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US Stocks Down & JPY Up

07/04/2014 11:37

Morning traders! I hope that you had a great and relaxing weekend as markets can be very interesting in this week after strong sell-off on US stocks on Friday, after the US jobs report. We see markets »

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Busy Week Ahead

07/04/2014 09:43

  • Heavy Week For Data
  • B0E Meets On Thursday

The market is yet to really digest Friday's non farm payrolls March's 192K jobs created was slightly below the 200K forecast, with the initial move after the release dollar weakness reports Curre »

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Video: Market Analysis Of Major Currencies Trends

07/04/2014 08:30

Thiru runs through his weekly analysis with focus on AUD/USD , EUR/JPY, EUR/USD, GBP/USD... »

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Monday 7th April Two In Two

07/04/2014 08:17

Monday'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: Gloomy Outlook For Earnings Season

07/04/2014 08:11

  • Markets Delayed Response To NFP
  • Gloomy Outlook for Earnings Season  

Friday's late sell-off on Wall Street is driving losses in Asia and Europe at the start of the week. As it stands, the FTSE is seen opening 43 points lower, the CAC 26 points lower and the DAX 80 poin »

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Reaction to March NFP

04/04/2014 14:10

  • Marcus Bullus, trading director of MB Capital
  • Joshua Mahony, Alpari UK

Marcus Bullus, trading director of MB Capital commented: "The equity markets got exactly what they wished for - healthy rather than hyperbolic job growth, and the likelihood that the taper pace »

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FXSnip: GBP/USD Cable Tested Good Support at 1.6595/85

04/04/2014 11:36

GBP/USD tested good support at 1.6595/85 & spiked below 1.6570 but only to 1.6566. The chart shows a 6 week bearish channel forming & below the 55 day moving average at 1.6575 today keeps the marke »

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Bulls Brewing Up A Rally

04/04/2014 09:31

European equities are set to creep higher as traders expect a solid Non Farm Payrolls figure. Follow last months upside surprise, many think the bad weather effect to have finally thawed and the data »

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Daily Forex Indicators: Don't Underestimate The importance Of Earnings

04/04/2014 07:42

  • This Weeks Data Has Fallen Short
  • US Non Farm Payroll
  • Normalisation Of The Employment Data

European indices are expected to open higher this morning in a bid to cap off a largely positive week with a final flourish reports Joshua Mahony, Alpari. However, the existence of the all important U »

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Draghi The Dove To Push EUR/USD Lower Today?

03/04/2014 14:23

  • Bullard issues hawkish prediction
  • Australia not yet out of the wood
  • Dovish guidance expected from the ECB 

The US St. Louis Fed president James Bullard (not a Federal Open Market Committee voter this year) yesterday issued a hawkish broadside that helped the greenback a bit stronger in late US morning hour »

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Thursday 3rd April Two in Two

03/04/2014 07:41

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

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Draghi - Will He Or Wont He Pull The Trigger ?

03/04/2014 07:23

  • ECB Meeting & Press Conference
  • GDP Numbers For The Eurozone

European equities are set to open flat as traders bed down ahead of a busy day of economic releases reports Capital Spreads. ECB Meeting & Press Conference The main events will be the ECB meeti »

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Daily Forex Indicators: Indecision Has Crept Into The Market

03/04/2014 07:13

  • Asia Announce Government Stimulus Plan
  • All Eyes Focussed On ECB 
  • UK Services PMI Figure 

Indecision has finally crept into the market it seems, with European futures pointing to a mixed open despite yet another strong Asian session overnight driven by further stimulus measures from the go »

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March IPO- Snog, Marry Avoid

02/04/2014 14:01

  2nd April 2014: With this year’s flood of IPOs, Michael Hewson, Chief Market Analyst,CMC Market analyses the highs and lows of recent flotations, and how they have impacted the markets. »

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Q2 Outlook: From Taper Tantrum To Record High

02/04/2014 10:00

  • Strengthening Dollar To Benefit Global Markets
  • Q2 2014 Markets Outlook 

LONDON, NEW YORK and SYDNEY, 31 March 2014 – FOREX.com, the retail division of GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP), a global provider of online trading services; today released its Q2 2014 M »

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Daily Forex Indicators: A Somewhat Quieter Day

02/04/2014 08:29

European futures are pointing towards a positive open in a week which feels as if the risk on sentiment is returning into the markets on lessened Ukraine fears and a growing confidence in the economic »

