User Name: Password:      Register - Lost password?

Forex News Blog
Back to The Headlines
Wednesday August 20, 2014 - 06:53:40 GMT
Trade the News Staff - www.tradethenews.com/freetrial.asp?gv

Share This Story:
| | Email

TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Japan trade deficit wider than expected; RBA Gov Stevens jawboning AUD ***Economic Data*** - Source TradeTheNews.com

(JP) JAPAN JULY MERCHANDISE TRADE BALANCE: -964.0B V -713.9BE (25th consecutive trade deficit); ADJ TRADE BALANCE: -1.0T V -761.3BE - (AU) AUSTRALIA JUL SKILLED VACANCIES M/M: 0.9% V 1.6% PRIOR (3rd consecutive increase) - (AU) AUSTRALIA JULY WESTPAC LEADING INDEX M/M: -0.1% V +0.1% PRIOR (1st decline in 3 months) - (NZ) NEW ZEALAND JUL ONLINE JOBS VACANCIES M/M: -5.0% v +7.5% y/y - (CN) China Finance Ministry: China July YTD state-owned enterprises (SOEs) Net CNY1.43T, +9.2% y/y, Rev CNY27.2T, +5.8% y/y ***Index Snapshot (as of 02:30 GMT)*** - Nikkei225 flat, S&P/ASX -0.1%, Kospi -0.1%, Shanghai Composite -0.2%, Hang Seng flat, Sept S&P500 -0.1% at 1,975 ***Commodities/Fixed Income/Currencies*** - Dec gold flat at $1,297, Oct crude oil flat at $92.84/brl, Sept Copper flat $3.09/lb - GLD: SPDR Gold Trust ETF daily holdings rise 1.5 tonnes to 799.2 tonnes (2nd consecutive increase) - (US) API PETROLEUM INVENTORIES: CRUDE: -1.4M v -1Me, GASOLINE: -2.1M v -1.5Me, DISTILLATE: -0.6M v -1Me - (JP) BOJ offers to buy 300B in 1-3yr JGB, 200B in 3-5yr JGB, 100B in 10-25yr JGB and 30B in JGB with maturity over 25-yr - (AU) Australia MoF (AOFM) sells A$700M in 2.75% Bonds due 2024; Avg yield: 3.4164%; Bid-to-cover: 2.57x - (CN) China MoF sells 10-yr bonds at average yield of 4.23% - USD/CNY: (CN) PBoC sets yuan mid point at 6.1580 v 6.1548 prior setting (2nd consecutive weaker Yuan setting, weakest setting since Aug 6th) ***Market Focal Points/Key Themes*** - Japan posted its 25th consecutive month of trade deficit and the shortfall was wider than expected, even though exports rose for the first time in 3 months. Rising imports contributed to continued shortfall -- despite the falling prices, imports of crude oil rose to 16.4M kls from 15.1M kls prior. Exports to Asia, China, and US were all up in low-single digits, while Europe shipments rose 10%. Japanese Yen sold off amid overall USD strength in the afternoon session, with USD/JPY pair hitting fresh 4-month highs above 103.15. - RBA Gov Stevens delivered his semi-annual address to Australia's House Economic Committee with a slightly more upbeat view on fundamentals interspersed with a healthy dose of jawboning of the exchange rate. Stevens said economic forecasts may ultimately prove too conservative, with some evidence that productivity may be improving and recent data suggesting Sept quarter has started off well. On AUD, Stevens said it is not helping the economy, and the risks of further decline are underappreciated. He also said that while a currency intervention is not being considered at this time, it remains a part of the central bank's tool kit and would be considered if the exchange rate was much higher. AUD/USD fell as low as $0.9285 on the comments. - Australia earnings calendar was particularly concentrated on the resources sector. Woodside Petroleum was up over 0.5% on rising H1 revenue, even though the company affirmed its FY output target. Fortescue Metals was marginally lower as net profit was in line with estimates and production rate for FY15 was forecasted at 155-160MT v 155MT in FY14. Wesfarmers is up over 2%, posting a 19% growth in profit and 4% increase in revenue. - Ceasefire in Gaza expired without an extension as negotiators in Cairo remain unable to make much progress in talks and after a rocket was fired by Hamas targeting Ben Gurion airport. In Iraq, ISIS posted a video of executing an American journalist and threatening execution of another as recourse for bombings by the US airforce. ***Equities*** US markets: - PETM: Reports Q2 $0.98 v $0.94e, R$1.73B v $1.73Be; Confirms exploring strategic alternatives; to acquire Pet360 for $130M; +5.4% afterhours - QCOM: Samsung Electronics said to have developed a smartphone chips that would replace one made by Qualcomm - Korean press; -0.6% afterhours - LZB: Reports Q1 $0.20 (adj) v $0.21e, R$327M v $321Me; Increases share buyback for up to 5M additional shares (15% of outstanding); -4.1% afterhours - YOKU: Reports Q2 -$0.07 v -$0.07e, R$154.5M v $156Me; -8.2% afterhours - TEDU: Reports Q2 $0.12 v $0.07e, R$31.9M v $31.4Me (only 2 est.), guides Q3 R$38.5-39.5M v $41Me, guides FY14 $134.5-136M v 138Me; -9.2% after - HTZ: Now expects to be well below low end of 2014 guidance, citing weakness in rental markets; could see delay in spin off of equipment rental business - filing; -11.7% afterhours Notable movers by sector: - Consumer Discretionary: APN News APN.AU -3.6% (H1 results); SEEK Ltd SEK.AU -3.0% (FY14 results); Coca-Cola Amatil CCL.AU -3.3% (H1 results) - Consumer staples: Biostime International Holdings 1112.HK -10.1% (H1 results) - Financials: Challenger Financial Services Group CGF.AU +3.1% (FY14 results); WesFarmers Limited WES.AU +2.1% (FY14 results); Cedar Woods Properties CWP.AU -2.5% (FY14 results); Bank of China 3988.HK -0.3% (H1 results); Ping An Insurance 2318.HK -0.1% (H1 results); Gemdale Corp 600383.CN -0.9% (H1 results) - Industrials: MacMahon Holdings MAH.AU +22.7% (FY14 results); Decmil Group DCG.AU -4.5% (FY14 results); NRW Holdings NWH.AU +3.9% (FY14 results); Shenzhen Expressway 548.HK +3.6% (H1 results) - Technology: NEC Corp 6701.JP -2.3% (to partner with Mexico); Brambles BXB.AU -1.5% (FY14 results) - Telecom: China Unicom 600050.CN -1.5% (July operating data) - Materials: BHP BHP.AU -3.9% (FY14 results); Fortescue Metals FMG.AU -0.2% (FY14 results) - Energy: Woodside Petroleum WPL.AU +0.6% (H1 results) - Source TradeTheNews.com

 

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