Will Italy Bring down the EU?

Radical Government could galvanize others. When the UK crashed out of the Exchange Rate Mechanism of the European Monetary Union more than twenty-five years ago,...

Better the devil you know?

Forming a flexible strategy As many readers will know already I favour trading strategies that are wide ranging and include as many factors as possible...

Consumer Inflation in the Euro area fell to 1.2%. Eurodollar on new lows

At 11:00 am, Eurostat published data on the CPI index in the euro area for April, which is a measure of consumer inflation. In...

Euro becoming impossible to trade?

Simply a by-product of dollar activity? Does the euro have a life of its own any more or is it simply driven by the fact...

Dollar and U.S. economy drifting apart

Globalization leads Greenback away from domestic influences In the past when FX traders were seen as little more than gamblers with their employer bank’s money,...

Could it be that it was all so Simple?

Friday’s data confounds the “old way” The non-farm payroll data that was released on Friday illustrated perfectly how the market is changing and evolving and...

Trailing stops counter sharp turnarounds

Run them, but protect your profits It has become a feature of the market recently that currencies not only seem to run out of steam...

Seize every opportunity

Why waste a chance? I hear a lot of traders who say they never trade or hold a position over certain economic releases and some...

April reports – How to get Ready and not be on the Sideline?

During the week we will see a lot of quarterly earnings reports. A lot of major players will reveal their data already on Wednesday....

Dollar Higher as Yields hit 3%

A sustained period of Dollar strength on the horizon As analysts made their predictions for 2018 back in December/January, very few predicted the rally in...

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