volatility

Weathering the Storm

August 11, 2011

Referring to the recent developments in the stock market as unpleasant is like referring to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor as unpleasant. This is as rough and volatile a [...]

614 Points in 7 Days

May 11, 2011

Markets are moving around a lot. After peaking at 12,875 on May 2nd, the Dow Jones Industrial Average cascaded steadily to a nadir of 12,521 on May 5th, only to rebound to a [...]

Ignore the Noise!

July 21, 2010

Market sentiment has been highly volatile lately. Unbridled optimism is abruptly replaced by fatalism in the blink of an eye as traders react to the news of the day. The Dow [...]