Quite an exciting week ended with Europe still struggling to find a solution to the never-ending debt crisis. How will it end? Where will the euro find itself through this process? Until new developments unfold, the markets are now closed and it’s time to lean back and enjoy some long term forex articles. Here are my picks with an extended selection this time. Enjoy! Jamie Coleman criticizes Mario Draghi for his shift on buying bonds en-masse – the move that sent the euro lower. Larry Greenberg points out that the US advantage in services sector activity has trimmed, and this has a long term impact. Lior Cohen discusses the reaction in gold, silver and oil to the European turmoil. Neil Hume reports that Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd C. Blankfein wants the opinion of London market professionals regarding their opinion of GS. The survey is built in a way that leads to a positive answer about the banking giant. Mish tries to understand the truth about the clash between Bloomberg and and the Federal Reserve regarding the huge $7.7 trillion emergency loans. Andriy Moraru discusses partial profit taking in forex and asks if it really works? Jay Norris continues his serious of the six stages to trading success. The fifth stage is linked. You can see the rest of the articles over there. Casey Stubbs provides a basic guide about forex trading – a guide relevant for seasoned traders as well. Michael Greenberg reports about the end-of-year effect on forex volumes: they are down by 11% according to ICAP. Other companies report similar trends. Francesc Riverola reports that Spanish regulator CNMV placed a long list of websites in a list of “non-authorized” firms. This includes suspicious companies, but also a very mainstream information portal. Very weird decision. James Woolley reports that IG Index reduces spreads on forex pairs. The trend of lower spreads continues. Here are some long term articles published in Forex Crunch in the past two weeks: Account Size Does Matter – The sixth chapter in the Trade Forex Responsibly eBook which can be downloaded below. Execution is Everything – The fifth chapter. This is something you don’t always check with your broker. Scaling Up in Forex Trading – How do you move up your trading? ECB Dollar Auction Shows Desperate State of European Banks – Worrying. The US economy is in no state to support the global community – Interview with John Kicklighter on the US economy and other topics. S&P: France Could Get Get a Two-Notch Downgrade – France and its banks are in a very vulnerable position. 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. Yohay's Google Profile View All Post By Yohay Elam Forex Links share Read Next Forex Weekly Outlook December 12-16 2011 Anat Dror 11 years Quite an exciting week ended with Europe still struggling to find a solution to the never-ending debt crisis. How will it end? Where will the euro find itself through this process? Until new developments unfold, the markets are now closed and it's time to lean back and enjoy some long term forex articles. Here are my picks with an extended selection this time. Enjoy! Jamie Coleman criticizes Mario Draghi for his shift on buying bonds en-masse - the move that sent the euro lower. Larry Greenberg points out that the US advantage in services sector activity has trimmed, and… Regulated Forex Brokers All Brokers Sponsored Brokers Broker Benefits Min Deposit Score Visit Broker 1 $100T&Cs Apply 0% Commission and No stamp DutyRegulated by US,UK & International StockCopy Successfull Traders 9.8 Visit Site FreeBets Reviews$100Your capital is at risk.2 T&Cs Apply 9.8 Visit Site FreeBets Reviews$100Your capital is at risk.3 Recommended Broker $100T&Cs Apply No deposit or withdrawal feesTrade major forex pairs such as EUR/USD with leverage up to 30:1 and tight spreads of 0.9 pips Low $100 minimum deposit to open a trading account 9 Visit Site FreeBets ReviewsYour capital is at risk.4 T&Cs Apply Visit Site FreeBets ReviewsYour capital is at risk.5 Recommended Broker $0T&Cs Apply Trade gold, silver, and platinum directly against major currenciesUp to 1:500 leverage for forex trading24/5 customer service by phone and email 9 Visit Site FreeBets ReviewsYour capital is at risk.