Tag: volatility

Capital and Risk, Trading

Small, Short-Term Plays in Equity Indices: Top Trade Q1 2022

January 31, 2022

Via: DailyFX

Despite trading near all-time highs, equity indices may be a source of volatility and two-sided action as changing interest rates, inflation, and COVID-variants are likely to continue dominating headlines in early 2022. IMPLIED VOLATILITY OF INDEX ETFS 12/17/21 Implied volatility […]

Capital and Risk, Trading

Trading Earnings Season: 3 Steps for Using Earnings Reports

October 6, 2021

Via: DailyFX

Earnings season can be a great time for a trader to get insight on their equity investments, as well as benefit from short-term volatility. But in order to maximize this trading opportunity, there are some key considerations to make before […]

Activity, Corporate Banking, Trading

JPMorgan shares jump after record trading revenue drives stronger-than-expected second quarter profit

July 14, 2020


JPMorgan Chase on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit that beat analysts’ expectations on record trading revenue bolstered by surging volatility and the Federal Reserve’s unprecedented actions to prop up credit markets. The bank posted earnings of $4.69 billion, or $1.38 a […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Fed-backed credit market gives investors a reason not to worry even as volatility returns to stocks

June 16, 2020


The credit market, which seized up during the start of the coronavirus turmoil in the financial markets, is now one of the few things equity investors can take solace in as volatility returns. As scary as the stock market’s wild […]

Activity, Trading

Citigroup Joins JPMorgan in Grappling With Bond-Trading Revenue Plunge

October 12, 2017

Via: TheStreet

Citigroup Inc. (C – Get Report) , the Wall Street bank, said third-quarter profit rose 8% from a year earlier, as gains on a sale of a fixed-income analytics business helped make up for a plunge in bond-trading revenue. Earnings […]

Activity, Trading

Should Investors Be Worried About Low Volatility?

August 2, 2017

Via: Institutional Investor

A period of high price volatility in a given market does not mean a crash is around the corner — if anything, the opposite may be true, at least according to new research. In a study of 40 historical financial […]