The global stock bloodbath has nervous traders doing something not seen since the presidential election
|02/05/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Investors have grown complacent as the bull market has raged on, but that placidity has been rocked amid the ongoing global equity selloff.
- Traders are now paying the most since the 2016 presidential election to protect against a decline in the S&P 500, while the Cboe Volatility Index — or VIX — has also spiked to a 14-month high.
For much of the stock market‘s blistering bull market run, investors have stayed remarkably calm, with measures of fear locked near historical lows.
However, it appears that the rapid global selloff that’s rocked markets in recent days — including a 4% read more >>>