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Weekly Trading Forecast: Dollar Slide and Euro, Equity Rallies Temper Yellen cut the legs from under the Dollar, but the currency hasn't simply collapsed. Market conditions may be tempering fundamental drive heading into the new quarter...
The European Union (EU) is confronting a series of potentially existential threats, including the refugee crisis, ISIS terror, Russian adventurism, and Brexit (the potential exit of the U.K. from the EU...
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Francis Dogbe, 2 April 2016, 00:34
Economists are forecasting that a healthy 205,000 jobs were created in March, but the numbers may not add up as expected. Key in Friday's March employment report will be average hourly wages, expected to rise 0.3 percent and the labor participation rate, which has been edging up since October...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Francis Dogbe, 2 April 2016, 00:29
Britain’s current account deficit is the worst ever recorded in peace-time since the Bank of England started collecting records in 1772 under the reign of George III...
Market News
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Francis Dogbe, 2 April 2016, 00:29
I look at every theory and have read every good book on trading. I worked 15 years in the city with top league firms like Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank. Whatever I try always brings me back to my original trading method...
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Olivier Nomblot, 2 April 2016, 00:03
According to analysts from Danske Bank the jobs report showed that growth continues in the sector and the manufacturing data points to a positive turn in the cycle...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 1 April 2016, 20:57 #Fed
The following are the latest technical setups for USD/JPY, GBP/USD, USD/CHF, AUD/USD, NZD/USD, and USD/CAD as provided by the technical strategy team at Barclays Capital. USD/JPY: We are bearish and look for further downside towards support near 110.65, the year-to-date lows...
Analysts from Lloyds Bank expect that the FOMC minutes from the March meeting (to be released on Wednesday) to provide signals on whether the majority really intended to signal greater reluctance to raise interest rates...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 1 April 2016, 20:38
NZD/USD managed to erase most of the day’s losses during the last hours and rose back toward 0.6900, as stocks in Wall Street reversed to the upside dramatically. Down and up After the release of US economic data NZD/USD bottomed at 0.6833, 3-day low; but then it rebounded...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 1 April 2016, 20:36
EUR/USD recovered from daily lows and returned to positive ground for the day as the greenback failed to sustain nonfarm payrolls-inspired gains. EUR/USD bottomed out at 1...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 1 April 2016, 20:13 #EUR/USD
According to analysts from Danske Bank, next week the most important release will be the ISM non-manufacturing index while they don’t expect significant news from the FOMC minutes. “In the US, next week will be light in terms of new data...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 1 April 2016, 20:12
According to analysts from Danske Bank, EUR/USD is likely to stay in ranges during the next 1 to 3 months as is not yet the time to move toward their 12-month target at 1.18...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 1 April 2016, 20:10 #EUR/USD
Regarding the USD, we have been a bit surprised about the significant upward move in EURUSD despite the recent relatively strong US data. In our view this illustrates that the cross is increasingly giving in to fading policy divergence of the ECB vs...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 1 April 2016, 19:36 #EUR/USD
Analysts from Lloyds Bank point out that today’s US employment numbers show a solid report even with the rise in the unemployment rate, indicating that markets become too negative about the outlook for interest rates. “Overall this is a solid report even with the rise in the unemployment rate...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 1 April 2016, 18:39
Analysts from Lloyds Bank point out that today’s US employment numbers show a solid report even with the rise in the unemployment rate, indicating that markets become too negative about the outlook for interest rates. “Overall this is a solid report even with the rise in the unemployment rate...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 1 April 2016, 18:38
Analysts from Wells Fargo, explain that beyond the 215K gain in the NFP, labor costs continue to rise, consistent with a tightening labor market and noted that structural unemployment persists. Key Quotes: “Overall job growth in March was a solid 215,000...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 1 April 2016, 18:37
An Economics Education by Bitcoin - Part III By Brian Blum There are a number of these Web-based Bitcoin wallets from which to choose, and they have different features, costs, and reputations to review and consider. Do you need merchant tools? Do you need currency exchange services...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 1 April 2016, 17:41 #bitcoin
An Economics Education by Bitcoin - Part II By Brian Blum The first Bitcoin wallets were integrated with the distributed systems which talked to each other to reach a consensus on transactions which had taken place. This consensus is called the "block chain...
Currency
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Roberto Jacobs, 1 April 2016, 17:39 #bitcoin
An Economics Education by Bitcoin - Part I By Brian Blum For those unfamiliar with Bitcoin, there are better ways to begin understanding it than this article; I'd recommend Wikipedia for starters...
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Roberto Jacobs, 1 April 2016, 17:37 #bitcoin
USD/JPY: Expectations of the Interest Rate Increase in the USA Have Significantly Decreased At the closing trading session in Asia Japanese stock index Nikkei Stock Average fell by 3.6% to 16164.16 points...
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Roberto Jacobs, 1 April 2016, 17:23