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Breakout on Tap Next Week? USDOLLAR Index Eyes Flag Top

Talking Points: EURUSD rebounds back above $1.0980 on EZ CPI data. AUDUSD at fresh yearly lows; USDCAD waits for Canadian GDP. See the DailyFX economic calendar for Friday, July 31, 2015. It’s the end of the month, which means fund managers and traders alike will be revisting their books. This rebalancing effect – the reallocation […]

US Dollar Likely to Rise After FOMC Policy Announcement

Talking Points: US Dollar Likely to Rise Following FOMC Monetary Policy Announcement Markets Expect Tightening in September But a July Rate Hike is a Possibility See Economic Releases Directly on Your Charts with the DailyFX News App A quiet economic calendar in European trading hours is likely to see traders wholeheartedly focused on the outcome […]

Top Trade Idea for July 29th, 2015 – USD/JPY

It’s been a quiet overnight session for most major currencies as market participants refrained from placing large trades ahead of today’s FOMC meeting. As we noted yesterday, the central bank is unlikely to make any outright changes to monetary policy, but the wording of the accompanying statement could tilt the scales in the hotly-contested “September […]

USDOLLAR Index Fights Back to Trendline from June Lows

Talking Points: AUDUSD breaks to fresh yearly lows below $0.7270. USDCAD triangulates, looking for a break above C$1.3055. See the DailyFX economic calendar for Thursday, July 23, 2015. Hold the presses on the ‘greenback may be topping’ headlines: the past 24-hours have seen a quick revival by the US Dollar. USD-pairs, particularly those in the […]

Dollar Uptrend Under Fire – ST Topping Potential Increasing

Talking Points: EURUSD tests $1.1000, but obstacles remain before ‘bullish.’ AUDUSD takes a turn towards recent channel resistance. See the DailyFX economic calendar for Thursday, July 23, 2015. The likelihood that the USDOLLAR Index is establishing a short-term top has jumped after recent price action. With a fairly empty economic calendar for today and the […]

USDOLLAR Pressured after Key Reversal; NZD/USD Trend Watch

Talking Points: USDOLLAR Index loses uptrend from 6/18 low, tests 12000. NZDUSD traded back to daily 13-EMA, recent resistance from 7/10-14. See the DailyFX economic calendar for Wednesday, July 22, 2015. The recent USDOLLAR Index uptrend may be in question after yesterday’s bearish key reversal. Event risk may help provide the catalyst to spark either […]

USDOLLAR Index Breakout Looking Healthy, but Breather Possible

Talking Points: EURUSD finds support at late-May low just above $1.0800. USDCAD attempting for fresh yearly highs above C$1.3000. See the DailyFX economic calendar for Monday, July 20, 2015. Market attention is starting to divert itself from Greece and back to two overarching themes: the ECB’s QE through September 2016; and the Fed’s desire to […]

Top Trade Idea For July 17th, 2015 – NZD/JPY

It’s been a rough few weeks for the Kiwi Dollar with falling milk prices, weak inflation and expectations of a second rate cut at next week’s central bank meeting. Despite all that, the NZDJPY chart is showing early signs of a possible bullish divergence setup. If price rallies from here, it will confirm a lower […]

Top trade idea for July 16th, 2015 – USD/CAD

Usdjpy back above 124.00 level on the back of a strong US earning season and Greece being “fixed” but I would say it is only a matter of time until the downside should be checked again. The reason for that comes from the technical point of view and not from the fundamental in the sense […]

Top Trade Idea For July 15th, 2015 – GBP/JPY

For traders who weren’t paying close attention, it was easy miss today’s Bank of Japan meeting in the cacophony of today’s other high-impact news releases. And while the central bank did not make any changes to monetary policy, as anticipated, the bank’s policy board did ratchet down its expectations for growth and inflation, with potentially […]

