Because even after all this years and IPhones – you can not eat money. Not directly. You still need cooperation with other people and a balanced ecosystem in nature to survive.

Credit Suisse Fear Barometer:

VIX: You mean selling an out-of-the-money index call and buying an out-of-the-money put to hedge a stock portfolio?
Davitt: Exactly. VIX wasn’t designed to measure fear. VIX measures 30-day market expectations for volatility, which is associated with, but not always correlated to, fear.

src: http://www.barrons.com/articles/SB123940690160209919

“The fear index that most investors usually think of is the CBOE Volatility index, also known as the VIX. The VIX is a measure of expectations of volatility in the options market. If traders are nervous, options become more expensive and the VIX rises.”

http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/credit-suisse-has-its-own-fear-barometer-and-its-flashing-red-2017-4-1001921106-1001921106

Falling Yields Highlight ‘Show-Me’ Sentiment on U.S. Policy: Many investors entered 2017 expecting Treasury yields would rise to around 3% by year’s end, reflecting economic growth and presumed success in cutting taxes and regulation.

JPMorgan reported first-quarter net income of $6.4 billion, or $1.65 a share.

“We are off to a good start for the year with all of our businesses performing well and building on their momentum from last year,” JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon said in a statement.

cheating each other:  Fake Investment News Could Be Here to Stay ä The SEC is prosecuting online stock fraud, but Seeking Alpha and other platforms aren’t the targets.

http://www.barrons.com/articles/fake-investment-news-could-be-here-to-stay-1491951655?mod=BOL_hp_oe_columns