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9 questions on what will happen if (when) Argentina defaults on Wednesday … (and answers too!)

9 questions on what will happen if (when) Argentina defaults on Wednesday … (and answers too!)

56 minutes ago (Eamonn Sheridan)

Argentina faces a Wednesday deadline for more than $500 million in debt payments It appears unlikely that bondholders will receive their money The Wall Street Journal have a “primer” on what might happen should Argentina miss the payments. It can … Continue reading → »

Japan brokers report sharp declines in profit

Japan brokers report sharp declines in profit

10:47pm today (Eamonn Sheridan)

 Nomura Holdings and Daiwa Securities Group reported significant declines in net profit for the April-June quarter Commission income from stock trading and investment funds fell after a market boom last year Nomura saw a 70% year-on-year plunge to 19.8 billion … Continue reading → »

More on Japan to raise the minimum wage

More on Japan to raise the minimum wage

10:22pm today (Eamonn Sheridan)

The headlines were out yesterday: Japan panel recommends wage increases More detail now via the Nikkei: Japanese government move to give the least-paid workers their second-biggest raise in the past 20 years A labor ministry council called for lifting the … Continue reading → »

More press: “China’s Banks Pose World’s Largest Systemic Risk”

More press: “China’s Banks Pose World’s Largest Systemic Risk”

10:05pm today (Eamonn Sheridan)

From the Wall Street Journal, a report on analysis by the Volatility Laboratory at New York University’s Stern School of Business: The cost of propping up China’s banks in the event of a financial crisis has nearly quadrupled in the … Continue reading → »

EUR/JPY Technical Analysis: Waiting to Validate Turn Signal

EUR/JPY Technical Analysis: Waiting to Validate Turn Signal

10:05pm today (Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist)

To receive Ilya's analysis directly via email, please SIGN UP HERE Talking Points: EUR/JPY Technical Strategy: Flat Support: 136.30, 135.60, 134.46 Resistance: 137.25, 137.80, 138.69 The E... »

GBP/JPY Technical Analysis: Range-Bound Trade Continues

GBP/JPY Technical Analysis: Range-Bound Trade Continues

10:05pm today (Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist)

To receive Ilya's analysis directly via email, please SIGN UP HERE Talking Points: GBP/JPY Technical Strategy: Flat Support: 172.44, 171.75, 170.90 Resistance: 173.13, 173.98, 174.50 The B... »

Strategy Video: Volatility Before and After FOMC, US GDP Hit

Strategy Video: Volatility Before and After FOMC, US GDP Hit

9:58pm today (John Kicklighter, Chief Currency Strategist)

We discuss the market's activity levels and the dollar's bearings ahead of the FOMC rate decision and US GDP release in today's Strategy Video. »

Overnight press: “BOJ Board Member Voices Concern About Consumption, Exports”

Overnight press: “BOJ Board Member Voices Concern About Consumption, Exports”

9:55pm today (Eamonn Sheridan)

BOJ board member Koji Ishida (seen as centrist among the nine policy-board members) spoke yesterday (BOJ’s Ishida: Japan’s economy continues to recover moderately) and followed up with a press conference (BOJ’s Ishida says companies are more actively passing on higher … Continue readi... »

Overnight press: “Chinese Stocks Take Off”

Overnight press: “Chinese Stocks Take Off”

9:50pm today (Eamonn Sheridan)

I had a couple of posts up two days ago on the surge in the Chinese stock markets: China’s CSI300 index jumps 2% – bank shares surge – Bank Of Communications plans to seek more private investors China Stocks Surge … Continue reading → »

Trade ideas thread Wednesday 30 July 2014

Trade ideas thread Wednesday 30 July 2014

9:42pm today (Eamonn Sheridan)

Good morning/evening/afternoon. Any trade ideas, thoughts, views, ForexLive traders would like to share and discuss with fellow ForexLive traders, please do so: »

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