Friday, August 8, 2014

8-8-14: End of Day - Headlines, Stock Movers, New 52 Wk. Highs/Lows, Unusual Option Volume

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The market faced a quiet period where 62 consecutive trading days did not yield a 1% move (up or down). Since that period ended (7-17-2014), there have been 4 such moves in just 17 trading days.

In those 17 days, daily average (absolute) market volatility has increased 60.5%.

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1 comment:

  1. 0.58% daily moves equate to a 9.2% annualized VIX reading...shall I interpret that as high or just coming off a comically low base?