• Labor Day usually calls an end to slow summer trading, can it also revive historical low volatility?
• Many markets will start the week off with technical patterns primed with breakout potential
• Top billing for event risk is split between NFPs and the ECB rate decision - either way, watch EURUSD
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There are two faces to the FX market next week. One the one hand, we have high-level event risk like the ECB rate decision and NFPs that can stir short-term volatility. On the other, a likely seasonal shift in market activity can potentially precipitate a long-awaited systemic shift in underlying market conditions. After the Labor Day holiday (for the US and Canada) passes, liquidity and volatility measures will be the crucial measures for trade developments. In this weekend Trading Video, we look at the key catalysts on tap and the possibilities should the dam of complacency break.
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