The price used for the revaluation of open positions.
Also known as Open Trade Equity (OTE) eg profit from an open position can be used as additional margin. Conversely, any running loss will need to be funded, especially if there is no stop loss in place.
The VIX is a measure of implied volatility in the options markets. Extreme readings of the VIX can represent fear or complacency depending on cycle of the market. When the VIX is high, the markets tend to act randomly / act in a volatile fashion.
Describes the propensity of a market price to change rapidly.
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