There’s been a growing chorus lately suggesting that perhaps the record low VIX readings aren’t due to record low feelings about volatility, but instead due to the dramatic increase in VIX products and assets betting on decreases in volatility. It sure feels like that is the case, with every move higher in the VIX seemingly smacked down earlier, and with more force, than the one before it. We’ve covered it here, here, and here, but who wants to read when you can see it in pictures… infographic style:
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