Fear & Greed Index

What emotion is driving the market now?

  • Fear & Greed Now: 70 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed Previous Close: 67 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Week Ago: 64 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Month Ago: 51 (Neutral)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Year Ago: 27 (Fear)
Last updated Aug 5 at 5:27pm

Seven Fear & Greed Indicators

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Put and Call Options
Extreme Greed

During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 53.12% 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 31 from a Greed rating

Updated Aug 5 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 9.81% 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 Greed rating

Updated Aug 5 at 4:12pm

 
Junk Bond Demand
Greed

Investors in low quality junk bonds are accepting 2.12 percentage points in additional yield over safer investment grade corporate bonds. This spread is lower than what has been typical during the last two years and indicates that investors are pursuing higher risk strategies.

Last changed Jul 20 from a Neutral rating

Updated Aug 4 at 8:00pm

 
Market Momentum
Greed

The S&P 500 is 11.64% 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 Jul 28 from a Neutral rating

Updated Aug 5 at 5:27pm

 
Stock Price Strength
Greed

The number of stocks hitting 52-week highs exceeds the number hitting lows and is at the upper end of its range, indicating greed.

Last changed Jul 14 from a Neutral rating

Updated Aug 5 at 4:10pm

 
Safe Haven Demand
Greed

Stocks have outperformed bonds by 4.93 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 Aug 3 from a Neutral rating

Updated Aug 5 at 4:10pm

 
Market Volatility
Neutral

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 22.99. This is a neutral reading and indicates that market risks appear low.

Last changed Jul 13 from a Fear rating

Updated Aug 4 at 8:00pm

 

Fear & Greed Over Time

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