The dramatic increase in stock market volatility witnessed in the first quarter persisted in the second quarter, albeit at a slightly lower clip. The volatility for Q2 was 12.5%. While down from 19.9% in Q1, this is still nearly double 2017’s volatility of 6.7%…

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Monty Joshi, CFA

Monty Joshi, CFA has an MBA from the Haas School, UC Berkeley and a BA (Econ) from the University of Chicago. He has served in various of investment-related roles such as risk manager with the Chicago Board of Trade, equity options trader with Hull Trading (now part of Goldman Sachs), long-short hedge fund manager, and pension consultant with AD Biller and Associates. Previously, he managed finance/operations for several start-up companies in Silicon Valley.