- A moving average of Short volume ratio is at a recent 2 week high. A high short volume ratio indicate selling presures.
Short Volume Ratio = Short Volume / All Volume. Source of Short Volume data comes fromFinra
Moving Average Convergence/Divergence oscillator (MACD) is one of the simplest and most effective momentum indicators available.
Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a momentum oscillator that measures the speed and change of price movements. RSI oscillates between zero and 100. According to Wilder, RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30.
Times of extreme volatility in the market provide an opportunity to reconsider your investment strategy.
Former NYSE floor governor, Jay Woods, CMT, joins Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre at the latest YF Premium webinar on Dec. 8 to break down the secular trends in lower liquidity and heightened volatility that shape today's markets.
Volatility surged to the highest levels since 2008 in March as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and its dramatic impact on the global and U.S. economy. That upheaval may not end anytime soon. Many investors have sought to profit from wild market swings like these through volatility ETFs, many of them linked to the Chicago Board Options Exchange Market Volatility Index (VIX).
Derivative contracts can be used to build strategies to profit from volatility. Example strategies to use are the straddle and strangle strategies.
The VIX climbed above 40 on Wednesday, reflecting investors’ growing concerns.