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Video Analysis: Brent Crude Looks Negative On Daily Chart

10/12/2013 09:54

Brent Crude looks negative on the daily chart but today we could see a short term recovery reports Jason Sen. »


Passing Time until 2014

10/12/2013 06:55

  • Bulls Hoping to Leave 2013 On A High
  • Traders Focus on Retail Therapy
  • Draghi's Hands Off Approach

European equities are set to open flat as traders twiddle their thumbs until next week reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Bulls Hoping to Leave 2013 On A High As the end of the year draws c »


Tapering Of No Concern

10/12/2013 06:46

  • Yen Weakness
  • Fed Flexibility Limited

The market continued to shrug off taper talk from Fed members. The pound was the top performer while the yen lagged. The calendar for Asia-Pacific trading is light reports Adam Button, Asraf »


Beware of Yield Sensitive Currencies

10/12/2013 06:38

  • Tapering Is Priced In
  • Sensitive Currencies

Markets are becoming increasingly accustomed to the idea of an imminent Fed tapering as reflected in ongoing gains in risk assets reports Mitul Kotecha, Econometer. Indeed, these gains have taken plac »


EUR Pain Trade- A Persistent Squeeze

09/12/2013 14:12

  • Directional Trades
  • Rise In Chinese Yuan
  • US Focus On Retail Sales

As we go deeper into the month of December various forex trades will be capable of pushing investors down several market routes that sometimes make little sense writes Dean Popplewell, Oanda. Directi »


US Opening Call; Little High Impact Releases

09/12/2013 12:13

  • Unusual Market Response on Friday
  • Fed Members To Speak

European indices and US futures are relatively mixed on Monday, following Friday’s strong US jobs report that sent stock markets flying higher writes Criag Erlam, Alpari. Unusual Market Respons »


Exclusive: FX Highlights for Week 9th Dec

09/12/2013 12:02

In contrast to last week, we have very little market moving data. Kym Watson, sifts through the tumbleweed.    Another Quiet Week..... 1) MONDAY: No  Dat »


FTSE Held Just Above Support At 6485/75

09/12/2013 09:55

FTSE held just above support at 6485/75 as predicted & above 6540/45 now to target 6595/00. Look for a high for the day but shorts need stops above 6630. Immediate support is 6545/40 & could hold t »


Monday 9th Dec Two In Two

09/12/2013 06:56

Monday 9th December, two most popular currencies in two minutes with Kym Watson, 1) GBP/USD 2) EUR/USD »


Still No Sign Of Santa

09/12/2013 06:52

  • Traders Still Looking For Catalyst
  • Sharp Rise In Dow

European equities are set to start firm as the euphoria over the goldilocks non farm figure and some decent export data from China over the weekend props up the bulls reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital »


FIrm US Data Not Helping The Dollar

09/12/2013 06:43

  • Equities Reacted Well to NFP
  • Japanese Data Disappointing
  • Market Accustomed To Tapering

The US November employment report released at the end of last week helped to reinforce expectations that the Fed will begin tapering soon, possibly as early as the FOMC meeting in mid December writes »


Reaction to NFP

06/12/2013 16:27

“The November US labor market report was widely anticipated as the most relevant US labor market report ahead of the Federal Reserve’s December policy meeting, and it certainly has not dis »


NFP- What Can Investors Expect?

06/12/2013 12:35

  • For Better of For Worse
  • Dollar Has Underperformed This Week

As to be expected, there is much hype around this morning's non-farm payroll release reports Dean Popplewell, OANDA. For Better of For Worse The data, "better or for worse," will go along way in sha »


Long Awaited NFP Friday

06/12/2013 12:18

  • Dollar May Weaken On Low Reading
  • Euro Climbing Against The Dollar
  • Inflation Concerns

Non-farm payrolls report is out today and with less than two weeks before the Fed meeting, analysts expect this report to be crucial to determine whether the Central Bank will reduce asset purcha »


Video Analysis: Stock Markets Have Seen Profit Taking This Week

06/12/2013 10:25

Jason Sen reviews the profit taking from the stock markets this week. »


FXSnip: USD/CAD Loonie Trading Lower

06/12/2013 09:31

For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the USD declined 0.26% against the CAD to close at 1.0650. The Canadian Dollar gained ground against the greenback after an official report revealed that building per »


Daily Forex Indicators: The Markets Will Go Mental From 1.30PM

06/12/2013 07:39

  • All Quiet On The European Front
  • Mental Markets From 1.30 PM Today
  • In Other News

It's going to be all about the US on Friday, with a number of economic releases scheduled that could highly influence the FOMCs decision on asset purchases at the meeting in two weeks.  All Quie »


Sterling Traders to Focus on Osborne Speech

05/12/2013 09:23

  • So, What’s The Catch?
  • Ride the Boom but Beware of the Bust 

As is oft quoted in the Game of Thrones, “winter is coming,” yet despite that, George Osborne, the U.K.’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, is set to offer up his Autumnal statement today »


Video Analysis: GOLD - Big Moves Yesterday

05/12/2013 08:05

Reversal pattern in Gold this week, signals a short term recovery to unwind oversold stochastic.... »


Thursday 5th Dec Two in Two

05/12/2013 07:33

Thursday 5th Dec, two currencies in two minutes woth Kym Watson, 1) GBP/USD 2) EUR/USD »


Rising Risk Aversion

05/12/2013 07:11

  • NFP Will Provide Decisive Clues to Tapering
  • USD Supported By Treasury Yields

The US ADP November jobs report and October new home sales both beat expectations yesterday piling on the pressure on US Treasuries and adding further weight to support those looking for the Fed to ta »


Daily Forex Indicators: Future Fiscal Policy Should Become Clearer Today

05/12/2013 07:01

  • Bank Of England Announcement
  • All Eyes On Osbourne
  • ECB Rate Decision
  • US Data Releases

It's going to be another busy day in the financial markets on Thursday, with two central bank rate decisions, the UK Autumn statement and a number of US economic releases shaking things up reports Cra »


Video Analysis: Stock Markets Likely To Have Short Term Top

04/12/2013 08:34

This morning, Jason Sen reviews the stock market and the likelihood of a short term top.  »


The Bulls Christmas Carol Hits A Duff Note

04/12/2013 07:16

  • Traders Are On Edge
  • Concerns of Disinflation

Who knows if good economic news will ever be good for markets again, but at the moment the bulls seem to be resembling Ebenezer Scrooge as improving economic fundamentals are fuelling fears of an imma »


