QE3 or no QE3? This question refuses to leave the agenda after a week which saw relatively bullish meeting minutes from the Fed, but a soft Non-Farm Payrolls report for a change. But now, markets are closed and a long weekend awaits many readers around the globe.
For this long weekend, here is a selection of forex-related long term reads. Enjoy!
- Mish analyzes the reasons behind Spain’s debt issues. The euro-area’s 4th largest economy certainly has issues, and the market sees it.
- Mike Kulej has another interesting point of view of about the Spanish Kingdom.
- Lior Cohen reexamines the difference between gold and platinum, a sometimes overlooked precious metal.
- Izabella Kaminska asks if the Aussie dollar is becoming a reserve currency.
- Larry Greenberg dives into the most important sector in the West: services, and the gaps between Europe and the US.
- Andriy Moraru provides a tool to calculate position sizes in MetaTrader.
- Michael Greenberg interviews Andrey Vedikhin, Alpari Group co-founder and the CEO of Alpari UK as the forex broker launches MetaTrader 5.
- Nathan Tucci explains what most EA sales videos should really say.
- Francesc Riverola publishes the key metrics for FXStreet in March 2012. Here are this site’s figures.
Here are long term articles published recently on Forex Crunch:
- 5 Most Predictable Currency Pairs – Q2 2012 – An updated version with a surprising No. 1.
- Fed Doves Could Easily Return to Rule the Roost – An interview with Christopher Vecchio from DailyFX about the Fed, the European debt crisis, Japan’s issues and lots more.
- 5 Reasons Why the Weak Non-Farm Payrolls Could Be Temporary – A deeper look at the NFP.
- How High Should I Look? – How much should you raise your time frame in order to be sure?
- Another Month Without Change at the BOE – What’s Next? – The BOE is at crossroads.
- Oanda Joins the Forex Social Space – Interesting development in the popular niche.
- Euro Under Pressure; Now Back To 1.3000? – Long term Elliott Wave Analysis.