2, 2022 05:48 AM
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The VIX (volatility index) is on the rise ahead of the Jackson Hole Symposium

A combination of rising volatility levels, market sentiment and pending events such as US inflation and Jackson Hole has seen a pickup in volatility and selloff across stock market indices.

Stock market volatility may be here to stay: VIX, SPX 500

Stock markets have been volatile since the start of the year and it doesn’t appear to be letting up anytime soon.

January 25, 2022 04:26 PM
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Asian Open: VIX rises to a 4-week high, AU employment at 11:30

Inflation concerns continued to weigh on equity markets overnight, with all major benchmarks US in the red and the VIX rising to an 19-day high.

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January 19, 2022 10:28 PM
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Remember, the VIX doesn’t stay high for long

On Friday the VIX rallied doubled during a risk-off session. Can we expect further carnage this week?

The Vix vs. CSFB: divergence won’t last forever

The S&P 500 has risen to a fresh record high on Thursday, and the Vix index has dipped below 10.00, as the risk rally marches on for another day.

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May 25, 2017 11:38 AM

Why the Vix is losing its impact as market correlations break down

We’ve noticed some strange market reactions this week, on the one hand stocks are looking very shaky as some key support levels are tested and […]

The Trump “disappointment trade” swings into action

The market is still adjusting to the news late on Friday that Trump had been unable to get the House to agree to his amendments […]

What next for the Trump trade…

There was a lot of bearish sentiment ahead of the US open today after stocks plunged on Tuesday. So far on Wednesday, the markets are […]

Can the bond market predict when the equity rally will come to an end?

2017 has been a mixed year for the dollar. After peaking in December, it is 300 pips off of its highs, and it is worst […]

Volatility is coming and stock could be at risk

The Vix has risen sharply on Tuesday and is close to its highest level since June. After supressed volatility for most of October, see figure […]

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