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Wednesday 2nd April Two in Two

02/04/2014 08:22

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

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Draghi Under Pressure To Boost Flagging Eurozone Economy

01/04/2014 12:54

  • Pressure on ECB
  • Market Awaits NFP
  • Raft Of UK Data

The Eurozone economy has started the week by taking centre stage with the release of disappointing inflation data showing a slowdown in the region’s economy reports Forex Time. Pressure on ECB »

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Yen Sellers at the Gates

01/04/2014 11:24

  • The Sales Tax Saga
  • Riding the Wave

Yen sellers have been forced to tackle challenging conditions. The latest is weakness in China, Japan’s largest trading partner, geopolitical tensions between Russia and the U.S. over Ukraine an »

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Has The EUR Hit Its Biggest Sell Since Inception?

01/04/2014 10:08

  • EUR Is a Bad Idea
  • Currency Of Mass Destruction
  • Why Is the Euro Living The High Life?

By Lars Seier Christensen, CEO, SaxoBank. I have to admit that I have been surprised by the EUR's resilience in recent months. I am sure an army of rear-mirror analysts can provide a logical explanat »

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Tuesday 1st April Two In Two

01/04/2014 07:39

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

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New Energy Drink Gets Trading Floor Buzzing By Boosting Profit Potential

01/04/2014 07:00

1 April 2014: A ground-breaking energy drink launched today by Alpari, claims to help Forex traders work harder and smarter, increasing their focus and concentration by a staggering 143 per cent. Crea »

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Markets Drift Higher

01/04/2014 06:58

  • Traders Tread Carefully
  • Inflation In Eurozone Slowed

European equities are set to recoup yesterday’s losses as they drift higher in range bound trade writes Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Traders Tread Carefully Despite signs suggesting tha »

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Yellen Swings Back To Safety

31/03/2014 20:41

The Fed Chairwoman’s much awaited follow-up speech came with a surprise sharp U-turn on key policies discussed in her inaugural expression of what to expect in 2014. A spree of anxiety hit the m »

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Exclusive Video: FX Highlights W/C 31st March

31/03/2014 15:17

This week's exclusive FX highlights bought to you by Kym Watson EzeeTrader.com PMI's, Interest Rates & Jobs MONDAY: Euro CPI TUESDAY: UK & US Manufacturing PMI WEDNESDAY: UK Construction PMI »

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Monday 31st March Two In Two

31/03/2014 13:46

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

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This Week's Market Analysis

31/03/2014 10:20

Market Analysis for week commencing 31st March. »

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FXSnip: AUD/USD Aussie Looking A Little Under Pressure

31/03/2014 07:01

Aussie looking a little under pressure back below 9235, however we do have a support area at 9222/10 and we will look to this support today to see if we can maintain gains. Failure to hold over 920 »

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Market Volatility Ahoy!

31/03/2014 06:52

  • EU CPI
  • Choppy Day Ahead
  • Dead Cat Bounce In Gold

European equities are set to open higher tracking overnight gains in Asia reports Capital Spreads. Despite the positive adjustment on the open though, traders will be hesitant to take markets much hig »

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Daily Forex Indicators: Return To Economics As Key Market Driver

31/03/2014 06:45

  • First of Five Notable Days
  • EuroZone CPI 
  • Will Yellen Stand By Her Claim?

European stocks are looking to start the week on a positive foot, following on from a strong Asian session which saw the regional MSCI Asia Pacific index rise for the fourth consecutive day writes Jos »

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Markets Unmoved Despite Weak UK Data

28/03/2014 12:26

  • US Markets Trading Flat
  • Dollar Index Is Consolidating In A Triangular Pattern

On a flat Friday, poor figures released in the UK have unsurprisingly done nothing to the markets. The FTSE is still trading in the green, it welcomed China's fortune cookie that paves the way for mor »

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Bearish Pattern on Nikkie Could Send USD/JPY Lower

28/03/2014 09:46

Traders, today I will take a look on USDJPY which is consolidating for few weeks now. It looks like pair is waiting on continuation lower on Nikkei futures where we see a bearish pattern. A break to t »

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Lack Of Cues, Lack of News

28/03/2014 07:34

  • Disappointing US Economic Data

European equities are set to open flat on a lack of cues writes Capital Spreads. The major European markets look like they may just scrape out a positive week but the mood seems far from bullish. Afte »

