Investors in low quality junk bonds are demanding 2.07 percentage points in additional yield over safer investment grade corporate bonds. This spread is much lower than what has been typical during the last two years and indicates that investors are pursuing higher risk strategies.
Last changed Feb 27 from a Greed rating
Updated Mar 5 at 4:00pm
Stocks have outperformed bonds by 5.64 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 Feb 9 from a Neutral rating
Updated Mar 5 at 4:00pm
The McClellan Volume Summation Index measures advancing and declining volume on the NYSE. During the last two months, approximately 2.79% 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 Feb 17 from a Greed rating
Updated Mar 5 at 4:11pm
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 Jan 14 from a Greed rating
Updated Mar 5 at 4:09pm
The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 14.04. This is a neutral reading and indicates that market risks appear low.
Last changed Jan 15 from a Fear rating
Updated Mar 5 at 4:13pm
The S&P 500 is 3.80% 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 Mar 3 from a Neutral rating
Updated Mar 5 at 4:31pm
During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 30.21% 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 Mar 2 from a Fear rating
Updated Mar 5 at 4:18pm
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