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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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USD/JPY Forecast Dec. 22-26

USD/JPY Forecast Dec. 22-26

Dec 21, 2014 20:38
The yen showed some strength during the week but gave up these gains and more, as USD/JPY climbed 140 points last week. There are nine events this week. Here is an outlook...
  • GBP/USD Forecast Dec. 22-26
    GBP/USD Forecast Dec. 22-26
    The British pound had a tough week, as GBP/USD lost about 100 points. The pair closed the week at 1.5617. The...
    on Dec 21, 2014 17:35
  • 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...
    on Dec 20, 2014 15:00
  • 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

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AUD/USD Forecast Dec. 22-26

AUD/USD Forecast Dec. 22-26

Dec 21, 2014 13:52
The Australian dollar lost about 100 points last week, as the currency continues to struggle against its US counterpart. AUD/USD closed the week at 0.8120, its lowest level...
  • USD/CAD Forecast Dec. 22-26
    USD/CAD Forecast Dec. 22-26
    The Canadian dollar lost ground early in the week but ended the week almost unchanged.  USD/CAD closed the...
    on Dec 21, 2014 12:02
  • NZD/USD Forecast Dec. 22-26
    NZD/USD Forecast Dec. 22-26
    The New Zealand dollar had a balanced week. Good data at home kept the kiwi bid against the USD storm. Trade...
    on Dec 21, 2014 11:23
  • NZD/USD Forecast Dec. 15-22
    NZD/USD Forecast Dec. 15-22
    The New Zealand dollar reached new lows but certainly managed to recover, thanks to the RBNZ. We now have quarterly...
    on Dec 14, 2014 20:19

Basics & Industry»

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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USD/JPY Forecast Dec. 22-26

USD/JPY Forecast Dec. 22-26

The yen showed some strength during the week but gave up these gains and more, as USD/JPY climbed 140 points last week. There are nine events this week. Here is an outlook on the major events moving the yen and an updated technical analysis for USD/JPY. The highlight of the week was the Federal Reserve policy statement. Market

GBP/USD Forecast Dec. 22-26

GBP/USD Forecast Dec. 22-26

The British pound had a tough week, as GBP/USD lost about 100 points. The pair closed the week at 1.5617. The upcoming week is very quiet, highlighted by Current Account. Here is an outlook on the major events moving the pound and an updated technical analysis for GBP/USD. Last week’s highlight was the highly-anticipated Federal Reserve policy statement. Market analysts noted

AUD/USD Forecast Dec. 22-26

AUD/USD Forecast Dec. 22-26

The Australian dollar lost about 100 points last week, as the currency continues to struggle against its US counterpart. AUD/USD closed the week at 0.8120, its lowest level since June 2010. The week leading up to Christmas is very quiet, with only one release, CB Leading Index. Here is an outlook on the major market-movers and an updated technical

USD/CAD Forecast Dec. 22-26

USD/CAD Forecast Dec. 22-26

The Canadian dollar lost ground early in the week but ended the week almost unchanged.  USD/CAD closed the week just above the 1.16 line. It’s a very quiet week leading to the Christmas holiday, with just one release, GDP. Here is an outlook on the major market-movers and an updated technical analysis for USD/CAD. The Fed released an eagerly-awaited policy statement

NZD/USD Forecast Dec. 22-26

NZD/USD Forecast Dec. 22-26

The New Zealand dollar had a balanced week. Good data at home kept the kiwi bid against the USD storm. Trade balance is the main event of the week. Here is an analysis of fundamentals and an updated technical analysis for NZD/USD. The New Zealand economy grew by a full percentage point in Q3 2014, much better than

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