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A Look at Volatility Index (VIX) Since QE2 Began

Posted By Anna W On May 24, 2011 @ 12:00 pm In Markets,Options,Technical Analysis | Comments Disabled

Since QE2, Volatility has been falling.

As the fascinating chart below from Ron Griess [1] shows, the volatility of markets, post Flash Crash was drifiting lower until the modest sell off in March 2011 sent the VIX spiking.

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