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FXSnip: AUD/USD Aussie Broke Higher & Overnight We Have Strength to 9297

28/03/2014 07:24

Aussie broke higher yesterday and overnight we have seen strength to 9297 just in front of our 9300 resistance.. Short term charts turned bearish and we have seen a decline from these higher levels »

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Friday 28th March Two In Two

28/03/2014 07:16

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

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The Pound Edges Higher

27/03/2014 09:45

  • Increased Risk Appetite
  • Mixed Week For the Euro

The pound had a strong day yesterday pushing higher against the US dollar and the euro reports Currencies Direct. Increased Risk Appetite The move higher against the US dollar was largely attributed »

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FXSnip: EUR/USD Markets Have Been Stubborn This Week

27/03/2014 07:44

Euro are still range trading...but there is a good chance that we can break lower...Technically we still point lower...but the market has been quite stubborn this week...and has not really broken out »

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Daily Forex Indicators: European Session Could Find Some Rhythm Today

27/03/2014 07:36

  • UK Retail Sales
  • US GDP Reading

Another mixed session in Asia overnight has seen stocks struggle for any real direction as markets look to moves in safe haven commodities for assets posting volatile moves. However with the European »

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Thursday 27th March Two In Two

27/03/2014 07:21

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

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Wednesday 26th March Two In Two

26/03/2014 09:27

Wednesday'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: Today's Trading Session Could See Investors Reposition

26/03/2014 09:17

  • Asian Stocks Jump Higher 
  • Draghi Speaks

After a volatile start to the week it could be Wednesday’s trading session that sees investors reposition their portfolios and pause before the bigger economic data gets released on Thursday and »

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China Slowdown Weighs Heavy On Market

25/03/2014 11:54

  • Main Move Last Week Was Response to $10bn Taper 
  • Euro Kicked Off With Early Strength 
  • Focus On Bank On England Monetary Policy 

The markets opened this week with freshly disappointing news from China showing manufacturing levels have slowed for the third consecutive month report analysts at Forextime. The HSBC and Markit purc »

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Germany's IFO Survey Expected To Reveal First Decline In Sentiment

25/03/2014 09:51

Ilya Spivak, Currency Analyst at DailyFX, comments: "Germany’s IFO Survey of business confidence is expected to reveal the first decline in sentiment in five months. The headline Business Confi »

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Metals Get A Taste Of Volatility

25/03/2014 09:30

Metals were playing yo-yo as the proposed changes to US interest rates and the on-going Russia-Ukraine tension saw metal prices swing in both directions. Gold and Palladium have been worst hit as desp »

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Tuesday 25th March Two In Two

25/03/2014 08:24

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

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FXSnip: GBP/USD Cable Has Been Trading Sideways

25/03/2014 07:58

Now I did think Cable was going to come lower...It has been making a topping pattern and from there however we have just been trading sideways...Now the market is beginning to look oversold...with med »

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Daily Forex Indicators: UK Takes Center Stage

25/03/2014 07:22

  • UK Takes Centre Stage
  • Tensions In Crimea Cooling...
  • Markets Must Make Their Own News

Manufacturing readings were the talk of the markets yesterday after poor numbers in China, Europe and the US turned markets negative reports James Hughes, Alpari. Overnight Asian stocks failed to con »

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Exclusive FX Highlights Week 24th March

24/03/2014 16:33

This weeks exclusive fx highlights review, brought to you by Kym Watson EzeeTrader.com The Big Events MONDAY : Euro French & German Flash Manufacturing Services TUESDAY: US Consumer Confidence »

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Uptrend On USD/CAD Could Resume From 1.1150/70 Swing Zone

24/03/2014 10:53

USD/CAD moved to a new high last week after an impulsive rally and break out of a triangle. We see pair now in continuation mode, moving up in wave 5 that should be made by five waves. Our target on a »

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US Negativity Outweighs Asian Optimism

24/03/2014 07:21

  • Investors Took Profits From US Equities
  • Crude Prices Up

European equities are set to open lower despite a positive lead from Asian markets overnight reports Capital Spreads. A weaker HSBC China Manufacturing PMI figure doesn’t seem to have knocked As »

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Daily Forex Indicators: Busy Week For UK Data

24/03/2014 07:06

  • Chinese Manufacturing Continues To Weaken
  • Europe Will Take Lead From China 
  • Busy Week for the Uk 

Asian markets posted strong gains overnight as Copper prices fell drastically on rumours that we could well be looking at a round of stimulus hitting the Chinese economy writes James Hughes, Alpari UK »

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A Week of Turmoil in the Precious Metals Market

21/03/2014 19:25

The yellow metal market pulled-in investors as the tension between Ukraine and Russia escalated after Crimea voted to leave Ukraine and join Russia. Magnates pushed the price up to a new high, Gold re »

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Bitcoin: Could it Become More Valuable than Gold?

