Calm in U.S. Stock Market Over as 1 Percent Swings Return: Chart

It couldn’t last forever, and it didn’t. After failing to budge 1 percent in either direction for 43 straight days, the S&P 500 Index capped its fourth move of at least that much in the past five sessions with a 1 percent rally. While volatility may be returning after tepid end to summer, it pales in comparison to January and February, when the market swung that much almost 60 percent of the time.

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