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FOREX NEWS- Dollar up in 2010; gains seen on recovery hopes
Reuters Friday December 31, 2010 - 22:45:57 GMT

3:48pm EST

* Euro posts worst year since 2005 on debt fears

* Euro zone debt troubles return to focus

By Wanfeng Zhou

NEW YORK, Dec 31 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar ended a volatile year on Friday a bit firmer than where it began with investors gearing up for gains in early 2011 on expectations the U    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update
Trade the News Staff Friday December 31, 2010 - 16:22:36 GMT

Friday, December 31, 2010 10:41:20 AM

 TradeTheNews.com US Market Update

Dow -10 S&P -1.2 NASDAQ -11


***Economic Data***
- (IN) India Q3 Current Account: -$15  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (31 December 2010)
GCI Financial Friday December 31, 2010 - 15:27:17 GMT

The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3390 level and was supported around the $1.3285 level  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 31-Dec--2010 - 1208 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday December 31, 2010 - 12:09:57 GMT

EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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USD-CHF @ 0  More...    More...


Technicals Trump Fundamentals in End-Of-Year Trading
Global-View.com Friday December 31, 2010 - 11:41:41 GMT

I learned many years ago not to fight the charts and this week has been an example of how the technicals can confound the fundamentals. The EURUSD headed into this last week of the year with forecasts lined up towards weakness into 2011. However repeated failures to establish below the 200 mva despite repeated tests below thwarted a run at 1  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: 2010 saw the return of economic growth but is the confidence level sustainable through 2011?
Trade the News Staff Friday December 31, 2010 - 11:03:55 GMT

Friday, December 31, 2010 5:56:10 AM

 TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: 2010 saw the return of economic growth but is the confidence level sustainable through 2011?

 

***Economic Data***
- (SA) South Africa Nov Private Sector Credit Y/Y: 4  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Yearend
global-view.com Friday December 31, 2010 - 11:02:36 GMT

The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

Yearend

11:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Dec 31- Most markets have closed for the year or will be closing in a couple of hours or so. For some inexplicable reason, equity markets in the U  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Euro near 2-wk high, dlr struggles into year end
Reuters Friday December 31, 2010 - 10:13:04 GMT

4:40am EST

* Euro near 2-wk high vs USD, though outlook troubled

* Swiss francs hits new peak against the dollar

* Commodity currencies like Aussie in favour

* Thin trading fuels volatility

(Recasts, adds quote, previous SYDNEY/SINGAPORE)

By Anirban Nag

LONDON, Dec 31 (Reuters) - The euro edged up to a two-week high against the dollar on Friday on year-end buying by central banks, while the Swiss franc hovered near a record high against the dollar in thin trading conditions  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 31-Dec-2010 -0336 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday December 31, 2010 - 03:43:54 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
HAPPY NEW YEAR. Hope 2010 was good for you and 2011 will be even better.

The US equities closed marginally lower yesterday. The Dow (11569.71) was down 0.14% and the S&P 500 (1257.88) was down 0.15%. Markets are low on volume following the holiday season and significant moves may only be seen in January, when the earning season starts  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Dec 31, 2010
global-view.com Thursday December 30, 2010 - 17:00:11 GMT

December 30 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, December 31:
  • Far East: No major releases. Several Holidays
  • Europe: No major releases. Many Holidays (London open?)
  • North America: No major data. Early U.S. close  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update
Trade the News Staff Thursday December 30, 2010 - 16:51:39 GMT

Thursday, December 30, 2010 11:34:04 AM

 TradeTheNews.com US Market Update

 

***Economic Data***
- (CL) Chile Nov Unemployment Rate: 7  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (30 December 2010)
GCI Financial Thursday December 30, 2010 - 15:30:33 GMT

The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3315 level and was supported around the $1.3215 level  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 30-Dec--2010 - 1206 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday December 30, 2010 - 12:07:22 GMT

EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Dealers declare that the CHF currency has morphed into the old German Deutschemark
Trade the News Staff Thursday December 30, 2010 - 11:13:45 GMT

Thursday, December 30, 2010 5:54:37 AM

 TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Dealers declare that the CHF currency has morphed into the old German Deutschemark

 

***Economic Data***
- (IN) India Primary Articles WPI w/e Dec 18th Y/Y: 17  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Yearend Trade
global-view.com Thursday December 30, 2010 - 10:37:56 GMT

  The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

Yearend Trade

11:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Dec 30- As noted yesterday, this has been a surprisingly active end of year period. We have noted again that the JPY has gained vs. the USD again as exporters continue to hedge their USD transaction exposures  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Swiss franc buoyed; dollar falls with U.S. yields
Reuters Thursday December 30, 2010 - 09:18:46 GMT

4:02am EST

* Swiss franc climbs to record high versus euro and dollar

* Dollar weakens broadly on pullback in U.S. yields

* Moves coming in thin year-end trade

(Changes dateline, adds quote, previous TOKYO)

By Neal Armstrong

LONDON, Dec 30 (Reuters) - The Swiss franc hit record highs versus the euro and the dollar on Thursday, underpinned by its safe haven status and lower U  More...    More...


Ikon Forex"Whether euro ‘regrets for’ not reaching goal or not?"
IKON GROUP Thursday December 30, 2010 - 07:22:58 GMT

Ikon Forex"The European Central Bank on forex market said last trading day that they has absorbed 60.78 billion euro capital from the market with 7 days deposit, less about 13 billion euro than the plan of 73.5 euro, which means since the government bonds purchase plan launched in May, European Central Bank cannot neutralize the addition liquidity that injected to the market by this plan  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 30-Dec-2010 -0336 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday December 30, 2010 - 03:49:35 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The US equities closed marginally higher yesterday. The Dow (11585.38) was up 0.09% and the S&P 500 (1259.79) was up 0.10%. The markets are low on volume following the holiday season and significant moves may only be seen in January, when the earning season starts  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Dec 30, 2010
global-view.com Wednesday December 29, 2010 - 18:38:17 GMT

December 29 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Thursday, December 30:
  • Far East: No major releases.
  • Europe: No major releases.
  • North America: U.S.- Weekly Jobless Claims, Chicago PMI, Pending Homes Sales, Natural Gas, Crude Inventories  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update
Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 29, 2010 - 16:24:33 GMT

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 11:20:32 AM

 TradeTheNews.com US Market Update

Dow +23 S&P +2 NASDAQ +4


***Economic Data***
- (CL) Chile Nov Industrial Production Y/Y: 2  More...    More...


AUD/USD Reaches for Decades-Long High
FX Solutions Wednesday December 29, 2010 - 16:20:24 GMT

AUD/USD (a daily chart of which is shown) as of Wednesday (12/29/2010) has risen to approach the extremely long-term, decades-long high around 1.0180 that was just hit in early November. This bullishness occurs within the context of a clear parallel uptrend channel extending from the mid-year lows  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (29 December 2010)
GCI Financial Wednesday December 29, 2010 - 14:16:57 GMT

The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3155 level and was supported around the $1.3085 level  More...    More...


FX Thoughts for the day : 29-Dec--2010 - 1239 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday December 29, 2010 - 12:45:03 GMT

EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
---------------------------
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USD-CHF @ 0  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Yearend Adjustments
global-view.com Wednesday December 29, 2010 - 11:50:10 GMT

The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

Yearend Adjustments

12:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Dec 29- I had promised myself to take a break from this report until the new year, but too much is happening n this normally quiet time of year  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: German State CPI data and Euro Zone M3 Money Supply show sharp acceleration
Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 29, 2010 - 11:45:33 GMT

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 5:55:32 AM

 TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: German State CPI data and Euro Zone M3 Money Supply show sharp acceleration

 

***Economic Data***
- (CH) China Central Bank (PBoC) raises Re-Discount Rate by 45bps and Re-Lending Rate by 52bps to 3  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 29/12/2010
Forexpros Wednesday December 29, 2010 - 10:22:49 GMT

ForexPros Daily Analysis December 29, 2010


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USD/JPY Continues Breakdown
FX Solutions Tuesday December 28, 2010 - 17:06:26 GMT

USD/JPY (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Tuesday (12/28/2010) has continued its bearish stance after breaking down swiftly below a key parallel uptrend channel last week, and then dropping further down to break below significant 83.00 support  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update
Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 28, 2010 - 16:17:55 GMT

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 11:14:02 AM

 TradeTheNews.com US Market Update

DOW -3 S&P 500 -1 Nasdaq -5

***Economic Data***
- (US) ICSC/GS weekly chain store sales w/e Dec 25th: +1  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Dec 29, 2010
global-view.com Tuesday December 28, 2010 - 16:15:51 GMT

December 28 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Wednesday, December 29:
  • Far East: No major releases.
  • Europe: EZ- Money supply, Switzerland- KOF index.
  • North America: 7-yr auction.
Updated: Trading Events Calendar

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Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (28 December 2010)
GCI Financial Tuesday December 28, 2010 - 14:47:52 GMT

The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3275 level and was supported around the $1.3160 level  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: CHF hits fresh record high against USD as most dealers rule out more SNB FX intervention
Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 28, 2010 - 11:28:08 GMT

 Tuesday, December 28, 2010 5:40:40 AM

 TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: CHF hits fresh record high against USD as most dealers rule out more SNB FX intervention

 

***Economic Data***
- (FR) France Q3 Final Gross Domestic Product Q/Q: 0  More...    More...


Ikon Forex"It is time for Forex Price of EUR/USD to try their best?"
IKON GROUP Tuesday December 28, 2010 - 08:43:28 GMT

Ikon Forex"Majority of countries still involved in the Christmas holidays in the forex market last trading day, thus the trading in forex market is little.

Last Saturday, People’s Bank of China took the measure of increasing interest rate for the second time this year and rose the one-year benchmark interest of deposit rate to 2  More...    More...


Does China’s Rate Hike Point to a Sell of AUD/USD to Start 2011?
FXTimes Monday December 27, 2010 - 22:41:40 GMT

The decision by the Chinese central bank to hike rates was interesting in that it came later than expected – speculation had swirled to its highest a few weeks ago when the central bank moved up its release of CPI data. China instead decided to wait until Christmas to hit markets with the news  More...    More...


The Currency Market is Quiet as the Sterling Dips (12/27/2010)
FXTimes Monday December 27, 2010 - 21:18:47 GMT

Not much developing as expected in a week of thin holiday trading. We did see China raise interest rates, and the AUD/USD failed to make a new high, but is still quiet and has not formed a top yet. The EUR/USD is ranging. The USD/JPY has dipped below an important support, and if 83  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Euro rises vs dollar; China rate hike hits Aussie
Reuters Monday December 27, 2010 - 17:42:09 GMT

11:56am EST

* Aussie dips, then steadies after Chinese rate move

* Euro rebounds again from below 200-day moving average

* Robust Chinese economy should underpin Aussie into 2011

* London holiday, New York blizzard keep trading light (Adds detail, comment, updates prices)

By Steven C  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update
Trade the News Staff Monday December 27, 2010 - 16:03:58 GMT

Monday, December 27, 2010 10:49:25 AM

 TradeTheNews.com US Market Update

Dow -30 S&P 500 -3 Nasdaq -13

***Economic Data***
- (US) Dec Dallas Fed Manufacturing Activity: 12  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Dec 28, 2010
global-view.com Monday December 27, 2010 - 15:33:27 GMT

Two year Note auction today @ 18:00 GMT.

December 27 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday, December 28:
  • Far East: Japan- Household Spending, CPI data, unemployment, Industrial Output. Several holidays
  • Europe: U  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (27 December 2010)
GCI Financial Monday December 27, 2010 - 15:01:44 GMT

The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3170 level and was supported around the $1.3070 level  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Aussie steadies after China move; euro inches higher
Reuters Monday December 27, 2010 - 12:10:31 GMT

4:29am EST

* Aussie dlr steadies as China rate move largely priced in

* Robust Chinese economy should underpin Aussie into 2011

* Euro and yen edge higher in thin year-end trading

(Changes dateline, releads, adds quote, previous TOKYO)

By Neal Armstrong

LONDON, Dec 27 (Reuters) - The Australian dollar steadied on Monday, paring losses made after China's central bank raised rates at the weekend in a move seen largely priced in, while other major currency pairs lacked momentum in quiet trade  More...    More...


Forexpros Daily Analysis - 27/12/2010
Forexpros Monday December 27, 2010 - 11:37:31 GMT

ForexPros Daily Analysis December 27, 2010


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TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Thin-holiday market conditions weather the PBoC interest rate hike for now
Trade the News Staff Monday December 27, 2010 - 10:54:45 GMT

Monday, December 27, 2010 5:47:23 AM

 TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Thin-holiday market conditions weather the PBoC interest rate hike for now

 

***Economic Data***
- (SP) Spain Oct Total Housing Permits M/M: -19  More...    More...


Ikon Forex"Does JPY is beaten?"
IKON GROUP Monday December 27, 2010 - 05:59:45 GMT

Ikon Forex"The USD/JPY trend was relatively strong last trading day. And the non-US currencies appeared the larger differentiation tendency once again than before.

Moreover, the quotation of JPY is the weakest one within all of the non-US currencies, and JPY was also negative among majority of cross trade currencies  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 27-Dec-2010 -0336 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday December 27, 2010 - 03:37:50 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The US equities were up last week following optimism over the US economy. The Dow (11573.49) was up 0.71% and the S&P 500 (1256.77) was up 1.13%. We retain our bullish view on equities and may see the Dow move towards 12000, while above 11400 in Jan-11  More...    More...


GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Dec 27, 2010
global-view.com Sunday December 26, 2010 - 18:36:38 GMT

December 26 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Monday, December 27:
  • Far East: Japan- BOJ Minutes. Several holidays
  • Europe: Many holidays.
  • North America: Canada- holiday; U.S.- No major data.
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Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (24 December 2010)
GCI Financial Friday December 24, 2010 - 15:45:55 GMT

The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3145 level and was supported around the $1.3085 level  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: USD maintains a supportive tone in a holiday thin environment
Global-View.com Friday December 24, 2010 - 11:49:34 GMT

Friday, December 24, 2010 6:18:16 AM

 TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: USD maintains a supportive tone in a holiday thin environment

 

***Economic Data***
- (SI) Singapore Nov Industrial Production M/M: +1  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: USD maintains a supportive tone in a holiday thin environment
Trade the News Staff Friday December 24, 2010 - 11:46:57 GMT

Friday, December 24, 2010 6:18:16 AM

 TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: USD maintains a supportive tone in a holiday thin environment

 

***Economic Data***
- (SI) Singapore Nov Industrial Production M/M: +1  More...    More...


Ikon Forex"What EUR/USD will do on Christmas Eve?"
IKON GROUP Friday December 24, 2010 - 06:06:24 GMT

Ikon Forex"The durable goods order of the United States on Thursday is poorer than the expectation, however, which is not improved the trend of EUR/USD, and the forex price also hit the new record low of 1.3053 once again.

The forex price rallied to the level abov 1  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 24-Dec-2010 -0340 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday December 24, 2010 - 03:44:51 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The US equities were mixed following marginal improvements in consumer spending and job market yesterday. The Dow (11573.49) was up 0.12% and the S&P 500 (1256.77) was down 0.16%. While above 11,400, the Dow may move up towards 12,000 in Jan-11  More...    More...


Forex - Morning Report (Westpac)
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday December 23, 2010 - 19:53:22 GMT

Morning Report Friday 24 December 2010

News and views

Markets generally shrugged off weak but improving US data, while currency moves were dominated by stop-loss triggers and illiquid pre-Christmas trading  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (23 December 2010)
GCI Financial Thursday December 23, 2010 - 19:22:51 GMT

The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3150 level and was supported around the $1.3055 level  More...    More...


Forex 2010 Year-End Review
FX Solutions Thursday December 23, 2010 - 16:35:36 GMT

As we close out this year, several major themes have emerged to characterize the year 2010 from a technical price action perspective. For one, there was dramatic euro weakness. The euro dropped considerably against all of its major counterparts (USD, JPY, GBP, CHF, AUD, and CAD) through the course of the year  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update
Trade the News Staff Thursday December 23, 2010 - 16:29:48 GMT

Thursday, December 23, 2010 10:42:38 AM

 TradeTheNews.com US Market Update

DOW +7 S&P 500 -1.7 Nasdaq -9

***Economic Data***
- (IS) Israel Nov Leading "S" Indicator: % v 0  More...    More...


Dollar May Be Doomed; However ...
Black Swan Capital Thursday December 23, 2010 - 15:56:13 GMT


MSCI World Equity Index (black) versus US $ Index (orange):

1)    No longer do we see the tick for tick correlation of stronger stocks, which represents risk appetite, and a weaker dollar.
2)    World stocks are making a new intermediate-term high and pushing up against the 61  More...    More...



FX Thoughts for the day : 23-Dec--2010 - 1239 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday December 23, 2010 - 12:40:37 GMT

EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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USD-CHF @ 0  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - China support steadies euro, outlook shaky into 2011
Reuters Thursday December 23, 2010 - 12:31:40 GMT

5:56am EST

* Euro steady vs dollar, Swiss franc but outlook shaky

* China reiterates support for euro zone countries

* Dlr/yen breaks below key support, stops hit in thin trade

* Yen unmoved as N.Korea minister says ready for "holy war"

(Adds quote, detail, updates prices)

By Neal Armstrong

LONDON, Dec 23 (Reuters) - The euro steadied against the dollar and the Swiss franc on Thursday, helped by supportive comments from China, but analysts said the outlook for the single currency was shaky, with fresh losses expected into 2011  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Rhetoric picks up on the Korean Peninsula
Trade the News Staff Thursday December 23, 2010 - 11:30:49 GMT

Thursday, December 23, 2010 5:54:14 AM

 TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Rhetoric picks up on the Korean Peninsula

 

***Economic Data***
- (IN) India Primary Articles WPI w/e Dec 11th Y/Y: 15  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Korean Tensions
global-view.com Thursday December 23, 2010 - 09:46:27 GMT

  The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

Korean Tensions

11:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Dec 23- This will be the final trading session before the Christmas break in most centers. Many markets, including many in the U.S., will close early  More...    More...


Ikon Forex"What does USD/JPY protest?"
IKON GROUP Thursday December 23, 2010 - 05:46:38 GMT

Ikon Forex"The data in United States was not very good on Wednesday, and the forex price of USD/JPY declined violently, thus the forex price gained the support nearby 83.42 temporarily.

The forex investors should pay more attentions to the durable goods order data of the United States  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 23-Dec-2010 -0340 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday December 23, 2010 - 03:46:35 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The US equities closed higher following better than expected GDP data release yesterday. The Q3 GDP rose at an annual rate of 2.6%, as against the market expectation of 2.5% increase. The Dow (11559.49) was up 0.23% and the S&P 500 (1258  More...    More...


Forex - Morning Report (Westpac)
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday December 22, 2010 - 20:43:36 GMT

Morning Report Thursday 23 December 2010

 

News and views

The US data was weaker across the board today, though it did not impact sentiment  More...    More...


GBP/USD Breaks Head-and-Shoulders Neckline
FX Solutions Wednesday December 22, 2010 - 20:27:34 GMT

GBP/USD (a daily chart of which is shown) as of Wednesday (12/22/2010) has broken down below the neckline of a clear head-and-shoulders pattern that has the top of its head around the 1.6300 high. After breaking down below the neckline, price hit key support in the 1  More...    More...


Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (22 December 2010)
GCI Financial Wednesday December 22, 2010 - 19:45:06 GMT

The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3080 level and was capped around the $1.3180 level. Technically, today’s intraday high was above the 23  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update
Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 22, 2010 - 16:38:23 GMT

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 11:14:48 AM  TradeTheNews.com US Market Update ***Economic Data***
- (CZ) Czech Central Bank maintained the Repo Rate at 0.75%; As expected
- (PD) Poland Central Bank maintained the Base Rate at 3.50%; as expected
- (US) MBA Mortgage Applications w/e Dec 17th: -18  More...    More...



GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Dec 23, 2010
global-view.com Wednesday December 22, 2010 - 16:22:01 GMT

December 22 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Thursday, December 23:
  • Far East: Japan- Holiday.
  • Europe: Germany Half-day session.
  • North America: Canada- GDP; U.S. Weekly Jobless. Personal Income, Core PCE inflation, Durable Goods, University of Michigan
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Forexpros Daily Analysis - 22/12/2010
Forexpros Wednesday December 22, 2010 - 13:20:59 GMT

ForexPros Daily Analysis December 22, 2010


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FX Thoughts for the day : 22-Dec--2010 - 1300 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday December 22, 2010 - 13:01:07 GMT


EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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USD-CHF @ 0  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: BOE minutes show another 3-way slpit but growing concerns on short-term inflation
Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 22, 2010 - 11:01:36 GMT

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 5:57:22 AM

 TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: BOE minutes show another 3-way slpit but growing concerns on short-term inflation

 

***Economic Data***
- (GE) Germany Nov Import Price Index M/M: 1  More...    More...


Daily GVI Forex Forex View- EUR Rebounds
global-view.com Wednesday December 22, 2010 - 10:48:05 GMT

  The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

EUR Rebounds

11:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Dec 22- Its been an active past twelve hours or so in the EURUSD with the pair finally breaking through the 1.3100 level (and 200-day moving average) before rebounding strongly a short while ago on word that China reportedly has said it is prepared to buy EUR 4-5 bln of Portuguese debt  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Euro fall deepens against Swiss franc
Reuters Wednesday December 22, 2010 - 09:40:19 GMT

4:02am EST

* Euro hits all time low vs Swiss franc

* Euro pinned near three-week lows on dollar

* Rising stocks, commodities keep Aussie well-bid

(Recasts, changes dateline, adds quote, previous TOKYO)

By Anirban Nag

LONDON, Dec 22 (Reuters) - The euro hit all-time lows against the Swiss franc on Wednesday, with investors increasingly nervous about the single currency's prospects given the euro zone's peripheral debt problems  More...    More...


Ikon Forex"Forex Price of EUR/USD --It is unfair?"
IKON GROUP Wednesday December 22, 2010 - 05:55:36 GMT

Ikon Forex"The continuous good news attacked the forex price of EUR/USD on Tuesday. First of all, the Moody may degrade the A1/P-1 ranking in Portugal into the negative watch lists in European hours, and then the Fitch Ratings put the “BBB-” long-term foreign currency and native currency rating of the Greece on the negative watch lists, and also stated that they may degrade its ratings to ‘junk status’  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 22-Dec-2010 -0340 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday December 22, 2010 - 03:59:20 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The US equities closed above its 02-Sep-08 closing of 11516.92, yesterday. The Dow (11533.16) was up 0.48% and the S&P 500 (1254.60) was up 0.60%. The markets gained led by financials after Toronto-Dominion Bank agreed to acquire Chrysler Financial for $6  More...    More...


Forex - CANADA FX-C$ drops after data dims outlook for rate rise
Reuters Tuesday December 21, 2010 - 22:17:56 GMT

4:20pm EST * C$ closes at 98.28 U.S. cents * Bond prices rise across the curve * Canada Nov inflation eases beyond expectations * Canada Oct retail sales stronger than forecast * Bank of Canada seen holding rates steady (Updates to close, adds details, quotes) By Claire Sibonney TORONTO, Dec 21 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar fell for a fourth straight session against the greenback on Tuesday as slowing inflation raised bets that Canadian interest rates could stay on hold longer than anticipated  More...    More...


Forex - Morning Report (Westpac)
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday December 21, 2010 - 20:24:24 GMT

Morning Report Wednesday 22 December 2010

News and views

US bonds continued to consolidate with yields little changed at 3.32. Stocks continued their confident push higher, the S&P500 up 0  More...    More...


Fair? Life is not fair; so never say never!
Black Swan Capital Tuesday December 21, 2010 - 19:09:13 GMT

If life were fair:

 

  • Banks would not be getting bailouts.
  • Taxpayers would not be on the hook for bailouts.
  • And Austrian economics would be given a chance  More...    More...


  • TradeTheNews.com US Market Update
    Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 21, 2010 - 17:18:27 GMT

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010 11:25:52 AM

     TradeTheNews.com US Market Update

    Dow +43 S&P +5.5 NASDAQ +13


    ***Economic Data***
    - (BR) Brazil Dec IBGE CPI IPCA-15 M/M: 0  More...    More...


    USD/JPY Uptrend Retracement
    FX Solutions Tuesday December 21, 2010 - 16:17:26 GMT

    USD/JPY (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Tuesday (12/21/2010) has retraced to support in the 83.50 price region, which is also close to approaching the lower border of a key parallel uptrend channel extending from the late October lows. This occurs after price action respected and descended from strong resistance in the 84  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Dec 22, 2010
    global-view.com Tuesday December 21, 2010 - 16:08:17 GMT

    December 21 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Webnesday, December 22:
    • Far East: Japan- Trade.
    • Europe: U.K. BOE Minutes, Belgium-Leading Indicator.
    • North America: U.S. 2Q10 GDP, Existing Homes Sales, Weekly Energy.
    Updated: Trading Events Calendar

        More...



    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (21 December 2010)
    GCI Financial Tuesday December 21, 2010 - 15:21:37 GMT

    The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3200 figure and was supported around the $1.3110 level  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS-Euro slips as Moody's puts Portugal on review
    Reuters Tuesday December 21, 2010 - 12:28:41 GMT

    6:01am EST

    * Moody's says may downgrade Portugal by one or two notches

    * Euro pares gains vs dollar, at all time low vs Swiss franc

    * Spanish bill auction passes smoothly but concerns remain

    (Adds quote, detail)

    By Neal Armstrong

    LONDON, Dec 21 (Reuters) - The euro pared gains against the dollar in thin trade on Tuesday after ratings agency Moody's put Portugal on review for a possible downgrade, reinforcing worries that the euro zone's debt crisis would persist well into 2011  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 21-Dec--2010 - 1200 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday December 21, 2010 - 12:02:22 GMT

    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
    ---------------------------
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    USD-CHF @ 0  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Slight EUR Rebound
    global-view.com Tuesday December 21, 2010 - 11:02:42 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Slight EUR Rebound

    11:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Dec 21- Moodys gave pre-holiday markets a jolt early Tuesday as they threatened a debt downgrade for Portugal and lowered the ratings on two regions in Spain  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Sentiment mixed between optimism over the Korean situation and pessimism over the European peripherals
    Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 21, 2010 - 10:56:03 GMT

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010 5:50:38 AM

     TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Sentiment mixed between optimism over the Korean situation and pessimism over the European peripherals

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (GE) Germany Jan GfK Consumer Confidence: 5  More...    More...


    Ikon Forex"What Forex Price of GBP/USD was forced to do?"
    IKON GROUP Tuesday December 21, 2010 - 03:59:31 GMT

    Ikon Forex"Forex trend analysis to GBP/USD:
    From the hour chart point of view of the GBP/USD last trading day, the short-term GBP exactly hit the decreasing pressure line position yesterday, and go down to fall back because of being influencing by the resistance  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 21-Dec-2010 -0340 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday December 21, 2010 - 03:44:33 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    The US equities ended mixed yesterday. The Dow (11478.13) was down 0.12% and the S&P 500 (1247.08) was up 0.25%. The trading volumes are low and the markets may not see large moves in December. Overall, the Dow is still trading in a Resistance region of 11450-500 and would need to confirm a break above 11500, to see an upmove towards 12000  More...    More...


    Forex Technical Update 12.20.2010 – Will the EUR/USD Rally in the Asian Session Fade?
    FXTimes Tuesday December 21, 2010 - 02:21:23 GMT

    Forex Technical Update

    December 20, 2010 – Will the EUR/USD Rally in the Asian Session Fade?

    Tools:
    Simple Moving Average(SMA) 50-period (red), 200-period (bold, gray)
    RSI-14 with Simple Moving Average 5-period of RSI attached  More...    More...


    Gold Forecast for Q1 2011
    FXTimes Tuesday December 21, 2010 - 01:30:20 GMT

    Gold Forecast for 2011 Q1

    Commentary by FXTimes

    Nick Nasad
    Chief Market Strategist

    and

    Fan Yang CMT
    Chief Technical Strategist

    The gold rally has been impressive. Did you know that? Have you seen any major publications talking up gold? Have you seen an increase in turn your gold to cash businesses? These might be signs that gold may need to take a breather  More...    More...


    Euro Weaker as Speculaters Bet Some EU Nations will Struggle to Raise Funds
    FXTimes Monday December 20, 2010 - 23:10:56 GMT

    1. Euro Weaker as Speculates Bet Some EU Nations will Struggle to Raise Funds Euro-zone debt concerns remained the biggest theme in the market Monday, after the EU summit last week agreed to form a permanent sovereign-debt resolution mechanism after 2013, but failed to expand the current bailout fund or end stresses over the common currency’s structure  More...    More...


    Forex - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Monday December 20, 2010 - 19:08:55 GMT

    Morning Report Wednesday 21 December 2010

    News and views

    The Fed's Bullard spoke with a slight hawkish tinge on policy, noting that he would like to, "adjust QE2 meeting to meeting" and that the $600bn figure is "very much reviewable"  More...    More...


    EUR/USD Continues Bearish Stance
    FX Solutions Monday December 20, 2010 - 17:52:49 GMT

    EUR/USD (a daily chart of which is shown) as of Monday (12/20/2010) has continued its bearish stance from last week that originated off a shooting star candle which reached up to the 1.3500 price region (a 38.2% Fibonacci level) and re-tested the underside of the broken uptrend line extending back to the June low  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com US Market Update
    Trade the News Staff Monday December 20, 2010 - 16:45:49 GMT

    Monday, December 20, 2010 10:59:23 AM

     TradeTheNews.com US Market Update

    Dow -33 S&P -1.24 NASDAQ -5  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Dec 21, 2010
    global-view.com Monday December 20, 2010 - 15:08:01 GMT

    December 20 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday, December 21:
    • Far East: Japan- BOJ decision- No rate change expected.
    • Europe: CH- Trade.
    • North America: Canada- CPI and Retail Sales.
    Updated: Trading Events Calendar

        More...



    FX Thoughts for the day : 20-Dec--2010 - 1211 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Monday December 20, 2010 - 12:12:52 GMT

    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
    ---------------------------
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    USD-CHF @ 0  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Safe haven flows dominate the holiday mode
    Trade the News Staff Monday December 20, 2010 - 11:04:28 GMT

    Monday, December 20, 2010 5:46:24 AM

     TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Safe haven flows dominate the holiday mode

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (GE) Germany Nov Producer Prices M/M: 0  More...    More...


    Forexpros Daily Analysis - 20/12/2010
    Forexpros Monday December 20, 2010 - 10:55:15 GMT

    ForexPros Daily Analysis December 20, 2010


    Today: Free webinar on ForexPros - Using Fibonacci ratios to manage your trades efficiently

    Expert: EcPulse

    Start: Mon, Dec 20, 2010, 10:00 ET
    End: Mon, Dec 20, 2010, 11:00 ET

    Fibonacci ratios are a very popular tool among technical traders and price has an uncanny way of respecting Fibonacci ratios  More...    More...



    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- EUR Soft
    global-view.com Monday December 20, 2010 - 10:47:56 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    EUR Soft

    11:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Dec 20- The markets are already moving into the end of year holiday season activity, with this week and the next two seeing numerous holidays in various centers  More...    More...


    ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - Will stubborn inflation prompt an early rate hike?
    Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Monday December 20, 2010 - 10:01:35 GMT

    ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS

     

    Monday, 20th December 2010

     

    Will stubborn inflation prompt an early rate hike?

     

    Given the upcoming Christmas break, this week’s Economic Data Analysis includes an extended economic calendar out to 7 January  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (20 December 2010)
    GCI Financial Monday December 20, 2010 - 09:41:18 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3125 level and was capped around the $1.3185 level.  Technically, today’s intraday low was right around the 38  More...    More...


    Ikon Forex"Forex Price of USD/JPY is 'secret'?"
    IKON GROUP Monday December 20, 2010 - 05:56:49 GMT

    Ikon Forex"The USD/JPY appeared the pattern of adjusting the trend violently on Friday, therefore, it is indicated that the changes this week will be closely related to the confidential information of situation of the Korea peninsula.

    As far as the technical and four hours chart is concerned, there had the resistance on the upside of the blue bearish channel  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 20-Dec-2010 -0340 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Monday December 20, 2010 - 04:02:50 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    The US equities were calm last week. The Dow (11491.91) was up 0.72% and the S&P 500 (1243.91) was up 0.28%. The Dow is still trading in a Resistance region of 11450-500 and would need to confirm a break above 11500, to see some upmove towards 12000  More...    More...


    Currency Strength/Weakness Meter
    FX Solutions Sunday December 19, 2010 - 21:39:37 GMT

    Here are the strongest and weakest major currencies for the past week (December 13-17, 2010). The primary strength/weakness theme for this past week has been GBP’s dramatic fall from being the strongest single currency for the prior week in terms of average percentage price change against the other major currencies, to being the WEAKEST single currency this past week  More...    More...


    Forex - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Sunday December 19, 2010 - 20:22:09 GMT

    Morning Report Monday 20 December 2010

    News and views

    As we move into the final sessions of 2010, liquidity is arguably going to be hard to come by. However, some critical events that will likely shape the outlook for financial markets continue to play out  More...    More...


    Kicking the Can Down the Road (Mauldin)
    Thoughts from the Frontline Saturday December 18, 2010 - 11:22:47 GMT

    Kicking the Can Down the Road December 17, 2010
    Different Cans for Different Folks More Debt is NOT the Solution to Too Much Debt Et Tu, Belgium?

    Africa, Old Friends, and Pensacola

    How often did we as young kids go down the street kicking a can? "Kicking the can down the road" is a universally understood metaphor that has come to mean not dealing with the problem but putting a band-aid on it, knowing we will have to deal with something maybe even worse in the future  More...    More...


    TradetheNews.com Market Week Wrap-up
    Trade the News Staff Saturday December 18, 2010 - 00:10:39 GMT

    Friday, December 17, 2010 4:47:28 PM  Market Week Wrap-up - Markets were relatively quiet this week and there was practically no bad news to derail the moderately optimistic tone of December trading. Good US and German economic data sustained hopes for continued economic recovery in the developed world, and China's decision stick with reserve ratios raises to manage its red hot economy (rather than interest rate hikes) kept up risk appetite  More...    More...


    CANADA FX DEBT-C$ slides for second session, bonds rise
    Reuters Saturday December 18, 2010 - 00:04:35 GMT

    4:53pm EST * C$ slides to 98.74 U.S. cents * Canadian bond prices rise in light volume (Updates to close) TORONTO, Dec 17 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar ended lower against the U.S. currency for a second straight session on Friday as investors trained their focus on the troubles in the euro zone, which spurred a flight to safety to the U  More...    More...


    GBP/USD Reaches Head-and-Shoulders Neckline
    FX Solutions Friday December 17, 2010 - 19:51:43 GMT

    GBP/USD (a daily chart of which is shown) as of Friday (12/17/2010) has tentatively broken down below a support confluence that includes the 1.5550 price region and an uptrend support line extending from the May lows. At the same time, price has reached the neckline of a clear head-and-shoulders pattern  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (17 December 2010)
    GCI Financial Friday December 17, 2010 - 19:45:08 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3130 level and was capped around the $1.3360 level  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com US Market Update
    Trade the News Staff Friday December 17, 2010 - 16:30:44 GMT

    Friday, December 17, 2010 11:25:04 AM  TradeTheNews.com US Market Update Dow -31 S&P -1.5 NASDAQ +6
    ***Economic Data***
    - (PD) Poland Nov Sold Industrial Output M/M: -1.3% v -1.1%e; Y/Y: 10.1% v 10.1%e
    - (PD) Poland Nov Producer Prices M/M: 0  More...    More...



    FX Briefing - Moving sideways at the end of the year
    BHF-Bank Friday December 17, 2010 - 16:27:52 GMT

    FX Briefing 17 December 2010

    Highlights

     Chinese monetary policy remains growth-orientated; interest rates on hold for now

     US retail sales data show sound domestic demand

     EU leaders approve treaty amendment to allow permanent crisis mechanism

     Moody’s lowers Ireland’s rating by 5 notches; outlook for Spain negative, but AA

     Sweden raises interest rates, Switzerland maintains 0  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Euro recovers on German data, but risks lurk
    Reuters Friday December 17, 2010 - 12:26:08 GMT

    6:35am EST * Euro/dlr regains ground after German Ifo survey * Euro had slipped after Moody's downgrade of Ireland * Dollar stalls again at 84.50 yen (Recasts, updates prices, adds quotes, details) By Anirban Nag LONDON, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Upbeat German data helped the euro overcome a sharp credit ratings downgrade for Ireland on Friday, although investors were wary about pushing it higher while worries persist about peripheral euro zone debt  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: German IFO offsets another peripheral downgrade
    Trade the News Staff Friday December 17, 2010 - 11:15:23 GMT

    Friday, December 17, 2010 5:51:30 AM

     TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: German IFO offsets another peripheral downgrade

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (FI) Finland Nov PPI M/M: 0  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Price Action Leading
    global-view.com Friday December 17, 2010 - 10:28:18 GMT

    The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Price Action Leading

    11:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Dec 17- Surprisingly the markets have taken on stride a five notch downgrade in the credit ratings for Ireland. We mentioned here that the markets have now started to absorb these news items more comfortably  More...    More...


    Ikon Forex MT4"Forex Price of EUR/USD Complained about U.S. Data?"
    IKON GROUP Friday December 17, 2010 - 04:56:55 GMT

    Ikon Forex MT4"The trend of EUR/USD led by adjustment on Thursday, the president of International Monetary Fund, Kahn’s statement made the market restore the confidence on the Spain issue. However, the good data of the United States in America hours still attacked the euro  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Euro edges higher, but more losses still likely
    Reuters Thursday December 16, 2010 - 22:25:29 GMT

    5:12pm EST

    * EU leaders agree permanent crisis mechanism

    * Peripheral bond yields rise as pressure remains

    * Spanish bond auction sees solid demand, higher yields (Adds details, updates prices)

    By Wanfeng Zhou

    NEW YORK, Dec 16 (Reuters) - The euro rose against the dollar on Thursday, but remained vulnerable to selling after an agreement by European Union leaders to set up a permanent crisis management mechanism failed to calm fears about the region's spreading debt crisis  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (16 December 2010)
    GCI Financial Thursday December 16, 2010 - 22:13:06 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3265 level and was supported around the $1.3180 level  More...    More...


    Forex - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday December 16, 2010 - 19:15:54 GMT

     

    Morning Report Wednesday 17 December 2010

    News and views

    US economic data again surprised higher. The pick of the bunch of releases was the Philadelphia Fed survey, the headline index making a cycle high  More...    More...


    USD/JPY Pushing Higher
    FX Solutions Thursday December 16, 2010 - 17:25:39 GMT

    USD/JPY (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Thursday (12/16/2010) has once again ascended to key resistance in the 84.40-84.50 price region. This occurs within the context of a well-formed parallel uptrend channel extending from the late October low, and after price bounced off the channel’s lower border  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com US Market Update
    Trade the News Staff Thursday December 16, 2010 - 16:57:47 GMT

    Thursday, December 16, 2010 11:55:10 AM

     TradeTheNews.com US Market Update

    Dow +32 S&P +6 NASDAQ +18


    ***Economic Data***
    - (PD) Poland Nov Employment M/M: 0  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Dec 17, 2010
    global-view.com Thursday December 16, 2010 - 16:37:07 GMT

    December 16 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, December 17:
    • Far East: No major data.
    • Europe: DE- IFO Climate, EZ- Trade.
    • North America: U.S.- Leading Indicators.
    Updated: Trading Events Calendar

        More...



