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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7. Forced Selling -- Many hedge funds and other big investors that used borrowed money to boost returns are now being forced to sell assets to raise money to meet margin calls.

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