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Geopolitical uncertainty and poor jobs growth sound like good reasons to panic, but the stock market is shrugging at the news.
After a few days of reversing course, volatility and volatility-tracking ETFs are falling lower yet again.
When market volatility spikes or stalls, newspapers, websites, bloggers and television commentators all refer to the VIX®. Formally known as the CBOE Volatility Index, the VIX is a benchmark index designed specifically to track S&P 500 volatility.
Stock volatility has plummeted, causing volatility ETFs to crash in value. There's one exception: A fund that's up nearly 700 percent in the last five years.
The most popular volatility index is at its lowest point in history, but a lesser known measure of volatility is hinting that might change soon.
Economic growth is being brought into question as unemployment claims grow, and the Federal Reserve sees modest growth.
Economists see long-term risks in Trump’s economic plans, but short-term boosts are helping stocks rally.
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A sudden FBI investigation appears to be over, and the markets are rejoicing.