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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