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  • Choppy trading ahead
    Choppy trading ahead
    Despite being so close to Christmas, this week has been a busy one on the economic calendar, dominated by events...
    on Dec 20, 2014 12:10

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Yellen run down, oil running down, Russian run and the currency down under

Yellen run down, oil running down, Russian run and the currency down under

Dec 19, 2014 09:00
It’s hard to believe the holidays are here with so much action in the markets. We try to make sense of it all by understanding the different elements of the important...

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EUR/USD Forecast Dec. 22-26

EUR/USD Forecast Dec. 22-26

Dec 20, 2014 15:00
EUR/USD dropped to lower levels in the last full week of the year as the monetary policy divergence was seen once again. Can it break to lower ground during this week of...
  • Forex Weekly Outlook December 22-26
    Forex Weekly Outlook December 22-26
    The US dollar enjoyed wide gains in the last full week before the holidays. Will the ride continue also on thin...
    on Dec 19, 2014 15:05
  • GBP/USD Forecast Dec. 15-19
    GBP/USD Forecast Dec. 15-19
    The British pound posted strong gains last week, as GBP/USD climbed about 120 points. The pair closed just shy...
    on Dec 14, 2014 19:25
  • USD/JPY Forecast Dec. 15-19
    USD/JPY Forecast Dec. 15-19
    USD/JPY continues to show movement in December, as the yen gained close to 300 points last week. This week’s...
    on Dec 14, 2014 16:17

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NZD/USD Forecast Dec. 15-22

NZD/USD Forecast Dec. 15-22

Dec 14, 2014 20:19
The New Zealand dollar reached new lows but certainly managed to recover, thanks to the RBNZ. We now have quarterly GDP among other events in a busy week for the kiwi. Here...
  • AUD/USD Forecast Dec. 15-19
    AUD/USD Forecast Dec. 15-19
    The Australian dollar lost more ground last week, as AUD/USD dropped to its lowest level since June 2010. The...
    on Dec 14, 2014 13:08
  • USD/CAD Forecast Dec. 15-19
    USD/CAD Forecast Dec. 15-19
    The Canadian dollar resumed its losing ways, dropping over 100 points last week. USD/CAD closed the week...
    on Dec 14, 2014 11:36
  • AUD/USD Forecast Dec. 8-12
    AUD/USD Forecast Dec. 8-12
    The Australian dollar lost over 100 points last week, as AUD/USD dropped to its lowest level since July 2010....
    on Dec 7, 2014 11:29

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Interview with Itai Furman, Run down of TLTRO, NFP and oil – Market Movers #28

Interview with Itai Furman, Run down of TLTRO, NFP and oil – Market Movers #28

Dec 12, 2014 08:23
Itai Furman, a treasurer at Intel, lays out his views on investing, market liquidity, the impact of the Fed on money markets and lots more. In addition to his interesting...

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EUR/USD Forecast Dec. 22-26

EUR/USD Forecast Dec. 22-26

EUR/USD dropped to lower levels in the last full week of the year as the monetary policy divergence was seen once again. Can it break to lower ground during this week of light Christmas trading? Here is an outlook for the highlights of this week and an updated technical analysis for EUR/USD. While Germany saw better manufacturing PMI

Choppy trading ahead

Choppy trading ahead

Despite being so close to Christmas, this week has been a busy one on the economic calendar, dominated by events in the UK. We started the week with CPI Inflation data which came in lower than expected at 1.0%, compared to a consensus of 1.2% and a previous figure of 1.3%. This number is actually

This week in the markets: Firm dollar following FOMC statement

This week in the markets: Firm dollar following FOMC statement

GBP/USD fell on Monday from a high of around 1.5740 to test support at 1.56 by late afternoon. The only noteworthy data release was a better than expected industrial production release from the States with monthly output expanding by 1.3% in November, higher than the 0.8% forecast. Things seemed to then settle, with cable sitting

Forex Weekly Outlook December 22-26

Forex Weekly Outlook December 22-26

The US dollar enjoyed wide gains in the last full week before the holidays. Will the ride continue also on thin liquidity? GDP data from Canada and the US, US Durable Goods Orders, New Home Sales, and unemployment claims are the major topics in Forex calendar. heck out these events on our weekly outlook. Last week, Federal Reserve

Closing last full trading week of 2014

Closing last full trading week of 2014

We reach the last day of the last full trading week of 2014. Yesterday was all about equities and the reversal of some of the recent losses in the wake of the FOMC press conference. We’ve seen these gains mirrored in Asia, which should provide a firmer open in Europe. Some stability has emerged on

Yellen run down, oil running down, Russian run and the currency down under

Yellen run down, oil running down, Russian run and the currency down under

It’s hard to believe the holidays are here with so much action in the markets. We try to make sense of it all by understanding the different elements of the important Fed decision, the impact of oil prices various countries, a focus on Russia’s ruble, the resulting emergency SNB decision and the fate of the currency

Patient Fed No Match For Strong Dollar ; SNB Goes Negative

The US dollar is on the rise one day after the Federal Reserve struck a more cautious tone with respect to 2015 interest rate increases. At the final policy meeting of the year, Chairman Janet Yellen and her colleagues took a delicate step toward raising rates, confirming the central bank was on course, though not

Cheap oil good for consuming countries, but won’t help EUR or JPY

Cheap oil good for consuming countries, but won’t help EUR or JPY

Cheap oil is good for the economies of the US, Europe and Japan and the recent plunge in prices should support the USD, but for the EUR and JPY the dynamics are more nuanced. The interpretation many commentators are drawing from plunging oil and commodity prices is that the global economy is slowing and that

Philly Fed Manufacturing Index slides to 24.5 points

Philly Fed Manufacturing Index slides to 24.5 points

The Philly Fed number dropped from the very high levels and hit 24.5 points, slightly below expectations but still a positive score. This is the number for December. The Philly Fed manufacturing index was expected to slide from the sky high level of 40.8 to 26.3 points this time. Among the components, we have a

EURUSD has more room to fall; USDJPY could extend gains soon – Elliott Wave Analysis

EURUSD has more room to fall; USDJPY could extend gains soon – Elliott Wave Analysis

On EURUSD we have seen a strong sell-off yesterday after the FED said that rates are rising in 2015. So, traders are positioned for long USD on speculation for higher rates which is obviously good for the buck. On the intraday chart of EURUSD we see a bearish impulse in progress with room for more weakness