Category: Forex Links

Forex Crunches for the Weekend – November 19



Conditions are becoming more and more tight in Europe. How will this end? Spain will hold general elections over the weekend, and this will definitely impact the markets when they reopen. But now, markets are closed and it’s time to sit back and enjoy some long term reading. Here are my picks for this weekend. Enjoy!

A new government in Italy couldn’t reassure markets, and the ECB’s bond buying was necessary. In Spain, a terrible bond auction also resulted in some ECB buying. But when will the central bank step up its action? Yields are rising in all countries except Germany. Perhaps they’ll act when German yields also rise – and that’s when the euro will suffer even more.

  • John Ward reports that ECB president Mario Draghi is concerned about bank fraud in the euro-zone.
  • Larry Greenberg analyzes the euro-zone recovery and states that it’s too short and too shallow.
  • Ed Harrison analyzes the current situation in the European debt crisis and asks if we are at a tipping point.
  • John McDemott discusses the idea for “circular QE” and its consequences.
  • Andriy Moraru has an excellent guide to the STP, NDD and ECN forex brokers.
  • Casey Stubbs discusses the evolution of forex traders: 3 stages.
  • Mike Kulej talks about computer driven trading systems, and how they gain traction.
  • Michael Greenberg provides interesting details about the recent deal in which Tradestation acquired Interbank FX. This is a change from the original to strike a deal with Gain.
  • Francesc Riverola gives us a sneak peek of a new navigating experience on FXStreet. Looks promising

Here are some long term articles published on Forex Crunch this week:

Forex Articles for the Weekend – November 12 2011

Forex Articles for the Weekend – November 12 2011

No big indicators were necessary for some wild action. The storm has reached Rome in a very exciting week. Before the mess continues, the markets are now closed and its time for some long term forex related articles. Here are my picks. Enjoy! The US continues showing signs of improvement, but there’s still one highly

Forex Crunches for the Weekend – November 5

Forex Crunches for the Weekend – November 5

One of the busiest weeks of the year is behind us. The Greek referendum that came to light at the beginning of the week was called off before it ended. We had a rate cut in Europe, no QE3 in the US and an exciting Non-Farm Payrolls release as always. The markets are now closed,

Forex Links for the Weekend – October 29

Forex Links for the Weekend – October 29

A very exciting week with a roller-coaster EU Summit and the US GDP is behind us. The upcoming week promises to be even more busy. But be before we move forward, it’s the weekend. Here are some forex long term reads. Enjoy! Has the EU Summit indeed ended with a great success? It seems like

Forex Crunches for the Weekend – October 22

Forex Crunches for the Weekend – October 22

Tension continued to mount towards the European summit held this Sunday. Before the markets reopen on Monday and react to the results of this summit, it’s time for some long term reads for the weekend. Enjoy! The euro’s ride began to face limits, as the promises began meeting reality. There probably won’t be any magic

Forex Articles for the Weekend – October 15

Forex Articles for the Weekend – October 15

The relatively light calendar and the holidays in some countries didn’t stop currencies from rocking, and this time, in the opposite direction. The markets are now closed and its time to sit back and enjoy some long term forex reads. Here are my picks for this weekend. Enjoy! The Forex Outlook for Q4 has been

Forex Crunches for the Weekend – October 8

Forex Crunches for the Weekend – October 8

A very busy week including Trichet’s last stand and the Non-Farm Payrolls has ended with a lot of action. The markets are now closed, and before another week starts (calmer this time?), it’s time for some longer term forex reads. Here are my picks. Enjoy! When it all seemed that the euro manages to forget

Forex Articles for the Weekend – October 1 2011

Forex Articles for the Weekend – October 1 2011

The exciting month of September has end with some consolidation and correction after the big moves. Before markets open up for the new month and the last quarter, it’s time for some long term forex related reads. Here are my picks. Enjoy! The euro found many reasons to rise after reaching 8 month lows. One

Forex Crunches for the Weekend – September 24

Forex Crunches for the Weekend – September 24

After Bernanke left many disappointed from his moves (or lack of moves) and currencies are reorganizing in new lines, the markets are now closed. It’s time for some long term forex related reads before the action resumes (another Sunday gap?). Here are my picks. Enjoy! Bernanke managed to sideline the European debt crisis, but very

Forex Links for the Weekend – September 17

Forex Links for the Weekend – September 17

After the huge moves last week, we’ve seen some consolidation. Next week we have the Fed, but for now, the markets are closed and it’s time to enjoy some long term reads, all related to forex, either directly or indirectly. Enjoy! It’s not that the past week wasn’t dramatic: EUR/USD fell to a 7 month