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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 low and GBP/USD to an 8 month low. The euro got some help from the joint announcement by 5 central banks, that pledged dollar liquidity, especially for French banks. But this seems like a band aid. This September is very busy, and continues the busy August.

  • Kathy Lien analyzes what investors expect from central banks in 2012.
  • Larry Greenberg discusses why the Japanese yen is so strong.
  • Andriy Moraru has an interesting poll which asks for how long the SNB can hold EUR/CHF above the 1.20 floor.
  • Joseph Coterill  reports about bold ideas for British banks.
  • James Woolley explains how the ROCnRoll indicator can keep you out of trouble.
  • Francesc Riverola provides a serious of reports showing how forex brokers enjoyed the high volatility in August.
  • Adil Siddiqui keeps us up to date with news that the EU Commission wants more scrutiny on high frequency trading.

Here are long term posts published this week in Forex Crunch