Fear & Greed Index

What emotion is driving the market now?

  • Fear & Greed Now: 55 (Neutral)
  • Fear & Greed Previous Close: 48 (Neutral)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Week Ago: 49 (Neutral)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Month Ago: 67 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Year Ago: 56 (Greed)
Last updated Jul 8 at 10:05am

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 12.82% 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 8 at 10:05am

Put and Call Options
Extreme Greed

During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 47.29% as investors make bullish bets in their portfolios. This is among the lowest levels of put buying seen during the last two years, indicating extreme greed on the part of investors.

Last changed Jul 7 from a Neutral rating

Updated Jul 8 at 10:04am

Stock Price Strength

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 8 at 10:05am

Market Volatility

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 28.20. This is a neutral reading and indicates that market risks appear low.

Last changed Jun 30 from a Fear rating

Updated Jul 8 at 9:59am

Market Momentum

The S&P 500 is 6.06% 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 8 at 9:59am

Junk Bond Demand

Investors in low quality junk bonds are accepting 2.23 percentage points in additional yield over safer investment grade corporate bonds. While this spread is historically low, it is elevated compared to recent levels and suggests that investors are becoming more risk averse.

Last changed Jun 10 from a Neutral rating

Updated Jul 8 at 10:00am

Safe Haven Demand

Bonds have outperformed stocks by 2.50 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 8 at 10:05am


Fear & Greed Over Time

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