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USA: Stock price volatility, percent: For that indicator, Global Financial Development Database provides data for the USA from 1960 to 2017. The average value for the USA during that period was 14.81 percent with a minumum of 6.57 percent in 1965 and a maximum of 39.59 percent in 2009. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Stock price volatility is the average of the 360-day volatility of the national stock market index.