Currencies

  • Free Trial CQG FX The New FX Trading Platform

    Free Trial CQG FX The New FX Trading Platform

    Why CQG FX? CQG FX provides charting, analytics, and order execution tools tailored for the professional foreign exchange trader. CQG FX is fully integrated into the CQG ecosystem. Customers can leverage CQG Integrated Client's robust market data, analytics, and electronic trade routing tools to manage foreign exchange markets. Broad Market Coverage All major and minor ...
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  • USD/JPY Weakens Against Dollar

    USD/JPY Weakens Against Dollar

    The Japanese Yen weakened against the dollar in early Asian trade on the back of escalation of geopolitical risks in Ukraine and also on the back of stellar US economic data released in Friday’s session. Traders and investors are closely watching the slew of economic reports to be released out of Japan with regards to ...
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  • USD/CAD Trades On Low Volumes

    USD/CAD Trades On Low Volumes

    USD/CAD had a very flat session on Friday on back of thin volumes as traders and investors mostly remained absent on the back of the long Labor Day weekend. Though the dollar was a little lower against the Canadian counterpart it remained steady and in line with the bullish trajectory seen by itself over the ...
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  • HEFFX Daily FX Alerts Oil, Gold, EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDCHF

    HEFFX Daily FX Alerts Oil, Gold, EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDCHF

    HEFFX Daily FX Alerts Oil, Gold, EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDCHF Crude Oil (NYMEX) (V4) Intraday: further upside. Pivot: 94.7Our preference: Long positions above 94.7 with targets @ 96 & 96.7 in extension.Alternative scenario: Below 94.7 look for further downside with 93.95 & 93.45 as targets.Comment: The RSI is mixed with a bullish bias. ...
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  • Forex Market Exchange Rates In China On 1 September

    Forex Market Exchange Rates In China On 1 September

    Forex Market Exchange Rates In China On 1 September Following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency RMB Yuan (CNY) against 10 major currencies announced Monday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency Unit Central parity rate (in Yuan) USD 100 616.80 EUR 100 809.58 JPY 100 5.9157 HKD 100 79.584 GBP ...
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  • USDJPY Japanese Yen HEFFX Technicals

    USDJPY Japanese Yen HEFFX Technicals

    USDJPY Japanese Yen HEFFX Technicals Our momentum oscillator is currently indicating that USDJPY is currently in an overbought condition. The security price has set a new 14-period high while our momentum oscillator has not. This is a bearish divergence. USDJPY Japanese Yen closed up 0.120 at 104.170. Volume was 77% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger ...
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  • USDPHP Philippine Peso FX Trading Daily Update

    USDPHP Philippine Peso FX Trading Daily Update

    USDPHP Philippine Peso FX Trading Daily Update Stochastic Oscillator One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 39.8030. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a sell 4 period(s) ago. Relative Strength Index (RSI) The ...
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  • USDSGD Singapore Dollar HEFFX Technicals

    USDSGD Singapore Dollar HEFFX Technicals

    USDSGD Singapore Dollar HEFFX Technicals USDSGD Singapore Dollar closed up 0.001 at 1.250. Volume was 55% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 35% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 1.248 1.250 1.248 1.250 4,991 USDSGD Singapore Dollar Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: Bearish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period ...
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  • USDTHB Thai Baht HEFFX Outlook

    USDTHB Thai Baht HEFFX Outlook

    USDTHB Thai Baht Outlook Stochastic Oscillator One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 64.1794. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a buy 9 period(s) ago. Relative Strength Index (RSI) The RSI shows overbought ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Flat

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Flat

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Flat 10-Yr: Unch..2.336%.. USD/JPY: 104.05.. EUR/USD: 1.3145 The US Dollar (.DXY) Index pressed session highs near 82.70 trading to its best close in 14 months.  US Treasuries gave  up their recent gains and hung flat to little changed on the day. Afternoon Update US Treasuries 2Y +01/32 at 100 00/32 3Y +01/32 at 99 ...
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  • HEFFX Daily FX Alerts Oil, Gold, EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDCHF

    HEFFX Daily FX Alerts Oil, Gold, EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDCHF

    In the latest economic data, consumer spending unexpectedly fell in July as savings rose to their highest level in more than 1-1/2 years, a sign that households remain cautious despite an acceleration in economic and jobs growth. For the week, the Dow is up 0.5 percent, the S&P is up 0.4 percent and the Nasdaq ...
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  • USD/CAD Pares Losses After Positive Economic Reports

    USD/CAD Pares Losses After Positive Economic Reports

    The US dollar pared most of the losses against its Canadian counterpart post positive economic reports about the US GDP growth along with an above consensus report with regards to the improving labour market turned the dollar higher against all major currencies including the CAD. The strong economic reports were in line with what Fed ...
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  • USD/JPY Retraces After Economic Data

    USD/JPY Retraces After Economic Data

    The USD/JPY retraced most of its early gains after a slew of economic data pointed towards mixed economic growth story which had traders and investors worried. The economic data though positive in some ways was below what the street estimated, and speculations are now rife that the Bank of Japan would be forced to introduce ...
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  • Technical Analysis: EUR/USD

    Technical Analysis: EUR/USD

    Technical Analysis: EUR/USDEUR/USD continues to trade a tight range between 1.32 and 1.3150. And though the daily and weekly studies are mostly pointing South now, there is a good chance the currency pair is going to test the resistance at 1.33 before heading back to the September 2013 low at 1.31. If that support breaks, ...
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  • US Dollar Drifted, US Treasuries Posted Modest Gains

