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Why the VIX is like the Headless Horseman

Oct 22, 2014
The VIX is also known as the Fear Index. Making it perfect for Halloween
Posted In: VIX, market volatility, Halloween, whiteboard
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Oct. 15 in New York City. Stocks remain on a downward trajectory amid growing fears of Ebola and a global slowdown.

How stock market volatility could impact the economy

Oct 16, 2014
It's been a wild week on the stock market. The causes are numerous--from Europe to ebola to weak economic growth in the United States. But what are the likely effects--beyond the markets themselves?
Posted In: stock market, market volatility, Dow Jones, S&P

A catalog of strange market turns

Oct 10, 2014
A look at the weird things and people that have caused markets to crash.
Posted In: stock market, market volatility, history

The stock market has been, and always will be, volatile

Oct 10, 2014
The market’s up; the market’s down. What’s causing all the volatility?
Posted In: stock markets, market volatility, speculation

Global stock markets shed trillions in value since May

Jun 14, 2013
Markets thy name is volatility. Over the past month, how much value has been lost on stock markets around the world?
Posted In: stock market, market volatility, Federal Reserve

Why markets are so volatile right now

Jun 14, 2013
Part of what’s moving traders is uncertainty about the Fed’s next moves. But a number of key factors around the world have investors bracing for more sharp peaks and deep valleys.
Posted In: stock market, stock, market volatility

Dow, S&P at five-year high; VIX drops to five-year low

Jan 22, 2013
Two of the major stock indices closed at five-year highs today, while the CBOE Volatility Index drops to its lowest since April 2007.
Posted In: Dow, S&P, market volatility, VIX, stock market

Are more investors staying on the sidelines?

May 9, 2012
Charles Schwab CEO Walt Bettinger discusses how the investors mindset has fundamentally shifted since the financial crisis and whether investors should be worried about Europe.
Posted In: investors, Investing, market volatility

Where'd all the volatility go?

Feb 7, 2012
So far this year, just three days have seen the S&P gain or lose more than one percent. So what happened to the markets' roller coaster ride of 2011?
Posted In: Eurozone, Europe debt crisis, Greece, market volatility

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