Market Risk Index Update - 2018-08-13
Stock market risk
Stocks: US stocks closed lower on Monday. US stock market risk jumped to 61% (high risk). US tech stock risk rose to 61% (high risk).
The regional stock market risk for the US, Canada and Western Europe closed at 67%.
Global stock market risk changed from a medium to a high risk reading. Global stock market risk was at 69% at US market close.
Generally, a risk index level equal or above 60% is indicating a rather high-risk and unfavorable market environment.
More information our intuitive risk indices and how they work at Market Risk Index - How it works.