    US Dollar Drifted, US Treasuries Posted Modest Gains

    US Dollar Drifted, US Treasuries Posted Modest Gains 10-Yr: +03/32..2.342%.. USD/JPY: 103.73.. EUR/USD:1.3180 The US Dollar (.DXY) Index on session highs near 82.50. The Buck action was locked in a tight 15 cent range during US trade.  EUR/USD is -15 pips at 1.3180 as action continues to test the recent lows. Euro saw a quiet session considering the generally weak economic data from ...
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  • EURUSD Trading Update

    EURUSD Trading Update

    Inflation in the 18 countries using the euro is seen dropping to 0.3 percent in August, following a surprise dip to 0.4 percent in July, according to a Reuters poll of analysts. The data is due at 5 a.m. ET on Friday. Together with updated projections from ECB staff, the data is likely to lead ...
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  • HEFFX Daily FX Alerts Oil, Gold, EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDCHF

    HEFFX Daily FX Alerts Oil, Gold, EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDCHF

    HEFFX Daily FX Alerts Oil, Gold, EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDCHF Crude Oil (NYMEX) (V4) Intraday: bullish bias above 93. Pivot: 93Our preference: Long positions above 93 with targets @ 94.5 & 95.4 in extension.Alternative scenario: Below 93 look for further downside with 92.5 & 92 as targets.Comment: The RSI has just landed on ...
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  • USD/CAD Continues To Trade Down

    USD/CAD Continues To Trade Down

    USD/CAD slid further lower, in yesterday’s trading session as the dollar gave up most of its gains from the last couple of days. Traders are keenly awaiting a slew of economic reports from the U.S. in the evening, and one of the most awaited would be the U.S. GDP data. Traders would want to understand ...
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  • USD/JPY Trades Lower Ahead Of Crucial Economic Data

    USD/JPY Trades Lower Ahead Of Crucial Economic Data

    USD/JPY was lower in today’s trading session as traders and investors eagerly await a slew of economic reports coming out of the U.S. in the latter half of the day. Traders would be closely watching the GDP report and the U.S. weekly jobless claims report as it would provide them with an opportunity to understand ...
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  • FX News: The Best MT4

    FX News: The Best MT4

    MetaTrader 4 is a free-of-charge program specially designed for online trading in the Forex market. The built-in technical indicators allow you to analyze securities' quotes, whilst the MQL4 network enables the development and usage of automated trading strategies. Download Now: There is a Better MT4 Shayne Heffernan of HEFFX outlines why the latest offering of ...
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  • EURUSD FX Technicals

    EURUSD FX Technicals

    EURUSD FX Technicals EURUSD closed up 0.002 at 1.321. Volume was 82% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 48% wider than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 1.319 1.322 1.319 1.321 11,186 EURUSD Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bearish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 1.33 1.35 1.36 Volatility: ...
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  • GBPUSD Trading Outlook

    GBPUSD Trading Outlook

    GBPUSD Trading Outlook Stochastic Oscillator One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 40.5750. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a buy 1 period(s) ago. Relative Strength Index (RSI) The RSI shows overbought (above ...
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  • USDJPY Remains Overbought

    USDJPY Remains Overbought

    USDJPY closed down -0.070 at 103.780. Volume was 81% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 96% wider than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 103.870 103.920 103.670 103.780 8,965 USDJPY Technical Outlook Short Term: Overbought Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: Bullish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 103.50 102.21 102.53 Volatility: 5 5 7 ...
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  • RMB Yuan Internationalization Success Seen In Payments Figures

    RMB Yuan Internationalization Success Seen In Payments Figures

    RMB Yuan Internationalization Success Seen In Payments Figures New figures from Swift RMB tracker show that RMB payments through London have increased by 123% in just 1 yr. The latest statistics reflect the flowerings of the policy of the Chinese government, embraced by policy makers and officials in the UK, to promote the growth of ...
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  • FX News: CQG FX a New Way to Trade

    FX News: CQG FX a New Way to Trade

    CQG FX provides charting, analytics, and order execution tools tailored for the professional foreign exchange trader. CQG FX is fully integrated into the CQG ecosystem. Customers can leverage CQG Integrated Client’s robust market data, analytics, and electronic trade routing tools to manage foreign exchange markets. Broad Market Coverage All major and minor FX pairs Spot ...
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  • US Dollar Comes Off 12 Month Highs, US 30-yr T-Bond At May 2013 Low

    US Dollar Comes Off 12 Month Highs, US 30-yr T-Bond At May 2013 Low

    US Dollar Comes Off 12 Month Highs, US 30-yr T-Bond At May 2013 Low 10-Yr: +08/32..2.366%.. USD/JPY: 103.94.. EUR/USD:1.3195 The US Dollar (.DXY) Index presses session lows near 82.40 as trade came  off its best marks in 12 months. Wednesday's weakness has the Buck lower for the 2nd in 8 sessions. EUR/USD is +30 pips at 1.3200 as trade stabilizes at ...
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  • Rough Session For USD/CAD

    Rough Session For USD/CAD

    USDCAD had a rough session last night with the dollar losing some strength on the back of mixed economic reports coming out of the US. Traders were closely watching the US durable goods data sold USD on the back of a mixed report which post the exclusion of the volatile transport data showed a contraction ...
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  • USD/JPY Looking For Direction

    USD/JPY Looking For Direction

    USD traded flat against the JPY, on back of a slew of economic reports and geopolitical tensions taking centre stage. The weakness in the dollar was seen as routine profit taking. Speculations about further easing by the Bank Of Japan has added to the pressure to the Yen that has been in a strong downtrend ...
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  • HEFFX Daily FX Alerts $Oil, $GC_F, $EURUSD, $GBPUSD, $USDCAD, $USDJPY,$AUDUSD, $USDCHF

