S&P lowers outlook on United Kingdom to Negative Standard & Poor's lowered its outlook on the unsolicited long-term ratings on the United Kingdom to Negative from Stable. The rating agency affirmed its AAA unsolicited sovereign credit rating. S&P said it could lower the ratings on the U.K. within the next two years if fiscal performance weakens beyond current expectations.
Vanguard REIT ETF volatility at upper end of three-year range Vanguard REIT ETF overall option implied volatility of 18 compares to its 26-week average of 15 according to Track Data, suggesting large near term price movement.
SPDR S&P Oil and Gas Exploration and Production ETF volatility flat SPDR S&P Oil and Gas Exploration and Production ETF overall option implied volatility of 39 compares to its 26-week average of 38 according to Track Data, suggesting non-directional price movement as WIT oil is at a six-year low.