User Name: Password:      Register - Lost password?

Forex News Blog
Back to The Headlines
Tuesday May 13, 2014 - 15:04:26 GMT
Trade the News Staff - www.global-view.com/forex-services/TTN/

Share This Story:
| | Email

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: DJIA and S&P500 Both at Record Highs

Tue, 13 May 2014 10:56 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (IL) Israel Apr Trade Balance: -$1.9B v -$1.2B prior
- (PT) Portugal Apr CPI M/M: 0.3% v 0.3%e; Y/Y: -0.1% v -0.1%e
- (PT) Portugal Apr CPI EU Harmonized M/M: 0.3% v 0.3%e; Y/Y: -0.1% v -0.1%e
- (EU) OECD Mar Leading Indicators: 100.6 v 100.6 prior
- (EU) ECB drained 144.3B vs. 167.5B target in 7-day Term Deposit Tender to offset govt bond purchases under SMP
- (IE) Ireland Apr Consumer Confidence: 87.2 v 83.1 prior; 7-year high
- (RU) Russia Apr Official Reserve Assets: $472.3B v $483.0Be
- (US) Apr NFIB Small Business Optimism: 95.2 v 94.5e
- (US) ICSC Chain Store Sales w/e May 10th: w/w -0.1%; y/y: +3.9%
- (US) Apr Advance Retail Sales M/M: 0.1% v 0.4%e; Retail Sales Ex Auto M/M: 0.0% v 0.6%e; Retail Sales Ex Auto and Gas: -0.1% v +0.5%e; Retail Sales Control Group: -0.1% v +0.5%e
- (US) Apr Import Price Index M/M: -0.4% v +0.3%e; Y/Y: -0.3% v +0.3%e
- (US) Redbook Retail Sales w/e May 10th: +4.2% y/y, May MTD: +1.1% m/m
- (EU) Weekly ECB Forex Reserves: 210.4B v 210.3B prior
- (US) Mar Business Inventories: 0.04% v 0.4%e

- The S&P 500 is back above 1,900 for the first time ever this morning while the DJIA remains at all-time intraday highs. Gains in momentum stocks are still being seen, but not quite as strong as during yesterday's session. As of writing, the DJIA is up 0.22%, the S&P500 is up 0.28% and the Nasdaq is up 0.22%.

- The US April retail sales report was not impressive and the scant 0.1% gain was well short of expectations. However, the March numbers were revised to 1.5% from 1.1% prior, making the month's advance the biggest gain in the series in four years. February sales were also slightly higher than originally reported, suggesting that the second reading of US Q1 GDP could be revised higher. Also helping to offset the disappointing retail data is the NFIB's Small Business Optimism Index, which jumped to 95.2 in April from 93.4 in March, the first time the series has been at this level since fall 2007. The main contributor to the improved Index came from expected business conditions, suggesting there is real optimism out there among the people who run the bulk of the US economy.

- The Bundesbank responded to reports out overnight, reminding markets that the ECB saying it is ready to take action on monetary policy is nothing new. The earlier reports suggested that the Bundesbank was finally giving a green light to ECB stimulus action in June if 2016 inflation forecasts were lowered. The Bundesbank also said that while inflation forecasts are key, they are not the only benchmark the bank watches. EUR/USD had stabilized around 1.3760 over the weekend and on Monday after Draghi's press conference last week, but tested 1.3700 after the Bundesbank reports. Currently the pair is around 1.3720.

- Shares of DirecTV are giving up gains seen overnight after reports circulated that the company was discussing a merger with AT&T around $100/shr, valuing the deal at $50B. DTV gained a total of approximately 4.5% after the reports but shares are slipping lower.

- Shares of Green Mountain Coffee are up 10% after Coca-Cola disclosed it exercised its option to raise its stake to 16% as of May 10th from the 10.1% stake it took in early February. Note that Coca-Cola has taken stakes in promising beverage firms and later acquired them wholesale, raising hopes this is the plan for GMCR.

