On the heels of the stock market euphoria after the French election, this remarkable indicator just plunged to its lowest level in 30 years!

From Jason Goepfert at SentimenTrader:  The collapse in “fear” is a little ridiculous. The original VIX calculation, based on the largest 100 stocks in the S&P, sank to its 2nd-lowest reading in more than 30 years on Tuesday…


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While the lowest readings in history did not precede major declines in stocks, they also did not precede major rallies. Every time stocks managed to add to their gains in the shorter-term, those gains were ultimately given back over the medium-term.

No Fear
The collapse in volatility on Monday continued on Tuesday, and it’s getting stretched to a remarkable degree. The VIX declined modestly, but the VXO cratered again (see chart below).

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“The main thing about money, Bud, is that it makes you do things you don’t want to do.”
— Lou Mannheim, Wall Street

The VXO is the “original VIX”. In the mid-2000s the CBOE changed the calculation for the VIX, moving from the OEX (the largest 100 companies in the S&P 500) to the S&P 500 itself. They still calculate the “original VIX”, which goes by the VXO ticker. It just sank to 8.62, the 2nd-lowest reading in its 30-year history. Traders are betting that the largest stocks in the S&P aren’t going to move much more than about 0.5% per day for the next 30 days.

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