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EUR/USD implied volatility spikes ahead of mid-term results

At the time of writing, the race to the Senate is close yet Republicans lead the race to the house during the mid-term elections.

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Why is the Russian ruble unavailable to trade in forex markets?

FX pairs such as USD/RUB and EUR/RUB are unavailable to trade with most North American brokerages including FOREX.com because of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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Why is the Russian ruble unavailable to trade in forex markets?

FX pairs such as USD/RUB and EUR/RUB are unavailable to trade with most North American brokerages including FOREX.com because of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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A guide to volatility trading, its causes, and the most volatile markets

Markets are always on the move, but the speed and size of price changes is what creates excitement (and risk) for traders. So, let’s take a look at the trading opportunities with volatility and which markets experience the highest levels of volatility.

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October 14, 2022 11:12 AM
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A guide to volatility trading, its causes, and the most volatile markets

Markets are always on the move, but the speed and size of price changes is what creates excitement (and risk) for traders. So, let’s take a look at the trading opportunities with volatility and which markets experience the highest levels of volatility.

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October 14, 2022 11:12 AM
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How to find trading opportunities with low volatility: strategies for quiet markets

We talk a lot about how volatility creates opportunities for traders. But what happens when there’s only a little market movement to take advantage of? Find out what to trade when there’s low volatility and look into some of the low volatility trading strategies.

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October 13, 2022 11:01 AM
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Volatility on the forex market: what it is and how do you find trading opportunities?

In these turbulent times that the markets are navigating, forex is no exception to the rule. Volatility, which is the rate at which the price of an asset increases or decreases over a period of time, is one of the most exciting and risky features of the currency exchange market.

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October 13, 2022 11:01 AM
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Forex trading volume: indicators and strategies

Forex trading volume is an important tool for identifying trends and reversals. Take a look at how you can use volume indicators and strategies to improve your forex trading.

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October 13, 2022 11:01 AM
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Forex trading volume: indicators and strategies

Forex trading volume is an important tool for identifying trends and reversals. Take a look at how you can use volume indicators and strategies to improve your forex trading.

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October 13, 2022 11:01 AM
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Volatility on the forex market: what it is and how do you find trading opportunities?

In these turbulent times that the markets are navigating, forex is no exception to the rule. Volatility, which is the rate at which the price of an asset increases or decreases over a period of time, is one of the most exciting and risky features of the currency exchange market.

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October 13, 2022 11:01 AM
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How to find trading opportunities with low volatility: strategies for quiet markets

We talk a lot about how volatility creates opportunities for traders. But what happens when there’s only a little market movement to take advantage of? Find out what to trade when there’s low volatility and look into some of the low volatility trading strategies.

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October 13, 2022 11:01 AM
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Implied volatility rallies ahead of US inflation report

There are two tell-tale signs that an important event is looming; realised volatility has died a quiet death whilst implied volatility has sprung alive.

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October 13, 2022 01:21 AM
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Implied volatility rallies ahead of US inflation report

There are two tell-tale signs that an important event is looming; realised volatility has died a quiet death whilst implied volatility has sprung alive.

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October 13, 2022 01:21 AM
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What’s in store for EUR/USD into yearend?

EUR/USD posted a false breakdown at the bottom trendline of the channel in late November near the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level

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December 22, 2021 11:32 AM
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The impact of market volatility on performance for retail traders

Do traders perform better when markets are moving, or when they’re calm? We studied over 10,000 retail traders to uncover any trends when volatility was high – and when it wasn’t.

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December 8, 2021 05:30 AM

Volatility Could Be Brewing For Silver

With Silver prices continuing to coil, it remains touch and go as to which way it could break. But with volatility seemingly brewing around a pivotal area, when it breaks, it could be hard and fast.

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April 25, 2019 07:47 PM

VIX Shows Elevated Fear Among S&P 500 Traders, But Not Yet at Post-GFC Peaks

After pausing briefly on this morning’s slightly softer-than-anticipated inflation data (see my colleague Fawad Razaqzada’s post, “Dollar extends but CPI miss not a game changer” for more), US stocks have resumed yesterday’s selling rout. As of writing, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading off by another 500+ points, with the S&P 500 falling by more than 2% as well.

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Is market volatility down to stay or just in a temporary lull?

As equity markets continued to rally sharply on Tuesday on the back of a strong start to corporate earnings season and decreased concerns over geopolitical risk, market fear as measured by the VIX volatility index continued to march lower.

Fed’s mixed messages prompt market whipsaws

The heavily anticipated minutes from the last FOMC meeting in late January, when interest rates were kept unchanged as expected, were released on Wednesday afternoon.

Why the Vix is losing its impact as market correlations break down

We’ve noticed some strange market reactions this week, on the one hand stocks are looking very shaky as some key support levels are tested and the Vix index is at its highest level for 6-months. However, on the other hand, emerging market currencies are holding up well vs. the USD, the South African rand is one of the top performers vs. the USD this week, and the US corporate high yield debt spread with Treasury yields remains remarkably stable at 3.5%. So what is going on?

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April 12, 2017 05:31 AM