Differences between volatile and fluctuation? I am new to the stock market, currently learning about the terminology and i came across these words. From what i know, volatile is like the speed and range of a stock (ie movement) and i googled what fluctuation means and it defines fluctuation as 'an irregular rising and falling in number or amount'. So please clear thing up for me.
Volatility is the more standard financial industry term. Fluctuation as far as I’m aware is more of a generic non industry synonym. But volatility isn’t quite as standardized a term as that Wikipedia article makes it appear. For example, there are other measures of volatility