Volatility

Orphazyme ignores the reasons for stock volatility

By Chris Wack Orphazyme AS said US custodian stocks representing its common stock on the Nasdaq have experienced extreme price and trading volume volatility since Thursday. The biopharmaceutical company said it was not aware of any material changes in its clinical development programs, financial condition or operating results that would …

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Here’s why Bitcoin stocks were volatile this week

What happened There were two major stories for the popular cryptocurrency Bitcoin (CRYPTO: BTC) over the past week, causing disparate market reactions. On Monday, the Justice Department announced that it had seized Bitcoin obtained during a ransomware attack. This caused Bitcoin to fall because investors started to wonder how secure …

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Affle buys Jampp mobile DSP as market volatility further stimulates mobile ad technology mergers and acquisitions

The Jampp demand-side mobile platform was acquired by Affle on Wednesday. It is a mobile marketing company present in India and Singapore. There’s nothing like a little uncertainty (ahem, Apple) to trigger mergers and acquisitions. The mobile advertising industry has seen a massive wave of consolidation following privacy-related platform changes. …

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OptionMetrics announces IvyDB Europe 3.0 with extended volatility surface for pricing weekly options and popular trading strategies

NEW YORK–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) –OptionMetrics, an options database and analytics provider for institutional investors and academic researchers around the world, publishes OptionMetrics IvyDB Europe 3.0. The update offers new features for institutional and academic investors to assess extreme volatility and complex trading strategies. The main advances include extending the volatility surface …

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How to brand fintech in the volatile era of Gamestop

There is a new acronym used in investment circles: BANG. That means Blackberry, AMC, Nokia and Gamestop, four companies that epitomize the phenomenon of memes stocks, or stocks that are gaining traction and investors in large part thanks to the social media hype. This investment in social media to meet …

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Inflation, Treasury volatility and risky growth stocks

With inflation reaching more than 4% recently from 2.6% about a year ago, concerns about longer-term inflation have become in the spotlight. The Fed’s easy money policies and government stimulus spending have pushed growth and momentum into an epic bull run over the past year. However, these equity factors are …

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