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Market Movers Episode #18: Questions for every trader and a preview for October’s big events

Market Movers Episode #18: Questions for every trader and a preview for October’s big events

Oct 1, 2014 09:47
Are you really prepared to trade? We ask some questions you should ask yourself as well, before diving into the big events of October, which is a very promising month, especially...

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GBP/USD Forecast Sep. 29-Oct. 3

GBP/USD Forecast Sep. 29-Oct. 3

Sep 28, 2014 22:02
The British pound ended the week with slight losses, as GBP/USD closed the week at 1.6234. This week’s key events are Current Account and the PMI releases. Here...
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    USD/JPY Forecast Sep. 29-Oct. 3
    USD/JPY was almost unchanged last week, as the pair closed at 109.22. The upcoming week has 10 events, led by...
    on Sep 28, 2014 18:48
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    EUR/USD Forecast Sep. 29 – Oct. 3
    EUR/USD continued deteriorating and broke down to the lowest levels since November 2012. Is it getting close to...
    on Sep 27, 2014 15:00
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    Forex Weekly Outlook Sep 29-Oct 3
    The US dollar had another superb week, crushing its peers. A rate decision in the euro-zone, US Consumer confidence,...
    on Sep 26, 2014 17:56

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AUD/USD Forecast Sep. 29-Oct. 3

AUD/USD Forecast Sep. 29-Oct. 3

Sep 28, 2014 12:37
The Australian dollar continues to sag, as AUD/USD lost close to 200 points last week. The upcoming week promises to busy, with three major events on the calendar –...
  • NZD/USD Forecast Sep. 29 – Oct. 3
    NZD/USD Forecast Sep. 29 – Oct. 3
    The New Zealand dollar accelerated its losses and closed the week with a 3% drop well below 0.80 in one of the...
    on Sep 28, 2014 09:50
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    USD/CAD Forecast Sep. 29-Oct. 3
    The Canadian dollar dropped sharply last week, surrendering about 200 cents against the US dollar. USD/CAD closed...
    on Sep 28, 2014 00:00
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    AUD/USD Forecast Sep. 22-26
    AUD/USD continued its losing ways last week, losing close to 100 points, as the pair closed at 0.8922. AUD/USD...
    on Sep 21, 2014 16:23

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Market Movers Episode #18: Questions for every trader and a preview for October’s big events

Market Movers Episode #18: Questions for every trader and a preview for October’s big events

Oct 1, 2014 09:47
Are you really prepared to trade? We ask some questions you should ask yourself as well, before diving into the big events of October, which is a very promising month, especially...

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Market Movers Episode #18: Questions for every trader and a preview for October’s big events

Market Movers Episode #18: Questions for every trader and a preview for October’s big events

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