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What emotion is driving the market now?

  • Fear & Greed Now: 62 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed Previous Close: 64 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Week Ago: 64 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Month Ago: 59 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Year Ago: 86 (Extreme Greed)
Last updated Dec 11 at 5:09pm

Seven Fear & Greed Indicators

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Market Momentum
Extreme Greed

The S&P 500 is 5.94% above its 125-day average. This is further above the average than has been typical during the last two years and rapid increases like this often indicate extreme greed.

Last changed Nov 20 from a Greed rating

Updated Dec 11 at 4:47pm

 
Safe Haven Demand
Extreme Greed

Stocks have outperformed bonds by 3.08 percentage points during the last 20 trading days. This is close to the strongest performance 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 Dec 7 from a Greed rating

Updated Dec 10 at 7:00pm

 
Stock Price Breadth
Greed

The McClellan Volume Summation Index measures advancing and declining volume on the NYSE. During the last month, approximately 11.07% 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 Dec 7 from a Neutral rating

Updated Dec 11 at 4:07pm

 
Put and Call Options
Neutral

During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 39.53% 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 Dec 8 from a Greed rating

Updated Dec 11 at 5:09pm

 
Market Volatility
Neutral

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 9.34. This is a neutral reading and indicates that market risks appear low.

Last changed Nov 16 from a Fear rating

Updated Dec 10 at 7:00pm

 
Stock Price Strength
Neutral

The number of stocks hitting 52-week highs exceeds the number hitting lows but is in the middle of its two-year range and is neutral.

Last changed Dec 7 from a Fear rating

Updated Dec 11 at 4:04pm

 
Junk Bond Demand
Fear

Investors in low quality junk bonds are accepting 1.86 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 Dec 7 from an Extreme Fear rating

Updated Dec 10 at 7:00pm

 

Fear & Greed Over Time

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