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Business Insider – Does A Watched VIX Ever Boil?
Everyone is talking about the VIX — the so-called fear indicator — and how it’s dropping to near record lows, signaling a high degree of complacency in the market. This is taken as evidence that by some as evidence that the market is due for a big drop. And that may be the case. But we wondered, does a low VIX count as a complacency measure if everyone is talking about it non-stop. We don’t know the answer, but we did make this chart showing a pretty clear relationship between the VIX and mentions of the word VIX in news articles.
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