    FX Thoughts for the day : 16-Dec--2010 - 1211 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday December 16, 2010 - 12:13:01 GMT

    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
    ---------------------------
    Read our current comments and trade recommendations on EUR-USD, USD-JPY and EUR-JPY by registering at
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    Our comments on Dollar-Swiss, Sterling Pound and Australian Dollar are given below
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    USD-CHF @ 0  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Spain tests investor confidence with its bond offering (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Thursday December 16, 2010 - 10:58:13 GMT

    Thursday, December 16, 2010 5:48:55 AM

     TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Spain tests investor confidence with its bond offering

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (IN) India Central Bank (RBI) maintained its key interest rates unchanged as expected
    - (IN) India Primary Articles WPI w/e Dec 4th Y/Y: 13  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Key U.S. Data Due
    global-view.com Thursday December 16, 2010 - 10:50:35 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Key U.S. Data Due

     Nevertheless, there has been no shortage of potentially market-moving news as agencies have moved forward the release dates for data ahead of the quiet period between Christmas and New Years  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Euro edges up before EU summit, dollar pauses
    Reuters Thursday December 16, 2010 - 10:12:27 GMT

    4:26am EST

    * Euro up 0.2 pct at $1.3241 EUR=

    * EU summit not seen offering solution to debt crisis

    * Dollar dips as surge in U.S. Treasury yields ebbs

    By Tamawa Desai

    LONDON, Dec 16 (Reuters) - The euro edged higher on Thursday ahead of an EU summit but remained vulnerable on euro zone debt concerns, while the dollar slipped back after a surge in U  More...    More...


    Ikon Forex"What’s Forex Price of GBP/USD trying to tell us?"
    IKON GROUP Thursday December 16, 2010 - 05:22:01 GMT

    Ikon Forex"The employment data of the Britain was not good on Wednesday while several kinds of the data in United States were good.

    Thus, this kind of development pressured the GBP to drop to 1.5528. The Britain will release the retail data today, if it appears the good one, it will not exclude that the forex price of GBP/USD come to the level above 1  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 16-Dec-2010 -0340 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday December 16, 2010 - 03:57:13 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    The US Equities were down in a volatile session, yesterday. The Dow (11457.47, down 0.17%) and the S&P 500 (1235.23, down 0.51) closed lower on European sovereign debt concerns. The Dow is tradin g around the Resistance region of 11450-75, and we need to wait and watch whether this region is held or broken to understand the movement going forward  More...    More...


    2011 Capital run amuck…2008 Capitalism run amuck (FXA)
    Foreign Exchange Analytics Thursday December 16, 2010 - 00:12:26 GMT

    2011 Capital run amuck…2008 Capitalism run amuck

     

    US Treasuries are in crosshairs again of the investor class  More...    More...


    EU Summit Thursday and Friday (FXA)
    Foreign Exchange Analytics Thursday December 16, 2010 - 00:09:58 GMT

    EU Summit Thursday and Friday

     

    One gets the sense that ECB officials see the moment has arrived for the EU and EZ to act on sovereign credit and bank risk at the upcoming heads of state summit underway Thursday and concluding Friday  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (15 December 2010)
    GCI Financial Wednesday December 15, 2010 - 22:23:13 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3210 level and was capped around the $1.3380 level.  Technically, today’s intraday low was right around the 61  More...    More...


    Unintended Consequences (Mauldin)
    Thoughts from the Frontline Wednesday December 15, 2010 - 18:58:46 GMT

    Unintended Consequences December 10, 2010
    Ten-Year Yields Are Rising An Uptick in Consumer Credit? Not! Some Thoughts for Ben New York, Cabo, and Winnipeg

    Correct me if I'm wrong, but I seem to remember that one of the reasons for QE2 was to lower rates on the longer end of the US yield curve  More...    More...


    Gold Still Shows Overall Bullish Bias
    FX Solutions Wednesday December 15, 2010 - 18:50:36 GMT

    Gold (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Wednesday (12/15/2010) has continued to respect a parallel uptrend channel that extends back to the late July low. This channel represents accelerated bullishness within the larger context of a much longer term uptrend  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com US Market Update
    Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 15, 2010 - 16:35:33 GMT

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010 11:23:22 AM

     TradeTheNews.com US Market Update

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (UK) Dec CBI Distributive Trade Reported Sales: 56 v 38e
    - (US) MBA Mortgage Applications w/e Dec 10th: -2  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Dec 16, 2010
    global-view.com Wednesday December 15, 2010 - 16:09:26 GMT

    December 15 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Thursday, December 16:
    • Far East: No major data.
    • Europe: E-Z.- Flash Mfg and Service PMIs. HICP (CPI), Switzerland- Swiss National Bank Rate Decision, U.K.- Retail Sales.
    • North America: U  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 15-Dec--2010 - 1211 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday December 15, 2010 - 12:15:03 GMT


    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
    ---------------------------
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    Our comments on Dollar-Swiss, Sterling Pound and Australian Dollar are given below
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    USD-CHF @ 0  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Peripheral concerns take EUR/CHF to fresh life-time lows
    Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 15, 2010 - 10:55:16 GMT

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010 5:43:32 AM

     TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Peripheral concerns take EUR/CHF to fresh life-time lows

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (PH) Philippines Oct Overseas Workers Remittances: $1  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Active Day Ahead
    global-view.com Wednesday December 15, 2010 - 10:46:52 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Active Day Ahead 

    11:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Dec 15- The USD has gained as traders were reminded again today about the EZ sovereign debt issues. The focus today has been on Portugal and Spain  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Euro falls as Moody's warns on Spain rating
    Reuters Wednesday December 15, 2010 - 10:22:05 GMT

    4:26am EST

    * Euro falls after Moody's puts Spain on review

    * Euro debt worries lift Swiss franc to record vs euro

    * Dollar gains ground as Treasury yields rise

    (Updates prices; changes byline, dateline; previous TOKYO)

    By Jessica Mortimer

    LONDON, Dec 15 (Reuters) - The euro fell on Wednesday after ratings agency Moody's said it may downgrade Spain's debt, refocusing the market's attention on the risks of contagion from the euro zone crisis  More...    More...


    Ikon Forex"Between Forex Price of USD/JPY and Long Position, who will win the fight?"
    IKON GROUP Wednesday December 15, 2010 - 04:50:08 GMT

    Ikon Forex"Tuesday is the important day when some important data released today, but the forex price of USD/JPY did appear neither new record high data nor low.

    The forex price declined in Europe hours and after gained the support on 82.81, it came back to the position nearby 83  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 15-Dec-2010 -0340 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday December 15, 2010 - 03:39:25 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    The US Equities were up on account of 5th straight monthly rise in retail sales figures, yesterday. The Dow (11476.54) was up 0.42% and the S&P 500 (1241.59) was flat. The Dow is near an important Resistance region of 11450-75, a strong break above which may take it towards 12000 in Jan-11  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Dollar rallies after Fed reaffirms QE
    Reuters Tuesday December 14, 2010 - 21:24:11 GMT

    4:07pm EST

    * Fed's FOMC says recovery too slow to cut unemployment

    * Fed reaffirms QE commitment, no expansion hints

    * Euro hits three-week high but gives up gains

    * Investors see rise in U.S. yields as overdone

    * Australian dollar breaks parity with greenback (Adds comment, updates prices)

    NEW YORK, Dec 14 (Reuters) - The U  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday December 14, 2010 - 20:00:59 GMT

    Morning Report Wednesday 15 December 2010

    News and views

    Risk appetite remained upbeat after decent US economic data covering retail sales, PPI, and inventories. The S&P500 was up 0  More...    More...


    USD/JPY Adheres to Bullish Channel
    FX Solutions Tuesday December 14, 2010 - 18:53:28 GMT

    USD/JPY (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Tuesday (12/14/2010) has once again respected the lower boundary of a parallel uptrend channel that extends back to the late October long-term low. Price action tested and respected this bullish support trendline in early Tuesday trading before making a pronounced bounce off this line  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (14 December 2010)
    GCI Financial Tuesday December 14, 2010 - 17:24:13 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3360 level and was capped around the $1.3500 figure  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Dec 15, 2010
    global-view.com Tuesday December 14, 2010 - 16:43:34 GMT

    December 14 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Wednesday, December 15:
    • Far East: JAPAN- BOJ Quarterly Tankan Survey.
    • Europe: U.K.- Average Earnings, Claimant Count Unemployment, CBI Distributive Trade Survey, CH- ZEW Survey  More...    More...


    Copper is going up.
    Black Swan Capital Tuesday December 14, 2010 - 16:30:21 GMT

    Hopefully you know by now. In fact, it would have been nice to know a month ago ... or better yet six months ago (or even better yet two years ago!) ...

    That’s when copper started up. And today it’s challenging record highs after screaming higher so far this month  More...    More...



    TradeTheNews.com US Market Update
    Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 14, 2010 - 15:55:19 GMT

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010 10:49:19 AM

     TradeTheNews.com US Market Update

    Dow +62 S&P +4 NASDAQ +11


    ***Economic Data***
    - (EU) ECB drained €72B in 7-day Term Deposit Tender, as expected
    - (US) Nov NFIB Small Business Optimism: 93  More...    More...


    Forexpros Daily Analysis - 14/12/2010
    Forexpros Tuesday December 14, 2010 - 13:14:44 GMT

    ForexPros Daily Analysis December 14, 2010


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    TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Portugal received a clear statement of financial support from China
    Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 14, 2010 - 11:23:56 GMT

    TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Portugal received a clear statement of financial support from China

    ***Economic Data***
     - (FR) France Nov Consumer Price Index M/M: 0.1% v 0.1%e; Y/Y: 1.6% v 1.7%e; CPI Ex Tobacco Index: 120.09 v 120  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Fed Decision Day
    global-view.com Tuesday December 14, 2010 - 11:04:12 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    FOMC Decision Day 

    11:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Dec 14- Today features an active data calendar from the U.S. The highest profile items will be November retail sales data and the Fed decision in the afternoon  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Euro hits 3-week high vs dlr as U.S. yields ease
    Reuters Tuesday December 14, 2010 - 10:22:11 GMT

    4:20am EST

    * Euro hits three-week high versus dollar, yen

    * Investors see rise in U.S. yields as overdone

    * Euro/dollar stalls at key resistance but stops lurk

    (Changes dateline, adds quote, detail, previous TOKYO)

    By Neal Armstrong

    LONDON, Dec 14 (Reuters) - The euro hit three-week highs versus the dollar and the yen in thin trade on Tuesday, as investors took the view that the recent rise in front-end U  More...    More...


    Ikon Forex"What Forex Price of EUR/USD is busy doing?"
    IKON GROUP Tuesday December 14, 2010 - 05:40:35 GMT

    Influenced by the good fundamental in the United States, the EUR/USD on Monday was going to hit the top after falling, but stayed calmly in Europe hours.

    Under the circumstance of being short of the data in fundamental, the forex price of EUR/USD just finished the action to repair the gap with opening low  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 14-Dec-2010 -0340 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday December 14, 2010 - 03:54:57 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    The US Equities were quiet yesterday. The Dow (11428.56) was up 0.16% and the S&P 500 (1240.46) was flat. The markets were calm ahead of the important senate vote on the extention of tax cuts and the FOMC due later today  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Dollar slumps with U.S. deficit fears again in focus
    Reuters Monday December 13, 2010 - 23:15:06 GMT

    4:44pm EST

    * Moody's says U.S. tax cut plan could shift outlook

    * Euro rises on euro zone hopes, though debt clouds outlook

    * Traders say LatAm, East Europeans favoring euro (Updates prices)

    NEW YORK, Dec. 13 (Reuters) - U.S. deficit concerns returned to the forefront of foreign exchange trading on Monday, pushing the dollar lower after Moody's said a tax-cut deal reached last week by the White House and Republicans could shift its outlook on the United States' top credit rating  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Monday December 13, 2010 - 19:30:58 GMT

    Morning Report Tuesday 14 December 2010

    News and views

    Risk markets rose on relief that China did not raise interest rates in response to the weekend's strong economic data  More...    More...


    AUD/USD Reaches Higher Within Uptrend
    FX Solutions Monday December 13, 2010 - 18:25:28 GMT

    AUD/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Monday (12/13/2010) has ascended once again to approach parity (1.0000) within the context of a steep parallel uptrend channel extending from the mid-year lows. From a chart pattern perspective, price action can be considered potentially to be in the midst of two opposing head-and-shoulders patterns  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com US Market Update
    Trade the News Staff Monday December 13, 2010 - 16:18:47 GMT

    Monday, December 13, 2010 11:12:09 AM

     TradeTheNews.com US Market Update

    Dow +40 S&P +5 NASDAQ +7


    ***Economic Data***
    - (IC) Iceland Nov Unemployment Rate: 7  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Dec 14, 2010
    global-view.com Monday December 13, 2010 - 15:55:00 GMT

    December 13 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday, December 14:
    • Far East: No major data.
    • Europe: U.K. CPI/RPI, DE- ZEW Survey, EZ-Industrial Production.
    • North America: U.S. NFIB INdex, Retail Sales, PPI, Business Inventories, Fed Decision  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (13 December 2010)
    GCI Financial Monday December 13, 2010 - 15:07:29 GMT

    The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3315 level and was supported around the $1.3180 level  More...    More...


    Forexpros Daily Analysis - 13/12/2010
    Forexpros Monday December 13, 2010 - 12:56:46 GMT

    ForexPros Daily Analysis December 13, 2010


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    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- 10-yr Yield Higher
    global-view.com Monday December 13, 2010 - 11:20:35 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    U.S. 10-yr Yield Higher

    Broad Trading Themes:

    • U.S. fixed income market yields continue to press higher.
    • Higher U.S. interest rates supporting USD..
    • China tightened policy: CPI was uncomfortably high  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: No fresh rate moves by China provides minor relief to risk appetite
    Trade the News Staff Monday December 13, 2010 - 10:43:30 GMT

    Monday, December 13, 2010 5:40:34 AM  TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: No fresh rate moves by China provides minor relief to risk appetite *** ECONOMIC DATA ***
    - (FR) France Oct Current Account: -€2.5B v -€4.4B prior
    - (FR) France Q3 Final Wages Q/Q: 0  More...    More...



    ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - FOMC, global inflation data to dominate the week
    Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Monday December 13, 2010 - 09:49:19 GMT

    ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS Monday, 13th December 2010

     

    FOMC, global inflation data to dominate the week

     

    With global bond markets showing signs of capitulation, markets are likely to be pouring over the veritable feast of economic releases and events this week for confirmation, or otherwise, of the growing bearish sentiment  More...    More...


    Ikon Forex"Does Forex Price of GBP/USD like Vote Result?"
    IKON GROUP Monday December 13, 2010 - 06:11:20 GMT

    Ikon Forex"The trend of the GBP/USD last Friday hit the new record high recently, and the forex price reached up to 1.5861.

    Afterward, the good data of the United States suppressed the non-US currencies, the quotation declined below 1.5800 once again  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 13-Dec-2010 -0339 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Monday December 13, 2010 - 03:54:39 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    The US Equities were up in a relatively calm session last week. The Dow (11410.32) was up 0.25% and the S&P 500 (1240.40) was up 1.25%. The Dow is looking strong, though it may face some Resistance near 11450, a break above which may take it towards 12000 in the coming days / weeks  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Sunday December 12, 2010 - 21:50:51 GMT

    Morning Report Monday 13 December 2010

    News and views

    US risk markets benefited from firm US data. US equities, treasury yields, and the US dollar all rose after solid import and export price data, and better than expected consumer confidence  More...    More...


    Currency Strength/Weakness Meter
    FX Solutions Friday December 10, 2010 - 23:29:04 GMT

    Here are the strongest and weakest major currencies for the past week (December 6-10, 2010), based upon relative percentage price change against each other from the beginning of this past trading week to the end of the week. The primary strength/weakness theme for this past week has been USD and GBP strength along with EUR and JPY weakness  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Euro to fall back toward $1.30 as EU leaders meet
    Reuters Friday December 10, 2010 - 22:32:43 GMT

    3:23pm EST

    * EU leaders meet to discuss spreading debt crisis

    * Euro could fall back to recent low beneath $1.30

    * Fed meeting also in focus; US data could boost dollar (Adds outlook, comment, updates prices, changes byline)

    By Wanfeng Zhou

    NEW YORK, Dec 10 (Reuters) - The euro should extend losses against the dollar next week as a meeting of European Union leaders will likely heighten concerns about deepening divisions within the bloc over how to solve its debt crisis  More...    More...


    Forex Video Technical Update 12.10.2010 – Swissy Out-Performing the Yen
    FXTimes Friday December 10, 2010 - 21:29:02 GMT

    The CHF/JPY Pair is making a move to break from its recent consolidation. This suggests a bullish continuation and the Swissy outperforming the Yen for December and going into Q1. Let’s also compare how it performed against the weak Euro, and the strong Aussie in the EUR/JPY, EUR/CHF, as well as AUD/JPY and AUD/CHF  More...    More...


    Forex Weekly Technical Update 12.10.2010 – US Dollar Rebounds; Euro Weakness Stands Out
    FXTimes Friday December 10, 2010 - 21:24:44 GMT

    Forex Weekly Technical Update

    US Dollar Rebounds; Euro Weakness a Standout

    The USD attempted to take back its gains this week, but its attempts were in the end insignificant, and requires further confirmation. The euro however, looked like it was holding off the pressure for now, but eventually the market caved in to the lack of confidence  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (10 December 2010)
    GCI Financial Friday December 10, 2010 - 21:17:10 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3180 level and was capped around the $1.3280 level.  Technically, today’s intraday high was right around the 61  More...    More...


    USD/JPY Bullish Stance
    FX Solutions Friday December 10, 2010 - 19:19:48 GMT

    USD/JPY (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Friday (12/10/2010) has displayed the fact that the U.S. dollar has shown marked strength this week while the Japanese yen has shown almost equally marked weakness against the other major currencies  More...    More...


    A lesson from corporate America ... that may come hard for China.
    Black Swan Capital Friday December 10, 2010 - 18:19:05 GMT

    We yesterday received an email from someone responding to our general perspective on China. While the email addressed most of the factors we already recognized, it did so with a different spin – one that is much more supportive of China and much more fearsome of the future of the US  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Dec 11/13, 2010
    global-view.com Friday December 10, 2010 - 16:42:56 GMT

    December 10 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Sat/Mon December 11/13:
      Saturday:
    • China: CPI, Urban Investment, Retail Sales. Monday:
    • Far East: No major data.
    • Europe:No major data.
    • North America: No major data.
        More...



    TradeTheNews.com US Market Update
    Trade the News Staff Friday December 10, 2010 - 16:39:07 GMT

    Friday, December 10, 2010 11:27:22 AM

     TradeTheNews.com US Market Update

    Dow +5.5 S&P +2 NASDAQ +5  More...    More...


    FX Briefing - US yields are rising
    BHF-Bank Friday December 10, 2010 - 16:18:29 GMT

    FX Briefing 10 December 2010

    Highlights

     European Council set to continue discussion on stabilisation mechanism

     Production increase in Germany suggests strong final quarter

     US president Obama and Republicans agree on tax-cut package

     

    US yields are rising

     

    The euro started to recover around the time of the ECB Council’s meeting at the beginning of December  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Euro steady, Aussie gains after China reserve hike
    Reuters Friday December 10, 2010 - 12:39:36 GMT

    6:43am EST

    * Euro steady; worries on Ireland, wider debt crisis weigh

    * Aussie gains after China raises banks' reserve requirement

    * Relief that China did not raise interest rates helps risk

    (Updates prices, adds detail, quote)

    By Jessica Mortimer

    LONDON, Dec 10 (Reuters) - The euro held steady against the dollar on Friday while the Australian dollar staged a relief rally after China increased the reserve requirement for banks but kept interest rates on hold  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 10-Dec--2010 - 1228 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Friday December 10, 2010 - 12:30:21 GMT


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    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- China Pre-Emptive Tightening
    global-view.com Friday December 10, 2010 - 11:42:44 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    China Pre-Emptive Tightening 

    Broad Trading Themes:

    • U.S. fixed income markets stabilized Thursday..
    • Higher U.S. interest rates supporting USD..
    • China tightens policy: Bank Reserve Requirement Ratio raised by 50bps as expected  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: China PBoC raises reserve requirement ratio (RRR) by 50bps ahead of its key inflation report
    Trade the News Staff Friday December 10, 2010 - 10:49:33 GMT

    Friday, December 10, 2010 5:47:02 AM

     TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: China PBoC raises reserve requirement ratio (RRR) by 50bps ahead of its key inflation report

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (CH) China PBoC raises Reserve Requirement Ratio (RRR) by 50bps; Effective Dec 20th (6th hike this year)
    - (CH) China Nov New Yuan Loans (CNY): 564B v 500Be (3-month low)
    - (IN) India Oct Industrial Production Y/Y: 10  More...    More...


    Ikon Forex"GBP/USD Trend Analysis"
    IKON GROUP Friday December 10, 2010 - 05:14:16 GMT

    The quotation of GBP/USD on Thursday hit the new record high recently, whose forex price reached up to 1.5841.

    Nevertheless, the overall data published by the Britain on Thursday were poorer than the expectation, and the weak euro became a burden on the trend of the GBP  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 10-Dec-2010 -0339 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Friday December 10, 2010 - 03:47:44 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    US markets closed flat with Dow (11,370) down 0.02% and S&P 500 (1233) up 0.40%. With year end approaching, volumes are getting thinner and with little economic date out today market will be guided by what happens to dollar  More...    More...


    CANADA FX DEBT-C$ ends flat, new supply floods bond market
    Reuters Thursday December 9, 2010 - 22:43:54 GMT

    4:49pm EST * C$ little changed at 98.96 U.S. cents * Bonds edge up but gains capped by new supply (Adds details) TORONTO, Dec 9 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar edged a touch higher against the U.S. currency in a restrained trading range on Thursday  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Euro slips on Irish woes; dollar down versus yen
    Reuters Thursday December 9, 2010 - 22:42:24 GMT

    2:53pm EST

    * Euro falls on doubts about Irish bailout, downgrade

    * Traders continue to eye bond yields

    * Euro to retest $1.30 as Spain remains a concern (Adds comment, updates prices, adds dollar move after Treasury auction)

    By Wanfeng Zhou

    NEW YORK, Dec 9 (Reuters) - The euro fell against the dollar on Thursday and looked set to retest the key $1  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (9 December 2010)
    GCI Financial Thursday December 9, 2010 - 21:49:56 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3165 level and was capped around the $1.3320 level.  Technically, today’s intraday high was right around the 23  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday December 9, 2010 - 19:37:53 GMT

    Morning Report Thursday 9 December 2010

    News and views

    Markets recorded only modest changes, EUR/USD weakness notable. Rating agency Fitch downgraded Ireland three notches to BBB+, one lower than Standard & Poor's, citing the mounting cost of bailing out its banks  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews US Market Update
    Trade the News Staff Thursday December 9, 2010 - 16:39:27 GMT

    Thursday, December 09, 2010 11:34:58 AM

     TradeTheNews US Market Update

    Dow -28 S&P +0.65 NASDAQ +2  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Dec 10, 2010
    global-view.com Thursday December 9, 2010 - 16:02:22 GMT

    December 9 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday December 10:
    • Far East: Japan- Corporate Goods Price Index (wholesale prices), China- Trade.
    • Europe: U.K.- PPI data.
    • North America: U.S.- Trade, Import Prices, University of Michigan Sentiment  More...    More...


    GBP/USD Bumps Up Against Resistance Confluence
    FX Solutions Thursday December 9, 2010 - 15:46:18 GMT

    GBP/USD (a daily chart of which is shown) as of Thursday (12/09/2010) has ascended to hit a key resistance confluence in the 1.5840 price region. This level was last hit as support in mid-November, and has since become resistance after the level was broken to the downside  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Dollar up on yields; euro slips on Irish downgrade
    Reuters Thursday December 9, 2010 - 13:07:22 GMT

    7:23am EST

    * Dollar supported by higher Treasury yields, U.S. tax cuts

    * Euro slips after Fitch downgrades Ireland

    * Market awaits 30-yr U.S. debt auction, U.S. jobless claims

    (Adds comment, updates throughout)

    By Naomi Tajitsu

    LONDON, Dec 9 (Reuters) - The dollar edged up on Thursday, still supported by a jump in U  More...    More...


    Forexpros Daily Analysis - 09/12/2010
    Forexpros Thursday December 9, 2010 - 12:54:16 GMT

    ForexPros Daily Analysis December 09, 2010


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    TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: ECB comments that rising unemployment was a cause for structural concerns
    Trade the News Staff Thursday December 9, 2010 - 10:58:56 GMT

    Thursday, December 09, 2010 5:47:59 AM

     TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: ECB comments that rising unemployment was a cause for structural concerns

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (JP) Japan Nov Preliminary Machine Tool Orders Y/Y: 104  More...    More...


    Forex"Forex Price of EUR/USD wants to happy?"
    IKON GROUP Thursday December 9, 2010 - 06:44:07 GMT

    The euro was pressured from the whole situation point of view on Wednesday, and the EUR/USD dropped below the integer gate of 1.3200 once again.

    Nevertheless, the data of industry output in the domestic market of Germany was better than the expectation made the forex price gained the support before the opening in the American hours  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 09-Dec-2010 -0339 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday December 9, 2010 - 03:43:44 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    As we get closer to the year end, volumes are going to get thinner and large intra-day gyration can become an order of the day. US markets closed in the green with Dow at 11,372 (up 0.12%) and S&P500 at 1228 (up 0  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - US dollar heads for biggest 3-day rise versus yen
    Reuters Wednesday December 8, 2010 - 22:34:38 GMT

    4:42pm EST * U.S. bond yields rise on inflation, deficit concern * Dollar index breaches 100-day moving average * Options market flags further dollar/yen rise(Adds comment, updates prices) By Wanfeng Zhou NEW YORK, Dec 8 (Reuters) - The dollar headed for its biggest three-day advance versus the yen in nearly three months on Wednesday and looked poised to extend gains after proposed tax cut extensions sparked a rally in U  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday December 8, 2010 - 20:38:58 GMT

    Morning Report Thursday 9 December 2010

    News and views

    Continuing reaction to the US fiscal stimulus announcement (tax cuts etc) on Tuesday pushed US yields significantly higher, helping the US dollar and depressing risky currencies  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (8 December 2010)
    GCI Financial Wednesday December 8, 2010 - 18:27:27 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3180 level and was capped around the $1.3280 level.  The common currency extended yesterday’s move lower as dealers hit stops below the US$ 1  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com US Market Update
    Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 8, 2010 - 16:21:47 GMT

    Wednesday, December 08, 2010 11:17:54 AM

     TradeTheNews.com US Market Update

    Dow -5.9 S&P 0.00 NASDAQ +5  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- USD Trading Higher
    global-view.com Wednesday December 8, 2010 - 15:06:52 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    USD Trading Higher

    Broad Trading Themes:

    • Collapse of U.S. bond markets on Tuesday.
    • Obama tax cut and spending plans put U.S. budget austerity on hold.
    • China setting up for Saturday policy tightening  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Dec 9, 2010
    global-view.com Wednesday December 8, 2010 - 15:01:00 GMT

    December 8 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Thursday December 9:
    • Far East: New Zealand- RBNZ policy decision Japan - 3Q10 GDP Australia Nov Employment Report.
    • Europe: U.K.- trade, BOE decision
    • North America: U  More...    More...


    Forexpros Daily Analysis - 08/12/2010
    Forexpros Wednesday December 8, 2010 - 13:19:12 GMT

    ForexPros Daily Analysis December 08, 2010


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    FX Thoughts for the day : 08-Dec--2010 - 1240 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday December 8, 2010 - 12:43:01 GMT

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    FOREX NEWS - Dollar rises as U.S. bond yields spike
    Reuters Wednesday December 8, 2010 - 11:49:14 GMT

    6:27am EST

    * Dollar bolstered as U.S. Treasury yields rise

    * Dollar index rises above 80 .DXY, breaches 100-day MA

    * Also rises 0.4 pct to 83.89 yen JPY=

    (Releads, adds quotes, updates prices)

    By Tamawa Desai

    LONDON, Dec 8 (Reuters) - The dollar rose on Wednesday and looked to sustain gains in the near-term on a spike in U  More...    More...


    Forex"GBP/USD Trend Analysis"
    IKON GROUP Wednesday December 8, 2010 - 11:19:23 GMT

    Stimulated by the good manufacture industry data in Britain, the forex price of GBP/USD broke through the integer gate of 1.5800. However, because of the worry to the debt crisis in euro zone, there was the GBP selling in the forex market.

    And the forex price of GBP/USD also maintained nearby 1  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Germany registers another failed auction
    Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 8, 2010 - 10:55:34 GMT

    Wednesday, December 08, 2010 5:41:31 AM

     TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Germany registers another failed auction

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (PH) Philippines Oct Bank Lending Y/Y: 8  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 08-Dec-2010 -0339 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday December 8, 2010 - 03:45:00 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    US markets tumbled after intial gain due to sell-off in commodities and strength in the dollar. Dow closed at 11 359, down 0.03% and S&P 500 closed at 1224, up 0.05%. Dow saw selling around its Novemeber highs of 11,451 and as a result charts smack evidence of double top  More...    More...


    Forex News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ drops on dovish Bank of Canada stance
    Reuters Tuesday December 7, 2010 - 21:58:21 GMT

    4:44pm EST * C$ closes at 98.87 U.S. cents * Bonds lower but outperform Treasuries (Updates to close, adds details, quotes) By Claire Sibonney TORONTO, Dec 7 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar retreated more than penny against the greenback on Tuesday as a global risk rally faded and the market digested a dovish statement from the Bank of Canada, which held interest rates unchanged for a second straight time  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday December 7, 2010 - 19:32:26 GMT

    Morning Report Wednesday 8 December 2010

    News and views

    Equity investor sentiment rose in the US after the Bush-era tax cuts were extended for two years, raising the prospects for US economic recovery  More...    More...


    White House and US Congress Double Down
    Foreign Exchange Analytics Tuesday December 7, 2010 - 18:55:46 GMT

    White House and US Congress Double Down

     

    In due course when the US government can’t borrow near unlimited amounts at very low nominal and real interest rates, the history books will surely talk about a generation squandered  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (7 December 2010)
    GCI Financial Tuesday December 7, 2010 - 16:53:15 GMT

    The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3395 level and was supported around the $1.3275 level  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 7, 2010 - 16:35:35 GMT

    Tuesday, December 07, 2010 11:12:05 AM

     TradeTheNews.com US Market Update

    Dow +63 S&P +7.3 NASDAQ +17


    ***Economic Data***
    - (CL) Chile Nov Trade Balance: $1  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Dec 8, 2010
    global-view.com Tuesday December 7, 2010 - 16:31:35 GMT

    December 7 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Wednesday December 8:
    • Far East: Japan - Machinery Orders.
    • Europe: Germany - Trade, Industrial Output. UK - CBI Trends.
    • North America: U.S.- Weekly Mortgage Stats, Weekly Energy Data, 10-yr Auction  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 07-Dec--2010 - 1216 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday December 7, 2010 - 12:18:17 GMT

    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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    USD-CHF @ 0  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Euro rises on Irish optimism; riskier assets rally
    Reuters Tuesday December 7, 2010 - 11:53:47 GMT

    6:21am EST

    * Euro rises on cautious optimism over Irish budget

    * Support likely to be fleeting, euro zone weaknesses remain

    * Expectations for further Fed easing fuel risk appetite

    (Adds quote, detail)

    By Neal Armstrong

    LONDON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - The euro rose on Tuesday on optimism Ireland will pass an austerity budget later in the day, though support was expected to be fleeting, with the single currency still dogged by structural weaknesses in the euro zone  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Obama extension of the Bush Tax Cuts fuels risk appetite; China shakes off renewed rumors of pending rate hikes
    Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 7, 2010 - 11:24:06 GMT

    Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:48:00 AM

     TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Obama extension of the Bush Tax Cuts fuels risk appetite; China shakes off renewed rumors of pending rate hikes

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (SZ) Swiss Nov Unemployment Rate: 3  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- USD Trading Mostly Lower
    global-view.com Tuesday December 7, 2010 - 10:52:46 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    USD Trading Mostly Lower

    11:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Dec 7- No new actions have been taken by the EU Finance Ministers. They never make a decision unless they face a crisis. There certainly are ample potential crises waiting in the new year  More...    More...


    Forex"U.S. Economy will face with A Real Test Next Year"
    IKON GROUP Tuesday December 7, 2010 - 10:44:03 GMT

    Forex"Several analysts said that even though the authority addressed that after the United States economy recession has already ended for more than one year, the recovery basis is still fragile, they worried that United States economy may suffer from the new attacks next year  More...    More...


    Forexpros Daily Analysis - 07/12/2010
    Forexpros Tuesday December 7, 2010 - 09:53:54 GMT

    ForexPros Daily Analysis December 07, 2010


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    Morning Briefing : 07-Dec-2010 -0343 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday December 7, 2010 - 03:46:24 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    US is one step closer towards extending the Bush era tax cuts as Democrats are going to debate over the issue tonight. US stocks markets have had a quiet day yesterday as Dow ( 11,362 down 0.18%)) and S&P 500 (1223, down 0  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS-Euro falls as euro zone countries seen split
    Reuters Monday December 6, 2010 - 22:14:56 GMT

    4:43pm EST * Euro snaps three-day rally vs dollar on euro zone woes * FX Concept's Taylor sees euro at parity vs dollar * Peripheral bond yields rise as euro group seen split (Updates prices, adds quotes, details) By Wanfeng Zhou NEW YORK, Dec 6 (Reuters) - The euro fell on Monday and more losses are likely after Germany rebuffed calls for a bigger euro zone financial safety net, raising fears of division over how to stem the region's debt crisis  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Monday December 6, 2010 - 19:22:36 GMT

    Morning Report Tuesday 7 December 2010

    News and views

    A quiet evening with a modestly risk averse tone. Much of the movement in markets occurred during the European morning and was Eurozone related  More...    More...


    AUD/USD Flag After Steep Bullish Run
    FX Solutions Monday December 6, 2010 - 18:36:06 GMT

    AUD/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Monday (12/06/2010) has consolidated in a flag-like price pattern after having broken out above several different resistance levels in the past several days, including the top border of a key parallel downtrend channel extending from the early November high  More...    More...


    Goldilocks is alive and well Down Under ... but ...
    Black Swan Capital Monday December 6, 2010 - 18:11:52 GMT

    A couple of weeks ago we laid out the case for a major top being in place in the Australian dollar.  Could we be very wrong?  You bet.  And the reason would be stock markets blow-off again on a doubling-down of QE2 and continued optimism China will keep the music playing  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com US Market Update
    Trade the News Staff Monday December 6, 2010 - 16:30:47 GMT

    Monday, December 06, 2010 11:25:03 AM

     TradeTheNews.com US Market Update

    Dow -18 S&P -2.7 NASDAQ -3
    ***Economic Data***
    - (CL) Chile Oct Economic Activity Y/Y: 4  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Dec 7, 2010
    global-view.com Monday December 6, 2010 - 16:07:33 GMT

    December 6 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday December 7:
    • Far East: Japan - Current Account, Lead Indicator. Australia- RBA decision.
    • Europe: Switzerland - unepmployment rate. UK Industrial/Mfg output. DE - Industrial Output  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (6 December 2010)
    GCI Financial Monday December 6, 2010 - 14:36:10 GMT

    The euro depreciated sharply vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3250 level and was capped around the $1.3420 level  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 06-Dec--2010 - 1227 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Monday December 6, 2010 - 12:27:23 GMT


    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Need USD and EUR Alternatives
    global-view.com Monday December 6, 2010 - 11:42:16 GMT

    The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Need USD and EUR Alternatives

    11:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Dec 6- Markets are digesting the Bernanke comments made broadcast Sunday evening. The bottom-line message seemed to be that he is not expecting a fast rebound in the U  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Euro cedes ground on debt woes, dlr rebounds
    Reuters Monday December 6, 2010 - 11:20:04 GMT

    4:24am EST

    * Euro fails to get much support from LCH.Clearnet move

    * Euro zone finance ministers to meet later on Monday

    * Bernanke: may buy more assets; mkt not too worried

    (Recasts, adds quote, updates prices)

    By Anirban Nag

    LONDON, Dec 6 (Reuters) - The euro fell on Monday, winning little respite from LCH  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: EcoFin meets to dicuss increasing the size of the EU €750B safety net with German opposition
    Trade the News Staff Monday December 6, 2010 - 11:04:32 GMT

    Monday, December 06, 2010 5:50:34 AM

     TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: EcoFin meets to dicuss increasing the size of the EU €750B safety net with German opposition

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (CZ) Czech Q3 Avg Real Wage Y/Y: 0  More...    More...


    Forexpros Daily Analysis - 06/12/2010
    Forexpros Monday December 6, 2010 - 10:41:43 GMT

    ForexPros Daily Analysis December 06, 2010


    Euro:

    Daily: Euro is reacting to 50% short at 1.3378 (line in sand 1.34749, with target at 1.27715 ). See if it holds. The only other major resistance level is the full half way back at 1  More...    More...



    Forex"What’s Relationship between Risk Sentiment and GBP/USD?"
    IKON GROUP Monday December 6, 2010 - 10:27:03 GMT

    Forex"GBP/USD expanded its decline in the morning of Europe market on Monday, and the forex price accelerated to drop after the temporary rebound.

    The risk currencies were suppressed because of the weak Europe stock market.

    It is predicted that the risk sentiment will control and master the trend of the forex market  More...    More...


    ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - MPC on hold, but inflation risks rising
    Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Monday December 6, 2010 - 10:21:29 GMT

    ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS Monday, 6th December 2010

     

    MPC on hold, but inflation risks rising

     

    The recent run of reasonably upbeat UK data continued last week with the latest industry PMIs pointing to ongoing economic recovery  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 06-Dec-2010 -0343 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Monday December 6, 2010 - 05:03:33 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    Year end seasonality is playing itself out with a Bang. Though the job numbers dissapointed on most counts, meagre 39K rise against a 150-160K expected and the unemployment rate notched up from 9.6% to 9.8%, but the markets cheered it as an indication that Helicopter Ben has just got its License to Fill renewed  More...    More...


    Forex News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ ends little changed after soft job reports
    Reuters Saturday December 4, 2010 - 01:22:08 GMT

    4:49pm EST * C$ closes at 99.67 U.S. cents * Hits session low of 99.20 U.S. cents * Both U.S., Canadian reports below forecasts * Bank of Canada seen on hold well into 2011 (Updates to close, adds details, commentary) By Claire Sibonney TORONTO, Dec 3 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar closed on a flat note on Friday after initially sagging on disappointing U  More...    More...


