USA: Stock price volatility

(measure: percent; Source: Global Financial Development Database)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

USA: Stock price volatility, percent

: For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1960 to 2017. The average value for the USA during that period was 14.81 percent with a minimum of 6.57 percent in 1965 and a maximum of 39.59 percent in 2009. The latest value from 2017 is 11.02 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 86 countries is 14.66 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: The stock price volatility index is the 360-day standard deviation of the return on the national stock market index.
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