BOJ sits on the fence while UK pounds faster and Euro weakness abates – March the 9th, 2014

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By David Long

The BOJ sits on the fence whilst the UK pounds faster and Euro weakness abates. The theme overnight was sell the greenback and not for any individual particular reason I can determine. In Europe ECB policy makers have been undermining Draghi’s comments […]

The Benefits of Setting Specific Trading Goals with Swing Generator

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Dear Traders, I trust you all have been enjoying your learning journey and making money along the way.  Last month Swing Generator performed quite well with catching 200 Pips on AUDUSD and 200 + pips on NZDUSD. Our top performers on our Prop accounts m […]

Non-farm payrolls delivered an interesting night of moves

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By David Long

Forex market analysis: Non-farm payrolls delivered an interesting night of moves. I think there was some profit taking out there as well, because the over reaction from the data was a bit too extreme. The figure came in +192k and last months was revise […]

“Flash Boys” and a subdued night on the markets. April the 4th, 2014

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By David Long

“Flash Boys” has caused quiet the stir since it was published 3 days ago. Michael Lewis brought us “Liar’s Poker”, “The Big Short”, “Moneyball” and “The Blind Side” (the last two made into movies) has taken on High Frequency Trading and its role in the […]

Aunt Janet and Putin withdraw as PMI data is released

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By David Long

Forex Market Analysis with David Long and Knowledge to Action   Aunty Janet Yellen backtracks from her 12mth slip of tongue saying the US Fed will continue to support the economy with low rates for many moons, weakening the greenback Monday night. […]

Safe havens fall and risk assets ralley – Forex Trading News – March the 31st

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By David Long

Forex Market Analysis Russians reiterate that they have no interest in invading Ukraine, but also pressed home that the West should also give up designs to push Ukraine into NATO and the EU. This came out on the weekend so markets haven’t had a chance […]

A quite night and big data next week – March the 28th 2014

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By David Long

Forex Market Analysis with David Long and Knowledge to Action A quiet night overnight, only thing of note was the British retail sales surge, which helped the trade we have on. Commodities were bid higher with oil up 1% although gold was steady. Bonds […]

Few surprises in Data as PMI’s spook the markets

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By David Long

Forex Market Analysis with David Long and Knowledge to Action There has been little surprises in data, although weaker Chinese and German PMI’s did spook the market a bit. Germany’s was still well above growth though and Draghi last night mentioned the […]

Expecting data to push market direction

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By David Long

Forex Market Analysis – with David Long and Knowledge to Action Last week was the week of Central Bankers, this week is the raw data they look at, starting with a whole bunch of manufacturing PMI today. So the markets will have some directional pushes […]

Aunty Janet let’s one through to the keeper

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By David Long

Forex Market News Aunty Janet let’s one through to the keeper. The US Fed did cut another $10B of the bond purchasing program known as QE3. HOWEVER, it was in the question time after the 2 day meeting that AGSP3 tripped, or did she? Asked if she sees r […]