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USD/JPY ? Japanese yen edges higher, ADP payrolls next


"USD/JPY has edged lower in the Tuesday session, erasing the losses seen on Monday. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 113.65, down 0.27% on the day. On the release front, Japanese consume..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-02 17:16
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, trading

Gold gains ground, investors eye Fed meeting


"Gold has posted slight gains in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1201.31, up 0.20% on the day. On the release front, CB Consumer Confidence, jumpe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-25 18:00
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, point

USD/CAD -Canadian dollar steady, investors eye U.S consumer confidence


"The Canadian dollar is trading sideways in the Tuesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2961, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian releases. In the U.S, today?s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-25 14:10
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro steady as German inflation within expectations


"EUR/USD is drifting in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1761, up 0.12% on the day. On the release front, German Wholesale Price Index jumped 0.3%, edging above the estimate of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-25 11:42
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, price index, trading

DAX rally continues despite US tariffs on China


"The DAX index has posted gains in the Thursday session, continuing the upward trend seen on Wednesday. Currently, the index is at 12,284, up 0.54% on the day. On the release front, there are no major..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 12:55
Taggar: consumer confidence

EUR/USD ? Euro gains ground, Eurozone consumer confidence ahead


"EUR/USD has posted slight gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1694, up 0.28% on the day. On the release front, the eurozone releases consumer confidence, which is expect..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 11:07
Taggar: consumer confidence, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen steady as US GDP within expectations, Japanese retail sales next


"The Japanese yen is steady in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 111.45, up 0.23% on the day. On the release front, Japanese consumer confidence edged lower to 43.3..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-29 16:07
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, trading

Gold edges lower, investors eye GDP


"Gold has posted small losses in the Tuesday session. In the North American session, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1208.36, down 0.20% on the day. On the release front, there was positive ne..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-28 17:40
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, point

GBP/USD ? British pound subdued as pound hugs 1.29


"GBP/USD is unchanged in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.2886, down 0.06% on the day. On the release front, U.S manufacturing and consumer confidence data was str..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-28 17:05
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen trading sideways, as Japanese, U.S data beats expectations


"The Japanese yen is unchanged in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 111.05, down 0.03% on the day. On the release front, BoJ Core CPI edged up to 0.5%, above the esti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-28 16:31
Taggar: consumer confidence, cpi, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar jumps to 10-week high as US-Mexico reach trade deal


"The Canadian dollar has gained ground on Tuesday, after posting strong gains on Monday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2919, down 0.37% on the day. On the release front, the U.S releases CB Consum..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-28 14:15
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro at 3-week high as US and Mexico reach trade deal


"EUR/USD has posted small gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1703, up 0.22% on the day. On the release front, there are no key eurozone indicators. In the U.S, the key in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-28 12:25
Taggar: consumer confidence, indicators, point, trading

Gold above $1200 as Powell comments send dollar downwards


"Gold is slightly higher at the start of the trading week. In Monday’s North American session, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1209.20, up 0.29% on the day. There are no U.S indicators o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-27 17:55
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, indicators, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound improves in thin holiday trade


"GBP/USD has posted gains in the Monday session. The pair is trading at 1.2891, up 0.34% on the day. With British banks are closed for a summer holiday, traders can expect a quiet day from the pair. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-27 17:29
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen edges higher as investors search for cues


"The Japanese yen has posted slight gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 111.00, down 0.22% on the day. It’s a quiet start to the week, with no Japanese or..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-27 16:26
Taggar: consumer confidence, inflation, trading

USD/CAD ? Lack of data leaves Canadian dollar lower


"The Canadian dollar has recorded slight gains in the Monday session, paring some of the losses seen on Friday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3047, up 0.17% on the day. There are on Canadian or U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-27 14:18
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro pauses after closing week with gains


"EUR/USD is almost unchanged in the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1618, down 0.02% on the day. On the release front, German Ifo Business Climate improved to 103.8, above the estim..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-27 11:59
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, trading

US Consumer Confidence Rises in July


"Consumer confidence gained more than expected in July, but consumers remained concerned about future economic growth. The Confidence Board’s index increased to 127.4 in July, beating an estimate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 17:44
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, report

Dollar Higher After Trump Administration Reopens Talks with China


"The US dollar rose on Tuesday after American inflation data was in line with expectations and consumer confidence came out higher than forecasted. The U.S. Federal Reserve wraps up its two day Federal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 00:59
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, inflation, market

GBP/USD ? British pound higher as consumer credit levels rise


"The British pound has posted gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.3136, up 0.24% on the day. On the release front, British Net Lending to Individuals improved..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-30 18:12
Taggar: consumer confidence, pound, trading

DAX under pressure after Trump threatens currency war


"The DAX index has posted losses in the Monday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,510, down 0.41% on the day. On the release front, there are no key German or eurozone indicators. Eurozone Consumer C..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-23 12:58
Taggar: consumer confidence, indicators, point

EUR/USD ? Euro pauses after strong gains following Trump comments


"EUR/USD has posted slight losses in the Monday session after strong gains on Friday. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1731, up 0.07% on the day. On the release front, it’s a quiet start to th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-23 11:57
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, trading

DAX Halts Slide, Markets Eye EU Summit


"The DAX index has reversed directions on Wednesday and is in red territory. In Tuesday’s North American session, the DAX is at 12,268, up 0.17% on the day. In economic news, there are no major e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-27 13:22
Taggar: consumer confidence

Gold dips to six-month low, US economic numbers mixed


"Gold has posted losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1266.59 down 0.39% on the day. On the release front, the Richmond Manufacturing Index i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-26 18:23
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, point

EUR/USD Declines Under Weight of Trade War Fears


"EUR/USD declined today as the threat of trade wars continued to weigh on markets. Today’s US data did not provide a direction to the currency pair because..."

EUR/USD ? lack of data leaves euro treading water


"EUR/USD has edged lower in the Tuesday session, after posting modest gains on Monday. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1675, down 0.24% on the day. It’s a quiet day on the release front, with..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-26 10:29
Taggar: consumer confidence, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Ticks Lower


"The Canadian dollar is slightly lower in the Monday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3291, up 0.19% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian releases until Thursday. In the U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-25 14:59
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, home sales, trading

DAX under pressure as investors fret over trade tensions


"The DAX index has posted gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,614, down 0.65% on the day. On the release front, the sole eurozone indicator is consumer confidence, which is expec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-21 13:08
Taggar: consumer confidence, report

EUR/USD ? Stumbling euro falls to 11-month low, U.S jobless claims next


"EUR/USD has posted losses in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1521, down 0.46% on the day. On the release front, the sole eurozone indicator is consumer confidence, which is e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-21 11:59
Taggar: consumer confidence, indicators, point, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Trading Sideways, Manufacturing PMI Next


"The British pound is almost unchanged in the Thursday trade. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3300, up 0.013% on the day. On the release front, British GfK Consumer Confidence re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-31 17:53
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, pound, trading

Gold Pushes Above $1300 on Italy Tensions


"Gold has posted gains in the Tuesday session, erasing the losses seen on Monday. In the North American session, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1303.85, up 0.44% on the day. On the release fr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-29 18:07
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, point

GBP/USD ? British Pound Loses Ground, 1.32 Line Under Pressure


"The British pound has posted losses in Tuesday trade. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3263, down 0.36% on the day. Earlier in the day, the pair touched a low of 1.32o4, its lowe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-29 17:31
Taggar: consumer confidence, pound, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Drops to 2-Month Low, BoC Rate Announcement Next


"The Canadian dollar continues to lose ground and has recorded losses for a sixth consecutive day. In Tuesday’s North American session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3019, up 0.36% on the day. On the r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-29 14:32
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, indicators, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Slips to 10-Month Low on Italy Anxiety


"EUR/USD has posted sharp losses in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1541, down 0.72% on the day. On the release front, there are no major eurozone indicators. In the US, CB Con..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-29 11:35
Taggar: consumer confidence, indicators, point, trading

Gold Edges Lower on Memorial Day Holiday


"Gold is trading quietly in the Monday session, hugging the $1300 level. In the North American session, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1298.76, down 0.24% on the day. On the release front, U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-28 18:14
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, gold, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Steady as U.S and U.K on Holiday


"With U.S and British banks closed for holidays on Monday, the currency markets are having a quiet day. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3309, up 0.06% on the day. There are no British..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-28 17:50
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, currency, indicators, market, point, trading

OANDA Market Insights With Jazz FM


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart look back at the week’s business and market news. This week: Trump dumps Iran deal, UK rates on hold a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 20:53
Taggar: consumer confidence, loonie, market, oil, pound, rate

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Subdued in Thin Holiday Trade


"With Japanese markets closed for Constitution Day, the yen is having a quiet day. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 109.91, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, Japanese Consu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-02 15:54
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, point, trading

DAX Stems Slide, Markets Eye ECB Statement


"The DAX index has steadied in the Thursday session, after recording sharp losses in Wednesday trade. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,437 points, up 0.12% on the day. On the release front, German G..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 13:46
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady as Markets Eye ECB Rate Statement


"EUR/USD has posted slight gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2175, up 0.12% on the day. On the release front, German GfK Consumer Confidence edged down to 10.8, close t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 12:41
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, rate, trading

Gold Rebounds After Sharp Losses, US Consumer Confidence Shines


"Gold has posted gains in the Tuesday session, recovering some of the losses from Monday. In the North American session, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1331.42, up 0.48% on the day. In the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-24 18:56
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, home sales, point

US Consumer Confidence Rebounds in April


"U.S. consumer confidence rebounded in April and new home sales increased more than expected in March, pointing to underlying strength in the economy despite signs that growth slowed in the first quart..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-24 16:54
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, home sales, point

DAX Steady, Investors Eye Eurozone Consumer Confidence


"The DAX index is steady in the Friday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,574 points, up 0.06% on the day. On the release front, there are no major events. German PPI improved to 0.1%, but th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-20 12:32
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Under Pressure as German Inflation Misses Estimate


"EUR/USD has lost ground in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2299, down 0.40% on the day. On the release front, there are no major events. German PPI improved to 0.1%, but this f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-20 12:01
Taggar: consumer confidence, trading

DAX Trading Sideways, German Inflation Report Ahead


"The DAX index is steady in the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,576 points, down 0.11% on the day. On the release front, the eurozone current account surplus dropped to EUR 35.1 b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-19 13:54
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Steady Ahead of GDP


"The Canadian dollar continues to trade quietly. In the Wednesday session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2905, down 0.14% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases the monthly GDP report and the Raw..."

Gold Lower as Trade War Fears Recede


"Gold has posted considerable gains in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1344.33, down 0.72% on the day. In economic news, CB Consumer Confidence dro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-27 18:39
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, point

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips as US Dollar Shows Broad Gains


"The British pound has headed lower in the Tuesday session, erasing most of the gains seen on Monday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4162, down 0.48% on the day. In the UK, the Financ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-27 17:50
Taggar: consumer confidence, financial, pound, trading

US Consumer Confidence Falls in March


"U.S. consumer confidence declined in March, falling below expectations and breaking a two-month streak of gains. The Conference Board’s measure of consumer attitudes on current and future econom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-27 16:51
Taggar: consumer confidence

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Dips, Markets Await US Consumer Confidence


"The Canadian dollar has posted gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2881, up 0.30% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian indicators. In the US, CB Consume..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-27 13:54
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, indicators, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Dips, US Consumer Confidence Next


"EUR/USD has posted slight losses in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2412, down 0.30% on the day. On the release front, German Import Prices declined 0.6%, weaker than the esti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-27 12:19
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, trading

New York Legislator Proposes BitLicense Alternative for Cryptocurrency Users


"New York State Assembly legislator Ron Kim (D-40) has unveiled a bill that intends to protect cryptocurrency investors and ease the bureaucratic burden on crypto-related businesses. It?s the first..."

Bloomberg Survey Shows Canadian Consumer Confidence in Decline


"Canada?s suddenly jittery economy is facing another headwind: wavering consumer confidence. Economic sentiment cooled for a second straight month in February, according to polling by Nanos Research Gr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-05 22:09
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy

EUR/USD ? Euro Subdued, Shrugs Off Soft Services PMIs


"It’s a quiet start for the euro in the Monday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.2306, down 0.10% on the day. On the release front, eurozone numbers disappointed, as services PMI, retai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-05 13:42
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Slightly Lower, Japanese Consumer Reports Next


"The Japanese yen has posted slight gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 106.90, up 0.21% on the day. On the release front, it’s a busy day. In Japan, Cap..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 16:39
Taggar: consumer confidence, trading

US Retail Sales Could Gain 3.9% in 2018 According to NRF


"U.S. retail sales in 2018 could climb slightly higher than last year’s 3.9 percent gain, as lower unemployment and growing wages drive consumer confidence higher. The National Retail Federation..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 21:53
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, retail sales

Gold Trading Sideways Ahead of Fed Rate Statement


"Gold has ticked lower in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1339.51, down 0.13% on the day. On the release front, CB Consumer Confidence rose to 125..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-30 20:05
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, point

US Consumer Confidence Rose in January


"Consumer optimism pushed higher than anticipated in January, after a surprise decline the previous month. The Conference Board’s measure of consumer confidence rose to 125.4 in January, higher t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-30 19:02
Taggar: consumer confidence

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Trading Sideways, GDP Next


"The Canadian dollar continues to show little movement this week. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2424, down 0.12% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian events. In the US, Consume..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-30 15:22
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, point, trading

Gold Slips as US Dollar Selloff Hits the Breaks


"Gold has started the week with losses. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1341.32, down 0.62% on the day. On the release front, Personal Spending slowed to 0.4%, shy of t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-29 19:54
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold

Gold Slips as US Dollar Selloff Hits the Brakes


"Gold has started the week with losses. In Monday’s North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1341.32, down 0.62% on the day. On the release front, Personal Spending slowed to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-29 19:54
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Slightly Lower as Investors Look for Cues


"The Canadian dollar has posted gains in the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2344, up 0.23% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian events. In the US, the key event..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-29 15:01
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Strengthens as US Employment Data Disappoints


"USD/JPY has posted considerable losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 112.48, down 0.63% on the day. In Japan, Average Cash Earnings accelerated to 0.9%, above..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-09 18:36
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, rate, trading

Biggest Drop in UK New Car Sales Since 2009


"British new car sales recorded their biggest drop since 2009 last year, falling 5.7 percent due to uncertainty over potential new diesel charges and weakening consumer confidence since Brexit, an indu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-05 15:43
Taggar: consumer confidence

Gold Climbs to 4-Week High, US Data a Mixed Bag


"Gold continues to move higher during Christmas week, and has climbed to its highest level since December 1. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1286.97, up 0.33% on the da..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-27 18:59
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold

EUR/USD Rises During Slow Holiday Trading


"EUR/USD rose during the Wednesday’s slow trading. With absence any major fundamental drivers, traders flocked to riskier currencies, avoiding safer ones. US economic data was mixed as&..."

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Up, U.S. Consumer Confidence Next


"EUR/USD continues to have a quiet week. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1887, up 0.24% on the day. In economic news, there are no eurozone events on the schedule. In the U.S, the markets are expect..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-27 12:34
Taggar: consumer confidence, home sales, market, point, trading

Last Licks for the Dollar Bears


"Last Licks for the Dollar Bears  The dollar bears are getting their last licks in for 2017 perhaps foreshadowing of things to come in 2018. The bears took their cue from  The Conference Board Consumer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-27 01:58
Taggar: bear, consumer confidence, dollar

USD/JPY ? Yen Steady, Japanese Inflation Report Ahead


"The Japanese yen has inched lower in the Monday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 112.74. On the release front, Japanese Consumer Confidence increased to 44.9, edging above the e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 18:14
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, trading

US Consumer Confidence Remains High


"Consumer optimism ripped higher in November, building on historic highs set in the previous month. The Conference Board’s measure of consumer confidence rose to 129.5, the highest mark since the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 20:53
Taggar: consumer confidence

Gold Ticks Higher, Markets Digesting Powell Testimony


"Gold has posted slight gains on the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1295.91, up 0.12% on the day. In the US, CB Consumer Confidence jumped to 129.5, c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 19:14
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, point

GBP/USD ? Pound Slips as Carney Spooks Markets


"The British pound has posted considerable losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3223, down 0.66% on the day. On the release front, the Bank of England publish..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 18:43
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, financial, pound, report, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Gains Ground, Investors Eyeing Powell Testimony


"The Japanese yen has posted gains in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 111.31, up 0.18% on the day. In the US, CB Consumer Confidence jumped to 129.5, above the estim..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 17:33
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, point, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Ticks Higher Ahead of Inflation Reports


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2794, up 0.19% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases two inflation reports, and BoC G..."

EUR/USD ? Euro Ticks Lower, Investors Eye Powell Testimony


"The euro has started the week with little movement. In the Tuesday session, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1881, down 0.14% on the day. On the release front, there are no major eurozone events. The US releas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 12:42
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Lack of Events Leaves Euro Unchanged


"The euro has started the week with little movement. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1934, up 0.01% on the day. On the release front, there are no eurozone events. In the US, the sole indicator is N..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-27 12:41
Taggar: consumer confidence, home sales, trading

CAC Rally Continues, French Mfg., Services PMIs Next


"The CAC continues to gain ground this week. Currently, the CAC is at 5383.45 up 0.32% on the day. The index has posted three consecutive winning sessions, gaining 1.3% in that time. On the release fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-22 15:24
Taggar: consumer confidence, point

DAX Rally Pauses After Hot Start to Week


"The DAX index has posted strong gains this week, but is subdued on Wednesday. Currently, the DAX is at 13,162.50, down 0.02% on the day. The DAX has started the week in fine form, up 1.8% this week. O..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-22 14:23
Taggar: consumer confidence, point

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Higher, Markets Await US Data, Fed Minutes


"The euro has posted slight gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1770, up 26% on the day. On the release front, the sole eurozone indicator is Consumer Confidence, which i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-22 12:01
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, trading

CAC Rally Continues


"The CAC continues to gain ground this week. Currently, the CAC is at 5,376.95, up 0.68% on the day. For a second straight day, there are no French or eurozone indicators on the schedule. On Wednesday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-21 14:01
Taggar: consumer confidence, indicators

DAX Ignores Political Crisis, Rally Continues


"The DAX index has started the week with strong gains. In the Tuesday session, the DAX is at 13,126.00, up 0.52% on the day. The index has jumped 1.4% this week. There are no German or eurozone indicat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-21 13:29
Taggar: consumer confidence, indicators

USD/JPY ? Yen Gains Ground Ahead of Fed Chair Nomination


"USD/JPY has posted losses in the Thursday session, erasing the gains seen on Wednesday. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 113.96, down 0.27% on the day. On the release front, Japanese Con..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 16:45
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, point, trading

Gold Slips on Solid PMI, Consumer Confidence


"Gold has ticked higher in the Monday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1269.13, down 0.56% on the day. On the release front, US indicators were impressive. CB C..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 18:44
Taggar: chicago pmi, consumer confidence, gold, indicators, point

GBP/USD ? Pound Rally Continues Ahead of BoE Rate Meeting


"The British pound has posted gains in the Tuesday session, continuing the upward movement seen on Monday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3275, up 0.52% on the day. On the release fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 18:17
Taggar: consumer confidence, indicators, pound, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Quiet as Eurozone Inflation Misses Forecast


"The euro has posted small losses in the Tuesday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1634, down 0.15% on the day. On the release front, Eurozone data was mixed, as CPI Flash Estimate missed the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 12:04
Taggar: consumer confidence, cpi, trading

Gold Starts Week With Gains, US Consumer Spending Improves


"Gold has ticked higher in the Monday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1275.72, up 0.28% on the day. On the release front, Personal Spending jumped 1.0%, beatin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-30 18:15
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, gold

DAX Quiet as Investors Search for Cues, ECB Policy Meeting Next


"The DAX has edged lower in the Wednesday session, as the index is currently trading at 12,462. It’s another quiet day on the release front, with no German or Eurozone indicators on the schedule..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-26 12:23
Taggar: consumer confidence, cpi, indicators, market, trading

XAU/USD ? Gold Slips as French Election Results Whet Risk Appetite


"Gold has lost about 1 percent in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the spot price of one ounce gold is $1265.01. On the release front, the news was mixed. The CB Consumer Confidence report..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-25 19:33
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, point, report

US Consumer Confidence Falls in April More than Expected


"Consumers’ assessment of current economic conditions fell in April, as fewer people believe business conditions are “good,” according to the latest data from The Conference Board. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-25 17:56
Taggar: consumer confidence

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains Ground as US Consumer Confidence Slides


"GBP/USD has posted moderate gains on Tuesday, erasing the losses which marked the Monday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.2830. On the release front, British Public Sector Ne..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-25 17:47
Taggar: consumer confidence, rate, trading

Weekly FX Update ? 25 April 2017


"In this week’s FX update, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses some of this week’s key themes impacting financial markets and gives his analysis on EURUSD (0:47), GBPUSD (3:44), EUR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-25 17:22
Taggar: analysis, consumer confidence, financial, market

USD/JPY ? Yen Slips to 2-Week Low, US Consumer Confidence Next


"USD/JPY has posted considerable gains on Tuesday, as the pair trades at 110.60 in the North American session. On the release front, Japanese SPPI remained at 0.8%, edging above the agreement of 0.7%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-25 15:15
Taggar: consumer confidence

EUR/USD Edges Up, Markets Eye ECB Policy Meeting


"The euro has edged higher in the Tuesday session, as the pair trades at the 1.09 line. On the release front, it’s another quiet day in the Eurozone, with no major events. In the US, we’ll..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-25 11:22
Taggar: consumer confidence, home sales

EUR/USD Rises as Eurozone Consumer Confidence Improves


"EUR/USD rose today, bouncing after yesterday’s small drop. One of the reasons for the rally was the improving consumer confidence, which now stands at the high..."

