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ForexTechnical Analysis

Reasons the dollar could bottom out

The trend in the USD is down and in currency markets it is usually a good idea to follow the trend BUT.... here are some reasons not to.


EUR/USD Fundamentals (part 1: Treasury-Bund yield spread)

The EUR/USD is the most traded currency pair in the forex market, and the most liquid asset in the world - so it pays to understand its fundamentals.


British pound near 5-month top as UK enters steep recession

The United Kingdom has just experienced a truly historic recession, with GDP falling -20.4% in the second quarter. What next for the British pound?

6 August 2020

US jobs report & summer recess

Today is all about the US jobs report (non-farm payrolls) - but it’s also the last chance for Congress to agree a stimulus bill before their Summer recess.


Non-farm payrolls: EUR/USD trading strategy

We review the price action on EUR/USD from the past three non-farm payroll days to help us find reoccurring patterns of behaviour ahead of the August 7 NFP release.


Pound jumps after BOE dodges NIRP

The British pound has jumped to a 5-month high (GBP/USD) after the Bank of England concluded it was better to avoid negative interest rates in the UK.


Trading strategy : breakouts or pullbacks?

Trading breakouts or pullbacks, which is better? This is a hotly contested debate, even among professional traders – but it shouldn’t be!

4 August 2020

ADP data & Moderna, BMW, Square Earnings

US July ADP unemployment and global service sector data is out Wednesday while Moderna, Square, BMW and Nikola are reporting Q2 earnings.


Worst month in a decade for the dollar

August; a typically choppy month in forex markets will follow the worst monthly decline for the US dollar in over 10 years. Will the buck’s rebound in the last two days continue?


The Swiss franc & 6 months of deflation

Switzerland has now recorded 6 months of consumer price contraction. Now, does the Swiss National Bank need to do more?

2 August 2020

Swiss CPI, PMIs & HSBC Earnings

HSBC report Q2 earnings amid all the controversy over Hong Kong, Switzerland is expected to show a 6th straight month of CPI deflation and global July manufacturing PMIs are released.

29 July 2020

Big Tech Earnings & Germany + US GDP

Big Tech - Apple, Amazon, Alphabet and Facebook report Q2 earnings and Q2 GDP data is out from Germany and the United States where expectations are for a huge 34% drop.


2 days ago

Breaking: US Jobs report disappoints with big miss

2 days ago

Ocean freight rates from Asia to US hit lowest since July

3 days ago

Volatility spikes to level unseen since January! Why & What’s Next! #Stocks