The VIX fell for the seventh straight session in the second-biggest weekly decline in its...

|By:, SA News Editor

The VIX fell for the seventh straight session in the second-biggest weekly decline in its history. The index is down 40% from its eight-month high reached March 16 at the height of anxiety over the Japan earthquake and Middle East turmoil. For some investors, such a steep drop is a sign that market volatility itself has grown volatile.