CAC Moves Higher as Macron Takes Lead in French Election Countdown


"The CAC 40 has improved on Thursday and is currently trading at 5043.00. It’s a quiet day on the release front, with no major events on the schedule. Eurozone Consumer Confidence is expected to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-20 14:03
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Dips as US Jobless Claims Dives


"USD/JPY has posted gains in the Thursday session, as the pair trades just below the 111 level in the North American session. On the release front, Japanese Consumer Confidence improved to 43.9, above..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-06 17:01
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, point

EUR/USD Drops After Huge Leap of US Consumer Confidence


"EUR/USD dropped today following the release of a bunch of positive macroeconomic reports from the United States. Of special note was the consumer confidence that dem..."

Gold Steady Despite Jump in US Consumer Confidence


"The gold market is shaking off a massive rise in U.S. consumer confidence as prices hold near their one-month highs. Tuesday, the U.S. Conference Board, reported that its consumer confidence index jum..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-28 17:12
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, market, report

Gold Steady as US Consumer Confidence Soars to 16-year High


"Gold continues to have a quiet week. In Tuesday’s North American trade, gold is trading at $1255.06 per ounce. On the release front, CB Consumer Confidence rocketed to 125.5, crushing the estima..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-28 17:02
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, trading

US Consumer Confidence Rises to Highest Level in 16 Years


"U.S. consumers’ confidence in the economy rose in March to its highest level since December 2000, a survey showed on Tuesday, led by optimism for finding work and a brighter assessment of busine..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-28 16:57
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips as US Consumer Confidence Soars


"GBP/USD has edged lower in Tuesday’s North American session. Currently ,GBP/USD is trading at 1.2530. On the release front, it’s another quiet day, with no UK events on the schedule. In th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-28 16:24
Taggar: consumer confidence, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Quiet Ahead of Japanese Retail Sales


"The Japanese yen has edged higher in the Tuesday session. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 110.40. On the release front, today’s highlight in the US is CB Consumer Confidence..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-28 13:56
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Under Pressure at 1.34 on Trump Concerns


"USD/CAD has posted small gains on Tuesday, continuing the upward trend which marked the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at the 1.34 level. On the release front, it’s another quiet..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-28 12:57
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Subdued, US Consumer Confidence Next


"EUR/USD is almost unchanged on Tuesday, as the pair trades at 1.0860. On the release front, there are no eurozone events. In the US, today’s highlight is CB Consumer Confidence, which is expecte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-28 11:12
Taggar: consumer confidence, point

USD/CAD ? Lack of Fundamentals Leave Canadian Dollar Unchanged


"USD/CAD is almost unchanged in the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.3350. On the release front, it’s a quiet start to the week, with no economic indicators in Canada or the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-27 14:00
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, indicators, trading

DAX ? Steady as German Consumer Climate Dips, Eurozone Consumer Confidence Next


"The DAX Index has inched higher in the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is at trading at 11,926.50. On the release front, GfK German Consumer Climate dipped to 9.8 points, shy of the forecast of 1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-23 11:23
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Unchanged, German Consumer Confidence Dips


"EUR/USD has edged lower on Thursday, as the pair trades at 1.0770. On the release front, GfK German Consumer Climate dipped to 9.8 points, shy of the forecast of 10.1 points. Later in the day, the eur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-23 10:50
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, home sales, point

DAX Slides on Concerns over Fed?s Rate Projection


"The DAX Index is steady in the Wednesday session, after considerable losses on Tuesday. Currently, the DAX is at 11,896.50. On the release front, there are no major economic indicators out of Europe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-22 12:44
Taggar: consumer confidence, indicators, market

Gold Jumpy Ahead of Trump?s Congress Debut


"Gold is showing little movement in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce is $1256.54. On the release front, revised GDP remained at 1.9%, missing the estimate of 2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-28 20:02
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, point, report

US Consumer Confidence Rises in February


"Consumers’ assessment of current conditions in the U.S. increased in February, according to a monthly survey released on Tuesday. The Consumer Confidence Index hit 114.8 in February, according t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-28 19:39
Taggar: consumer confidence

West Texas Crude Dips as US GDP Misses Estimate, Markets Await Trump Speech


"West Texas crude has recorded losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, WTI crude futures are trading at $53.35. Brent crude futures are trading quietly at $55.80, as the Brent premium h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-28 18:59
Taggar: consumer confidence, report, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Shrugs Off US GDP, British Mfg. PMI Next


"GBP/USD has shown little movement in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2430. In the US, revised GDP remained at 1.9%, shy of the forecast of 2.1%. The CB Consumer C..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-28 18:20
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, report, trading

Amazing US Macroeconomic Data Doesn?t Prevent Rally of EUR/USD


"EUR/USD rallied today despite a set of amazing macroeconomic indicators (with the exception of gross domestic product) that was released from the United States during the ..."

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady Ahead of US GDP, Trump Speech


"EUR/USD is almost unchanged in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.0590. On the release front, there are no major events in the eurozone. In the US, Preliminary GDP is expected at..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-28 11:35
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Steady Ahead of Japanese Industrial Production, Retail Sales


"USD/JPY has started the week with limited movement. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 112.30. On the economic front, the US releases durable goods orders reports and Pending Home Sales. Japan will rele..."

EUR/USD ? Euro Listless in Thin Holiday Trade


"EUR/USD is almost unchanged in the Monday session, as the pair trades at 1.0620. US markets are closed for Presidents’ Day, so we’re unlikely to see much movement from the pair. In the eur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-20 12:52
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, us market

EUR/USD ? Euro Unchanged as Investors Look for Cues


"EUR/USD is almost unchanged on Monday, as the pair trades at 1.0630. It’s a very quiet day on the release front. German inflation improved, as WPI came in at 0.8%, above the forecast of 0.3%. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-13 15:04
Taggar: consumer confidence, inflation

Trump Inspired Rally in Quiet Trade


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about what sparked investors back into life today and gives his analysis on the Dow, S&P 500, Dax, Gold, WTI crude, Brent crude and EURUSD. WTI/USD ? US Cr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 19:49
Taggar: analysis, consumer confidence, dollar, fx market, gold, market

USD/JPY ? Yen Improves on Lackluster Fed Statement


"USD/JPY has posted losses in the Thursday session, erasing the gains from Wednesday. Currently, the pair is trading at 112.30. On the release front, Japanese Consumer Confidence remains weak, as the r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-02 13:49
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, market, trading

XAU/USD ? Gold Jumps on Soft Consumer Confidence, Fed Statement Looms


"Gold has jumped above the $1200 level on Tuesday, posting gains of over 1 percent. In the North American session, the pair is trading at $1210.41. On the release front, CB Consumer Confidence dropped..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-31 19:56
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, trading

WTI/USD ? US Crude Rises Ahead of Fed Rate Statement


"US crude has posted gains on Tuesday, rebounding from the losses the Monday session. In North American trade, US crude futures are trading at $53.47. Brent crude futures are trading at $56.31, as the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-31 18:40
Taggar: consumer confidence, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Higher as US Consumer Confidence Slides


"GBP/USD has posted slight gains in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading just above the 1.2570. On the release front, British Net Lending to Individuals dropped to GBP 4.8..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-31 17:46
Taggar: consumer confidence, trading

US Consumer Confidence Falls in January


"The Consumer Confidence Index decreased to 111.8 in January after reaching a 15-year high in December, according to a monthly survey released on Tuesday. Economists expected the index to hit 113 in Ja..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-31 17:20
Taggar: consumer confidence

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Edges Up Ahead of Canadian GDP


"USD/CAD is slightly lower on Tuesday, continuing the downward trend which marked the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.3070. On the release front, Canada releases GDP, with the estim..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-31 14:51
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, point, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Unchanged as BoJ Stands Pat


"USD/JPY is unchanged in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 113.40. On the release front, there were no surprises from the Bank of Japan, which maintained interest rates at -0.10%. ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-31 14:00
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, rate, trading

XAU/USD ? Gold Edges Higher, Consumer Confidence Ahead


"Gold has posted slight gains at the start of the week, trading close to the symbolic $1200 level. In Monday’s North American session, the pair is trading at $1196.30. On the release front, Pendi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-30 18:14
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, home sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Ticks Higher Ahead of Draghi Speech


"EUR/USD has  recorded small gains in the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.0730. On the release front, it’s a quiet start to the new trading week. Eurozone Consumer Confidence..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-23 11:57
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Steady, Markets Eye US Retail Sales and Consumer Confidence


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight losses in the Friday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3130. On the release front, there are no Canadian events on the calendar. It’s a busy day i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-13 13:51
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, indicators, inflation, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Inches Lower Ahead of Key US Numbers


"USD/JPY is almost unchanged in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 114.50. On the release front, there are no Japanese events on the calendar. In the US, we?ll get a look at retail s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-13 13:24
Taggar: consumer confidence, inflation, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Up Ahead of US Retail Sales, Consumer Confidence


"EUR/USD continues to move higher and has posted slight gains in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.0650. On the release front, German inflation numbers were strong, as WPI jumped..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-13 11:59
Taggar: consumer confidence, inflation, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Edges Higher as US JOLTS Job Report Slips


"USD/JPY has posted slight losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 115.70. On the release front, Japanese Consumer Confidence improved to 43.1 points, above the f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-10 17:33
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, trading

XAU/USD ? Gold Edges Higher, CB Consumer Confidence Surges


"Gold has posted slight gains in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce stands at $1137.32. On the release front, CB Consumer Confidence climbed to 113.7, easily exc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-27 20:11
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, home sales, market

WTI/USD ? Crude Improves to 2-Week High as Consumer Confidence Sparkles


"US crude futures have posted gains in the Tuesday session, trading at $53.78. Crude is currently at its highest level since December 14. Brent crude futures are trading at $55.94, as the Brent premium..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-27 19:43
Taggar: consumer confidence, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Quiet in Thin Holiday Trade, CB Consumer Confidence Next


"The Canadian dollar is almost unchanged in the Tuesday session, with USD/CAD trading at 1.3540. There are no Canadian events on the schedule, as markets are closed for Boxing Day. In the US, today?s h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-27 16:03
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, home sales, market, point, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Edges Higher Ahead of Consumer Spending and Inflation Numbers


"USD/JPY is showing little movement in the Tuesday session, as the pair trades at 117.30. On the release front, Japanese Household Spending and Tokyo Core CPI both missed their estimates.  In the US, t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-27 13:59
Taggar: consumer confidence, cpi, point

EUR/USD ? Euro Unchanged Ahead of US Consumer Confidence


"The euro is almost unchanged in the Tuesday session, as EUR/USD trades at 1.0450. There are no European releases until Thursday. In the US, today’s highlight is CB Consumer Confidence, with the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-27 13:25
Taggar: consumer confidence, home sales, market, point

UK Consumer Confidence Lowest Since Brexit


"British consumer confidence fell this month to its lowest level since the immediate aftermath of the EU referendum, crimped by worries around rising inflation pressures, a survey showed on Friday. Pol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-23 15:05
Taggar: consumer confidence, inflation, point

EUR/USD ? Euro Unchanged Ahead of US Durables, GDP


"The euro is showing very little movement on Wednesday, as EUR/USD trades at the 1.04 line. On the release front, the Eurozone will release Consumer Confidence, with the markets expecting a weak readin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-21 11:43
Taggar: consumer confidence, home sales, market, point

US Consumer Confidence Beats Estimates After Election


"Consumer confidence jumped more than forecast this month as Americans expressed the sunniest picture of their financial situation in 11 years, extending a boost following Donald Trump?s election victo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-09 17:27
Taggar: consumer confidence, financial

XAU/USD ? Gold Unchanged as Markets Look for Economic Cues


"Gold is showing little movement in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1168.33. On the release front, there are no major US releases on the schedule. ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-06 19:49
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold

XAU/USD ? Gold Unchanged as Markets Look for Economic Cues


"Gold is showing little movement in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1168.33. On the release front, there are no major US releases on the schedule. ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-06 19:49
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold

Japanese Consumer Confidence Falls in November


"Japanese consumer confidence deteriorated in November for the second straight month, partly reflecting a spike in vegetable prices, the government said Monday, downgrading its assessment for the first..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-05 18:59
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, rate

USD/JPY ? Dollar Punches Above 114 Yen, US Services Report Next


"USD/JPY has started the week with strong gains. Currently, the pair is trading at 114.30. On the release front, Japanese Consumer Confidence dropped to 40.3 points, missing expectations. In the US, to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-05 14:05
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, point, trading

UK Consumer Confidence at Post-Brexit Low


"Confidence among British consumers fell in November to its lowest level since just after voters decided in June to leave the European Union as worries about the economy grew, a survey showed on Wednes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-01 11:16
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, market

EUR/USD Drops, Attempts to Bounce After US Data


"EUR/USD fell today but has started a rebound after the release of US economic data. While the housing report missed expectations, the GDP and consumer confidence indicato..."

U.S Dollar Hits Fresh Highs on Thanksgiving Holiday


"Thursday November 24: Five things the markets are talking about The dollar is extending its gains following yesterday’s strong U.S durable goods and consumer confidence data, along with Fed minu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-24 12:57
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, durable goods, market, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Unchanged, Markets Eye Eurozone PMIs


"EUR/USD is showing little movement on Tuesday, following strong gains in the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.0640. On the release front, it’s another quiet day. The sole Euro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-22 11:37
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, report, trading

USD/CAD ? Struggling Canadian Dollar at 1.34 as US Advance GDP Sparkles


"USD/CAD has posted slight gains on Friday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at the 1.34 line. In the economic front, Advance GDP jumped 2.9% in the third quarter, easily beating the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-28 14:39
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Above 1.09, US Advance GDP Next


"EUR/USD has edged higher in the Friday session, as the pair trades slightly above the 1.09 line. On the release front, Germany will release Preliminary CPI. In the US, today’s key release is Adv..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-28 11:29
Taggar: consumer confidence, cpi

USD U-Turn


"Dollar U-Turns  US equities turned lower overnight as the US Consumer Confidence Index printed well below market expectations. The WTI traded heavy after Russia appeared to backtrack from any producti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-26 02:41
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, market, oil, report

XAU/USD -Gold Rises on Weak Consumer Confidence Report


"Gold has posted gains of close to one percent in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the metal is trading at a spot price of $1273.13 per ounce. On the release front, CB Consumer Confidence..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-25 18:08
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, point, trading

WTI/USD ? US Crude Dips, Crude Stockpiles Next


"US crude has posted small losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, WTI/USD futures are trading at $50.13 per barrel. Brent futures are trading at $50.82, as the Brent premium has narrow..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-25 17:39
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, trading

OANDA MP ? GBP Plummets Ahead of Carney (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses the possible causes of the drop in the pound this afternoon and talks about today’s other key economic events. Pound Drops Sharply Ahead of Carney Tes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-25 16:45
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, market, pound

Pound Drops Sharply Ahead of Carney Testimony


"GBP/USD has posted sharp losses on Tuesday, as the pair trades at 1.2120 in the North American session. On the release front, BoE Mark Carney will testify before the House of Lords Economic Affairs Co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-25 15:32
Taggar: consumer confidence, point

USD/CAD ? Soft Canadian Dollar Above 1.33, US Consumer Confidence Next


"USD/CAD has posted slight losses in the Tuesday session, as the pair trades slightly above the 1.33 line. On the release front, today?s highlight in the US is CB Consumer Confidence, with the indicato..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-25 13:50
Taggar: consumer confidence, home sales, point

USD/JPY ? Weak Yen Close to 3-month Lows, US Consumer Confidence Next


"USD/JPY has posted slight losses in the Tuesday session, as the pair trades at 104.50. In economic news, today?s highlight in the US is CB Consumer Confidence, with the indicator expected to drop to 1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-25 13:10
Taggar: consumer confidence, inflation, point, price index, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Slips to 30-week Lows on Dovish Draghi


"EUR/USD has posted losses on Friday, continuing the downward trend seen in the Thursday session. The pair is currently trading at 1.0880, its lowest level since March 7. On the release front, there ar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-21 10:49
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, point, trading

EUR/USD Drops on US Data, Fails to Rebound


"EUR/USD dropped today after a bunch of positive economic reports from the United States reinforced investors’ belief that the Federal Reserve is going to hike its intere..."

US Consumer Confidence Falls to 11 Month Low


"Consumer confidence unexpectedly fell to a one-year low in October as Americans soured on the outlook for the economy amid a contentious presidential election campaign. The University of Michigan prel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 16:37
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, report

USD/CAD ? Loonie Listless Ahead of US Retail Sales, Consumer Confidence


"The Canadian dollar is showing limited movement on Friday, as the pair trades at the 1.32 line. On the release front, there are no Canadian releases on the schedule. It promises to be a busy day in th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 11:20
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, market, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Dollar Pushes Yen Above 104, Key US Data Looms


"USD/JPY has posted slight gains in the Friday session, as the pair is trading slightly above the 104 line. On the release front, Japanese PPI declined 3.2% in September, showing an improvement from th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 10:50
Taggar: consumer confidence, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Under Pressure Ahead of US Retail Sales, Consumer Confidence


"EUR/USD has dipped on Friday, erasing the gains made in the Thursday session. On the release front, the sole Eurozone release is Trade Balance. It’s a very busy day in the US, with the release o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 10:17
Taggar: consumer confidence, indicators, market, retail sales, trade balance

USD/JPY ? Yen Struggling at 103, ADP Employment Report Disappoints


"USD/JPY has edged higher on Wednesday, following strong gains in the Tuesday session. Early in North American trade, the pair is trading slightly above the 103 line. On the release front, Japanese Con..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 15:05
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, point, trading

Japanese Consumer Confidence Rises to 3 Year High in September


"Japanese consumer confidence grew for the second consecutive month in September, hitting its highest level in three years, amid improved employment conditions, government data showed Tuesday. The seas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-04 16:21
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, point

Oil and European Share Prices Show Firmer Tone


"This has been another day with comparatively few releases of economic data — mostly some sentiment measures. Japanese small business sentiment recovered 1.4 points to a 2-month high of 47.7 in S..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-28 14:01
Taggar: consumer confidence, point

OANDA MP ? Clinton Win Lifts Sentiment (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about how markets responded to last night’s US Presidential debate, oil trade ahead of the meeting in Algeria and today’s US economic data. XAU/USD..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-27 18:30
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, market, oil

Gold Under Pressure After Strong US Consumer Index


"Gold prices continue to trade near session lows as U.S. consumers still feel optimistic over the state of the economy. Tuesday, the U.S. Conference Board said its Consumer Confidence Index rose a read..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-27 17:26
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, gold

US Consumer Confidence Rises to Post Recession High


"A key measure of consumers’ attitudes increased in September, to its highest level since the recession. The Consumer Confidence Index hit 104.1 in September, The Conference Board said on Tuesday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-27 16:56
Taggar: consumer confidence

XAU/USD ? Gold Slips as Consumer Confidence Sparkles


"Gold has posted considerable losses on Tuesday. In the North American session, the metal is trading at a spot price of $1327.38 per ounce. On the release front, CB Consumer Confidence shot up to 104.1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-27 16:52
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, point, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Shows Volatility on Dismal Retail Sales Survey


"GBP/USD is showing some movement on Tuesday, but remains unchanged on the day. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.2970. On the release front, British CBI Realized Sales plun..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-27 14:56
Taggar: consumer confidence, trading

USD/CAD ? Slumping Canadian Dollar Slips to 6-Month Lows, US Consumer Confidence Next


"The Canadian dollar is under pressure on Tuesday, following sharp losses in the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.3220. On the release front, it’s another quiet day. In the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-27 12:58
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, point, report, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Drops on Soft Inflation Report But Recovers


"The yen has shown some movement on Tuesday, although USD/JPY remains unchanged on the day, trading at 100.40. On the release front, the BoJ released the minutes from its July policy meeting. The Servi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-27 12:16
Taggar: consumer confidence, price index, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Approaches 104 Ahead of US Job Reports


