In weather forecast, the barometer measures the pressure of the atmosphere, with the high pressure bringing in plenty of sunshine and the low-pressure clouds and rain. Is there a barometer for the financial markets? Actually, there is. It is
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I recently went to Wealthfront.com, a leading robo-advisor, and filled out a questionnaire. According to Wealthfront, my risk tolerance score is 7.5 (out of 10), and my asset allocation should be the following: Sounds great, right? But how do I
Everyone knows Dow Jones Index and S&P 500 Index, but often not VIX. So what is VIX and why is it good to know? The VIX Volatility Index, also known as the “fear index”, is the implied volatility for the S&P 500 index