    Currency Strength/Weakness Meter
    FX Solutions Friday December 3, 2010 - 21:02:37 GMT

    Here are the strongest and weakest major currencies for the past week (November 29 – December 3, 2010). The primary strength/weakness theme for this past week has been USD’s dramatic drop from being the strongest single currency for the prior three weeks in a row in terms of average percentage price change against the other major currencies, to becoming the WEAKEST single currency for this past week  More...    More...


    FX Briefing - Euro remains weak despite bail-out package for Ireland
    BHF-Bank Friday December 3, 2010 - 16:42:25 GMT

    FX Briefing 3 December 2010

    Highlights

     Eurozone crisis continues despite aid for Ireland

     ECB Council sticks to fixed rate tenders with full allotment

     Beige Book confirms rosier picture of US economic indicators

     

    Euro remains weak despite bail-out package for Ireland  More...    More...


    EUR/USD Bullish Correction within Downtrend on NFP
    FX Solutions Friday December 3, 2010 - 16:38:06 GMT

    EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Friday (12/03/2010) has made a bullish correction on the heels of the Non-Farm Payrolls report that has brought price up to around the 50% Fibonacci retracement level of the most recent bearish run of late November  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com US Market Update
    Trade the News Staff Friday December 3, 2010 - 16:13:39 GMT

    Friday, December 03, 2010 10:53:05 AM

     TradeTheNews.com US Market Update

    Dow -11 S&P -2.8 NASDAQ -1  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Dec 6, 2010
    global-view.com Friday December 3, 2010 - 16:03:22 GMT

    December 3 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Monday December 6:
    • Far East: No major data.
    • Europe: No major data.
    • North America: No major data.
    Updated: Trading Events Calendar    More...



    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (3 December 2010)
    GCI Financial Friday December 3, 2010 - 14:24:53 GMT

    The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3350 level and was supported around the $1.3190 level  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Risk appetite rising ahead of Key US payroll data; Policymakers manage to stabilize the contagion situation
    Trade the News Staff Friday December 3, 2010 - 10:47:33 GMT

    Friday, December 03, 2010 5:42:03 AM

     TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Risk appetite rising ahead of Key US payroll data; Policymakers manage to stabilize the contagion situation

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (IR) Ireland Nov NCB Services PMI: v 50  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Waiting for Jobs
    global-view.com Friday December 3, 2010 - 10:44:50 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Waiting for Jobs 

    11:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Dec 3- The Thursday ECB meeting turns out to have been a watershed event for the markets. The central bank took important action as it bought the debt of peripheral EZ countries during the ECB press conference and those purchases have continued today  More...    More...


    Forex"Euro Mixed with the Happiness and Sorrow"
    IKON GROUP Friday December 3, 2010 - 09:54:45 GMT


    Yesterday, the euro had its going up quotation for the continuous second times.

    What are the effects that the fundamental brought were that the Bank of Europe kept the low interest rate of 1 percent unchanged.

    The revised number of GDP in the third quarter in euro zone is better than the previous one, 1  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 03-Dec-2010 -0343 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Friday December 3, 2010 - 03:45:43 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    Santa Claus in coming to Town and he is definately not dissapointing the bulls. US markets clocked another 1 percent upmove with Dow (11,362) up 0.95% and S&P 500 (1222) up 1.28%. Sentiment continues to improve in peripheral markets of Europe with yield differential with German Bund declining and economic data continuing to suggest some improvement in the core economies of the developed world  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (2 December 2010)
    GCI Financial Friday December 3, 2010 - 00:05:27 GMT

    The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3245 level and was supported around the $1.3060 level  More...    More...


    Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ surges to 3-week highs in risk rally
    Reuters Thursday December 2, 2010 - 21:59:19 GMT

    4:26pm EST * C$ closes at 99.61 U.S. cents * Bonds track Treasuries lower (Updates to close, adds details, commentary) By Claire Sibonney TORONTO, Dec 2 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar climbed more than a penny against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday, peaking near a three-week high and outperforming the rest of the major currencies on the back of a broad risk rally  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - ECB bond buying talk spurs euro rally vs dollar
    Reuters Thursday December 2, 2010 - 21:57:50 GMT

    3:05pm EST

    * Trichet gives no guidance on bond buying

    * Talk of ECB bond buying helps lift euro

    * Upcoming U.S. payrolls data could sway currencies (Updates prices, adds comments, changes byline)

    By Julie Haviv

    NEW YORK, Dec 2 (Reuters) - The euro rose on Thursday on market talk the European Central Bank was buying bonds, but lingering concerns about the outlook for peripheral euro zone countries should continue to put pressure on the currency  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday December 2, 2010 - 19:34:21 GMT

    Morning Report Friday 3 December 2010

    News and views

    Risky assets rally again. The ECB meeting delayed the exit from emergency liquidity measures and continued its bond purchase program, and it was believed to have aggressively bought Portuguese and other peripheral debt on the day  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Dec 3, 2010
    global-view.com Thursday December 2, 2010 - 16:58:16 GMT

    December 2 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday December 3:
    • Far East: No major data.
    • Europe: CH- CPI EZ- Service PMI, Retail Sales UK- Service PMI
    • North America: CA- Employment U.S.- Employment, Factory Orders, Service PMI  More...    More...


    GBP/USD Hits Uptrend Support
    FX Solutions Thursday December 2, 2010 - 16:40:10 GMT

    GBP/USD (a daily chart of which is shown) as of Thursday (12/02/2010) has dropped down to touch yet another uptrend support line, this one extending all the way back to the May low. This occurs after price action broke down below several support levels in the past couple of weeks, including a steeper uptrend support line around 1  More...    More...


    ECB Leaves Rates Untouched; Focus on Solving Debt Crisis
    Forex Hound Thursday December 2, 2010 - 13:51:43 GMT

    The European Central Bank voted to leave interest rates unchanged this morning as expected. Traders are now looking for ECB President Trichet to at least announce the central bank will extend special liquidity measures put in place at the height of the financial crisis  More...    More...


    Forex"Is there something wrong with EUR/JPY?"
    IKON GROUP Thursday December 2, 2010 - 13:15:36 GMT

    The resistance of EUR/JPY was 110.86, 111.66 and 112.44 while the support position was 109.66, 108.57 and 106.42.

    From the technical and four hours chart point of view, the EUR/JPY tended to break through the downside of the green channel.

    The quotation on Wednesday tracked back to the downside of the green channel, which still had the going up space  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 02-Dec--2010 - 1300 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday December 2, 2010 - 13:06:38 GMT

    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Focus ECB
    global-view.com Thursday December 2, 2010 - 12:06:06 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Focus ECB

    11:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Dec 2- Today is an important day for the EUR and European Central Bank. The markets are sharply focused on what the central bank has decided to do to ease the sovereign debt crisis in Europe  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Euro holds firm as all eyes on possible ECB steps
    Reuters Thursday December 2, 2010 - 11:51:44 GMT

    5:24am EST

    * Euro up 0.3 pct at $1.3187 EUR=

    * Euro gets boost after Spanish, French bond auction results

    * Markets hope ECB will expand bond purchase programme

    * Disappointment could see euro head back below $1.30

    (Adds quotes, updates prices)

    By Tamawa Desai

    LONDON, Dec 2 (Reuters) - The euro held firm on Thursday after rising the previous day as investors waited to see if the European Central Bank would take more steps to calm euro debt concerns, but could fall again if the central bank disappoints  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Not Likely in ECB's genetic code to submit to market demands
    Trade the News Staff Thursday December 2, 2010 - 11:10:16 GMT

    Thursday, December 02, 2010 5:45:02 AM

     TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: Not Likely in ECB's genetic code to submit to market demands

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (RU) Russia Gold & Forex Reserve w/e Nov 26th: $484  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 02-Dec-2010 -0334 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday December 2, 2010 - 03:51:08 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    Our patience paid off as both Dow (11,256) and S&P500 (1206) gained 2 percent overnight. Economic data points from EU to US were all encouraging, EU PMI came in line with estimates and Chinese and Swiss PMI topped estimates alongwith US ISM manufacturing which was also above expectation  More...    More...


    Trichet to the Rescue...Peut t’êtres (FXA)
    Foreign Exchange Analytics Wednesday December 1, 2010 - 22:28:45 GMT

    Trichet to the Rescue...Peut t’êtres

     

    When has the ECB circled the wagons and met the enemy of financial destabilization head on?  I can’t think of an example  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Euro snaps three-day drop but investors cautious
    Reuters Wednesday December 1, 2010 - 21:41:24 GMT

    4:07pm EST

    * Euro rises, broad selling momentum cools for now

    * Focus on ECB meet, liquidity policy, possible bond buys

    * U.S. backs European stability fund via IMF - source (Updates prices)

    NEW YORK, Dec 1 (Reuters) - The euro rallied on Wednesday, snapping a three-day decline, on speculation the European Central Bank may take bold steps to ease the region's debt crisis at a meeting on Thursday  More...    More...


    USD/CHF Hits Resistance Within Uptrend Channel
    FX Solutions Wednesday December 1, 2010 - 20:38:33 GMT

    USD/CHF (a daily chart of which is shown) as of Wednesday (12/01/2010) has bumped up against key resistance in the 1.0060 price region. At the same time, price has also reached the upper border of a new parallel uptrend channel that extends back to the mid-October 0  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (1 December 2010)
    GCI Financial Wednesday December 1, 2010 - 19:45:13 GMT

    The euro appreciated sharply vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3180 level and was supported around the $1  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday December 1, 2010 - 19:36:34 GMT

    Morning Report Thursday 2 December 2010

    .News and views

    A positive reversal in sentiment was inspired by a string of decent PMI reports from China, Korea, UK, and Switzerland, as well as a Reuters report during the NY session that the US was ready to back an enlarged EU support fund via the IMF  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com US Market Update
    Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 1, 2010 - 16:29:40 GMT

    Wednesday, December 01, 2010 11:15:24 AM

     TradeTheNews.com US Market Update

    DOW +195 S&P 500 +20 Nasdaq +50

    ***Economic Data***
    - (IR) Ireland Nov Live Register Monthly Change: -4  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com US Market Update
    Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 1, 2010 - 16:29:40 GMT

    Wednesday, December 01, 2010 11:15:24 AM

     TradeTheNews.com US Market Update

    DOW +195 S&P 500 +20 Nasdaq +50

    ***Economic Data***
    - (IR) Ireland Nov Live Register Monthly Change: -4  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Dec 2, 2010
    global-view.com Wednesday December 1, 2010 - 15:59:14 GMT

    December 1 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Thursday December 2:
    • Far East: Australia Retail Sales.
    • Europe: CH- GDP, Retail Sales EZ- PPI, ECB.
    • North America: U.S.- Pending Homes Sales, Natural Gas.
    Updated: Trading Events Calendar
        More...



    FOREX NEWS - Euro gets respite as yield spreads tighten
    Reuters Wednesday December 1, 2010 - 12:39:28 GMT

    6:36am EST

    * Euro rises, broad selling momentum cools for now

    * Yield spreads for Portugal, Spain vs Germany tighten

    * Focus on ECB meet, liquidity ops, possible bond buys (Adds comment, updates throughout)

    By Naomi Tajitsu

    LONDON, Dec 1 (Reuters) - The euro rose on Wednesday as a three-day selling spree lost steam, but doubts about whether the euro zone can contain debt problems facing some states kept the single currency in range of a 2 1/2-month low versus the dollar  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- EUR Short-Covering
    global-view.com Wednesday December 1, 2010 - 12:05:03 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    EUR Short-Covering

    11:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Dec 1- The USD has corrected downward early on the first day of the new month. There is chatter of Asian central bank demand for the EURUSD below the 1  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 01-Dec--2010 - 1200 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday December 1, 2010 - 12:02:10 GMT

    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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    TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: A sense of calm returns; Participants demand that the ECB extend its unlimited liquidity funding
    Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 1, 2010 - 11:11:14 GMT

    Wednesday, December 01, 2010 5:55:04 AM

     TradeTheNews.com European Market Update: A sense of calm returns; Participants demand that the ECB extend its unlimited liquidity funding

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (GE) Germany Oct Retail Sales M/M: 2  More...    More...


    Forexpros Daily Analysis - 01/12/2010
    Forexpros Wednesday December 1, 2010 - 09:54:45 GMT

    ForexPros Daily Analysis December 01, 2010


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    Forex"GBP/USD Trend Prediction and Analysis"
    IKON GROUP Wednesday December 1, 2010 - 09:31:06 GMT

    Forex"Influenced by the declined euro on Tuesday, the GBP/USD once dropped below the integer gate of 1.55 and then rebounded to nearby the 1.5570, back to the price of the opening on Monday.

    The forex analyst indicated that the fundamental of GBP is not optimistic  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 01-Dec-2010 -0334 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday December 1, 2010 - 03:54:38 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    November turned out to be a down month for most equity markets globally and US is no exception. Overnight Dow (11,006) closed in the red with 0.42% losses and S&P500 registered a decline of 0.61% to close at 1181  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday November 30, 2010 - 19:06:25 GMT

    Morning Report Wednesday 1 December 2010

    News and views

    Risk aversion lingered, the usual culprits Eurozone contagion and China tightening rumours dominating market chatter  More...    More...


    TradeTheNews.com US Market Update
    Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 30, 2010 - 16:40:51 GMT

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010 11:18:02 AM

     TradeTheNews.com US Market Update

    DOW -50 S&P 500 -7 Nasdaq -27

    ***Economic Data***
    - (PO) Portugal Oct Industrial Production M/M: -2  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Dec 1, 2010
    global-view.com Tuesday November 30, 2010 - 16:16:15 GMT

    Nov 30 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS:

    for Wednesday December 1:
    • Far East: Australia GDP, China PMI's.
    • Europe: EZ- mfg PMI, UK- Mfg PMI, Germany- Retail Sales.
    • North America: U.S.- ADP jobs, Productivity, Construction, Mfg PMI, Weekly Energy, Beige Book  More...    More...


    The tail risk of two eurozones that wags the dog ...
    Black Swan Capital Tuesday November 30, 2010 - 16:14:07 GMT

    We have been saying for years now that Germany is sucking the wind out of Europe.  But, then again that should be a surprise to exactly no one who ever bothered to consider the initial structure of the so-called common monetary union.  It wasn’t so common and it sure wasn’t structured for a lasting union  More...    More...


    EUR/USD Methodical Bearishness
    FX Solutions Tuesday November 30, 2010 - 16:02:39 GMT

    EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Tuesday (11/30/2010) has just dipped tentatively under 1.3000, establishing a new 11-week low. Price action has continued its methodical bearishness of the past month (November), regularly breaking down below key support levels, pulling back (rallying) and retesting those previous support levels as resistance, and then continuing on its bearish way  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (30 November 2010)
    GCI Financial Tuesday November 30, 2010 - 15:58:55 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.2970 level and was capped around the $1.3150 level.  The common currency has not been this weak since 15 September  More...    More...


    Gold Slowly Creeping Up toward Retracement Zone
    Forex Hound Tuesday November 30, 2010 - 15:12:15 GMT

    February Gold is slowly creeping up toward a retracement zone at $1378.50 to $1389.70. The market has been toying with this area for about a week after failing at $1385.00 on November 23. This time however it seems to have enough upside momentum to break through this area  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 30-Nov10-2010 - 1244 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday November 30, 2010 - 12:46:09 GMT

    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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    FOREX NEWS - Debt worries push euro to multi-week lows
    Reuters Tuesday November 30, 2010 - 12:13:18 GMT

    6:42am EST

    * Euro hits 10-week low vs dollar, yen, Swiss franc, pound

    * Euro breaks below barriers at $1.30 before recovering

    * Contagion fears weigh as peripheral bond spreads widen

    By Jessica Mortimer

    LONDON, Nov 30 (Reuters) - The euro slid to its lowest in more than 10 weeks against the dollar, yen, Swiss franc and sterling on Tuesday as a weekend rescue deal for Ireland failed to quell worries that other euro zone countries may need help  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- EUR Under Assault
    global-view.com Tuesday November 30, 2010 - 11:14:33 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    EUR Under Assault

    11:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Nov 30- The USD has continued to forge higher early Tuesday primarily against Europe. The basic problem is that the banking and funding problems were not addressed in the past few years and pretty much were swept under the rug  More...    More...


    European Market Update: Peripherals spreads continue to signal contagion fears (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 30, 2010 - 11:07:01 GMT

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010 5:50:23 AM

     European Market Update: Peripherals spreads continue to signal contagion fears

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (GE) ILO Unemployment Rate: 6  More...    More...


    Forexpros Daily Analysis - 30/11/2010
    Forexpros Tuesday November 30, 2010 - 10:05:58 GMT

    ForexPros Daily Analysis November 30, 2010


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    Morning Briefing : 30-Nov-2010 -0334 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday November 30, 2010 - 04:21:24 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    US markets recovered from early losses to close the day with mild cuts, Dow at 11,052 (down 0.36%) and S&P500 at 1188 (down 0.14%). Inspite of an intra-day breach, Dow managed to close above its key suport around 11K   More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS-Euro at 2-mo low vs dollar as bailout fears abound
    Reuters Monday November 29, 2010 - 23:10:18 GMT

    5:13pm EST

    (Repeats to more subscribers)

    * Euro falls below 200-day moving average around $1.3130

    * Euro seen dropping to $1.30

    * U.S. economic data could sway market sentiment (Updates prices, adds comment)

    By Julie Haviv

    NEW YORK, Nov 29 (Reuters) - The euro hit a two-month low against the dollar on Monday and may face further losses after Ireland's rescue did little to erase investors' fears that another euro-zone economy may require a bailout  More...    More...


    Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ ticks higher on steady stocks, resources
    Reuters Monday November 29, 2010 - 23:08:18 GMT

    4:51pm EST * C$ ends at 98.17 U.S. cents * Bonds flat at short end, higher at long end * Markets eye domestic GDP, jobs data later this week (Updates to close, adds quote) By Jennifer Kwan TORONTO, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Canada's dollar eked out a small gain against the U  More...    More...


    USD/JPY Inching Up
    FX Solutions Monday November 29, 2010 - 21:30:14 GMT

    USD/JPY (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Monday (11/29/2010) has continued to inch up slowly within the context of a new potential uptrend that has begun after bottoming out just above 80.00 early this month. After hitting that low extreme in the 80  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Monday November 29, 2010 - 19:19:51 GMT

    Morning Report Tuesday 30 November 2010


    News and views

    Investors returned from the US holiday in a bearish mood, pushing the S&P500 0  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Nov 30, 2010
    global-view.com Monday November 29, 2010 - 16:35:30 GMT

    Nov 29 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS:

    for Tuesday Nov 30:
    • Far East: Japanese PMI, Household Spending, unemployment and industrial output. Australia- Current Account
    • Europe: EZ: HICP (CPI), unemployment.
    • North America: U  More...    More...


    GBP/USD Falls Fast and Hard
    FX Solutions Monday November 29, 2010 - 16:05:46 GMT

    GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Monday (11/29/2010) has continued to display a strong and rapid bearish bias after having just established a fresh two-month low. This occurs after price action broke down last week below a key uptrend support line extending from the early September low, then broke down below an inverted pennant pattern  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (29 November 2010)
    GCI Financial Monday November 29, 2010 - 15:54:53 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3065 level and was capped around the $1.3300 figure  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 29-Nov10-2010 - 1300 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Monday November 29, 2010 - 13:10:52 GMT

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


    FOREX NEWS - Euro near 2-mth low, focus on Portugal, Spain
    Reuters Monday November 29, 2010 - 12:27:19 GMT

    4:25am EST

    * Euro slips below $1.3200 to lowest in 2 months

    * Market looking beyond Ireland package

    * Euro/dlr vols show bias towards weakness

    (Adds quotes, detail, previous TOKYO)

    By Anirban Nag

    LONDON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - The euro hovered near two-month lows against the dollar on Monday as investors looked past a rescue package for Ireland to debt problems in other peripheral euro zone economies and sold the currency on any bounce  More...    More...


    Data Preview - Trichet under pressure
    Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Monday November 29, 2010 - 11:10:24 GMT

    Data Preview - Monday, 29th November 2010

     

    Trichet under pressure

     

    This week’s UK economic calendar is fairly light, with market attention likely to be focused on events overseas  More...    More...


    European Market Update: Market not yet convinced contagion effects avoided (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Monday November 29, 2010 - 10:58:29 GMT

    Monday, November 29, 2010 5:55:19 AM

     European Market Update: Market not yet convinced contagion effects avoided

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (FI) Finland Nov Business Confidence: 5  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- USD on Strong Footing
    global-view.com Monday November 29, 2010 - 10:55:39 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    USD on Strong Footing

    11:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Nov 30- Trading activity is off to an active start for the new week as traders are now entering into the final push before the end of year holidays at the close of December  More...    More...


    Forexpros Daily Analysis - 29/11/2010
    Forexpros Monday November 29, 2010 - 10:10:18 GMT

    ForexPros Daily Analysis November 29, 2010


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    Irish Political Crisis Threatens Bailout (FXA)
    Foreign Exchange Analytics Monday November 29, 2010 - 09:53:44 GMT

    Irish Political Crisis Threatens Bailout

     

    The Irish bailout package totals EUR85bln and is expected to involved EUR35bln in funds for the banks (EUR10bln in immediate recapitalization) and EUR50bln to cover budget financing needs  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 29-Nov-2010 -0334 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Monday November 29, 2010 - 03:50:56 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    US markets closed in the red on Friday with Dow at 11,092 (down 0.85%) and S&P 500 at 1189 (down 0.75%). US holiday shopping season got off to a tepid start. Markets will keep a close eye on the retail sale figures over this period as US consumers account for 70% of the GDP  More...    More...


    Key Forex Technical Trading Levels
    FX Solutions Sunday November 28, 2010 - 20:41:27 GMT

    Here are some key forex support and resistance levels for the upcoming trading week. These technical levels are price areas/regions that forex traders should be paying close attention to, and around which significant technical trading events could likely occur  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Sunday November 28, 2010 - 19:24:23 GMT

    Morning Report Monday 29 November 2010

    News and views

    Safe havens performed best on Friday, as the Eurozone and Korean backdrops continued to concern investors. An FT article said a majority of Eurozone governments are pressuring Portugal to accept aid to minimise contagion to Spain  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Nov 29, 2010
    global-view.com Sunday November 28, 2010 - 17:46:07 GMT

    Nov 28 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS:

    for Monday Nov 29:
    • Far East: Japanese retail sales data.
    • Europe: EZ: U.K. M4 Money Supply.
    • North America: U.S.- Case-Shiller house price Index. CA- Current Account, PPI.
    Updated: Trading Events Calendar

        More...



    FOREX NEWS-Euro to fall on contagion fear; US jobs data eyed
    Reuters Friday November 26, 2010 - 23:52:14 GMT

    1:51pm EST

    * Euro/dollar may decline towards $1.25 by year-end

    * Euro zone debt crisis, Korean conflict to lift US dollar

    * U.S. nonfarm payrolls report also in focus

    (Adds comment, updates prices, changes byline)

    By Wanfeng Zhou

    NEW YORK, Nov 26 (Reuters) - The euro should extend losses against the dollar in the near term after its worst week in over three months on fears Portugal and Spain will be next to need bailouts after Ireland  More...    More...


    Contagious. Systemic. Gangrenous ...
    Black Swan Capital Friday November 26, 2010 - 16:52:26 GMT

    It’s hard not to love this headline from Reuters:

    EUROZONE GANGRENE SPREADING AGAIN

    The little Thanksgiving “research note” we sent around on Wednesday included commentary that called the entire eurozone bailout effort a complete failure  More...    More...


    FX Briefing - Euro remains under pressure
    BHF-Bank Friday November 26, 2010 - 16:45:02 GMT

    FX Briefing 26 November 2010

     

    Highlights

     Euro continues to fall on fears of contagion spreading

     Macroeconomic outlook suggests normalisation of ECB monetary policy to proceed

     

    Euro remains under pressure

    The single European currency is continuing to slide in the forex markets  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (26 November 2010)
    GCI Financial Friday November 26, 2010 - 16:20:40 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3200 figure and was capped around the $1.3360 level  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 26-Nov10-2010 - 1218 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Friday November 26, 2010 - 12:19:33 GMT

    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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    Tradethenews.com European Market Update: Risk aversion rises over contagion concerns that Peripherals might spread into Semi-core of Europe
    Trade the News Staff Friday November 26, 2010 - 11:02:17 GMT

    Friday, November 26, 2010 5:56:01 AM

     Tradethenews.com European Market Update: Risk aversion rises over contagion concerns that Peripherals might spread into Semi-core of Europe

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (GE) Germany Oct Import Price Index M/M: -0  More...    More...


    Tradethenews.com European Market Update: Risk aversion rises over contagion concerns that Peripherals might spread into Semi-core of Europe
    Trade the News Staff Friday November 26, 2010 - 11:02:16 GMT

    Friday, November 26, 2010 5:56:01 AM

     Tradethenews.com European Market Update: Risk aversion rises over contagion concerns that Peripherals might spread into Semi-core of Europe

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (GE) Germany Oct Import Price Index M/M: -0  More...    More...


    Forex Market-Ireland Assistance Has Carried out Officially
    IKON GROUP Friday November 26, 2010 - 08:28:25 GMT


    Forex Market--The leader of European Financial Stable Fund Regling said that the debt crisis in Ireland did not bring about the risks of breaking up of the euro zone, but he believed that the situation is serious.
    The assistance system scale is large enough to deal with the demands of all of the member countries  More...    More...



    Morning Briefing : 26-Nov-2010 -0334 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Friday November 26, 2010 - 03:56:10 GMT


    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    US markets were closed overnight and is going to have a truncated session tonight. Dow is well supported as long as 11,000 holds on a closing basis. Resistance for Dow is expected around 11,220 and 11,400. We would like to talk about German DAX Index today  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (25 November 2010)
    GCI Financial Thursday November 25, 2010 - 16:00:29 GMT

    The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3360 level and was supported around the $1.3285 level  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 25-Nov10-2010 - 1204 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday November 25, 2010 - 12:06:29 GMT

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


    Tradethenews.com European Market Update: Peripherals remain the Turkey
    Trade the News Staff Thursday November 25, 2010 - 11:43:31 GMT

    Thursday, November 25, 2010 6:19:54 AM

     Tradethenews.com European Market Update: Peripherals remain the Turkey

    ***Economic Data***
    - (RU) Russia Gold & Forex Reserve w/e Nov 19th : $489  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Nov 26, 2010
    global-view.com Thursday November 25, 2010 - 11:17:24 GMT

    Nov 25 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS:

    for Friday Nov 26:
    • Far East: Japanese CPI data.
    • Europe: EZ: M3 Money Supply, CH: KOF Leading Indicators.
    • North America: U.S.- No major data (partial day session).
    Updated: Trading Events Calendar

        More...



    Morning Briefing : 25-Nov-2010 -0334 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday November 25, 2010 - 03:46:48 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    Santa Clause rally is on in Wallstreet with Dow clocking a gain of 1.37% to close at 11,187 and S&P gained 1.49% to close at 1198. As we have been saying for past few days that as long as Dow is holding above 10,900, the trend remains up  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday November 24, 2010 - 19:36:34 GMT

    Morning Report Thursday 25 November 2010

     

    News and views

    There was enough from strong US and German economic data to offset Eurozone peripheral debt market contagion risk, and the Korean situation was contained  More...    More...


    EUR/USD Corrects to Key Trendline
    FX Solutions Wednesday November 24, 2010 - 17:54:04 GMT

    EUR/USD (a daily chart of which is shown) as of Wednesday (11/24/2010) has finally corrected all the way back down to a key uptrend support line extending from the June low at 1.1875. The current drop has established a new 2-month low for the pair  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (24 November 2010)
    GCI Financial Wednesday November 24, 2010 - 17:36:15 GMT

    The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3420 level and was supported around the $1.3285 level  More...    More...


    The Post-FOMC Minutes, Pre-Turkey Day, Data Dump
    Black Swan Capital Wednesday November 24, 2010 - 16:55:47 GMT

    Here’s the data dump:

    ·         Weekly jobless claims have fallen to a level not seen since July 2008. That’s good  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Nov 25, 2010
    global-view.com Wednesday November 24, 2010 - 15:44:47 GMT

    Nov 24 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS:

    for Thursday Nov 25:
    • Far East: Japanese Trade.
    • Europe: UK- CBI Survey.
    • North America: U.S.- Thanksgiving Day Holiday.
    Updated: Trading Events Calendar

        More...



    FX Thoughts for the day : 24-Nov10-2010 - 1218 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday November 24, 2010 - 12:19:54 GMT

    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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    USD-CHF @ 0  More...    More...


    European Market Update: USD maintains firm tone as contagion fears trump the dovish FOMC minutes (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 24, 2010 - 11:06:47 GMT

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010 5:54:12 AM

     European Market Update: USD maintains firm tone as contagion fears trump the dovish FOMC minutes

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (CZ) Czech Nov Business Confidence: 11  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Strong USD
    global-view.com Wednesday November 24, 2010 - 10:44:33 GMT

    The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Strong USD

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Nov 24- Trading activity is off to an active start on Wednesday as the European debt situation remains on the front burner. The Irish contagion appears to be spreading more broadly into the European banking sector and is weighing on the EUR  More...    More...


    Forexpros Daily Analysis - 24/11/2010
    Forexpros Wednesday November 24, 2010 - 09:57:03 GMT

    ForexPros Daily Analysis November 24, 2010


    Free webinar on ForexPros - How to trade during volatile markets

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    Forex Market"Hedging Sentiment Led Forex Market"
    IKON GROUP Wednesday November 24, 2010 - 09:48:56 GMT

    Forex Market"On Tuesday, due to the forex market worried about the Europe debt issue and the tight situation between North Korea and Public of Korea, the hedging sentiment became the main stream of the forex market. And the GBP declined signigicantly.

    The forex prcie of GBP/USD quoted 1  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 24-Nov-2010 -0334 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday November 24, 2010 - 03:39:03 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    US stock markets tumbled as sovereign fears from PIIGS continue to rattle markets. There is so much of ink being spilt on how North Korean brinkmanship is causing a global meltdown but we do not think so. In our opinion the development in Korean Peninsula is not yet significant for markets  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday November 23, 2010 - 19:45:00 GMT

    Morning Report Wednesday 24 November 2010

    News and views

    Risk sentiment started to turn lower early in Europe and accelerated in NY, leaving most risk markets weaker. The S&P500 is currently 1  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Nov 24, 2010
    global-view.com Tuesday November 23, 2010 - 18:42:44 GMT

    Nov 23 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS:

    for Wednesday Nov 24:
    • Far East: No major data slated.
    • Europe: Germany IFO Survey. UK- rev 3Q10 GDP, EZ- New Industrial Orders. BE- LEI.
    • North America: U.S.- Weekly Mortgages, Weekly Jobless, Durable Goods, Core PCE, Personal Income, University of Michigan Survey, New Homes Sales, Weekly Energy  More...    More...


    Irish Contagion Given, Liquidity no Fix for Solvency (FXA)
    Foreign Exchange Analytics Tuesday November 23, 2010 - 18:40:41 GMT

    Irish Contagion Given, Liquidity no Fix for Solvency

     

    Granted the political crisis unfolding in Ireland has complicated the financial crisis there  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (23 November 2010)
    GCI Financial Tuesday November 23, 2010 - 18:34:31 GMT

    The euro depreciated sharply vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3370 level and was capped around the $1.3630 level  More...    More...


    EUR/GBP Breaks Down Within Bearish Trend
    FX Solutions Tuesday November 23, 2010 - 18:26:51 GMT

    EUR/GBP (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Tuesday (11/23/2010) has once again dropped down to (and slightly breached) key support in the 0.8450 price region, the level that was established as a double-bottom low early last week. This 0.8450 support level currently also coincides approximately with a key uptrend support line extending from the August low  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 23, 2010 - 17:07:23 GMT

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010 11:11:40 AM

     US Market Update

    Dow -148 S&P -16 NASDAQ -37


    ***Economic Data***
    - (PD) Poland Central Bank Interest maintained the Base Rate at 3  More...    More...


    Artillery Fire and A Potential Fed Minutes Bombshell?
    Black Swan Capital Tuesday November 23, 2010 - 16:25:12 GMT

    North Korea fired missiles into South Korea today.

    The markets are a bit shaken up – the Korean won is down more than 3%; the US dollar is the recipient of some safe-haven flow; the S&P 500 futures are down about 1% at writing  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 23-Nov10-2010 - 1155 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday November 23, 2010 - 11:54:26 GMT

    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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    FOREX NEWS - Dlr gains on Korea tension, euro zone debt worries
    Reuters Tuesday November 23, 2010 - 11:35:35 GMT

    6:00am EST

    * Scramble to safety benefits dollar

    * Markets already on edge because of Ireland

    * Euro lower as euro zone debt problems in focus

    (adds quote, updates prices, details)

    By Anirban Nag

    LONDON, Nov 23 (Reuters) - The dollar rose on Tuesday after North Korea shelled a South Korean island, adding geopolitical tension to Europe's debt crisis and driving investors to the relative safety of the U  More...    More...


    Forex News"The Reserve of Australia Promised to Provide Japan with Rare Earths"
    IKON GROUP Tuesday November 23, 2010 - 11:22:10 GMT

    The director of the Reserve of Australia Kevin Rudd said on Tuesday that the Minister of Japan Seiji

     Maehara stated to the media that Australia is ready for providing rare earths to Japan for long term.

    Seiji Maehara expressed his concern to the long-term supply of the rare earths  More...    More...


    European Market Update: Political storms brewing on multiple fronts adds new element to risk aversion (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 23, 2010 - 10:57:42 GMT

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010 5:50:16 AM

     European Market Update: Political storms brewing on multiple fronts adds new element to risk aversion

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (GE) Germany Q3 Final GDP Q/Q: 0  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Mixed Influences
    global-view.com Tuesday November 23, 2010 - 10:47:41 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Mixed Influences

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Nov 23- Markets will have a lot to digest before the U.S. Thanksgiving Day break which starts late Wednesday and effectively runs through the end of the week  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 23-Nov-2010 -0334 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday November 23, 2010 - 03:40:11 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    US markets tumbled early in the session but recovered by close on the back of postive earnings releases from tech companies. Dow closed at 11,179 (down 0.22%) and S&P500 at 1198 (down 0.16%). Bulls are having to wrestle with negative news flow about the insider trading scandal rocking wallstreet and some fresh issues from PIIGs  More...    More...


    GBP/USD Hits Uptrend Support
    FX Solutions Monday November 22, 2010 - 19:20:11 GMT

    GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Monday (11/22/2010) has once again reached down to hit a key uptrend support line extending from the September low. This occurs after price fell from the 1.6100 resistance area and a downtrend resistance line extending from the early November highs around 1  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Monday November 22, 2010 - 19:11:11 GMT

    Morning Report Tuesday 24 November 2010

    News and views

    Risk sentiment started to turn lower early in Europe and accelerated in NY, leaving most risk markets weaker. The S&P500 is currently 1  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Nov 23, 2010
    global-view.com Monday November 22, 2010 - 16:30:16 GMT

    Nov 22 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS:

    for Tuesday Nov 23:
    • Far East: No major data slated.
    • Europe: Flash PMI data.
    • North America: Canada- CPI, Retail Sales. U.S.- Revised 3Q10 GDP, Existing Homes Sales, Fed Minutes, API Energy Data  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Monday November 22, 2010 - 16:18:33 GMT

    Monday, November 22, 2010 10:53:46 AM

     US Market Update

    Dow -75 S&P 500 -7 Nasdaq +1

    ***Economic Data***
    - (PD) Poland Oct Core Inflation M/M: 0  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (22 November 2010)
    GCI Financial Monday November 22, 2010 - 14:45:43 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3615 level and was capped around the $1.3785 level.  The common currency was pushed higher during the Australasian and early European sessions as traders reacted to news of an Irish “bailout” but the pair could not hold its gains and fell sharply early in the North American session  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 22-Nov10-2010 - 1202 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Monday November 22, 2010 - 12:03:52 GMT

    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Ireland Approaches Resolution?
    global-view.com Monday November 22, 2010 - 11:21:29 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Ireland Approaches Resolution?

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Nov 22- Markets have sighed a temporary sigh of relief to start the new week as the Irish government has accepted a bailout program  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Euro rises after Ireland seeks aid; market wary
    Reuters Monday November 22, 2010 - 11:19:18 GMT

    4:10am EST

    * Euro rises to one-week high versus dollar EUR=

    * Ireland requests aid but peripheral worries remain

    * Australian dollar buoyed by rising equity markets

    (Changes lead, adds quote, detail, previous TOKYO)

    By Neal Armstrong

    LONDON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - The euro rose on Monday after Ireland sought an international bailout to tackle its debt crisis, but analysts said budgetary worries in other euro zone countries would keep investors wary about the single currency  More...    More...


    Forexpros Daily Analysis - 22/11/2010
    Forexpros Monday November 22, 2010 - 10:57:28 GMT

    ForexPros Daily Analysis November 22, 2010


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    European Market Update: Germany continues to preach its view on bailouts (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Monday November 22, 2010 - 10:52:36 GMT

    Monday, November 22, 2010 5:49:31 AM

     European Market Update: Germany continues to preach its view on bailouts

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (JP) Japan Convenience Store Sales Y/Y: -5  More...    More...


    Economics Weekly -Decision time for Ireland
    Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Monday November 22, 2010 - 09:38:58 GMT

    Economics Weekly 22 November 2010

     

    Decision time for Ireland

     

    Financial markets remain pre-occupied with developments in the euro-zone, where negotiations have been ongoing between the Irish government, European Commission, ECB and IMF on new measures to support the Irish banks  More...    More...


    Forex News"Think Tank in Korea:Bank of Korea will Increase Interest further"
    IKON GROUP Monday November 22, 2010 - 07:57:17 GMT

    Forex News--The important think tank of Korea government Korea Development Institute urged the Bank of Korea on Sunday to increase the benchmark raio further, and calling the officials for trying best to take additional capital measures to ease the attacks that brought about the quick flowing of the cross-border capital  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 22-Nov-2010 -0340 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Monday November 22, 2010 - 03:41:00 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    Stepping into trade on Monday morning, as expected, a bailout of Ireland is helping lift prices of risk assets around the globe from commodities to stocks and to Euro. After closing in the green on Friday, Dow at 11,204 (up 0  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - Morning Report (TTN)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Sunday November 21, 2010 - 22:39:29 GMT

    Morning Report Monday 22 November 2010

    News and views

    Risk appetite was dented during the European session after China's central bank announced plans to increase banks' reserve ratio requirements by 50bp, the fifth hike during this cycle  More...    More...


    Forex News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ ticks higher on firm equity markets
    Reuters Saturday November 20, 2010 - 00:08:26 GMT

    4:59pm EST

    * C$ slightly up at 98.23 U.S. cents

    * Bond prices weaken

    (Updates to close)

    By Claire Sibonney

    TORONTO, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Canada's dollar firmed against the greenback on Friday, helped by rising equity markets, but China's move to tighten monetary policy pressured resource prices and kept the commodity-linked currency in a tight range  More...    More...


