VIX sentiment shows "smart money" betting against volatility


  • Jason Goepfert

    Jason Goepfert

    Published: 2020-10-28 at 10:30:00 CST

Options data shows that "smart money" traders are increasingly betting against a persistent rise in the VIX "fear gauge". When the VIX Sentiment model is as high as it is now, the VIX almost always declined in the months ahead.


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