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What emotion is driving the market now?

  • Fear & Greed Now: 41 (Fear)
  • Fear & Greed Previous Close: 41 (Fear)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Week Ago: 24 (Extreme Fear)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Month Ago: 48 (Neutral)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Year Ago: 47 (Neutral)
Last updated Apr 23 at 12:16pm

Seven Fear & Greed Indicators

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Stock Price Breadth

The McClellan Volume Summation Index measures advancing and declining volume on the NYSE. During the last month, approximately 12.17% more of each day's volume has traded in advancing issues than in declining issues, pushing this indicator towards the upper end of its range for the last two years.

Last changed Apr 21 from a Neutral rating

Updated Apr 23 at 12:16pm

Market Momentum

the S&P 500 is 3.06% above its 125-day average. This distance above the average has been typical for this index during the last two years and does not indicate either fear or greed.

Last changed Apr 22 from a Greed rating

Updated Apr 23 at 12:16pm

Market Volatility

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 13.40. This is a neutral reading and indicates that market risks appear low.

Last changed Feb 5 from an Extreme Fear rating

Updated Apr 23 at 12:16pm

Put and Call Options

During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 44.45% as investors make bullish bets in their portfolios. This is a lower level of put buying than has been the norm during the last two years and is a neutral indication.

Last changed Apr 22 from a Fear rating

Updated Apr 23 at 12:16pm

Safe Haven Demand

Stocks and bonds have provided similar returns during the last 20 trading days. However, this has been among the weakest periods for stocks relative to bonds in the past two years and indicates investors are fleeing risky stocks for the safety of bonds.

Last changed Apr 17 from an Extreme Fear rating

Updated Apr 23 at 12:16pm

Junk Bond Demand

Investors in low quality junk bonds are demanding 2.23 percentage points in additional yield over safer investment grade corporate bonds. This spread is higher than what has been typical for the last two years and indicates that investors are risk averse.

Last changed Apr 21 from an Extreme Fear rating

Updated Apr 23 at 12:15pm

Stock Price Strength
Extreme Fear

The number of stocks hitting 52-week highs exceeds the number hitting lows but is at the lower end of its range, indicating extreme fear.

Last changed Apr 10 from a Fear rating

Updated Apr 23 at 12:14pm


Fear & Greed Over Time

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