Stocks High Again in the US – Forex Trading News – Aug 25th 2014

Stocks High Again in the US – Forex Trading News – Aug 25th 2014
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Forex Market News Stocks are back at the highs again in the US. Still far from all-time highs for us, we are some 22% below the 2007 levels. Like our currency, we have been in a range for 2014, between 5350 and 5550, although at the end of the week we poked through to test […]

UK, Carney Says Slack is out of the Market – Forex Trading News – Aug 15th 2014

UK, Carney Says Slack is out of the Market – Forex Trading News – Aug 15th 2014
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Forex Market News UK, Carney says the slack is out of the market now, ie the economy is at full pace but he is not in a hurry to raise rates. The market bailed out of pounds because of this, however, I still see no reason to be bearish the sterling. Other than that, this […]

Monthly Newsletter – Adrian Jones

Monthly Newsletter – Adrian Jones
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Monthly News After over 25 years in the Financial Markets, I am still passionate about FX Trading and FM. During my career, I have worked in a number of major financial hubs, including New York, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Sydney and New Zealand. I have managed Trading Teams for significant Investment Banks, such as Citibank, […]

German Powerhouse Starting to Stumble – Forex Trading News – Aug 12th 2014

German Powerhouse Starting to Stumble – Forex Trading News – Aug 12th 2014
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Forex Market News Sanctions both ways is starting to bite in both Russia and Europe. The German powerhouse is starting to stumble, the GDP on Thursday will show us this. The economic strength that helped Europe (Portugal, Italy, Greece, Spain) out of pain is now feeling the pinch. Lost sales out of Russia is hurting […]

Russians are at it Again

Russians are at it Again
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Forex Market News Some great data out overnight but the big story is the Russians are at it again. The Rusky’s are threatening another invasion of the Ukraine, and like Crimea earlier in the year, they again are saying it is for humanitarian reasons. This saw a run to safe havens overnight, with the Yen, […]

2% chance of a decrease – Forex Trading News – Aug 5th 2014

2% chance of a decrease – Forex Trading News – Aug 5th 2014
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Forex Market News The RBA is not expected to move rates today, a 2% chance of a decrease says it all. The big mover in recent weeks has been the greenback. The market has expected the US dollar to gain in strength off the back of the QE tapering and improving economic strength of the […]

Once the Bubble Bursts in the Stock Markets, and it Will Burst – Forex Trading News – July 30th 2014

Once the Bubble Bursts in the Stock Markets, and it Will Burst  – Forex Trading News – July 30th 2014
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Forex Market News Yet another tough session for trend traders, yet another low volatility day, yet another headline indicating we are not alone. Currency and bond markets are experiencing their dullest times in years, thanks to the central banks locking down volatility with sustained low rates. Those who are chasing yield with the flood of […]

Markets Treading Water ahead of Thursday Mornings FOMC statement. – Forex Trading News – July 29th 2014

Markets Treading Water ahead of Thursday Mornings FOMC statement. – Forex Trading News – July 29th 2014
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Forex Market News Markets are treading water ahead of Thursday mornings FOMC statement. FX markets in particular are seeing reduced flow http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-07-28/global-currency-trading-falls-amid-volatility-drop-market-probe.html, however the flow is slow across the board as central banks from Asia to America maintain record low rates with sluggish growth.   The greenback weakened somewhat overnight but it was very quiet […]

Canadians Shock Jobs Number

Canadians Shock Jobs Number
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Forex Market News   Bastille Day and Germany wins the World Cup in Brasil against Argentina. I think that is fitting as Germany had scored 17 goals in the cup to Argentina’s 7, although my heart was with the South Americans.  On another note, I went to Suncorp stadium in Brisbane on Saturday night and […]

Funds Flowing out of Stocks – Forex Trading News – July 9th 2014

Funds Flowing out of Stocks – Forex Trading News – July 9th 2014
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Forex Market News Yield chase was the order of the night last night. With funds flowing out of stocks as peak is seen ahead of US earnings season. This would normally see safe haven flows that wasn’t the case last night. The Yen took some flow but the biggest chase was for higher yielding assets […]