Bullish Hedge Funds Speculate on US Stock Market with an Insane Bet

By CCN: The number of U.S. hedge funds betting on more stock market volatility has reached lows not seen in months. Hedge funds and other investors speculate on volatility by purchasing Volatility Index options (VIX) from the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). Ironically the Volatility Index is looking pretty volatile itself. VIX flew up the chart last December. The Volatility Index peaked at 36 on the worst Christmas Eve in the stock market’s history. But the index has spent most of 2019 in the low teens. Volatility and a decline in markets usually go hand in hand. So the decline

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