Monthly Archives: October 2014

Monthly Recap: Monthly Recap & Boxscore, October 2014

Equity markets reversed after a shaky start to October, which initially appeared to be a genuine sell-off. A potential global slowdown, particularly out of Europe and Asia, sent equity markets tumbling in early October, the most volatile period since 2011. Specifically, the VIX surged 89%, but closed the month down 14%, as anxiety of a …

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Newsletter: Volume 11, Issue 4, October 2014

Volatility Returns and U.S. Dollar Rallies – The third quarter exhibited extreme levels of volatility and the strengthening of the U.S. dollar. Specifically the Volatility and U.S. Dollar Index increased 43.1% and 7.7%, respectively. In conjunction, the MSCI AC World Index is up 2.0% year-to-date, with returns from North America and Emerging Market-Asia leading the …

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