September Market Overview

September Market Overview
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‘the future of tomorrow is not reflected in the data of yesterday!’ -Clifford Bennett $Us Dollar: The month started with ADP Non-Farm Employment Change, Non-Farm Employment Change, ISM manufacturing PMI well below expectations, improved Trade Balance and increased unemployment claims. Unemployment Rate reduced to 5.1%. Second week brought reduced Unemployment Claims and Improved PPI m/m. […]

The Face of Forex

The Face of Forex
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The time has come for Foreign Exchange trading to have a new on-screen representative. Have you got what it takes? Enter the Face of Forex competition and find out! What Is the Face of Forex? Greg Secker and Learn to Trade are looking for someone with a passion for the Forex markets and an ability […]

August Market Overview

August Market Overview
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More than $5 trillion has been wiped off the value of global shares in August. Clifford Bennett : “This is a diabolical market, the worst I have seen in a lifetime”. “An Inconvenient truth for the bears”  “THE TOP BIG FOUR ECONOMIES IN THE WORLD WERE ALL STABLE OR ACCELERATED THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF THE YEAR!” […]

Learn to Trade with Greg Secker

Learn to Trade with Greg Secker
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Forex Trading Guru Forex trading guru and founder of Learn to Trade, Greg Secker, is known for his ground-breaking strategies for trading on the foreign exchange market. His 2015 Millionaire Makeover tour is touring Australia now – Secker’s team will be running his free workshops on a variety of dates across Australia and New Zealand, sharing […]

May Market Overview

May Market Overview
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Forex Trading News $Us Dollar: The month started with lower than expected trade balance and manufacturing PMI, improved Non-Farm Employment Change and unemployment rate remaining at 5.4%. The second week brought lower than expected retail sales and subdued prelim consumer confidence despite reduced unemployment claims. Building permits and core CPI came above expectations, home sales […]

Yellen Adds to USD / Rate Rise Confusion

Yellen Adds to USD / Rate Rise Confusion
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Market Report A mixed week of data last week with US data giving us ammo for the bulls, stronger CPI, and for the bears, weaker GDP.  Yellen also over the weekend gave us bullish comments followed be bearish detail. Confused ? Don’t worry. SO is the Fed it would seem! Right. Let’s look to the […]

The Strong USD Rolls On

The Strong USD Rolls On
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Forex Market News Captain America is back!!! With a lack of anything new overnight or yesterday, the USD has continued its momentum higher.  We had an attempt at some USD pullback on Monday into the European trading session, however it didn’t take long for the market to pull the trigger and start buying USD. USDJPY […]

Strong Payrolls, Strong USD

Strong Payrolls, Strong USD
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Forex Market News US Feb Non-Farm Payrolls Change +295K v +235Ke US Feb Unemployment Rate 5.5% v 5.6%e That explains it all!   Strong US data sent the USD higher across the board. The market certainly got what it was looking for, although the wages growth component was slightly disappointing. UST yields rallied, oil traded heavily […]

ECB Acts, BOE Stands Pat, USD Rallies

ECB Acts, BOE Stands Pat, USD Rallies
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Forex Market News ECB Mario Draghi, as expected, announces the start of the ECB government bond buying program on March 9. Buying bonds with negative yields up to the Deposit Rate (-0.2%). Monthly purchases totalling €60B, targeting inflation in line with ECB’s 2% objective. EUR had an initial nasty spike above 1.1100, (that should probably […]

Global Equities Spoil the USD Rally, For Now

Global Equities Spoil the USD Rally, For Now
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Forex Market News Not a great deal to report after yesterday’s disappointment from the RBA ! Although the spike higher in the AUD in the preceding minute before the official release at 2.30pm has sparked some growing concern. The USD looked good at the start of the week but has once again stalled at the […]