currency trading

  1. J

    Manual Foreign Currency Trading?

    I know very little about FOREX and currency trading but I want to start trading soon. Recently I talked to the father of a friend of mine. He was a software engineer and maybe he was just making everything up but I was intrigued. What he did was from the late 80s until 1991. He said before...
  2. mtfxlive

    MTFX Monthly Currency Forecast - July 2016

    Dear Forum Members, Please see below, a detailed forecast on the major currencies for the current month and beyond. Hope the information provided is beneficial for you, and I look forward to learning from others views as well. US Dollar: The US dollar has been the beneficiary of recent Brexit...
  3. Jarratt Davis

    Currency Update 23rd of May

    Coming up in today's London session will be PMI data releases from throughout Europe, followed by comments from Fed's Bullard late in the session. As always on Mondays kick start the week with my prepared currency update below. Currency Update USD: Minutes from the April 26-27 meeting were...
  4. Jarratt Davis

    Currency Update 16th of May

    Today’s session is expected to be uneventful with bank holidays in France, Germany and Switzerland and no significant economic data due until Empire State Manufacturing Index during the NY session. As always on Mondays I prepared the currency update so you can familiarize with the situation in...
  5. Jarratt Davis

    Currency Update 9th of May

    As is usual for Monday, data events are few and price action is subdued. Ahead we have Factory Orders from Germany, CPI from Switzerland, and House Price Index from the UK – none of which are expected to have any notable impact. Start your week with my prepared most recent currency update below...
  6. Jarratt Davis

    Currency Update 2nd of May

    Today is a bank holiday in the UK which means volumes are expected to be very light. The London session is light on economic data too. Start your week with the currency update below. Currency update USD: The Fed’s April 27 statement failed to provide any further clarity on when the Bank may...
  7. Jarratt Davis

    Currency Update 18th of April

    Today’s London session is very light on data. We may see further weakness in commodity currencies if oil moves lower, however much of the move has already occurred. As always on Monday to give a good start for the week I prepared a currency update. Currency Update USD: CPI for March slightly...
  8. Jarratt Davis

    Currency Update 11th of April

    There is no trade call for the session. As always on Mondays I prepared the currency update so you can familiarize with the situation in the markets. Currency Update USD: Employment figures for March were solid with 215,000 jobs added, a rise of 0.3% in Average Hourly Earnings, and an increase...
  9. Jarratt Davis

    Currency Update 4th of April

    There is no trade call for the session. The London session is relatively quiet, however we will see Employment figures from Spain and Construction PMI from the UK. Currency Update USD: Employment figures for March were solid with 215,000 jobs added, a rise of 0.3% in Average Hourly Earnings...
  10. Jarratt Davis

    Currency Update 29th of March

    There is no trade call for the session. Today’s London session is very light on economic data. As always I suggest you start the week by reading my currency update to familiarize with the latest changes in the market. Currency Update USD: Core PCE remained at 1.7% y/y for February. Final GDP...
  11. Jarratt Davis

    Currency Update 14th of March

    There is not trade call for the session. Risk appetite was witnessed during Asian trade, following on from last week’s positive sentiment boosted by ECB easing. Equities moved higher which helped AUDJPY rally 60 pips before falling to fresh lows. Familiarize with the latest changes in the market...
  12. Jarratt Davis

    JPY Analysis – 8th of March

    After months of yen appreciation, the BOJ’s new policy measures initially saw weakness on the yen, however this quickly turned as a result of risk aversion with the USDJPY falling over 1000 pips since the January 29 high. Risk sentiment has been improving over recent sessions and as such USDJPY...
  13. Jarratt Davis

    Currency Update 15th of February

    There is no trade call for the session or tier one data on the calendar for the London session. The main event for the day will come in NY with ECB’s Draghi who is due to testify on monetary policy before the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, in Brussels. Today is...
  14. NicholasM

    Things Successful Forex Traders Do That You Probably Ignored

    First: Successful traders never put your eggs in one basket however promising it might look; ignore this, and you could be out of the game before you know it. Sometimes optimism fails us, we feel that we have a strong conviction about a particular trade and then put too much towards that...
  15. malakelfaleh

    Advantages of currencies over stocks

    ADVANTAGES OF CURRENCIES OVER STOCKS Simplicity. There are generally the same four foremost currency pairs swapped on the Forex Market, thus you may be adept to get a feel for cost movement patterns and currency Behavior very quickly. There are thousands of securities on the stock market, and...
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