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Chinese Exports Plummet Leaving Markets Exposed

10/03/2014 07:27

  • Importance Of NFP Cannoted Be Understated
  • Trade Balance Data Has Caught Markets Off Guar
  • Ukraine Major Driver Going Forward

Mixed emotions run through European markets this morning following a shocking Chinese trade balance to counteract the positivity surrounding the US non-farm payrolls figure from Friday. However, it ha »

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Monday 10th March Two In Two

10/03/2014 07:19

Monday's two most popular currencies in two minutes with Kym Watson, EzeeTrader 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »

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No Sell Off Despite Negative Cues

10/03/2014 06:54

  • Jobless Rate Up to 6.7%
  • Euro Well Supported
  • Gold Price Tumbles

European equities are set to open flat as traders tread cautiously. The negative cues seem to be stacking up, China, Ukraine and a good Non Farms pointing to no slow down in tapering are not a conduci »

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Reaction to NFP

07/03/2014 18:06

The number of jobs added in the US in February was higher than expected but it didn’t really blow anyone away. That explains the unusually muted response in the markets following the release, wi »

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ECB & BoE Set To Keep Ship Steady

07/03/2014 09:15

It was 'central bank Thursday' yesterday with the monthly meetings from the Bank of England and the European Central Bank reports Phil McHugh, Currencies Direct. As expected the BoE came and went with »

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FXSnip: USD/EUR Don't You Just Love Reversal Thursday Pre NFP

07/03/2014 07:21

Euros did move yesterday...don't you just love a Reversal Thursday prior NFP...anyway we went above 1.3833 which was the break point and up we went to 1.3873... Now our previous high back in Dec wa »

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Non Farm Payrolls A Non Event?

07/03/2014 07:00

  • Good Or Bad, Buoyance Will Remain
  • Lack Of Reaction To Sanctions On Russia
  • ECB Leaves Interest Rate Unchanged

European equities are set to open little changed as traders pass the time till Non Farm Payrolls reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. As always, everyone’s speculating as to the outcome bu »

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US Markets Looking To Follow European Positive Start

06/03/2014 14:13

US futures are pointing to a moderately higher open on Thursday, with the S&P seen up 2 points, the Dow up 29 points and the Nasdaq up 5 points. These gains come following a similarly positive start t »

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Thursday 6th March Two In Two

06/03/2014 09:03

Thursday's  two most popular currencies in two minutes with Kym Watson, EzeeTrader 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD  »

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Daily Forex Indicators: BOE & ECB Rate Decisions Today

06/03/2014 07:23

  • Traders Remain Positive
  • BOE & ECB Rate Decisions 
  • NFP & Ukraine Tensions Bring Volumes Down

Asian markets shrugged off the ongoing crisis in Ukraine to climb to a six week high reports James Hughes, Alpari UK. Traders Remain Positive Traders in Europe will hope that the positive feeling fr »

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Central Banks Centre Of Attention

06/03/2014 07:18

  • Interest Rate Hike?
  • ECB Press Conference
  • Euro Remains Flat

European equities are set to edge higher on the open tracking overnight gains in Asia but upside potential is expected to be limited ahead of central bank meetings reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Sp »

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Daily Forex Indicators: Asian Markets Halt Losses Overnight

05/03/2014 08:06

  • Reversal Of Losses
  • Asian Market Data
  • Nervous Markets Expected

Asian markets managed to halt the losses during the session overnight as the Australia released its GDP readings, Chinese GDP targets tried to stabilise the economy and the crisis between Russia and U »

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FXSnip: USD/JPY Profit Taking At 10230

05/03/2014 07:36

USD/JPY has hit first target and has not been able to break above 10230...So I think we have seen some profit taking at these levels...and some sellers looking for this to weaken a little... Now th »

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Wednesday 5th March Two In Two

05/03/2014 07:27

Wednesday's two most popular currencies in two minutes with Kym Watson, EzeeTrader 1) GBP/USD 2) EUR/USD »

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Calm Restored But Testing Times Ahead

05/03/2014 07:19

  • Deluge Of Market Data
  • Crude Prices Levelled Out

European equities are set to ease slightly on the open as traders pause to catch their breath reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Deluge Of Market Data After two days of extreme geopolitical »

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Market Looks To US Jobs Data For Guidance

04/03/2014 16:37

  • Risk Aversion Strategy
  • Central Bank Interest Rate Announcements
  • What to Watch this Week:

The market opened Monday under a cloud of risk aversion with the ongoing Ukraine and Russia tensions and uncertainty depressing the market. Investors shifted their focus to safe haven assets, such as »

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Russian/Ukrainian Crisis Hits Pause

04/03/2014 16:27

Christopher Vecchio, Currency Analyst at DailyFX, comments: "Conflict is brewing in Eastern Europe and it’s led to a surge in volatility across asset classes the past few days. But the concilia »

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Video Exclusive:Top Trading Tips From The Expert

04/03/2014 10:06

Forexspace.com caught up with Lee Sandford, Founder of Trading Collage at the London Investor Show Forex following his presentation outlining top tips for traders. »

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Currency Markets Trying To Calm Despite Ukraine Unrest

04/03/2014 09:35

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 2.50 percent, as expected reports John Hardy, SaxoBank. Forward Australian rates actually rose overnight in the wake »

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Markets Moving To Positive Territory (Briefly)

04/03/2014 09:29

  • Swinging Asian Markets
  • UK Construction PMI

After an extremely negative start to the week for global markets it looks like we may well get a brief reprieve this morning as markets look set to open in positive territory despite the on-going cris »

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Markets Can Handle Sabre Rattling

04/03/2014 07:43

  • Waiting For The Next Move....
  • Fading Chances Of Rate Cut

European equities are set to creep up on the open as traders take a peek from behind cover reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Waiting For The Next Move.... The initial knee jerk risk off mov »

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Tuesday 4th March Two In Two

04/03/2014 07:31

Tuesday's two most popular currencies in two minutes with Kym Watson, EzeeTrader 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »

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FxSnip: EUR/USD Euro Reacted Well Yesterday

04/03/2014 07:27

Euros reacted well yesterday and once they broke 1.3780 down we came...Now it took a little while to get top target area of 1.3720 but we have done this now and all short positions have been covered.. »

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Exclusive: FX Highlights For Week 4th March

04/03/2014 06:36

This week its all about  PMI, Bank Rates & Jobs....... watch  Kym Watson, EzeeTrader.com exclusive report.  1) MONDAY- UK Manufacturing, Draghi Speaks, US ISM »

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Risk Aversion Is Rife In The Markets

03/03/2014 21:42

Risk aversion is rife in the markets on Monday, as the Ukraine crisis escalated further prompting investors to rebalance their portfolios away from stocks and towards commodities and other safe haven »

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The Similarities Between Traders & Taxi Drivers

03/03/2014 20:49

Its all about capitalising on highs.......Watch and learn.... »

