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Commodity Currencies, Oil Hedges and more – Market Movers #51

Commodity Currencies, Oil Hedges and more – Market Movers #51

May 26, 2015 10:55
Commodity currencies offer opportunities and we talk you through them. Not unrelated to the first topic, we run through the mechanisms of oil and top it off with the upcoming...

Majors»

GBP/USD Forecast May 25-29

GBP/USD Forecast May 25-29

May 24, 2015 16:06
After outstanding gains in the month of May, the British pound reversed sharply last week, losing about 250 points.  The pair closed at 1.5472. This week’s highlight...
  • USD/JPY Forecast May 25-29
    USD/JPY Forecast May 25-29
    USD/JPY rebounded last week with strong gains, as the yen lost over 200 points. The pair closed at 121.47. There...
    on May 24, 2015 15:33
  • EUR/USD Forecast May 25-29
    EUR/USD Forecast May 25-29
    EUR/USD changed course and fell in a week that saw central bank pressure from both sides. What lies on the road...
    on May 23, 2015 14:00
  • Forex Weekly Outlook May 25-29
    Forex Weekly Outlook May 25-29
    The US dollar made a comeback and the greenback was a big loser in a week that saw trends change. And now, US Durable...
    on May 23, 2015 08:39

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NZD Downtrend Intact; We Stay Short – ANZ

NZD Downtrend Intact; We Stay Short – ANZ

May 24, 2015 16:45
The NEw Zealand dollar experienced more pressure in a week that saw a surge of the US dollar and another fall in the price of milk. What’s next for the pair? The team...
  • USD/CAD Forecast May 25-29
    USD/CAD Forecast May 25-29
    USD/CAD rebounded strongly last week, gaining close to 200 points. The pair closed the week just shy of the 1.22...
    on May 24, 2015 14:57
  • AUD/USD Forecast May 25-29
    AUD/USD Forecast May 25-29
    The AUD/USD reversed directions last week, losing some 230 points. AUD/USD closed the week at 0.7814. There are only...
    on May 24, 2015 07:49
  • AUD/USD Forecast May 18-22
    AUD/USD Forecast May 18-22
    The Australian dollar showed some volatility last week, and gained 100 points. AUD/USD closed the week at 0.8024,...
    on May 17, 2015 15:36

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FXStreet launches responsive version of its Economic Calendar

FXStreet launches responsive version of its Economic Calendar

May 25, 2015 11:01
FXStreet, one of the world’s largest forex sites, has upgraded its economic calendar. The useful tool, available also here on Forex Crunch, now perfectly adapts to...

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Commodity Currencies, Oil Hedges and more – Market Movers #51

Commodity Currencies, Oil Hedges and more – Market Movers #51

Commodity currencies offer opportunities and we talk you through them. Not unrelated to the first topic, we run through the mechanisms of oil and top it off with the upcoming events. You are welcome to listen, subscribe and provide feedback. Commodity currencies: The three different currencies, AUD, CAD and NZD sometimes follow the same path and

Greek payday approaches

Greek payday approaches

The news flow over the extended week end has unsurprisingly been focusing on Greece as the end of another month nears and substantial payment deadlines loom. Not only will they have their monthly pension and civil servant pay packages to settle, but the next large slug back to the IMF is due on 5th June,

Sell EUR/GBP targeting 0.6770 – Barclays trade of the week

Sell EUR/GBP targeting 0.6770 – Barclays trade of the week

The euro is on a downwards trajectory for over a week, while the pound is holding well against the greenback. This provides opportunities in the EUR/GBP cross. The team at Barclays provides a chart and a few targets: Here is their view, courtesy of eFXnews: Currency investors should consider selling EUR/GBP this week, advises Barclays Capital

Staying short EUR/USD targeting 1.0460 as USD tests momentum

Staying short EUR/USD targeting 1.0460 as USD tests momentum

EUR/USD is suffering another downfall with the loss of 1.10. And this may only be the beginning. The team at Barclays examines the situation and remains short: Here is their view, courtesy of eFXnews: In its weekly FX note to clients, Barclays Capital retains its structural USD bullish view projecting the greenback to keep its

EURUSD, USDJPY, GBPUSD Pivot Points, TA – May 25 2015

EURUSD, USDJPY, GBPUSD Pivot Points, TA – May 25 2015

EURUSD Daily Pivots R3 1.1352 R2 1.1279 R1 1.1145 Pivot 1.1073 S1 1.0939 S2 1.0866 S3 1.0732 EURUSD (1.0981): EURUSD is trading below the 1.1 psychological handle after consolidating near the 1.117 through 1.1135 support/resistance level. Failure to find support near 1.098 price level is likely to see EURUSD decline down to 1.082 as the

Holiday Hibernation

Holiday Hibernation

The overarching monetary policy divergence theme struck back with a vengeance last week, with the DXY recording its best weekly performance in almost a year.  The bar by which the Fed will measure the appropriate time to raise interest rates is well defined, albeit somewhat vague, and the second quarter economic data appears to be

EUR/USD & GBP/USD: any pullbacks are temporary – Elliott Wave

EUR/USD & GBP/USD: any pullbacks are temporary – Elliott Wave

Europe and US have holidays today, which means that markets could be slow as traders are away from their desks. Sometimes holidays will also cause a reversal, a pullback against the direction that was ahead of the holiday. It’s called »Holiday Reversal« which means that USD could make some pullback lower if we consider that

FXStreet launches responsive version of its Economic Calendar

FXStreet launches responsive version of its Economic Calendar

FXStreet, one of the world’s largest forex sites, has upgraded its economic calendar. The useful tool, available also here on Forex Crunch, now perfectly adapts to mobile phones and tablet computers. Here are more details from the official press release: Barcelona, May 25, 2015 – FXStreet, the leading Forex information website, has just launched the responsive version

USD/CAD: Bullish Engulfing to 1.24 Neckline – SocGen

USD/CAD: Bullish Engulfing to 1.24 Neckline – SocGen

The US dollar made a nice comeback and is enjoying an extended rebound. The Canadian dollar remains on the back foot in this environment. The team at SocGen explains with a chart: Here is their view, courtesy of eFXnews: A recovery in the USD Index has materialized this week and the index is now testing previous lows around 96.00,

AUD/USD: Bearish and Short – MS

AUD/USD: Bearish and Short – MS

The Australian dollar could not maintain the momentum and surrendered to the strength of the greenback. What’s next? The team at Morgan Stanley suggests going short on the Aussie,and explains with 3 charts: Here is their view, courtesy of eFXnews: Morgan Stanley picks AUD/USD as its technical FX chart of the week where MS remains