Thursday, August 16, 2007

How Does the Recent VIX Spike Compare?

Frankly, it doesn’t:


Bill Luby said...

Just to be clear, with the exception of 1987 (not included in the chart), the recent VIX action is unprecedented in terms of the steepness of the climb over a short duration.

Also, note that all significant VIX spikes have been good buying opportunities and as a rule, the steeper the spike, the better the buying opportunity.

Andrew Wright said...

I agree this will be alright buying opp...but I think the volatility has entered a new paradigm.

And I dont want to be around when it goes higher.....

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