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What emotion is driving the market now?

  • Fear & Greed Now: 38 (Fear)
  • Fear & Greed Previous Close: 44 (Fear)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Week Ago: 62 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Month Ago: 77 (Extreme Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Year Ago: 33 (Fear)
Last updated Jun 27 at 11:45am

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 Jun 16 from a Greed rating

Updated Jun 27 at 11:42am

Stock Price Breadth

The McClellan Volume Summation Index measures advancing and declining volume on the NYSE. During the last two months, approximately 7.42% more of each day's volume has traded in declining issues than in advancing issues. This indicates that market breadth is weakening, though the McClellan Oscillator is near the top of its range for the last two years.

Last changed Jun 10 from an Extreme Greed rating

Updated Jun 27 at 11:43am

Junk Bond Demand

Investors in low quality junk bonds are accepting 2.50 percentage points in additional yield over safer investment grade corporate bonds. This spread is in-line with what has been typical during the last two years and indicates that investors are not showing significant fear or greed in the corporate bond market.

Last changed Jun 24 from a Greed rating

Updated Jun 27 at 11:45am

Market Momentum
Extreme Fear

The S&P 500 is slightly below its 125-day average. During the last two years, this index has typically been above this average, so rapid declines like this indicate extreme levels of fear.

Last changed Jun 24 from a Fear rating

Updated Jun 27 at 11:45am

Put and Call Options
Extreme Fear

During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 20.89% 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 extreme fear on the part of investors.

Last changed Jun 24 from a Neutral rating

Updated Jun 27 at 11:44am

Market Volatility
Extreme Fear

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 24.31, 53.44% above its 50-day moving average and indicates that investors are concerned about the near-term values of their portfolios.

Last changed Jun 23 from a Neutral rating

Updated Jun 27 at 11:43am

Safe Haven Demand
Extreme Fear

Bonds have outperformed stocks by 7.74 percentage points during the last 20 trading days. This is close to the weakest performance for stocks relative to bonds in the past two years and indicates investors are fleeing risky stocks for the safety of bonds.

Last changed Jun 23 from a Neutral rating

Updated Jun 27 at 11:44am


Fear & Greed Over Time

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