Wednesday 4th Dec Two In Two

04/12/2013 07:14

Wednesday 4th December's two most popular currncies in two minutes with Kyn Watson, 1) GBP/USD 2) EUR/USD »


Daily Forex Indicators: Markets Are Mixed Bag This Morning

04/12/2013 06:51

  • Markets Show Greater Degree Of Weariness
  • Disappointing Australian GDP Figure
  • PMI's In Focus

European markets are expected open in a somewhat mixed fashion this morning following on from the clear indecision and heightened risk aversion that has been creeping into the markets so far this week »


How To Quickly Understand Trading Results

03/12/2013 13:00

Back Tests and Forward Tests It’s not easy to sell a MT4 Forex Trading Robot these days. Previously, developers could simply display only the back test results, which allows much back-fitting a »


It All Rests on Draghi’s Shoulders

03/12/2013 10:00

  • The Power of Words
  • Down to Action


As we approach the Christmas rally market players are already revving their engines at the starting line and the only speed bump ahead is the events of this week. The week will be loaded with data fro »


Commodities: Gold Could Just Not Hang On

03/12/2013 09:58

Gold just could not hang on yesterday...and once we broke the uptrend line at 1233 and again the 1225 area then we came lower to 1219...Now there is scope for correction this morning and we may well s »


Daily Forex Indicators: Jumpy US Markets Leads To Extreme Behaviour

03/12/2013 06:33

  • US - The Land Of Extremes
  • Gold Sell Off
  • Overnight Selling Of The Aussie 

Investors are becoming increasingly concerned about the prospect of a December taper from the Federal Reserve, as more strong US data suggests the country is recovering faster than expected despite th »


Markets Lacking Christmas Spirit

03/12/2013 06:28

  • Data & Bank Meetings Will Dictate Sentiment
  • Eurozone Manufacturing- Higher Than Expected

The Christmas spirit doesn’t quite seem to have made its way to the bullish camp yet as another soft start is expected for European equities writes Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. A host of r »


USD Firms, JPY Bears In The Ascendency, RBA Weighs On AUD

03/12/2013 06:23

  • Positive Figures Globally

Despite some encouraging economic news from manufacturing surveys globally equity markets and risk assets in general failed to benefit overnight, with stocks showing a little fatigue following recent »


Exclusive FX Highlights: Black Friday May Not Of Delivered

02/12/2013 11:18

This week is packed full of economic data releases and Kym Watson, decifers the important ones to watch.  1) MONDAY: US & UK Manufacturing PMI's 2) TUESDAY: UK &n »


Video Analysis: Gold Oversold Short Term

02/12/2013 10:46

Watch Jason Sen's analysis of gold which is currently oversold short term in the bear trend... »


Is Santa Set To Give The Bulls An Early Gift?

02/12/2013 09:20

  • Bumper Spending Spree?
  • Commodities

European equities are set to edge lower on the open as caution spreads amongst traders ahead of a busy week on the economic data front reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Despite the marginal d »


Monday 2nd Two In Two

02/12/2013 07:43

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


FXSnip: USD/JPY Has Posted A Double Top On 60 Min Chart

02/12/2013 07:22

Usd/Jpy...has posted a Double Top on the 60 min charts...Now as we know we are drastically overbought on the daily charts...but not the 60 min ones..All we have on these is thisDouble Top.....So we ne »


Currencies In Focus

02/12/2013 07:13

  • Four Days Of Shopping
  • Banks In Focus
  • Currency Focus

Although markets already appear to be in wind down mode ahead of the year end holidays there is plenty of data and events over coming days that could change the complexity of market activity reports M »


Daily Forex Indicators: Markets Will Be Brimming With Data

02/12/2013 07:02

  • Fed Under Pressure
  • Major Central Bank Meetings
  • Chinese PMI's Ahead Of Expectations 

It’s going to be a very busy week for the financial markets, with particular focus being paid to the large number of economic releases ahead of the FOMC meeting in a couple of weeks writes  »


Eurozone Inflation Increases

29/11/2013 13:10

  • Relief for the ECB
  • Credit Rating Changes
  • Thin US Markets Expected Later

Data today has confirmed that EUR inflation has moved higher to 1 per cent from a low point of 0.7 per cent last month writes Phil McHugh, Currencies Direct. Relief for the ECB The number is still w »


Commodities: Gold Traded Higher Against The USD

29/11/2013 10:15

Gold prices traded higher by 0.37% against the USD in the 24 hour period ending 23:00GMT, at 1244.72 per ounce, amid a slightly weaker dollar reports GCI Financial. Positive sentiment for the yello »


Friday 29th Two In Two

29/11/2013 07:30

This Black Friday, 29th November watch Kym Watson, give you the run down on the two most popular currencies in two minutes.  1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »


FXSnip: Cable Near Enough Reached Target of 1.6375

29/11/2013 07:25

Cable near enough reached target area of 1.6379 at 1.6375....So was close enough for longs to liquidate position and sit back and wait for the next move... Support from Daily Pivot and the short term »


Daily Forex Indicators: Trading Volumes Are Expected To Rise On Black Friday

29/11/2013 07:00

  • Black Friday Sales
  • Economic Releases In Europe
  • UK In Spotlight

European indices are expected to open slightly lower on Friday, ahead of what is likely to be a relatively quiet end to the week  writes Craig Erlam,  Alpari UK Trading volumes ar »


Video Exclusive: How Can A Trader Be Successful In The Long Run?

28/11/2013 14:00 went along to the bright London offices of OANDA and met with the newly appointed Vatsa Narasimha,Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer. We ask him what a new trader nee »


Thursday 28th Nov Two In Two

28/11/2013 07:23

Thursday 28th November, the two most popular currencies in two minutes with Kym Watson, 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »


Market Snapshot 28th Nov

28/11/2013 07:16

European stocks look to open mixed today with the DAX edging higher after positive German consumer confidence data giving the markets some momentum, whereas the CAC and FTSE look to edge lower reports »


Spotlight on USD, EUR & GBP

27/11/2013 12:10

  • Potential Market Movers
  • Focus On Portugal

Yesterday, US consumer confidence fell unexpectedly to the lowest level since April, underlining concerns over the US economic outlook reports Lee Chappell, Currencies Direct. In the report the Conf »


Video Analysis:Mid Week Look At The Majors

27/11/2013 09:26

Video Analysis: Watch our mid week analysis on the majors with Jason Sen »


