Red Russians Dominate the Market – Forex Trading News – April 28th 2014

Red Russians Dominate the Market – Forex Trading News – April 28th 2014
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Forex Market News We have White Russians and Black Russians but it is the Bloody Mary of Red Russians that dominated the markets towards the end of last week. The market saw safe haven flows move into predominately the Swissy, Yen and gold whilst avoiding the US. Aside from Putin’s involvement in Ukraine’s domestic affairs, […]

Upbeat night as Janet Yellen matures – April 17th, 2014

Upbeat night as Janet Yellen matures – April 17th, 2014
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Oh what a night! Good Ol Aunty Janet, she knows how to talk proper now, she been havin lessons! With a calm measured approach to her speech she kept the eye on the ball and said, “The larger the shortfall of employment or inflation from their respective objectives, and the slower the projected progress toward […]

US CPI strong leading to Fed reducing QE3 – April the 16th, 2014

US CPI strong leading to Fed reducing QE3 – April the 16th, 2014
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The US CPI came in much stronger than expected which leads to the Fed reducing monetary stimulus. Remember that a stronger economy has faster inflation, to which a central bank would control with higher interest rates. So to slow the US economy down the Fed will have to stop the QE3 quicker than expected and […]

The Benefits of Setting Specific Trading Goals with Swing Generator

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 made over 4% for the month with some followed by a […]

Non-farm payrolls delivered an interesting night of moves

Non-farm payrolls delivered an interesting night of moves
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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 revised from +175 to +197, this is good jobs growth by any […]

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

“Flash Boys” and a subdued night on the markets. April the 4th, 2014
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“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 market place. Google his name or the books’ title and see […]

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

Safe havens fall and risk assets ralley – Forex Trading News – March the 31st
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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 to react to it, however this morning we can already […]

Aunty Janet let’s one through to the keeper

Aunty Janet let’s one through to the keeper
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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 rates rising, her response was “some considerable […]

Currency Pair Analysis – Forex Trading News – March the 18th 2014

Currency Pair Analysis – Forex Trading News – March the 18th 2014
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Forex Market News AUDCAD – An engulfing buyer bar with no clear indication of next direction. AUDCHF – Has found good support at 7820 area and is making lower highs but also higher lows in a wedge style formation. AUDJPY – Chopping either side of ema’s that are as flat as the Hay plains I […]

An end of week view – Forex Trading News – 7th March 2014

An end of week view – Forex Trading News – 7th March 2014
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Forex Market News Note: US daylight savings starts this weekend. This means the day bar will end in AxiTrader at 8am Sydney time and a new day bar will begin. Once Sydney comes off daylight savings in early April, it will be 7am. It’s a good news week! A feeling of euphoria is out there. […]