Global Financial Market News

Global Financial Market News
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Greenback weakness The US payroll figure last Friday really put a thorn in the FOMC’s side. Most of the Fed members have been very hawkish in recent weeks, culminating with Janet’s commentary that the data is good and we expect to raise rates twice this year. That is now unlikely to happen, not even one […]

Monthly Currency Trading News

Monthly Currency Trading News
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May Market Overview $Us Dollar:  May started with disappointing ISM Manufacturing and increased Unemployment Claims while Non-Manufacturing PMI improved. This followed with disappointing ADP Non-Farm and Non-Farm Employment Change. Unemployment Rate remained at 5% and Average Hourly Earnings m/m came unchanged. Crude oil Inventories came above expectations first week and well below the second week. Core […]

February Market Overview

February Market Overview
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Monthly Currency Trading News $Us Dollar:  February started on a low note with disappointing ISM Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing PMI and increased Unemployment Claims. This followed with improved ADP Non-Farm and disappointing Non-Farm Employment Change. Unemployment Rate reduced to 4.9% and Average hourly earnings m/m came above expectations. Second week brought Crude Oil Inventories and UoM […]

January Market Overview

January Market Overview
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Monthly Currency Trading News $Us Dollar: Dollar rallied at the end of 2015 following the rate rise mid December and FOMC expectations of continuing improvement in the economy. January 2016 started with increased Unemployment Claims and ISM manufacturing and non-manufacturing PMI below expectations. This followed with greatly improved ADP Non-Farm and Non-Farm Employment Change and […]

November Market Overview

November Market Overview
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Monthly Currency Trading News $Us Dollar: The month started with greatly improved Non-Farm Employment Change, increased Unemployment Claims with Unemployment Rate down from 5.1 to 5%. Average hourly earnings m/m increased 0.4% which doubled the expectations. ISM manufacturing and non-manufacturing PMI came above expectations, ADP Non-Farm below, followed by improved Trade Balance. Second week brought […]

October Market Overview

October Market Overview
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Monthly Currency Trading News $Us Dollar: The month started with Non-Farm Employment Change well below expectations, increased Unemployment Claims with Unemployment Rate remaining at 5.1%. Disappointing ISM non-manufacturing PMI and Trade Balance followed. FOMC minutes indicated the belief that the US recovery is likely to remain insulated from the China slowdown keeping the central bank […]

July Market Overview

July Market Overview
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Forex Trading News $Us Dollar: The month started with disappointing jobs data despite increased Consumer Confidence and the reduction in Unemployment Rate to 5.3%. Core retail sales unexpectedly dropped in June, Trade Balance, Unemployment Claims and PPI increased. Fed Chair Yellen in her testimony to Congress 15 July stated that the Labor market has continued […]

The Flow-on Effects of New Zealand’s Interest Rate Cuts

The Flow-on Effects of New Zealand’s Interest Rate Cuts
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RBNZ cut Kiwi rates You might have heard a lot of chatter regarding the New Zealand Reserve Bank’s decision to cut interest rates in New Zealand. This obviously has an impact on the economy, but sometimes it can be difficult to cut through the financial talk to get a clear picture. Here’s our take on […]

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 […]

Power Belief Principles in Trading

Power Belief Principles in Trading
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Monthly Newsletter – Forex Psychology with Saira Khalid Today I will focus on the power of our beliefs and how they influence every aspect of your life including your trading results. Also how does your brain influence your beliefs? It is time to embrace new ‘Power Belief Principles’. Everything I say or do reflects my […]

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