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Vexed by VIX? Part 2

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011
Vexed by VIX? Part 2

It should be enough to rely on CBOE’s strongly worded advice not to expect too much from VIX – particularly since it is in CBOE’s interest to have investors embrace its use. However, some investors need proof. So below is a series of graphs that show the weakness of using VIX as an indicator... »

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Vexed by VIX? Part 1

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011
Vexed by VIX? Part 1

We are told that VIX (the Volatility Index for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Stock Index) currently indicates investor complacency and, therefore, a coming stock market drop. Actually, that warning sounded last October. So why does the stock market keep rising? Has VIX (a.k.a. the “fear index”) lost its way? Or are stock market... »

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