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Chart(s) of the Week: Vix makes new 52 week lows

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On December 18, 2003 @ 12:01 am In Finance | Comments Disabled

The VIX has not made the same dramatic move down during December that it made in mid-October:

VIX (SPX Volatility Index) 3 month chart
VIX.jpg
Source: PC Quote [1]

QQV (QQQ Volatility Index) 6 month chart
qqv_qqq_volatility_index_6_month_chart.jpg
Source: PC Quote [2]

The Nasdaq 100 (NDX) leadership has been failing as of late. Note there’s little complacency amongst QQQ holders, counter-intuitively, there’s been no big QQV drop.

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Quote of the Day:
“The public thinks speculation is a game of ‘know the future.’ They are wrong; It is a game of developing strategies with winning advantages, of getting the odds on your side, and then working those odds.” -Larry Williams [9]


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URLs in this post:

[1] PC Quote: http://www.pcquote.com/stocks/chart.php?ticker=VIX&dur=3m&freq=6&type=2&vol=1&indicator=8%2C12%2C26%2C9%3B32%2C5%2C3%2C3%3B&startMonth=9&startDay=17&startYear=2003&endMonth=12&endDay=17&endYear=2003&submit.x=23&submit.y=10

[2] PC Quote: http://www.pcquote.com/stocks/chart.php?ticker=qqv&dur=6m&freq=6&type=2&draw_chart=Draw+Chart&vol=1&indicator=8%2C12%2C26%2C9%3B32%2C5%2C3%2C3%3B&startMonth=6&startDay=16&startYear=2003&endMonth=12&endDay=16&endYear=2003

[3] Getting Rich — And Staying That Way: http://www.businessweek.com:/print/bwdaily/dnflash/dec2003/nf20031215_2564_db014.htm?db

[4] Futures Markets in Everything: http://www.nytimes.com/2003/12/14/magazine/14FUTURES.html

[5] Target: George Soros: http://www.thenation.com/doc.mhtml?i=20031229&s=alterman

[6] In a word, China: http://cbs.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7BCAA8A7CC%2D4F39%2D41F2%2DB628%2DB44A5366DFC0%7D&siteid=mktw

[7] Almost One-Third of Americans Plan to ‘Regift’: http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/031217/175466_1.html

[8] Liquor Industry’s New Pitch: How to Drink Alcohol on Diet: http://online.wsj.com/article/0,,SB107161363264991700,00.html

[9] Larry Williams: http://www.commoditytiming.com/

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