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Market Movers Episode #16: Risk Reward Ratio, Digesting the Fed and Chinese wobbles

Market Movers Episode #16: Risk Reward Ratio, Digesting the Fed and Chinese wobbles

Sep 19, 2014 08:47
What is a risk-reward ratio and why is it important? We explain and also discuss the right and wrong way to incorporate the ratio in your system. Why did the dollar rally...

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Forex Weekly Outlook September 22-26

Forex Weekly Outlook September 22-26

Sep 19, 2014 17:44
G20 Meetings, Mario Draghi’s speech, German Ifo Business Climate, US New Home Sales, US Durable Goods Orders, US Unemployment Claims are the main highlights this week....
  • GBP/USD Forecast Sep. 15-19
    GBP/USD Forecast Sep. 15-19
    The British pound lost ground early last the week but recovered and posted slight gains over the week. The...
    on Sep 14, 2014 18:13
  • USD/JPY Forecast Sep. 15-19
    USD/JPY Forecast Sep. 15-19
    USD/JPY is taking in the view at 6-year highs, as the yen shed over 200 points last week. The pair closed on...
    on Sep 14, 2014 14:05
  • EUR/USD Forecast Sep. 15-19
    EUR/USD Forecast Sep. 15-19
    EUR/USD dived to lower levels, but it was certainly not a one way street. Has it bottomed out? The big events...
    on Sep 14, 2014 11:50

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AUD/USD Forecast Sep. 15-19

AUD/USD Forecast Sep. 15-19

Sep 14, 2014 16:05
AUD/USD suffered its worst week in over a year, losing more than 300 points. The pair closed the week slightly above the 0.90 level. The upcoming week is quiet, highlighted...
  • USD/CAD Forecast Sep. 15-19
    USD/CAD Forecast Sep. 15-19
    The Canadian dollar had its worst week of 2014, as USD/CAD jumped about 200 points, closing close to the 1.11...
    on Sep 14, 2014 14:07
  • NZD/USD Forecast Sep. 15-19
    NZD/USD Forecast Sep. 15-19
    The New Zealand dollar was under the heavy hand of the US dollar once again, reaching new lows and even falling...
    on Sep 14, 2014 11:31
  • USD/CHF closing on a rejection candle formation
    USD/CHF closing on a rejection candle formation
    USDCHF: With USDCHF closing on a rejection candle formation (shooting star), it faces the risk of a pullback in...
    on Sep 13, 2014 14:51

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How to Use Parabolic SAR in Forex

How to Use Parabolic SAR in Forex

Sep 18, 2014 08:52
One of the most common strategies in forex trading is to follow trends. However, it is often difficult to know exactly when a trend has begun and – equally importantly –...

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Market Movers Episode #16: Risk Reward Ratio, Digesting the Fed and Chinese wobbles

Market Movers Episode #16: Risk Reward Ratio, Digesting the Fed and Chinese wobbles

What is a risk-reward ratio and why is it important? We explain and also discuss the right and wrong way to incorporate the ratio in your system. Why did the dollar rally on the FOMC meeting? 5 reasons are provided and we look forward. Last but not least, we discuss the recent wobbles around China. Welcome

Greenback rallies to multi-year highs on interest rate trajectory; Focus shifts from GBP to EUR

Greenback rallies to multi-year highs on interest rate trajectory; Focus shifts from GBP to EUR

As forecast the result of Thursday’s Scottish independence referendum was that the land of scotch and bagpipes with remain a part of Team GB. That outcome however was far from certain in the final days of campaigning. This resulted in significant volatility in Sterling pairs, especially towards the end of the week. GBPUSD has traded

Forex Weekly Outlook September 22-26

Forex Weekly Outlook September 22-26

G20 Meetings, Mario Draghi’s speech, German Ifo Business Climate, US New Home Sales, US Durable Goods Orders, US Unemployment Claims are the main highlights this week. Here is an outlook on the major events coming our way. Last week Scotland voted NO on independence from the UK in the historic referendum. The NO campaign’s victory

EUR/USD Sep. 19 – Sliding from the highs as markets digest Scottish No

EUR/USD Sep. 19 – Sliding from the highs as markets digest Scottish No

EUR/USD is ticking lower below resistance at 1.2920, sliding after the counter reaction to the FOMC dollar rally. Scotland voted against independence and this is also a sign of relief for Europe. The focus now returns to monetary policy divergence between the euro-zone and the US. Here’s a quick update on technicals, fundamentals and sentiment moving

GBP/USD approaching falling 200 day Moving Average, but remains bullish near term

GBP/USD approaching falling 200 day Moving Average, but remains bullish near term

A daily candlestick chart of the GBP/USD currency pair appears above showing the rate rising sharply yesterday and this morning beyond its medium term down trend line drawn in red. It also pushed strongly above its 38.2 percent Fibonacci retracement level towards it 26.8 percent level. The rate is now approaching its falling 200 day

This week in the markets: Scottish independence ‘no’ vote pushes the pound higher

This week in the markets: Scottish independence ‘no’ vote pushes the pound higher

The pound was depressed early in the week thanks to uncertainty over the outcome of the Scottish vote, with GBP/USD dropping below 1.62 on Tuesday. All the main Westminster political parties pledged more powers to Scotland, with the Daily Record running a front page article signed by David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg with

GBP/USD and GBP/JPY Post Referendum Elliott Wave Analysis

GBP/USD and GBP/JPY Post Referendum Elliott Wave Analysis

Cable came down in the last couple of hours, but as long as the decline from the top is in three legs only, and not in five, we cannot confirm any top in place for the pair. So for now, the intraday trend is up, but we are waiting on bearish reversal signs to be

EUR/AUD Remains At Risk For Key Reasons

EUR/AUD Remains At Risk For Key Reasons

Technical Bias: Neutral Key Takeaways • Euro surged higher against the Aussie dollar recently as the latter one got sold aggressively. • 1.4370 is a short-term important support level, which if breached could ignite losses in the EURAUD pair. • EURAUD support seen at 1.4370 and resistance ahead at 1.4430. The EURAUD pair is at

Scotland officially rejects independence – GBP/USD sells the fact

Scotland officially rejects independence – GBP/USD sells the fact

No projections anymore. It’s now beyond all math – the Scots rejected independence from the UK. The lead is clear: around 9%.The last results out of Fife, Gordon Brown’s region, released its numbers and that is it. The pound is not celebrating just yet. We may be seeing a “sell the fact” response. However, we will see

USD/JPY breaks above 109 as Japanese government downgrades economic forecasts

USD/JPY breaks above 109 as Japanese government downgrades economic forecasts

USD/JPY continues looking unstoppable, and it now it took another round number: 109. The pair consolidated its gains that followed the FOMC dollar rally and stayed under 109 for some time. The move seems to be a mix of another dollar move higher, together with a downgrade of economic forecasts by the Japanese government. Japan sees