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AUD/USD: general analysis





Current trend



All this week the driver for pair’s motion was US dollar. Today is the first Friday of the month, which means that at the beginning of the American session Non-Farm Payrolls will be released. Statistics promise to be positive, which will put pressure on the pair AUD/USD.





From the technical point of view, the pair broke out of long-term downtrend channel last week. Let us consider two basic scenarios. The first is a continuation of the… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on December 2, 2016 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Brent: the OPEC agreement pushes the prices up





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On Wednesday the oil prices have rapidly grown up by 7%. In particular, the Brent price has risen above the level of 52 dollars per barrel. This significant increase is a result of the agreement on the oil production limitation for 1.2 billion barrel per day set by the OPEC. The disagreements of Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Iran, that were the main obstacles to the agreement, were overcome. As a result Iraq should cut the production by 310K barrel per… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on December 1, 2016 at 4:05pm — No Comments

AUD/USD: general analysis





Current trend



There are a lot of fundamental factors that will affect the dynamics of the Australian dollar this week. First of all, important data on inflation and unemployment will be published in USA on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, especially Friday. Don’t forget about important releases scheduled on the night from Wednesday to Thursday: leading economic indicators from China, which is known to be one of Australia's major trading partners.





On… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on November 30, 2016 at 12:39pm — No Comments

USD/JPY: general analysis





Current trend



After yesterday fall the pair is growing, despite of the favorable to Japan statistics being published. The unemployment rate index didn’t change (3%), overall household spending decreased by 0.4% against the predicted -0.6%, YoY retail trade fell by 0.1%, which has exceed the prediction of -1.2%.



The market is waiting for the USA third quarter GDP data to be published. The indicator is predicted to grow by 0.1%, which reflects positive…

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Added by AlexanderLF on November 29, 2016 at 2:34pm — No Comments

XAG/USD: general analysis





Current trend





During today’s trading session the pair reached the 5-month minimum (16.15) and was corrected up to 16.50. The volatility of silver is low due to the absence of investors in the market because of the holidays in the USA.





US dollar continues to pressure silver. The traders are waiting for the interest rate increase in December. Yesterday the Open Market Committee’s record showed that the Committee majority is sure that the US… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on November 25, 2016 at 5:52pm — No Comments

Today's JPY Weakness and Live Trading Signals



Today in forex trading the JPY was weak across all pairs in this currency group. This drove strong price moves and entry signals for forex traders to trade the JPY pairs. Images of the live trading signals from The Forex Heatmap® and price chart movement for these pairs is shown below. For a comprehensive…

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Added by Mark Mc Donnell on November 24, 2016 at 5:08am — No Comments

USD/CAD: general review





Current trend





On Tuesday the USD/CAD pair was strengthening amid favorable macroeconomic data from the US. In particular, existing home sales grew 2% in October that was substantially better than economists had expected. In Canada, retail sales, excluding automobiles, were flat in September against expectations for a 0.5% increase suggesting a decline in consumer confidence.





Today attention needs to be paid to data on durable goods orders and… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on November 23, 2016 at 3:02pm — No Comments

FDAX: general analysis





Current trend





Germany’s DAX is trading slightly up. The European stock markets came under pressure after Mario Draghi, ECB President, said that inflation remained far from the target level and eurozone’s economy was teetering on the edge of deflation. The regulator continues keeping an eye on the situation and can provide additional stimulus if the need arises. It should also be noted that news about Volkswagen’s plans to cut 30,000 jobs has had a negative… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on November 22, 2016 at 3:29pm — No Comments

NZD/USD: general analysis





Current trend





Since the opening of the trading session New Zealand dollar has been slightly growing against



US currency. Current rate is around 0.7098 level. The nearest support level is 0.7071 and



resistance is at 0.7145 level.



Many traders assume that this is a slight correction, and the downward trend will keep going.



The high possibility of the interest rate hike can be announced on the FRS meeting on… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on November 17, 2016 at 3:28pm — No Comments

Forex Options and Vanilla Options

Forex and vanilla options are the great embodiment of money making trading where the traders are being achieved lot of currency within very short time frame. Foreign currency/FX/currency option is a derivative financial instrument that acts as a contract giving the option buyer the right but not the compulsion to buy or sell a fixed amount of foreign exchange at a fixed amount price per component for a specified moment. This market is the deepest, biggest and most liquid market for options…

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Added by Anna Agreeable on November 17, 2016 at 1:39pm — No Comments

XAG/USD: technical analysis





XAG/USD, D1





On the daily chart the pair is trading near the lower boundary of the indicator "Bollinger



