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The ‘Fear Index’ is soaring as fears of a trade war intensify

The VIX is spiking Thursday, after China may have hinted at a trade war.

The Dow fell over 1,000 points for the second day this week — here’s what to do with your money right now

The Dow Jones and the S&P 500 have been taking investors for a wild ride lately, but it's not time to cash out — especially if you're investing for retirement.

The former Target manager who made millions on a trade that just blew up refuses to throw in the towel

After this week's market meltdown, there was some concern over former Target manager Seth Golden's status, but he says he's just fine.

A Wall Street trading giant is riding the volatility wave

Virtu Financial, the high frequency trading firm, is riding the volatility wave sweeping Wall Street.

Cboe crashes 15% after VIX products implode

Cboe is the exchange group behind the VIX. On Monday night, two VIX-related products imploded.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York

One chart shows why the stock market panic is unlikely to spread to other assets

ING strategist Viraj Patel argues that the lack of a major reaction in the FX markets is a good omen that the current global stock rout is merely a correction.

VIX: The ‘fear index’ has only been this high on 3 prior occasions

Traders can bet on VIX spikes in order to offset their losses from stock declines.

The stock market’s fear gauge spikes the most on record

The Cboe Volatility Index, or VIX, spiked 84% on Monday, the biggest single-day increase on record.

CREDIT SUISSE: There are 3 things that could drive the stock market crazy in 2018

BI PRIME: Credit Suisse highlights the three things that could whip up stock market volatility in 2018.

An infamous mystery trader refuses to give up on a bet that the stock market will go nuts

BI PRIME: A mystery trader can't stop making huge bets on a VIX spike, rolling over a massive wager to forecast a stock market shock by February.