21/03/2014 10:33

Bitcoin:  Could it Become More Valuable than Gold? In the last few years, we have seen some interesting phenomena in common currency alternatives.  Specifically, we have seen massive declin »

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Political Tensions Weigh On Markets

21/03/2014 10:27

  • Healthy Data Brings Hope 
  • CBI Index Shows Improvement
  • Russian Troubles Could Weigh On Markets

It was a very positive day for the dollar yesterday as the rebound in US equities and rally in the dollar signal that investors are satisfied with US economic reports out on Thursday reports Currencie »

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Friday 21st March Two In Two

21/03/2014 07:40

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

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Traders Waiting For The Next Catalyst

21/03/2014 07:27

  • Europe Is Tepidly Optimistic
  • Strong Manufacturing Data In The US

Flat starts are expected for Europe on a lack of cues. Despite overnight gains in the US and Asia, European markets need a little more evidence to rally when faced with current headwinds. Although the »

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Daily Forex Indicators: Economic Data Thin On The Ground

21/03/2014 07:14

  • Lack of Economic Data
  • Canadian Inflation & Retail Sales Figure
  • Traders Exercise A Little More Caution

The final European session of the week is shaping up to be a fairly quiet one, which is being reflected in the futures ahead of the open this morning. As it stands, the FTSE is expected to open down 6 »

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FTSE Fell For A Second Day

20/03/2014 18:18

Yesterday’s much anticipated Annual Budget Release brought strong disappointment for the UK’s gambling sector with particular disappointment for investors of Ladbrokes and William Hill sto »

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US Yield Curve Goes Belly Up, Sparking USD Strength

20/03/2014 14:32

Christopher Vecchio, Currency Analyst at DailyFX, comments: "The EUR/USD and USD/JPY are breaking out of short-term congestion patterns supportive of further US Dollar strength. It all started yester »

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US Taper A Further $10 Billion

20/03/2014 10:02

As expected the US Fed last night announced a further taper of its asset purchase programme by $10 billion to bring the total down to $55 billion. However the Fed managed to wrong foot the markets by »

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Thursday 20th March Two In Two

20/03/2014 07:33

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: The Markets Hear What They Want To Hear

20/03/2014 07:22

  • Traders Have Not Learned From Their Mistakes  
  • Yellen Needs To Choose Her Words More Carefully
  • US Data Releases

European futures are pointing to a fairly negative start to the session on Thursday, after Fed Chair Janet Yellen spooked the markets by suggesting we could see the first hike in interest rates in the »

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USD/CAD Jumps On BoC Rate Cut Potential Ahead of Fed Meeting

19/03/2014 13:56

The Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz said he couldn’t rule out a rate cut if the downside risks for the inflation rate increase, though he stressed that he was happy with where the interest »

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All Eyes On The FOMC Monetary Policy

19/03/2014 09:19

Ilya Spivak, Currency Analyst at DailyFX, comments: "All eyes are on the FOMC monetary policy announcement. This time around, the statement following the sit-down will be accompanied by an updated se »

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Expectations For A $10bn Taper

19/03/2014 07:08

  • Expectations For A Taper
  • UK Budget Looming

European equities are set to open flat as traders hunker down before the FOMC statement tonight reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Expectations For A Taper Expectations are for another $10 »

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Daily Forex Indicators: Spotlight On The UK Today

19/03/2014 06:53

  • Labour Market Data
  • Average Earnings In Focus
  • Unemployment Rate Less Important
  • Fed Monetary Policy Decision

The spotlight is going to be on the UK for much of the European session on Wednesday, starting shortly after the open with unemployment data and minutes from this month’s Bank of England meeting »

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Markets Muted Ahead of FOMC Vote

18/03/2014 09:39

  • Euro Resilience Rooted In Ebbing Crimea Jitters
  • February CPI Figures 

The March issue of Germany's ZEW survey of investor confidence headlines the economic calendar today. Forecasters suggest the forward-looking Expectations Index will fall for a third consecutive month »