"USD/JPY has posted gains on Friday, continuing the upward movement which has characterized the pair this week. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 103.60. On the release front, Japanese Consumer Confiden..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-02 11:52
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, trading

OANDA MP ? ADP Offers Little Insight (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about how the market traded on Wednesday and the key economic data releases. GBP/USD ? Pound Unchanged, GfK Consumer Confidence Within Expectations Private Comp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-31 17:16
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Unchanged, GfK Consumer Confidence Within Expectations


"GBP/USD posted gains but has then retracted on Wednesday, as the pair trades slightly below the 1.31 line. On the release front, British GfK Consumer Confidence came in at -7 points, within expectatio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-31 14:56
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, home sales, indicators, point

WTI/USD ? Crude Dips as CB Consumer Confidence Jumps Above 100


"US crude has posted losses on Tuesday. In the North American session, WTI/USD futures are trading at $46.83 per barrel. Brent crude futures are trading at $48.73, as the Brent crude premium has narrow..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-30 16:36
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, trading

XAU/USD ? Gold Edges Lower as CB Consumer Confidence Sparkles


"Gold has edged lower on Tuesday, as the metal trades at $1317.63 in the North American session. On the release front, CB Consumer Confidence jumped to 101.4 points, easily beating the forecast. On Wed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-30 16:25
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, gold, home sales, point

Euro-Area Economic Confidence Drops as Brexit Shock Sinks In


"Euro-area economic confidence worsened more than analysts predicted in August in a sign that the reverberations of Britain?s decision to leave the European Union may finally be reaching companies and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-30 16:05
Taggar: consumer confidence

AUD/USD ? Aussie Shrugs off Sparkling Construction Report


"AUD/USD has edged lower on Tuesday, as the pair trades at 0.7550. On the release front, Australian Building Approvals posted a sharp gain of 11.3%. In the US, today?s highlight is CB Consumer Confiden..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-30 14:05
Taggar: consumer confidence, point

GBP/USD ? Pound Ticks Lower, Markets Eye GfK Consumer Confidence


"GBP/USD has recorded small losses on Tuesday, as the pair trades slightly below the 1.31 level. On the release front, British Net Lending to Individuals dropped to GBP 3.8 billion, well short of the f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-30 12:54
Taggar: consumer confidence, point

USD/JPY ? Yen Drops to 3-Week Lows, US CB Consumer Confidence Next


"The Japanese yen has posted gains on Tuesday. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 102.30, its highest level since early August. On the release front, today’s highlight is CB Consumer Confidence. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-30 10:36
Taggar: consumer confidence, industrial production, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Little Movement Ahead of German CPI


"The euro has posted small losses on Tuesday, as EUR/USD trades at 1.1170. On the release front, Germany will release Preliminary CPI, with an estimate of 0.1%. In the US, CB Consumer Confidence is exp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-30 09:57
Taggar: consumer confidence, cpi, point

XAU/USD ? Gold Subdued as US Consumer Numbers Meet Expectations


"Gold has edged higher on Monday, as the metal trades at $1323.86 in the North American session. On the release front, Personal Spending gained 0.3%, while Personal Income rose 0.4%, as both indicators..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-29 18:16
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, gold, indicators

EUR/USD ? Euro Under Pressure as Yellen Revives Rate Hike Speculation


"The euro is showing little movement on Monday, as EUR/USD trades just below the 1.12 line. It’s a light day on the release front, with no Eurozone events. The US will release the Core PCE Price..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-29 12:20
Taggar: consumer confidence, cpi, price index

USD/JPY ? Yen Drops Below 102 as Abe Unveils Stimulus Plan


"The Japanese yen has posted gains on Tuesday, following a lackluster start to the week. USD/JPY is currently trading at 101.80. On the release front, Japan announced the first step in its stimulus pac..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-02 13:52
Taggar: consumer confidence, trading

USD/JPY ? Dollar Drops Below 102 Yen as Abe Unveils Stimulus Plan


"The Japanese yen has posted gains on Tuesday, following a lackluster start to the week. USD/JPY is currently trading at 101.80. On the release front, Japan announced the first step in its stimulus pac..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-02 13:52
Taggar: consumer confidence, trading

Biggest Drop in UK Consumer Morale Since 1990 Puts BoE on Track to Act


"British consumer morale suffered its sharpest drop in more than 26 years after last month’s decision by voters to leave the European Union, according to figures that are likely to embolden Bank..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-01 22:10
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, market

Brexit Shockwaves Hit UK Consumers, Companies Brace for Slowdown


"Shockwaves from Britain’s vote to leave the European Union are reverberating through the economy, with surveys published on Thursday showing a dive in consumer confidence and a slowdown in const..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-28 09:39
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, economy

Gold Ticks Higher as Markets Eye Fed Statement


"Gold has edged higher on Tuesday, as the metal trades at a spot price of $1320.33 per ounce in the North American session. On the release front, US key indicators looked sharp, as CB Consumer Confiden..."

WTI/USD ? Crude Close to 13-week Lows, US Numbers Sparkle


"US crude has posted slight losses on Tuesday, continuing the downward trend which started late last week. In the North American session, WTI/USD futures are trading at $42.85. Brent crude is trading a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-26 16:40
Taggar: consumer confidence, indicators, trading

Gold Stable Despite Strong US Data


"Gold prices are relatively unchanged following strong than expected U.S. consumer optimism and new home sales. Tuesday, the U.S. Conference Board said that its Consumer Sentiment index fell to a readi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-26 16:35
Taggar: consumer confidence, consumer sentiment, gold, home sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie Punches Past 75, Australian CPI Next


"The Australian dollar has posted gains on Tuesday, as AUD/USD is trading slightly above the 0.75 line. On the release front, it’s a busy day, so traders should be prepared for possible volatilit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-26 14:20
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady Ahead of British GDP, Fed Statement


"The British pound continues to have an uneventful week. GBP/USD is currently trading slightly above the 1.31 line. On the release front, there was only one British event on the schedule, as BBA Mortga..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-26 13:37
Taggar: consumer confidence, pound, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Strengthens Following Stimulus Plan Report


"The Japanese yen has posted strong gains in the Tuesday session, as USD/JPY is trading at 104.30. On the release front, Japanese SPPI, which measures corporate inflation, posted a weak gain of 0.2%, w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-26 12:18
Taggar: consumer confidence, inflation, rate, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Higher, US Consumer Confidence and Housing Reports Next


"The euro continues to have a quiet week, as EUR/USD is trading slightly above the 1.10 line. On the economic front, there are no major Eurozone releases. In the US, we’ll get a look at consumer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-26 11:15
Taggar: consumer confidence, home sales, point, trading

Gold Steady at $1320, Markets Eye BoJ, Fed Meetings


"Gold has edged lower on Monday, as the metal trades at a spot price of $1320.49 per ounce in the North American session. It?s a quiet start to the trading week, with no US releases on the schedule. On..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-25 18:31
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, home sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Subdued Ahead of Key CPI Report


"The Australian dollar is almost unchanged on Monday, as AUD/USD is trading at 0.7460 in the North American session. On the release front, it’s a quiet start to the week, with no US or Australian..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-25 16:33
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Upwards as German Business Climate Beats Estimate


"The euro has started the week with small gains. In the Monday session, EUR/USD is trading just below the 1.10 line. It’s a quiet start to the week, with just one indicator on the schedule. Germa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-25 12:05
Taggar: consumer confidence, trading

U.K. Consumer Sentiment Dives Most Since 1994 on Brexit Effect


"U.K. consumer confidence plunged the most in 21 years, the latest sign that Britons? vote to leave the European Union is harming the nation?s outlook. Gfk?s core index slid to minus 9 in a special pos..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-08 09:39
Taggar: consumer confidence

European Stocks Lower After Weak Consumer Data


"European stock markets ended a two-day rally on Thursday as economic data pointed to weak consumer demand in the region’s three biggest economies. A YouGov/CEBR poll in the U.K. showed consumer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-30 13:23
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, point, retail sales

U.K. Consumer Confidence Is Buckling Under Brexit Pressure


"U.K. consumer confidence dropped this week after the country voted to leave the European Union, according to a survey. YouGov Plc and the Centre for Economics and Business Research said their daily tr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-30 09:27
Taggar: consumer confidence

Gold Dips as US GDP, Consumer Confidence Beats Estimate


"Gold prices have dipped on Tuesday, following the trend seen in the Tuesday session. Gold is trading at a spot price of $1313.91 per ounce in the North American session. On the release front, US Final..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-28 17:38
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, point, report, trading

NZD/USD ? New Zealand Dollar Higher as Market Mood Improves


"The New Zealand dollar has posted losses considerable gains on Tuesday, erasing most of the losses sustained in the Monday session. The pair is trading at 0.7050 in the North American session. On the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-28 16:40
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, point, report, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Steadies After Brexit Slide


"The Australian dollar has posted gains on Tuesday, reversing directions after losses in the Monday session. AUD/USD is trading at the 0.74 line. On the release front, the US will release two key indic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-28 12:43
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, home sales, indicators, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Slightly Lower, US GDP Next


"USD/JPY has posted slight gains on Tuesday, reversing the losses recorded in the Monday session. The pair is trading slightly above the 102 level. On the release front, the US will release two key ind..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-28 12:20
Taggar: consumer confidence, indicators, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Higher, EU Summit in Focus


"The euro has posted gains on Tuesday, following a quiet session on Monday. EUR/USD is trading at 1.1060. On Tuesday, the EU leaders meet in Brussels, with the Brexit referendum the number one item on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-28 11:36
Taggar: consumer confidence, indicators, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Higher as Brexit Vote Looms


"EUR/USD has posted slight gains on Wednesday, following two days of losses. The pair is trading at 1.1270. On the release front, the Eurozone releases HPI and Consumer Confidence. The US will release..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-22 12:17
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, trading

Gold Steady on Mixed US Consumer Reports


"Gold is showing little movement on Tuesday, trading at a spot price of $1213.30 an ounce in the North American session. In economic news, CB Consumer Confidence dipped to 92.6 points, well short of th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-31 18:12
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, point, trading

US Crude Prices Edge Higher, Markets Eye Crude Oil Inventories, OPEC Meeting


"US crude prices have posted small gains on Tuesday, as the commodity trades at $49.93 in the North American session. Brent crude is trading at $50.71, for a premium of $0.77. On the release front, CB..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-31 16:36
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Higher on Strong Housing Report


"The Australian dollar has posted gains on Tuesday, as the pair trades at 0.7240. On the release front, Australian Building Approvals posted a gain of 3.0%, easily beating expectations. Australia well..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-31 13:43
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, market

USD/JPY ? Yen Subdued at 111, US Consumer Confidence Next


"USD/JPY continues to have a quiet week, as the pair trades just above the 111 line. In Japan, Household Spending declined 0.4%, above expectations. Preliminary Industrial Production posted a gain of 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-31 11:49
Taggar: consumer confidence, industrial production, market

USD/JPY ? Yen in Holding Pattern Ahead of Key US Data


"USD/JPY is subdued on Friday, as the pair trades just below the 109 line in the European session. On the release front, Japanese Tertiary Activity came in at -0.7%, well below expectations. The US wil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-13 13:27
Taggar: consumer confidence, indicators, inflation, report, retail sales

APAC Currency Corner


"  Price action leaves traders in no man?s land. Moreover,  outside of some OIL price influenced movements on the Commodity Bloc , ?FX Land?  has been restrained Despite the stellar Westpac Consumer Co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-12 06:08
Taggar: aussie, bank, consumer confidence, oil

USD/JPY ? Yen Dips on Pessimitic BoJ Minutes


"USD/JPY has posted gains on Monday, as the pair is trading at the 108 line in the European session. On the release front,  the Bank of Japan released the minutes from its April policy meeting. Japanes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-09 13:06
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, point, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Steady, Current Account Surplus Jumps


"USD/JPY has posted slight gains on Friday, as the pair is trading at 108.70 in the European session. On the release front, Japan’s current account surplus widened to JPY 1.73 trillion, beating e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-08 12:53
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, trading

Gold Subdued as Yellen Speech in Focus


"Gold has posted small gains on Tuesday, trading at a spot price of $1226.60 an ounce in the North American session. In economic news, US CB Consumer Confidence beat expectations, posting a strong read..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-29 18:07
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, point, trading

US Crude Under Pressure, Markets Eye Yellen Speech


"US crude futures are lower on Tuesday following the downward trend of the Monday session. Crude is trading at $38.02 per  barrel  in the North American session. Brent crude futures are trading at $39..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-29 17:21
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, trading

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Quiet, Yellen Speech Next


"NZD/USD has posted small gains on Tuesday, as the pair trades at 0.6750 at the start of the North American session. On the release front, US CB Consumer Confidence is expected to climb to 93.9 points..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-29 14:56
Taggar: consumer confidence, point

AUD/USD ? Aussie Quiet Ahead of Yellen Speech


"The Australian dollar is steady on Tuesday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.7530 in the European session. There are no Australian releases on the schedule. In the US, CB Consumer Confidence is expected to clim..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-29 13:42
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, point

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady Ahead of Yellen Speech


"EUR/USD is showing limited movement on Tuesday, as the pair trades at 1.1180 in the European session. On the release front, Eurozone M3 Money Supply remained steady at 5.0%, while Private Loans improv..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-29 11:41
Taggar: consumer confidence, point

EUR/USD ? Euro Subdued, Markets Await German Business, Confidence Reports


"EUR/USD is quiet on Monday, as the pair trades at 112.60 in the European session. On the release front, Eurozone Current Account came in at EUR 25.4 billion, short of expectations. Later in the day, t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-21 12:26
Taggar: consumer confidence, home sales, market

USD/JPY ? Yen Improves to 113 Despite Soft GDP


"USD/JPY continues to lose ground this week, as the pair trades at the 113 line in the North American session. In Japan, the markets were treated to a host of weak releases. Current Account posted a sm..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-08 16:25
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, market

XAU/USD ? Gold Improves on Weak US Consumer Confidence


"Gold has posted gains on Tuesday, reversing the losses sustained a day earlier. In the North American session, the pair is trading at $1225.15 an ounce. On the release front, US key events were a mix..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-23 18:47
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, home sales, point, trading

US Crude Dips Close to $32, Consumer Confidence Slides


"US crude has posted gains on Tuesday, as March futures trade just below the $32 line in the North American session. Brent crude futures are trading $33.20. On the economic front, US key events were a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-23 18:16
Taggar: consumer confidence, home sales, point, trading

USD/SGD ? Sing Slides on Weak Singapore CPI, GDP Next


"USD/SGD has lost close to 100 points on Tuesday, as the pair trades at 1.4080 in the North American session. In economic news, Singapore CPI slipped 0.6 points for a second straight month. In the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-23 17:44
Taggar: consumer confidence, cpi, home sales, point

AUD/USD ? Aussie Rally Pauses, Markets Eye US Housing, Consumer Confidence Reports


"The Australian dollar is steady on Tuesday, following sharp gains a day earlier. AUD/USD is trading at 0.7240 early in the North American session. In economic news, it’s a busy day. The US will..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-23 16:10
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, home sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Flexes Muscles, US Housing, Consumer Confidence Next


"The Japanese yen has reversed directions and posted strong gains on Tuesday. In the European session, USD/JPY is trading at the 112 line. In economic news, Japan will release SPPI,  which measures inf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-23 13:25
Taggar: consumer confidence, home sales, inflation, rate, trading

Gold Slips Close to $1200, Markets Eye US Consumer Confidence


"Gold has posted considerable losses on Monday, as the metal trades at $1209.73 an ounce in the North American session. On the release front, it?s a slow start to the week, with only one event on the s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-22 18:51
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold

USD/JPY ? Little Movement from Yen Ahead of BOJ?s Kuroda Speech


"The Japanese is subdued on Tuesday, as USD/JPY trades at 120.80 in the European session. On the release front, BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda will speak at an event in Tokyo. As well, Japan will release..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-02 14:03
Taggar: consumer confidence

USD/JPY ? Little Movement from Yen Ahead of BOJ Governor?s Speech


"The Japanese is subdued on Tuesday, as USD/JPY trades at 120.80 in the European session. On the release front, BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda will speak at an event in Tokyo. As well, Japan will release..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-02 14:03
Taggar: consumer confidence

Gold Rally Continues, US Consumer Confidence Jumps


"Gold continues to move higher on Tuesday, trading at $1117.82 an ounce in the North American session. On the release front, CB Consumer Confidence climbed to 98.1 points, beating the estimate. On Wedn..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-26 19:08
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, point, rate, trading

Crude Posts Gains, US Consumer Confidences Shines


"US Crude has reversed directions and moved higher on Tuesday, as futures for March delivery trade at to $31.26 a barrel in the North American session. In economic news, CB Consumer Confidence climbed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-26 18:35
Taggar: consumer confidence, oil, point, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Steady, Markets Await US Consumer Confidence


"The Japanese yen is steady on Tuesday, as USD/JPY trades at 118.50 in the North American session. On the release front, Japanese inflation numbers were positive, as the Services Producer Price Index b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-26 17:31
Taggar: consumer confidence, inflation, point, price index

AUD/USD ? Aussie Choppy Ahead of Australian CPI


"The Australian dollar is showing limited movement on Tuesday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.6960 in the European session. On the release front, Australia will release the quarterly CPI report. In the US, tod..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-26 13:56
Taggar: aussie, consumer confidence, cpi, dollar, market, point, report

EUR/USD ? Euro Showing Little Movement, US Consumer Confidence Report Next


"EUR/USD, is almost unchanged on Tuesday, as the pair trades at 1.0840 in the European session. In economic news, there are no Eurozone releases on the schedule. In the US, today’s highlight is C..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-26 12:41
Taggar: consumer confidence, point

Gold Pushes Above $1100


"Gold has posted gains on Monday, trading at $1106.86 an ounce in the North American session. On the release front, it’s a quiet start to the week, with no US releases on the calendar. On Tuesday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-25 18:52
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, trading

Crude Oil Dips On Oversupply Jitters


"US Crude has started the new trading week with losses, day, as US oil futures trade at to $31.18 a barrel in the North American session. There are no US releases on Monday, so traders will have to do..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-25 18:30
Taggar: consumer confidence, oil, trading

USD/SGD ? Little Movement as Singapore CPI Dips


"USD/SGD is unchanged on Monday, as the pair trades at 1.4290 in the North American session. In economic news, Singapore CPI posted a decline of 0.6%. There are no US releases on the schedule. On Tuesd..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-25 16:38
Taggar: consumer confidence, cpi, inflation

EUR/USD ? German Ifo Business Climate Slips, Euro Steady


"It’s a quiet start to the week for EUR/USD, which is trading at 1.0820 in the European session. In economic news, German Ifo Business Climate slipped to 107.3 points, missing expectations. There..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-25 12:51
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, trading

Australian Weekly Consumer Confidence Falls


"Persistent worries over a slowdown in China?s economy and international stock market jitters are troubling Australian consumers. The ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence index fell 0.8% in the week endi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-19 19:08
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, market

Week Ahead in FX Bank of Canada to Stabilize Loonie


"The Bank of Canada and the European Central Bank Rate Announcement are the Highlights this Week in FX The USD closed the week by dropping against the JPY and the EUR. The paradoxical situation with co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-15 23:55
Taggar: announcement, bank, consumer confidence, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Posts Sharp Gains, Markets Eye US Retail Sales, Consumer Confidence


"The yen has rebounded with sharp gains on Friday, as USD/JPY trades at 117.40 in the European session. On the release front, it’s a very busy day in the US, with four key releases, with reports..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-15 14:39
Taggar: consumer confidence, inflation, report, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Range-Bound Ahead of Key US Reports


"EUR/USD continues to tread quietly this week, as the pair trades at the 1.09 line in Friday’s European session. On the release front, Eurozone Trade Balance improved to EUR 22.7 billion, beating..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-15 13:07
Taggar: consumer confidence, inflation, report, retail sales, trade balance

USD/JPY ? Yen Showing Limited Movement, US Job Report Next


"The yen continues to show little movement this week, as USD/JPY trades just shy of the 118 line early in the North American session. On the release front, Japanese Consumer Confidence remained steady..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-12 16:05
Taggar: consumer confidence, point

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Steady, Markets Await US Housing Report


"USD/CAD has posted slight gains on Wednesday, as the pair trades at 1.3860 in the European session. In economic news, today’s highlight is US Pending Home Sales, with the markets expecting the i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-30 12:46
Taggar: consumer confidence, home sales, market

Crude Oil Recovers, Consumer Confidence Shines


"WTI Crude has pushed higher, as crude futures trade at $37.69 per barrel in Tuesday’s North American session. In economic news, CB Consumer Confidence surged to 96.5 points, well above expectati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-29 19:53
Taggar: consumer confidence, oil, point, trading

Crude Oil Recovers, Consumer Confidence Shines


"WTI Crude has pushed higher, as crude futures trade at $37.69 per barrel in Tuesday’s North American session. In economic news, CB Consumer Confidence surged to 96.5 points, well above expectati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-29 19:53
Taggar: consumer confidence, oil, point, trading

