volatility
noun see volatile I

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  • Volatility — is the measure of the state of instability.*For volatility in chemistry, see Volatility (chemistry) *For volatility in finance, see Volatility (finance) *For the measure comparing the vapor pressures of the components in a liquid mixture of… …   Wikipedia

  • volatility — index inconsistency Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • volatility — *lightness, light mindedness, levity, frivolity, flippancy, flightiness Analogous words: vivaciousness or vivacity, gaiety, liveliness, animation, sprightliness (see corresponding adjectives at LIVELY): unstableness or instability, mercurialness …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • volatility — A measurement of the change in price over a given period. It is often expressed as a percentage and computed as the annualized standard deviation of the percentage change in daily price. Chicago Board of Trade glossary The rate of change in a… …   Financial and business terms

  • Volatility — A measure of risk based on the standard deviation of investment fund performance over 3 years. Scale is 1 9; higher rating indicates higher risk. Also, the standard deviation of changes in the logarithm of an asset price, expressed as a yearly… …   Financial and business terms

  • Volatility — 1. A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index. Volatility can either be measured by using the standard deviation or variance between returns from that same security or market index. Commonly, the… …   Investment dictionary

  • volatility — (or VCM) Pet coke from a coker contains a small amount (<10%) of light hydrocarbons trapped in the pores of the coke. The amount of such volatility is generally related to the how hard the coker furnace is driven: hotter furnace outlet… …   Petroleum refining glossary

  • volatility — /ˌvɒlə tɪlɪti/ noun the fact of being volatile ● Investors are recommended to keep their money in building society accounts because the increasing volatility of the stock market. ▪▪▪ ‘…while the technology sector has certainly captured the… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • Volatility — Volatileness Vol a*tile*ness, Volatility Vol a*til i*ty, n. [Cf. F. volatilit[ e].] Quality or state of being volatile; disposition to evaporate; changeableness; fickleness. [1913 Webster] Syn: See {Levity}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • volatility — noun Volatility is used after these nouns: ↑market, ↑price …   Collocations dictionary

  • volatility — The state of being subjected to rapid and unpredictable changes, with resulting high *risks. For example: The volatility of Middle East oil markets is legendary …   Auditor's dictionary

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