Forex Weekly Outlook June 19 ~ 23, 2017

Last week ended with mixed data as the U.S. equity indices ended with DJIA at 0.5% gain, S&P at 0.1% gain, and the Nasdaq lost at 0.9% due to the continued selling pressure on tech stocks… In the U.S. front, Federal Reserve went ahead and hiked rates as expected with chair Yellen stressing the confidence […]

Forex Weekly Outlook For June 11 ~ 16, 2017

The past week was a busy week as far as breaking events are concerned, with Saudi’s action against Qatar, U.S. former FBI director Comey’s testimony, terror attack in London and its aftermaths, plus a surprising UK election that resulted in an hung Parliament, are all events that may or may not have direct influence on […]

Forex Weekly Outlook June 4 ~ 9, 2017

Last week ended on a positive note with U.S. stock indices wrapping up in green, DJIA at a gain of 0.6%, S&P 0.9%, and the Nasdaq at a modest gain of 1.5%.  Overall losses in the USD were prevalent as Friday’s Non-farm Payroll Report disappointed.  Here’s a quick summary for major pairs ending the week: […]

Weekly Outlook For May 29 ~ June 2, 2017

Last Week Market started off with bouts of risk aversion but recovered towards the mid of the week last week, although the terrorist incident on Monday didn’t affect the broader market much, it did cause the Sterling to sell off as any geopolitical uncertainties would.  Looking at the overall picture one have to conclude that […]

Forex Weekly Outlook May 22 ~ 26, 2017

We’ve got just 3 tradable releases scheduled this week, but these 3 releases have the potential of changing the entire market landscape, so my recommendation is to schedule your tradings around it, or at least be aware of them and either move with the trend or stay out of the way! May 24, 2017 10:00am […]

Forex Weekly Outlook – May 15 ~ 19, 2017

We got plenty of high impact news scheduled this week, here’s a brief list of tradable releases, for a complete analysis along with Forecast and Previous figures, make sure to visit our Forex Calendar page. Here’s a brief list (all in US Eastern Standard Time): Tue May 16 4:30am UK CPI y/y Wed May 17 […]

Friday Report – May 12, 2017

Tons of economic development took place today, but as a Forex trader, here’s what you should know: Peru Central Bank (BRCP) cut rate from 4.25% to 4.00%.  Market was widely expecting a hold.  This is not a major impact event for the general market but a telling tale of situation in Peru and South America.  The […]

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Key Facts For The Upcoming FOMC Meeting

The Fed is not likely to hike rates yet again, at least not in the immediate meeting after the March rate hike,  that is, of course, the consensus; however, considering how much these so-called “economists” have gotten wrong over the past few years, if it were up to me, I’d say anything goes, although the […]

Interest rates too low for too long could cause financial instability: Fed’s Bullard

U.S. interest rates being kept too low for too long could cause financial instability in future and stronger market expectations for a rate rise are “probably good”, St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said on Monday. A relatively tight labor market in the United States may also exert upward pressure on inflation, raising the […]

Fed likely to hold off on hiking rates until September: Reuters poll

The U.S. Federal Reserve will likely wait until September before raising interest rates again, stretching to nine months the time since its first hike in nearly a decade, as it waits for clear signs inflation is picking up, a Reuters poll found. This is the second time this year that economists have delayed their rate-hike […]

Japan’s below zero rates complicate BOJ’s efforts to kick-start growth, end deflation

Driving interest rates below zero, the Bank of Japan has turned a comatose government bond market into an enormous free-for-all, complicating the central bank’s own efforts to kick-start growth and end deflation. The $9 trillion market for Japanese government bonds had been all but paralyzed since the BOJ began a massive monetary easing three years […]

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