Definitions for volatility-ˈtɪl ɪ ti

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  1. volatility(noun)

    the property of changing readily from a solid or liquid to a vapor

  2. volatility, unpredictability(noun)

    the trait of being unpredictably irresolute

    "the volatility of the market drove many investors away"

  3. excitability, excitableness, volatility(noun)

    being easily excited

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  1. volatility(Noun)

    The state of being volatile

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  1. Volatility(noun)

    quality or state of being volatile; disposition to evaporate; changeableness; fickleness

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  1. Volatility

    In finance, volatility is a measure for variation of price of a financial instrument over time. Historic volatility is derived from time series of past market prices. An implied volatility is derived from the market price of a market traded derivative. The symbol σ is used for volatility, and corresponds to standard deviation, which should not be confused with the similarly named variance, which is instead the square, σ².


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