    HEFFX Daily FX Alerts $Oil, $GC_F, $EURUSD, $GBPUSD, $USDCAD, $USDJPY,$AUDUSD, $USDCHF

    HEFFX Daily FX Alerts $Oil, $GC_F, $EURUSD, $GBPUSD, $USDCAD, $USDJPY,$AUDUSD, $USDCHF Crude Oil (NYMEX) (V4) Intraday: supported by a rising trend line. Pivot: 93Our preference: Long positions above 93 with targets @ 94.5 & 95.4 in extension.Alternative scenario: Below 93 look for further downside with 92.5 & 92 as targets.Comment: The RSI has just landed ...
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  • Technical Analysis: EUR/USD Headed Further South

    Technical Analysis: EUR/USD Headed Further South

    Technical Analysis: EUR/USD Headed Further SouthThe pair continues to motor lower, and is about to hit the monthly S2 level, the last support standing before 1.31. Despite the 'sell' signals on the weekly frame, the Bears  may take a break and let the Euro make a correction up, which would likely end before the price ...
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  • Easiest Forex Trading Strategies

    Easiest Forex Trading Strategies

    Easiest Forex Trading Strategies One of the easiest Forex trading strategies to master is known as currency analysis. This is a relatively foolproof method of predicting market movements and currency fluctuations. There are two different methods used to analyze currency: technical analysis and fundamental analysis. Technical analysis relies on the price of currency pairs to ...
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  • Trading the Japanese Yen JPY Using Ichimoku

    Trading the Japanese Yen JPY Using Ichimoku

    Shayne Heffernan of HEFFX.com HEFFX is the leading FX broker in terms of pricing, execution, regulation and education. Commonly used in Japanese trading rooms, Ichimoku is often applied to establish the trend for a pair and detect trend breakouts. It is decent during range bound markets and like most indicators performance often improves when used ...
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    FX News: CQG FX Forex Trading Webinar

    FX News: CQG FX Forex Trading Webinar CQG FX is the latest in Forex Trading. Join Dean from CompassFX for an exclusive guide on the advantages CQG FX provides to traders. Webinar topics to be covered include: 1. Similarities and Differences between CQG FX and MT4 2. Alert Trading 3. Custom Indicators 4. New Features ...
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  • US Dollar (.DXY) Up Again To 12 Month Highs, US Treasuries Mixed

    US Dollar (.DXY) Up Again To 12 Month Highs, US Treasuries Mixed

    US Dollar (.DXY) Up Again To 12 Month Highs, US Treasuries Mixed 110-Yr: -02/32..2.394%.. USD/JPY: 104.13.. EUR/USD: 1.3168 The US Dollar (.DXY) Index traded at its best marks in a year as action tested 82.70. The Buck is reaping the benefits of stronger US economic data, and expectations the Fed will begin its exit from QE by mid-2015. EUR/USD is -25 pips ...
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  • How To Hedge In MT4?

    How To Hedge In MT4?

    Hedging is the process of taking long and short positions at the same time so that profits could be made on both sides. This could also be used for minimizing losses. Hedging is a very useful tool to protect against adverse price movements. This strategy is best used when one is not sure about the ...
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  • HEFFX Daily FX Alerts $Oil, $GC_F, $EURUSD, $GBPUSD, $USDCAD, $USDJPY,$AUDUSD, $USDCHF

    HEFFX Daily FX Alerts $Oil, $GC_F, $EURUSD, $GBPUSD, $USDCAD, $USDJPY,$AUDUSD, $USDCHF

    Crude Oil (NYMEX) (V4) Intraday: bullish bias above 92.5. Pivot: 92.5 Our preference: Long positions above 92.5 with targets @ 94.5 & 95.4 in extension. Alternative scenario: Below 92.5 look for further downside with 92 & 91.6 as targets. Comment: A support base at 92.5 has formed and has allowed for a temporary stabilisation. Opinion ...
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  • Volatile Session For USD/CAD

    Volatile Session For USD/CAD

    Volatile Session For USD/CAD USD/CAD had a very volatile session last night. The USD traded higher against the CAD on back of positive comments made by the Fed Chairwoman, Janet Yellen with regards to US economic recovery and the ending of stimulus programme and giving forward guidance about eventually raising short term interest rates in ...
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  • USD/JPY Trades In A Narrow Range

    USD/JPY Trades In A Narrow Range

    USD/JPY Trades In A Narrow Range A look at hourly charts tells that USD/JPY is currently trading in a narrow range with negative bias. The USD gave up most of its gains in today’s' trading session on the back of softer housing data released overnight, but the consensus on strong US growth story has kept ...
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  • Technical Analysis: EUR And JPY

    Technical Analysis: EUR And JPY

    Technical Analysis: EUR And JPY EUR The pair dropped at the beginning of this week and stabilized below the 61.8% Fibo correction at 1.3230. Stability below this correction favors further Bearishness towards 1.3020 in the upcoming frame, but Tuesday's Soouthside move should be supported by several daily closings below the referred to mark  to confirm ...
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  • US Dollar (.DXY) Rose To Best Marks In About A Year, Treasuries Mixed

    US Dollar (.DXY) Rose To Best Marks In About A Year, Treasuries Mixed

    US Dollar (.DXY) Rose To Best Marks In About A Year, Treasuries Mixed 10-Yr: +03/32..2.393%.. USD/JPY: 103.97.. EUR/USD:1.3194 The US Dollar (.DXY) Index continue held small gains as trade tested 82.55, the best mark in about a year. EUR/USD is -50 pips at 1.3195 as trade presses to its lowest levels since September. Euro is being offered following the notion that Mario Draghi ...
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  • HEFFX Daily FX Alerts $Oil, $GC_F, $EURUSD, $GBPUSD, $USDCAD, $USDJPY,$AUDUSD, $USDCHF