US CB Consumer Confidence Improves


"The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index®, which had decreased moderately in November, improved in December. The Index now stands at 96.5 (1985=100), up from 92.6 in November. The Present Situat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-29 17:22
Taggar: consumer confidence, rate

USD/CAD ? Greenback Higher, 1.40 In Sight


"USD/CAD has posted slight gains on Tuesday, as the pair trades at 1.3930 in the European session. In economic news, there are three US releases on Tuesday, highlighted by CB Consumer Confidence. The m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-29 15:05
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, point

Japanese Consumer Confidence Rises in November


"Japanese consumer confidence improved in November for the second consecutive month amid rising stocks, lower gasoline prices and better employment conditions, the government said Friday. The seasonall..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-04 17:20
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, point

USD/JPY -Yen Strengthens as US Consumer Confidence Slides


"USD/JPY has posted modest losses on Tuesday, as the pair trades at 122.50 in the North American session. In economic news,  US Preliminary GDP posted a gain of 2.1%, while CB Consumer Confidence dropp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-24 19:59
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, point

AUD/USD ? Aussie Higher as US Consumer Confidence Slumps


"The Australian dollar has posted slight losses on Tuesday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.7230 in the North American session. On the release front, US Preliminary GDP posted a gain of 2.1%, while CB Consumer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-24 18:32
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, durable goods, employment, goods orders, point

USD/SGD ? Greenback Weaker as US GDP Meets Expectations


"USD/SGD is steady on Tuesday, as the pair trades slightly under the 1.4130 early in the North American session. On the release front, US Preliminary GDP posted a gain of 2.1%. Later in the day, weR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-24 16:32
Taggar: consumer confidence, point

Gold Edges Higher, US GDP Ahead


"Gold is steady on Tuesday, as the metal trades at a spot price of $1074.19 in the European session. In the US, all eyes are on Preliminary GDP. As well, the US will release CB Consumer Confidence. On..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-24 13:04
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, employment, gold, goods orders

Crude Oil Steady at $42 Ahead of US GDP


"US Crude is showing limited movement on Tuesday, as the pair trades at $42.26 a barrel in the European session. In the US, all eyes are on Preliminary GDP. As well, the US will release another key ind..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-24 12:25
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, employment, goods orders, oil

EUR/USD ? German Business Climate Jumps, Markets Eye US GDP


"EUR/USD continues to have a quiet week, as the pair trades at 1.0650 in the European session in Tuesday. In economic news, German Ifo Business Climate improved to 109 points, while German GDP posted a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-24 11:34
Taggar: consumer confidence, point

Volatile Crude Flirts With $40 Line


"US Crude is showing strong movement on Monday, as the pair trades at $42.42 a barrel in the European session. It’s a quiet start to the week on the release front, as the US releases Manufacturin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-23 15:22
Taggar: consumer confidence

EUR/USD ? Euro Dips on Weak German PPI


"EUR/USD has posted losses on Friday, as the pair trades at 1.0680 in the European session. In economic news, German PPI disappointed with a reading of -0.4%. We’ll also get a look at Eurozone Co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-20 11:36
Taggar: consumer confidence, point

Oil Drops Below $42, Markets Eye Key US Numbers


"Crude oil prices continue to fall, as a barrel of WTI crude is trading $41.91 in Friday’s European session. In economic news, it’s a busy day, as the US releases three key releases  –..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-13 13:56
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, indicators, oil, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Steady Ahead of US Inflation, Consumer Confidence


"GBP/USD has posted modest gains on Friday, as the pair trades just at 1.5350 in the European session. In Friday’s economic news, British GfK Consumer Confidence dipped to 2 points, marking a 4-m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-30 13:03
Taggar: consumer confidence, consumer sentiment, employment, point

Euro-Area Confidence Makes Surprise Leap to Four-Year High


"Confidence in the euro-area economy unexpectedly improved in October for a fourth consecutive month as the European Central Bank debates further stimulus. An index of executive and consumer confidence..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-29 14:37
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, economy

AUD/USD ? Aussie Fails to Improve Despite Weak US Durables, Consumer Confidence


"The Australian dollar has posted modest losses on Tuesday, as AUD/USD trades at the 0.72 line in the North American session. Taking a look at today’s economic releases, US durables looked weak..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-27 20:56
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, durable goods, goods orders, point

USD/JPY ? Yen Posts Modest Gains on Weak US Durables, Consumer Confidence


"USD/JPY has posted modest losses on Tuesday, as the pair trades at 120.40 in the North American session. US durables looked weak, as Core Durable Goods Orders declined 0.4%, while Durable Goods Orders..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-27 20:33
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, goods orders, point, retail sales

Capital Control Fears Rise as Emerging Markets Want to Limit Exits


"U.S. consumers were a little more optimistic about the economy in September, according to a report released Tuesday. (Tweet this) The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index inched up to 10..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-29 18:08
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, rate, report

US Consumer Confidence Rises Slightly in September


"U.S. consumers were a little more optimistic about the economy in September, according to a report released Tuesday. The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index inched up to 103 in Septembe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-29 18:05
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, rate, report

US Consumer Confidence Rises In September


"The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index®, which had increased in August, improved moderately in September. The Index now stands at 103.0 (1985=100), up from 101.3 in August. The Present Situati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-29 16:17
Taggar: consumer confidence, rate

EUR/USD Maintains Rally Ahead of FOMC Week


"EUR/USD continued to march upward on Friday as traders speculated whether the Federal Open Market Committee hikes interest rates next. The worse-than-expected US consumer conf..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-11 21:00
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, market, rate

Lots of Data to Process


"The last Friday of August brought forth an exhausting ton of released data:  Japanese consumer prices, retail sales, household spending and income, and unemployment; also eurozone sentiment, Germ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-28 17:52
Taggar: consumer confidence, cpi, employment, retail sales

US Consumer Sentiment Falls in July


"U.S. consumer sentiment came in slightly below expectations at 93.1, the Survey of Consumers said Friday. “A disappointing pace of economic growth was the main reason for the small decline in co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-31 16:49
Taggar: consumer confidence, consumer sentiment, point

Even the Most Optimistic Consumers Affected


"Consumers in Southeast Asia remain the most upbeat globally, but external and domestic fears may be dampening their optimism, according to a new survey by Nielsen. Home to more than 600 million consum..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-29 03:02
Taggar: consumer confidence

US Service Sector Grows in July


"U.S. consumer confidence weakened in July, due in part to a less optimistic outlook on the labor market, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday. The Conference Board, an industry gro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-28 18:32
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, report

US Consumer Confidence Drops in July


"U.S. consumer confidence weakened in July, due in part to a less optimistic outlook on the labor market, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday. The Conference Board, an industry gro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-28 18:10
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, report

Week Ahead in FX: FOMC to Guide USD as Commodities Drop


"China Flash Manufacturing PMI Hurts Already Low Commoties FOMC in Focus as Fed deals with Forecast Publishing Blunder Loonie Touches 10 Year Low versus USD Monday, July 27 4:00am EUR German Ifo Busine..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-24 20:13
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, goods orders, loonie

Impact of China Stocks is Far Reaching


"After years of betting on China’s booming economy and growing middle class, some Western firms may now feel the pinch as a slide in Chinese shares threatens to hurt consumer confidence in the wo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-16 07:28
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, market, share, shares

EUR/USD Remains Under Pressure from Greek Problems


"EUR/USD declined today as Greece requested a new bailout from the European Stability Mechanism. The currency pair attempted to rebound after the disappointing US economic..."

Pressure Eased on BOJ as Japan Retail Sales Rebound in April


"Japan’s retail sales rose 5.0 percent in the year to April, the first increase in four months, data showed on Thursday – bolstering the central bank’s view that consumer spending is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-28 03:33
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, retail sales

Japan April Retail Sales Rebound


"Japan’s retail sales rose 5.0 percent in the year to April, the first increase in four months, data showed on Thursday – bolstering the central bank’s view that consumer spending is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-28 03:23
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, retail sales

German Consumers? Optimistic May Impact EZ


"A perfect storm of the lowest jobless rate since East and West Germany were reunited, low energy prices and ultra-low interest rates seems to have finally got the normally conservative country spendin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-28 02:23
Taggar: consumer confidence, rate

U.S. Dollar Remains Lower on Downbeat Data


"The dollar languished around a three-month low against the euro in early Asian trade on Monday after downbeat U.S. economic data bolstered expectations that the Federal Reserve will wait longer to rai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-18 07:10
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, industrial production, rate

U.S. Dollar Remains Near Three Month Lows on Data


"The dollar languished around a three-month low against the euro in early Asian trade on Monday after downbeat U.S. economic data bolstered expectations that the Federal Reserve will wait longer to rai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-18 05:35
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, industrial production, rate

US Consumer Confidence Plummets to Two-Year Low


"Consumer confidence unexpectedly fell in May by the most in more than two years as Americans? views on the economy dimmed. The University of Michigan preliminary index of sentiment dropped to 88.6, th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-15 16:39
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, point

China HSBC PMI Hits 2015 High


"China’s services sector grew at its fastest pace this year in April as a sizzling stock market rally helped boost consumer confidence and spending, a private survey showed on Wednesday. Yet in a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-06 06:50
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, market

China HSBC Services PMI Hits 52.9 in April


"China’s services sector grew at its fastest pace this year in April as a sizzling stock market rally helped boost consumer confidence and spending, a private survey showed on Wednesday.  Yet in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-06 06:17
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, market

Singapore Consumer Confidence Rose in April


"The death of Singapore’s founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, may have spurred an unusual side effect: the city-state’s consumers now feel more confident about the future. “Consumer confid..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-23 04:14
Taggar: consumer confidence

Russian Car Market Shrinks 40% in March


"Russia’s car market shrank by more than 40 percent in March as carmakers struggled with the weaker currency, low consumer confidence and economic crisis in the country, according to the latest d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-09 15:39
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, market

RBA: Australia Still Struggling with Post-Mining Blues


"Australia is finding the transition from mining-led growth to other forms of activity to be a bumpy one, with business and consumer confidence still lacking, the head of the country’s central ba..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-20 04:51
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, dollar, economy

Japanese Consumer Confidence Up for Third Month


"Japan’s consumer confidence improved in February for the third straight month, the government said Thursday, suggesting that the negative impact of the consumption tax hike last April has starte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-13 16:36
Taggar: consumer confidence, consumption, point

USD/CAD ? Loonie Bear Lost In No Mans Land


"Canadian Housing starts plummet in cold February Consumer confidence not in sync with the BoC Loonie Bulls look to Friday’s Canadian jobs report for support The CAD ($1.2590) is doing its best t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-09 19:10
Taggar: bull, consumer confidence, loonie, report

Next Week


"Central Banks:  Monetary policy meetings will be held in Russia, South Korea, Peru, New Zealand and Thailand. Japanese Data: The current account, revised GDP, bank lending, the economy watchers index..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-06 22:34
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, economy, rate

CAD Awaiting Bank of Canada Statement


"Canadians aren?t taking much comfort from the central bank?s latest policy moves.An index of consumer confidence calculated by Nanos Research has dropped six straight weeks since Bank of Canada Govern..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-02 18:04
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, oil, rate

US Consumer Confidence Falls in February


"U.S. consumer confidence fell more than expected in February, pulling back from a multi-year high according to a private sector report released on Tuesday. The Conference Board, an industry group, sai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-24 19:54
Taggar: consumer confidence, report

GBP/USD ? Unchanged As Markets Await BOE Inflation Hearings, Yellen Testimony


"The pound is almost unchanged on Tuesday, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.54 range in the North American session. In the UK, Governor Mark Carney is testifying at parliamentary inflation report hea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-24 17:51
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, inflation, point, pound, report, trading

USD/CAD ? Steady as Yellen Testifies in Washington


"The Canadian dollar is steady on Tuesday, as USD/CAD trades in the low-1.26 range. In Canada, BOC Governor Stephen Poloz will speak at an event in London, Ontario. In the US, Federal Reserve head Jane..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-24 17:16
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, dollar, point

Gold Hovers Close to $1200 Ahead of Yellen Testimony


"Gold prices remain close to the key $1200 level, as the metal is trading at a spot price of $1198.60 on Tuesday. In the US, Federal Reserve head Janet Yellen will testify before the Senate Banking Com..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-24 13:31
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, gold, market, report, trading

Oil Price Fall Turns Canadian Commodity Rich Provinces into Pessimistic


"In a reversal of fortune, consumers in Canada?s prairie provinces Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba have become the country?s most pessimistic. An index of consumer confidence calculated by Nanos Res..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-23 18:00
Taggar: consumer confidence

USD/JPY ? Yen Steady at Start of Week


"The Japanese yen has stabilized on Monday after sharp losses on Friday. In the European session, USD/JPY is trading in the mid-118 range. In Japan, Current Account improved to JPY 0.98 trillion. Consu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-09 14:59
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, report, trading

Switzerland?s Consumer Confidence Brought down by Swiss Franc Appreciation


"Swiss consumer confidence brought down by the decision of the Swiss National Bank (SNB) to remove the 1.20 floor on the CHF-euro exchange rate. Read more The post Switzerland’s Consumer Confiden..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-05 17:41
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, forex, rate

UK Consumer Confidence Rising But Not Spending


"Consumer confidence in the U.K. grew five times faster than the global rate last year but, despite a wider backdrop of falling prices, shoppers are more reluctant to spend, research shows. The U.K. Co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-03 16:41
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, rate

Drop in Oil Prices a Boon for U.S. Households


"The plunge in oil prices is proving to be an unmistakable boon for U.S. households. The benefits for companies are less evident. Consumer confidence soared in January to the highest level in more than..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-28 04:40
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, oil

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Posts Strong Gains on Mixed US Numbers


"The Canadian dollar has posted strong gains on Monday, as USD/CAD trades in the high-1.23 range. On the release front, US numbers were mixed. Durable Goods Orders posted a sharp decline of 3.4%. Elsew..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-27 18:16
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, durable goods, goods orders, home sales, point

Gold Flat Ahead of Key US Data


"Gold has stabilized on Tuesday, following strong losses a day earlier. In the European session, the metal trades at a spot price of $1279.71. It?s a busy day in the US, with three key events on the ca..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-27 12:58
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, gold, home sales

USD/JPY ? Limited Movement as Industrial Production Slips


"The Japanese yen has started the week quietly, as USD/JPY trades in the mid-117 range on Monday. On the release front, Japanese releases met expectations. Revised Industrial Production declined by 0.5..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-19 16:08
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, market, point, us market

Low Fuel Price Boosts Consumer Sentiment to 11 Year High


"Consumer confidence jumped in January to the highest level in 11 years as steady job gains and plunging gas prices brightened the outlook for U.S. households. The University of Michigan preliminary co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-16 17:34
Taggar: consumer confidence, consumer sentiment

Waiting for a Slew of U.S. Data


"U.S. economic statistics will be released today on consumer prices, industrial production, consumer confidence, and capital flows with other economies.  We arrive at this juncture after five straight..."

Dollar Halts Rally, Remains in Bull Mode


"EUR/USD was flat today following two trading sessions of losses. The currency pair reached the lowest level since July 2012 intraday though. While the dollar backed off due to ..."

GBP/USD ? Pound Higher as US Consumer Confidence Misses Forecast


"GBP/USD has posted gains on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.55 range in the North American session. After a slow start to the week, there were releases from the UK and US on Tuesday. In the U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-30 18:30
Taggar: consumer confidence, point

USD/CAD ? Slight Losses as US Consumer Confidence Misses Estimate


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight gains on Tuesday, as USD/CAD trades slightly above the 1.16 line in the North American session. On the release front, there are no Canadian releases. In the US, t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-30 17:56
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, economy, point

AUD/USD ? Slight Gains Ahead of US Consumer Confidence


"AUD/USD has posted slight gains on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the high-0.81 range early in North American trade. Later in the day, we’ll get a look at US consumer confidence numbers, with th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-30 17:28
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, point

USD/JPY ? Yen Rebounds, Moves Below 120


"USD/JPY has posted strong gains on Tuesday, as USD/JPY is trading in the mid-119 range late in the North American session. On the release front, it’s another quiet day, with no Japanese releases..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-30 15:57
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, point, trading

Gold Calm Ahead of US Consumer Confidence Report


"Gold is stable on Tuesday, with a spot price of $1186.99 per ounce in the European session. Today’s highlight is US CB Consumer Confidence. The markets are expecting a strong improvement in the ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-30 13:56
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, market, point

AUD/USD ? Aussie Stable in Light Trade


"AUD/USD has posted slight gains on Monday, as the pair trades in the mid-0.81 line. There are no Australian or US releases to start off the week. On Tuesday, we’ll get a look at US consumer conf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-29 17:07
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, point

Gold Steady After Strong Gains


"Gold is steady on Monday, after posting strong gains of 1.6% on Friday. In Monday’s European session, the spot price stands at $1191.38 per ounce. There are no US releases on Monday, but we̵..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-29 14:19
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, market

AUD/USD ? Slight Gains as Home Loans Improves


"AUD/USD has posted slight gains on Wednesday, as the pair trades in the mid-0.83 range late in the European session. On the release front, Australian consumer confidence tumbled, dropping to 91.1 poin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-10 17:18
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, point

USD/JPY ? Yen Choppy Ahead of Manufacturing Data


"USD/JPY has shown movement in both directions on Wednesday but is almost unchanged on the day. In the European session, the pair trades in the mid-119 range. The yen has recovered much of last week..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-10 14:56
Taggar: consumer confidence, point

EUR/USD Trades at 2 Year Low Due to Strong US Economy


"The dollar appreciated to the strongest level in two years versus the euro as reports this week are projected to show U.S. consumer confidence and retail sales improved after payrolls growth topped al..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-08 17:18
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, dollar trade, report, retail sales

Car Sales Sees U.S. Stocks at Record Highs Again


"U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, with the Dow striking another peak, as investors cheered better-than-expected November sales from Ford Motor, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler. “Despite some weaknes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-03 05:01
Taggar: consumer confidence, manufacture, market, rate

U.S. Stocks Close Near Record Highs Again


"U.S. stocks finished little changed Tuesday, with the S&P 500 wavering around its peak, as data had the economy growing more than previously forecast in the third quarter, offsetting an unexpecte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-26 02:33
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, market, oil

U.S. Consumer Confidence for November at 88.7


"Consumers are feeling the worst about the economy since June.  The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index declined in November, the group said Tuesday, despite expectations that lower oil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-26 02:21
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, oil

Dollar Falls After Disappointing US Data


"The euro gained on the dollar today, rising for the second day in a row. EUR/USD dipped initially due to better-than-expected figures from the United State..."

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Gains as Retail Sales Improves


"The Canadian dollar has posted gains on Tuesday, as the currency recovered from Monday’s losses. In the North American session, USD/CAD is trading in the mid-1.12 range. On the release front, Ca..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-25 18:24
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, dollar, retail sales, trading

Gold Stable Ahead of GDP Release


"Gold is showing little movement on Tuesday, as the spot price stands at $1202 per ounce. On the release front, there are two key events on the schedule ? Preliminary GDP and CB Consumer Confidence. Al..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-25 13:07
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, market

EUR/USD ? Little Change Ahead of US GDP


"EUR/USD is very quiet on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.24 range in the European session. On the release front, German GDP posted a weak gain of 0.1%, matching the forecast. In the US, there..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-25 12:35
Taggar: consumer confidence

Slump Concerns Ease in Europe


"Economic sentiment in the euro area unexpectedly rose in October in a sign that the 18-nation region has moved one step away from a renewed economic downturn. An index of executive and consumer confid..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-31 02:42
Taggar: consumer confidence

Global Consumer Confidence Surges According to Nielsen


"Consumer confidence in the United States jumped in the third quarter and improved globally, although people were more optimistic about job prospects than their personal finances, a survey showed on We..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-29 19:03
Taggar: bull, consumer confidence, finance, market

U.S. Consumer Confidence Increases to Seven-Year High


"Consumer confidence advanced in October as Americans enjoyed further price drops at the gas pump and the job market continued to improve. The Conference Board?s index climbed to 94.5 this month, the h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-29 07:03
Taggar: consumer confidence, market

U.S. Consumer Confidence Index at 94.5


"Consumer confidence is at a seven-year high.  The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index rebounded from September to stand at 94.5, beating estimates. Economists forecasted consumer confidence to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-29 05:34
Taggar: consumer confidence

GBP/USD ? Slight Gains on Mixed US Numbers


"GBP/USD has posted slight gains, as the pair trades in the mid-1.61 range on Tuesday. On the release front, US key numbers were mixed. Core Durable Goods Orders looked weak, posting a decline of 0.2%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-28 18:04
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, goods orders, point

Poor Data from USA Pushes EUR/USD Further Up


"EUR/USD extended its rally today as durable goods orders came out worse than was expected. Even positive manufacturing and consumer confidence reports were unable to bring the curr..."