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Daily Forex Indicators: Relief Rally In The Markets

18/03/2014 07:17

  • Relief Rally Yesterday
  • Music To The Markets Ears
  • Chinese Property Rose 8.7% In Feb

European futures are treading water on Tuesday, following a positive start to the week that saw strong gains in Europe, the US and Asia. The FTSE is currently seen opening down 3 points at 6,565, the »

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Market Instability Boosts Safe Haven Assets

17/03/2014 14:07

  • Focus on Wednesday 
  • Good End Of The Week For Euro 
  • What to Watch this Week:

The market has started the week with inherent risk aversion primarily linked to the uncertainty around the Ukraine-Crimea crisis and the concerns that the West will impose heavy sanctions on Russia re »

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Exclusive FX Highlights: Week 17th March

17/03/2014 13:51

This weeks exclusive fx highlights review, brought to you by Kym Watson EzeeTrader.com Its All About Wednesday! MONDAY: No Significant News TUESDAY: Euro German ZEW Economic Sentiment WEDNESD »

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Crimea Confuses The Markets

17/03/2014 10:36

  • Asian Shares Have A Mixed Performance Overnight
  • One Way Bet On CNY Is Over
  • Data This Week

With a voter turnout of 79% (US Presidential elections have not exceeded that since 1900) Crimea is set to join Russia. "The Supreme Soviet of Crimea will make an official application for the rep »

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Analysis: USD/JPY Upward Correction Is Pointing Back To 100.00

17/03/2014 10:16

USD/JPY has turned bearish last week from 103.74 and lost more than 200 pips, and tested 101.15 swing support. More importantly, a decline is sharp and impulsive on the intraday charts so it seems tha »

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Exclusive Video: Currency Analysis For Week 17th March

17/03/2014 09:54

Thiru  Nagappan from Master The Markets analyses the major currency pairs for the week ahead.  More information about Master The Markets and to sign up for their 5 Day Trader Starter Pack »

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Monday 17th March Two in Two

17/03/2014 07:27

Monday'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: Traders Remain Risk Averse

17/03/2014 07:19

  • Referendum Bought No Surprises
  • Traders Play It Safe
  • Quiet Week For Data

Traders have remained risk averse on Monday, after the vote in Crimea showed 93% of people wanted to secede from the Ukraine and rejoin Russia. European futures are looking relatively flat this mornin »

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Is It Time To Buy Emerging Markets Again?

14/03/2014 15:00

Following the recent sell-off in emerging markets, there is a view developing that now is the time to invest writes Jade Fu, Investment Manager at Heartwood Investment Management . The numbers certain »

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Market Uncertainty Driven By Potential Tension Following Referendum

14/03/2014 11:41

  • High Tension Risk Following Referendum
  • Ongoing Concerns About Chinese Growth

US futures are pointing slightly higher on Friday, although the overriding them in Europe so far appears to be one of risk aversion ahead of the Crimean referendum on Sunday. As it stands, the S&P is »

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Concerns Over China Increase As Global Markets Face A Bumpy Ride

14/03/2014 09:40

The world’s second largest economy has been making the headlines in a week that saw markets take a fashionable U-turn. The Euro has been taking deep breathes as it nears the formidable 1.40 mark »

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China And Russia Fears Dominate Markets

14/03/2014 07:47

  • Overnight Sell Off Saw Asian Markets Tumble
  • President Li's Transparency
  • UK Trade Balance Data

Another day, yet very similar themes running through the markets, with Chinese growth fears negatively affecting the Asian markets overnight, coupled with increased fears in relation to potential conf »

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Friday 14th March Two In Two

14/03/2014 07:30

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

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Russian Bears Set To Maul Europe

14/03/2014 07:18

  • Risk from Referendum
  • US Equities Throw In The Towe

European equities are set to open lower as the risk off sentiment continues reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Yesterday's declines continued after the European close, accelerating in the US a »

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Weekly Currency Analysis: AUD/USD & EUR/USD

13/03/2014 14:45

AUDUSD analysis AUDUSD starts its dive down as copper prices continue to fall over concerns over defaults in the chinese bond market. Based on our technical analysis from our mathematical algos, da »

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US Retail Sales Provide Direction For FX Market

13/03/2014 09:52

  • GBP Worst Performer This Week
  • Euro Touched 2 Yr High Against Dollar
  • NZ Raises Interest Rates to 2.75%

