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NFP Preview – why it is important – Market Movers #40

NFP Preview – why it is important – Market Movers #40

Mar 6, 2015 11:25
The Non-Farm Payrolls report is critical for the US dollar – we explain why and what to expected. In addition, our packed show features a debate on false breaks, the...

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GBP/USD Forecast Mar. 2-6

GBP/USD Forecast Mar. 2-6

Mar 1, 2015 12:57
The British pound posted slight gains last week, as GBP/USD closed at 1.5426. This week’s highlights are the PMI reports. Here is an outlook on the major events moving...
  • USD/JPY Forecast Mar. 2-6
    USD/JPY Forecast Mar. 2-6
    USD/JPY posted slight gains last week, as the pair closed at 119.57. There are seven events this week. Here is...
    on Mar 1, 2015 11:13
  • EUR/USD Forecast Mar. 2-6
    EUR/USD Forecast Mar. 2-6
    EUR/USD finally fell out of range and closed the week on lower ground. Is this the beginning of a fall to new...
    on Feb 28, 2015 14:00
  • Forex Weekly Outlook Mar. 2-6
    Forex Weekly Outlook Mar. 2-6
    The euro was the loser in week that saw the dollar retreat and make a comeback. The first week of the new month...
    on Feb 27, 2015 16:26

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AUD/USD Forecast Mar. 2-6

AUD/USD Forecast Mar. 2-6

Mar 1, 2015 18:50
The Australian dollar posted slight losses last week, as AUD/USD closed at the 0.78 line. The upcoming week is a busy one, with 14 events. Here is an outlook on the major...
  • USD/CAD Forecast Mar. 2-6
    USD/CAD Forecast Mar. 2-6
    USD/CAD showed movement in both directions but closed the week almost unchanged at the 1.25 line. There are...
    on Mar 1, 2015 15:04
  • NZD/USD Forecast Mar. 2-6
    NZD/USD Forecast Mar. 2-6
    The New Zealand dollar as most data remained positive for the local economy. The bi-weekly dairy event is the...
    on Mar 1, 2015 11:19
  • USD/JPY Forecast Feb. 23-27
    USD/JPY Forecast Feb. 23-27
    USD/JPY was unchanged for a second straight week, as the pair closed just below the 119 line. There are seven events...
    on Feb 22, 2015 15:29

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Zero Gravity

Zero Gravity

Mar 2, 2015 08:27
I remember taking off a t-shirt and throwing it across the room in anger and frustration in 2009. It seems quite funny now! Thinking about trading I can see why many people...

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Will EUR/USD bottom out on NFP day? It happened before

Will EUR/USD bottom out on NFP day? It happened before

What began as a dip to test low waters under 1.10 was followed up by a renewed fall. Draghi’s drag is extending towards the NFP, with EUR/USD setting new low after new low, in levels last seen in September 2003 – yes, 11.5 years ago. But is it about to bottom out? There is some kind

NFP Preview – why it is important – Market Movers #40

NFP Preview – why it is important – Market Movers #40

The Non-Farm Payrolls report is critical for the US dollar – we explain why and what to expected. In addition, our packed show features a debate on false breaks, the Australian and Canadian rate decisions, a potential easing in Japan, the widening gap within oil prices and an update on forex brokers after the SNBomb.

NFP Elliott Wave Updates: On EURUSD, GBPUSD and USDJPY

NFP Elliott Wave Updates: On EURUSD, GBPUSD and USDJPY

The USD is on the move ahead of highly anticipated US NFP report. The expectations are 240k. An outcome around the expectations may not impact the markets much, so the USD should stay strong in general, while a figure around 300K will make the USD much stronger. Any print near 200K will cause a bounce

Markets await the NFP event

Markets await the NFP event

A bit of volatility in EURUSD during yesterday’s ECB press conference saw the rate recover to back above 1.1100 as Mario Draghi announced upgrades to growth forecasts for the Eurozone, but the gains were swiftly reversed as we now sit just above 1.1000. Although there was the odd brief visit below 1.1000 the fact that

EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDJPY – TA, Pivot Points – Mar. 6 2015

EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDJPY – TA, Pivot Points – Mar. 6 2015

EURUSD Daily Pivots R3 1.1227 R2 1.1170 R1 1.110 Pivot 1.1043 S1 1.0973 S2 1.0916 S3 1.0845   EURUSD has been declining in a stair step fashion for the past two days and if we consider this move, the next downside leg is likely to come in at 1.0973 levels, provided price action does not

AUD/USD & EUR/USD – Targeting Multi-Year Channels In  – SocGen

AUD/USD & EUR/USD – Targeting Multi-Year Channels In – SocGen

Looking at the technical charts, what’s next for EUR/USD after the breach of 1.10? And what’s next for AUD/USD which is trading in range? Here are some answers from SocGen: Here is their view, courtesy of eFXnews: The downtrend that started in 2008 for the EUR/USD is now accelerating after previous lows of 1.1660/1.1875 gave

FOMC member close to Yellen sounds hawkish

FOMC member close to Yellen sounds hawkish

John Williams, the president of the San Francisco Fed and considered close to Chair Janet Yellen, had a few hawkish comments. We bring you the highlights here. Can we expect an excellent NFP? Is a June rate hike getting closer? Here are some highlights. Regarding inflation, Williams says that rates should rise before inflation hits 2%

Trading NFP: How To Sell A Spike In EUR/USD?

Trading NFP: How To Sell A Spike In EUR/USD?

EUR/USD dipped below 1.10 in reaction to Draghi’s drag. Will it confirm the break on the NFP? Here is how to sell the pair into the Non-Farm Payrolls, with some targets. Here is their view, courtesy of eFXnews: Looking ahead, investor focus shifts to Friday’s US labour data. At 245k (cons: 235k, prev: 257k) our economists

EUR/USD < 1.10 – Draghi drags it down

EUR/USD < 1.10 – Draghi drags it down

The avalanche continues and for good reasons. EUR/USD broke below the round number of 1.10 and is trading at yet a new 11 year low. These levels were last seen early in the previous decade. The main driver is simply monetary policy divergence. The ECB is beginning its QE program, with Draghi explaining the implementation, and the

6 takeaways from Draghi – EUR/USD falls off the edge (updated)

6 takeaways from Draghi – EUR/USD falls off the edge (updated)

ECB president Mario Draghi laid out the details of the ECB QE. This rate decision, that was seen by some as an anti-climax after the QE announcement last time, provided a lot of important data. Here are the main points, and an attempt to answer the question: will EUR/USD fall off the edge of 1.10 and