EquityThe amount of money that would be returned to shareholders if a company’s assets were sold off and all its debt repaid. Research Analyst Kate Austin shares our latest installment of Today’s Market Takeaways. Oil prices fell this weekend and the VolatilityA measure of how large the changes in an asset’s price are. The more volatile an asset, the more likely that its price will experience sharp rises and steep drops over time. The more volatile an asset is, the riskier it is to invest in. Index (VIX) spiked this morning, pointing to likely another volatile trading week ahead. Earnings continue this week, which will provide further data on consumer behavior in light of the pandemic.