200 consecutive days and counting! The VIX has not traded above 20 for 200 consecutive trading sessions! This streak goes back to November of last year! (See chart below)
While this streak is pretty amazing, it doesn't even come close to the tranqility we saw leading up to the financial crisis more than 12 years ago.
We're in a rather peaceful market right now. This VIX streak clearly shows that. Can this tranquility last? Sure it can last longer than anyone thinks, but with a near record short interest in VIX futures, my money would be betting that we see the VIX above 20 sometime before the year is over.
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