October was a difficult month for investors.  Both stocks and bonds declined during the month.  We also saw a return of extreme volatility in October.  Join us as we discuss how the investment markets performed last month.

Extreme volatility returned in October after a fairly calm summer.  Nearly half of the trading days (10 out of 23) featured a move of greater than 1% in either direction.  To put this in perspective, in the 105 trading days between May 1 and September 30, only 5 had a change of greater than 1%

 

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