Current Gold Forecast: Gold Over Paper

Current Gold Forecast: Gold Over Paper

#gold $XAU $GLD $USD The Fundamentals Central banks worldwide are committed to suppressing interest rates and printing money to solve their nation’s debt problems. Eventually, they will be forced to default or devalue, they will devalue. The Technicals Gold forms a major bottom every 8-yrs. The last low came in Y 2016. The next one should […]

FX Traders Exit Bearish Bets Against the USD

FX Traders Exit Bearish Bets Against the USD

#Dollar #Fed #virus #risk $USD $DXY $EUR $GBP $JPY $CHF $CNY The USD held onto gains Vs most currencies Thursday in Asia as signs of an economic slowdown in Europe and in the US revived concerns about the fallout from continuing virus infections. EUR hit by worries about a return to severe lockdown restrictions, faces […]

Dollar Marks 6-wk Highs, Traders Seek Safe-haven

Dollar Marks 6-wk Highs, Traders Seek Safe-haven

#Dollar #virus #riskoff $USD $DXY $EUR $AUD $NZD USD rose Tuesday to 6-wk highs, extending gains from the Monday’s session, as markets turned risk-averse over a surge of virus cases and new lockdown measures in UK and Europe. Although European equities opened higher Tuesday, USD continued its ascent and riskier currencies fell, as new lockdown […]

USD’s Sharp Decline Driving Professional Investors into Gold

USD’s Sharp Decline Driving Professional Investors into Gold

#USD #Gold #investors #debt #Fed $XAU $GLD $USD $DXY The reason USD became the world’s reserve currency is that America has had the largest, strongest steadily growing and conservatively financed economy and a stable political system anchored in the US Constitution. Yet for USD to continue to be valued, the world has to believe in it. […]

Rare Tax Cut Helps Socialist Germany

Rare Tax Cut Helps Socialist Germany

Car registrations in Germany showed this year’s smallest monthly drop in July as buyers took advantage of a temporary cut in value added tax, figures released Wednesday showed. Registrations fell by only 5.4 percent in July, improving significantly from the precipitous drops of 32 percent in June, 50 percent in May and 61 percent in […]

Euro Headed Below Parity to USD

Euro Headed Below Parity to USD

EU leaders emerged from a marathon four-day and four-night summit Tuesday to celebrate what they boasted was a historic rescue plan for economies left shattered by the coronavirus epidemic. The 750-billion-euro ($858-billion) deal was sealed after intense negotiation that saw a threats of a French walkout and a Hungarian veto — and fierce opposition from […]

The Euro is Grinding on Towards Disaster

The Euro is Grinding on Towards Disaster

#Europe $EURUSD #coronavirus Divided EU leaders will meet again on Monday to try to agree the terms of a huge coronavirus economic rescue package after a night of tense haggling failed to yield a breakthrough. After three days and three nights of talks, the 27 states still cannot settle on the exact size and rules […]

Euro: EUR/USD (EUR=X) Expected To Rise

Euro: EUR/USD (EUR=X) Expected To Rise

$EUR #Euro #FX #Currencies #Trade #Markets The euro has broken above the 200 week EMA during the last couple of trading sessions, and remains very resilient, despite the actual fact that we continue to form plenty of wicks. That being said, for me the real breakout is going to be higher than the 1.15 handle, […]

No Hope for a Euro Deal

No Hope for a Euro Deal

Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that EU leaders may fail to reach an agreement on Sunday on a huge post-virus recovery plan for the shattered European economy. Arriving for the third and what she said was probably the “decisive” day of an extraordinary European summit, Merkel said the 27 leaders had “many positions” on the […]

Euro: EUR/USD (EUR=X) Shayne Heffernan Says A Lot of Positives Are Showing Now

Euro: EUR/USD (EUR=X) Shayne Heffernan Says A Lot of Positives Are Showing Now

Euro: EUR/USD (EUR=X) $EUR #FX Shayne Heffernan Says A Lot of Positives Are Showing Now The EUR/USD rate has recovered back to 1.1285 at the time of writing on Tuesday, however it will need to break back above 1.1295 if bulls want a signal to buy again says well-known Economist and trader Shayne Heffernan, CEO […]

