The week ahead: focus on China and the US consumer


Echoes from the NFP are mixed with more news from China, which still dominates the scene. We also have an interesting jobs report from Australia, a dovish risk from the rate decision in the UK, and a Friday focus on the US consumer. Do lower gasoline prices underpin shoppers? And are consumers set to start 2016 with a spree? So far, spending has not met reality, but hopes remain high. Volatility is set to remain elevated. Video preview of the week’s events:

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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 the 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.

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