Fear & Greed Index

What emotion is driving the market now?

  • Fear & Greed Now: 63 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed Previous Close: 70 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Week Ago: 67 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Month Ago: 34 (Fear)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Year Ago: 47 (Neutral)
Last updated Oct 27 at 5:05pm

Seven Fear & Greed Indicators

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Safe Haven Demand
Extreme Greed

Stocks have outperformed bonds by 4.58 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 Oct 14 from a Fear rating

Updated Oct 26 at 8:00pm

 
Junk Bond Demand
Greed

Investors in low quality junk bonds are accepting 1.92 percentage points in additional yield over safer investment grade corporate bonds. While this spread is historically high, it is low compared to recent history and suggests that investors are pursuing higher risk strategies.

Last changed Oct 26 from an Extreme Greed rating

Updated Oct 26 at 8:00pm

 
Put and Call Options
Greed

During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 57.95% as investors make bullish bets in their portfolios. However, this among the lowest levels of put buying seen during the last two years, indicating greed on the part of investors.

Last changed Oct 26 from an Extreme Greed rating

Updated Oct 27 at 4:41pm

 
Market Momentum
Greed

The S&P 500 is 4.58% above its 125-day average. This is further above the average than has been typical during the last two years and indicates greed on the part of investors.

Last changed Oct 26 from an Extreme Greed rating

Updated Oct 27 at 5:05pm

 
Stock Price Breadth
Greed

The McClellan Volume Summation Index measures advancing and declining volume on the NYSE. During the last month, approximately 1.43% 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 Oct 22 from a Neutral rating

Updated Oct 27 at 4:10pm

 
Market Volatility
Neutral

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 16.98. This is a neutral reading and indicates that market risks appear low.

Last changed Oct 4 from an Extreme Fear rating

Updated Oct 26 at 8:00pm

 
Stock Price Strength
Extreme Fear

The number of stocks hitting 52-week highs exceeds the number hitting lows but is at the lower end of its range, indicating fear.

Last changed May 20 from a Fear rating

Updated Oct 27 at 4:00pm

 

Fear & Greed Over Time

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