Market Update: What Happened to Fear?


Jack Bouroudjian looks at a volatility index below 10, which shows an absence of fear in the market. As stock indexes continue to set records, there is no reason for market participants to hedge exposure as the market goes higher, he says. There’s also less of what Jack calls dollar volatility on a daily basis. He looks at what this might mean for equities in the weeks ahead.


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