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The Short-Vol Trade Is Back: Why Some Investors Think It's Driving Tranquility in Markets

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Stock Market Calmer, Popular Strategy Under Scrutiny #

Measures of market volatility have fallen to levels last seen in 2018, while major stock indexes have climbed to repeated all-time highs. The S&P 500 is up 9.7% in 2024 and has set 20 closing records. Some worry that a popular strategy is contributing to the tranquility.