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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

Source: Alexandra Gorn on Unsplash.

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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