Stock market

With signs pointing to another recession and the threat of a trade war, investors are growing even more worried, constantly keeping an eye on indicators. In such circumstances, alternative investments are becoming more and more attractive. Such investments not only help create a diversified portfolio...

The VIX index, the key indicator of market volatility, also referred to as the fear gauge, jumped from 13.6 to a high of 50.3 in the space of three days in early February, before settling back to around 20.0. This after a period of extremely...