    Currency Strength/Weakness Meter
    FX Solutions Friday November 19, 2010 - 20:45:37 GMT

    Here are the strongest and weakest major currencies for the past week (November 15-19, 2010), based upon relative percentage price change against each other from the beginning of this past trading week to the end of the week. Once again, for the second week in a row, USD heads the pack as the STRONGEST single currency this past week in terms of average percentage price change against the other major currencies  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Nov 22, 2010
    global-view.com Friday November 19, 2010 - 18:39:46 GMT

    Nov 19 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS: On Monday Nov 22:
    • Far East: No major data slated.
    • Europe: No major data slated.
    • North America: No major data slated.
    Updated: Trading Events Calendar    More...



    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Friday November 19, 2010 - 16:33:09 GMT

    Friday, November 19, 2010 11:21:30 AM

     US Market Update

    Dow -20 S&P -2.6 NASDAQ -5.5


    ***Economic Data***
    - (IR) Ireland Sept Trade Balance: €3  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Thin Volatile Markets Ahead?
    global-view.com Friday November 19, 2010 - 16:19:26 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Thin Volatile Markets Ahead? 

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Nov 19- This will be an unusually slow period for the global economic calendar with no key data set for release today or on Monday  More...    More...


    FX Briefing - Ireland to accept aid.
    BHF-Bank Friday November 19, 2010 - 15:24:58 GMT

    FX Briefing 19 November 2010

     

    Highlights

     Ireland to work with EU/IMF to shore up the Irish banking sector

     US industry remains on the road to recovery

     Ifo business climate set to confirm upbeat sentiment

     

    Ireland to accept aid  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (19 November 2010)
    GCI Financial Friday November 19, 2010 - 14:24:22 GMT

    The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3730 level and was supported around the $1.3610 level  More...    More...


    China Raises Reserve Requirement; Bernanke Hits Back at Critics
    Forex Hound Friday November 19, 2010 - 14:21:15 GMT

    Demand for risky assets fell overnight after China raised its bank reserve requirements by 50 basis points. This action sent worries throughout the market that perhaps the Chinese economy was heating up too rapidly. The move is expected to keep growth under wraps  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 19-Nov10-2010 - 1200 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Friday November 19, 2010 - 12:01:35 GMT

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    European Market Update: Bernanke calls for global rebalancing; PBoC responds with tepid RRR increase (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Friday November 19, 2010 - 10:51:40 GMT

    Friday, November 19, 2010 5:49:00 AM

     European Market Update: Bernanke calls for global rebalancing; PBoC responds with tepid RRR increase

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (GE) Germany Oct Producer Prices M/M: 0  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 19-Nov-2010 -0340 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Friday November 19, 2010 - 04:12:57 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    US stock markets ended the day on a positive note with key averages clocking over 1.5% gains on the back of strong manufacturing surveys and correlated risk trade around the globe. We have been saying for the last two days that a short-term bottom in risk assets is highly likely and a recovery is expected  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday November 18, 2010 - 19:14:06 GMT

    Morning Report Friday 19 November 2010

    News and views

    Sentiment improved across risky asset classes last night. Contributing events included a strong US business survey (Philadelphia Fed), a large IPO for General Motors, and developments in Ireland's fiscal story  More...    More...


    Renewed Appetite for Risk Leads to Higher E-mini S&P 500
    Forex Hound Thursday November 18, 2010 - 18:37:58 GMT

    Equity investors are looking at the long side of the market this morning as friendly talk out of Europe regarding the Irish debt crisis is renewing interest in risky assets.

     

    Since early last week, the December E-mini S&P 500 has been under pressure as nervous investors began shedding stocks while in a “sell first, ask questions later mode”  More...    More...


    Dollar Falls against Most Majors; Risk appears to be Back On
    Forex Hound Thursday November 18, 2010 - 18:37:28 GMT

    The U.S. Dollar fell against most major currencies in overnight trading as investor appetite for risk increased while tensions over Irish debt issues eased. Pressure increased on the Dollar amid optimism that a bailout for Ireland will prevent contagion across the Euro region’s debt markets  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Nov 19, 2010
    global-view.com Thursday November 18, 2010 - 16:35:49 GMT

    Nov 18 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS:

    On Friday Nov 19:
    • Far East: Latest BOJ Minutes.
    • Europe: No major data slated.
    • North America: No major data slated.
    Updated: Trading Events Calendar

        More...



    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Thursday November 18, 2010 - 16:31:36 GMT

    Thursday, November 18, 2010 11:26:51 AM

     US Market Update

    Dow +177 S*P +20 NASDAQ +44


    ***Economic Data***
    - (UK) Nov CBI Trends Total Orders: -15 v -24e
    - (PO) Portugal Oct Producer Prices M/M: -0  More...    More...


    EUR/USD Turns Up Around 50% Retracement
    FX Solutions Thursday November 18, 2010 - 16:31:01 GMT

    EUR/USD (a daily chart of which is shown) as of Thursday (11/18/2010) has made a tentative bullish turn after descending to approach very closely the 50% Fibonacci retracement level of the last major bullish run (from the late August low to the early November high)  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (18 November 2010)
    GCI Financial Thursday November 18, 2010 - 13:42:44 GMT

    The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3665 level and was supported around the $1.3525 level  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 18-Nov10-2010 - 1222 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday November 18, 2010 - 12:24:39 GMT

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    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Irish Resolution at Hand?
    global-view.com Thursday November 18, 2010 - 11:09:10 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Irish Resolution at Hand? 

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Nov 18- The EURUSD has bounced today as it appeared that the Irish bail-out situation is nearing a resolution. Political leaders in Europe have been making the unfortunate mistake of negotiating in public  More...    More...


    European Market Update: Risk appetite finds fresh legs as Ireland hints of accepting help from IMF/EU (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Thursday November 18, 2010 - 10:56:38 GMT

    Thursday, November 18, 2010 5:52:23 AM

     European Market Update: Risk appetite finds fresh legs as Ireland hints of accepting help from IMF/EU

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (IN) India Primary Articles WPI w/e Nov 6th Y/Y: 13  More...    More...


    Forexpros Daily Analysis - 18/11/2010
    Forexpros Thursday November 18, 2010 - 10:41:26 GMT

    ForexPros Daily Analysis November 18, 2010


    Euro Heading to Next Setup, Pound in Short, Yen In Long

    Euro: On daily, bouncing off next 50% traditional long at 1.3430. with target at 1.4679.

    On 15 min, next 50% at 1.3611, with target to 1  More...    More...



    Forex MT4"USD Became ‘Sought-after’!"
    IKON GROUP Thursday November 18, 2010 - 05:56:01 GMT

    Forex MT4—Thanks to the forex investors worried that the sovereign debt crisis in euro zone may become increasingly fierce, the EUR/USD in New York market on Tuesday hit the record low of 1.3449 of seven weeks.

    The worried sentiment to the sovereign debt crisis in euro zone covered the whole financial market, pressuring on the stock market and commodity market, but increasing the dollar index hit the highest point for seven weeks on Tuesday  More...    More...


    "Why Forex Market Concerned Europe Debt Crisis?"
    IKON GROUP Thursday November 18, 2010 - 05:45:38 GMT

    Forex Market-The forex market concerned the Europe debt crisis again, and the USD continued to rebound.

    The Europe sovereign debt crisis renewed the worry, leading to the EUR was pressured.

    There are no important economic data to be released in Euro zone yesterday, and the forex market’s worry to debt crisis is unquenched  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 18-Nov-2010 -0340 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday November 18, 2010 - 03:46:21 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    US stocks closed the session flat with Dow at 11,008 (down 0.14%) and S&P500 at 1179 (up 0.02%). The market has already baked in good news about earnings and Fed policy, and now, investors need more clarity about Europe, China and the direction Washington will take with Republicans in control of the House, before moving higher  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (17 November 2010)
    GCI Financial Wednesday November 17, 2010 - 22:44:35 GMT

    The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3565 level and was supported around the $1.3460 level  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report
    Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday November 17, 2010 - 22:00:19 GMT

    Morning Report Friday 12 November 2010

    News and views

    US data for CPI inflation (particularly core) and house building was weaker than expected, reinforcing the case for QE2 proponents  More...    More...


    GBP/USD Bounces Off Trend Line
    FX Solutions Wednesday November 17, 2010 - 18:41:27 GMT

    GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Wednesday (11/17/2010) has retraced back down to and tentatively bounced up off a key uptrend support line extending back to the early September low. This uptrend line has been touched at least three times prior to yesterday’s and today’s tentative bounce  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Europe Center Focus
    global-view.com Wednesday November 17, 2010 - 17:11:13 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Europe Center Focus 

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Nov 17- The Eurozone budget and debt crisis remains front and center early Wednesday. It is not only Ireland but Greece which in in the headlines  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Nov 17, 2010
    global-view.com Wednesday November 17, 2010 - 16:36:46 GMT

    Nov 17 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS: On Thursday Nov 18:
    • Far East: No major data due.
    • Europe: EZ Current Account/ Net investment flows. UK- Retail Sales, M4 Money Supply CH- ZEW Investment Survey.
    • North America: US- Weekly Jobless Claims, Philly Fed Survey, Leading Economic indicators, Natural Gas inventories  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 17, 2010 - 16:25:51 GMT

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010 11:17:14 AM

     US Market Update

    Dow -1.5 S&P +3.3 NASDAQ +14

    ***Economic Data***
    - (US) MBA Mortgage Applications w/e Nov 12th: -14  More...    More...


    Fed QE2 Critics Can't Have it Both Ways; Ireland Bank Bailout is Government Bailout by any Other Name (FXA)
    Foreign Exchange Analytics Wednesday November 17, 2010 - 15:57:44 GMT

    Fed QE2 Critics Can't Have it Both Ways

     

    With core US CPI running at a record low 0  More...    More...


    E-mini S&P 500 Stable as Global Worries Abate
    Forex Hound Wednesday November 17, 2010 - 13:04:44 GMT

    The December E-mini S&P 500 is trading in a narrow range overnight after Irish debt worries dragged down the market on Tuesday. Traders seem to be waiting for news from Brussels where officials from the European Union, International Monetary Fund and European Central Bank are meeting to come up with a solution for the country’s continuing banking sector risks  More...    More...


    Aussie Stable as Asset Sell-off Subsides
    Forex Hound Wednesday November 17, 2010 - 13:03:42 GMT

    The AUD USD is trading in a tight range overnight. Volume has been light and the market is trading inside of Tuesday’s range. Unless this pair continues to break lower, a tight trading range usually suggests impending volatility which may mean the start of a short-covering rally  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 17-Nov10-2010 - 1230 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday November 17, 2010 - 12:33:13 GMT

    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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    European Market Update: BOE remained split in its views; EcoFin determined on action to stabilize the Euro region (TTN_
    Reuters Wednesday November 17, 2010 - 10:58:03 GMT

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010 5:50:15 AM

     European Market Update: BOE remained split in its views; EcoFin determined on action to stabilize the Euro region

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (FI) Finland Oct PPI M/M: 0  More...    More...


    Forex MT4"What’s EUR/USD want to do?"
    IKON GROUP Wednesday November 17, 2010 - 07:19:43 GMT

    Forex MT4--The forex price of EUR/USD kept on declining after picked up slightly on Monday.

    In the noon session in Europe hours, the data of trade of balance in September released by the Euro zone increased the EUR slightly temporarily.

    And the retail data in October and commercial inventory of September published by the United States is slightly better than the prediction  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 17-Nov-2010 -0549 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday November 17, 2010 - 05:57:01 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    US market got knocked by the Asian flu and PIIGs scare. Dow shaved-off 1.6% to close at 11,024 and S&P 500 declined 1.62% to close at 1,178. Dow is now sitting right above its key support zone around 10,950 and resistance will be found around 11,150  More...    More...


    Forex News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ sags to near 3-week low as risk sells off
    Reuters Tuesday November 16, 2010 - 22:36:49 GMT

    4:34pm EST

    (Corrects paragraph 12 to show recent upper range of U.S. dollar vs Canadian was C$1.0160, not C$1.0560)

    * C$ hits session low of 97.54 U.S. cents

    * Canadian bond prices higher across curve (Updates to afternoon; adds details, commentary)

    By Claire Sibonney

    TORONTO, Nov 16 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar shed more than a cent against the greenback on Tuesday, hitting its lowest level in nearly three weeks, as commodity prices and equity markets slumped and weak domestic data fueled concerns about economic growth  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report
    Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday November 16, 2010 - 19:27:32 GMT

    Morning Report Wednesday 17 November 2010

     

    News and views

    Pessimism reigned, the troika of QE2, Europe, and China again dominating market sentiment  More...    More...


    Sick and tired of "sanction the victim"
    Black Swan Capital Tuesday November 16, 2010 - 18:00:07 GMT

    “It is a moral crime to give money to support ideas with which you disagree. It is a moral crime to give money to support your own destroyers.”

    More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 16, 2010 - 16:29:31 GMT

    Tuesday, November 16, 2010 11:18:19 AM

     US Market Update

    Dow -166 S&P -18.9 NASDAQ -40


    ***Economic Data***
    - (IS) Israel Q3 Advanced GDP Annualized: 3  More...    More...


    USD/CHF Forms New Bullish Channel
    FX Solutions Tuesday November 16, 2010 - 16:20:28 GMT

    USD/CHF (a daily chart of which is shown) as of Tuesday (11/16/2010) has formed the beginnings of a parallel uptrend channel after having recently broken out above a steep, long-term downtrend extending back to the June high, and then dropping down to an all-time low around 0  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (16 November 2010)
    GCI Financial Tuesday November 16, 2010 - 15:06:15 GMT

    The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3655 level and was supported around the $1.3560 level  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 16-Nov10-2010 - 1229 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday November 16, 2010 - 12:30:50 GMT

    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Looking For Direction
    global-view.com Tuesday November 16, 2010 - 11:26:29 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Looking for Direction

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Nov 16- There is still a lot of chatter about the Irish situation today, but one has to wonder if the eventual resolution of the crisis s starting to be priced in  More...    More...


    European Market Update: Markets awaiting the outcome of two-day EcoFin meeting; Better German ZEW data ignored
    Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 16, 2010 - 10:58:34 GMT

    Tuesday, November 16, 2010 5:52:49 AM

     European Market Update: Markets awaiting the outcome of two-day EcoFin meeting; Better German ZEW data ignored

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (EU) Euro Zone Oct EU 25 New Car Registrations: -16  More...    More...


    Forex MT4"Forex analyst-USD may be weak further"
    IKON GROUP Tuesday November 16, 2010 - 06:56:03 GMT

    Forex MT4-The dollar index got rid of the low point of 75.63 on Friday, maintaining below the 76.00.

    The forex technical analyst said that the dollar index should have assistance at 75  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 16-Nov-2010 -0356 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday November 16, 2010 - 04:00:02 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    After early gains on the back of strong retail sales growth for Octrober, stocks gave up the gains by close. Dow closed the day with 0.08% gain at 11,202 and S&P500 clsoed down 0.12% at 1198. Dow sold-off from its former trendline support, now resistance, around 11,300, and hence is vulnerable to further erosion towards 11,000  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Monday November 15, 2010 - 19:24:28 GMT

    Morning Report Tuesday 16 November 2010

    News and views

    US equities stabilised following strong retail sales data while shrugging off a weak NY regional manufacturing report as series volatility, the S&P500 currently up 0  More...    More...


    USD/JPY Confirming Potential Trend Change
    FX Solutions Monday November 15, 2010 - 17:13:35 GMT

    USD/JPY (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Monday (11/15/2010) has emerged from the depths of the long-term lows to attempt a bonafide push to the upside. The beginning of the new trading week has seen price action rise tentatively above and stall around key resistance in the 83  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Nov 16, 2010
    global-view.com Monday November 15, 2010 - 16:22:41 GMT

    Nov 15 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS:
    On Tuesday Nov 16:
    • Far East: Japanese Revised industial Output.
    • Europe: EZ HICP (CPI), DE ZEW Survey, UK- CPI/RPIX.
    • North America: US- TIC data, PPI, Industrial Production/Capacity Utilization, NAHB index  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (15 November 2010)
    GCI Financial Monday November 15, 2010 - 14:43:13 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3600 figure and was capped around the $1.3750 level  More...    More...


    E-mini S&P 500 Holding Last Week’s Low
    Forex Hound Monday November 15, 2010 - 13:55:11 GMT

    The December E-mini S&P 500 made a successful attempt to hold last week’s low at 1191.50. This was critical because a break through this price level will confirm the Weekly Closing Price Top that was formed last week. Once confirmed this type of top often leads to the start of a 2 to 3 week break  More...    More...


    Aussie Testing Intermediate 50% Level
    Forex Hound Monday November 15, 2010 - 13:54:04 GMT

    The AUD USD was under pressure last night for the sixth straight day, but may have found support at the 50% level of the intermediate range of .9462 to 1.0182. The Mid-Point of this range is .9822 and the Fibonacci level of this range is   More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 15-Nov10-2010 - 1206 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Monday November 15, 2010 - 12:09:30 GMT

    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
    ---------------------------
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    European Market Update: EuroStat formally revises Greece debt-to-GDP ration higher to 15.4% from 13.9% prior (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Monday November 15, 2010 - 10:57:09 GMT

    Monday, November 15, 2010 5:47:17 AM

     European Market Update: EuroStat formally revises Greece debt-to-GDP ration higher to 15.4% from 13.9% prior

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (IN) India Oct Monthly Wholesale Prices Y/Y: 8  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- EUR on the Back Foot
    global-view.com Monday November 15, 2010 - 10:55:42 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    EUR on the Back Foot

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Nov 15- The focus of trade today seems to be on the sovereign debt problems of  Ireland and others in the E-Z. The major question is whether or nor Ireland is or is not in discussions with the The EU, ECB and others about assistance  More...    More...


    Economics Weekly - US inflation to hit lowest since first man in space
    Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Monday November 15, 2010 - 10:03:39 GMT

    Economics Weekly - 15 November 2010

     

    US inflation to hit lowest since first man in space

     

    It is a busy week in the UK with a number of important releases to keep the market’s attention  More...    More...


    Forexpros Daily Analysis - 15/11/2010
    Forexpros Monday November 15, 2010 - 09:52:16 GMT

    ForexPros Daily Analysis November 15, 2010


    Free webinar on ForexPros - Trading Forex and Commodities in an Innovative Way!

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    Morning Briefing : 15-Nov-2010 -0344 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Monday November 15, 2010 - 03:46:09 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    US stocks closed in the red on Friday, with Dow shaving off 0.8% to close at 11,193 and S&P500 down 1.18% to close at 1,199. Dow having closed below its short term trend supports is vulnerable to a sell-off towards in next zone of support between 10,900-11,000  More...    More...


    Key Forex Technical Trading Levels
    FX Solutions Sunday November 14, 2010 - 15:44:01 GMT

    Here are some key forex support and resistance levels for the upcoming trading week. These technical levels are price areas/regions that forex traders should be paying close attention to, and around which significant technical trading events could likely occur  More...    More...


    First, Let's Lower the Bar (Mauldin)
    Thoughts from the Frontline Saturday November 13, 2010 - 09:54:23 GMT

    First, Let's Lower the Bar November 12, 2010
    Health-Care Realities The Chinese Renminbi is Going Down, Not Up First, Let's Lower the Bar They Need to Borrow How Much? Really? Irish Eyes Are Not Smiling La Jolla, New York and a Forbes Cruise

    China's currency is rising ever so slowly against the dollar  More...    More...


    E-Mini S&P Forms Weekly Reversal Top; Move Downside Indicated.
    Forex Hound Saturday November 13, 2010 - 05:34:11 GMT

    The shedding of risky assets put downside pressure on the December E-mini S&P 500 this week, leading to the formation of a closing price reversal top. This pattern often leads to the start of a 2 to 3 week break of about 50% of the last rally  More...    More...


    USD JPY Confirms Weekly Reversal Bottom
    Forex Hound Saturday November 13, 2010 - 05:32:12 GMT

    This week the USD JPY confirmed last week’s closing price reversal bottom with a follow-through rally to the upside. The primary catalyst behind the Dollar/Yen rally was the interest rate differential. Treasury Bond yields rose this past week while Japanese rates held steady  More...    More...


    Currency Strength/Weakness Meter
    FX Solutions Friday November 12, 2010 - 22:55:10 GMT

    Here are the strongest and weakest major currencies for the past week (November 8-12, 2010), based upon relative percentage price change against each other from the beginning of this past trading week to the end of the week. One of the main themes this past week in terms of currency strength/weakness has been USD’s large jump from second-to-weakest currency among the major currencies in the prior week to becoming the STRONGEST single currency this past week in terms of average percentage price change against the others  More...    More...


    FX Strategy Weekly - Market Strategy
    Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday November 12, 2010 - 18:42:32 GMT

    FX Strategy Weekly - Market Strategy  Friday, 12 November 2010

     

     

    • Market Outlook

    => Irish question remains centre stage for EUR

    => UK data and minutes this week may threaten positive GBP tone

     

    Rumours continue to fly around about the possibility of Ireland seeking aid from Europe, and many are speculating that something will emerge from the Euro-area finance ministers meeting on Tuesday, if not over the weekend  More...    More...


    EUR/USD Bearish Correction Stalls At 38% Retracement
    FX Solutions Friday November 12, 2010 - 16:24:03 GMT

    EUR/USD (a daily chart of which is shown) as of Friday (11/12/2010) has made a bearish correction down to a key 38.2% Fibonacci retracement of the last major bullish run (from the late August low to the early November high). This correction occurs after price hit a 9-month high at 1  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Friday November 12, 2010 - 16:13:40 GMT

    Friday, November 12, 2010 11:10:08 AM

     US Market Update

    Dow -90 S&P -13.5 NASDAQ -29

    ***Economic Data***
    - (BR) Brazil Sept Retail Sales M/M: 0  More...    More...


    FX Briefing - German suggestion of creating crisis mechanism triggers fresh crisis on the periphery
    BHF-Bank Friday November 12, 2010 - 15:55:58 GMT

    FX Briefing 12 November 2010

     

    Highlights

     German suggestion of creating crisis mechanism triggers fresh crisis on the periphery

     G20: No agreement in currency skirmish

     ECB marching on towards exit

    Euro in a crisis maelstrom

     

    The dollar recovered across the board this week  More...    More...


    E-mini S&P 500 Finishes Lower in Light Trade; Watch for Weekly Reversal Top
    Forex Hound Friday November 12, 2010 - 14:24:12 GMT

    The December E-mini S&P 500 finished lower on Thursday on light volume in a holiday driven trade. This market did make an attempt to sell-off but failed to even take out Thursday’s low at 1201.75 before selling pressure subsided  More...    More...


    Stock Market Weakness Pressure USD JPY
    Forex Hound Friday November 12, 2010 - 14:23:00 GMT

    The Japanese Yen is trading higher against the U.S. Dollar as global equity markets declined overnight, pressured by reports showing that the Euro Zone’s biggest economies may be slowing.

     

    Increased risk aversion in the market is the primary cause of the weakness in the USD JPY  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (12 November 2010)
    GCI Financial Friday November 12, 2010 - 13:25:48 GMT

    The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3745 level and was supported around the $1.3575 level  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 12-Nov10-2010 - 1148 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Friday November 12, 2010 - 11:51:09 GMT

    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
    ---------------------------
    Read our current comments and trade recommendations on EUR-USD, USD-JPY and EUR-JPY by registering at
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    FOREX NEWS - Euro volatile on uncertainty over Irish rescue
    Reuters Friday November 12, 2010 - 11:47:20 GMT

    6:40am EST

    * Euro pares losses on talk of Irish bailout package

    * Trade choppy as Irish government denies talk of rescue

    * China rate hike talk hurts commodities, Aussie

    (Releads, adds quote, updates prices)

    By Anirban Nag

    LONDON, Nov 12 (Reuters) - The euro bounced from six-week lows against the dollar on Friday as EU leaders sought to reassure nervous bondholders and on speculation, quickly denied, a rescue package for Ireland was being hammered out  More...    More...


    European Market Update: Rumors of an €80B Irish rescue package sooths the initial risk aversion flows (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Friday November 12, 2010 - 11:01:57 GMT

    Friday, November 12, 2010 5:51:34 AM

     European Market Update: Rumors of an €80B Irish rescue package sooths the initial risk aversion flows

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (RU) Russia Money Supply w/e Nov 8th (RUB): 5  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Active Markets
    global-view.com Friday November 12, 2010 - 10:57:58 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Active Markets

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Nov 12- Trading is off to an active start on the final day of the week. Speculation early that China could be raising rates again before the start of business on Monday has seen Chinese market hit with the Shanghai Composite and other Asian indices hit hard  More...    More...


    E-mini S&P 500 Finishes Lower in Light Trade; Watch for Weekly Reversal Top
    Forex Hound Friday November 12, 2010 - 03:12:17 GMT

    The December E-mini S&P 500 finished lower on Thursday on light volume in a holiday driven trade. This market did make an attempt to sell-off but failed to even take out Thursday’s low at 1201.75 before selling pressure subsided  More...    More...


    Euro in Position to Test Gann Angle at 1.3544
    Forex Hound Friday November 12, 2010 - 03:11:57 GMT

     Euro in Position to Test Gann Angle at 1.3544

     

    The EUR USD continued its sell-off on Thursday after turning the main trend down on the daily chart earlier in the week  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday November 11, 2010 - 22:37:01 GMT

    Morning Report Friday 12 November 2010

    News and views

    US equities gapped lower at the physical market open, partly recovering to be down 0.7% currently. Bellwether Cisco provided weak guidance and shed 17% from its stock price  More...    More...


    Why is Ireland a big deal for mkts? (FXA)
    Foreign Exchange Analytics Thursday November 11, 2010 - 22:33:37 GMT

    [20.10/15.10] Why is Ireland a big deal for mkts?  Okay it is 3mln people

    small and 1  More...    More...


    Geithner Strains Imagination on USD Weakness. China Defies Reason on CNY (FXA)
    Foreign Exchange Analytics Thursday November 11, 2010 - 22:29:49 GMT

    Geithner Strains Imagination on USD Weakness.  China Defies Reason on CNY.

     

    I cringed today when Geithner was interviewed by CNBC’s Liesman and when asked about charges from none less than Greenspan that the US is pursuing a weak dollar policy, the Treasury Secretary not just denied this (nothing new here) but said the recent weakness in the dollar reflected the unwinding of safe-haven demand for USD from the crisis  More...    More...


    Forex Market News - CANADA FX-C$ eases against greenback as Irish crisis flares
    Reuters Thursday November 11, 2010 - 22:21:50 GMT

    4:45pm EST * C$ falls to 99.68 U.S. cents * Touched highest level since April before falling * Crisis erupts in Ireland, pushing its bond spreads out * North American bond markets closed for holiday (Updates to close, adds commentary) By Claire Sibonney TORONTO, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Canada's currency eased against the U  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Euro slides to 5-wk low as Ireland trumps G20 summit
    Reuters Thursday November 11, 2010 - 22:19:59 GMT

    4:26pm EST

    * Technical analysts say euro weakness may prove temporary

    * G20 meeting under way, market expectations low (Adds comment, updates prices)

    By Julie Haviv

    NEW YORK, Nov 11 (Reuters) - The euro slid to a five-week low against the dollar on Thursday as growing uncertainty about Ireland's ability to repay its debts overshadowed attempts at a Group of 20 summit to ease global tensions over currency and trade policies  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (11 November 2010)
    GCI Financial Thursday November 11, 2010 - 22:09:46 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3635 level and was capped around the $1.3820 level.  Stops were reached below the $1  More...    More...


    USD/JPY Struggling to Climb
    FX Solutions Thursday November 11, 2010 - 16:35:03 GMT

    USD/JPY (a daily chart of which is shown) as of Thursday (11/11/2010) has broken out tentatively above a key downtrend resistance line extending from the May highs and has approached key resistance around the 83.00 price region, establishing a fresh one-month high  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Nov 12, 2010
    global-view.com Thursday November 11, 2010 - 15:26:28 GMT

    Nov 11 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS:

    On Friday Nov 12:
    • Far East: No major data due.
    • Europe: EZ flash 3Q10 GDP, Industrial Production.
    • North America: Unversity of Michigan Sentiment.
    Updated: Trading Events Calendar    More...



    E-mini S&P 500 Could Test 1196.25
    Forex Hound Thursday November 11, 2010 - 15:04:59 GMT

    Downside pressure continued to mount on the December E-mini S&P 500 overnight as traders continued to shed risky assets amid speculation of debt woes in the Euro Zone. Without major economic releases to follow and a Treasury Bond market to lean on because of the U  More...    More...


    Ireland Debt Worries Put Heat on Euro
    Forex Hound Thursday November 11, 2010 - 15:04:24 GMT

    The EUR USD continued its slide overnight after breaking a pair of main bottoms on the daily chart at 1.3733 and 1.3698, turning the main trend to down on the daily chart. Overall, the U.S. Dollar is posting modest gains versus most majors  More...    More...


    Forex Trading Setup 11.11.2010 – Buying AUD/USD on a Dip?
    FXTimes Thursday November 11, 2010 - 15:03:53 GMT

    Forex Trading Setup November 11, 2010 – Buying AUD/USD on a Dip? AUD/USD 11/11/2010 Daily and 4H

    AUD/USD 11/11/2010 Daily and 4H

    • Daily and 4H: The AUD/USD is still looking strong in the daily chart, although there is a bearish divergence  More...    More...


    Intra-day Levels and Scenarios for Euro-Crosses 11-11-2010
    FXTimes Thursday November 11, 2010 - 14:57:05 GMT

    November 11, 2010 – Euro-Crosses Levels and Scenarios
    Tools:
    Simple Moving Average(SMA) 50-period (red), 200-period (bold, gray)
    RSI-14 with Simple Moving Average 5-period of RSI attached.
    Fibonacci Study
    Elliott Wave Principles
    Market and Price Action  (patterns, candlesticks)
    Multiple Time-Frame Analysis

    Now that Euro-weakness has materialized, where will it go? Let’s take a look at the EUR/USD, EUR/GBP, EUR/CAD, EUR/AUD, EUR/JPY, and EUR/CHF pairs   More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Partial Holiday
    global-view.com Thursday November 11, 2010 - 10:59:40 GMT

    The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Partial Holiday

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Nov 11- Today is a holiday in France and Belgium, and a partial holiday session in the U.S.  U.S. government offices, banks and bond markets are closed  More...    More...


    European Market Update: G20 Summit underway; Peripherals debt continues to widen in Europe (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Thursday November 11, 2010 - 10:57:09 GMT

    Thursday, November 11, 2010 5:54:09 AM

     European Market Update: G20 Summit underway; Peripherals debt continues to widen in Europe

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (IN) India Primary Articles WPI w/e Oct 30th Y/Y: % v 15  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS-Euro hampered by fragile periphery; G20 under way
    Reuters Thursday November 11, 2010 - 09:35:15 GMT

    4:14am EST

    * Euro expected to stay pressured by fragile periphery

    * Technical analysts looking for daily close under $1.3690

    * G20 meeting unlikely to break new ground on imbalances

    (Changes dateline, releads, adds quote, previous TOKYO)

    By Neal Armstrong

    LONDON, Nov 11 (Reuters) - The euro dipped on Thursday after skidding to a five-week low the previous day, with tensions in the euro zone periphery expected to trigger further selling and a potential retest of key technical support  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 11-Nov-2010 -0342 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday November 11, 2010 - 03:44:47 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    Dow and S&P 500 recoevered from early losses to close in the green, Dow closed at 11,357 (up 0.09%), S&P 500 closed at 1219 (up 0.44%). Dow bounced from our expected support of 11,250 and we expect a test of resistance between 11,380-400  More...    More...


    Stock Index Futures Confirm Daily Reversal Top
    Forex Hound Thursday November 11, 2010 - 03:32:53 GMT

    U.S. stock index futures traded sideways to lower on Wednesday after confirming Tuesday’s closing price reversal tops. The topping pattern that may be developing usually leads to a minimum 2 to 3 day break equal to 50% of the last rally  More...    More...


    British Pound Posts Strong Rally after Testing 50% Level
    Forex Hound Thursday November 11, 2010 - 03:31:44 GMT

    The British Pound rebounded against the Dollar after recovering from a sharp sell-off on Tuesday into a key 50% price level at 1.5974. Additional support was provided by an uptrending Gann angle at 1.5950.

     

    This angle moves up to 1  More...    More...


    GBP/USD Potential Recovery From Downside Correction
    FX Solutions Wednesday November 10, 2010 - 22:15:26 GMT

    GBP/USD (a daily chart of which is shown) as of Wednesday (11/10/2010) has bumped up against resistance imposed by a downtrend resistance line extending from the major highs just under 1.6300 reached in early November. This occurs during a downside correction that has come down from those highs, within the context of a persistent overall uptrend  More...    More...


    E-mini S&P Confirms Reversal Top but Set-up for Retracement
    Forex Hound Wednesday November 10, 2010 - 20:01:56 GMT

    The December E-mini S&P 500 confirmed Tuesday’s closing price reversal top, but investors showed up following the dip to 1201.75, indicating the possibility of a strong retracement rally.

    Based on the short-term range of 1224  More...    More...


    Fundamentals, Technicals Drive British Pound Higher
    Forex Hound Wednesday November 10, 2010 - 20:01:29 GMT

    The British Pound strengthened this morning after the Bank of England said inflation may continue to accelerate above its 2 percent target, reducing the chances that the central bank will reignite asset purchases.

    Overnight the BoE said its officials are having a “vigorous debate” over the risks of inflation  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (TTN)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday November 10, 2010 - 19:20:45 GMT

    Morning Report Thursday 11 November 2010

    News and views

    Risky currencies continued to slide. There were several events last night contributing to the risk averse tone to markets, including the 50bp increase in China's reserve requirements, some negative Eurozone news, and worries about a QE2 backlash at today's G20 meeting  More...    More...


    GBP/JPY Breaks Channel to Upside
    FX Solutions Wednesday November 10, 2010 - 18:00:19 GMT

    GBP/JPY (a daily chart of which is shown) as of Wednesday (11/10/2010) has tentatively broken out above a key parallel downtrend channel that has been in place since the 2009 highs that were hit in August 2009 around the 163.00 price region. In breaking out above the current channel, price has also tentatively broken out above the key 132  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (10 November 2010)
    GCI Financial Wednesday November 10, 2010 - 14:34:05 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3735 level and was capped around the $1.3825 level.  The common currency reached its lowest level since 27 October as a renewal of eurozone sovereign credit jitters continued to pressure European assets  More...    More...


    E-mini S&P Feeling No Pressure after Reversal Top
    Forex Hound Wednesday November 10, 2010 - 14:22:53 GMT

    The December E-mini S&P 500 is trading flat after posting a closing price reversal top on Tuesday. The lack of follow-through to the downside means the signal hasn’t been confirmed yet, setting up the possibility of a rally back to 1215  More...    More...


    Fundamentals, Technicals Drive British Pound Higher
    Forex Hound Wednesday November 10, 2010 - 14:21:51 GMT

    The British Pound strengthened this morning after the Bank of England said inflation may continue to accelerate above its 2 percent target, reducing the chances that the central bank will reignite asset purchases.

     

    Overnight the BoE said its officials are having a “vigorous debate” over the risks of inflation  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 10-Nov10-2010 - 1223 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday November 10, 2010 - 12:24:59 GMT

    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
    ---------------------------
    Read our current comments and trade recommendations on EUR-USD, USD-JPY and EUR-JPY by registering at
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    Our comments on Dollar-Swiss, Sterling Pound and Australian Dollar are given below
    -------------------------------------------------------------

    USD-CHF @ 0  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Euro slides, pressured by losses vs sterling
    Reuters Wednesday November 10, 2010 - 12:20:45 GMT

    6:58am EST

    * Euro slides, dragged lower by losses vs rallying sterling

    * Pound climbs, BoE says inflation to rise in near term

    * Euro also weighed by Portugal bond auction

    (Releads, updates throughout)

    By Naomi Tajitsu

    LONDON, Nov 10 (Reuters) - The euro slipped against the dollar on Wednesday, dragged lower by its losses versus sterling, which rallied after the Bank of England said inflation pressures would pick up further in the near term  More...    More...


    European Market Update: BOE Inflation report less dovish (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 10, 2010 - 11:02:43 GMT

    Wednesday, November 10, 2010 5:57:17 AM

     European Market Update: BOE Inflation report less dovish

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (FR) France Oct Consumer Price Index M/M: 0  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Watch Fixed Income Markets
    global-view.com Wednesday November 10, 2010 - 10:58:31 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Watch Fixed Income Markets

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Nov 10- Ben Bernanke has to be surprised by the depth of opposition to QE2 that persists both in the U.S. and abroad. Not only is the verbal opposition strong, but fixed income markets have been reacting poorly as well  More...    More...


    Forexpros Daily Analysis - 10/11/2010
    Forexpros Wednesday November 10, 2010 - 10:23:48 GMT

    ForexPros Daily Analysis November 10, 2010


    Free webinar on ForexPros - Trading Forex and Commodities in an Innovative Way!

    Expert: Luca Discacciati

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    Morning Briefing : 10-Nov-2010 -0340 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday November 10, 2010 - 03:46:21 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    US stocks closed in the red with profit taking occuring after a sustained rally over the last couple of weeks. Dow shut shop at 11,346 (down 0.5%) and S&P 500 at 1213 (down 0.81%). Dow has support between 11220-250 and only a close below 11,200 will flip the bias to negative  More...    More...


    Dollar Rally Triggers Gold, Silver Reversal Tops
    Forex Hound Wednesday November 10, 2010 - 00:36:31 GMT

    December Gold and December Silver broke sharply after investors shed risky assets amid an impressive turnaround in the U.S. Dollar.

     

    Technically the closing price reversal top in Gold indicates further downside pressure is likely  More...    More...


    Risk Shift Triggers Asset Liquidation Boosting U.S. Dollar
    Forex Hound Wednesday November 10, 2010 - 00:35:33 GMT

    The U.S. Dollar rose against the EUR USD and GBP USD as worries about Portugal’s ability to finance itself increased and demand dropped for risky assets and commodities. The shift in risk sentiment is expected to continue as long as issues about peripheral countries in Europe persist  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (9 November 2010)
    GCI Financial Tuesday November 9, 2010 - 23:13:52 GMT

    The euro depreciated sharply vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3750 level and was capped around the $1.3975 level  More...    More...


    Forex News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ flees parity on broadbased greenback recovery
    Reuters Tuesday November 9, 2010 - 21:59:21 GMT

    4:47pm EST * C$ closes at 99.27 U.S. cents, easing from parity * Hit strongest level since Oct. 14 before turning lower (Updates to close; adds details, commentary) By Claire Sibonney TORONTO, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Canada's dollar eased back from parity against its U  More...    More...


