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Lessons from the volatility laboratory The last two weeks has provided to be a real time laboratory to highlight the concerns I had expressed of the extremely...

Daniel Weston

Aimed Capital

Lessons from the volatility laboratory The last two weeks has provided to be a real time laboratory to highlight the concerns I had expressed of the extremely low volatility in markets. Firstly, I want to highlight that volatility is not risk. Volatility, as I understand it, is just a measure for the size of price moves. When the size of price swings increase - volatility is rising. When the size prices move smaller - volatility is weakening. The risk is simply when the prices moves in the wrong direction you desire to make a profit. There should be little doubt that Risk = Loss. Volatility rising can obviously help you if it pushes the price in the direction you want it to go. Therefore volatility should be understood and embraced, not feared. Read more here... (VIEW LINK)


Daniel Weston
Daniel Weston
Chief Investment Officer
Aimed Capital

Running the Aimed Global Alpha - Macro Hedge Fund. Aussie. Trader. Investor. Coder. Cricketer. Skier. Surfer. Flyer. www.aimedcapital.com

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