USD/CAD ? Lower as US Durables Decline


"The Canadian dollar is flexing some muscle on Tuesday, as USD/CAD has dropped to a two-week low. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading in the mid-1.11 range. In economic news, it..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-28 17:32
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, durable goods, goods orders, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Makes Modest Gains on Weak US Durables


"AUD/USD has posted modest gains on Tuesday, after a slow start to the week. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading in the mid-88 range. The Australian dollar took advantage as US Cor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-28 16:32
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, durable goods, goods orders, market, trading

Gold Prices Stable Ahead of US Manufacturing, Confidence Numbers


"Gold is listless on Tuesday continuing the lack of movement which started the week. In the European session, the spot price per ounce stands at $1228.44. On the release front, there are two key events..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-28 12:40
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, gold, goods orders, indicators, market

EUR/USD ? Limited Movement as Markets Eye Key US Data


"EUR/USD continues to show little activity on Tuesday, as the pair trades slightly below the 1.27 line in the European session. On the release front, German Import Prices beat the estimate with a gain..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-28 12:05
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, goods orders

Americans Are Still Worried


"U.S. unemployment is down. Consumer confidence is up. Inflation is low.  The economy is voters’ top concern ahead of the midterm elections next month, ranking ahead of national security, accordi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-23 05:49
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, employment, inflation

GBP Rises After Positive UK Housing and Confidence Data


"The pound rose to a one-week high versus the dollar after reports showed U.K. home prices gained for a second month in October and consumer confidence increased. U.K. government bonds climbed for the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-20 16:23
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, dollar, pound, rate, report

Gold Rally Loses Steam as USD Recovers


"Gold fell, cutting the biggest weekly gain since June, as improving U.S. economic data strengthened the dollar and cut demand for a haven. The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index rose for a second day after U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-10 16:55
Taggar: bull, consumer confidence, dollar, gold, market

Asian Stocks Hit By HK Protests and Weak PMIs


"Asian stocks fell for the fourth consecutive day as political protests in Hong Kong show no signs of abating and US consumer confidence unexpectedly fell. The regional benchmark MSCI Asia Pacific inde..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-01 16:02
Taggar: consumer confidence

Asian Equities Fall on U.S. Confidence and HK Concerns


"Asian stocks fell, with the benchmark index heading for a fourth day of losses, after consumer confidence in the U.S. unexpectedly declined and Hong Kong braced for bigger protests as Chinese holidays..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-01 05:20
Taggar: consumer confidence

GBP/USD ? Pound Shows Some Movement on Mixed UK Numbers


"GBP/USD has shown some volatility on Tuesday and is trading in the low-1.62 range on Tuesday. In economic news, the Current Account widened last month, while Final GDP posted a strong gain of 0.9% in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-30 18:52
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, pound, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Flirts With 1.12 on Soft GDP


"USD/CAD continues to point upwards on Tuesday. The pair broke above the 1.12 line on Tuesday, after Canadian GDP slipped to 0.0%. In the US, CB Consumer Confidence fell to 86.0 points, well short of e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-30 17:44
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, loonie, point

AUD/USD ? Slight Gains Ahead of Australian Retail Sales


"The Australian dollar has posted small gains on Tuesday, as AUD/USD trades in the mid-0.87 range in the North American session. In the US, CB Consumer Confidence fell to 86.0 points, well short of exp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-30 16:46
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, market, point

Surging US Dollar Pushes Gold to Lowest Levels of 2014


"Gold remains under pressure on Tuesday, as the metal continues to lose ground to the strong US dollar. In the European session, the spot price stands at $1207.40 per ounce. On the release front, today..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-30 14:47
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, gold, market, point

German Consumer Confidence Keeps Falling As Per Survey


"German consumer confidence is expected to deteriorate for a second consecutive month in October, a sentiment survey released Friday showed, an indication that crises in Russia, Ukraine and elsewhere a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-29 17:15
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, market, rate

Japanese Consumer Confidence Drops in August


"Japanese consumer confidence worsened for the first time in four months in August, an official survey suggests. According to the Cabinet Office, the consumer sentiment index was 41.2 in August, down f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-09 15:13
Taggar: consumer confidence, consumer sentiment

Asian Equities Higher on U.S. Confidence


"Asian stocks rose after U.S. data on durable goods and consumer confidence boosted optimism in the strength of the world?s largest economy. Boral Ltd. (BLD) surged 4.5 percent as profit at the Austral..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-27 06:36
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, economy, profit, report

Asian Equities Higher after Solid U.S. Lead


"Asian equity markets rose on Wednesday after the S&P 500 index closed above the 2,000 mark for the first time ever. Wall Street’s record gains overnight were sparked by better-than-expected..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-27 02:32
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, economy, goods orders, market, report

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Posts Gains as US Core Durables Slips


"USD/CAD has posted losses on Tuesday, as the pair is trades in the mid-1.09 range in the North American session. Looking at today’s events, US Core Durable Goods declined by 0.8%, but Durable Go..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-26 17:14
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, point

AUD/USD ? Aussie Moves Up on Mixed US Durables


"AUD/USD has gained ground on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the low-0.93 range in the North American session. On the release front, Core Durable Goods declined by 0.8%, but Durable Goods Orders set a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-26 16:41
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, point

Gold Rises as Markets Eye Durable Goods, Ukraine Crisis


"Gold has risen on Tuesday, as the spot price stands at $1286.54 per ounce in the European session. In the US, there are two key releases, Core Durable Goods Orders and CB Consumer Confidence. Both ind..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-26 13:58
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, gold, goods orders, indicators

EUR/USD ? Calm As Markets Eye US Durable Goods


"It’s been an uneventful start to the week, as EUR/USD is trading just below the 1.32 line in Tuesday’s European session. On the release front, there are no events out of the Eurozone, so t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-26 10:19
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, goods orders, indicators, trading

West TX Oil around $94.50 on U.S. Consumer Data


"U.S. crude rose on Tuesday as bullish U.S. consumer data overshadowed ample global oil supplies and weak economic data in most countries that are major users. Oil jumped by about $1 after an industry..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-26 01:56
Taggar: bull, consumer confidence, oil, report

USD/JPY ? Flat Yen Shrugs Off Weak Japanese Data


"The Japanese yen is listless on Monday, as the pair trades slightly above the 104 line in the European session. On the release front, Tertiary Industry Activity disappointed, coming in at -0.1% in Jul..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-11 14:26
Taggar: consumer confidence, point

GBP/USD Drops to 1.6820 as Data Disappoints


"The pound declined for a fourth week against the dollar, the longest losing streak in more than a year, as U.K. economic data from manufacturing output to consumer confidence was weaker than economist..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-04 05:47
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, economy, pound

USD/CAD ? Higher Ahead of US Employment Data


"The Canadian dollar continues to travel south, as USD/CAD trades in the low-1.09 range on Friday. In the US, the markets will have plenty of data to sort through, with three key events later in the da..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-01 14:01
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, employment, market, rate

GBP/USD Drops to Seven Week Low at 1.6870


"The pound posted its biggest monthly decline against the dollar since May 2013 as signs of growth in the U.S. economy boosted expectations for higher Federal Reserve interest rates. Sterling fell to a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-01 06:57
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, economy, pound, rate

British Consumer Confidence Falls for First Time in Six Months


"British consumer confidence fell for the first time in six months in July, a survey from researchers GfK NOP showed on Thursday, the latest sign that Britons are feeling less upbeat about the economic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-31 07:57
Taggar: consumer confidence

Gold Drops to $1300 as Stocks Advance


"Gold futures declined as U.S. and European equities advanced, curbing demand for the precious metal as an alternative asset. Stocks climbed on optimism over corporate earnings. U.S. consumer confidenc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-30 05:09
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, market, rate

U.S. Confidence Soars to Highest in Nearly Seven Years


"Consumers were more confident about the economy in July than they have been in at least six years, The Conference Board said Tuesday, as stock markets float near record highs and expectations build fo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-30 04:47
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, market

EUR/USD Drops on Consumer Confidence & Fed Outlook


"US consumer confidence improved this month, and this allowed the dollar to gain on the euro and ignore other recent poor data. The Federal Reserve started its two-da..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-29 23:15
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, market

Gold Falls as Global Stocks Advance


"Gold futures declined as U.S. and European equities advanced, curbing demand for the precious metal as an alternative asset. Stocks climbed on optimism over corporate earnings. U.S. consumer confidenc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-29 18:11
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, market, rate

GBP/USD ? Dollar Improves on US Consumer Confidence


"GBP/USD has lost ground on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.69 range in the North American session. The sagging pound has now lost about  200 points in the past two weeks. In economic news, Br..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-29 17:48
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, point, pound

USD/CAD ? Sagging Loonie Drops to Five-Week Lows


"The shaky Canadian dollar has resumed its losing ways on Tuesday. USD/CAD has risen to the mid-1.08 level, its highest level since mid-June. On the release front, CB Consumer Confidence stunned the ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-29 17:14
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, market, point

AUD/USD ? Aussie Dips Despite Strong Australian Housing Data


"AUD/USD has edged lower on  Tuesday, as the pair has dipped below the 0.94 line. On the release front, HIA New Home Sales posted a strong gain of 1.2% last month. In the US, CB Consumer Confidence stu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-29 16:47
Taggar: consumer confidence, home sales, market

USD/JPY ? Yen Weakens as Japanese Consumer Spending Slips


"USD/JPY has posted gains on Tuesday, as the pair has pushed above the 102 line and hit three-week highs. The dollar took advantage of disappointing Japanese consumer spending in June. On Tuesday, Japa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-29 15:47
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, industrial production, market, point

Gold Firm as Markets Eye Fed Policy Meeting


"Gold is steady on Tuesday, as the spot price stands at $1307.47 late in the European session. On the release front, it’s another quiet day, highlighted by CB Consumer Confidence. The markets are..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-29 14:28
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, market

EUR/USD ? Listless as Markets Eye FOMC Statement, Employment Data


"EUR/USD continues to show very little activity on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.34 range in the European session. On the release front, it’s another quiet day, with just one Eurozone..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-29 10:29
Taggar: consumer confidence, market

European PMIs Were Good News Except for France


"In France, François Hollande’s troubled socialist administration had hoped that a series of major investments and labour market reforms would bear fruit before the summer holiday season. However..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-25 15:22
Taggar: bear, consumer confidence, employment, financial, investment, market

AUD/USD: Steady as Australian Consumer Sentiment Sparkles


"AUD/USD is stable on Wednesday, as the pair trades at the 0.94 line in the North American session. Australian Consumer Confidence looked sharp, jumping to an eight-month high. In the US, all eyes are..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-09 17:34
Taggar: consumer confidence, consumer sentiment

USD/CAD: Flat as Markets Eye Key US Numbers


"USD/CAD is listless on Tuesday, as  the pair continues to trade in the mid-1.07 range early in the North American session. The loonie has enjoyed an excellent June, gaining over two cents against its..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-24 17:03
Taggar: consumer confidence, home sales, loonie

Rally of EUR/USD Fails due to US Sentiment & Housing Data


"EUR/USD attempted to rally today, ignoring the disappointing report about German business climate (event A on the chart), but the rally failed after the release of&#..."

AUD/USD ? Modest Losses Ahead of US Housing, Consumer Confidence Data


"The Australian dollar has lost ground on Tuesday, giving up the gains made a day earlier. Early in the North American  session, the pair is trading slightly shy of the 0.94 line. In the US, today̵..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-24 15:38
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, home sales, trading

USD/JPY: Quiet As Markets Eye Key US Data


"The Japanese yen is steady on Tuesday, as the pair trades just below the 102 level. On the release front, the only Japanese event is the Corporate Services Price Index, with another strong gain expect..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-24 15:05
Taggar: consumer confidence, home sales, price index, rate

Gold Moves Higher on Iraq, Ukraine Concerns


"Gold has posted gains on Tuesday, with the spot price at $1325.33 per ounce late in the European session. The precious metal has moved higher thanks to tensions in Iraq and Ukraine. On the release fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-24 13:43
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, home sales

EUR/USD ? Steady Despite Softer German Business Climate


"EUR/USD has edged higher on Tuesday, as the pair trades slightly above the 1.36 line in the European session. On the release front, German Ifo Business Climate fell short of the estimate and dipped to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-24 12:10
Taggar: consumer confidence

Australia?s Troubles Ahead


"As Australia grapples with a mining sector downturn, economists warn that a new headwind threatens to hit business sentiment: waning consumer confidence. “There are early signs that the transiti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-24 05:27
Taggar: consumer confidence, investment, report

US Treasuries Drop Versus G7


"Treasuries fell to the least expensive level versus their Group of Seven peers in four years before data this week that economists said will show improvement in the U.S. labor market and consumer conf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-09 15:55
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, point

Asia Central Banks Driving the Agenda


"Traders can look forward to central bank decisions and economic data from Asia’s powerhouses this week. Monday kicked off with Japan’s revised first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) be..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-09 15:37
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, economy, market, rate

U.K. Consumer Confidence Best Since 2005


"U.K. consumer confidence continued to improve in May, reaching its highest level in more than nine years as Britons became increasingly convinced that the economy is on the mend after a long period of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-30 08:21
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, financial

GBP/USD ? Little Movement As US Posts Mixed Numbers


"GBP/USD has settled down on Thursday, after losing about 100 points a day earlier. On the release front, there was plenty of action in the US, as Unemployment Claims dropped sharply, while Preliminary..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-29 19:08
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, market, point

AUD/USD ? Aussie Loses Ground After Positive US Data


"AUD/USD continues to show little movement so far this week, as the pair trades in the mid-0.92 range late in Tuesday’s European session. On the release front, US Core Durable Goods slipped to a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-28 16:54
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, market

USD/CAD ? Flat As US Numbers Beat Expectations


"The Canadian dollar continues to have an uneventful week, as USD/CAD trades in the mid-1.08 range early in the North American session. There was good news out of the US on Tuesday, as consumer confide..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-28 16:47
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar

EUR/USD ? Under Pressure As French, German Numbers Slip


"EUR/USD has edged lower on Wednesday, as the pair trades in the low 1.36-range in the European session. On the release front, French Consumer Spending and German Unemployment Change both weakened in A..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-28 13:34
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment

Gold Tumbles As US Posts Positive Data


"Gold prices flirted with the $1300 mark on Monday, but the precious metal has taken a tumble since then, dropping to the lowest levels seen since early February. Late in the European session, the spot..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-28 13:32
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold

Brent Oil at $110.50 on U.S. Data


"Brent futures rose on Wednesday, holding above $110 a barrel on renewed optimism over steady demand growth in the world’s top oil consumer the United States following healthy economic data, with..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-28 07:42
Taggar: consumer confidence, manufacture, oil

Asian Equities Higher on U.S. Economic Data


"Asian stock markets rose on Wednesday following another record high for the S&P 500 index overnight and the prospect of fresh monetary stimulus in Europe. U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday, resuming..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-28 07:36
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, market, report

Decent Batch of U.S. Data Released This Tuesday


"Although in line with street expectations, the Conference Board gauge of May consumer confidence printed 1.3 points higher than in April, at the highest point in over a year, and indeed at the second..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-27 18:47
Taggar: consumer confidence, point

USD/CAD ? Loonie Firm As US Manufacturing Numbers Slide


"The Canadian dollar has edged upwards on Tuesday, as USD/CAD trades in the mid-1.08 range early in the North American session. On the release front, US Core Durable Goods and Durable Goods softened in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-27 16:11
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, durable goods, market

AUD/USD ? Aussie Shrugs Off Weak US Core Durable Goods


"AUD/USD continues to show little movement so far this week, as the pair trades in the mid-0.92 range late in Tuesday’s European session. On the release front, US Core Durable Goods slipped to a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-27 14:55
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, market

AUD/USD down to 0.9235 on Iron Decline


"Australia?s dollar held its sharpest loss in two months after consumer confidence dropped and iron ore prices fell to the lowest since September 2012. New Zealand?s kiwi touched the lowest this month..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-21 05:38
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, kiwi

GBP/USD at 1.6880 as U.K. Confidence Climbs


"The pound rose to a four-year high against the dollar after data showed U.S economic growth stagnated while U.K. consumer confidence climbed, boosting the relative appeal of sterling. The pound had it..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-01 07:22
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, dollar, pound

GBP/USD ? Firm As British GDP Meets Expectations


"GBP/USD is steady in Tuesday trade, as the pair trades in the low-1.68 range. The pair continues to show little movement, unable to sustain any momentum in either direction. On the release front, Brit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-29 19:34
Taggar: consumer confidence

USD/CAD ? Loonie Finally Breaks Below 1.10


"The Canadian dollar managed to push aside the stubborn 1.10 level on Tuesday, as USD/CAD dropped below the key barrier for the first time in two weeks. The pair is trading in the mid-1.09 range in the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-29 18:49
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, trading

AUD/USD ? Slight Gains As US Consumer Confidence Remains High


"AUD/USD has edged higher on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the high 0.92-range in the North American session. In economic news, US CB Consumer Confidence posted another strong reading in March. There..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-29 16:46
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy

USD/JPY ? Dollar Firm Ahead of Japanese Manufacturing Numbers


"USD/JPY has edged higher on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the mid-102 range in the European session. In economic releases, today’s US  highlight is CB Consumer Confidence. The markets are expec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-29 16:15
Taggar: consumer confidence, industrial production, market

Gold Prices Dip As Markets Eye Federal Reserve Announcement


"Gold prices have softened in Tuesday trading, with a spot price of $1290 in the European session. The markets are expecting the Federal Reserve to trim QE by another $10 billion, which could give a bo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-29 15:33
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, dollar, gold, market, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Firm As German Consumer Climate Impresses


"EUR/USD continues to trade at high levels on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.38 range in the European session. In economic news, German Consumer Climate posted another sharp reading and match..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-29 13:28
Taggar: consumer confidence, cpi

EUR/USD ? Slight Gains As Euro Pushes Above 1.38


"EUR/USD is showing limited movement in Tuesday trade, as the pair sticks close to the 1.38 line. It’s been a quiet week so far, as the European markets were closed on Monday for the Easter break..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-22 13:10
Taggar: consumer confidence, home sales, market

Gold Drops As US Economy Posts Gains


"Gold futures fell, heading for a weekly loss, as signs of gains in the U.S. economy eroded demand for the metal as a store of value. Consumer confidence rose from a nine-week low as Americans grew mor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-17 19:47
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, gold, market

US Consumer Confidence Climbs


"Consumer confidence rose from a nine-week low as Americans grew more upbeat about the economy, their finances and the buying climate. The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort (COMFCOMF) Index rose to minus 29.1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-17 16:07
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, finance, market

USD/JPY ? Muted Response to Sharp Unemployment Claims


"The Japanese yen is trading quietly in Thursday trading, as USD/JPY trades slightly above the 102 level. In economic news, US Unemployment Claims were solid and easily surpassed expectations. In Japan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-17 15:38
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, employment, market, trading

EUR/USD Halts Decline, Unsure Where to Go


"EUR/USD paused its three-day drop today and did not move far in either direction as economic data from both the United States and Europe was not particularly inspiring. In..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-28 17:47
Taggar: consumer confidence, inflation

European Consumer Confidence Rises in March


"The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced a $14 billion to $18 billion bailout for Ukraine on Thursday morning, as the country’s prime minister warned of the depth of its problems. The IMF..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-28 16:00
Taggar: consumer confidence, market

USD/CAD ? Little Movement As US Manufacturing Numbers Mixed


"USD/CAD has edged lower in Tuesday trading, as the pair trades in the high-1.11 range. On the release front, US data pointed in both directions on Tuesday. Consumer Confidence sparkled, hitting a six-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-26 18:03
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, home sales, market, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Steady As German Consumer Confidence Remains High


"EUR/USD has edged downwards on Wednesday, as the pair trades close just below the 1.38 level. In economic news, German Ifo Business Climate weakened in February but met expectations. In economic news..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-26 13:49
Taggar: consumer confidence, market

Asian Stocks Climb On Strong US Consumer Confidence, Following US Equities


"Asian stocks rose after U.S. consumer confidence climbed to a six-year high, buoying investor optimism about the outlook for the world’s biggest economy. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index added 0.6 pe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-26 03:33
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, market, share, shares

GBP/USD ? Slight Gains As British CPI Matches Expectations


"The pound has edged higher in Tuesday trade, as GBP/USD is trading in the high-1.65 range in the North American session. On the release front, British CPI continues to lose ground, dropping to a four-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-25 18:45
Taggar: consumer confidence, cpi, market, point, pound, trading

USD/CAD ? Slight Losses As US Posts Mixed Numbers


"USD/CAD has edged lower in Tuesday trading, as the pair trades in the high-1.11 range. On the release front, US data pointed in both directions on Tuesday. Consumer Confidence sparkled, hitting a six-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-25 17:02
Taggar: consumer confidence, home sales, market, point, trading

AUD/USD ? Steady As US Posts Mixed Data


"AUD/USD has edged higher in Tuesday trading, as the pair trades in the mid-0.91 range early in the North American session. On the release front, US numbers were a mix. Consumer Confidence sparkled, hi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-25 16:38
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, home sales, market, trading

USD/JPY ? Little Movement Ahead of Key US Data


"USD/JPY continues to show little activity this week. The pair is trading above the 102 line in Tuesday’s European session. Today’s sole release out of Japan is the Corporate Services Price..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-25 14:37
Taggar: consumer confidence, home sales, market, price index, rate, trading

EUR/USD Pares Losses as US Consumer Confidence Falls


"EUR/USD erased yesterday’s losses today as economic reports from Europe were relatively good, while US data was disappointing, particularly the unexpected drop of consumer confide..."

