Having a high degree of volatility; i.e. characterized by large price movements; for example, a high-flyer. opposite of stable.

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The items were very volatile and they had a lot of price movements, which was interesting to me and my friend.

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We try to purchase as many raw materials as we can when the cost is low because the price is so volatile that it changes daily.

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It was soon clear that the customer had unknowingly entered into a volatile situation, when he heard the store owner arguing loudly with his employee.

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