    Forex Technical Update 11.9.2010 – Is the US Dollar Just Making Noise?
    FXTimes Tuesday November 9, 2010 - 21:56:03 GMT

    Forex Technical Update
    November 9, 2010 – Is the US Dollar Just Making Noise
    Tools:
    Simple Moving Average(SMA) 50-period (red), 200-period (bold, gray)
    RSI-14 with Simple Moving Average 5-period of RSI attached.
    Fibonacci Study
    Elliott Wave Principles
    Market and Price Action (patterns, candlesticks)
    Multiple Time-Frame Analysis

    We have already started seeing some strength in the USD especially against the Euro  More...    More...



    Forex Video Technical Update 11.9.2010 – Euro Weakness Materializing
    FXTimes Tuesday November 9, 2010 - 20:33:46 GMT

    We ended last week with some clues that the Euro was in for a bearish period. We can see this most apparently in the EUR/AUD and EUR/CAD. The EUR/GBP has successfully topped and the EUR/USD is about to. We’ll also follow up on the EUR/CHF and EUR/JPY  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday November 9, 2010 - 19:31:06 GMT

    Morning Report Wednesday 10 November 2010

    News and views

    US equities consolidated near the recent high in the absence of any significant news to provide fresh impetus. The S&P500 is currently down 0  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 9, 2010 - 16:45:42 GMT

    Tuesday, November 09, 2010 11:12:34 AM

     US Market Update

    Dow -23 S&P -1 NASDAQ +1


    ***Economic Data***
    - (PO) Portugal Sept Trade Balance: -1  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Nov 10, 2010
    global-view.com Tuesday November 9, 2010 - 16:40:05 GMT

    Nov 9 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS:

    On Wednesday Nov 9:
    • Far East: Chinese Trade Data.
    • Europe: U.K. quarterly BOE Inflation Report.
    • North America: U.S./CA Trade data, U.S.: weekly jobless, import prices, weekly crude, 30-yr auction  More...    More...


    AUD/USD Poised for Breakout
    FX Solutions Tuesday November 9, 2010 - 15:54:50 GMT

    AUD/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Tuesday (11/09/2010) has consolidated near the multi-decade highs just below key 1.0200 resistance, and appears poised for a potential breakout to the upside. In this event, the key level to watch is 1  More...    More...


    Gold and Silver Soar amid New Debt Woes and Gold Standard Talk
    Forex Hound Tuesday November 9, 2010 - 14:38:12 GMT

    December Gold and December Silver soared overnight as investors continued to buy precious metals amid concerns that peripheral debt problems in the Euro Zone may continue to escalate.

     

    Traders are also buying on talk of renewed interest in returning to the gold standard  More...    More...


    Euro Rebounds on Renewed Asian Interest; Ireland Debt Still Concern
    Forex Hound Tuesday November 9, 2010 - 14:37:14 GMT

    The Euro rebounded against the Dollar after early session weakness as Asian traders saw value and bought on the dips. The rally may be short-lived however as selling pressure may return amid concerns about peripheral Euro Zone debt  More...    More...


    What if Ben is right?
    Black Swan Capital Tuesday November 9, 2010 - 14:26:38 GMT

    You know how it goes, when the market is usually sure something will happen it usually doesn’t.  There are a host of reasons for this.  One reason is that we always tend to make inferences or draw conclusions on what we see—which is natural—as opposed to thinking about the stuff going on we don’t see  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 09-Nov10-2010 - 1225 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday November 9, 2010 - 12:28:22 GMT

    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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    USD-CHF @ 0  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS-Euro erases loss but sovereign debt worries weigh
    Reuters Tuesday November 9, 2010 - 11:31:36 GMT

    6:14am EST

    * Buying by Asian accounts buying limits euro losses

    * Euro flat at $1.3925 EUR=

    * Euro zone peripheral debt yield spread continues to widen

    * Yen gains across board, dollar back below 81.00 yen

    (Releads, adds quote, updates prices)

    By Tamawa Desai

    LONDON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - The euro erased early losses against the dollar on Tuesday as Asian accounts bought on dips, but the single currency remained pressured on concerns about peripheral euro zone debt  More...    More...


    Forexpros Daily Analysis - 09/11/2010
    Forexpros Tuesday November 9, 2010 - 11:12:43 GMT

    ForexPros Daily Analysis November 09, 2010


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    European Market Update: Risk apetite finds fresh legs (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 9, 2010 - 11:08:37 GMT

    Tuesday, November 09, 2010 5:56:17 AM

     European Market Update: Risk apetite finds fresh legs

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (SZ) Swiss Oct SECO Consumer Confidence: 7 v 17e

    - (FI) Finland Sept Preliminary Trade Balance: -€140M v -€19M prior

    - (GE) Germany Oct Final Consumer Price Index M/M:0  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Price Action Focus
    global-view.com Tuesday November 9, 2010 - 10:45:49 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Price Action Focus

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Nov 9- Forex markets are off to a cautious start on Tuesday as activity appears now to be more keenly focused on price action that other factors  More...    More...


    Stronger Dollar Pressures Risky Assets
    Forex Hound Tuesday November 9, 2010 - 04:20:37 GMT

    The strong rally in the Dollar triggered by sovereign debt concerns in Ireland pressured risky currencies and equity markets. Traders decided to exit risky asset positions while carefully watching how the current situation unfolds  More...    More...


    Profit-taking Pressures British Pound
    Forex Hound Tuesday November 9, 2010 - 04:19:39 GMT

    The British Pound weakened against the U.S. Dollar on Monday. Oversold conditions may have been the biggest contributing factor to the weakness. Spillover selling pressure triggered by the sovereign debt issues in Ireland may have encouraged some traders to pare back profitable positions  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 09-Nov-2010 -0344 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday November 9, 2010 - 03:45:37 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    A marginally lower closing for the US market with Dow around 11,407 (down 0.37%) and S&P500 at 1223 (down 0.21%). Dow has support around 11,350 and immediate resistance around 11,450. If either 11,350 breaks or 11450 goes, we can see a move of 100-150 points on either direction  More...    More...


    FOREX-Euro slips as euro zone debt prompts fret
    Reuters Monday November 8, 2010 - 23:42:12 GMT

    FOREX-Euro slips as euro zone debt prompts fret 4:38pm EST * Euro down as worries resurface about Ireland * Peripheral yield spreads widen; weak German data weighs * Friday's robust U.S. jobs numbers support dollar (Updates prices; adds comment, details) By Julie Haviv NEW YORK, Nov 8 (Reuters) - The euro fell against the U  More...    More...


    Forex Video Technical Update 11.8.2010 – Stalking Consolidations in the Forex Markets
    FXTimes Monday November 8, 2010 - 21:39:22 GMT

    The market started consolidating after some initial directional moves. The GBP/USD, and USD/JPY were pretty quiet  and are ranging in the near-term. The USD has been especially weak to the AUD and CAD, so I will be looking at consolidation in the AUD/USD and USD/CAD with anticipation of further USD – weakness and commodity currency strength  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Monday November 8, 2010 - 20:27:09 GMT

    Morning Report Tuesday 9 November 2010

     

    News and views

    Eurozone sovereign debt jitters took centre stage in the absence of any significant news for markets  More...    More...


    Forex Trading Setup 11.8.2010 – Harami in GBP/JPY
    FXTimes Monday November 8, 2010 - 19:53:55 GMT

    Technical Analysis Tools:
    Simple Moving Average(SMA) 50-period (red), 200-period (bold, gray)
    RSI-14 with Simple Moving Average 5-period of RSI attached.
    Fibonacci Study
    Elliott Wave Principles
    Market and Price Action  (patterns, candlesticks)
    Multiple Time-Frame Analysis google  More...    More...



    EUR/USD Elliott Wave Count – Imminent Downswing
    FXTimes Monday November 8, 2010 - 17:04:46 GMT

    The EUR/USD has been very strong in Q3 and part of Q4 2010. US QE2 has been pressuring the USD and European data has been benign. I would say the market was not that  focused on Europe’s problems as much as the problems in the US. While there may be some further weakness in the greenback, the Euro may also be stepping into a period of weakness, and if the US Dollar Index bounces from the 75  More...    More...


    USD/JPY Triangle Near Record Lows
    FX Solutions Monday November 8, 2010 - 16:39:52 GMT

    USD/JPY (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Monday (11/08/2010) has formed a converging triangle consolidation pattern near the all-time record low after having consolidated near the lows for the past several weeks. The 15-year low of 80.22, hit on the last day of October, was shy of the all-time 1995 low at 79  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Nov 9, 2010
    global-view.com Monday November 8, 2010 - 16:16:49 GMT

    Nov 8 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS: On Tuesday Nov 9:
    • Far East: Japan latest Current Account Data.
    • Europe: U.K. manufacturing output and trade data.
    • North America: U.S. NFIB index, wholesale Inventories and 10-yr note auction  More...    More...


    Ganging Up On the Euro Gang
    Black Swan Capital Monday November 8, 2010 - 15:44:37 GMT


    The euro is getting pummeled again this morning, after a pitiful performance following the better than expected US Nonfarm Payrolls report on Friday. And while the QE2 implementation is only just beginning, the QE2 hoopla is waning. Coming into focus now – again – are the Sovereign debt issues of the eurozone  More...    More...



    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Monday November 8, 2010 - 15:41:48 GMT

    Monday, November 08, 2010 10:38:20 AM

     US Market Update

    Dow -64 S&P -5.4 NASDAQ -1


    ***Economic Data***
    - (CL) Chile Trade Balance: $214  More...    More...


    U.S. Equities Trading Slightly Lower; Emphasis Shifts to Economy
    Forex Hound Monday November 8, 2010 - 14:56:41 GMT

    U.S. equities are called slightly lower this morning after trading in a tight range overnight. News that peripheral debt problems are resurfacing in Ireland is pressuring the Euro, leading investors to take a little risk off the table  More...    More...


    Euro Pressured by Peripheral Debt Concerns
    Forex Hound Monday November 8, 2010 - 14:53:43 GMT

    The Euro is down across the board on Monday amid concerns that peripheral debt problems are resurfacing. Issues began to resurface last week, culminating on Friday when the 10-year Irish Bond yield stood at record spread over the comparable German debt and similar Spanish/German yield Gap rose to its highest since mid-July  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (8 November 2010)
    GCI Financial Monday November 8, 2010 - 13:22:12 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3890 level and was capped around the $1.4085 level.  Technically, today’s intraday low was right around the 61  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 08-Nov10-2010 - 1210 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Monday November 8, 2010 - 12:12:49 GMT

    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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    USD-CHF @ 0  More...    More...


    European market Update: Irish budget concerns simmer (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Monday November 8, 2010 - 10:59:23 GMT

    Monday, November 08, 2010 5:51:42 AM

     European market Update: Irish budget concerns simmer

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (SZ) Swiss Oct Unemployment Rate: 3  More...    More...


    Economics Weekly - Are Irish eyes really smiling?
    Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Monday November 8, 2010 - 10:47:07 GMT

    Economics Weekly - 8 November 2010

     

    Are Irish eyes really smiling?

     

    Ireland may only account for 1-2% of euro-zone GDP, but it is punching above its weight at the moment  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- QE2 Conumdrum
    global-view.com Monday November 8, 2010 - 10:47:00 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    QE2 Conundrum

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Nov 8- Forex markets are still trying to digest the likely impact of the additional quantitative ease announced by the Fed last week. Some are still worried about hyper-inflation in the U  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS-Euro hurt as peripheral debt jitters resurface
    Reuters Monday November 8, 2010 - 10:30:49 GMT

    5:23am EST

    * Euro down 0.8 pct vs dollar; down 1.0 pct vs yen

    * Euro zone peripheral yield spreads widen

    * Friday's robust U.S. jobs data support dollar

    (Releads, adds quote, updates prices)

    By Tamawa Desai

    LONDON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - The euro fell broadly on Monday on renewed concerns about euro zone peripheral debt while Friday's solid U  More...    More...


    Forexpros Daily Analysis - 08/11/2010
    Forexpros Monday November 8, 2010 - 10:12:06 GMT

    ForexPros Daily Analysis November 08, 2010


    Forex Analysis For EUR/USD, GBPUSD and GBP/JPY

    1) Forex Trading Signal For GBPJPY

    Forex Trend Analysis

    The overall trend for this pair is DOWN for the week.

    Forex Technical Analysis

    Weekly Chart
    For the GBPJPY, the price failed to break below the support level of 126  More...    More...



    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Sunday November 7, 2010 - 21:46:59 GMT

    Morning Report Monday 8 November 2010

     

    News and views

    The eagerly awaited US jobs data surprised with a large gain, supporting equities, commodities and the US dollar  More...    More...


    Key Forex Technical Trading Levels
    FX Solutions Sunday November 7, 2010 - 16:22:45 GMT

    Here are some key forex support and resistance levels for the upcoming trading week. These technical levels are price areas/regions that forex traders should be paying close attention to, and around which significant technical trading events could likely occur  More...    More...


    Can Quantitative Easing Be Discounted? Should it be (FXA)
    Foreign Exchange Analytics Saturday November 6, 2010 - 19:59:22 GMT

    Can Quantitative Easing Be Discounted?  Should it be?

     

    In their most reduced form markets are capable of building a discounting mechanism for quantitative easing from the Fed…poll participants on the scale and pace of QE, develop a median or consensus expectation and trade under, over or on expectations  More...    More...


    U.S. Stocks End with Whimper after Eventful Week.
    Forex Hound Saturday November 6, 2010 - 02:33:47 GMT

    U.S. equity markets closed slightly higher after a spurt to the upside following a better than expected U.S. jobs report. Buying pressure died shortly after the major indices reached their highest levels in more than two years  More...    More...


    Greenback Down for Week but Jobs Data Offers Ray of Light
    Forex Hound Saturday November 6, 2010 - 02:33:30 GMT

    The U.S. Dollar finished lower for the week, but a rally on Friday helped offer a ray of light for the Greenback.

     

    The U.S. Dollar strengthened against most major currencies after the government said the non-farm payrolls grew by 151,000 in October, exceeding pre-market guesses  More...    More...


    Currency Strength/Weakness Meter
    FX Solutions Friday November 5, 2010 - 23:33:46 GMT

    Here are the strongest and weakest major currencies for the past week (November 1-5, 2010), based upon relative percentage price change against each other from the beginning of this past trading week to the end of the week. One of the main themes this past week in terms of currency strength/weakness has been AUD’s substantial jump   More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS-US dollar rises after jobs report; outlook uncertain
    Reuters Friday November 5, 2010 - 23:19:48 GMT

    4:56pm EDT

    * Strong job gains spark recovery optimism

    * Pimco FX manager says euro may struggle

    * But Mellon Capital reverses bearish view on euro

    * Euro/dollar sentiment in options market darkens (Adds comment, updates prices)

    By Wanfeng Zhou

    NEW YORK, Nov 5 (Reuters) - The dollar could be near a bottom versus the euro and yen after strong jobs data raised confidence in the U  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (5 November 2010)
    GCI Financial Friday November 5, 2010 - 18:15:03 GMT

    The euro depreciated sharply vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.4030 level and was capped around the $1.4250 level  More...    More...


    AUD/USD Bullish March
    FX Solutions Friday November 5, 2010 - 15:49:41 GMT

    AUD/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Friday (11/05/2010) has continued to display its bullish intent on the heels of this week’s FOMC and Non-Farm Payrolls announcements. This bullish march appears intent on reaching yet higher record highs  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    BHF-Bank Friday November 5, 2010 - 15:42:31 GMT

    Friday, November 05, 2010 11:24:44 AM

     US Market Update

    Dow +3.5 S&P +4.3 NASDAQ -0.5


    ***Economic Data***
    - (PO) Portugal Sept Industrial Sales M/M: 19  More...    More...


    FX Briefing - Fed to buy Treasury bonds
    BHF-Bank Friday November 5, 2010 - 15:40:22 GMT

    FX Briefing 5 November 2010

     

    Highlights

     Fed decision to purchase Treasury bonds weighs on dollar

     BoE refrains from expanding asset purchase facility

     ECB gradually becoming more optimistic, policy normalisation to proceed

     

    Fed to buy Treasury bonds

     

    The Fed’s decision to purchase $600bn in Treasury bonds by the middle of 2011 triggered a surge in demand for riskier assets  More...    More...


    European Market Update: Upcoming Greek weekend local elections provides pause to recent trends (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Friday November 5, 2010 - 09:54:15 GMT

    Friday, November 05, 2010 5:48:23 AM

     European Market Update: Upcoming Greek weekend local elections provides pause to recent trends

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (FI) Finland Aug GDP Indicator: 4  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Dlr near lows, jobs data unlikely to offer succour
    Reuters Friday November 5, 2010 - 09:30:27 GMT

    5:24am EDT

    * Dollar index near 11-month lows ahead of U.S. jobs data

    * Euro supported near 9-1/2 month highs hit post-Fed

    * Dollar/yen slips after BOJ keeps asset fund size steady

    (Changes dateline, releads, adds quote, previous TOKYO)

    By Anirban Nag

    LONDON, Nov 5 (Reuters) - The dollar was mired near 11-month lows against a basket of currencies on Friday, while the Australian dollar hit 28-year highs as the Federal Reserve's stimulus package spurred investors appetite for risk  More...    More...


    U.S. Stocks Finish Strong; S&P Establishes New Support
    Forex Hound Friday November 5, 2010 - 00:56:05 GMT

    U.S. equity markets rallied sharply overnight, hemmed and hawed about mid-session then took off higher into the close. The catalyst behind this rally was the fresh liquidity being provided by the U.S. Federal Reserve. Once again Europe and Asia had the jump on U  More...    More...


    Aussie Close over Parity
    Forex Hound Friday November 5, 2010 - 00:55:16 GMT

    The Australian Dollar closed over parity on Thursday, setting up the potential for an acceleration to the upside. With both the Reserve Bank of Australia and the U.S. Federal Reserve moving in opposite directions, it seems that only overbought technical conditions could top this market at this time  More...    More...


    Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ touches 3-week high as markets bask in QE2
    Reuters Thursday November 4, 2010 - 21:06:02 GMT

    5:02pm EDT * C$ firms to 99.76 U.S. cents, but falls short of parity * Hits 3-week high but blocked Potash bid, data weigh * Bond prices also rally after Fed launches QE By Claire Sibonney TORONTO, Nov 4 (Reuters) - Canada's dollar firmed against a battered greenback on Thursday as riskier assets rallied on the Federal Reserve's pledge of more monetary stimulus, but weak data and a blocked Potash Corp (POT  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - US dollar drops as investors seek higher returns
    Reuters Thursday November 4, 2010 - 20:25:04 GMT

    3:17pm EDT

    * Riskier assets in demand; Wall Street shares up

    * Euro at 9-1/2 mth high, but euro zone woes to slow gains

    * BoE, ECB keep rates unchanged; US jobs data looms (Adds comment, updates prices, changes byline)

    By Wanfeng Zhou

    NEW YORK, Nov 4 (Reuters) - The U  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday November 4, 2010 - 19:30:02 GMT

    Morning Report Friday 5 November 2010

    News and views

    Risk appetite surged globally as the Fed's new quantitative easing program appeared to have elicited a belated response  More...    More...


    Bernanke Fed Underwrites Stocks, Foreign Currency (FXA)
    Foreign Exchange Analytics Thursday November 4, 2010 - 17:16:13 GMT

    Bernanke Fed Underwrites Stocks, Foreign Currency

     

    Never did I think a Fed Chairman would admit to designing monetary policy to boost stock prices  More...    More...


    EUR/USD Reaches Upside Target, Continued Bullish Bias
    FX Solutions Thursday November 4, 2010 - 16:17:01 GMT

    EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Thursday (11/04/2010) has continued its uptrend on the heels of Wednesday’s Fed announcement. The bullish surge that resulted from the announcement prompted price to break cleanly out of its previous consolidation above 1  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Thursday November 4, 2010 - 15:29:51 GMT

    Thursday, November 04, 2010 11:23:02 AM

     US Market Update

    Dow +193 S&P +18 NASDAQ +34.5


    ***Economic Data***
    - (BR) Brazil Sept Industrial Production M/M: -0  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (4 November 2010)
    GCI Financial Thursday November 4, 2010 - 14:21:38 GMT

    The euro appreciated sharply vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.4275 level and was supported around the $1  More...    More...


    New Fed Money Drives Stocks, Precious Metals Higher
    Forex Hound Thursday November 4, 2010 - 14:14:40 GMT

    Stocks and precious metals are trading sharply higher this morning after the Fed announced it would inject fresh liquidity into the economy. The expected move by the Fed is weakening the Dollar and driving new money into U.S. stocks and global commodities  More...    More...


    Fresh Liquidity Driving Greenback Lower
    Forex Hound Thursday November 4, 2010 - 14:13:31 GMT

    This morning the Dollar is getting pounded once again. Simply stated, new liquidity means a weaker Dollar. With the exception of the December Japanese Yen, the Greenback is trading weaker across the board.

     

    Traders are buying the December Euro and December British Pound for economic reasons  More...    More...


    Forexpros Daily Analysis - 04/11/2010
    Forexpros Thursday November 4, 2010 - 12:15:57 GMT

    ForexPros Daily Analysis November 04, 2010


    Euro, Pound March Towards Long Target

    Fed day provided some volatility with Euro and Pound pulling back into their next long setups. Interest rate decisions in the euro area (8:45am est) and the UK (8am est) should provide additional volatility Thursday morning  More...    More...



    FX Thoughts for the day : 04-Nov10-2010 - 1211 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday November 4, 2010 - 12:12:59 GMT


    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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    European Market Update: QE2 sets sail with open bar to short USDs (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Thursday November 4, 2010 - 10:19:31 GMT

    Thursday, November 04, 2010 5:57:01 AM

     European Market Update: QE2 sets sail with open bar to short USDs

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (IN) India Primary Articles WPI w/e Oct 23rd Y/Y: 15  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS-Dollar jettisoned after Fed, risk appetite stoked
    Reuters Thursday November 4, 2010 - 09:52:22 GMT

    5:35am EDT

    * Dollar index at 11-month low after Fed easing measures

    * Riskier assets in demand, European stocks up 1.3 pct

    * Euro hits 9-mth high but euro zone worries to slow gains

    (Changes dateline, adds quote, detail, previous TOKYO)

    By Neal Armstrong

    LONDON, Nov 4 (Reuters) - The dollar fell sharply on Thursday, hitting a 28-year low versus the Australian dollar, as a Federal Reserve decision to buy more U  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 04-Nov-2010 -0340 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday November 4, 2010 - 03:50:44 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    Coming to trade this morning We get a sense a of Deja-Vu. In our FX thoughts yesterday we highlighted some interesting similarity to September 18,2007 FED meeting, when the market was clamouring for a first rate cut from FED  More...    More...


    Stocks Could Move Higher; Gold Indicates Uncertainty
    Forex Hound Thursday November 4, 2010 - 03:42:33 GMT

    The rebound in the U.S. equity markets indicates that stocks are poised to move higher. Although the Fed told us nothing that wasn’t already built into the market, the fact that more liquidity was made available shouldn’t hurt equity prices  More...    More...


    U.S. Dollar Needs to Form Support Base
    Forex Hound Thursday November 4, 2010 - 03:42:10 GMT

    Sure there was volatility, but everyone expected that but for the most part, the Fed’s policy statement announcement in my opinion was a non-event. Technically, shortly after the news was released, the Dollar Index plunged to a new low, but the quick rebound to almost unchanged for the day indicates to me that the move was most likely triggered by thin trading conditions  More...    More...


    QE2 Post Mortem (FXA)
    Foreign Exchange Analytics Wednesday November 3, 2010 - 21:06:42 GMT

    QE2 Post Mortem

     

    I feel like one of the Texas Rangers facing Tim Lincecum with a 3-2 count…you know a fast ball is coming…that did not make hitting it any easier  More...    More...


    Forex News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ firms after volatile reaction to Fed
    Reuters Wednesday November 3, 2010 - 21:01:35 GMT

    4:35pm EDT * C$ ends at 99.32 U.S. cents in see-saw session * Bonds prices soften across curve (Updates to close) By Claire Sibonney TORONTO, Nov 3 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar rose against its U.S. counterpart in a volatile session on Wednesday, keeping parity in sight after a brief slip, as markets absorbed the Federal Reserve's bold push to breathe life into a struggling U  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday November 3, 2010 - 20:57:11 GMT

    Morning Report Thursday 4 November 2010

     

    News and views

    The US central bank said it intends to purchase an additional $600bn of longer term treasury securities by Q2 2011 at a pace of around $75bn per month, close enough to market expectations  More...    More...


    Gold Recovers Strong Uptrend
    FX Solutions Wednesday November 3, 2010 - 20:49:44 GMT

    Gold (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Wednesday (11/03/2010) dipped slightly below a strong uptrend support line (part of a key uptrend channel that extends back to the July lows around 1156) and hit a low at 1325 before recovering quickly to land above 1340 once again  More...    More...


    Greenback Mixed at Mid-Session; Traders Remain Non-Committal
    Forex Hound Wednesday November 3, 2010 - 19:04:33 GMT

    The U.S. Dollar is trading on both sides of the market as traders remain non-committal about its direction ahead of the Fed’s policy statement.

    The key focus will be on the Fed’s quantitative easing program. Simply stated, over the long-run, more money will be better for the stock market and bad for the Dollar  More...    More...


    Gold Plunges on Thin Trading Conditions
    Forex Hound Wednesday November 3, 2010 - 19:04:00 GMT

    December Gold plunged over $37 or 2% after the U.S. reported better-than-expected factory orders and surprising growth in the service sector. Thin trading conditions ahead of this afternoon’s Federal Reserve announcement may have contributed to the weakness  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (3 November 2010)
    GCI Financial Wednesday November 3, 2010 - 17:45:40 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3990 level and was capped around the $1.4060 level.  Technically, today’s intraday low was right around the 23  More...    More...


    A Second Guess.
    Black Swan Capital Wednesday November 3, 2010 - 16:13:02 GMT

    The fun has begun and fiscal conservatives have taken back control of the US House. The rally in US stocks over the last couple months has been credited in part to this expectation that a shift in power within the US House of Representatives will help ease the burden of potential taxes and regulations that have heretofore been among the biggest reasons corporations have held back from hiring and investing  More...    More...


    GBP/JPY Approaches Key Resistance
    FX Solutions Wednesday November 3, 2010 - 15:56:59 GMT

    GBP/JPY (a daily chart of which is shown) as of Wednesday (11/03/2010) has risen to approach a key resistance confluence. This confluence consists of the important 132.00 support/resistance level and the long-term downtrend resistance line (part of a parallel downtrend channel) extending from the August 2009 high  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 3, 2010 - 15:50:47 GMT

    Wednesday, November 03, 2010 11:43:32 AM

     US Market Update

    Dow -7.5 S&P -2 NASDAQ -7.25


    ***Economic Data***
    - (MA) Malaysia Sept Trade Balance (MYR): 7  More...    More...


    CME Opening Commentary
    Forex Hound Wednesday November 3, 2010 - 14:52:32 GMT

    Yesterday’s U.S. mid-term elections do not seem to have had too much of an influence on the value of the Dollar as traders have quickly shifted their focus to today’s Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting.

     

    There is no question the Federal Open Market Committee is poised to implement a new quantitative easing program  More...    More...


    Dollar Flat as Traders Await Fed Announcement
    Forex Hound Wednesday November 3, 2010 - 14:51:28 GMT

    Yesterday’s U.S. mid-term elections do not seem to have had too much of an influence on the value of the Dollar as traders have quickly shifted their focus to today’s Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting.

     

    There is no question the Federal Open Market Committee is poised to implement a new quantitative easing program  More...    More...


    Thoughts on US Election (FXA)
    Foreign Exchange Analytics Wednesday November 3, 2010 - 13:46:07 GMT

    Thoughts on US Election

     

    Post mortems are never easy after major swings in elections like the one Tuesday in the US  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 03-Nov10-2010 - 1200 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday November 3, 2010 - 12:01:43 GMT

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    European Market Update: Participants wait to cast their vote on the FOMC decision (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 3, 2010 - 10:16:44 GMT

    Wednesday, November 03, 2010 5:53:54 AM

     European Market Update: Participants wait to cast their vote on the FOMC decision

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (SP) Spain Oct Net Unemployment M/M: 68  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Dollar steady but seen undermined by Fed QE
    Reuters Wednesday November 3, 2010 - 09:37:22 GMT

    5:17am EDT

    * Dollar steady but QE likely to lead to further selling

    * Open-ended approach from Fed the key to further weakness

    * Euro/dollar option expiries set to influence price action

    * United States set for political gridlock after midterms  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 03-Nov-2010 -0336 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday November 3, 2010 - 03:39:42 GMT

     
    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    Good day for the Dow (11188.72, +64.10) yesterday. The Nasdaq (2533.52, +28.68), which has been doing better than the Dow, is close to highs last seen in Apr-10 and Jun-08. Overall, the Dow looks likely to move up towards 11750-12000 over the coming weeks  More...    More...


    Forex Technical Update 11.02.2010 – GBP/JPY’s Channel Consolidation
    FXTimes Tuesday November 2, 2010 - 21:20:25 GMT

    Forex Technical Update November 2, 2010 Tools: Simple Moving Average(SMA) 50-period (red), 200-period (bold, gray) RSI-14 with Simple Moving Average 5-period of RSI attached. Fibonacci Study Elliott Wave Principles Market and Price Action (patterns, candlesticks) Multiple Time-Frame Analysis GBP/JPY’s Channel Consolidation See Image 1H and 4H: The GBP/JPY pair broke above a channel, only to continue in a sideways channel  More...    More...


    Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ nears parity as Fed stimulus decision looms
    Reuters Tuesday November 2, 2010 - 21:00:51 GMT

    4:55pm EDT * C$ rises to 99.06 U.S cents * Investors eye central banks, U.S. elections, data (Updates to close) Claire Sibonney TORONTO, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Canada's currency climbed to within a cent of parity with the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, as markets bet the U  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Dollar falls before Fed decision; rebound likely
    Reuters Tuesday November 2, 2010 - 20:15:41 GMT

    3:30pm EDT

    * Aussie hits parity vs US dollar for 2nd time since 1983

    * U.S. dollar suffers a day before Fed policy decision

    * Investors await results of U.S. midterm elections (Adds fund manager's comment, updates prices)

    By Wanfeng Zhou

    NEW YORK, Nov 2 (Reuters) - The U  More...    More...


    QE2 (FXA)
    Foreign Exchange Analytics Tuesday November 2, 2010 - 19:02:42 GMT

    QE2

     

    Size

    I think by now there is no debate over whether the Fed sets sail on QE2  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (2 November 2010)
    GCI Financial Tuesday November 2, 2010 - 18:13:40 GMT

    The euro appreciated sharply vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.4050 level and was supported around the $1  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 2, 2010 - 15:13:13 GMT

    Tuesday, November 02, 2010 11:08:06 AM

     US Market Update

    Dow +70 S&P +8 NASDAQ +19


    ***Economic Data***
    - (US) ICSC/GS weekly chain store sales w/e Oct 30th: +0  More...    More...


    AUD/USD Bulls Reign on Rate Hike
    FX Solutions Tuesday November 2, 2010 - 14:42:54 GMT

    AUD/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Tuesday (11/02/2010) has shot up to continue its entrenched uptrend on the heels of an unexpected interest rate hike by the Reserve Bank of Australia. This bullish move reached all the way back above parity (1  More...    More...


    Equity Markets Called Higher Underpinned by Election
    Forex Hound Tuesday November 2, 2010 - 14:09:30 GMT

     

    U.S. equity markets are called higher this morning buoyed by increased demand for higher risk assets and underpinned by forecasts of a Republican victory in today’s elections.

     

    With a Republican victory priced into the market, the size of the victory is most likely going to be the driving force today  More...    More...


    Equity Markets Called Higher Underpinned by Election
    Forex Hound Tuesday November 2, 2010 - 14:05:24 GMT

    U.S. equity markets are called higher this morning buoyed by increased demand for higher risk assets and underpinned by forecasts of a Republican victory in today’s elections.

     

    With a Republican victory priced into the market, the size of the victory is most likely going to be the driving force today  More...    More...


    Australia’s Central Bank Hikes Cash Rate
    Forex Hound Tuesday November 2, 2010 - 14:04:04 GMT

    The AUD USD rose sharply overnight after the Reserve Bank of Australia unexpectedly hiked its key benchmark cash rate by a quarter-point to 4.75%. In its policy statement, the RBA cited inflation risks as the main reason behind the hike  More...    More...


    Action
    Black Swan Capital Tuesday November 2, 2010 - 13:59:46 GMT

    There seem a handful of things in play today that are influencing rather mixed price action. Here’s a quick update on how things are going so far today.

    •    Aussie powered to a new high on a rate hike by the Reserve Bank of Australia the consensus was not expecting  More...    More...



    Our Answers to Our Questions
    Black Swan Capital Tuesday November 2, 2010 - 13:53:16 GMT

    Quantitative easing has been fully priced into this market. The consensus will recognize that the coming QE will not do what it is promised to do. The optimism injected by China growth and emerging markets popularity will be neutralized, at least for the time being  More...    More...


    Forexpros Daily Analysis - 02/11/2010
    Forexpros Tuesday November 2, 2010 - 10:21:04 GMT

    ForexPros Daily Analysis November 02, 2010


    Pound Trying to Break Range, Yen Near All Time Low

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    Euro Dollar

    The euro is in a range, in a wedge. The range is narrowing into a wedge.Euro is holding extension long setup at 1  More...    More...



    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Australian Surprise
    global-view.com Tuesday November 2, 2010 - 10:04:05 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Australian Surprise

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Nov 2- There already have been two headline events today, The Reserve Bank of Australia unexpectedly hiked its Cash Rate target by 25bps to 4  More...    More...


    European Market Update: Risk appetite sandwiched interest rate hikse and better European PMI Manufacturing data (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 2, 2010 - 09:57:22 GMT

    Tuesday, November 02, 2010 5:52:45 AM

     European Market Update: Risk appetite sandwiched interest rate hikse and better European PMI Manufacturing data

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (IN) India Central Bank (RBI) raised both the Repo and Reverse Repo Rates by 25bps each to 6  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Aussie hits highest since 1983 vs dollar post-RBA
    Reuters Tuesday November 2, 2010 - 09:35:09 GMT

    5:18am EDT

    * Aussie rallies to $1.0013 after RBA surprise rate hike

    * Dollar suffers, weighed by QE speculation before Fed

    * Investors anticipate results of U.S. midterm election

    (Adds comment, updates throughout)

    By Naomi Tajitsu

    LONDON, Nov 2 (Reuters) - The Australian dollar hit its highest against the dollar since 1983 on Tuesday after a surprise Australian interest rate hike, while the U  More...    More...


    Forex News"Forex Option of USD/JPY increased"
    IKON GROUP Tuesday November 2, 2010 - 06:51:07 GMT

    Forex News-In the Tokyo forex market on Monday, the forex option of USD/JPY increased.

    The forex price of USD/JPY tested the low point for 15 years at 80.24.

    The forex trader said that there are the forex investors to buy the option contract at 15  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 02-Nov-2010 -0340 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday November 2, 2010 - 03:43:34 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    All quite on the Western front. Dow and S&P both closed flat at 11124 and 1184. Robust ISM manufacturing surveys was in sharp contrast to the weak personal spending data and moribund disposable income data, indicating that though manufacturring is benefiting from strong overseas market but domestic economy remains in the hole  More...    More...


    EUR/USD Respects 1.4000, Forms Triangle
    FX Solutions Monday November 1, 2010 - 17:31:37 GMT

    EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Monday (11/01/2010) has been entrenched within a converging consolidation for several weeks now. This consolidation has now taken the form of a symmetrical triangle, after having respected 1.4000 area resistance to begin this new trading week  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Monday November 1, 2010 - 15:36:52 GMT

    Monday, November 01, 2010 11:31:49 AM

     US Market Update

    Dow +55 S&P +5.5 NASDAQ -0.5


    ***Economic Data***
    - (DE) Denmark Oct Danish PMI Survey: 55  More...    More...


    Silver Touches New High Ahead of Eventful Week
    Forex Hound Monday November 1, 2010 - 14:45:45 GMT

    Aggressive speculators drove December Silver to a fresh high for the year ahead of this week’s elections and Fed meeting. Traders seem to be increasing positions in anticipation of a Republican victory and new Fed quantitative easing  More...    More...


    Chinese Manufacturing Data Pressures Greenback
    Forex Hound Monday November 1, 2010 - 14:44:07 GMT

    The U.S. Dollar is under pressure against most major currencies this morning following a rebound in Chinese manufacturing data. The moves seem to be muted however ahead of tomorrow’s elections and Wednesday’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (1 November 2010)
    GCI Financial Monday November 1, 2010 - 14:19:41 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3895 level and was capped around the $1.4010 level.  Technically, today’s intraday low was just above the 50% retracement of the $1  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 01-Nov10-2010 - 1220 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Monday November 1, 2010 - 12:22:42 GMT

    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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    Economics Weekly - Markets poised for action from the Fed...
    Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Monday November 1, 2010 - 10:24:31 GMT

    Economics Weekly - 1 November 2010

     

    Markets poised for action from the Fed  More...    More...


    European Market Update: Peripheral price action diverges in session; GBP benefits from better PMI Manufacturing reading (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Monday November 1, 2010 - 10:04:47 GMT

    Monday, November 01, 2010 5:55:19 AM

     European Market Update: Peripheral price action diverges in session; GBP benefits from better PMI Manufacturing reading

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (IN) India Sept Trade Balance: -$9  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Dollar falls as market prepares for Fed easing
    Reuters Monday November 1, 2010 - 10:01:17 GMT

    5:33am EDT

    * Dollar index falls 0.4 pct; weighed down by likely QE

    * Fall in U.S. yields adding to pressure on greenback

    * Dollar/yen spikes from 15-year low, traders cite miss-hit

    (Changes dateline, adds quote, previous TOKYO)

    By Neal Armstrong

    LONDON, Nov 1 (Reuters) - The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Monday ahead of expected further U  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 01-Nov-2010 -0345 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Monday November 1, 2010 - 03:37:23 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    On friday US market closed flat with Dow at 11,118 and S&P 500 at 1,183. We are in one the most eventful week of the year, there is US Fed, RBA meeting, BOE and ECB meet, RBI monetary policy, US mid-term elections and last but not the least the US job numbers  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Sunday October 31, 2010 - 20:39:54 GMT

    Morning Report Monday 1 November 2010

     

    News and views

    The US dollar and US treasury yields remained under pressure in an otherwise directionless evening for asset classes  More...    More...


    Key Forex Technical Trading Levels
    FX Solutions Sunday October 31, 2010 - 03:21:09 GMT

    Here are some key forex support and resistance levels for the upcoming trading week. These technical levels are price areas/regions that forex traders should be paying close attention to, and around which significant technical trading events could likely occur  More...    More...


    Be Careful What You Wish For (Mauldin)
    Thoughts from the Frontline Saturday October 30, 2010 - 09:29:01 GMT

    Be Careful What You Wish For

    October 29, 2010
    By John Mauldin

    It's Softer Than It Looks Not Finer for the "99er" Be Careful What You Wish For Philly, London, and the Rangers

    People only accept change when they are faced with necessity, and only recognize necessity when a crisis is upon them  More...    More...


