Fear & Greed Index

What emotion is driving the market now?

  • Fear & Greed Now: 62 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed Previous Close: 58 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Week Ago: 61 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Month Ago: 53 (Neutral)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Year Ago: 47 (Neutral)
Last updated Jan 26 at 6:40pm

Seven Fear & Greed Indicators

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Stock Price Strength
Extreme Greed

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

Last changed Nov 23 from a Greed rating

Updated Jan 26 at 6:40pm

 
Market Momentum
Extreme Greed

The S&P 500 is 9.37% above its 125-day average. This is further above the average than has been typical during the last two years and rapid increases like this often indicate extreme greed.

Last changed Jan 15 from a Greed rating

Updated Jan 26 at 5:17pm

 
Stock Price Breadth
Greed

The McClellan Volume Summation Index measures advancing and declining volume on the NYSE. During the last month, approximately 4.80% 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 Jan 20 from an Extreme Greed rating

Updated Jan 26 at 4:05pm

 
Safe Haven Demand
Neutral

Stocks have outperformed bonds by 4.69 percentage points during the last 20 trading days. This performance is in-line with what has been typical for the last two years and does not indicate either fear or greed.

Last changed Jan 25 from a Greed rating

Updated Jan 25 at 7:00pm

 
Market Volatility
Neutral

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 23.02. This is a neutral reading and indicates that market risks appear low.

Last changed Nov 3 from an Extreme Fear rating

Updated Jan 25 at 7:00pm

 
Junk Bond Demand
Fear

Investors in low quality junk bonds are accepting 2.19 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 Jan 15 from an Extreme Fear rating

Updated Jan 25 at 7:00pm

 
Put and Call Options
Extreme Fear

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Last changed Jan 14 from an Extreme Greed rating

Updated Jan 14 at 7:00pm

 

Fear & Greed Over Time

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