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What emotion is driving the market now?

  • Fear & Greed Now: 79 (Extreme Greed)
  • Fear & Greed Previous Close: 80 (Extreme Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Week Ago: 79 (Extreme Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Month Ago: 66 (Greed)
  • Fear & Greed 1 Year Ago: 54 (Neutral)
Last updated Jan 22 at 5:08pm

Seven Fear & Greed Indicators

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Market Momentum
Extreme Greed

The S&P 500 is 10.17% above its 125-day average. This is further above the average than has been typical during the last two years and rapid increases like this often indicate extreme greed.

Last changed Dec 29 from a Greed rating

Updated Jan 22 at 4:42pm

Safe Haven Demand
Extreme Greed

Stocks have outperformed bonds by 6.93 percentage points during the last 20 trading days. This is close to the strongest performance for stocks relative to bonds in the past two years and indicates investors are rotating into stocks from the relative safety of bonds.

Last changed Jan 2 from a Greed rating

Updated Jan 22 at 4:09pm

Stock Price Strength
Extreme Greed

The number of stocks hitting 52-week highs exceeds the number hitting lows and is at the upper end of its range, indicating extreme greed.

Last changed Jan 8 from a Greed rating

Updated Jan 22 at 4:04pm

Stock Price Breadth
Extreme Greed

The McClellan Volume Summation Index measures advancing and declining volume on the NYSE. During the last month, approximately 15.17% more of each day's volume has traded in advancing issues than in declining issues, pushing this indicator towards the upper end of its range for the last two years.

Last changed Dec 20 from a Greed rating

Updated Jan 22 at 4:06pm

Put and Call Options
Extreme Greed

During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 47.13% as investors make bullish bets in their portfolios. This is among the lowest levels of put buying seen during the last two years, indicating extreme greed on the part of investors.

Last changed Dec 27 from a Greed rating

Updated Jan 22 at 5:08pm

Market Volatility

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 11.05. This is a neutral reading and indicates that market risks appear low.

Last changed Jan 18 from a Fear rating

Updated Jan 22 at 4:14pm

Junk Bond Demand
Extreme Fear

Investors in low quality junk bonds are accepting 1.95 percentage points in additional yield over safer investment grade corporate bonds. This spread is higher than recent levels and suggests that investors are becoming more risk averse.

Last changed Dec 20 from a Fear rating

Updated Jan 22 at 4:09pm


Fear & Greed Over Time

How the Index works
CNN's Fear & Greed Index tracks seven indicators of investor sentiment.
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