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A means of measuring the volatility of a security or portfolio of securities in comparison with the market as a whole.

Additional Comments:

A beta of 1 indicates that the security's price will move with the market.

A beta greater than 1 indicates that the security's price will be more volatile than the market.

A beta less than 1 means that it will be less volatile than the market.

Related Terms:

The magnitude of price (or yield) changes over a predefined period of time. The amount by ...

Generally a sideways market ("trading market" as opposed to "trending market") with high volatility in which ...

Time value
The amount by which the current market price of an option exceeds its intrinsic value. The intrinsic ...

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