Sometimes ratings isn't about the blood, but rather the soothing purr of telling folks what they want to hear.
... I have to ask: How did “volatility” come to mean “the stock market is crashing into a bottomless hole?”
They never apply the term to the market rising. Then its “the markets are booming, surging, racing higher.”
But when what they really are collapsing, dumping, vomiting, going in the crapper, racing lower, and dropping like a stone,” well, that’s just “volatility.