Bands", a correction of downward movement is expected. MACD histogram is close to zero line,



its volume is gradually increasing, the signal line moves horizontally, crossing the body of



histogram – the indicator gives a weak sell signal. Stochastic is in the oversold zone on the



border with neutral zone, the… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on November 16, 2016 at 1:46pm — No Comments

NZD/USD: general analysis





Current trend





The NZ Dollar continues trading down against its US counterpart. The currency is being



pressured by several factors. Firstly it should be mentioned that the price of oil has fallen to the



level of $44-45 per barrel. Moreover, an earthquake hit New Zealand and has caused damage



estimated at about $1.4 billion. It is quite obvious that reconstruction work will put much



pressure on the country’s economy,… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on November 15, 2016 at 4:14pm — No Comments

How Donald Trump Winning Will Affect the Stock Market

If you ask a group of people who voted for Trump what their main reason for choosing the billionaire businessman as their next president is – a significant number would say their reasons were financial. People who have money invested in businesses, the stock market, property and other assets are interested in protecting their investments and they believe that Donald Trump is the best person to do that. But what does Trump winning actually mean to the stock market and what can you…

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Added by Sam Wexler on November 14, 2016 at 3:54pm — No Comments

XAU/USD: technical analysis





XAU/USD, D1





On the daily chart, the instrument is trading below the lower line of Bollinger Bands. The price remains below its moving averages that start turning down. The RSI entered the oversold zone. The Composite is approaching its October support. Both indicators are forming a divergence with the price suggesting a growth possibility.





XAU/USD, H4





On the 4-hour chart, the instrument is trading on the lower line of… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on November 14, 2016 at 1:21pm — No Comments

XAU/USD: technical analysis





XAU/USD, H4





On the 4-hour chart, the instrument is trading within the lower part of Bollinger Bands. The indicator is directed down while the price range is widening that portends a continuation of the current trend. MACD histogram remains in the negative zone, its volumes continue growing. Stochastic is about to enter the oversold zone.





XAU/USD, D1





On the daily chart, the instrument is trading in the lower part of… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on November 11, 2016 at 4:38pm — No Comments

BRENT: technical analysis





BRENT, H4





On the 4-hour chart, the price rebounded from the strong support level of 46.05. Bollinger Bands is trying to turn down while the price range keeps on widening that portends a continuation of upward dynamics. MACD histogram is in the negative zone, its volumes are falling. Stochastic is leaving the overbought zone with a strong sell signal.





BRENT, D1





On the daily chart, the instrument is correcting in the… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on November 10, 2016 at 1:02pm — No Comments

XAU/USD: technical analysis





XAU/USD, D1



On the daily chart, the instrument is trading on the middle MA of Bollinger Bands. The price remains just above its moving averages that are horizontal. The RSI is approaching its most recent resistance. The Composite is testing its longer MA.



XAU/USD, H4



On the 4-hour chart, the instrument is trading in the upper Bollinger band. The price remains above its moving averages that are turning up. The RSI is testing its longer MA. The… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on November 9, 2016 at 7:41pm — No Comments

The Four Formations of a Japanese Candlestick

There are a lot of tools which are used by traders in order to better and improve their trading, and to sharpen their timings while placing a trade at a particular point of time and within specific conditions. Commonly, such tools are indicators, signals, charts and analyzers. Here, in this article we will discuss about the candlestick chart. Going back centuries, this chart type was first used in Japan for the purpose of calculating profits and price changes in the rice trade. In the…

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Added by Adam Guptill on November 9, 2016 at 2:29pm — No Comments

USD/CAD: general analysis





Current trend



Today the major event is the US presidential election. Strengthening of the Canadian Dollar, however, is caused mainly by a growth in oil prices. Thus, Brent crude oil managed to overcome the psychological level of $46 per barrel.



At present, dynamics of the pair depend largely on information about the process of the US presidential election, and any news about the high chance of Hillary Clinton winning could support the US Dollar. Markets… Continue

Added by AlexanderLF on November 8, 2016 at 7:22pm — No Comments

Article and Video For Trading Forex Reversals

Check out our new illustrated article on Forexearlywarning.com about how to identify and trade reversals. Just below the link to the full article is the Youtube video to walk you through the article. This will show traders the indicators setup, influence of news drivers, and verifying the trade entry with our heatmap tool.

http://www.forexearlywarning.com/forex-lessons/forex-reversals…

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Added by Mark Mc Donnell on November 7, 2016 at 10:01pm — No Comments

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