Stocks are calming down after near-record volatility

  • Jason Goepfert

    Jason Goepfert

    Published: 2020-08-10 at 11:15:00 CDT

After a near-record amount of volatility in March and April, stock swings have calmed down. The S&P 500's average true range over a 5-day span dropped to less than 1% for the first time in months. That hasn't been a reliable sign that calm conditions would necessarily last.

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