Fear & Greed Index

What emotion is driving the market now?

  • Fear & Greed Now: 51 (Neutral)
  • Fear & Greed Previous Close: 56 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Week Ago: 49 (Neutral)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Month Ago: 53 (Neutral)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Year Ago: 73 (Greed)
Last updated Jul 19 at 4:53pm

Seven Fear & Greed Indicators

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Stock Price Breadth
Greed

The McClellan Volume Summation Index measures advancing and declining volume on the NYSE. During the last month, approximately 5.89% 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 9 from a Neutral rating

Updated Jul 19 at 4:06pm

 
Safe Haven Demand
Neutral

Stocks and bonds have provided similar returns during the last 20 trading days. This performance is in-line with what has been typical for the last two years and does not indicate either fear or greed.

Last changed Jul 18 from a Greed rating

Updated Jul 19 at 4:10pm

 
Market Volatility
Neutral

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 12.87. This is a neutral reading and indicates that market risks appear low.

Last changed Jun 27 from a Fear rating

Updated Jul 19 at 4:14pm

 
Stock Price Strength
Neutral

The number of stocks hitting 52-week highs is slightly higher than the number hitting lows.

Last changed Jul 16 from a Fear rating

Updated Jul 19 at 4:03pm

 
Junk Bond Demand
Neutral

Investors in low quality junk bonds are accepting 1.77 percentage points in additional yield over safer investment grade corporate bonds. While this spread is historically high, it is in-line with recent price history and indicates that investors are not showing significant fear or greed in the corporate bond market.

Last changed Jun 27 from a Greed rating

Updated Jul 19 at 4:10pm

 
Market Momentum
Neutral

The S&P 500 is 3.11% 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 16 from a Fear rating

Updated Jul 19 at 4:53pm

 
Put and Call Options
Fear

During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 38.64% 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 18 from a Neutral rating

Updated Jul 19 at 4:20pm

 

Fear & Greed Over Time

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