Updated June 28, 2022, at 10:43 AM
Rising inflation. Surging energy prices. Global supply snags. The fear of a drawn-out war in Ukraine. These factors and more can make life uneasy for anyone paying attention to the markets.
All we need to do is look towards the VIX—the index designed to track S&P 500 volatility—to see how investors feel about the market’s direction.