Do Not Fear the Fear Gauge Yet

One of the topics that seems to be discussed on a regular basis these days is volatility. Many ask: where has the volatility gone? Many wonder why the VIX -- which some call the Fear Gauge but is really a measure of volatility, not fear -- is so low and remains that way.

Let me report what I know about the VIX. I can promise you, it's not much! When it gets jumpy, I get interested. When it gets jumpy, we tend to see a market low. Outside of that, I have seen it get low and stay low. This is not new to long time readers....493 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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