Looking for a way to measure and manage risk in your portfolio? As the market swings up and down, it is a good idea to measure the volatility, or systematic risk, of a security or a portfolio in comparison to the market as a whole.
The Beta of a stock tells you the tendency of its returns to reflect swings in the market.
If beta is:
Tracking Beta is a simple way to measure risk and compare a specifics stock's movement to the rest of market.
You can find the Beta on the detailed quote pages and on TMX Powerstream.