As I write this article midday on Monday (2/24), U.S. equity markets are selling off dramatically. Major indexes are down over 3%—and gold is up close to 2%.
After what seemed like a lightning-fast NFL season, the Super Bowl is almost here.
It seems like I have spent a lot of time in 2019 looking to the past.
Part of the reason for this is the number of significant anniversaries occurring this year and the press coverage they have garnered
Over the last 12 months, investors may have felt like they have seen remarkable bouts of market volatility, despite the fact that the CBOE VIX Volatility Index has experienced relatively few serious spikes. The most notable VIX event over this period was in December 2018, as the S&P 500 declined close to 20% from its prior highs.