As investors assessed global tensions in Ukraine and the strength of China's economy, the US markets recovered slightly after opening lower yesterday reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Ge »

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Euro Still Fighting On

13/03/2014 09:49

The euro is still on the front foot despite industrial production figures coming in below estimates reports Sasha Nugent, Caxton FX. EUR/USD has advanced through 1.39 and is heading for 1.3960 althou »

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Thursday 13th March Two In Two

13/03/2014 07:27

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

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NZ Rate Hike Marks Start Of Monetary Tightening

13/03/2014 07:18

  • NZ Central Bank Raises Interest Rates
  • Aussie Jobs Markets Gets Boost
  • Lower Growth Rate For Chinese Industrial Production

The European markets are seeking to buck the trend set by the Asia, following a poor finish to the overnight session that saw the likes of the Hang Seng, Nikkei and Copper falling lower reports Joshua »

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Doctor Copper Suggests China Risks Financial Flu

12/03/2014 14:01

The copper market has become a very different beast from what it was in the old days, when it was only about global demand for the metal in automotive, industrial and building applications (wirin »

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Asia Data Hurts Metals

12/03/2014 11:00

  • Japan's Misery Index on the Rise
  • BOE Restructure
  • Event Risk Priced In

Three poor data releases from the Pac-Asia region (South Korean Unemployment, Australian confidence down and Japanese inflation falling) combined with Chinese credit issues have crushed copper and iro »

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Euro Under Pressure After ECB Dovish Comments

12/03/2014 09:24

With very limited economic data out for most of the week, the US dollar still maintains a bit of strength and stability against the Euro and Sterling ever since the positive number revealed at Friday' »

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Crimea Brings Ukraine Tensions To The Fore

12/03/2014 07:17

  • Today Could Bring Tensions
  • RBNZ Latest Monetary Policy Decision

European markets are expected to move lower at the open today following increased fears over the Ukraine conflict which could come to a head today writes Joshua Mahony, Alpari UK. The FTSE100 is expec »

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Bulls Losing Their Grip

12/03/2014 07:03

  • Rattled Traders Take Their Toll On Eurozone Markets
  • Fresh Sell of Global Equities
  • Slump In Stocks And Commodities

European equities are set to dip on the open as worries from overseas markets hit our shores reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Rattled Traders Take Their Toll On Eurozone Markets Despite sh »

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Investors Turn To Safe Havens After Shock China Trade Deficit

11/03/2014 09:48

  • Last Weeks Highlights
  • BoJ Decision Strengthened The Yen
  • EUR/USD Boosted By Draghi's Comments 
  • What to Watch this Week

The market opened negatively this week on the back of shocking news from China where a trade deficit of -$23 billion was announced reports ForexTime. Last Weeks Highlights This was largely influence »

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Tuesday 11th March Two In Two

11/03/2014 08:11

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

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Markets Settle Ahead Of The BoE Hearings

11/03/2014 07:17

  • Strong European Session
  • London Focus On Parliment
  • B0J Kept Monetary Policy Steady Overnight

The European markets are expected to open higher, following on from a stabilising Asian session which saw the Nikkei and Hang Seng post moderate gains whilst the Shanghai composite ended up marginally »

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Bulls Able To Shake Off Everything

11/03/2014 06:59

  • Euro Closed Flat Against Greenback
  • Gold Remained Supported

Despite the bears lining up negative cues yesterday, we only saw modest pullbacks and today we look to be easily recouping that ground on the open as bullish momentum remains resilient reports Jonatha »

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Concern Over Chinese Growth Causes Ripples In The Markets

10/03/2014 14:09

  • Poor Data Weights Heavy on Sentiment
  • Japanese Q4 GDP Fig Causing Concern

US futures are pointing to a relatively flat open on Monday, with the S&P seen 1 point lower, the Dow 18 points lower and the Nasdaq 1 point lower. Poor Data Weights Heavy on Sentiment This comes fo »

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Exclusive Interview: Why Trade Charts With Carol Harmer

10/03/2014 09:59

Forexspace met up with Carol Harmer at the London Investor Show, Forex 21/02/14 and found out why charts are so important....   »

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Exclusive Video: FX Highlights 10th March

10/03/2014 09:48

This weeks exclusive fx highlights review, bought  to you by Kym Watson EzeeTrader.com A Week Of Technicals? MONDAY- No significant news TUESDAY- UK Manu Production, UK Inflation Hearing »

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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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