    HEFFX Daily FX Alerts $Oil, $GC_F, $EURUSD, $GBPUSD, $USDCAD, $USDJPY,$AUDUSD, $USDCHF

    HEFFX Daily FX Alerts $Oil, $GC_F, $EURUSD, $GBPUSD, $USDCAD, $USDJPY,$AUDUSD, $USDCHF HEFFX Daily FX Alerts Oil, Gold, EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDCHF European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said Friday the ECB was prepared to respond with available tools if inflation dropped further. Investors took this to mean the ECB could start an asset ...
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  • Technical Analysis: EUR and JPY

    Technical Analysis: EUR and JPY

    Technical Analysis: EUR And JPY EUR closed lower Friday extendin this Summer's decline. The low range close sets the stage for a steady to lower opening when Monday's US session opens. Stochastics and the RSI are oversold but remain Neutral to Bearish indicating that sideways to lower prices are possible near term. If EUR extends ...
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  • Forex Technical Analysis: EUR/USD And USD/JPY

    Forex Technical Analysis: EUR/USD And USD/JPY

    Forex Technical Analysis: EUR/USD And USD/JPY EUR/USD Current mark- 1.3280 The rebound above 1.3239 is corrective, preceding a dip towards 1.3091. Initial intra-day resistance lies at 1.3300, followed by the Key area at 1.3330. Profit-taking affects Gold curbing Silver and Platinum Resistance Support intraday intraweek intraday intraweek 1.3300 1.3411 1.3239 1.3200 1.3330 1.3502 1.3200 1.3090 ...
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  • US Dollar (DXY) Index Rallied On Yellen's Jackson Hole Comments

    US Dollar (DXY) Index Rallied On Yellen’s Jackson Hole Comments

    US Dollar (DXY) Index Rallied On Yellen's Jackson Hole Comments USD/JPY: 103.97.. EUR/USD: 1.3229 The US Dollar (DXY) Index rallied to 82.45 following a speech by Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen. Ms. Yellen provided  a slightly more hawkish stance then expected which led to some buying in the Buck. She spoke of the slack that remained in unemployment which was widely ...
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  • The Big Q: EUR/JPY, Is A Medium-Term Bottom In?

    The Big Q: EUR/JPY, Is A Medium-Term Bottom In?

    The Big Q: EUR/JPY, Is A Medium-Term Bottom In?With the widely-followed EUR/USD hitting a new 11-month low under 1.3250 Thursday, it's not surprising that sentiment is particularly sour toward the Euro.Taken from a broader perspective the Euro has actually been outperforming some of its rivals, including in the EUR/GBP and the subject of Friday's look; ...
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  • Forex Market Chatter, Could Jackson Hole Be A Currency Event?

    Forex Market Chatter, Could Jackson Hole Be A Currency Event?

    Forex Market Chatter, Could Jackson Hole Be A Currency Event? There is talk in the market that Jackson Hole could be a currency event, another type of Plaza accord. Until now, the market had been solely on the lookout for any hawkish comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen presentation at the Economic Symposium Friday to ...
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  • EUR Falls Further On Hawkish FOMC Minutes

    EUR Falls Further On Hawkish FOMC Minutes

     EUR Falls Further On Hawkish FOMC MinutesWednesday Euro/Dollar continued decreasing by 70 pips. The single currency depreciated from 1.3325 to 1.3254 Wednesday, matching the negative money flow sentiment at almost -18%, closing the day at 1.3257. Thursday morning the Euro weakened further, reaching 1.3240. On the 1 hr chart the Southward channel has extended, while ...
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  • The US Dollar Rose After FOMC Minutes

    The US Dollar Rose After FOMC Minutes

     The US Dollar Rose After FOMC Minutes The US Dollar rose against major currencies Wednesday after the minutes of Federal Reserve's latest meeting showed officials discussed withdrawing monetary easing measures. The Fed released the minutes of its latest policy meeting, which said "many participants noted that if convergence toward the committee's objectives occurred more quickly ...
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  • US Dollar (.DXY) Index Hits 11 Month High

    US Dollar (.DXY) Index Hits 11 Month High

    US Dollar (.DXY) Index Hits 11-Month High The US Dollar (.DXY) Index held small gains near 82.05 as trade sees 1st close above 82.00 since September 2013. Action spent the US session in a 10 cent range ahead of the FOMC minutes.  10-Yr: -04/32..2.413%.. USD/JPY: 103.36.. EUR/USD: 1.3290 EUR/USD is -30 pips at 1.3285 as trade presses to its lowest level in 11 months. Euro ...
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  • EUR Seeing 1.33 Ahead Of FOMC Meeting Minutes

    EUR Seeing 1.33 Ahead Of FOMC Meeting Minutes

    EUR/USD Open 1.3319 High 1.3363 Low 1.3302 Close 1.3318Tuesday Euro/Dollar continued decreasing with 50 pips. The single currency depreciated from 1.3363 to 1.3312 Tuesday, matching the negative money flow sentiment at below -15%, closing the day at 1.3318. Wednesday morning the Euro weakened further, reaching 1.3302. On the 1 hr chart the Southward channel has ...
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  • US Dollar (.DXY) To Best Close In 11 Months

    US Dollar (.DXY) To Best Close In 11 Months

    US Dollar (.DXY) To Best Close In 11 Months 10-Yr: unch..2.398%.. USD/JPY: 102.87.. EUR/USD: 1.3317 The US  Dollar (.DXY) Index trading near 81.90 seeing an 11-month high, and higher against all major counterparts. EUR/USD is -45 pips at 1.3315 trade seeing its lowest close since September. Fears of a Japan-like stagnation have weighed on Eur with traders shifting their focus to ECB head ...
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  • Euro Weakens Further On Good U.S. Housing Data

