The major equity averages from around the world are not in sync technically, but it’s clear that years of a bull market for stocks have ended. The question remains, how long will this random up and down volatility will continue?
There's been no shortage of news to scare investors this year, from US trade policy to interest rates.
And now, Goldman Sachs' equity strategists have flagged another source of volatility that's set to be amplified in the coming months.
Managing money involves a balancing act that trades off risk against return. This year is proving more challenging, with stocks and bonds swinging about. But it also shows how a return to a more normal level of market volatility might be good news for car
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The VIX measures implied volatility of the S&P 500.
It reflects volatile movements in the index, so the correlation between the two isn't a surprise.
But it doesn't necessarily mean something for future returns.
JPMorgan Chase comfortably beat the already high investor expectations for its first quarter results late last week – as the diversified banking giant made the most of increased volatility across global capital markets to report extremely strong trading
While Syria and the Middle East represent potential high risk events, investors should remember that the volatility that we're seeing is not unusual, says Patrick Chovanec of Silvercrest Asset Management.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian government pledged to minimize the fallout from U.S. sanctions on Tuesday and dismissed sharp falls in the ruble and financial markets as short-term volatility, saying Russia needed time to adjust to the new curbs.
John Hussman, the outspoken investor and former professor that's been calling for a stock market crash, has recalibrated how he looks at his forecast.
Recent market volatility resulting from rising trade-war fears has poured fuel on the fire for his lates
The SP500 had 23 daily moves of 1% or more in the first quarter compared with just 8 such days for all of 2017. The performance of the alternatives themselves is fairly revealing. Could the markets be sniffing out the return to some higher levels of infla