Fear & Greed Index

What emotion is driving the market now?

  • Fear & Greed Now: 59 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed Previous Close: 53 (Neutral)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Week Ago: 50 (Neutral)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Month Ago: 66 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Year Ago: 62 (Greed)
Last updated Jul 10 at 5:09pm

Seven Fear & Greed Indicators

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Stock Price Breadth
Extreme Greed

The McClellan Volume Summation Index measures advancing and declining volume on the NYSE. During the last month, approximately 8.47% 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 Jul 10 at 4:14pm

Put and Call Options

During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 43.66% 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 Jul 7 from a Neutral rating

Updated Jul 10 at 4:00pm

Safe Haven Demand

Stocks have outperformed bonds by 5.90 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 Fear rating

Updated Jul 9 at 8:00pm

Stock Price Strength

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 May 22 from a Fear rating

Updated Jul 10 at 4:13pm

Market Volatility

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 27.29. This is a neutral reading and indicates that market risks appear low.

Last changed Jun 30 from a Fear rating

Updated Jul 10 at 4:14pm

Market Momentum

The S&P 500 is 6.60% 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 Jul 2 from a Fear rating

Updated Jul 10 at 5:09pm

Junk Bond Demand

Investors in low quality junk bonds are accepting 2.22 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 Jun 10 from a Neutral rating

Updated Jul 9 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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