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Forex Crunches for the Long Weekend – April 22

The short trading week has provided lots of action in the markets, with new records for some currencies and roller coaster moves for everybody. Now the markets are closed for the long Easter weekend, and it’s time to sit back and enjoy some long term forex-related reads. There are quite a few.

  • Larry Greenberg analyzes bond yields, debt supply and inflation, and their implications for currencies.
  • Emmanuel, at the IPE Zone, analyzes the implications of this week’s S&P credit warning for the US.
  • Adam Kritzer discusses the recent rise of the Euro, and states that it’s time to short the common currency.
  • Michael Greenberg reports that dbFX is shutting down and moving its clients to Gain Capital. Here’s my reaction.
  • Francesc Riverola provides interviews with two women in forex.
  • James Woolley walks you through the use of Bollinger Bands for technical analysis.
  • Jay Norris talks about buying high and selling higher.
  • Eric deCarbonnel explains how the Federal Reserve is selling PUT options on treasury bonds to drive yields down – this weighs on the dollar as well.
  • Lior Cohen analyzes the result of the elections in Nigeria and their impact on oil prices.
  • James Chen’ blog is always recommended. There’s no long-term post in the past week, but if you’re not acquainted with his site, it’s about time to enrich yourself with his technical analysis.
  • Jakob from TradeProfits has launched a job board. Are you in the industry? Upload your CV and get noticed.

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

Have a great weekend!

Next week, Ben Bernanke will be in the limelight.

Yohay Elam

Yohay Elam

Yohay Elam: Founder, Writer and Editor I have been into forex trading for over 5 years, and I share the experience that I have and the knowledge that I've accumulated. After taking a short course about forex. Like many forex traders, I've earned a significant share of my knowledge the hard way. Macroeconomics, the impact of news on the ever-moving currency markets and trading psychology have always fascinated me. Before founding Forex Crunch, I've worked as a programmer in various hi-tech companies. I have a B. Sc. in Computer Science from Ben Gurion University. Given this background, forex software has a relatively bigger share in the posts.