Trump can slap big tariffs on China and Mexico, here are three key ways

President-elect Donald Trump has threatened to slap big tariffs on China and Mexico to help bring jobs back to America. At first glance, it may seem hard to do without backing from Congress. But actually, Trump doesn’t even need Congress to approve it. True, the Constitution gives Congress the right to impose tariffs on other nations. However, several complicated laws have been passed in the last 100 years that delegate that power from Congress to the president…

SEC needs to beef up rules governing ‘dark pool’ trading platforms: report

U.S. regulators need to accelerate their efforts beef up the rules governing “dark pool” trading platforms to better protect investors from poor trade execution and conflicts of interest, according to a new report released Tuesday. The report by the Health Markets Association urges the Securities and Exchange Commission to strengthen the quality of dark pool disclosures, take steps to mitigate conflicts of interest at dark pools…

Fundamental Analysis Review And Forex Calendar July 14 ~ 18, 2014

Weekly Fundamental Analysis Review Market was in a consolidation and correction mode as most global indices lost ground during the week, and to make matters worse, Portuguese bank BES drove market to contagion fear as the bank delayed a debt payment.  Euro was somewhat affected but with the authorities quick at work, the situation was […]

Fundamental Analysis Review and Forex Calendar For June 30 ~ July 4, 2014

Weekly Fundamental Analysis Review Last week has been a range trading week as most market participants were consolidating their positions for the end of quarter and bracing for the upcoming releases this week, and with U.S. Independence day (July 4th) falling on Friday, the bulk of market releases will take place on Thursday, thus changing […]

Forex Trading Strategies #7 – Positive And Negative Prospect

This is the final article on Forex Trading Strategies.  Click here for Forex Trading Strategies #6 – Investing Versus Trading Forex Trading Strategies – Positive And Negative Prospect Trading is a lot like going into battle, and according to Sun Tzu in the Art of War: 知彼知己,百戰不殆;不知彼而知己,一勝一負;不知彼,不知己,每戰必殆 It is said that if you know your enemies and […]

US ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI | January 4, 2013 | News Trading

ISM or Institute for Supply Management is releasing its PMI (Purchasing Manager Index) and its similar to the UK Services PMI as this release is targeting the services sectors. As a leading indicator, traders generally pay attention to this report for hints of economic trend. 10:00am NY Time US ISM NonManufact. PMI Forecast 54.5 Previous […]

CA Employment Change | January 4, 2013 | News Trading

We´ll be getting the Canadian Employment Change release number tomorrow, here is the forecast: 8:30am (NY Time) CAD Employment Change Forecast 0.0K Previous 59.3K Unemployment Rate 7.3% DEVIATION: 25K (BUY CAD @ 25K / SELL CAD @ -25K) The Trade Plan The Canadian Employment Change report will be released at 8:30am sharp today (changed from […]

UK Services PMI | January 4, 2013 | News Trading

We´ll be trading the UK Services Purchasing Manager Index today at 4:28am (NY Time). This is a leading indicator similar to the Manufacturing PMI that was released early this week, here´s the forecast: 4:28am (NY Time) UK Services PMI Forecast 50.5 Previous 50.2 Deviation: 2.5 (BUY GBP 53.0 / SELL GBP 48.0) The Services PMI […]

US ADP NFP Employment | January 3, 2013 | News Trading

ADP or Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) is releasing it´s own estimate for the private sectors of NFP (Nonfarm Payroll). This is a high impact release and it´s followed by currency traders as they look for hints on Friday´s NFP official release. Here´s the forecast: 8:15am NY Time US ADP NFP Change Forecast 135K Previous 118K […]

US ISM Manufacturing PMI | January 2, 2013 | News Trading

ISM or Institute for Supply Management is releasing its PMI (Purchasing Manager Index) today. As a leading indicator, traders generally pay attention to this report for hints of economic trend. Here´s the forecast: 10:00am NY Time US ISM Manufacturing PMI Forecast 50.0 Previous 49.5 DEVIATION: 2.0 (BUY USD 52.0/ SELL USD 48.0) Trade Plan We´ll […]

CA GDP m/m | December 21, 2012 | News Plan

Canada´s monthly GDP report will be released today. Here´s the trading forecast: 8:30am NY Time Canada GDP m/m Forecast 0.1% Previous 0.0% DEVIATION: 0.2%/0.3% (BUY CAD 0.3% / SELL CAD -0.2%) The Trade Plan Let´s look to SELL CAD if we get a -0.2% or worse release, or we’ll BUY CAD on a 0.3% or […]

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