From Ben Morris, Editor, DailyWealth Trader:
The market’s “fear gauge” just dropped to its lowest level in 11 months…
The last time it was this low was in August, just before the benchmark S&P 500 Index dropped 11% in six trading days.
This leads a lot of folks to believe investors are too complacent today… and that they’re about to get burned.
So today, we’ll look to history to see if they’re right. Our findings may surprise you… and help you earn larger trading profits in the months ahead.
Regular readers know the Volatility Index (“VIX”) is one of the most widely followed financial gauges in the world. It’s also one of the most widely misunderstood.
The VIX is often called the market’s “fear gauge” because it measures the prices people are willing to pay for stock options…
When folks are worried about a crash, they buy put options to