Archive - February 3, 2009

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Increased Volatility

Increased Volatility

030 - Volatility Index
Unfortunately, most individuals who have assets to invest are hesitant during this market pullback and many individuals who see this market lull as a buying opportunity don’t have funds to invest. This is a common scenario during periods of increased market volatility, and often stretches out the duration of stagnant equity markets.

How volatile is this investment environment? As measured by the S&P 500, the market moved more than 3 percent in either direction during a single day only once between 2004 and 2007. By comparison, the market moved at least 3 percent in one day 40 times in 2008, …

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