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Big Improvement in Volatility Data

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It may seem silly to read, but perhaps the thing I am most grateful for in 2017 (since we’re almost to Thanksgiving right now) is SlopeCharts. My decision to create “a new ProphetCharts” (my creation that was was killed by its new owner) has yielded a product that has exceeded my expectations, and it is a sheer pleasure to use it every day. Especially the five days per year when the market drops.

Besides enriching the product directly, we’re also always looking for ways to enrich the data. I’ve got more news on this for Plus subscribers, whom I’m going to create a separate post for today, but I wanted everyone to know that the VIX data is deeper now and, unlike before, actually has a daily range. Just look at this: