• Stock market experts say this is a stumble, not a plunge

    7 monthes ago - By Chron

    Woah, what was that?
    After months of relative calm, Wall Street has been jolted by a sudden run of turbulent trading.
    The swoon wiped more than 1,300 points from the Dow Jones Industrial Average over two days and dragged the benchmark S&P 500 index down more than 5 percent. The VIX index, which measures how worried traders are about a decline in stocks, climbed Thursday to its highest level since February, when the S&P last had a correction, or a 10 percent drop.
    What now?
    Experts say this new eruption of market volatility should not be surprising, especially after the long stretch of...
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