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By 31 October 2014

October Market Update (Week 4)

According to the ECB bank lending survey, the credit standards are still tight in historical terms. As the banks expect a net increase in loan demand in Q4 we can still see the EURUSD hanging tight at the 1.27 level. After the announcement from the Federal Reserve on the 30th about stopping the quantative easing, some

By 17 October 2014

October Market Update (Week 3)

EURUSD still in a period of indecision although now showing a shy reaction to the 1.28 resistance level. The strong bearish moves on the 15th weren’t enough to confirm the end of the Dollar strength as there is still no still no conclusive price action since the rejection of the 1.25 level at the beginning

By 23 September 2014

September Market Update (Week 3)

The dollar climbed to a six-year high versus the yen, reaching levels unseen since the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., after Federal Reserve officials raised their target-rate forecast. The greenback was set for the highest closing level in four years versus major peers after Fed policy makers increased their median estimate for the key rate to 1.375 percent

By 12 September 2014

September Market Update (Week 2)

The biggest news item to move the market came over the weekend with the pound sliding to its weakest level since November versus the dollar this week as opinion polls highlighted the risk Scotland will vote for independence next week, potentially splintering the U.K.’s 307-year-old union. Britain’s currency dropped the most in more than a year against

By 5 September 2014

September Market Update (Week 1)

The euro dropped below $1.30 for the first time since July 2013 after the European Central Bank unexpectedly cut its main refinancing rate to a record 0.05 percent and introduced additional stimulus. The shared currency fell the most versus the greenback since October after officials lowered the deposit rate to minus 0.2 percent, also the least on record. The euro

By 1 September 2014

August Market Update

WEEK 1 The biggest mover this week was the Aussie after Australia’s jobless rate jumped to a 12-year high in July, surpassing the U.S. level for the first time since 2007 and sending the local currency tumbling. The unemployment rate rose to 6.4 percent from 6 percent, the statistics bureau said in Sydney, versus the

By 6 August 2014

July Trading Overview & Current Opportunities

July Trading Overview WEEK 1 Job growth blew past expectations and the unemployment rate fell to the lowest level since before the financial crisis peaked six years ago, creating a firm foundation for a stronger U.S. economic expansion. Payrolls rose by 288,000 workers following a 224,000 gain the prior month that was bigger than previously estimated and

By 1 August 2014

Trading Quote Of The Week

  “Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.” Warren Buffet (an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is widely considered the most successful investor of the 20th century).

By 1 August 2014

Trading Fact Of The Week

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By 31 July 2014

Look Forward at the Forex Market – Week 4

Although the market was disappointed about the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) vote, many analysts still feel that the UK will be the next of the developed nations to raise interest rates so long as the good data continues. The first sign that a rate hike is coming will be when there is a split in