Forex Fundamental Analysis
Consistent Fed Sparks Stock Rise | 12/18/2014 12:02:44 PM
To anybody who has been following financial news for any length of time, the “news” that the US Federal Reserve intends to follow a patient approach to raising interest rates does not qualify as news at all.
Russia Increases Interest Rates | 12/17/2014 10:42:19 AM
The Russian Rouble has been under pressure this year, falling from 32.61 against the Dollar in December 2013 to hit a record low of 79 yesterday before rallying somewhat to trade at 69.24 at the time of writing.
Abe Gets Renewed Mandate | 12/16/2014 10:41:31 AM
On Sunday, the Japanese went to the polls – or more accurately, some of them did. A shade over half of Japanese citizens who were eligible to vote bothered to do so; the turn-out was 52%, the worst figure since 1947.
Forex Week in Review | 12/15/2014 10:00:13 AM
Last week saw the end of a recent Bull Run for the major markets with all of them losing ground on continuing concerns of weak global demand, in part heralded by oil prices hitting fresh five year lows.
Chinese Inflation Dips To Five-Year Low | 12/11/2014 10:13:39 AM
China’s central bank, like many other central banks, targets a specific level of inflation, in China’s case it is 2%.
Presidential Nomination Could Trigger Fresh Greek Election | 12/10/2014 10:43:26 AM
The incumbent Greek President’s term ends in March 2015. Replacement of President Karlos Papoulis is the responsibility of the Greek parliament and requires the support of 180 MPs from a total of 300 lawmakers.
Job Creation In USA Beats Projections | 12/9/2014 9:29:47 AM
The percentage of the US workforce without gainful employment, actively seeking work and claiming benefits remained unchanged at 5.8% in November.
Forex Week in Review December 8 2014 | 12/8/2014 10:11:18 AM
Last week was another largely positive for the major markets with only the US’s Nasdaq losing ground. Get the analysis for December 8, 2014 here.
Best US Employment Report in 3 Years | 12/7/2014 5:59:56 AM
November was a good month for U.S. employment as the largest number of workers in three years joined the labor force. In addition, wages were up, another indication that the economy was strengthening.
TTIP Meets Citizen Resistance | 12/5/2014 8:57:20 AM
At its heart, the European Union is a democratic body with its 28 Member States directly electing representatives to the European Parliament which meets in Strasbourg and Brussels and has the power to ratify or decline legislation proposed by the European Commission (EC).
UK Service Sector Continues To Expand | 12/4/2014 8:16:52 AM
The UK economy today is dominated by the service sector and it has enjoyed two years of growth, helping to make the UK economy one of the fastest growing developed economies in the world.
Russian Economy Heads For Recession In 2015 | 12/3/2014 6:44:02 PM
Russia finds itself in a double bind. It is subject to a number of sanctions from the European Union, USA and other trading partners over what they perceive to be undue involvement in the affairs of another sovereign state, Ukraine.
Is there an Oil Crisis on the Way? | 12/2/2014 12:43:02 PM
November has just ended and oil prices appear to have reached rock bottom. West Texas Intermediate crude futures are below $65 for the first time since May 2010 and the decline is turning out to be the worst since the collapse of the financial system in 2008.
Moody’s Downgrades Japanese Credit Rating | 12/2/2014 12:38:21 PM
The Japanese economy is the third largest in the world behind the USA and China and the nation’s GDP is roughly worth $5 trillion.
Forex Week in Review December 1 2014 | 12/1/2014 8:38:51 AM
Last week was again largely positive for the major markets with only the UK’s FTSE losing ground. It marked the final trading session of November 2014.