Fear & Greed Index

What emotion is driving the market now?

  • Fear & Greed Now: 57 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed Previous Close: 64 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Week Ago: 59 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Month Ago: 38 (Fear)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Year Ago: 47 (Neutral)
Last updated Jul 15 at 6:30pm

Seven Fear & Greed Indicators

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Stock Price Strength
Extreme Greed

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 Jul 9 from a Greed rating

Updated Jul 15 at 4:06pm

 
Market Momentum
Extreme Greed

The S&P 500 is 6.29% above its 125-day average. This is further above the average than has been typical during the last two years and rapid increases like this often indicate extreme greed.

Last changed Jul 10 from a Greed rating

Updated Jul 15 at 5:11pm

 
Safe Haven Demand
Greed

Stocks have outperformed bonds by 4.34 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 Jul 9 from a Neutral rating

Updated Jul 15 at 6:30pm

 
Stock Price Breadth
Greed

The McClellan Volume Summation Index measures advancing and declining volume on the NYSE. During the last month, approximately 9.18% 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 5 from a Neutral rating

Updated Jul 15 at 4:06pm

 
Market Volatility
Neutral

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 12.68. This is a neutral reading and indicates that market risks appear low.

Last changed Jun 3 from a Fear rating

Updated Jul 15 at 4:14pm

 
Put and Call Options
Fear

During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 26.86% 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 12 from a Greed rating

Updated Jul 15 at 5:02pm

 
Junk Bond Demand
Extreme Fear

Investors in low quality junk bonds are accepting 1.83 percentage points in additional yield over safer investment grade corporate bonds. This spread is higher than recent levels and suggests that investors are becoming more risk averse.

Last changed May 21 from a Fear rating

Updated Jul 15 at 6:30pm

 

Fear & Greed Over Time

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