Volatility Quotes

Volatility Quotes by Scott Anderson, Daniel Kahneman, Jamie Dimon, Ben Horowitz, Johann Kaspar Lavater, Tom Peters and many others.

What the Fed is really trying to say is that it doesn’t know what it is going to do next. And if the markets abhor anything, it is uncertainty. Expect bond and stock market volatility to increase from here until the inflation outlook solidifies.
One thing we have lost, that we had in the past, is a sense of progress, that things are getting better. There is a sense of volatility, but not of progress.
We’ve seen the volatility at dollar-yen, U.S. Treasurys, JGBs (Japanese government bonds), German bunds.
Volatility and length, that’s the value on an option. 10 years on a startup stock, that’s a big valuable thing.
Venerate four characters: the sanguine who has checked volatility and the rage for pleasure; the choleric who has subdued passion and pride; the phlegmatic emerged from indolence; and the melancholy who has dismissed avarice, suspicion and asperity.
If there is a single tragic flaw that mars our biggest enterprises, it is conservatism – the failure to fail, and fail big, in an era of unprecedented volatility and ambiguity.
My dad was an alcoholic, growing up, so I knew how scary that was from a child‘s perspective – the volatility.
Is the economy something organic or is it something engineered? I think it’s closer to the organic. You harm it by artificially suppressing volatility in it.
Low-volatility funds, which tend to smooth out performance, have been especially popular since the financial crisis. The PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Fund is the oldest, begun in 2011.
It’s true that some countries have more volatility, but each also has nuances we don’t even know about.
Any system that is deprived of its natural volatility, with government up (unintelligible) volatile, any system becomes very fragile.
Never think that lack of variability is stability. Don’t confuse lack of volatility with stability, ever.
We know that by simply changing our allocation between stocks and bonds, we can lessen the amount of volatility in our portfolio until we reach our comfortable sleep level.
In my view, the biggest investment risk is not the volatility of prices, but whether you will suffer a permanent loss of capital. Not only is the mere drop in stock prices not risk, but it is an opportunity. Where else do you look for cheap stocks?
Berlin is all about volatility. Its identity is based not on stability but on change.
Every time I get accustomed to low volatility, like we were towards the end of the Greenspan era, and we think we have all the levers under the control… something erupts to remind us that the idea that anybody is in control of everything is hubris.
Oh Lord, purify my soul from all its stains. Warm my heart with the love of thee, animate my sluggish nature and fix my inconstancy, and volatility, that I may not be weary in well doing.
Cooperation on the international level could help to solve the problem of sources of sharp capital flow volatility and its consequences.
Accounting does not make corporate earnings or balance sheets more volatile. Accounting just increases the transparency of volatility in earnings.
Buddhism is perception, gaining control of the mind and directing one’s attention, to raise the kundalini energy so that it flows with such volatility and force that we simply perceive life correctly.
For the investor who knows what he is doing, volatility creates opportunity.
John Train
My sense is that economic anxiety means electoral volatility.
Volatility is not something that is a great fit for Duke if you look at the level of dividend we pay.
Different industries have different risks and growth rates and volatility.
Leon Black
It doesn’t matter whether the market is up or down. All the day traders want is volatility.
Electricity transmission operates on a frequency between 49.7 Hertz and 50.2 Hertz. What I have done is petitioned the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission and squeezed this band to now 49.9 Hertz to 50.1 Hertz. This will contain volatility.
I’ve always said, the key organ here isn’t the brain, it’s the stomach. When things start to decline – there are bad headlines in the papers and on television – will you have the stomach for the market volatility and the broad-based pessimism that tends to come with it?
Uncertainty of any sort results in volatility, and Brexit will be no exception.
Volatility is a symptom that people have no idea of the underlying value.
Energy is significantly underpriced in many parts of the world, leading to wasteful consumption, price volatility and fuel smuggling. It’s also undermining the competitiveness of renewables.
It’s about surrendering to this feeling of utter fragility, and singing through the volatility of it all. The earth is unstable, and I’m part of the earth. I can feel it coursing through my own body. I feel the energy of everything, flickering. Let’s just sing together.
Toughing out the winter is a dedication to my heritage, both in terms of not going ‘soft‘ by kowtowing to nature’s volatility and staying physically close to my family in New England. I don’t run from that kind of pressure.
Global warming creates volatility. I feel it when I’m flying. The storms are more volatile. We are paying the price in more hurricanes and tornadoes.
Asia is rising economically – and is thirsty for oil. The price pressures on oil and oil price shocks, due to Asia’s economic rise, mean that all steps made now to reduce oil dependence will protect us from pain and volatility later.
Poetry does need a bit of ferocity. The only way to attend to the fractured world is to write a ferocious kind of music, to sing that volatility.
Switzerland is the perfect place where you have volatility at a municipal level that nothing up topsmall units competing with each other.
Sometimes, things need to be so understated on film that I don’t even see them as funny, which isn’t my favorite style, comedically. When I watch film comedy, I like people that are a little bit more alive on the screen and wound up. I like volatility and unpredictability and other long words like those.
Asset managers have different approaches, and I don’t wish to suggest there is only one way to run money. There are many ways one can attempt to reduce risk, improve performance, lower drawdowns and reduce volatility.
Markets love volatility.
Short term volatility is greatest at turning points and diminishes as a trend becomes established
We are facing extreme volatility.
Impermanence is not something to be afraid of. It’s the evolution, a never-ending horizon.
In economics, when you put together a highly elastic thing and a highly inelastic thing, you create extraordinary potential for turbulence, volatility, and for unstable prices.