    U.S. Stock Indices Finish Flat for the Week.
    Forex Hound Saturday October 30, 2010 - 02:48:14 GMT

    As foretold on Monday, U.S. equity indices finished flat for the week. Although there were some sizeable swings triggered by news stories and speculation, for the most part, investors were not willing to take a position in front of next week’s Federal Open Market Committee Meeting  More...    More...


    Dollar Index Finishes Week Lower
    Forex Hound Saturday October 30, 2010 - 02:46:57 GMT

    The U.S. Dollar Index finished the week lower after failing to confirm last week’s potentially bullish closing price reversal bottom.

     

    Clearly, both the daily and weekly chart patterns indicate this market can accelerate to the upside if the daily swing top at 78  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - U.S. dollar falls vs yen; FX options flag QE worry
    Reuters Saturday October 30, 2010 - 00:04:43 GMT

    4:54pm EDT

    * FX options market flag anxiety

    * IMM specs further thin dollar shorts

    * Focus remains FOMC and likely monetary easing (Adds quotes, IMM data, updates prices)

    By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss

    NEW YORK, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Uncertainty over a fresh round of U  More...    More...


    Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ gains on soft greenback, GDP data
    Reuters Saturday October 30, 2010 - 00:00:23 GMT

    4:38pm EDT * C$ ends at 98.02 U.S. cents; up 0.7 pct for the week * Domestic GDP data shows economy grew in August * Bond prices edge higher (Updates to close, adds quotes) By Jennifer Kwan TORONTO, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Canada's dollar rose against its U  More...    More...


    Currency Strength/Weakness Meter
    FX Solutions Friday October 29, 2010 - 21:40:32 GMT

    Here are the strongest and weakest major currencies for the past week (October 25-29, 2010), based upon relative percentage price change against each other from the beginning of this past trading week to the end of the week. One of the main themes this past week in terms of currency strength/weakness has been GBP’s remarkable jump from second-to-weakest currency among the major currencies in the prior week  More...    More...


    Weaker Dollar Spurs Gold Rally
    Forex Hound Friday October 29, 2010 - 19:18:12 GMT

    The weaker U.S. Dollar has renewed interest in the long-side of the gold market. With stocks flat and bonds losing value, traders are beginning to look at the long side of the gold market as a viable investment.

    Technically, GCZ broke through a 50% level at $1351  More...    More...


    Greenback Mostly Down Versus Majors at Mid-Session
    Forex Hound Friday October 29, 2010 - 19:17:45 GMT

    The U.S. Dollar is trading mostly lower against the major currencies under thin conditions. News that the U.S. economy is still sputtering along has traders confident the Fed will implement another round of quantitative easing at its meeting on November 2 and 3  More...    More...


    Dollar disappears! Every self-important guru worth his salt knows that.
    Black Swan Capital Friday October 29, 2010 - 15:46:01 GMT

    We loved this headline from the Bloomberg.com website today:

     

    "Gold Will Outlive Dollar Once Slaughter Comes"

     

    We don't disagree gold will be left standing when paper currencies finally take the celestial dirt nap  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (29 October 2010)
    GCI Financial Friday October 29, 2010 - 15:43:08 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3805 level and was capped around the $1.3950 level.  Technically, today’s intraday high was just above the 76  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Friday October 29, 2010 - 15:37:26 GMT

    Friday, October 29, 2010 11:31:17 AM

     US Market Update

    Dow -4.3 S&P -0.5 NASDAQ +4.3


    ***Economic Data***
    - (IR) Ireland Sept Retail Sales Volume M/M: -0  More...    More...


    GBP/USD Reaches Up Towards 1.6000 Resistance
    FX Solutions Friday October 29, 2010 - 15:20:10 GMT

    GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Friday (10/29/2010) has reached all the way back up to around key 1.6000 resistance after a week of general upward trending. This week’s uptrend was launched off support in the 1.5650 price region, and occurs within the context of a general bullish trend  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Nov 1, 2010
    global-view.com Friday October 29, 2010 - 14:56:51 GMT

    Oct 29 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS:

    On Monday:
    • Far East: A slew of Chinese data including: CPI and PMIs.
    • Europe: UK mfg PMI.
    • North America: U.S.- Core PCE, Personal Income, Construction Spending and Mfg PMI.
    Updated: Trading Events Calendar

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    FX Briefing - Decision days
    BHF-Bank Friday October 29, 2010 - 14:49:54 GMT

    FX Briefing 29 October 2010

     

    Highlights.

     

     

     Uncertainty still prevails over Fed asset purchase programme

     Democrats set to lose majority in House of Representatives

     BoJ speeds up launch of 35 trillion package, moves policy meeting forward

     Strong Q3 growth in UK eases pressure on BoE to act

     ECB likely to leave monetary policy unchanged and continue towards normalization

     

    Decision days

     

    Since the beginning of October, EUR-USD has been oscillating around 1  More...    More...


    The List (10/28/2010)
    Black Swan Capital Friday October 29, 2010 - 14:46:12 GMT

    US jobless claims came in surprisingly positive, helping to buoy risk appetite today ...

     

    So let’s keep it simple and look at a list of items that might mark an end to the current trend of risk-taking we’ve been witnessing  More...    More...


    Random Thoughts on QE2 and EM Salvation
    Foreign Exchange Analytics Friday October 29, 2010 - 13:15:17 GMT

     The Bill Gross piece (PIMCO) on the end of the 30-year bond market rally is clever and to the point…in his unique style he manages to avoid taking sides in the political economic debate raging into the election…suspect he has learned over the decades about burning bridges…I thank the stars nightly for being self-employed  More...    More...


    Treasury Bonds Higher; Stocks Mixed as Economy Sputters Along
    Forex Hound Friday October 29, 2010 - 13:13:24 GMT

    December Treasury Bonds are trading higher and U.S. equities mixed following a report that showed U.S. economic growth edged up as expected in the third quarter.

     

    Gross domestic product reportedly expanded at a 2  More...    More...


    U.S. Dollar Mixed; Likely to Trade Rangebound
    Forex Hound Friday October 29, 2010 - 13:12:08 GMT

    The Greenback is trading mixed this morning as investors prepared for next week’s U.S. Federal Open Market Committee Meeting.

     

    Next Tuesday and Wednesday the U.S. Federal Reserve meets to set its monetary policy  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 29-Oct-2010 - 1214 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Friday October 29, 2010 - 12:16:50 GMT

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    FOREX NEWS - Yen gains as equities slip, high-yielders fall
    Reuters Friday October 29, 2010 - 11:07:26 GMT

    6:18am EDT

    * Yen within sight of record high of 79.75 per dollar

    * Yen outperforms vs higher-yielders as equities fall

    * U.S. GDP due but main focus on FOMC, likely QE

    (Adds quote, detail)

    By Neal Armstrong

    LONDON, Oct 29 (Reuters) - The yen rose to within sight of its 1995 record high versus the dollar on Friday, rising broadly as equity markets fell, pushing down the euro and high yielders in trade made choppy by month-end flows  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Adjusting Positions
    global-view.com Friday October 29, 2010 - 10:17:51 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Adjusting Positions

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Oct 29- The week ahead is shaping up to be a major one for market events featuring important U.S. elections on Tuesday and a watershed FOMC decision on Wednesday  More...    More...


    European Market Update: Peripheral concerns continue to simmer; US GDP seen as clue to Fed's QE2 decision (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Friday October 29, 2010 - 10:09:02 GMT

    Friday, October 29, 2010 5:57:32 AM

     European Market Update: Peripheral concerns continue to simmer; US GDP seen as clue to Fed's QE2 decision

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (RU) Russia Central Bank (CBR) leaves Refi Rate unchanged at 7  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 29-Oct-2010 -0340 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Friday October 29, 2010 - 03:44:25 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    US indicies closed the session flat with Dow at 11,114 (down 0.11%) and S&P 500 at 1,184 (up 0.16%). Dow is trading in well defined channel and the line on the sand for the short term uptrend is 11,000. Below 11,000 Dow can target 10,700 and resistance is expected around 11,200  More...    More...


    December Treasury Bonds Post Daily Reversal Bottom
    Forex Hound Friday October 29, 2010 - 01:12:16 GMT

    After early session pressure, the December Treasury Bonds posted a daily closing price reversal bottom which may be an indication that it has run out of sellers.

     

    Thursday’s action suggests that traders may have begun the process of squaring up short positions ahead of next week’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting  More...    More...


    Better Economic Data, Fed Survey Rumors Fuel Canadian Dollar Rally
    Forex Hound Friday October 29, 2010 - 01:11:39 GMT

    Better economic news from the Euro Zone coupled with an improved U.S. Weekly Job Claims report helped drive traders into risky assets, boosting demand for the Canadian Dollar.

     

    Although economic news may have underpinned the market during the New York trading session, it was a report circulating regarding the U  More...    More...


    Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ benefits from greenback's slide
    Reuters Thursday October 28, 2010 - 21:01:12 GMT

    4:51pm EDT * C$ ends at 97.90 U.S. cents * Bond prices rise, track U.S. Treasuries * Market eyes GDP data on Friday, Fed next week (Updates to close, adds quote) By Jennifer Kwan TORONTO, Oct 28 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar finished higher for the first time in three sessions on Thursday as the greenback slid on growing uncertainty about the size of any monetary easing program from the U  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Dollar dips as mood shifts again on Fed easing
    Reuters Thursday October 28, 2010 - 20:53:50 GMT

    4:42pm EDT

    * Drop in Treasury yields weighs on U.S. currency

    * Investors ready for next week's Fed meeting

    * 1-week implied vols for euro/dollar rise

    * Longer-term bullish dollar bets building (Updates prices)

    By Steven C  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday October 28, 2010 - 19:27:06 GMT

    Morning Report Friday 29 October 2010

    News and views

    The US dollar and US treasury yields remained under pressure. The Fed yesterday sought opinions from bond dealers about the scope of the forthcoming QE2, leading to speculation it does not want to underwhelm the market with the program  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (28 October 2010)
    GCI Financial Thursday October 28, 2010 - 18:31:36 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3770 level and was capped around the $1.3880 level. Technically, today’s intraday high was right around the 76  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Oct 29, 2010
    global-view.com Thursday October 28, 2010 - 15:36:06 GMT

    Oct 28 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS: On Friday:
    • Far East: A slew of monthend Japanese data are due, with the highlight- CPI.
    • Europe: German Retail Sales U.K. Money Supply (M4) and EZ flash HICP (CPI).
    • North America: U  More...    More...


    Weaker Dollar boosts December Gold
    Forex Hound Thursday October 28, 2010 - 14:10:50 GMT

    The weaker U.S. Dollar is helping to boost December Gold prices this morning. After reaching a short-term bottom at $1315.60, slightly above a downside target at $1313.00, gold appears to be forming a support base.

     

    The current upside target is a retracement zone at $1351  More...    More...


    U.S. Dollar Falters as Fed Credibility Called into Question
    Forex Hound Thursday October 28, 2010 - 14:09:56 GMT

    One day after a Wall Street Journal article said the Federal Reserve would be less aggressive in the quantitative easing arena than previously anticipated, a story is circulating that the Fed had sent out a survey asking primary Treasury dealers of their expectations of the size and impact of further asset purchases  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 28-Oct-2010 - 1235 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday October 28, 2010 - 12:37:15 GMT


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    FOREX NEWS - Dollar slides, short-covering rally sputters
    Reuters Thursday October 28, 2010 - 10:51:50 GMT

    6:47am EDT

    * Sliding Treasury yields weigh on U.S. currency

    * Investors batten down for next week's Fed meet

    (Adds comment, details, updates prices)

    By Naomi Tajitsu

    LONDON, Oct 28 (Reuters) - The dollar slipped on Thursday, relinquishing some of the gains made earlier this week as a short-covering rally ran out of steam and U  More...    More...


    ForexPros Daily News October 28, 2010
    Forexpros Thursday October 28, 2010 - 10:36:34 GMT

    ForexPros Daily News October 28, 2010


    Forex - EUR/USD hits daily high as dollar reverses uptrend

    Forex Pros – The euro was up against the U.S. dollar on Thursday, rising to hit a daily high as the dollar reversed its recent uptrend  More...    More...



    European Market Update: Peripheral yields continue to rise (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Thursday October 28, 2010 - 10:11:49 GMT

    Thursday, October 28, 2010 5:55:39 AM

     European Market Update: Peripheral yields continue to rise

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (FI) Finland Sept Preliminary Retail Sales Volume Y/Y: 5  More...    More...


    Treasury Bonds Reach 50% Retracement Level
    Forex Hound Thursday October 28, 2010 - 03:40:02 GMT

    December Treasury Bonds finished under pressure on Wednesday after a Wall Street Journal news story broke saying that the Fed was likely to purchase only about a quarter of the $1 trillion in assets that the market had price in during its latest round of quantitative easing  More...    More...


    Emerging Market Activity Sets Up U.S. Dollar for Rally
    Forex Hound Thursday October 28, 2010 - 03:38:11 GMT

    News surfaced on Wednesday that emerging market central banks may have begun activity to slow down the pace of acceleration in their currencies against the U.S. Dollar and capital inflows into their economies.

     

    Although these central banks pledged earlier in the month not to manipulate their currencies and to let the market determine their own levels, this concerted effort seems to indicate that something is being done behind the scenes that may help boost the Greenback  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 28-Oct-2010 -0330 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday October 28, 2010 - 03:32:37 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    US stocks recovered from a mid-day sell off yesterday and finished with a modest 0.3-0.4% cut. Dow shut shop at 11,126 (down 0.39%) and S&P500 closed at 1182 (down 0.27%). Corporate earnings keeps rolling out across the world and in US the earnings show has been so far so good  More...    More...


    Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ falls as Fed stimulus doubt lifts US$
    Reuters Wednesday October 27, 2010 - 21:10:42 GMT

    4:34pm EDT * C$ ends at 97.21 U.S. cents * U.S. dollar strength key driver behind C$ drop * Bond prices soften across curve (Updates to close, adds quote) By Jennifer Kwan TORONTO, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Canada's dollar retreated against the U.S. currency on Wednesday as the greenback rose broadly on speculation the U  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Dollar rallies as Fed policy questions swirl
    Reuters Wednesday October 27, 2010 - 21:09:00 GMT

    2:45pm EDT

    * Dollar higher year to date with Wednesday's gain

    * Dollar rises to 2-week high vs yen, 1-wk high vs euro

    * Uncertainty reins on size and scope of Fed easing

    (Updates prices, adds details, adds quote, byline)

    By Steven C  More...    More...


    EUR/GBP Breaks Down Uptrend Channel
    FX Solutions Wednesday October 27, 2010 - 20:18:55 GMT

    EUR/GBP (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Wednesday (10/27/2010) has broken down below a key parallel uptrend channel that has characterized this currency pair since the September lows. This channel breakdown was swift and strong, and highlights the recent reversal of fortunes between the euro and the British pound  More...    More...


    December Silver Stubbornly Holding Support
    Forex Hound Wednesday October 27, 2010 - 19:18:23 GMT

    Although December Silver is down over 1% this afternoon, investors are still stubbornly holding on to long positions, preventing this market from following through on its expected correction.

    Silver is down after testing the Fibonacci retracement level of the 24  More...    More...


    U.S. Dollar Index Poised to Change Trend
    Forex Hound Wednesday October 27, 2010 - 19:15:38 GMT

    A story circulating in the Wall Street Journal is the catalyst behind today’s rally in the Greenback. In the article, the WSJ suggested the Fed “may opt for a more measured dose of QE this time around rather than the shock-and-awe version which characterized QE1”  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - Morning Report (TTN)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday October 27, 2010 - 19:14:36 GMT

    Morning Report Thursday 28 October 2010

    News and views

    Risk appetite retreated further, as expectations regarding Fed easing were pared back. Influential WSJ Fed watcher Hilsenrath predicted a more incremental and flexible approach to be unveiled at next week's FOMC meeting, and the market is speculating better economic data lately may temper the scope of QE2  More...    More...


    USD/CHF Trendline Breakout to Resistance
    FX Solutions Wednesday October 27, 2010 - 16:15:33 GMT

    USD/CHF (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Wednesday (10/27/2010) has broken out above a key downtrend resistance line and established a new one-month high in the process. This trendline break significantly disrupts the steep downtrend that has been in place since the early June high  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - Geithner's Dollar Put (FXA)
    Foreign Exchange Analytics Wednesday October 27, 2010 - 15:15:01 GMT

    Geithner's Dollar Put

     

    To be perfectly clear I am working more off circumstantial evidence than anything I have learned from officials but I think there is strong evidence of an implied bargain made at G20 which falls way short of a “grand bargain” but should be seen as the Geithner dollar put…the US Treasury is ready to act decisively to support the dollar should the decline meet the following G20 criteria “Advanced economies, including those with reserve currencies, will be vigilant against excess volatility and disorderly movements in exchange rates  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Oct 28, 2010
    global-view.com Wednesday October 27, 2010 - 15:14:07 GMT

    Oct 27 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS: On Thursday
    • Far East: RBNZ and BOJ rate decisions. No changes seen.
    • Europe: U.K. Distributive Trades Index.
    • North America: U.S. Weekly jobless, Natural Gas Inventories and 7-yr note auction  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (27 October 2010)
    GCI Financial Wednesday October 27, 2010 - 14:49:43 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3770 level and was capped around the $1.3880 level.  Technically, today’s intraday low was just below the 23  More...    More...


    Stocks and Risky Assets Down after Rise in Durable Goods
    Forex Hound Wednesday October 27, 2010 - 13:32:24 GMT

    U.S. equity markets as well as December Crude Oil and December Gold are trading lower this morning, after the government reported a 3.3% rise in September Durable Goods orders.

     

    In addition to the jump in Durable Goods, traders are paring equities and risky assets following overnight strength in the U  More...    More...


    Talk of “QE2 Light” Boosts U.S. Dollar
    Forex Hound Wednesday October 27, 2010 - 13:31:20 GMT

    The U.S. Dollar is trading higher across the board this morning after a Wall Street Journal article suggested the Fed “may opt for a more measured dose of QE this time around rather than the shock-and-awe version which characterized QE1”  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 27-Oct-2010 - 1209 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday October 27, 2010 - 12:10:50 GMT


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    FOREX NEWS - Dollar gains as short positions cut before Fed
    Reuters Wednesday October 27, 2010 - 10:17:24 GMT

    6:10am EDT

    * Dollar rises to 2-week high vs yen, 1-wk high vs euro

    * Fed eyes gradual bond buys; several hundred bln dlrs -WSJ

    * ECB allots more-than-f'cast 42.4 bln eur in 3-mth tender

    (Adds quotes, updates prices)

    By Tamawa Desai

    LONDON, Oct 27 (Reuters) - The dollar rose broadly on Wednesday as speculation the U  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Shifting Sentiment on QE2
    global-view.com Wednesday October 27, 2010 - 10:10:37 GMT

    The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Shifting Sentiment on QE2

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Oct 27- The trading focus today appears to be on the pace of expected quantitative ease decision by the FOMC next week. An article in the WSJ suggests that the initial injection of funds might not be as aggressive as many in the markets had been pricing  More...    More...


    European Market Update: Eonia swap curve lower after demand at ECB 3-month LTRO above market expectations (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Wednesday October 27, 2010 - 10:01:21 GMT

    Wednesday, October 27, 2010 5:54:28 AM

     European Market Update: Eonia swap curve lower after demand at ECB 3-month LTRO above market expectations

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (FI) Finland Oct Business Confidence 4  More...    More...


    ForexPros Daily News October 27, 2010
    Forexpros Wednesday October 27, 2010 - 09:25:20 GMT

    ForexPros Daily News October 27, 2010


    Forex – EUR/USD tumbles to 5-day low on Fed easing doubts

    Forex Pros – The euro was down against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday, tumbling to a 5-day low after signs emerged that the second round of quantitative easing by the Federal Reserve may not be as large as anticipated  More...    More...



    Stocks Eke Out Small Gains, Canadian Dollar Feeling Pressure
    Forex Hound Wednesday October 27, 2010 - 04:15:23 GMT

    U.S. equity markets eked out small gains after early session weakness. The stronger Dollar overnight helped pressure equity markets, but a better than expected Case-Shiller Home Prices Report helped the markets recover from their lows  More...    More...


    Dollar/CAD Setup for Rally to 1.0262
    Forex Hound Wednesday October 27, 2010 - 04:14:49 GMT

    Fundamentally, the recent decision from the Bank of Canada to refrain from an interest rate hike and its forecast for a slow down in economic growth may be underpinning the USD CAD.

     

    Furthermore, the rally began shortly after the Dollar/CAD briefly penetrated parity, which is typically a natural buying area  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 27-Oct-2010 -0337 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday October 27, 2010 - 03:39:11 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    US stock averages settled the day in the green with Dow at 11,169 (up 0.05%) and S&P 500 at 1186 (unchanged). Stocks yo-yoed as market weighed in the soft housing data and still soft consumer confidence data against robust corporate earnings reports  More...    More...


    U.S. Debt Markets Feel Pressure after Home Price Report
    Forex Hound Tuesday October 26, 2010 - 22:38:30 GMT

    December Treasury Bonds and Treasury Notes are trading lower after breaking technical support following the release of a better-than-expected economic report. T

    Investors are driving up yields after it was reported that the S&P/Case-Shiller Index on home prices in 20 major cities rose 1  More...    More...


    British Pound Rallies on Better Growth Prospects
    Forex Hound Tuesday October 26, 2010 - 22:38:07 GMT

    The GBP USD is up nearly 1% at the mid-session after a stronger-than-expected economic report signaled growth. This news reduced the prospects for further easing by the Bank of England, therefore, driving up the value of the Sterling.

    For a couple of weeks, the Cable has been under pressure on speculation that the BoE would be forced to implement a new round of quantitative easing due to new tax increases and fresh spending cuts  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (TTN)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday October 26, 2010 - 19:13:23 GMT

    Morning Report Wednesday 27 October 2010

    News and views

    Markets corrected. The S&P500 is currently down 0.2%, although it was down 0.7% before some decent US data on consumer confidence and regional manufacturing activity  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (26 October 2010)
    GCI Financial Tuesday October 26, 2010 - 17:52:16 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3855 level and was capped around the $1.3980 level.  Technically, today’s intraday high was right around the 38  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Tuesday October 26, 2010 - 15:47:07 GMT

    US Market Update

    Dow -4 S&P -1 NASDAQ +4

    ***Economic Data***
    - (BR) Brazil Oct FGV Construction Costs M/M: 0.2% v 0.2%e
    - (IR) Ireland Sept PPI M/M: 0.0% v 0.2% prior; Y/Y: 0  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Oct 27, 2010
    global-view.com Tuesday October 26, 2010 - 15:20:49 GMT

    Oct 26 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS
    On Wednesday.
    • the Far East will see key quarterly CPI data.
    • In Europe, EZ money supply data are due.
    • In North America, the U.S. will see weekly mortgage statistics, durable goods orders, and weekly crude oil inventories  More...    More...


    EUR/USD Breaks Wedge
    FX Solutions Tuesday October 26, 2010 - 15:15:18 GMT

    EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Tuesday (10/26/2010) has broken down below a rising wedge consolidation pattern. This occurs after price action broke down below a steep parallel uptrend channel in mid-October. Since that channel breakdown, the pair has been unable to rise enough to re-test its 1  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 26-Oct-2010 - 1230 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday October 26, 2010 - 12:32:34 GMT

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    FOREX NEWS - Dollar steadies; sterling jumps on GDP data
    Reuters Tuesday October 26, 2010 - 10:50:05 GMT

    6:39am EDT

    * Dollar steadies on uncertainty before FOMC next week

    * UK GDP lifts sterling; Swedish crown falls on Riksbank

    * Dlr/yen up; Japan finmin: to take steps on FX if needed

    (Updates prices, adds quotes)

    By Jessica Mortimer

    LONDON, Oct 26 (Reuters) - The dollar steadied on Tuesday, with investors wary of pushing it lower due to uncertainty about what easing measures the Federal Reserve may take next week, while UK economic growth figures lifted sterling  More...    More...


    ForexPros Daily News October 26, 2010
    Forexpros Tuesday October 26, 2010 - 10:23:56 GMT

    ForexPros Daily News October 26, 2010


    Forex - GBP/USD soars to 4-day high after upbeat U.K. GDP data

    Forex Pros – The pound was up against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, soaring to a 4-day high after the release of significantly better-than-expected U  More...    More...



    European Market Update: UK Advanced Q3 GDP exceeds expectations; Sweden alters its rate path outlook (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Tuesday October 26, 2010 - 10:15:17 GMT

    Tuesday, October 26, 2010 5:50:49 AM

     European Market Update: UK Advanced Q3 GDP exceeds expectations; Sweden alters its rate path outlook

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (GE) Germany Nov GfK Consumer Confidence: 4  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Looking For Direction
    global-view.com Tuesday October 26, 2010 - 09:58:35 GMT

    The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Looking For Direction

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Oct 26- Markets are back looking for direction as downward USD momentum against the EUR appears to have stalled for now. From a fundamental perspective, many feel that an announcement of additional USD weakness is inevitable with additional quantitative ease (QE2) just over a week away  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 26-Oct-2010 -0523 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday October 26, 2010 - 05:37:02 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    Overnight, US stock markets closed in the green with Dow getting tantalisingly close to the April high of 11,258, strong existing home sales numbers and robust corporate earnings boosted the stocks. Dow shut shop at 11,164 (up 0  More...    More...


    Stocks Rally then Falter; Investors Still Reluctant to Chase Higher.
    Forex Hound Tuesday October 26, 2010 - 04:12:52 GMT

    The weaker Dollar led to an early surge in equity markets, but the rally fizzled as U.S. investors still remained reluctant to chase this market higher. The current rally looks labored and vulnerable to a break, but investors have been supportive on the dips  More...    More...


    U.S. Dollar Weaker, but Closes off Low
    Forex Hound Tuesday October 26, 2010 - 04:12:32 GMT

    The U.S. Dollar lost ground overnight in reaction to the news that the G-20 couldn’t offer any support to the ailing Greenback. After an initial thrust to the downside, profit-taking was able to drive the Dollar off its lows.

     

    Today’s action indicates that while the Dollar is still weak, it may just sit in a range versus the major currencies until the Federal Open Market Committee’s statement on November 3  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Dollar steadier after drubbing; Aussie eases
    Reuters Tuesday October 26, 2010 - 00:22:14 GMT

    7:34pm EDT

    * Dollar holds above a 15-year low versus yen

    * Euro retreats after failing to hold above $1.4000

    * Aussie dips back below $0.9900

    By Ian Chua

    SYDNEY, Oct 26 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar steadied above a 15-year low versus the yen in early Asia on Tuesday, while the euro came under some pressure after failing to hold above $1  More...    More...


    Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Monday October 25, 2010 - 20:04:14 GMT

    Morning Report Tuesday 26 October 2010

    News and views

    The post-G20 sell-off in the US dollar and surge in US equities took a breather during the NY session. S&P500 futures peaked during the Sydney afternoon, and apart from a brief spike after some consensus-beating US data, consolidated near the multi-month high, the physical index up 0  More...    More...


    GBP/JPY Drops to 20-Month Low
    FX Solutions Monday October 25, 2010 - 16:49:39 GMT

    GBP/JPY (a daily chart of which is shown) as of Monday (10/25/2010) has just established a new 20-month low by breaking down tentatively below the previous long-term low of 126.70 set in May. This occurs within the context of a strong parallel downtrend channel extending back to the August 2009 high  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Monday October 25, 2010 - 15:42:02 GMT

    Monday, October 25, 2010 10:51:32 AM

     US Market Update

    Dow +66 S&P +7.2 NASDAQ +15.5


    ***Economic Data***
    - Hungary Central Bank left its Base Rate Unchanged at 5  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Monday October 25, 2010 - 15:07:47 GMT

    US Market Update

    Dow +66 S&P +7.2 NASDAQ +15.5
    ***Economic Data***
    - Hungary Central Bank left its Base Rate Unchanged at 5.25% (as expected)
    - (BR) Brazil Sept Current Account: -$3  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Oct 26, 2010
    global-view.com Monday October 25, 2010 - 15:02:49 GMT

    Oct 25(global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS:
    • On Tuesday, the Far East will see no major data.
    • In Europe, U.K. GDP data will be released.
    • In North America, the U.S. Case-Shiller index and Conference Board Consumer Confidence data are due  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (25 October 2010)
    GCI Financial Monday October 25, 2010 - 13:56:23 GMT

    The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.4080 level and was supported around the $1.3935 level  More...    More...


    U.S. Equities Set to Open Higher; Weak Dollar Underpinning Gold
    Forex Hound Monday October 25, 2010 - 12:12:01 GMT

    The weaker Greenback is helping to boost U.S. equity prices overnight, leading to the call for a higher opening. There is not much to say technically about the stock indices. The rallies have been labored, leading to periodic weakness, but investors have been waiting to buy the dips  More...    More...


    Greenback Hammered after G-20 Offers No Support
    Forex Hound Monday October 25, 2010 - 12:10:43 GMT

    The U.S. Dollar is trading sharply lower against all major currencies after the Group of 20 finance ministers and central bankers over the weekend failed to come up with any plan to shore up the Greenback.

     

    The U  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 25-Oct-2010 - 1148 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Monday October 25, 2010 - 11:50:22 GMT


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    Forexpros.com Daily Analysis - 25/10/2010
    Forexpros Monday October 25, 2010 - 09:48:59 GMT

    ForexPros Daily Analysis October 25, 2010


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    A review of the top fundamental news events over the prior month, and a look ahead and the news that could influence the foreign exchange market over the coming weeks  More...    More...



    Economics Weekly - Markets to focus on US housing and UK Q3 GDP data...
    Trade the News Staff Monday October 25, 2010 - 09:34:17 GMT

    Economics Weekly - 25 October 2010

     

    Markets to focus on US housing and UK Q3 GDP data  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 25-Oct-2010 -0338 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Monday October 25, 2010 - 03:44:27 GMT


    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    The US Equities were up in a volatile session last week. The markets were up following better than expected Q3 numbers from sectoral heavyweights which overshadowed the global financial concerns. The Dow (11132  More...    More...


    Key Forex Technical Trading Levels
    FX Solutions Monday October 25, 2010 - 01:40:36 GMT

    Here are some key forex support and resistance levels for the upcoming trading week. These technical levels are price areas/regions that forex traders should be paying close attention to, and around which significant technical trading events could likely occur  More...    More...


    G20 FX Language Hides the Drama (FXA)
    Foreign Exchange Analytics Sunday October 24, 2010 - 20:44:41 GMT

    G20 FX Language Hides the Drama

     

    To be clear G20 via the language of the communiqué did declare a truce bringing to a pause an escalating currency war by calling for a “move towards more market determined exchange rate systems that reflect underlying economic fundamentals and refrain from competitive devaluation of currencies  More...    More...


    Currency Strength/Weakness Meter
    FX Solutions Saturday October 23, 2010 - 01:34:40 GMT

    Here are the strongest and weakest major currencies for the past week (October 18-22, 2010), based upon relative percentage price change against each other from the beginning of this past trading week to the end of the week. There were a few major themes in terms of currency strength/weakness for the past week  More...    More...


    Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ little changed as G20 meets; bonds flat
    Reuters Friday October 22, 2010 - 22:42:45 GMT

    4:50pm EDT * C$ ends at 97.38 U.S. cents * Bonds largely flat across curve * Canadian retail sales up 0.5 pct in August * Domestic inflation muted (Updates to close, adds quote) By Jennifer Kwan TORONTO, Oct 22 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar was flat versus the U  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS-Dollar set to snap 5-week losing run as shorts trimmed
    Reuters Friday October 22, 2010 - 22:40:11 GMT

    4:53pm EDT

    * Dollar index heads for first weekly gain since mid-Sept

    * FX Concepts see euro topping out between $1.43-$1.45

    * Geithner urges G20 not to use FX for economic advantage (Updates prices, adds detail, comment)

    By Wanfeng Zhou

    NEW YORK, Oct 22 (Reuters) - The dollar was on track on Friday to snap a five-week losing streak against major currencies on uncertainty ahead of the outcome of a meeting of global finance ministers and as the euro repeatedly ran into resistance above $1  More...    More...


    Turn Page on G20, Go Directly to November 03 FOMC Where Size Matters (FXA)
    Foreign Exchange Analytics Friday October 22, 2010 - 16:13:58 GMT

    You need not be a clairvoyant to know that G20 this weekend will lead to no major policy changes in respective countries to reduce imbalances.  It is all about LCD…milquetoast language on the goal of reducing imbalances with the appropriate policy mix and to oppose excessive FX movements that threaten growth while agreeing to cooperate in exchange markets  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Oct 25, 2010
    global-view.com Friday October 22, 2010 - 15:39:39 GMT

    Oct 22 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS:
    • The two-day G20 Finance Minister and Central Bank Governor Conference will conclude in South Korea Saturday. On Monday, the Far East will see Japanese trade data and Australian quarterly PPI data  More...    More...


    FX Briefing - Dollar remains under pressure.
    BHF-Bank Friday October 22, 2010 - 15:37:22 GMT

    FX Briefing 22 October 2010

    Highlights

     Chinese central bank raises lending and deposit rates

     Eurozone leading indicators, ifo business climate improve again in October

     

    Dollar remains under pressure  More...    More...


    EUR/GBP Targets Uptrend Continuation
    FX Solutions Friday October 22, 2010 - 15:22:39 GMT

    EUR/GBP (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Friday (10/22/2010) has reached up to a key bullish resistance target in the 0.8900 price region, establishing a 6-month high, after having followed a strong parallel uptrend channel since the early September lows  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Friday October 22, 2010 - 15:19:53 GMT

    US Market Update

    Dow -15 S&P +1.25 NASDAQ +12
    ***Economic Data***
    - (CA) Canada Sept Consumer Price Index M/M: 0.2% v 0.1%e; Y/Y: 1.9% v 1.9%e
    - (CA) Canada Sept CPI Core M/M: 0  More...    More...


    Silver Price Still Correcting
    Forex Hound Friday October 22, 2010 - 13:48:35 GMT

    The firm Dollar is helping to keep downside pressure on December Silver. This week the Greenback has shown signs of bottoming which is encouraging investors to pare positions.

     

    Volatility is also a little higher as risk sentiment appears to be shifting  More...    More...


    U.S. Dollar Lower after Early Volatility
    Forex Hound Friday October 22, 2010 - 13:45:50 GMT

    The U.S. Dollar is expected to open lower against most major currencies after failing to hold on to overnight gains from the Asian session.

     

    Shortly before the New York opening, investors seem a little reluctant to be short the Greenback as finance ministers from the Group of 20 nations meet in South Korea  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (22 October 2010)
    GCI Financial Friday October 22, 2010 - 12:41:22 GMT

    The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3970 level and was supported around the $1.3855 level  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 22-Oct-2010 - 1214 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Friday October 22, 2010 - 12:16:03 GMT

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    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- G20 Underway
    global-view.com Friday October 22, 2010 - 10:21:48 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    G20 Underway

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Oct 22- We are being told not to expect much from the G20 FinMin and Central Bank Governors meeting now underway in South Korea. Not surprisingly, the proposal of Secretary Geithner that limits be placed on Current Account surpluses has gotten nowhere with the surplus countries  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Dlr holds steady, Geithner calls for rebalancing
    Reuters Friday October 22, 2010 - 10:16:25 GMT

    5:58am EDT

    * Geithner calls for G20 not to block currency appreciation

    * Doubts remain on coordinated G20 action on forex

    * Dollar index up 0.1 percent at 77.513 .DXY.

    * German Ifo index unexpectedly rises in October

    (Adds quote, updates prices)

    By Tamawa Desai

    LONDON, Oct 22 (Reuters) - The dollar steadied on Friday on wariness over whether any clear agreement would be reached at a Group of 20 meeting, as the United States called for countries to avoid using their currencies to gain an economic advantage  More...    More...


    European Market Update: Market analysis the Geithner G20 proposal of Current Account/GDP target (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Friday October 22, 2010 - 09:59:14 GMT

    Friday, October 22, 2010 5:55:09 AM

     European Market Update: Market analysis the Geithner G20 proposal of Current Account/GDP target

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (FR) France Oct Business Overall Demand Survey: 16 v 21 prior
    - (AS) Austria Aug Industrial Production M/M: 1  More...    More...


    December Gold Nearing Price and Time Cluster at $1295.30 to $1297.90
    Forex Hound Friday October 22, 2010 - 04:25:09 GMT

    The stronger Dollar and the lack of demand for risky assets helped trigger a sharp break in December Gold. The daily chart indicates that price and time square at $1295.50 to $1297.90. Watch for a technical bounce at this level since this support cluster may be attractive to both new buyers and profit-takers  More...    More...


    New Zealand Dollar developing Bearish Bias
    Forex Hound Friday October 22, 2010 - 04:23:55 GMT

    Falling demand for commodity-linked currencies continued to keep the pressure on the NZD USD on Thursday. Since topping out at .7643 on October 14, this currency pair has trended lower. The series of lower-highs and lower-lows over the past week are indicating that this market may have more room to the downside  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 22-Oct-2010 -0348 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Friday October 22, 2010 - 03:54:36 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    The US Equities were up in a volatile session as the Q3 earning reports overshadowed the US economic worries yesterday. The Dow (11146.57) was up 0.35% and the S&P 500 (1180.26) was up 0.18%. The Dow may spend some time in the region of 11000-250 in the coming days, before a break on the either side  More...    More...


    Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ lower as greenback gains; commodities weigh
    Reuters Thursday October 21, 2010 - 20:54:01 GMT

    4:29pm EDT * C$ ends at 97.44 U.S. cents * Bond prices mixed across curve * G20 finance and central bankers weekend meeting in focus (Updates to close, adds quote) By Jennifer Kwan TORONTO, Oct 21 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar ended lower against a rebounding U  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - U.S. dollar rises as euro hits $1.40 resistance
    Reuters Thursday October 21, 2010 - 20:52:49 GMT

    4:24pm EDT

    * Dollar higher vs euro; $1.40 remains key resistance

    * Weekend G20 meeting could spur dollar strength

    * Stretched positions suggest caution for dollar bears (Updates prices, adds detail)

    By Wanfeng Zhou

    NEW YORK, Oct 21 (Reuters) - The U  More...    More...


    AUD/USD Continues Downturn
    FX Solutions Thursday October 21, 2010 - 19:34:04 GMT

    AUD/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Thursday (10/21/2010) has continued its bearish bias after breaking down below a key parallel uptrend channel, and then rising up to re-test the channel’s point of break and the 0.9900 price region. After this re-test price has descended  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday October 21, 2010 - 19:23:56 GMT

    Morning Report Friday 22 October 2010

     

    News and views

    Sentiment rode high until late morning NY, when an abrupt reversal sent markets into the red for the day  More...    More...


