Today's Declines Send VIX Volatility Index Above 6-Month Range

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 |  Includes: IVV, SPY
by: TickerSense

With today's market declines, the VIX (VIX - CBOE Volatility Index) has popped above its 6-month range between the 10 and 12.5 level and currently stands at 12.90. Investors who have become complacent might not have been ready for the action today, but I'm sure it's welcomed by a few.

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VIX breakout