    Euro Weakens Further On Good U.S. Housing Data

    Euro Weakens Further On Good U.S. Housing Data EUR/USD Open 1.3359 High 1.3399 Low 1.3352 Close 1.3361 Monday Euro/Dollar decreased with 45 pips. The single currency depreciated from 1.3399 to 1.3352, matching the negative money flow sentiment at around -17%, closing the day at 1.3361. Tuesday morning Euro is trading quietly, with movements at the ...
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  • News and Education for Trading FX, Futures, Equities, Metals

    News and Education for Trading FX, Futures, Equities, Metals

    News and Education for Trading FX, Futures, Equities, Metals Looking for the live news that matters? FX, Futures, Equities, Metals HEFFX delivers, along with education that can help beginners and professionals make the most of their trading. Breaking news and analysis on the trading sector, including exchanges, broking, clearing, market infrastructure, derivatives and regulation from ...
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  • GBP On Worst Losing Streak Since 2010, Carney Dampens Rate Bets

    GBP On Worst Losing Streak Since 2010, Carney Dampens Rate Bets

    GBP On Worst Losing Streak Since 2010, Carney Dampens Rate Bets GBP fell for a 6th wk running Vs the USD, its longest slide in 4 yrs, as participants pushed back their expectations for the timing of the Bank of England’s (BOE) 1st interest-rate hike since Y 2007. Cable depreciated for a 3rd wk running ...
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  • Malaysia Q-2 Growth Tops Forecast, Ringgit Leads Asian FX Gains

    Malaysia Q-2 Growth Tops Forecast, Ringgit Leads Asian FX Gains

    Malaysia Q-2 Growth Tops Forecast, Ringgit Leads Asian FX Gains Malaysia portfolio investments turn to net inflow in Q-2, Won, ringgit lead Asia FX weekly gainers The Malaysian ringgit hit a near 10-month high after data showing stronger than expected Q-2 economic growth, while other emerging Asian currencies were set to report weekly appreciations on hopes ...
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  • US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Down

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Down

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Down US Treasuries Climbed on Reports of Escalation in Ukraine 10-Yr: +19/32..2.324%.. USD/JPY: 102.30.. EUR/USD:1.3385 Afternoon Update US Treasuries 2y +01/32 at 100 05/32 3y +03/32 at 100 01/32 5y +08/32 at 100 15/32 7y +14/32 at 101 25/32 10y +19/32 at 100 12/32 30y +28/32 at 99 28/32   US Dollar (DXY) Index ...
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  • US Dollar Drifted Flat To Little Changed, US Treasuries Gain

    US Dollar Drifted Flat To Little Changed, US Treasuries Gain

    US Dollar Drifted Flat To Little Changed, US Treasuries Gain 10-Yr: +02/32..2.408%.. USD/JPY: 102.49.. EUR/USD:1.3362 The US Dollar (.DXY) Index drifted little changed near 81.60, the Buck pressed to session lows near 81.40 following Thursday's larger than expected initial and continuing claims, but rallied as stocks moved North. EUR/USD is flat at 1.3365 as trade has managed to shrug off this morning's disappointing ...
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  • US Real Estate: Mortgage Rates Fall

    US Real Estate: Mortgage Rates Fall

    US Real Estate: Mortgage Rates Fall Mortgage rates were slightly lower this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate sliding to 4.27 percent, according to Bankrate.com's weekly national survey. The average 30-year fixed mortgage has an average of 0.26 discount and origination points. To see mortgage rates in your area, go to http://www.bankrate.com/funnel/mortgages/. The ...
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  • HEFFX Daily FX Alerts Oil, Gold, EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDCHF

    HEFFX Daily FX Alerts Oil, Gold, EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDCHF

    HEFFX Daily FX Alerts Oil, Gold, EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDCHF Crude Oil (NYMEX) (U4) Intraday: under pressure. Pivot: 97.8 Our preference: Short positions below 97.8 with targets @ 96.6 & 95.85 in extension. Alternative scenario: Above 97.8 look for further upside with 98.25 & 98.6 as targets. Comment: As long as 97.8 is ...
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  • US Dollar Held Small Gains, US Treasuries Finish On The Highs

    US Dollar Held Small Gains, US Treasuries Finish On The Highs

    US Dollar Held Small Gains, US Treasuries Finish On The Highs The US Dollar (DXY) Index holds small gains as trade points to the 81.60 mark. The resistance area has proved difficult to break over the past 2 wks, this is and  11-month high mark.  EUR/USD is flat at 1.3365, Euro saw early selling probe the 1.3350 ...
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  • US Dollar (.DXY) Little Changed On The Day

    US Dollar (.DXY) Little Changed On The Day

    US Dollar (.DXY) Little Changed On The Day 10-Yr: -02/32..2.440%.. USD/JPY: 102.21.. EUR/USD: 1.3366 The US Dollar (.DXY) Index gave up its early gains,  now little changed near 81.50. An early bid challenged 81.70 and faded. EUR/USD is -20 pips at 1.3365 as trade seeing its lowest close since September. Euro saw early selling pressure after the Eurozone and German ZEW surveys fell well ...
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  • High Quality Fake $100 Bills Elude Detection

    High Quality Fake $100 Bills Elude Detection

    High Quality Fake $100 Bills Elude Detection It was the most popular counterfeit $100 in circulation, and for more than 10 yrs its makers were unknown to the US Secret Service. Agents collected and analyzed the fake C-Notes which 1st surfaced in Israel in the late 1990s. They were so good that they were often ...
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  • Bitcoin Dubbed "Wild West" Of Finance By CFPB

    Bitcoin Dubbed “Wild West” Of Finance By CFPB

    Bitcoin Dubbed "Wild West" Of Finance By CFPB Bitcoin, and other virtual currencies are the "Wild West" of financial products because of risks including huge swings in exchange rates, the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) said Monday. "Virtual currencies are not backed by any government or central bank, and at this point consumers are ...
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  • US Dollar Flat, US Treasuries Flat

