S&P500 And Long-Term VIX Chart – Through February 5, 2018

For reference purposes, below is a chart of the S&P500 and VIX from year 2003 through Monday’s (February 5, 2018) close.  The closing price for the S&P500 was 2648.94 and the VIX had a closing value of 37.32.  A dashed blue line depicts the VIX value of 20.  Price labels are also shown:

(click on chart to enlarge image)(chart courtesy of StockCharts.com; chart creation and annotation by the author)

VIX and S&P500 chart since 2003


The Special Note summarizes my overall thoughts about our economic situation

SPX at 2648.94 as this post is written