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Yen Gains On Safe Haven Appeal, USD Does Not

03/03/2014 16:20

Christopher Vecchio, Currency Analyst at DailyFX, comments: "We start the week under pressure that built up over the weekend, thanks to aggressive rhetoric and action by Russian PM Putin with respect »

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The Characteristics of Central Banks

03/03/2014 09:26

  • The Federal Reserve
  • European Central Bank
  • Bank of England

Not all central banks have the same power and each one, as we shall find, has its own distinct personality. Knowing the different characteristics of each bank is essential in order to predict what the »

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Monday 3rd March Two In Two

03/03/2014 07:35

Monday's two most popular currencies in two minutes with Kym Watson, EzeeTrader 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »

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Commodities: Gold Finally Broker Higher at 1339

03/03/2014 07:04

Gold finally broke higher and once we hit and held above 1339 we have traded onto the next level of 1345..Short term we are overbought....and this is because of the Asian overnight market...so any lon »

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Russian Bear Arrives In Europe

03/03/2014 07:00

  • Improved Outlook for US Consumer Sentiment
  • Strong Eurozone CPI Figures

European equities are set to open sharply lower as the weekends headlines sends traders heading for their bunkers. Another set of weak China PMI’s has hinted at sluggish growth and concerns are »

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Video:Friday's Trading Update- Up Another $2000

28/02/2014 12:26

Ezeetraders Charlie Burton give his Friday trading update below.. »

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Eurozone Inflation Data Eyed

28/02/2014 09:17

  • Euro Under Pressure
  • US Economic Data

Today the main focus will be on confirmation of inflation data for February from the Eurozone writes Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. The number is expected to be weaker following German inflation u »

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Friday 28th Feb Two In Two

28/02/2014 07:46

Friday's two most popular currencies in two minutes with Kym Watson, EzeeTrader 1) GBP/USD 2 EUR/USD »

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Daily Forex Indicators: Deflation Is A Hot Topic For ECB

28/02/2014 07:37

  • Mixed Data From Japan
  • Deflation Is A Hot Topic
  • US Data Releases In AbundanceDaily 

European indices are expected to open slightly higher on Friday, with the FTSE seen up 9 points, the CAC up 6 points and the DAX up 6 points reports Craig Erlam, Alpari Clearly the markets aren&rsquo »

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Best Apps For Forex Traders

27/02/2014 13:51

Best Android Apps for Forex Traders As of February 6 2014, there were 1,118,594 android apps available to download including thousands of finance and forex apps. New apps appear every day and some wi »

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Policymakers' Q&A Session Holds Market Moving Potential

27/02/2014 13:12

“The spotlight returns to Fed Chair Janet Yellen today as she testifies before the Senate Banking Committee. While the newly-minted central bank chief’s prepared remarks will be familiar f »

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Thursday 27th Feb Two In Two

27/02/2014 07:34

Thursday's two most popular currencies in two minutes with Kym Watson,  EzeeTrader 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »

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FX Market Daily

27/02/2014 07:26

Sell the Japanese Yen against the US dollar above 102.50. »

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Sentiment Remains Cautious In Europe

27/02/2014 07:18

  • Yellen Not Expected To Rock The Boat
  • A Timid Rally In US Morning Session

Yet more losses are expected for the start of trade in Europe as sentiment remains firmly cautious reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Yellen Not Expected To Rock The Boat Yellen’s tes »

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Daily Forex Indicators: Today Is Packed Full Of Data Releases

27/02/2014 07:01

  • Belief In Economic Data Improvement
  • Eurozone Data Releases Today
  • Consumer And Business Sentiment Surveys 

European indices are expected to open around a fifth of a percentage point lower on Thursday, with the FTSE seen opening down 17 points, the CAC down 8 points and the DAX down 26 points writes Craig E »

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Euro Stuck In The Mud

26/02/2014 12:09

Christopher Vecchio, Currency Analyst at DailyFX, comments: “The EURUSD has been trapped between $1.3680 and 1.3770 for the better part of the last week, and it’s going to need a catalyst »

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Alex Salmond- Between A Rock And A Hard Place

26/02/2014 09:57

Currencies Direct highlights the 10 steps required to create a new Scottish currency. Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has said this week that Scotland may continue to use sterling informally, mu »

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Markets At An Inflection Point

26/02/2014 07:33

  • Traders Feeling Trepidation
  • Euro Lagging Behind US & China

European equities are set to open mixed as directional conviction evaporates reports Joanthan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Traders Feeling Trepidation Flat finishes in the US and mixed markets in Asia »

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Wednesday 26th Feb Two In Two

26/02/2014 07:30

Wednesday's two most popular currencies in two minutes with Kym Watson,  EzeeTrader 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »

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Daily Forex Indicators: US Investors Uninspired By Data

26/02/2014 07:19

  • US Investors Uninspired by Drop In Consumer Confidence
  • Recovery Has Lost Its Momentum
  • European Forecasts Positive Growth

Choppy sessions in both the US and Asia overnight has left European futures lacking any real direction on Wednesday, with the FTSE currently seen opening 20 points lower, the CAC 1 point higher and th »

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February's US Consumer Confidence Report Under The Spotlight

25/02/2014 12:02

Ilya Spivak, Currency Analyst at DailyFX, comments:  “The spotlight in falls on February’s US Consumer Confidence report. Expectations point to a slight pullback after the index hit »

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Clash Of The Titans: The Aftermath

25/02/2014 09:54

They came, they saw and they traded...Charlie Burton and Tom Hougaard completed their 90 min live FX trade off at the London Investor Show Forex last Friday. If you missed it, that's a great shame. I »

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What to Watch This Week....

25/02/2014 09:09

Friday’s Eurozone CPI figure is expected to produce the most volatility of the scheduled data releases this week. Should the number be even lower than last month's, the EUR is expected to weaken »

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Draghi Under Pressure To Loosen Eurozone Monetary Policy

25/02/2014 09:04

  • Forecast For Eurozone Not Looking Strong
  • US Attention On Q4 GDP
  • UK GDP Figure On Weds

The European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi takes the spotlight this week as the market’s attention turns to Friday’s Consumer Price Index data release for the 18-member Eurozon »

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FXSnip: GBP/USD Cable Staying Within Tight Range

25/02/2014 07:42

Cable staying again within a tight range..we did blip 1.6590 yesterday for a nanno second...but this was stops going ff...and no damage was at yet done to the downside...we are making a little bullish »

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Tuesday 25th Feb Two In Two

25/02/2014 07:34

Tuesday's two most popular currencies in two minutes with Kym Watson,  EzeeTrader 1) GBP/USD 2) EUR/USD »

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Daily Forex Indicators: Nice Market Moves Yesterday

25/02/2014 07:20

  • Gold Moved Higher
  • Revision of Germany's GDP
  • Eurozone Business Climate Indicator

European futures are looking a little flat this morning, with the FTSE seen 10 points lower, the CAC 2 points lower and the DAX 5 points higher reports Craig Erlam, Alpari. Gold Moved Higher It was »

