Investor Volatility Index Hits 3 Month High On Wall Street

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Published on May 9, 2019 - Duration: 00:43s

Investor Volatility Index Hits 3 Month High On Wall Street

According to Reuters, the markets on Wall Street are in decline again.

On May 9th, the CBOE Volatility Index rose to a three month high for a second time this week.

The volatility index is a gauge of investor anxiety.

By the afternoon, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down seven-tenths of a percent.

The top market on Wall Street dropped another 185-points, falling to 25,781.

The Nasdaq Composite and the S&P 500 lost about half a percent.

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