The digital yuan (aka eCNY) is already being tested in mainland China, and the upcoming release of this new blockchain-enabled central bank digital currency (CBDC) is poised to further disrupt international foreign currency markets.
Trading the Digital Yuan: The first central bank-backed digital currency
After a tumultuous trading year in 2020, the first quarter of 2021 saw valuations in the global financial markets continue to climb higher, with some market laggards transforming into market leaders.
When trading options, investors and traders have a plethora of data at their disposal to assist with trade analysis, including Implied Volatility Rank and Implied Volatility Percentile.
Interest in interstellar investment opportunities has been steadily growing the last several years and the recent launch of the ARK Space Exploration & Innovation ETF (ARKX) has further diversified the offerings in this emerging sector.
A “volatility crush” can materialize in the wake of a company’s earnings, or after a particularly chaotic period of trading in the stock market.
The red-hot U.S. housing market hasn’t slowed down in 2021, with low inventories and strong demand now catalyzing bidding wars in some parts of the country.
In the last several weeks, U.S.-listed shares of Chinese technology companies have entered a bear market, a curious divergence given the continuing strength in global stock market indices.
Strong correlations don’t guarantee profitable outcomes in the market, but they do increase the likelihood of success—especially when it comes to pairs trades.
“Vol of vol” provides active investors with important insights into the current risk dynamic through metrics like VVIX, VIX, and the VVIX/Vix ratio
With hundreds of prototypes in development, electric battery-powered airplanes could be the next big disruptor in the transportation sector.