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How Can the VIX go up When the Market Goes up?

What exactly is the VIX and how the calculation works

We’ve seen the VIX hit marks as high as 80 in the last few months. The last time the VIX got this high was during the Great Recession in 2008–2009.

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Anthony Andranik Moumjian

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UC Berkeley, mathematics. Los Angeles. Long-time runner. Top writer on Quora, 100M+ total content views. New to Medium. Inquiries: Moumj@berkeley.edu

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