    EUR/USD Update: Correction Reversal, What’s Next?
    FX Solutions Thursday October 21, 2010 - 18:04:57 GMT

    The euro was showing weakness against the US dollar at the start of the week when the pair fell sharply from the 1.4000 level down towards the 1.3700 zone. Prices reversed significantly from that level over the past few sessions, suggesting that the uptrend is still unfinished  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Thursday October 21, 2010 - 16:31:24 GMT

    US Market Update

    Dow +70 S&P +7 NASDAQ +16
    ***Economic Data***
    - (IS) Israel Aug Unemployment Rate: 6.3% v 6.2% prior
    - (BR) Brazil Sept Unemployment Rate: 6.2% v 6.5%e
    - (CA) Canada Sept Leading Indicators M/M: -0  More...    More...


    USD/CHF in Downtrend Retracement
    FX Solutions Thursday October 21, 2010 - 16:15:16 GMT

    USD/CHF (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Thursday (10/21/2010) has shown that it is still entrenched in a bullish retracement within the context of a strong downtrend. This retracement hit a high around 0.9755, near the downtrend resistance line, before retreating, and occurs after price hit an all-time low at 0  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Oct 22, 2010
    global-view.com Thursday October 21, 2010 - 14:55:47 GMT

    Oct 21 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS:
    On Friday, the Far East will see no key data. The two-day G20 Finance Minister and Central Bank Governor conference will be held in South Korea on Friday and Saturday.

    In Europe, the closely followed German IFO survey will be released  More...    More...



    Equities and Commodities Trading in Narrow Ranges
    Forex Hound Thursday October 21, 2010 - 14:06:46 GMT

    U.S. equities and commodity markets are trading in narrow ranges this morning as traders wait for further direction from the Forex markets. Traders seem to be unclear about the direction of these two asset classes following a rate hike by China earlier in the week and uncertainty regarding the size of the Fed’s anticipated stimulus program  More...    More...


    U.K. Budget Cuts May Force BoE to Stimulate Economy
    Forex Hound Thursday October 21, 2010 - 14:05:43 GMT

    The GBP USD is under pressure overnight following a strong rise on Wednesday. The reversal of the previous day’s rally is a sign that the action was most likely short-covering rather than new buying. Traders were reacting to the Bank of England minutes which showed a three-way split as to whether the central bank should provide additional stimulus to the economy  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (21 October 2010)
    GCI Financial Thursday October 21, 2010 - 13:09:14 GMT

    The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.4050 level and was supported around the $1.3870 level  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Euro gains vs dollar on Fed's easy policy view
    Reuters Thursday October 21, 2010 - 12:24:37 GMT

    8:13am EDT

    * Euro higher vs dollar on Fed-ECB diverging rate views

    * Dollar reverses gains made on Geithner comments in WSJ

    * Traders cite Asian demand boosting euro vs dollar

    (Adds comment, updates prices)

    By Naomi Tajitsu

    LONDON, Oct 21 (Reuters) - The euro rose against the dollar on Thursday as investors piled into the single European currency in the belief that the interest rate differential with its U  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 21-Oct-2010 - 1218 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday October 21, 2010 - 12:20:02 GMT

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    European Market Update: Euro benefits from PMI data and Upward revision to Germany's official GDP forecasts (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Thursday October 21, 2010 - 10:07:35 GMT

    European Market Update: Euro benefits from PMI data and Upward revision to Germany's official GDP forecasts

    ***Economic Data***
    - (SZ) Swiss Sept Trade Balance (CHF) 1.7B v 1.2Be; Exports M/M: -3  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Another USD Stumble
    global-view.com Thursday October 21, 2010 - 10:07:16 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Another USD Stumble

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Oct 21- Forex markets continue to trade erratically as traders set up for the weekend G20 Finance Minister and Central Banker meeting this weekend in South Korea  More...    More...


    ForexPros Daily News October 21, 2010
    Forexpros Thursday October 21, 2010 - 10:06:28 GMT

    ForexPros Daily News October 21, 2010


    Forex - EUR/USD edges higher after Geithner remarks

    Forex Pros – The euro edged higher against the U.S. dollar on Thursday, erasing early losses, following remarks by U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner  More...    More...



    U.S. Equities Rebound to Post Strong Gains
    Forex Hound Thursday October 21, 2010 - 02:17:46 GMT

    One day after U.S. stocks fell sharply amid mixed corporate earnings and as China raised interest rates for the first time since 2007, the major indices extended their broad-based rally Wednesday, buoyed by a positive outlook for the financial sector and a spattering of strong earnings reports from airline and commodity related companies  More...    More...


    Central Bank Actions Give Euro Edge over Swiss Franc
    Forex Hound Thursday October 21, 2010 - 02:17:30 GMT

    Fundamentally the consensus is the Euro is stronger than the Swiss Franc. The Euro rose on Wednesday on the thought that the European Central Bank may be getting ready to implement a tighter monetary policy. This conclusion was supported by comments from European Central Bank Executive Board member Juergen Stark who said an easy monetary policy can have negative effects  More...    More...


    FX Market Commentary and Analysis (20 October 2010)
    GCI Financial Thursday October 21, 2010 - 01:03:34 GMT

    The euro appreciated sharply vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3990 level and was supported around the $1  More...    More...


    US Dollar Policy - A Work in Progress
    Foreign Exchange Analytics Wednesday October 20, 2010 - 23:51:22 GMT

    It may well be a function of G20 approaching and the need to find common ground with major countries at G20 in S Korea Friday and Saturday (c bankers are attending as well) that US Treasury Secretary has been drawn into discussing the US dollar’s decline  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Dollar struggles on Fed view, Aussie firms
    Reuters Wednesday October 20, 2010 - 23:42:05 GMT

    7:32pm EDT

    * Dollar under pressure again on QE worries

    * Greenback hovering near 15-year low vs yen

    * China growth data next focus

    By Ian Chua

    SYDNEY, Oct 21 (Reuters) - The dollar struggled in Asia on Thursday, hovering just above a 15-year low against the yen as markets fretted about the amount of money the U  More...    More...


    Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ rises in "risk on" move after Fed talk
    Reuters Wednesday October 20, 2010 - 23:40:30 GMT

    4:32pm EDT * C$ ends higher at C$1.0222, or 97.83 U.S. cents * Bond prices soften with risk-on move (Updates to close, adds quote) By Jennifer Kwan TORONTO, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Canada's dollar climbed on Wednesday as the U.S. currency skidded on more conjecture about the U  More...    More...


    E-mini S&P 500 Recovers Tuesday’s Loss; Poised to Test 1182.25
    Forex Hound Wednesday October 20, 2010 - 19:49:35 GMT

    Weakness in the U.S. Dollar and confirmation of the Fed’s quantitative easing plan has brought clarity to stock market investors, leading to strong surge. A report from Medley’s Global Advisor’s helped renew interest in higher risk assets helping the December E-mini S&P 500 regain Tuesday’s loss  More...    More...


    U.S. Dollar under Pressure; Medley Report Outlines Fed QE Plan
    Forex Hound Wednesday October 20, 2010 - 19:49:06 GMT

    A report from Medley Global Advisors outlining the Federal Reserve’s plan to buy $500 billion of Treasury debt over six months to stimulate the economy is helping to pressure the U.S. Dollar at the mid-session.

    The Greenback began accelerating to the downside last night after Medley’s confirmed comments made Tuesday by a Fed official that $100 billion a month in bond purchases may be appropriate to sustain the U  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Wednesday October 20, 2010 - 15:32:58 GMT

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010 11:17:58 AM

     US Market Update

     

    Dow +115 S&P +10  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Oct 20, 2010
    global-view.com Wednesday October 20, 2010 - 14:52:55 GMT

    Oct 20 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS:

    On Thursday, the Far East will see no key data.

    In Europe, Swiss Trade and ZEW sentiment data are due. The EZ will see flash Mfg/Svc PMI data and U.K. Retail sales data are awaited.

    In North America, weekly jobless claims, the Philly Fed Survey, Leading indicators  More...    More...



    FX Thoughts for the day : 20-Oct-2010 - 1155 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday October 20, 2010 - 11:55:48 GMT

    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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    FOREX NEWS - Dollar slips as China rate hike impact wanes
    Reuters Wednesday October 20, 2010 - 10:37:05 GMT

    6:17am EDT

    * Dollar takes breather after surging on China rate rise

    * Euro up, Aussie rebounds 1 percent

    * Sterling drops after BoE minutes

    (Updates prices, adds quote, sterling reaction)

    By Anirban Nag

    LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - The dollar fell against a basket of currencies for the first time in four sessions on Wednesday, as appetite for higher-yielding currencies stabilised after being jolted by a surprise interest rate hike by China  More...    More...


    European Market Update: BOE minutes show three-way split on policy action (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Wednesday October 20, 2010 - 10:04:41 GMT

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010 5:51:11 AM

     European Market Update: BOE minutes show three-way split on policy action

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (GE) Germany Sept Producer Prices M/M: 0  More...    More...


    ForexPros Daily News October 20, 2010
    Forexpros Wednesday October 20, 2010 - 09:51:54 GMT

    Forex -USD/JPY moves lower, re-approaching 15-year low

    Forex Pros – The U.S. dollar was down against the yen on Wednesday, re-approaching a 15-year low as market focus returned to the prospect of further monetary easing by the Federal Reserve  More...    More...



    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Seoul G20 Focus
    global-view.com Wednesday October 20, 2010 - 09:51:18 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Seoul G20 Focus

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Oct 20- Forex markets have stabilized early Wednesday as the markets have pulled back from heavy short positions in the USD ahead of the G20 this weekend in Seoul, South Korea  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 20-Oct-2010 -0336 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday October 20, 2010 - 03:39:18 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    The US Equities fell last night following worries over the expected growth of Apple, IBM and BoA. The Dow (10978.62) was down 1.48% and the S&P 500 (1165.90) was down 1.59%. The Dow has seen a very steep fall last evening and may dip further if it is unabe to move above 11000-50 in the coming days  More...    More...


    Gold Closes Lower after China Rate Hike
    Forex Hound Wednesday October 20, 2010 - 02:02:19 GMT

    December Gold sold off on Tuesday after China’s central bank raised interest rates. The move by China surprised traders who began selling riskier currencies and commodities.

     

    The People’s Bank of China raised its benchmark one-year lending and deposit rate by 25 basis points effective from October 20, the first increase in nearly three years  More...    More...


    British Pound Sells Off Into Key 50% Level
    Forex Hound Wednesday October 20, 2010 - 02:01:54 GMT

    British Pound investors pared positions in the Sterling, driving the market sharply lower into a major 50% level. Cable traders decided to liquidate long positions ahead of tomorrow’s release of the Bank of England minutes.

     

    Traders are worried that the BoE minutes will show that the monetary policy committee members are leaning toward additional quantitative easing  More...    More...


    Forex Market Research - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ drops as dovish BoC holds rates, cuts outlook
    Reuters Tuesday October 19, 2010 - 21:37:55 GMT

    5:07pm EDT * C$ touches as low as 96.39 U.S. cents * Bank of Canada hold key rate steady at 1 pct * Monetary Policy Report due Wednesday * Bond prices rise on rate pause expectations (Updates to close of North American market, adds quotes) By John McCrank OTTAWA, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Canada's dollar tumbled more than 2 cents against the U  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (19 October 2010)
    GCI Financial Tuesday October 19, 2010 - 21:11:36 GMT

    The euro depreciated sharply vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3720 level and was capped around the $1.4005 level  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Dollar has best day in 2 mths after China rate hike
    Reuters Tuesday October 19, 2010 - 20:35:35 GMT

    4:31pm EDT

    * Dollar gains, Aussie tumbles as China raises rates

    * U.S. Treasury's Geithner comments support dollar

    * China move sparks risk aversion; dollar still vulnerable (Updates prices; adds comment, details)

    By Wanfeng Zhou

    NEW YORK, Oct 19 (Reuters) - The safe-haven dollar headed for its best day in two months on Tuesday, while the euro and commodity-sensitive Australian dollar tumbled after a surprise interest rate increase from China prompted investors to cut risk exposure  More...    More...


    Forex Research Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday October 19, 2010 - 19:58:45 GMT

    Morning Report Wednesday 20 October 2010

     

     

    News and views

    Risk markets reversed last night  More...    More...


    EUR/USD Drops Below Critical Support
    FX Solutions Tuesday October 19, 2010 - 18:34:20 GMT

    EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Tuesday (10/19/2010) has broken down below multiple static and dynamic support levels, and has gone on to breakdown below key support in the 1.3800 price region. This places the currency pair at a critical juncture, as price action below this level could signify that a bearish trend reversal is in the making  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Tuesday October 19, 2010 - 15:48:06 GMT

    US Market Update

    Dow -115 S&P -11 NASDAQ -28
    ***Economic Data***
    - (US) ICSC/GS weekly chain store sales w/e Oct 16th: -0.7% w/w; +1.7% y/y
    - (PD) Poland Sept Sold Industrial Output M/M: 13  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - Dollar Détente (FXA)
    Foreign Exchange Analytics Tuesday October 19, 2010 - 14:18:12 GMT

    Dollar Détente

     

    US Treasury Secretary Geithner finally was heard on the USD and in the context of recent market moves (huge decline)…he did not chant the dollar mantra but he did state emphatically that the US is not devaluing the dollar (maybe the Fed is) and it is working hard to retain confidence in the currency  More...    More...


    U.S. Stock Futures Called Lower on Heels of Apple, IBM News
    Forex Hound Tuesday October 19, 2010 - 13:32:25 GMT

    U.S. stock index futures are expected to open lower on the heels of disappointing news from Apple Computer, Inc. and IBM.  The indices started to feel pressure last night and never really recovered as selling pressure continued overnight  More...    More...


    Geithner Comment Rallies U.S. Dollar; British Pound on Defensive
    Forex Hound Tuesday October 19, 2010 - 13:31:53 GMT

    The U.S. Dollar is posting strong gains this morning following comments by Treasury Secretary Geithner. In a speech, Geithner pledged that the Obama administration will not devalue the currency.

     

    This morning the Dollar is trading higher, but still under yesterday’s high  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Dollar ekes out modest gains, data supports euro
    Reuters Tuesday October 19, 2010 - 10:11:22 GMT

    5:55am EDT

    * Dollar index inches higher as debate over QE continues

    * Market awaits a host of Fed speakers for clues on QE

    * Euro cuts losses after above-forecast German ZEW survey

    (Updates prices, adds reaction to German data)

    By Anirban Nag

    LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - The dollar gained on a basket of currencies for a third straight session on Tuesday, backed by worries among some players that the monetary easing expected from the U  More...    More...


    European Market Update: Better European peripheral Bill auctions and ZEW data aids risk appetite (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Tuesday October 19, 2010 - 10:01:18 GMT

    Tuesday, October 19, 2010 5:49:05 AM

     European Market Update: Better European peripheral Bill auctions and ZEW data aids risk appetite

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (PH) Philippines Sept Balance of Payments (BOP): $3  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- New Patterns
    global-view.com Tuesday October 19, 2010 - 09:54:01 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    New Patterns

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Oct 19-  For the first time in a long time U.S. Treasury Secretary overnight came out in favor of a strong USD. We are skeptical of his message as we feel strongly that the U  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 19-Oct-2010 -0335 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday October 19, 2010 - 03:37:02 GMT


    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    The US Equities closed higher on better than expected numbers from Citigroup yesterday. The Dow (11143.69) was up 0.73% and the S&P 500 (1184.71) was up 0.72%. The Dow may see an upmove towards 11250-70 this earnings season  More...    More...


    Nasdaq Sell Off on Apple Computer News
    Forex Hound Tuesday October 19, 2010 - 02:38:41 GMT

    After trading in a tight and narrow range, December NASDAQ futures broke out to the downside following weaker than expected news from Apple Computer. Futures are trading lower in the overnight markets. This is expected to flow into the morning session  More...    More...


    Euro Rebound after Nearly Changing Trend to Down
    Forex Hound Tuesday October 19, 2010 - 02:37:21 GMT

    The EUR USD finished down on Monday after rebounding from its low following early session weakness.  The initial break in Monday’s session was follow-through selling following Friday’s closing price reversal top. This down move was short-lived because a not so friendly U  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (18 October 2010)
    GCI Financial Monday October 18, 2010 - 21:48:55 GMT

    The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3995 level and was supported around the $1.3830 level  More...    More...


    E-mini S&P Rebounds but Still Remains Rangebound
    Forex Hound Monday October 18, 2010 - 21:08:05 GMT

    The December E-mini S&P 500 shrugged off early weakness to move higher for the day, but trading was subdued with the movement remaining tight and inside of last week’s range.

    Traders pressured the market early after the Dollar weakened and on the thought that the Fed’s newly proposed quantitative easing program may be less than the market has priced in  More...    More...


    Aussie Dollar Recover Sell-off, Moves Higher for Session
    Forex Hound Monday October 18, 2010 - 21:06:23 GMT

    The AUD USD sold off overnight, confirming last Friday’s closing price reversal top at 1.0002. The break was short-lived however as a bearish U.S. Industrial report fueled speculation about the Fed’s quantitative easing program, reversing the intra-day trend  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Monday October 18, 2010 - 19:39:09 GMT

    Morning Report Tuesday 19 October 2010

    News and views

    Risk appetite remained supported thanks to good Q3 earnings at Citigroup, an estimate-beating US homebuilders confidence survey, and continuing expectations of Fed QE  More...    More...


    AUD/USD Bounces Off Uptrend Channel Support
    FX Solutions Monday October 18, 2010 - 18:47:49 GMT

    AUD/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Monday (10/18/2010) has bounced up off the bottom support line of a parallel uptrend channel extending back to the August lows. This bounce comes after price action hit parity (1.0000) late last week before retreating back down to a 0  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Oct 19, 2010
    global-view.com Monday October 18, 2010 - 15:27:09 GMT

    Oct 18 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS: On Tuesday, the Far East will see no key data. In Europe, EZ current account and investment flows data are due along with the ZEW survey results.  In North America, the U.S. will see building permits and housing starts  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Monday October 18, 2010 - 15:12:33 GMT

    Monday, October 18, 2010 10:55:08 AM

     US Market Update

    Dow +55 S&P +4.5 NASDAQ +5.5


    ***Economic Data***
    - (BR) Brazil Oct FGV Inflation IGP-10 M/M: 1  More...    More...


    USD/CHF Retraces Within Strong Downtrend
    FX Solutions Monday October 18, 2010 - 15:11:52 GMT

    USD/CHF (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Monday (10/18/2010) has been making yet another bullish retracement beginning late last week, within the context of the strong bearish trend that has characterized this currency pair since early June  More...    More...


    Gold under Pressure as U.S. Dollar Mounts Strong Rally
    Forex Hound Monday October 18, 2010 - 13:03:25 GMT

    The stronger U.S. Dollar is putting pressure on December Gold overnight. Long traders began taking profits in gold on Friday following a turnaround in the Greenback, triggered by conservative comments from Fed Chairman Bernanke regarding quantitative easing  More...    More...


    U.S. Dollar Recovers on Federal Reserve Uncertainty
    Forex Hound Monday October 18, 2010 - 13:01:12 GMT

    The U.S. Dollar confirmed Friday’s closing price reversal bottom with a follow-through rally overnight. The Greenback hit a 10-month low against a basket of currencies on Friday, but rebounded after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke expressed uncertainty as to how much monetary easing the Fed would allocate to its quantitative easing program  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 18-Oct-2010 - 1233 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Monday October 18, 2010 - 12:34:46 GMT

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    FX Thoughts for the day : 18-Oct-2010 - 1208 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Monday October 18, 2010 - 12:15:46 GMT

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    FOREX NEWS - Dlr index off lows on doubts how far Fed will ease
    Reuters Monday October 18, 2010 - 10:14:15 GMT

    6:04am EDT

    * Short-covering lifts dollar index from 10-mth lows

    * Euro, Aussie fall against U.S. dollar

    * Uncertainty whether QE2 has been fully priced in

    (Updates prices; adds quote and graphics)

    By Anirban Nag

    LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - The U  More...    More...


    Economics Weekly - UK Economic Update: Downside risks argue for further stimulus; Weekly economic data preview - Like the US Federal Reserve, the MPC is positioning for a further bout of QE...
    Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Monday October 18, 2010 - 10:11:12 GMT

    Economics Weekly - 18 October 2010

     

    UK Economic Update: Downside risks argue for further stimulus

     

    In this week’s commentary, we summarize our  latest UK economic forecasts, outlined in more detail in our recently published Q4 UK Economic Bulletin  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- A New Week
    global-view.com Monday October 18, 2010 - 09:58:44 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    A New Week

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Oct 18-  We were surprised by the clarity of the speech Friday morning by Fed Chairman Bernanke on Friday. We had assumed with important national elections looming that he would have played his cards close to the vest so as not to be a factor in the votes  More...    More...


    European Market Update: Markets maintain corrective tone from recent trends (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Monday October 18, 2010 - 09:43:31 GMT

    European Market Update: Markets maintain corrective tone from recent trends

    ***Economic Data***
    - (JP) Japan Nationwide Dept. Sales Y/Y: -5.2% v -3.2% prior; Tokyo Dept. Store Sales Y/Y: -3  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 18-Oct-2010 -0341 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Monday October 18, 2010 - 03:44:31 GMT


    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    The US Equities were up last week. The Dow (11062.78) was up about 0.5% and the S&P 500 (1176.19) was up around 1%. The Dow was moving in the range of 11000-100 last week and we may see it move up towards 11250 in the coming weeks  More...    More...


    EUR/USD Correction – Elliott Wave
    FX Solutions Sunday October 17, 2010 - 23:18:34 GMT

    EUR/USD (daily chart) – Euro reached new highs against the US dollar in the past week around 1.4150 but fell on Friday, and closed below the important 1.4000 psychological level. A downside reversal or at least a deeper correction may be near, especially as we can also count a clear five waves up  More...    More...


    Key Forex Technical Trading Levels
    FX Solutions Sunday October 17, 2010 - 15:26:52 GMT

    Here are some key forex support and resistance levels for the upcoming trading week. These technical levels are price areas/regions that forex traders should be paying close attention to, and around which significant technical trading events could likely occur  More...    More...


    Google Earnings, Foreclosures Strengthen NASDAQ, Weaken Dow
    Forex Hound Saturday October 16, 2010 - 02:34:51 GMT

    The December E-mini NASDAQ bucked the trend of the other major indices on Friday, rising sharply higher. The technology weighted index was supported by strong gains in Google stock and speculators looking forward to robust earnings news from Apple Computer, Inc  More...    More...


    EUR USD Fails to Close above 1.40; Forms Reversal Top
    Forex Hound Saturday October 16, 2010 - 02:33:05 GMT

    The EUR USD closed below 1.40 for the week, taking the air out of some analyst forecasts for a move to 1.45. The outside move closing price reversal top could also be indicative of the start of a substantial correction. It all depends if there is follow-through selling next week and if the market can hold the last swing bottom on the daily chart at 1  More...    More...


    Currency Strength/Weakness
    FX Solutions Saturday October 16, 2010 - 02:23:01 GMT

    Here are the strongest and weakest major currencies for the past week (October 11-15, 2010), based upon relative percentage price change against each other from the beginning of this past trading week to the end of the week. This information can be used to identify possible trends and potential pairings of the currencies  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (15 October 2010)
    GCI Financial Friday October 15, 2010 - 20:22:56 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3935 level and was capped around the $1.4160 level.  Technically, today’s intraday low was right around the 76  More...    More...


    Treasury Bonds Fail to Hold Critical Retracement Zone
    Forex Hound Friday October 15, 2010 - 19:38:42 GMT

    December Treasury Bonds failed to hold two key support clusters at 132’10 to 132’05 and 131’22 to 131’18 this morning, triggering a sharp sell-off in the government debt market.

    Although the T-Bonds began to turn south at around the time the U  More...    More...


    U.S. Dollar Erases Losses as Treasury Delays China Currency Report
    Forex Hound Friday October 15, 2010 - 19:38:16 GMT

    The U.S. Dollar erased earlier losses after Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke hinted at more quantitative easing but failed to lay out a roadmap of the Fed’s plan. In addition, the Treasury Department cancelled a report which was supposed to name China as a currency manipulator  More...    More...


    FX Briefing - Fed and ECB: drifting apart
    BHF-Bank Friday October 15, 2010 - 17:03:06 GMT

    FX Briefing 15 October 2010

     

    Highlights

     Singapore to accelerate SGD appreciation

     Chinese trade balance surplus and currency reserves rise strongly in Q3

     FOMC getting close to launching QE2

     Axel Weber, President of the Bundesbank, wants to return to variable rate tender

     

    Fed and ECB: drifting apart

     

    The potential easing of US monetary policy and the ensuing capital flows into emerging markets and other growth regions continue to dominate the financial markets  More...    More...


    USD/CAD Still Looking Heavy
    FX Solutions Friday October 15, 2010 - 15:20:01 GMT

    USD/CAD (a daily chart of which is shown) as of Friday (10/15/2010) has shown some bullish correctiveness today after hitting parity (1.0000) on Thursday, but overall the pair still appears biased to the downside in line with the steep downtrend  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Oct 18, 2010
    global-view.com Friday October 15, 2010 - 14:56:14 GMT

    Oct 15 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS: On Monday, the Far East key New Zealand quarterly CPI data and Japanese Industrial Output data.  In Europe, no major data are slated. In North America, the U.S. will see the monthly TIC data, Industrial Production /Capacity Utilization and the NAHB index  More...    More...


    December Treasury Bonds Reach Critical Retracement Level
    Forex Hound Friday October 15, 2010 - 13:27:20 GMT

    December Treasury Bonds have been under pressure since reaching a top at 135’12. The seven day break from this top reached a critical retracement zone overnight at 132’10 to 131’18. This zone is the 50%/61.8% correction of the 129’05 to 135’12 range  More...    More...


    U.S. Dollar Flat Overnight as Traders Await Economic Numbers
    Forex Hound Friday October 15, 2010 - 13:26:02 GMT

    The U.S. Dollar was trading flat overnight as traders await this morning’s key economic numbers. Although today’s reports are not likely to change the Fed’s plan to implement quantitative easing, nervous long traders may be waiting for any excuse to book profits following the recent run-ups  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Dollar under pressure as market seeks Fed policy clues
    Reuters Friday October 15, 2010 - 10:59:07 GMT

    6:30am EDT

    * Dollar weak before Bernanke speech, inflation data

    * Dollar index may test trendline near 76.00, then 2009 low

    * 76.4 pct retrace of euro's 2009-2010 drop lies at $1.4374

    (Updates prices, adds quote)

    By Jessica Mortimer

    LONDON, Oct 15 (Reuters) - The dollar hovered near a 10-month low versus a currency basket on Friday as investors seeking more clues on likely U  More...    More...


    European Market Update: Markets await to digested Bernanke's speech for more certain signals on the timing and scope of QE2 (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Friday October 15, 2010 - 09:57:33 GMT

    Friday, October 15, 2010 5:53:57 AM

     European Market Update: Markets await to digested Bernanke's speech for more certain signals on the timing and scope of QE2

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (EU) Euro Zone Sept EU-25 New Car Registrations: % v -12  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 15-Oct-2010 -0345 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Friday October 15, 2010 - 03:52:34 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    Congrats to Indian Sportsmen for their stellar show in CWG.

    Bulls took a breather in Wall Street as Dow and S&P 500 closed marginally lower, Dow at 11,095 (down 0.1%) and S&P500 at 1174 (down 0.36%)  More...    More...


    Stocks Finish Lower in Lackluster Trade; Google Underpins Market after Close
    Forex Hound Friday October 15, 2010 - 03:11:25 GMT

    U.S. equity market traded sharply lower early in the day then struggled late in the session, but still managed to close only slightly lower.

     

    Bullish traders were caught long in the pre-market when the U  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (14 October 2010)
    GCI Financial Thursday October 14, 2010 - 21:34:15 GMT

    The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.4120 level and was supported around the $1.3955 level  More...    More...


    U.S. Equity Futures Meander between Gains and Losses
    Forex Hound Thursday October 14, 2010 - 21:11:22 GMT

    Nervous U.S. investors tossed around equity futures early in the session as the markets meandered between gains and losses. Investors geared toward buying equities with almost every downtick in the U.S. Dollar lately were caught by surprise this morning when the December E-mini S&P 500 failed to follow the Euro higher  More...    More...


    U.S. Equity Futures Meander between Gains and Losses
    Forex Hound Thursday October 14, 2010 - 21:09:52 GMT

    Nervous U.S. investors tossed around equity futures early in the session as the markets meandered between gains and losses. Investors geared toward buying equities with almost every downtick in the U.S. Dollar lately were caught by surprise this morning when the December E-mini S&P 500 failed to follow the Euro higher  More...    More...


    U.S. Dollar Rebounding Slightly at Mid-Session
    Forex Hound Thursday October 14, 2010 - 21:09:24 GMT

    Oversold conditions and rumors of possible Asian market intervention are helping to boost the U.S. Dollar off of its lows.

    While the Dollar continues to be driven lower on speculation of another round of Federal Reserve quantitative easing, traders are watching technical indicators for any excuse to book some profits  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Dollar drops to 2010 low vs major rivals
    Reuters Thursday October 14, 2010 - 20:39:43 GMT

    4:05pm EDT

    * Singapore widens trading band for Singapore dollar

    * Euro rises above $1.4100, highest in more than 8 months

    * Aussie flirts with parity, dollar index hits 2010 low (Updates prices)

    NEW YORK, Oct 14 (Reuters) - The U  More...    More...


    USD/CHF Breaks Down to Record Low
    FX Solutions Thursday October 14, 2010 - 19:44:28 GMT

    USD/CHF (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Thursday (10/14/2010), after having just broken down below the previous all-time low of 0.9554 that was established one week ago, has established a new all-time low at 0.9463 before pulling back on its steep bearishness  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday October 14, 2010 - 19:33:15 GMT

    Morning Report Friday 15 October 2010

    News and views

    The London market started off with a hiss and a roar with AUD/USD pushing to a high of 0.9994, EUR/USD breaking 1.4000 and then 1  More...    More...


    Crude Oil Gets Boost from Weaker Dollar, Inventories Decline
    Forex Hound Thursday October 14, 2010 - 17:07:17 GMT

    December Crude Oil is trading higher this morning, boosted by the weaker U.S. Dollar and a surprise drop in reported inventories by the American Petroleum Institute.

     

    Late Wednesday, the API reported an unexpected drop in crude oil inventories by 4 million barrels  More...    More...


    http://www.forexhound.com/article/Pattern_Price_Time/Analysis/Greenback_Continues_to_Get_Pounded_Fed_Treasury_Remain_Quiet_about_Weakness/245259
    Forex Hound Thursday October 14, 2010 - 17:04:59 GMT

    The outlook for the U.S. Dollar continues to remain bleak as traders continue to apply selling pressure in anticipation of additional Fed easing.

     

    A key member of the European Central Bank talked up the Euro on Wednesday when he said the ECB should end its asset buyback program  More...    More...


    GBP/USD Uptrend Looks Tired – Elliott Wave
    FX Solutions Thursday October 14, 2010 - 16:33:18 GMT

    GBP/USD (4-hour chart) – The pound was one of the weakest currencies out there in recent trading sessions and days, but not against the US dollar. The pair regained after the market formed only a corrective decline from 1.6015 down to 1.5752 region, which suggests that a blue wave (B) shown from 1  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Thursday October 14, 2010 - 16:00:31 GMT

    US Market Update

    Dow -15 S&P -3.5 NASDAQ -2.7
    ***Economic Data***
    - (IR) Ireland Sept CPI EU Harmonized M/M: -0.2% v 0.2% prior; Y/Y: -1.0% v -1.2% prior
    - (BR) Brazil Aug Retail Sales M/M: 2  More...    More...


    AUD/USD Record High Near Parity, Then Pullback
    FX Solutions Thursday October 14, 2010 - 14:32:52 GMT

    AUD/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Thursday (10/14/2010) broke out above 0.9900 resistance to reach a record high just shy of parity (1.0000) in early Thursday trading, before pulling back to re-test the point of breakout. This occurs within a strong and accelerated uptrend extending back to late August  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 14-Oct-2010 - 1233 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday October 14, 2010 - 12:35:41 GMT


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    FOREX NEWS - Dollar pummelled after Singapore widens FX band
    Reuters Thursday October 14, 2010 - 10:34:15 GMT

    6:23am EDT

    * Singapore widens trading band for Singapore dollar

    * Euro rises above $1.4100, highest in more than 8 months

    * Aussie flirts with parity, dollar index hits 2010 low

    (Adds quote, detail)

    By Neal Armstrong

    LONDON, Oct 14 (Reuters) - The U  More...    More...


    European Market Update: Move by Singapore prompts chatter of possible US/China currency deal in the works (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Thursday October 14, 2010 - 10:06:12 GMT

    Thursday, October 14, 2010 5:54:56 AM

     European Market Update: Move by Singapore prompts chatter of possible US/China currency deal in the works

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (RU) Russia Gold & Forex Reserve w/e Oct 8th: $501  More...    More...


    ForexPros Daily News October 14, 2010
    Forexpros Thursday October 14, 2010 - 09:43:58 GMT

    ForexPros Daily News October 14, 2010


    Greenback Tumbles as Dollar Selling Intensifies

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    Forex - USD/JPY tumbles to 15-year low amid intervention fears

    Forex Pros – The U.S. dollar tumbled to a fresh 15-year low against the yen on Thursday, as selling pressure on the dollar intensified following a surprise decision by Singapore’s central bank to tighten monetary policy  More...    More...



    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Risk Trade on
    global-view.com Thursday October 14, 2010 - 09:37:24 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Risk Trade On

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Oct 14-  The USD continues to suffer in the wake of growing expectations for additional quantitative ease fro the Fed as, but not before, the November 3 FOMC meeting  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 14-Oct-2010 -0340 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday October 14, 2010 - 03:43:15 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    Bull rampage continues as US markets closed the day with a 0.7% gain on S&P 500 and Dow, S&P (1178.10) and Dow (11,096.08). Fed Chief is scheduled to speak today and market is anticipating QE 2 to be unveiled  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Dollar tumbles, Singapore move triggers selling
    Reuters Thursday October 14, 2010 - 01:39:31 GMT

    8:57pm EDT

    *Singapore widens trading band for Singapore dollar

    *Aussie soars near parity against USD

    *Dollar index slips to 9-month low

    By Hideyuki Sano

    TOKYO, Oct 14 (Reuters) - The dollar hit a nine-month low against a basket of currencies while the Australian dollar rose to a fresh 28-year high on Thursday on mounting expectations of more monetary easing from the United States next month  More...    More...


    Forex News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ ends firmer, fails to breach parity
    Reuters Wednesday October 13, 2010 - 21:48:43 GMT

    4:27pm EDT * Canada dollar ends at 99.52 U.S. cents * Flirts with parity several times * Bonds sag as equities rally * Canada 2-yr bond auction attracts firm demand (Updates to close) TORONTO, Oct 13 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar flirted with U.S  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (13 October 2010)
    GCI Financial Wednesday October 13, 2010 - 20:25:00 GMT

    The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.4000 figure and was supported around the $1.3910 level  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday October 13, 2010 - 20:24:49 GMT

    Morning Report Thursday 14 October 2010

    News and views

    The USD continues to be sold and risk appetite continues to firm. Financial markets were buoyed today by a raft of positives in the last 12 hours  More...    More...


    December Treasuries under Pressure amid Increased Appetite for Risk
    Forex Hound Wednesday October 13, 2010 - 18:33:24 GMT

    December Treasury Bonds are trading lower as appetite for risk has sent investors away from so-called safer assets and back into the higher yielding stock indices and gold.

    The current daily chart pattern appears to be forming a double-top against 135’19 and 135’12  More...    More...


    Strong Stocks, Gold and Crude Oil Help Push Canadian Dollar toward Parity
    Forex Hound Wednesday October 13, 2010 - 18:32:55 GMT

    A breakout to the upside in the U.S. stock market, a new record high in Gold and firmer crude oil prices are helping to push the Canadian Dollar toward parity with the U.S. Dollar.

    At the mid-session, the USD CAD is trading at its lowest level since late April and rapidly nearing parity as well as the April 21 bottom at   More...    More...


    EUR/USD Respects 1.4000, Continued Bullish Bias
    FX Solutions Wednesday October 13, 2010 - 16:58:17 GMT

    EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Wednesday (10/13/2010) has tried but thus far failed to rise above key 1.4000 resistance after bouncing up off 1.3800 support on Tuesday. Early Wednesday trading saw price action rise all the way up to hit 1  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Wednesday October 13, 2010 - 15:30:31 GMT

    US Market Update

    Dow +108 S&P +10.8 NASDAQ +24.7
    ***Economic Data***
    - (US) MBA Mortgage Applications w/e Oct 8th: +14.6% v -0.2% prior
    - (PD) Poland Sept CPI M/M: 0.6% v 0  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Oct 14, 2010
    global-view.com Wednesday October 13, 2010 - 14:23:10 GMT

    Oct 13 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS: The Far East will see Japanese Corporate Goods Prices (wholesale prices) on Thursday  More...    More...


    Gold, Silver Appear to Be Waiting for Euro to Breakout to Upside
    Forex Hound Wednesday October 13, 2010 - 13:29:50 GMT

    The weaker U.S. Dollar overnight has put December Gold in a position to rally further following a strong surge overnight to $1362.00. Although the rally stopped short of the recent main top at $1366.00, upside momentum seems to be building  More...    More...


    Gold, Silver Appear to Be Waiting for Euro to Breakout to Upside
    Forex Hound Wednesday October 13, 2010 - 13:28:48 GMT

    The weaker U.S. Dollar overnight has put December Gold in a position to rally further following a strong surge overnight to $1362.00. Although the rally stopped short of the recent main top at $1366.00, upside momentum seems to be building  More...    More...


    Euro Poised to Test 1.4028 Top
    Forex Hound Wednesday October 13, 2010 - 13:27:52 GMT

    The EUR USD has been on a tear since early Tuesday afternoon shortly after Federal Reserve policy makers gave further indications that they were ready to implement another round of money-creating stimulus.

     

    The rally in the Euro was triggered after the Fed released its September minutes which showed several members wanted to resume buying large amounts of long-term government bonds soon  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 13-Oct-2010 - 1224 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday October 13, 2010 - 12:26:44 GMT

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    FOREX NEWS-Dollar soft, euro firm on contrasting policy views
    Reuters Wednesday October 13, 2010 - 10:23:46 GMT

    6:15am EDT

    * Euro strong below $1.40 after Fed minutes, Weber comments

    * Euro break above $1.4025-45 would open way to more gains

    * Dollar up vs yen, at record low vs Swissie, index soft

    (Adds quote, updates prices)

    By Anirban Nag

    LONDON, Oct 13 (Reuters) - The dollar came under broad selling pressure on Wednesday, with investors pushing it towards key lows against the euro, the Swiss franc and a basket of currencies on more signs pointing to U  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Fed Aftermath
    global-view.com Wednesday October 13, 2010 - 10:20:12 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Fed Aftermath

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Oct 13-  As expected the minutes from the latest FOMC meeting released Tuesday afternoon in NYC were a significant event.  The Fed has been making it known that this is its preferred method for communicating with the markets  More...    More...


