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EUR/USD: Trading the Eurozone CPI Flash Estimate

EUR/USD: Trading the Eurozone CPI Flash Estimate

Aug 28, 2014 08:00
Eurozone CPI Flash Estimate, released each month, is the primary gauge of consumer inflation. A reading which is higher than the market forecast is bullish for the euro. Here...

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GBP/USD Forecast Aug. 25-29

GBP/USD Forecast Aug. 25-29

Aug 24, 2014 16:22
The British pound had another rough week, losing about 150 points. The pair closed the week at 1.6563, its lowest level since early April. The upcoming week has a light...
  • USD/JPY Forecast Aug. 25-29
    USD/JPY Forecast Aug. 25-29
    USD/JPY moved higher as the Japanese yen surrendered to the greenback’s strength across the board. Inflation...
    on Aug 24, 2014 11:22
  • EUR/USD Forecast August 25-29
    EUR/USD Forecast August 25-29
    EUR/USD suffered for yet another week, dropping to an 11 month low and dipping below long term downtrend support....
    on Aug 23, 2014 15:00
  • Forex Weekly Outlook August 25-29
    Forex Weekly Outlook August 25-29
    The dollar dominated once again, with multi-month gains against major currencies. Is it time for a correction or...
    on Aug 22, 2014 16:36

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USD/CAD Forecast Aug. 25-29

USD/CAD Forecast Aug. 25-29

Aug 24, 2014 19:43
USD/CAD came close to the 1.10 line, but  then retracted and showed little change over the week. This week’s highlight is GDP. Here is an outlook on the major events...
  • NZD/USD Forecast Aug. 25-29
    NZD/USD Forecast Aug. 25-29
    The New Zealand dollar continued struggling and dipped below 0.84. The calendar builds up with trade balance...
    on Aug 24, 2014 11:33
  • AUD/USD Forecast Aug. 25-29
    AUD/USD Forecast Aug. 25-29
    AUD/USD showed some downward movement, but ended the week unchanged, as the pair closed at 0.9315. This week’s...
    on Aug 24, 2014 09:48
  • USD/CHF Likely to Extend Gains
    USD/CHF Likely to Extend Gains
    The US dollar blasted higher against most major currencies, including the Swiss franc yesterday post the FOMC meeting...
    on Aug 21, 2014 10:24

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Copy Trading. Pitfalls and Tips

Copy Trading. Pitfalls and Tips

Aug 25, 2014 10:52
Copy Trading or Mirror Trading is catching on for better and worse. Having traded and worked in the retail CFD/spread betting arena for some years I made all the mistakes...

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Market Movers Episode #12: The Fed, the economy and markets

Market Movers Episode #12: The Fed, the economy and markets

Welcome to a new episode of Market Movers, presented by Lior Cohen of Trading NRG and Yohay Elam of Forex Crunch.You are welcome to listen, subscribe and provide feedback. In today’s episode, we focus on the Fed and its huge impact on financial markets, currencies and commodities: Post crisis Fed action: we review what the Fed has

Russian Tensions Upset Markets Ahead of Labor Day Weekend

Russian Tensions Upset Markets Ahead of Labor Day Weekend

A bit of mixed data overnight was largely ignored as Russian & Ukrainian tensions seeped back into the headlines. European stocks dropped from summer highs and gold and other safe havens climbed as the U.S. said Russia has probably sent troops to fight in Ukraine. This report of Russian troops comes on the heels of

US Q2 growth revised to 4.2% – USD slightly stronger

US Q2 growth revised to 4.2% – USD slightly stronger

Good news from the US: GDP growth was revised from 4% to 4.2% in Q2. Jobless claims are under 300K at 298K. The US dollar responds positively, but the moves don’t go too far. The US was expected to revise down the growth rate from strong 4% originally reported to 3.9% now, but the strong

German inflation stands at 0.8% as expected in August

German inflation stands at 0.8% as expected in August

No surprises from Germany on inflation: it remains low at 0.8%. German inflation was expected to stand at 0.8% in August, just like in July. Month over month, no change was expected. These numbers are relevant for both the German CPI and the HICP, which is the harmonized version. EUR/USD traded around 1.3180 before the

Ukraine says Russia invaded – EUR down, CHF, JPY up

Ukraine says Russia invaded – EUR down, CHF, JPY up

It’s been going on on the ground for quite some time, but now Ukraine cannot ignore it and says that Russia has invaded. Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko announced it, cancelled a trip to Turkey and called for an urgent meeting of the security council. Safe haven currencies, the Swiss franc and the Japanese yen are in

ECB awaits German inflation data

ECB awaits German inflation data

We are entering the final two days of the month, one which has been positive for the dollar, but some of those gains are being given up into month-end, a trend which could continue over the coming two days. The dollar has given up some ground vs. the Aussie, less so vs. the euro and sterling.

EUR/USD Aug. 28 – Almost closes the gap ahead of busy day

EUR/USD Aug. 28 – Almost closes the gap ahead of busy day

EUR/USD managed to recover back to the top of the range, riding on the sell off of the dollar, a move that looks like a necessary correction. A busy day awaits traders on both sides of the Atlantic with German inflation numbers and the second estimate of US GDP. Will EUR/USD break higher or could it bounce

Can NZD/USD Continue Trading Higher?

Can NZD/USD Continue Trading Higher?

The New Zealand dollar traded lower during the last couple of weeks against the US dollar, and recently traded as low as 0.8310. However, the NZDUSD pair has somehow managed to gain bids and is trading a touch higher Intraday. There was no economic release in the New Zealand, but the ANZ Business confidence will

Spain digs deeper into deflation: -0.5%, worst since 2009

Spain digs deeper into deflation: -0.5%, worst since 2009

Spain, the euro-zone’s fourth largest economy, reported a year over year drop of 0.5% in prices, the worst since 2009. The previous read was a drop of 0.4%. This implies a weaker euro-zone CPI tomorrow. See how to trade the euro-zone CPI with EUR/USD. The event could be critical for the ECB decision. EUR/USD seems

EUR/USD: Trading the Eurozone CPI Flash Estimate

EUR/USD: Trading the Eurozone CPI Flash Estimate

Eurozone CPI Flash Estimate, released each month, is the primary gauge of consumer inflation. A reading which is higher than the market forecast is bullish for the euro. Here are all the details, and 5 possible outcomes for EUR/USD. Published on Friday at 9:00 GMT. Indicator Background Analysts consider CPI one of the most important economic

Deflation expectations are well anchored – will Draghi deliver?

Deflation expectations are well anchored – will Draghi deliver?

ECB president Mario Draghi began accepting that low inflation is not solely related to temporary factors, but also to changes in expectations. He also hinted of imminent action regarding an ABS program (aka QE or printing euros). The current level of inflation, 0.4%, is too just too far from the ECB’s mandate, and improvement is out of sight. The