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Stock Indices Finish Lower for Week
Forex Hound Thursday December 31, 2009 - 23:40:01 GMT

U.S. equity markets finished lower for the week after buyers failed to surface following today’s better than expected U.S. Initial Claims Report. End-of-the-year profit-taking was most likely the catalyst behind the drop in prices    More...


Dollar Finishes Nearly Unchanged Following Volatile Trade
Forex Hound Thursday December 31, 2009 - 23:39:39 GMT

The U.S. Dollar finished nearly unchanged in a volatile trade, highlighted by a choppy two-side market.  Late last night, the Dollar was down sharply against most major currencies on end-of-the-year position squaring.  Throughout the night, however, a support base was built as traders awaited this morning’s U  More...    More...


Dollar Finishes Nearly Unchanged Following Volatile Trade
Forex Hound Thursday December 31, 2009 - 23:38:27 GMT

The U.S. Dollar finished nearly unchanged in a volatile trade, highlighted by a choppy two-side market.  Late last night, the Dollar was down sharply against most major currencies on end-of-the-year position squaring.  Throughout the night, however, a support base was built as traders awaited this morning’s U  More...    More...


Dollar Finishes Nearly Unchanged Following Volatile Trade
Forex Hound Thursday December 31, 2009 - 23:38:27 GMT

The U.S. Dollar finished nearly unchanged in a volatile trade, highlighted by a choppy two-side market.  Late last night, the Dollar was down sharply against most major currencies on end-of-the-year position squaring.  Throughout the night, however, a support base was built as traders awaited this morning’s U  More...    More...


Dollar Finishes Nearly Unchanged Following Volatile Trade
Forex Hound Thursday December 31, 2009 - 23:30:00 GMT

The U.S. Dollar finished nearly unchanged in a volatile trade, highlighted by a choppy two-side market.  Late last night, the Dollar was down sharply against most major currencies on end-of-the-year position squaring.  Throughout the night, however, a support base was built as traders awaited this morning’s U  More...    More...


Forex Blog - Market Week Wrap-up
Trade the News Staff Thursday December 31, 2009 - 22:13:21 GMT

Thursday, December 31, 2009 4:08:13 PM

 Market Week Wrap-up

 

The final week of 2009 was characterized by light volumes and year end positioning, resulting in a flat week for equity and treasury markets  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (31 December 2009)
GCI Financial Thursday December 31, 2009 - 18:29:22 GMT

The euro moved lower vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4305 level and was capped around the $1.4440 level.  The common currency gained 2  More...    More...


Initial Claims Report to Set Tone in Equity Markets
Forex Hound Thursday December 31, 2009 - 13:30:56 GMT

Today’s weekly U.S. Initial Claims Report is expected to set the tone in the equity markets today.  The stock indices are expected to open higher, but gains could be thwarted by an initial claims report showing an increase in job loss claims greater than the estimated 455,000  More...    More...


End-of-Year Position Squaring Pressuring Dollar
Forex Hound Thursday December 31, 2009 - 13:30:40 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is down sharply overnight against most major currencies on end-of-the-year position squaring.  Although the Dollar is about to close lower for the year versus most currencies, this month it has shown signs of bottoming because of the improving economy and the possibility of an interest rate hike by the Fed earlier than previously estimated  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Dollar falls broadly in year-end trade
Reuters Thursday December 31, 2009 - 13:05:47 GMT

7:54am EST

Financial markets in Asia, Europe and the U.S. will be closed on Friday, Jan. 1, 2010 for the New Year holiday.

Full coverage of global foreign exchange markets [FRX/] will resume out of Tokyo on Monday, Jan. 4.

* Dollar falls broadly on year-end position adjustment

* Trade quiet, causing exaggerated movements

* Dollar index up 3  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 31-Dec-2009 - 1224 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday December 31, 2009 - 12:26:36 GMT

EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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European Market Update: Speculation that Turkey has reach an accord with IMF
Trade the News Staff Thursday December 31, 2009 - 11:21:29 GMT

Thursday, December 31, 2009 5:55:10 AM

 European Market Update: Speculation that Turkey has reach an accord with IMF

aids risk appetite

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (UK) Dec Nationwide House Prices M/M: 0  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 31 December 2009- Early
global-view.com Thursday December 31, 2009 - 10:44:58 GMT

The Daily Forex View

31 December 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- Today will be a holiday shortened session in the U.S. with most markets operational for a half day. Only equity markets will stick around until the bitter end with a full day session  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 31/12/2009
Forexpros Thursday December 31, 2009 - 10:05:14 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Dec 31, 2009


Euro Dollar

The Euro fluctuated, breaking 1.4308 first, then breaking 1.4380 and flying above 1.44. And as we can see, the price is currently trading inside a falling channel on the hourly chart, with the top of the channel at 1  More...    More...



Morning Briefing : 31-Dec-2009 - 0332 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday December 31, 2009 - 03:34:38 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The US equities ended flat. The Dow still stayed above 10500. Ideally a break above 10500 should have been very bullish. But the fact that the break was accompanied with very thin volumes owing to holiday season has not made the Dow very bullish until now  More...    More...


Short-Covering Rally Triggers Late Surge in Equities
Forex Hound Thursday December 31, 2009 - 00:12:36 GMT

U.S. equity markets finished higher after a mid-session break threatened to take the markets lower into the close. Stock indices reversed earlier weakness on the heels of a better than expected Chicago Purchasing Managers Index, but failed to maintain the upside momentum sending them lower at the mid-session  More...    More...


Dollar Finishes Well Off High
Forex Hound Thursday December 31, 2009 - 00:12:10 GMT

The U.S. Dollar finished higher after a choppy trading session but well off its high. The Greenback opened higher after global equity markets weakened following an overnight drop in demand for higher risk assets. The Dollar surged to its high for the day against most major currencies after the release of a better than expected Chicago PMI report  More...    More...


CANADA FX DEBT-C$ hits one-week low, hurt by greenback rally
Reuters Wednesday December 30, 2009 - 22:23:24 GMT

5:08pm EST * C$ ends lower at 94.76 U.S. cents * Canada to suspend Parliament until after Olympics * Bond prices flat (Updates with details) By Ka Yan Ng TORONTO, Dec 30 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar fell more than one U.S. cent on Wednesday, hit by a broad-based U  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (30 December 2009)
GCI Financial Wednesday December 30, 2009 - 21:53:46 GMT

The euro moved lower vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4270 level and was capped around the $1.4360 level.  The common currency fell to three-month lows on U  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 30 December 2009- Late
global-view.com Wednesday December 30, 2009 - 20:59:25 GMT

The Daily Forex View



30 December 2009

21:00 GMT - TRADING SCENARIO-Wednesday was another session marked by thin trading volume. Low dealer participation today resulted in price volatility  More...    More...


Stocks Erase Losses as Chicago PMI Report Boosts Optimism
Forex Hound Wednesday December 30, 2009 - 20:32:16 GMT

U.S. stock indices reversed earlier weakness on the heels of a better than expected Chicago Purchasing Managers Index. Stocks were trading lower overnight and after the opening because of end-of-the-year profit-taking.

The March E-mini S&P 500 formed a closing price reversal top at 1128  More...    More...


Profit-Takers Hit Dollar after Chicago PMI Surge
Forex Hound Wednesday December 30, 2009 - 20:23:28 GMT

The U.S. opened higher after global equity markets weakened after a drop in demand for higher risk assets. The Dollar surged to its high for the day against most major currencies following the release of a better than expected Chicago PMI report  More...    More...


Stocks Erase Losses as Chicago PMI Report Boosts Optimism
Forex Hound Wednesday December 30, 2009 - 15:26:01 GMT

U.S. stock indices reversed earlier weakness on the heels of a better than expected Chicago Purchasing Managers Index.  Stocks were trading lower overnight and after the opening because of end-of-the-year profit-taking  More...    More...


Dollar Hits Three-Month High Versus Japanese Yen
Forex Hound Wednesday December 30, 2009 - 15:25:39 GMT

The USD JPY surged to the upside overnight, taking out the late October high at 92.32, on its way to a three-month high.  Concern over a potential bankruptcy filing by Japan Airlines is putting pressure on the Yen. Stories are also circulating that Japan’s AA rating is in danger of being cut if the country does not shore up its debt situation  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 30-Dec-2009 - 1217 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday December 30, 2009 - 12:20:07 GMT

EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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USD-CHF @ 1  More...    More...


European market Update: USD continues to benefit from the view that the US economy on course to maintain recovery mode
Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 30, 2009 - 11:15:18 GMT

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 5:57:16 AM

 European market Update: USD continues to benefit from the view that the US economy on course to maintain recovery mode

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (FI) Finland Nov Prelim Retail Sales Volume Y/Y: 0  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 30 December 2009- Early
global-view.com Wednesday December 30, 2009 - 10:48:37 GMT

The Daily Forex View

30 December 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- It looks as though Wednesday will be another session where forex traders will be marking time until the new year. Heading into the N  More...    More...


Deeper Insights
GoLearnForex Wednesday December 30, 2009 - 10:16:41 GMT

EUR/USD  (Support & Resistance (S&R):

 

The EUR has fallen roughly 6% since reaching its high for the year back in late November. Here are some key levels of Support and Resistance  More...    More...


Japanese Airlines May be Headed for Bankruptcy
GoLearnForex Wednesday December 30, 2009 - 10:02:32 GMT

In the overnight session, the Nikkei fell by almost a percent amid concerns that Japan Airlines may be headed for bankruptcy.  This follows a rather flat day on Wall Street as the DJIA closed down 1.67 points, to 10,545  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 30/12/2009
Forexpros Wednesday December 30, 2009 - 10:02:01 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Dec 30, 2009


Fundamental Analysis: Chicago PMI

The Chicago PMI will be published tomorrow (Dec 31).
The Chicago Purchasing Managers Index determines the economic health of the manufacturing sector in Chicago region  More...    More...



FOREX NEWS-Dollar hits 2-mth high vs yen, steady vs euro
Reuters Wednesday December 30, 2009 - 09:58:08 GMT

4:48am EST

* Price action subdued, Japan on last trading day of 2009

* Focus heading into 2010 is timing of U.S. exit strategy

* Dlr up vs yen; steady vs euro after recovering overnight (Updates prices; changes byline, dateline; previous TOKYO)

By Jessica Mortimer

LONDON, Dec 30 (Reuters) - The dollar gained against the yen, hitting a two-month high as it continued to benefit from the view the U  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 30-Dec-2009 - 0333 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday December 30, 2009 - 04:17:40 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The US stock indices ended flat yesterday. The S&P Case Schiller HPI and Consumer confidence numbers were not able to excite the market enough to keep the 6 days of uptrend intact. However, the Dow (10545.41) continued to stay above 10500  More...    More...


Stocks Falter but Manage to Hold on to Gains
Forex Hound Tuesday December 29, 2009 - 23:28:12 GMT

U.S. equity futures weakened after an early session surge but managed to eke out a small gain. Overnight strength was fueled by greater demand for higher yielding assets while the early morning rally was triggered following the release of a report showing a rise in consumer confidence  More...    More...


Dollar Holds Gain after Friendly Consumer Confidence Report
Forex Hound Tuesday December 29, 2009 - 23:27:41 GMT

The U.S. Dollar managed to hold on to its gains after erasing earlier losses following the release of a friendly Consumer Confidence report. Although the reported figure of 52.9 was slightly less than estimates, it still reflected continuing strength in the economy  More...    More...


CANADA FX DEBT-C$ ends higher on firmer oil, metals
Reuters Tuesday December 29, 2009 - 21:51:04 GMT

4:46pm EST * C$ ends up at 95.80 U.S. cents * Hits 96.47 U.S. cents, highest level since Oct 20 * Bonds tumble on recent stock market rally (Updates to close) TORONTO, Dec 29 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar finished higher against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, supported by firmer oil and metals prices but it underperformed other commodity-based currencies and backed off a 2-1/2-month high  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 29 December 2009- Late
global-view.com Tuesday December 29, 2009 - 20:37:54 GMT

The Daily Forex View

29 December 2009

21:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- Forex traders seemed to be marking time Tuesday in U.S. hours waiting for the turn of the year. With little else to go on the EURUSD pair resorted to following equities again  More...    More...


Lack of Buyers Weaken Stocks
Forex Hound Tuesday December 29, 2009 - 18:38:37 GMT

U.S. equity futures are trading weaker at the mid-session following an early morning surge after the release of a report showing a rise in consumer confidence. Thin trading conditions and the lack of buyers are the driving forces behind this morning’s weakness  More...    More...


Consumer Confidence Helps Dollar Erase Losses
Forex Hound Tuesday December 29, 2009 - 18:21:49 GMT

The U.S. Dollar erased earlier losses following the report of a rise in Consumer Confidence. Although the reported figure of 52.9 was slightly less than estimates, it still reflected continuing strength in the economy.  This morning the S&P/Case Shiller report on home prices was flat  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (29 December 2009)
GCI Financial Tuesday December 29, 2009 - 16:48:39 GMT

The euro moved higher vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.4455 level and was supported around the $1.4355 level  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for December 30, 2009
global-view.com Tuesday December 29, 2009 - 15:35:10 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: No major data are set for release from the Far East on Wednesday. Europe will see the key E-Z money supply data. Switzerland will see the closely followed KOF leading economic indicator.

In North America, weekly mortgage statistics are due early  More...    More...



Demand for Higher Return Boosts Equities
Forex Hound Tuesday December 29, 2009 - 13:52:38 GMT

Global stock prices continued to rise overnight following a sell-off in the Dollar, signaling greater demand for higher yielding assets. The thought of a recovery in the U.S. economy is also contributing to the strength. Money is shifting out of U  More...    More...


U.S. Dollar Exposed to Year-End Profit-Taking
Forex Hound Tuesday December 29, 2009 - 13:51:50 GMT

The U.S. Dollar fell overnight as traders took advantage of the thin, holiday trading by taking profits after the almost month-long rally.  Demand for higher yielding assets also contributed to the weakness for the second day in a row buoyed by a rise in global equity markets  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Euro, Aussie gain vs dollar as stocks rise
Reuters Tuesday December 29, 2009 - 12:26:16 GMT

7:02am EST

* Euro gains vs dlr as stocks rise; trade still very thin

* Aussie jumps more than 1 pct to 12-day high vs U.S. dollar

* Dlr stays supported vs yen on better U.S. economic outlook (Updates prices, adds quote)

By Jessica Mortimer

LONDON, Dec 29 (Reuters) - The euro and higher yielding currencies such as the Australian dollar rose against the U  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 29-Dec-2009 - 1156 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday December 29, 2009 - 11:58:03 GMT

EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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USD-CHF @ 1  More...    More...


European Market Update: Spanish and Swedish retail sales data weaker than expectations
Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 29, 2009 - 10:55:08 GMT

Tuesday, December 29, 2009 5:50:51 AM

 European Market Update: Spanish and Swedish retail sales data weaker than expectations

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (SZ) Swiss UBS Consumption Indicator: 1  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 29 December 2009- Early
global-view.com Tuesday December 29, 2009 - 10:47:10 GMT

The Daily Forex View

29 December 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- Most of the key markets have reopened finally today, although activity until after New Years is likely to be subdued  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 29/12/2009
Forexpros Tuesday December 29, 2009 - 09:50:48 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Dec 29, 2009


Fundamental Analysis: KOF Leading Indicators

Traders of CHF await the publication of the KOF Leading Indicators tomorrow (Dec 30).
The KoF Leading Indicators Index determines overall economic health by combining 12 indicators related to consumer confidence, banking confidence, production, new orders and housing  More...    More...



Morning Briefing : 29-Dec-2009 - 0357 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday December 29, 2009 - 03:59:05 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow (10547.08) broke above the 10500 Resistance yesterday led by rise in commodities and better holiday sales. For the US economy to recover, personal spending will have to take off since consumption forms 70% of US economy  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (28 December 2009)
GCI Financial Tuesday December 29, 2009 - 00:29:55 GMT

The euro moved marginally higher vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.4415 level and was supported around the $1  More...    More...


Stock Market Rally Fizzles into Close
Forex Hound Tuesday December 29, 2009 - 00:21:43 GMT

U.S. equity markets started the day with a firm tone, but the rally fizzled into the close. Although the markets managed to finish higher, the lack of activity because of the holiday week, caused buyers to pull bids, sending the indices lower  More...    More...


No News Day Weakens Dollar
Forex Hound Tuesday December 29, 2009 - 00:21:18 GMT

The U.S. Dollar traded most of the day in a range and finished lower.  With the lack of major economic news this week, global investors were forced to worry about another round of U.S. debt.  Throughout the week, the Treasury is going to add to its already massive debt pile by another $118 billion  More...    More...


Daily Video Technical Update 12.28.2009
FXTimes Monday December 28, 2009 - 21:23:39 GMT

As this is a video, please reference original post @ FXTimes.com

Daily Video Technical Update (12/28/09)

Synopsis: The market is consolidation greenback strength, but in a very quiet manner. Trading can be expected to be thin this week, so post-new year clues may be more valuable as participants rejoin the market  More...    More...



Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 28 December 2009- Late
global-view.com Monday December 28, 2009 - 21:09:22 GMT

The Daily Forex View

28 December 2009

21:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- As predicted, trade got off to a sluggish start Monday in the midst of the holiday season. Activity should continue to ramp up until Wednesday and then start to taper off again onto New Years Day  More...    More...


AUD/USD - Assessing Wave Structure - Daily Technical Update (12/28/09)
FXTimes Monday December 28, 2009 - 20:33:27 GMT

AUD/USD
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  • 4H: The AUD/USD followed through after the bullish divergence last Wednesday  More...    More...


Global Market Strength Boosts U.S. Stock Indices
Forex Hound Monday December 28, 2009 - 18:18:40 GMT

The overnight strength in the global equity markets spilled over to the U.S. markets on the opening.  Demand for higher risk is rising because of concerns over U.S. debt.  With new Treasury debt being issued this week, investors are looking for higher returns  More...    More...


U.S. Debt Concerns Plague Dollar
Forex Hound Monday December 28, 2009 - 18:03:04 GMT

The U.S. Dollar remained under pressure at the mid-session although up slightly from the opening.  With the lack of major economic news this week, global investors are being forced to worry about another round of U.S. debt.  Throughout the week, the Treasury is going to add to its already massive debt pile by another $118 billion  More...    More...


USD/CHF Stalking 2nd Retracement Leg - Daily Technical Update - 12/28/09
FXTimes Monday December 28, 2009 - 17:25:10 GMT

Daily Technical Update USD/CHF Stalking 2nd Retracement Leg

USD/CHF
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  • Daily: The USD/CHF, like many other greenback crosses is in retracement  More...    More...


EUR/USD - Stalking Retracement - Daily Technical Update (12/28/09)
FXTimes Monday December 28, 2009 - 17:18:16 GMT

EUR/USD
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  • Daily: Ahead of the Christmas holiday, the EUR/USD showed its first sign of a reversal, which for now will be considered only a retracement until further evidence points otherwise  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Monday December 28, 2009 - 16:49:51 GMT

Monday, December 28, 2009 10:54:20 AM

 US Market Update

 

Dow +10 S&P +0  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for December 28, 2009
global-view.com Monday December 28, 2009 - 15:26:01 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: No major data are set for release from the Far East on Tuesday. Nothing is due from Europe either.

In North America, the Case-Shiller price index is always closely watched due to its accuracy. Nevertheless, these data tend to be rather long in the tooth  More...    More...



Global Market Strength Boosts U.S. Stock Indices
Forex Hound Monday December 28, 2009 - 14:40:48 GMT

Higher global equity markets are helping to boost demand for higher yielding assets, leading to a rise in U.S. stock index futures.  The lack of any significant economic reports is giving traders a free ride to the upside  More...    More...


Dollar under Pressure as Global Stocks Gain
Forex Hound Monday December 28, 2009 - 14:40:24 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is down overnight, pressured by fresh demand for higher yielding assets.  A boost in global equity markets is the main catalyst behind the fall in the Greenback. Technical factors are also contributing to the Dollar’s weakness  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Yen lower, dlr steady in holiday-thinned trade
Reuters Monday December 28, 2009 - 12:04:08 GMT

6:47am EST

* Yen slips as risk appetite robust

* Dlr steady, close to recent highs

* Australia, New Zealand and UK on holiday

By Simon Falush

LONDON, Dec 28 (Reuters) - The yen fell on Monday while the dollar held near recent highs as risk appetite remained robust in holiday-thinned trade as equities and commodities gained ground  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 28 December 2009- Early
global-view.com Monday December 28, 2009 - 11:02:43 GMT

The Daily Forex View

28 December 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- Trade should get off to a slow start today in the middle of the holiday season. New Years Day is the most universal of the annual holidays  More...    More...


European Market Update: Subdued trading characterizes session as various centers around the globe continued to celebrate public holidays
Trade the News Staff Monday December 28, 2009 - 11:00:39 GMT

Monday, December 28, 2009 5:51:25 AM

 European Market Update: Subdued trading characterizes session as various centers around the globe continued to celebrate public holidays

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (FI) Finland Dec Consumer Confidence: 14  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 28/12/2009
Forexpros Monday December 28, 2009 - 09:58:07 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Dec 28, 2009


Fundamental Analysis: CB Consumer Confidence

The CB Consumer Confidence report will be published tomorrow (Dec 29).
The Consumer Confidence measures the level of consumer confidence in economic activity  More...    More...



Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (25 December 2009)
GCI Financial Friday December 25, 2009 - 15:34:16 GMT

The euro moved higher vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.4440 level and was supported around the $1.4320 level  More...    More...


Friendly U.S. Economic Reports Underpin Stocks
Forex Hound Friday December 25, 2009 - 00:04:07 GMT

Traders looking for pre-holiday selling pressure in the equity markets today received a surprise when better than expected initial claims and durable goods reports helped underpin the markets while driving prices to their highest levels this week  More...    More...


Pre-Holiday Profit-Taking Pressures Dollar
Forex Hound Friday December 25, 2009 - 00:03:45 GMT

The U.S. Dollar finished lower against a basket of currencies under thin, pre-holiday trading conditions.  Today’s weakness could have been worse had it not been for better than expected initial claims and durable goods  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (24 December 2009)
GCI Financial Thursday December 24, 2009 - 17:07:25 GMT

The euro moved higher vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.4415 level and was supported around the $1.4320 level  More...    More...


Twelve Themes of Christmas (guesses, wishes, and concerns)
Black Swan Capital Thursday December 24, 2009 - 15:16:34 GMT

Quotable  
“God bless us every one!" said Tiny Tim, the last of all.”
          Charles Dickens
 
FX Trading – Twelve Themes of Christmas (guesses, wishes, and concerns) 
1) The dollar has bottomed on a multi-year basis after a major test in 2009  More...    More...



Thin Holiday Trading; Profit-taking Likely to Pressure Stocks
Forex Hound Thursday December 24, 2009 - 13:49:17 GMT

Despite the higher equity markets overnight, the lack of upside momentum is making traders leery of a possible short-term profit-taking correction ahead of tomorrow’s holiday. Weakness in the Dollar could help to trigger a sell-off  More...    More...


Thin Pre-Holiday Trading Pressures Dollar
Forex Hound Thursday December 24, 2009 - 13:32:57 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is trading lower overnight under thin, pre-holiday selling pressure.  Although it is difficult to gauge the actual reasons behind the weakness, it’s easy to speculate that the huge run-up in the Dollar the past few weeks is making it ripe for profit-taking  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Dollar rally stalls after weak U.S. housing data
Reuters Thursday December 24, 2009 - 11:28:17 GMT

6:23am EST

* Dollar rally stalls after weak U.S. home sales data Weds

* Euro rises above $1.44 but on course for big monthly fall

* Holiday volumes; U.S. weekly jobless claims at 1330 GMT

(Updates prices)

By Jessica Mortimer

LONDON, Dec 24 (Reuters) - The dollar fell on Thursday, coming off three-month highs against a basket of currencies after weak U  More...    More...


European Market Update: China replaces Rudolph on lead as pundits push the 'Santa Rally'
Trade the News Staff Thursday December 24, 2009 - 10:53:11 GMT

Thursday, December 24, 2009 5:46:06 AM

 European Market Update: China replaces Rudolph on lead as pundits push the 'Santa Rally'

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
(TT) TAIWAN CENTRAL BANK LEAVES BENCHMARK INTEREST RATES UNCHANGED AT 1  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 24/12/2009
Forexpros Thursday December 24, 2009 - 10:16:26 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Dec 24, 2009


A New Real Time Interest Rates and Bonds Section

Want to know what is happening now with Bonds around the globe?
Stay on top of Interest Rates and Bonds with a new Free Real Time Streaming Financial Futures Rates section  More...    More...



Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 24 December 2009- Early
global-view.com Thursday December 24, 2009 - 10:04:37 GMT

The Daily Forex View

24 December 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- Trade should be slow for the remainder of the day today. Most of Europe is closed and the remainder of open markets will shut at about 12:00 GMT  More...    More...


Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ ends higher for 4th day, bonds turn up
Reuters Wednesday December 23, 2009 - 22:37:41 GMT

4:48pm EST * C$ ends at 95.38 U.S. cents * Buoyed by commodities, economic outlook * October GDP up, but slightly weaker than forecast (Updates to close) By Ka Yan Ng TORONTO, Dec 23 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar finished higher against the U.S. currency for a fourth straight session on Wednesday, lifted by rising oil prices and hopes for a solid economic recovery, and the potential for further diversification by foreign central banks  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Dollar dips on housing data, profit-taking
Reuters Wednesday December 23, 2009 - 22:35:57 GMT

4:03pm EST

* Dollar falls from 3-1/2 month highs vs euro

* U.S. new home sales hit seven-month low in November

* U.S. consumer sentiment rises but misses estimates

* Canadian dollar hits more than 2-week high vs greenback (Updates prices)

By Wanfeng Zhou

NEW YORK, Dec 23 (Reuters) - The dollar declined for the first time in five sessions against the euro on Wednesday after U  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday December 23, 2009 - 20:40:52 GMT

Morning Report Thursday 24 December 2009

 

News and views

The USD fell across the board with a larger than expected fall in new home sales spurring a bout of pre-Xmas profit taking  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 23 December 2009- Late
global-view.com Wednesday December 23, 2009 - 20:32:35 GMT

The Daily Forex View

23 December 2009

21:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- Trade Wednesday morning in the U.S. saw significant prices swings exacerbated by an outlier decline in New Homes Sales data  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (23 December 2009)
GCI Financial Wednesday December 23, 2009 - 18:24:53 GMT

The euro moved higher vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.4365 level and was supported around the $1.4235 level  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 23, 2009 - 16:21:24 GMT

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 11:15:27 AM

 US Market Update

 

Dow -9 S&P 0  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for December 24, 2009
global-view.com Wednesday December 23, 2009 - 16:12:10 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: No major data are set for release from the Far East on Thursday. In Europe, Germany and France will be closed and many markets will be closing early.

In North America, key U.S. data are due early with Durable Goods orders and Initial Jobless Claims slated  More...    More...



Chart of the Day - 12/23/2009 – Gold
FX Solutions Wednesday December 23, 2009 - 15:54:35 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; 50-period simple moving average in light blue.)

12/23/2009 – Gold – Within the month of December, the dramatic bearish correction in spot gold (a daily chart of which is shown) has brought price action severely off the all-time high around 1225 hit early in the month  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 23-Dec-2009 - 1220 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday December 23, 2009 - 12:22:19 GMT

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FOREX NEWS-Dollar rises to 2-month high vs yen; stg falls
Reuters Wednesday December 23, 2009 - 11:06:25 GMT

5:58am EST

* Greenback firm on U.S. growth hopes, steeper yield curve

* Dollar hits 2-month high of 91.87 yen <JPY=>

* Sterling extends loss after BoE minutes

(Releads, adds BoE minutes, quote, updates prices)

By Tamawa Desai

LONDON, Dec 23 (Reuters) - The dollar was broadly firmer on Wednesday, touching two-month peaks against the yen in holiday-thinned trade, underpinned by firm U  More...    More...


European Market Update: Continental bourses hit 2009 highs - "it's the most wonderful time of the year"
Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 23, 2009 - 11:04:07 GMT

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 5:55:43 AM

 European Market Update: Continental bourses hit 2009 highs - "it's the most wonderful time of the year"

 

- (GE) German Nov Import Price Index M/M: 0  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 23 December 2009- Early
global-view.com Wednesday December 23, 2009 - 10:50:21 GMT

The Daily Forex View

23 December 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- Forex trading continues to wind down for the Christmas break, but the markets are by no means closed for the year yet  More...    More...


Oil Holding Firm at Prospect of Economic Recovery
GoLearnForex Wednesday December 23, 2009 - 10:37:30 GMT

The Dollar continues to strengthen as global economies show signs of bottoming after surviving the financial crisis that has gripped the markets for the last 2 years.  The DXY closed yesterday's session at 78.25. The NZD yielded the most to the Greenback, giving up   More...    More...


EURUSD - How Low Will It Go?
GoLearnForex Wednesday December 23, 2009 - 10:36:41 GMT

Well hopefully you entered this Short EUR position when the candle appeared below the 50 day MA.  If you did then you are ahead 600 pips.  The next question is how do I know when to exit the trade and realize my PNL?  This is a very important component of trading  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 23/12/2009
Forexpros Wednesday December 23, 2009 - 09:37:26 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Dec 23, 2009


Fundamental Analysis: Core Durable Goods Orders

Traders await the announcement of the Core Durable Goods Orders tomorrow (Dec. 24).
The Core Durable Goods Orders measures the change in the total value of new orders for durable goods, excluding transportation  More...    More...



EURUSD and NZDUSD daily technical outlook 12-23-09
InnerFX Wednesday December 23, 2009 - 07:34:53 GMT

EURUSD

Trading strategy: small short at 1  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 23-Dec-2009 - 0334 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday December 23, 2009 - 03:35:53 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow closed 0.49% higher at 10464.93 despite the downward revision in the Q3 GDP Final numbers to 2.2% against an expectation of 2.7%. The outlook for Q4 might be tempered a bit and with Consumer Spending also revised downwards, the talk about monetary tightening might ease up a bit  More...    More...


Better Housing Number Boosts Stock Indices
Forex Hound Wednesday December 23, 2009 - 00:05:11 GMT

U.S. stock indices closed near the high of the day following the release of a better than expected U.S. existing home sales report.  Traders increased long positions on expectations of a strong recovery in the U.S. economy  More...    More...


Brighter Outlook for Economy Supports U.S. Dollar
Forex Hound Wednesday December 23, 2009 - 00:04:48 GMT

The U.S. Dollar rallied following the release of a better than expected existing home sales report and never relinquished its gains. The rise in the Dollar following the release of good economic news is another sign that investors are returning to watching traditional fundamentals for direction  More...    More...


Forex Blog - Sovereign Credit Risk Next Big FX Trade?
Reuters Tuesday December 22, 2009 - 22:55:09 GMT

Sovereign Credit Risk Next Big FX Trade?

 

I can’t help but be a little cynical when I hear or read how sovereign credit risk will be the trade of 2010  More...    More...


Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ ends higher, bonds tumble; eyes on Oct GDP
Reuters Tuesday December 22, 2009 - 22:20:28 GMT

4:39pm EST * C$ ends higher at 94.53 U.S. cents * Bonds track U.S. market lower * Canada GDP for October due Wednesday morning TORONTO, Dec 22 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar firmed against the U.S. currency on Tuesday, boosted by higher oil prices, and as investors were reassured by the prime minister's comments about Ottawa's fiscal restraint  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Dollar soars past two-month peak vs yen
Reuters Tuesday December 22, 2009 - 22:17:05 GMT

4:04pm EST

* Rising U.S. yields push dollar/yen near 2-month high

* Euro hits 3-1/2-month low after Greece rating downgrade

* U.S. existing home sales surge, but Q3 GDP revised lower (Updates prices)

By Steven C. Johnson

NEW YORK, Dec 22 (Reuters) - The dollar climbed in tandem with stocks and U  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 22 December 2009- Late
global-view.com Tuesday December 22, 2009 - 21:19:39 GMT

The Daily Forex View

22 December 2009

21:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- Better than expected existing homes sales from the U.S. and some minor event risk involving Iran gave the USD a further nudge higher on Tuesday in North America  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (22 December 2009)
GCI Financial Tuesday December 22, 2009 - 20:06:04 GMT

The euro moved lower vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4215 level and was capped around the $1.4330 level.  Many data were released in the U  More...    More...


Better Housing Number Boosts Stock Indices
Forex Hound Tuesday December 22, 2009 - 18:45:08 GMT

U.S. stock indices added to their earlier firm tone with a strong rally following the release of a better than expected U.S. existing home sales report.  Traders increased long bets that the U.S. economy would continue to recover.  Last night’s rally took out the recent top in the March E-mini S&P 500, reaching 1114  More...    More...


Housing Report Drives Dollar to Three-Month High
Forex Hound Tuesday December 22, 2009 - 18:34:22 GMT

The U.S. Dollar added to its earlier gains following the release of a better than expected existing home sales report.  The rise in the Dollar following the release of good economic news is another sign that investors are returning to watching traditional fundamentals for direction  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 22, 2009 - 16:20:04 GMT

Tuesday, December 22, 2009 11:17:44 AM

 US Market Update

 

Dow +51 S&P +3  More...    More...


Chart of the Day - 12/22/2009 – EUR/USD
FX Solutions Tuesday December 22, 2009 - 16:09:08 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; chart patterns in white; 50-period simple moving average in light blue  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for December 23, 2009
global-view.com Tuesday December 22, 2009 - 15:35:56 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: No major data are set for release from the Far East on Wednesday. Japan will be closed for a holiday. In Europe, EZ industrial orders are due.

In North America, Canadian GDP is due. It could be a market mover. In the U.S., Personal Income, Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) and the PCE deflator are due on the open  More...    More...



Europe Baking Its Own Cake
Black Swan Capital Tuesday December 22, 2009 - 13:52:36 GMT

Key News
U.K. Economy Shrank 0.2% in Third Quarter, Less Than Previously Estimated (Bloomberg)
Brazil Has No Reason to Keep Increasing Currency Reserves, Freitas Says (Bloomberg)

Quotable  
“Investment in fixed assets such as factories and the rail network accounted for more than 95 percent of China’s 7  More...    More...



Asset Allocation Play Continues; Stock Rise, Treasuries Break Overnight
Forex Hound Tuesday December 22, 2009 - 13:38:12 GMT

U.S. stock indices are trading better overnight.  Last night’s rally took out the recent top in the March E-mini S&P 500, reaching 1114.75.  The next upside targets are 1119.00 to 1122.00.  Optimism over a U  More...    More...


Euro Flat after Moody’s Downgrade
Forex Hound Tuesday December 22, 2009 - 13:32:11 GMT

The Euro is trading flat after Moody’s became the last of three major credit rating services to downgrade Greece’s debt.  Traders had been waiting for this downgrade and were not surprised by the news.  Although this last downgrade is out of the way, traders are not optimistic about the Euro  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 22-Dec-2009 - 1157 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday December 22, 2009 - 12:01:50 GMT

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Fundamental Weekly Outlook, Dec 21-24
Forexpros Tuesday December 22, 2009 - 11:35:05 GMT

Fundamental Weekly Outlook, Dec 21-24


EU:
• Tuesday: Germany GfK Consumer Confidence Survey (Previous 3.7, Forecast 3.5), France Producer Prices MoM (Previous 0.8%, Forecast 0.1%) & YoY (Previous -6.6%, Forecast -4.7%).
• Wednesday: Germany Import Price Index MoM (Previous 0  More...    More...



Currencies: The USD reversed most of the Asian session gains made on interest rate differentials at the London open, as a Christmas rally in European equities got underway
Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 22, 2009 - 11:14:27 GMT

Tuesday, December 22, 2009 5:55:07 AM

 European Market Update: No early Christmas presents as Greece suffers another downgrade, UK remains in recession, OPEC maintains status quo

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- 2:00 (GE) German GfK Consumer Confidence: 3  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 22 December 2009- Early
global-view.com Tuesday December 22, 2009 - 10:54:51 GMT

The Daily Forex View

22 December 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO-  Forex trading activity has been cautious so far on Tuesday as traders now appear to be taking a low profile into end of week holidays  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Dollar eases vs euro; steady vs yen
Reuters Tuesday December 22, 2009 - 10:31:36 GMT

  5:22am EST

* Euro up 0.2 pct at $1.4314 <EUR=>

* Euro dips briefly vs dlr after Moody's cuts Greece

* Rise in U.S. yields, BOJ remarks support dlr/yen

* Eyes on U.S. GDP, U.S. existing home sales

(Adds quote, updates prices)

By Tamawa Desai

LONDON, Dec 22 (Reuters) - The dollar eased against the euro on Tuesday but remained well-supported after hitting a two-month high against the yen as U  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 22/12/2009
Forexpros Tuesday December 22, 2009 - 09:55:14 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Dec 22, 2009


Fundamental Analysis: Monetary Policy Committee

The Bank of England (BOE) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) Meeting Minutes will be published tomorrow (Dec 23). The minutes are a detailed record of the committee's interest rate meeting held about two weeks earlier  More...    More...



Morning Briefing : 22-Dec-2009 - 0326 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday December 22, 2009 - 03:28:42 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The American stocks began this week with gains of nearly 1% on the major stock indices. A wave of mergers among corporates clubbed with analyst upgrades of Alcoa and Intel instilled confidence among investors driving the stocks higher  More...    More...


Asset Allocators Shift Money to Stocks While Shunning Treasuries
Forex Hound Monday December 21, 2009 - 23:32:23 GMT

Real buying returned to the stock market today as investors shifted money from fixed-income Treasuries to higher yielding equities.  This is all part of a reallocation of assets.  Investors are betting on a U.S. economic recovery to drive stock prices higher in 2010  More...    More...


Dollar Bulls Pinning Hopes on U.S. Economic Recovery
Forex Hound Monday December 21, 2009 - 23:19:33 GMT

Today’s rally in the U.S. Dollar appears to be a sign that risk sentiment may not be the driving force behind price action much longer.  The action today suggests that funds are being reallocated into the Dollar and stocks in an effort to capture a rise from the continuing improvement in the U  More...    More...


Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ closes higher but off high; bonds drop
Reuters Monday December 21, 2009 - 21:45:13 GMT

  4:35pm EST * C$ rises to 94.22 U.S. cents * Bonds fall as risk appetite grows * Canada retail sales gain points to GDP rise (Updates to close, adds details) By Ka Yan Ng TORONTO, Dec 21 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar rose against the U.S. currency on Monday as investors' thirst for risk was underpinned by strong equity markets and oil prices in thin, pre-holiday trading  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-U.S. dollar jumps to 6-week high vs yen
Reuters Monday December 21, 2009 - 21:01:10 GMT

3:57pm EST

* Year-end flows, Fed expectations lift greenback

* Fiscal worries about Greece weigh on euro

* Euro recovers from earlier 9-month low vs Swiss franc

* SNB intervention jitters remain (Updates prices)

By Steven C  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 21 December 2009- Late
global-view.com Monday December 21, 2009 - 20:55:55 GMT

The Daily Forex View

  21 December 2009

21:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO-  Trading activity proceeded as expected on Monday in North America with a seasonal (calendar) slowdown amplified by the recovery from early season nasty snowstorms in key centers on either side of the Atlantic  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (21 December 2009)
GCI Financial Monday December 21, 2009 - 20:19:35 GMT

The euro moved lower vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4280 level and was capped around the $1.4370 level.  Liquidity is expected to remain relatively light through next week as traders prepare for Christmas and the New Year’s holidays  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday December 21, 2009 - 19:37:07 GMT

Morning Report Tuesday 22 December 2009

News and views

In a quiet pre-Xmas session the USD traded on the strong side of recent ranges aided by higher US bond yields. The US 10 year yield rose 10bp to 3  More...    More...


Asset Allocation Play Drives Stocks Up; Treasuries Down
Forex Hound Monday December 21, 2009 - 18:53:28 GMT

U.S. equity markets are trading higher at the mid-session as traders bet that the U.S. economy will continue to recover even in the face of higher interest rates.
 
Investors are reallocating funds from Treasuries into the stock markets.  Traders feel that the best return will be in equities in 2010 while higher interest rates will erode the value in T-Bonds and T-Notes  More...    More...



Dollar Move Indicates Break from Risk Sentiment
Forex Hound Monday December 21, 2009 - 18:40:04 GMT

This morning’s recovery in the U.S. Dollar could be a sign that risk sentiment may not be the driving force behind price action much longer. Investors may begin to use positive economic reports as a reason to buy the Dollar rather than higher yielding assets  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for December 22, 2009
global-view.com Monday December 21, 2009 - 17:45:37 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: No major data are set for release from the Far East on Tuesday. In Europe, Swiss trade data are awaited. They are unlikely to move the markets. Also due will be U.K. 3Q GDP revisions and Current Account data. Belgian leading indicators are only useful as a predictor of the German IFO survey, but that data has already been released  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update
Trade the News Staff Monday December 21, 2009 - 15:52:40 GMT

Monday, December 21, 2009 10:46:29 AM

 US Market Update

 

Dow +110 S&P +12  More...    More...


Chart of the Day - 12/21/2009 – USD/CAD
FX Solutions Monday December 21, 2009 - 15:33:30 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; 50-period simple moving average in light blue.)

12/21/2009 – USD/CAD – Even with the substantial U  More...    More...


Equities Up as Holiday Shortened Week Begins
Forex Hound Monday December 21, 2009 - 13:40:15 GMT

U.S. equity markets are called higher after a strong turnaround on Friday.  The lack of any major economic events and calmer conditions in the market regarding European debt issues is helping to drive up demand for more risky assets  More...    More...


Dollar Weakening On Holiday Volume; Lack of Major News Events
Forex Hound Monday December 21, 2009 - 13:39:56 GMT

The U.S. Dollar backed off a 3-month high overnight as volume began to dry up ahead of this week’s Christmas holiday. The relatively empty economic calendar along with holiday volume has the potential to create volatile trading conditions  More...    More...


The yen will take back carry trade crown in 2010
Black Swan Capital Monday December 21, 2009 - 12:57:25 GMT

Key News
The European Central Bank won't bail out debt-stricken member states such as Greece, which must repair its public finances on its own, ECB governing council member Ewald Nowotny said. (WSJ)  
The rand declined to a six-week low on speculation the interest-rate appeal of holding South African assets may diminish as the dollar appreciates  More...    More...



FX Thoughts for the day : 21-Dec-2009 - 1203 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday December 21, 2009 - 12:05:18 GMT

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FOREX NEWS-Euro weak vs dollar, recovers vs Swiss franc
Reuters Monday December 21, 2009 - 11:51:45 GMT

6:45am EST

* Euro weak vs dollar; speculators cut dlr short positions

* Greece worry still weighs on euro; U.S. data supports dlr

* Euro recovers from earlier 9-month low vs Swiss franc

* SNB intervention jitters remain

(Updates prices, adds quotes)

By Jessica Mortimer

LONDON, Dec 21 (Reuters) - The euro stayed weak against the dollar in thin, pre-holiday trade on Monday, weighed down by lingering concerns about the fiscal health of Greece while recent strong U  More...    More...


Weekly economic data preview - Monetary policy ‘exit strategies’ to dominate in 2010; Economics Weekly - Is the UK labour market on the road to recovery?
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Monday December 21, 2009 - 11:21:23 GMT

Economics Weekly - 21 December 2009

 

Is the UK labour market on the road to recovery?

 

In November, claimant count unemployment fell by 6  More...    More...


European Market Update: Markets shifts into holiday mode
Trade the News Staff Monday December 21, 2009 - 11:11:04 GMT

Monday, December 21, 2009 5:58:46 AM

 European Market Update: Markets shifts into holiday mode

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (TH) Thailand Nov Customs Trade Balance: $1  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 21 December 2009- Early
global-view.com Monday December 21, 2009 - 11:04:39 GMT

The Daily Forex View

21 December 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- Forex activity would have been subdued on both sides of the Atlantic in any case in the days leading up to the Christmas break at the end of the week, but major cities on both sides are still recovering from the aftermath of unusual winter storms  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 21/12/2009
Forexpros Monday December 21, 2009 - 10:28:01 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Dec 21, 2009


Fundamental Analysis: GDP

Tomorrow, Dec 22, the Gross Domestic Product will be published in the UK, USA and New Zealand.
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is the broadest measure of economic activity and is a key indicator for the economy's health  More...    More...



Morning Briefing : 21-Dec-2009 - 0340 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday December 21, 2009 - 03:47:59 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Last week saw some correction in the equities all across. The Dow closed 1% lower, the Nikkei 0.33% lower. Sharper corrections were seen in Shanghai and Sensex. The Shanghai had fallen over 4% and the Sensex nearly 2  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Sunday December 20, 2009 - 19:32:52 GMT

 

Morning Report Monday 21 December 2009

 

News and views

US equities closed with small gains and commodities were generally higher too  More...    More...


The Age of Deleveraging
Thoughts from the Frontline Saturday December 19, 2009 - 18:51:06 GMT

The Age of Deleveraging December 18, 2009

 

It's All About Deleveraging

Commercial Woes The Lights Of Myanmar

A Lively 2010 and Buying Stocks

 

This is the season when pundits feel compelled to make annual forecasts  More...    More...


Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ rebounds on oil strength, bonds fall
Reuters Saturday December 19, 2009 - 00:45:12 GMT

4:49pm EST * C$ rises to 93.81 U.S. cents as oil climbs * Currency ends week down 0.6 pct * Bonds fall across the curve TORONTO, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Canada's dollar ended higher against the U.S. currency on Friday thanks to stronger oil prices, recovering from the previous session when investors took risk off the table  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Dollar heads for best week vs euro since April
Reuters Saturday December 19, 2009 - 00:43:16 GMT

4:00pm EST

* Year-end, safe-haven flows boost dollar

* Hopes for more robust U.S. recovery also help

* Euro/dollar falls below $1.4300

* Swiss franc stronger vs dollar and euro (Updates prices, adds comment)

By Steven C  More...    More...


Stocks Continue to Linger Near Highs
Forex Hound Saturday December 19, 2009 - 00:08:26 GMT

The U.S. equity markets experienced high levels of volatility this week. At times it looked like the Bears were ready to crush them, only to be met by the “Never say die” Bulls.  The continuing strength in the Dollar keeps putting pressure on stocks as traders reverse the carry trade  More...    More...


Dollar Finishes at 15-Week High
Forex Hound Saturday December 19, 2009 - 00:08:00 GMT

The U.S. Dollar finished at a 15-week high buoyed by debt concerns in Greece and the Fed’s release of more detailed plans to remove excess liquidity from the financial system.

 

The U  More...    More...


FX Times: Daily Technical Update GBP/USD Confirming Breakout
FXTimes Friday December 18, 2009 - 19:19:09 GMT


Fan Yang 11:17 AM EST December 18th, 2009

GBP/USD
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Volatility is high in Equity Markets
Forex Hound Friday December 18, 2009 - 18:59:53 GMT

The U.S. equity markets are experiencing high levels of volatility at the mid-session.  Oversold conditions and increased appetite for risk helped boost equity prices overnight, but U.S. investors failed to chase this market higher, leading to an early morning sell-off  More...    More...


Faltering Stock Markets Fuels Turnaround in Dollar
Forex Hound Friday December 18, 2009 - 18:47:04 GMT

The inability of the U.S. stock market to hold on to overnight gains fueled a turnaround in the Dollar which erased gains in the Euro and British Pound.  Early session gains were also pared in the Swiss Franc and Canadian Dollars but these currencies managed to remain positive at the mid-session  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 18 December 2009- Weekend Edition
global-view.com Friday December 18, 2009 - 18:10:22 GMT

The Daily Forex View

Weekend Edition - 18 December 2009

TRADING SCENARIO- The latest week could prove to have been pivotal for forex trading. In our daily trading analysis in the past several weeks we have been focusing a lot on the JPY  More...    More...


FX Briefing -
BHF-Bank Friday December 18, 2009 - 17:22:57 GMT

FX Briefing 18 December 2009

Highlights

 Greece shatters confidence in the euro

 Last long-term tender floods money market

 Fed gradually moving towards exit mode

Euro losing ground

EUR-USD remains under pressure  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Friday December 18, 2009 - 16:50:09 GMT

Friday, December 18, 2009 11:38:43 AM

 US Market Update

 

Dow -35 S&P -1 NASDAQ -11  More...    More...


Chart of the Day - 12/18/2009 – AUD/USD
FX Solutions Friday December 18, 2009 - 16:48:13 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; chart patterns in white; 50-period simple moving average in light blue  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for December 21, 2009
global-view.com Friday December 18, 2009 - 16:16:23 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: Early Monday will see the release of Japanese Trade data. No major reports are slated for release from Europe.

In North America, no major data are slated for the U.S. Canada will release retail sales figures.


Upcoming Top Tier Releases:
Tuesday
BE- Leading indicators
US- 3Q09f GDP, Existing Homes Sales, API

Wednesday
JA- Holiday
EZ- Ind Orders
CA- GDP
US- Mortgage Statistics, Personal Income, Core PCE, Univ of Michigan, New Homes Sales, Weekly Claims

Thursday
DE- Holiday
CH- Trade
US- Durable Goods, Weekly Claims, Natural Gas

Friday
JA- Household Spending, CPI, Unemployment
Christmas Holiday- most centers


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Stocks Rally on Increased Demand for Risky Assets
Forex Hound Friday December 18, 2009 - 13:39:35 GMT

Global equity markets are rising overnight as traders increase demand for higher risk assets.  The primary driver for this week’s weak trade in the equity markets has been aversion to risky assets due to credit concerns in the Euro Zone  More...    More...


Technical Factors; Reduced Risk Aversion Pressure U.S. Dollar
Forex Hound Friday December 18, 2009 - 13:39:17 GMT

Overbought market conditions and reduced demand for safe-haven assets helped to weaken the U.S. Dollar overnight.  Technically, both the Relative Strength Index and the Stochastic Oscillator have placed the Dollar into overbought territory  More...    More...


Rising relative yield differential is good for the dollar
Black Swan Capital Friday December 18, 2009 - 13:34:10 GMT

Key News
Emerging-market equity fund inflows slowed in the week to Dec. 16, with 2010 poised to be a more “testing year” amid waning stimulus measures worldwide, according to EPFR Global. (Bloomberg) [Chart not available in text format.]

Quotable  
 
“Each thing is of like form from everlasting and comes round again in its cycle  More...    More...



FOREX NEWS - Euro recovers ground; Swiss franc off highs
Reuters Friday December 18, 2009 - 12:08:16 GMT

5:22am EST

* Euro up 0.3 pct at $1.4397 <EUR=>; up 0.7 pct vs yen

* Swiss franc pares gains;, euro at 1.4993 francs <EURCHF=>

* German Ifo index slightly firmer than expected

* Cross yen pairs rebound on short-covering

(Adds quote, updates prices)

By Tamawa Desai

LONDON, Dec 18 (Reuters) - The euro recovered on Friday after steep falls against the dollar and yen, and pared losses against the Swiss franc, which surged earlier in the session in thin trade  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 18-Dec-2009 - 1157 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday December 18, 2009 - 11:59:50 GMT

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European Market Update: German IFO Business Sentiment at 17 month highs; Markets consolidated ahead of triple-witching expiration
Trade the News Staff Friday December 18, 2009 - 10:54:38 GMT

Friday, December 18, 2009 5:49:19 AM

 European Market Update: German IFO Business Sentiment at 17 month highs; Markets consolidated ahead of triple-witching expiration

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (GR) Greece Oct Current Account: -€2  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 18 December 2009- Early
global-view.com Friday December 18, 2009 - 10:41:22 GMT

The Daily Forex View

Daily Edition - 18 December 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- We had been touting the BOJ policy decision today a a major event and we feel that such was the case. For once this regime came out strongly against deflationary pressures and vowed to combat it  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 18-Dec-2009 - 0333 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday December 18, 2009 - 03:35:08 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The American stock indices fell nearly 1.25% yesterday. After having attempted a rise past 10500 over the last few days, the Resistance at 10500 pulled the Dow lower. It continues to range between 10250-10500 over last few weeks now  More...    More...


Stocks fall as Traders Seek Safe-Haven Investments
Forex Hound Thursday December 17, 2009 - 23:57:43 GMT

U.S. stock markets traded hard to downside on Thursday fueled by fears of a financial crisis in the Euro Zone.  Stocks began their sell-off last night following a downgrade of Greece’s debt by the S&P credit rating service  More...    More...


Dollar Stalls after Hitting Three-Month High
Forex Hound Thursday December 17, 2009 - 23:56:01 GMT

The U.S. Dollar reached a three-month high today.  The strong surge to the upside was fueled by the S&P’s downgrade of Greece’s credit rating.  This strong rally started last night but gained strength throughout the day on the possibility of more downgrades of Euro Zone sovereign debt  More...    More...


Birth and Death in Non Farm Payrolls
FX Solutions Thursday December 17, 2009 - 23:03:47 GMT

Birth and Death in Non Farm Payrolls By Joseph Trevisani, Published: 12/17/2009  
The Non Farm Payrolls (NFP) is the most influential American economic statistic  More...    More...



Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ drops in risk-averse market, bonds climb
Reuters Thursday December 17, 2009 - 22:47:01 GMT

5:00pm EST * C$ ends lower at 93.43 U.S. cents * Annual inflation rate rose to 1.0 percent in November * Bonds win flight-to-safety bid (Adds details, quote) TORONTO, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Canada's dollar fell to its lowest closing level in about six weeks on Thursday as the U  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-U.S. dollar climbs to 3-1/2-month peak vs euro
Reuters Thursday December 17, 2009 - 22:44:03 GMT

4:15pm EST

* Second Greece downgrade stokes worry about euro zone

* More upbeat Fed economic view helps dollar

* Some say too early to call end of dollar downtrend (Updates prices, adds comment)

By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss

NEW YORK, Dec 17 (Reuters) - The dollar rose to its highest level against the euro in more than three months on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve drew attention to the improvement in the U  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (17 December 2009)
GCI Financial Thursday December 17, 2009 - 20:45:04 GMT

The euro moved lower vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4505 level and was capped around the $1.4590 level.  The Federal Open Market Committee yesterday voted to keep interest rates unchanged and reported its emergency lending programs will continue to be unwound  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 17 December 2009- Late
global-view.com Thursday December 17, 2009 - 20:39:08 GMT

The Daily Forex View

Daily Edition- 17 December 2009

21:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- We stick to the view that we are still in liquidating markets. Going back several decades, we have found that the current conditions are more common with a rising USD  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report Friday 17 December 2009
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday December 17, 2009 - 19:34:29 GMT

Morning Report Friday 17 December 2009

 

News and views

Equities and commodities fell, while treasury bonds and the US dollar firmed last night  More...    More...


FX Times: Fundamental Updates UK Retail Sales Stumble, Weakening Pound
FXTimes Thursday December 17, 2009 - 19:22:37 GMT

SHARETHIS.addEntry({ title: "UK Retail Sales Stumble, Weakening Pound", url: "http://www.fxtimes.com/fundamental-updates/uk-retail-sales-stumble-weakening-pound/" });
Via fxtimes.com
Fundamental Updates Nick Nasad 9:43 AM EST December 17th, 2009

UK retail sales disappointed forecasts as they unexpectedly fell in November for the first time in six months  More...    More...


FX Times: Daily Technical Update USD/CAD Nearing Breakout
FXTimes Thursday December 17, 2009 - 19:16:35 GMT

Fan Yang 11:24 AM EST December 17th, 2009

USD/CAD Nearing Breakout
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Equity Markets Plunge as Traders Dump Risky Stocks
Forex Hound Thursday December 17, 2009 - 18:29:28 GMT

U.S. stock markets have accelerated to the downside after failing to hold key retracement zones.  This is the first indication that investors are throwing in the towel on holding risky stocks.  U.S. Bank shares are leading the way lower on growing concerns that Euro Zone financial institutions face exposure to toxic debt in Greece  More...    More...


U.S. Dollar Camping on Three-Month High
Forex Hound Thursday December 17, 2009 - 18:16:54 GMT

The U.S. Dollar reached a three-month high this morning following a strong surge fueled by the S&P Corp.’s downgrade of Greece’s credit rating.  This strong rally started last night but has continued to gain strength on the possibility that more downgrades of Euro Zone sovereign debt are to follow  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Thursday December 17, 2009 - 16:36:38 GMT

Thursday, December 17, 2009 11:34:34 AM

 US Market Update

 

Dow -89 S&P -8  More...    More...


Chart of the Day - 12/17/2009 – USD/JPY
FX Solutions Thursday December 17, 2009 - 15:56:50 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; chart patterns in white; 50-period simple moving average in light blue  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for December 18, 2009
global-view.com Thursday December 17, 2009 - 15:53:55 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: On Friday, Japan will see the conclusion of a two-day central bank meeting. The central bank is expected to announce a decision to inject additional liquidity into what is an economy on the verge of slipping back into deflation. Europe will see current account/investment flows data and Germany is set to release the December IFO data  More...    More...


Equity Markets Weaken as Greece Downgrades Spooks Traders
Forex Hound Thursday December 17, 2009 - 13:44:41 GMT

U.S. stock markets are expected to open lower based on weaker markets overnight.  Traders are taking risky positions off the table in response to another debt rating downgrade of Greece.  Traders now fear that the debt crisis could worsen in the Euro Zone and perhaps spread to U  More...    More...


I can tell ... you WANT to believe in the buck.
Black Swan Capital Thursday December 17, 2009 - 13:30:46 GMT

Key News
U.K. November Retail Sales Unexpectedly Fall 0.3% in First Drop Since May (Bloomberg)
Greenspan Says S&P 500 Rally Cuts Stimulus Needs as Household Wealth Rises (Bloomberg)
Oil and inflation (Financial Times)
“Greece – A Line in the Sand?” (Naked Capitalism) Editor’s note: another’s quick perspective to complement what we’ve been saying regarding the risks building up behind the Greece debt fiasco  More...    More...



Dollar Soars as Euro Plunges on Greece Downgrade
Forex Hound Thursday December 17, 2009 - 13:17:08 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is surging against a basket of trade weighted currencies overnight following the news that the S&P Corp. downgraded Greece’s credit rating for the second time this year.  This news has been particularly bearish for the Euro as it raises the possibility that more downgrades of Euro Zone sovereign debt are to follow  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 17-Dec-2009 - 1207 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday December 17, 2009 - 12:09:19 GMT

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FOREX NEWS-Dollar leaps to 3-mth high; Greece woes dent euro
Reuters Thursday December 17, 2009 - 11:46:40 GMT

6:42am EST

* Dollar index at 3-mth high; euro, stg, Swiss franc tumble

* Euro falls 2 cents vs dollar to $1.4330; Greece woes weigh

* More upbeat Fed economic view helps dollar

(Updates prices, adds quotes)

By Jessica Mortimer

LONDON, Dec 17 (Reuters) - The dollar surged to a three-month high against a currency basket on Thursday, buoyed by an upbeat tone from the Federal Reserve, while the euro tumbled on fresh concerns about Greece's waning fiscal health  More...    More...


European Market Update: Weaker UK retail sales data adds to Europe's woes; Dollar benefits from safe-haven flows and year-end liquidity conditions
Trade the News Staff Thursday December 17, 2009 - 11:09:00 GMT

Thursday, December 17, 2009 5:58:45 AM

 European Market Update: Weaker UK retail sales data adds to Europe's woes; Dollar benefits from safe-haven flows and year-end liquidity conditions

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (PH) Philippines Central bank leaves Overnight borrowing Rate unchanged at 4  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 17 December 2009- Early
global-view.com Thursday December 17, 2009 - 10:45:28 GMT

The Daily Forex View

Daily Edition - 17 December 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- We have noted here over the past two days that liquidating markets (usually a rising USD) are often the hardest to trade  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 17/12/2009
Forexpros Thursday December 17, 2009 - 10:38:55 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Dec 17, 2009


Fundamental Analysis: German Ifo Business Climate Index

The German Information and Foschung (Ifo) Business Climate Index determines the business sentiment and conditions in the Euro-zone.
The reading is concluded from survey of about 7,000 businesses  More...    More...



Morning Briefing : 17-Dec-2009 - 0335 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday December 17, 2009 - 03:38:27 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
THe Dow (10441.12) and the Nasdaq (2206.91) ended flat after trading higher for most part yesterday. The Fed's comments yesterday did not spur enough confidence in the markets to take the Dow above 10500. The Fed said that the US economy was strengthening and the deterioration in the labour market was abating  More...    More...


Long-end of Treasury Complex Reacts Negatively to Fed Statement
Forex Hound Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 23:48:00 GMT

Stock indices managed to eke out a small gain after the Fed left interest rates alone but offered more details as to how it plans to exit its stimulus programs.  Although the Fed said the employment situation was improving equity traders failed to take notice and instead focused on the thought of higher interest rates  More...    More...


Fed’s Exit Plan Fails to Excite Dollar Bulls
Forex Hound Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 23:47:32 GMT

The U.S. Dollar erased earlier losses after the Federal Reserve released its monetary policy statement.  The Dollar turned higher after trading most of the day lower after the Federal Open Market Committee offered more detailed plans to remove excess liquidity from the financial system  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Dollar higher vs yen after Fed statement
Reuters Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 21:28:31 GMT

4:19pm EST

* Dollar bounces vs yen after Fed keeps rates on hold

* Fed reminds special liquidity facilities to expire

* Euro holds above $1.45 support

* U.S. consumer price data shows modest rise in November

(Recasts, adds quote, updates prices)

NEW YORK, Dec 16 (Reuters) - The U  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 16 December 2009- Late
global-view.com Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 21:25:55 GMT

The Daily Forex View

Daily Edition- 16 December 2009

21:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- Forex trading was largely dull on Wednesday in North America and the lack of price swings seemed to push many to the sidelines  More...    More...


Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-Canadian dollar edges lower after BoC, Fed
Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 21:25:49 GMT

3:55pm EST * C$ dips to 94.19 U.S. cents * Fed keeps rates near zero, voices some optimism * BoC downplays talk of a housing bubble (Updates to late afternoon with price, central bank activity) TORONTO, Dec 16 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar edged lower against the U  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (16 December 2009)
GCI Financial Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 21:22:35 GMT

The euro moved lower vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4505 level and was capped around the $1.4590 level.  As expected, the Federal Open Market Committee kept monetary policy unchanged today  More...    More...


David Gilmore's Alert. Views on FOMC Statement, Narratives
Foreign Exchange Analytics Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 20:38:01 GMT

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Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 19:44:51 GMT

Morning Report Thursday 17 December 2009

 

News and views

Fears of a change in the Federal Reserve's stance receded last night, after the release of benign US inflation and housing data  More...    More...


FX Times: Fundamental Updates, Housing Starts Bounce Back in November
FXTimes Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 19:22:51 GMT

Fundamental Updates Nick Nasad 10:34 AM EST December 16th, 2009
Via fxtimes.com

Housing starts bounced back in November following a disappointing month for construction in October. Starts were up 8  More...    More...


FX Times: Daily Technical Update EUR/GBP Reassessing Subwave “2″
FXTimes Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 19:20:02 GMT


Fan Yang 1:46 PM EST December 16th, 2009

EUR/GBP Reassessing Subwave 2 of Primary wave V
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Gold Holding on to Strong Gains Ahead of Fed Statement
Forex Hound Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 18:44:35 GMT

February Gold is trading higher at the mid-session. This is a sign that gold traders are betting on a weaker Dollar following the Fed report.  The chart indicates a move to $1155.50 is likely if the Dollar breaks.

Equities are holding steady to firm at the mid-session ahead of the Fed’s policy statement this afternoon  More...    More...



Dollar Remains Lower as Fed Time Nears
Forex Hound Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 18:16:16 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is still trading on the weak side at the mid-session as traders await the Fed’s monetary policy decision.
 
The Fed is expected to leave its benchmark interest rate at 0.25%; the argument is whether it will alter the language its policy statement to represent positive changes in the U  More...    More...



GVI Forex- Data Outlook for December 17, 2009
global-view.com Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 16:54:53 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: On Thursday, Europe will see U.K. retail Sales data, which are always closely followed. They are seen mostly improved. The Eurozone trade data are a composite figure of national data already released.

In North America, Canadian CPI data will be released  More...    More...



Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 16:26:24 GMT

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 11:24:07 AM

 US Market Update

 

Dow +45 S&P +7  More...    More...


Monetary Policy and Emerging European Currencies
Black Swan Capital Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 14:22:16 GMT

Key News
Global Confidence Holds Near Record as Economic Recovery Gains Momentum (Bloomberg)
Dollar Investors Turn Bullish for First Time Since March as Economy Grows (Bloomberg)
Dovish RBA hits Australian dollar (Financial Times)
 
Quotable 
“People such as George Soros and Michael Moore certainly talk a good game, but the next Mother Teresa they are not  More...    More...



Forexpros Daily Analysis - 16/12/2009
Forexpros Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 13:55:16 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Dec 16, 2009


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The quotes are available for a variety of futures such as Gold, Crude Oil, Silver, Copper, Brent and many more  More...    More...



Gold Traders Betting on Weaker Dollar
Forex Hound Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 13:31:49 GMT

Equities are holding firm overnight ahead of the Fed’s policy statement.  Traders want to see indications that the Fed sees improvements in the economy.  At the same time, they don’t want to see higher interest rates  More...    More...


Dollar Softens Overnight as Traders Reduce Bets
Forex Hound Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 13:17:46 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is trading softer overnight as traders reduced long positions ahead of today’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting. 

 

The Fed is expected to leave its benchmark interest rate at 0  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 16-Dec-2009 - 1207 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 12:09:46 GMT

EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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FOREX NEWS - Dollar edges up, investors brace for FOMC
Reuters Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 11:19:55 GMT

6:03am EST

* Dollar edges up, euro near 2-1/2-mth low before FOMC

* Focus on whether Fed statement will suggest QE wind down

* Aussie falls on GDP, Swedish crown pares gains after Riks

(Adds comment, details)

By Naomi Tajitsu

LONDON, Dec 16 (Reuters) - The dollar edged up against the euro on Wednesday, nearing a 2-1/2-month high as investors awaited a Federal Reserve policy statement for clues to when it may begin winding down its loose monetary policy  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 16 December 2009- Early
global-view.com Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 11:02:22 GMT

The Daily Forex View

Daily Edition 16 December 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- There has been a slew of key data released so far today. Perhaps very significant was word from Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Battellino that the 3  More...    More...


European Market Update: UK jobless claims falls for the first time since Feb 2008 aids risk appetite
Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 11:00:41 GMT

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 5:56:02 AM

 European Market Update: UK jobless claims falls for the first time since Feb 2008 aids risk appetite

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (SW) Swedish Riksbank left its Repo Rate at 0  More...    More...


Review Key Support and Resistance Levels for USD
GoLearnForex Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 10:22:28 GMT

Key Support & Resistance (S/R) Levels:

 

As the Greenback continues to rally heading into the end of the year we thought it would be a good time to review a couple key S/R levels  More...    More...


US Producer Prices Climb
GoLearnForex Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 10:21:54 GMT

Global Equity Markets were mixed on Tuesday as Dubai continues to sort out its debt repayment obligations.  In the U.S Producer Prices climbed 1.8% which was more than double expectations.  This caused stocks to retreat as it may engage the U  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 16-Dec-2009 - 0336 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday December 16, 2009 - 03:40:52 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The American equities fell yesterday after the wholesale inflation index rose thus fuelling expectations of an increase in interest rates by the Fed Reserve. The FOMC interest rate announcement is scheduled today. Technically, the Resistance at 10500 on the Dow has held  More...    More...


Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-Canada dollar eases versus charging greenback
Reuters Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 23:46:49 GMT

4:58pm EST * C$ lower at C$1.0614 to the U.S. dollar * Bond prices mixed, weaker on short end of curve(Updates to close) By Cameron French TORONTO, Dec 15 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar ended slightly lower versus its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday as stronger oil prices could not offset the impact of strong U  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Dollar gains ahead of Fed; euro falls on bank woes
Reuters Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 23:44:34 GMT

4:23pm EST

* Fed begins two-day meeting; statement due on Wednesday

* Euro hits 2-1/2-mth low vs dollar on bank, fiscal worry

* German investor sentiment decline prompts euro selling

* U.S. PPI data above forecast, NY manufacturing slumps

* Year-end short covering boosts dollar broadly

(Recasts, updates prices)

NEW YORK, Dec 15 (Reuters) - The dollar climbed broadly on Tuesday, touching a 2-1/2-month peak against the euro, as stronger U  More...    More...


Stock Index Futures Sell Off Ahead of Fed Statement
Forex Hound Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 23:15:17 GMT

Equity markets sold off sharply into the close ahead of tomorrow’s Federal Reserve Open Market Committee meeting. Traders have been reluctant to chase stocks higher this week despite better than expected economic news which showed the U  More...    More...


Dollar Traders Betting on Hawkish Comment from Fed
Forex Hound Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 23:14:57 GMT

The U.S. Dollar traded higher all day as speculators increased bets that the Fed would issue a more hawkish monetary policy statement tomorrow. Last night the main trend turned up on the weekly chart leading to a firm opening this morning  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 15 December 2009- Late
global-view.com Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 20:34:52 GMT

The Daily Forex View

Daily Edition 15 December 2009

21:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- The forex markets came to life on Tuesday but conditions appeared to be thin in the run up to the end of year period  More...    More...


FX Times: Fundamental Updates Euro Slides on Credit Woes
FXTimes Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 19:35:34 GMT

Fundamental Updates Nick Nasad 10:16 AM EST December 15th, 2009
Via fxtimes.com

The Dollar rose sharply higher vs the Euro in overnight trading, and rallied against the Yen and Pound and others as well. The Euro continues to be pressured by credit concerns as a speech by the Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou did not calm fears about how the country would work its way to reduce deficits and pay back its debt  More...    More...


FX Times: Daily Technical Update EUR/USD Monitoring for Correction
FXTimes Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 19:31:01 GMT


Fan Yang 10:32 AM EST December 15th, 2009

EUR/USD in Minor correction
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Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 19:22:31 GMT

 

Morning Report Wednesday 16 December 2009

News and views

Better US data hurt US equities last night, the first sign this year of a breakdown in the positive correlation between the two  More...    More...


Gold Moves Higher Despite Stronger Dollar
Forex Hound Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 18:32:50 GMT

February Gold is now trading higher after trading sharply lower overnight because of the stronger Dollar.  This market bottomed at $1112.00 after the release of the U.S. Producer inflation data.  The surge to the upside took the market to $1128.00  More...    More...


Jump in Industrial Output Boosts U.S. Dollar
Forex Hound Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 18:20:18 GMT

The U.S. Dollar continues to remain firm at the mid-session.  Last night the main trend turned up on the weekly chart leading to a firm opening this morning.  Early today, a jump in industrial output helped give the Dollar a boost as it represented another sign that the Fed is likely to lean toward hiking interest rates sooner than expected  More...    More...


Chart of the Day - 12/15/2009 – AUD/USD
FX Solutions Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 18:00:17 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; chart patterns in white; 50-period simple moving average in light blue  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 16:50:03 GMT

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 11:37:42 AM

 US Market Update

 

Dow -19 S&P -1  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for December 16, 2009
global-view.com Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 15:57:10 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: On Wednesday, major data from Australia will be 3Q09 GDP and CAPEX data. Europe will see the flash December PMI data for manufacturing and Services. They are seen mixed to better. Monthly U.K. employment data are awaited as well.

In North America, weekly mortgage statistics are always watched  More...    More...



Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (15 December 2009)
GCI Financial Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 15:45:40 GMT

The euro moved lower vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4520 level and was capped around the $1.4660 level.  Traders dumped the common currency on news that Oesterreichische Volksbanken AG, Austria’s fourth largest bank, has been placed on a “watch list” by the central bank and financial market regulator  More...    More...


Too many hurdles for the euro?
Black Swan Capital Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 13:38:10 GMT

Key News
Banks have ‘responsibility’ to spur recovery (Financial Times) Editor’s Comment: Well of course they do, seeing that the taxpayer apparently had the ‘responsibility’ to bail them out. [Sarcasm Alert] Can’t we all just do what the government tells us? Things would be so much better off that way  More...    More...



Gold Plunges as Dollar Soars Overnight
Forex Hound Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 13:16:03 GMT

The stronger Dollar triggered a sharp sell-off in February Gold overnight.  Despite the hard break, this market is still holding a key 50% level at $1107.40.  A break of this level will fuel a further decline to the November main bottom at $1102  More...    More...


U.S. Dollar Turns Weekly Trend Up
Forex Hound Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 13:15:46 GMT

The U.S. Dollar Index erased all of yesterday’s loss overnight and turned the main trend to up when it crossed a previous main top at 76.82.  Traders are increasing bets this morning that the Fed will raise its key interest rate by at least a quarter-percentage point from near zero by June  More...    More...


Fundamental Weekly Outlook, Dec 14-18
Forexpros Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 13:15:46 GMT

Fundamental Weekly Outlook, Dec 14-18


EU:
• Monday: France Current Account (Previous -3.7B, Forecast N/A). Euro-Zone Employment QoQ (Previous -0.5%, Forecast N/A) & YoY (Previous -1.8%, Forecast N/A). Euro-Zone Industrial Production MoM (Previous 0  More...    More...



FX Thoughts for the day : 15-Dec-2009 - 1201 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 12:03:08 GMT

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FOREX NEWS-Euro/dlr hits 2 1/2-mth low, hit by ZEW, banks
Reuters Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 11:04:58 GMT

6:00am EST

* Euro/dlr hits 2-1/2-month low, DXY at highest since Oct

* EZ bank, fiscal concerns, ZEW slip prompt euro selling

* Year-end short covering boosts dollar broadly

(Adds comment, details, updates prices)

By Naomi Tajitsu

LONDON, Dec 15 (Reuters) - The euro hit a 2-1/2-month low against the dollar on Tuesday, stung by concerns about the health of euro zone banks, while a slip in German economic sentiment also prompted traders to dump the single currency  More...    More...


European Marlet Update: Concerns continue to simmer on the edges of the European financial front; German ZEW survey shows the fragility of the economic recovery; Dollar benefits as equity markets show
Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 11:02:58 GMT

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 5:57:23 AM

 European Marlet Update: Concerns continue to simmer on the edges of the European financial front; German ZEW survey shows the fragility of the economic recovery; Dollar benefits as equity markets show unease

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (SZ) Swiss SECO Economic Forecasts: Raises 2009 and 2010 GDP slightly upwards
- (EU) EU 25 new car registrations: 26  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 15 December 2009- Early
global-view.com Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 10:59:49 GMT

The Daily Forex View

Daily Edition 15 December 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- As expected forex trading has come to life today. Issues at Austrian banks have weighed on the EURUSD today with the pair breaking to new lows for the move as the risk trade vs  More...    More...


NZD Beginning to Falter
GoLearnForex Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 10:27:17 GMT

NZD/USD:

 

The New Zealand Dollar is starting to falter and like most of its G-10 counterparts it is holding at pivotal levels against the Greenback.  One slip either way may send the currency tumbling or ready to resume its advance on the Dollar  More...    More...


Abu Dhabi Sending Financial Aid for Dubai World
GoLearnForex Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 10:26:32 GMT

World Equity Markets gained some ground Monday amid assurances from Abu Dhabi that they would provide $10 billion in immediate financial aid to ensure Dubai World meets its $4.1 billion debt obligation due yesterday.  The DJIA closed a shade above 10,500 after picking up 29  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 15/12/2009
Forexpros Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 09:49:05 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Dec 15, 2009


Fundamental Analysis: Interest Rate Decision

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decision on short term interest rate is due out tommorow (Dec 16) in the US.
The decision on where to set interest rates depends mostly on growth outlook and inflation  More...    More...



Morning Briefing : 15-Dec-2009 - 0332 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 03:41:06 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The US stocks surged after Abu Dhabi came out to help Dubai make its debt payments. The Dow (10501.05) continued to face Resistance at 10500 as it has been over the last several days now. The range for the Dow over the last several days has been 10250-10500  More...    More...


Equities Tread Water after Firm Opening
Forex Hound Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 00:02:28 GMT

U.S. Equity markets treaded water most of the session after a firm opening.  Once again a gap-higher opening during the day session in the stock indices failed to attract strong buying interest.  This was no surprise, however, as traders have backed away many times from chasing this market during its nine-month rally  More...    More...


Easing Credit Woes Pressure Dollar
Forex Hound Tuesday December 15, 2009 - 00:02:13 GMT

The U.S. Dollar finished lower today against a basket of trade weighted currencies. The Greenback was under pressure all day and never quite recovered following an overnight announcement that Dubai received $10 billion in financing from Abu Dhabi to pay part of the debt held by the state-owned Dubai World  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (14 December 2009)
GCI Financial Monday December 14, 2009 - 23:50:46 GMT

The euro moved higher vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.4685 level and was supported around the $1.4595 level  More...    More...


