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GBP/USD: general analysis





Current trend





Yesterday almost 52% of British people voted to leave the European Union, and the Pound crashed to its 30-year low. Moreover, the GBP/USD pair was under pressure from strong data on the number of initial jobless claims in the US. The indicator dropped more than expected from 277 to 259 thousands against the forecast of 270 thousands.



Today attention should be paid to statistics on durable goods orders in the… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on June 24, 2016 at 5:38pm — No Comments

XAG/USD: Technical analysis





XAG/USD, D1





On the daily chart the pair is traded near the upper band of the Bollinger indicator. The indicator is moving up and the price range is expanding. The price is above the moving average line of EMA50, EMA100 and EMA144. MACD histogram is in the positive area, its volumes are slightly decreasing. Stochastic is in the central area, at the border with the oversold area, and its lines are directed downwards.





XAG/USD,… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on June 23, 2016 at 1:13pm — No Comments

USD/CAD: flat trades in the pair





Current trend



The USD has significantly grown against the CAD at the closing session on Tuesday, after two-day decline, which led the price back to the local lows of June. Minor correction was caused by the domination of cautious sentiments in the market. Prior to the referendum on the UK’s membership in the EU, investors do not rush to open new positions, even despite some encouraging signals.



On Tuesday, the head of the US Fed, Mrs. Janet Yellen gave a… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on June 22, 2016 at 7:39pm — No Comments

USD/JPY: продолжение снижения цены





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Demand for the Yen remains high amid difficulties and risks the global economy is facing. The American Dollar does not manage to show a strong growth being under pressure from mixed macroeconomic data, released in the US. As a result, the USD/JPY pair reached the key support level of 103.50.



Today market participants are following Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s Congressional Testimony, and later this week, attention needs to be paid to US… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on June 21, 2016 at 5:46pm — No Comments

USD/JPY: pair is falling





Current trend



The pair continues falling amid increasing anxiety on the market due to an upcoming referendum on UK’s membership in the EU, which is forcing investors to switch into safe-haven assets, such as the Yen. In addition, the Yen was supported by the decision by the Bank of Japan not to expand its stimulus program despite low inflation and weak growth of the world economy.





The pair was also pressured by poor data from the US, where the… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on June 17, 2016 at 12:31pm — No Comments

USD/CAD: general analysis





Current trend



The pair continues growing despite results of the Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting. The Regulator decided to keep its current monetary policy unchanged and noted in the Monetary Policy Statement that only one more rate increase should be expected this year. The Canadian Dollar came under pressure, as Governor of the Bank of Canada Stephen Poloz expressed concerns regarding the pace of economic growth in the country.



It should be… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on June 16, 2016 at 5:23pm — No Comments

EUR/USD: general review









Current trend




Today the pair is growing amid some weakening in the US Dollar that remains under pressure prior to the Fed Interest Rate Decision. According to forecasts, the rate will remain unchanged at 0.5% due to the publication of very weak data on the US labour market. Just to remind, the Nonfarm Payrolls came out at 38 thousands that was significantly worse than the forecasts.





At the same time, the Unemployment Rate fell to 4.7%,… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on June 15, 2016 at 4:28pm — No Comments

GBP/USD: review and forecast





Current trend



On Monday the GBP/USD pair after a short upward correction resumed its downward trend. During the past week, the pair was falling but probably has not reached its lows yet and might continue moving further down. Today attention needs to be paid to statistics on key indices which have been released in the UK and data on retail sales due in the US.





Support and resistance



Bollinger Bands on the 4-hour chart is directed… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on June 14, 2016 at 2:16pm — No Comments

4 Signs to tell you that you are choosing the right broker

A prudent trader knows that learning about the right ways to select a forex broker is an integral part of forex education. And, don’t think the beginners can’t be sagacious. They can be!…

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Added by Sam Wexler on June 13, 2016 at 6:36pm — No Comments

AUD/USD: Australian Dollar remains under pressure





Current trend



In the end of last week, the pair substantially declined amid some strengthening in the US Dollar, which was supported by strong data on the US labour market. The number of Initial Jobless Claims fell to 264 thousands, while economists predicted their growth to 270 thousands.





