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Dollar resume gains across the board

News by Newsroom on 17:00 EST November 04, 2019

The dollar index rose on Monday, after five straight days of losses, with investors more guarded despite increased risk appetite that helped U.

German manufacturing stuck in recession while factory job losses at 10 year high

News by Newsroom on 04:06 EST November 04, 2019

Germany’s manufacturing sector remained stuck in recession in October as new orders fell for the 13th month running and factories slashed jobs at the fastest pace in almost 10 years, a survey showed on Monday.

Bitcoin being dumped again, the demise increasingly near

Article by Allie Longford on 15:07 EST Octuber 24, 2019
The most senior of all crypto currencies continues to sink this week and trades below $7,500.

US weak Inflation sends dollar down and stock futures up

News by Newsroom on 10:45 EST Octuber 10, 2019

Collapsing energy costs kept US consumer steady last month according to government data released today.

Futures and the dollar higher after mixed Non farm payrolls - here is the data

News by Newsroom on 08:36 EST Octuber 04, 2019
Fewer than anticipated jobs created in September.

Stocks weaker after US manufacturing confirms steep slowdown

News by Allie Longford on 10:12 EST Octuber 01, 2019
The S&P500 index lost 20 points right after the ISM Manufacturing fell to 47.

[Technical analysis] EURUSD could accelerate loses in October

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 19:29 EST September 27, 2019
The dollar holds a lot of momentum while the Euro remains weak against most of the main world's currencies and now that the short term rally wanes we could see the downtrend getting legs.

Not that many jobs created in the US in July but inline with expectation, NFP is out

News by Newsroom on 08:34 EST August 02, 2019
164,000 new jobs created in line with expectations below the 214,000 the previous month, unemployment rate remains at 3.

Federal Reserve chairman signals cut in US interest rates

News by Allie Longford on 10:41 EST July 10, 2019

The dollar took a dive against a basket of currencies and the major share indexes opened higher after Fed Chairman Powell's prepared remarks ahead of his testimony whil  2-year yields dropping 7bps in the 5 minutes since the release.

Federal Reserve holds rates but signals cuts possible later this year

News by Allie Longford on 14:45 EST June 19, 2019
The US Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday (Jun 19) but signalled possible rate cuts of as much as half a percentage point before year end in response to economic uncertainty and a drop in expected inflation.

EURUSD falls as predicted by technical analysis

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 12:24 EST June 14, 2019
Can't ask for more.

Bullard says Fed may cut rates if inflation keeps disappointing

News by Newsroom on 12:50 EST May 22, 2019

James Bullard, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis said on Wednesday that further weakness in inflation could prompt the U.

Dollar reigns as the European powerhouse sends gloomy signal

News by Newsroom on 09:20 EST April 24, 2019

German business sentiment deteriorated in April as the mood among manufacturers "worsened markedly," the Ifo Institute said Wednesday, dampening expectations of an impending pickup in Europe's largest economy.

Euro declining as manufacturing in a slippery slope in Germany

News by Newsroom on 10:29 EST April 18, 2019

EUR/USD extended on Thursday  its falls after US retail sales beat expectations with 1.

US retail sales post biggest gain in 18 months

News by Newsroom on 10:23 EST April 18, 2019

The Commerce Department said on Thursday retail sales surged by an impressive 1.

EURUSD and the resistance rejection we have been waiting for

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 05:31 EST March 22, 2019
When one is looking at a weekly chart things can move pretty slow, particularly if the instrument is in a consolidation stage.

How is Bitcoin doing lately?

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 21:50 EST March 17, 2019
Bitcoin has been enduring a painful decline ever since derivatives of the crypto currency started to be traded in major stock exchanges at the end of 2017 but it is sporting at least a temporary breather.

U.S. existing home sales falls sharply to three-year low

News by Newsroom on 13:47 EST February 21, 2019

The National Association of Realtors said on Thursday existing home sales dropped 1.

Classic pump and huge dump of stocks after FED minutes

News by Newsroom on 14:28 EST February 20, 2019

After a dovish stance at the last meeting, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) released minutes from its two-day January meeting on Wednesday.

German recession fears grow as factory orders tumble

News by Newsroom on 07:45 EST February 06, 2019
After weak January EU services purchasing managers survey data yesterday, with both France and Italy’s readings in contraction territory, bearish data piles in today as German factory orders fell 1.

Don't write the dollar off just yet

News by Simon Kazinsky on 06:03 EST February 06, 2019
The buck still remains in a solid uptrend and it is likely to appreciate against the euro and the pound.

The Euro now poised for another way down

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 10:56 EST January 17, 2019
Retail traders are buying it but the trend has become clearer since last week.

Non Farm payroll says the US created double the number of jobs than expected

News by Newsroom on 08:34 EST January 04, 2019
But the unemployment rate also climbed up.

[POLL] As the FED ignites a stocks melt up, we ask: Will this rally last?

News by Newsroom on 12:30 EST November 28, 2018
The dollar is being dumped as if there is no tomorrow and stocks are rallying after FED chair Powell says he sees current interest rate level "just below" hinting a less hawkish view on future rate rises, just as president Donald Trump hopes for.

What is the percentage of traders that lose money in the forex market

Article by Allie Longford on 23:27 EST November 27, 2018
With the most recent EU regulations applying to retail brokers we are now able to access this valuable data.

Fed holds interest rates and prepares for more hikes

News by Newsroom on 15:59 EST November 08, 2018

No big changes made to Fed policy statement.

All rosy out there according to the ECB

News by Newsroom on 05:12 EST November 08, 2018

Consumption in the euro zone appears to be resilient to a recent slowdown and the labor market is also expected to continue expanding, suggesting that growth remains broad-based, the European Central Bank said in its latest Economic Bulletin released on Thursday.

September euro zone retail sales stronger than expected

News by Newsroom on 08:36 EST November 07, 2018

Euro zone retail sales rose  in September, and August data was also revised upwards, data from the European Union's statistics office Eurostat showed on Wednesday.

Euro zone economy slowing

News by Newsroom on 08:34 EST November 06, 2018

Euro zone business growth slumped to a two-year low in October.

The market has just set a multi year top and will lose 50% of its value in the next 2 years

News by Simon Kazinsky on 08:45 EST Octuber 09, 2018
It is a bold statement but here is why.


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