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GBP/USD: Trading the ADP Non-Farm Payrolls

GBP/USD: Trading the ADP Non-Farm Payrolls

Sep 30, 2014 12:56
The ADP Nonfarm Employment Change measures the change in the number of employed people in the US, excluding workers in the farming industry. A reading which is higher than...

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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...
  • USD/JPY Forecast Sep. 29-Oct. 3
    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
  • EUR/USD Forecast Sep. 29 – Oct. 3
    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
  • Forex Weekly Outlook Sep 29-Oct 3
    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
  • USD/CAD Forecast Sep. 29-Oct. 3
    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
  • AUD/USD Forecast Sep. 22-26
    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 #17: Contango vs. Backwardation, Scottish reverberations and key US data

Market Movers Episode #17: Contango vs. Backwardation, Scottish reverberations and key US data

Sep 24, 2014 14:55
Do the terms Contango and Backwardation sound Greek to you? Well, they do have an impact on oil prices and we’re here to explain. We then wrap up the Scottish referendum...

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Market Movers Episode #17: Contango vs. Backwardation, Scottish reverberations and key US data

Market Movers Episode #17: Contango vs. Backwardation, Scottish reverberations and key US data

Do the terms Contango and Backwardation sound Greek to you? Well, they do have an impact on oil prices and we’re here to explain. We then wrap up the Scottish referendum with its future implications and prepare for the important US events this week and next. Welcome to a new episode of Market Movers, presented by

US Consumer Confidence slides to 86 – USD follows

A series of disappointing US figures culminates with a big drop in consumer confidence: 86 points according to the Conference Board. This is a significant fall compared to last month’s 92.4 and to expectations. The dollar is retreating across the board, reversing some of the gains seen earlier: EUR/USD is around 1.2620, GBP/USD around 1.6220, USD/JPY

Eurozone Inflation Figures Smash Currency

Eurozone Inflation Figures Smash Currency

An overnight session that was filled with disappointing global growth indicators has reinvigorated the notion further stimulus measures from major central banks will be warranted in the future, which in turn has bolstered risk appetite, along with the greenback, as we get set for the opening bell in North America.  Also injecting calm into investors’

Canadian GDP flat in July – USD/CAD breaks above 1.12

Canadian GDP flat in July – USD/CAD breaks above 1.12

A big disappointment from Canada: the economy did not grow in the month of July, contrary to expectations. USD/CAD reaches higher and trades just below 1.12. Update: 1.12 is broken but the pair bounces back down. Canada was expected to report a monthly growth rate of 0.2% in July, the first month of the third

AUD/USD ends brief correction as it falls back to 0.87

AUD/USD ends brief correction as it falls back to 0.87

The Australian dollar made a recovery attempt during the Asian session and even ignored not so encouraging data. However, a fresh shopping spree of US dollars sent the pair back down. Can it challenge the cycle lows? The Aussie managed to recover from the blow early in the week and rise up to 0.8765, where

EUR/USD falls below 1.26 – 4 reasons

EUR/USD falls below 1.26 – 4 reasons

EUR/USD is falling heavily, already 100 pips on the day. The weak inflation numbers are in the driver’s seat, but also other forces are coming together to push the pair lower, defying those who estimated that the pair is oversold and that a significant correction is just around the corner. Each support line has held only

GBP/USD: Trading the ADP Non-Farm Payrolls

GBP/USD: Trading the ADP Non-Farm Payrolls

The ADP Nonfarm Employment Change measures the change in the number of employed people in the US, excluding workers in the farming industry. A reading which is higher than the market forecast is bullish for the dollar. Here are the details and 5 possible outcomes for GBP/USD. Published on Wednesday at 12:15 GMT. Indicator Background

Euro-zone inflation at 0.3%, core falls to 0.7% – EUR/USD confirms break down

Euro-zone inflation at 0.3%, core falls to 0.7% – EUR/USD confirms break down

Euro-zone inflation dropped to 0.3% and core inflation to 0.7%. While the first number is within expectations, it is a drop from last month, and the second number is a clear disappointment. The core figure is the lowest seen in this cycle, matching similar falls in the past. EUR/USD confirms the break below critical support at

EUR/GBP approaches post crisis low on weak euro-zone inflation data

EUR/GBP approaches post crisis low on weak euro-zone inflation data

EUR/GBP dropped to a new low of 0.7780 following the crash of the euro. The cross further extended its drops and is now only around 30 pips away from the low of 0.7750 seen in July 2012. A break below this level will be the lowest since 2008 and it’s not that far away. Weak

EUR/USD dips to the lowest in 2 years – confirmation received

EUR/USD dips to the lowest in 2 years – confirmation received

EUR/USD resumed its falls after trading in range and reached a new 2 year low at 1.2658, just below the previous lows and at the critical line where the uptrend began. So far, there is no confirmation to the break. Update: Breakdown is confirmed after inflation data disappoints. It’s all the way down to 1.2601. 1.2660 is

EUR/USD Sep. 30 – Depressed in low range ahead of inflation data

EUR/USD Sep. 30 – Depressed in low range ahead of inflation data

EUR/USD is back to the lower range, falling down from the short lived bounce above 1.27. This comes despite as German data is decidedly mixed. The focus is on inflation numbers today, which precede the ECB decision on Thursday. Later on, we are due to get a reminder of why the dollar is strong. Update: Euro-zone inflation at 0.3%, core falls