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Volatility Measures In Markets Have Retreated This Year … A Sign That Investors Are Shedding Caution
A measure that tracks expected turbulence in share prices, the Cboe Volatility Index, this week hit its lowest point since Oct. 3, placing the so-called fear gauge back at a level it reached before U.S. stocks descended into the worst quarter in seven years.
Investors should be careful as the recent spike in market volatility is far from normal, according to the manager of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System
“The last few days have been abnormal volatility,” Christopher Ailman, chief investment officer at CalSTRS, told CNBC during a special aired Thursday night.