5 Institutions Who Call The Shots

5 Institutions Who Call The Shots

5 Institutions Who Are Calling The Shots Federal Reserve

The United States Federal Reserve (FED) has one of the greatest if not the greatest impact on financial markets and should always be on a trader’s radar and listed on their financial calendar regularly. read more

Aussie Dollar Volatility Seen on China, US, Eurozone Event Risk

Aussie Dollar Volatility Seen on China, US, Eurozone Event Risk

Saturday, Jan 16, 2016 2:11 pm EST

Aussie Dollar Volatility Seen on China, US, Eurozone Event RiskAussie Dollar Volatility Seen on China, US, Eurozone Event Risk

Fundamental Forecast for the Australian Dollar: Neutral

  • Australian Dollar Continues to Face China-Driven Risk Aversion Threat
  • Upbeat Jobs Data May Trim RBA Rate Cut Outlook, Cap Aussie Losses
  • Find Critical Turning Points for the Australian Dollar with DailyFX SSI

The Australian Dollar dropped to finish last week at the lowest levels in nearly seven years as aggressive risk aversion battered the sentiment-linked currency. The S&P 500 – a benchmark for market-wide risk appetite – fell for a second consecutive week to record the largest such losing streak since November 2011. Commodity prices also continued to sink, with a host of aggregate benchmarks of raw materials prices sinking to multi-year lows.The week ahead offers ample opportunities for the rout to continue. read more

Oil and Stocks Lead the Asian Rebound while Gold Calms

Oil and Stocks Lead the Asian Rebound while Gold Calms

Thursday, Jan 21, 2016 2:56 pm EST

Talking Points:

  • Gold calmed as Asia market turned to buying risk again
  • Oil bounced back to 28 yet under threat of stock build in DoE report today
  • Copper rose the most, leveraging on stocks and oil recovery

Asia market started the day with a mild risk-on mood. Regional stocks made recovery attempts from yesterday’s lows. Similar things occurred in commodities: oil bounced back to 28s and copper returned to Tuesday levels. read more

Market Review

Market Review

Posted on: 07 January 2016, by: Pepperstone S – Market Review

Brace yourself for a string of news that may continue to play out negative for G10 commodity and EM FX: read more

The foreign exchange market Forex- FX, or currency market

The foreign exchange market  Forex- FX, or currency market

Forex is a global decentralized market for the trading of currencies. This includes all aspects of buying, selling and exchanging currencies at current or determined prices. In terms of volume of trading, it is by far the largest market in the world.[1] The main participants in this market are the larger international banks. Financial centres around the world function as anchors of trading between a wide range of multiple types of buyers and sellers around the clock, with the exception of weekends. The foreign exchange market determines the relative values of different currencies.[2] read more

Forex Anxiety

Forex — The Anxiety Is Killing Me!

It’s tough, isn’t it? Having an investment out there and being patient enough to just let it run its course is something that is difficult for even the most seasoned of veterans—but especially so for those trading on the Forex! The Forex, or Foreign Exchange market, is where nations, investment banks, and other investors come to exchange currencies. Nearly two trillion dollars exchange hand in a given 24-hour period of trading (the market is open 24 hours per day, Sunday through Friday) making the Forex the largest and most fluid market in the world. Investors love the Forex because it is simple and has plenty of opportunity for profit thanks to its volatility. read more

Thinking About Trading On The Forex Market?

Thinking About Trading On The Forex Market?

Many people say that trading forex can be a very difficult endeavor, but that is only true if you don’t have the proper education or aren’t properly informed. Like anything, you need to know the right steps to trade forex in order to be successful. This article contains a number of tips that will help you on your way to trading forex. read more