    US Dollar Flat, US Treasuries Flat

    US Dollar Flat, US Treasuries Flat 10-Yr: +01/32..2.420%.. USD/JPY: 102.15.. EUR/USD:1.3385 Afternoon Update US Treasuries 2y Unch at 100 03/32 3y Unch at 99 29/32 5y +02/32 at 100 01/32 7y +01/32 at 101 02/32 10y +01/32 at 100 21/32 30y +02/32 at 102 24/32   US Dollar (.DXY) Index EUR/USD -25 pips at 1.3385 GBP/USD +15 pips at ...
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  • HEFFX Daily FX Alerts

    HEFFX Daily FX Alerts

    HEFFX Daily FX Alerts Oil, Gold, EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDCHF Crude Oil (NYMEX) (U4) Intraday: supported by a rising trend line. Pivot: 97.3 Our preference: Long positions above 97.3 with targets @ 98.25 & 98.65 in extension. Alternative scenario: Below 97.3 look for further downside with 96.6 & 95.85 as targets. Comment: The ...
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  • Technical Analysis: EUR

    Technical Analysis: EUR

    Technical Analysis: EUR Last Friday we saw another Bullish rebound as the pair stabilized above 50% correction at 1.3375 as showing on chart below. The attempts to break the mark failed, as the pair faced this week Linear Regression Indicator 55 at 1.3415 - 1.3420. Failing to stabilize below 1.3375 brings on a suggestion for ...
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  • Currency Market Exchange Rates In China, 11 August

    Currency Market Exchange Rates In China, 11 August

    Currency Market Exchange Rates In China, 11 August - Following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi against 10 major currencies announced on Monday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency Unit Central parity rate (in Yuan) USD 100 615.22 EUR 100 824.67 JPY 100 6.0292 HKD 100 79.37 GBP 100 ...
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  • USD Weakend On US Air Strikes In Iraq

    USD Weakend On US Air Strikes In Iraq

    USD Weakend On US Air Strikes In Iraq The US Dollar (DXY) Index weakened against most major currencies Friday as the United States launched air strikes against militants in Iraq. Japanese Yen and Swiss Franc strengthened Vs their peers as the US early Friday,as the US launched its 1st targeted airs trikes on the forces ...
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  • US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Up 10-Yr: +09/32..2.386%.. USD/JPY: 101.85.. EUR/USD:1.3416 Afternoon Update US Treasuries 2y Unch at 100 04/32 3y +01/32 at 100 01/32 5y +03/32 at 100 06/32 7y +05/32 at 101 10/32 10y +09/32 at 100 31/32 30y +14/32 at 103 06/32   US Dollar (.DXY) Index EUR/USD +55 pips at 1.3415 GBP/USD -55 pips at ...
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  • HEFFX Daily FX Alerts Oil, Gold, EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDCHF

    HEFFX Daily FX Alerts Oil, Gold, EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDCHF

    HEFFX Daily FX Alerts Oil, Gold, EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDCHF Crude Oil (NYMEX) (U4) Intraday: limited upside. Pivot: 96.6 Our preference: Long positions above 96.6 with targets @ 98.7 & 99.2 in extension. Alternative scenario: Below 96.6 look for further downside with 95.85 & 95 as targets. Comment: The RSI is bullish and ...
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  • GBP/USD Approaches Monthly S1 And 200-Day SMA

    GBP/USD Approaches Monthly S1 And 200-Day SMA

    GBP/USD Approaches Monthly S1 And 200-Day SMA Cable's direction is 'broadly moving sideways but if there are  better US numbers over the next couple of weeks, that will be more of a driver of how much USD enthusiasm there is out there. Pair's Outlook As implied by the near-term technical studies, the GBP continues to ...
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  • USDJPY News: Bank of Japan Stalls New Stimulus

    USDJPY News: Bank of Japan Stalls New Stimulus

    USDJPY News: Bank of Japan Stalls New Stimulus The Bank of Japan on Friday held fire on expanding its vast stimulus program, saying the world's number three economy continued to recover, even as the country's export picture worsened. The decision was widely expected and investors would now turn their focus to a regular post-meeting press ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up 10-Yr: +10/32..2.431%.. USD/JPY: 102.05.. EUR/USD:1.3350 Afternoon Update US Treasuries 2y Unch at 100 03/32 3y +02/32 at 99 31/32 5y +05/32 at 100 01/32 7y +07/32 at 101 00/32 10y +10/32 at 100 17/32 30y +19/32 at 102 17/32   US Dollar (DXY) Index EUR/USD -30 pips at 1.3350 GBP/USD -20 pips at ...
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  • US Real Estate: Mortgage Rates Rise

    US Real Estate: Mortgage Rates Rise

    Mortgage rates were little changed once again this week, extending the recent trend. The benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate nosed higher to 4.29 percent, according to Bankrate.com's weekly national survey. The average 30-year fixed mortgage has an average of 0.29 discount and origination points. To see mortgage rates in your area, go to http://www.bankrate.com/funnel/mortgages/. The ...
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  • EURUSD, AUDUSD Hit By Russia, Ukraine War