Forex News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ firms as gold helps reverse early loss
Reuters Monday December 14, 2009 - 22:04:03 GMT

4:50pm EST * Bounces off session low of C$1.0662 * Commodity backdrop helps steer turnaround (Adds closing dollar and bond prices) TORONTO, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Canada's currency edged higher on Monday, clawing back from an early drop to its lowest level in three sessions, boosted by a rising gold price and some stability in oil after recent declines  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 14 December 2009- Late
global-view.com Monday December 14, 2009 - 21:18:57 GMT

The Daily Forex View

Daily Edition 14 December 2009

21:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- Monday saw a lackluster session for forex trading in the absence of major news from Europe or North America  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday December 14, 2009 - 19:25:51 GMT

 

Morning Report Tuesday 15 December 2009

 

 

News and views

Risk appetite improved slightly, global investors taking heart from news that the Government of Abu Dhabi would provide financial assistance to the Dubai World entity which had earlier credit defaulted  More...    More...


FX Times: Daily Technical Update EUR/USD Stalking Gartley
FXTimes Monday December 14, 2009 - 19:13:04 GMT

Fan Yang 12:33 PM EST December 14th, 2009

EUR/USD in Minor correction
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Stock Holding On to Modest Gains
Forex Hound Monday December 14, 2009 - 18:12:19 GMT

U.S. equity prices traded sharply higher overnight but failed to attract fresh buying after the strong opening in New York.  This has been a common pattern, however, since the rally began in March.  Traders have been reluctant to chase this market higher, and have shown more confidence in letting it come to them  More...    More...


U.S. Dollar Trading Sideways-to-Lower
Forex Hound Monday December 14, 2009 - 17:43:17 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is trading sideways-to-lower at the mid-session after backing off a two-month high versus a trade-weighted basket of currencies overnight.  The news that Dubai received $10 billion in financing from Abu Dhabi to pay part of the debt held by the state-owned Dubai World is acting as the catalyst behind today’s weakness  More...    More...


Chart of the Day - 12/14/2009 – EUR/USD
FX Solutions Monday December 14, 2009 - 17:10:22 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; 50-period simple moving average in light blue.)

12/14/2009 – EUR/USD – Price action on EUR/USD, a daily chart of which is shown, has continued its bearish stance after breaking down below the long-prevailing uptrend in the pair about a week ago  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Monday December 14, 2009 - 16:22:20 GMT

Monday, December 14, 2009 11:06:43 AM

 US Market Update

 

Dow +13 S&P +4  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for December 15, 2009
global-view.com Monday December 14, 2009 - 15:39:19 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: On Tuesday, no major data is slated from the Far East. Europe will see Swiss Industrial Orders. The U.K. will release its various CPI releases. The BOE targets inflation, and it appears to be contained. The volatile German ZEW survey is used as a predictor of the more important IFO survey  More...    More...


Keeping a Lid on Volcker Means Keeping a Lid on Risks
Black Swan Capital Monday December 14, 2009 - 14:46:24 GMT

Key News
Small Business Confidence Plunges — Where Will Jobs Come From? (Inner Workings blog, Asia Times)
Goldman Trades Shouldn’t Get U.S. Aid, Volcker Says (Bloomberg)
U.K. House Price Pickup Will Stall in 2010 on Forced Sales, Rightmove Says (Bloomberg)
Abu Dhabi steps in to bail out Dubai (Financial Times)
Fewer short positions bode well for dollar (Financial Times)
 
Quotable 
“It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future  More...    More...



U.S. Equity Markets Soar as Dubai Debt Concerns Ease
Forex Hound Monday December 14, 2009 - 13:48:33 GMT

U.S. stock index futures soared after Abu Dhabi announced a $10 billion infusion into cash strapped Dubai World.  This news helped alleviate some of the concerns that have been holding back the rally in equity markets since the Dubai debt news broke in late November  More...    More...


Dubai Financing News Rocks U.S. Dollar
Forex Hound Monday December 14, 2009 - 13:48:14 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is backing off a two-month high versus a trade-weighted basket of currencies on the news that Dubai received $10 billion in financing from Abu Dhabi to pay part of the debt held by state-owned Dubai World  More...    More...


Economics Weekly - UK PBR: fiscal austerity delayed until recovery becomes entrenched; Weekly economic data preview - Fed to reiterate low interest rates warranted for an ‘extended period’
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Monday December 14, 2009 - 12:40:19 GMT

Economics Weekly - 14 December 2009

 

UK PBR: fiscal austerity delayed until recovery becomes entrenched

 

Overview

In terms of the stance of fiscal policy there is little new in the chancellor’s 2009 Pre-Budget Report compared with Budget 2009  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 14-Dec-2009 - 1205 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday December 14, 2009 - 12:05:57 GMT

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FOREX NEWS-Euro rises, boosted after Dubai secures funding
Reuters Monday December 14, 2009 - 11:40:42 GMT

6:34am EST

* Euro/dollar rises, Dubai to get funds from Abu Dhabi

* Yen initially sold on position squeeze, recovers losses

* Liquidity thins ahead of year-end holiday season

By Naomi Tajitsu

LONDON, Dec 14 (Reuters) - The euro rose against the dollar on Monday after Dubai's announcement it had received help from Abu Dhabi to repay its debts bolstered risk appetite and eroded some of the U  More...    More...


European Market Update: Austria 's nationalization of Hypo Alpe- Adria Bank eclipse the initial euphoria over the Dubai World debt restructuring; Reminding markets that effects from the financial cris
Trade the News Staff Monday December 14, 2009 - 11:01:13 GMT

Monday, December 14, 2009 5:57:24 AM

 European Market Update: Austria 's nationalization of Hypo Alpe- Adria Bank eclipse the initial euphoria over the Dubai World debt restructuring; Reminding markets that effects from the financial crisis still lingers

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (IN) India Nov Wholesale Prices Y/Y: 4  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 14 December 2009- Early
global-view.com Monday December 14, 2009 - 10:56:37 GMT

The Daily Forex View

Daily Edition- 14 December 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO-  Trading this week has gotten off to an active start  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 14/12/2009
Forexpros Monday December 14, 2009 - 10:48:45 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Dec 14, 2009


Fundamental Analysis: ZEW Economic Sentiment Report

German traders await publication of the ZEW Economic Sentiment Report, which will be released tomorrow (Dec 14).
The report determines sentiment among German institutional investors, with analysts expecting a slight increase from last month's 50  More...    More...



Morning Briefing : 14-Dec-2009 - 0330 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday December 14, 2009 - 03:32:51 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow traded flat last week and continued to abide by the range of 10250-10500. The same is expected to hold for this week as well. It has been holding on to the trendline Resistance on the weekly candles over the last several weeks now  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Sunday December 13, 2009 - 22:45:54 GMT

 

Morning Report 14 December 2009

 

News and views

The highlight of Friday's offshore sessions was further evidence (after the previous week's US payrolls data) of a swing in the correlation between US economic data outcomes and the US dollar, from negative to positive  More...    More...


Forex Blog - Market Week Wrap-up (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Saturday December 12, 2009 - 11:42:44 GMT

Yesterday 05:39pm EST/10:39pm GMT

Market Week Wrap-up

- In the last two weeks, markets were rattled by Dubai's debt crisis, caused by prodigal spending in a far-away land - this week traders had a serious case of European sovereign jitters  More...    More...


Thoughts on the Statistical Recovery
Thoughts from the Frontline Saturday December 12, 2009 - 10:58:40 GMT

Thoughts on the Statistical Recovery December 11, 2009
By John Mauldin

Thoughts on the Statistical Recovery Lies, Damn Lies, and Government Statistics The Problem of Seasonal Adjustments The Job Creation Engine A Double-Dip Recession?

Dad Gets a Lively Lesson

We are clearly starting to get some better data points here and there  More...    More...


Stocks Hold on to Gains despite Strong Dollar
Forex Hound Friday December 11, 2009 - 23:33:56 GMT

The December E-mini Dow and December E-mini S&P 500 posted strong gains on Friday but closed unchanged for the week following the release of bullish retail sales and consumer confidence reports  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (11 December 2009)
GCI Financial Friday December 11, 2009 - 23:30:39 GMT

The euro moved sharply lower vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4585 level and was capped around the $1.4775 level  More...    More...


U.S. Dollar Finishes Week on High Note
Forex Hound Friday December 11, 2009 - 23:25:25 GMT

Dollar bulls who wanted to see growth in the labor market and an increase in consumer spending received the latter in the form of a better than expected retail sales report and a jump in consumer sentiment. The bullish response by investors to the friendly retail and consumer confidence numbers is a sign that speculators believe the Fed has enough evidence to hike interest rates sooner than expected  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 11 December 2009- Weekend Edition
global-view.com Friday December 11, 2009 - 20:30:40 GMT

The Daily Forex View

Weekend Edition- 11 December 2009

We are wondering if the nature of the current forex market has been changing over the latest few weeks. This has been a USD carry trade market  More...    More...


FX Times: Fundamental Updates, Greenback Strengthens on Retail Sales Data
FXTimes Friday December 11, 2009 - 19:23:16 GMT


Nick Nasad 9:54 AM EST December 11th, 2009

US retail sales rose 1.3% in November following a 1.1% rise in October that was revised lower. The rise in the headline figure was more than twice the forecast amount and shows that consumers were buying aggressively, a positive sign for the economy  More...    More...


FX Times: Daily Technical Update GBP/USD Assessing Breakout
FXTimes Friday December 11, 2009 - 19:17:05 GMT


Fan Yang 9:38 AM EST December 11th, 2009

GBP/USD
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Dollar Strength Weighing on Stocks
Forex Hound Friday December 11, 2009 - 19:08:40 GMT

The threat of higher interest rates because of the better than expected U.S. Retail Sales Report, helped knock the stock index futures off their highs.  Traders, however, did not give up on the long side and bought a late morning dip.  The reversal of the carry trade, where investors sell stocks to pay back borrowed Dollars, could trigger a sharp sell-off late in the session  More...    More...


Better Than Expected U.S. Retail Sales Report Drives Dollar Sharply Higher
Forex Hound Friday December 11, 2009 - 18:58:58 GMT

The U.S. Dollar soared to the upside after the government reported better than expected retail sales in November.  The increase was more than twice pre-report estimates.  The Greenback received an additional boost after the University of Michigan reported a greater than expected uptick in consumer confidence  More...    More...


FX Briefing -
BHF-Bank Friday December 11, 2009 - 16:57:07 GMT

FX Briefing 11 December 2009

Highlights

 Bernanke sees “formidable headwinds” for economy, dampening exit expectations

 Rating agencies warn about rising public debt in Greece, Portugal and Spain

 Eurozone industrial production likely to have contracted in October

 Bundesbank president Weber signals rise in money market rates

 

More credit rating problems

EUR-USD seems for now to have given up all attempts of reaching new highs before the end of the year: after the release of the US labour market figures at the end of last week, it dropped below 1  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Friday December 11, 2009 - 16:34:53 GMT

Friday, December 11, 2009 11:16:43 AM

 US Market Update

 

Dow +47 S&P +0  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for December 14, 2009
global-view.com Friday December 11, 2009 - 15:41:45 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: Early Monday will see a major release from Japan with the quarterly Tankan Survey due. A less negative outcome is expected. Revisions to industrial output are awaited as well. In Europe, industrial production data are seen weaker.

No major data releases are scheduled for Monday from North America  More...    More...



Growth and inflation? Key to our 10 reasons the dollar has bottomed
Black Swan Capital Friday December 11, 2009 - 14:31:20 GMT

Key News
Chinese industrial output surged in November to its fastest pace since June 2007: output rose 19.2 percent from a year earlier, beating economists' expectations of an 18.0 percent rise. (Reuters)
India's factory output rose 10.3 percent in October  More...    More...



Bullish News Out of China Helps Spike Equity Markets Higher
Forex Hound Friday December 11, 2009 - 13:09:13 GMT

Bullish reports out of China helped stock markets recover in Asia, leading to a strong rally in the December E-mini S&P 500.  News that China’s November exports fell 1.2 percent following a 13.8 percent decline in October helped spike U  More...    More...


U.S. Dollar Mostly Weaker Ahead of Retail Sales Report
Forex Hound Friday December 11, 2009 - 12:43:05 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is trading lower against most major currencies ahead of this morning’s retail sales report.  Economists are calling for an increase of 0.6% in retail sales for the month of November. The University of Michigan Consumer Confidence report is expected to rise to 68  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 11-Dec-2009 - 1203 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday December 11, 2009 - 12:05:14 GMT

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FOREX NEWS - Yen down, stg up on Moody's; U.S. data in focus
Reuters Friday December 11, 2009 - 11:45:53 GMT

6:41am EST

* Dollar may reverse on euro post retail sales

* Cross/yen rises on short-covering, data, firmer stocks

* Sterling gets lift after comments from Moody's analysts

(Updates prices, adds fresh quotes, changes byline)

By George Matlock

LONDON, Dec 11 (Reuters) - The yen weakened and sterling rose on Friday after analysts at ratings agency Moody's said UK and U  More...    More...


European Market Update: Risk aversion concerns subside in the session aided by Chinese data and soothing views on the sovereign debt front (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Friday December 11, 2009 - 11:03:10 GMT

Friday, December 11, 2009 5:56:16 AM

 European Market Update: Risk aversion concerns subside in the session aided by Chinese data and soothing views on the sovereign debt front

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (IN) India Oct Industrial Production: 10  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 11 December 2009- Early
global-view.com Friday December 11, 2009 - 10:51:56 GMT

The Daily Forex View



11 December 2009



11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- Trade is off to a mixed start heading into N.Y. trade. Strong cross-currents are likely to result in a mixed session  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 11-Dec-2009 - 0337 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday December 11, 2009 - 03:39:22 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The US rose on encouraging economic data yesterday. The Dow (10405.83) rose 0.67% but is still below the Resistance at 10500. We expect the range of 10250-10500 holding for the rest of the year. Data showed that the exports rose in October thus bringing down the trade deficit and weekly Jobless Claims dropped to a 52-week low  More...    More...


S&P Finishes at 50% of Recent Range in Lackluster Trade
Forex Hound Friday December 11, 2009 - 00:07:15 GMT

The December E-mini S&P 500 contract settled at 50% of the recent 1119.00 to 1085.00 trading range after failing at the .618 price of 1106.00.  Volume died after the opening and today’s session could best be characterized as lackluster and non-eventful  More...    More...


Dollar Falls Sharply against New Zealand and Aussie Dollars
Forex Hound Friday December 11, 2009 - 00:06:24 GMT

Stronger global equity markets contributed to the weakness in the Dollar early in the trading session as traders once again increased demand for more risky assets after reassessing U.S. economic data and the odds of an interest rate increase by the Federal Reserve  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (10 December 2009)
GCI Financial Thursday December 10, 2009 - 23:53:27 GMT

The euro moved higher vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.4760 level and was supported around the $1.4685 level  More...    More...


Forex News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ ends higher after surprise trade surplus
Reuters Thursday December 10, 2009 - 22:12:02 GMT

4:55pm EST * C$ ends at 95.20 U.S. cents * C$ nears one-week high at 95.43 U.S. cents * Canadian bond prices lower, but outperform Treasuries * Canada unexpectedly posts trade surplus in October (Updates to close) TORONTO, Dec 10 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar finished higher against the U  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 10 December 2009- Late
global-view.com Thursday December 10, 2009 - 21:12:23 GMT

The Daily Forex View

10 December 2009

21:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- Thursday was been an active session in forex markets in terms of data and events. We used the term cross-currents coming into the N  More...    More...


Stock Market Range Bound on Light Volume
Forex Hound Thursday December 10, 2009 - 19:46:36 GMT

U.S. stock indices traded higher but stalled shortly after the opening.  The strong price surge was muted when U.S. investors failed to chase stocks higher.

Stronger global equity markets contributed to the weakness in the Dollar early in the trading session as traders once again increased demand for more risky assets after reassessing U  More...    More...



U.S. Dollar Gaining Strength against Most Majors
Forex Hound Thursday December 10, 2009 - 19:36:50 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is gaining strength against most major currencies at the midsession with the exception of the Pacific Rim countries.  

Stronger global equity markets contributed to the earlier weakness in the Dollar as traders once again increased demand for more risky assets after reassessing U  More...    More...



FX Times: Australia’s Labor Market Continues to Improve Boosting Aussie
FXTimes Thursday December 10, 2009 - 19:21:34 GMT


Fundamental Updates Nick Nasad 9:37 AM EST December 10th, 2009

Australian employment rose for a third straight month as companies added six times more jobs than economists estimated. The number of people employed gained 31,200 in November which knocked the unemployment rate down to 5  More...    More...


FX Times: Daily Technical Update AUD/USD Target Hit, Reassess
FXTimes Thursday December 10, 2009 - 19:14:12 GMT


Fan Yang 9:09 AM EST December 10th, 2009

AUD/USD
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Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday December 10, 2009 - 18:36:43 GMT

Morning Report Friday 11 December 2009

 

News and views

Overnight performance by asset class was mixed  More...    More...


Chart of the Day - 12/10/2009 – USD/CAD
FX Solutions Thursday December 10, 2009 - 17:03:21 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; 50-period simple moving average in light blue.)

12/10/2009 – USD/CAD – Currently stuck in a short-term trading range consolidation, price action on USD/CAD (a daily chart of which is shown) is in the midst of a gently-sloped medium-term downtrend within the context of a long-term downtrend  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for December 11, 2009
global-view.com Thursday December 10, 2009 - 17:00:20 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: No major data releases are scheduled for Friday from the Far East. In Europe, the U.K. will release core PPI data.

In North America, U.S. Export/import prices are due. Retail Sales data will be the economic data highlight of the week. The University of Michigan Survey and Business inventories are due as well  More...    More...



Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Thursday December 10, 2009 - 16:28:38 GMT

Thursday, December 10, 2009 11:26:41 AM

 US Market Update

 

Dow +81 S&P +8  More...    More...


Mr. Brown and Mr. Sarkozy: Masters of Global Finance
Black Swan Capital Thursday December 10, 2009 - 15:09:37 GMT

Key News
- A Savings Binge for Consumers (WSJ)
- Spain's Woes Echo Europe's Uneven Rebound (WSJ)
 
Quotable 
“No matter how disastrously some policy has turned out, anyone who criticizes it can expect to hear: “But what would you replace it with?” When you put out a fire, what do you replace it with?”
            Thomas Sowell
 
FX Trading – Excuse me Mr  More...    More...



Rising Global Equity Markets Pressure Dollar Overnight
Forex Hound Thursday December 10, 2009 - 13:27:28 GMT

Stronger global equity markets are contributing to the weakness in the Dollar as traders are once again increasing demand for more risky assets after reassessing U.S. economic data and the odds of an interest rate increase by the Federal Reserve  More...    More...


Dollar Mixed Overnight on Light Volume
Forex Hound Thursday December 10, 2009 - 13:27:14 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is trading mixed overnight.  The Greenback is losing ground against most majors while posting a modest gain versus the Japanese Yen. Although the overnight activity suggests a renewal of interest in higher yielding assets, traders are continuing to keep an eye on the developing global debt situation  More...    More...


Dollar Rally Continue?
Forexpros Thursday December 10, 2009 - 12:54:35 GMT

Dollar Rally Continue?

We went right to the point on Tuesday where resistance would kick in, 1.4770-1.4780, and it went right to 1.4780 but could not get above. This has set up a bearish formation on the short term charts. Unless that resistance area is taken out, and ultimately 1  More...    More...



FX Thoughts for the day : 10-Dec-2009 - 1153 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday December 10, 2009 - 11:54:38 GMT

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FOREX NEWS-Aussie, kiwi jump on rates focus; euro weak
Reuters Thursday December 10, 2009 - 11:46:51 GMT

6:43am EST

* Aussie, kiwi gain on rate hike prospects after jobs, RBNZ

* Euro edges up vs dlr but Greece, Spain worries still weigh

* Kiwi gains 1.3 pct vs dollar; BoE policy decision 1200 GMT

* SNB keeps FX intervention threat

By Jessica Mortimer

LONDON, Dec 10 (Reuters) - The Australian and New Zealand dollars rose sharply on Thursday on growing expectations of higher interest rates, while concerns over fiscal health in Greece and Spain kept the euro weak versus the dollar  More...    More...


European Market Update: Risk aversion sentiment subsides as European central bankers express confidence that Greek authorities will address its debt problems (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Thursday December 10, 2009 - 11:10:52 GMT

Thursday, December 10, 2009 5:59:54 AM

 European Market Update: Risk aversion sentiment subsides as European central bankers express confidence that Greek authorities will address its debt problems

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (SZ) SNB left its 3-Month Libor Target Rate unchanged at 0  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 10 December 2009- Early
global-view.com Thursday December 10, 2009 - 10:47:03 GMT

The Daily Forex View

10 December 2009  

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- This has been an active session in terms of data and events, and they have been generating strong cross-currents. The RBNZ very early announced no change in its 2  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 10/12/2009
Forexpros Thursday December 10, 2009 - 10:36:02 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Dec 10, 2009


Fundamental Analysis: US Census Bureau

The US Census Bureau will release the Core Retail Sales report tomorrow (Dec 11).
The report is a monthly measurement of all goods sold by retailers based on a sampling of retail stores of different types and sizes in the US, excluding auto  More...    More...



Morning Briefing : 10-Dec-2009 - 0333 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday December 10, 2009 - 03:35:55 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow and the Nasdaq rose half a percent each. The Dow manages to be ranged between 10250-10500. Till this range holds, the market would continue to flip between encouraged to uncertainty. And this is likely to go the same way at least till the end of the year as their would be lesser activity into the holiday season  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (9 December 2009)
GCI Financial Thursday December 10, 2009 - 00:01:53 GMT

The euro moved higher vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.4780 level and was supported around the $1.4670 level  More...    More...


Dollar Rally Pressuring Equities
Forex Hound Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 23:20:31 GMT

An intraday rally in the Dollar is helping to pressure U.S. stock index futures. Traders are jumping in the Dollar for safety and out of higher risk assets.  Fears that a global debt crisis is building is causing traders to seek shelter in the Dollar  More...    More...


Dollar Finishes Lower in Lackluster Trade
Forex Hound Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 23:20:18 GMT

The U.S. Dollar finished the day session lower in lackluster trading with very few highlights.  Profit-taking overnight led to a lower opening, but news that S&P lowered the credit rating of Spain helped the Dollar limit losses  More...    More...


Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ bounces higher as debt fears wane
Reuters Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 22:37:10 GMT

5:09pm EST * Canadian dollar finishes at C$1.0545 to the greenback * Bonds prices drift lower after weak U.S. auction (Updates to close, adds quote) By Jennifer Kwan TORONTO, Dec 9 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar rose against the U.S. currency on Wednesday as appetite for risk returned on the notion that Tuesday's big drop on debt fears in Greece and Dubai and the Bank of Canada's interest-rate stance had been overdone  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Dollar down vs yen, erases losses vs euro
Reuters Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 21:22:12 GMT

4:15pm EST

* Yen rises, dollar dips vs euro on late risk recovery

* Sterling hits near-two month low against dollar

* UK's Darling announces 50 percent bank bonus tax

* Year-end positioning, deficit worries influence moves (Updates prices, adds Gross comment from Investment Summit)

By Steven C  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 9 December 2009- Late
global-view.com Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 21:15:34 GMT

The Daily Forex View

9 December 2009  

21:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- Wednesday has turned out to be a mixed session with the focus of commentary today remains on the prospects for an unwind of the carry trade  More...    More...


Dollar Rally Pressuring Equities
Forex Hound Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 20:23:59 GMT

An intraday rally in the Dollar is helping to pressure U.S. stock index futures. Traders are jumping in the Dollar for safety and out of higher risk assets.  Fears that a global debt crisis is building is causing traders to seek shelter in the Dollar  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 19:25:23 GMT

Morning Report 10 December 2009

 

News and views

 

In a consolidative evening, bereft of any major US news, the S&P500 settled near the bottom of its month-long range, and is currently down 0  More...    More...


Round-Up of Trade Data: Australia, Germany and UK
FXTimes Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 19:25:22 GMT

Via fxtimes.com
Fundamental Updates Nick Nasad 11:56 AM EST December 9th, 2009
 

Australia’s Trade Deficit Widens in October, Exports Slide on Weaker Prices

Australia’s trade deficit widened in October as the country exported 12% less coal and 8% less iron ore  More...    More...


FX Times: Daily Technical Update USD/JPY Testing Powerline
FXTimes Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 19:22:30 GMT

Fan Yang 10:06 AM EST December 9th, 2009

USD/JPY

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U.S. Dollar Trading Mixed
Forex Hound Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 19:08:25 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is trading mixed at the mid-session.  Profit-taking overnight led to a lower opening, but news that S&P lowered the credit rating of Spain helped the Dollar limit losses.
 
Concern over global debt issues could be the main theme throughout the rest of day  More...    More...



GVI Forex- Data Outlook for December 10, 2009
global-view.com Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 16:34:22 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: Early Thursday, a policy decision by the RBNZ is due. No rate change is seen. Later Japanese CGPI and machinery orders are due. Australia will be reporting November employment data strong data has been one impetus for RBA rate hikes. In Europe, both BOE and SNB are expected to hold policy unchanged  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 16:21:18 GMT

Wednesday, December 09, 2009 10:55:44 AM

 US Market Update

 

Dow +26 S&P +1  More...    More...


Chart of the Day - 12/09/2009 – Gold
FX Solutions Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 16:14:27 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; 50-period simple moving average in light blue.)

12/09/2009 – Gold – After hitting an all-time high just shy of 1226 late last week, price action on spot gold (a daily chart of which is shown) has retreated substantially to stall and tentatively bounce around the 50% Fibonacci retracement of the latest bullish run  More...    More...


Equities Posting Modest Recovery; Treasury to Auction 10-Year Debt
Forex Hound Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 13:49:36 GMT

U.S. stock index futures are trading better overnight after the inability to follow-through to the downside following yesterday’s sell-off triggered a short-covering rally. The lack of fresh news regarding debt issues in Dubai and Greece is also encouraging traders to take on more risk  More...    More...


Profit-Taking Hits U.S. Dollar
Forex Hound Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 13:49:20 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is trading weaker overnight after rallying to a 5-week high.  The current rally from the bottom at 74.27 is stopping short of the November 20th top at 76.50.  Technical factors indicate an overbought market which could correct back to 75  More...    More...


Uht oh…the Euro may be in trouble
Black Swan Capital Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 13:46:38 GMT

Key News
Greek Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou said there is “absolutely” no risk that the country will default on its debt (Financial Times)
German consumer prices remained weak in November and manufacturing activity declined in October  More...    More...



FX Thoughts for the day : 09-Dec-2009 - 1208 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 12:10:19 GMT

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Forexpros Daily Analysis - 09/12/2009
Forexpros Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 11:15:40 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Dec 9, 2009


Fundamental Analysis: Trade Balance Index

The US Bureau of Economic Analysis will release the Trade Balance index report Tomorrow (Dec 10), which measures the difference in worth between exported and imported goods (exports minus imports)  More...    More...



European Market Update: Markets take Greece at its word that it will not default on its sovereign debt; UK Pre-budget report to highlight rest of session (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 11:10:06 GMT

Wednesday, December 09, 2009 5:59:19 AM

 European Market Update: Markets take Greece at its word that it will not default on its sovereign debt; UK Pre-budget report to highlight rest of session

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (SZ) Swiss Nov Unemployment Rate: 4  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 9 December 2009- Early
global-view.com Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 10:56:54 GMT

The Daily Forex View

9 December 2009  

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- The focus of commentary today remains on the prospects for an unwind of the carry trade with Dubai World difficulties and a Greece debt downgrade causes for concern  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Euro recovers vs dlr; move on Greece seen overdone
Reuters Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 10:36:08 GMT

5:32am EST

* EUR/USD pulls back from 1-month low hit on Greece woes

* Sterling hits near-two month low vs dollar, then recovers

* Currency market awaits UK pre-budget report

(Releads, updates throughout; previous TOKYO)

By George Matlock and Naomi Tajitsu

LONDON, Dec 9 (Reuters) - The euro rose against the dollar on Wednesday, recovering from its lowest in more than a month hit after Greece's credit rating was downgraded, as investors sensed selling in the single currency had been overdone  More...    More...


Pound Range Bound Since May
GoLearnForex Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 09:53:17 GMT

GBP/USD:

 

The Greenback continues to rally and we are approaching pivotal handles across the G-10.  The GBP has been range bound since the end of May, so much so, that it is the worst performing currency against the Dollar amongst the G-10 since May 25th  More...    More...


Gold Continues Sell-off
GoLearnForex Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 09:52:32 GMT

Global Equity Markets slumped on Tuesday as a wave of poor economic news and lowered rating caught the market off guard.  In Japan, GDP printed less than forecasted, coming in at 1.3%.  Fitch lowered its rating on Greece  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 09-Dec-2009 - 0330 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 03:33:40 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow (10285.97) and the Nasdaq (2172.99) fell 1% each yesterday as the range of 10250-10500 on the Dow being seen over the last couple of weeks continued to be honoured. We see this range to be maintained till at least the end of this year  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (8 December 2009)
GCI Financial Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 00:59:36 GMT

The euro extended losses vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4680 level and was capped around the $1.4865 level  More...    More...


Trader Aversion to Risk Pressures Equity Markets
Forex Hound Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 00:43:04 GMT

The stronger Dollar led stock market investors to pare positions as traders become more averse to risk. U.S. equity markets closed sharply lower following a sell-off which began in Asia and Europe overnight and spread to the U  More...    More...


Money Moves to U.S. Dollar on Debt Concerns.
Forex Hound Wednesday December 9, 2009 - 00:42:49 GMT

The U.S. Dollar continued to strengthen, but not because of the possibility of higher interest rates like last Friday’s rally, but because of debt concerns and credit ratings. 

 

Investors poured money into the Greenback in a flight-to-quality rally after Moody’s cut the credit ratings on six Dubai state-linked companies  More...    More...


Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ falls on global debt worry, pricked by BoC
Reuters Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 23:21:43 GMT

5:08pm EST * Canadian dollar falls to 93.99 U.S. cents * Bank of Canada hold rates steady, repeats rate promise * Short-term bonds gain in flight to safety (Updates to close) By Ka Yan Ng TORONTO, Dec 8 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar fell against a broadly stronger U  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Dollar, yen up as government deficit worries weigh
Reuters Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 21:45:16 GMT

4:06pm EST

* Euro falls vs dollar after Fitch cuts Greece rating

* German data also weighs; Dubai woes dent risk appetite

* Dollar falls vs yen as yen-funded carry trades trimmed

* Bank of Canada leaves benchmark interest rate unchanged (Updates prices)

By Steven C  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 8 December 2009- Late
global-view.com Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 21:12:37 GMT

The Daily Forex View

8 December 2009  

21:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- The EURUSD put in a weak session Tuesday in a session that saw carry trades of all types unwound. We have felt for a while that the key to breaking the hold of the equity correlation trade has to be the end of the USD as the primary funding currency for carry trades  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 19:54:07 GMT

Morning Report 9 December 2009

 

News and views

Risk markets were again lower, last nights losses attributed to mainly credit-related events  More...    More...


FX Times: Bank of Canada Holds Rates Steady, Softens Tone on Loonie
FXTimes Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 19:33:18 GMT

Fundamental Updates Nick Nasad 12:43 PM EST December 8th, 2009
Via fxtimes.com

The Bank of Canada held rates at 0.25%, matching expectations and its conditional commitment to keep rates at that level until the second half of 2010  More...    More...


FX Times: Daily Technical Update EUR/GBP Stalking Gartley
FXTimes Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 19:18:20 GMT


Fan Yang 11:25 AM EST December 8th, 2009

EUR/GBP
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Equity Futures Feeling Pressure from Reduced Appetite for Risk
Forex Hound Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 18:51:37 GMT

U.S. equity markets are trading lower at the mid-session following a sell-off which began in Asia and Europe. The stronger Dollar is leading some investors to pare positions as traders become more averse to risk.  Traders are trying to protect profits at the end of the year as chart patterns suggest there is more downside than upside potential at current levels  More...    More...


Bank of Canada Announcement Sends USD CAD Soaring
Forex Hound Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 18:42:00 GMT

This morning the Bank of Canada announced that interest rates would remain at 0.25 percent until June 2010 and that it was still concerned about the strength of the currency and its possible negative affect on exports.  This news helped send an already strong USD CAD sharply higher  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 16:40:49 GMT

Tuesday, December 08, 2009 11:15:48 AM

 US Market Update

 

Dow -80 S&P -7  More...    More...


Chart of the Day - 12/08/2009 – EUR/USD
FX Solutions Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 16:07:43 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; 50-period simple moving average in light blue.)

12/08/2009 – EUR/USD – Price action on EUR/USD, a daily chart of which is displayed, has shown strong signs of ending, or at least seriously interrupting, the strong uptrend that has prevailed in the pair since the March lows  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for December 9, 2009
global-view.com Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 16:01:14 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: On Wednesday, Japanese 3Q09 GDP will be revised. Australian visible trade data will be released. They can be a market mover. In Europe, Swiss October unemployment data will be released. German trade data are closely followed as well.

In North America, weekly mortgage statistics are regular Wednesday fixture  More...    More...



Lower Demand for Higher Risk Assets Pressures Equities
Forex Hound Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 14:29:33 GMT

U.S. equity markets are called lower this morning following sell-off in Asia and Europe.  The stronger Dollar is leading some investors to pare positions.  Traders are trying to protect profits at the end of the year as chart patterns suggest there is more downside than upside potential at current levels  More...    More...


Jack’s interview at Howestreet.com; plus, some contributing thoughts on the US dollar ...
Black Swan Capital Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 14:13:02 GMT

Key News
German Industrial Production Unexpectedly Fell in October, Dropping 1.8% (Bloomberg)
The Next Bubble: The Looming Crisis in Books About the Financial Crisis (Infectious Greed)
Buying and selling castles in the sand (Financial Times)
 
Quotable 
“The westerners who thought they knew what they were doing could use many such lessons in how the world works  More...    More...



USD CAD Up Ahead of Bank of Canada Announcement
Forex Hound Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 14:10:07 GMT

The USD CAD is trading better ahead of this morning’s Bank of Canada announcement at 8:00am CT.  The BoC is expected to leave interest rates at 0.25 percent. It should also reiterate its stance to leave rates historically low until at least July 2010  More...    More...


Forexpros Fundamental Weekly Outlook, Dec 08-Dec 11,2009
Forexpros Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 13:18:11 GMT

Forexpros Fundamental Weekly Outlook, Dec 08-Dec 11,2009

EU:
• Monday: Euro-Zone Sentix Investor Confidence (Previous -7, Forecast N/A). Germany Factory Orders MoM (Previous 0.9%, Forecast 0.8%). & YoY (Previous -13.1%, Forecast -6  More...    More...



FOREX NEWS-Dollar falls vs yen after Bernanke comments
Reuters Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 12:46:10 GMT

7:02am EST

* Dollar loses 0.9 pct vs yen on dovish Bernanke

* Euro pares gains after weak German industrial production

* Sterling slides before UK pre-budget report on Weds

(Updates prices, adds quotes; changes byline)

By Jessica Mortimer

LONDON, Dec 8 (Reuters) - The dollar fell against the yen and struggled against the euro after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke cooled speculation of an early rise in U  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 08-Dec-2009 - 1220 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 12:22:22 GMT

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Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 8 December 2009- Early
global-view.com Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 11:17:52 GMT

The Daily Forex View

8 December 2009  

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- The markets appear to be looking for direction again early Tuesday. Japan has launched yet another stimulus package amounting to Y7tln or about USD81bln, but the Nikkei has fallen on the news  More...    More...


European Market Update: Sovereign debt rating concerns demanding attention in session (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 11:00:12 GMT

Tuesday, December 08, 2009 5:56:36 AM

 European Market Update: Sovereign debt rating concerns demanding attention in session

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (CH) China Nov passenger car sales +98  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 08/12/2009
Forexpros Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 10:37:27 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Dec 8, 2009


Fundamental Analysis: Interest Rate Decision

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) will release its decision on short term interest rate Tomorrow (Dec 9).
The decision on where to set interest rates depends mostly on growth outlook and inflation  More...    More...



Market Flat on Monday
GoLearnForex Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 10:29:35 GMT

Global Equity Markets were off slightly Monday.  A combination of light volume and a lack of any real economic data releases left markets essentially flat as traders continue to be risk averse heading into year end.  The Dollar had looked to continue its rally until Fed Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's comments regarding U  More...    More...


What If the Dollar Takes Off?
GoLearnForex Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 10:28:41 GMT

NZD/USD:

 

We are not suggesting the Dollar bulls are running wild, however, every rally in hindsight has a defining moment.  Every forex trader on the street is aware that when the Dollar bulls get set free they are going to come charging  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 08-Dec-2009 - 0329 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 03:33:49 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow (10390.11) and the Nasdaq (2189.61) closed flat yesterday. Sideways range has been holding and till the Dow is not able to break above 10500, there are high chances of the range continuing to hold going forward till at least the end of the year  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (7 November 2009)
GCI Financial Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 03:16:37 GMT

The euro lost ground vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4755 level and was capped around the $1.4905 level.  The common currency extended recent losses following Friday’s better-than-expected U  More...    More...


Equities Finish Down in Mostly Sideways Trade
Forex Hound Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 00:02:20 GMT

Equity futures traded inside of last Friday’s range before finishing lower for the day.  The mixed Dollar helped trigger a two-sided trade. The daily December E-mini S&P 500 held support at 1098.50 to 1093.50.  The December E-mini NASDAQ has support at 1779  More...    More...


Dollar See-Saws before Closing Lower
Forex Hound Tuesday December 8, 2009 - 00:02:03 GMT

The U.S. Dollar see-sawed most of the day, before closing lower.  The lack of economic reports caused a choppy two-sided trade. In addition, many traders stayed on the sidelines or evened up position ahead of this week’s many central bank reports  More...    More...


Foirex News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ rises, aided by firm data, US rate outlook
Reuters Monday December 7, 2009 - 22:18:02 GMT

5:03pm EST * Canadian dollar rises to 94.98 U.S. cents * Bernanke comments provide support * Building permits data adds to optimism (Recasts with close, adds analyst comment) TORONTO, Dec 7 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar rose on Monday, boosted by strong domestic economic data and a drop in expectations that the U  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 7 December 2009- Late
global-view.com Monday December 7, 2009 - 21:14:07 GMT

The Daily Forex View

7 December 2009  

21:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- The lunchtime Bernanke speech in Washington, D.C. proved to be newsworthy, as the Fed chief reiterated his expectation that U  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report (Trade the News)
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday December 7, 2009 - 19:57:03 GMT

Morning Report Tuesday 7 December 2009

 

News and views

In a largely event-free evening, risky currencies and commodities continued their Friday night sell-offs during early London, and then stabilised until Fed Chairman Bernanke spoke in Washington  More...    More...


