Using the VIX for market timing – Nicole Elliott [Video]


Nicole Elliott, Private Investor & Technical Analyst discusses ‘VIX’ is often nicknamed the “fear index” and details the process of studying volatility indices with volume and open interest to time the market. Elliot explains concept of implied volatility, realized volatility, implied volatility and presents her view on GBP/USD and EUR/USD with the help of price chart, volatility indices, volume and options data.

 

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