The S&P500 “Fear Index” closed at all time highs this week as volatility across assets remain near historic highs

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), also known as the “Fear Index,” has now surpassed and sustained some of the highest levels set in 2008. Interpreted as a measure of 30-day forward expectation of volatility in the S&P500 index, the VIX traded above the 83 handle this week and closed at all time highs on Monday, […]

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