The following video is from Monday's installment of Where the Money Is, in which Fool analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson highlight for investors the most important stock news from the financial sector.
Shares of The Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX) took a 5% hit today. In this segment, Matt talks about a lesser-discussed metric here at the Fool, the beta of a stock, and tells investors that Blackstone's high beta indicates that this stock tends to experience an increased amount of volatility when compared to the broader market.
The relevant video segment can be found between 4:24 and 5:25.
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