Volatility

Setting The Stage For Bitcoin's Rally Above $100,000: Unexpectedly Low Volatility

As Bloomberg markets live editor Jeffrey Chaffa writes, “never in Bitcoin history has volatility been lower during a similar price rally” which he thinks sets the stage for a more orderly rally for the cryptocurrency, one which could push it to 6-digits: “we see signs of a multi-factor rise toward $100,000 in 2021 if past…

What 2020's Equity Volatility Says For 2021

Submitted by DataTrek Research US equities are off to a rocky start to 2021 after an especially volatile 2020, which is exactly why we count the number of trading sessions when the S&P 500 moves more than 1 percent up or down (like Monday). This is our fundamental benchmark of how much investors “feel” volatility, as…

BofA Lists “Five Volatility Inducing Surprises” For 2021

While consensus is uniformly, concerningly bullish about 2021, with the average sellside forecast expecting a more than 10% rise in the S&P500 which is now seen as hitting 4,035 in 2021, up from below 3,000 just in May… … the odds of disappointment in a market priced beyond perfection, and at valuations that have never…

Brokerages And Exchanges Claim They’re Ready For The Inevitable Post-Election Volatility

The same brokerages that have been notorious for freezing up and locking people out of their accounts during points of volatility over the last year now claim they are ready and well positioned for post-election volatility in markets.  We’ll believe it when we see it… Exchanges have also said they “have spent months planning” for dealing with…