A Triple-"Fat-Finger" VIX Day



Just as stocks dipped after the opening squeeze and as the afternoon began.. and again into the close... VIX was rammed lower in an awkwardly-timed "well it must be a fat finger" trade that sparked a rebound in the all-time-high trending stock market.



But note the closing ramp did not work...

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It appears more than a few were aggressively buying protection ahead of tomorrow's FOMC minutes.


Charts: Bloomberg