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Description:  Wall Street’s key measure of volatility skyrocketed on Thursday, as all major stock indexes plummeted on concerns about the European debt crisis.

Source: CNNMoney.com
 
Date: 05/20/2010

Link: http://money.cnn.com/2010/05/20/markets/VIX_fear_index/index.htm

Questions for discussion:

  • What is the VIX?
  • How is the VIX related to stock market activity?
  • How do you think investors will behave over the next three months?

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