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High frequency fight hits forex

High frequency fight hits forex

3:01pm today (Adam Button)

High frequency traders set up camp in the foreign exchange market years ago but technology, rather than regulation is the early solution. An inter-dealer solution that randomly pauses orders 20 to 80 milliseconds, and “is the industry’s effort to heal … Continue reading → »

Forex Strategy: Holding Long USD/CAD, Short GBP/USD

Forex Strategy: Holding Long USD/CAD, Short GBP/USD

2:00pm today (Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist)

I entered long USD/CAD at 1.0935 and have now booked profit on half of the position at the initial target of 1.1017. The remainder of the trade will remain open, looking for a break above resistanc... »

Good Friday a good day to look at the big picture

Good Friday a good day to look at the big picture

1:50pm today (Adam Button)

I’m keep an eye on headlines from Ukraine but it’s fairly safe to say that it will be one of the quietest days of the year. I’ll take a look at some techs, longer-term charts and trade ideas throughout the … Continue reading → »

Ukraine separatists say they won’t leave buildings

Ukraine separatists say they won’t leave buildings

1:30pm today (Adam Button)

Denis Pushilin, the leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic says separatists won’t leave government buildings in Ukraine, in comments to Bloomberg. “We’ll leave the buildings only if the Kiev government that came to power after an armed and illicit … ... »

My stomach has gotten the better of me so I’m popping off

My stomach has gotten the better of me so I’m popping off

1:13pm today (Ryan Littlestone)

CAFE TIME!! Adam has touched down in ForexLive HQ and will be keeping an eye on things for a bit. Once again, have a very good weekend and I’ll see you in a few days. »

Easter Friday trade/beach/DIY/gardening ideas thread

Easter Friday trade/beach/DIY/gardening ideas thread

12:19pm today (Ryan Littlestone)

If you’re silly enough to be watching these markets let us know what you’re doing. Are you in super scalp mode or looking for any big, thin liquidity, price fluctuations to fade (that’s all I’m doing)? Personally, I’m going to … Continue reading → »

Three members of Japan’s GPIF panel to be sent packing by Abe

Three members of Japan’s GPIF panel to be sent packing by Abe

11:28am today (Ryan Littlestone)

Three of the ten members appointed to the panel that oversee the massive Japanese pension fund GPIF will not have their terms renewed according to sources on Reuters. Two of the three members were said to have shown much caution … Continue reading → »

March Italian hourly wages 0.0% vs 0.1% prior m/m

March Italian hourly wages 0.0% vs 0.1% prior m/m

10:00am today (Ryan Littlestone)

1.4% vs 1.4% prior y/y If ever there was a chart that epitomises the weak wage issue, leading to weak prices in Europe, this is it. »

Here’s why Russian sanctions are not worth the breath that spoke them

Here’s why Russian sanctions are not worth the breath that spoke them

9:58am today (Ryan Littlestone)

Russia’s energy minister has said that cooperation with major international oil and gas majors has not stopped despite the sanctions. What shows the sanctions up for what they are (not worth the paper they are written on) is that Russia … Continue reading → »

A quick morning rundown for those who can’t resist a peep at the markets

A quick morning rundown for those who can’t resist a peep at the markets

9:37am today (Ryan Littlestone)

Nikkei closed +98.74 at 14516.27 +0.68% Shanghai comp closed -1.1 at 2097.75 -0.05% EUR/USD 1.3820 with 1.3809/22 range GBP/USD 1.6781 with 1.6777/96 range USD/JPY 102.41 with 102.33/57 range GBP/JPY 171.81/172.19 EUR/JPY 141.36/65 AUD/USD 0.9332 –  0.9324/39 range Not much to … Cont... »

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