    EURUSD, AUDUSD Hit By Russia, Ukraine War

    EURUSD, AUDUSD Hit By Russia, Ukraine War While the European Central Bank is expected to keep its policy on hold at its meeting later in the day, Wednesday's data and persistently low inflation in the euro zone should keep alive market expectations for the bank to eventually turn to quantitative easing. Against this backdrop, the ...
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  • US Dollar Flat, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Flat, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Flat, US Treasuries Up 10-Yr: +08/32..2.459%.. USD/JPY: 102.00.. EUR/USD:1.3375 Afternoon Update US Treasuries 2y Unch at 100 02/32 3y Unch at 99 29/32 5y +04/32 at 99 29/32 7y +05/32 at 100 26/32 10y +08/32 at 100 11/32 30y +14/32 at 102 04/32   US Dollar (.DXY) Index EUR/USD +5 pips at 1.3375 GBP/USD -30 pips at ...
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  • HEFFX Daily FX Alerts

    HEFFX Daily FX Alerts

    HEFFX Daily FX Alerts Oil, Gold, EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDCHF Crude Oil (NYMEX) (U4) Intraday: the downside prevails. Pivot: 98.7 Our preference: Short positions below 98.7 with targets @ 96.5 & 95.85 in extension. Alternative scenario: Above 98.7 look for further upside with 99.2 & 99.8 as targets. Comment: The immediate trend remains ...
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  • Steve Forbes Supports The Gold Standard

    Steve Forbes Supports The Gold Standard

    Steve Forbes Supports The Gold Standard Steve Forbes, Chairman of Forbes Media, once again has made clear his support for a Gold Standard."Gold maintains its intrinsic value better than anything else on Earth, and that's for 4,000 yrs," he said Tuesday."And when you see the USD price fluctuate around Gold, that means the dollar is ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Mixed

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Mixed

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Mixed 10-Yr: -07/32..2.508%.. USD/JPY: 102.80.. EUR/USD: 1.3365 Afternoon Update US Treasuries 2y Unch at 100 01/32 3y -02/32 at 99 27/32 5y -05/32 at 99 22/32 7y -06/32 at 100 16/32 10y -07/32 at 99 28/32 30y -14/32 at 101 06/32   US Dollar (DXY) Index EUR/USD -55 pips at 1.3365 GBP/USD +10 pips at ...
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  • HEFFX Daily FX Alerts

    HEFFX Daily FX Alerts

    HEFFX Daily FX Alerts Crude Oil (NYMEX) (U4) Intraday: bullish bias above 97.5. Pivot: 97.5Our preference: Long positions above 97.5 with targets @ 98.7 & 99.2 in extension.Alternative scenario: Below 97.5 look for further downside with 97.1 & 96.5 as targets.Comment: The RSI is above its neutrality area at 50%. Prices are trading in a ...
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  • US Dollar FMQ Keeps Growing Despite US Fed Tapering

    US Dollar FMQ Keeps Growing Despite US Fed Tapering

    US Dollar FMQ Keeps Growing Despite US Fed Tapering June’s fiat money quantity (FMQ) components have been released by the St Louis Fed, and it stands at a record $13.132-T. As can be seen in the chart below, it is $5.48-T more than an extension of the pre-Lehman crisis exponential growth trend. At this point ...
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  • Currencies Are Poised For More Shifts

    Currencies Are Poised For More Shifts

    Currencies Are Poised For More Shifts The world’s major currencies, which have traded in a relatively stable range, are now in motion buffeted by different regional growth and interest rates as well as a simmering brew of geopolitical tensions. Differences are particularly noticeable between the US and Europe, and how far apart currencies in those ...
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  • US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Flat

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Flat

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Flat 10-Yr: +02/32..2.481%.. USD/JPY: 102.50.. EUR/USD:1.3415 Afternoon Update US Treasuries 2y Unch at 100 01/32 3y +01/32 at 99 28/32 5y Unch at 99 27/32 7y +02/32 at 100 23/32 10y +02/32 at 100 04/32 30y -04/32 at 101 21/32   US Dollar (DXY) Index EUR/USD -15 pips at 1.3415 GBP/USD +30 pips at ...
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  • GBP Has Longest Losing Streak In 16 Months

    GBP Has Longest Losing Streak In 16 Months

    GBP Has Longest Losing Streak In 16 Months GBP declined for a 4th wk running Vs USD, the longest losing streak in 16 months, as UK economic data from manufacturing output to consumer confidence has come in weaker than forecast. Cable dropped to the lowest mark in 7 wks Vs the Buck  after data showed ...
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  • HEFFX Asia FX Outlook USDJPY AUDUSD USDINR

    HEFFX Asia FX Outlook USDJPY AUDUSD USDINR

    HEFFX Asia FX Outlook USDJPY AUDUSD USDINR The Bank of Japan will deliver its latest policy verdict on Friday, following the sharpest fall in factory output since the devastating earthquake and tsunami of 2011. With the BOJ already having created money at a furious rate, any policy shift is unlikely. But it may have to ...
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  • US Dollar (DXY) Pulled Back At The 10 Month High

    US Dollar (DXY) Pulled Back At The 10 Month High

    US Dollar (DXY) Pulled Back At The 10 Month High The US Dollar Index (DXY) helds losses as trade struggled  to hold 81.30. Early action saw the DXY attack 81.50 for the 3rd session running, but sellers came in at 10-month highs. EUR/USD is +40 pips at 1.3425 as put in its 1st real gainer in more than 2 wks.Recent ...
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  • HEFFX Daily FX Alerts

    HEFFX Daily FX Alerts

    HEFFX Daily FX Alerts Oil, Gold, EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDCHF Crude Oil (NYMEX) (U4) Intraday: under pressure. Pivot: 99.75Our preference: Short positions below 99.75 with targets @ 97.4 & 96.65 in extension.Alternative scenario: Above 99.75 look for further upside with 100.6 & 101.2 as targets.Comment: The RSI is below its neutrality area at ...
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  • US Dollar Flat, US Treasuries Flat