FX Times: Daily Technical Update GBP/USD Monitoring for Exit Signal
FXTimes Monday December 7, 2009 - 19:35:11 GMT

Fan Yang 11:30 AM EST December 7th, 2009

GBP/USD Showing Signs of Support
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Gold Showing Signs of Bottoming
Forex Hound Monday December 7, 2009 - 19:09:09 GMT

February Gold is trading lower, but mounting a strong recovery from the low.  Last night the market sold off in continuation of the recent break before finding support at an uptrending Gann angle at $1136.00.  The chart pattern suggests a retracement to $1181  More...    More...


Obama and Bernanke Muddy the Waters
Cinneas.com Monday December 7, 2009 - 18:59:09 GMT

Today's comments by Bernanke favor the long EUR/USD and risk trades, as he reemphasizes the Fed remains on hold for quite some time. However Obama's comments that some of the re-paid TARP money should be used to pay down the deficit cancels some of Bernanke's comments out, given that reducing the Federal Deficit is USD positive  More...    More...


Dollar Faltering at the Mid-Session
Forex Hound Monday December 7, 2009 - 18:28:22 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is trading lower at the mid-session.  This market took out Friday’s high but failed to attract the buying strength it needed to drive it higher.  The chart pattern suggests a break to 75.26 to 75.03 may be needed to relieve the overbought condition  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Monday December 7, 2009 - 16:08:14 GMT

Monday, December 07, 2009 10:49:03 AM

 US Market Update

 

Dow +27 S&P +2 NASDAQ +4  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for December 8, 2009
global-view.com Monday December 7, 2009 - 15:38:35 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: On Tuesday, Japanese current account data will be released. They are rarely a market mover. U.K. Industrial and manufacturing output provide an insight into the manufacturing sector. Trade data are expected as well. They can move the markets. The yr/yr reading is expected to remain mildly negative  More...    More...


Is Bob right? If so, it could be painful for gold.
Black Swan Capital Monday December 7, 2009 - 14:44:38 GMT

Key News
German industrial orders declined by 2.1 percent during October, due mostly to weaker demand from other European countries, preliminary official data showed Monday. (AP)
Dubai World may sell assets in the United Arab Emirates and abroad to repay its borrowings, a government official said  More...    More...



Stronger Dollar Continues to Wreck Gold
Forex Hound Monday December 7, 2009 - 12:53:42 GMT

Liquidation in the gold market is continuing overnight triggered by a firmer Dollar. This move is a continuation of last Friday’s sell-off which was fueled by a surprise reduction in the U.S. unemployment rate. The change to the better from 10  More...    More...


USD JPY Giving Back Gains
Forex Hound Monday December 7, 2009 - 12:53:27 GMT

Technically overbought conditions are helping the USD JPY give back gains following a huge surge to the upside on Friday.  The Dollar rallied sharply higher after better than expected U.S. jobs data pointed toward the possibility of the Fed raising rates sooner than expected  More...    More...


Economics Weekly - Is it too soon to start withdrawing QE? Weekly economic data preview - Pre-Budget Report to dominate a particularly busy week for UK data
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Monday December 7, 2009 - 12:25:43 GMT

Economics Weekly - 7 December 2009

 

Is it too soon to start withdrawing QE?

 

Quantitative Easing (QE), the purchase of private and public sector debt by the central bank financed by an expansion of its balance sheet, has been in place in the UK since March  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 07-Dec-2009 - 1203 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday December 7, 2009 - 12:05:37 GMT

EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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FOREX NEWS - Dollar index hits 5-week high, euro falls
Reuters Monday December 7, 2009 - 11:30:41 GMT

6:02am EST

* Dollar hits 5-week high vs euro, currency basket

* Dollar extends rally after strong U.S. payrolls

* Traders bet on speedier normalisation in Fed policy

(Adds comment, updates prices)

By Naomi Tajitsu

LONDON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - The dollar hit a five-week high against a currency basket on Monday, extending its rally from Friday when strong U  More...    More...


European Market Update: USD tries to build upon its recently found momentum (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Monday December 7, 2009 - 11:28:19 GMT

Monday, December 07, 2009 5:55:14 AM

 European Market Update: USD tries to build upon its recently found momentum

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (CZ) Czech Oct trade Balance (CZK) 17  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 7 December 2009- Early
global-view.com Monday December 7, 2009 - 11:17:39 GMT

The Daily Forex View

7 December 2009  

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- There's not much on the calendar for today, although a speech Fed Chief Bernanke should be the highlight. Dealers will be looking for any direct or indirect references to the November employment report released on Friday  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 07-Dec-2009 - 0336 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday December 7, 2009 - 03:38:47 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow and the Nasdaq continued to trade sideways last week along the trendline Resistance on the weekly charts. The NFP numbers on Friday was way above expectations which led to a sharp rise initially on Friday which saw the Dow rise above 10500 for the first time since October 2008  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Sunday December 6, 2009 - 21:42:46 GMT

 

Morning Report Monday 7 December 2009

 

News and views

In a seemingly odd evening for correlations, good economic news was met by a sell-off of risk instruments  More...    More...


Short-term outlook (12/07-12/11)
InnerFX Sunday December 6, 2009 - 19:22:01 GMT

EURUSD

Despite several attempts to breach higher last week, the euro failed to hold gains as the dollar rallied across the board on Friday, as a result of better than expected unemployment figures  More...    More...


Forex Blog - EUR/USD AND GBP/USD SETUP VIDEOS FOR THE WEEK AHEAD
Global-View.com Saturday December 5, 2009 - 11:13:53 GMT

Click on the links then click on Friday

EUR/USD Video
GBP/USD Video


 

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A Conversation with John
Thoughts from the Frontline Saturday December 5, 2009 - 11:11:00 GMT

A Conversation with John

December 4, 2009

A Conversation with John Unemployment Positives

New York, London, Monaco, and Zurich

This week I am in New York, and have a whirlwind of meetings (and I admit, a lot of fun on the side) and not much time to write  More...    More...


Equities Manage to Hold on to Weekly Gains despite Stronger Dollar
Forex Hound Saturday December 5, 2009 - 00:14:32 GMT

Shortly after the release of the U.S. Employment Report, the December E-mini S&P 500 rallied to a new high for the year at 1119.00 just short of a major 50% level at 1122.00.  The subsequent break from 1119.00 found support at a short-term retracement zone at 1098  More...    More...


U.S Dollar Posts Biggest Gain in Weeks
Forex Hound Saturday December 5, 2009 - 00:14:13 GMT

On Friday the U.S. Dollar posted its biggest gain in weeks against a basket of currencies.  The strong up move was triggered by a better than expected Non-Farm Payrolls Report which showed a decrease in the unemployment rate from 10  More...    More...


Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ falls as U.S. data sparks rate worries
Reuters Saturday December 5, 2009 - 00:08:11 GMT

4:50pm EST

* Canadian dollar slides to 94.53 U.S. cents * Canada adds 79,000 jobs in November * Bond prices lower across the curve (Adds official C$ closing level, updates bond prices) By Jennifer Kwan TORONTO, Dec 4 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar fell against the U  More...    More...



FOREX NEWS-U.S. dollar soars vs euro, yen, buoyed by jobs data
Reuters Saturday December 5, 2009 - 00:06:13 GMT

4:55pm EST

* Dollar surges vs yen, euro on surprise jobs data

* U.S. Nov job loses at 11,000 vs forecast of 130,000

* Talk of renewed yen carry-trade emerging (Updates prices, adds quotes)

By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss

NEW YORK, Dec 4 (Reuters) - The dollar on Friday posted its best performance against a basket of currencies in nearly a year after data showed the United States lost far fewer jobs than expected last month, bolstering hopes the economy is on a stable path to recovery  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (4 December 2009)
GCI Financial Friday December 4, 2009 - 21:50:30 GMT

The euro lost significant ground vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4820 level and was capped around the $1  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 4 December 2009- Weekend Edition
global-view.com Friday December 4, 2009 - 20:29:59 GMT

The Daily Forex View

4 December 2009 Weekend Edition-

It seems like a year since the start of the latest week. Everything began late in the prior week with the Dubai World crisis. Now that issue has not been fully resolved, but big brother Abu Dhabi has stepped forward and at some unknown price provided a measure of stability to this situation  More...    More...


FX Times: US Non-farm Payroll Report Surprises Forecasts, Only 11K Jobs Lost in Nov.
FXTimes Friday December 4, 2009 - 19:23:35 GMT

Fundamental Updates Nick Nasad 8:47 AM EST December 4th, 2009

Non-farm payrolls dropped by a seasonally adjusted 11K in November, the fewest since December 2007. The figure was much better than expected, and for the months of September and October the number of job losses was revised lower by a total of 159K  More...    More...


FX Times: Daily Technical Update EUR/USD Assessing Non-Farm Payroll Data Reaction
FXTimes Friday December 4, 2009 - 19:16:24 GMT

Fan Yang 9:35 AM EST December 4th, 2009

EUR/USD Assessing Non-Farm Payroll Data Reaction
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Carry Trade Reversal Pressuring Equity Markets
Forex Hound Friday December 4, 2009 - 18:50:49 GMT

U.S. equity markets are under pressure this morning following a better than expected Non-Farm Payrolls Report. This morning the government reported a surprise drop in the unemployment rate to 10 percent.  Pre-report estimates were for the unemployment rate to remain unchanged at 10  More...    More...


U.S. Dollar Surges after Unemployment Rate Drops
Forex Hound Friday December 4, 2009 - 18:35:25 GMT

The U.S. Dollar surged against all major currencies after the government reported a surprise drop in the unemployment rate to 10 percent.  Pre-report estimates were for the unemployment rate to remain unchanged at 10.2 percent.  In addition, the total jobs lost came in at 11,000, well above estimates of 125,000  More...    More...


Surprise!
Black Swan Capital Friday December 4, 2009 - 17:23:24 GMT

Key News
If you missed JR’s Quotable yesterday, and didn’t follow the story, I suggest you do. Johann Hari, The Independent, penned a powerful piece on Dubai yesterday. It is a slave labor camp designed to appear as an Adult Disneyworld, as he puts it  More...    More...



FX Briefing - ECB embarks on exit from unconventional measures
BHF-Bank Friday December 4, 2009 - 17:09:51 GMT

FX Briefing 4 December 2009


Highlights

 Uncertainty on Dubai debts abates

 Japanese government opposed to yen appreciation

 ECB Council planning to move out of crisis mode

 Euro firm against the dollar, but no major breakout so far

 

ECB embarks on exit from unconventional measures

The dollar, which had firmed last week after the news of Dubai World’s debt problems, lost ground again during the course of the week  More...    More...


Forex News - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Friday December 4, 2009 - 16:35:52 GMT

Friday, December 04, 2009 10:52:52 AM

 US Market Update

- DOW +120 S&P 500 +15 Nasdaq +40

- Traders pulled a U-turn this morning following the very positive jobs data, reversing the sharp selloff seen late in yesterday's session  More...    More...


Chart of the Day - 12/04/2009 – EUR/JPY
FX Solutions Friday December 4, 2009 - 16:26:17 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; 50-period simple moving average in light blue.)

12/04/2009 – EUR/JPY – Within the past week, yen weakening has been one of the dominant themes, as shown on the accompanying EUR/JPY daily chart  More...    More...


Dollar Trades Flat Ahead of U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls
Forex Hound Friday December 4, 2009 - 13:14:10 GMT

The U.S. Dollar and equity markets traded in a relatively tight range overnight ahead of this morning’s U.S. employment report.  Traders are looking for an improvement today from the November report.  Guesses are for a job loss of “only” 125,000 and for the unemployment rate to hold steady at 10  More...    More...


Non-Farm Payrolls Report to Set Tone in Forex Market
Forex Hound Friday December 4, 2009 - 13:13:44 GMT

The U.S. Dollar Index withstood another test of the low for the week at 74.31 and last week’s low at 74.27 on Thursday.  The higher close was impressive, but this market is still lower for the week. Overnight action has been mixed but strong upside momentum could trigger a challenge of last week’s close at 75  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 04-Dec-2009 - 1150 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday December 4, 2009 - 11:51:43 GMT

EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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FOREX NEWS-Dollar steady ahead of key U.S. jobs data
Reuters Friday December 4, 2009 - 11:14:15 GMT

5:40am EST

* Dollar steady in cautious trade before U.S. jobs data

* U.S. economy seen losing 130,000 jobs in November

* China says dollar still at heart of its FX reserves

(Updates prices, adds quotes)

By Jessica Mortimer

LONDON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - The dollar was steady on Friday in cautious trade as investors awaited the U  More...    More...


Forex Blog - European Market Update: Consolidation underway ahead of US Nonfarm Payrolls data (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Friday December 4, 2009 - 11:10:55 GMT

Friday, December 04, 2009 5:59:12 AM

 European Market Update: Consolidation underway ahead of US Nonfarm Payrolls data

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (SP) Spain Oct Industrial Output NSA Y/Y: -12  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 4 December 2009- Early
global-view.com Friday December 4, 2009 - 10:53:51 GMT

4 December 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- Today seems to boil down to how the markets are going to react to data. We have to assume that in the convoluted logic of the markets today that poor U.S. non-farm payroll data would be good for equities and bad for the USD and that better than expected data will be bad for equities and good for the USD  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 04-Dec-2009 - 0341 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday December 4, 2009 - 03:42:44 GMT


GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow (10366.15) and the Nasdaq (2173.14) fell 0.83% and 0.54% respectively yesterday as the range Resistance near 10500 on Dow continued to hold. The Dow has been oscillating between 10250-10500 over the last several days  More...    More...


Late Session Selling Pressures Stocks
Forex Hound Friday December 4, 2009 - 00:45:33 GMT

Stock index futures ended the day lower after bids were pulled late in the session allowing the market to plunge to new session lows.  Although the December E-mini S&P 500 made a new high for year, the inability of the Dow and NASDAQ futures to follow-through to the upside created a bearish divergence that helped weaken the market throughout the day  More...    More...


Dollar Finishes Mixed Ahead of Tomorrow’s U.S. Employment Report
Forex Hound Friday December 4, 2009 - 00:45:14 GMT

The U.S. Dollar closed mixed on Thursday against most major currencies on light volume as traders fled shortly after the U.S. initial claims number and ahead of tomorrow’s Non-Farm Payrolls report.  Trading was so thin that even a late session sell-off in U  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (3 December 2009)
GCI Financial Thursday December 3, 2009 - 22:43:22 GMT

The euro gained ground vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.5140 level and was supported around the $1.5040 level  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 3 December 2009 Early
global-view.com Thursday December 3, 2009 - 20:14:09 GMT

The Daily Forex View

3 December 2009

21:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO- Thursday has been an eventful session with the ECB keeping key interest rates steady as expected, but taking additional steps to remove longer-term extraordinary liquidity injections  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday December 3, 2009 - 19:55:23 GMT

 

Morning Report Friday  4 December 2009


News and views

Mixed US data helped keep risk markets within recent ranges  More...    More...


FX Times: US Jobless Claims Continue Falling, Surprise Forecasts
FXTimes Thursday December 3, 2009 - 19:33:22 GMT


Nick Nasad 9:46 AM EST December 3rd, 2009
Via fxtimes.com

Jobless claims surprised forecasts, falling for a 5th straight week for the week ended November 28th. New claims were down 5K to 457K, when forecasts had claims rising to 480K  More...    More...



FX Times: Daily Technical Update GBP/USD Assessing Reversal Signals
FXTimes Thursday December 3, 2009 - 19:27:33 GMT


Fan Yang 9:48 AM EST December 3rd, 2009

GBP/USD Assessing Reversal
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Dollar Trading Mixed Against Most Majors
Forex Hound Thursday December 3, 2009 - 18:46:53 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is trading mixed versus a basket of major currencies at the mid-session.  This morning’s better than expected initial claims report helped pressure the Dollar as it renewed interest in higher yielding assets.  The rally fizzled when buying dried up  More...    More...


Stocks and Dollar See-Saw in Mixed Trading
Forex Hound Thursday December 3, 2009 - 18:33:33 GMT

Stocks traded higher overnight on a pick-up in demand for higher yielding assets in Asia and Europe.  The news Bank of America was going to pay back its tarp loan also helped drive up bank stocks. Equity futures opened flat in New York but were boosted following a report showing an improving economy  More...    More...


Forex Blog - With Japan Staring into Deflation Abyss, Time for BOJ Intervention, QE (FXA)
Foreign Exchange Analytics Thursday December 3, 2009 - 17:25:38 GMT

With Japan Staring into Deflation Abyss, Time for BOJ Intervention, QE

 

What is extraordinary in recent weeks in Japan with deflation charging through Japanese streets like a giant angry flesh eating T-Rex is that Japan has not gone to its default position…sell yen, buy dollars and some euros  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Thursday December 3, 2009 - 16:36:04 GMT

Thursday, December 03, 2009 11:23:45 AM

 US Market Update

- DOW -3.5 S&P 500 +1.5 Nasdaq +7.75

- US equity indices rose in the premarket and continued gaining just after the opening bell this morning on the better initial claims numbers and strength in the financials on news BoA would repay TARP  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for December 4, 2009
global-view.com Thursday December 3, 2009 - 16:25:55 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: On Friday, Swiss CPI data will be released. The yr/yr reading is expected to remain mildly negative. The SNB targets inflation.

In North America, Canadian employment data are due. Jobs are seen having gained in November. The decline in U  More...    More...



It is confirmed: the recession is over!
Black Swan Capital Thursday December 3, 2009 - 14:58:42 GMT

Key News
ECB Keeps Key Interest Rate at 1%; Trichet May Unveil Stimulus Exit Plan (Bloomberg)
Australian Professor in Japan makes case for protectionism against China (Credit Writedowns)

Quotable  
“Once the manic burst of building has stopped and the whirlwind has slowed, the secrets of Dubai are slowly seeping out  More...    More...



Higher Gold; Stock Indices Drive Dollar Lower Overnight
Forex Hound Thursday December 3, 2009 - 14:19:55 GMT

Another surge to the upside in gold and renewed buying in Asian stock markets helped drive the Dollar lower overnight as investors once again increased demand for higher yielding assets.

The EUR USD is trading higher overnight ahead of this morning’s European Central Bank report  More...    More...


Asian Traders Driving Up Equities
Forex Hound Thursday December 3, 2009 - 14:19:12 GMT

Greater demand for higher risk from Asia helped drive up U.S. stock index futures overnight. The rally in the December E-mini S&P stopped short, however, of taking out yesterday’s high at 1115.50. The chart pattern suggests that a rally to 1122.00 is likely as this would represent a 50% correction of the entire break from the October 2007 top to the March 2009 bottom  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 03-Dec-2009 - 1159 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday December 3, 2009 - 12:00:42 GMT

EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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Forexpros Daily Analysis - 03/12/2009
Forexpros Thursday December 3, 2009 - 11:51:01 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Dec 3, 2009


About Wayne:

Mr.McDonell is the Chief Currency Coach at FX Bootcamp, a live forex training organization that teaches traders how to develop conservative trade plans based on technical and fundamental analysis, as well as addressing the psychological aspects of being a trader; all in real-time  More...    More...



FOREX NEWS - Euro rises before ECB; dollar, yen slip
Reuters Thursday December 3, 2009 - 11:11:23 GMT

Thu Dec 3, 2009 6:01am EST

* Euro edges near 16-mth high vs dollar, ECB awaited

* Risk demand rises on BofA TARP payback announcement

* Yen slips, traders speculate possibility of intervention

(Updates prices, adds comment)

By Naomi Tajitsu

LONDON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - The euro rose on Thursday, closing in on a 16-month high against the dollar on speculation the European Central Bank may take the first steps in winding down quantitative easing at a policy meeting later in the day  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 3 December 2009 Early
global-view.com Thursday December 3, 2009 - 11:11:14 GMT

3 December 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: The focus today is on the ECB decisions in a short while. No changes in rates are seen, but the the markets are expecting the central bank to signal steps in the direction of beginning  to remove some of the exceptional liquidity from the system  More...    More...


European Market Update: Rising risk appetite characterized stocks with economic optimism everywhere; Timing ripe for effective currency intervention in JPY?
Trade the News Staff Thursday December 3, 2009 - 11:04:11 GMT

Thursday, December 03, 2009 5:54:33 AM

 European Market Update: Rising risk appetite characterized stocks with economic optimism everywhere; Timing ripe for effective currency intervention in JPY?

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (FR) French Q3 ILO Unemployment Rate: 9  More...    More...


EURUSD, GBPUSD and NZDUSD daily outlook 12-03-09
InnerFX Thursday December 3, 2009 - 07:13:11 GMT

Quote of the day: I think that only daring speculation can lead us further and not accumulation of facts  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 03-Dec-2009 - 0330 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday December 3, 2009 - 03:33:06 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow (10452.68) and the Nasdaq (2185.03) closed flat yesterday. The Resistance at 10500 on the Dow has been holding and is likely to be tested going forward through the rest of the year as the index ranges between 10250-10500  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (2 December 2009)
GCI Financial Thursday December 3, 2009 - 01:01:01 GMT

The euro gained ground vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.5110 level and was supported around the $1.5030 level  More...    More...


S&P Posts Daily Reversal Top
Forex Hound Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 23:32:54 GMT

Wednesday’s weaker than expected ADP Report for November helped contribute to today’s drop in demand for higher risk assets.  This led to a stronger Dollar as traders sought safety in the U.S. currency while reducing exposure in riskier stocks and commodities  More...    More...


U.S. Dollar Gains after ADP Employment Report Signals More Job Losses
Forex Hound Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 23:32:38 GMT

The U.S. Dollar finished the day higher against a basket of major currencies. The weaker than expected ADP Employment Report encouraged investors think twice about buying higher yielding assets.  This afternoon’s Fed Beige Book offered nothing new for investors to react to and the Dollar held its ground  More...    More...


Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ falls with oil ahead of jobs data
Reuters Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 22:50:24 GMT

Wed Dec 2, 2009 4:57pm EST * Canadian dollar ends down at 95.22 U.S cents * Bond prices fall as stocks finish higher * Poll sees C$ at 94.61 U.S. cents in 12 months (Updates to close) By Ka Yan Ng TORONTO, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Canada's currency fell versus the U  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-U.S. dollar posts largest gain vs yen in six weeks
Reuters Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 21:46:49 GMT

Wed Dec 2, 2009 4:37pm EST

* Yen outlook dims, investors wary of further BOJ easing

* U.S. private sector shed 169,000 jobs in November

* Focus on ECB policy meeting, U.S. nonfarm payrolls (Updates dollar/yen percentage gain)

By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss

NEW YORK, Dec 2 (Reuters) - The dollar on Wednesday posted its best performance against the yen in six weeks, after Japan's prime minister said the yen's rise cannot be left "as it is," prompting speculation Japan may take additional quantitative easing measures  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 2 December 2009 Late
global-view.com Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 21:42:07 GMT

The Daily Forex View

2 December 2009

21:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: This is non-farm payroll week in the U.S. and anticipation of the data often causes many traders to keep their positions close to the vest until the data are released on the N  More...    More...


U.S. Dollar Picking Up Strength
Forex Hound Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 19:56:55 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is trading higher at the mid-session.  The weaker than expected ADP Employment Report is making investors think twice about buying higher yielding assets.  Traders are now waiting for this afternoon’s Fed Beige Book. Investors are waiting for a possible surprise in this report because it is pretty well-known that this report is expected to reaffirm what the Fed has been saying that the economy is in for a rough recovery  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 19:27:08 GMT

Morning Report Thursday 3 December 2009

 

 

News and views

Markets were quiet last night  More...    More...


FX Times: Fundamental Updates, US Stocks Dip Mid-Day, Greenback Frims
FXTimes Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 19:23:16 GMT

Fundamental Updates Nick Nasad 11:34 AM EST December 2nd, 2009
Via fxtimes.com

US stocks reversed earlier gains, with the Dow Jones index falling into negative territory around 11AM EST. There are some rumors that a US bank that weathered the credit crisis may have some large undisclosed losses, which hurt risk trades  More...    More...



FX Times: Daily Technical Update EUR/USD Stalking Reversal
FXTimes Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 19:18:54 GMT

Fan Yang 12:24 PM EST December 2nd, 2009

EUR/USD Stalking Reversal
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Stock Indices Fail to Hold onto Gains
Forex Hound Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 18:32:40 GMT

This morning’s ADP Report showed a greater than expected job loss in November, but the report was revised for the better in October.  Pre-market estimates were for a job loss of 150,000.  The actual reported loss was 169,000.  The number of jobs lost in October actually improved from 203,000 to 195,000  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 16:15:22 GMT

Wednesday, December 02, 2009 11:11:25 AM

 US Market Update

- DOW -1 S&P 500 +2 Nasdaq +15

- US indices opened flat this morning and have made steady gains in the first hour of trade, supported by largely positive ADP jobs data, with the DJIA printing fresh 14-month highs above 10,500  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for December 2, 2009
global-view.com Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 16:11:57 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: On Thursday, Australia will release current account and retail sales data. In Europe (EZ and U.K.), the Service PMIs will be released. The Service sector is the largest portion of most developed economies. They are seen improved. EZ 3Q09 GDP and retail sales are awaited as well  More...    More...


Is gold hinting at a global economic earthquake - Protectionism!
Black Swan Capital Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 15:00:50 GMT

Key News
European banks are emerging from the credit crisis bigger than before, posing more risk to their national economies. (Bloomberg)
German machinery and factory equipment orders posted their 13th consecutive drop for October, but improved on past months  More...    More...



Equity Markets Trade Flat Ahead of ADP Report
Forex Hound Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 14:00:55 GMT

Traders will be focusing on the U.S. ADP Report this morning.  The report is expected to show that the pace of jobs loss in the U.S. is slowing, bringing the economy closer to sustaining its current recovery.  The early estimate is for a job loss of 150,000 versus a loss of 203,000 in October  More...    More...


Yen Falls as Bank of Japan Expresses Concerns about Currency Rise
Forex Hound Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 14:00:39 GMT

For a second consecutive day, the Japanese Yen is under pressure after a Bank of Japan official expressed his concern about the rise in the currency.  Despite official denials, the BoJ seems ready to intervene if the Yen continues to appreciate too much  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 02/12/2009
Forexpros Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 12:30:10 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Dec 2, 2009


Interest Rate Decision

The EU Central Bank will announce the new monthly short term interest rate tomorrow (Dec 2nd).
The decision on where to set interest rates depends mostly on growth outlook and inflation  More...    More...



Forexpros Daily Analysis - 02/12/2009
Forexpros Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 12:27:22 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Dec 2, 2009

Interest Rate Decision

The EU Central Bank will announce the new monthly short term interest rate tomorrow (Dec 2nd).
The decision on where to set interest rates depends mostly on growth outlook and inflation  More...    More...



FX Thoughts for the day : 02-Dec-2009 - 1155 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 11:57:16 GMT

EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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FOREX NEWS - Yen extends post-BOJ slide, dollar holds ground
Reuters Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 11:34:33 GMT

Wed Dec 2, 2009 6:23am EST

* Yen down as traders cut long yen positions

* "Risk" trades tentatively put back on but dollar holds up

* Eyes on ECB, U.S. ADP jobs data

(Releads, updates prices, adds comment and quotes)

By Jamie McGeever

LONDON, Dec 2 (Reuters) - The yen weakened broadly on Wednesday as traders took Japan's new monetary policy measures unveiled the previous day as a cue to sell, while mixed signals from stocks and commodities kept the dollar in check  More...    More...


European Market Update: Currency Intervention watch gathers steam after Japan's top finance official pays Washington a visit (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 11:08:21 GMT

Wednesday, December 02, 2009 5:56:30 AM

 European Market Update: Currency Intervention watch gathers steam after Japan's top finance official pays Washington a visit

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (TH) Thai Central Bank kept its Benchmark Rate unchanged at 1  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 2 December 2009 Early
global-view.com Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 11:02:27 GMT

The Daily Forex View

2 December 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: There are reports today that in the special meeting between PM Hatoyama and BOJ Governor Shirakawa that the BOJ chief had to explain to the PM the mechanics of the forex markets  More...    More...


Good News Give the USD a Slide – by GoLearn Forex
GoLearnForex Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 10:21:43 GMT

The Dollar tumbled Tuesday falling just south of 74.30 on the DXY.  The Kiwi was the big winner advancing 1.38% followed by the Pound at 1.03%.  Meanwhile the JPY was the only major to lose ground to the Greenback as an emergency meeting of finance minister in Japan was convened to discuss the JPY's continued strength  More...    More...


EURUSD Survives Dubai Scare – What Next? By GoLearn Forex
GoLearnForex Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 10:20:29 GMT

EUR/USD:

 

Now that the EUR has safely breached resistance and survived the Dubai scare let’s take a look at where the EUR may be heading next. In order to project forward we must first look back at where the EUR has been  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 02-Dec-2009 - 0333 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday December 2, 2009 - 03:34:41 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The American equities have risen yesterday. The Dow (10471.58) rose 1.23% and the Nasdaq (2175.81) rose 1.46%. Dow has Resistance near 10500-10600. Over the last couple of weeks, the index has been trading between 10250-10500  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (1 December 2009)
GCI Financial Tuesday December 1, 2009 - 23:34:59 GMT

The euro gained ground vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.5115 level and was supported around the $1.4970 level  More...    More...


U.S. Dollar Falls to 15 Month Low against Basket of Major Currencies
Forex Hound Tuesday December 1, 2009 - 22:59:08 GMT

The U.S. Dollar fell to a 15 month low against a basket of currencies on Tuesday as concerns about debt issues in Dubai subsided, leading to increased demand for higher yielding currencies. Further weakness in the Dollar was attributed to a report that Chinese manufacturing increased at its fastest pace in five years  More...    More...


Renewed Appetite for Risk Drives Dollar to 15-Month Low
Forex Hound Tuesday December 1, 2009 - 22:58:46 GMT

Support for the U.S. Dollar continued to erode all day triggering a collapse in the Dollar Index to near last week’s low at 74.27.  A break through this level sets up a further decline to 73.67 which would match the April 2008 bottom  More...    More...


Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ closes higher on resources, risk-taking
Reuters Tuesday December 1, 2009 - 21:49:25 GMT

Tue Dec 1, 2009 4:42pm EST * C$ ends up at 95.54 U.S cents * Hits 6-week high above 96 U.S. cents * Rising resources, stocks, Aussie rate hike whet appetite * Large corporate debt deals abound (Adds details) By Ka Yan Ng TORONTO, Dec 1 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar pushed higher again on Tuesday, getting a boost from record gold and stronger oil prices, and on a renewed appetite for risk after worries over Dubai's debt waned  More...    More...


FX Times: Daily Technical Update EUR/GBP Stalking Clear-out and Reversal Signals
FXTimes Tuesday December 1, 2009 - 20:04:41 GMT

Fan Yang 12:13 PM EST December 1st, 2009

EUR/GBP Clear-out and Reversal Signal
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Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday December 1, 2009 - 19:58:59 GMT

Morning Report Wednesday 2 December 2009

 

News and views

Equity markets from Asia to Europe to the US posted decent gains last night, the Dubai World default now seemingly a distant memory  More...    More...


Dollar Weakness Boosts Commodity and Equity Demand
Forex Hound Tuesday December 1, 2009 - 19:18:03 GMT

The weaker Dollar is helping to boost commodity and equity demand as investors are once again feeling comfortable with taking on more risk.  

U.S. equity markets opened higher as expected.  The current rally in the December E-mini S&P 500 has this market in a position to test the most recent top at 1112  More...    More...



U.S. Dollar Support Continues to Erode
Forex Hound Tuesday December 1, 2009 - 19:01:21 GMT

Support for the U.S. Dollar continued to erode this morning collapsing the Dollar Index to near last week’s low at 74.27.  A break through this level sets up a further decline to 73.67.

News that Chinese manufacturing rose to a seasonally adjusted level of 55  More...    More...



Chart of the Day - 12/01/2009 – EUR/USD
FX Solutions Tuesday December 1, 2009 - 16:02:14 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; 50-period simple moving average in light blue.)

12/01/2009 – EUR/USD – Although recent price action in the last few weeks has threatened on numerous occasions to break the longstanding uptrend in EUR/USD (a daily chart of which is shown), this currency pair continues to salvage the trend by recovering at the last moment with short bursts of bullishness  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 1, 2009 - 15:57:30 GMT

Tuesday, December 01, 2009 10:35:58 AM

 US Market Update

- DOW +104 S&P 500 +11 Nasdaq +25


- US equity indices gained in the premarket this morning after markets in Asia and Europe shook off declines from Dubai's debt debacle and made up recent losses  More...    More...


Jack does not understand anything.
Black Swan Capital Tuesday December 1, 2009 - 15:46:05 GMT

Key News
•     China Manufacturing Grows at Faster Pace, Helping Asia Lead World Recovery (Bloomberg)
•    Japan's Central Bank to Pump Cash Into Economy on Lower Prices, Higher Yen (Bloomberg)
•    JOHANNESBURG, Dec 1 (Reuters) - South Africa's manufacturing sector grew in November for the first time in 1-1/2 years, a purchasing managers' index (PMI) showed on Tuesday  More...    More...



U.S. equity markets are expected to open higher
Forex Hound Tuesday December 1, 2009 - 14:30:05 GMT

U.S. equity markets are expected to open higher as investors are putting risk trading back on the table. Upside momentum is building which could trigger a further acceleration to the upside.  The next target for the December E-mini S&P 500 is 1112  More...    More...


Dollar Continues to Weaken Against Most Majors
Forex Hound Tuesday December 1, 2009 - 14:29:45 GMT

The U.S. Dollar continued to weaken overnight against most major currencies after China announced that its manufacturing sector rose to a seasonally adjusted 55.7 last month.  This growth rate was the fastest pace in five years or since the index began being tracked  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 01-Dec-2009 - 1215 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday December 1, 2009 - 12:16:43 GMT

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FOREX NEWS-Yen falls on new BOJ operations, trims losses
Reuters Tuesday December 1, 2009 - 11:22:23 GMT

Tue Dec 1, 2009 5:55am EST

* Yen falls after BOJ announces new funding operations

* BOJ's Shirakawa: Low rates will have long-term yen impact

* Dollar down on risk demand, Aussie up after RBA rate rise

(Releads, adds comment, updates throughout)

By Naomi Tajitsu

LONDON, Dec 1 (Reuters) - The yen fell broadly on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan announced more measures to ease monetary policy to help the ailing economy following an emergency meeting, while holding interest rates at 0  More...    More...


European Market Update: BOJ emergency decision underwhelms the currency markets; European data aids risk appetite; Gold hits fresh all-time highs on speculation that China might adds the metal to
Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 1, 2009 - 11:19:53 GMT

Tuesday, December 01, 2009 6:13:30 AM

 European Market Update: BOJ emergency decision underwhelms the currency markets; European data aids risk appetite; Gold hits fresh all-time highs on speculation that China might adds the metal to its reserves

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- BOJ Emergency policy meeting leaves interest rates at 0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 1 December 2009 Early
global-view.com Tuesday December 1, 2009 - 10:55:41 GMT

The Daily Forex View

1 December 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: It appears that the Bank of Japan has blinked in its political struggles with the new Japanese government. The central bank held an emergency meeting and announced additional quantitative easing of Y10tln, via three month loans, but did not announce additional JGB purchases as many had hoped  More...    More...


Forexpros Fundamental Weekly Outlook, Nov 30-Dec 4,2009
Forexpros Tuesday December 1, 2009 - 10:55:23 GMT

Forexpros Fundamental Weekly Outlook, Nov 30-Dec 4,2009

EU:
• Monday: Germany Retail Sales MoM (Previous -0.5%, Forecast N/A) & YoY (Previous -3.9%, Forecast N/A).
• Tuesday: Euro-Zone PMI Manufacturing (Previous 51, Forecast N/A), Unemployment Rate (Previous 9  More...    More...



Forexpros Daily Analysis - 01/12/2009
Forexpros Tuesday December 1, 2009 - 10:51:12 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Dec 01, 2009


Fundamental News:

The U.S Department of Labor will release The ADP Nonfarm Employment Change report tomorrow (Dec 2)
The ADP National Employment Report is a measure of the monthly change of nonfarm private employment, based on a subset of aggregated and anonymous payroll data that represents approximately 400,000 U  More...    More...



Fibonacci Does it Again!
GoLearnForex Tuesday December 1, 2009 - 10:22:16 GMT

USD/JPY:

 

Fibonacci tools never cease to amaze me.  The question becomes do they predict or become a self fulfilling prophecy?  In the end it may not matter  More...    More...


Gold Advances – Again
GoLearnForex Tuesday December 1, 2009 - 10:20:14 GMT

Commodity currencies rallied today with the AUD gaining 1.03% on the Greenback while the Pound gave up nearly 3/10th of a percent.  The EUR and CHF were basically flat on the day.  Speculation in the market about European exposure to Dubai kept the respective currencies in check  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 01-Dec-2009 - 0330 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday December 1, 2009 - 03:35:16 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The American equities recovered a little yesterday to close the month nearly 5% higher. The markets shrugged all the worrying news from Dubai, low Thanksgiving weekend sales and threat of rising unemployment. There are rising concerns that Dubai Govt may not get guarantee Dubai World's loans and that default by the investment conglomerate does't look too far  More...    More...


Weaker Dollar Fails to Ignite Strong Equity Rally
Forex Hound Tuesday December 1, 2009 - 00:55:13 GMT

The weaker U.S. Dollar failed to ignite the strong rally in the equity markets that many investors had been counting on.  Last week the equity markets sold off on news that Dubai World was having problems meeting its debt obligations  More...    More...


U.S. Dollar Fails to Sustain Upside Momentum
Forex Hound Monday November 30, 2009 - 23:28:47 GMT

The U.S. Dollar tried to mount a comeback at the mid-session but failed to sustain upside momentum and finished the day down but off the low.  The Dollar was down most of the day and traders renewed interest in riskier assets on optimism that the Dubai World credit issue would resolve itself  More...    More...


