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October 20th, 2014

The U.S. dollar is trading slightly lower against most of the major currencies this morning, but this quiet start masks what should be another busy week in the FX market. The prospect of a later rate hike by the Federal Reserve is keeping pressure on U.S. rates and in turn the U.S. dollar. Concerns about global growth and the threat of Ebola continue to be on the forefront of everyone’s minds and as long as that doesn’t change, it will be difficult for the dollar to rally. However selling dollars is not the only potential trade this week - here are our top 5 opportunities: #1 – Sell USD/JPY up to 108. Despite all of the fears that slower global growth will spill over to the U.S., the Federal Reserve is on ...

October 24th, 2014 - Market Drivers for October 24 2014 UK GDP in in line creating relief rally in cable EUR GFK Consumer confidence improves Nikkei 1.01% Europe -0.09% Oil $81/bbl Gold $1232/oz. Europe and Asia: NZD Trade Balance -1350M vs. -620M EUR GE GFK 8.5 vs. 8.1 GBP UK GDP 0.7% vs. 0.7% No...

October 20th, 2014 - The U.S. dollar is trading slightly lower against most of the major currencies this morning, but this quiet start masks what should be another busy week in the FX market. The prospect of a later rate hike by the Federal Reserve is keeping pressure on U.S. rates and in turn the U.S. dollar. Concern...

October 20th, 2014 - Market Drivers for October 20 2014 Japan's GPIF intends to buy more Japanese stocks Nikkei soars pushing USD/JPY through 107.00 Fed's Williams -Fed should end QE Nikkei 3.98% Europe -1.07% Oil $82/bbl Gold $1241/oz. Europe and Asia: NZD PMI Services 58 vs. 57.7 NZD Consumer Confidenc...

September 10th, 2012 - In the first week of September the European Central Bank lit the EUR/USD on fire with its latest acronym to save the euro – OMT, short for “Outright Monetary Transactions.” For most investors, OMT is just another ingredient in the central bank’s alphabet soup which already ...

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