Category Archives: Forex Fundamental Analysis

Topsy Turvy Politics Keeps U.S. Dollar Risk Exposed

Fears of escalating military tension between North Korea and the US continues to be the market focus, but headlines out of Charlottesville over the weekend dominated the wires and while it did not immediately impact trade it could present further headwinds for the Republican Party which continues to struggle in the court of public appeal. On the North Korean front, the market’s response continues to be rather low key. With no escalation of rhetoric over the weekend, we should expect the moderate risk reduction from last week […]

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UK Productivity In Further Decline

Loosely said, productivity is a measure of national output divided by the number of workers in productive employment. It can also be thought of as the amount of work done by an employee per hour. Consequently, productivity is closely bound to economic output and the profitability of the companies engaging the workers. Theoretically, if productivity rises, employers should be able to increase the wages of their staff which will in turn boost consumer spending (the converse is also true). UK productivity has declined to a level seen […]

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UK Turning Its Back On Trade Deal With Japan

The folly that is Brexit means that the UK will be turning its back on the putative trade deal signed between Japan and the EU in just 21 months. At the moment, the UK benefits from all EU trade deals which are negotiated by the EC under direction from the member states, but when the UK ceases to be a member, it will need to attempt to renegotiate all these deals again from scratch. Whilst the UK may wish to adopt the EU WTO tariffs on leaving […]

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Currency-Revaluation – Inevitable? | DailyForex

By: DailyForex.com Global currency revaluation is a divisive topic. For every expert predicting its inevitability, two more condemn it as impossible. All nations agreeing to adopt a new currency standard, or returning to the gold standard, seems unlikely. Logically, it would take a global catastrophe to give multiple governments the motivation to seriously consider currency evaluation, writes FXTM’s Communications Manager, Emma Davidson. It took two World Wars and the threat of a second Great Depression to encourage the Allied Nations to standardise currency in the 1940s. The […]

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Fed Chairman, Yellen: Additional Gradual Rate Increase Still Possible.

By: DailyForex.com The Federal Reserve Chairman, Janet Yellen, said in her testimony in front of the Congress that the current economic path is expected to call for more gradual increments in the Federal Fund rates. The economy moved upwards in Q2 due to household and business investment spending and stronger world economy. She described the inflation response to the economy as a risk factor. The inflation rate is being monitored carefully, despite the fact that the recent decline was a result of unusual drop in certain bonds. […]

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Eurozone ZEW Advances, Current Situations at Highest Level

Eurozone sentiment indicator ZEW retreated slightly to 35.6 for the month of June from 37.7 in the previous month. This was below expectations of 37.2, and a retreat from its highest levels in 22 months reached last month with a slight increase in participants who believe conditions will aggravate. Nevertheless, the current conditions indicator advanced strongly to 28.7 from 20.5 earlier, with a significant increase in the number of participants who believe that the conditions are good. This reading was the strongest since Jan 2008. There has […]

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American Petroleum Institute Report Shows Unexpected Increase

By: DailyForex.com The latest data from the American Petroleum Institute for the week ending on 14th July, showed an increment of 1.63 million barrels after a drop of 8.13 million barrels last week. Markets were expecting a drop of around 3.0 million barrels for the week, with the Petroleum Institute going back to register an expected increase in the inventories. Gasoline showed a drop of 5.45 million barrels after a drop of 0.8 million last week. The distillation inventories showed a drop of 2.9 million barrels after […]

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4 Reasons Why Safe Haven Likely To Sell Off Soon

Fundamentals not calling for a drop in , time to buy at dip? FX market could be a bit overreacted on the US-North Korea tension and may offer opportunities to buy USD/JPY at dip. Here are 4 reasons why we think so: 1. Historical experience shows these geopolitical events’ impact on capital market is limited. For example, USD/JPY sold off upon Brexit, but price recovered days after the Brexit event; similar price action when Trump won election on November last year, stocks and USD/JPY rebounded days after […]

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Crypto Genius Reveals Everything | Investing.com

Saying that the cryptocurrency market has been on fire in 2017 would be the understatement of the year. Since the year kicked off, — the flagship crypto coin — has gained 242%. And , the world’s second most valuable cryptocurrency, boasts a year-to-date gain of more than 3,600%. By comparison, the has posted a mere 10%. Heck, the Index — which includes all five “FAANG” stocks — is up just 18% on the year. In other words, if you’re after the biggest gains in the market… forget […]

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Global Stocks Punished By Geopolitics, U.S. Inflation In Focus

An air of caution is lingering across the financial markets during early trading on Friday, as investors closely monitor the escalating tensions surrounding the United States and North Korea. The war of words between the two nations is putting investors on high alert and more comments from President Trump overnight, has resulted in additional risk-off being seen in the markets. Money is jumping into safe-havens like and the , while the has fallen to its lowest level in a month- after extending its losses to around 2% […]

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