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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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