What Goes Up Must Come Down…

Blood, Sweat and Tears belted these words out in their 1969 hit “Spinning Wheel”.   This year’s volatility has many investors feeling as though they’ve been on a spinning wheel. Is this volatility normal or abnormal?

When we take a look at the historical data, this volatility is, in fact, quite normal. It was 2017’s sanguine markets which were quite abnormal when compared to historical data. Crestmont Research published a paper on historical volatility at the beginning of January 2018, a month before the market turmoil that ensued in February and March. This year’s yo-yo market makes it a timely read.

Click the link below to read the paper:


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