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Stock-market volatility? Gyrations in 2019 pale compared with past years

Mark DeCambre
Stock-market volatility? Gyrations in 2019 pale compared with past years

The main equity benchmarks, which had been carving out fresh records as recently as Friday, are running behind the pace of price swings over the past five years, with the exception of 2017’s history-making period of quietude, according to Dow Jones Market Data.