ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The market has had a sinister selloff as investors have become dispirited and depressed. Each time a rally occurs, their hopes of a recovery are quickly dashed as more panicked investors sell into the rally. But the volatility index could be sending us a
Can The VIX Be Used To Help Identify Pending Stock Reversals?
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The CBOE Market Volatility Index or VIX is popular with traders as a measure of fear in the market. But given just how volatile it is, how can it be used as a stock market indicator?
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The recent runup in the stock market since the March lows still has the bulls giddy. But their bearish cohorts can make a pretty persuasive argument for a summer selloff in the stock market. Over the past couple of months, the S&P 500 has been busy c
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In recent years, the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) has increased in importance and use as an indicator of market direction. This article demonstrates how the direction of tomorrow's change in the VIX might be determined by restructuring readily available m
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A bullish P-p-P pattern on the MACD histogram hints that volatility is on the rise. But market sentiment remains very bullish at these levels as the indexes make fresh highs, drawing the bulls into a false sense of security.
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The VIX is known as the fear gauge and is a contrarian indicator. It is a yardstick that measures the markets expectations of near-term volatility. The recent low readings on the VIX suggests that there are too many bulls, which means that the buying pow