Wednesday 27th Nov Two In Two

27/11/2013 07:56

Wednesday 27th November, the two most popular currencies in two minutes with Kym Watson, 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »


FXSnip: AUD/USD Aussie Upped And Died Yesterday

27/11/2013 07:11

Aussie upped and died yesterday...failing to get to the sell area of 9225 and falling through lower to our 76.4 Med term support at 9095 posting lows of 9088. Small bound back towards small trendli »


Daily Forex Indicators: Flurry Of Data Breathes Life Into Markets

27/11/2013 06:58

  • Focus On The EuroZone
  • German Consumer Spending
  • Durable Goods Expected To Fall

It’s going to be a much busier day in the financial markets on Wednesday, with a flurry of data due out of the UK, eurozone and US that should breathe some fresh life into the financial markets& »


Bank Lending Fall

26/11/2013 12:50

  • Dip In Loans
  • USD Rallied Most Of The Majors

The amount of people taking out loans with UK banks has dropped marginally, according to the British Bankers Association (BBA) reports Phil Ryan, Currencies Direct. Dip In Loans A total of 42,808 lo »


Video Analysis: USD/JPY May Bring Buying Opportunity

26/11/2013 10:11

Video Analysis: USD/JPY may break immediate support at 101.35/30 to target good support at 100.75 for a buying opportunity. »


Tuesday 26th Nov Two In Two

26/11/2013 07:48

Today's two most popular currencies in two minutes, analysed by Kym Watson, 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »


FXSnip: GBP/USD Cable Under Pressure...

26/11/2013 07:24

Cable backed away from crucial resistance and now looking under pressure...We can see our daily stochastics turning bearish from quite overbought levels and this should help us this week to trade lowe »


Market Snapshot Nov 26th

26/11/2013 07:19

  • Dow Jones
  • WTI Crude
  • Gold

European markets look to edge slightly higher on Tuesday with economic data pointing towards a continued slow but steady recovery in Europe reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. The outlook for »


Daily Forex Indicators: BoE Inflation Report & Some Stateside Data

26/11/2013 07:06

  • BoE Inflation Report Hearing
  • S&P & Dow Likely To Grind Higher
  • US Data Later On 

European indices are expected to open relatively flat on Tuesday, with FTSE and CAC futures a couple of points lower, while DAX futures are slightly higher writes Craig Erlam,  Alpari U »


Revealed; The Rationale Behind ECB's Surprise Interest Rate Cut

25/11/2013 14:10

Data this week will finally reveal the rationale behind the ECB's surprise interest rate cut two weeks ago writes Alistair Cotton, Currencies Direct. The combination of too little inflation and t »


Exclusive Video: FX Highlights 25th Nov

25/11/2013 11:34

Watch what to keep an eye on this week with Kym Watson, Another quiet week ahead......  1) MONDAY - No significant events  2) TUESDAY - UK Inflation Reports  3) »


Video Analysis: AUD/USD Oversold But Stay With The Bear Trend...

25/11/2013 10:40

Video Analysis: Aussie Dollar oversold short term but should ignore this & stay with the bear trend... »

Commodities: Gold Breaking Trendline

25/11/2013 08:02

Gold is just breaking trendline support as I write this. Now we need to see if this is stops coming out...or a serious break of the trendline...If we are only breaking for stops then we should quickl »


Monday 25th Nov Two In Two

25/11/2013 07:53

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


Daily Forex Indicators: Investors Prepare for a Big Week ( Next Week)

25/11/2013 07:39

  • Jobs Report Next Week
  • Attention On The US
  • US Pending Home Sales

It’s going to be a quiet start to a quiet week on Monday, as traders prepare themselves for a flurry of data next week which could determine whether or not the Fed tapers in December writes »


Dow Jones Sets A New Record

22/11/2013 11:18

  • Drop in Jobless Claims 
  • EUR Rebound 

The Dow Jones Index ended yesterday above 16,000 points for first time ever as stocks rebounded after economic data out of the US pointed to an improved labour market and low inflationary pressures re »


FXSnip: GBP/USD Pound Rises After CBI Reports Good UK Output

22/11/2013 10:29

For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, GBP rose 0.51% against the USD and closed at 1.6180, after the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) reported better-than-expected UK’s industrial output for Nov »


Video Analysis: WTI Crude Oil Bottomed Out As Expected

22/11/2013 10:02

Watch Jason Sen's analysis of Nymex WTI Crude which has bottomed out this week as expected. »


Friday 22nd Nov Two in Two

22/11/2013 07:40

Friday's two most traded currencies in two minutes is bought to you by Kym Watson, 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »


Market Snapshot

22/11/2013 07:24

  • Dow Jones Snapshot
  • EUR/USD Snapshot
  • WTI Crude Snapshot
  • Gold Spot Snapshot

European equities will open moderately higher this morning as they rebound from yesterdays losses reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. A certain amount of confusion surrounds the markets at the »


Video Analysis: Cable Drops Below 2.5yr Trend Line

21/11/2013 10:26

GBP/USD analysed by Jason Sen, as cable drops below the 2 & a half year trend line as expected & should start to trend lower. »


Market Snapshot

21/11/2013 07:40

  • Dow Jones Snapshot
  • EUR/USD Snapshot
  • Gold Snapshot

European equities look set to open fairly down on the open today as more clarity was given to investors after minutes were released from both the Fed and the BoE. Fed officials stated that they were c »


Thursday 21st Nov Two In Two

21/11/2013 07:34

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


FXSnip: EUR/USD Looking Basey, Take Profits Quickly

21/11/2013 07:30

Euros held our resistance and came sharply lower...Once we broke below the base of the upward channel at 1.3480 sellers grasped the reins and down we came we have seen overnight lows of 1.3413 and we »


Daily Forex Indicators: It May Be Time To Start The QE Rehab

21/11/2013 07:12

  • Time To Go To Rehab
  • Shutdown Had Little Impact 
  • BoJ Voted To Remain Unchanged

European indices are seen opening around half a percentage point lower this morning, after minutes from the October FOMC meeting suggest tapering will come at one of the next few meetings reports Crai »


FTSE - Quite Directionless But Held at 6665

20/11/2013 09:56

FTSE Dec13 quite directionless but held support at 6665/6660 perfectly for the second day. The outlook is mixed so same levels apply today. Support at 6680 then 6665/60 but longs need stops below 6 »


