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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

John Kicklighter, Chief Strategist

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.

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