Forex Market Cpmmentary and Analysis (30 November 2009)
GCI Financial Monday November 30, 2009 - 22:59:49 GMT

The euro gained ground vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.5085 level and was supported around the $1.4960 level  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Dollar falls for 5th month in row as Dubai woes ease
Reuters Monday November 30, 2009 - 22:18:07 GMT

Mon Nov 30, 2009 4:53pm EST

* UAE emergency support seen stabilizing Dubai situation

* Dubai World plans to restructure units, euro rises

* Dollar/yen November fall biggest monthly drop this year

* Business activity in U.S. Midwest stronger than expected (Updates prices, adds comment)

By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss

NEW YORK, Nov 30 (Reuters) - The dollar fell broadly on Monday after a pledge to support Dubai's banks eased investors' concerns about the Arab emirate's debt problems, wiping out a safety bid for the greenback and driving it down against a currency basket for a fifth straight month  More...    More...


Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ rises as Canada exits recession, bonds up
Reuters Monday November 30, 2009 - 22:16:46 GMT

Mon Nov 30, 2009 4:38pm EST * Canadian dollar ends up at 94.73 U.S. cents * Canada exits recession but growth below expectations * Bonds mildly stronger after disappointing headline GDP By Ka Yan Ng TORONTO, Nov 30 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar finished higher versus the U  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 30 November 2009 Evening
global-view.com Monday November 30, 2009 - 21:22:41 GMT

The Daily Forex View

30 November 2009

21:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: The risk trade was the focus of activity on Monday. An early perspective that the Dubai World debacle was running its course gave way to second thoughts that the problem might be blowing over quickly  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday November 30, 2009 - 19:45:44 GMT

 

Morning Report Tuesday 1 December 2009

 

News and views

Risk markets stabilised near the bearish end of their recent ranges  More...    More...


Weaker Equity Markets Trigger Turnaround in Dollar
Forex Hound Monday November 30, 2009 - 19:30:47 GMT

The inability of U.S. equity markets to follow-through to the upside after the Dollar weakened has helped the currency reverse its early morning course.  The Dollar broke overnight as debt problems in Dubai eased over the week-end  More...    More...


FX Times: Daily Technical Update EUR/GBP Breakout or Clearout?
FXTimes Monday November 30, 2009 - 19:22:05 GMT

Fan Yang 12:15 PM EST November 30th, 2009

EUR/GBP Breakout or Clear-out?
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U.S. Dollar Falls as Traders Downplay Dubai Concerns
Forex Hound Monday November 30, 2009 - 19:17:34 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is declining overnight as speculators are downplaying the debt problems in Dubai. Over the week-end, the United Arab Emirates central bank said it “stands behind” the country’s lenders. This helped to ease concerns that the state owned Dubai World will default on its debt  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Monday November 30, 2009 - 16:46:30 GMT

Monday, November 30, 2009 10:52:23 AM

 US Market Update

- DOW +22 S&P 500 +2 Nasdaq -2.8

US indices traded lower only briefly in thin trade again after the open on the back of renewed risk aversion coupled with year end flows  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for December 1, 2009
global-view.com Monday November 30, 2009 - 16:43:11 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: Tuesday will be an active session for data. The RBA is expected to raise rates by 25bps early in the session to 3.75%. In Europe, Swiss GDP and PMI data are due. Later EZ and U.K., along with other national PMIs will be released. EZ October employment is due as well  More...    More...


The sustained risk story
Black Swan Capital Monday November 30, 2009 - 16:26:08 GMT

Key News
The Dubai government disclaimed responsibility for the debts of its Dubai World conglomerate on Monday, crushing earlier assumptions by creditors that the Arab emirate would guarantee its liabilities. (Reuters)
Strong performance in manufacturing and services helped India’s growth to shatter growth forecasts in the quarter to the end of September, raising the prospect of an early rise in interest rates  More...    More...



Chart of the Day - 11/30/2009 – USD/CAD
FX Solutions Monday November 30, 2009 - 15:48:39 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; 50-period simple moving average in light blue.)

11/30/2009 – USD/CAD – Price action on USD/CAD, a daily chart of which is shown, has continued its bearish path within the context of the clear downtrend that has prevailed in this currency pair since the fourth top around 1  More...    More...


Mixed Day for Global Equity Markets After Dubai’s Announcement
GoLearnForex Monday November 30, 2009 - 14:14:20 GMT

It was a mixed day for the Global Equity Markets on Friday following Dubai's debt default announcement the day before.  The markets in Asia continued to sell off while in Europe they apparently felt the exposure was sufficiently contained  More...    More...


Moving Averages Are Not So Average
GoLearnForex Monday November 30, 2009 - 14:13:26 GMT

Moving Averages – they are not so average

EUR/USD and USD/CHF

 

On Thursday of last week we saw the EUR and CHF finally break near term resistance  More...    More...


Equity Traders Look for Higher Opening as Dubai Concerns Subside
Forex Hound Monday November 30, 2009 - 14:06:30 GMT

U.S. equity markets are trading higher this morning as concerns over Dubai issues subside. Traders are now downplaying the debt issues in Dubai and calling it a local issue.  This is helping to weaken the Dollar and increase demand for higher yielding assets  More...    More...


U.S. Dollar Falls as Traders Downplay Dubai Concerns
Forex Hound Monday November 30, 2009 - 14:05:57 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is declining overnight as speculators are downplaying the debt problems in Dubai. Over the week-end, the United Arab Emirates central bank said it “stands behind” the country’s lenders.  This helped to ease concerns that the state owned Dubai World will default on its debt  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 30-Nov-2009 - 1206 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday November 30, 2009 - 12:08:07 GMT

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Economics Weekly - UK Q3 GDP breakdown raises concerns over rebalancing; Weekly economic data preview – Will Trichet signal the beginning of the end for the ECB’s extraordinary policy measures?
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Monday November 30, 2009 - 11:50:56 GMT

Economics Weekly -30 November 2009

 

UK Q3 GDP breakdown raises concerns over rebalancing

 

 

Data released by the ONS last week showed that UK Q3 GDP growth was revised up from a drop of 0  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 30/11/200
Forexpros Monday November 30, 2009 - 11:25:45 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Nov 30, 2009


ISM Manufacturing Index

The U.S. Institute of Supply Management (ISM) will publish its monthly Manufacturing Index tomorrow (Dec 1).
The ISM index is the result of a monthly survey of over 400 companies in 20 industries throughout the 50 states, which tracks the amount of manufacturing activity that occurred in the previous month  More...    More...



GVI Forex Discussion Points 30 November 2009 Early
global-view.com Monday November 30, 2009 - 11:15:07 GMT

The Daily Forex View

30 November 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: Odds are the aftermath of the Dubai World debacle could extend into the end of year period. Key will be whether concerns spread to emerging market debt, and if there will be additional  repercussions for confidence in the stability of major financial institutions  More...    More...


European Market Update: JPY maintains recent price range as double-talk mires effectiveness of verbal intervention measures; Initial euphoria over Dubai fades (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Monday November 30, 2009 - 11:12:24 GMT

Monday, November 30, 2009 6:00:39 AM

 European Market Update: JPY maintains recent price range as double-talk mires effectiveness of verbal intervention measures; Initial euphoria over Dubai fades

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (TH) Thailand Oct Current Account Balance: $2  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Dollar down on UAE moves; Japan comments hit yen
Reuters Monday November 30, 2009 - 10:54:10 GMT

Mon Nov 30, 2009 5:41am EST

* UAE c.bank action seen providing stability

* Dollar down as "risk" trades mostly put back on

* Yen slips broadly on Japan govt minister comments

(Updates prices, adds comment and quote)

By Jamie McGeever

LONDON, Nov 30 (Reuters) - The dollar fell on Monday after the United Arab Emirates said it would stand behind banks in Dubai, soothing some concerns about a looming debt default and prompting investors to sell dollars for other currencies and assets  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 30-Nov-2009 - 0339 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday November 30, 2009 - 03:40:42 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Last week, Dubai debt rescheduling worries applied brakes to the recovery rally in most of the markets. These concerns have however subsided and most of the markets have risen back to the "pre-Dubai debt problem" levels  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Sunday November 29, 2009 - 20:57:32 GMT

Morning Report Monday 30 November 2009

News and views

Dubai World's credit default news rippled further on Friday, scaring most Asian equity indices lower (HK's Hang Seng down 4  More...    More...


Why I am an Optimist
Thoughts from the Frontline Sunday November 29, 2009 - 12:12:28 GMT

Why I am an Optimist November 28, 2009 Subprime Dubai More Government Data Fun: Unemployment Claims Were Not Down Why I Am Optimistic About the Future The Millennium Wave New York and My Own Psychic Income I admit that of late my writings have had a rather dark tone  More...    More...


Oh the nasty "tail" risk and lending "reflexivity"...
Black Swan Capital Saturday November 28, 2009 - 16:13:16 GMT

Key News
The central bank of the United Arab Emirates is closely watching events stemming from the Dubai debt crisis to ensure no harm results for the national economy. (Reuters)
 
Quotable 
“Credit is a system whereby a person who can't pay gets another person who can't pay to guarantee that he can pay”
                 Charles Dickens
 
FX Trading – Oh the nasty “tail” risk and lending “reflexivity”…  
 
Gosh, it was looking so good  More...    More...



U.S. Equity Markets Pare Losses as Investors Remain Calm
Forex Hound Saturday November 28, 2009 - 00:17:34 GMT

U.S. equity markets pared huge overnight losses after traders gobbled up stocks shortly after a gap lower opening. Investors jumped on the opportunity to buy cheaper stocks following the dramatic sell-off in global equity markets over the Thanksgiving holiday  More...    More...


Stable U.S. Equity Markets Help Limit Dollar Gains
Forex Hound Saturday November 28, 2009 - 00:17:24 GMT

Overnight the Dollar climbed sharply higher as global investors dumped stocks and commodities on concerns that Dubai World’s debt problems would escalate into a worldwide credit crisis similar to the one the U.S. faced when Lehman Brothers collapsed in 2008  More...    More...


Trade The News Weekly market update
Trade the News Staff Saturday November 28, 2009 - 00:10:16 GMT

Trade The News Weekly market update

- In the first half of the week, risk appetite roared back ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in the US, erasing last week's losses in the equity market  More...    More...


Forex News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ closes flat after recouping early losses
Reuters Friday November 27, 2009 - 23:55:16 GMT

Fri Nov 27, 2009 4:22pm EST * Currency closes at C$1.0615 per US$ * Recovery follows sharp fall on Thursday * Monday's quarterly domestic GDP data eyed * Bond prices lower across the curve (Updates to close) By Frank Pingue TORONTO, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Canada's currency pared nearly all the losses it suffered early on Friday to close almost flat as fears about fallout from Dubai's debt problems eased  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (27 November 2009)
GCI Financial Friday November 27, 2009 - 21:34:38 GMT

The euro lost ground vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4830 level and was capped around the $1.5015 level.  The market was quite volatile on account of a few factors  More...    More...


U.S. Dollar Barely Holding onto Gains
Forex Hound Friday November 27, 2009 - 18:57:38 GMT

The U.S. Dollar gave back over 50% of its early morning gains as investors took profits after a strong two-day rise.  The inability to break equity markets lower after the opening helped drive up demand for higher risk assets.  Investors began selling the Dollar after it became clear that there would be no panic selling of higher risk assets  More...    More...


U.S. Equity Traders Jump on Cheaper Stocks
Forex Hound Friday November 27, 2009 - 18:40:54 GMT

U.S. equity traders jumped on the opportunity to buy cheaper stocks following the dramatic sell-off in the market.  Equity markets were driven lower by debt problems with Dubai World.  This large corporation allegedly asked for a $59 billion debt repayment postponement until May 2010  More...    More...


FX Briefing - Dubai’s debt problems shock markets
BHF-Bank Friday November 27, 2009 - 16:25:12 GMT

FX Briefing 27 November 2009

Highlights

 Fed minutes reveal relaxed attitude towards dollar weakness

 Dollar plunges to new lows against euro, yen and Swiss franc

 Dubai requests debt standstill for state holding company, dollar strengthens

 ECB embarks on exit, December 12-month tender could be the last

 

Dubai’s debt problems shock markets

After lacking direction for several weeks, the dollar fell to new lows against various currencies

this week  More...    More...


Equities Expected to Open Higher as Appetite for Risk Returns
Forex Hound Friday November 27, 2009 - 14:21:01 GMT

U.S. equity markets are trading higher which should lead to a better opening this morning.  Demand for risk has returned to the markets, driven by a sharply lower Dollar.

 

Treasury futures are trading lower but losses so far have been limited  More...    More...


U.S. Dollar Climbs Sharply Higher on Dubai World Debt Concerns
Forex Hound Friday November 27, 2009 - 13:52:41 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is climbing sharply higher as global investors dump stocks and commodities on concerns about Dubai World’s debt problems.  Fear is racing through the global investment community, making lower-yielding assets such as the Dollar and the Yen more attractive  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 27-Nov-2009 - 1136 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday November 27, 2009 - 11:38:09 GMT


EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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FOREX NEWS - Yen, dollar jump on Dubai woes; Japan warns on FX
Reuters Friday November 27, 2009 - 11:36:27 GMT

Fri Nov 27, 2009 6:06am EST

* Yen hits another 14-year high on dollar, through 85 yen

* Pro-risk trades unwound on concerns about Dubai debt

* Japan finmin raises prospect of G7 joint statement on FX

* But FX and other assets steady, recover some ground

(Updates prices, adds quotes)

By Jamie McGeever

LONDON, Nov 27 (Reuters) - The yen hit a 14-year high versus the dollar and rallied broadly on Friday, while the dollar jumped against most other currencies as investors cut carry trades and risk exposure on concern about Dubai's debt problems  More...    More...


European Market Update: European bourses recover bulk of opening losses; JPY currency softer on potential intervention threats (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Friday November 27, 2009 - 11:02:56 GMT

Today 05:57am EST/10:57am GMT

European Market Update: European bourses recover bulk of opening losses; JPY currency softer on potential intervention threats

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Morning Briefing : 27-Nov-2009 - 0330 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday November 27, 2009 - 03:32:23 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The American equities were closed yesterday on account of Thanksgiving Day. The Dubai debt rescheduling attempts gripped the markets early today which saw the Asian indices bleeding nearly 2-3%. Dubai had borrowed $80 bln in a 4-yr construction boom to transform its economy to a regional tourism and financial hub and has suffered the worst ever property slump since World War II  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday November 26, 2009 - 19:59:57 GMT

Morning Report Friday 27 November 2009

 

News and views

Investors retreated from risk trades last night, the catalyst being the day-old news of Dubai World's bond default (suggesting investor sentiment at these elevated levels is fragile)  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (26 November 2009)
GCI Financial Thursday November 26, 2009 - 19:24:01 GMT

The euro lost ground vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4960 level and was capped around the $1.5140 level.  The dollar rallied hard across higher-yielding currencies such as the euro, British pound, Canadian dollar, Swiss franc, Australian dollar, and New Zealand dollar following an announcement from Dubai corporate real estate giant Dubai World that it is seeking a six-month moratorium and possible restructuring on US$ 60 billion in debt  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Thursday November 26, 2009 - 16:22:23 GMT

Thursday, November 26, 2009 10:48:51 AM

 US Market Update: Dubai shaking confidence across the Persian Gulf

Risk aversion became the holiday main dish as lingering concerns over the debt issues that surround Dubai World and Dubai itself  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 26-Nov-2009 - 1204 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday November 26, 2009 - 12:06:05 GMT

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Forexpros Daily Analysis - 26/11/2009
Forexpros Thursday November 26, 2009 - 12:05:07 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Nov 26, 2009


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Thu, Dec 3, 2009, 11:00 EST/ 16:00 GMT

Forexpros is proud to host Wayne McDonell, world renowned Forex trading expert, in a unique webinar which will be held next week  More...    More...



FOREX NEWS-Dollar up from 14-yr low vs yen; Dubai supports
Reuters Thursday November 26, 2009 - 11:15:55 GMT

Thu Nov 26, 2009 6:00am EST

* Dubai debt problems dent risk appetite, support dollar

* Dollar rebounds from 14-year low vs yen below 86.30 yen

* Japan not considering intervention now

* SNB declines comment on Swiss franc intervention rumours

(Recasts, updates prices, adds quotes and comment)

By Jamie McGeever

LONDON, Nov 26 (Reuters) - The dollar rebounded from a 14-year low against the yen on Thursday as traders betting against the dollar seized on the broad risk reduction prompted by Dubai's debt problems to cash in on its recent slide  More...    More...


The Daily Forex View: GVI Forex- 26 November 2009
global-view.com Thursday November 26, 2009 - 11:13:37 GMT

The Daily Forex View

 Special Daily Edition for 26 November 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: Today should have been a quiet day for the forex markets with many keeping a low profile into the weekend  More...    More...


European Market Update: Dollar tries to regain composure aided by rumors and official rhetoric coupled with renewed jitters over sovereign stress (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Thursday November 26, 2009 - 11:13:22 GMT

Thursday, November 26, 2009 5:59:43 AM

 European Market Update: Dollar tries to regain composure aided by rumors and official rhetoric coupled with renewed jitters over sovereign stress

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (RU) Russian Gold & Forex Reserves: $443  More...    More...


Greenback Makes Headlines
GoLearnForex Thursday November 26, 2009 - 10:11:00 GMT

The U.S Dollar made headlines yesterday unfortunately for the Greenback it was not positive.  The DXY, an index weighted basket of currencies against that Dollar, hit a low for the year touching just below 74.20 before a mild retreat  More...    More...


Year End Review
GoLearnForex Thursday November 26, 2009 - 10:10:10 GMT

Year End:

 

Thanksgiving in the U.S marks the beginning of the Holiday Season.  The day after Thanksgiving known as Black Friday marks the commencement of the Holiday shopping season  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 26-Nov-2009 - 0337 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday November 26, 2009 - 03:40:06 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow (10464.40) and the Nasdaq (2176.05) rose nearly 0.30% each yesterday on better economic data that showed increased consumer spending, falling jobless claims and higher new home sales. The markets sentiments reflect encouragement of recovery though sluggish because of rising unemployment which is far better than a double-dip recession  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 25 November 2009 Evening
global-view.com Wednesday November 25, 2009 - 20:55:41 GMT

The Daily Forex View

 25 November 2009

Daily Edition for 25 November 2009

21:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: Wednesday has been an active full day session in NYC. Key equity indices in the U  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Dollar slumps to 15-month low on data, rate view
Reuters Wednesday November 25, 2009 - 20:09:44 GMT

Wed Nov 25, 2009 2:51pm EST

* U.S. data shows economic recovery gains traction

* Federal Reserve minutes continue to weigh on dollar

* Euro/dollar breaches $1.51 to 15-month high (Updates prices, adds details, changes byline)

By Wanfeng Zhou

NEW YORK, Nov 25 (Reuters) - The dollar dropped to a 15-month low against a basket of currencies on Wednesday as generally upbeat U  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday November 25, 2009 - 19:55:37 GMT

Morning Report Thursday 26 November 2009

 

News and views

Risk appetite continued to firm slightly, benefiting equities, commodities and risk currencies  More...    More...


FX Times: UK GDP Falls Slighly Less in 3Q than Originally Estimated
FXTimes Wednesday November 25, 2009 - 19:31:07 GMT

Fundamental Updates Nick Nasad 12:15 PM EST November 25th, 2009
Via fxtimes.com

The UK economy shrank less than previously estimated in the third quarter, with the revised version matching forecasts of a 0  More...    More...


ShareThis 0 Comments 0 Recommendations FX Times: Technical Updates Daily Technical Update EUR/GBP Reassess Short-Term Outlook
FXTimes Wednesday November 25, 2009 - 19:25:29 GMT

Fan Yang 12:59 PM EST November 25th, 2009

EUR/GBP Monitoring and Reassessing the 4H Setup
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Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (25 November 2009)
GCI Financial Wednesday November 25, 2009 - 17:18:41 GMT

The euro gained ground vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.5095 level and was supported around the $1.4955 level  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for November 24-25, 2009
global-view.com Wednesday November 25, 2009 - 16:25:26 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: On Thursday, Euro-zone money supply data are always closely watched. On Friday Japanese CPI, Unemployment and retail sales data are due. Friday will also see the closely followed Swiss KOF leading indicator.

In North America, U.S. markets are closed Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday  More...    More...



Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 25, 2009 - 16:19:20 GMT

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 10:59:59 AM

 US Market Update

 

DOW +23 S&P 500 +4 Nasdaq +6
- US equity markets are trending higher this morning after positive employment and home sales data, supported by fresh dollar weakness  More...    More...


Equities Expected to Open Higher as Appetite for Risk Returns
Forex Hound Wednesday November 25, 2009 - 14:10:34 GMT

U.S. equity markets are trading higher which should lead to a better opening this morning.  Demand for risk has returned to the markets, driven by a sharply lower Dollar.

 

Treasury futures are trading lower but losses so far have been limited  More...    More...


Dollar Plunges as Traders React to Fed Minutes; RBA Comments
Forex Hound Wednesday November 25, 2009 - 14:10:15 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is down sharply across the board overnight as investors are reacting to yesterday’s U.S. Federal Reserve minutes and comments from the Reserve Bank of Australia.

 

The Forex markets are having a delayed reaction to the release of yesterday’s Fed minutes which showed the decline in the Dollar was not a major concern  More...    More...


Fed Fantasy: You can’t make this stuff up
Black Swan Capital Wednesday November 25, 2009 - 14:09:10 GMT

Key News
The number of newly laid-off workers (US) filing claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week to the lowest level in over a year. (AP)
 
Quotable 
“The common curse of mankind, -- folly and ignorance  More...    More...



FOREX-Dollar index hits 15-mth low after Fed minutes
Reuters Wednesday November 25, 2009 - 12:29:33 GMT

Wed Nov 25, 2009 7:05am EST

* Dollar hits 15-mth low vs currency basket

* FOMC minutes: Dollar decline has been "orderly"

* Dollar/yen hits 10-mth low, nears 13-year trough

(Adds comment, updates throughout)

By Naomi Tajitsu

LONDON, Nov 25 (Reuters) - The dollar hit a 15-month low against a currency basket on Wednesday after Federal Reserve minutes showed policymakers saw the U  More...    More...


European Market Update: USD continues to be vulnerable following FOMC minutes and rising risk appetite; India's central bank reportedly mulling another purchase of 200 metric tons of gold purchases
Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 25, 2009 - 12:00:55 GMT

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 5:58:17 AM

 European Market Update: USD continues to be vulnerable following FOMC minutes and rising risk appetite; India's central bank reportedly mulling another purchase of 200 metric tons of gold purchases from IMF

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (GE) German GFK Consumer Confidence survey: 3  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 25-Nov-2009 - 1153 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday November 25, 2009 - 11:55:10 GMT

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Forexpros Daily Analysis - 25/11/2009
Forexpros Wednesday November 25, 2009 - 11:16:05 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Nov 25, 2009


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GVI Forex Discussion Points 25 November 2009 Early
global-view.com Wednesday November 25, 2009 - 10:59:04 GMT

The Daily Forex View

 25 November 2009

Daily Edition for 25 November 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: Heading into an active day for data on effectively the final trading day of the week for the U  More...    More...


EUR, GBP and AUD Support and Resistance
GoLearnForex Wednesday November 25, 2009 - 10:17:42 GMT

Key Levels of Support & Resistance

EUR, GBP, & AUD

 

As the market continues its sideways movement it is a good idea to keep cognizant of important key levels of S&R as well as the 50 SMA and 100 SMA  More...    More...


The ’09 Gold Rush Continues
GoLearnForex Wednesday November 25, 2009 - 10:14:30 GMT

Global Equities Market futures are pointing slightly higher for Wednesday's open.  The DJIA finished lower after a mixed day on Wall Street, losing 17.24 points to close at 10,433.71.  The Fed conceded in minutes released yesterday that a weak dollar may be fueling unwarranted speculation in the markets and that the weak dollar needs to be monitored for fear of creating inflationary conditions  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 25-Nov-2009 - 0342 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday November 25, 2009 - 03:47:21 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow and the Nasdaq have closed flat yesterday. The Resistance at 10500 on Dow is still holding. Till this holds, we could see the index trade sideways for some time. Yesterday US Q3 GDP numbers came in a tad lower than street expectations  More...    More...


Treasury Bonds and Notes Surge on Good Auction Results
Forex Hound Wednesday November 25, 2009 - 01:05:30 GMT

December Treasury Bonds and Treasury Notes surged in the afternoon following better than expected results from today’s $42 billion 5-Year Treasury Note auction. The decline in U.S. 3rd Quarter GDP provided support earlier in the trading session along with weaker equity prices  More...    More...


FOREX-Dollar falls to 6-week low vs yen after U.S. data
Reuters Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 21:58:56 GMT

Tue Nov 24, 2009 4:45pm EST

* Mixed U.S. data lifts yen vs dollar, stocks fall

* U.S. Q3 economic growth revised downward

* Fall in dollar has been "orderly" - Fed minutes

* Higher-yielding currencies drop (Updates prices, adds comments, details)

By Wanfeng Zhou

NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - The dollar fell to a six-week low against the yen on Tuesday after a mixed bag of U  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ ends weaker, stung by commodity price fall
Reuters Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 21:47:40 GMT

Tue Nov 24, 2009 4:39pm EST * C$ closes at C$1.0580 per US$ * Fifth lower close in six sessions * Bond prices end higher across curve (Recasts to close) By Frank Pingue TORONTO, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Canada's dollar fell versus the greenback on Tuesday, hurt by lower commodity prices, with upbeat overseas data and signs the U  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 21:40:52 GMT

Morning Report Wednesday 25 November 2009

 

News and views

The yo-yo motion of risk sentiment continued last night, with risk assets slightly softer  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 24 November 2009 Evening
global-view.com Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 21:04:20 GMT

The Daily Forex View

 24 November 2009

21:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: As expected, forex trade has been volatile this week. On Tuesday prices have been all over the place, but the majors, except the JPY are ending the day little changed  More...    More...


FX Times: Daily Technical Update GBP/JPY Stalking
FXTimes Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 19:32:59 GMT

Fan Yang 10:15 AM EST November 24th, 2009

GBP/JPY Stalking Alternative Scenarios
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Fed Minutes Say Risk Higher
Cinneas.com Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 19:08:33 GMT

The Fed Minutes open the door for further USD weakness, as they saw the decline in the USD is orderly and the chances of excessive risk taking are low...    More...


Treasuries Rise on Strong Bond Auction Demand
Forex Hound Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 18:50:05 GMT

U.S. Treasury futures are trading higher after today’s $42 billion auction received strong demand.  The decline in U.S. 3rd Quarter GDP provided support earlier in the trading session. Finally, weaker equity prices also drove up demand for safe-haven assets like the Treasuries  More...    More...


Risk Aversion Supporting Dollar
Forex Hound Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 18:36:37 GMT

Weaker U.S. equity markets are helping to prop up the Dollar as traders have become more risk averse to higher yielding assets.  Trading conditions are thin which makes it difficult to determine if today’s action is being triggered by holiday liquidation or U  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (24 November 2009)
GCI Financial Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 18:00:22 GMT

The euro lost ground vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4890 level and was capped around the $1.4990 level.  Traders took back some of yesterday’s profits ahead of the release of the most recent Federal Open Market Committee meeting minutes later during the North American session  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for November 24, 2009
global-view.com Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 17:08:07 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: On Wednesday, Japanese trade figures are due. In Europe, revisions to the key U.K. trade data will be released.

In North America, weekly mortgage statistics are slated for the open Wednesday. Weekly jobless claims, as always, will be closely followed  More...    More...



Chart of the Day - 11/24/2009 – USD/JPY
FX Solutions Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 16:38:50 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; chart patterns in white; 50-period simple moving average in light blue  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 16:22:09 GMT

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 11:15:11 AM

 US Market Update

Dow -31 S&P -2.2 NASDAQ -11
- The reduction of US Q3 GDP (to +2  More...    More...


FX, Gold and Expectations
Cinneas.com Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 15:01:23 GMT

The world is watching the meteoric rise in Gold and asking itself what does this mean for the markets in general? Gold is rising for a number of reasons: It is rising because the supply is limited and underinvestment in new mining facilities has meant supply will not rise any-time soon  More...    More...


Stock Markets Flat to Higher Ahead of U.S. GDP Report
Forex Hound Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 14:53:52 GMT

U.S. equity markets are trading flat to higher ahead of this morning’s U.S. 3rd Quarter GDP Report.  Expectations are for the report to show a decrease in the economy from 3.5% to 2.8%.  A wider trade gap and faltering consumer spending are cited as the main reasons behind the decline  More...    More...


Forex Traders Await U.S. GDP Report
Forex Hound Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 14:53:21 GMT

The Dollar is trading slightly better as traders await this morning’s U.S. 3rd Quarter GDP Report.  The report is expected to show a decrease from the previous estimate.  Previously the report showed an increase of 3  More...    More...


A Good Price for the Euro
Black Swan Capital Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 13:15:47 GMT

Key News
ECB prepares to end emergency funds (Financial Times)
German Business Confidence Increases to 15-Month High, Exceeding Forecasts (Bloomberg)
Mexico Peso Set to Rally 20% as Pimco Says Buy After Fitch Debt Downgrade (Bloomberg)
 
Quotable 
“Alea iacta est  More...    More...



When Will the Gold “Bubble” Burst
GoLearnForex Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 12:53:10 GMT

Positive economic data released today pushed Global Equity Markets higher once again.  In Canada, a better than expected print on Retails Sales moved the CAD higher as well as month over month figures that published at 1%  More...    More...


Review Commodity-Linked Currencies
GoLearnForex Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 12:52:40 GMT

AUD, NZD, CAD

Commodity Linked Currencies:

 

Most majors have been range bound for the last month and some even longer then that. If you play support and resistance then your entries points are relatively defined  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 24/11/2009
Forexpros Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 12:36:30 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Nov 24, 2009


Free Webinar Today on Forexpros: Beyond the Forex Chart: Inter-Market Analysis

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FX Thoughts for the day : 24-Nov-2009 - 1223 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 12:24:41 GMT

EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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FOREX NEWS-Euro down but pares losses on German Ifo
Reuters Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 11:19:46 GMT

Tue Nov 24, 2009 5:17am EST

* Euro down 0.2 pct at $1.4930 EUR=

* German Ifo rises; German Q3 GDP unchanged

* Risk-taking eases on bank sector concerns

* Upside for euro/dollar heavy above $1.5000

By Tamawa Desai

LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - The euro fell against the dollar on Tuesday on banking sector concerns but pared losses as a key measure of German business sentiment beat forecasts, triggering optimism the euro zone's biggest economy was recovering  More...    More...


Forex Blog - European Market Update: German IFO survey hits 15 month highs; European bourses shakes off initial concerns over financial sector (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 11:17:46 GMT

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 5:57:00 AM

 European Market Update: German IFO survey hits 15 month highs; European bourses shakes off initial concerns over financial sector

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (MA) Malaysia Central Bank Interest rate maintains its overnight Rate at 2  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View for 24 Nov 2009- Early
global-view.com Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 10:57:08 GMT

The Daily Forex View

 24 November 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: The risk aversion trade has been coming back into play early Tuesday with Asian bourses (China and Japan) both falling sharply  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 24-Nov-2009 - 0549 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 05:51:28 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow rose a handsome 132.79 points (1.29%) to 10450.95 yesterday, but is now faced with an important resistance at 10500, which is a "make or break" level. The Nasdaq too rose 1.4% to 2176.01 but also faces an important resistance at 2210  More...    More...


S&P Finishes Higher but Erases Most Day-Session Gains
Forex Hound Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 00:59:04 GMT

All three major stock indices finished higher but intra-day trading action suggests that the markets may be getting expensive at current levels.  This morning the three indices surged to the upside mostly on strong buying in Asia and Europe overnight  More...    More...


U.S. Dollar Reverses Early Session Weakness
Forex Hound Tuesday November 24, 2009 - 00:58:47 GMT

Strong selling pressure from Europe and Asia put pressure on the U.S. Dollar early in the trading session. After early New York session weakness plunged the Dollar Futures Index toward last week’s low at 74.75, shorts began covering their positions when the U  More...    More...


Forex News - CANADA FX DEBT-Strong data and commodities help C$ close higher
Reuters Monday November 23, 2009 - 22:06:17 GMT

Mon Nov 23, 2009 4:32pm EST * C$ closes at C$1.0558 per U.S. dollar * Currency snaps four-session skid * Retail sales continue climb in September * Bond prices little changed (Recasts) By Frank Pingue TORONTO, Nov 23 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar rose on Monday, boosted by stronger equity and commodity prices, including a record level for gold, with solid domestic retail sales data also providing support  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 23 November 2009 Evening
global-view.com Monday November 23, 2009 - 21:29:41 GMT

The Daily Forex View

 23 November 2009

20:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: A rally in equity markets in Europe carried over to the U.S. on Monday and gave all the carry trades a lift vs. the USD  More...    More...


FX Times: Daily Technical Updates EUR/USD Assessing Range Setup
FXTimes Monday November 23, 2009 - 19:33:58 GMT

Via FX Times
Fan Yang 10:57 AM EST November 23rd, 2009

EUR/USD Assessing Range Setup
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FX Times: Flash Euro-zone Manufacturing and Services PMI’s Show Improvement
FXTimes Monday November 23, 2009 - 19:30:16 GMT

Via FX Times
Fundamental Updates Nick Nasad 11:09 AM EST November 23rd, 2009


The Euro-zone manufacturing PMI climbed to 51.0 in November from 50.7 in October, its highest level since March 2008, according to preliminary data  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday November 23, 2009 - 19:10:27 GMT

 

Morning Report Tuesday 24 November 2009

 

News and views

The risk trade was revived last night. Strong US existing home sales gave US investors something to support their view the market will keep rising, and the S&P500 is currently up 1  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (23 November 2009)
GCI Financial Monday November 23, 2009 - 18:54:58 GMT

The euro gained significant ground vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.5000 figure and was supported around the $1  More...    More...


S&P Rally Fails to Break through Last Week’s High
Forex Hound Monday November 23, 2009 - 18:54:06 GMT

Despite the weaker Dollar and greater demand for higher risk assets, the December E-mini S&P 500 failed to break through last week’s high at 1112.25, stopping at 1111.50.  The December E-mini NASDAQ also failed to make a new high.  The December E-mini Dow did rally to a new high for the year, creating a divergence between the three contracts  More...    More...


U.S. Dollar Bottoms after Existing Home Sales Report
Forex Hound Monday November 23, 2009 - 18:42:56 GMT

After early morning weakness plunged the Dollar toward last week’s low at 74.75, shorts began covering their positions when the U.S. reported better than expected existing home sales.

The Dollar was trading sharply lower overnight and had retraced more than 50% of last week’s rally following bearish comments over the weekend by St  More...    More...



GVI Forex- Data Outlook for November 24, 2009
global-view.com Monday November 23, 2009 - 17:08:59 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: The German IFO Survey is due on Tuesday. This is a key report and Japanese markets will be closed Monday for a holiday. Eurozone new industrial orders are due as well.

In North America, the Case Shiller home price survey is seen as the most authoritive price survey, even though the data are a bit old  More...    More...



Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Monday November 23, 2009 - 16:31:58 GMT

Monday, November 23, 2009 11:17:12 AM

 US Market Update

 

Dow +151 S&P +18 NASDAQ +35.7
- Equities and commodities are surging once again following and overwhelming return of investors' risk appetite  More...    More...


Chart of the Day - 11/23/2009 – Silver
FX Solutions Monday November 23, 2009 - 16:24:46 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; chart patterns in white; 50-period simple moving average in light blue  More...    More...


Gold Surges as Dollar is Unable to Follow-Through to Upside
Forex Hound Monday November 23, 2009 - 14:47:38 GMT

Last week the December Dollar Index posted a weekly reversal bottom, but the overnight action failed to confirm this bottom with a follow-through rally.  This sets up a break of at least 50% of last week’s range or even a new 15-month low  More...    More...


Euro Up Big on Speculation U.S. Economy Will Weaken
Forex Hound Monday November 23, 2009 - 14:47:14 GMT

The EUR USD is trading sharply higher overnight as speculators increase bets the U.S. economy will continue to weaken.  Traders are basing their expectations in part on U.S.  economic reports this week which are expected to show a slower than expected recovery  More...    More...


Regulatory Bank Cure – A Massive Unintended Fear Move to Gold?
Black Swan Capital Monday November 23, 2009 - 13:28:27 GMT

Key News
The euro zone's dominant service sector grew at its fastest pace in two years in November suggesting an economic recovery will continue in the fourth quarter, albeit at a slower rate, a key survey showed on Monday. (Reuters)
Thailand's economy showed a modest growth in the third quarter as economic conditions at home and overseas slowly recovered, stoking enough confidence for the government to forecast a rebound in growth in 2010  More...    More...



Forexpros Daily Analysis Nov 23, Supplemental
Forexpros Monday November 23, 2009 - 13:11:31 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Nov 23, Supplemental


Fundamental Weekly Outlook

EU:
• Monday: France PMI Manufacturing (Previous 55.6, Forecast 55.8) & PMI Services (Previous 57.7, Forecast 57.4). Germany PMI Manufacturing (Previous 51  More...    More...



Forexpros Daily Analysis - 23/11/2009
Forexpros Monday November 23, 2009 - 12:47:58 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Nov 23, 2009


Webinar Tomorrow on Forexpros: Beyond the Forex Chart: Inter-Market Analysis

Hosted by: Mark Dela Paz, of FX Instructor
Tue, Nov 24, 2009, 11:00 EST

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FX Thoughts for the day : 23-Nov-2009 - 1205 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday November 23, 2009 - 12:06:50 GMT

EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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FOREX NEWS-Dollar falls broadly on dovish Fed comments
Reuters Monday November 23, 2009 - 11:55:55 GMT

Mon Nov 23, 2009 6:34am EST

* Dollar falls broadly on dovish comments from Fed's Bullard

* Dlr hits 6-week low vs yen; euro rises 0.8 pct vs dollar

* Euro zone services grow at fastest pace in 2 yrs -survey

(Updates prices, adds comments)

By Jessica Mortimer

LONDON, Nov 23 (Reuters) - The dollar fell broadly on Monday after dovish comments from a U  More...    More...


Economics Weekly - Are UK equities overvalued? Weekly economic data preview – A busy week, but little top-tier data, as markets wind down for US Thanksgiving
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Monday November 23, 2009 - 11:52:39 GMT

Economics Weekly - 23 November 2009

 

Are UK equities overvalued?