    ForexPros Daily News October 13, 2010
    Forexpros Wednesday October 13, 2010 - 10:04:49 GMT

    ForexPros Daily News October 13, 2010


    Forex - USD/JPY edges higher as Fed signals move towards easing

    Forex Pros – The U.S. dollar edged higher against the yen on Wednesday, after minutes of the most recent meeting of Federal Reserve policy makers indicated that many believe fresh economic stimulus measures could become necessary  More...    More...



    European Market Update: Chinese Trade and FX reserve data reiterates call for CNY currency reform (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Wednesday October 13, 2010 - 09:54:58 GMT

    Wednesday, October 13, 2010 5:51:14 AM

     European Market Update: Chinese Trade and FX reserve data reiterates call for CNY currency reform

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (CH) China Sept New Yuan Loans (CNY) 595  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 13-Oct-2010 - 0348 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday October 13, 2010 - 03:54:05 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    Congratulations to the Women 4X400 m relay team for Gold.

    The US Equities closed marginally higher after trading down for most of the session yesterday. The markets recovered after release of the Fed minutes which hinted at further action to stimulate the US Economy  More...    More...


    Gold Chart Pattern Indicates Impending Volatility; Possible Top
    Forex Hound Wednesday October 13, 2010 - 01:57:25 GMT

    December Gold traded in a tight and narrow range for the second day in a row indicating impending volatility.

    Fundamentally, the slow down in the break in the U.S. Dollar has had a lot to do with trader indecision  More...    More...


    GBP USD Recovers into Close; Needs to Hold Gann Angle to Sustain Rally
    Forex Hound Wednesday October 13, 2010 - 01:56:53 GMT

    The GBP USD was under pressure most of the trading session on Tuesday, but recovered into the close to finish off the low. 

    The early weakness in the Sterling was caused by a government report stating that British consumer prices were steady in September  More...    More...


    U.S. Equities Spike Higher after Fed Minutes
    Forex Hound Tuesday October 12, 2010 - 23:02:37 GMT

    U.S. equity markets spiked higher after the Fed said in its minutes that it may have to act “soon” rather than “before long”. This put a sense of urgency on the situation triggering a sharp breakout to the upside on the intraday charts  More...    More...


    EUR USD Rebounds Higher Following Fed Minutes
    Forex Hound Tuesday October 12, 2010 - 23:02:06 GMT

    The EUR USD is trading higher, bouncing back after a sharp decline earlier in the session. The rally in the Euro is in reaction to the news that the Fed is getting ready to move quickly in applying quantitative easing.

    This afternoon’s Fed Minutes said that several Federal Reserve officials thought that it would “soon” be appropriate for a second round of quantitative easing (QE2) to boost the economy  More...    More...


    Forex News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ rises on Fed prospects, bonds slide
    Reuters Tuesday October 12, 2010 - 22:27:01 GMT

    5:26pm EDT * C$ ends session at C$1.0106 or 98.95 U.S. cents * Bonds fall across the curve By John McCrank TORONTO, Oct 12 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar gained against the greenback on Tuesday after minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest meeting confirmed that the U  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday October 12, 2010 - 20:32:41 GMT

    Morning Report Wednesday 13 October 2010

    News and views

    The USD continues to trade overall on a soft footing. The USD was better bid in early dealings following earlier less dovish comments from new Fed Vice-Chair Yellen (  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (12 October 2010)
    GCI Financial Tuesday October 12, 2010 - 20:26:17 GMT

    The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3935 level and was supported around the $1.3775 level  More...    More...


    EUR/GBP Breaks to the Upside
    FX Solutions Tuesday October 12, 2010 - 18:13:20 GMT

    EUR/GBP (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Tuesday (10/12/2010) has made a swift breakout above key resistance in the 0.8730 price region as well as a counter-trend retracement trendline that has been in place since late last week. This breakout occurs within the context of a clear parallel uptrend channel extending back to the early September low  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Tuesday October 12, 2010 - 15:48:13 GMT

    Tuesday, October 12, 2010 11:21:56 AM

     US Market Update

    Dow -30 S&P -2 NASDAQ +2.5


    ***Economic Data***
    - (IC) Iceland Sept Unemployment Rate: 7  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Fed Minutes Later
    global-view.com Tuesday October 12, 2010 - 15:13:26 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Fed Minutes Later

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Oct 12- Dealers early Tuesday are setting up for the release of the latest Fed policy board minutes later today. The most recent meeting, which was three weeks ago, is thought likely to provide further insight into the prospects for additional quantitative ease (QE2) at the upcoming FOMC meeting on November 3  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Oct 13, 2010
    global-view.com Tuesday October 12, 2010 - 15:10:46 GMT

    Oct 12 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS: The Far East will see Japanese machinery orders and Chinese trade figures on Wednesday  More...    More...


    Risk off the Table on New China Worries
    Forex Hound Tuesday October 12, 2010 - 13:16:44 GMT

    U.S. equity markets are trading lower this morning as traders take risk off the table amid concerns that China could move to cool its economy from overheating following yesterday’s move to increase the reserve requirement for six large commercial banks  More...    More...


    Short-Covering Ahead of Fed Minutes Driving Greenback Higher
    Forex Hound Tuesday October 12, 2010 - 13:16:15 GMT

    The U.S. Dollar is trading higher against most major currencies this morning. Short-covering ahead of the release of today’s Fed Minutes is the catalyst behind the rally.

    The Fed Minutes, scheduled to be released at 1 p  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 12-Oct-2010 - 1249 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday October 12, 2010 - 12:51:03 GMT

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    ForexPros Daily News October 12, 2010
    Forexpros Tuesday October 12, 2010 - 10:54:03 GMT

    ForexPros Daily News October 12, 2010


    Forex - USD/JPY resumes slide as Japan poised for intervention

    Forex Pros – The U.S. dollar was down against the yen on Tuesday, re-approaching Friday’s 15-year low, as Japanese authorities indicated that they were poised to take “bold” action if the yen continued to strengthen  More...    More...



    FOREX NEWS - Dollar up before FOMC minutes; some wary on QE size
    Reuters Tuesday October 12, 2010 - 10:04:23 GMT

    5:40am EDT

    * Euro hits one-week low vs dlr EUR=

    * U.S. FOMC minutes awaited for insight into easing debate

    * Dollar hovers around 82 yen JPY=, near 15-year lows

    * Weak stocks drive down yen crosses

    (Adds quote, updates prices)

    By Tamawa Desai

    LONDON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - The dollar rose against the euro and a basket of currencies on Tuesday on a short-covering bounce ahead of the release of the U  More...    More...


    European Market Update: Corrective phase summarizes session (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Tuesday October 12, 2010 - 10:01:03 GMT

    Tuesday, October 12, 2010 5:46:37 AM

     European Market Update: Corrective phase summarizes session

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (IN) India Aug Industrial Production Y/Y: 5  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 12-Oct-2010 - 0332 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday October 12, 2010 - 03:36:12 GMT


    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    The US Equity markets were open (although banks were closed) and the Dow has closed 3.86 points higher at 11010.34, its second close above 11000 since April. Further rise is possible if the gains of the last few weeks are sustained  More...    More...


    FOREX-Dollar up on bets recent declines too far, too fast
    Reuters Monday October 11, 2010 - 21:24:15 GMT

    FOREX-Dollar up on bets recent declines too far, too fast 3:13pm EDT * US dollar shorts largest since at least mid-2008 * G7/IMF meetings fail to reach agreement on currencies * Dollar hits 15-year low vs yen but steadies around 82.00 (Updates prices) NEW YORK, Oct 11 (Reuters) - The U  More...    More...


    GBP/USD Hits Channel Bottom
    FX Solutions Monday October 11, 2010 - 20:41:28 GMT

    GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Monday (10/11/2010) has hit the bottom of a parallel uptrend channel that has been in place since the September lows around 1.5300. This occurs after price action reached all the way up to its 1.6000 bullish target late last week before retreating  More...    More...


    USD/CHF Potentially Targeting Break of All-Time Low
    FX Solutions Monday October 11, 2010 - 16:33:58 GMT

    USD/CHF (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Monday (10/11/2010) has made a minor bullish retracement after hitting an all-time low of 0.9554 late last week. This occurs within the context of an exceptionally steep downtrend that has characterized this pair since the high above 1  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (11 October 2010)
    GCI Financial Monday October 11, 2010 - 13:02:21 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3915 level and was capped around the $1.4010 level.  Traders were unimpressed with the outcome of the annual International Monetary Fund meetings this weekend in Washington, D  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 11-Oct-2010 - 1253 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Monday October 11, 2010 - 12:55:26 GMT

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    Economics Weekly - FOMC minutes to whet markets’ appetite for further QE in the US...
    Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Monday October 11, 2010 - 10:53:55 GMT

    Economics Weekly 11 October 2010

     

    FOMC minutes to whet markets’ appetite for further QE in the US  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Dlr slips on U.S. policy outlook, no G7/IMF accord
    Reuters Monday October 11, 2010 - 10:38:21 GMT

    6:20am EDT

    * Lack of G7/IMF coordination hampers greenback

    * Dollar speculative shorts largest since mid-2008

    * China temporarily increases deposit reserve ratio

    * Dollar hits 15-yr low vs yen but steadies at 82.00 JPY=

    (Adds quote, detail)

    By Neal Armstrong

    LONDON, Oct 11 (Reuters) - The dollar slipped on Monday after world financial leaders failed to reach agreement on currency imbalances, leaving the Federal Reserve set to pursue loose monetary policy to support the ailing U  More...    More...


    European Market update: China currency firms ahead of semi-annual US Treasury Dept currency report (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Monday October 11, 2010 - 10:34:46 GMT

    Monday, October 11, 2010 5:46:34 AM

     European Market update: China currency firms ahead of semi-annual US Treasury Dept currency report

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - China to raise reserve requirement for its six largest banks
    - (FR) France Aug Industrial Production M/M: 0  More...    More...


    ForexPros Daily News October 11, 2010
    Forexpros Monday October 11, 2010 - 10:09:11 GMT

    ForexPros Daily News October 11, 2010


    Forex - Euro retreats from 1.40 as dollar firms up

    Forex Pros – The euro was down against the U.S. dollar on Monday, retreating from a daily high, as the dollar stabilized despite expectations of further monetary easing by the Federal Reserve  More...    More...



    Forex News"USD/JPY may hit New Record Low"
    IKON GROUP Monday October 11, 2010 - 09:57:58 GMT

    Forex News--After the USD/JPY declined below the assistance 81.62 on Monday, the forex price of USD/JPY has reflected rebound.

    The forex analyst said it is indicated that USD/JPY’s rebound will fail and the forex price may decrease below the assistance of 80  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 11-Oct-2010 - 0329 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Monday October 11, 2010 - 03:34:22 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    US market closed the week on a strong note with Dow gaining 0.53% to shut shop at 11,006 and S&P500 gaining 0.61% to close at 1165. With emerging market leading the bull charge in global equities Dow is expected to drift higher  More...    More...


    Forex Research- Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Sunday October 10, 2010 - 23:28:46 GMT

    Morning Report Monday 11 October 2010

    News and views

    A weak US payrolls report cemented expectations for another round of Fed stimulus sending the USD broadly lower on Friday  More...    More...


    G7 to China – Play Nice, or Else
    FX Solutions Sunday October 10, 2010 - 22:14:50 GMT

    The world’s financial leaders met in Washington over the weekend to discuss the state of the global economy and come up with policy(s) that are mutually beneficial to all. The result was more of the same as they regurgitated the usual warning that “excessive and disorderly foreign exchange movements are undesirable” and that “currency moves should reflect economic fundamentals  More...    More...


    Key Forex Technical Trading Levels
    FX Solutions Sunday October 10, 2010 - 15:54:24 GMT

    Here are some key forex support and resistance levels for the upcoming trading week. These technical levels are price areas/regions that forex traders should be paying close attention to, and around which significant technical trading events could likely occur  More...    More...


    The Ride of the Keynesian Cowboys (Mauldin)
    Thoughts from the Frontline Sunday October 10, 2010 - 10:24:30 GMT

    The Ride of the Keynesian Cowboys October 8, 2010
    Teachers Don't Count? The Rise of the Temporary Worker The Ride of the Keynesian Cowboys Let Us Count the Unintended Consequences Barefoot Ranch, New York, and the Rangers

    To ease or not to ease? That is the question we will take up this week  More...    More...


    Forex Market"Non-USD fluctuated violently"
    IKON GROUP Saturday October 9, 2010 - 09:02:09 GMT

    Forex Market--The summary to the trend in forex market: (Forex Market--From 22:30 on 8th October to 6:30 on 9th October)

    The major non-USD currencies fluctuated violently and the dollar index fell back to normal level steadily after slight growth  More...    More...


    Forex MT4"Ideal Currency Issue should be G7 plus China
    IKON GROUP Saturday October 9, 2010 - 08:58:41 GMT

    Forex MT4--The president of Euro group Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday that all of the major currency nations

    should keep the harmony of the forex market jointly to avoid the “currency war”, because the result of the currency

    war will eventually bring about the loss at both sides  More...    More...


    Weekly Gold Finishes Higher, Daily Looks Toppy
    Forex Hound Saturday October 9, 2010 - 01:15:32 GMT

    Weekly December Gold closed higher for the week. Even though the market closed up on Friday, the closing price reversal top on Thursday is still in place, indicating a possible short-term top. While a change in trend is not indicated at this time, the closing price reversal top could be indicating the start of a substantial correction  More...    More...


    Forex Traders Say “Now What” after Jobs Data Report
    Forex Hound Saturday October 9, 2010 - 01:14:50 GMT

    Forex Traders appeared to be saying “now what” based on the way the currency markets traders on Friday after the release of the U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls Report. Instead of saying “now what”, they should be saying “how much” as in how much will the Fed ante up to stop the U  More...    More...


    Currency Strength/Weakness
    FX Solutions Saturday October 9, 2010 - 00:37:15 GMT

    Here are the strongest and weakest major currencies for the past week (October 4-8, 2010), based upon relative percentage price change against each other from the beginning of this past trading week to the end of the week. It’s no surprise that once again, for the third week in a row, USD was the weakest single currency when compared with the other major currencies  More...    More...


    U.S. Equities Bounce Back after Jobs Report Triggers Sell-off
    Forex Hound Friday October 8, 2010 - 21:41:30 GMT

    U.S. Equity markets are trading slightly better after digging out of an early session low, triggered by a weaker than expected September Non-Farm Payrolls Report.

    Non-Farm Payrolls were down 95,000 while the jobless rate remained unchanged at 9  More...    More...


    U.S. Equities Bounce Back after Jobs Report Triggers Sell-off
    Forex Hound Friday October 8, 2010 - 21:37:28 GMT

    U.S. Equity markets are trading slightly better after digging out of an early session low, triggered by a weaker than expected September Non-Farm Payrolls Report.

    Non-Farm Payrolls were down 95,000 while the jobless rate remained unchanged at 9  More...    More...


    U.S. Dollar Mixed as Jobs Data Offers No Insight into Fed’s Next Move
    Forex Hound Friday October 8, 2010 - 21:37:00 GMT

    The U.S. Dollar is trading mixed at the mid-session after the Non-Farm Payrolls Report failed to offer any insight into how much the Fed is likely to contribute to its balance sheet in the form of quantitative easing.

    The September jobs report headline number was worse than expected, but the private sector added jobs  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Oct 11, 2010
    global-view.com Friday October 8, 2010 - 16:06:36 GMT

    Oct 11 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS:  No major data are due on Monday  More...    More...


    GBP/USD Still Adheres to Bullish Channel
    FX Solutions Friday October 8, 2010 - 15:34:16 GMT

    GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Friday (10/08/2010) has continued to adhere to a parallel uptrend channel extending back to the September lows around 1.5300. Price has just bounced up off the bottom of the channel on Friday, after having reached and slightly surpassed its original 1  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Friday October 8, 2010 - 15:02:45 GMT

    US Market Update

    Dow +5 S&P -.25 NASDAQ -9
    ***Economic Data***
    - (PO) Portugal Aug Trade Balance: -€1.5B v -€1.2B prior
    - (CA) Net Change in Employment: -6.6K v 10.0Ke; Unemployment Rate: 8  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (8 October 2010)
    GCI Financial Friday October 8, 2010 - 13:59:24 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3840 level and was capped around the $1.3960 level.  The big news in the markets today involved a 95,000 decline in September non-farm payrolls while the September unemployment rate remained unchanged at 9  More...    More...


    FX Briefing - The end of the “strong dollar” doctrine
    BHF-Bank Friday October 8, 2010 - 13:58:15 GMT

    FX Briefing 8 October 2010

     

    Highlights

     Prospect of Fed policy easing and yuan conflict put dollar under pressure

     ECB shrugs off euro appreciation, confirms policy stance

     Tensions should ease with U  More...    More...


    Jobs Data Friendly to Treasury Bonds, Bearish for Dollar
    Forex Hound Friday October 8, 2010 - 13:55:03 GMT

    Non-Farm Payrolls were down 95,000.  The jobless rate was unchanged at 9.6%. The government lost 159,000 jobs. This number was split between Fed census workers and state workers. The private sector gained 64,000 jobs which was right in line with expectations  More...    More...


    U.S. Dollar retreats after Non-Farm Payrolls Fall by 95,000
    Forex Hound Friday October 8, 2010 - 13:54:42 GMT

    U.S. September Non-Farm Payrolls fell by 95,000 with the private sector coming out at 64,000, in line with expectations. Overall one has to conclude the report was close to what traders were looking for. This could mean more of the same trading pattern which we have been witnessing the past couple of weeks  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 08-Oct-2010 - 1224 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Friday October 8, 2010 - 12:25:57 GMT

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    FOREX NEWS - Dollar rises on Bullard remarks; payrolls awaited
    Reuters Friday October 8, 2010 - 12:05:14 GMT

    7:45am EDT * Dollar turns higher after Fed's Bullard comments * Bullard says more easing not obvious case, face tough call * All eyes on U.S. payrolls at 1230 GMT (Adds quote, updates prices) By Jessica Mortimer LONDON, Oct 8 (Reuters) - The dollar rose on Friday after a U  More...    More...


    European Market Update: US Non-farm payroll data to set the tone (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Friday October 8, 2010 - 10:08:09 GMT

    European Market Update: US Non-farm payroll data to set the tone

    ***Economic Data***
    - (SZ) Swiss Sept Unemployment Rate: 3.6%e v 3.6% prior; Unemployment Rate Seasonally Adj: 3.7%e v 3  More...    More...


    European Market Update: US Non-farm payroll data to set the tone (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Friday October 8, 2010 - 10:08:09 GMT

    European Market Update: US Non-farm payroll data to set the tone

    ***Economic Data***
    - (SZ) Swiss Sept Unemployment Rate: 3.6%e v 3.6% prior; Unemployment Rate Seasonally Adj: 3.7%e v 3  More...    More...


    Forex Market"Japan Forex Reserve refreshed the Record"
    IKON GROUP Friday October 8, 2010 - 10:07:12 GMT

    Forex Market--The latest data released by the Ministry of Finance in Japan showed that by the end of September,

    the forex reserve in Japan was $ 1,109,591,000,000; hit the new record in history.

    Japan forex reserve increased continuously for four months in September  More...    More...


    Forex MT4"Japan will take decisive Actions to Forex Market as Occasion requires"
    IKON GROUP Friday October 8, 2010 - 10:05:31 GMT

    Forex MT4--The Minister of Financial in Japan Yoshihiko Noda restated that on Friday (8th October) Japan government

    will take “determined actions” to avoid the sharp appreciation of JPY, including interposing in the forex market.

    The Japan has issued a stern warning to the forex market after the USD/JPY hit the new record low for 15 years continuously  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 08 -oct-2010 - 0340 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Friday October 8, 2010 - 03:49:09 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    The US Equities closed weak ahead of the crucial NFP data due later today. The Dow (10948.58) was down 0.17% and the S&P 500 (1158.06) was down 0.16%. The Dow has honoured the Resistance near 11000-50 region from the past 3 days and we need to see if it honours or breaks above this region today  More...    More...


    Commodity, Equity Bulls Pare Positions ahead of Friday’s Non-Farm Payrolls Report
    Forex Hound Friday October 8, 2010 - 02:51:16 GMT

    Commodity and equity traders pared long positions on Thursday ahead of Friday’s U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls Report. Traders appeared to be taking no chances that the report will come out better than expected, leading perhaps to the Fed cutting back on the amount of quantitative easing it is currently considering  More...    More...


    USD CHF Posts Daily Closing Price Bottom; Likely Position Squaring ahead of NFP Report
    Forex Hound Friday October 8, 2010 - 02:51:01 GMT

    Profit-taking and position squaring ahead of Friday’s U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls Report helped form a daily closing price reversal bottom in the USD CHF on Thursday.

     

    This could be something minor or it could be the start of an overdue correction  More...    More...


    US Has a Strong Dollar Policy According to Trichet
    Foreign Exchange Analytics Friday October 8, 2010 - 01:51:25 GMT

    When JC Trichet has to quote US Treasury Secretary Geithner from February 2010, the last time the top US FX policy cop said a strong dollar is in US best interest, and at a time when the currency is falling like a stone against everything, something is wrong with the picture  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Dollar bounces on profit-taking as jobs data looms
    Reuters Friday October 8, 2010 - 01:48:16 GMT

    9:14pm EDT

    * Dollar rebounds from lows on profit-taking

    * Market players brace for surprises from payrolls, G7

    * Yen near 15-year high, intervention fear eases slightly

    By Hideyuki Sano

    TOKYO, Oct 8 (Reuters) - The dollar won a respite on Friday after its sharp decline the previous day prompted profit-taking ahead of U  More...    More...


    EUR/GBP Steep Bullish Channel
    FX Solutions Thursday October 7, 2010 - 20:51:31 GMT

    EUR/GBP (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Thursday (10/07/2010) has been rising at an exceptionally steep and rapid rate since early September, and has formed a clear parallel uptrend channel extending back to the September lows around 0.8200. This key cross pair has just hit a new 5-month high right around 0  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- USD Short-Covering into Friday Data
    global-view.com Thursday October 7, 2010 - 20:14:09 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    USD Short-Covering into Friday Data

    20:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Oct 7- Thursday was an active session as expected. The EURUSD tested above the the 1.4000 level before crashing to below 1  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (7 October 2010)
    GCI Financial Thursday October 7, 2010 - 18:19:11 GMT

    The euro depreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested bids around the US$ 1.3855 level and was capped around the $1.4030 level.  Traders pushed the common currency to its highest level since 28 January of this year before North American dealers pushed the pair sharply lower  More...    More...


    Decline in Weekly Claims underpins U.S. Equity Markets
    Forex Hound Thursday October 7, 2010 - 18:08:59 GMT

    U.S. equity markets rallied shortly after the release of a better-than-expected Weekly Initial Claims Report. Economists estimated that initial claims would rise to a seasonally adjusted 455,000 in the week ended October 2. The actual report for state unemployment benefits fell 11,000 to 445,000 in the latest week  More...    More...


    Decline in Weekly Claims underpins U.S. Equity Markets
    Forex Hound Thursday October 7, 2010 - 18:08:58 GMT

    U.S. equity markets rallied shortly after the release of a better-than-expected Weekly Initial Claims Report. Economists estimated that initial claims would rise to a seasonally adjusted 455,000 in the week ended October 2. The actual report for state unemployment benefits fell 11,000 to 445,000 in the latest week  More...    More...


    U.S. Dollar Pares Losses; Posting Gains versus Swissy, Loony and Kiwi
    Forex Hound Thursday October 7, 2010 - 18:08:34 GMT

    The U.S. Dollar is paring its earlier losses against the major currencies at the mid-session while posting gains versus the Swiss Franc, Canadian Dollar and New Zealand Dollar.

    The Greenback was under pressure most of the session, pushing the Euro to its highest level since February 2010 and the Japanese Yen to its strongest level since April 1995  More...    More...


    EUR/USD Reaches Target, Pulls Back, Still Bullish
    FX Solutions Thursday October 7, 2010 - 15:30:31 GMT

    EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Thursday (10/07/2010) has risen substantially from its 1.3800 resistance breakout point to reach and slightly surpass its 1.4000 target before retreating, establishing a fresh 8-month high in the process. This occurs within the context of a steep uptrend channel that has characterized this pair since the September low around 1  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Oct 8, 2010
    global-view.com Thursday October 7, 2010 - 15:05:25 GMT

    Oct 7 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS: The Far East will see Japanese Current Account data and the latest BOJ meeting minutes early on Friday  More...    More...


    Weak ADP Report underpins December Treasury Bonds
    Forex Hound Thursday October 7, 2010 - 14:50:37 GMT

    December Treasury Bonds are trading higher this morning after ADP employment services released a weaker-than-expected jobs outlook. Investors were trading an increase of 20,000 jobs, the actual report showed a decline of 39,000  More...    More...


    The dollar dropped to a 15-year low against the yen
    Forex Hound Thursday October 7, 2010 - 14:48:35 GMT

    The dollar dropped to a 15-year low against the yen and the weakest in eight months against the euro amid growing expectations the Federal Reserve will expand credit easing to sustain the U  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 07-Oct-2010 - 1234 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday October 7, 2010 - 12:35:55 GMT

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    FOREX NEWS - Dollar downtrend gathers pace; ECB in focus
    Reuters Thursday October 7, 2010 - 11:03:52 GMT

    6:28am EDT

    * Dollar below Sept intervention levels vs yen, a 15-yr low

    * Euro nears $1.40, focus on ECB's Trichet at 1230 GMT

    * Aussie dollar surges to 27-yr high, close to parity

    (Adds quote, detail)

    By Neal Armstrong

    LONDON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - The dollar's downtrend gathered pace on Thursday as it slid to a 15-year low versus the Japanese yen and an all-time low against the Swiss franc on the prospect of more money-printing by the U  More...    More...


    European Market Update: USD approaches multiple key psychological levels (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Thursday October 7, 2010 - 11:01:50 GMT

    Thursday, October 07, 2010 5:49:22 AM

     European Market Update: USD approaches multiple key psychological levels

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (RU) Russia Gold & Forex Reserve w/e Oct 1st: $494  More...    More...


    ForexPros Daily News October 7, 2010
    Forexpros Thursday October 7, 2010 - 10:48:00 GMT

    ForexPros Daily News October 7, 2010


    Forex - USD/JPY tumbles to new 15-year low as intervention sidelined

    Forex Pros – The U.S. dollar tumbled to a fresh 15-year low against the yen on Thursday, as the threat of renewed Japanese intervention was sidelined ahead of Friday’s Group of 20 Washington summit  More...    More...



    Morning Briefing : 07-Oct-2010 - 0339 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday October 7, 2010 - 03:49:58 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    The US Equities were mixed in a relatively calm session yesterday. The markets were cautious after disappointing report on the jobs market and renewed concern about the economy. The markets will be closely watching the crucial NFP data due tomorrow  More...    More...


    E-mini S&P Ekes Out Small Gain Following Weak ADP Jobs Data
    Forex Hound Thursday October 7, 2010 - 02:08:48 GMT

    The December E-mini S&P 500 closed slightly better after the release of a weaker-than-expected ADP employment data report. Traders took this market up to 1160.00 overnight, just shy of the May 12 top at 1160.75, before selling off  More...    More...


    Bank of England Considers Pumping New Money in U.K. Economy
    Forex Hound Thursday October 7, 2010 - 02:08:30 GMT

    Bank of England monetary policymakers are currently meeting to decide whether to pump more new money into the fragile U.K. economy. This decision comes on the heels of fresh stimulus measures taken by the Bank of Japan to bolster its weak economy  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- U.S. QE Back in Play
    global-view.com Wednesday October 6, 2010 - 20:12:12 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    U.S. QE Back in Play

    20:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Oct 6- Just when we thought that the Fed might back away from additional Quantitative Ease (QE2), the latest ADP private employment survey came in weaker than expected with jobs falling by -39,000 when the markets were expecting a gain on the order of 20,000 in September  More...    More...


    Weaker Outlook for U.S. Economy Feeds Gold and Silver Rally
    Forex Hound Wednesday October 6, 2010 - 20:07:11 GMT

    This morning’s weaker-than-expected U.S. ADP report was another sign of a weaker economy. With the employment market possibly contracting, traders grew even more confident that the Fed would add liquidity to the market.

    Speculators continued to drive December Gold and December Silver sharply higher in anticipation of another round of quantitative easing by the U  More...    More...


    Euro Breaks Through Major Fibonacci Level at 1.3896
    Forex Hound Wednesday October 6, 2010 - 20:06:19 GMT

    The U.S. Dollar is trading lower against all major currencies in reaction to this morning’s disappointing U.S. ADP employment report. Traders were banking on a figure of +20,000 but were handed -39,000.

    With the number on the wrong side of the zero, traders sold off the Greenback in anticipation of a weak U  More...    More...


    The ADP Correlation
    FX Solutions Wednesday October 6, 2010 - 18:04:02 GMT


     

    Automatic Data Processing (ADP) the largest private payroll processing company in the United ‘States reported that private nonfarm payrolls fell by 39,000 in September, the first negative result and largest decline since January  More...    More...


    GBP/USD Follows Bullish Channel
    FX Solutions Wednesday October 6, 2010 - 17:39:28 GMT

    GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Wednesday (10/06/2010) has been adhering to a rough parallel uptrend channel since mid-September after pivoting off the lows around 1.5300 in early September. Within this uptrend channel, a clear upside resistance target currently resides in the key 1  More...    More...


    Forex Market Commentary and Analysis (6 October 2010)
    GCI Financial Wednesday October 6, 2010 - 15:22:07 GMT

    The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3880 level and was supported around the $1.3800 figure  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Oct 7, 2010
    global-view.com Wednesday October 6, 2010 - 15:12:44 GMT

    Oct 6 (global-view  More...    More...


    Weak ADP Report underpins December Treasury Bonds
    Forex Hound Wednesday October 6, 2010 - 14:20:45 GMT

    December Treasury Bonds are trading higher this morning after ADP employment services released a weaker-than-expected jobs outlook. Investors were trading an increase of 20,000 jobs, the actual report showed a decline of 39,000  More...    More...


    U.S. Dollar Weakens after Lower than Expected ADP Report
    Forex Hound Wednesday October 6, 2010 - 14:20:17 GMT

    The U.S. Dollar added to its already weak condition with another break to the downside versus most major currencies after ADP reported lower-than-expected jobs data.

     

    Traders are reacting negatively toward the Dollar because the report came out on the wrong side of zero  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 06-Oct-2010 - 1235 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday October 6, 2010 - 12:37:58 GMT

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    ForexPros Daily News October 6, 2010
    Forexpros Wednesday October 6, 2010 - 10:19:49 GMT

    ForexPros Daily News October 6, 2010


    Forex - GBP/USD hits fresh 2-month high as dollar slumps

    Forex Pros – The pound edged higher against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday, rising to a fresh 2-month high as concerns that the Federal Reserve will begin fresh monetary easing to stimulate U  More...    More...



    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- ADP the Focus
    global-view.com Wednesday October 6, 2010 - 10:18:09 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    ADP the Focus

    10:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Oct 6- It seems that the Bank of Japan decision to inject additional funds into the system (quantitative ease) has been a catalyst for the markets  More...    More...


    European Market Update: The theme remains the same - Equities continue their euphoria into key upcoming rate decisions and payroll data (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Wednesday October 6, 2010 - 10:16:18 GMT

    Wednesday, October 06, 2010 6:09:59 AM

     European Market Update: The theme remains the same - Equities continue their euphoria into key upcoming rate decisions and payroll data

     

    ***Economic Data***
    - (UK) Sept New Car Registrations Y/Y: -8  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - Dollar plumbs 8-1/2 mth lows as QE prospects weigh
    Reuters Wednesday October 6, 2010 - 10:09:08 GMT

    5:57am EDT

    * Dollar index falls to 8-1/2 mth low, support at 77.60

    * Euro firm, eyes resistace at $1.3895

    * Dollar struggles near 83 yen, market wary of intervention

    (Updates prices, adds quote, graphics)

    By Anirban Nag

    LONDON, Oct 6 (Reuters) - The dollar fell on Wednesday to an 8-1/2 month low against a basket of currencies and edged towards a 15-year trough versus the yen, hurt by expectations the U  More...    More...


    U.S. Dollar Sell-off Sends Crude Oil to Five-Month High
    Forex Hound Wednesday October 6, 2010 - 03:57:58 GMT

    November Crude Oil futures surged to a five-month high Tuesday, in a move triggered by a weaker U.S. Dollar, stronger stocks and speculation the Fed will provide more liquidity to the economy.

     

    The close at $82  More...    More...


    Aussie Dollar Recovers after Early Setback
    Forex Hound Wednesday October 6, 2010 - 03:56:50 GMT

     

    The Australian Dollar recovered on Tuesday after an early setback. The Aussie was pressured overnight following a sell-off triggered by the surprise news that the central bank passed on another interest rate hike  More...    More...


    Morning Briefing : 06-Oct-2010 - 0339 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday October 6, 2010 - 03:42:13 GMT

    GOOD MORNING!


    EQUITIES
    The US Equities surged after the US ISM Non-manufacturing PMI expanded last month, coupled with the BOJ move to cut interest rates to virtually zero. The Dow (10944.72) was up 1.80% and the S&P 500 (1160.75) was up 2  More...    More...


    FX Market Commentary and Analysis (5 October 2010)
    GCI Financial Tuesday October 5, 2010 - 23:00:32 GMT

    The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.3860 level and was supported around the $1.3635 level  More...    More...


    Forex Market News - CANADA FX DEBT-C$ rises as Bank of Japan shakes markets
    Reuters Tuesday October 5, 2010 - 21:25:53 GMT

    4:36pm EDT * Ends at C$1.0173 to the US$, or 98.30 U.S. cents * Touches 98.48 U.S. cents, highest level since Aug. 6 * US$ slides on belief Fed will ease monetary policy * Bond prices flat to lower (Updates to close, adds quote) By Jennifer Kwan TORONTO, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Canada's dollar rallied to a two-month high on Tuesday as the greenback slid on speculation the U  More...    More...


    Daily GVI Forex Forex View- Active Trading Session
    global-view.com Tuesday October 5, 2010 - 20:57:15 GMT

      The Daily Forex View Forex Analysis

    Active Trading Session

    20:00 GMT (Global-View.com) Oct 5- Forex markets were active on Tuesday as those who were cautious and sat through the Monday consolidation session with their EURUSD longs were rewarded  More...    More...


    FOREX NEWS - U.S dollar weakens as BoJ boosts risk appetite
    Reuters Tuesday October 5, 2010 - 20:18:17 GMT

    4:13pm EDT

    * Euro jumps to highest in 8 months against dollar

    * U.S. quantitative easing worries weaken the dollar

    * USD erases earlier gains vs yen triggered by BoJ moves (Updates prices, adds quote)

    By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss

    NEW YORK, Oct 5 (Reuters) - The U  More...    More...


    Forex Research - Morning Report (Westpac)
    Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday October 5, 2010 - 19:17:13 GMT

    Morning Report Wednesday 6 October 2010

    News and views

    Bullish sentiment stormed back to life overnight aided by the Bank of Japan's earlier decision to implement new stimulus measures and stronger than expected US PMI data  More...    More...


    EUR/USD Targets 1.4000
    FX Solutions Tuesday October 5, 2010 - 19:04:46 GMT

    EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart of which is shown) as of Tuesday (10/05/2010) has continued its dramatic recent bullishness by breaking out above prior key resistance in the 1.3800 price region, establishing an 8-month high in the process. This occurs within an exceptionally steep, continuing uptrend channel extending from mid-September  More...    More...


    U.S. Equity Markets Get Boost from Better ISM Report
    Forex Hound Tuesday October 5, 2010 - 18:31:07 GMT

    U.S. equity markets are getting a boost this morning after a better than expected U.S. economic survey sent stocks surging. Equities rose as investor sentiment improved after the release of the report.

    Earlier in the trading session, stock indices were underpinned by the Bank of Japan’s surprise decision to ease monetary policy further  More...    More...


    Euro Surges despite Better U.S. ISM Report
    Forex Hound Tuesday October 5, 2010 - 18:30:47 GMT

    The Euro is surging at the mid-session despite the release of a better-than-expected U.S. economic survey. The surprise decision by the Bank of Japan to ease monetary policy further is also contributing to the rally because it almost solidifies the case for further quantitative easing by the U  More...    More...


    Currency War it is Not, but Currency Conflict Perhaps
    Foreign Exchange Analytics Tuesday October 5, 2010 - 17:16:43 GMT

    Vietnam ran for over a decade and at a huge cost in lives and money though pale in comparison to say WW2.  And Vietnam was never declared a war by the US Congress  More...    More...


    GVI Forex- Data Outlook for Oct 6, 2010
    global-view.com Tuesday October 5, 2010 - 15:30:14 GMT

    Oct 5 (global-view  More...    More...


    Forex Blog - US Market Update (TTN)
    Trade the News Staff Tuesday October 5, 2010 - 15:15:50 GMT

    Tuesday, October 05, 2010 11:12:12 AM

     US Market Update

    Dow +143 S&P +18 NASDAQ +42


    **Economic Data***
    - (EU) ECB drained €63  More...    More...


    Silver and Gold React to Central Bank Decisions
    Forex Hound Tuesday October 5, 2010 - 14:14:50 GMT

    December Silver and December Gold are mounting strong rallies this morning after the Bank of Japan and the Reserve Bank of Australia surprised the currency markets with their monetary policy decisions.

     

    The BoJ unexpectedly cut its benchmark interest rate to between zero and 0  More...    More...


    BoJ Surprise Shakes Up Forex Markets
    Forex Hound Tuesday October 5, 2010 - 14:12:58 GMT

    The Dollar/Yen declined in Asian trading overnight after getting an initial boost from what the Bank of Japan describes as a “comprehensive monetary easing”.  Last night the BoJ unexpectedly cut its benchmark interest-rate range to between zero and 0  More...    More...


    FX Thoughts for the day : 05-Oct-2010 - 1239 GMT
    FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday October 5, 2010 - 12:41:52 GMT

    EURO, JAP YEN and EURO-YEN
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    ForexPros Daily News October 5, 2010
    Forexpros Tuesday October 5, 2010 - 11:18:06 GMT

    ForexPros Daily News October 5, 2010


    Forex - USD/JPY erases gains amid Fed stimulus concerns

    Forex Pros – The U.S. dollar erased gains against the yen on Tuesday, retreating from a 4-day high, amid concerns that the Federal Reserve may implement further quantitative easing in the coming months  More...    More...



    FOREX NEWS - Euro jumps vs weak dollar; yen trims falls
    Reuters Tuesday October 5, 2010 - 10:48:59 GMT

    6:33am EDT

    * Euro jumps, pushing dollar index to 8-1/2 month low

    * Traders cite Asian euro buying; US QE worries dent dollar

    * Dollar cuts earlier gains vs yen triggered by BOJ decision

    * Aussie slides after RBA surprises by not raising rates

    (Releads, updates prices, adds quotes)

    By Jessica Mortimer

    LONDON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - The euro jumped against the dollar on Tuesday on reported Asian buying, pushing the greenback to an 8-1/2 month trade-weighted low, while the yen trimmed earlier falls against the U  More...    More...