Looking at the “simple VIX” is showing “no fear”, but the VIX futures ratio is telling a different story.

via themarketear:

Note that despite VIX falling to new recent lows, the ratio between 2 vs 8 mths refuses coming much lower. People have the October sell off in “fresh” memory and front month hedges are in relatively high demand.

Looking at the "simple VIX" is showing "no fear", but the VIX futures ratio is telling a different story.
Bloomberg PLC

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