Forex Fundamental Analysis
When Will the Gold “Bubble” Burst | 11/24/2009 10:55:00 AM
Positive economic data released today pushed Global Equity Markets higher once again. In Canada, a better than expected print on Retails Sales moved the CAD higher as well as month over month figures that published at 1%. In addition, last month's print was revised upwards as well.
Dollar Doubts Send Gold To New Record High | 11/24/2009 10:22:00 AM
Gold has always been the refuge to go to in times of economic worries and doubt. Its value has been imprinted deep into the human psyche since antiquity and the metal has intrinsic worth, finding myriad uses from jewellery through to space exploration.
Closing in on Official Shopping Season | 11/23/2009 10:42:00 AM
The DJIA was flat Friday closing the day down just 14.28 points. The week saw the DJIA gain 9/10th of a percent while most Global Equity Markets finished the week in negative territory. The Greenback gained as risk was held in check as the DXY closed above 75.57 in the forex market, for the first time since November 12th.
FOREX: November In Perspective | 11/23/2009 9:42:00 AM
Economic parameters vary with great speed over the course of a trading day. For this reason, it is useful to look at data over a slightly longer term to gain an insight into any trends that might be emerging which can be exploited for your investment strategy.
OECD Upbeat About Global Prospects In 2010 | 11/20/2009 3:27:00 PM
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has 30 member states drawn from developed nations and has the mandate to support economic growth, boost employment and contribute to world trade, amongst other things.
US Plans To Dismantle Banking Giants | 11/19/2009 11:22:00 AM
In a move which would make the blood of any true free-marketeer run cold, a key US House of Representatives committee has voted to give government the power to order that large banks be split up.
USD Gains Ground vs G10 | 11/18/2009 1:46:00 PM
The Dollar gained a little ground today as it advanced versus its G-10 rivals. DXY support at 74.90 held firmly again today as the index gained before closing at the 75.303 handle. The EUR was pushed lower as ECB President, Trichett applauded the Fed's Ben Bernanke's strong Dollar comments made day prior.
Heads Of The World’s Largest And Third Largest Economies Meet | 11/18/2009 10:53:00 AM
US President Barack Obama has met with the Chinese minister, Wen Jiabao in Beijing. Jiabao is the third most senior Chinese leader and is responsible for the Chinese economy. Whilst the two nations are agreed to work together on resolving tensions over North Korea’s nuclear ambitions and on climate change, no such breakthrough was immediately apparent with regard to trade.
Traditional Indicators Point to a Weaker USD, So What’s with the Rise? | 11/18/2009 10:45:00 AM
Gold challenged the 1144 region but fell back almost couple of percent to around 1127 from its best levels but is still trading higher than last week when the EUR was pushing 1.5050, currently 1138 and 1.4840, respectively.
Gold Makes Huge Gains | 11/17/2009 12:24:00 PM
The DJIA completed the Global Equity Market rally today currently ahead 140 points to 10,410. The rally during the Asian and London session got underway as the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation group universally agreed to maintain and support whatever measures are necessary to put the global economy back on track.
Correlations Continue to Break Down- Is There a Major Breakout Looming? | 11/17/2009 10:44:00 AM
Gold hit a new high again today (yawn) and given the lack of follow-through in other markets to support the main theory that higher gold will drive the USD lower, we are becoming very wary of a breakout in the USD.
Federal Reserve Chairman Makes Rare Comments On US Dollar Value | 11/17/2009 10:08:00 AM
Traditionally, the US Federal Reserve doesn’t often comment on the value of the US currency abroad.
Dollar Ends Mixed Across G-10 Commodity Currencies | 11/16/2009 11:03:00 AM
The Dollar ended the week mixed across the G-10 with commodity currencies advancing while the remaining G-10 currencies suffered minor losses. Global Equity Markets finished the week in positive territory although Futures are pointing towards a slightly lower open.
FOREX: Last Week In Perspective | 11/16/2009 10:48:00 AM
Last week was a second straight good one for the world’s major stock markets with all indices gaining ground over the course of the week, except for the Nikkei. In Europe, the FTSE put on almost 3% of its value, closing at 296.4; the CAC was up by 2.66%, closing at 3806.0; the Dax closed up by 3.6% at 5686.8.
President Obama is in China-will the message get through? | 11/16/2009 9:38:00 AM
Last week we touched on the theme of possible CNY revaluation, or de-pegging, as some might say.