Getting a handle on volatility

Getting a handle on volatility

I was listening to one of my favorite radio broadcasts last Friday morning (March 6), about 45 minutes before the market open.

Tom Keene, of Bloomberg Surveillance, was reviewing various pre-market levels.

Managing real (and perceived) market volatility

Managing real (and perceived) market volatility

Over the last 12 months, investors may have felt like they have seen remarkable bouts of market volatility, despite the fact that the CBOE VIX Volatility Index has experienced relatively few serious spikes. The most notable VIX event over this period was in December 2018, as the S&P 500 declined close to 20% from its prior highs.