Wednesday 20th Nov Two In Two

20/11/2013 07:51

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


FXSnip: USD/JPY Looking Set To Test Recent Highs

20/11/2013 07:15

USD/JPY.....hit the med term 23.6 % Fib level of 9953, reaching 9957...we have spring boarded higher..and look set to test the recent highs.. Now we still have the Double Top....and med term stocha »


Daily Forex Indicators: Fasten Your Seat Belts

20/11/2013 07:06

  • Anyone Faviouring Change?
  • Eventful US Session Expected
  • US October Home Sales

After a quiet start to the week, things should really pick up today, with the Bank of England minutes being released this morning, followed by a number of US economic releases and the FOMC minutes thi »


Elongated Flats

19/11/2013 19:43

- early signs of triangular consolidation - Under the corrective waves, flats are one of the most common types of correction. There are many types of flats (common, irregular, with the c wave failure »


Nymex WTI Are Looking For A Buying Opportunity

19/11/2013 09:33

Nymex WTI are looking for a buying opportunity at 9200/9175 this week speculates Jason Sen. »


Tuesday 19th Nov Two In Two

19/11/2013 07:27

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


A New Horizon in the Land Of Aussie?

19/11/2013 07:26

  • Indicators Point to Economic Improvement
  • Aussie Dollar on the Verge of a Breakout?

According to the most recent release of the policy meeting minutes, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) believes that its current monetary policy, which includes historically low interest rates, is wo »


Market Snapshot

19/11/2013 07:15

European equities look set for a modest pull back on the open as trader’s book some profits after yesterday’s gains reports Jonthan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. The rally partly induced after »


Daily Forex Indicators: A Downbeat End To US Session

19/11/2013 06:59

  • Uncertainty Making Investors Nervous
  • Is The Rally Sustainable?
  • Verbal Attempts To Devalue AUD?

A downbeat end to the US session, followed by a similar performance in Asia over night is feeding through into European futures this morning, with indices currently seen opening around a fifth of a pe »


Currency Fixing Investigation Comments

18/11/2013 14:26

Mark Hunt, financial services partner at BDO LLP comments on the recent currency fixing investigation:  “Foreign exchange is the new Libor. With forex and banks’ trading activities »


Exclusive FX Highlights: Week 18th November

18/11/2013 13:28

This weeks FX Highlights bought  to you by Kym Watson, Its a quiet week ahead... 1) MONDAY -no significant events 2) TUESDAY- Euro German ZEW Sentiment 3) WEDNESDAY- &nbs »


Dollar Slips On Yellen Comments

18/11/2013 12:51

  • Fed Member Comments Are Crucial
  • ECB To Monitor Rate Cut Impact
  • A Quiet Week For Data

The US dollar Index has come under further pressure and the currency has weakened after comments from Janet Yellen on Friday where she reiterated the need for further stimulus writes Amir Khan, Curren »


Setting Stop Losses in Break-out Trades

18/11/2013 11:12

Break-out trades are one of the most interesting (and potentially profitable) market phenomena in today’s trading environment.  In these situations, we can see some amazing strings of incre »


Video Analysis: AUD/USD Overbought Short Term With Upside Potential

18/11/2013 10:16

Video Analysis: AUD/USD provided by Jason Sen. »


Gyrating Expectations For Fed Tapering

18/11/2013 08:00

  • Dovish Policy Expectations Globally
  • Cable Maintains A Degree Of Composure

Gyrating expectations for Fed tapering have left FX markets in somewhat of a limbo. Just as markets had shifted expectations for Fed tapering to next month or January 2014 Fed Chairman nominee Yellen »


Monday 18th Nov Two In Two

18/11/2013 07:35

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


Daily Forex Indicators: Lack of Optimism Over US Shutdown

18/11/2013 07:16

  • Lack of Optimisim In US
  • October Figures Released 
  • Chinese Shares Performed Well Overnight

There’s going to be a lot of attention on the US this week, as we finally find out what impact, if any, the October government shutdown had on the US economy reports Craig Erlam, Market Analyst, »


Video Analysis: USD/JPY Could Challenge September Highs

15/11/2013 10:01

View the latest video analysis on USD/JPY with Jason Sen. Jason Sen traded on the floor of LIFFE from 1987 and in 2001 successfully made the transition to day trading on computer screens »


Market Summary:BoE In Strong Spirits

15/11/2013 09:53

  • Dow Jones
  • WTI Crude
  • GOLD

European markets will open fairly flat today while the FTSE looks set to open higher after making a nice move to the upside overnight reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. After a week with lit »


Daily Forex Indicators: Yellen Causing A Rally

15/11/2013 07:13

  • Yellens Opening Statement
  • All Set For A Quite Afternoon

European indices are expected to open higher on Friday, following another positive session in both the US and Asia over night writes Craig Erlam, Market Analyst, Alpari UK The overnight rally in the »


Yellen Supportive Of Fed Accomodative Policy

14/11/2013 13:18

  • Yellen Expected To Be Supportive
  • How Long With Fed Remain Accomodative?
  • Economic Data Releases

European indices are trading higher on Thursday, following the early release of Janet Yellen’s dovish text, which will be read out in front of the Senate Banking Committee reports Craig Erlam, A »


Carney Upbeat On Recovery

14/11/2013 10:57

  • Recovery Glass Is Half Full
  • Germany's Economy Has Slowed
  • Yellen Testifies Before The Senate

Yesterday we saw an upbeat quarterly inflation report from the Bank of England which has sent the pound higher reports Phil McHugh, Currencies Direct. Recovery Glass Is Half Full According to Carney »


Yen Traders Shaken by GDP Figures

14/11/2013 08:47

  • Jury Still Out as Abe’s 1-year Anniversary Approaches
  • BoJ Policy Meeting Eyed

Yesterday, the Japanese Cabinet Office released a report which showed that 3rd quarter annualized GDP beat analysts’ expectations, but don’t pop the champagne just yet because it was still »


Market Update: Investors Feeling Comfortable After Reassurances

14/11/2013 07:06

  • Dow Jones Snapshot
  • EUR/USD Snapshot
  • WTI Crude Snapshot
  • Gold Spot Snapshot

European equities look set to open high this morning as the BofE and the Fed both comfort investors in the knowledge that any change in monetary policy or quantative easing respectfully will not take »


FXSnip: AUD/USD Aussie Held And Broke 9325 Barrier

14/11/2013 07:02

Aussie held the trendline again yesterday and broke the 9325 barrier which has led to further gains to 9387...Now we have edged back from these higher levels...but you can see that the daily stochasti »