Chinese Recovery, Grexit Threat Keeps Traders Guessing

China’s Shanghai Composite sees black Risk on after global equities stabilize Investors faith in ECB corrals contagion BoE holds steady Capital markets currently have so many moving parts to contend with that it’s no wonder that volatility trades atop a multi-month high. If it’s not Chinese officials trying to prop up the Shanghai Composite index […]

Pound to Look Past BOE Rate Decision, Greece Crisis Back in Focus

Talking Points: Yen Pulled Back, Australian Dollar Rose as Risk Appetite Stabilized in Asia Bank of England Policy Decision Likely a Non-Event for the British Pound Greece Crisis Back in Focus as PM Tsipras Submits New Debt Deal Plan The Japanese Yen underperformed in overnight trade, falling as much as 0.6 percent on average against […]

Forex Under Three-Prong Attack

Greece given a five-day deadline Deliver or bust for Greek banks Euro yields suggest contagion corralled for now Investors to focus on FOMC minutes For most traders and investors, this week has been difficult to keep up with ‘who is who,’ and ‘who said what’ about Greece from a eurozone, Eurogroup, or Euro finance minister’s […]

Euro, Yen Volatility Ahead as EU Officials Meet on Greece Crisis

Talking Points: Euro, Yen Volatility Ahead as Eurozone Officials Meet for Greece Crisis Talks Australian Dollar Little-Changed After Another Status-Quo RBA Rate Decision Follow All the Latest Greece-Related NewsFlow via the Real Time News Feed Greece remains in focus as the aftermath of the weekend’s referendum rejecting the EU-proposed debt deal terms continues to play […]

Greece Hopes to Restart Debt Deal Negotiations. Will the EU Oblige?

Talking Points: Euro Declines, Yen Gains as Greek Referendum Rejects EU Debt Deal Terms EU May Opt Against Restarting Negotiations, Opening the Door to “Grexit” Follow All the Latest Greece Crisis News-Flow via the Real Time News Feed The Euro underperformed in overnight trade after Greece voted against a deal swapping reforms for bailout funding […]

Euro Faces Weekend Gap Risk with Greek Referendum Sunday

Talking Points: EURUSD holding near $1.1100 in thin trading conditions. EUR, CHF, GBP, and JPY carry significant gap risk over the weekend. See the DailyFX economic calendar for Friday, July 3, 2015. FX markets are likely to see higher volatility in the coming days. With US markets closed today in observance of Independence Day and […]

US Dollar May Rise on Jobs Data, NZ Dollar Drops on Dairy Slump

Talking Points: Upbeat Jobs Data May Boost US Dollar, Drive Broad-Based Risk Aversion NZ Dollar Down as Dairy Prices Slump, Fueling RBNZ Rate Cut Speculation See Economic Releases Directly on Your Charts with the DailyFX News App The New Zealand Dollar underperformed in overnight trade, falling as much as 0.5 percent on average against its […]

Top trade idea for June 2nd, 2015 – USDJPY

Here we are ahead of the US jobs reports and US dollar is on a tear higher virtually against everything and positioning seems to be extreme ahead of the event. I would still favor the downside on the usdjpy pair as with current gap over the previous weekend an important support level has been broken […]

Greece’s Tsipras and Month End Demand to Keep Traders Guessing

Asset prices still dominated by contagion and risk aversion Greek PM to tease markets until officially in arrears Month-end demand to play havoc with asset prices Yen the favorite in flight scenario For the remainder of this week, market moves are to be dominated by contagion and risk aversion, but most likely not to the […]

Pound May Fall on UK GDP, Euro Engulfed in Greece Crisis Fallout

Talking Points: Greece Set to Miss IMF Repayment with As-Yet Unknown Euro Implications Pound May Decline if 1Q UK GDP Revision Weighs on BOE Rate Hike Bets See Economic Releases Directly on Your Charts with the DailyFX News App The revised set of first-quarter UK GDP figures headlines the economic calendar in European hours. The […]

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