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How Charlie Won The Live Trade Off

24/02/2014 14:11

For those of you not in the know, Charlie Burton, Ezeetrader won the 90 minute live trade off at the London Investor Show. His opponent, Tom Hougaard just lost out when the bell rang.   Watch be »

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Exclusive Video: FX Highlights For Week 24th Feb

24/02/2014 11:18

Exclusive to Forexspace,  Kym Watson, EzeeTrader.com gives us the rundown on this week's newsworthy events. A Quiet Start.... 1) MONDAY - German IFO Business Climate 2) TUESDAY- &nbs »

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3 More Crucial Tips For Forex Traders

24/02/2014 11:17

Forex trading is on everybody’s lips. The game is rising in popularity because it is becoming ever easier for people to get online and trade. It’s also becoming incredibly cheap, the costs »

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Commodities: Gold Hit 1327 & We Should Now Be Short

24/02/2014 10:07

Gold- now we have hit our 1327 resistance and we should be short...Only reverse shorts if above 1331...From here looking at the 60 min charts we see that there is scope for pullbacks down to 1309/05 o »

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Monday 24th Feb Two In Two

24/02/2014 07:27

Monday's two most traded currencies in two minutes with  Kym Watson,  EzeeTrader 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »

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A Slow Week Ahead In The Markets

24/02/2014 07:06

  • A Slow Week Ahead
  • Chinese House Price Data
  • Eurozone CPI Inflation

European indices are expected to start the week on a slightly negative note, with the FTSE seen opening 25 points low, the CAC 10 points lower and the DAX 40 points lower reports Craig Erlam, Alpari. »

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Traders Waiting On Data

24/02/2014 06:57

  • Jitters In China
  • Fears Over Tapering Pace

European equities are set to start soft following weak leads from the US and Asia reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Jitters In China There are a few China jitters after reports of banks re »

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Daily Forex Indicators: Strong Start Following Positive Sessions In US& Asia

21/02/2014 07:35

  • China Turned Losses Into Gains
  • Important Data Week For The UK
  • Quiet US Session Expected

European futures are pointing to a higher open on Friday, with the FTSE up 38 points, the CAC up 14 points and the DAX up 50 points, or around half a percentage point reports Craig Erlam, Alpari UK. T »

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Bulls Take Back The Reins

21/02/2014 07:14

  • PMI's Better Than Expected
  • Consumer Confidence In Eurozone Dropped

Despite hesitation and mixed closes in Europe yesterday, a bullish close in the US fed through into sentiment in Asia and we are expecting a positive handover on the open writes Jonathan Sudaria, Capi »

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A Tale Of Two Factories

21/02/2014 07:12

February US manufacturing was either the worst in one year or the best in four but the market clearly preferred the good news reports Adam Button for Ashraflaidi.com. The New Zealand dollar was the to »

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Technical Analysis: USD/JPY

20/02/2014 08:01

The USD/JPY pair fell during the bulk of the session on Friday, drifting below the 102 level again. This market looks decidedly weak at the moment, but when looked at from a longer-term perspective, t »

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Friday 21st Feb Two In Two

20/02/2014 07:26

Friday's two most popular currencies in two minutes with Kym Watson,  EzeeTrader 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »

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Bears Are Back With A Vengence

20/02/2014 07:14

  • Surprise Hawkishness From FOMC
  • Crude Looking Bullish
  • Demand For Gold Dropped

European equities are set to slump on the open following negative overnight cues reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Surprise Hawkishness From FOMC Some surprise hawkishness from the FOMC mi »

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Daily Forex Indicators: It Could Be A Rough Day For The Markets

20/02/2014 07:06

  • FOMC Minutes As Expected
  • Fears Of Hard Landing In China
  • Lunar New Year Responsible for Poor Data?
  • Eurozone PMI's

It could be a rough day for the markets on Thursday as a double whammy of hawkish Fed minutes and another woeful manufacturing PMI from China crush investor sentiment overnight writes Craig Erlam, Alp »

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Bullish Sentiment Cools Despite Good Data

19/02/2014 14:40

  • Bullish Sentiment Cools Off 
  • Permits & Housing Stats Still High
  • FOMC Minutes

US futures are pointing lower ahead of the opening bell on Wednesday following a mixed start to the week reports Craig Erlam, Alpari. As it stands, the S&P is seen opening 6 points lower at 1,834, the »

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UK Employment Data To Decide Path Of Pound

19/02/2014 09:16

  • UK Employment Data
  • FOMC Minutes Released Today
  • German & Eurozone PMI Out Tomorrow

UK unemployment data due this morning is expected to show UK jobless levels declining for the fifteenth consecutive month reports Alistair Cotton, Currencies Direct. UK Employment Data A strong rea »

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Commodities: Gold- We Need To Clear This Trend Line To Trade Higher

19/02/2014 09:11

Gold is clinging to our 1313 support but currently at trend line resistance on the 60 min chart at 1322...We need to clear this trend line if we are to continue to trade higher...If we can break above »

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UK Event Risk Holds The Spotlight

19/02/2014 09:07

Ilya Spivak, Currency Analyst at DailyFX, comments: “UK event risk headlines the docket in European hours today with minutes from this month’s Bank of England policy meeting and January&r »

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The End of Bitcoin?

19/02/2014 07:29

The digital currency “bitcoin” has been one of the hottest stories in the world. Last year it went up by 5000%. But its price took a major hit last week as one of the biggest bitcoin excha »

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Video Exclusive: Focus On The Emerging Markets With Tradenext

18/02/2014 13:59

Forexspace.com met with Farhan Ahmed from Tradenext to discuss the current state of the Emerging Markets with particular focus on the Indonesian Rupee.  »

FXSnip: Cable Looked Under Pressure After Reaching 1.6824

18/02/2014 07:39

Cable looking slightly more under pressure after reaching 1.6824 yesterday and then staying sideways. We know there is good resistance at 1.6824/45 ...We would then expect the sellers to try and co »

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Tuesday 18th Feb Two In Two

18/02/2014 07:29

Tuesday's two most currencies in two minutes with Kym Watson,  EzeeTrader 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »

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Daily Forex Indicators: Inflation Figures In Focus

18/02/2014 07:17

  • Good News From The BoJ
  • Economic Data Focussing On UK
  • Consumer Price Index
  • Back To Work In US 

European futures are pointing to a slightly higher open on Tuesday, with the FTSE currently seen 11 points higher, the CAC 1 point higher and the DAX 10 points higher reports Craig Erlam, Alpari Good »

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Market Weekly Outlook

17/02/2014 19:23

  • Jobless Claims Higher Than Expectation
  • US Consumer Price Index
  • Inflation Is A Big Focus For ECB
  • British Economy Recovering

The week ahead once again looks to be busy with important jobs and CPI data announcements for the major economies that are expected to generate market volatility reports ForexTime. The threat of globa »

