• Examining The Mini Rally In S&P 500 Volatility

    One year ago - By ETF Daily News

    From John Rubino : 2017 was literally the smoothest stretch of highway that US stocks have ever traveled. Rising almost every day and seldom falling hard, they made it virtually impossible for investors to lose money.
    Here's the Dow Jones Industrial Average over the past two years. Note how unnaturally smooth the recent action was.
    As a result, measures of volatility like the Vix fell to all-time lows. Note how the index's wild swings of the past gradually give way to a steady decline that mirrors the steady ascent of share prices in the previous chart.
    Rising prices and declining...
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