A rollercoaster week for stock markets began on Monday, February 5, with the largest single-day points drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s history. Many economists and market analysts had been advising that a market correction was, in fact, overdue. Globe and Mail economics writer Brian Milner joins The Agenda to discuss the underlying reasons for the markets’ new volatility, policy options for creating greater stability, and the specific challenges for Canadian markets.
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A Stock Market Rollercoaster Ride