Should Be Enough for a Rally

Note: Helene Meisler is taking the rest of the week off. Her next column will appear Monday, Dec. 31.

As I'm sure longtime readers have already guessed, in my view the most bullish development Friday was that the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) got jumpy. It is always so difficult for me to express in words, or even in chart form, what exactly a jumpy VIX looks like. But we do know it when we see it, and a new spike high followed by a close at session lows certainly looks jumpy....481 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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