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  • Surprising Decline in German Economy is Positive News for the Euro

    Unemployment in Germany unexpectedly declined this month as the manufacturing industry regained footing while the trade stress, which prevented stifled exports growth, eased.

  • Can we expect a Rebound in Manufacturing PMIs in 2020? Global car sales Say “No”

    Global automakers continue to struggle due to sluggish consumer demand in all major markets. Years of low interest rates, credit stimulus and relatively high level of average employment worldwide were insufficient to boost incomes and revive the idea of owning a car which is increasingly narrowed down to the mere need of transportation which certainly has more pragmatic solutions.  

  • The Friday Forex Takeaway – Episode 11

    Key Points From This Week US-Sino Trade Deal Expectations Rise Again Investors had their expectations for a US-Sino trade deal bolstered once again this week as further comments from President Trump added encouragement. Trump noted that the US and China were in the “final throes” of a deal. The market now expects that the phase-one […]

  • Chart of the Day Bullish NZDUSD

    Chart of the Day Bullish NZDUSD Bullish NZDUSD: The NZD sits this morning around 0.6435 the last seven NY closes being within a 15pip range of 0.6403-0.6418. Yesterday, the ANZ business outlook survey for November showed both business confidence and own-activity indicators rising to their highest level this year. The data follows a string of […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, November 29, 2019

    Daily Market Outlook, November 29, 2019  Main Market Themes Daily market outlook – Global stocks slipped on Thursday amidst heightening US-China political uncertainty that dwarfed the recent optimism surrounding a potential mini trade deal.  President Trump signed the controversial Hong Kong Humans Rights and Democracy Act that would require the US to annually assess Hong […]

  • Daily Commodity Currencies: 29 November, Friday

    USDCHF Technical Analysis: NZDUSD Technical Analysis: USDCAD Technical Analysis: USDNOK Technical Analysis: Disclaimer: The material provided is for information purposes only and should not be considered as investment advice. The views, information, or opinions expressed in the text belong solely to the author, and not to the author’s employer, organization, committee or other group or […]

  • Chart of The Day Bearish USD

    Chart of The Day Bearish USD Bearish USD: Trump signed it. The HK Human Rights bill that has been passed by both the House and Senate landed on the US president’s lap last week, and there was some anticipation about whether Trump will sign it into law or not, given the opposition from China and […]

  • Day 510 of the trade war: Trump Signs Hong Kong Bill

    Trump made a tough call to finally arm himself with bipartisan opposition towards China, by signing a controversial bill on Hong Kong on Wednesday.

  • The Crude Chronicles – Episode 15

    Trade Deal Optimism Offsets Bearish EIA Release The latest CFTC COT report showed that over prior week, net-crude positions grew by 5,378 contracts to a total of 429,975 contracts on the week. The rise in WTI positioning continues to reflect ongoing expectations that a US-Sino trade deal is forthcoming. Over recent weeks, the market has […]

  • Daily Market Outlook, November 28, 2019 

    Daily Market Outlook, November 28, 2019  Main Market Themes All eyes will be on China and the potential “Phase 1” trade deal after US President Trump signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act into law on Wed. The bill has overwhelming bipartisan support in the US President Donald Trump also signed another bill […]

  • EUR/USD Targets Support

    Today we discuss the potential future of European currency, British pound and WTI oil.

  • Daily Commodity Currencies: 28 November, Thursday

    USDCHF Technical Analysis:   NZDUSD Technical Analysis:     USDCAD Technical Analysis:   USDNOK Technical Analysis:   Disclaimer: The material provided is for information purposes only and should not be considered as investment advice. The views, information, or opinions expressed in the text belong solely to the author, and not to the author’s employer, organization, […]

  • Trump Wasn’t Lying When he said that “China needs the deal more than me”

    It seems that Trump wasn’t lying when he said that “China needs the deal more than me.”

  • UK Elections Update: Conservative Party Losing Ground

    Polls Show Gap Is Narrowing With just fifteen days to go until the UK general elections the intensity of the campaign is accelerating, as is the media coverage around it. One of the major points of focus is the wide range of polls around the elections. In recent years, there has been a great deal […]

  • Chart of the Day Bullish CHFJPY

    Chart of the Day Bullish CHFJPY CHF: The SNB remains uncomfortable with Franc appreciation and continues to remind the market it will need to be careful about any attempts at trying to force an appreciation in the currency. But the SNB will also need to be careful right now, as its strategy to weaken the […]