- Valeant responded to Allergan's rejection of its $46 billion hostile bid by saying it plans to improve the offer on May 28th during a public webcast. Valeant also noted that it has not held any talks with Allergan as of yet. Shares of both AGN and VRX gained modestly on the report.

***Looking Ahead***
- 11:30 (US) Treasury to sell $40B in 4-Week Bills
- 11:30 (SE) Sweden Central Bank Dep Gov
- 12:30 (DE) German Chancellor Merkel with IMF Lagarde
- 13:00 (BR) Brazil Central Bank President Tombini speaks in London
- 16:30 (US) Weekly API Oil Inventories
- 17:00 (NZ) RBNZ Financial Stability Report
- 17:05 (NZ) RBNZ Governor Wheeler News Conference
- (US) Nebraska Holds Primary Elections
- (US) West Virginia Holds Primary Elections


 

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."



Elevate Your Trading With The Amazing Trader!

The Amazing Trader includes:
  • Actionable trading levels delivered to YOUR charts in real-time.
  • Live trading strategy sessions.
  • Market Updates with Trading Tools.

Register To Test Your Amazing Trader


Trading Ideas for 21 November 2017

Register for the Amazing Trader

1.

Amazing Trader EVENT RISK Calendar:


Tue 21 Nov
15:00 US- Existing Homes Sales
23:00 US- Yellen Speech
Wed 22 Nov
13:30 US- Weekly Jobless
13:30 US- Durable Goods
15:00 US- final University of Michigan Survey
15:30 US- EIA Crude
19:00 US- FOMC Minutes
Thu 23 Nov
US/JP- Holiday
All Day flash PMIs
13:30 CA- Retail Sales
Fri 24 Nov
All Day flash PMIs
09:00 DE- IFO Survey
US- Early Closes

Forex Trading Outlook


Potential Trading Opportunities


  • POTENTIAL PRICE RISK: HIGH Mon -- 14:00 GMT EZ- Draghi speaks in Brussels. Looking for any policy hints or bias


  • POTENTIAL PRICE RISK: HIGH Tue -- 13:30 GMT US- Existing Homes Sales. Top Housing Statistic

  • POTENTIAL PRICE RISK: HIGH Tue -- 23:30 GMT US- Yellen Speech. Early evening. Looking for anything on policy


  • POTENTIAL PRICE RISK: Medium Wed -- 13:30 GMT US- Weekly Jobless, Durable Goods
  • POTENTIAL PRICE RISK: Medium Wed -- 15:00 GMT US- final University of Michigan Survey
  • POTENTIAL PRICE RISK: Medium Wed -- 15:30 GMT US- EIA Crude
  • POTENTIAL PRICE RISK: HIGH Wed -- 19:00 GMT US- FOMC Policy Minutes. Key policy release


John M. Bland, MBA
co-founding Partner, Global-View.com

EXCLUSIVE: Global-View Daily Trading Chart Points Updated

EXCLUSIVE: Global-View Free Forex Database updated




TRADER ADVOCACY ARTICLES

Trader's Advocate Articles..

pic

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 Global-View.com.

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

Global-View.com 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 Global-View.com. 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.

 

WARNING: FOREIGN EXCHANGE TRADING AND INVESTMENT IN DERIVATIVES CAN BE VERY SPECULATIVE AND MAY RESULT IN LOSSES AS WELL AS PROFITS. FOREIGN EXCHANGE AND DERIVATIVES TRADING IS NOT SUITABLE FOR MANY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC AND ONLY RISK CAPITAL SHOULD BE APPLIED. THE WEBSITE DOES NOT TAKE INTO ACCOUNT SPECIAL INVESTMENT GOALS, THE FINANCIAL SITUATION OR SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS OF INDIVIDUAL USERS. YOU SHOULD CAREFULLY CONSIDER YOUR FINANCIAL SITUATION AND CONSULT YOUR FINANCIAL ADVISORS AS TO THE SUITABILITY TO YOUR SITUATION PRIOR TO MAKING ANY INVESTMENT OR ENTERING INTO ANY TRANSACTIONS.

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