VIX Not Budging as Stocks Drop Anew in Week of S&P 500 Setbacks

  • The fear gauge has been above 25 for 11 consecutive days
  • Stocks lose 3 percent in five days as Fed weighs on sentiment

Want evidence this selloff isn’t like the others? Consider that the VIX, the market’s fear indicator, has now spent 11 straight sessions above 25 -- a level that before August it had touched on just five days since 2011.

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