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Exclusive: FX Highlights for Week 17th Feb

17/02/2014 18:54

Exclusive to Forexspace,  Kym Watson, EzeeTrader.com gives us the rundown on this week's newsworthy events. Some Key UK News 1) MONDAY - No Significant Releases 2) TUESDAY-  UK »

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An Interesting Forex Strategy

17/02/2014 13:00

Forex strategies come in and out of favor. Many are based on technical indicators such as moving averages, Bollinger Bands or RSI oscillators whereas others are determined by fundamental forces. Stil »

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Sterling Continues To Motor On

17/02/2014 09:22

Last week, Bank of England governor Mark Carney adjusted the Bank's interest rate policy to reflect falling unemployment and the better than expected economic recovery reports Currencies Direct. The B »

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Commodities: Gold Has Reached 1330, All Longs Covered

17/02/2014 07:59

Gold has reacted well coming near to target of 1331 reaching 1330...All longs have been covered... However the important point to note on Gold is that there has been very little downside action sin »

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Monday 17th Feb Two In Two

17/02/2014 07:52

Monday's two most traded currencies in two minutes with Kym Watson,  EzeeTrader.com 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »

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Bulls On Pause

17/02/2014 07:14

  • Weak US Data
  • Crude Remains In Triple Digits

European equities are set to open flat as traders ponder where this rally has come from and what’s in store for the next leg reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Nothing has materially c »

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Eurozone GDP Figures Are In Focus

14/02/2014 10:22

  • Second Month Of Consumer Spending Contraction
  • GBP Climed To New Highs
  • Eurozone Quiet Yesterday 

US Retail sales fell 0.4 per cent in the month of January which was much weaker than anticipated reports Davide Ugolini, Currencies Direct. Second Month Of Consumer Spending Contraction This is now »

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Bearish Tremors Are Being Felt

14/02/2014 07:22

  • Subdued Chinese Inflation Data
  • US Corporate Earnings Trump Economic Figs

European equities are set to open mixed as traders turn cautious reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads.Despite the recent run up in equities over the last few days, the signals from the real econo »

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Daily Forex Indicators:Fourth Quarter GDP's Looking Positive

14/02/2014 07:08

  • Less Then Encouraging US Data
  • Fourth Quarter GDP Off To A Good Start
  • Eurozone Data Still To Come

European index futures are looking pretty flat ahead of the open on Friday, with the FTSE seen opening 7 points lower, the CAC 2 points higher and the DAX 21 points higher writes Craig Erlam, Alpari U »

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GBP/USD Rally May Not Be Finished Yet

13/02/2014 16:46

Christopher Vecchio, Currency Analyst at DailyFX, comments: "Retail forex crowd positioning in GBPUSD may be the clearest example of emotions dictating trading decisions, rather than objective analys »

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Pound Surges On Quarterly Inflation Report

13/02/2014 11:31

Bank Of England governor Mark Carney delivered the quarterly inflation report yesterday, raising growth forecasts for the UK economy from 2.8 per cent to 3.4 per cent for 2014 reports Currencies Direc »

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Six Ways To Measure Volatility In The Forex Markets

13/02/2014 07:57

Forex traders need volatility in able to profit from price moves in their chosen market. If there is no volatility then there are no price moves and there is no way to make money – Particularly »

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Bankers Expected To Spew More Dovishness

13/02/2014 07:40

  • Buyers Looking To Book Profits
  • Disappointing Corporate Earnings

European equities are set to ease slightly on the open as the bullish momentum wanes reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Buyers Looking To Book Profits A stellar run over the last few days ha »

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FXSnip: GBP/USD Cable Remained Strong Yesterday

13/02/2014 07:09

Cable remained strong yesterday...challenging 1.6605...breaking this and coming to the next level o 1.6625 which currently has held...we are slightly overbought on the 60 min charts but our dailies an »

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Daily Forex Indicators: Indices Have Made Long Overdue Correction

13/02/2014 07:01

  • Indices Have Erased Losses
  • German CPI & Greek Unemployment
  • Low Inflation in Eurozone
  • ECB Monthly Report

European futures are pointing to a slightly lower open on Thursday, with the FTSE currently seen opening down 15 points, the CAC down 6 points and the DAX down 13 points writes Craig Erlam, Alpari. Th »

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Cable Jumps Despite Carney's Pledge To Keep Rates Low

12/02/2014 15:59

Sterling jumps as BoE quarterly inflation report has boosted 2-year rates a solid 5 bps and the market is moving forward the first anticipated rate hike from the central bank writes John Hardy, SaxoBa »

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Clash Of The Titans?

12/02/2014 11:12

Yes, it's the meeting of the trading minds people, the clash of the titans and the trading showdown - LIVE!!! What are we talking about??  Why its the Live Trade Off taking place on Friday 21st »

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Commdities: Gold Finished 1.27% Higher Against USD

12/02/2014 08:46

Gold prices finished 1.27% higher against the USD in the 24 hour period ending 23:00GMT, at 1290.49 per ounce, as traders favoured the safe-haven metal following downbeat comments about the recovery i »

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Daily Forex Indicators: Yellen Confirms Tapering Strategy

12/02/2014 08:33

  • Tapering To Continue
  • Aussie Consumer Confidence Remains
  • Chinese Trade Balance Ignored

European indices are expected to open in positive territory on Wednesday, with the FTSE seen opening up 12 points, the CAC up 11 points and the DAX up 29 points reports Criag Erlam, Alpari UK. The gai »

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Carney Versus The Hawks

12/02/2014 06:51

  • The Main Event
  • Speculation Of Rate Hikes
  • Yellen Gave Consistency

European equities are set to edge higher in a subdued start ahead of speeches from the heads of the BoE and ECB reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. The Main Event For the UK and sterling the »

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The Dragon's Appetite for Gold

11/02/2014 12:29

  • Who’s the Hoarder?
  • Are Gold Prices Poised for a Resurgence?

It was recently reported that China’s consumption of gold in 2013 resulted in a 500 ton gap relative to the amount produced and/or imported. The numbers are staggering; last year, gold demand in »

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Can Lloyds Shake Off Its Provisions Achilles Heel?

11/02/2014 10:20

10th February 2014: In the run-up to its full year results, Michael Hewson, CMC analyses the recent improvement by Lloyds Banking Group and their possible return to profit Within the report Michael »

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Tuesday 11th Feb Two In Two

11/02/2014 07:40

Tuesday's two most popular currencies in two  minutes with Kym Watson, EzeeTrader.com 1) GBP/USD 2)  EUR/USD »

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Disappointing Jobs Data Puts US Recovery Under Pressure

11/02/2014 07:18

  • Yellen's Statement To Give Direction 
  • GDP Data From Eurozone On Friday
  • BoE Inflation Report on Weds
  • Yen Softens
  • Aussie Dollar Weakened

The market is still reeling from Friday’s Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) data announcement where only 113,000 new jobs were created in January, much less than was forecast report analysts from FXT »

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The Reign Of Yellen Begins....

