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Fear & Greed Index beta

What emotion is driving the market now?

  • Fear & Greed Now: 60 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed Previous Close: 58 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Week Ago: 64 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Month Ago: 76 (Extreme Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Year Ago: 48 (Neutral)
Last updated May 6 at 3:11pm

Seven Fear & Greed Indicators

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Stock Price Strength
Extreme Greed

The number of stocks hitting 52-week highs exceeds the number hitting lows and is at the upper end of its range, indicating extreme greed.

Last changed Mar 2 from a Greed rating

Updated May 6 at 3:01pm

Stock Price Breadth
Extreme Greed

The McClellan Volume Summation Index measures advancing and declining volume on the NYSE. During the last month, approximately 0.34% 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 Mar 1 from a Greed rating

Updated May 6 at 3:01pm

Junk Bond Demand

Investors in low quality junk bonds are accepting 2.45 percentage points in additional yield over safer investment grade corporate bonds. This spread is lower than what has been typical during the last two years and indicates that investors are pursuing higher risk strategies.

Last changed Apr 15 from a Neutral rating

Updated May 6 at 3:01pm

Safe Haven Demand

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

Last changed May 5 from a Neutral rating

Updated May 6 at 3:01pm

Market Volatility

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 14.96. This is a neutral reading and indicates that market risks appear low.

Last changed Feb 11 from a Fear rating

Updated May 6 at 3:01pm

Market Momentum

the S&P 500 is 2.30% 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 May 5 from a Fear rating

Updated May 6 at 3:02pm

Put and Call Options

During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 23.04% as investors make bullish bets in their portfolios. However, this is still among the highest levels of put buying seen during the last two years, indicating fear on the part of investors.

Last changed May 3 from a Neutral rating

Updated May 6 at 3:01pm


Fear & Greed Over Time

How the Index works
CNN's Fear & Greed Index tracks seven indicators of investor sentiment.
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