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Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Volatility Surges In Foreign ETFs on Tuesday's "Shock Drop"

Today's gap-down "shock drop" in Foreign ETFs was accompanied by a big volatility spike in each one at levels seen in September/October 2011 during large declines in these markets, as shown on the Daily chartgrid below. Volatility is represented by the white histogram which is overlaid on price.


Percentages lost on today's trading in these markets is depicted on the graph below and is reflective of the losses made in Global market indices, as mentioned in my prior post.


Inasmuch as the recent daily uptrend has also been broken on increased volumes on most of these Foreign ETFs, they are worth a close watch for the remainder of the week and in the weeks ahead.