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August 31st, 2012 - Daily FX Market Roundup 08-31-12 EURUSD Caught Between Spain Troubles and Bernanke USD: Bernanke Commits to Nothing but Makes Powerful Case for More Support GBP: House Prices Increases CAD: Stronger Growth in June AUD: Rebounds Despite Concerns about RBA NZD: Gold and Oil Up Nearly 2% JPY: More Disappointments in Data EURUSD Caught Between Spain Trouble...

August 31st, 2012 - Wild Swings in US Dollar - Main Takeaway from Bernanke’s Speech Talk about volatility! The biggest event of the week proved to be the biggest catalyst for volatility in FX market and the U.S. dollar specifically. When Ben Bernanke took to the podium today in Jackson Hole Wyoming, the U.S. dollar sold off aggressive as soon as the statement was released. How...

August 30th, 2012 - Daily FX Market Roundup 08-30-12 Will Dr. Bernanke Provide a Clear Road Map at Jackson Hole? Euro Hit From All Sides GBP: Will be a Tough Year for U.K. AUD: Finance Minister Bemoans AUD Strength NZD: All Commodity Currencies Extend Losses CAD: GDP on Friday JPY: Consumer Spending Weakens Will Dr. Bernanke Provide a Clear Road Map at Jackson Hole? Wit...

August 30th, 2012 - It has been another quiet morning in the foreign exchange market as the EUR/USD and other major currencies trade in narrow ranges ahead of Bernanke’s speech on Friday. With this week’s economic data and Beige Book report providing no new insight into what the Fed Chairman will say at Jackson Hole, investors are biding their time and keeping pre-position...

August 29th, 2012 - Daily FX Market Roundup 08-29-12 Dollar Up But Not On Beige Book EUR: Traded Heavily Throughout the EZ and US Sessions GBP: New Government Proposals to Pull Country Out of Recession AUD: Hit by Regional Growth Concerns NZD: Still Feeling the Blow from Fonterra CAD: Mixed Inflation Reports JPY: More Comments on Yen Strength Dollar Up But Not On Beige Book ...

August 29th, 2012 - The U.S. economy and the U.S. dollar are the focus of the market this morning with the Beige Book report scheduled for release at 2:00pm ET or 18:00 GMT. This report should provide us with a qualitative assessment from individual Fed districts of how the U.S. economy has been performing since the last monetary policy meeting. The most recent non-farm payrolls report...

August 28th, 2012 - Daily FX Market Roundup 08-28-12 USD: Why This Month’s Beige Book Report is Important EUR: Catalonia Bailout Request Raises Stakes for ECB GBP: Housing Market Continues to Struggle Despite Low Rates NZD: Hit by News From Fonterra AUD: Sharp Decline in New Home Sales CAD: Oil and Gas Prices Unchanged JPY: Downgrades Economic Assessment USD: Why This...

August 27th, 2012 - Daily FX Market Roundup 08-27-12 What is the ECB Up to? USD: Pianalto Supports More Easing Measures GBP: Lifted by Dollar Weakness CAD: Big Disappointment in Retail Sales AUD: Sharp Decline in BHP Earnings NZD: Trade Balance on Tap JPY: Expected to Downgrade Economic Assessment What is the ECB Up to? The euro held onto its recent gains against the U.S...

August 27th, 2012 - Every year, central bankers and leading economists from around the world gather in Jackson Hole under the backdrop of Wyoming’s sweeping mountains to discuss economic affairs. This meeting between the world’s brightest financial minds and the most powerful policymakers is one of the most important economic events of the year. Like the G20 meetings, it ...

August 27th, 2012 - Every year, central bankers and leading economists from around the world gather in Jackson Hole under the backdrop of Wyoming’s sweeping mountains to discuss economic affairs. This meeting between the world’s brightest financial minds and the most powerful policymakers is one of the most important economic events of the year. Like the G20 meetings, it ...

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