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EUR/USD: Trading the US Non-Farm Payrolls

EUR/USD: Trading the US Non-Farm Payrolls

Sep 3, 2015 16:16
US Nonfarm Employment Change measures the change in the number of newly employed people in the US, excluding workers in the farming industry. A reading which is higher than...

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USD/JPY Aug. 31-Sep. 4

USD/JPY Aug. 31-Sep. 4

Aug 30, 2015 10:40
USD/JPY plunged to start off the week but recovered and ended the week unchanged. The upcoming week has seven events, highlighted by Average Cash Earnings. Here is an...
  • EUR/USD Forecast Aug. 31 – Sep. 4
    EUR/USD Forecast Aug. 31 – Sep. 4
    Roller coaster does not begin to describe the week that EUR/USD underwent. A leap to highs unseen in months continued...
    on Aug 30, 2015 08:48
  • Forex Weekly Outlook Aug 31-Sep 4
    Forex Weekly Outlook Aug 31-Sep 4
    Markets did not go on an August vacation in a week that saw extreme volatility. The US dollar emerged as a big...
    on Aug 28, 2015 18:28
  • GBP/USD Forecast Aug. 24-28
    GBP/USD Forecast Aug. 24-28
    GBP/USD had a largely uneventful week and closed almost unchanged. The pair closed the week at 1.5670. This week’s...
    on Aug 23, 2015 21:35

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USD/CAD Forecast Aug. 31-Sep. 4

USD/CAD Forecast Aug. 31-Sep. 4

Aug 30, 2015 20:15
USD/CAD gained strength early in the week but then retracted and was almost unchanged on the week, as the pair closed just under the 1.32 line. There are six events this...
  • AUD/USD Forecast Aug. 31-Sep. 4
    AUD/USD Forecast Aug. 31-Sep. 4
    AUD/USD started the week with sharp drops due to the China crisis, but recovered and ended the week with modest...
    on Aug 30, 2015 20:15
  • GBP/USD Forecast Aug. 31-Sep. 4
    GBP/USD Forecast Aug. 31-Sep. 4
    It was a dismal week for GBP/USD, which plunged almost 300 points. The pair closed the week at 1.5384, its lowest...
    on Aug 30, 2015 14:37
  • NZD/USD Forecast Aug. 31 – Sep. 4
    NZD/USD Forecast Aug. 31 – Sep. 4
    The New Zealand dollar suffered badly from the global stock market crash but managed to recover. What’s...
    on Aug 30, 2015 10:44

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Forex Crunch Key Metrics August 2015

Forex Crunch Key Metrics August 2015

Sep 1, 2015 10:27
The month of August usually sees a slowdown due to summer vacations, but this year it wasn’t too pronounced as the Chinese crisis rocked markets. In September, the...

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AUD/USD settles under 0.70 as global mood darkens

AUD/USD settles under 0.70 as global mood darkens

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to receive daily updates. Thanks for visiting!After the rally, the Australian dollar is down under once again, down under 0.70 and this time it may be here to stay. There wasn’t any news item coming from China or from Australia, but rather a gloomier mood for [&hellip

ECB To Continue Its QE Purchases Beyond September 2016 – Danske

ECB To Continue Its QE Purchases Beyond September 2016 – Danske

Mario Draghi said his word and sent the euro down. What does this mean in the long run? The team at Danske explains why the ECB will extend its QE program beyond 2016: Here is their view, courtesy of eFXnews: ECB president Mario Draghi was very dovish at today’s ECB meeting and we now expect the ECB [&hellip

Tension rises before the NFP release

Tension rises before the NFP release

The FOMC rate decision nears, now under two weeks away and it is still the view of many that today will be the last nonfarm payroll figure before the Federal Reserve commences its rate tightening cycle. In order to see the first hike in over nine years this month we will have to see a [&hellip

CAD, AUD and NZD rallying on the ECB’s message

CAD, AUD and NZD rallying on the ECB’s message

The dovish message by Mario Draghi has hurt the euro, and was probably designed to do so. A secondary effect is now seen: commodity currencies are rising. CAD, AUD and NZD are strengthening against the US dollar and even more against the euro. Here’s why they are strengthening and defying their own problems. The 3 charts below [&hellip

EUR/USD: Trading the US Non-Farm Payrolls

EUR/USD: Trading the US Non-Farm Payrolls

US Nonfarm Employment Change measures the change in the number of newly 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 EUR/USD. Published on Friday at 12:30 GMT. Indicator Background Job [&hellip

Draghi elegantly joins the currency wars – what he did and what it means

Draghi elegantly joins the currency wars – what he did and what it means

Draghi dragged down the euro and kept the drama going on. On his 68th birthday, the ECB president gave one of his best shows. He managed to push down the euro with minimal action and no commitment at all. Draghi showed his strength and quickly passed the ball to the others’ courts as if nothing had happened. Here is a [&hellip

ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI at 59 – better than expected

ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI at 59 – better than expected

The US services sector continues looking strong: the ISM non-manufacturing PMI dropped, but to 59 points, better than predicted and still showing very solid growth. However, the employment component is down from the highs: 56 against 59.6 last month. Nevertheless, this is looking goof for the US economy, which focuses on services. The USD is slightly stronger [&hellip

Draghi sends EUR/USD down on open door to more QE, low forecasts, downside risks

Draghi sends EUR/USD down on open door to more QE, low forecasts, downside risks

Mario Draghi manages to talk down the euro by changing the issue share limit, saying that the situation worsened and lowering forecasts, especially the critical inflation ones. He certainly opens the door without committing to anything.  EUR/USD slips below 1.1180. Update: EUR/USD hits 1.1150. 1.1123 1.1107 Analysis: Draghi elegantly joins the currency wars – what he did and what it means [&hellip

ECB leaves rates unchanged – on to Draghi

ECB leaves rates unchanged – on to Draghi

No surprises from the ECB. Draghi sends EUR/USD down on weaker outlook EUR/USD unchanged The European Central Bank was expected to leave the main lending rate at 0.05% and the deposit rate at -0.20%. It had already stated in the past that rates have “reached their lower bound”. The focus remains on the QE program: will the ECB enlarge [&hellip

Another round of QE for Europe?

Another round of QE for Europe?

An eerie calm has settled over the market this morning, just ahead of this morning’s ECB press conference and tomorrow’s US jobs report. Earlier this morning, European policy makers left rates unchanged – as expected – but this morning’s 830am press conference should garner some attention amid some overnight reports. Various news agencies are leaking [&hellip

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