- VIX: a measure of volatility for the S&P 500 Index (SPY) traded above 30 since the beginning of August. Yesterday it closed at 33.38.
- iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT): Yield on long-dated Treasuries are at record lows, with TLT making a new high for the year at $114.93.
- SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD): Gold still trades near record high levels around $1,800, even though the metal corrected sharply adter the Swiss Franc lost its safe haven status after the SNB pegged its currency to the Euro.
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