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What Does the VIX Say?

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Insight Markets Outlook
by LPL Research Think about this: Since the post-Brexit vote volatility, the S&P 500 has gone 51 straight days without a 1% drop. We are willing to guess ...
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The Volatility Killer

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Insight Markets Outlook US Stocks
The Volatility Killer by Eddy Elfenbein, Crossing Wall Street The S&P 500 is up to another all-time high today. Since Brexit, the S&P 500 has had 11 down ...
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The Day Volatility Died

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Insight Markets Outlook Risk Management Stocks US Stocks
    by Charles Bilello, Pension Partners “And we sang dirges in the dark, the day volatility died.” – Hedge Funds, in unison “I actually find myself daydreaming ...
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JPMorgan Warns "Volatility Too Low, Disconnected From Fundamentals"

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Insight Markets Outlook Risk Management Stocks US Stocks
Many market participants are scratching their head as to whether the low VIX levels are an anomaly or some kind of utopian new normal. JPMorgan's Quant Derivatives shop ...
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Volatility is not Your Enemy

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Bond Market Insight Markets Outlook Stocks
by A Wealth of Common Sense “Volatility is not the enemy of the long-term investor. That investor’s response to volatility is.” – Josh Brown “Risk means more things ...
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Gold Wins As Financials And USD Deteriorate

Gold Wins As Financials And USD Deteriorate
  With Europe's credit traders on vacation, volumes overall were muted today in Europe but average in the US. The lack of discipline that normally occurs when the ...
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Spain is A Mess, No Matter How You Slice It

Spain is A Mess, No Matter How You Slice It
Spain's spreads breaking away from other risk indicators Guest contribution by Sober Look As the sell-off in Spanish government bonds continued today, Spain's spreads broke away from other ...
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VIX Below 15 -- Time to Worry?

VIX Below 15 -- Time to Worry?
  by Bespoke Investment Group The S&P 500 VIX Volatility index traded below 15 yesterday for the first time since early 2011.  A number of financial players have ...
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Silver Slumps As Risk Broadly Recovers

Silver Slumps As Risk Broadly Recovers
Global risk markets and US equity futures were drifting lower together (post China trade deficit data) into this morning's confusion in Europe but around 430ET, equities pushed higher, ...
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A Closer Look at Volatility

A Closer Look at Volatility
A Closer Look at Volat­il­ity Com­bin­ing Low Beta & Cyc­lic­al Strategies by Al­fred Lee, CFA, CMT, DMS Vice Pres­id­ent & In­vest­ment Strategist, BMO ET­Fs & Glob­al Struc­tured In­vest­ments ...
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Is Volatility Coming Back?

Is Volatility Coming Back?
Via Peter Tchir of TF Market Advisors, VIX continues to remain low, but intraday (or intranight) volatility appears to be making a comeback.  That is volatility in the ...
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Volatility: The Pulse of the Market

Volatility: The Pulse of the Market
The extreme volatility in U.S. equity markets and other global equity markets prompted me to analyse the current situation in comparison with history and to ascertain what causes ...
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Stock Price Correction Mostly Played Out, But Duration Could Go Longer (BCA)

Stock Price Correction Mostly Played Out, But Duration Could Go Longer (BCA)
In the context of this macro-economic climate, BCA Research says that investors will need to become more tactically involved in asset allocation, than they needed to be during ...
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Some Thoughts on the Seis de Mayo Mini-Crash

Some Thoughts on the Seis de Mayo Mini-Crash
This article is a guest contribution from Bill Luby, at Vix and More. There are a lot of excellent charts and commentary out there, but before I called ...
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