11/02/2014 07:09

  • Bulls Looking For a Rephrasing
  • Yellens First Speech
  • Gold Rising To $1274.9

European equities are set to creep higher as trader’s eye up this afternoon’s testimony from Janet Yellen reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. With absolutely nothing of note out in »

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Daily Forex Indicators: It's All Up From Here?

11/02/2014 06:58

  • Its All Up From Here?
  • Good News For Australia 
  • Yellens First Testimony 

European futures are pointing to a moderately higher open again on Tuesday, with the FTSE seen opening 24 points higher, the CAC 8 points higher and the DAX 22 points higher writes Craig Erlam, Alpari »

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Bitcoin Faces Serious Challenges

10/02/2014 14:25

When I saw Bitcoin trading at close to one thousand dollars, I wanted to kick myself! I should have seen it coming, a limited supply and a lot of hype and demand — it looks obvious in hinds »

Exclusive: FX Highlights for Week 10th Feb

10/02/2014 12:07

This week's FX highlights are bought to you exclusively by Kym Watson, EzeeTrader.com.  A Quiet Week Ahead? MONDAY: No Significant Releases TUESDAY:  US Fed Testifies WEDNESDAY: UK »

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Exclusive: FX Highlights for Week 10th Feb

10/02/2014 11:58

This week's FX highlights are bought to you exclusively by Kym Watson, EzeeTrader.com.  A Quiet Week Ahead? MONDAY: No Significant Releases TUESDAY:  US Fed Testifies WEDNESDAY: UK »

Monday 10th Feb Two in Two

10/02/2014 07:48

Monday's two most popular currencies in two  minutes with Kym Watson, EzeeTrader.com 1) EUR/USD 2)  GBP/USD »

Where Has All This Bullishness Come From?

10/02/2014 07:29

  • Friday Odd Day For Market 
  • Weaker NFP Than Expected
  • Expansion Still Underway

European equities are set to open higher following a solid close on Friday in the US and overnight gains in Asia reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Friday Odd Day For Market Logic Friday was »

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Where Had All This Bullishness Come From?

10/02/2014 07:26

  • Friday Odd Day For Market 
  • Weaker NFP Than Expected
  • Expansion Still Underway

European equities are set to open higher following a solid close on Friday in the US and overnight gains in Asia reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Friday Odd Day For Market Logic Friday was »

Daily Forex Indicators: Indice Gains But Likely Shortlived

10/02/2014 07:21

  • Indices Gains- Shortlived?
  • Poor NFP= Continuation Of Bullish Moves
  • French & Italian Industrial Production Figs

European indices are expected to open around a half a percentage point higher on Monday, with the FTSE seen opening 25 points higher, the CAC 20 points higher and the DAX 43 points higher reports Crai »

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Draghi Sends Euro To 1.36. Will NFP Boost It?

07/02/2014 10:00

The Euro was the currency that markets were focused on as the European Central Bank announced its key interest rate and President Draghi held the usual press conference reports Alpesh Patel. The ECB d »

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All Calm Before The Non Farm

07/02/2014 09:27

  • Searching For Signals
  • Crude Price Rise

European equities are set to open marginally higher, adjusting to overnight gains in the US and Asia writes Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. However, as is usual for a non farm Friday, movement ahea »

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How To Trade Forex With The MACD

07/02/2014 09:10

The MACD is another popular technical indicator that many people use to successfully trade the forex markets. The term itself is an acronym for Moving Average Convergence Divergence and was designed i »

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FXSnip: GBP/USD Cable Traded Sharply Higher

07/02/2014 07:42

Cable held 1.6272 and traded sharply higher...however it could not break the 1.6350 barrier...and although looking like it could...we have to wait for this resistance to break before instating any lon »

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Friday 7th Feb Two In Two

07/02/2014 07:36

Friday's two most popular currencies in two minutes brought to you in two minutes by Kym Watson,  EzeeTrader.com 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »

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Daily Forex Indicators: Improvement In Sentiment- How Long Will It Last?

07/02/2014 07:07

  • Improvement In Sentiment 
  • US Jobs Report Today 
  • UK Manufacturing & Industrial Production Figs

European indices are seen opening around a fifth of a percentage point higher this morning, with the FTSE up 16 points, the CAC up 8 points and the DAX up 21 points reports Craig Erlam, Alpari. The ga »

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Reaction: The ECB Never Ceases To Surprise

06/02/2014 17:40

Reaction to the ECB Press Conference by Nick Beecroft, Chairman Saxo Bank  “The ECB never ceases to surprise when it comes to failing to ease appropriately. If I were in charge of the cent »

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Can The ECB Finally Deliver More Than Hot Air?

06/02/2014 14:14

Risk appetite survived another assault on the lows in major asset markets and USDJPY did likewise yesterday, but the relief rally so far remains unimpressive as we look forward to today’s Europe »

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Draghi In The Spotlight

06/02/2014 09:18

  • Bears Have Reached Exhaustion Point
  • US Economic Data

European equities are set to open higher following a buoyant Asian session reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Bears Have Reached Exhaustion Point The bears seem to have reached an exhaustion »

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Thursday 6th Feb Two In Two

06/02/2014 07:46

Wednesday's two most popular currencies in two minutes brought to you in two minutes by Kym Watson,  EzeeTrader.com 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »

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Daily Forex Indicators: Expect Huge Market Volatility Today

06/02/2014 07:35

  • BoE Rate Decision Up First
  • An Eventful ECB Decision & Press Conference

The busy end to the week continues today with interest rate decisions from the European Central Bank and the Bank of England, with the former then holding a press conference 45 minutes after, at 12.30 »

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Commodities: Gold Was Whippy Yesterday at 1274

06/02/2014 07:16

Gold was whippy yesterday with a 1274/52 range....Now his was in line with expectations although I did think 1270 would hold.. Now we are lower once more...but still holding onto some good support »

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Increased Volatility Today, Services Reports To Spur Relief Rallies

05/02/2014 09:39

  • USD Traded Sideways Against EURO
  • GBP Gained Against USD

A rather calm day for traders yesterday as the major currency pairs we monitor showed low volatility throughout the day reports Alpesh Patel for Investing Better. The lack of any significant events an »

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The Bear's Persist

05/02/2014 07:51

  • Negative Sentiment Remains
  • ECB Likely To Reaffirm Committment

Despite a positive lead from the US overnight, Asian indices are trading mixed and Europe is doggedly set to open lower reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Negative Sentiment Remains Despite »

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Wednesday 5th Feb Two In Two

05/02/2014 07:45

Wednesday's two most popular currencies brought to you in two minutes by Kym Watson,  EzeeTrader.com 1) GBP/USD 2) EUR/USD »

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Dollar Remains Stagnant Despite S&P Fall

04/02/2014 10:24

Equities, high yield bonds and FX-based carry trade all collapsed to open the week reports Phil Ryan, Currencies Direct. The market's appeal for risk is crumbling; and yet, the Greenback's performance »

