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VIX Surge Signals Investor Jitters, S&P 500 Dips

By Barry Stearns

4/15, 11:09 EDT
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  • The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) has seen a notable spike, reaching a peak above 20 in the past year, with recent increases pushing it to 17.59, reflecting heightened market uncertainty and investor concern.
  • The VIX's current level, while not at an all-time high, indicates increased market volatility and potential opportunities for investors to employ strategies such as covered calls to generate income in uncertain times.