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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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EUR/USD Retreats As 1/4 Legs Of The Rally Drops
Euro/dollar trades around 1.0750, back to the 1.0720 to 1.0775 range that characterized it earlier in the month. The move to 1.0905 has been fully reversed.
GBP/USD Remains Depressed After Brexit Is Triggered – No Short Squeeze, Just Short
The UK triggered Article 50 and began the two-year countdown towards the exit from the European Union. Sterling dropped ahead of the triggering on reports of a strict European stance.
EUR/USD: Trading The US Final GDP
GDP reports measure production and growth of the economy, and are considered by analysts as one the most important indicators of economic activity. A reading which is higher than the market forecast is bullish for the dollar.
Trading Article 50: 3 Scenarios And Endless Uncertainty
Nine months after the EU referendum, the UK is officially leaving the EU. The move was well-telegraphed but could still cause jitters as the negotiations begin. We lay out the three scenarios for this new phase of GBP trading.
Why GBP/USD Is Falling On Brexit Day
Against the US dollar, we are seeing a greenback comeback of sorts. The USD suffered from Trump’s health care failure but then recovered, yet the pound is also falling against the euro.
Who Is Buying The EUR & Selling The USD Now? – BofA Merrill
On the USD front, BofAML’s analysis shows that USD positioning is broadly neutral, noticing that investors will likely be looking for a trigger to re-engage in the USD.
US Consumer Confidence Exposes Insecure Dollar
If a currency cannot rally on good news, it will break on any piece of slightly bad news. The dollar is exposed.
Oil: Confirmed Double Top But S/T Bearish Dynamics Likely Corrective
Oil prices have tumbled down and remained on the low ground. The recent negotiations between OPEC and non-OPEC members about an extension do little to alleviate the pressure.
GBP: Rebound To Accelerate; ‘Sell The Rumor Buy The Fact’ – Barclays
One of Barclays Capital Research’s ‘greatest convictions’ now lies in the pound where Barclays expects the triggering of Article 50 on Wednesday to initiate a strong rebound in GBP from historical undervaluation as ambiguity over Brexit recedes.
With The Ugly DXY Break, Is The Trump Trade Over?
The failure of Trump-care was the latest blow to the US dollar. The post-elections rally is unwinding. What’s next?
USD/JPY: Trading The US CB Consumer Confidence
US CB Consumer Confidence Index is based on a monthly survey of about 5,000 households regarding their opinion of the economy. Its release often has a strong impact on market prices. A higher reading than the market forecast is bullish for dollar.
Murky Markets And Further Fed Fallout
The Ides of March continue echoing and echoing. We discuss further fall-outs from the Fed and move to on markets, which are also falling out. Is this the beginning of a downfall?
EUR/USD At The 2017 Highs – Where Next? 4 Opinions
EUR/USD is extending its gains on a variety of factors, from USD weakness on the Fed’s dovish hike and Trump’s failure to the optimism about Europe. What’s next?
German IFO Business Climate Beats With 112.3 – EUR Remains Strong
The German IFO Business Climate was expected to remain unchanged at 111 points for the month of March. The indicator saw a dip in January but bounced back to 111 in February.
Currency Of The Week: GBP/USD: Reluctant Rally As Brexit Is About To Become Official
The pound enjoys rising inflation and the resulting hawkishness from the BOE. But does Carney have the courage to raise rates?
USD/JPY Forecast March 27-31
The Japanese posted strong gains for a second straight week. USD/JPY closed at 111.22, its lowest weekly close since November 2016. Here are the highlights of this coming week and an updated technical analysis for USD/JPY.
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