Fear & Greed Index

What emotion is driving the market now?

  • Fear & Greed Now: 39 (Fear)
  • Fear & Greed Previous Close: 35 (Fear)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Week Ago: 41 (Fear)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Month Ago: 33 (Fear)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Year Ago: 48 (Neutral)
Last updated Jun 24 at 5:29pm

Seven Fear & Greed Indicators

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Junk Bond Demand

Investors in low quality junk bonds are accepting 2.00 percentage points in additional yield over safer investment grade corporate bonds. This spread is down from recent levels and indicates that investors are pursuing higher risk strategies.

Last changed Jun 8 from an Extreme Greed rating

Updated Jun 23 at 8:00pm

Put and Call Options

During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 58.35% 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 Jun 23 from a Neutral rating

Updated Jun 24 at 4:54pm

Market Momentum

The S&P 500 is 6.48% 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 18 from a Fear rating

Updated Jun 24 at 5:29pm

Market Volatility

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 15.97. This is a neutral reading and indicates that market risks appear low.

Last changed May 12 from an Extreme Fear rating

Updated Jun 23 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 extreme fear.

Last changed May 20 from a Fear rating

Updated Jun 24 at 4:00pm

Safe Haven Demand
Extreme Fear

Stocks have outperformed bonds by 1.25 percentage points during the last 20 trading days. However, this is close to the weakest performance for stocks relative to bonds in the past two years and indicates investors are starting to flee risky stocks for the safety of bonds.

Last changed Apr 30 from a Fear rating

Updated Jun 23 at 8:00pm

Stock Price Breadth
Extreme Fear

The McClellan Volume Summation Index measures advancing and declining volume on the NYSE. During the last month, approximately 4.81% more of each day's volume has traded in advancing issues than in declining issues. This indicates that market breadth is improving, though the McClellan Oscillator is still towards the lower end of its range for the last two years.

Last changed Jun 17 from a Fear rating

Updated Jun 24 at 4:06pm


Fear & Greed Over Time

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