Market volatility is back and here to stay

“The key metric for measuring market volatility, the VIX (VIX), has spiked nearly 40% since early August. The index jumped 12% Tuesday as the possibility of a U.S.-led military strike on Syria rattled investors. And CNNMoney’s Fear & Greed index, which tracks the VIX and six other gauges of market sentiment, has swung into Extreme […]

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Fed Officials Rebuff Coordination Calls as QE Taper Looms

“Federal Reserve officials rebuffed international calls to take the threat of fallout in emerging markets into account when tapering U.S. monetary stimulus. The risk that the Fed’s trimming of bond buying will hurt economies from India to Turkey by sparking an exodus of cash and higher borrowing costs was a dominant theme at the annual […]

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