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Stocks may be about to get a hedge fund cash boost as fear gauge breaks key level

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
Source: NYSE

A measure of fear in stocks is breaking out to the downside, and it's set to unleash a wave of buying power from hedge funds and other algorithmic traders to push share prices higher.

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