User Name: Password:      Register - Lost password?

Forex News Blog
Back to The Headlines
Wednesday January 12, 2005 - 09:11:17 GMT

Share This Story:
| | Email

FX Daily Technical Strategy

EUR/USD: An eerie calm has taken hold of the FX market over the past 48-hours, as most pairs and crosses trade in a tight range. The most liquid pair is no exception, but the EUR did manage to make a modest run at the former support turned resistance (1.3150). Following the failure, EUR collapsed to the 3100 figure, where it has made a pretty soft landing going into the European open.  We remain confident in reaffirming yesterday’s sentiment in that, “…a slip of support to the next figure below (1.3000) or perhaps key fib support thereafter (1.2960) may be in the deck before this weekly session comes to a close. We feel a failure to trade below the former all time high (1.2935/60) region will be a strong sign of a continuation in the trend higher.  Contrarily, a slow meandering toil into the region should be cause for concern for trend players….”  
Key levels: On the resistance side of things, we have laid out fib retracements using recent ranges. These levels combined with the larger scale fibs and peg key resistance at 1.3175/3200 with daily session highs prior to that.  We fell a break of 1.3230 (10-day SMA) will likely open the door to the 1.3290 echelon. Subsequent to that, more levels of resistance come in near the 20-day SMA descending slightly overhead (1.3390).  On the support side of the picture, former all time highs (1.2935/60) seem to be a likely barrier with Friday’s spike lows 1.3025 as probable regions of support prior to that.

USD/JPY: A discreet bid met the offer head on yesterday following the sizable move from the shoulder range of the H&S formation that we exemplified for three days now. The collision came at the confluence of the descending trendline connecting Dec highs, also duly noted by us, and a key fib level at 103.25.  We see continued support at present pricing with a break clearly opening up a considerable move lower.

Key levels: The confluence of the 61.8% of December’s range and converging 10/20-day SMA (103.75) above appear to be a formidable barrier for the bid.  The 104 figure thereafter is also rather formidable, as a stall there would create a large H&S. On the support side, the descending trendline connecting December’s spike highs shortly thereafter (103.20/45) is notable for the offer, with a break opening

GBP/USD: A doji harami appeared on the daily GMT chart at a key fib retracement level earlier this week, creating what is now clearly a support level at 1.8735. The intra-session price patterns reveal a relentless bid that strides higher only to slip back to fresh lows - where it regains footing then bids again. We feel the beleaguered price action suggests some buy on the dip momentum is present and very active at these respective levels. 1.8620 appears to be the line in the sand the bid refuse to concede. A break above 1.8820 is critical for the pair to break the near-term trend of successive lower highs and lows. The 10-day SMA is descending into the picture and should intersect price in the next 24-hours.
Key levels: On the resistance side, the former support, now resistance comes in near the range highs of 8900 and the 1.9000 figure thereafter. A break opening up the door to the diverging 10 and 20-day SMA (1.9175/1.9234) subsequent to that. On the support side, similarly to the EUR, session lows are the most formidable for the offer with a break opening up the doors to 1.8630 fib projection.



Forex Trading News

Forex Research

Daily Forex Market News
Forex news reports can be found on the forex research headlines page below. Here you will find real-time forex market news reports provided by respected contributors of currency trading information. Daily forex market news, weekly forex research and monthly forex news features can be found here.

Forex News
Real-time forex market news reports and features providing other currency trading information can be accessed by clicking on any of the headlines below. At the top of the forex blog page you will find the latest forex trading information. Scroll down the page if you are looking for less recent currency trading information. Scroll to the bottom of fx blog headlines and click on the link for past reports on forex. Currency world news reports from previous years can be found on the left sidebar under "FX Archives."

Actionable trading levels delivered to YOUR charts in real-time.

Register To Test Your Amazing Trader

GVI Trading. Potential Price Risk Scale
AA: Major, A: High, B: Medium

Mon 10 Sep 2018
AA 08:30 GB- GDP, Trade, Output
Tue 11 Sep 2018
AA 08:30 GB- Employment Decision
A 09:00 DE- ZEW Survey
Wed 12 Sep 2018
A 12:30 US- PPI
A 14:30 US- EIA Crude
A 18:00 US- Beige Book
Thu 13 Sep 2018
A 1:30 AU- Employment
AA 11:00 GB- Bank of England Decision
AA 11:45 EZ- European Central Bank Decision
A 12:30 US- Weekly Jobless
AA 12:30 US- CPI
Fri 14 Sep 2018
A 08:30 GB- GDP
AA 12:30 US- Retail Sales
A 13:15 US- Industrial Production
AA 14:00 US- prelim University of Michigan

John M. Bland, MBA
co-founding Partner,

Global-View Affiliate Program

We are starting an affiliate program to market some of our products.

Send me an email if you would be interested or if you know someone who would like to be an affiliate. Generous commissions payout for those accepted.

Put the word "affiliate" in the email subject line.

