market volatility

Aside from understanding the basics, the most important knowledge you should arm yourself with is how you can protect yourself from risky investments. This is crucial in making your investment portfolio grow.
Social media alone creates change and not just because of all the new tools connecting billions of individuals worldwide. People use social networks to gain immediate access to information that is important to them.
Eighty-five percent of leaders in the U.S. are missing the mindset needed to make sense of the complex business environment. Could this explain the disturbingly high failure to adapt and engage creative talent wasting in companies?
Trading has been halted for the day, the second daylong suspension this week.
When the stock market goes crazy, people go nuts. The ensuing insecurity has them thinking that stashing their money in a mattress at home is safer than investing it anywhere with anyone. But one should know the differences between risk and volatility to avoid silly and irrational investing mistakes. Let's clear the confusion once and for all.
While it is encouraging that participants understand the importance of professional 401(k) advice, just 12 percent of those with access to it are actually using it - meaning the vast majority are missing out on critical guidance.
In late August, stock markets around the world saw one of the biggest declines since October 2008. Experts and economists are pointing towards China as the main culprit as they've dealt with a stock market slide for most of the summer.
If you're reading this, you probably know that the market has been volatile lately, to say the least. Recently the DOW was down about 14 percent off the high and the index had its worst month in over five years.
It's been a good list and all of those economies have suffered considerably against the rising Dollar over the past few years
Today, real-time streaming data is widely available. The proliferation of data is significantly changing business models in financial firms, whether in market making or long-term portfolio management.
In such volatile times, it's important to remember that panic isn't a strategy, especially with an investment as long-term in nature as a 401(k).
October is month when leaves are changing color, there's a nip in the air signaling the beginning of fall, and of course... stock market corrections!
Remember, market corrections are a part of investing, like it or not. Stick with your plan.
Sometimes investors will confuse recent successes and tend to be more aggressive. It can give you a false sense of investment prowess. Then things turn south, and you pay for it. So how does a poor investor figure out their risk tolerance?
I thought it would be valuable to take a lesson on fear from legendary investor Warren Buffett. After an epic run in 2013, stocks have taken a breather to start the new year. If you read the recent headlines, you'd probably be scared stiff.
Markets have seen two volatile summers in a row. In August 2011, the Dow Jones Industrial Average swung more than 400 points
The renewed volatility in stocks last week was due to conflicting signs of additional central bank liquidity support, both in Europe and the US.
Optimism over the economic recovery has increased over the past week as several economic indicators have come in better than expected.
How awesome is that? It's just amazing. Isn't it? When the Dow goes up. Everything just feels so different. For everyone. For all of us. Everything just feels better. The sun shines brighter. The birds sing louder.
When a company is mentioned on CNBC, Shabani says, it reminds investors that the company exists. Some investors might decide