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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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The Week Ahead: Fed Minutes, Housing Figures And More
The Federal Reserve is never too far away, as they release the minutes from the latest rate decision. In addition, housing figures can provide a wider picture of the economy.
Oil Upside And Euro Underperformance
It’s crunch-time for oil after the OPEC accord. We crunch the data to see some upside. We then move to something more depressing: European elections which are already depressing the euro.
Yellen: Fine Balancing Between Confidence, Dovishness, And Politics
Fed Chair Janet Yellen meets the new Congress in a long testimony. This is more important than the recent rate decision. Markets will be looking for a hint about hikes and also the level of confidence about the economy after the setback in wages
Top Tier UK Data, GDP From Germany And Japan And Yellen Stand Out
This week we have jobs, inflation and retail sales from the UK. We finally get Germany’s GDP, as well as Japan’s. Inflation and retail sales data from the US will probably be overshadowed by Janet Yellen’s all-important testimony.
The Dollar Struggles, Just Like "The Donald"
The U.S president reportedly does not know if wants a strong or weak U.S dollar, and these struggles are also seen in the currency. The greenback made some attempts to recover, but these are not going so smoothly.
Technical Levels For Majors And Crosses – Mid February
The US dollar is somewhat on the back foot, but not against all currencies.
The Week Ahead: Brexit, Trump And A Focus On Australia
The big themes will likely continue dominating the scene: the vote on Brexit, Trump’s upcoming actions and also echoes from the NFP could overshadow indicators.
USD/CAD: Not Only Upside Pressures
Dollar/CAD has a lot of moving parts: the recent weakness of the greenback helps it recover but oil prices are not really rising. The Bank of Canada seems to see the glass half empty when examining the mixed data coming out of the country.
The Week Ahead: Trump’s First Week And Initial GDP Reports
Markets will have the opportunity to react to Trump’s first weekend in the White House. Afterward, top tier data is scheduled: initial GDP releases from the US will provide a final report for Obama as well as an indication for the Fed.
ECB Preview: Dark Draghi To Battle Dark Donald?
After the ECB extended QE, reduced the volume and removed the limits, no change is expected now. However, with rising inflation, really there are always questions about what’s next. Will Draghi pat himself on the back with satisfaction?
AUD/USD: Stability Cannot Last For Too Long
A busy week in terms of Australian and Chinese indicators as well as political news from the U.S promises action. Where will the Aussie go to?
Technical Levels For Majors And Crosses- Second Week Of 2017
Lines of support and resistance for the major pairs: EUR/USD, GBP/USD, USD/JPY, USD/CAD, AUD/USD, NZD/USD and USD/CHF as the US dollar loses some strength.
The Week Ahead: Focus On The US Consumer As Trump’s Presidency Nears
The second week of 2017 features US retail sales and consumer confidence, central to the economy and the Fed’s decisions. Also note PPI, China’s trade balance, and other events.
Technical Levels For Majors And Crosses – First Week Of 2017
Lines of support and resistance for the major pairs: EUR/USD, GBP/USD, USD/JPY, USD/CAD, AUD/USD, NZD/USD and USD/CHF as the US dollar continues dominating the scene.
Upcoming Events: Busy Start To The New Year: US Events Stand Out
The first week of the month is always busy, and it is even busier in the first month of the year. After we get a reminder from the Fed via the minutes, the NFP buildup continues with critical data such as the ADP NFP and the services sector report.
2017 Starts With A Bang: NFP, Fed Minutes And More
A full build up to the all-important Non-Farm Payrolls report will provide a full employment picture for the US and the FOMC minutes provide another view into the FED’s intentions.
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