Forex Strategy Video: An Epic Week for FX on Taper Fear or Slide into Coma?
• Next week's docket is loaded with important economic event risk - including the Fed rate decision
• The collapse in participation expected with the onset of the holiday season quickly approaches though
• Volatility readings show expectations and how much room there is for 'surprise'
Expect breakouts? Use the DailyFX Breakout 2 strategy to signal or confirm setups!
A busy week anchored by an important Fed rate decision is also the week directly before the Christmas holiday that ravages market participation and activity. So are we destined for a seasonally-familiar quiet lead-in to the end of the year or an explosive, last swell in volatility? A good gauge of how much activity we can see through the period can be drawn from short-term measures of implied (or expected) volatility. Whether the Fed Tapers or not, risk trends collapse or remain buoyant; this gauge can tell us the minimum the market is expected to move regardless of the outcome. We look at voaltility expectations in today's Forex Strategy Video.
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