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7 reasons the stock market is so volatile

Published On: Mar 05 2013 09:37:41 AM CST   Updated On: Aug 16 2013 09:35:28 AM CDT

After experiencing strong gains for several months, U.S. stocks are poised to close down for the second straight week. Here are seven reasons why the U.S. stock market so volatile.

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2. Economic Worries -- The markets are often slaves to economic data, which has been on the upswing in recent months, but one bad report can send stocks plummeting.

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