Traders and financial professionals work ahead of the closing bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Oct. 11 in New York. The Dow closed over 500 points down on Thursday, bringing 2-day losses to more than 1,300 points.
Traders and financial professionals work ahead of the closing bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Oct. 11 in New York. The Dow closed over 500 points down on Thursday, bringing 2-day losses to more than 1,300 points. Drew Angerer Getty Images
Traders and financial professionals work ahead of the closing bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Oct. 11 in New York. The Dow closed over 500 points down on Thursday, bringing 2-day losses to more than 1,300 points. Drew Angerer Getty Images

Be wary of easy explanations about the waning risk appetite of stock investors

October 12, 2018 07:00 AM