Is Low Volatility Lulling Investors Into A False Sense Of Confidence?

Is Low Volatility Lulling Investors Into A False Sense Of Confidence?

Article Summary

  • Volatility appears underwhelming given the many headwinds facing equities.
  • Guidance issued by 84% of companies for the first quarter has been negative beating the 5-year average of 68%.
  • There are 5 key issues that need to be resolved in order to change investor sentiment from complacency to confidence.

We’ve all had that perfect day – muted wind, mild temperatures, and a blue sky without a cloud in sight – yet couldn’t help but feel that something was wrong. By the next morning, a storm raged outside and all vestiges of sunshine and pleasantries were gone…

 

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