UK Inflation Data Sends GBP Sliding

13/11/2013 12:44

  • Inflation Slid to 2.2% In October
  • Aussie Down To 2 Month Low

Sterling skidded to a two-month low against the dollar after a report showed UK inflation slowed in October, raising doubts the Bank of England (BoE) will raise interest rates reports Currencies Direc »


Wed 13th Nov Two In Two

13/11/2013 07:55

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


Daily Forex Indicators: Focus Back On The UK Today

13/11/2013 07:43

  • Uncertainty Remains In US
  • UK Unemployment & Inflation Figures
  • Lack Of Buy In For Forward Guidance

In the US, the S&P and Dow are continuing to flirt with record highs on a daily basis but appear to have lost a little bit of their spark since Friday’s jobs report. The initial response to the »


FX Market Daily

13/11/2013 06:09

In the last couple of weeks, the Japanese Yen has weakened against the US dollar with the rate close to 100 against the greenback. The Japanese government is very keen to weaken the Yen and after a pe »


Inflation Special: UK Inflation Plummets In October

12/11/2013 13:53

The UK Inflation levels have plummeted in October which ultimately is a good thing for the economy, although a bumpy ride for investors. Craig Erlam, Market Analyst, Alpari UK explains... ...Inflatio »


FX Market Daily

12/11/2013 08:43

The Euro has shown strength against Sterling over the last 24 hours. This morning important economic data in the form of UK Consumer Price Index and Producer Price Index will be closely watched in the »


Video: Silver- Positive Outlook for Rest of November

12/11/2013 08:31

Silver hits the 21.05/00 target & bottoms exactly here. Today's outlook now positive with Jason Sen.  Jason Sen traded on the floor of LIFFE from 1987 and in 2001 successfully made the tr »


Tues 12th Nov Two In Two

12/11/2013 07:39

Tuesday's two most populare currencies in two minutes  with Kym Watson, Low Volumes yesterday with public holidays... 1) USD/EUR 2) GBP/USD »


Risk Appetite Remains Supported, US & Asian Equities Up

12/11/2013 07:33

  • Markets Look For Hints Of Forward Guidance
  • JPY Succmbed To USD Pressure
  • AUD Unable To Hold Onto Gains


Risk appetite remains relatively well supported, with US and Asian equities edging higher and the VIX ‘fear gauge’ moving lower reports Mitul Kotecha, Econometer. There is a lack of first »


Daily Forex Indicators: Looking For A Bit More Excitement Today

12/11/2013 07:15

  • CPI Figures Released
  • Three Events That Question Forward Guidance 
  • Positive Data Could Be Viewed Pessimism
  • Australian Picture Not So Pretty

Today looks likely to be another day of thin trading within the markets following the a somewhat uninspiring day yesterday writes Craig Erlam, Market Analyst, Alpari UK. . Th »


Market Summary -Cautious Optimism From Traders

12/11/2013 04:00

  Modest gains are expected at the start of the European session as the bulls look to gain some momentum after a flat day in trading activity. Britain’s recovery, although not out of the »


Mighty Dollar: Data Defends A December

11/11/2013 13:06

  • The Market Silence Is Deafening
  • China's Inflation Now At An 8 Month High
  • Yellen's "Word Of The Word"

US dollar bulls had all the fun last week. The 17-member single currency came under a three-prong attack - two from the world's primary reserve currency and the other one was a calculated self-inflict »


Video: Silver Has Found Direction And Resumed 2.5 Yr Bear Trend

11/11/2013 11:03

Video: Jason Sen reviews the trends in Silver, which has finally found direction towards a bearish trend.  Jason Sen traded on the floor of LIFFE from 1987 and in 2001 successfully made the&nbs »


Exclusive Video: FX Highlights11th November

11/11/2013 09:32

This week's FX highlights by Kym Watson, 1) MONDAY - No significant events 2) TUESDAY - UK Services CPI 3) WEDNESDAY - UK BoE To Speak 4) THURSDAY-  Europe Flash GDP »


FXSnip: Yen Pares Its Losses In Asian Session

11/11/2013 09:25

On Friday, the USD strengthened 0.88% against the JPY and closed at 99.04, buoyed by a strong growth in the domestic non-farm payrolls data reports GCI Financial. In the Asian session, at GMT0400, »


Monday's Two In Two - 11th Nov

11/11/2013 07:33

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


Market Volatility Following ECB Decision

11/11/2013 07:12

European equities are set to open fairly flat as traders dust themselves off after what most would say was a surprising and unexpected announcement from Mario Draghi last Thursday to reduce interest r »


Daily Forex Indicators: A Calmer Week Than Last

11/11/2013 07:05

  • Chaotic Last Week
  • Strong Dollar Rally Against The Yen

European indices are expected to open slightly higher on Monday, in what is expected to be a very quiet day in the markets, especially when compared with last week writes Craig Erlam, Market »


Reaction to NFP Figure

08/11/2013 14:23

Stocks extended losses after the US jobs report smashes expectations, in at a strong 204k jobs added by the US economy in October, despite the government shutdown. That’s better than the 120k »


A Look at Common Trading Strategies: Moving Averages

08/11/2013 14:00

Once we have an understanding of the personal criteria (position sizes, time intervals, etc) that will need to be examined before you can settle on your preferred trading methods, we can start to look »


Draghi Shoots but Fails to Kill

08/11/2013 11:42

  • Draghi’s Move Backfires
  • Charting the Boom and Bust

This week’s ECB announcement will undoubtedly be remembered as one for the books, and will probably be labeled under surprise decisions. Although many had expected some sort of a hint towar »


Outlining Your Trading Style and Strategy

08/11/2013 11:00

When traders are beginning in the forex markets, one of the first questions that is commonly asked is how to construct and choose a trading strategy that creates successful gains over the long te »


FX Market Daily

08/11/2013 08:35

The surprise rate cut by the ECB yesterday pushed the Euro sharply lower yesterday showing that th President, Mario Draghi means business. The Euro at one point fell below 1.33 against the USD dollar. »


Friday's Two In Two

08/11/2013 07:32

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


Bulls Looking Wounded; Could NFP Finish Them Off?