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Volatility Expected Ahead Of Central Bank and NFP Announcements

04/02/2014 09:23

Investor sentiment opened low again this week with the market depressed by new data from China showing further weakening in the local economy.  Risk appetite is waning across the board as a resul »

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Tuesday 4th Feb Two In Two

04/02/2014 07:28

Tuesday's two most popular currencies brought to you in two minutes by Kym Watson,  EzeeTrader.com 1) GBP/USD 2) EUR/USD »

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Daily Forex Indicators: Negative Start Following Weaker US Data Sell Off

04/02/2014 07:09

  • Market Over Reaction
  • NFP & ECB Meetings Likely to Disappoint
  • Aussie Dollar Rally 

We’re looking at another negative start to the European session on Tuesday, following another sell-off in the US on Monday in response to some weaker than expected manufacturing data, which prom »

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Monday 3rd Feb Two In Two

03/02/2014 10:38

Monday's two most popular currencies brought to you in two minutes by Kym Watson,  EzeeTrader.com 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »

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We Could Be In For Another Bad Week

03/02/2014 10:33

  • Aussie Data Disappointing 
  • Panic Not Expected To Be Longterm

We could be in for another bad week in the markets after things got off to a shaky start in Asia over night, with losses being made across the board driven largely by disappointing data from China and »

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FX Market daily

03/02/2014 08:51

Sterling's strong run seems to be coming to an abrupt end against the US dollar, with the pound extending last wee;s sharp fall against the US dollar. Continue to short the pound against the greenback »

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Bank of England to Determine Next Direction in Pound

03/02/2014 08:23

Bank of England to Determine Next Direction in Pound For most of 2013, the British Pound (GBP) was the best performer in the majors, driven in large part by the apparent reluctance at the US Federal »

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Emerging Market Volatility Ahead!

03/02/2014 07:10

  • Weakness In Emerging Markets
  • High Impact Data Week
  • Euro Plunged On Friday

European equities are set to start the week on a negative footing reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Weakness In Emerging Markets Over the weekend the official China Manufacturing PMI follow »

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What is Best For the UK In The Long Run?

31/01/2014 14:52

In response to the Mark Carney’s recent debate and warnings over currency union decisions, Alastair Cotton, Currencies Direct’s head of corporate dealing, offers commentary on the potentia »

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Today's Hot Topic:Deflation In Eurozone

31/01/2014 11:35

  • ECB Forced To Consider Unconventional Measures
  • Lower Eurozone Unemployment 

The risk of deflation in the eurozone has become a hot topic again this morning after the eurozone CPI was seen falling back to 0.7% writes Craig Erlam, Alpari. ECB Forced To Consider Unconventional »

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US GDP Boosts Dollar

31/01/2014 09:18

  • Emerging Markets
  • UK
  • Eurozone

The dollar has advanced yesterday after the publication of the country's GDP data reports Davide Ugolini, Currencies Direct. The US economy expanded by 3.2 per cent in Q4 2013, in line with the »

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Commodities: Gold Prices Traded Lower by 1.75%

31/01/2014 09:13

Gold prices traded lower by 1.75% against the USD in the 24 hour period ending 23:00GMT, at 1244.70 per ounce, as the greenback strengthened broadly, after the government data revealed that the US eco »

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FXSnip: GBP/USD Broke Important 6 Month Trend

31/01/2014 08:01

GBP/USD broke important 6 month trend line support at 1.6525/20 providing a negative signal & we then broke crucial Fibonacci support at 1.6475 for an additional sell signal. Our target of 1.6445 was »

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Friday 31st Jan Two In Two

31/01/2014 07:31

Friday's two most popular currencies brought to you in two minutes by Kym Watson,  EzeeTrader.com 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »

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Markets Pause For Breath

31/01/2014 07:08

  • Fears Of A Powder Keg Waiting To Go Off
  • US GDP Rise of 3.2%

European equities are set to open flat to marginally lower as caution and confusion continue to plague the markets reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Fears Of A Powder Keg Waiting To Go Off »

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Cold Turkey For Emerging Markets As Fed Tapers Again

30/01/2014 09:52

  • 10 Billion Taper Despite Emerging Market Volatility
  • Turmoil In Emerging Markets

Last night the US Federal Reserve (FOMC) announced a further 10 billion tapering to their asset purchase programme reports Phil McHugh, Currencies Direct. 10 Billion Taper Despite Emerging Market Vol »

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Thursday 30th Jan Two In Two

30/01/2014 07:53

Thursday's two most traded currencies brought to you in two minutes by Kym Watson,  EzeeTrader.com 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »

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Cautious Start

30/01/2014 07:41

  • Tapering Fuelled Jitters
  • Sell Off In Equities
  • Stockpiles Triggered Drop In Crude

European equities are set to open marginally lower as the emerging market and slowing China stories continue to cause waves around the globe reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Tapering Fuell »

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Daily Forex Indicators: What A Difference A Month Can Make

30/01/2014 07:32

  • Markets Are Down Beat
  • Short Lived Hike In Turkey
  • Today's Indicators:

The downbeat tone in the markets is once again expected to carry into the European session on Thursday, with indices seen opening slightly lower across the board writes Craig Erlam, Alpari Markets Ar »

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FOMC Meeting In Focus As Emerging Markets Ramp Interest Rates

29/01/2014 10:26

  • FOMC Statement Will Give Further Direction
  • Tapering Uncertainly Causing Turmoil
  • Sterling Continues To Enjoy The Bull Run

As we look forward to Ben Bernanke's last meeting as Chairman of the Federal Reserve, markets are leaning towards an expectancy of yet another round of tapering to the monthly asset purchase program w »

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Turkish Delight

29/01/2014 07:59

  • No Sitting On The Sidelines Today
  • Positive Market Reaction
  • Strong US Data Sparked Rally In Oil

Unusually before an FOMC statement, European equities are set to rise sharply higher writes Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. No Sitting On The Sidelines Today The normal sitting on the sidelines w »

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Wednesday 29th Jan Two In Two

29/01/2014 07:48

Wednesday's two most traded currencies brought to you in two minutes by Kym Watson,  EzeeTrader.com 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »

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Markets Given Boost By Turkish Interest Rate Rise

29/01/2014 07:41

  • Indicies Looking To Open Higher
  • Turkish Bank Decision Will Draw Money Back Into Country
  • Quiet On The Data Front

The Turkish central bank’s bold decision to raise interest rates to 12% yesterday evening appears to have given the markets a significant boost over night. Indicies Looking To Open Higher Asia »

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Emini S&P Bounced To Target of 1972/93

28/01/2014 12:35

Emini S&P bounced to our target of 1792/93 & topped exactly here. Prices then collapsed but managed to hold on to the 1767 level. It now looks like the correction is over & we will start to recover to »

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Strong UK Growth Expected

28/01/2014 11:41

  • Central Banks Becoming More Hawkish
  • Improved Forecasts For UK Economy

Following from last week's focus at the World Economic Forum, its back to headline data to shape the performance of the markets: 4Q'13 US GDP, 4Q'13 UK GDP, German unemployment, Eurozone and Japanese »

Tuesday 28th Jan Two In Two

28/01/2014 07:46

Tuesday's two most popular currencies in two minutes with Kym Watson,  EzeeTrader.com.  1) GBP/USD 2) EUR/USD »

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Market's Ready But From Stable

28/01/2014 07:12

  • PBoC Added More Liquidity To Banking System
  • UK Q4 GDP
  • Business Confidence In Germany Strong

European equities are set to open flat as traders steady their nerves reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. PBoC Added More Liquidity To Banking System Overnight the PBoC added yet more liquidi »

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Are You Gritty Enough?

