Volatility Makes a Comeback

We have seen a big jump in the VIX index in the past two weeks. This is primarily due to investors heavily exposed in momentum stocks rushing for the exits as concerns over the coronavirus outbreak escalate. This “herd mentality” creates problems when the population of new buyers looking to buy momentum stocks runs out and prices fall as a result.

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Dan Amoss

Dan Amoss, CFA, tracks aggressive accounting and other red flags that markets miss. He’s a student of the Austrian School of economics and Daily Reckoning fan since 2000. Agora Financial relies on Dan for macro market commentary as well as profitable plays like his 2008 call to readers to buy Lehman Bros. puts, which...

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