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What emotion is driving the market now?

  • Fear & Greed Now: 48 (Neutral)
  • Fear & Greed Previous Close: 39 (Fear)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Week Ago: 28 (Fear)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Month Ago: 51 (Neutral)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Year Ago: 48 (Neutral)
Last updated Apr 24 at 5:00pm

Seven Fear & Greed Indicators

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Put and Call Options
Greed

During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 46.62% as investors make bullish bets in their portfolios. However, this among the lowest levels of put buying seen during the last two years, indicating greed on the part of investors.

Last changed Apr 23 from a Fear rating

Updated Apr 24 at 5:00pm

 
Stock Price Breadth
Greed

The McClellan Volume Summation Index measures advancing and declining volume on the NYSE. During the last month, approximately 10.42% 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 24 at 4:15pm

 
Market Momentum
Neutral

The S&P 500 is 3.09% above its 125-day average. This is further above the average than has been typical during the last two years and indicates greed on the part of investors.

Last changed Apr 22 from a Greed rating

Updated Apr 24 at 4:32pm

 
Market Volatility
Neutral

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 13.32. This is a neutral reading and indicates that market risks appear low.

Last changed Feb 5 from an Extreme Fear rating

Updated Apr 24 at 4:14pm

 
Safe Haven Demand
Neutral

Stocks have outperformed bonds by 1.57 percentage points during the last 20 trading days. This performance is in-line with what has been typical for the last two years and does not indicate either fear or greed.

Last changed Apr 23 from a Fear rating

Updated Apr 24 at 4:00pm

 
Stock Price Strength
Fear

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

Last changed Apr 23 from an Extreme Fear rating

Updated Apr 24 at 4:15pm

 
Junk Bond Demand
Extreme Fear

Investors in low quality junk bonds are demanding 2.24 percentage points in additional yield over safer investment grade corporate bonds. This spread is much higher than what has been typical during the last two years and indicates that investors are highly risk averse.

Last changed Apr 22 from a Fear rating

Updated Apr 24 at 2:34pm

 

Fear & Greed Over Time

 
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