Posted by: youngragingbull | February 21, 2013

Word on the Street: VIX to set biggest weekly gain in 17 months

The CBOE Volatility Index is on track to log its largest weekly jump in 17 months following Wednesday’s Federal Reserve meeting minutes and Thursday’s weak economic data.

The VIX, or so-called fear index, rose nearly 8.9% to 15.98 in recent activity, setting it up for a 28% gain on the week, the largest weekly rise since late September 2011, when the index rose just over 33%.



  1. Reblogged this on The Fanvestor.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: