Volatile Market

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Volatile Market

A market with a great deal of price instability. Volatile markets are highly risky; for example, a security with a volatility of 50% is considered very high risk because it has the potential to increase or decrease by up to half its value.
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Banks are generating greater revenue as diverging monetary policies create volatile markets that are ideal for currency trading.
SALES of investment funds dived during September as consumers were spooked by volatile markets, latest figures show.
Only 9% of investors would choose to sell in volatile markets and 19% would hold tight.
The very nature of agriculture involves a lot of risk (unfavorable weather patterns, pests, volatile markets, etc.
Recyclers had been largely relegated to the committed, but low value, fiber markets, with their dependency on the extremely volatile markets in China.
Two years of volatile markets have apparently taught consumers the value of an income stream, according to a report by the Wayne, Pa.
In summary, bonds will continue to be an important part of well-structured portfolios, offering protection against volatile markets.
Gold: a proven asset in times of uncertain policies and volatile markets.
argues forcefully that putting the sole source of retirement income for much of America at the mercies of volatile markets raises ``substantial concerns.
14 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising interest rates will likely cause volatile markets into 1995, underscoring the need for investors to carefully diversify their investment portfolios in an attempt to lower their risk and obtain a potentially higher return, PNC Bank investment experts said today.
E*TRADE provides investors access to the tools, education and resources - at no cost - to help navigate volatile markets, and suggests the following five tips for weathering volatility:
Global Banking News-17 June 2008-Citigroup expects volatile markets to persist(C)2008 ENPublishing - http://www.