Fear & Greed Index

What emotion is driving the market now?

  • Fear & Greed Now: 66 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed Previous Close: 62 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Week Ago: 52 (Neutral)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Month Ago: 41 (Fear)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Year Ago: 29 (Fear)
Last updated Jun 5 at 6:30pm

Seven Fear & Greed Indicators

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Safe Haven Demand
Extreme Greed

Stocks have outperformed bonds by 15.60 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 May 29 from a Greed rating

Updated Jun 5 at 4:00pm

Put and Call Options
Extreme Greed

During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 54.71% 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 May 29 from a Greed rating

Updated Jun 5 at 4:00pm

Stock Price Breadth

The McClellan Volume Summation Index measures advancing and declining volume on the NYSE. During the last month, approximately 27.62% 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 May 27 from a Neutral rating

Updated Jun 5 at 4:28pm

Junk Bond Demand

Investors in low quality junk bonds are accepting 2.04 percentage points in additional yield over safer investment grade corporate bonds. This spread is in-line with what has been typical during the last two years and indicates that investors are not showing significant fear or greed in the corporate bond market.

Last changed Jun 1 from a Fear rating

Updated Jun 5 at 6:30pm

Market Volatility

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 24.52. This is a neutral reading and indicates that market risks appear low.

Last changed May 19 from a Fear rating

Updated Jun 5 at 4:15pm

Stock Price Strength

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

Last changed May 22 from a Fear rating

Updated Jun 5 at 4:26pm

Market Momentum

The S&P 500 is 6.27% 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 Jun 4 from a Fear rating

Updated Jun 5 at 5:07pm


Fear & Greed Over Time

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