But the bigger context is volatility in the markets has actually been falling over the last 30 years.
While the markets closed today with a slight loss, they opened at a high point. This morning, the Dow broke 26,000 points for the first time in its 120 year history — and that’s after a year with practically no…
If a lot of voters are increasingly anxious about Election Day, what about the people who make their living predicting outcomes — stock traders.
Volatility is millions of little choices made by a giant community of investors.
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?