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What emotion is driving the market now?

  • Fear & Greed Now: 60 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed Previous Close: 58 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Week Ago: 58 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Month Ago: 70 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Year Ago: 51 (Neutral)
Last updated Dec 1 at 4:20pm

Seven Fear & Greed Indicators

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Put and Call Options
Extreme Greed

During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 34.69% as investors make bullish bets in their portfolios. This is among the lowest levels of put buying seen during the last two years, indicating extreme greed on the part of investors.

Last changed Nov 24 from a Greed rating

Updated Dec 1 at 4:19pm

Stock Price Breadth
Extreme Greed

The McClellan Volume Summation Index measures advancing and declining volume on the NYSE. During the last month, approximately 3.52% 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 Oct 9 from a Greed rating

Updated Dec 1 at 4:10pm

Stock Price Strength
Extreme Greed

The number of stocks hitting 52-week lows is slightly higher than the number hitting highs but is at the upper end of its range, indicating extreme greed.

Last changed Oct 23 from a Greed rating

Updated Dec 1 at 4:05pm

Safe Haven Demand

Stocks and bonds have provided similar returns 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 Nov 30 from a Greed rating

Updated Dec 1 at 4:00pm

Market Volatility

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 14.67. This is a neutral reading and indicates that market risks appear low.

Last changed Sep 1 from an Extreme Fear rating

Updated Dec 1 at 4:14pm

Market Momentum

The S&P 500 is 2.77% above its 125-day average. During the last two years, the S&P 500 has typically been further above this average than it is now, indicating that investors are committing capital to the market at a slower rate than they had been previously.

Last changed Nov 17 from an Extreme Fear rating

Updated Dec 1 at 4:20pm

Junk Bond Demand
Extreme Fear

Investors in low quality junk bonds are accepting 2.27 percentage points in additional yield over safer investment grade corporate bonds. While this spread is historically low, it is sharply higher than recent levels and suggests that investors are becoming more risk averse.

Last changed Nov 3 from a Fear rating

Updated Dec 1 at 4:00pm


Fear & Greed Over Time

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