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Consumer prices fall in Japan

Posted by IBTimes.com RSS Feed – Forex on Thu Feb 25 20:59:00

The economy of Japan has released today the consumer price index for the month of December as the actual reading shows a drop by 1.3% compared with the pervious fall by 1.7%, while… Read in Full

Yen the Currency of Choice

Posted by FXstreet.com on Thu Feb 25 19:17:29

Yen the Currency of Choice U.S. Dollar Trading (USD) in a volatile day of trading the dollar gained… For more information, read our latest forex news and reports. … Read in Full

Volatility Behind the Dollar, Dow and Risk Appetite Increases but a Clear Direction Still Absent

Posted by Currency Trading News by DailyFX on Thu Feb 25 18:43:24

The fundamental storm underlying the financial markets is building, yet the anchor on sentiment is holding fast. While this divergence between the primary health of the markets and… Read in Full

Japanese Economic Releases

Posted by Forex News and Commentary by FXDD on Thu Feb 25 16:25:37

The following economic releases consisting of higher than expected inflation data, better than expected Industrial Production and much better than expected retail sales has helped… Read in Full

Dollar Attempts to forge a New 8-Month High but Risk Trends Wouldn’t Follow Through

Posted by Currency Trading News by DailyFX on Thu Feb 25 15:54:40

• Euro: Declines in Employment and Confidence Data Adds Weight to Greece Anxieties • Pound Plunges though the Catalyst and Response Seem Disproportionate • Japanese Yen May… Read in Full

The Euro’s Next Battleground: Spain

Posted by Kathy Lien on Thu Feb 25 9:11:50

Here’s another timely story from the Wall Street Journal. Forex markets are in a doozy today with speculation of another possible ratings downgrade for Greece. A bunch of Greek… Read in Full

Risk Aversion Sends Carry Trade Unwinding

Posted by Global Forex Blog | GFT Forex on Thu Feb 25 6:25:42

Currency trading on the FX marketThe carry trade is unwinding quite quickly today, with risk aversion sending investors hurrying toward safe havens. A great deal of concerning news… Read in Full

U.S. Net TIC Flows

Posted by IBTimes.com RSS Feed – Forex on Tue Feb 16 11:02:00

The U.S. released today the net TIC flows, where the net long TEC flows eased to show a surplus of $63.3 billion, compared with the prior revised surplus of $126.4 billion and above… Read in Full

King’s letter to treasury

Posted by IBTimes.com RSS Feed – Forex on Tue Feb 16 7:55:00

King mentioned in the letter than inflation exceeded the 3% target due to short run factors which are the reversal in Value Added Tax from 17.5% to 15%; rebound in oil prices by more… Read in Full

The euro rebounds ahead of announcing the EU meeting’s results

Posted by FXstreet.com on Tue Feb 16 6:40:06

The euro rebounded today, paring some of its prior losses, for the first time in four sessions on… For more information, read our latest forex news and reports. … Read in Full

Wall Street up on solid results, data (Reuters)

Posted by Yahoo! Finance: Currencies News on Tue Feb 16 6:39:33

Stocks rose on Tuesday as corporate earnings and a solid jump in manufacturing data fueled investors’ optimism. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 74.75 points, or 0.74 percent,… Read in Full

U.K. Inflation Rises to 14-Month High, German Investor Confidence Tumbles for 5th Month

Posted by Currency Trading News by DailyFX on Tue Feb 16 6:13:18

Inflation in the U.K. accelerated at the fastest pace in 14 months, while the rise in price growth led Governor Mervyn King to write a public letter explaining the recent rise in… Read in Full

U.K. Inflation Accelerates, Marks Fastest of Growth in 14 Months (Daily FX)

Posted by Yahoo! Finance: Currencies News on Tue Feb 16 5:28:00

Dollar falls as debt fears ease (CNNMoney.com)

Posted by Yahoo! Finance: Currencies News on Tue Feb 16 4:54:00

The dollar fell against major currencies Tuesday as investors turned to other investments, such as stocks and other currencies, amid signs that the European debt crisis is easing.

