The terrorist attacks in Paris it’s a horrible situation.  The last thing most people are thinking of right now is the market. However, it will be in the forefront come Sunday night for those who make a living from the market. As a possible point of reference below we have the SP500 and VIX charts from the 9/11 incident and the Boston marathon bombing in 2013.

9/11/2001 terrorist attacks

Boston bombing 4/15/2013

Gold 9/11

 GLD Boston Marathon

We have no idea how the Paris attacks play out for the market next week, these are just possible road maps.