S&P 500 Post-Crisis Movement

S&P 500 Post-Crisis Movement This chart compares the coronavirus impact on U.S. equities with past shocks. The impact looks more like the Lehman Brothers collapse. Image: The Conference Board

Correlation Between VIX and MOVE

Correlation Between VIX and MOVE The rolling one-year correlation between VIX and MOVE is at the highest level on record. Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC

VIX and MOVE Rolling Correlation

VIX and MOVE Rolling Correlation Periods of high correlation between safe and risk assets are generally not good for balanced portfolios, because diversification is hard to find. Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC

VIX and MOVE Correlation

VIX and MOVE Correlation Periods of high correlation between VIX and MOVE are not good for balanced portfolios, because diversification is hard to find. Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC

MOVE vs. Treasury Term Premium

MOVE vs. Treasury Term Premium This chart shows the nice correlation between MOVE (implied volatility of U.S. Treasury markets) and the Treasury term premium. The term premium is the risk premium (or the bonus) that investors receive for the risk of owning longer-term bonds. Image: Longview Economics, Macrobond