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Top Trade Idea For January 29th, 2015 – USDCHF

January was clearly the CHF month as the SNB dropping the 1.20 eurchf peg brought a higher chf all over the dashboard. However, I started to like the usdchf pair as from a technical point of view the whole move lower seems to be an impulsive move that ends a flat pattern on the bigger […]

Swiss Central Bank Takes Another Swipe at the EUR

SNB rumors hurts EUR Currency pairs trying to take a breather Recycle EUR’s to improve portfolio average Stateside weather postpones debt issues As most of the east coast of the U.S. focuses on the “historic” snowstorm of all proportions, rumored Swiss National Bank (SNB) action during the European session this morning has taken a swipe […]

ECB’s Draghi Cannot Afford to Lose Street Cred This Week

SNB coordinating damage control Draghi cannot afford to waiver Will the ECB “do whatever it takes?” China’s Q4 growth a little suspect Rate divergence is a major trading theme for 2015. Yet no one expected the imminent impact of varying rate policies so early in the new calendar year. For months the market has been […]

Yen Gains on Haven Flows as Chinese Stocks Drop Most in Five Years

Talking Points: Yen Gains on Haven Flows as Chinese Shares Slump on Lending Restrictions Swiss Franc Continues to Correct Lower After Last Week’s SNB-Driven Jump See Economic Releases Directly on Your Charts with the DailyFX News App The Japanese Yen outperformed in overnight trade, rising as much as 0.8 percent on average against its leading […]

SNB Causes CHF Flash Crash Game-Changer

SNB’s Jordan gets rid of EUR/CHF floor Swiss negative deposit rates effective immediately CHF cannot shake safe-haven appeal easily Last EUR buyer has no interest At least investors cannot complain as volatility remains healthy so far in 2015 despite many unknowns including if the European Central Bank’s (ECB) quantitative easing (QE) program will be tabled […]

Implications for EUR/USD, EUR/GBP after SNB Floor Collapses

Talking Points: EURCHF falls as much as 28% after SNB removes floor. Consequences for EURUSD thanks to ECB? Many, indeed. See the DailyFX Economic Calendar for Thursday, January 15, 2015. The Swiss National Bank’s decision to remove the EURCHF Sf1.2000 floor is a monumental development for FX markets. Sparing no few words, nothing more needs […]

Euro Déjà vu Again

Dollar stays top of class Market awaits Euro Court of Justice pending decision Putin’s Russia sees red S&P sees Russia in speculative grade? Capital markets’ slated agenda for the next five days will be considered rather boring compared to the events that kept all asset classes jumping last week. The U.K. and France report their […]

EUR Onwards and Downwards

Global bourses bounce on hawkish Fed EUR bears chasing the unit lower IMM Euro shorts below peak levels German manufacturing orders disappoint Risk appetite seems to have found some much needed love after yesterday’s December Federal Open Market Committee minutes indicated that Federal Reserve officials were willing to be “patient” on interest rates. Although the […]

EUR Longs Have Few Places to Hide

Euro flash prices hit negative territory Euro CPI headline and core diverge on energy German unemployment data improves sharply EUR breaks psychological €1.1860 Investors are only interested in one number this morning and that’s the Euro flash consumer-price index (CPI). Would it fall into negative territory for the first time in five years? And if […]

January Events to Keep Currency Blues Away

EUR plummets to nine-year low Single unit faces triple whammy in January Will Draghi compromise on QE? Greek ‘tragedy’ a cliff hanger The first full week of 2015 is upon us, and the markets have already heated up from their one-week holiday slumber. The next five-days are laden with crucial economic releases including key inflation […]

EUR Steady Ahead of Year’s End

Greek contagion contained Single currency broadly unchanged Spanish disinflation remains an issue Euro credit shows some improvement The collapse of the Greek government is not expected to have the same knock-on contagion effect witnessed during the ‘darkest days’ of the European debt crisis two years ago. Back then and similar to today, the European Central […]

EUR Not Bothered by Greek Outcome

Greek PM fails to acquire votes Snap Greek elections end of January Is “Grexit” a worry for EUR? EUR bear eyes €1.20 with confidence It’s a difficult week to get excited about in capital markets. Most of the necessary positional business that had to be done will have been concluded well ahead of the New […]

Will Negative Swiss Rates Reduce CHF Demand?

SNB goes negative in January Market assess policy moves by Fed and SNB EUR under pressure from intervention demands Yen bears relieved with higher U.S. yields Over the past 24 hours, capital markets have managed to navigate the last of the significant central bank scheduled meetings for this calendar year with the conclusion of the […]

Swiss Franc Sinks as SNB Surprises with Negative Interest Rates

Talking Points: Swiss Franc Sank After SNB Unexpectedly Unveiled Negative Interest Rates US Dollar May Turn Lower as Markets Rethink FOMC Outcome Implications See Economic Releases Directly on Your Charts with the DailyFX News App The Swiss Franc slumped after the Swiss National Bank unexpectedly dropped interest rates into negative territory at -0.25 percent. The […]

Top Trade Idea For December 15th, 2014 – USD/CHF

After three successful USD/NOK (Norwegian krone) long trades in recent weeks, it’s time to look elsewhere. In so doing, we’re not suggesting the oil price fall has ended. However, we have noticed price moving and closing below a four month uptrend line that may be worth some consideration. We’re talking about “the franc” (the Swiss […]

Euro Traders Prepare for Direct Stimulus Update

Talking Points: Dollar and S&P 500 Suffer Worst Declines Since October Panic Euro Traders Prepare for Direct Stimulus Update Swiss Franc Potential Lopsided in SNB Rate Decision Dollar and S&P 500 Suffer Worst Declines Since October Panic ‘The Dollar’s safe haven status is broken’? That seems to be a claim be made more often these […]

Draghi and ECB Have A Minimum Requirement

BoE non-event risk in pipeline Draghi’s headaches persist What’s the ECB’s minimum requirement? EUR expectations if disappointed The threat of global central bank action is managing to keep the various assets classes moving. Whether it’s the Central Bank of Russia (tighter monetary policy next week?), the People’s Bank of China (easing of monetary policy?), the […]

How Low Can The EUR Go?

Swiss the ‘only’ lovers of the EUR More rhetoric from Draghi and company Aussie negotiates a new record low CBR rumored to be trigger happy Who cares? Just as long as you are not ‘long’ any it seems — except perhaps against the CHF. The Swiss National Bank (SNB) appears to be the only entity […]

USDCHF reaches resistance & response key to outlook

The USDCHF pair has rebounded lower from a major resistance trendline which represents the upper level of an ascending wedge. The long term outlook for the pair is bullish, yet should we fail to see a break higher, then this may be a short term top to continue the consolidation seen in recent weeks. The […]

Australian Dollar Hit 4 Year Low on High Volume Before RBA

Talking Points: Dollar Drops as Commodities Rebound and Equities Slide Australian Dollar Hits 4 Year Low on High Volume Before RBA Swiss Franc: EURCHF Doesn’t Rally Far After ‘No’ Vote on Gold Dollar Drops as Commodities Rebound and Equities Slide In a day scarred by volatility, the Dollar notably ended the day in the red. […]

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