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What emotion is driving the market now?

  • Fear & Greed Now: 48 (Neutral)
  • Fear & Greed Previous Close: 62 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Week Ago: 62 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Month Ago: 42 (Fear)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Year Ago: 29 (Fear)
Last updated Apr 17 at 4:35pm

Seven Fear & Greed Indicators

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Stock Price Breadth
Extreme Greed

The McClellan Volume Summation Index measures advancing and declining volume on the NYSE. During the last month, approximately 1.19% 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 Apr 14 from a Greed rating

Updated Apr 17 at 4:10pm

 
Stock Price Strength
Greed

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

Last changed Apr 2 from a Neutral rating

Updated Apr 17 at 4:08pm

 
Junk Bond Demand
Neutral

Investors in low quality junk bonds are demanding 2.09 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 16 from a Greed rating

Updated Apr 17 at 4:00pm

 
Market Volatility
Neutral

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 13.89. This is a neutral reading and indicates that market risks appear low.

Last changed Jan 15 from a Fear rating

Updated Apr 17 at 4:14pm

 
Put and Call Options
Neutral

During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 37.59% 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 Apr 16 from a Greed rating

Updated Apr 17 at 4:27pm

 
Safe Haven Demand
Extreme Fear

Bonds have outperformed stocks by 2.85 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 Apr 16 from a Neutral rating

Updated Apr 17 at 4:00pm

 
Market Momentum
Extreme Fear

The S&P 500 is 1.43% 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 have become less confident in market returns going forward.

Last changed Apr 16 from a Fear rating

Updated Apr 17 at 4:35pm

 

Fear & Greed Over Time

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

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