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Fed Preview: USD buy opportunity on “business as usual”?

Fed Preview: USD buy opportunity on “business as usual”?

Jan 28, 2015 09:44
The US dollar has been on the back foot after the disappointing durable goods orders, that joined other underwhelming figures. There is a growing notion in the markets that...

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GBP/USD Forecast Jan.  26-30 2015

GBP/USD Forecast Jan. 26-30 2015

Jan 25, 2015 19:01
The British pound sustained sharp losses last week, as GBP/USD closed the week below the 1.50 level. This was the first time the pair has slipped below this symbolic level...
  • EUR/USD Forecast Jan. 26-30 2015
    EUR/USD Forecast Jan. 26-30 2015
    EUR/USD had one of its worst weeks, collapsing by nearly 400 pips in total on the massive QE decision. The pair...
    on Jan 24, 2015 15:45
  • Forex Weekly Outlook Jan. 26-30
    Forex Weekly Outlook Jan. 26-30
    The US dollar was in full control and the euro was the big loser in an exciting week of trading. There is not much...
    on Jan 24, 2015 08:01
  • GBP/USD Forecast January 19-23 2015
    GBP/USD Forecast January 19-23 2015
    The British pound showed strong movement in both directions, but GBP/USD closed the week almost unchanged. The...
    on Jan 18, 2015 20:43

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NZD/USD Forecast Jan. 26-30 2015

NZD/USD Forecast Jan. 26-30 2015

Jan 25, 2015 19:00
The New Zealand dollar had a terrible week, falling to multi-year lows on weak inflation and a stronger US dollar.After the pair finally broke out of range, is it set to...
  • USD/JPY Forecast Jan. 26-30
    USD/JPY Forecast Jan. 26-30
    Despite the turmoil in the currency markets last week, USD/JPY was unchanged last week, closing at 117.73. There...
    on Jan 25, 2015 18:16
  • AUD/USD Forecast January 26-30 2015
    AUD/USD Forecast January 26-30 2015
    AUD/USD tumbled over 300 points last week, as the pair closed below the 0.80 line, its lowest level since July...
    on Jan 25, 2015 15:58
  • USD/CAD Forecast Jan. 26-30
    USD/CAD Forecast Jan. 26-30
    The Canadian dollar was in free-fall lost week, falling a remarkable 450 points. USD/CAD closed the week at 1.2411,...
    on Jan 25, 2015 13:22

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All eyes on FOMC meeting

All eyes on FOMC meeting

Financial markets have settled themselves but we’ve seen some abnormal moves recently with the first being the bounce in the euro following the Greek General Election results and then yesterday the US dollar reacted strangely to better than expected consumer confidence seeing a bout of profit taking. Many were blaming the poor durable goods data

Fed Preview: USD buy opportunity on “business as usual”?

Fed Preview: USD buy opportunity on “business as usual”?

The US dollar has been on the back foot after the disappointing durable goods orders, that joined other underwhelming figures. There is a growing notion in the markets that a rate hike will not come before September and many already see the Fed refraining from a rate hike this year. But is the Fed really going

USD Super Cycle Intact; Sell EUR/USD Rebounds targeting 1.09 – Morgan Stanley

USD Super Cycle Intact; Sell EUR/USD Rebounds targeting 1.09 – Morgan Stanley

The US dollar took a hit on the weak durable goods orders numbers, and could not recover on strong numbers from new home sales and consumer confidence. However, the team at Morgan Stanley sees the super cycle of the strengthening dollar intact, and suggests selling rebounds on EUR/USD: Here is their view, courtesy of eFXnews: Past USD

GOLD Positioning For Gains In Short Term

GOLD Positioning For Gains In Short Term

GOLD after testing the $1270 support area managed to climb back higher and recently broke an important resistance area around $1280. GOLD managed to gain buyers lately as the economic releases in the US failed to match the expectation. It is likely aligning itself for more gains in the near term, and if the US

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AUD/USD recaptures 0.80 on solid Australian inflation

AUD/USD recaptures 0.80 on solid Australian inflation

Australia reported a rise of 0.2% in the consumer price in index for Q4. While this was slightly below expectations of 0.3%, the Trimmed Mean CPI (known as core CPI elsewhere advanced by 0.7%, more than 0.5% expected. Year over year, headline inflation rose 1.7% and core inflation by a nice 2.2%. These figures lower the

US CB consumer confidence leaps to 102.9 points, new homes sales rise to 481K – USD recovers

US CB consumer confidence leaps to 102.9 points, new homes sales rise to 481K – USD recovers

US consumer feel very confident: the Conference Board’s consumer measure jumps much more than expected to 102.9 points. This is in part due to falling gasoline prices. New home sales also beat with a gain of 11.6% to 481K. Both figures look great and come in clear contrast to the terrible durable goods orders release beforehand. 

Greenback Drops After Dreary Durable Goods Data

Greenback Drops After Dreary Durable Goods Data

While global equities were able to dodge most of the pessimistic sentiment surrounding the Syriza victory in Greece yesterday, the modest optimism has since faded, with stocks retreating as investors look to rotate out of high-yielding assets.  A string of fourth quarter earnings disappointments from multi-national conglomerates listed in the US due to currency volatility

US Durable goods orders plunge 3.4%, core -0.8% – USD down

US Durable goods orders plunge 3.4%, core -0.8% – USD down

Yet another disappointing US release: durable goods orders fell 3.4% m/m in December. Core orders dropped 0.8%. Expectations were for rises in both. In addition, the drops came on top of downwards revisions to previous data: the headline figure was revised from -0.9% to -2.1%. This is really bad. The US dollar is down on

EUR/USD set for parity at year end, 0.90 at end 2016 – collapse justified – ING

EUR/USD set for parity at year end, 0.90 at end 2016 – collapse justified – ING

Euro/dollar enjoyed some stabilization after the big falls. Was the fall exaggerated or is it set to continue? The team at ING explain why the fall is justified and set new targets for the each of the following quarters: Here is their view, courtesy of eFXnews: EUR/USD is currently suffering a discrete adjustment on the larger-than-expected