    US Dollar Flat, US Treasuries Flat

    US Dollar Flat, US Treasuries Flat 10-Yr: +01/32..2.548%.. USD/JPY: 102.80.. EUR/USD:1.3385 Afternoon update US Treasuries 2y Unch at 99 28/32 3y +01/32 at  99 20/32 5y +01/at @ 99 11/32 7y +01/32 at 100 03/32 10y +01/32 at 99 17/32 30y +01/32 at 101 09/32   US Dollar Index (.DXY) EUR/USD -10 pips at 1.3385 GBP/USD -25 pips at ...
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  • GBPUSD Overvalued

    GBPUSD Overvalued

    The BoE is expected to leave interest rates on hold at a record low 0.5 percent when it meets next week. "When you look at the data, the momentum in the economy is strong enough to continue to expect the (BoE) to gear up for tightening in the next few months," said Sam Hill, senior ...
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  • EURUSD European Recovery Was All Talk

    EURUSD European Recovery Was All Talk

    EURUSD European Recovery Was All Talk By country, Spain saw annual deflation of 0.3 percent in July, after the economy roared ahead in the three months to June at its fastest pace since before the financial crisis. In Germany, inflation eased to 0.8 percent, days after the ECB and the Bundesbank emphasized the need to ...
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  • USDJPY Money Printing Fails in Japan

    USDJPY Money Printing Fails in Japan

    USDJPY Money Printing Fails in Japan Most of Japan's economic policy relies on a ridiculous premise of quantitative easing to cure all ills launched by the BOJ last year to pull Japan firmly out of deflation and achieve 2 percent inflation. Consumer price gains are still largely related to the yen's depreciation pushing up import ...
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  • US Real Estate News: Mortgage Rates Flat

    US Real Estate News: Mortgage Rates Flat

    Mortgage rates were little changed this week, extending the recent trend. The benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate held at 4.28 percent, according to Bankrate.com's weekly national survey. The average 30-year fixed mortgage has an average of 0.29 discount and origination points. To see mortgage rates in your area, go to http://www.bankrate.com/funnel/mortgages/. The average 15-year fixed ...
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  • Argentina and its Bondholders

    Argentina and its Bondholders

    Daniel A. Pollack, the Special Master appointed by Judge Thomas P. Griesa to conduct and preside over settlement negotiations between the Republic of Argentina and its Bondholders, issued the following Statement today: "This morning and this afternoon, representatives of the Republic of Argentina, led by Minister of the Economy, Axel Kicillof, and representatives of its ...
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  • AUDUSD Headed Lower

    AUDUSD Headed Lower

    AUDUSD Headed Lower HEFFX Update AUDUSD AUDUSD closed down -0.001 at 0.932. Volume was 88% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 50% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 0.933 0.933 0.932 0.932 6,006 AUDUSD Technical Outlook Short Term: Oversold Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bullish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 0.94 ...
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  • US Dollar At 10-Month Highs

    US Dollar At 10-Month Highs

    US Dollar At 10-Month Highs The US Dollar Index (.DXY) moved to highs near 81.50 after the Fed announced another $10-B taper to its asset purchase program.  Wed esday's advance has the Buck at marks last seen in September 2013. Two otable excerpts from the FOMC statement: "a range of labor market indicators suggests that there remains significant underutilization ...
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  • The Fed Dominate Markets this Week

    The Fed Dominate Markets this Week

    The Fed Dominate Markets this Week Later on Wednesday, the Fed is expected to cut its monthly bond-buying program by another $10 billion. Also later in the session, the Commerce Department is expected to report that the economy grew at a 3.2 percent annual pace in the second quarter, after it shrank 2.9 percent in ...
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  • Gold Bugs Meet Bitcoin Believers

    Gold Bugs Meet Bitcoin Believers

    Gold Bugs Meet Bitcoin Believers GLD, FB They are calling it Bit-Gold, the combo of the world’s newest and oldest currencies. The Big Q: is Bitcoin real money? The Big A: Bitcoin and Gold may make a match, we will see. Gold, a store of value, has long been popular with investors seeking a safe-haven and ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up On Consumer Confidence Reading

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up On Consumer Confidence Reading

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up On Consumer Confidence Reading 10-Yr: +06/32..2.460%.. USD/JPY: 102.09.. EUR/USD:1.3411 The US Dollar Index (.DXY) finishing on session highs near 80.20, its best close in nearly 6 months.  The rally off the early July lows near 79.80 has traders looking towards the Key resistance at 81.40 . EUR/USD is -30 pips at 1.3410 as trade drops ...
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  • Alerts $OIL, $GLD, $EURUSD, $GBPUSD, $USDCAD, $USDJPY, $AUDUSD, $USDCHF

    Alerts $OIL, $GLD, $EURUSD, $GBPUSD, $USDCAD, $USDJPY, $AUDUSD, $USDCHF

    Alerts $OIL, $GLD, $EURUSD, $GBPUSD, $USDCAD, $USDJPY, $AUDUSD, $USDCHF HEFFX Alerts Crude Oil (NYMEX) (U4) Intraday: under pressure. Pivot: 102.2 Our preference: Short positions below 102.2 with targets @ 100.9 & 100.6 in extension. Alternative scenario: Above 102.2 look for further upside with 102.65 & 103.45 as targets. Comment: The immediate trend remains down but ...
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  • US Dollar Drifts, US Treasuries Slip

    US Dollar Drifts, US Treasuries Slip

    US Dollar Drifts, US Treasuries Slip 10-Yr: -06/32..2.496%.. USD/JPY: 101.85.. EUR/USD: 1.3437 The US Dollar Index (.DXY) drifted little changed near 81.00 on the day. The quiet session saw the action in  5 cent range. EUR/USD is +5 pips at 1.3440 as trade stabilizes near 8 month lows. The quiet session saw action limited to 15 pips. GBP/USD is +15 pips at 1.6990 ...
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