January 2014

January 2014 Monthly Market Report
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Strong Economic Data in Retail Sector Overnight – Forex Trading News – May 22nd 2014

David Long Forex Team Member
By David Long

The Poms are still at it, producing strong economic data in the retail sector overnight. A bit of movement around the FOMC as they diverge from Europe and Japanese quantitative easing policies. The Fed is still on target to reduce whilst the BOJ is sti […]

Risk appetite is weakening – Forex Trading News – May 21st 2014

David Long Forex Team Member
By David Long

Forex Market News Risk appetite is weakening but it is weird out their overnight. I am not sure why the money is moving into low yield safe haven assets. Russia is all rhetoric as it pulls back troops from Ukrainian borders, so no threat there. Thailan […]

Canadian Unemployment Highlights – Forex Trading News – May 9th 2014

David Long Forex Team Member
By David Long

Forex Market News A fun few days with central bankers, such joy. Janet improving her communication skills says she cannot give a timeline for any rate rise (much better) whilst Draghi said next month could be the date for stimulus. So to lay them all o […]

Proprietary Forex Trading Results: March/April

David Long Forex Team Member
By David Long

A note from our Proprietary Forex Trading Manager: David Long Below are three different proprietary Forex trading accounts of the best traders for March and April. Note that all three have good risk:reward ratio in the average profit versus average los […]

Jump in Unemployment Rate – Forex Trading News – May 7th 2014

David Long Forex Team Member
By David Long

Forex Market News The kiwi fell 0.5% as Wheeler mentions intervention followed by a jump in the unemployment rate. The greenback weakened somewhat and the yen maintained strength over its 2 day holiday thanks to continued bullcrap from Ukraine. The Ukr […]

Foreign Exchange Trading: April in Review

Mark McCabe Forex Coach
By Learn to Trade

Major highlights of Forex Trading News for April 2014 GBP outperforms in April strengthening 0.90% on a trade-weighted basis as UK economic data positively surprises The USD weakened some 0.30% on a trade-weighted basis during April NZD/USD ends the mo […]

Risk limited on Ukrain Issues

David Long Forex Team Member
By David Long

Forex Market News   US NFP jumped strongly and then 2 hours later Russia calls for an “extraordinary” UN Security Council meeting in which the proceeded to blame the US for the mess in Kiev. The market reaction to these two events was clearly disp […]

Tight Ranges Continue – Forex Trading News – May 2nd 2014

David Long Forex Team Member
By David Long

Forex Market News A quiet session yesterday and overnight with the highlight being a weaker greenback. The weakness came despite Aunty Janet tapering $10B off her monthly spending bill. What caused the weaker US$ was GDP missing the mark as did manufac […]

Loonie soars, yen weakens and Germans disappoint – Forex Trading News – April 30th 2014

David Long Forex Team Member
By Learn to Trade

Forex Market News The Loonie strengthened against the greenback after Poloz’s statement to parliament and “stops” were triggered under 1.10. Whilst the Canadians are 75% reliant on the US for their export market, they have seen a reduced demand in rece […]