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Pandemic's latest spread triggers surge in VIX 'fear gauge' for U.S. stocks

29 Oct 2020

NEW YORK Wall Street's "fear gauge" is on track for its biggest weekly jump since March as investors worried about rising U.S. and European coronavirus cases, the lack of fiscal stimulus and uncertainty about the U.S. presidential election outcome.

VIX jumps to highest level since early September

28 Oct 2020

NEW YORK, Oct 28 The Cboe Volatility Index , known as Wall Street's "fear gauge," surged on Wednesday to its highest level in nearly two months.

U.S. stock market braces for rocky week ahead of contentious U.S. election

27 Oct 2020

NEW YORK Wall Street faces a rocky run-up to Election Day, with mounting worries about the outcome in Washington adding to nerves about the coronavirus pandemic and fading chances of stimulus.

Investors' bold bets on Biden win pose market risk

23 Oct 2020

NEW YORK With less than two weeks to go before the U.S. presidential election, investors may be placing too much confidence in a decisive win by Democratic challenger Joe Biden as his lead in opinion polls narrows.

Bulls are back in the Nasdaq and options are aflutter

20 Oct 2020

NEW YORK Investors are once again chasing upside in shares of tech companies after a sharp sell-off in U.S. equities last month.

Analysis: Investors' bets on a Democratic sweep grow after Biden debate performance

09 Oct 2020

NEW YORK The debate between Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and President Donald Trump, marred by frequent interruptions and name-calling, did little to enlighten the electorate. But it was enough to turn the consensus on Wall Street toward Biden. | Video

RPT-ANALYSIS-Investors' bets on a Democratic sweep grow after Biden debate performance

09 Oct 2020

NEW YORK, Oct 9 The debate between Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and President Donald Trump, marred by frequent interruptions and name-calling, did little to enlighten the electorate. But it was enough to turn the consensus on Wall Street toward Biden.

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