Japan?s Consumer Confidence Drops in February


"Japan’s consumer confidence worsened in February to its lowest level since September 2011, the government said Wednesday, amid growing concern that a planned consumption tax hike next month may..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-12 22:15
Taggar: consumer confidence, consumption, market

Australian Consumer Confidence Falls for Fourth Successive Month


"Australian consumer sentiment fell for a fourth successive month in March as households worried about the economic outlook and their job security, with pessimists now outnumbering optimists, a survey..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-12 06:42
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, consumer sentiment, market

UK GDP To Surpass Pre-recession Peak


"The UK economy will exceed its pre-recession peak this summer, according to the latest predictions from British businesses, despite warnings that the recovery is on shaky foundations as a booming hous..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-10 14:42
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, market

EUR/USD ? Little Movement As German Consumer Confidence Shines


"EUR/USD has looked listless all week long and we?re seeing more of the same on Wednesday, as the pair continues to trade in the mid-1.37 range. German Consumer Confidence continues to rise and posted ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-26 13:52
Taggar: consumer confidence, home sales, market

Wall Street Leads Asian Markets Lower


"An dip on Wall Street overnight drove most Asian equities lower on early Wednesday.  U.S. stocks eased from record territory on Tuesday as investors weighed a decline in consumer confidence and better..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-26 04:46
Taggar: consumer confidence, market

Gold above $1340 on U.S. Economy Signs


"Gold futures climbed to the highest in almost 17 weeks on speculation that a sputtering U.S. economy will boost demand for the metal as an alternative investment. U.S. consumer confidence fell more th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-26 02:16
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, gold, investment, market

GBP/USD at 1.6675 after BOE Comments


"U.K. government bonds rose for a third day after a measure of U.S. consumer sentiment unexpectedly worsened in February, boosting demand for the safest fixed-income securities. Benchmark gilts rallied..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-26 02:06
Taggar: consumer confidence, consumer sentiment, market

U.S. Dollar Lower on Confidence Data


"The dollar fell against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday after soft U.S. consumer confidence data drove bond yields lower, weakening demand for the U.S. currency. The Conference Board’s i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-26 02:00
Taggar: consumer confidence, currencies, currency, dollar, market

USD/CAD ? Slight Gains As US Consumer Confidence Slides


"The Canadian dollar has edge lower on Tuesday. In the North American session, USD/CAD is trading just short of the 1.11 level. In economic news, US consumer confidence numbers slipped badly in January..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-25 23:48
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, market, point, profit, rate, trading

USD/JPY ? Slight Losses As Markets Await US Consumer Confidence Numbers


"USD/JPY is down slightly on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the low-102 range in the European session. In economic news, the Japanese Corporate Services Price Index disappointed, as the inflation indic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-25 17:02
Taggar: consumer confidence, inflation, market, point, price index, rate

AUD/USD ? Steady as Markets Eye US Consumer Confidence


"The Australian dollar is showing little movement in Tuesday trading, as AUD/USD trades in the low-0.90 range. In economic news, today’s highlight is US Consumer Confidence, as the markets hope t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-25 14:16
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, dollar, market, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Firm As Markets Eye US Consumer Confidence


"EUR/USD is steady on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.37 range in the European session. In Eurozone releases, German GDP met the forecast, but Italian Retail Sales posted a decline and missed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-25 13:39
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, retail sales

Gold Near Four Month High around $1340


"Gold ended higher near a four-month peak on Tuesday after disappointing U.S. consumer confidence data augmented concerns over the pace of U.S. economic recovery. The Conference Board, an industry grou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-25 01:52
Taggar: consumer confidence, gold, market, point

USD Expected To Trade Lower This Week ? Analysts


"U.S. data this week?including durable goods orders and consumer confidence?will continue to reflect the impact of extreme weather, presenting a downside risk for the U.S. dollar, according to CNBCR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-24 03:42
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, dollar, durable goods, goods orders, market, rate

AUD/USD ? Aussie Shrugs Off Weak Consumer Confidence


"The improving Australian dollar is steady on Wednesday, as AUD/USD trades above the 0.90 line in European trading. The Aussie continues to impress lately, having climbed almost 300 points in just over..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-12 16:02
Taggar: aussie, consumer confidence, consumer sentiment, dollar, market, point, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Improves Despite Weak Current Account


"The Japanese yen has posted modest gains on Monday, as USD/JPY trades slightly above the 102 line in the European session. Japanese releases have not looked sharp as we start the new trading week. Cur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-10 14:17
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, trading

Loads of Developments this Tuesday


"The news from Europe, including fourth-quarter British GDP, higher-than-anticipated consumer confidence figures reported in both France and Italy, and Euroland’s index of leading economic indica..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-28 14:55
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, indicators, market, rate, report

US & European Fundamentals Battle for Control of EUR/USD


"EUR/USD was rising today as two of the biggest German political parties were able to form a coalition government and the German consumer confidence improved. (Event..."

EUR/USD Reverses Losses on Poor US Consumer Confidence


"EUR/USD was falling today, dragged down by positive housing reports from the United States, but rebounded after data showed that US consumer confidence continued to worsen. Building per..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-26 19:01
Taggar: consumer confidence, rate, report

Jpn Oct consumer confidence index 41.2, 45.5 eyed


"The post Jpn Oct consumer confidence index 41.2, 45.5 eyed appeared first on MarketPulse."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-12 15:46
Taggar: consumer confidence, market

GBP/USD ? Steady As Unemployment Claims Within Expectations


"For the second straight day, the British pound is trading quietly in the mid-1.60 range. The pound has not had a good week, dropping about 130 points so far this week. In economic news, Nationwide HPI..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-31 17:40
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, market, point, pound, trading

EUR/USD ? Steady as Markets Eye Fed Policy Statement


"EUR/USD has edged higher in Wednesday trading. The pair continues to trade in the mid-1.37 range in the European session. US releases were weak on Tuesday, as Retail Sales, PPI and Consumer Confidence..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-30 14:48
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, market, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Steady as Markets Eye Fed Policy Statement


"EUR/USD has edged higher in Wednesday trading. The pair continues to trade in the mid-1.37 range in the European session. US releases were weak on Tuesday, as Retail Sales, PPI and Consumer Confidence..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-30 14:48
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, market, retail sales, trading

Asia Misses on Increased Global Consumer Confidence


"The latest survey of consumer confidence around the world revealed that while confidence was returning to developed markets such as the U.S. and Europe, confidence had been shaken in emerging market e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-30 06:29
Taggar: consumer confidence, finance, market

USD/CAD ? Rangebound As US Key Releases Falter


"The Canadian dollar is almost unchanged in Tuesday trading. The pair continues to trade in the mid-1.04 range in the Tuesday’s North American session. In economic news, it was another rough day..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-29 18:13
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, dollar, market, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Slide Continues After RBA Warning


"AUD/USD has lost ground in Tuesday trading. The pair has dropped below the 0.95 line in Tuesday’s North American session. The Aussie lost ground after RBA Governor Glenn Stevens warned that the..."

U.S. Dollar Set for Monthly Losses as Fed Meets


"The dollar headed for monthly losses against most major peers before U.S. data forecast to show consumer confidence fell to a five-month low and retail sales stalled as the Federal Reserve starts a tw..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-29 05:17
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, market, retail sales

U.S. Shutdown Lingers


"The economic cost of the U.S. government shutdown will keep the U.S. dollar under pressure this week, while the hit on business and consumer confidence could force the Federal Reserve to delay the wit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-21 07:13
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, currency trade, dollar, market, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Pushes Above 1.60 After Strong UK Sales Data


"GBP/USD has rebounded from Tuesday’s losses and has crossed back above the significant 1.60 level. In Wednesday’s European session, the pair is trading in the mid-1.60 range. The pound rec..."

USD/CAD ? Strong Canadian Retail Sales Fails To Boost Loonie


"USD/CAD continues to trade close to the 1.03 level in Wednesday trading. On Tuesday, Canada posted strong retail sales data, while US consumer confidence numbers were sluggish. Later today, the US rel..."

AUD/USD ? Aussie Losses Continue Ahead of Key US Releases


"The Australian dollar is lower in Wednesday trading, as the currency continues to lose ground to the US dollar. In the European session, the pair was trading in the mid-0.93 range. In economic news,  ..."

USD/JPY ? Yen Lower Despite Upbeat Inflation Data


"USD/JPY has weakened in Wednesday trading. The pair has dropped to the mid-98 range in Wednesday’s European session. In economic news, Japanese inflation indicators continue to point upwards, as..."

EUR/USD ? Markets Await Key US Housing, Mfg. Numbers


"EUR/USD is showing little movement in Wednesday trading, as the pair continues to trade in the high 1.34-range in the European session. On Monday, German Ifo Consumer Climate climbed slightly and matc..."

S&P 500 and Dow 30 ? More Good/Bad News Switcheroo


"There is never a good way to say “I told you so” without sounding pompous, but it is great to see how US market reacted as we expected – where bad news is actually good news for stoc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-25 04:47
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, price index, us market

Asian Stocks Decline as U.S. Confidence Falls


"Asian stocks fell for a second day, paring the best monthly advance since January 2012 for the regional benchmark index, after U.S. consumer confidence slumped in September to a four-month low. Mitsui..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-25 03:52
Taggar: consumer confidence, manufacture, share, shares

GBP/USD ? Pound Loses Ground, Drops Below 1.60


"GBP/USD is weakening in Tuesday trading. The pair dropped below the all-important 1.60 in the European session, and continues to edge lower. In economic news, British BBA Mortgage Approvals fell short..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-24 17:18
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Under Pressure Ahead of US Consumer Confidence Data


"EUR/USD has posted modest losses on Tuesday, continuing the downward trend which started on Monday. In Tuesday’s North American session, the pair is trading in the high-1.34 range. After a convi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-24 15:57
Taggar: consumer confidence, trading

USD/CAD ? Steady Ahead of Key US, Canadian Releases


"USD/CAD has edged higher in Tuesday trading, as the pair trades at the 1.03 line in the European session. In economic news, both Canada and the US will release major events later in the day. Canada re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-24 13:17
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, market, point, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Little Movement Ahead of US Consumer Confidence Data


"The Australian dollar is trading fairly quietly in Tuesday trading. In the European session, the pair is trading in the high-0.93 range. In economic news, today’s key release is US CB Consumer C..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-24 12:36
Taggar: announcement, consumer confidence, day trading, dollar, market, point, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Continues to Hug 99 Line


"USD/JPY continues to flirt with the 99 line in Tuesday’s European session. In economic news, Japanese markets are back in action, but there is just one release on the schedule – Corporate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-24 11:37
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, price index, rate

U.K. Consumer Confidence Improves


"Fresh signs of the UK?s improving economic health emerged today as a consumer confidence index hit a new high. The Lloyds Bank Spending Power Report for August found confidence in the UK?s economic si..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-23 08:12
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, employment, financial, market, point, report

EUR/USD ? Euro Takes Break After Sharp Gains


"EUR/USD is showing little activity in Friday trading. The pair has settled down since gaining almost two cents on Wednesday, after the Federal Reserved balked at any QE tapering.  The pair is trading..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-20 12:05
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, dollar, employment, trading

EUR/USD at 1.3540 Before Consumer Confidence and PMI Data


"The euro was near a seven-month high before data forecast to show consumer confidence was the strongest in more than two years in the 17-nation currency bloc and manufacturing expanded for a third mon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-20 05:56
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, currency, currency trade, share

EUR/USD Drops Despite Negative US Fundamental Reports


"EUR/USD dropped sharply today even though macroeconomic reports from the United States were disappointing for the most part. Slower-than-predicted growth of retails sales and ..."

Spotlight on the U.S.


"Currency markets have been marking time ahead of the U.S. release of retail sales, producer prices, and the latest Reuters/U. Michigan reading of U.S. consumer confidence.  The dollar is unchange..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-13 13:02
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Yen Darts Above 100 Before Retracting


"USD/JPY continues to flirt with the 100 level. The pair briefly pushed above the 100 level early on Monday, but then retracted. In the European session, the pair is trading in the mid-99 range. On Fri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-09 13:48
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, point, trading

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Win May Help Abe?s Recovery


"Tokyo?s winning bid to host the 2020 Olympics may boost construction and tourism stocks today and give a lift to consumer confidence, playing into Prime Minister Shinzo Abe?s plan to revive the world?..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-09 02:36
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy

Strong Retail Data Not Reflecting Actual Grim UK Outlook


"Thousands of retail businesses in the U.K.’s town centers are on the brink of collapse, a veteran retail analyst is set to warn the U.K. government this week, just as data appears to confirm a r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-03 03:06
Taggar: consumer confidence, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Edges Lower, Tests 1.55


"GBP/USD continues to lose ground in Thursday trading. The pair is trading is testing the 1.55 line in Thursday?s North American session. Taking a look at economic releases, US releases looked solid on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-29 18:31
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, employment, market, trading

EUR/USD Technicals ? 1.33 eyed as bears looking for payback


"EUR/USD fell lower after failing to retest 1.34 yesterday as expected as the original rally towards 1.34 on Tuesday was never fundamentally supported and went against the grain of all other risk asset..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-29 04:42
Taggar: bear, consumer confidence, currency, point

German Consumer Confidence Falls Slightly in August


"German consumer confidence eased slightly heading into September, albeit remaining close to its highest level in nearly six years, as shoppers worried about creeping inflation. GfK market research gro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-28 16:57
Taggar: consumer confidence, financial, inflation, market

GBP/USD ? Lower After Strong US Consumer Confidence Sparkles


"GBP/USD has posted modest losses in Tuesday trading. The pair is trading in the mid-1.55 range in Tuesday?s North American session. On Tuesday, US consumer confidence and manufacturing numbers looked..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-27 17:44
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, durable goods, goods orders, trading

USD/CAD ? Quiet Trading Continues Close to 1.05 Line


"USD/CAD continues to show little movement in Tuesday trading. The pair is trading slightly above the 1.05 line early on in Tuesday’s North American session. In economic news, US releases finally..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-27 17:09
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, profit, rate, trading

AUD/USD ? Struggling Aussie Dips Below 0.90 Level


"The US dollar continues to put pressure on its Australian counterpart. AUD/USD has dropped below the critical the 0.90 line in Tuesday’s European session. It’s another light schedule on Tu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-27 16:16
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, durable goods, goods orders

EUR/USD ? Dollar Remains Firm Despite Strong German Business Data


"After a very quiet start to the trading week, the euro has posted modest losses against the US dollar on Tuesday. EUR/USD was trading in the low-1.33 range in Tuesday’s European session. German..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-27 13:06
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, trading

Week in FX Europe ? Germany and the UK Seed European Optimism


"EUR/USD had a topsy-turvy week. Started the week at 1.3336 and in early Wednesday trading shot up to 1.3450 just to slowly deflate back to 1.3350 by Friday afternoon. Germany posted hopeful GDP growth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-24 18:30
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, employment, trading

Week in FX Europe ? Germany and the UK Seed European Optimism


"EUR/USD had a topsy-turvy week. Started the week at 1.3336 and in early Wednesday trading shot up to 1.3450 just to slowly deflate back to 1.3350 by Friday afternoon. Germany posted hopeful GDP growth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-23 20:15
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, employment, trading

U.K. Recovery Builds Momentum


"The Confederation of British Industry raised its forecasts for U.K. economic growth this year and next as business and consumer confidence strengthens and credit conditions improve. The business lobby..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-18 01:58
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, economy, employment

GBP/USD ? Pound Crashes Below 1.52 Line


"GBP/USD continues to tumble, and has fallen below the 1.52 line. In Wednesday’s North American session, the pair is struggling in the mid-1.52 range. The US dollar received a boost after posting..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-31 17:44
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, employment, point, pound, price index

USD/JPY ? Yen Shrugs off Tepid Data, Edges Higher


"The Japanese yen continues to improve against the retreating US dollar. The pair is trading in the mid-97 range in Wednesday’s European session. We have not seen the pair at these low levels sin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-31 13:45
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, trading

German Consumer Confidence Rises to Six Year High


"German consumer confidence rose to its highest level in nearly six years heading into August, shoring up expectations that household spending will help Europe’s largest economy withstand weak de..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-30 20:43
Taggar: consumer confidence, consumer sentiment, economy, financial, market

US Consumer Confidence Falls in July


"U.S. consumer confidence pulled back in July as consumers were less optimistic about the outlook for the economy and labor market, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday. The Confere..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-30 19:59
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, market, report

Pound Drops Below 1.53 as Slide Continues


"GBP/USD continues to lose ground in Wednesday trading. In the North American session, the pair is struggling in the mid-1.52 range. The pound has now coughed up about 130 points since the start of the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-30 17:30
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, point, pound, price index, trading

USD/CAD ? US Dollar Edges Higher after Consumer Confidence Release


"USD/CAD has edged higher in Tuesday trading. In the North American session, the pair is trading at the  1.03 line. In economic news, Canadian inflation indicators beat their estimates. Over in the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-30 16:57
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, indicators, inflation, point, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Takes Hit as Building Approvals Plunges


"The Australian dollar lost over one cent on Monday against the US currency, after a dismal release from Australian Building Approvals. In European trade on Tuesday, AUD/USD had dropped below the 0.91..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-30 16:23
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, dollar, home sales, point

EUR/USD Advances, Struggles to Keep Gains


"EUR/USD advanced today, but currently it is moving down. The rally followed the better-than-expected consumer confidence report from Germany. (Event A on the chart.) The ..."

USD/JPY Dollar Dips Below 98 Line


"The Japanese yen continues to look strong and is firmer in Tuesday trading. USD/JPY is trading in the high-97 range in the European session. Monday saw some weak releases out of both Japan and the US..."

EUR/USD ? Steady as German Consumer Confidence Shines


"EUR/USD continues to trade quietly, extending the trend which we’ve seen since last week. In Tuesday’s European session the pair is trading in the high-1.32 range. Taking a look at economi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-30 11:42
Taggar: consumer confidence, trading

AUD/USD ? Quiet Start to Trading Week


"AUD/USD has been quiet since the middle of last week, and the pair has not shown much inclination to spring back into action. In Monday’s European session, AUD/USD is trading close to the 0.9250..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-29 14:01
Taggar: consumer confidence, consumer sentiment, home sales, trading

EURO Data Hard To Please, Follow The US Yield


"Finally, investor’s got a plethora of data to sift through in the Euro session this morning. They were all hoping to find that winning fundamental direction. Cable had growth data to contend wit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-25 12:35
Taggar: cable, consumer confidence, currency, currency pair

Japan Consumer Confidence Rises to 7 Year High


"Consumer confidence in Japan rose to its highest level in over seven years during the second quarter, a survey by market research firm Nielsen showed on Tuesday, as the country undergoes an economic r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-23 19:14
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, point

JP Consumer Confidence at Highest in Seven Years


"Consumer confidence in Japan rose to its highest level in over seven years during the second quarter, a survey by market research firm Nielsen showed on Tuesday, as the country undergoes an economic r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-23 07:17
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, point

UK Retail Sales Rise 0.2% in June


"UK retail sales rose by 0.2% in June from the month before, helped by department store discounts. The Office for National Statistics said the figure meant sales were up 2.2% from a year earlier. June&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-18 19:27
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, retail sales

Japan Consumer Confidence Falls in June


"Japanese consumer confidence slipped in June for the first time in six months as consumers reported slowing income growth and rising prices, exposing the challenges to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-10 16:58
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, economy, inflation, point, report

USD/JPY ? Yen Flexes Muscle as BOJ Meets


"The yen has posted sharp gains against the US dollar in Wednesday trading. USD/JPY is testing the 100 level in the European session. The US and Japanese central  banks are in the spotlight today, as t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-10 14:09
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, day trading, dollar, market, point, price index, rate, trading

AUD/USD Drops to 0.9150 After Imports in China Unexpectedly Drop


"The Australian and New Zealand dollars fell against their major peers after imports unexpectedly declined in China, the biggest market for both South Pacific nations. The Aussie and kiwi reversed two-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-10 05:40
Taggar: aussie, consumer confidence, currency, dollar, finance, kiwi, market, rate

USD/GBP ? Under Pressure as British GDP Revised Lower


"The British pound remains under pressure from the US dollar, and is trading in the mid-1.52 range in Friday’s European session. UK releases have not impressed this week, and there was more bad n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-28 14:24
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, pound, trading

EUR/USD Technicals ? 1.305 short-term resistance versus 1.30 long-term support


"The EUR pushed lower yesterday, breaking the previous 1.306 swing low and extended the bearish move post Bernanke’s Tapering talks. This decline is similar to the one on Tuesday, in the sense th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-27 08:03
Taggar: bear, consumer confidence

German Consumer Confidence Near Six Year High


"A survey has found that low unemployment and solid wage increases have helped push German consumer confidence to a nearly six-year high. The GfK research institute said Wednesday that its forward-look..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-26 14:56
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, point, rate

AUD/USD ? Little Movement as Rangebound Trading Continues


"AUD/USD continues to have an uneventful week, in sharp contrast to the previous week, when the US dollar surged against the Australian currency. The pair is trading quietly in the mid-97 range in Wedn..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-26 14:24
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, dollar, durable goods, trading

USD/JPY ? Slightly Lower After Solid US Numbers


"The US dollar failed to take advantage of excellent US releases on Tuesday, as USD/JPY has posted modest losses. In Wednesday’s European session, USD/JPY is trading in the high-97 range. Wednesd..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-26 13:53
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, durable goods, home sales, trading

US Market Roundup ? Better Data not translating to Higher Price


"US Stocks climbed higher last night on stronger fundamental data. The Case-Shiller Index which measures the housing market showed a 12.1% growth Y/Y in the month of April. M/M growth came in at 2.5%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-26 05:04
Taggar: consumer confidence, market

GBP/USD ? Lower After Excellent US Numbers


"GBP/USD has lost ground in Tuesday trading. In the North American session, the pair is trading at the 1.54 level. The dollar gained ground thanks to some very strong US numbers earlier in the day, as..."

