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Euro-zone QE: How about buying Gold?

Euro-zone QE: How about buying Gold?

Apr 24, 2014 12:55
Here’s an idea: the European Central Bank could fight deflation by printing euros to buy gold from outside the euro-zone, thus weakening the exchange rate of euro....

Majors»

GBP/USD Outlook April 21-25

GBP/USD Outlook April 21-25

Apr 20, 2014 13:16
GBP/USD continued to climb against the US dollar last week. The pair posted modest gains, closing at 1.6782. This week’s highlight is Retail Sales. Here is an outlook...
  • USD/JPY Forecast Apr. 21-25
    USD/JPY Forecast Apr. 21-25
    The Japanese yen retreated as the US dollar enjoyed wide gains across the board. Will the pair make a meaningful...
    on Apr 20, 2014 12:19
  • EUR/USD Forecast Apr. 21-25
    EUR/USD Forecast Apr. 21-25
    EUR/USD fell lower on a Sunday gap and could never retake the previous levels. Will the attempts to talk down...
    on Apr 19, 2014 15:00
  • Forex Weekly Outlook Apr. 21-25
    Forex Weekly Outlook Apr. 21-25
    The pound and the dollar emerged as winners in a week that saw the euro and the yen retreat. US housing data, the...
    on Apr 18, 2014 18:12

Minors»

AUD/USD Forecast April 21-25

AUD/USD Forecast April 21-25

Apr 20, 2014 11:45
AUD/USD remains at high levels, but had an uneventful week, posting modest losses. The pair closed the week at 0.9329. This week’s schedule is light, highlighted by...
  • NZD/USD Forecast Apr. 21-25
    NZD/USD Forecast Apr. 21-25
    The New Zealand dollar corrected the big gains and closed lower after the disappointing CPI. Is it a change of...
    on Apr 20, 2014 11:40
  • USD/CAD Outlook April 21-25
    USD/CAD Outlook April 21-25
    For the second straight week the Canadian dollar showed little change, closing slightly above the 1.10 line. This...
    on Apr 20, 2014 10:22
  • AUD/USD Outlook April 17-21
    AUD/USD Outlook April 17-21
    AUD/USD continues to shine, posting gains of about a cent last week. The pair closed just below the 0.94 line. This...
    on Apr 13, 2014 14:46

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How to trade forex like Richard Donchian

How to trade forex like Richard Donchian

Apr 22, 2014 13:00
Richard Donchian was a commodities and futures trader who began his career on Wall Street in the 1930’s. It’s fair to say that Donchian was somewhat of a genius and trading...
  • MT4 on a Mac
    MT4 on a Mac
    If you’re a Forex trader and a Mac user then you might be limited when trying to find a broker with Mac compatible...
    on Apr 15, 2014 16:12
  • How to trade forex like Richard Dennis
    How to trade forex like Richard Dennis
    Richard Dennis is a famous commodities trader from the 1970’s. He is famous for setting up a pioneering team...
    on Apr 15, 2014 13:00
  • Taking Advise When Trading Forex
    Taking Advise When Trading Forex
    ‘Forex Trading is easy’, so the many websites would have us believe, but if it was, wouldn’t...
    on Apr 10, 2014 13:43

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Euro-zone QE: How about buying Gold?

Euro-zone QE: How about buying Gold?

Here’s an idea: the European Central Bank could fight deflation by printing euros to buy gold from outside the euro-zone, thus weakening the exchange rate of euro. In turn, exports will become more attractive and import prices will rise, boosting growth and inflation.  Sounds like a crazy idea? It certainly is in the realm of unconventional

EUR/USD April 24 – Limited Gains As German Business Confidence Improves

EUR/USD April 24 – Limited Gains As German Business Confidence Improves

EUR/USD continues to point upwards, as the pair trades in the low-1.38 range on Thursday. German Ifo Business Climate rose in March and beat the forecast. Later in the day, ECB President Mario Draghi will deliver remarks at an event in Amsterdam. In the US, there are two key releases on Thursday - Unemployment Claims and Core Durable Goods Orders. Here is a

Draghi drags euro down again with exchange remark, but markets need action, not words

Draghi drags euro down again with exchange remark, but markets need action, not words

Once again, Draghi said that the exchange rate of the currency is an increasingly important factor in policy. He also says that the interest rate corridor could be tightened. the president of the ECB also says that any worsening of the inflation outlook could lead to QE. EUR/USD is lower but after the initial slide, it is recovering.

GBP/USD: Trading The British Retail Sales

GBP/USD: Trading The British Retail Sales

British Retail Sales is considered one of the most important indicators of consumer spending. The indicator’s release in the first week of each month provides analysts and traders with an early look at consumer spending. A reading that is higher than the market forecast is bullish for the British pound. Here are all the details, and 5 possible

RBNZ more uncomfortable  with kiwi strength

RBNZ more uncomfortable with kiwi strength

In a world of low FX volatility on the majors, the interesting move through this week has been Aussie/Kiwi, with a further reversal seen overnight on the back of the latest rate decision and statement from the RBNZ. The move higher in the key rate to 3% was largely expected; the relatively hawkish tone to

German IFO Business Climate beats expectations – EUR/USD rises

German IFO Business Climate beats expectations – EUR/USD rises

The German IFO business climate rose to 111.2 points. The “expectations” component advanced to 107.3 points. Only the “Current Assessment” figure disappointed with a minor rise to 115.3 points. German Business climate was predicted to tick down from 110.7 to 110.5 in April. The “Current Assessment” component carried expectations for a rise from 115.2 to 115.7

NZD/USD moves higher on second rate hike, upbeat RBNZ tone

NZD/USD moves higher on second rate hike, upbeat RBNZ tone

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand hiked the interest rate once again, from 2.75% to 3%. This was widely expected and came after the first rate hike was prepared for a long time. However, the central bank held up its hawkish tone despite the recent strength of the currency, and allowed this currency to continue

Global equities continue to rise

Global equities continue to rise

Global equity markets continued their march upward yesterday, as positive investor sentiment refused to be spoiled by the potential for escalation in Ukraine and macro-economic data in the US that lacked spark. The S&P added another 0.41% to its valuation, marking the sixth up-day in a row and the longest positive streak in 7 months,

US new home sales disappoint with 384K – USD lower

US new home sales disappoint with 384K – USD lower

A big disappointment from the US housing sector: an annual level of 384K new homes were sold in the month of March. The number of sales of new homes was expected to rise to an annual level of 455K in March from 440K in February (before revisions). Sales of new homes trigger a wide range

Forex Analysis: GBP/USD Trading Near Four-Year Highs

Forex Analysis: GBP/USD Trading Near Four-Year Highs

April 23, 2014 – GBP/USD (daily chart) is currently trading just off its four-year high of 1.6840 that was established late last week. From the beginning of the current bullish trend in July of 2013 around the 1.4800 double-bottom low, the currency pair has risen by over 13% in only nine months. Throughout the course