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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
Despite a deterioration in U.S.-China trade relations and a sell-off starting in early May and continuing through Monday, many hedge funds have closed positions betting on a VIX spike. The call-to-put ratio for VIX options — that is, the percentage of people betting on a rise versus a fall in volatility— has since returned to lows not seen for months. "It would appear that the majority of hedge funds do not expect another sharp rise in volatility, and that they have concluded that the correction has run its course," Takada wrote.
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…
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.
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.
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 […]
There have been six episodes over the past five years during which the two-day change in the Cboe Volatility Index exceeded the 6.45-point surge seen in the opening sessions of this week that propelled Wall Street’s fear gauge to the highest since January. It took time for markets to digest the ramifications of China’s shock devaluation of its currency, but by late in the month stocks were in meltdown mode. On Friday, Aug. 21, the VIX closed above 28, almost 13 points above where it ended Wednesday.
Japan’s benchmark measure slid 1.5 percent as of 9:15 a.m. in Tokyo, while the Nikkei 225 Stock Average lost 1.6 percent. Electronics makers were the biggest drag as all industry groups declined. China’s government confirmed Tuesday that Vice Premier Liu He will visit the U.S. for trade talks May 9-10.
Stocks tumbled at the start of Monday's session after President Donald Trump announced higher tariffs on Chinese goods.
I guess many people are familiar with the old saying “sell in May and go away”. The meaning of the strategy is as follows: May is a month of calm when you’d better close the majority of positions instead of taking active steps. Is it true?
With the expected pricing of Uber next week, U.S. IPO issuance will be at the highest level since 2008. Volatility is also depressed, with the VIX on a steady downtrend. That, combined with the S&P 500 reaching a new record, might suggest a “risk on” environment. But at least one technical indicator tells a […]
The US stock markets took a nosedive early in the regular trading session after the QQQ briefly advanced to new All-Time Highs yesterday’s morning. With the QQQ and other symbols nearing fresh new highs, traders should expect volatility to increase as trading systems and traders to look for any signs of a top to set up.
Stocks around the globe fell on Wednesday as a continued flight from healthcare shares dragged on Wall Street, overshadowing upbeat economic data from China. The S&P 500 dipped as the healthcare index dived 2.9% to erase its year-to-date gains on continued fallout from concerns about potential changes to U.S. policy, including a "Medicare for All" proposal by Senator Bernie Sanders. The decline in U.S. stocks weighed on MSCI's 47-country world index, which was buoyed earlier by better-than-expected Chinese data showing the country's economy grew 6.4% in the first quarter.
Our researchers, at Technical Traders Ltd., believe this current upside price move is nearing the end of any immediate upside potential.
While we have recently suggested the US stock market is poised for further upside price activity with a moderately strong upside price “bias”, our researchers continue to believe the US stock markets will not break out to the upside until the Russell 2000 breaks the current price channel, Bull Flag, formation.
There have been a lot of questions concerning defensive assets and mechanisms. I would like to highlight a couple of important aspects for a more comprehensive understanding of the topic.
Despite the Boeing concerns, the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) has dropped to 13, the low for the year. Despite the Boeing BA concerns, the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) has dropped to 13, the low for the year. Friday is a quadruple witching expiration, the quarterly expiration of index options and futures and individual stock options and futures.
Just about every major asset class generated returns that outpaced inflation in the first two months of 2019, according to a note Friday from Morgan Stanley strategist Andrew Sheets.
The " Fast Money " traders shared their first moves for the market open.Pete Najarian was a buyer of Array Biopharma ARRY .Karen Finerman was a buyer of the CBOE Volatility Index.Brian Kelly was a buyer of AMD AMD .
The Australia dollar is usually one of the major beneficiaries of a global “risk on” rally in markets like the one this year given its close economic ties to China. The latest decline came as Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe shifted to a neutral policy outlook as he acknowledged increased economic risks at home and abroad. Indeed, the nation’s economic data has been consistently falling below analysts’ forecasts since the beginning of December as measured by the Citi Economic Surprise Indexes amid a weakening housing market and high consumer debt loads.