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A very exciting week has ended. Apart from the non stop buzz around the Greek crisis, the week ended with the all-important Non-Farm Payrolls. Now that the markets are closed, it is time to sit back and enjoy some long term forex reads. Here are my picks, from selected sites. Enjoy!

The past week has also seen disappointing figures from all over the world: Germany has see a slowdown in job improvement, Britain has seen a drop in manufacturing and so did the US, which got many more depressing numbers. Part of the articles analyze this slowdown in the long run. Let’s start:

  • Adam Kritzer talks about the Aussie breaking away from the kiwi,  in one of the more strongly correlated currency pairs.
  • Lior Cohen provides an outlook for gold and silver prices for the month of June.
  • Mike Kulej provides information about trades on the Swiss franc, that seems unstoppable these days.
  • Larry Greenberg analyzes the differential between the PMIs in Europe and in the US, and the meaning for currencies.
  • Congratulations to James Chen! He was appointed as the director of technical research and education at FXDD.
  • Michael Greenberg interviews the CEO of FX Solutions, David Trew, James Chen’s previous employer
  • Francesc Riverola reports that FXStreet crossed the 640K unique visitors per month mark and provides many more metrics about the group’s sites. Here is my report for Forex Crunch.
  • Casey Stubbs interviews Mike Kulej from FX Madness. The interview consists of great information for traders.
  • James Woolley reviews a mirror trading service named Currency Cash Machine.
  • Andriy Moraru keeps us up to date with the Automated Trading Championship for 2011. Have you registered?

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