 

UK equity markets, along with many others around the world, have recovered strongly since their recent

low in March 2009  More...    More...


(Forex Blog - European Market Update: USD finds it hard to be loved; Gold hits fresh all-time highs near $1,1170/oz; Stocks aided by rising risk appetite Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Monday November 23, 2009 - 11:18:41 GMT

Monday, November 23, 2009 5:53:08 AM

 European Market Update: USD finds it hard to be loved; Gold hits fresh all-time highs near $1,1170/oz; Stocks aided by rising risk appetite

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (HU) Hungary Sept Retail Trade Y/Y: -7  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 23 November 2009 Early
global-view.com Monday November 23, 2009 - 11:07:29 GMT

Forex Trading Discussion Points

Weekly Edition for 23 November 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: This week is always heavily impacted by the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. Many markets in the U.S. will close early on Wednesday and then will completely close on Thursday  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 23-Nov-2009 - 0336 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday November 23, 2009 - 03:38:31 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow (10318.16) had closed flat last week as the Resistance at 10500 continues to weigh. Whether it holds are breaks depends a lot on a number of economic releases this week including US Personal Income, Consumption, Durable Gooods Orders and Q3 GDP  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday November 23, 2009 - 00:37:40 GMT

Morning Report Monday 23 November 2009

News and views

The recent bout off risk aversion continued on Friday night, slightly extending losses in many asset classes. The S&P500 fell 0.3%, Dell shares falling 10% after missing earnings estimates  More...    More...


Gold Holds High Position While Oil Ends Up With Loss
GoLearnForex Sunday November 22, 2009 - 13:21:29 GMT

Global Equity Markets were lower across the board Thursday with DJIA rounding out the last session with a loss 93.87 points to 10,332.44. Global concern over corporate and banking losses is mounting as the markets digests the economic data released this week  More...    More...


EUR Failed Twice to Gain Momentum – What Now?
GoLearnForex Sunday November 22, 2009 - 13:20:56 GMT

EUR/USD:

 

The EUR is sputtering once again after failing twice to gain momentum after breaching 1.50.  We are closing in on some very pivotal handles on the EUR  More...    More...


Where the Wild Things Are
Thoughts from the Frontline Saturday November 21, 2009 - 11:52:08 GMT

Where the Wild Things Are

November 20, 2009
Where the Wild Things AreIt Is Not Just JapanThe Euro-Yen Cross and the Dollar Carry TradeNew York, London, and Switzerland

From ghoulies and ghosties
And long-leggedy beasties
And things that go bump in the night,
Good Lord, deliver us!

--Old Scottish Prayer

Where the Wild Things Are is a beloved children's book and now a beautiful movie  More...    More...


S&P and NASDAQ Post Weekly Reversal Tops
Forex Hound Saturday November 21, 2009 - 00:07:13 GMT

Investors continued to dump higher risk assets today triggering weekly closing price reversal tops in the December E-mini S&P 500 and the December E-mini NASDAQ.  A follow-through break to the downside in both of these markets next week will confirm the reversal top and lead to the start of a 2 to 3 week break  More...    More...


Dollar Closes Higher for Week against a Basket of Currencies
Forex Hound Saturday November 21, 2009 - 00:06:52 GMT

After reaching a 15 month low early in the week, the U.S. Dollar closed higher for the week against a trade-weighted basket of currencies.  Technically, this closing price reversal, once confirmed, often leads to a 2 to 3 week retracement  More...    More...


Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ falls with commodities as risk appetite wanes
Reuters Friday November 20, 2009 - 23:16:25 GMT

Fri Nov 20, 2009 5:15pm EST * C$ falls to C$1.0699 to U.S. dollar * Currency down 1.8 pct for the week * Sluggish oil, equity prices weigh (Updates to close, adds quotes) TORONTO, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar fell on Friday, mirroring losses in commodity and stock markets, as many investors sold riskier assets on concerns about global growth and to lock in gains as year-end approaches  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Dollar advances; traders trim risk exposure
Reuters Friday November 20, 2009 - 21:29:10 GMT

Fri Nov 20, 2009 4:18pm EST

* Dollar up for second straight day as risk appetite fades

* Stocks decline, banks park funds in Treasuries

* High-yielders such as Australian dollar fall (Recasts, updates prices)

By Nick Olivari

NEW YORK, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The dollar rose for a second straight session on Friday as risk tolerance fell and investors cut exposure to assets and currencies perceived as higher risk ahead of a holiday-shortened week in the United States  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (20 November 2009)
GCI Financial Friday November 20, 2009 - 21:16:14 GMT

The euro moved sharply lower vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4800 figure and was capped around the $1.4935 level  More...    More...


Dollar Rises as Investors Cut Exposure to Higher Yielding Assets
Forex Hound Friday November 20, 2009 - 19:41:51 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is up sharply against most major currency as investors continue to cut exposure to higher risk and higher yielding assets. Some traders are calling this the start of a major bottom. Others feel that this is end-of-the-year liquidation and profit-taking after a prolonged move down  More...    More...


Stock Indices in Position to Form Weekly Reversal Top
Forex Hound Friday November 20, 2009 - 19:40:49 GMT

The stronger Dollar is pressuring equity and commodity prices today.  Some traders believe this is the start of a change in trend in higher risk markets while other feel this is just early end-of-the-year liquidation.  Comments from Fed Chairman Bernanke and European Central Bank President Trichet have put the Dollar on the radar which is making traders uncomfortable about holding aggressive short-positions  More...    More...


FX Times: Weekly Technical Update Movers and Shakers (November 15 – November 20, 2009)
FXTimes Friday November 20, 2009 - 19:36:55 GMT

Weekly Fan Yang 1:05 PM EST November 20th, 2009


Different Consolidation Patterns

The EUR/USD and USD/JPY stuck to a short-term range, while the GBP/USD also stuck to its wider, but still short-term range  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 20 November 2009 -- Weekend Edition
global-view.com Friday November 20, 2009 - 18:53:34 GMT

Forex Trading Discussion Points

Weekly Edition for 20 November 2009

Political developments have been dominating forex market trends in the latest week. Prudent traders will keep abreast of the issues raised below because they have the potential to influence the underlying trends in the forex market  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Friday November 20, 2009 - 16:26:04 GMT

Friday, November 20, 2009 11:19:21 AM

 US Market Update

 

Dow -57 S&P -7  More...    More...


FX Briefing - Bernanke sees headwinds for US recovery
BHF-Bank Friday November 20, 2009 - 15:59:16 GMT

FX Briefing 20 November 2009

Highlights

 Bernanke: Fed’s commitment to price stability supports strong dollar

 US interest rates set to remain exceptionally low until beginning of 2012?

 US data confirm doubts about strength of economic recovery

 Bundesbank signals gradual unwinding of unconventional measures

 

Bernanke sees headwinds for US recovery

 

EUR-USD was over 1  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for November 23, 2009
global-view.com Friday November 20, 2009 - 15:57:54 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: Japanese markets will be closed Monday for a holiday. The Eurozone flash Manufacturing and Service PMIs are due. They are reliable predictors of the final data.

In North America, Canadian retail sales data are due early. The U.S. will see the release of existing homes sales and a 2-yr Note auction  More...    More...



Mis-hit in USD Index
Cinneas.com Friday November 20, 2009 - 15:05:33 GMT

This morning we hear that a mis-hit in the USD Index resulted in significant USD short covering and a sell-off in the Gold market. This comes as a result of the recent inter-connectivity between markets. There are a good number of trading programs employing an 'If Then' algorithm to trade execution  More...    More...


Dollar Strengthening as Equity and Commodity Markets Weaken
Forex Hound Friday November 20, 2009 - 14:26:45 GMT

The stronger Dollar is putting pressure this morning on both equity and commodity markets as traders dump risky assets for the safe-haven Dollar.  Equity markets were down in Asia and Europe.  This weaker trend is expected to spillover to the U  More...    More...


Weaker Global Equity Markets Drive U.S. Dollar Higher
Forex Hound Friday November 20, 2009 - 14:26:22 GMT

Lower global equity markets are helping to push the U.S. Dollar higher as investors shun risky assets for a second consecutive day.  Traders began getting nervous earlier in the week after Fed Chairman Bernanke mentioned the level of the Dollar in a speech  More...    More...


Friday Ramble
Black Swan Capital Friday November 20, 2009 - 13:28:22 GMT

Key News
The Bank of Japan kept interest rates near zero. (Bloomberg)
Asian policy makers are studying capital controls to limit “hot money” inflows that may stoke asset bubbles and force their currencies to appreciate. (Bloomberg)
Pacific Investment Management Co  More...    More...



FOREX NEWS - Dollar gains; high-yielders lose shine
Trade the News Staff Friday November 20, 2009 - 12:39:47 GMT

Fri Nov 20, 2009 7:33am EST

* Dollar index up 0.6 pct at 75.770 .DXY

* U.S. stock futures down; banks park funds in Treasuries

* Aussie, kiwi extend losses; on track for 2 pct weekly fall

(Releads, updates prices)

By Tamawa Desai

LONDON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The dollar rose on Friday, extending the previous day's gains as investors retreated from riskier assets, taking the shine off higher-yielding currencies such as the Australian dollar  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 20 November 2009 Early
global-view.com Friday November 20, 2009 - 11:11:07 GMT

Forex Trading Discussion Points

Daily Edition for 20 November 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: the focus of activity today has been on the context of the outcome of the BOJ meeting. The central bank decided to hold policy steady, as expected, but curiously raised its economic assessment  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 20 November 2009 Early
global-view.com Friday November 20, 2009 - 11:10:57 GMT

Forex Trading Discussion Points

Daily Edition for 20 November 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: the focus of activity today has been on the context of the outcome of the BOJ meeting. The central bank decided to hold policy steady, as expected, but curiously raised its economic assessment  More...    More...


European Market Update: Greece releases its final 2010 budget; Capital flows controls continue to simmer (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Friday November 20, 2009 - 11:04:35 GMT

Friday, November 20, 2009 5:59:16 AM

 European Market Update: Greece releases its final 2010 budget; Capital flows controls continue to simmer

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (GE) German Oct Producer Prices M/M: 0  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 20-Nov-2009 - 0336 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday November 20, 2009 - 03:38:56 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow (10332.44) and the Nasdaq (2156.82) fell 0.90% and 1.66% respectively. The Dow seems to have found Resistance at 10500 as was expected. Markets would expect the technology stocks to dip further today as Dell announced after market hours that sales to big businesses remained sluggish  More...    More...


Equity Markets Soften as Traders Reevaluate Long Positions
Forex Hound Friday November 20, 2009 - 00:34:44 GMT

U.S. equity markets followed the lead of lower Asian and European markets today and sold off sharply from the get-go.  U.S. investors are concerned that the weak condition of the economy cannot support stock prices at such lofty levels  More...    More...


Dollar Gains as Investors Shy Away from Risky Assets
Forex Hound Friday November 20, 2009 - 00:34:20 GMT

The U.S. Dollar posted a strong gain versus major currencies on Thursday as investors pulled money out of higher risk assets and sought refuge in the safer Greenback.  Recent weak U.S. economic data is making traders think twice about buying riskier stocks and commodities at the current lofty levels  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (19 November 2009)
GCI Financial Thursday November 19, 2009 - 23:27:21 GMT

The euro moved lower vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4840 level and was capped around the $1.4965 level.  Weakness in global equity markets, particularly in U  More...    More...


Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ ends weaker as commodity prices slip
Reuters Thursday November 19, 2009 - 21:49:36 GMT

Thu Nov 19, 2009 4:43pm EST * C$ ends at C$1.0635 to the US$ * Canadian data shows signs of growth * Bond prices higher across the curve (Recasts to close) By Frank Pingue TORONTO, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Canada's dollar skidded on Thursday to its weakest against the U  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Dollar, yen advance as risk tolerance declines
Reuters Thursday November 19, 2009 - 21:42:30 GMT

Thu Nov 19, 2009 4:35pm EST

* Risk appetite wanes; stocks, commodities decline

* U.S. dollar, Japanese yen gain vs euro

* Australian, New Zealand dollars fall (Recasts; writes through, updates prices, changes byline)

By Nick Olivari

NEW YORK, Nov 19 (Reuters) - The dollar and yen rose on Thursday amid revived safe-haven demand for the U  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 19 November 2009 Late
global-view.com Thursday November 19, 2009 - 21:15:39 GMT

Forex Trading Discussion Points

Daily Edition for 19 November 2009

20:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: Thursday was a curious trading session. Judging from the forums, trading interest seems to be picking up again, but in the absence of fundamental developments traders appeared to be looking to the equity markets for direction  More...    More...


FX Times: Daily Technical Update USD/CAD Invalidate, Reassess
FXTimes Thursday November 19, 2009 - 19:33:01 GMT

Via FX Times

November 19, 2009 (USD/CAD)

USD/CAD Invalidating Short-term Bearish Case
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Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday November 19, 2009 - 19:09:55 GMT

 

Morning Report Friday 20 November 2009

 

News and views

Equity investors made for the exit door at the NY open, selling industries across the board, although chip makers Intel and Texas Instruments suffered larger falls on analyst downgrades  More...    More...


Equity Markets Plunge as Investors Pull Plug on Higher Risk Assets
Forex Hound Thursday November 19, 2009 - 18:46:09 GMT

U.S. equity markets fell sharply from the opening today led by overnight weakness in Asian and European stock markets.  Early this week, the U.S. markets shot up to a new high for the year, but have since struggled to regain upside momentum.  U.S  More...    More...


Dollar Rallies as Demand for Risk Falls
Forex Hound Thursday November 19, 2009 - 18:45:22 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is trading higher against most major currencies this morning with the exception of the Japanese.  Easing in equity, gold and crude oil prices is sending a signal to traders to lighten up positions and book profits after the recent decline in the Dollar  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Thursday November 19, 2009 - 16:37:19 GMT

Thursday, November 19, 2009 11:32:10 AM

 US Market Update

Dow -150 S&P -19.25 NASDAQ -47


- US equity indices have fallen apart this morning after testing fresh 13-month highs for most of the week, following the lead of Asian and European markets  More...    More...


Chart of the Day - 11/19/2009 – EUR/JPY
FX Solutions Thursday November 19, 2009 - 16:21:37 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; chart patterns in white; 50-period simple moving average in light blue  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for November 20, 2009
global-view.com Thursday November 19, 2009 - 15:45:07 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: Japan will see the outcome of a two-day policy board meeting. No change in key rates is expected, but the focus will be on what policymakers have to say about the current state of the economy.

In North America, no major data are scheduled from the U  More...    More...



Emerging Currency Appreciation Might Shake the Consensus
Black Swan Capital Thursday November 19, 2009 - 15:00:24 GMT

Key News
BRUSSELS, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Top euro zone officials will urge China this month to move towards a more flexible exchange rate policy but it will not be easy to introduce change soon, EU Monetary Affairs Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said on Thursday  More...    More...



Strong Dollar Limiting Risk for Higher Yielding Assets
Forex Hound Thursday November 19, 2009 - 14:45:32 GMT

The strengthening Dollar is leading to a sell-off in equity, oil and gold markets this morning as investors are leaving higher risk assets for the safety of the Greenback and U.S. Treasuries. 

 

Equity prices are falling across the board in Asia, Europe and the U  More...    More...


Dollar Rallies as Demand for Risk Falls
Forex Hound Thursday November 19, 2009 - 14:45:07 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is trading higher against most major currencies this morning with the exception of the Japanese.  Easing in equity, gold and crude oil prices is sending a signal to traders to lighten up positions and book profits after the recent decline in the Dollar  More...    More...


Forex Blog - Key Themes for 2010
Foreign Exchange Analytics Thursday November 19, 2009 - 14:26:14 GMT

Key Themes for 2010

 

I do not pretend to be Nostradamus, not even Byron Wien (known for his 10 surprises), when it comes to looking into the future  More...    More...


Chess or Chicken? The Fed vs. China
Cinneas.com Thursday November 19, 2009 - 14:19:20 GMT

The US met with China this past week to press for a stronger Yuan, China waived the issue. However this issue is not going away, and is now the greatest game of chess or chicken the financial markets have ever encountered. While the US prints USD, China is printing Yuan  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Dollar, yen gain as investors trim risk exposure
Reuters Thursday November 19, 2009 - 12:58:03 GMT

Thu Nov 19, 2009 7:51am EST

* Euro falls below 132 yen, down 1.4 pct on day EURJPY=R

* Shares, commodities fall, weighing further on sentiment

* Aussie hits 2-wk low vs dlr; kiwi falls 2 pct vs dlr, yen

(Updates prices)

By Jessica Mortimer

LONDON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - The dollar and the yen rose on Thursday as equity and commodity markets fell, encouraging investors to pare back exposure to risk and buy back the two low-yielders against perceived riskier currencies  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 19-Nov-2009 - 1227 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday November 19, 2009 - 12:28:05 GMT

EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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European Market Update: Concerns over capital flows reverberates around the markets; OECD raises its 2010 GDP forecast to +1.9% from +0.7% prior view from June (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Thursday November 19, 2009 - 11:01:05 GMT

Thursday, November 19, 2009 5:56:17 AM

 European Market Update: Concerns over capital flows reverberates around the markets; OECD raises its 2010 GDP forecast to +1  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 19 November 2009 Early
global-view.com Thursday November 19, 2009 - 10:47:06 GMT

Forex Trading Discussion Points

Daily Edition for 19 November 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: Forex markets appear be back floundering early Thursday heading into trade in N.Y. Once again the EUR has failed to establish the 1  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 19/11/2009
Forexpros Thursday November 19, 2009 - 10:10:52 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Nov. 19, 2009


The Bank of Japan is due to hold a press conference Tomorrow (NOV 20).

The Bank regularly uses press releases in order to communicate with investors. Topics at such conferences generally include economic outlook, inflation and changes in interest rates  More...    More...



Global Equity Markets All Mixed Up
GoLearnForex Thursday November 19, 2009 - 10:04:57 GMT

Global Equity Markets were mixed across the board yesterday.  In the U.S, the DJIA recovered most of its losses after losing nearly 100 points following the poorer than expect housing data numbers.  Housing Starts came in at 529k versus expectations of 600k  More...    More...


EURUSD, GBPUSD and NZDUSD daily outlook 11-19-09
InnerFX Thursday November 19, 2009 - 07:12:58 GMT

Quote of the day: Go for a business that any idiot can run – because sooner or later, any idiot probably is going to run it  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 19-Nov-2009 - 0342 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday November 19, 2009 - 03:43:45 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow (10426.31) and the Nasdaq (2193.14) closed relatively flat yesterday as the markets continue to consolidate near the 13-month High. Yesterday's Housing Starts numbers fell by 10.6% and is being seen as drag on the economy  More...    More...


Bad Housing Starts Report Limits Upside Movement in U.S. Equity Markets
Forex Hound Thursday November 19, 2009 - 00:14:57 GMT

Despite the weakness in the Dollar today, U.S. Equity markets could not get on track for a rally because of a bad housing starts report. This morning’s decline in U.S. Housing Starts capped gains throughout the day although the markets were able to eke out a slightly better close  More...    More...


EUR USD has Free Ticket for Rally
Forex Hound Thursday November 19, 2009 - 00:14:40 GMT

The EUR USD posted a sizable gain.  Tuesday's supportive comments from European Central Bank President Trichet were not enough to stop the Dollar’s slide today. Matters weren’t helped after Luxembourg premier Jean-Claude Juncker said that the Euro’s rally hasn’t hurt the Euro Zone recovery  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (18 November 2009)
GCI Financial Wednesday November 18, 2009 - 23:21:44 GMT

The euro moved sharply higher vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.4990 level and was supported around the $1  More...    More...


Forex News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ knocked down as risk appetite evaporates
Reuters Wednesday November 18, 2009 - 22:05:38 GMT

Wed Nov 18, 2009 4:54pm EST * C$ closes at C$1.0545 per U.S. dollar * Canada CPI up after 4-month decline * Bonds flat as new supply hits market (Recasts to close) By Frank Pingue TORONTO, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Canada's currency fell for the second straight session on Wednesday after rising earlier in the session to nearly its strongest in about a month, reversing course when it failed to crack a key technical level  More...    More...


FX Times: Daily Technical Update USD/CHF Stalking Range Setup
FXTimes Wednesday November 18, 2009 - 22:03:08 GMT

Via FX Times
November 18, 2009 (USD/CHF)
Please read this important notice before proceeding to analysis

Information and opinions contained in this report are for educational purposes only and do not constitute an investment advice. While the information contained herein was obtained from sources believed to be reliable, author does not guarantee its accuracy or completeness  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 18 November 2009 Late
global-view.com Wednesday November 18, 2009 - 21:11:29 GMT

Forex Trading Discussion Points

Daily Edition for 18 November 2009

20:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: Forex markets finally came back to life on Wednesday. Although trading conditions were still difficult. Several noted that this was a headline-driven market  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday November 18, 2009 - 19:32:53 GMT

Morning Report Thursday 19 November 2009

 

News and views

Risk appetite weakened slightly, with a nod to US house building data which was weaker than expected  More...    More...


Poor Housing Starts Weighing on Equity Markets
Forex Hound Wednesday November 18, 2009 - 17:57:12 GMT

This morning’s decline in U.S. Housing Starts is weighing on U.S. equity markets at the mid-session.  Traders are beginning to question stock valuations given the current weak state of the economy.  A break through 1100  More...    More...


EUR USD has Green Light to Test High for Year
Forex Hound Wednesday November 18, 2009 - 17:46:25 GMT

At the mid-session, the EUR USD is posting a large gain.  Yesterday’s supportive comments from European Central Bank President Trichet were not enough to stop the Dollar’s slide.  Matters weren’t helped after Luxembourg premier Jean-Claude Juncker said that the Euro’s rally hasn’t hurt the Euro Zone recovery  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 18, 2009 - 16:28:53 GMT

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 11:15:29 AM

 US Market Update

 

Dow -43 S&P -3  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for November 19, 2009
global-view.com Wednesday November 18, 2009 - 16:27:36 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: In Europe, Swiss Trade data are due early Thursday. Later U.K. retail sales data are always closely followed. They are seen improved.

In North America, U.S. Weekly jobless claims are always closely followed as a leading indicator of the economy  More...    More...



Oh yen, we wonder when…
Black Swan Capital Wednesday November 18, 2009 - 15:24:04 GMT

Key News
Mexico and Colombia plan to sell Samurai bonds, joining Poland and the Philippines in turning to Japanese investors for funding as governments grapple with budget deficits.  (Bloomberg)
South African retail sales fell an annual 5.1 percent in September, more than economists forecast  More...    More...



Equity Futures Point toward Flat Opening
Forex Hound Wednesday November 18, 2009 - 14:06:41 GMT

U.S. Equity futures are trading sideways to lower after an attempt to reach a new high for the week overnight failed.  December E-mini S&P 500 futures made a high this week at 1112.00.  A breakout above this level could trigger a sharp rally to a major 50% price at 1122  More...    More...


Higher Equities and Commodities Drag Dollar Lower
Forex Hound Wednesday November 18, 2009 - 14:06:20 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is trading lower against all majors as overnight rallies in the stock indices and gold are once again pulling the Dollar lower and signaling renewed demand for higher risk assets.

 

Even European Central Bank President Trichet couldn’t prolong the rally in the Dollar  More...    More...


Important Data Released from the US for Forex Traders
GoLearnForex Wednesday November 18, 2009 - 12:39:21 GMT

The Dollar gained little ground today as it advanced versus its G-10 rivals.  DXY support at 74.90 held firmly again today as the index gained before closing at the 75.303 handle.  The EUR was pushed lower as ECB President Trichett applauded the Fed's Ben Bernanke's strong Dollar comments made day prior  More...    More...


USDJPY Has Lost Ground to Most
GoLearnForex Wednesday November 18, 2009 - 12:38:47 GMT

USD/JPY:

 

The Yen has lost ground to every other currency in the G-10 except the Dollar, since March of 2009.  The BOJ has always favored a weak currency as it supports their large export business which accounts for over 20% of their GDP  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 18/11/2009
Forexpros Wednesday November 18, 2009 - 12:18:39 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Nov. 18, 2009

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Fundamental Analysis, UK

The UK National Statistics Bureau will publish the monthly Retail Sales measurement Tomorrow (Nov 19).
Retail Sales are a measurement of all goods sold by retailers based on a sampling of retail stores of different types and sizes in the UK  More...    More...



FX Thoughts for the day : 18-Nov-2009 - 1148 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday November 18, 2009 - 11:50:12 GMT

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FOREX NEWS-Dollar retreats, sterling slips after BoE minutes
Reuters Wednesday November 18, 2009 - 11:20:52 GMT

Wed Nov 18, 2009 6:07am EST

* Dollar retreats after biggest rally in 3 weeks

* Euro back in middle of $1.48-$1.51 options range

* BoE minutes seen as relatively dovish, sterling hit

(Updates prices, adds comment and quote)

By Jamie McGeever

LONDON, Nov 18 (Reuters) - The dollar weakened broadly on Wednesday as dealers took profit on the currency's biggest rise in three weeks the previous session and pushed the euro back to the middle of its range of the last fortnight  More...    More...


Forex Blog - European Market Update: BOE members split three ways on quantitative easing measures (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 18, 2009 - 11:02:10 GMT

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 5:58:00 AM

 European Market Update: BOE members split three ways on quantitative easing measures

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (SP) Spain Q3 Final GDP Q/Q: -0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 18 November 2009 Early
global-view.com Wednesday November 18, 2009 - 10:45:01 GMT

Forex Trading Discussion Points

Daily Edition for 18 November 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: More information on the EURUSD double no-touch (DNT) option at 1.4800 to 1.5100 has come to light. It appears that it is being protected by an Asian central bank and that it matures on Friday  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 18-Nov-2009 - 0339 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday November 18, 2009 - 03:41:45 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow (10437.42) and the Nasdaq (2203.78) rose a little over quarter percentage each yesterday. The Resistance near 10400-10500 continues to be tested on the Dow. If tested it may come down towards 10000 this week  More...    More...


Equity Markets Eke Out Small Gain in Choppy Trade
Forex Hound Tuesday November 17, 2009 - 23:38:56 GMT

Stock Index futures eked out a small gain in a choppy, two-sided traded.  The stronger Dollar was the driving force behind much of the early selling pressure.  The inability to break the Dollar in the afternoon triggered an intra-day short-covering rally in the equity markets into the close  More...    More...


U.S. Dollar Finishes Higher in Choppy, Two-Side Trade
Forex Hound Tuesday November 17, 2009 - 23:38:39 GMT

The U.S. Dollar managed to close higher today despite late session attempts in New York to erase earlier gains.  This is strong evidence that most of today’s rally was due to short-covering rather than fresh buying.  Comments from ECB President Trichet were supposed to show support for Bernanke’s comments from yesterday, but actually helped ignite the rally in the Dollar  More...    More...


FX Times: Fundamental Updates, US Data Round-up: Inflation, Production and Capital Flows
FXTimes Tuesday November 17, 2009 - 22:57:27 GMT

Via FXTimes

Fundamental Updates Nick Nasad 11:08 AM EST November 17th, 2009

Producer Prices Rise 0.3% in October, Which is Less Than Expected

US wholesale prices rose 0.3% in October, a figure that was about half the consensus forecast  More...    More...


Forex News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ ends weaker but comfortably off one-week low
Reuters Tuesday November 17, 2009 - 21:56:47 GMT

Tue Nov 17, 2009 4:29pm EST * C$ ends at C$1.0511 * Turnaround in oil prices helps pare losses * Bond prices higher ahead of CPI data (Recasts to close) By Frank Pingue TORONTO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Canada's dollar closed lower on Tuesday but a backdrop of stronger equities and firm prices for key Canadian exports helped it reverse much of an earlier drop to its lowest level in a week  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 17 November 2009 Evening
global-view.com Tuesday November 17, 2009 - 21:09:11 GMT

Forex Trading Discussion Points

Daily Edition for 17 November 2009

20:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: There has been talk all week of a double no-touch (DNT) option at 1.4800 to 1.5100 in the EURUSD. Market chatter is that it runs off on Friday and that it is being protected by a player with deep pockets  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (17 November 2009)
GCI Financial Tuesday November 17, 2009 - 20:54:04 GMT

The euro fell sharply vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4810 level and was capped around the $1.5000 figure  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday November 17, 2009 - 19:16:43 GMT

Morning Report Wednesday 18 November 2009

News and views

Risk assets took a breather (S&P500 -0.3%) and the dollar caught a bid (DXY +0.7%) on US data softer than expectations and some hawkish Fedspeak  More...    More...


EUR USD Trading Weaker as Trichet Talks Up Dollar
Forex Hound Tuesday November 17, 2009 - 17:40:58 GMT

The EUR USD is trading sharply lower at the mid-session after European Central Bank President Trichet talked up the Dollar. Once again it looks like the Euro is failing slightly above the $1.5000 area.  The high for the year at 1  More...    More...


December E-mini S&P Trading Lower but Remains Range Bound
Forex Hound Tuesday November 17, 2009 - 17:13:45 GMT

Equity markets are trading a little weaker at the mid-session. Investor demand for higher risk assets is down today which is leading to the weakness.  Traders are also beginning to question the valuation of equities at current levels given the state of the economy  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 17, 2009 - 16:34:34 GMT

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 11:20:54 AM

 US Market Update

 

Dow -43 S&P -7 NASDAQ -11  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for November 18, 2009
global-view.com Tuesday November 17, 2009 - 15:49:17 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: In Europe, EZ Current Account and net investment inflow data will be released. These data rarely move the markets.

In North America, U.S. and Canadian CPI data are due. The Bank of Canada targets inflation. Both sets of data are seen likely to be tame  More...    More...



The Fed likes Stocks...
Cinneas.com Tuesday November 17, 2009 - 15:01:35 GMT

The last two days have seen significant Fed speak regarding US equity markets and the USD. What have we learned from it? First of all we note that the Fed believes that US stocks are not overvalued at these levels. This is significant because the Fed has been verbal in the past - We note Greenspan's 'Irrational Exuberance' comments and their affect on the market  More...    More...


Strong Dollar Triggering Weakness in Equity Markets
Forex Hound Tuesday November 17, 2009 - 14:14:13 GMT

Equity markets are trading a little weaker on the opening.  Yesterday this market stalled after an early morning surge and sold off into the close. Negative comments from analyst Meredith Whitney are said to have been the catalyst for the break as investors took a little money off the table after the recent rally  More...    More...


Oversold Technical Conditions Boost U.S. Dollar Overnight
Forex Hound Tuesday November 17, 2009 - 14:13:54 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is trading higher overnight based on oversold technical conditions.  Yesterday’s comments from Fed Chairman Bernanke regarding the Dollar may also be triggering a short-covering rally as well a position-lightening  More...    More...


In One Emerging Currency, Volatility Counts for Something ...
Black Swan Capital Tuesday November 17, 2009 - 13:31:56 GMT

Key News
Bernanke Signals `Extended Period' May Be Even Longer as Joblessness Rises (Bloomberg)
Japan's Deflation Concern Mounts Even as Economy Expands Most in Two Years (Bloomberg)
 
 
Quotable 
“The markets are probably going to shrink this year as the numbers tell us  More...    More...



FX Thoughts for the day : 17-Nov-2009 - 1235 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday November 17, 2009 - 12:37:04 GMT

EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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FOREX NEWS-Dollar rebounds broadly as market digests Bernanke
Tuesday November 17, 2009 - 11:25:04 GMT

Tue Nov 17, 2009 5:56am EST

* Dollar recovers from 15-month low as mkt digests Bernanke

* Euro once again unable to hold above $1.50

* China's Hu makes no mention of yuan after Obama meeting

(Recasts, updates prices, adds comment and quote)

By Jamie McGeever

LONDON, Nov 17 (Reuters) - The dollar rebounded on Tuesday from Monday's 15-month lows after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke made rare comments about the dollar, encouraging traders to trim longer-term bets against the currency  More...    More...


Forex Blog - European Market Update: two-way risk returns to the market (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 17, 2009 - 11:19:39 GMT

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 5:55:27 AM

 European Market Update: two-way risk returns to the market

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (FI) Finland Oct PPI M/M 0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 17 November 2009 Morning
global-view.com Tuesday November 17, 2009 - 10:52:22 GMT

Forex Trading Discussion Points

Daily Edition for 17 November 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: Trading is off to a mixed start again today as it appears that dealers continue to lack much inspiration. The Bernanke comments on the USD yesterday in retrospect turned out to be mixed  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 17/11/2009
Forexpros Tuesday November 17, 2009 - 10:04:31 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Nov. 17, 2009


Fundamental Analysis, Australia

• Tuesday: Reserve Bank's Board November Minutes (Text Report).
• Wednesday: Westpac Leading Index (Previous 1.1%, Expected N/A).
• Thursday: Average Weekly Wages QoQ (Previous 1  More...    More...



Morning Briefing : 17-Nov-2009 - 0336 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday November 17, 2009 - 03:38:49 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The US equities rejoiced on good Retails Sales numbers yesterday. The Dow (10406.96) and Nasdaq (2197.85) closed over 1% higher after data showed that the retails sales had grown 1.4% in October MoM. The Resistance at 10400-10450 would be an important one to be watched over the next couple of days  More...    More...


Petitioning China November 16, 2009
FX Solutions Tuesday November 17, 2009 - 00:15:54 GMT

President Obama’s trip to Asia is one part introduction, one part diplomatic dialogue and eight parts competitive economics. Whatever agreements are met with leaders of Japan, and South Korean or communiqués are issued from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Conference (APEC) in Singapore, it is the visit to Beijing that matters  More...    More...


Weaker Dollar Drives Stock Markets Higher
Forex Hound Monday November 16, 2009 - 23:31:54 GMT

Stock markets surged on Monday after the U.S. Dollar Index fell to a new low for the year.  With the Dollar losing its appeal as a safe haven currency because of falling interest rates and deepening debt, investors have no choice but to sell the Dollar and seek better returns elsewhere  More...    More...


Bernanke Comments Help Push Dollar to New Low
Forex Hound Monday November 16, 2009 - 23:31:42 GMT

The U.S. Dollar finished lower against all-major currencies today.  The down move was triggered by comments from highly ranking individuals including Fed Chairman Bernanke and a Chinese banking official.

 

Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke said late Monday morning that the Fed is likely to keep interest rates exceptionally low for “an extended period  More...    More...


CANADA FX DEBT-C$ rises as greenback falls, equities gain
Reuters Monday November 16, 2009 - 22:25:06 GMT

  Mon Nov 16, 2009 4:59pm EST

* C$ closes at C$1.0471

* Gold prices hit record $1,140 an ounce

* Broad-based U.S. dollar weakness helps boost C$ (Adds details, quotes)

By Jennifer Kwan

TORONTO, Nov 16 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar climbed on Monday, boosted by stronger equity and commodity prices and a drop in the U  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Dollar down broadly; Bernanke rate outlook weighs
Reuters Monday November 16, 2009 - 21:44:57 GMT

  Mon Nov 16, 2009 4:29pm EST

* Bernanke says Fed attentive to dollar

* Bernanke says Fed's mandate will ensure dollar strong

* U.S., China fail to agree on currency position

* U.S. retail sales rise more than expected

* Australian dollar hits fresh 15-month peak vs greenback (Updates prices, adds detail)

By Nick Olivari

NEW YORK, Nov 16 (Reuters) - The dollar fell on Monday as a rise in U  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 16 November 2009 Evening
global-view.com Monday November 16, 2009 - 21:13:03 GMT

Forex Trading Discussion Points

Daily Edition for 16 November 2009

20:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: Markets can be slow to come to life on a Monday. Presumably, what happened last week has already been priced in and no momentum in the new week has been developed yet  More...    More...


FX Times: Fundamental Updates, US Retail Sales Up, Empire Index Disappoints
FXTimes Monday November 16, 2009 - 20:39:52 GMT

Via FX Times

Nick Nasad 10:37 AM EST November 16th, 2009

US Retail Sales Rise on Car Sales

US retail sales were up 1.4% in October – the first month of the 4th quarter – a better figure than the 0.9% predicted by Wall Street  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (16 November 2009)
GCI Financial Monday November 16, 2009 - 20:00:51 GMT

The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.5015 level and was supported around the $1.4880 level  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday November 16, 2009 - 19:58:27 GMT

Morning Report Tuesday 17 November 2009

 

 

News and views

 

Risk appetite again improved, pushing the S&P500 1  More...    More...


Bernanke…Got Buck’s Back
Foreign Exchange Analytics Monday November 16, 2009 - 19:33:07 GMT

Bernanke…Got Buck’s Back

 

When the falling USD is in the headlines daily, gold at a record high and US Treasury having little luck in stabilizing the dollar (many still think this is something the Obama admin opposes in favor of a still weaker dollar), is it any wonder that Fed Chairman Bernanke has addressed the dollar and monetary policy and implied a risk to the economic forecast from continued depreciation in the dollar?  In other words the dollar decline to date has unwound the safe haven rally of the second half of 2008 and hence is normal  More...    More...


Treasury Bonds Surge as Bernanke Says Rates Will Remain Low
Forex Hound Monday November 16, 2009 - 18:53:52 GMT

Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke said late this morning that the Fed is likely to keep interest rates exceptionally low for “an extended period.” These three words helped December Treasury Bonds surge to the upside. Early support and upward movement was triggered by a revision in U  More...    More...


Pressure from APEC Continues to Mount Against U.S. Dollar
Forex Hound Monday November 16, 2009 - 18:38:48 GMT

The U.S. Dollar continues to feel downside pressure from APEC comments at the mid-session.  Earlier the group of Asian-Pacific nations pledged to maintain stimulus until there’s signs of “durable growth”.  This served as a sign that liquidity in the global markets will continue until strong economic trends can develop  More...    More...


Chart of the Day - 11/16/2009 – AUD/USD
FX Solutions Monday November 16, 2009 - 16:31:08 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; 50-period simple moving average in light blue.)

11/16/2009 – AUD/USD – Price action to start the week on AUD/USD, a daily chart of which is shown, has just tentatively broke through to establish a new 15-month high for the pair, but only by a handful of pips thus far  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for November 17, 2009
global-view.com Monday November 16, 2009 - 16:09:31 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: In Europe, Swiss retail sales data are due Tuesday. U.K. inflation data are due. Prices are seen higher, but should not impact policy. Eurozone trade data are seen improved.

In North America, U.S. PPI data are seen higher. September TIC data are not as closely followed as they once were  More...    More...



