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.

Volatile Stocks - Fear Factor
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1. Fear Factor -- Fear typically drives much of the selling on the stock market, mainly fear of more substantial losses to come.

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