Last week was a tricky one for US stocks as volatility picked up. After some outsized moves last Friday, it’s now time to assess and make a plan for the week ahead.
In the bigger picture, after five years of low interest policies in the US, Europe and Japan, the relative hawkishness from the Federal Reserve may cause volatility in US stocks to lift and stay elevated.
In general, when volatility spikes as it did last week (see the CBOE Volatility Index below), it pays to be patient, reduce positions in the portfolio and become somewhat quicker on our feet.
Read my entire analysis here: https://www.tradingfloor.com/posts/us-stocks-panic-sets-in-1978664