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Market Volatility Could Fall More This Week
Volatility in the global markets fell considerably in the previous week. The key risks subsided that spiked risk aversion in the last few weeks.
Rising Stocks and Bonds Continue to Lower Volatility
Last week, volatility in global markets continued to trend lower as US markets, barring the Dow 30, closed on a positive note. In this series, we’ll analyze how different asset classes performed last week, and discuss their outlook.
Why Was VIX Index Down 16% Last Week?
After a 20% surge in volatility in the week of September 4, volatility in the global markets dropped as markets opened on September 11.
Are We Headed for Another Week of Low Volatility?
The ascent of the global markets continued last week, with indexes continuing to scale new heights.
Will Volatility Fall this Week?
Stock market volatility around the globe continued to trend lower as uncertainty about German elections, North Korea, and US tax reforms subsided.
Why Volatility Could Rise Quickly This Week
All major US indexes had a negative close in the week that ended on May 18. The S&P 500 Index (SPY) fell 0.23%.
How Political Uncertainty Could Drive Markets This Week
Global markets mostly fell last week (ended May 25) as political uncertainty kept investors at bay.
Why Market Volatility Could Fall This Week
Many risks that pushed stock market volatility higher in the last few weeks have started to retreat.
Global Market Volatility Rises, Geopolitical Risks Are Back
We’re headed for a dramatic opening this week. US markets will likely react to the missile attacks on Syria over the weekend.
Xi Jinping’s Business-Friendly Speech Pacified Markets
The trade war turmoil that rocked markets last week seemed to retreat on Tuesday after Xi Jinping made a market-calming speech.
White House Drama and FOMC Could Push Volatility Higher This Week
Last week, US equity markets remained under pressure amid increased political uncertainty and the possibility of another round of tariffs.
Why Volatility Trended Lower Last Week
It was supposed to be a week filled with drama: the tariffs were scheduled to be announced, and the February jobs report was on the radar.
Trade War Fears Could Ignite Volatility This Week
President Trump’s proposed tariffs and his supporting tweets could reignite volatility in the markets.
What Could Reignite Volatility This Week?
Global stock indexes closed on a positive note in the week ending February 23 and were unfazed by the cautiously optimistic US FOMC meeting minutes.
Is Volatility Set to Drop Further after Stock Market Rebound?
Stock markets around the world have rebounded from the panic selling that rocked markets between January 26 and February 9.
Why Volatility Is Likely to Remain High This Week
Equity markets found no respite as global indexes struggled for a second straight week in the week ended February 9.
What Drove Stock Market Volatility Higher Last Week?
Equity indexes around the globe sunk last week, halting their multi-week gaining streak. The key reason was the rout in the equity market fueled by concerns about rising interest rates.
Why Volatility Index Traded Higher despite Stocks Rising
The global markets trended higher in the week ended January 26, 2018, despite confusing messages from global leaders at Davos and the central banks of Europe and Japan.
Could the US Government Shutdown Impact Market Volatility?
During the week ended January 19, 2018, global markets trended higher despite the possibility of a US government shutdown. The potential shutdown pushed volatility up.
Could the Threat of a US Government Shutdown Spike Volatility?
The Dow Jones Industrial Average appreciated ~1.6% for the week ended January 12, 2018, while the S&P 500 (SPY) returned ~1.3%. The tech-heavy NASDAQ (QQQ) posted a weekly gain of ~1.4%.
Why Volatility Fell 16% in Week 1 of 2018
Every segment of the global financial markets began 2018 on a positive note. The global equity rally extended in the first week of the year.
Can Volatility Fall Further in the Last Week of 2017?
In the week ended December 22, 2017, volatility in the global markets turned marginally higher but closed the week with a limited change from the previous week.
Why the US Equity Market Had a Good Run in 2017
As 2017 draws to a close, investors take stock (get it?) of sector performance during the year. Overall, financial assets, especially equities, have performed quite well.
Why Tax Bill Uncertainty Left Volatility Elevated
US markets were dragged lower by global slowdown concerns and lower energy prices last week. The S&P 500 Index (SPY) fell 0.13% in the week ending November 17.
These Factors Drove Volatility Higher Last Week
Multiple events in different parts of the world led to an increase in volatility in global indexes last week.
Are Record Index Highs Leading to Low Volatility?
Stock market volatility remained low for another week as equity markets around the world soared to new highs in the week ending October 20.
What Could Affect Market Volatility This Week?
Stock market volatility remains at lower levels despite an uptick in global uncertainty. The war of words with North Korea, political uncertainty in Spain, and elections in Japan are keeping global uncertainty alive.
How Trump’s Tax Reforms Could Impact the US Economy
The path to President Trump’s tax reform plan could be troubled by the prospect of a ballooning deficit because the plan offers generous tax cuts.
Inside Trump’s Proposed Tax Reforms
The Trump administration’s central idea is to reduce the taxes paid by corporations and simplify the federal tax code—despite the projected effects on the deficit.
Why Investor Anxiety Propped Up Volatility Last Week
Volatility in the global markets continued to stick to its recent trend of rising on bad news and drifting back to normal levels in a few sessions for the week ended September 8, 2017.
Why Did the VIX Index Spring Back from Its All-Time Low?
The VIX Index (VXX) fell to the lowest level ever recorded this week. The VIX Index (UVXY) recorded a lifetime low of 8.84 in the first part of the week.
Why Equity Markets Celebrated the FOMC’s Statement
In a week dominated by corporate earnings, which have been driving the US markets higher, the FOMC’s dovish stance in its July statement sweetened the deal for equity investors.
Why Volatility Dropped 15% Last Week
The CBOE Volatility Index (VXX), which is a measure of market volatility, remained subdued last week.