08/11/2013 07:22

  • Yesterday's News Was Bearish
  • Dollar Strengthened Against The Euro

European equities are set to sink on the open as the uncertainty over global monetary policy clears and traders give a dim verdict reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. After Mario Draghi surpris »


FXSnip: USD/JPY Just When You Thought The JPY Couldnt Get Any Messier

08/11/2013 07:16

Just when you thought the $jpy couldn't get any messier....yesterday happens...upto 9941 down to trading above the first short term Fib at 9804.....ahh confusion with this market.... We »


Today's NFP Will Be Hard To Guess

08/11/2013 07:02

  • How Do You Calculate The Effects Of The Shut Down?
  • Today's NFP Will Be a Lottery
  • We Await The Fed Member Views On The Figures

Today’s US jobs report will wrap up an extremely busy end to the week reports Craig Erlam, Market Analyst, Alpari UK. Yesterday was one of the busiest days in a long time, with the Ban »


Daily Forex Indicators: Positive Trade Balance Data From China

08/11/2013 06:56

  • Improvement In Chinese Trade Balance Surplus
  • Banks Concern Over Strong Aussie
  • French Credit Rating Cut

European indices are expected to open lower this morning, despite some positive data from China and a dovish monetary policy statement from the Reserve Bank of Australia writes Craig Er »


Draghi Means Business With Today's Rate Cut

07/11/2013 13:53

Today’s interest rate cut by the European Central Bank caught many by surprise with the Euro slumping by over 150 points against the US dollar. Just over a week ago, the Euro was trading at over »


Reaction to ECB Knee-Jerk Rate Cut

07/11/2013 13:06

The ECB sent financial markets into a frenzy on Thursday, cutting the main refi rate to record lows of 0.25%. The marginal lending rate was also cut by 25 basis points to 0.75% reports Craig Erlam, Al »


Twitter IPO Fails to Boost NASDAQ

07/11/2013 08:45

  • Mary Not So Merry on Social Networks
  • What’s Next for the NASDAQ?

The most anticipated IPO of this year has gone off without a hitch, relatively. Of course we’re talking of the Twitter IPO. The micro blogging site which has a massive base of 230 million monthl »


Someone Is About To Get Crushed

07/11/2013 07:50

  • European Indices Have Gone Nowhere
  • Dow Continues To Climb
  • The Euro Had A Good Day

Modest losses are expected at the start of the European session as traders bed in ahead of two days of heavy hitting economic data reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. European Indices Have Gon »


Commodities: Gas Oil Shot Higher Than Expected to 908/909

07/11/2013 07:44

Gasoil shot higher as expected to our target of 908/909 & topped almost exactly here. However we have tumbled back to support at 900/898 for another buying opportunity with stops below 896. A break »


Thursday's Two In Two

07/11/2013 07:37

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


Daily Forex Indicators: Have Traders Overreacted To Eurozone Inflation Figure?

07/11/2013 07:28

  • Grounds For A Rate Cut?
  • Either Way Draghi Will Face Some Tought Questions
  • Key US Data To Be Released 

It's been exactly one week since the release of the eurozone inflation figure sent the financial markets into a frenzy writes Craig Erlam, Market Analyst, Alpari UK. . This afterno »


Draghi’s Deflation Delirium Cannot Drown EUR

06/11/2013 12:25

  • Pending Data Has The Market Concerned
  • Draghi Is Drowning In Deflation
  • Falling Euro Data Figures Are A Global Issue

The lack of forex trading suggests that investors are not convinced by either market direction reports Dean Popplewell, Oanda. The current predominant trade has more to do with reducing risk – p »


FX Market Daily

06/11/2013 08:19

Sterling was boosted against the Euro yesterday as economic data in the form of PMI came in better than expected and showed that the UK is currently one of the better performing economies in the Weste »


Commodities: Gas Oil Testing September Lows

06/11/2013 07:20

Gasoil tested September lows, 6 month trend line & good Fibonacci support at 900/898 to exit shorts & try longs expecting a low for the day with stops below 892. This trade worked perfectly as we b »


Wednesday's Two In Two

06/11/2013 07:16

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


Daily Forex Indicators: Investor Caution Continues

06/11/2013 07:07

  • Playing It Safe
  • Traders Have Priced In ECB Rate Cut
  • Expected Fall In Eurozone Retail Sales

European indices are expected to open slightly higher on Wednesday, with investors continuing to act with caution ahead of tomorrow's ECB meeting and Friday's US jobs report reports Craig Er »


Is Sterling the darling of Europe?

05/11/2013 14:42

Economic data out today in the UK shows that the little island is recovering much stronger than expected and is now forecast to be among the fastest growing economies in the western world in 2014. Dat »


Tuesday's Two In Two

05/11/2013 12:22

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


Sterling Turns A Corner

05/11/2013 12:06

  • Positive Risk Bias
  • USD Looks To Gain Further
  • Sterling Optimism

A quiet day for markets yesterday as stocks finished higher and US bond yields lower, whilst gold prices are holding in a fairly tight range around its 100 day moving average at USD 1,320 reports Phil »


Last Week's Winner Talks Through Winning Strategy

05/11/2013 11:22

Top Tradr announces their winner from last weeks trading and grills him on his winning strategy... As this week’s winner, Hanktuphy has won for the second time in recent weeks we decided to ask »


Video: EUR/USD Still In A Bull Trend

05/11/2013 10:52

EUR/USD still in a bull trend but could of hit lows for the week.  Video Analysis provided by Jason Sen.  Jason Sen traded on the floor of LIFFE from 1987 and in 2001 successfully made th »


FX Market Daily

05/11/2013 08:45

Continue to short the Euro against the US dollar. There has been a fairly narrow range of trading so far this week for the EUR/USD pair. However, deflationary concerns may act as a catalyst for the EC »


FXSnip: Aussie Hit The Short Term 50% Fib Level at 9522

05/11/2013 07:23

Aussie hit the short term 50% fib level yesterday exactly at 9522....We could not break this area and therefore we came lower...Now we are looking in a slightly more precarious position..with the 240 »


Daily Forex Indicators: European Sentiment Driven By ECB Speculation

05/11/2013 07:02

  • A Week Of Bank Meetings
  • Impact Of US Shutdown Revealed
  • RBA Keep Interest Rates at 2.5%

European markets are expected to open higher this morning, following on from a five week winning streak in the likes of the DAX and FTSE100 markets reports Craig Erlam, Market Analyst, Alpari UK. Sent »


Indices: Good Close On The Dax Above 9050

05/11/2013 06:57

Good close on the Dax and now we are above this 9050 area we should be able to trade higher this morning on the open......we would look now for 9075 to entice the market higher.. We should see some »

Risk Appetite Still Supported

05/11/2013 06:49

  • Events Will Give Market Direction
  • USD Looks Set To Gain Further
  • Aussie Benefitting From Robust Sales Report

