Tag: CBOE Volatility Index

Investors pine for a ‘clear victory’ — what’s at stake for markets in Trump-Biden election showdown

Take a deep breath. After all, it could be a topsy-turvy week for investors as remaining voters go to the polls on Tuesday, with little...

The moment of truth for stock-market investors? Election Day looms and the most crucial stretch of 2020 awaits

Could the 2020 U.S. presidential election be the most highly wagered on event in history? That means bets on the political race between President Donald...

Why stock-market investors are starting to focus on Biden’s narrowing lead against Trump

Uncertainty about the outcome of the U.S. 2020 presidential election is starting to ratchet back up from relatively calm levels earlier this month. Some Wall...

The S&P 500 index is bumping up against resistance

Stocks have for the most part continued to rally off the March 23 lows, although the rally was beginning to break down a bit technically...

How the stock market’s ‘epic’ volatility bout stacks up to 2008, 1987 and 1929

Stock market investors aren’t imagining it, this is a tough trading environment. Analysts at Bespoke Investment Group, as illustrated in the tweet below, noted Tuesday...

Is the Dow launching a V-shaped rebound? Stubbornly elevated volatility signals caution, analysts say

Is the U.S. stock market building a V-shaped recovery? History suggests investors shouldn’t count on it just yet, analysts said. Stocks were putting in an...