|Day's range||11.62 - 12.40|
|52-week range||8.56 - 17.28|
The U.S. government could shut down later this week and that could spell trouble for investors in the near term, history shows.
Volatility can’t stay this low forever -- or so investors have been saying for what feels like forever. They may have finally found their moment.
Bets on a continued fall in volatility are now the “most crowded” trade, say global fund managers surveyed by Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Professional investors are going all-in on the raging bull market, reducing cash allocations and putting the most money in stocks in two years.
Markets managed to maintain last year's momentum on the third trading day of this year following solid job additions in U.S. private sector and significant rise in business activity in China and Europe
On January 3, eight out of the S&P 500's 11 major sectors closed the day in profits. Strength in the energy and IT sectors pushed the market higher.
Market volatility plays an important role in the market movement. The market and volatility usually move in opposite directions.
A popular measure of volatility on Wall Street fell sharply lower Wednesday afternoon, plumbing fresh depths toward a record close early in 2018. The Cboe Volatility index , sometimes referred to as Wall ...
The S&P 500 opened the day lower on Tuesday and consolidated for most of the day. The CBOE Volatility Index rose 3.54% to 10.25 on Tuesday.
As expected, last week's equity market trading was largely focused on the tax bill winding its way through reconciliation. With each barrier to passage eliminated through negotiation, equity markets gained traction.
After rising for three consecutive trading weeks, the S&P 500 traded with strength last week and recorded its fourth consecutive weekly gain.
When historians look back on the 2017 stock market, it will be weeks like this that they remember. Three up days, two down, volatility nowhere in sight, and a wire-to-wire gain of less than 1 percent.
The S&P 500 started this week stronger and reached fresh record high levels. On December 12, seven out of the S&P 500's 11 major sectors moved higher.
After trading with strength for two trading weeks, the S&P 500 started this week on a weaker note. It fell for the first two trading days this week.
Goldman Sachs remains pro-risk in equities, but the company's top strategists say "time is running out for Goldilocks."