Commodities and Bankers

Commodities and Bankers
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Forex Market News Oil Oil spent most of the day sideways, despite an increase in inventories (read even more supply). However in the last 2 hours both the WTI and Brent futures markets has jumped 4%. Not much to read into this other than bargain hunters hoping that the low 44’s are the lows in […]

Emerging Markets

Emerging Markets
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Forex Market News Japanese holiday today as yen continues to weaken across the board. The surprising move last week however came from the Chinese with them throwing stimulus into the ring too. So all is not what it seems in Asia.  Cash Flow 2009 to 2013 saw a massive shift of wealth from west to […]

VIX down 12%! – Forex Trading News – Oct 9th 2014

VIX down 12%! – Forex Trading News – Oct 9th 2014
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Forex Market News The Fed minutes gave volatility a shot in the arm, VIX down 12%! Highlights are: “the concern was raised that the reference to ‘considerable time’ in the current forward guidance could be misunderstood as a commitment rather than as data dependent.” So, this will make inflation and jobs data releases very volatile […]

Stocks Globally Take a Turn for the Worse – Forex Trading News – Oct 8th 2014

Stocks Globally Take a Turn for the Worse – Forex Trading News – Oct 8th 2014
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Forex Market News Stocks globally took a turn for the worse overnight, as the IMF (why are we still caring about what they say, they haven’t been right in years?) downgrades global outlook. The Yanks are apparently also scared about what might happen during the earnings season as the strong US$ weighs on potential profits. […]

Stocks Make New Highs – Forex Trading News – Sept 17th 2014

Stocks Make New Highs – Forex Trading News – Sept 17th 2014
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Forex Market News Stocks make new highs in the US and currency trading volume sees record volumes on Scottish volatility. CLS recorded over 2,000,000 trades for a face value of 10,100,000,000,000! That is a bloody lot of zeros you say. Yes, 12 in fact, as the value was 10.1 trillion. Brokers around the world are […]

Biggest Winner Overnight Went to the Canadians – Forex Trading News – Sept 17th 2014

Biggest Winner Overnight Went to the Canadians – Forex Trading News – Sept 17th 2014
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Forex Market News The UK CPI came in as expected but wasn’t enough to hold above 1.63. A fair bit of US dollar profit taking overnight saw most currencies gain ground. This is to be expected running into the FOMC, which is only 22 hours away now. Some articles are attributing the turnaround to “speculation […]