US Advanced GDP (Q4) | January 26, 2018 | Currency News Trading

Because this is the first quarterly release for the 4th quarter of 2017, we are likely to see huge market reactions today, especially if we get at least 0.2% of deviation.  Considering the first release is most likely to surprise the market, I’d sit on the sidelines and stay out of the market until after […]

US Advanced GDP (Q3) | October 27, 2017 | Currency News Trading

Because this is the first quarterly release for the 3rd quarter of 2017, we are likely to see huge market reactions today, especially if we get at least 0.2% of deviation.  Considering the first release is most likely to surprise the market, I’d sit on the sidelines and stay out of the market until after […]

Forex Weekly Outlook September 18 ~ 22, 2017

Market Review US stock markets advanced to new all-time highs this past week as traders maintained risk sentiment in spite of a barrage of aversion events such as Hurricane Irma, Equifax credit breach, more contempt from the North Korean regime and a terrorist attack in London. Domestically, the US government continued its struggle in tax reform while […]

US Prelim GDP q/q | August 30, 2017 | Forex Trading

US Prelim GDP release is the second release for the 2nd quarter of 2017, which is expected at a slight improvement from the previous release, with generally very little expectation of a surprise. Considering Friday is the Nonfarm Payroll report, market will probably not pay too much long-term attention on this release, unless we get […]

US Core Retail Sales | August 15, 2017 | Forex Trading

US Core Retail Sales is a high impact tradable release and without the noises of other high impact releases influencing the market, if we were to get a surprise reading, we should see plenty of market reaction. Considering last month’s better than expected NFP (last 2 months) Report, I would expect to see stronger reading […]

US Core Retail Sales | July 14, 2017 | Forex

US Core Retail Sales is a high impact tradable release but since it is scheduled to be released with the Core CPI, market will undoubtedly look at both releases and since CPI is directly monitored by the Fed, it is likely to hit the market with more impact in the event of a surprise. Market […]

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 […]

US Prelim GDP q/q | May 26, 2017 | Forex Trading

US Prelim GDP release is the second release for the 1st quarter of 2017, which is expected at a slight improvement from the previous release due to a slowing economy.  If we get a surprise today, we should see plenty of market reactions to this release, and I believe a surprise to the upside has […]

US Prelim GDP q/q | February 28, 2017 | Forex Trading

US Prelim GDP release is the second release for the 4th quarter of 2016, which is expected maintain current levels due to sustainable labor market.  If we get a surprise today, we should see plenty of market reactions to this release… 8:30am (NY Time) USA Prelim GDP q/q Forecast 2.1% Previous 1.9% (Advanced Q4 GDP) DEVIATION: […]

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