In this article we’ll explore the meaning of market sentiment and how you can use it in your trading. Market sentiment reflects the mood of investors, showing whether they are optimistic or pessimistic – bullish or bearish. Sentiment analysis measures the psychology of the crowd of market participants. Emotion often drives markets and market sentiment … Read more
The VIX is a computed index that reflects the estimated market volatility for the next 30 days.
Most traders, in both the stock and commodities markets, are familiar with the concept of the VIX volatility index, but they habitually overlook the unique characteristics of the futures contract. Unfortunately, this innocent lack of preparation can result in expensive trading lessons.