Fear & Greed Index

What emotion is driving the market now?

  • Fear & Greed Now: 49 (Neutral)
  • Fear & Greed Previous Close: 51 (Neutral)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Week Ago: 47 (Neutral)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Month Ago: 66 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Year Ago: 59 (Greed)
Last updated Jul 7 at 1:06pm

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 8.49% 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 Jul 6 from a Greed rating

Updated Jul 7 at 1:06pm

 
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 May 22 from a Fear rating

Updated Jul 7 at 1:06pm

 
Market Volatility
Neutral

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 27.56. This is a neutral reading and indicates that market risks appear low.

Last changed Jun 30 from a Fear rating

Updated Jul 7 at 1:01pm

 
Market Momentum
Neutral

The S&P 500 is 6.13% above its 125-day average. This distance above the average has been typical for this index during the last two years and does not indicate either fear or greed.

Last changed Jul 2 from a Fear rating

Updated Jul 7 at 1:02pm

 
Junk Bond Demand
Neutral

Investors in low quality junk bonds are accepting 2.19 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 Jul 6 from a Fear rating

Updated Jul 7 at 1:02pm

 
Put and Call Options
Fear

During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 34.35% 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 fear on the part of investors.

Last changed Jul 6 from a Neutral rating

Updated Jul 7 at 1:06pm

 
Safe Haven Demand
Fear

Bonds have outperformed stocks by 3.27 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 25 from a Neutral rating

Updated Jul 7 at 1:06pm

 

Fear & Greed Over Time

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