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We’ve Run Out of Things to Measure on the Stock Market

An Introduction to the Fear Index and why the VIX is a meaningless number

If you’re familiar with the world of stock markets, then you know about the Volatility Index that exists on the Chicago Board Options Exchange.

Wikipedia defines volatility as “the degree of variation of a trading price



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Anthony Andranik Moumjian

UC Berkeley, mathematics. Los Angeles. Long-time runner. Top writer on Quora, 100M+ total content views. New to Medium. Inquiries: