VXO (old VIX) – Volatility

VXO (old VIX) – Volatility Are such levels of volatility unusual? Yes, they are. Image: Fidelity Investments

Rates and Equity Volatility (VIX)

Rates and Equity Volatility (VIX) This chart highlights the significant and sudden spike in rates and equity volatility at 2008/2009 levels. Image: Deutsche Bank Global Research

S&P 500 and VIX/10-Year U.S. Treasury Ratio

S&P 500 and VIX/10-Year U.S. Treasury Ratio Chart showing how spikes in the VIX/10-Year U.S. Treasury ratio result in lower equity prices. Image: SunTrust Private Wealth Management

VIX and S&P 500 Seasonality

VIX and S&P 500 Seasonality The chart shows the seasonality map for the VIX and the S&P 500, and how they move in opposite directions. Image: Topdown Charts

Global Political Uncertainty Index vs. VIX

Global Political Uncertainty Index vs. VIX This chart shows the wide divergence between the Global Political Uncertainty Index and VIX since 2015. More volatility ahead? Image: Legg Mason