News & Analysis at your fingertips.

We use a range of cookies to give you the best possible browsing experience. By continuing to use this website, you agree to our use of cookies.
You can learn more about our cookie policy here, or by following the link at the bottom of any page on our site.

0

Notifications

Notifications below are based on filters which can be adjusted via Economic and Webinar Calendar pages.

Live Webinar

Live Webinar Events

0

Economic Calendar

Economic Calendar Events

0
Free Trading Guides
EUR/USD
Mixed
Low
High
of clients are net long.
of clients are net short.
Long Short

Note: Low and High figures are for the trading day.

Data provided by
Oil - US Crude
Mixed
Low
High
of clients are net long.
of clients are net short.
Long Short

Note: Low and High figures are for the trading day.

Data provided by
Wall Street
Bearish
Gold
Bearish
GBP/USD
Mixed
Low
High
of clients are net long.
of clients are net short.
Long Short

Note: Low and High figures are for the trading day.

Data provided by
USD/JPY
Mixed
More View more
Real Time News
  • Update on #Cryptocurrencies #BITCOIN +0.27% #BITCOINCASH +0.49% #ETHEREUM +0.21% #RIPPLE +0.49% #LITECOIN +0.38%
  • The Nasdaq 100 just pulled back near an important area of big-picture support via the top of the decade-long channel it left behind back in July. Get your #Nasdaq technical analysis from @PaulRobinsonFX here:https://t.co/XhipuEMhyN https://t.co/BhSnsxU4IJ
  • Forex Update: As of 20:00, these are your best and worst performers based on the London trading schedule: 🇬🇧GBP: -0.06% 🇯🇵JPY: -0.41% 🇪🇺EUR: -0.41% 🇨🇦CAD: -0.61% 🇳🇿NZD: -1.30% 🇦🇺AUD: -1.36% View the performance of all markets via https://www.dailyfx.com/forex-rates#currencies https://t.co/kCInf1EbdQ
  • Commodities Update: As of 20:00, these are your best and worst performers based on the London trading schedule: Oil - US Crude: -1.05% Gold: -2.02% Silver: -6.45% View the performance of all markets via https://www.dailyfx.com/forex-rates#commodities https://t.co/YRqYY2B6Ui
  • IG Client Sentiment Update: Our data shows the vast majority of traders in Ripple are long at 97.16%, while traders in NZD/USD are at opposite extremes with 63.74%. See the summary chart below and full details and charts on DailyFX: https://www.dailyfx.com/sentiment https://t.co/qnPrjK4cau
  • The USD/CAD breakout is now approaching near-term uptrend resistance and while the broader outlook remains constructive, the bulls may be vulnerable here. Get your $USDCAD technical analysis from @MBForex here: https://t.co/Bdr4y9lTJv https://t.co/kjg9w2JkLq
  • US Equities Update (Wednesday Close): $DJI -1.92% $SPX -2.37% $NDX -3.16% $RUT -3.04% $VIX +7.86%
  • Indices Update: As of 20:00, these are your best and worst performers based on the London trading schedule: US 500: -0.03% Wall Street: -0.03% Germany 30: -0.87% FTSE 100: -0.88% France 40: -0.89% View the performance of all markets via https://www.dailyfx.com/forex-rates#indices https://t.co/Je9EmV34kz
  • Looks like we got everyone's view on it: https://t.co/Y0zskurvsB
  • Commodities Update: NYM WTI Crude 39.83 (+0.08%), ICE Brent Crude 41.69 (-0.07%), NYM NYH Gasoline 117.81 (+1.19%). [delayed]
How to Jump On Big Moves Like Those in Equities and Yen Crosses

How to Jump On Big Moves Like Those in Equities and Yen Crosses

2015-08-25 00:14:00
John Kicklighter, Chief Strategist
Share:

Talking Points:

• US equities have shown their biggest three-day drop in four years and carry deleveraging has proven dramatic

• When the market becomes imbalanced, liquidity can dry up and big moves will result

• Emotions run high in fast moving markets, but it is important to develop and follow a trading plan

Want to develop a more in-depth knowledge on the market and strategies? Check out the DailyFX Trading Guides we have produced on a range of topics.

Emotions work against us when we are trying to employ a well-thought out trading plan. Few conditions are more taxing on our trading than fast moving markets. While an active trade that goes against us quickly tends to get blood pressuring rising the most, feeling as if we may miss the opportunity of a great trade that is unfolding can lead us to abandon strategy as well. With the dramatic moves in equities, Yen crosses and other risk-centric assets this past week, many are trying to jump in so as not to miss the boat. However, jumping without a plan can prove disastrous as unintended consequences will seep through. In today's Strategy Video, we discuss means for making good decisions on entering a fast moving market.

Sign up for John’s email distribution list, here.

DailyFX provides forex news and technical analysis on the trends that influence the global currency markets.

DISCLOSURES