1. fullertonmarkets

    Do Not Expect Volatility To Ease As US CPI Is Due This Week

    After January’s surprisingly strong jobs report, the focus will be on consumer inflation in the week ahead and what it could mean for the Federal Reserve’s plan to raise interest rates. Friday’s report of 467,000 jobs added in January confounded Wall Street economists, some of whom expected a...
  2. fullertonmarkets

    Prepare for High Volatility as the Fed Meeting Is Coming!

    It’s a currency seasonality thing for sure: the market gets calmer in June, only for price action to turn more volatile in July to August. It seems like 2021 could be another year that the Fed is going to take charge here. As the Fed begin its two-day meeting on 27 July, the Bank of England...
  3. fullertonmarkets

    Ready for More Volatility in April?

    Traders are bracing for heightened volatility during this holiday-shortened week with quarter-end rebalancing among pension funds and other big investors. The recent swift advance in bond yields could set money managers up for big adjustments in their portfolio. The Dow and the S&P 500 have...
  4. Christina Ledger

    crazy market volatility right now! so much uncertainty whether to sell or buy-what is everyone doing today?

    crazy market volatility right now! so much uncertainty whether to sell or buy-what is everyone doing today?
  5. Jarratt Davis

    UK Employment Data | Volatility in the GBP

    UK Employment data will be released today at 9.30 BST. This release has the potential to cause volatility in the GBP especially if all three employment parameters – claimant count, average earning and jobless rate – come in with deviations in the same direction. The important figure is average...
  6. Jarratt Davis

    ECB Press Conference | Expected Volatility

    Today we have an important release from ECB, the press conference is taking place at 1:30pm GMT. We expect a very high level of volatility during this event. If Draghi reveals a large package of measures, such as an expansion of QE, then the euro will likely be pressured. If however Draghi...
  7. Jarratt Davis

    Volatility Expected Through December

    Volatility expected through this month because December marks the single biggest month in monetary policy decisions all year. Starting on Thursday, 3rd is the ECB, where Draghi will announce the outcome of the Governing Council’s “re-examination” of QE. The market is already pricing a 10 basis...
  8. streetpips

    Is Position Sizing Missing In Your Trading Plan?

    I was listening to a podcast featuring John Bollinger and he mentioned that “volatility is the most important, least analysed and worst understood”. The importance of volatility in trading is indeed under emphasized as the limelight typically shines on entry and exit rules. I first came across...