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What is volatility?

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See this link for the definition of volatility.]

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The volatility of sugar is 600.00

Volatility is the measure of how easily something evaporates.

A measure of risk based on the standard deviation of the asset return. Volatility is a variable that appears in option pricing formulas, where it denotes the volatility of the underlying asset return from now to the expiration of the option. There are volatility indexes, such as the CBOE Volatility Index, VIX.

boiling point and volatility are inversely proportion

Yes, volatility is a word and it means unstable or easily susceptible to external influences.For example, the volatility of the Stock Marketincreases as the economy weakens.

The implied volatility is the volatility that gives the current option price (given the risk free rate, dividend, time to maturity and strike price). The related link contains a spreadsheet to help you calculate implied volatility in VBA

volatility is the relative rate at which the price of a security moves up and down. Volatility is found by calculating the annualized standard deviation of daily change in price. If the price of a stock moves up and down rapidly over short time periods, it has high volatility. If the price almost never changes, it has low volatility

volatility is a property of matter. volatility of matter tells u the ability of that particular matter to evaporate. certain type of matter may have high degree of volatility where as others may have low or even no volatility.. eg: petrol is highly volatile. Even if it is left for a small time in the sun, it will evaporate very quickly.

Alkanes high volatility as the type of Intermolecular Force of it is Van Der Waals', which is the weakest bond.

Relative volatility is a function of temperature, At 316.4 K, for example, the relative volatility of propylene to prapane is 1.136. Values for other temperatures are available at the International Critical Tables.

hydrochloric acid has maximum volatility among halogen acids due to minimum boiling point among them which tells that it has maximum vapour pressure which is directly related to volatility

Volatility is the measure of the tendency of a substance to vaporize. It has also been defined as a measure of how readily a substance vaporizes.

A component of the option price is the implied volatility of the stock. When the implied volatility rises the price of the option rises slightly. Read more about VEGA & DELTA of an option.

Implied volatility is the expected volatility of the underlying stock. The higher the implied volatility, the more the underlying stock is expected to move and thus the more expensive an option becomes due to increased extrinsic value.

High volatility, because alkanes have relatively low boiling points and high vapor pressure at roomtemperature.

The word is unpredictability.

Eric Ghysels has written: 'Predicting volatility' -- subject(s): Economic forecasting, Mathematical models 'Predicitng volatility'

There are five volatility indexes that are found on the web page. (CBOE = Chicago Board Options Exchange).

Sheldon Natenberg has written: 'Option Volatility Trading Strategies, New and Updated Edition' 'Option Volatility and Pricing Workbook'

The volatility of the oceans...

the tendency of liquids to form a vapor

A fractionating column is used to separate a mixture into component parts based on their volatility. Volatility is defined as the tendency to vaporize in chemistry.

See the related link which demonstrates the exact steps you need to follow to calculate implied volatility with Excel's Goal Seek

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