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Stability isn't quantified or considered a financial good - which is unfortunate, because volatility and uncertainty are excellent ways to destroy opportunities for real wealth creation.
You can always make bets on the volatility by trading options.

By laying out pros and cons we risk inducing people to join the debate, and losing control of a process that only we fully understand. - Alan Greenspan
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu May 20th, 2010 at 07:21:35 AM EST
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Of course. And the markets love volatility for that reason.

Meanwhile in the real economy, volatility and high returns mean unemployment and impoverishment.

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Thu May 20th, 2010 at 07:34:11 AM EST
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