27/01/2014 13:57

Charlie Burton from EzeeTrader.com asks whether you have the mindset for trading.... »

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Will The Fed Continue Tapering Despite Leadership Change?

27/01/2014 12:35

  • The Fed tends to act methodically and consistently
  • 2014 to be a year of change at the Fed
  • Factors that may affect this month’s tapering decision
  • Recent comments from FOMC members and voting outlook

A MarketTrends Special Report by Colin Cieszynski, Market Analyst, CMC Markets  London 27th January 2014: Following the decision to commence tapering at the last meeting, Colin Cieszynski, Senio »

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Emerging Markets Continue To Feel The Strain

27/01/2014 11:02

  • Tapering Putting Pressure on Emerging Market Currencies
  • Safe Haven Assets Grind Higher

Emerging markets continue to be the economic front line in the current market reports Alistair Cotton, Currencies Direct. Tapering Putting Pressure on Emerging Market Currencies Fed tapering is driv »

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Exclusive FX Highlights: 27th Jan

27/01/2014 09:40

This week's FX highlights are bought to you exclusively by Kym Watson, EzeeTrader.com.  Positive Surprises MONDAY: No significant news TUESDAY: UK Primary GDP WEDNESDAY: US FOMC THURSDA »

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Commodities: Gold Is Expected To Find Support at 1259.35

27/01/2014 08:16

On Friday Gold prices traded higher by 0.26% against the USD in the period ending 21:00GMT, at 1267.42 per ounce. In the Asian session, at GMT0400, Gold is trading at 1271.87, 0.35% higher from yeste »

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Monday 27th Jan Two In Two

27/01/2014 08:04

Monday's two most popular currencies in two minutes with Kym Watson,  EzeeTrader.com.  1) GBP/USD 2) EUR/USD »

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Daily Forex Indicators: The Rose Tinted Glasses Are Off

27/01/2014 07:00

  • Change of Attitude
  • China Caused A Panic
  • Investors Are Feeling Risk Averse

Traders are heading into a very important week for the financial markets feeling extremely risk averse, as Friday’s sell-off in the US spills over into the Asian session over night and European »

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Weaker Data In The US Raises Concerns About Fed Tapering

24/01/2014 11:15

The dollar traded sharply lower against all of the major currencies as the jobless claims report held steady, printing at 326k, house prices grew at a slower pace and the expansion in the manufacturin »

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Friday 24th Jan Two In Two

24/01/2014 07:47

Friday's two most popular currencies in two minutes with Kym Watson,  EzeeTrader.com.  1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »

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FXSNIP: GBP/USD Cable Went Higher And Sustained The Move

24/01/2014 07:19

Cable went higher...and sustained the move...1.6605 is the key for today...If we can break below here there is scope for a correction...and this would go some way to easing the short term overbought s »

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Is The Top In?

24/01/2014 07:14

  • Will The Rest Of The Market Call It Quits?
  • USD Fall Sent Gold Prices Rallying

European equities are set to start flat on the open as yesterdays rout leaves trader nervous writes Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. The velocity and size of yesterday’s declines seem to be ou »

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Daily Forex Indicators: Investors Are Feeling Down In The Dumps

24/01/2014 07:02

  • Investors Are Down In The Dumps
  • Lack Of Economic Data 
  • The World Economic Forum

Investor sentiment is continuing to decline as we approach the end of the week. US and Asian indices both posted losses across the board over night and that negativity is now flowing into Europe, with »

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Eurozone Turning Japanese And What It Means For the EUR

23/01/2014 12:41

The Eurozone is looking increasingly Japanese with consistently low GDP growth rates and plummeting inflation levels, which implies the EUR faces upward pressures like JPY once did writes Justin »

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Pound Surges On Unemployment Fall

23/01/2014 11:07

  • Unemployment Rate Reduction Puts Pressure on BoE
  • Chinese PMI Falls

The pound appreciated sharply yesterday as the unemployment rate dropped to 7.1 per cent, very close to the 7.0 per cent threshold monitored by the Bank of England as a knockout to consider raising in »

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FX Market Daily

23/01/2014 09:55

Use this morning's dollar weakness against the Euro to short the Euro above 1.3650. »

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Saxo Bank Launches TradingFloor.com

23/01/2014 09:42

COPENHAGEN (January 23, 2014) ‒ A new online social trading community for serious investors, TradingFloor.com, was revealed in beta today by Saxo Bank in Copenhagen. The new portal enables traders a »

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Thursday 23rd Jan Two In Two

23/01/2014 07:32

Thursday's two most traded currencies in two minutes with Kym Watson,  EzeeTrader.com.  1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »

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Signs Of Economic Deterioation In China, Sets The Bulls Back

23/01/2014 07:27

  • Bumpy Ride Ahead
  • Mixed Earnings Results
  • Gold Prices Slumped

European equities are set to open flat to marginally lower as caution takes hold following negative cues out of China. Another sign of economic deterioration from the Chinese economy is set to put the »

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Daily Forex Indicators: Chinese Data Is Weighing On Sentiment This Morning

23/01/2014 07:18

  • First Contraction of Manufacturing PMI 
  • Germany, France & Spain Release Figures
  • US Jobless Claims

Chinese data is weighing on investor sentiment this morning, with European index futures trading slightly in the red after Asian indices recorded small losses over night writes Craig Erlam, Alpari. F »

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Sterling Surge As UK Jobless Rate Falls

22/01/2014 14:46

Extremely strong UK unemployment figures have led to a surge in Sterling. The latest positive economic data adding to the already upbeat assessment of the British economy. The Bank of England had sai »

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Commodities: Crude Oil Prices Advanced 1.56% Against USD

22/01/2014 08:59

Crude Oil prices advanced 1.56% against the USD for the 24 hour period ending 23:00GMT, closing at 95.21, after the International Energy Agency (IEA), in its monthly report, projected global oil deman »

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Wednesday 22nd Jan Two In Two

22/01/2014 07:37

Wednesday's two most traded currencies in two minutes with Kym Watson,  EzeeTrader.com.  1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »

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Interest Rate Jitters To Be Allayed Or Exasperated