Relatively subdued trading yesterday ended with stocks higher and US bond yields lower reports Mitul Kotecha, Econometer. Our risk barometer is currently around its lowest since February 2011, signif »


Exclusive Video: Top 3 Mistakes Traders Make

04/11/2013 15:39 talks to David Jones at the London Investor Show 2013 about the most common mistakes that traders make.  »


Dollar Down But Seen As A Reversal Not Pullback

04/11/2013 15:36

Christopher Vecchio, Currency Analyst at DailyFX, comments: “The US Dollar has opened the week lower on the back of slightly softer US Treasury yields, although incoming economic data from abro »


Exclusive Interview: The State Of The Economy

04/11/2013 15:06 spoke to Arek Okrasa from Tradenext at the London Investor Show about the state of the economy and what to look out for.. »


Exclusive Interview: News Based Trading

04/11/2013 11:08

Forexspace attended the London Investor Show on Friday 25th October and caught up with Kym Watson, Ezeetrader to discuss how  best a trader can trade the news.  »


Exclusive Video: FX Highlights 4th November

04/11/2013 10:48

This week's FX Highlights are looking plentiful. Kym Watson, us the rundown.  Watch out for European ECB Meeting and US Jobs 1) Monday- UK Construction PMI 2) Tuesday »


FX Market Daily

04/11/2013 08:07

The US dollar continued to gain ground on Friday against the Euro and Sterling. The Euro has recently fallen from 1.38 to below 1.35 against the greenback and Sterling has dropped from 1.62 to just be »


Monday's Two In Two

04/11/2013 07:34

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


Bulls Prepping Themselves For Dovish ECB

04/11/2013 07:28

  • Traders Eagerly Await Dovish Hint
  • US Stocks Finished Positive 
  • Gold Prices Continue To Fall

European equities are set to edge higher on Monday as hopes of loose monetary policy from the ECB keeps the bulls raging reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Traders Eagerly Await Dovish Hint »


FXSnip: GBP/USD Finally Down We Came.....

04/11/2013 07:24

Finally...down we came...and overnight have fallen to 1.5903...Now we have a small trendline located at 1.5893. and we do need this to break to send us on our way to 1.5845. Med term charts remain neg »


Daily Forex Indicators: Its Data Day Including UK Construction PMI & US Factory Orders

04/11/2013 07:15

  • Chinese Services PMI
  • Australian Retail Sales Boost Sentiment
  • Keep An Eye On Data This Week

European indices are expected to open around half a percentage point higher on Monday, following the release of China’s services PMI on Sunday, which rose to a 14-month high reports Craig E »


ECB Easing On the Radar

01/11/2013 10:55

  • Deaf to Deflation
  • Draghi, a Hero or a Scapegoat?

Yesterday, Eurostat released its October inflation reading for the Euro region and FX investors were caught flat footed as a result. According to Eurostat, the consumer price index or CPI slowed to 0. »


Has the recovery in the US dollar started?

01/11/2013 10:29

On Tuesday, I wrote an article saying that the Euro was too high at 1.38 against the US dollar. Many analysts disagreed with some spouting out 1.40 is inevitable. Don’t want to blow my own trump »


FX Market Daily

01/11/2013 08:58

The Euro hish has fallen sharply against the US Dollar in the past few sessions from 1.38 against the US Dollar to 1.353 currently. This has been due to disappointing economic data from Euro, the real »

FXSnip: EUR/USD Broker 1.3700 But Collapsed at 1.3575

01/11/2013 07:40

EUR/USD broke 1.3700/3694 but collapsed further than expected to Fibonacci support at 1.3575. We are oversold short term & there is a good chance that this marks the low for the week. Here we can e »


Friday's Two In Two

01/11/2013 07:29

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

FXSnip: AUD/USD Aussie Came Lower Again Heading Towards our 9437 Support

31/10/2013 07:57

Aussie came lower again heading towards our 9437 support...we reached 9441 and to be fair that was good enough...You should always go into cover shorts or longs just in front of support resistance tar »

Bernanke, Put That Punch Bowl Down

31/10/2013 07:43

  • Lack Of Symmetry
  • Investors Have One Eye Open
  • Fresh Blows For Gold Bugs

European equities are set to open lower as the Fed wrong foots markets again!! A run of weak economic data and the fallout from the US shutdown had markets cemented to the view that tapering wouldn&rs »


Thursday's Two In Two

31/10/2013 07:37

Thursday's two most traded currency pairs in two minutes, presented by Kym Watson, 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »

Daily Forex Indicators: Europe Expected To Open Lower Following FOMC Statement

31/10/2013 07:29

  • Investors Spooked
  • March Tapering More Likely
  • B0J Left Rates Unchanged

European indices are expected to open lower on Thursday, following losses made in the US and Asia after the Federal Reserve appeared to hint that tapering could still begin this year  report »


Markets Await Fed Decision

30/10/2013 12:00

  • Will They/Wont They?
  • ADO Employment Change Data

The pound remains on the back foot after Friday's GDP number failed to beat expectations writes Alistair Cotton, Currencies Direct. The market was positioned for data to continue to improve significan »


Commodities: Gold PricesTrading Lower Against USD

30/10/2013 10:51

Gold prices traded lower by 0.58% against the USD in the 24 hour period ending 23:00GMT, at 1344.23 per ounce, as a stronger dollar weighed on the demand prospect of the dollar-denominated commodity r »


FX Market Daily

30/10/2013 09:06

The US dollar gained ground yesterday against both the Euro and Sterling with the pound particularly weak. German unemployment data was released a few minutes ago which was in line with expectations a »


Wednesday's Two In Two

30/10/2013 07:31

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


Daily Forex Indicators: Positive Sessions In US & Asia Overnight

30/10/2013 07:07

  • FOMC Meetings
  • Data Will Make For Volatile Markets
  • ADP Non Farm Employment Change

European indices are expected to open higher on Wednesday, following positive sessions in the US and Asia, that saw the S&P and Dow close at record highs reports Craig Erlam, Market Analyst,&nbsp »


FXSnip: GBP/USD Cable Broker To The Downside

30/10/2013 06:51

Finally Cable broke to the downside as expected and we have reached lows of 1.6024 just in front of our 1.6019 support.. Short term a little we should see some correction early in the »


Awaiting The Fed

30/10/2013 06:40

  • USD Starts To Rise
  • Fed Meeting Will Be Risk/Reward
  • Sensitive Asian Currencies

Another positive day for US equities overnight reflected the ongoing gradual but steady improvement in risk sentiment writes Mitul Kotecha, Econometer. USD Starts To Rise The USD also managed to sh »


Has the long-awaited slide in the Euro started against the US Dollar?

