2013-08-17-Weekend Market Update (Worst Week For Stocks This Year)
Weekend Market Update
Worst Week For Stocks This Year
Equities suffered their worst five day stretch of the year, led by the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s (DJIA) 2.23% weekly decline. The S&P 500 (SPX) gave back 2.10% and the Nasdaq 100 (NDX) lost 1.43%. Volatility soared to one month highs this week, as the spot Volatility Index (VIX) rose 7.16%.