^VIX : Summary for VOLATILITY S&P 500 - Yahoo Finance
VOLATILITY S&P 500 (^VIX)
Chicago Options - Chicago Options Delayed Price. Currency in USD
|Day's Range||10.29 - 11.16|
|52 Week Range||9.97 - 26.72|
- Barrons.com•15 hours ago
Last Monday the CBOE Volatility Index, or VIX, declined 25% in reaction to the French presidential election. If more people realized the VIX is basically designed to move in the opposite direction of the Standard & Poor’s 500 index, the cottage industry that breathlessly comments on the fear gauge would implode under the weight of its own nonsense. This column will annoy many, and anger a few, but all sophisticated investors know it is true.
- Barrons.com•2 days ago
The market continued its sluggish activity since President Donald J. Trump released his back-of-the-napkin tax plan. Commonwealth Financial Network's Brad McMillan explains why: As presented, the plan allocates much of the tax relief to the wealthy, which means it will be difficult to get votes from Democrats. On the Republican side, the possibility that the deficit could rise substantially may alienate the Freedom Caucus and other factions focused on fiscal responsibility.