Friday, July 29, 2016

Volatility Measure vs Stocks


When perceived risk (implied volatility in option prices) declines, the stock market can rise.


John Boyd, CFP

Does the Breakout have “Legs” ?




The recent corrections have probably been enough to provide a base for higher values.   The disturbing episodes of violence are not seen as a threat.  Risk as indicated by the volatility index is still declining.

John Boyd, CFP