Fear & Greed Index

What emotion is driving the market now?

  • Fear & Greed Now: 69 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed Previous Close: 61 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Week Ago: 70 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Month Ago: 63 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Year Ago: 81 (Extreme Greed)
Last updated Jan 20 at 6:30pm

Seven Fear & Greed Indicators

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Market Momentum
Extreme Greed

The S&P 500 is 10.05% 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 Jan 15 from a Greed rating

Updated Jan 20 at 4:58pm

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 Nov 23 from a Greed rating

Updated Jan 20 at 4:00pm

Stock Price Breadth
Extreme Greed

The McClellan Volume Summation Index measures advancing and declining volume on the NYSE. During the last month, approximately 11.25% 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 Jan 19 from a Greed rating

Updated Jan 20 at 4:00pm

Put and Call Options

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Last changed Jan 14 from an Extreme Greed rating

Updated Jan 14 at 7:00pm

Safe Haven Demand

Stocks have outperformed bonds by 4.85 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 Jan 19 from a Fear rating

Updated Jan 19 at 7:00pm

Market Volatility

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 21.58. This is a neutral reading and indicates that market risks appear low.

Last changed Nov 3 from an Extreme Fear rating

Updated Jan 19 at 7:00pm

Junk Bond Demand

Investors in low quality junk bonds are accepting 2.18 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 Jan 15 from an Extreme Fear rating

Updated Jan 20 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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