^VIX - CBOE Volatility Index

Chicago Options - Chicago Options Delayed Price. Currency in USD
11.95
-0.25 (-2.05%)
At close: 6:03AM EDT
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Previous Close 12.20
Open 12.21
Volume 0
Day's Range 11.95 - 12.28
52 Week Range 8.56 - 50.30
Avg. Volume 0
  • Fasten your seat belt: October is almost here
    MarketWatch 14 hours ago

    Fasten your seat belt: October is almost here

    Volatility is higher in October than in other months even when 1987 and 2008 are excluded. On the flip side, performance is middle of the pack.

  • CNBC 2 days ago

    Bull market heads into fourth quarter at highs, but faces hurdles in rising rates and valuations

    The S&P 500 hit another record high last week and is ahead by nearly 10 percent for the year, confirming its longer-term uptrend through August and now most of September — historically challenging months. The market during this economic cycle has not tolerated stocks much above this valuation with bond yields in the 3 percent area. If the stock market were football, then entering the fourth quarter it would be the bulls' game to lose, with most of the pregame question marks about their stamina and halftime worries over roster depth answered assertively — in the form of a big lead and few obvious weaknesses.

  • How trade-war fears have become less of a factor for stock-market investors
    MarketWatch 7 days ago

    How trade-war fears have become less of a factor for stock-market investors

    One of the supposedly biggest risks facing the U.S. stock market is so far proving to be a non-starter.

  • Hedge-Fund Veteran Shuns Volatility Wagers This Time Round
    Bloomberg 7 days ago

    Hedge-Fund Veteran Shuns Volatility Wagers This Time Round

    Stephen Diggle, who co-founded a hedge fund that made $2.7 billion on volatility wagers during the global financial crisis, isn’t betting on similar fluctuations now even as central banks begin to roll back years of extraordinary stimulus. Governments and central banks worldwide now see themselves as “guardians of the capital markets” and will always be ready to provide liquidity to prevent a repeat of the unprecedented price swings a decade ago, said Diggle, the chief executive officer of family office Vulpes Investment Management. “Generally we’ll have less super liquidity in future, so I expect generally slightly more volatility,” said Diggle, who is based in Singapore.

  • What trade fears? U.S. stock investors are extremely calm
    MarketWatch 8 days ago

    What trade fears? U.S. stock investors are extremely calm

    Volatility in the U.S. stock market is extremely low, despite such potential risks as a trade war, an emerging-market meltdown, and central banks becoming less accommodative.

  • Trump slams China in U.N. speech
    Yahoo Finance Video 17 hours ago

    Trump slams China in U.N. speech

    President Trump speaking at the U.N. General Assembly, calling out China over its unfair trade practices. Yahoo Finance's Dion Rabouin, Seana Smith, and Ethan Wolff-Mann discuss along side Heritage Capital President Paukl Schatz.

  • Dollar remains strong, Pound sinks after Brexit comments from British PM May
    Yahoo Finance Video 5 days ago

    Dollar remains strong, Pound sinks after Brexit comments from British PM May

    British Prime Minister Theresa May said today that the EU and the UK are at an "impasse" in talks over Brexit. The Pound sank. Yahoo Finance's Dion Rabouin and Seana Smith talk with HSBC's Jose Rasco about Brexit, the dollar and where markets and the U.S. economy are headed.

  • Fmr Obama economic advisor: the U.S. economy is going strong
    Yahoo Finance Video 6 days ago

    Fmr Obama economic advisor: the U.S. economy is going strong

    Former economic advisor to President Obama, Austan Goolsbee discusses trade, the stock market, and the economy with Yahoo Finance's Dion Rabouin, Myles Udland, and Ethan Wolf-Mann.

  • Global stocks rise as investors dismiss trade war
    Yahoo Finance Video 7 days ago

    Global stocks rise as investors dismiss trade war

    Stocks continue to shrug off recent escalation of the tit-for-tat trade dispute between the U.S. and China. Yahoo Finance's Dion Rabouin, Seana Smith, and Andy Serwer discuss with Moody's chief economist Mark Zandi and Charles Schwab's Randy Frederick.

  • China retaliates against U.S. tariffs as trade war intensifies
    Yahoo Finance Video 8 days ago

    China retaliates against U.S. tariffs as trade war intensifies

    Beijing announcing $60 billion in tariffs on U.S. goods just hours after the U.S. issued its own tax on Chinese imports. Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith, Dion Rabouin, and Rick Newman discuss with BNY Mellon senior investment strategist Liz Young.

  • Bezos: Big business should be scrutinized
    Yahoo Finance Video 12 days ago

    Bezos: Big business should be scrutinized

    Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos says big businesses and institutions should be scrutinized, but not vilified. Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith, Dion Rabouin, Ethan Wolff-Mann, and Pras Subramanian weigh in.

  • Hurricane Florence's impact on gas prices
    Yahoo Finance Video 12 days ago

    Hurricane Florence's impact on gas prices

    Hurricane Florence is driving up demand for gas in the Carolinas, but can suppliers keep up? Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith, Dion Rabouin, Ethan Wolff-Mann, and Pras Subramanian talk with GasBuddy head of petroleum analysis Patrick DeHaan.

  • Champs & Chumps: Paulson Bernanke & Geithner vs Vladimir Putin
    Yahoo Finance Video 12 days ago

    Champs & Chumps: Paulson Bernanke & Geithner vs Vladimir Putin

    Yahoo Finance's Dion Rabouin has a look at this week's Champs and Chumps.

  • Recovery from the financial crisis all depends on where you live
    Yahoo Finance Video 13 days ago

    Recovery from the financial crisis all depends on where you live

    A new report shows home values rising in cities, but rural areas are experiencing slower growth since the recession. Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith, Dion Rabouin, Dan Roberts, and Melody Hahm discuss along with BBG Ventures partner Nisha Dua.