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Investor Volatility Index Hits 3 Month High On Wall Street


According to Reuters, the markets on Wall Street are in decline again. On May 9th, the CBOE Volatility Index rose to a three month high for a second time this week. The volatility index is a gauge of investor anxiety. By the afternoon, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down seven-tenths of a percent. The top market on Wall Street dropped another 185-points, falling to 25,781. The Nasdaq Composite and the S&P 500 lost about half a percent. On the day, the Nasdaq is down 41-points, while the S&P shed 13-points.

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