Let’s Measure the USD in Here

Let’s Measure the USD in Here

$.DXY $USO $GLD $XAU A Key measure of USD is the ICE US Dollar Index .DXY, -0.12%, and it has been weakening over the past 30 days, down 3.9%, but is up a bit YTD, rising 0.1%, according to FactSet data. The index measures USD Vs a basket of 6 peer currencies, including the EURUSD, +0.03%, the GBPUSD, 0.29% and USDJPY, +0.06%. A weaker USD has […]

.DXY (DX) Futures Technical Analysis, Investors Bet on Dovish Fed

.DXY (DX) Futures Technical Analysis, Investors Bet on Dovish Fed

$DX $.DXY $USD $JPY $EUR $GBP $CAD Tuesday, the USD reversed late in the session and is now trading lower against a basket of major currencies. The selling pressure is being led by a strong upward surge in the Euro. The Canadian Dollar is also making a comeback along with the British Pound. The Japanese Yen has been strong all session […]

Time to Sell The Euro

Time to Sell The Euro

The European Central Bank could announce Thursday hundreds of billions of euros in new bond-buying to keep fighting the pandemic crisis, analysts predict, as EU governments prepare to wrangle for months over a joint response. While some policymakers have urged abandoning the ECB’s self-imposed limits on buying government debt to stoke growth and inflation, the […]

Europe to Kill the Value of the Euro for an Economic Quick Fix

Europe to Kill the Value of the Euro for an Economic Quick Fix

A one-trillion-euro recovery plan to get Europe back on its feet after the devastation wreaked by the coronavirus pandemic was set to be unveiled Wednesday, as badly hit Spain started 10 days of national mourning for its thousands of dead. The massive European proposal follows other unprecedented emergency measures introduced around the world to rescue […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Some dollar volatility

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Some dollar volatility

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Some dollar volatility The greenback has been the main mover on currency markets within the past seven days. In the early part of last week, it had been on the back foot as signs of progress in the race for a Covid-19 treatment supported risk appetite. The currency managed to recovery some […]

Lagarde Looks to Undermine Germany’s Constitutional Court

Lagarde Looks to Undermine Germany’s Constitutional Court

The Euro was not saved today, European Central Bank chief Christine Lagarde will resort to dirty tricks and political blackmail to destroy the value of the Euro and leave Germany the bill. European Central Bank chief Christine Lagarde will prefer a “diplomatic path” to a high-stakes showdown with Germany’s Constitutional Court after a critical ruling, […]

Greece Nears Collapse

Greece Nears Collapse

Ten years after sinking into its worst economic crisis in living memory, Greece once again faces the spectre of a grave recession in the midst of a global coronavirus lockdown. Though the country has so far been spared the death toll of other European nations at fewer than 150 fatalities from COVID-19, it will not […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Rallies Are Now a Chance To Sell

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Rallies Are Now a Chance To Sell

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Rallies Are Now a Chance To Sell The Euro reversed to the upside late Friday as investors, cautiously optimistic about the results of a drug trial and President Donald Trump’s plan to reopen the economy, regained some appetite for risk and in the process took profits in the U.S. Dollar ahead of […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) off Lows With Germany to Reopen Economy as Soon as Monday

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) off Lows With Germany to Reopen Economy as Soon as Monday

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) off Lows With Germany to Reopen Economy as Soon as Monday The euro moved off session lows against the dollar on Wednesday, amid reports Germany, the economic powerhouse of Europe, plans to reopen parts of its economy as soon as Monday. “We have achieved a fragile intermediate success, but we don’t have […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) investors move away from the greenback

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) investors move away from the greenback

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) investors move away from the greenback The American currency remained the weakest this Tuesday, leading EUR/USD to advance to 1.0984, its highest in almost two weeks. The market mood began improving during the Asian session, as China published its March Trade Balance, which posted a surplus of $19.9B, better than anticipated, with […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Little Changed in Holiday Thinned Trading

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Little Changed in Holiday Thinned Trading

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Little Changed in Holiday Thinned Trading EUR/USD shows subdued price action in the early day on Monday which is attributed to the Easter Monday holiday. However, volatility has generally slowed and there is a reason to believe this trend may continue. There was a sharp rise in volatility in late February as the […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) faces immediate resistance on charts this week