British Pound Pares Advance as BoE Governor King Maintains Dovish Outlook, Euro Halts Four-Day Decline

Posted by Currency Trading News by DailyFX on Tue Feb 16 3:30:44

The British Pound pared the previous day’s decline to reach a high of 1.5731 during the European trade, but the lack of momentum to retrace the sell-off from earlier this month… Read in Full

UK Inflation Data

Posted by Forex News and Commentary by FXDD on Tue Feb 16 1:44:58

UK CPI m/m came in at -0.2%, weaker than the -0.1% expected. CPI y/y came in at 3.5%, inline with expectations. Core CPI y/y came in at 3.1%, weaker than the 3.2% expected. RPI m/m… Read in Full

Japan industrial production

Posted by IBTimes.com RSS Feed – Forex on Thu Jan 28 21:58:00

Japan\’s industrial production preliminary reading came in at 2.2% in December compared with a prior revised 2.6% from 2.2%, and forecasts referred to 2.5%. On yearly basis, manufacturing… Read in Full

Declining unemployment in Japan

Posted by IBTimes.com RSS Feed – Forex on Thu Jan 28 21:40:00

Jobless rate in Japan declined to 5.1% in December compared with a previous 5.2%, and it was anticipated to rise to 5.3%. Today\’s reading is indicating easing deteriorations in the… Read in Full

Identifying Profit Targets on Double Tops and Bottoms

Posted by Currency Trading News by DailyFX on Thu Jan 28 15:36:45

Student’s Question: Dealing with Double Tops and Bottoms,on an example chart, would you be able to show Where a good point would be to place a limit order to take profit?… Read in Full

January Effect for the US Dollar against the Euro (Daily FX)

Posted by Yahoo! Finance: Currencies News on Thu Jan 28 14:17:00

Noteworthy S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average declines through the month of January signal that stocks may yet again move lower through year-end, and the negatively-correlated… Read in Full

GBPUSD tests support at 1.6107 area

Posted by Forex News and Commentary by FXDD on Thu Jan 28 11:26:35

EURUSD tests support area again at 1.3956

Posted by Forex News and Commentary by FXDD on Thu Jan 28 9:38:28

The low after the morning plunge came down to 1.3956.  THe low in NY came in at 1.3946. This area becomes the support level to watch now.  A break has the 1.3936 low soon thereafter. … Read in Full

Down with the Pound

Posted by Kathy Lien on Thu Jan 28 8:07:17

Over the past few trading days, the British pound has been confined to a very tight trading range. The following chart illustrates the predicament that GBP/USD traders find themselves… Read in Full

State of the Union Boosts Risk Trade in Currency Trading

Posted by Global Forex Blog | GFT Forex on Thu Jan 28 6:31:43

Euro sees small boost in forex tradingThe risk trade is seeing a bit of a comeback today in currency trading on the FX market. Last night, President Barack Obama delivered his first… Read in Full

Eurozone economic sentiment continues to rise

Posted by FT Currency News on Thu Jan 28 4:57:42

Economic sentiment in the eurozone is continuing to improve at a sustained rate, according to a closely-watched survey, but worrying divergences are emerging between the bloc’s healthiest… Read in Full

EUR/USD Classical

Posted by Currency Trading News by DailyFX on Mon Jan 11 23:40:21

The market has been locked in a choppy consolidation since basing out by 1.4215 in late December, and it is unclear at this point which way we will go from here.… Read in Full

1-12 Economic Calendar

Posted by Forex News and Commentary by FXDD on Mon Jan 11 20:09:35

Japan: Trade Surplus Narrows, Deflation Continues as Lending Drops

Posted by Currency Trading News by DailyFX on Mon Jan 11 20:01:49

Japan’s Current Account surplus narrowed less than economists expected, printing at 1.1 trillion yen in November versus 1.4 trillion in the previous month. Economists were calling… Read in Full

EURUSD: Retest of Broken Resistance

Posted by Forex Blogs – BabyPips.com on Mon Jan 11 18:55:57

Seeing as how my recent EURUSD trades have been profitable, I’ll be trading this pair again today! After all, euro zone isn’t set to release any high-impact reports for the next couple… Read in Full

Devaluation welcomed but fuels inflation fears

Posted by FT Currency News on Mon Jan 11 10:54:35

International investors have welcomed Venezuela’s move to devalue its currency, triggering a sharp rally in the oil exporter’s debt in early trading. Venezuelans, however, fear a… Read in Full

CNBC Interview on the Dollar and Aussie

Posted by Kathy Lien on Tue Jan 5 17:37:15

One of my New Year resolutions is to blog more often, I promise. In the meantime, here is my latest interview today with CNBC Squawk Box Australia … Read in Full

Bloomberg Interview on U.S. Dollar

Posted by Kathy Lien on Wed Dec 16 12:18:23

I was on Bloomberg TV before the rate decision talking about the outlook for the U.S. dollar. Enjoy! Here is my Instant Insight to the FOMC Announcement. … Read in Full