29/10/2013 13:53

Last Thursday the US dollar fell to a two-year low against the Euro on growing expectations that the US Federal Reserve will not start tapering until 2014 and purchases of assets will continue at the »


Rhetoric Is Boring: Give Us Action And Move The Dollar

29/10/2013 13:07

  • Central Bank Rhetoric Gathers Strength
  • Reserve Bank Of India Highlights Their Concerns
  • Investors Wade To The Sidelines

There are no surprises - this week is getting off to a slow start, a trait that is threatening to shut the year out as both the Fed and BoJ are expected to deliver conservative messages this week repo »


Markets Remain Buoyant

29/10/2013 11:32

  • USD On Back Foot
  • Sterling Falling Severely

Risk assets retained their positive performance into the end of last week with US equities closing the week higher and the VIX "fear gauge" closing lower, while 10 year US Treasury yields continued to »


Exclusive Video: Weekly FX Highlights 28th October

29/10/2013 10:02

This week's key news events reviewed by Kym Watson, provided exclusively for Forexspace. Dont forget to watch him trade these events live throughout the week a »


Tuesday's Two In Two

29/10/2013 07:59

Today's two most popular currencies by Kym Watson, are: 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »


New Records, New Risks

29/10/2013 07:30

  • Payrolls Is a Double Edged Sword
  • The Number Investors Dread

Investors are bracing for yet another strong year in equities. The QE taper which was once feared by investors now seems to be pushed far into the distance. After a U.S. government shutdown which forc »


FXSnip: EUR/USD Held Resistance at 1.3815/33

29/10/2013 06:50

EUR/USD held resistance at 1.3815/33 as expected. We could try shorts in this area again today with a high for the day likely as we expect the outlook to turn more negative this week, but we will »


Commodities: Natural Gas- Today's Outlook Remains Negative

29/10/2013 06:43

Natural Gas opened below the 200 day & 200 week moving averages at 3.700/740, giving us our sell signal as we broke the 100 day moving average at 3.615, to hit the next downside target at 3.580/573 as »


Daily Forex Indicators: Deteriorating US Data, Weighs On Markets

29/10/2013 06:33

  • Little Risk Aversion
  • Constantly Dissapointing Data 
  • RBA Less Dovish Stance 

European indices are expected to follow those of the US and Asia, in trading relatively flat on Tuesday, as investors begin to move to the sidelines ahead of the FOMC statement tomorrow reports Craig »


Cable A Non Mover As Pending Home Sales Plunges

28/10/2013 15:37

The British pound has picked up where it left off last week and is showing little movement in Monday trading reports Kenny Fischer, Oanda. In the North American session, GBP/U »


US Opening Call Round Up

28/10/2013 11:30

  • Old Data Not Attention Grabbing
  • Third Quarter Earnings Report

So far today, we’re not seeing the usual risk aversion that we tend to get ahead of the FOMC meeting. Usually, the prospect of Fed tapering is enough to move investors to the sidelines reorts Cr »


FX Market Daily

28/10/2013 09:38

Disruption to many going to work today due to the heavy storms has dominated proceedings in the UK today. Sterling has remained around the 1.62  level against the US Dollar. Continue to short the »


Bad News Is Good News

28/10/2013 09:30

Risk assets retained their positive performance into the end of last week, with US equities closing the week higher and the VIX ‘fear gauge” closing lower while 10 year US Treasury yields »


Not Even The Fundamentals Can Stop The Bulls

28/10/2013 08:54

  • Traders Have Their Fingers Crossed
  • Last Minute Bargaining

Yet more gains in the US on Friday and a positive handover from Asia are set to fuel the bulls on the European open reports Jonathan Sudaria, Capital Spreads. Traders Have Their Fingers Crossed Alth »


Commodities: Gold Traded Higher Than Expected Overnight

28/10/2013 08:06

Gold has traded higher as expected and overnight we have seen 1354 print reports Carol Harmer, Charmercharts..Still overbought...although these indicators are still pointing unless we see »


Today's Two In Two

28/10/2013 07:54

Today's Two most trading currencies in Two minutes with Kym Watsonm, 1) EUR/USD 2) GBP/USD »


Daily Forex Indicators: Economic Data & Corporate Earnings To Drive Sentiment

28/10/2013 07:45

  • No Press Conference After Fed Meeting
  • Full Economic Calendar
  • Corporate Earnings, Key Driver Of Sentiment

European indices are expected to open higher on Monday, ahead of a big week for the US, with economic data, earnings and a central bank meeting being the focus for investors reports Craig Erlam, Marke »


Forex Trading: What Makes an Ideal Scenario for Short Positions?

25/10/2013 14:00

One of the initial surprises that is experienced by those just getting started trading forex markets is the fact that you can actually make money by betting against a currency.  In market jargon, »


Yen, Back to Its Old Stunts

25/10/2013 10:57

  • Deflation and JGBs
  • BoJ Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Abenomics, the heretofore relatively successful economic policy advocated by the charismatic Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe, might now be on the verge of failing and that failure will bring with it »


Forex Education:Understanding the Retail Sales Report

25/10/2013 10:30

For traders looking to implement fundamental trading strategies, it is important to have an understanding of what each report means so that we can have some of idea of how markets will react once the »


Daily Forex Indicators: UK Growth Expected To Pick Up

25/10/2013 10:20

  • Data Not Mind Blowing
  • Growth In All Sectors

Economic data and corporate earnings are going to be the focus for investors again on Friday, as we wrap up a relatively quiet week, compared to what we’ve become accustomed to recently writes C »


FX Market Daily

25/10/2013 09:15

Sterling strength against the US dollar has pushed the pound above 1.6210 this morning. This strength should be used as an opportunity to sell the pound as at this level fundamentals do not justify th »


Euro PMI's Disappoint

24/10/2013 12:22

This morning we have had the release of PMI data from the Euro area and overall the data has been disappointing writes Phil McHugh, Currencies Direct. The euro pre data had managed to post 2013 h »


FX Market Daily

24/10/2013 09:14

Recent strength in the Euro against the US dollar seems unjustified. The US dollar has weakened from 1.28 in July to the current level of 1.38 whilst the European economy is still in a weak position a »

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