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
Bullish
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
Mixed
Gold
Mixed
GBP/USD
Mixed
USD/JPY
Mixed
More View more
Real Time News
  • Market Outlook Ahead of the First Biden-Trump Presidential Debate: https://www.dailyfx.com/forex/fundamental/article/special_report/2020/09/23/Market-Outlook-Ahead-of-the-First-Biden-Trump-Presidential-Debate.html
  • The Federal Reserve System (the Fed) was founded in 1913 by the United States Congress. The Fed’s actions and policies have a major impact on currency value, affecting many trades involving the US Dollar. Learn more about the Fed here: https://t.co/ADSC4sIHrP https://t.co/6E67iUW3Z4
  • Forex Update: As of 02:00, these are your best and worst performers based on the London trading schedule: 🇨🇦CAD: -0.07% 🇬🇧GBP: -0.09% 🇨🇭CHF: -0.16% 🇯🇵JPY: -0.21% 🇪🇺EUR: -0.23% 🇦🇺AUD: -0.51% View the performance of all markets via https://www.dailyfx.com/forex-rates#currencies https://t.co/tTgkeWxPdA
  • How will financial markets react to the upcoming #PresidentialDebate on September 29? See my take on it here and what to expect from the first Biden-Trump debate. https://www.dailyfx.com/forex/fundamental/article/special_report/2020/09/23/Market-Outlook-Ahead-of-the-First-Biden-Trump-Presidential-Debate.html
  • 🇳🇿 Interest Rate Decision Actual: 0.25% Expected: 0.25% Previous: 0.25% https://www.dailyfx.com/economic-calendar#2020-09-23
  • #RBNZ: - Balance of risks remain to the downside (BBG)
  • #RBNZ: - OCR held in accordance with March guidance - Banking system is on track to be ready for negative rates (BBG)
  • #RBNZ: - Alternative tools can be deployed independently - Additional tools include negative OCR
  • #RBNZ: - is prepared to provide additional stimulus - says progress is being made on additional monetary tools, adding that policy needs to support the economy for a long time (BBG)
  • #RBNZ: - Holds OCR at 0.25%
Strategy Video: Strategy For Low and Extreme Volatility Conditions

Strategy Video: Strategy For Low and Extreme Volatility Conditions

2014-05-21 23:40:00
John Kicklighter, Chief Strategist
Share:

Talking Points:

• The VIX Volatility Index slipped below 12% for only the third time in the past 7 years

• Activity levels in the FX and other financial markets are equally extreme

• While these exceptional conditions will eventually reverse, we should think of more timely strategies

Market conditions change, and our strategy should reflect those changes. We have coded the DailyFX-Plus strategies for Breakout, Range and Momentum to adapt to these market shifts.

Volatility readings slid to extreme lows this past session - implying a correction in activity levels and markets may soon be at hand. From the equities-based VIX, a slide between 12 percent draws us to levels only seen two other times in the past seven years. Readings in FX and other financial assets have sported similar elevations. Our natural inclination is to project a reversal to match the magnitude of our current extremes. However, that eventual systemic change may take time and numerous false starts. There are more immediate opportunities for oscillations in activity levels. We look at this situation from a short, medium and long-term perspective while also highlighting the different trade options through the scale in today's Strategy Video.

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