11-17 Economic Calendar

Posted by Forex News and Commentary by FXDD on Mon Nov 16 20:36:06

Forex: EUR/AUD up and trading at 1.6010

Posted by FXstreet.com on Mon Nov 16 20:13:00

FXstreet.com (Sydney) – The EUR gained on the AUD after the pair opened 1.5976 and rose to an intraday high of 1.6016. The pair has since been trading in a narrow band around 1.6000… Read in Full

Forex: EUR/AUD up and trading at 1.6010

Posted by IBTimes.com RSS Feed – Forex on Mon Nov 16 20:13:00

The EUR gained on the AUD after the pair opened 1.5976 and rose to an intraday high of 1.6016. The pair has since been trading in a narrow band around 1.6000 and finds support at… Read in Full

The Daily Forecaster

Posted by FXstreet.com on Mon Nov 16 20:02:29

Bias: While 0.9284-0.9307 supports I look for gains back above 0.9404 and towards 0.9497 Please read the attached PDF file which provides more detailed analysis … Read in Full

Chart USD/IDR Update: Steadied, rebound in focus

Posted by FXstreet.com on Mon Nov 16 19:54:48

Published at 03:27 (GMT) 17 Nov Steadied at the 9330 low with rebound to see further bear extension on hold for now. Rally to see resistance at 9465 and regaining this is needed to… Read in Full

Buying the Yen, Selling the Dollar

Posted by Forex Blogs – BabyPips.com on Mon Nov 16 19:48:44

Time to bounce back in – hopefully I don’t miss out on this one again! This time, I’m going to buy the yen and sell the dollar!… Read in Full

Fed eyes dollar drop, but hews to low-rate pledge (Reuters)

Posted by Yahoo! Finance: Currencies News on Mon Nov 16 17:54:09

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, in a rare comment on the U.S. dollar’s value, on Monday acknowledged the currency’s slump was causing some prices to rise, but said other factors… Read in Full

Tight Stops and Targets Makes for a Quick AUDNZD Range Setup

Posted by Currency Trading News by DailyFX on Mon Nov 16 16:57:43

Just to remind us that despite the seemingly passive pace of price action of the past few weeks there is still considerable volatility, we saw a sharp rally in risk appetite through… Read in Full

IBD’s Top 10 – Monday (Investor’s Business Daily)

Posted by Yahoo! Finance: Currencies News on Mon Nov 16 16:47:28

Oil Surges through Monday’s Session as Risk Appetite, Macro Data Spark Buying

Posted by Currency Trading News by DailyFX on Mon Nov 16 14:01:39

Under most circumstances, fundamentals are just not influential enough to trounce speculative interests when it comes to crude (or most other markets for that matter). Despite closing… Read in Full

GBPUSD tests trendline support

Posted by Forex News and Commentary by FXDD on Mon Nov 16 12:50:36

The GBPUSD has held the trendline support line on the correction down as per a prior post.   The market found buyers against the level. A break will likely signal a correction… Read in Full

U.K. Pound Moves Higher in Forex Trading

Posted by Global Forex Blog | GFT Forex on Mon Nov 16 6:32:49

Sterling gains agains greenback in currency tradingThe U.K. pound is moving higher in forex trading on the currency market today as risk appetite makes an appearance. High beta currencies… Read in Full

Strong Japanese growth data boost yen

Posted by FT Currency News on Mon Nov 16 2:47:53

The yen rose against the dollar on Monday after data showed the Japanese economy grew faster than expected in the third quarter… Read in Full

What Could Turn the Dollar Around?

Posted by Kathy Lien on Mon Nov 9 11:47:22

I was on Fox Business earlier this afternoon talking about what could turn the dollar around. Watch the latest business video at FOXBusiness.com Here is a chart showing how G7/G8… Read in Full

Forecast on USD Majors (EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDJPY)

Posted by FXstreet.com on Tue Sep 15 23:22:20

EURUSD EURUSD closed @ 14660 which was ABOVE the open and breached the previous day’s high. The High was 10 pips from Precise Trader’s Res Tgt 1 and the Low was 15 pips from Precise… Read in Full

UK Unemployment Rate to Hit 12-Year High in August

Posted by Currency Trading News by DailyFX on Tue Sep 15 18:47:20

The UK labor market is set to show continued weakness as Jobless Claims rise by 25,000 in August, pushing the unemployment rate (known in the UK as the…… Read in Full

Long Term EURUSD Look

Posted by Currency Trading News by DailyFX on Tue Sep 15 16:53:53

The break of well-defined trendline support last summer signaled an end to the EURUSD bull run that began in 2000. Close inspection of price pattern since…… Read in Full

Dollar becoming top carry trade currency

Posted by FT Currency News on Tue Sep 15 10:49:30

Low interest rates, quantitative easing and loose monetary policy are counting in the greenback’s favour… Read in Full

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