Triple-think currency payoff?
Black Swan Capital Monday November 16, 2009 - 14:44:56 GMT

Key News
China’s Ministry of Commerce said international pressure for appreciation in the yuan was “not fair.” (Bloomberg)
European consumer prices declined for a fifth month in October as rising unemployment discouraged household spending. (Bloomberg)
 
Quotable 
“The continuous depreciation in the dollar, and the U  More...    More...



Weaker Dollar Continues to Drive Equity Markets Higher
Forex Hound Monday November 16, 2009 - 13:32:44 GMT

Equity traders will be watching retail stocks today following the U.S. Retail Sales Report.  The driving force in this market is still the weaker Dollar.  As long as global interest rates remain historically low, look for U  More...    More...


Asian-Pacific Nations Pledge to Maintain Stimulus
Forex Hound Monday November 16, 2009 - 13:21:13 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is trading mostly weaker this morning following the decision by Asian-Pacific nations to maintain stimulus until the global economy shows “durable” growth.  The pledge to continue the commitment toward liquidity has reduced the attraction of holding the U  More...    More...


Dollar Ends Mixed Across G-10 Commodity Currencies
GoLearnForex Monday November 16, 2009 - 12:41:45 GMT

The Dollar ended the week mixed across the G-10 with commodity currencies advancing while the remaining G-10 currencies suffered minor losses.  Global Equity Markets finished the week in positive territory although Futures are pointing towards a slightly lower open  More...    More...


EUR Struggles to Break 1.50 Handle
GoLearnForex Monday November 16, 2009 - 12:41:13 GMT

EUR/USD:

 

The EUR continues to struggle to break the 1.50 handle.  Last week, the EUR on a daily chart, completed the formation of a double top just above resistance at 1  More...    More...


Economics Weekly - Revisiting the UK inflation outlook; Weekly economic data preview - BoE MPC minutes to stay on message with Inflation Report, but watch out for the risk of a split vote
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Monday November 16, 2009 - 12:29:18 GMT

Economics Weekly - 16 November 2009

 

Revisiting the UK inflation outlook

 

There have been some important developments on the UK inflation front recently  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 16-Nov-2009 - 1207 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday November 16, 2009 - 12:09:57 GMT

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FOREX NEWS-Dollar slips after APEC, risk demand rises
Reuters Monday November 16, 2009 - 11:13:39 GMT

Mon Nov 16, 2009 5:37am EST

* Dollar slips, APEC offers limited FX direction

* U.S., China fail to agree on currency position

* Dollar index hovers near 15-month low

(Adds comment, detail, updates throughout)

By Naomi Tajitsu

LONDON, Nov 16 (Reuters) - The dollar slipped on Monday as traders took a lack of agreement on currencies among Asian and U  More...    More...


Forex Blog - European Market Update: Risk appetite theme remains intact; Lack of non-conciliatory FX-rhetoric from the U.S.-China discussion (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Monday November 16, 2009 - 11:11:45 GMT

Today 05:58am EST/10:58am GMT

European Market Update: Risk appetite theme remains intact; Lack of non-conciliatory FX-rhetoric from the U  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 16 November 2009 Morning
global-view.com Monday November 16, 2009 - 10:56:14 GMT

Forex Trading Discussion Points

Daily Edition for 16 November 2009

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: The major focus today is the Obama meetings in China. Press reports last week that an agreement to let the yuan appreciate vs  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 16/11/2009
Forexpros Monday November 16, 2009 - 10:24:14 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Nov. 16, 2009


Fundamental Analysis, Canada

• Monday: Manufacturing Sales MoM (Previous -2.1%, Expected 1.6%)
• Wednesday: CPI MoM (Previous 0.0%, Expected 0.1%) & YoY (Previous -0.9%, Expected 0  More...    More...



Morning Briefing : 16-Nov-2009 - 0338 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday November 16, 2009 - 03:40:14 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Equities have risen last week. The Dow (10270.47) has risen nearly 6% over last two weeks. There's strong Resistance near 10400. A host of economic data release this week will be watched very closely. US Retail Sales is due today   More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday November 16, 2009 - 00:38:16 GMT

Morning Report Monday 16 November 2009

 

News and views

Risk appetite partly rebounded from the previous session's fall, ignoring a weak US consumer confidence report, but supported by the trade report showing rising import volumes - an indication the economy is recovering  More...    More...


Forex Blog - EURUSD AND GBPUSD SETUP VIDEOS
Global-View.com Sunday November 15, 2009 - 11:15:18 GMT

SETUP VIDEOS FOR THE WEEK AHEAD

EUR/USD Video

GBP/USD Video

When in the video homepage for each pair, then Click on Friday to see the video for the coming week.





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If This is Recovery...
Thoughts from the Frontline Saturday November 14, 2009 - 19:22:19 GMT

If This is Recovery... November 13, 2009

 

If This is Recovery, Where Are the Taxes?

Last Business Standing Stimulus, What Stimulus? The Reality of Unemployment Let the Good Times Roll The Quick Double-Dip Scenario

Phoenix, New York, and Thoughts on the Internet

No one goes into Wal-Mart and asks to pay extra sales tax  More...    More...


UPDATE 2-C$ ends higher, helped by domestic trade data
Reuters Friday November 13, 2009 - 22:09:34 GMT

UPDATE 2-C$ ends higher, helped by domestic trade data Fri Nov 13, 2009 5:04pm EST * C$ closes at C$1.0505 per US$ * Bond prices creep higher across curve (Recasts) By Frank Pingue TORONTO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Canada's dollar ended higher on Friday, helped by domestic data that showed the trade deficit narrowed more sharply than expected and broadbased U  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-US dollar falls broadly as data spurs growth fears
Reuters Friday November 13, 2009 - 21:26:59 GMT

Fri Nov 13, 2009 4:16pm EST

* Dollar falls across board as data fuels recovery concern

* U.S. consumer sentiment falls, trade gap widens

* Higher-yielding Australian, New Zealand dollars rally (Updates prices, adds detail)

By Steven C  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 13 November 2009 -- Weekend Edition
global-view.com Friday November 13, 2009 - 21:14:00 GMT

Forex Trading Discussion Points

 Weekend Edition

13 November 2009

The latest week was difficult for those trying to trade on the fundamentals. The G20 meeting ended a week ago with nary a whimper about USD weakness  More...    More...


FX Times: Fundamental Updates, Euro-zone Exits Recession in 3Q
FXTimes Friday November 13, 2009 - 19:49:03 GMT

Nick Nasad 9:09 AM EST November 13th, 2009

The Euro-zone economy came out of recession in the 3rd quarteras was expected, though the growth in the quarter at a seasonally adjusted 0.4% was smaller than forecasts of a 0  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Friday November 13, 2009 - 17:21:35 GMT

Friday, November 13, 2009 12:08:44 PM

 US Market Update

 

Dow +83 S&P +7 NASDAQ +13 - Investors are ignoring some fairly concerning US economic data and pushing US equities back toward yesterday's opening levels and fresh highs for the year  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (13 November 2009)
GCI Financial Friday November 13, 2009 - 16:52:21 GMT

The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.4900 figure and was supported around the $1.4825 level  More...    More...


Chart of the Day - 11/13/2009 – EUR/USD
FX Solutions Friday November 13, 2009 - 16:31:28 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; 50-period simple moving average in light blue.)

11/13/2009 – EUR/USD – Price action on EUR/USD, a daily chart of which is shown, has corrected back down to an uptrend support line after falling short of re-testing the 14-month high just above 1  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for November 16, 2009
global-view.com Friday November 13, 2009 - 15:57:54 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: Japanese revised 3Q09 GDP data are due early Monday. In Europe, Eurozone inflation data (HICP) which the ECB targets are due.

In North America, U.S. retail sales and business inventories will be watched. Retail sales are seen improved. Canadian manufacturing sales are on the docket as well  More...    More...



FX Briefing - EUR-USD: To exit or not to exit, that is the question
BHF-Bank Friday November 13, 2009 - 15:34:40 GMT

FX Briefing 13 November 2009

 

Highlights

 Policymakers seek to reassure

 Eurozone growing again

 Start of exit strategy?

 

EUR-USD: To exit or not to exit, that is the question

As far as US monetary policy is concerned, the answer to this question became fairly clear this

week  More...    More...


Video Edit: The Global Stimulus and Emerging Markets Show
Black Swan Capital Friday November 13, 2009 - 14:07:33 GMT

Key News
Thailand rules out capital controls as baht rises (Reuters via Forbes.com)
Indonesia central bank wants banks to lower lending rates‎ (Alibaba.com)
China Q4 GDP growth could hit 10 pct‎ (Reuters via Forbes.com)
BRDO PRI KRANJU, Slovenia, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Credit activity in the euro zone and globally will remain low because  economic recovery is also expected to be slow, Andrej Rant, deputy governor of the Slovenian central bank said on Friday  More...    More...



FX Thoughts for the day : 13-Nov-2009 - 1211 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday November 13, 2009 - 12:12:44 GMT

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Forex Blog - European Market Update: Euro-Zone moves out of recession; Obama's Far East visit heightens Yuan revaluation rumors (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Friday November 13, 2009 - 11:00:07 GMT

Today 05:51am EST/10:51am GMT

European Market Update: Euro-Zone moves out of recession; Obama's Far East visit heightens Yuan revaluation rumors

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GVI Forex Discussion Points 13 November 2009 Morning
global-view.com Friday November 13, 2009 - 10:56:50 GMT

Forex Trading Discussion Points

Daily Edition for 13 November 2009 -

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: Forex markets are consolidating the USD gains achieved yesterday on what appeared to be a short-covering rally after headlines hit the tapes that a large German bank was to get a significant  government cash infusion to cover massive portfolio losses  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Euro up vs weaker dollar after EZ GDP data
Reuters Friday November 13, 2009 - 10:55:29 GMT

Fri Nov 13, 2009 5:49am EST

* Euro up vs dlr as euro zone pulls out of recession in Q3

* Dollar falls broadly, paring some of previous day's gains

* US President Obama kicks off Asia tour; FX in focus (Updates prices, changes byline, dateline; previous TOKYO)

By Jessica Mortimer

LONDON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - The dollar fell on Friday, paring some of the previous day's gains, while the euro garnered support from data showing the euro zone pulled out of recession in the third quarter  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 13-Nov-2009 - 0340 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday November 13, 2009 - 03:51:30 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow (10197.47) and the Nasdaq (2149.02) corrected 0.91% and 0.83% respectively yesterday after the piling crude inventories showed falling energy demand. The stocks rose intially on HP's acquisition of 3Com Corp and fell later on slowing US energy demand  More...    More...


Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ ends lower as risk appetite diminishes
Thursday November 12, 2009 - 21:51:26 GMT

Thu Nov 12, 2009 4:45pm EST * C$ closes at C$1.0519 to the U.S. dollar * First lower close for C$ since last week * Bond prices edge higher on short end (Recasts) By Frank Pingue TORONTO, Nov 12 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar fell on Thursday, ending a string of three straight higher closes, given a mix of lower prices for key exports like oil and gold and a general lack of risk appetite  More...    More...


FX Times: Daily Technical Update GBP/USD Setup
FXTimes Thursday November 12, 2009 - 21:41:18 GMT

Via FX Times
November 12, 2009 (GBP/USD) Setup with Divergences


GBP/USD Bearish Confirmation


  • 1H: We anticipated a test of the previous support as resistance  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Dollar gains broadly as risk appetite fades
Reuters Thursday November 12, 2009 - 21:12:26 GMT

Thu Nov 12, 2009 4:05pm EST

* Dollar higher as investors square positions; stocks fall

* Comments about global growth spur some risk aversion

* APEC ministers to call for "market-oriented" forex rates

* U.S. jobless claims fall; tepid demand at Treasury sale (Updates prices, adds detail)

By Steven C  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (12 November 2009)
GCI Financial Thursday November 12, 2009 - 20:22:29 GMT

The euro depreciated sharply vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4950 level and was capped around the $1.5050 level  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 12 November 2009 Evening
global-view.com Thursday November 12, 2009 - 20:17:09 GMT

Forex Trading Discussion Points

Daily Edition-

 20:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: Forex professionals on the GVI Forex forum pegged this market early in the N.Y. session on Thursday. They were saying that short USD positions were vulnerable to the price action over the day  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday November 12, 2009 - 19:30:50 GMT

Morning Report Friday 13 November 2009

 

News and views

 

Risk appetite fell last night, ending an eight-day run higher  More...    More...


Nov 11 Eur/$ Outlook
Foreign Exchange Analytics Thursday November 12, 2009 - 18:27:47 GMT

David Solin                       FXA                     November 10, 2009

 

No change in the longer term view in eur/$, as the market is seen in the process of forming a potentially major top near the ceiling of the year long bullish channel (and upside level initially discussed last March with the market just above the Oct 2008 low at 1  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Thursday November 12, 2009 - 16:45:59 GMT

Thursday, November 12, 2009 11:39:41 AM

 US Market Update

Dow -58 S&P -7.5 NASDAQ -10

 

Trading has been choppy with indices slipping lower in the late NY mornings after testing fresh 13-month highs early on  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for November 13, 2009
global-view.com Thursday November 12, 2009 - 16:32:53 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: Japanese revised industrial output data are due early Friday. In Europe, Eurozone 3Q09 GDP data are expected to be less negative, but still -3.9%.

In North America, U.S. trade and export/import prices are due on the N.Y. open. Canadian trade data are due at the same time  More...    More...


Could there be a demand shift?
Black Swan Capital Thursday November 12, 2009 - 14:18:18 GMT

Key News
U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said there are “early signs” that the world is addressing imbalances in spending and saving that contributed to the global crisis. (Bloomberg)
The number of homeowners on the brink of losing their homes dipped in October, the third straight monthly decline, as foreclosure prevention programs helped more borrowers  More...    More...



FOREX NEWS-Dollar edges higher, profit taking hits euro
Reuters Thursday November 12, 2009 - 12:35:21 GMT

Thu Nov 12, 2009 7:13am EST

* Dollar edges up, euro pares prior gains

* APEC ministers to call for "market-oriented" forex rates

* Aussie dollar hits 15-month high after local jobs data

By Matthew Foster-Smith

LONDON, Nov 12 (Reuters) - The dollar edged lower on Thursday, struggling with growing calls for Asian currencies to trade more freely -- effectively appreciate -- but supported by profit-taking on recent gains in other currencies like the euro  More...    More...


Forex Blog - European Market Update: APEC members cautious on global growth outlook; USD finds verbal support in session (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Thursday November 12, 2009 - 11:10:10 GMT

Thursday, November 12, 2009 5:58:41 AM  European Market Update: APEC members cautious on global growth outlook; USD finds verbal support in session   *** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (RU) Russian Gold & Forex Reserve: $433.9B v $432.8B prior
- (FR) France Sept Current Account: -€3  More...    More...



GVI Forex Discussion Points 12 November 2009 Morning
global-view.com Thursday November 12, 2009 - 10:53:42 GMT

Forex Trading Discussion Points

Daily Edition-

12 November 2009 11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: Trading is off to a lackluster start on Thursday. This week has to have been a disappointment for those who had felt that the risk trade was going to be put on after the G20 meeting a week ago  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 12/11/2009
Forexpros Thursday November 12, 2009 - 10:37:45 GMT

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U.S. Stock Indices Weaken After Buying Dries Up
Forex Hound Thursday November 12, 2009 - 09:37:54 GMT

Stock index futures closed higher but weakened late in the session after soaring in the morning.  Yesterday’s quick surge early in the trading session put them into overbought territory, giving investors an excuse to take profits  More...    More...


Unemployment Number Helps Boost Aussie Dollar Overnight
Forex Hound Thursday November 12, 2009 - 09:37:32 GMT

The break in the equity markets contributed to late session profit-taking in the AUD USD and NZD USD after strong rallies the past three days.  Early Wednesday morning China reported that factory output increased but imports and exports fell  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 12-Nov-2009 - 0340 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday November 12, 2009 - 03:43:58 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow (10291.26) and the Nasdaq (2166.90) rose 0.43% and 0.74% respectively yesterday buoyed by 16.1% jump in Chinese industrial production numbers. After the close yesterday, HP announced acquiring 3Com Corp which is a networking software and equipment maker for $2  More...    More...


Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ hits 3-week high in third day of gains
Reuters Wednesday November 11, 2009 - 22:34:10 GMT

Wed Nov 11, 2009 4:26pm EST * C$ closes at C$1.0461 to the US$ * Commodities and data help fuel gain * Bond market closed for Remembrance Day (Recasts) By Frank Pingue TORONTO, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Canada's currency rose to its highest close in three weeks on Wednesday in a listless session in which firmer commodities prices sparked an early rally before activity ground to a halt later in the day  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (11 November 2009)
GCI Financial Wednesday November 11, 2009 - 22:09:38 GMT

The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4950 level and was capped around the $1.5050 level.  Liquidity was lighter than normal today, especially with most of the U  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Dollar hits 15-month low; sterling falls sharply
Reuters Wednesday November 11, 2009 - 21:27:10 GMT

Wed Nov 11, 2009 4:08pm EST

* Dollar index hits 15-month low, recovers

* Sterling slides after BoE comments on pound weakness

* Anti-dollar sentiment still strong, Fed seen on hold (Updates prices, adds detail)

By Steven C. Johnson

NEW YORK, Nov 11 (Reuters) - The dollar hit a 15-month low against major currencies on Wednesday on the view that U  More...    More...


What is not priced? Loss of Fed Independence!
Foreign Exchange Analytics Wednesday November 11, 2009 - 19:59:58 GMT

I am a big fan of Ben Bernanke, but not in some slavish, Stockholm-effect way. He runs an agency that fell on its face when it came to one of its main charges…regulating the banking system and overseeing bank supervision  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday November 11, 2009 - 19:57:00 GMT

Morning Report Thursday 12 November 2009

 

News and views

US equity markets opened strongly on the Veteran's Day bank holiday, making a new 2009 high in the first hour on the back of China's bullish set of economic data releases  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 11 November 2009 Evening
global-view.com Wednesday November 11, 2009 - 19:36:20 GMT

Forex Trading Discussion Points

Daily Edition-

20:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: Wednesday proved to be a surprisingly active session despite holidays in the U.S. and Canada. Bond markets were closed with the Fed observing the government holiday  More...    More...


Chart of the Day - 11/11/2009 – USD/CHF
FX Solutions Wednesday November 11, 2009 - 16:38:39 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; 50-period simple moving average in light blue.)

11/11/2009 – USD/CHF – Price action on USD/CHF, a daily chart of which is shown, has dropped to within just a few pips shy of the 15-month low (1  More...    More...



GVI Forex- Data Outlook for November 12, 2009
global-view.com Wednesday November 11, 2009 - 16:11:57 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: Japanese wholesale prices (Corporate Goods Prices) are due early Thursday. BOJ monetary policy remains on hold. Of greater interest may be Australian employment data with the RBA seen on the cusp of hiking rates again in December. The data are seen weaker  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 11/11/2009
Forexpros Wednesday November 11, 2009 - 15:02:02 GMT

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China: Smooth-talking their way to prosperity
Black Swan Capital Wednesday November 11, 2009 - 14:30:35 GMT

Key News
The strength of the New Zealand dollar is not sustainable but at current levels may hinder a further narrowing of the current account deficit and so economic recovery, the central bank said on Wednesday. (Reuters)
Geithner Says Strong Dollar ‘Very Important’ to U  More...    More...



Lack of Economic Reports Shifts Focus to the Dollar
Forex Hound Wednesday November 11, 2009 - 14:04:11 GMT

The lack of economic reports today is shifting the focus by U.S. equity traders to the U.S. Dollar.  The prospect of the Fed keeping interest rates low for a “prolonged period” of time is helping to boost stock prices overnight as investors continue to treat the Dollar as a carry currency  More...    More...


U.S. Dollar Hits 15-Month Low on Prospect of Lower Interest Rates
Forex Hound Wednesday November 11, 2009 - 14:02:41 GMT

The U.S. Dollar hit a 15-month low against a basket of currencies last night on the prospect the Fed will keep interest rates at low levels for a prolonged period of time.  This assumption is based on last week’s Fed FOMC statement and recent comments from a Fed official suggesting that unemployment is the major concern  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 11-Nov-2009 - 1209 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday November 11, 2009 - 12:11:31 GMT

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FOREX NEWS-Dollar index hits 15-mth low, sterling falls on BoE
Reuters Wednesday November 11, 2009 - 11:35:33 GMT

Wed Nov 11, 2009 6:28am EST

* Dollar index hits 15-mth low, stung by U.S. rate view

* Sterling slides after BoE comments on pound weakness

* Australian dollar hits 15-mth high vs U.S. dollar

(Releads, updates throughout)

By Naomi Tajitsu

LONDON, Nov 11 (Reuters) - The dollar hit a 15-month low against a currency basket on Wednesday after Federal Reserve officials said any recovery in the U  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 11 November 2009 Evening
global-view.com Wednesday November 11, 2009 - 11:08:13 GMT

Forex Trading Discussion Points

Daily Edition-

11:00 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: We feel that the risk scenario will likely be on for the rest of the year, even though the market is being cautious about it  Last weekend, the G20 gave the markets a green light to sell USD  More...    More...


Forex Blog - European Market Update: Perceived USD "benign neglect "further aids global risk appetite; Spot gold hits fresh all-time highs above $1,115/oz; BOE quarterly inflation report...
Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 11, 2009 - 11:02:23 GMT

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 5:57:28 AM

 European Market Update: Perceived USD "benign neglect "further aids global risk appetite; Spot gold hits fresh all-time highs above $1,115/oz; BOE quarterly inflation report: Range of views in MPC over medium term prospects

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (CZ) Czech Sept Final Industrial Output y/y -11  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 11-Nov-2009 - 0339 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday November 11, 2009 - 03:48:22 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The equities fell a bit on profit booking yesterday. The Dow and the Nasdaq ended flat. There's Resistance on Dow near 10500 which can keep it subdued for the rest of the week. In the US, the Senate has proposed a bill to transfer the supervisory powers of FED to three new federal agencies  More...    More...


The Pause that Refreshed
Cinneas.com Wednesday November 11, 2009 - 02:21:09 GMT

Last week we noted the violent moves in the equity and currency markets and questioned whether this was an indication of us being at a tipping point; where a strengthening of the USD would begin along with a weakening of the stock market, or whether we were at a 'Pause that refreshes  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (10 November 2009)
GCI Financial Wednesday November 11, 2009 - 00:07:21 GMT

The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4940 level and was capped around the $1.5020 level.  There were no major data released in the U  More...    More...


Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ rises for second session, hits 2 1/2 week high
Reuters Tuesday November 10, 2009 - 21:53:28 GMT

Tue Nov 10, 2009 4:47pm EST * C$ ends at highest closing level since Oct. 22 * Bond market closed until Thursday (Recasts) By Frank Pingue TORONTO, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Canada's dollar erased early losses to reach its highest close in nearly three weeks versus the U  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Dollar moves off 15-month low but still vulnerable
Reuters Tuesday November 10, 2009 - 21:19:10 GMT

Tue Nov 10, 2009 4:14pm EST

* Dollar index rises but is still near 15-month low

* Weak dollar trend to persist, analysts say

* Pound falls after Fitch warns on UK rating

* Euro struggles to hold above $1.50 (Updates prices, adds detail)

By Steven C  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 10 November 2009 Evening
global-view.com Tuesday November 10, 2009 - 20:18:39 GMT

Forex Trading Discussion Points

Daily Edition-

18:30 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: The markets, both the interbank and retail, remained strangely quiet for a second session Tuesday. There was chatter about a possible option defense in the EURUSD at 1  More...    More...


Improbable China Part II
FX Solutions Tuesday November 10, 2009 - 19:40:35 GMT

By Joseph Trevisani

 The Peninsula Hotel in Beijing has far more staff than its counterpart in New York. Squads of doormen hail cabs, busboys compete for baggage, water glasses are filled in the restaurant without asking. In the department stores nearby dozens of sales clerks idly rearrange merchandise and getting there is simple, Beijing may be the easiest major city in which to find a cab  More...    More...



Improbable China part I
FX Solutions Tuesday November 10, 2009 - 19:39:24 GMT

This is the first in a two part column on the Chinese economy

On the weekends the line to see Chairman Mao’s’ body in his mausoleum in Tiananmen Square can stretch for blocks. This fall Beijing is full of Chinese tourists. In the Forbidden City, in the Summer Palace and especially in the brand new malls and shopping complexes, groups of rural tourists in matching red or yellow baseball caps troop diligently behind their guides and stare at the big new city  More...    More...



Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday November 10, 2009 - 19:19:55 GMT

 

Morning Report

 

News and views

Markets were generally stable after six days of risk-affection, taking a rest ahead of tomorrow's US holiday  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for November 11, 2009
global-view.com Tuesday November 10, 2009 - 16:02:05 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: Japanese Machinery Orders are due early Wednesday. They are another piece of the economic puzzle. An improvement in the data is seen. In Europe, U.K. data dominate. Claimant count data are due along with the closely-watched average earnings statistics  More...    More...


Chart of the Day - 11/10/2009 – USD/JPY
FX Solutions Tuesday November 10, 2009 - 15:51:30 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; chart patterns in white; 50-period simple moving average in light blue  More...    More...


Bubble Theory Battle Royale
Black Swan Capital Tuesday November 10, 2009 - 14:59:20 GMT

Key News
German investor confidence declined more than economists forecast in November. (Bloomberg)
Fitch Ratings warned Japan on Tuesday to keep to its borrowing target or risk a credit rating downgrade as the finance minister acknowledged the problem and tried to reassure rattled investors by saying spending had to be cut  More...    More...



U.S. Dollar Rises Overnight on Short-Covering
Forex Hound Tuesday November 10, 2009 - 13:32:54 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is trading slightly better this morning versus most major currencies after the bashing yesterday sent the trade weighted Dollar index to a 15 month low.  Short-term indicators are oversold which could lead to a short-covering rally today  More...    More...


GBP USD Weakens on Credit Concerns
Forex Hound Tuesday November 10, 2009 - 13:32:29 GMT

The GBP USD is trading weaker this morning. Investors are concerned about bearish comments from a Fitch Ratings service official in Reuters regarding the U.K.’s credit status. In an interview, Fitch executive David Riley said that the U  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Dollar close to 15-mth low; sterling falls on Fitch
Reuters Tuesday November 10, 2009 - 12:15:13 GMT

Tue Nov 10, 2009 6:28am EST

* Dollar hovers close to 15-mth low; weak dlr trend remains

* Pound falls after Fitch warns on UK rating

* Euro quickly reverses falls after weak German ZEW data

(Updates details, prices)

By Jessica Mortimer

LONDON, Nov 10 (Reuters) - The dollar's trade-weighted index hovered near a 15-month low on Tuesday on the view U  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 10-Nov-2009 - 1206 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday November 10, 2009 - 12:08:15 GMT

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Forex Blog - European Market Update: German ZEW suggest that recovery is fragile; Currency rhetoric picking up from all angles (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 10, 2009 - 11:21:25 GMT

 European Market Update: German ZEW suggest that recovery is fragile; Currency rhetoric picking up from all angles

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (FI) Finland Sept Industrial Production M/M: -1  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 10/11/2009
Forexpros Tuesday November 10, 2009 - 11:08:24 GMT

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GVI Forex Discussion Points 10 November 2009 Morning
global-view.com Tuesday November 10, 2009 - 11:01:54 GMT

Forex Trading Discussion Points

Daily Edition-
10 Nov  11:30 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: Curious trading today. The USD seems poised to trade lower, but the EURUSD has been stuck at the 1.50 line. Some questions are being raised about the USD alternatives  More...    More...


Forex - Daily Market Strategy - GBP wobbles on Fitch comments, vol jumps
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Tuesday November 10, 2009 - 10:32:53 GMT

Daily Market Strategy

 

Tuesday 10 November 2009 

 

GBP wobbles on Fitch comments, vol jumps

• German ZEW could surprise; US to sell $25bn 10y notes

It is hard to ignore the bullish overnight headlines for UK economic data, but negative comments by Fitch on the state of UK public finances (‘UK rating most at risk among AAA rated nations’) took the wind out of the sails of GBP  More...    More...


EURUSD and GBPUSD daily outlook
InnerFX Tuesday November 10, 2009 - 07:16:09 GMT

Quote of the day: In today’s regulatory environment, it’s virtually impossible to violate rules. — Bernard Madoff

EURUSD

The euro is retreating from yesterday’s top side at 1  More...    More...


Tumbling Dollar Sends Equities Markets Sharply Higher
Forex Hound Tuesday November 10, 2009 - 06:24:36 GMT

Demand for higher risk assets helped to trigger a strong rally in U.S. stock markets.  The December E-mini Dow contract took out the October high at 10068 and made a new high for the year. The December E-mini NASDAQ and S&P 500 closed within striking distance of their highs for the year  More...    More...


Dollar Index Reaches 15 Month Low on Massive Selling Pressure
Forex Hound Tuesday November 10, 2009 - 06:24:18 GMT

The U.S. Dollar Index reached a 15 month low on Monday following a massive sell-off against most major currencies.  The Dollar has gone down since November 3 when it topped at a 50% price at 77.50.  The 2008 bottoms at 73  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 10-Nov-2009 - 0336 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday November 10, 2009 - 03:38:38 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
US stocks surged overnight and so have the Asian indices today morning. The Dow and the Nasdaq rose over 2% each setting aside the concerns of rising unemployment which has grown to 10.2%. The Dow faces Resistance next at 10400-10500  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (9 November 2009)
GCI Financial Monday November 9, 2009 - 22:51:31 GMT

The euro moved sharply higher vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4810 level and was capped around the $1.4915 level  More...    More...


Forex News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ rallies to highest close since Oct. 23
Reuters Monday November 9, 2009 - 22:03:01 GMT

  Mon Nov 9, 2009 4:46pm EST * Closes at C$1.0574 to US$, or 94.57 U.S. cents * Oil and gold prices help power rise * Bonds mostly flat across curve (Updates to session close) By Frank Pingue TORONTO, Nov 9 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar charged to its highest close in two weeks on Monday thanks to a Group of 20 promise to keep stimulus policies in place, a rise in commodity prices and a generally weaker U  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 9 November 2009 Evening
global-view.com Monday November 9, 2009 - 21:11:48 GMT

Forex Trading Discussion Points

Daily Edition-
Nov 9 19:30 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: Looking ahead, the U.S. Veterans Day holiday (partial holiday) on Wednesday will blow a hole in the middle of the week. Treasury markets and banks will be closed, but equity markets will trade  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday November 9, 2009 - 19:20:05 GMT

Morning Report Tuesday 10 November 2009

 

 

News and views

Global equity markets reacted to the weekend's G20 meeting which agreed to maintain stimulus efforts  More...    More...


Increased Demand for Higher Yielding Assets Fuels Stock Market Rally
Forex Hound Monday November 9, 2009 - 18:35:36 GMT

The weaker Dollar is triggering a huge rally in U.S. equity markets at the mid-session as aggressive investors seek higher yielding assets.  Last week’s news that the Fed will leave rates unchanged for a “prolonged period” combined with the refusal by the G-20 to discuss the weaker Dollar and the IMF’s statement calling the Dollar overpriced is helping to ignite the rally  More...    More...


Dollar Continues to Get Pounded at the Mid-Session
Forex Hound Monday November 9, 2009 - 18:15:10 GMT

The U.S. Dollar continued to get pounded at the mid-session in a move that was triggered over the week-end when the G-20 finance ministers failed to discuss the weakness in the Dollar.  In addition, the IMF issued a report basically saying the Dollar was overpriced versus Asian currencies especially the Chinese Yuan  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (Trade the News)
Trade the News Staff Monday November 9, 2009 - 16:06:27 GMT

Monday, November 09, 2009 10:54:32 AM

 US Market Update

 

Dow +127 S&P +14  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for November 10, 2009
global-view.com Monday November 9, 2009 - 16:05:10 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: Japanese Current Account data are due early Tuesday. An improvement in the data is seen. In Europe, the German ZEW survey is always closely followed as an early indication on how the IFO survey will turn out. U.K. trade figure are seen modestly improved  More...    More...


IMF says USD Overvalued
Cinneas.com Monday November 9, 2009 - 15:42:44 GMT

The IMF comments over the weekend that the USD remains overvalued saw a significant weakening in the USD overnight. JPY crosses jumped higher as risk trades were added to. US interest rates are expected to stay low for some time to come, perhaps for another 12 months, and this is adding fuel to the weak USD fire  More...    More...


Chart of the Day - 11/09/2009 – AUD/USD
FX Solutions Monday November 9, 2009 - 15:42:33 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; 50-period simple moving average in light blue.)

11/09/2009 – AUD/USD – Substantial dollar-weakening to begin the week has just approached the 14-month high for AUD/USD, a daily chart of which is shown  More...    More...


Risk takers take back control
Black Swan Capital Monday November 9, 2009 - 14:55:51 GMT

Key News
German output surge caps strong Q3 rebound (Reuters)
Central banks call for gradual support withdrawal (Reuters)
 
Quotable 
“Tear down this wall.”
 
Ronald Reagan
 
FX Trading – Risk-Takers are Getting Back in Gear
 
Enough is enough  More...    More...



Weaker Dollar Sends Gold to All-Time High
Forex Hound Monday November 9, 2009 - 13:27:27 GMT

December Gold rallied to a new all-time high because of the weaker Dollar.  Now that this market has pierced the $1100 barrier with conviction, look for this price to become short-term support.

 

Last week’s bearish unemployment report pressured December Crude Oil because of supply concerns, but the overnight rally in equities and the Euro are helping to give this market a boost this morning  More...    More...


U.S. Dollar Getting Trounced after G-20 Offers No Support
Forex Hound Monday November 9, 2009 - 13:07:30 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is getting trounced overnight after the G-20 finance ministers failed to discuss the value of the Dollar, thereby, effectively offering no support.  In addition, they decided to keep stimulus measures in place until the global economy can show sustained gains  More...    More...


Forexpros.com Fundamental Weekly Outlook Nov 9
Forexpros Monday November 9, 2009 - 12:52:26 GMT

EU:

• Monday: Germany Trade Balance (Previous 8.1B, Expected 11.3B), Germany Current Account (Previous 4.6B, Expected 9.3B), Imports (Previous 1.1%, Expected 0.9%)., Exports (Previous -1.8%, Expected 2.5%). France Bank of France Business Sentiment (Previous 92, Expected 93)  More...    More...



FOREX NEWS-Dollar slides on G20, IMF; euro above $1.50
Reuters Monday November 9, 2009 - 12:12:21 GMT

Mon Nov 9, 2009 6:29am EST

* Dollar falls broadly after G20, U.S. jobs data

* No rush to withdraw stimulus boosts risk appetite

* Euro above $1.50 EUR=, dollar index below 75.00 .DXY

(Adds comment and quotes, updates prices)

By Jamie McGeever

LONDON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - The dollar weakened broadly on Monday, pushing the euro above $1  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 09-Nov-2009 - 1145 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday November 9, 2009 - 11:47:05 GMT

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GVI Forex Discussion Points 9 November 2009 Morning
global-view.com Monday November 9, 2009 - 11:04:38 GMT

Forex Trading Discussion Points

Daily Edition-
10:30 GMT- TRADING SCENARIO: The talk today is that the risk scenario will be back on for the next few weeks following a slew of data last week out of the U.S. and elsewhere. Further, Finance Ministers and central bankers meeting is done with no major decisions  More...    More...


European Market Update: European Market Update: Euro strength failed to dent German export market; USD weaker after weekend IMF report and G20 summit failed to mention any concern over dollar's trend
Trade the News Staff Monday November 9, 2009 - 11:02:42 GMT

Monday, November 09, 2009 5:50:49 AM

 European Market Update: European Market Update: Euro strength failed to dent German export market; USD weaker after weekend IMF report and G20 summit failed to mention any concern over dollar's trend

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (CH) China Officials: October Passenger Car Sales at 946  More...    More...


Economics Weekly - Focus on EU economic trends and BoE Inflation Report
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Monday November 9, 2009 - 10:58:07 GMT

Economics Weekly - 9 November 2009

 

Focus on EU economic trends and BoE Inflation Report

 

Global financial markets this week will focus on industrial production and trade data  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 09/11/2009
Forexpros Monday November 9, 2009 - 10:48:39 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Nov 9, 2009

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Daily Market Strategy - Pro-risk back on, trend set for remainder of Q4?
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Monday November 9, 2009 - 10:33:22 GMT

Daily Market Strategy

 

Monday, 6 November 2009 

 

Pro-risk back on, trend set for remainder of Q4?

• GBP/USD targeting 1  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 09-Nov-2009 - 0340 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday November 9, 2009 - 03:42:44 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
US equities had risen sharply last week and wiped out the losses suffered the week prior. The Dow rose 3.20% last week and recorded the first weekly close above 10000 since October 2008. Bad unemployment numbers last week seems to have been shrugged off by the markets  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Sunday November 8, 2009 - 22:30:37 GMT

Morning Report Monday 9 November 2009

 

News and views

The US payrolls report was a mixed bag, the headline employment change slightly beating consensus when revisions were included, but the rise in the unemployment rate and the detail (e  More...    More...


Forex Blog - EUR/USD AND GBP/USD SETUP VIDEOS FOR MONDAY'S SESSION:
Global-View.com Saturday November 7, 2009 - 21:28:41 GMT

  SETUP VIDEOS:
Click on a link below and then on Friday to view Monday's setup:

EUR/USD Video

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The Glide Path Option (Mauldin)
Thoughts from the Frontline Saturday November 7, 2009 - 11:13:30 GMT

The Glide Path Option

November 6, 2009


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Low Demand for Equities Indicative of Top
Forex Hound Saturday November 7, 2009 - 08:42:17 GMT

U.S. equity markets traded sideway-to-better after the government released a weaker than expected jobs report.  The unemployment rate hit also hit a 26-year high at 10.2%. The bears see this report as a sign the economy is worsening  More...    More...


Dollar Finishes Mixed in Sluggish Trading
Forex Hound Saturday November 7, 2009 - 08:41:55 GMT

The U.S. Dollar closed trading mixed after trading in a range most of the day following the release of a poor October jobs data report.  The loss of 190,000 jobs was somewhat of a surprise. Traders were positioned for a loss of 175,000 jobs  More...    More...


FX Blog- Market Snapshot- N.Y. Close for 6 November 2009
global-view.com Friday November 6, 2009 - 21:30:36 GMT

N.Y. Closes-- Market Snapshot and Chart Gallery updated. Survey of major markets.

