Volatility is the degree of variation of a price series over time as measured by the standard deviation of logarithmic returns

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Volatility at World's End
Volatility: The Market Price of Uncertainty

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  • Simple Definition In Regards to Stocks:  Volatility is how fast a stock moves
  • although sometimes confused, volatility is not the same as risk
  • high volatility can create opportunities for profit
  • Historic volatility measures a time series of past market prices.