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Yohay Elam has been into forex trading for over 5 years, and shares the experience and the knowledge accumulated after taking a short course about forex. Like many forex traders, Elam has earned the significant share of his knowledge the hard way. Macroeconomics, the impact of news on the ... more

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GBP/USD Is Trading At The Lowest Since June
The pound was one of the weaker currencies in recent weeks and when the opportunity comes, it falls over. This opportunity is the stronger dollar. The wind is now sailing in favor of the greenback.
German ZEW Economic Sentiment Misses With 10 Points – EUR/USD Pressured
The ZEW economic sentiment falls short of expectations with a score of 10 points. The current conditions component stands at 86.7, slightly better than expected, but the economic sentiment seems to have the upper hand.
EUR/USD – Is 1.20 Coming Soon?
EUR/USD holds onto its range quite nicely. What’s next?
Buy USD/JPY Targeting 111.50 – Citi Trade Of The Week
USD/JPY started off the week with a drop under 109, but the team at Citi has other plans for the pair.
USD: A Challenging September Before Better Prospects In Q4 – BNPP
The Jackson Hole Symposium is awaiting us at the end of the week and already causing tensions for markets. What can we expect for the US dollar ahead of the big event and moving into September?
Room For A Pause In USD Weakness Into Year-End – CIBC
Has the US dollar found its footing, stabilizing after long weeks of losses? The team at CIBC looks into the end of the year and the road ahead for the dollar.
EUR/USD Stable At 1.1750: To 1.20 Or 1.15?
After a few weeks of significant advances, EUR/USD made a significant correction but never went too far. What’s next?
USD/JPY Is Looking For A Direction
Dollar/yen initially had a positive start to the week as tensions around North Korea eased and the greenback attempted to make a comeback.
USD/JPY Pressured On Barcelona Terror, Trump Trouble
The deadly attacks have had a dampening effect on markets. The bad mood pushed flows into the safety of the yen. Stocks are down. USD/JPY is trading around 109.23, drifting lower. Support is around 108.80, followed by 108.10.
EUR/USD Stuck In Range – 1.20 Or 1.1475? 3 Opinions
EUR/USD is getting comfortable around 1.17-1.1750. Where next?
The ECB Doesn’t Like The Strong Euro – EUR/USD Stays Low
The improving economic conditions in the euro-zone are a blessing, but they have a side effect: a stronger currency. The weaker rate helped boost exports and inflation, and the ECB doesn’t like the recent strengthening.
UK Retail Sales Slightly Beat Expectations – GBP Rises
UK retail sales advanced by 0.3%, but with a downwards revision for the previous month. Year over year, the rise is 1.3%, slightly below 1.4% expected.
3 Reasons Why The Dollar Is Down
The US dollar lost the ground it fought to gain and is in retreat across the board. Here are three reasons for the fall including FOMC and economic data influences.
AUD/USD Advanced On Jobs, Fed Minutes – 0.80 In Play?
The Australian dollar is on a recovery path. After dropping under the important support line of 0.7835, the pair is making its way back up.
Euro-zone Q2 GDP Confirmed At 0.6% Q/Q, Up To 2.2% Y/Y
While quarter over quarter GDP remains unchanged at 0.6% according to the updated numbers, the year over year figure is revised up to 2.2% y/y. EUR/USD is marginally higher, trading around 10 pips higher, and well within the recent trading ranges.
UK Wages Jump To 2.1% – GBP Follows, Challenging 1.29
All the figures beat on the UK jobs report: wages are up to 2.1% y/y in both headline salaries and wages excluding bonuses.
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