US Consumer Confidence Rises to Five Year High


"Americans’ confidence in the economy rose to its highest level in more than five years, bolstered by a more optimistic outlook for hiring. The Conference Board, a New York-based private research..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-25 16:56
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, report

AUD/USD ? Under Pressure Ahead of US Key Numbers


"The Australian dollar remains under pressure, as AUD/USD is trading in the mid-0.92 range in Tuesday trading. The Aussie took a hit last week from the US dollar, but has stabilized this week. We could..."

USD/JPY ? Yen Moves Higher after Positive Japanese Inflation Numbers


"The Japanese yen continues to improve against the US dollar. USD/JPY is trading the low-97 range in Tuesday’s European session. The yen got a boost from a solid inflation release, as the Japanes..."

EUR/USD ? Steady Ahead of Major US Releases


"EUR/USD has started the week quietly, in sharp contrast to the volatility we saw last week. In Tuesday’s European session, the pair is trading in the low-1.31 range. Taking a look at economic ne..."

AUD/USD Technicals ? Recovery from 0.933 continues with 0.958 holding


"After dipping below the multi-year support of 0.938 (see Weekly Chart below) on Tuesday, price recovered strongly, with the resulting recovery rally almost a mirror image of the decline from 0.968 tha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-14 10:59
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment

AUD/USD ? Higher Consumer Confidence Level, but overall bearishness remain


"Hourly Chart After yesterday’s dismal economic data that sent AUD/USD below 0.94 for the first time since Sept 2011, price has rebounded, trading above 0.94 during US trading session yesterday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-12 06:13
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, trading

US Consumer Confidence HIts Highest Level Since 2007


"Consumer confidence rose in May to the highest level in almost six years as a rising stock market and property values helped lift Americans? outlook on the economy. The Thomson Reuters/University of M..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-31 19:07
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, market

USD/JPY ? Yen Edges Higher as Japanese Inflation Numbers Improve


"The Japanese yen has edged up in Friday trading against the US dollar. The pair pushed below the 101 line late in Friday’s Asian session, as the yen continues to post gains. The Japanese currenc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-31 12:30
Taggar: consumer confidence, cpi, currency, day trading, dollar, inflation, market, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Rally Continues as US Data Disappoints


"The euro continued to move higher against the US dollar on Thursday. EUR/USD  climbed around one cent, capitalizing on a string of  weak US releases. The pair is trading slightly above the 1.30 level..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-31 11:17
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, employment, inflation, rate, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Loonie Under Pressure after Strong US Consumer Confidence Numbers


"The Canadian dollar remains under pressure, as USD/CAD briefly pushed above the 1.04 line in Wednesday’s European session. The pair has since retracted back into 1.03 territory, but the 1.04 lev..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-29 16:10
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, dollar, rate

U.S. 10-Year Yields Fall From 12-Month High


"Treasuries advanced after 10-year U.S. government securities suffered their biggest one-day decline since October 2011 yesterday as the highest yields in 13 months helped attract buyers. Securities in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-29 15:14
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, market, report

AUD/USD ? Moves Up Despite as Aussie Numbers Mixed


"AUD/USD is showing some improvement, as it has posted gains against the US dollar in Wednesday trading. In the European session, the pair has gained about one cent, and was trading in the mid-0.96 ran..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-29 14:38
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, dollar, home sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Volatilty Continues as Yen Regains Ground


"It’s been a busy week for USD/JPY, as the pair continues to display strong movement this week. The yen took a tumble on Tuesday, but has since recovered, as the Nikkei is again showing volatilit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-29 13:50
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Drops Sharply after Sizzling US Consumer Confidence


"After an uneventful start to the trading week, EUR/USD swung into action on Tuesday, as EUR/USD posted sharp losses. The pair dropped close to one cent after a superb consumer confidence release out o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-29 12:33
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, market, trading

NZD/USD Technicals ? 0.806/0.812 Consolidation Threatened


"After tagging 0.812 during early European trading hours yesterday, NZD/USD pushed lower during early US session. Part of the sell-off is an affirmation of the consolidation ceiling, but a large part c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-29 08:51
Taggar: consumer confidence, trading

Asian Stocks Higher on US Data


"Japanese and Hong Kong stock futures rose after data showed U.S. consumer confidence climbed to the highest level since 2008 and home values jumped the most in seven years, boosting the outlook for ex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-29 02:48
Taggar: consumer confidence, market

US Consumer Confidence Rises to a 5 Year High


"Americans? confidence in the economy jumped in May to a five-year high, lifted by a better outlook for hiring and business conditions. The increase suggests consumers may keep boosting economic growth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-28 19:05
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, rate, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Drops after Strong US Consumer Confidence Numbers


"The British pound continues to lose ground in Tuesday trading, as the pair has slipped to the mid-1.50 level early in the North American session. GBP/USD slipped after US CB Consumer Confidence sparkl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-28 17:20
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, day trading, dollar, pound, trading

USD/CAD ? US Dollar Edges Higher as Markets Return to Action


"USD/CAD started the week on a very quiet note as the US markets were closed on Monday. The US dollar has edged up on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the high-1.03 range early in the North American sess..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-28 16:36
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, market, point, retail sales, us market

French Consumer Confidence Drops in May


"Confidence among French consumers has hit its lowest level since July 2008, a survey has indicated. Consumer confidence fell sharply in May, with the French statistics agency, Insee, saying its monthl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-28 15:27
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, point, rate

AUD/USD ? Higher as Markets Wait for US Consumer Confidence


"The Australian dollar finally stemmed some of the bleeding on Tuesday, as the currency has moved up against the US dollar. Late in the European session, AUD/USD was trading at 0.9683. In economic news..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-28 15:11
Taggar: aussie, consumer confidence, currency, dollar, market, trading

EUR/USD ? Steady as Markets Eye US Consumer Confidence


"EUR/USD continues to trade quietly, continuing the lack of activity we saw on Monday, with the US markets closed for the Memorial Day holiday. The pair is trading in the low-1.29 range, and dipped bel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-28 13:21
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, point, trading, us market

US Dollar Gains Upper Hand against Major Counterparts


"US dollar in forex tradingUS dollar is gaining the upper hand in currency trading on the FX market today, heading higher against its major counterparts as good economic news supports its claims agains..."

Euro Drops on Signs of US Economic Recovery


"Euro in forex tradingEven though bond yields in the eurozone have dropped for countries affected by the sovereign debt crisis, the euro is heading lower in forex trading on the currency market. The 17..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-28 11:10
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, market, trading

AUD/USD Recovers to 0.9650 on U.S. Fed Prospects


"Australia?s dollar traded 0.6 percent from the lowest level since 2011 before U.S. data forecast to show improvements in consumer confidence and manufacturing amid speculation the Federal Reserve may..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-28 08:19
Taggar: aussie, consumer confidence, currency, dollar, dollar trade, indicators

USD/JPY Touches 102 Before U.S. Sentiment, Manufacturing Data


"The yen slid against all its major peers before U.S. data forecast to show consumer confidence improved and regional manufacturing shrank at a slower pace, adding to evidence the world?s biggest econo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-28 03:13
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, economy

AUD/USD Drifts Back Towards 0.96 Before U.S. Confidence Data


"Australia?s dollar fell toward the lowest level in more than 11 months before U.S. data forecast to show improvements in consumer confidence and manufacturing amid speculation the Federal Reserve may..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-28 03:07
Taggar: aussie, bank, consumer confidence, dollar

AUD/USD near 0.9630 Before U.S. Confidence Data


"Australia?s dollar extended declines versus the greenback from last week before U.S. data forecast to show improvement in consumer confidence that may add to the case for the Federal Reserve to slow s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-27 05:44
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, currencies, dollar

Markets Less Fearful than Yesterday


"The week is ending with somewhat less anxiety than Thursday, helped by Better-than-projected German IFO business climate in May. Better-than-expected German consumer confidence and French business sen..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-24 13:29
Taggar: consumer confidence

BOJ?s Kuroda Faces Communications Test


"Haruhiko Kuroda may need to talk his way out of a paradox he helped create. Installed as head of the Bank of Japan in March, Kuroda aims to unlock borrowing and spending by lifting inflation expectati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-24 03:40
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, economy, inflation, market

AUD/USD ? Subpar Consumer Confidence pushing price lower


"The Australia Westpac Consumer Confidence Index fell 7%, the largest M/M fall since Dec 2011 as the index broke the 100.0 par level, indicating that most Australians surveyed were pessimistic about th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-22 08:54
Taggar: announcement, bear, consumer confidence, economy

GBP/USD ? Edges Up as Markets Eye UK Inflation Figures


"The currency markets have started off the trading week with a whimper rather than a bang ,and GBP/USD has not been an exception to this trend. The pound lost over a cent on Friday, as the US dollar wa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-20 17:16
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, day trading, dollar, market, pound, trading

Singapore consumers confidence rising


"Consumer confidence in Singapore has remained stable throughout the first quarter of 2013, according to the latest Consumer Confidence Index by Nielsen. The global information and measurement company..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-02 06:55
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, finance, point

GBP/USD Near 1.0550 as Pound Posts Strong Monthly Advance


"The pound posted its biggest monthly gain versus the dollar since October 2011 as a report showed British banks granted more loans for homes in March than analysts predicted, adding to signs the econo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-01 02:16
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, dollar, economy, pound, report, trading

Japan Household Spending Surges


"Japan’s household spending surged in March at the fastest pace in nine years in a sign that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s bold efforts to end two decades of stagnation are lifting consumer c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-30 16:11
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, rate

AUD/USD ? Little Change as Markets Await ECB Meeting


"AUD/USD has quieted down after starting the week with gains. The pair was trading in the mid-1.03 range in the European session. Trading is cautious, as the markets await the ECB policy meeting on Thu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-30 14:58
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, market, trading

GBP/USD at 1.5480 as U.K. Consumer Confidence Declines


"The pound was little changed as a report showed U.K. consumer confidence unexpectedly declined this month. Sterling rose to the highest level in more than two months against the U.S. currency yesterda..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-30 09:22
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Surging Pound Pushes Past 1.55


"GBP/USD continues to point upwards, and crossed the 1.55 line in Monday’s Asian session. The pound has jumped close to three cents against the US dollar in the past week. The British currency go..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-29 17:14
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, dollar, market, point, pound

EUR/USD ? Cautious Trading to Start Week


"EUR/USD continues where it left off last week, trading quietly in the mid-1.30 range. Monday has just two economic releases as we start the new trading week. The Eurozone releases Consumer Confidence..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-22 12:45
Taggar: consumer confidence, home sales, market, trading

NZD/USD ? Rebound higher on Higher Consumer Confidence


"New Zealand Consumer Confidence Index compiled by ANZ Bank came in at 119.2 vs 114.8 previous month. This represented a gain of 3.8% for April vs a 5.1% drop M/M in March. However this increase in con..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-18 05:14
Taggar: bank, bear, consumer confidence, consumer sentiment, trading

USD/JPY ? Under Pressure Ahead of G-20 Meeting


"The Japanese yen continues to trade at high levels, as USD/JPY pushed past the 98 line in Wednesday’s Asian session. The markets are anxiously awaiting the G20 meeting in Washington, which takes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-17 12:45
Taggar: consumer confidence, cpi, market, point, trade balance

USD/JPY ? Consumer Confidence remain weak despite BOJ efforts


"Japanese Consumer Confidence rose to 5 year high, but before we get too excited about Japan’s economic outlook, it is important to note that the figure came in at a paltry 44.8, lower than the 4..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-17 08:31
Taggar: bear, consumer confidence, point, rate

Gold Bears Mission Accomplished: Is the EUR next?


"Reports revealing that Chinas growth is losing momentum are a blow to risk asset prices this Monday morning. Weaker than expected Chinese Q1 GDP growth of +7.7%, y/y (+8.0% expected), combined with th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-15 12:44
Taggar: consumer confidence, report, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Surging Aussie Pushes Past 1.05


"AUD/USD continues to climb higher, as the pair moved above the 1.05 in Wednesday trading. Weak Australian consumer confidence failed to dampen enthusiasm for the red-hot Australian dollar, which has r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-10 15:05
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, dollar, market, trading

AUD/USD ? Lower Westpac Consumer Confidence Index can?t stop AUD/USD rise


"Westpac Consumer Confidence showed the first slip in 6 months amidst concerns of stability of Europe’s financial system in the aftermath of Cyprus. Despite the decline, the Consumer Index contin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-10 04:45
Taggar: consumer confidence, financial

USD/THB ? Highest Consumer Confidence Since Coup


"Thais are feeling better about their economy. In the latest consumer confidence survey done, the University of Thai Chamber of Commerce indicated that respondents believe the THai economy will growth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-08 10:05
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy

GBP/USD ? Volatile as US Releases Disappoint Markets


" GBP/USD is showing some volatility in Thursday trading. The pair dropped sharply in the European session, but has since made up those losses, as the pair was trading in the 1.5170 range. Today’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-28 17:29
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, employment, trading

Confidence Returns to U.S. Housing


"The housing numbers are all heading in the right direction. Home prices up, foreclosures down and, perhaps the most important, consumer confidence in housing swelling. Even as sales of new and existin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-27 05:37
Taggar: consumer confidence

Drought Worsens as Kiwi Dollar Touches 6-Week Low against Aussie


"New Zealand?s dollar dropped against all its major peers as a worsening drought threatened the nation?s agricultural economy. The so-called kiwi touched a six-week low against the Australian dollar ah..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-13 02:35
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, consumer confidence, dollar, economy, kiwi, rate, report

USD/JPY ? Volatile as BOJ Governor Kuroda Talks Tough


"USD/JPY is showing some volatility in Tuesday trading. The yen touched climbed to a high of 96.72 in the Asian session, but has since retracted, as the pair trades in the high-95 range. The markets ar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-12 13:40
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, day trading, market, trading

EUR/JPY ? The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Eurozone


"The Good - German retail sales rose 2.4% Y/Y, versus an expectation of -1.7% and -3.7% previous. M/M also exceeded expectations, coming in at 3.1% vs 0.9% forecast and -2.1% previous. Sales growth get..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-01 11:38
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, employment, rate, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Little Change After Mixed US Data


"GBP/USD continues to trade in the high-151 range in Thursday trading. The pound touched above 1.52, but was unable to sustain any upward momentum. The US released mixed data on Thursday, as Preliminar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-28 18:06
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, employment, market, point, pound, trading

DOW Futures Technicals ? Dow Theory Pointing Higher


"The Dow rallied 175 points on Wednesday to a fresh 5-year high, surpassing the highs of 23rd Feb that preceded the largest sell-off in 2013 after Italian Parliamentary elections results were less than..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-28 05:22
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, goods orders, home sales, point

USD/JPY ? Yen Remains Steady After Italian Election Fallout


"USD/JPY remains steady, as the pair was trading in the mid-91 range. The markets continue to nervously follow events in Italy, with concerns increasing about prolonged political instability in the Eur..."

AUD/USD ? Under Pressure As Italy Faces Deadlock


"AUD/USD is showing some volatility in Tuesday trading, as the pair struggles to remain above the 1.02 line. In Italy, parliamentary elections failed to produce a clear winner, as politicians and pundi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-26 20:59
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, economy, home sales, market, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Continues to Improve


"The Japanese yen continues to improve, as USD/JPY has dipped below the 92 line. The pair has now dropped about 150 points since the start of the week. With the markets jittery after the inconclusive e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-26 18:57
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, home sales, market, point

US Consumer Confidence Climbs in February


"U.S. consumer confidence picked up much more strongly than expected in February as Americans shrugged off earlier worries over fiscal policy and tax increases, a private sector report showed on Tuesda..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-26 18:25
Taggar: consumer confidence, rate, report

USD/JPY Moves towards 94 on BOJ Governor Report


"The yen fell against most major counterparts after Japan posted a record trade deficit and investors speculated the nation?s next central bank governor will advocate expanded monetary easing. Former B..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-20 05:09
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, currency, dollar, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Steady Ahead of UK Employment Data


"The British pound remains under pressure, as GBP/USD dipped below the 1.55 line in Monday’s European session. The pound has taken another hit after Bank of England MPC member Martin Weale said t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-18 19:49
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, consumer sentiment, market, pound

USD/CAD ? US Dollar Edges Higher after Solid Data


"The US dollar has edged higher, following strong US consumer confidence and manufacturing numbers on Friday. The news was not as good across the border, as Canadian Manufacturing Sales declined sharpl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-18 16:20
Taggar: consumer confidence, consumer sentiment, dollar, market, point

USD/JPY ? Yen Lower as G-20 Issues Soft Currency Statement


"The Japanese yen continues to lose ground against the US dollar, and is currently testing the 94 level. The yen edged lower following the G-20 meeting, which issued a mild statement about exchange rat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-18 14:50
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, market, rate, us market

NZD/USD ? Retail Sales push price for potential bullish breakout


"Kiwi Retail Sales volume grew by the most in six years, propelling NZD/USD to 17-month high. This better than expected print continues the bullish surprises we’ve seen yesterday, with Business N..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-15 04:44
Taggar: bull, consumer confidence, kiwi, retail sales

Tight Labor Market? More people quitting in US


"December had the fewest layoffs since the government began tracking the data in 2000. Also, the most people quit their jobs during the month since June 2008, another sign that job growth and consumer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-14 03:31
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, market, point

AUD/USD ? Higher as Consumer Confidence Data Sparkles


"AUD/USD posted gains following the release on Tuesday of strong Australian consumer confidence numbers. Consumer Sentiment data was up sharply. The Australian dollar took advantage and pushed above th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-13 15:51
Taggar: consumer confidence, consumer sentiment, dollar, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Westpec Consumer Sentiment echoes NAB


"Australian Westpec Consumer Confidence index jumped 7.7% to 108.3, vs a previous reading of 100.6. This gain agrees with the NAB Consumer Confidence figures which was released yesterday, showing simil..."

USD/JPY ? Breaks Above 94 Level as Yen Continues to Slide


"The Japanese yen’s woes continue, as USD/JPY is fluctuating in Tuesday trading. The pair broke though the 94 line, and is trading in the 94.30 range. The markets have a host of Japanese indicato..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-12 17:52
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, indicators, market, trading

AUDUSD Falls to 1.0250 Ahead of Confidence Data


"The Australian and New Zealand dollars fell versus the euro after European Central Bank council member Jens Weidmann said the shared currency isn?t seriously overvalued. The Aussie, as the Australian..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-11 01:24
Taggar: aussie, bank, consumer confidence, currency, dollar, share

GBP/USD ? Steady After Weak US Employment Data


"GBP/USD is not showing much movement, although the pound managed to cross above the 1.58 line in Thursday trading. In the US, there were some weak releases. After a very poor GDP reading, there was mo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-31 18:11
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, employment, inflation, point, pound, trading

USD/CAD ? Steady As Markets Eye Fed Statement


"The US dollar has edged lower against its Canadian counterpart in Wednesday’s European session. The pair was trading close to the parity level, in the 1.0020 range.  In the US, a key consumer co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-30 16:23
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, employment, market, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Under Pressure Ahead of Federal Reserve Statement


"USD/JPY posted more gains on Wednesday, as the pair pushed again crossed above the 91 level. The markets are waiting for the Federal Reserve Statement, as the powerful US central bank wraps up a two-d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-30 16:07
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, employment, market, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie Struggling Ahead of Fed Announcement


"AUD/USD remains under pressure ahead of the Federal Reserve Statement later on Wednesday. The pair has lost ground in Wednesday’s European session, and was trading in the 1.0430 range. In the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-30 16:06
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, market, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Keeps Rolling, Climbs Above 1.35


"The euro continues to rise against the US dollar, as EUR/USD was trading in the 1.3530 range. The markets are waiting for the Federal Reserve announcement later on Wednesday. US consumer confidence nu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-30 16:05
Taggar: announcement, consumer confidence, dollar, market, point, trading

US House Prices Rise 5.5 percent from a year ago


"The US housing market rebound gained steam in November, new data suggests. House prices were 5.5% up on a year ago, according to the widely-watched Case-Shiller index, the fastest rise since the marke..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-29 22:52
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, rate

GBP/USD Pound Improves After Recent Battering


"After suffering sharp losses on Monday, the British pound has improved against the US dollar in Tuesday trading. GBP/USD was trading in the 1.5770 range. US housing data came in as expected, but CB Co..."

