Volatility Headlines

  • There's one major market distortion standing in the way of 'normal' levels of interest and volatility

    Getty Images / Ramin Talaie "Normal" is getting stocks at a single-digit price-earnings ratio and 6% dividend yields. The bears want to get back to past levels of interest rates and volatility. But there's one major distortion in today’s market: price-insensitive buying. All we get is whining and complaining from the bears all the time. What is it they want? Really, they just want things to return to normal.See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: The world is running out of...

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  • The mysterious trader known as '50 Cent' appears to be back betting on more stock market chaos

    The mysterious volatility trader known as "50 Cent" appears to have made some new bets this week that the stock market will see turbulence over the summer. The trades match a growing sentiment across Wall Street that the stock market could be in for a rocky ride over the next few months. It looks like the swashbuckling volatility trader known as "50 Cent" is already plotting his comeback. Known for his consistent purchases of bite-size Cboe Volatility Index (VIX) options — usually costing...

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  • The dollar is the 'collateral damage' of Trump's foreign policy

    The US dollar has risen about 4% over the past three months. Volatility is on the rise as Trump breaks with diplomatic norms.  One analyst called the dollar "collateral damage" to Trump's foreign policy approach. The US dollar has rallied about 4% in recent months, and investor sentiment for the currency is the strongest in years. But some analysts say that's all about to change as President Donald Trump ratchets up tensions between the US and its closest allies. Mark McCormick, head of North...

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  • The dollar is the 'collateral damage' of Trump's foreign policy

    The US dollar has risen about 4% over the past three months. Volatility is on the rise as Trump breaks with diplomatic norms.  One analyst called the dollar "collateral damage" to Trump's foreign policy approach. The US dollar has rallied about 4% in recent months, and investor sentiment for the currency is the strongest in years. But some analysts say that's all about to change as President Donald Trump ratchets up tensions between the US and its closest allies. Mark McCormick, head of North...

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