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Gold Shines: Investors Unnerved by Increasing Market Uncertainty

Annie Gilroy
Gold Shines: Investors Unnerved by Increasing Market Uncertainty

Volatility (VXX) has made a comeback in the markets this year after a prolonged calm. October’s elevated volatility sent equity markets into a tailspin. US–China (FXI) trade tensions, slowing global economic growth, the Fed’s latest rate hike and policy outlook, and the government shutdown have been major sources of volatility for US markets lately.