Prolonged periods of low volatility provide ample opportunity for investors to become complacent about risk, and increase the prospect of sharp market corrections.
Volatility indexes show that investors have been complacent about the risk of a share market correction.
Not so wise after all?
Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
New research suggests mini-crashes, in which the price of a single stock or commodity temporarily goes haywire, may be unstoppable.
There are lemons in the stock market too.
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As the New York Stock Exchange marks 200 years since its official formation, investors are wondering whether the surging stock market is a 'Trump bump' or more like a lemon.
Twitter CEO, Dick Costolo, faces the challenge of adding value to the company’s shares, without detracting from the user experience.
In a tweet that could represent US$110 million for every one of its 135 characters, Twitter last week announced that it would be following fellow social network providers Facebook and LinkedIn in becoming…