Economic Situation & strategy
November 17, 2023

Financial markets: Understand and interpret volatility correctly

Article by  Simon Landt

No pain, no gain - you probably know this saying. Similarly, the conflict applies to the financial markets: without risk, there is no return. If you are promised a risk-free investment opportunity with fantastic returns, it is time to listen up and move away as quickly as possible. Because (unfortunately) high returns cannot be achieved on the financial markets without risk. In fact, price fluctuations on the financial markets are as certain as Amen in church. 

In today's issue of you will find out what pitfalls you need to be aware of when classifying the risk of various investment options, how to correctly classify volatility and what a thought experiment reveals about our risk perception:

Read our analyse here