At the same time, today the Australian Dollar was supported by strong data on the Industrial Production in China. In May, the index grew by 6.0% that was 0.1%… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on June 13, 2016 at 2:16pm — No Comments

EUR/USD: review and forecast









Current trend



Today the pair significantly fell after ECB President Draghi speech, in which he pointed out to long-term risks for the economy of the eurozone from a prolonged low pace of its growth. He also asserted that the regulator would do everything that is necessary in order to return inflation to its target levels.





In addition, the pair is pressured by approaching referendum in the UK. The country’s exit from the EU could… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on June 9, 2016 at 6:25pm — No Comments

AUD/USD





Current trend



On Tuesday the AUD/USD pair strengthened to its new local high being supported by results of the RBA monetary policy meeting.





RBA’s assessment of economic prospects was quite optimistic, and interest rates were left unchanged at 1.75%. The Regulator believes that the current monetary policy would be consistent with sustainable growth in the economy. However, inflation in Australia is expected to remain quite low for some time, but… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on June 8, 2016 at 1:40pm — No Comments

EUR/USD: general analysis





Current trend



Last week, the EUR/USD pair grew amid weak US labour market data. In particular, the Nonfarm payrolls came in at 38 thousands. However, there still a good chance of the Federal Reserve tightening its monetary policy this summer that may strengthen the US Dollar.





The Euro remains under pressure from a fall in German bond yields. Moreover, as long as there is still uncertainty around Brexit vote, the American currency may get… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on June 7, 2016 at 4:50pm — No Comments

EUR/USD: review and forecast





Current trend



In the end of last week, the pair significantly grew amid the publication of weak macroeconomic statistics in the US, where the Nonfarm Payrolls came out at only 38 thousands, while economists predicted 164 thousands. The data lowered the probability of an interest rate hike at June’s meeting of the Fed to 4% that lead to a drop in the US against all major currencies.



Today attention needs to be paid to Fed’s Yellen speech that could… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on June 6, 2016 at 6:25pm — No Comments

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Added by Antje Wagner on June 6, 2016 at 2:48pm — No Comments

USD/CAD: general analysis





Current trend



During the week, the USD/CAD pair has been gradually growing. Yesterday the Canadian Dollar was under pressure, as results of the OPEC meeting in Vienna accelerated a fall in oil prices. Though the Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada said Canada’s economic prospects are seen as generally favorable, the national currency did not managed to gain due support. At the same time, the US Dollar strengthened amid macroeconomic statistics on US labour market… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on June 3, 2016 at 4:38pm — No Comments

GBP/JPY: general review





Current trend



Since the beginning of the week, the pair continues falling. The Pound was pressured by weak macroeconomic statistics from the UK where the Consumer Credit shrank from 1.822 to 1.298 million Pounds, against a forecasted decline to 1.6 million. In addition, Mortgage Approvals fell from 70.31 to 66.25 thousands.



Today attention needs to be paid to data on the PMI Construction and BOE’s Governor Carney speech in the… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on June 2, 2016 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Some Musings on Commodity Trading

All markets which deal with trading commodities are said to have a “70% guarantee of success”. That means anybody who wants to trade commodities online, is sure to be able to earn profits; bullish or bearish tendencies notwithstanding. And the returns are huge; the ones that are much bigger in comparison to other markets. But don’t feel the glee just yet---the commodity market, while easy to trade and profitable, is hardly free…

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Added by Adam Guptill on June 2, 2016 at 12:11pm — No Comments

AUD/USD: general review





Current trend



Today the pair significantly grew amid a publication of strong macroeconomic statistics in Australia. Building Permits in April increased by 3% instead of a forecasted decline of 2.8%, while the Private Sector Credit rose from 6.4% to 6.7%.



Today attention also needs to be paid to data on the Consumer Confidence in the US. Growth in the index will pressure the pair.





Support and resistance



On the daily… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on May 31, 2016 at 4:56pm — No Comments

GBP/USD: review and forecast





Current trend



The pair continues falling amid weakening in the GBP. The Pound was pressured by poor data on the GDP for the first quarter of the year in the UK. On a year-to-year basis, the index came out at 2.0%, which was 0.1% worse than forecasts. In addition, the Total Business Investment in the country in the previous quarter declined by 0.5%.





Today attention needs to be paid to data from the US, where the first quarter of the year GDP is due.… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on May 31, 2016 at 4:06pm — No Comments

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