Contact us

Start trading with forex broker Markets Cube

Max McKegg's Daily Forex Trading Forecasts

Veteran FX Trader, Max McKegg, forecasts all the Major currencies and the Australasians; providing Daily and Medium Term Trading forecasts to subscribers, who include large Banks the world over, as well as individual traders in more than 30 different countries.

Request a TRIAL of Max's Forex Service.


Retail Forex Brokerage Changing!

Are you looking for your first broker or do you need of a new one? There are more critical things to consider than you might have thought.

We were trading long before there were online brokers. Global-View has been directly involved with the industry since its infancy. We've seen everything and are up-to-data with recent regulatory changes.

Our Best Brokers listing section includes:Forex Broker Reviews, Forex Broker Directory, Forex Broker Comparisons and advice on How to Choose a Forex Broker

If would like guidance, advice, or have any concerns at all ASK US. We are here to help you.

SEE Our Best Brokers List

Currency Trading Tools

  • Live rates, currency news, fx charts. 

  • Research reports and currency forecasts.

  • Foreign Exchange database and history.

  • Weekly economic calendar.

Directory of  Forex trading tools

Terms of Use    Disclaimer    Privacy Policy    Contact    Site Map

Forex Forum
Forex Trading Forum
Forex Forum + forex rates
Forex Forum Archives
Forex Forum RSS
Free Registration

Trading Forums
Currency Forum Guide
Forum Directory
Open Forum
Futures Forum
Political Forum
Forex Brokers
Compare Forex Brokers
Forex Broker News
Forex Broker Hotline

Online Forex Trading
Forex Trading Tools
Currency Trading Tools
Forex Database
FX Chart Points
Risk/Carry Trade Chart Points
Economic Calendar
Quicklinks to Economic Data
Currency Futures Swaps
Fibonacci Calculator
Currency Futures Calculator

Forex Education
Forex Learning Center
FX Trading Basics Course
Forex Trading Course
Forex Trading Handbook

Forex Analysis
Forex Forecasts
Interest Rate Forecasts
Central Bank Forecasts

FX Charts and Quotes
Live FX Rates
Live Global Market Quotes
Live Forex Charts
US Dollar Index Chart
Global Chart Gallery
Daily Market Tracker
Forex News
Forex Blog
Forex News
Forex Blog Archives
Forex News RSS
Forex Services
Forex Products
GVI Forex
Free Trials
FX Bookstore
FX Jobs and Careers
Jobs USA
Jobs UK
Jobs Canada

Forex Forum

The Global-View Forex Forum is the hub for currency trading on the web. Founded in 1996, it was the original forex forum and is still the place where forex traders around the globe come 24/7 looking for currency trading ideas, breaking forex news, fx trading rumors, fx flows and more. This is where you can find a full suite of forex trading tools, including a complete fx database, forex chart points, live currency rates, and live fx charts. In addition, there is a forex brokers directory where you can compare forex brokers. There is also a forex brokers hotline where you can ask for help choosing a forex broker that meets your individual fx trading needs. Interact on the same venue to discuss forex trading.

Forex News

The forex forum is where traders come to discuss the forex market. It is one of the few places where forex traders of all levels of experience, from novice to professionals, interact on the same venue to discuss forex trading. There is also the GVI Forex, which is a private subscription service where professional and experienced currency traders meet in a private forex forum. it is like a virtual forex trading room. This is open to forex traders of all levels of experience to view but only experienced currency tradingprofessionals can post.

Currency Trading

Currency trading charts are updated daily using the forex trading ranges posted in the Global-View forex database. You will also find technical indicators on the fx trading charts, e.g. moving averages for currencies such as the EURUSD. This is another forex trading tool provided by

Forex Brokers

The forex database can be used to access high, low, close daily forex ranges for key currency pairs, such as the EURUSD, USDJPY, USDCHF, GBPUSD, USDCAD, AUD, NZD and major crosses, including EURJPY, EURGBP, EURCHF, GBPJPY, GBPCHF and CHFJPY. Data for these currency trading pairs dating back to January 1, 1999 can be downloaded to an Excel spreadsheet.

Forex Trading

Forex chart points are in a currency trading table that includes; latest fx tradinghigh-low-close range, Bollinger Bands, Fibonacci retracement levels, daily forex pivot points support and resistance levels, average daily forex range, MACD for the different currency trading pairs. You can look on the forex forum for updates when one of the fx trading tools is updated.

FX Trading

Global-View also offers a full fx trading chart gallery that includes fx pairs, such as the EURUSD, commodities, stocks and bonds. In a fx trading world where markets are integrated, the chart gallery is a valuable trading tool. Look for updates on the Forex Forum when the chart gallery is updated.

Forex Blog also offers a forex blog, where articles of interest for currency trading are posted throughout the day. The forex blog articles come from outside sources, including forex brokers research as well as from the professionals at This forex blog includes the Daily Forex View, Market Chatter and technical forex blog updates. In additional to its real time forex forum, there are also Member Forums available for more in depth forex trading discussions.



By using this website, you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, and Cookie Policy

Copyright ©1996-2014 Global-View. All Rights Reserved.
Hosting and Development by Blue 105