|Day's range||15.16 - 15.73|
|52-week range||8.56 - 50.30|
The Cboe Volatility Index is a guide to human nature, says a prominent Wall Street bull. Canaccord Genuity analyst Tony Dwyer has characterized the stock market’s early February plunge as a phenomenon known as a “shock drop,” in which a correction is sharp enough to cause the 10-week rate of change in the Cboe Volatility Index (^VIX), or VIX, to spike to 125. The rate of change, or ROC, measures the percent change in price from one period to the next.
The S&P 500 and the Dow tested their February-panic lows last week, and money is flowing into stocks, a sign of strength.
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As I indicated in the conclusion of last week’s note, equity markets were vulnerable to further weakness based primarily on February’s selloff and the technical setup provided in the previous week. Not only did we witness a sharp pullback on escalating volume on all major equity exchanges on the week, but also the S&P 500 (^GSPC, SPY) closed exactly 10% off its record high while simultaneously setting up investors for that retest of the February lows the we have been expecting. It was an eventful week both politically and economically.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the broad-market S&P 500 are contending with an unusually unsightly March, amid a rise in volatility and heightened concerns about trade wars. Here’s how bad it is?...
Vital Signs Learning to juggle isn’t easy—and the market is discovering that the hard way. When there were big down days—and by big, we mean anything over 1%—the reason was identified and quickly explained away, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average eventually gained 25.1%. Last week, the Dow dropped 1,413.31 points, or 5.7%, to 23,533.20, its largest weekly decline since January 2016.
February’s historic surge in a prominent gauge of stock-market volatility may have ushered in an end to a protracted period of calm on Wall Street, but it also offers a worrisome sign about market structure ...
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was threatening to log a decline of at least 1% on Wednesday, which would mark a ninth decline of at least 1% for the average so far in 2018. Even without that drop, the ...