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FOREX NEWS-Dollar, yen post gains as U.S. unemployment rises
Reuters Friday November 6, 2009 - 21:26:58 GMT

  Fri Nov 6, 2009 4:15pm EST

* Risk aversion rises after weak U.S. jobs data

* U.S. Oct payrolls fall 190,000, jobless rate at 10.2 pct

* Traders reduce bets of Fed raising interest rates

* Investors also keep an eye on G20 meeting (Adds details, updates prices, quotes, changes byline)

By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss

NEW YORK, Nov 6 (Reuters) - The dollar and yen rose on Friday after a report showed the U  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (6 November 2009)
GCI Financial Friday November 6, 2009 - 21:01:35 GMT

The euro moved lower vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4810 level and was capped around the $1.4915 level.   The major news in the markets today revolved around the U  More...    More...


FX Briefing - Central banks maintain expansionary stance
BHF-Bank Friday November 6, 2009 - 18:03:25 GMT

FX Briefing 6 November 2009

Highlights

 Fed: Interest rates to remain at exceptionally low levels for an extended period

 BoE: Asset purchase scheme extended again

 ECB: Less liquidity needed due to financial market recovery

 

Central banks maintain expansionary stance

During the course of the week, the euro firmed somewhat against the dollar  More...    More...


US Fiscal Policy Conundrum
Foreign Exchange Analytics Friday November 6, 2009 - 17:37:15 GMT

US Fiscal Policy Conundrum

 

In the wake of the defeat for Democrats in races for US governors in Virginia (where there has been a Democrat in charge for 8 years) and in New Jersey (where incumbent Corzine was defeated despite a heavily Democratic state) showed a loss of support for the politics of big government to the independent voter  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update
Trade the News Staff Friday November 6, 2009 - 17:18:44 GMT

Friday, November 06, 2009 11:26:53 AM

 US Market Update

 

DOW -13 S&P 500 -1  More...    More...


Why has EUR/JPY Sold Off Post Payrolls?
Cinneas.com Friday November 6, 2009 - 16:59:10 GMT

One thing leaves us scratching our heads this morning, and that is the reaction EUR/JPY has taken following the Payrolls data. While certainly the unemployment rate came in worse than expected, and is likely to be the headline over the weekend, the actual payrolls number came in better than expected if you throw in the revisions to prior months  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for November 9, 2009
global-view.com Friday November 6, 2009 - 16:25:08 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: This weekend sees a G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bankers meeting in Scotland. Forex, especially undervalued Asian currencies, are certain to be a top topic. In Europe, German trade and industrial output data will be closely followed.

In North America, U  More...    More...



Gold – Dollar big change in correlation?
Black Swan Capital Friday November 6, 2009 - 13:48:26 GMT

Key News
The world’s biggest central banks are starting to unwind emergency measures introduced earlier this year to stave off a second Great Depression. (Bloomberg)
German factory orders rose for a seventh month in September.  (Bloomberg)
 
Quotable 
“The ideas which now pass for brilliant innovations and advances are in fact mere revivals of ancient errors, and a further proof of the dictum that those who are ignorant of the past are condemned to repeat it  More...    More...



FX Thoughts for the day : 06-Nov-2009 - 1200 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday November 6, 2009 - 12:01:45 GMT

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Forex Blog - European Market Update: Markets subdued ahead of US payroll report; EU Commission Report calls for vigilance as protectionist measures are adopted
Trade the News Staff Friday November 6, 2009 - 11:03:32 GMT

Friday, November 06, 2009 5:59:28 AM

 European Market Update: Markets subdued ahead of US payroll report; EU Commission Report calls for vigilance as protectionist measures are adopted

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (SZ) Swiss Unemployment Rate: 4  More...    More...


FX Blog- Market Snapshot- Europe Mid-session for 6 November 2009
global-view.com Friday November 6, 2009 - 10:41:03 GMT

Post-Asia Closes-- Market Snapshot and Chart Gallery updated. Survey of major markets.

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GVI Forex Discussion Points 6 November 2009 Morning
global-view.com Friday November 6, 2009 - 10:29:07 GMT

GVI Forex Discussion Points
The focus of trade in the latter part of this week has been on the upcoming non-farm payroll report. If the October loss in jobs matches the consensus of “only” -175K (vs. -263K in September) then most will see the data as constructive  More...    More...



FOREX NEWS-Dollar eases a bit ahead of U.S. jobs data
Reuters Friday November 6, 2009 - 10:21:35 GMT

Fri Nov 6, 2009 4:38am EST

* Dollar index down 0.2 pct at 75.580 .DXY

* Markets on hold ahead of U.S. payroll data

* Dollar/yen upside capped by large options at 91 yen

* Sterling up 1 pct on week after BoE

By Tamawa Desai

LONDON, Nov 6 (Reuters) - The dollar eased slightly as firm equity markets supported risk-taking sentiment, but activity was muted ahead of a U  More...    More...


Forex - Daily Market Strategy
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday November 6, 2009 - 10:09:19 GMT

Friday, 6th November 2009 

• Curve steepeners squeeze UK 2y/10y near 300bps

• AUD and CAD top G10 performers, US NFP awaited

Equity markets resumed their upward trend overnight boosted by a close for the Dow above 10k and for the S&P above the 50d MA (1,066)  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 06-Nov-2009 - 0330 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday November 6, 2009 - 03:35:48 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The US equities surged yesterday after better jobless claims numbers made investors optimistic a day ahead of the US Non Farm Payrolls data release. The Dow closed above 10000 surging over 2% and Nasdaq surged nearly 2  More...    More...


Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ tilts lower ahead of key jobs data
Reuters Thursday November 5, 2009 - 21:54:23 GMT

Thu Nov 5, 2009 4:29pm EST * C$ ends at C$1.0658 per U.S. dollar * Bond prices end down as stocks lure investors * Markets await Friday's U.S., Canada October jobs data (Recasts) By Frank Pingue TORONTO, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Canada's dollar ended slightly lower versus the U  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Dollar up modestly ahead of jobs data
Reuters Thursday November 5, 2009 - 21:52:55 GMT

Thu Nov 5, 2009 4:05pm EST

* Euro hits session peak after Trichet comments

* Major currencies in ranges before jobs report Friday

* BoE ups QE by 25 bln sterling, low end of forecasts (Updates prices)

By Steven C. Johnson

NEW YORK, Nov 5 (Reuters) - The dollar edged up against major currencies on Thursday, recovering some recent losses, as investors booked profits before a U  More...    More...


FX Blog- Market Snapshot- N.Y. Close for 5 November 2009
global-view.com Thursday November 5, 2009 - 21:15:02 GMT

N.Y. Closes-- Market Snapshot and Chart Gallery updated. Survey of major markets.

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Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (5 November 2009)
GCI Financial Thursday November 5, 2009 - 20:15:23 GMT

The euro moved lower vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4810 level and was capped around the $1.4915 level.   Data released in the U  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday November 5, 2009 - 19:46:48 GMT

 

Morning Report Friday 6 November 2009

 

News and views

US equities are higher for the fourth consecutive day, the S&P500 currently up 1  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 5 November 2009 Evening
global-view.com Thursday November 5, 2009 - 19:18:57 GMT

GVI Forex Discussion Points.. Thursday PM
The ECB and BOE decisions Thursday impacted the markets, but were not terribly surprising. As expected, neither changed policies. As expected, the BOE increased its QE by GBP 25bln. The consensus forecast had been from 0 to +GBP 50 bln  More...    More...



UK and EUR Better… US Meanders.
Cinneas.com Thursday November 5, 2009 - 16:53:11 GMT

The weaker GBP/USD is working for the UK, as they today announced they would slow their pace of bond purchases.  The BOE announcement that they would raise their bond-purchase plan by 25 Bio GBP to 200 Bio GBP came as a relief to the market as it was less-than-expected  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update
Trade the News Staff Thursday November 5, 2009 - 16:35:16 GMT

Thursday, November 05, 2009 11:31:26 AM

 US Market Update

 

Dow +175 S&P +16 NASDAQ +44
- US equity markets made up all of yesterday's afternoon losses in the premarket this morning and headed even higher after the open on positive jobs data  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for November 6, 2009
global-view.com Thursday November 5, 2009 - 16:11:34 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: Friday sees the Reserve Bank of Australia monetary policy report. In Europe, Swiss unemployment data is seen slightly weaker. German industrial orders are awaited as well.

In North America, a correction to strong Canadian employment data is expected  More...    More...



Fed Set Self Up for Expectations War with Marketc
Foreign Exchange Analytics Thursday November 5, 2009 - 15:29:32 GMT

Fed Set Self Up for Expectations War with Market

 

Now that we have the Fed’s three conditions for low rates from the statement to mull over – excess resource slack, subdued inflation expectations and low inflation, one does not need much of an imagination in world populated with bipolar risk takers to project in the very near-term an expectations management problem for the Fed  More...    More...


And the week isn’t even over yet ...
Black Swan Capital Thursday November 5, 2009 - 14:09:32 GMT

Key News
China faces WTO complaint over exports (Financial Times)
JOHANNESBURG, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Confidence in South Africa's economy fell to a one-year low in October as demand and manufacturing capacity were seen taking longer to recover, with high power costs further curbing growth and fuelling inflation  More...    More...



Bank of England Policy Decision Could Trigger Volatile Moves
Forex Hound Thursday November 5, 2009 - 13:15:13 GMT

Yesterday the Federal Reserve laid out the groundwork for another 30 days of increased demand for higher yielding assets by remaining committed to low interest rates for an “extended period” of time.  Traders reacted on Wednesday as if this news was already in the market  More...    More...


U.S. Dollar Trades Higher Ahead of BoE and ECB Decisions
Forex Hound Thursday November 5, 2009 - 13:14:49 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is trading higher this morning after yesterday’s volatile day and today’s Bank of England and European Central Bank Policy meetings.  The lack of follow-through to the upside following yesterday’s sell-off has to be of some concern to the short Dollar traders  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 05-Nov-2009 - 1146 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday November 5, 2009 - 11:48:34 GMT

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FOREX NEWS-Dollar, yen gain as focus turns to ECB, BoE
Reuters Thursday November 5, 2009 - 11:34:45 GMT

Thu Nov 5, 2009 6:24am EST

* Dollar, yen gain on profit-taking in euro, riskier FX

* All eyes on ECB, BoE after Fed pledges to keep rates low

* More risk ahead, with U.S. jobs data Friday

(Adds quotes, updates prices)

By Jessica Mortimer

LONDON, Nov 5 (Reuters) - The dollar and the yen gained broadly on Thursday as the euro and perceived higher risk currencies succumbed to profit-taking ahead of policy decisions by the Bank of England and the European Central Bank  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 05/11/2009
Forexpros Thursday November 5, 2009 - 11:02:35 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Nov 5, 2009

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Unemployment Rate in the US to Be Announced Tomorrow

The Unemployment Rate is a measure of the percentage of the total labor force that is unemployed but actively seeking employment and willing to work in the US  More...    More...



Forex Blog - European Market Update: Euro-Zone Sept retail sales decline more than forecasts; Key European central banks meetings eyed for exit policy guidance
Trade the News Staff Thursday November 5, 2009 - 10:57:45 GMT

Thursday, November 05, 2009 5:50:57 AM

 European Market Update: Euro-Zone Sept retail sales decline more than forecasts; Key European central banks meetings eyed for exit policy guidance

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (PH) Philippines Central Bank maintained its Overnight Borrowing Rate at 4  More...    More...


GVI Forex Discussion Points 5 November 2009 Morning
global-view.com Thursday November 5, 2009 - 10:28:16 GMT

from GVI Forex Discussion Points... Thursday AM

The immediate focus of trade is on the ECB and BOE decisions shortly. Neither is expected to change policies today. There has been a lot of speculation about a new tranche GBP25 or 50bln of QE from the BOE today, although there is a school of thought that the negative 3Q09 GDP print was probably inaccurate and will be erased in subsequent revisions to the data  More...    More...


Forex - Daily Market Strategy
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Thursday November 5, 2009 - 10:20:32 GMT

Daily Market Strategy

 

Thursday, 5 November 2009 

 

Market Strategy

• Downside for GBP on QE announcement

• Post-FOMC equity rally fades

It is one thing trading ‘expectations’, it is completely different trading ‘facts’  More...    More...


Fed Statement Does Nothing to Stop Demand for Higher Risk Assets
Forex Hound Thursday November 5, 2009 - 06:08:38 GMT

The Fed FOMC committee decided to leave interest rates at historically low levels and issued a statement that said nothing to deter demand for higher risk assets.  It is now up to aggressive traders to take advantage of the thirty day free pass issued to them by the Fed’s inaction  More...    More...


Fed Remains Committed to Low Interest Rates
Forex Hound Thursday November 5, 2009 - 06:08:24 GMT

The U.S. Dollar finished sharply lower today against most major currencies except the Japanese Yen.  Speculators bet early and often this morning that the Fed would do nothing with interest rates nor hint at an end to its stimulus plans  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 05-Nov-2009 - 0342 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday November 5, 2009 - 03:45:59 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow (9802.14) ended marginally higher yesterday after trading over 1% higher through major part of the day. This has come despite encouraging assessment of the economy by the Fed. The interest rates have been kept unchanged as the Fed pledged to keep rates near zero for an "extended period"  More...    More...


Forex News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ hits one-week high on Fed, commodities
Reuters Wednesday November 4, 2009 - 23:08:30 GMT

Wed Nov 4, 2009 4:52pm EST * U.S. dollar weakness supports C$ rise * Commodity prices help power rally * Bonds end lower across the curve (Recasts) By Frank Pingue TORONTO, Nov 4 (Reuters) - Canada's dollar hit its highest level in more than a week on Wednesday after comments from the U  More...    More...


FX Blog- Market Snapshot N.Y. Close for 4 November 2009
global-view.com Wednesday November 4, 2009 - 21:30:03 GMT

N.Y. Closes-- Market Snapshot and Chart Gallery updated. Survey of major markets.

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GVI Forex- Data Outlook for November 5, 2009
global-view.com Wednesday November 4, 2009 - 20:27:49 GMT

GVI Forex Discussion Points... Wednesday Evening
The closely followed ADP private employment report showed a job loss of 203K for October. That was almost exactly the consensus forecast. If the ADP figure is accurate, it would imply a non-farm payroll loss of below 200K when government jobs are factored in  More...    More...



Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday November 4, 2009 - 20:14:44 GMT

Morning Report Thursday 5 November 2009

 

News and views

Better risk appetite last night was helped by components in the ISM services report, such as that showing new order rose, and speculation the Federal Reserve's (FOMC) meeting shortly will continue to signal record low rates for an extended period  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (4 November 2009)
GCI Financial Wednesday November 4, 2009 - 19:55:30 GMT

The euro moved sharply higher vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.4845 level and was supported around the $1  More...    More...


Equity Futures Surge as Appetite for Risk Returns
Forex Hound Wednesday November 4, 2009 - 18:40:28 GMT

Renewed interest in higher risk assets is helping to drive up stocks and commodities while pressuring the U.S. Dollar and interest rate futures. Aggressive traders seem to be betting big that the Fed FOMC policy statement this afternoon will contain language stating that an interest rate hike is not likely until at least the middle of 2010  More...    More...


Forex Speculators Betting Big on Bullish Fed Statement
Forex Hound Wednesday November 4, 2009 - 18:16:40 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is trading sharply lower at the mid-session against most currencies with the exception of the Japanese Yen. Speculators are betting big that the Fed FOMC statement will indicate there still is time to buy higher risk assets before the Fed begins tightening  More...    More...


Forex Blog - Could Fed Independence be Reduced, Even Lost with Bank Regulatory Reform?
Foreign Exchange Analytics Wednesday November 4, 2009 - 18:00:12 GMT

I am not particularly enthusiastic about the efforts in Washington to rewrite bank regulatory authority law.  But it could turn out to be far more significant to Fed independence over the long-run than many think  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update
Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 4, 2009 - 16:40:31 GMT

Today 11:36am EST/04:36pm GMT

US Market Update

Dow +116 S&P +11 NASDAQ +16  More...    More...


Chart of the Day - 11/04/2009 – Gold
FX Solutions Wednesday November 4, 2009 - 16:35:50 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; chart patterns in white; 50-period simple moving average in light blue  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for November 5, 2009
global-view.com Wednesday November 4, 2009 - 16:16:35 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: Thursday will see Australian trade data. They are seen having deteriorated. In Europe, Swiss CPI is due. U.K. industrial and manufacturing data are due. Eurozone Retail sales are due. Policy decisions are due from the BOE and ECB. Both are seen holding rates steady  More...    More...


Who leads and who follows…in this correlation
Black Swan Capital Wednesday November 4, 2009 - 14:57:42 GMT

Key News
The euro zone's dominant service sector expanded for the second consecutive month and at its fastest pace in 22 months, led by France. (Reuters)
The interbank cost of borrowing dollars for three months was fixed at a record low for a third straight session on Wednesday  More...    More...



U.S. Dollar Losing Ground Ahead of ADP and ISM Services Report
Forex Hound Wednesday November 4, 2009 - 13:13:59 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is trading lower against most currencies with the exception of the Japanese Yen as stronger equity markets in Europe and Asia helped drove up demand for higher yielding assets.  Trading was thin overnight and is expected to remain that way until the Fed FOMC announcement later in the day  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 04-Nov-2009 - 1203 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday November 4, 2009 - 12:05:49 GMT

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Support, Resistance and Range Forecast
Trendsetter Financial Markets Limited Wednesday November 4, 2009 - 11:28:35 GMT

INTRA-DAY USD/JPY:

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Last Update At 04 Nov 2009 09:19 GMT

Range Forecast
90.55 / 90.83

Resistance/Support
R: 91.30/91.63/92.00
S: 90.04/89.87/89.45

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Forexpros Daily Analysis - 04/11/2009
Forexpros Wednesday November 4, 2009 - 11:18:16 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Nov 4, 2009


Initial Jobless Claims to Be Published in the US Tomorrow

The Initial Jobless Claims is a measure of the number of people who file for unemployment benefits for the first time during the given week  More...    More...



FOREX NEWS-Dollar slips, markets brace for Fed decision
Reuters Wednesday November 4, 2009 - 11:08:42 GMT

Wed Nov 4, 2009 5:45am EST

* Dollar slips, retreats from 1-mth high vs FX basket, euro

* Traders brace for Fed, c.bank seen keeping low rate pledge

* U.S. jobs data due in N.Y. session

(Adds quotes, updates prices)

By Naomi Tajitsu

LONDON, Nov 4 (Reuters) - The dollar retreated from a one-month high against a currency basket on Wednesday as traders braced for a policy decision from the Federal Reserve, which was seen keeping to its promise to keep interest rates low  More...    More...


Forex Blog - European Market Update: session was marked by an improvement in risk appetite; focus will be on the FOMC
Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 4, 2009 - 11:01:56 GMT

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 5:59:33 AM

 European Market Update: session was marked by an improvement in risk appetite; focus will be on the FOMC

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (IR) Irish Oct NCB Services PMI: 47  More...    More...


FX Blog- Market Snapshot- Europe Mid-session for 4 November 2009
global-view.com Wednesday November 4, 2009 - 10:20:48 GMT

Post-Asia Closes-- Market Snapshot and Chart Gallery updated. Survey of major markets.

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GVI Forex Discussion Points 4 November 2009 Morning
global-view.com Wednesday November 4, 2009 - 10:11:28 GMT

from GVI Forex Discussion Points
The primary focus early Wednesday is going to be on the ADP jobs data. Expectations for a significant improvement in the Friday jobs report will intensify interest in the report. The ADP report is a notoriously poor forecaster of non-farm payrolls, but it impacts street forecasts for the report  More...    More...



EURUSD and GBPUSD daily outlook 11-04-09
InnerFX Wednesday November 4, 2009 - 07:19:32 GMT

EURUSD

A look at the EURUSD chart over the last few days provides a clear image of how undecided the market is  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 04-Nov-2009 - 0341 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday November 4, 2009 - 03:43:18 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow (9771.91) ended marginally lower yesterday after falling nearly 1% earlier during the day. The intra-day recovery was led by higher auto sales, rise in commodities and general euphoria over Buffett's $34 mio purchase of Burlington in what he termed as an "all-in wager on the future of US economy"  More...    More...


FX Blog - EUR/USD and GBP/USD SETUP VIDEOS FOR WEDNESDAY
Global-View.com Wednesday November 4, 2009 - 02:19:37 GMT

Click on the link below for setup videos for Wednesday's session. Click on the Tuesday link on the video homepage to view the video for the upcoming session.

EUR/USD Video

GBP/USD Video

 


 

 

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Gold Takes the Spotlight Today
Forex Hound Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 23:47:40 GMT

December Gold surged to a new all-time high after the Reserve Bank of India purchased 200 metric tons of gold from the International Monetary Fund. The purchase was worth about $6.7 billion. Traders at first were hesitant to drive this market higher until it became clear that this transaction could be the start of additional buying by other central banks  More...    More...


Aversion to Risk Drives Up Dollar
Forex Hound Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 23:47:26 GMT

The U.S. Dollar managed to hold on to its gains despite the strong rally in the gold market.  While the weaker Dollar has been blamed for the August to October rally in gold, stronger gold is not expected to drive the Dollar to new lows  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (3 November 2009)
GCI Financial Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 22:41:50 GMT

The euro moved lower vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4625 level and was capped around the $1.4810 level.  Data released in the U  More...    More...


FX Blog- Market Snapshot- N.Y. Close for 3 November 2009
global-view.com Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 22:34:10 GMT

N.Y. Closes-- Market Snapshot and Chart Gallery updated. Survey of major markets.

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GVI Forex Discussion Points 3 November 2009 Evening
global-view.com Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 22:29:30 GMT

Heading into Wednesday, the focus is going to be on a couple of key items out of the U.S. in the day ahead. The ADP jobs data will be watched more closely than usual amid expectations for a significant improvement in the Friday jobs report. Keep in mind that the initial ADP report is a notoriously poor forecaster of non-farm payrolls, but it can impact expectations for the report  More...    More...


Forex Research - Morning Rep
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 20:21:31 GMT

Morning Report Wednesday 4 November 2009

News and views Equities and currencies are little changed from yesterday's Sydney close. US factory orders just beat consensus, and Warren Buffet placed an "all-in wager" on the US economy by buying the largest US railroad, offering some support to soggy US equities markets  More...    More...



Central Bank Purchase Sends Gold Soaring
Forex Hound Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 19:25:50 GMT

News that the Reserve Bank of India purchased 200 metric tons of gold from the International Monetary Fund is sending prices soaring today.  The transaction which was worth about $6.7 billion is encouraging speculation that other central banks may be looking to buy gold  More...    More...


Gold, Commodities and the USD
Cinneas.com Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 18:55:25 GMT

Central Banks are flush with USD, and their anxiety is beginning to show. They would prefer to sell the USD and diversify into other currencies, but are concerned that by doing so they will self perpetuate the weaker USD, and thus reduce the value of the USD they currently own  More...    More...


Dollar Gains as Investors Become More Risk Averse
Forex Hound Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 18:07:06 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is trading firm at the mid-session.  Trading has been thin and rangebound ahead of tomorrow’s Fed meeting and Thursday’s Bank of England and European Central Bank meetings. 

 

The Dollar opened up higher this morning based on a strong overnight trade  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 16:42:29 GMT

Tuesday, November 03, 2009 11:35:53 AM

 US Market Update

 

Dow -60 S&P -5 NASDAQ -13
- Equities opened lower this morning despite news Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway was undertaking the largest buyout in the company's history  More...    More...


Chart of the Day - 11/03/2009 – EUR/USD
FX Solutions Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 16:12:23 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; 50-period simple moving average in light blue.)

11/03/2009 – EUR/USD – Price action on EUR/USD, a daily chart of which is shown, has finally made a tentative breakdown below the key uptrend support line extending from the March lows  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for November 4, 2009
global-view.com Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 16:06:19 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: Wednesday will see Australian retail sales data. They are seen higher. In Europe, October Service PMI data are due from the EZ (revision) and the U.K. EZ PPI data are due as well. The ECB faces no price pressures.

In North America, the ADP estimate for jobs ids due early  More...    More...



RBA Puts a Stop to the Carry Trade
Black Swan Capital Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 14:44:27 GMT

Key News

Retail banks pounce after RBA lifts interest rates to 3.5pc (The Australian)
The mother of all carry trades faces an inevitable bust (Financial Times)
Manufacturing output rises across the world (Financial Times)
 
Quotable 
“UBS just posted ugly results that bode ill for European bank results and CIT just filed for bankruptcy  More...    More...



FX Blog- GVI Forex Month Ahead Forex Forecasts for 3 November 2009
global-view.com Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 14:23:49 GMT

US Currency Outlook -- Forex Currency Pairs
Forex Currency Pairs Forex Forecast of Major Currency Pairs

The Global-View.com Month Ahead Currency Outlook is prepared weekly by the trading professionals at GVI Forex  More...    More...


Has Buffet Saved Stocks?
Cinneas.com Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 14:13:47 GMT

This morning's announcement by Berkshire Hathaway was akin to J.P. Morgan standing on the floor of the NYSE buying stocks when the market was collapsing. Prior to the announcement, Stock futures were indicating a negative opening for US equities. This in combination with the broad USD strength seen after the RBA raised rates 25bps made this morning look like it would be a rough one  More...    More...


Risk Aversion Drives Dollar Up and Equities Down
Forex Hound Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 13:48:47 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is trading sharply higher overnight as investors are once again becoming more risk averse.  This week, investors are facing three major central bank meetings and the U.S. employment report  More...    More...


Australian Dollar Drags Higher Yielding Currencies Lower
Forex Hound Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 13:07:06 GMT

Weakness in the AUD USD is dragging higher yielding currencies lower overnight.  This is leading to the call for a stronger U.S. Dollar on the opening.  Investors are becoming more risk averse ahead of three major central bank meetings this week  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 03-Nov-2009 - 1159 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 12:01:29 GMT

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FOREX NEWS-Dollar gains as stocks fall; sterling sinks
Reuters Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 11:36:12 GMT

Tue Nov 3, 2009 6:16am EST

* Euro down; dollar index hits one-month high .DXY

* European bank shares index down 3.6 pct

* Sterling falls sharply on UK bank shake-up, weak data

* FOMC meets; Aussie down on dovish RBA after rate hike

(Adds quotes, updates prices)

By Tamawa Desai

LONDON, Nov 3 (Reuters) - The dollar hit a one-month high against of basket of currencies on Tuesday as investors retreated from risk assets on renewed jitters over banks  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 03/11/2009
Forexpros Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 11:07:06 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Nov 3, 2009

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The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decision on short term interest rate is due out tomorrow (Nov 4).

The decision on where to set interest rates depends mostly on growth outlook and inflation  More...    More...



Forex Blog - European Market Update: Risk aversion continues to simmer over health of global financial sector; UK Gov't provides more aid to Lloyds, RBS; EU Commission sees more banking sector losses
Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 10:59:35 GMT

Tuesday, November 03, 2009 5:50:23 AM

 European Market Update: Risk aversion continues to simmer over health of global financial sector; UK Gov't provides more aid to Lloyds, RBS; EU Commission sees more banking sector losses in region

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (IN) India Sept Trade balance: -$7  More...    More...


FX Blog- Market Snapshot- Europe Mid-session for 3 November 2009
global-view.com Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 10:38:09 GMT

Post-Asia Closes-- Market Snapshot and Chart Gallery updated. Survey of major markets.

Expanded Market Snapshot    More...



GVI Forex Discussion Points 3 November 2009 Morning
global-view.com Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 10:27:10 GMT

from GVI Forex Discussion Points
The EURUSD has fallen out of bed today on a risk aversion trade following word of another round of capital infusions to U.K. banks and EU estimates of another EUR200-400bln in bank sector losses this year and next. Equity futures are falling as well  More...    More...



Forex - Daily Market Strategy
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 10:23:43 GMT

Daily Market Strategy

 

Tuesday, 3 November 2009 

 

Market Strategy

 

• RBA hikes 25bps: AUD slips, bonds rally

• Equities under pressure

An emphatic rise in the US Oct manufacturing ISM answered one of many important questions this week but could not stop enthusiasm for pro-risk strategies from petering out overnight as Asian equities fell  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 03-Nov-2009 - 0345 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 03:47:41 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow (9789.44) and the Nasdaq (2049.20) have started off well this week. US stocks recovered part of last week's losses as Dow rose 0.70%. The Asian indices are trading mixed. Shanghai is up 1.07%. Nikkei is closed today because of Culture Day  More...    More...


FOREX-Dollar soft, Aussie firms ahead of rate verdict
Reuters Tuesday November 3, 2009 - 02:12:02 GMT

Mon Nov 2, 2009 7:00pm EST

* USD subdued, Aussie higher ahead of RBA rate decision

* A 25 bps hike priced in, might need more to lift Aussie

* Fed starts two-day meeting, outlook uncertain

By Anirban Nag

SYDNEY, Nov 3 (Reuters) - The U  More...    More...


Equity Markets Finish Higher in Choppy Trade.
Forex Hound Monday November 2, 2009 - 23:24:01 GMT

U.S. stock index futures finished higher today following a choppy, two-sided trading session.  This morning’s better than expected U.S. ISM Factory Report helped launch a strong rally, but buyers could not push the market higher  More...    More...


Sell-off in U.S. Equities Prompts Late Session Dollar Rally
Forex Hound Monday November 2, 2009 - 23:23:47 GMT

The U.S. Dollar was generally weaker during the New York session following the release of a better than expected ISM Factory Report.  The report showed that manufacturing was increasing faster than expected.  The factory index rose to 55  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (2 November 2009)
GCI Financial Monday November 2, 2009 - 21:52:08 GMT

The euro moved moved higher vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.4845 level and was supported around the $1  More...    More...


Digging into the Numbers - Construction and ISM
cinneas.com Monday November 2, 2009 - 21:50:24 GMT

The EUR/USD rebounded significantly following this morning's better than expected data, with the ISM coming in at 55.7. Construction Spending also showed considerable gains. However the ISM number showed no sign of Employment Growth, and the Construction Spending number was boosted by strong Governmental Spending on a Federal, State and Local level  More...    More...


Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ rebounds from 1-month low; ends higher
Reuters Monday November 2, 2009 - 21:45:31 GMT

  Mon Nov 2, 2009 4:33pm EST * C$ recovers after hitting 1-month low * Employment data, Fed in focus this week * Bond prices end lower across curve (Recasts) By Frank Pingue TORONTO, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Canada's currency bounced off a one-month low to rise against a weaker U  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-U.S. dollar, yen weaken as risky assets edge higher
Reuters Monday November 2, 2009 - 21:43:33 GMT

  Mon Nov 2, 2009 4:26pm EST

* Positive U.S. data boosts risk sentiment, euro

* U.S. stocks still driving FX market

* Fed official says U.S. banks still at risk

* Markets await Australian central bank decision (Updates prices, adds quotes)

By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss

NEW YORK, Nov 2 (Reuters) - The dollar and yen fell on Monday in volatile trading as steady stocks and data showing further evidence of an economic recovery around the world dampened safe-haven demand for the U  More...    More...


FX Blog- Market Snapshot- N.Y. Close for 2 November 2009
global-view.com Monday November 2, 2009 - 21:27:29 GMT

N.Y. Closes-- Market Snapshot and Chart Gallery updated. Survey of major markets.

Expanded Market Snapshot    More...



GVI Forex Discussion Points 2 November 2009 Evening
global-view.com Monday November 2, 2009 - 20:13:36 GMT

from GVI Forex Discussion Points
"The EURUSD moved higher on balance Monday as it followed equities following a trifecta of better than expected U.S. data. This will be an eventful week for data releases. Later an onslaught of central bank meetings will start with the monthly RBA decision  More...    More...



Forex Research - Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday November 2, 2009 - 19:40:24 GMT

Morning Report Tuesday 3 November 2009

 

News and views

US economic data, a solid result from Ford, and earlier Chinese manufacturing data all provided some comfort to investors, helping the S&P500 gain 1  More...    More...


U.S. PMI Reports Boosts Demand for Equities
Forex Hound Monday November 2, 2009 - 19:01:21 GMT

A stronger than expected U.S. PMI Report, helped boost U.S. Stock Indices this morning.  The report indicated the U.S. economy was expanding and helped relieve some of the bearish pressure that had been building on the markets  More...    More...


U.S. PMI Reports Boosts Demand for Equities
Forex Hound Monday November 2, 2009 - 19:01:12 GMT

A stronger than expected U.S. PMI Report, helped boost U.S. Stock Indices this morning.  The report indicated the U.S. economy was expanding and helped relieve some of the bearish pressure that had been building on the markets  More...    More...


Dollar Tumbles on Stronger PMI Number
Forex Hound Monday November 2, 2009 - 18:41:58 GMT

The U.S. Dollar opened the overnight trade better but turned lower following a strong PMI number out of China.  The New York opening was weak but the Dollar accelerated to the downside after the release of a better than expected U  More...    More...


Forex Blog - U.S Market Update
Trade the News Staff Monday November 2, 2009 - 17:00:41 GMT

Monday, November 02, 2009 10:58:28 AM

 US Market Update

Dow +112 S&P 11.5 NASDAQ +15
- US equity markets are rallying off of the one-month lows seen last Friday thanks to strong economic data  More...    More...


Forex Blog - US Market Update
Trade the News Staff Monday November 2, 2009 - 16:59:07 GMT

Monday, November 02, 2009 10:58:28 AM

 US Market Update

 

Dow +112 S&P 11  More...    More...


Chart of the Day - 11/02/2009 – AUD/USD
FX Solutions Monday November 2, 2009 - 15:55:53 GMT

(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; 50-period simple moving average in light blue.)

11/02/2009 – AUD/USD – Price action beginning the new week on AUD/USD, a daily chart of which is shown, has retraced all the way down to a key uptrend support line extending from the March lows, before making a pronounced bounce up off the trendline, tentatively respecting the current prevailing uptrend  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for November 3, 2009
global-view.com Monday November 2, 2009 - 15:54:38 GMT

HIGHLIGHTS: Tuesday will be a holiday in Japan. The Reserve Bank of Australia policy decision is due early. Many expect a +25bp hike in rates, but such a move is not certain.

In North America, U.S. Factory Order are seen easier. Also the API survey has recently been a good predictor of the EIA crude data on Wednesday  More...    More...



A Potential Premise that Fools the Crowd Big Time!
Black Swan Capital Monday November 2, 2009 - 15:05:47 GMT

Quotable  
 
“Rather than deal with these simple problems with simple, obvious solutions, the official reform plans are complicated, convoluted and designed to only have the veneer of reform while mostly serving the special interests. The complications serve to reduce transparency, preventing the public at large from really seeing the overwhelming influence of the banks in shaping the new regulation  More...    More...



Forexpros Daily Analysis - 02/11/2009
Forexpros Monday November 2, 2009 - 14:14:44 GMT

Forexpros Daily Analysis Nov 2, 2009

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UK traders await the release of the Nationwide Consumer Confidence report tomorrow (Oct 3rd).

The report is calculated from a survey of about 1,000 consumers, and measures the level of consumer confidence in economic activity  More...    More...



Futures Analysis
Forex Hound Monday November 2, 2009 - 13:30:28 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is losing ground against most major currencies this morning as traders adjust positions following last week’s shift in sentiment out of higher yielding assets and this week’s slew of key economic reports and central bank meetings  More...    More...


Dollar Losing Ground against Most Majors
Forex Hound Monday November 2, 2009 - 13:13:32 GMT

The U.S. Dollar is losing ground against most major currencies this morning as traders adjust positions following last week’s shift in sentiment out of higher yielding assets and this week’s slew of key economic reports and central bank meetings  More...    More...


Fundamental Weekly Outlook
Forexpros Monday November 2, 2009 - 13:01:02 GMT

EU:
• Monday: France PMI Manufacturing (Previous 55.3, Expected 55.3), Germany PMI Manufacturing (Previous 51.1, Expected 51.1), Euro-zone PMI Manufacturing (Previous 50.7, Expected 50.7).
• Wednesday: France PMI Services (Previous 57.8, Expected 57  More...    More...



Fundamental Weekly Outlook
Forexpros Monday November 2, 2009 - 12:45:34 GMT

EU:
• Monday: France PMI Manufacturing (Previous 55.3, Expected 55.3), Germany PMI Manufacturing (Previous 51.1, Expected 51.1), Euro-zone PMI Manufacturing (Previous 50.7, Expected 50.7).
• Wednesday: France PMI Services (Previous 57.8, Expected 57  More...    More...



FX Blog- Market Snapshot- Europe Mid-session for 2 November 2009
global-view.com Monday November 2, 2009 - 12:33:37 GMT

Post-Asia Closes-- Market Snapshot and Chart Gallery updated. Survey of major markets.

Expanded Market Snapshot
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FX Thoughts for the day - 02 Nov 09 - 1230 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday November 2, 2009 - 12:31:54 GMT

USD-CHF @ 1.0209/12...Bearish below 1.0315
R: 1.0290 / 1.0317
S: 1.0200-0185 / 1.0155
Bearish for 1.00 over the next couple of weeks while the market trades below 1.0320. Immediate Support at 1.02 has to break for the bearishness to become entrenched again  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS-Euro gains vs dollar, yen; Aussie up before RBA
Reuters Monday November 2, 2009 - 11:35:06 GMT

Mon Nov 2, 2009 6:26am EST

* Euro gains vs dollar, yen, buoyed by euro zone PMI data

* Aussie up ahead of expected RBA rate hike; U.S. ISM eyed

* U.S., euro zone and UK policy decisions later in the week

(Updates prices, adds quotes)

By Jessica Mortimer

LONDON, Nov 2 (Reuters) - The euro rose against the dollar and the yen on Monday, buoyed by euro zone data confirming an expansion in manufacturing activity, while the Australian dollar rose ahead of an expected rate hike  More...    More...


Forex Blog - European market Update: European PMI Manufacturing data suggests a fragile recovery
Trade the News Staff Monday November 2, 2009 - 11:28:41 GMT

Monday, November 02, 2009 5:54:44 AM

 European market Update: European PMI Manufacturing data suggests a fragile recovery

 

*** ECONOMIC DATA ***
- (CZ) Aug Final Trade Balance: -€99M v -€75Me
- (SW) Swedish Oct Swedbank PMI Survey: 56  More...    More...


Economics Weekly - Asian economies lead economic recovery; Weekly economic data preview - Markets to digest a ‘hat-trick’ of central bank meetings this week...
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Monday