07.01.2014 - Return & volatility in stocks, bonds & commodities
2013 proved to be a revealing lesson in risk and reward, where high rates of return were not always necessarily accompanied by proportionately high levels of risk, and negative or low returns were not necessarily volatile. The risk-return chart of 21 securities (15 equity indices, 2 bond indices and 4 commodities) shows the percentage price change over the 12-month period ending on January 3rd (proxy for 2013 performance) on the x-axis, and the 90-day volatility, ending on the same day on the y-axis. Here are the findings:..............................................Full Article: Source
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