22/01/2014 07:30

  • Unemployment Expected To Nudge Down
  • EUR/USD Had A Quiet Day

Gains are seen ahead for the European indices. Another fairly quiet day for the continental markets is expected but the UK will get an insight into how near the BoE is to starting a tightening cycle r »

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FXSnip: EUR/USD Failed To Make A Dent In 1.3580 Resistance

22/01/2014 07:22

EUR/USD edged higher yesterday but we have failed to make a dent in the 1.3580 resistance overnight. We do need to stay above 1.3555/45 which is a support line and also the Daily Pivot at 1.3549..If w »

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Daily Forex Indicators: We Are In For a Volatile Morning

22/01/2014 07:14

  • Watch Out For Volatility This Morning
  • Unemployment Rate - Expected Drop 
  • Change In Jobless Claims Data

The focus will be on the UK this morning, as the Bank of England releases the minutes from its meeting earlier this month and a number of pieces of economic data are released reports Craig Erlam, Alpa »

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FX Market Daily

22/01/2014 06:59

Continue to short Sterling against the US dollar above 1.6455. »

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Markets Look To Earnings For Direction

21/01/2014 10:28

  • Bank Policy Likely To Remain Unchanged
  • USD Well Placed To Extend Gains 

A US holiday yesterday kept a lid on market activity but there will be plenty of Q4 earnings reports over coming days to give further direction. Bank Policy Likely To Remain Unchanged In terms of p »

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Commodities: GOLD Prices Traded Lower by 0.36% Against USD

21/01/2014 09:38

Gold prices traded lower by 0.36% against the USD in the 24 hour period ending 23:00GMT, at 1255.30 per ounce, with focus on Fed’s stimulus plans. However, earlier during the day, prices of gold »

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Tuesday 21st Jan Two In Two

21/01/2014 07:27

Tuesday's two most traded currencies in two minutes with Kym Watson,  EzeeTrader.com.  1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »

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FXSnip: AUD/USD Aussie Trading Higher And Looking Like We Can Correct

21/01/2014 07:23

Aussie is trading slightly higher and looking like we can correct back further these next few sessions...I think 8925 is a little optimistic now..but I am not totally ruling it out.... The weekly c »

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Asian Indices Given A Boost

21/01/2014 07:16

  • Asian Indices Have Been Given A Boost
  • Focus On German Outlook
  • Cash Injection By Chinese Central Bank

European equities are set to start on a firm footing as overnight the PBoC’s cash injection eases liquidity fears in China writes Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Asian Indices Have Been Give »

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Daily Forex Indicators: Markets Should Pick Up Today With Few Key Releases

21/01/2014 07:08

  • ZEW Economic Sentiment
  • German Constitutional Court Ruling
  • European Corporate Earnings Season

It could be another relatively quiet day of trading on Tuesday writes Craig Erlam  Alpari, although things should pick up significantly from yesterday as US markets reopen following yesterday&rsq »

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Why Do 80% Of New Traders Fail?

20/01/2014 13:22

80-90% of new traders give up within their first year of trading. Charlie Burton, Ezeetrader explains why.  Its all down to lack of comittment apparently! »

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Natural Gas Falls To 4 Week Trend Line

20/01/2014 13:18

Natural Gas bearish double top in place & as expected we fell to 4 week trend line & Fibonacci support at 4290/85 seeing a low for the day here exactly as predicted. However this morning we have gappe »

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Monday 20th Jan Two In Two

20/01/2014 07:48

Monday's two most traded currencies in two minutes with Kym Watson,  EzeeTrader.com.  1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »

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FXSnip: USD/JPY Has Corrected Recent Move To 10494

20/01/2014 07:43

USD/JPY has corrected back 50% of the recent move higher from 10285 to 10494..so we have seen quite a good correction in this market..Our 4 hrly charts are favouring a move higher....so if we can brea »

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Exclusive FX Weekly Highlights: 20th Jan

20/01/2014 07:14

This weeks FX highlights are bought to you exclusively by Kym Watson, EzeeTrader.com.  Positive Surprises MONDAY: No significant news TUESDAY: German ZEW Economic Sentiment WEDNESDAY: UK »

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Weak Economic Data From China Gives Bulls Jitters

20/01/2014 07:05

  • Chinese Data Adds To Bulls Jitters
  • Strong US Production And Housing Figures

European equities are set to open marginally lower this morning following weak economic data overnight from China reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Chinese Data Adds To Bulls Jitters A slow »

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Daily Forex Indicators: Relatively Quiet Day Ahead With US Markets Closed

20/01/2014 06:53

  • Corporate Earnings Seasons 
  • Mixed Chinese Later 
  • Emphasis Moves To Retail Sales

European indices are expected to open slightly lower on Monday, ahead of what is expected to be a relatively quiet day, with US markets closed in observance of Martin Luther King Day reports Craig Erl »

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Saxo Bank Publishes Its Outlook for 2014

17/01/2014 16:04

  • Global overview
  • Equities
  • FX
  • Commodities

Emerging Asia will become the world’s primary weak spot in 2014, but we have reached the beginning of the end of this crisis  London, 15 January 2014 - Saxo Bank, the online multi-asset tr »

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Five Key Themes for 2014

17/01/2014 14:29

We talk to Steen Jakobsen, Chief Economist SaxoBank about what to expect this coming year.  »

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Live Trading: An Unintentional $500 Profit in 2 Minutes!

17/01/2014 14:11

Take a look at Charlie Burton, Ezeetrader trading live this morning and his intentional gain!!! Dont try this at home! »

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UK Retail Sales Rise 2.6% in December

17/01/2014 12:44

  • Pound Weakended To 3 Week Low
  • Dollar Declined Against Euro
  • Jobless Claims Fallen

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors' house price index dropped to 56 last month, down from 58 in November and this has sent sterling lower reports Davide Ugolin, Currencies Direct. Poun »

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FXSnip: USD/JPY Just Couldnt Get Back Up To The Resistance Level

17/01/2014 09:32

USD/JPY just couldn't get back up to the resistance level and once we broke back below 10449 the pressure returned to the downside...we didn't do much damage on the downside and halted at the short te »

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Friday 17th Jan Two In Two

17/01/2014 07:48

Friday's two most traded currencies in two minutes with Kym Watson, EzeeTrader.com 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »

FXSnip: AUD/USD Aussie Holding Steady

17/01/2014 07:45

Aussie holding steady yesterday after hitting our weekly Fib level at 8776, the weekly fib is 8771 so it was near enough...After that we have done nothing but gently grind higher...Our daily charts do »

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Holding Those Highs

17/01/2014 07:36

  • Bulls Are Hesitant Going Into Uncharted Terrritory
  • Retail Sales Mixed Bag
  • OPEC Report Released Yesterday

Despite overnight weakness in the US and Asia, European indices are set to buck the trend and start the session with gains, albeit modest ones reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Bulls Are Hes »

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