VIX—Fear At All Time Highs

10/09/2008 2:08 pm EST

Focus: OPTIONS

Thomas Aspray

, Professional Trader & Analyst

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The VIX has hit all time highs as it is expressing the "fear" in the markets. Peaks in the VIX are generally found at market lows, unfortunately the bad news is that it is still rising and the 10/20 day MAs that turned positive in early September show no signs of topping.

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