volatility

  • 1 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… …

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

    Law dictionary

  • 3 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

  • 4 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

  • 5 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

  • 6 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

  • 7 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

  • 8 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

  • 9 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

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

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  • 11 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 …

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  • 12 volatility — lakumas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Medžiagos savybė garuoti, sublimuotis. atitikmenys: angl. volatility vok. Flüchtigkeit, f rus. летучесть, f pranc. volatilité, f …

    Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • 13 volatility — lakumas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Termodinaminė funkcija, pakeičianti slėgį realiųjų sistemų būsenos lygtyse. atitikmenys: angl. fugacity; volatility rus. летучесть …

    Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 14 volatility — lakumas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Medžiagos savybė garuoti, sublimuoti. atitikmenys: angl. volatility rus. летучесть …

    Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 15 volatility — lakumas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. volatility vok. Flüchtigkeit, f rus. летучесть, f pranc. volatilité, f …

    Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • 16 volatility — The property of gasoline, alcohol, etc., to evaporate quickly and at relatively low temperatures. For instance, gasoline is more volatile (has higher volatility) than kerosene because it evaporates at a lower temperature …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 17 volatility — volatile ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of a substance) easily evaporated at normal temperatures. 2) liable to change rapidly and unpredictably, especially for the worse. ► NOUN ▪ a volatile substance. DERIVATIVES volatility noun volatilize (also volatilise)… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 18 volatility — noun 1. the property of changing readily from a solid or liquid to a vapor • Derivationally related forms: ↑volatile • Hypernyms: ↑chemical property 2. the trait of being unpredictably irresolute the volatility of the market drove many investors… …

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  • 19 volatility — noun see volatile I …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 volatility — See volatile. * * * …

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