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) faces immediate resistance on charts this week

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) faces immediate resistance on charts this week The Euro received a last minute leg-up ahead of the holiday weekend after Eurogroup finance ministers agreed on a fiscal support package for the bloc’s economies, although it’s facing immediate resistance on the charts and technical analysts say it could now range-trade for a while. […]

Fx: USD Pacing for Weekly Loss on Fed ‘Big Bang’ Lending Program, Virus Fear Fading

Fx: USD Pacing for Weekly Loss on Fed ‘Big Bang’ Lending Program, Virus Fear Fading

$USD Last time I looked, USD was on pace for a weekly loss Friday as the Fed’s massive new Big Bang lending program for small companies and sa slowdown in coronavirus infections reduced safe-haven demand. The GBP pulled ahead against the dollar and the euro as markets breathed a sigh of relief after British PM […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) maintains its bearish stance despite decreased demand for safety

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) maintains its bearish stance despite decreased demand for safety

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) maintains its bearish stance despite decreased demand for safety Financial markets were in a better mood this Monday, amid some encouraging news related to the coronavirus pandemic. According to the latest data available the contagion curve and the death toll seem to be flattening in Italy, Spain and New York, the three […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) seen finding support on charts at 1.0778 this week

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) seen finding support on charts at 1.0778 this week

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) seen finding support on charts at 1.0778 this week The Euro unwound almost all of its late March rebound against the Dollar last week and the charts are warning of more losses ahead, although weekend confirmation of a broad slowdown in the continental spread of coronavirus could lift risk appetite over the […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) may continue to exhibit a bearish behavior over the coming days

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) may continue to exhibit a bearish behavior over the coming days

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) may continue to exhibit a bearish behavior over the coming days EUR/USD trades to a fresh weekly low (1.0821) ahead of the US Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) report, and the exchange rate may continue to exhibit a bearish behavior over the coming days as it extends the series of lower highs and lows from […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Plunges

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Plunges

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Plunges The Euro has broken down significantly during the trading session on Wednesday, breaking through the 1.10 level and then breaking through the bottom of the candlestick from the previous session. That of course is a very negative sign, but I think we are probably going to see a lot of back and forth […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) sharply lower

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) sharply lower

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) sharply lower EUR/USD turned sharply lower yesterday which could be the first step in a trend reversal after a nearly 5% gain from last week’s low. The pair was weighed by a strong dollar as the greenback is seen broadly recovering against the major currencies after a notable fall last week. Home sales […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Uncertainty remains high amid the coronavirus pandemic, investors cautious

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Uncertainty remains high amid the coronavirus pandemic, investors cautious

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Uncertainty remains high amid the coronavirus pandemic, investors cautious The euro was a relative underperformer yesterday in the FX market, taking EUR/USD’s price back below its 200-day moving average and broke below its weekly support level before partially, testing conformist breakout strategies at the very start of the week. The news thus far hasn’t been […]

Sentiment is a Volatile Motivator

Sentiment is a Volatile Motivator

$VXX $USD $GBP $EUR $XAU $GLD Keeping tabs on the overall market correlation across assets on the risk or safe haven side was my focus at the weekend. Even though things eased last week with over $5-T in sidelined cash coming back in just 4 days, circumstances might see it snap back into the Bear’s […]

USD Falls 3.9%, Biggest Weekly Decliner Since 2009

USD Falls 3.9%, Biggest Weekly Decliner Since 2009

$USD $.DXY The Buck posted its biggest weekly decliner in more than 10 yrs Friday, as trillions of dollars worth of aid/stimulus efforts by governments and central banks helped temper a rout in global markets driven by the coronavirus pandemic. The USD surged in March as tumbling stock and debt markets caused a scramble for […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) rally was the result of persistent dollar’s weakness

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) rally was the result of persistent dollar’s weakness

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) rally was the result of persistent dollar’s weakness The EUR/USD pair has retaken the 1.1000 threshold this Thursday, extending its intraday advance to 1.1044. The rally was the result of persistent dollar’s weakness, as the American currency edged lower against all of its major rivals, despite sentiment fluctuated throughout the day. Asian […]

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