What is Volatility
Volatility upsets investors. Some market commentators, especially those CFD guys that rely on churn and burn, often suggest that market volatility is an opportunity, as if it’s a good thing, but really it’s not, it’s a massive turn-off for most investors that would just like the market to behave, their investments to pay an income. Most investors (the ones with the money) would prefer not to be 'disturbed' by prices flying around.
Here is an Ad from a CFD provider – an example of the industry getting it wrong with investors:
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