Article Volatility is Good for Trading

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The idea of volatility makes many traders feel jittery and uncertain. Volatility can make traders:
1)     Too frightened to place a trade
2)     Panic and close a trade early
The irony is that in times of high volatility, profit targets have the best chance of being hit. Often after being frightened out of a trade, the trader will quote ‘Sod’s law’ (Murphy’s Law in America) when the market turns around and carries on in the originally forecasted direction.
The pattern of volatilityVolatility ebbs and flows in the market. The basic pattern is that the market moves from periods of high volatility to periods of low volatility. Sharp bursts of activity up or down are followed by periods of relative calm. It may be that the trend has been steady, followed by a sharp pullback – or that the trend has been fast-moving and then peters out into a steadier sideways range.
Bollinger bands are a good way to see and understand volatility, even if you don’t use them for your trading...

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The idea of volatility makes many traders feel jittery and uncertain. Volatility can make traders:
1) Too frightened to place a trade
2) Panic and close a trade early
The irony is that in times of high volatility, profit targets have the best chance of being hit. Often after being frightened out of a trade, the trader will quote ‘Sod’s law’ (Murphy’s Law in America) when the market turns around and carries on in the originally forecasted direction.
The pattern of volatilityVolatility ebbs and flows in the market. The basic pattern is that the market moves from periods of high volatility to periods of low volatility. Sharp bursts of activity up or down are followed by periods of relative calm. It may be that the trend has been steady, followed by a sharp pullback – or that the trend has been fast-moving and then peters out into a steadier sideways range.
Bollinger bands are a good way to see and understand volatility, even if you don’t use them for your trading...

I suspect there are some form of content limit on the published articles and naturally would not have the specifics on "how". There is a very good book written by Gary Payton titled "Trade Mindfully". There are 310 pages of discussions on acquiring mindfulness in trading
 
 
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