USD/CAD ? Markets Keep Close Eye on Fed Meeting


"USD/CAD is steady ahead of a key Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday. The pair was trading in the 1.0060 range. In the US, economic releases continue to paint a mixed pict..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-29 17:07
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, economy, goods orders, trading

AUD/USD ? Edges Higher as Aussie Business Confidence Surges


"AUD/USD has posted modest gains, following an excellent Business Confidence release. However, the CB Leading Index was weak, posting a slight decline. In the US, economic releases continue to paint a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-29 16:10
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, goods orders, trading

USD/JPY ? Under Pressure As Markets Eye Fed Policy Meeting


"The Japanese yen has shown some movement in Tuesday trading, but remains in the 90.40 range. The markets are keeping a close eye on the US Federal Reserve, which meets for a two-day policy meeting beg..."

EUR/USD ? Markets Await Fed Policy Meeting


"EUR/USD continues to trade in the mid-1.34 range, as the markets keep a close eye on Tuesday’s key Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting. On Monday, US manufacturing numbers were strong, but P..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-29 15:55
Taggar: consumer confidence, market

EUR Strangled By Vanilla Options And Shallow Pullbacks


"Let?s call it another ?dog day afternoon? in Europe ahead of the North American handover. There is very little to get excited about. Investors are waiting for the meat of this week?s data release, sta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-29 13:49
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, market

Consumer Confidence Drops in the United States


"US dollar lower in forex tradingConsumer confidence has dropped in the United States, and equities are mixed around the world today, but that isn't leading to a stronger dollar as safe haven is sought..."

AUD / USD ? Business Confidence pushing Aussie Up


"Australian NAB Business Confidence, the benchmark used for gauging sentiment of the market, gave a strong reading of 3 versus -9 in November. Readings from Dec is the highest in 4 months, and is a gre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-29 04:41
Taggar: bull, consumer confidence, market

EUR/USD ? German, Eurozone Consumer Sentiment Numbers Shine


"EUR/USD has shown strong volatility in Tuesday trading. The pair has bounced back up after outstanding consumer confidence numbers out of Germany and the Eurozone. The pair was trading in the 1.3340 r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-22 16:31
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, home sales, market, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Slumps Again


"The Japanese yen has reversed direction after its recent gains against the US dollar. USD/JPY has climbed up over 100 pips in Thursday trading, and the yen is again above the 89 line. The pair pushed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-17 17:31
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, day trading, dollar, employment, market, trading

Sentiment Data Leads Aussie Dollar Fall Versus Yen


"The Australian dollar fell for a second day against the yen after data showed consumer confidence was little changed from a two-month low, underscoring concern the South Pacific nation?s economy is we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-16 05:27
Taggar: aussie, bank, consumer confidence, dollar, economy, kiwi

Poor US Retail Sales figures expected on Thursday


"Retailers, scheduled to report their critical December same-store sales on Thursday, will likely show disappointing results hurt by factors including declining consumer confidence tied to Washington?s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-02 06:42
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, report

USD/CAD ? Rangebound Trading Continues as Fiscal Cliff Looms


"USD/CAD continues to drift as we wrap up an abbreviated trading week following the Christmas holiday. With little progress to report on the fiscal cliff talks, hope is fading fast that a deal can be r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-31 17:31
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, home sales, market, report, trading

USD/CAD ? Rangebound Trading Continues as Fiscal Cliff Looms


"USD/CAD continues to drift as we wrap up an abbreviated trading week following the Christmas holiday. With little progress to report on the fiscal cliff talks, hope is fading fast that a deal can be r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-28 16:54
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, home sales, market, report, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Weakness Continues after Weak Japanese Data


"The Japanese yen continues to trade at multi-month highs, as Japanese data on Thursday (Dec. 27) pointed to continuing weakness in the Japanese economy. This had added to market expectations that the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-28 16:52
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, dollar, economy, market, point

EUR/USD ? Losing Ground as Fiscal Cliff Hopes Fade


"EUR/USD is weakening in Friday?s European session, and has fallen below the 1.32 level. With no progress to report on the fiscal cliff talks, hope is fading that a deal will be reached before the Janu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-28 16:50
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, home sales, market, report

EUR/USD Advances for Second Day, Trims Gains


"EUR/USD climbed for the second day today on improving French consumer sentiment and Italian business confidence, as well as on falling US jobless claims. The cu..."

Better Housing Market Push Consumer Confidence Higher.


"Higher home prices are making for slightly happier consumers, a trend that is helping holiday sales and other consumer-driven parts of the economy, while business sits on the sidelines, worrying about..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-27 06:29
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy

Last Jobs Report Before Election Day


"U.S. stocks rallied yesterday in response to a slew of better-than-forecast economic statistics — the ISM manufacturing survey, consumer confidence, the ADP and jobless claims.  Asian share..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-02 14:20
Taggar: consumer confidence, share

Singapore Consumer Confidence hit 12 month high


"According to the latest Consumer Confidence Index by global information and analytics firm Nielsen, consumer confidence here rebounded in the third quarter of the year to reach its highest level in mo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-31 06:29
Taggar: consumer confidence, point

US Consumer Confidence Up Americans More Optimistic


"U.S. consumer confidence jumped to its highest level in seven months in September as Americans were more optimistic about the job market and income prospects, a private sector report showed on Tuesday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-25 17:20
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, report

EUR/USD Rises Through the Day, Jumps on Consumer Confidence


"The dollar was falling against the euro for almost whole day today. It managed to rebound following the favorable housing report from S&P/Case-Shiller, but the US co..."

Americans Spend More for First Time in Three Months: Economy


"Americans stepped up spending in July for the first time in three months as an increase in incomes helped make up for a jobless rate stuck above 8 percent. Purchases increased 0.4 percent after being..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-30 01:23
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, rate, report

Brent Falls Below $112 as Isaac misses


"Brent oil slipped to $112 on Wednesday as Hurricane Isaac, which hit land in Louisiana, left U.S. Gulf Coast oil production facilities without significant damage. U.S. energy companies have shut most..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-29 15:26
Taggar: bear, consumer confidence, oil

US Home Prices Rise Suggesting a Recovery


"Home prices rose for the fourth month in a row in May, suggesting the recovery in the housing market continued to gain traction, even as the broader economy wobbles. Other data on Tuesday showed consu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-31 19:47
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, market

UK Retail Sales Expected Weaker


"Retailers’ hopes of a bumper summer are being dampened by poor weather and weak consumer confidence, Britain’s leading employers’ organisation has said. The Confederation of Business..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-30 16:38
Taggar: consumer confidence, point

Sterling Pulls Back against Euro in Forex Trading


"UK pound lower in currency tradingSterling is pulling back against the euro in forex trading right now, heading lower on good news out of Germany. The information that retail sales in April rose in Ge..."

EUR lacks follow through?


"We are back to action this morning and it seems we have missed nothing. This market has had very little to go on so far this week, action has been mostly fueled by rumor and hearsay. Certainly a good..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-29 12:36
Taggar: consumer confidence, market

Retail to recycle their EURs?


"This morning?s EUR price graph would be a whole lot different were it not helped by an unexpected boost from better than expected German and French consumer confidence data. Instead of toying with a n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-25 12:30
Taggar: consumer confidence, market

EUR/USD Fluctuates as Greece is Still Factor of Uncertainty


"EUR/USD fluctuated today, heading to a weekly loss, as fears that Greece would drop the euro still plague the Forex market. In the United States, the Producer P..."

EUR/USD Falls as European Bonds Gain


"EUR/USD gained today after yield on Spanish, Italian and Dutch bonds fell, weakening fears of the European crisis. US manufacturing and housing sectors showed good performance..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-24 20:35
Taggar: consumer confidence, price index

EUR Relief Rally without Teeth


"Today brings forth some modest bounces in all asset classes. It can so, only because of the depth of shellacking they have experienced of late. All just in time and ahead of reports on American consum..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-24 12:23
Taggar: consumer confidence, home sales, market, point, rate, report

BOC Comments Send Canadian Dollar Higher


"Loonie gains in forex tradingRecent Bank of Canada comments are supporting the loonie in forex trading today. Hawkish comments about the future of the Canadian economy are helping support the loonie..."

US 2-Years Better Bid at Auction


"The markets interpretation of how dovish Bernanke’s employment speech was yesterday provided for a strong 2-year US auction this afternoon. Despite the US Treasury selling 2-year notes at the hi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-27 19:55
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, market, rate

EUR/USD Falls as US Economy Stabilizes


"EUR/USD fell today as macroeconomic data showed that the US economy is stabilizing, reducing need for stimulative measures. Housing and consumer confidence data wasn’t very g..."

U.S. Treasuries Rise


"U.S. treasuries rose after a recent auction $35 billion of two-year notes required less yield than expected. Later in the week, auctions are planned for $64 billion worth of five- and seven-year notes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-27 00:06
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence

US Dollar Softens in Forex Trading


"Greenback in currency tradingUS dollar is softer today in forex trading, heading lower as good news and hopes for the future support high beta currencies.  Stocks are higher today, and that is al..."

Higher Consumer Confidence: Are Americans Ready to Start Spending Again?


"Risk appetite and forex trading todayA bit of risk appetite has been added to the markets today, thanks in part to rising consumer confidence in the United States. The consumer confidence reading is a..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-24 09:27
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, economy, forex, forex trading, market, trading

Home Prices Continue to Fall in the US


"US dollar mostly weaker todayHome prices continue to fall in the US, according to the Case Shiller Index. The news is putting a damper on some of the gains seen earlier today by stocks. The release of..."

North American Data Round-Up


"November ended in a flurry of good North American data cheer.  Prior to today, investors learned of much stronger-than-forecast on-year growth in holiday retail sales during the post-Thanksgiving..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-30 18:57
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, retail sales

Dukascopy Morning Forex Overview


"Fundamental market overview EUR Italy’s Senate passed austerity measures to reduce budged deficit on Friday in an effort to restore investor confidence and clear the way for a new interim gover..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-14 15:18
Taggar: consumer confidence, market

2.5% New Zealand Official Cash Rate Held Steady for Fifth Time in a Row


"As with decision-makers at other central banks, the uncertainty of the euro debt crisis remains the 500-pound gorilla in the room where New Zealand monetary authorities deliberate.  It has dampen..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-26 22:46
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, pound, rate

EUR/USD Goes Down on US Statistics and Global Pessimism


"The dollar rose significantly against the euro today, as the poor macroeconomic statistics from the United States and the global risk-averting mood caused investors..."

Week In Review September 18-23


"The Fed?s magic bullet is failing to improve consumer confidence. Bernanke and company did what was expected of them this week and announced a new plan to stimulate growth by implementing ?Operation T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-23 18:10
Taggar: bull, consumer confidence, economy, market

Australia Returns to Positive Growth


"Following a disastrous first quarter in which the economy declined by 0.9 percent as floods and massive storms ravaged large parts of the country, Australia’s Gross Domestic Product Product (GDP..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-07 15:20
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, market, retail sales

Worried Households in the United States, Europe and Japan


"The Conference Board index of U.S. consumer confidence plunged 14.7 points in August to a reading of 44.5.  It’s average score was 61.6 in the second quarter and 66.3 in the first quarter.&..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-30 18:33
Taggar: consumer confidence, point

Sterling Falls as UK Consumer Confidence Weakens


"The British pound fell against the major currencies today following an update indicating that consumer confidence is on the decline in the UK. For August, the consumer sentiment index administered by..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-25 22:34
Taggar: consumer confidence, consumer sentiment, currencies, point, pound

US Jobless Claims Jump by 9,000 Over last Week


"The number of claims for unemployment benefits in the U.S. rose by 9,000 last week to a seasonally-adjusted 408,000 new claims. The forecast called for 400,000 new claims. Analysts say that the recent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-18 15:19
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, market

Today?s North American Data


"More evidence of a softening Western Hemisphere economy has surfaced.  Trade flows contracted in June in both the United States and Canada.  U.S. consumer confidence sank to a 3-month low la..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-11 17:46
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, employment

ECB risk moves working?


"It?s done. S&P did what many had only thought they would do. Stripping the US of it?s AAA rating, citing a negative outlook, will provide another hit to an already fragile business and consumer c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-08 12:32
Taggar: consumer confidence

Consumer Confidence Drops in the Euro Zone


"Euro remains higher in forex tradingConsumer confidence in the euro zone has fallen. Concerns about the lingering problems in Greece are weighing on consumers. Additionally, worries are mounting about..."

Pound Falls on Weaker Consumer Confidence


"The British pound fell against most of the major currencies after the Bank of England issued a statement suggesting that a majority of Monetary Policy Committee members believe an interest rate increa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-18 15:04
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, currencies, employment, pound, rate, report

Disappointing U.S. GDP Growth Hurts the U.S. Dollar


"Greenback down across the board in currency tradingU.S. GDP data from the first quarter is in, and it is somewhat disappointing. Instead of seeing growth that indicates a true economic recovery, GDP i..."

New Zealand?s Official Cash Rate Unchanged at 2.5%


"The Reserve Bank of New Zealand released a statement leaving its benchmark interest rate unchanged as analysts had expected.  Officials called New Zealand’s post-earthquake outlook still &#..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-27 23:43
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, rate

EUR/USD at New Max Since December 2009


"Mixed fundamental reports coming out from the US today pushed the EUR/USD currency pair up to a new record maximum level since late December 2009. While there are positive news abo..."

Euro Looks to Break Out Against Pound in Forex Trading


"Euro in currency tradingThe euro has been seeing success today in forex trading, gaining against the U.S. dollar, even though gold prices have pulled back some. Right now, the euro is attempting a bre..."

U.K. Pound Rallies in Currency Trading


"Sterling forex trading forecastThe U.K. pound is rallying in currency trading on the FX market. The latest economic news out of Britain is reasonably optimistic, with the consumer confidence index reb..."

US March Retail Sales Up 0.4%


"U.S. retail sales rose for the ninth straight month in March climbing another 0.4 percent in addition to the 1.1 percent gain in February. The sales increases are attributed to a growing consumer con..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-13 15:28
Taggar: consumer confidence, consumption, employment, market, rate, retail sales

FOMC: U.S. Economy Looks Good


"U.S. dollar mostly lower on improved economic outlookThe Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee is confident that the U.S. economy on the road to solid improvement right now. Even with the housing is..."

Sterling Declines as Manufacturing Growth Slows


"Sterling lost ground to the euro and the dollar today on news that the Markit/CIPS purchasing managers’ index measuring manufacturing growth declined to a reading of 57.1 in March compared to a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-01 15:09
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, inflation

EUR/USD Fails to Profit from Falling US Consumer Confidence


"EUR/USD rallied today at the beginning of the trading session, but later it slumped back to the opening price. The euro attempted to rise again after the n..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-29 16:54
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, report, trading

Euro Maintains Strength in Forex Trading


"Currency trading with EUR/USDThe euro is maintaining its strength in forex trading on the currency market. Indeed, this strength continues even after the recent downgrade of Portugal. It seems as thou..."

British Budget Highlights and Thoughts


"Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne did not flinch from the deep deficit-reducing fiscal strategy adopted last year in spite of last quarter’s unexpected investment-led drop in real GDP..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-23 17:07
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, investment, rate

FX: Don't Ignore The Rise In Retail Sales


"With a severe earthquake and tsunami hitting Japan, waves reaching as far as Hawaii and talk of Portugal requiring a bailout if Germany votes no on expanding the EFSF, we would be surprised if risk ap..."

Aussie Data Signals Weakness Ahead


"Fx360.com | Australian Home Loan approvals declined for the first time in seven months. Australian Home Loan approvals declined for the first time in seven months as floods inundated the country&rsquo..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-09 06:58
Taggar: aussie, consumer confidence, consumer sentiment, finance, point, rate

Risk FX Consolidates But Wariness Remains


"FX360 | It?s been a very quiet night of consolidation in the currency markets with EUR/USD still pressured by concerns over periphery credit as it spent most of the night below the 1.3900 level while..."

USD: Nervousness Reigns


"fx360.com With the rally in equities, the pullback in commodity prices and the rise in Treasury yields, the improvement in risk appetite should have driven the dollar lower. USD: NERVOUSNESS REIGNS &..."

Today?s North American Data


"U.S. consumer confidence according to the Conference Board survey advanced 5.6 points to 70.4 in February and by 17.1 points over the first two months of this year.  More confidence is being expr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-22 18:51
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, market, point, rate

US Manufacturing & Consumer Confidence Improves in February


"EUR/USD slightly rose today after it declined at the beginning of the trading session. The improving US manufacturing and consumer confidence can limit the gains of&..."

No Oscar for King?s Speech-EUR a winner


"Mervyn King will not be swayed by ?adverse publicity over high inflation?. The BOE believes that the increase in prices are not domestically generated. Similar to most CBankers, King is expected to le..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-26 13:03
Taggar: announcement, bank, cable, consumer confidence, dollar, inflation, rate

EUR/USD Rises on Falling House Prices & Slower Manufacturing


"EUR/USD rose today despite the concern about the peripheral economies of the European Union. Decreasing home prices and slower manufacturing growth also contributed to th..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-25 17:34
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar

EUR/USD Falls Despite Worsening US Consumer Confidence


"EUR/USD fell today on the speculation that the European Central Bank would perform quantitative easing to support the struggling European economy. Manufacturing data provided..."

Japan agrees record 92.4t yen draft budget


"The Japanese government has approved a record level of spending of 92.4 trillion yen ($1.1tn; £711bn) for the next financial year. The cabinet agreed the draft budget, which must still be approved by..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-27 13:10
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, financial

U.S. Dollar Softens a Bit in Currency Trading


"Greenback a little weaker in forex tradingThe U.S. dollar is softening in currency trading on the FX market, after seeing some gains yesterday on risk aversion. Today, though, forex traders are feelin..."

EUR/USD Fluctuates, Heading to Weekly Drop


"EUR/USD fluctuated today and currently trades near opening level. Earlier the currency pair fell as European policy makers divided in their opinion on how to battle the&#..."

EUR/USD Falls as PMI & Consumer Confidence Improve


"EUR/USD today extended its decline to the lowest level since September, though currently recovered somewhat, on concerns about European sovereign-debt crisis and as US economy..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-30 17:38
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy

Economic Indicators Turn Postive for the U.S.


"U.S. dollar higher in forex tradingEconomic indicators are turning positive for the U.S., with hopes for another increase in nonfarm payrolls. Additionally, there has been an increase in consumer conf..."

U.K. Unemployment Jumps


"Sterling higher in forex tradingU.K. jobless claims are on the rise, leading some to think that the British economy is far from recovery. Consumer confidence is also down.  As in the U.S., the ec..."

US Consumer Confidence on the Decline


"Consumer confidence in the US fell more than expected in September, falling to 48.5 on the Conference Board’s index compared to 53.2 in August. A survey of economists had predicted a smaller dec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-28 16:14
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, market

German Consumer Confidence Rebounds to 3-Year High


"Germany’s consumer confidence as measured by an index maintained by market research firm Gfk, rose from a reading of 4.3 last month to 4.9 for the current month. Despite a forecast of only 4.2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-28 15:06
Taggar: consumer confidence, market

U.S. Dollar Mostly Lower in Forex Trading


"Greenback in currency tradingThe U.S. dollar is mostly lower in forex trading on the currency market today. Right now, the U.S. dollar is down against the Japanese yen, Aussie, and sterling. The euro..."

US Home Foreclosures Jump 25%


"Hopes for stability in the US housing market took a shot to the jaw as foreclosures in August outpaced any other single month since the start of the mortgage credit crisis. Banks repossessed 95,364 pr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-16 15:09
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, economy, employment, home sales, market

EUR/USD Falls on Rising Home Prices and Consumer Confidence


"EUR/USD currency pair was rising this trading session but began to decline after reports showed that home prices and consumer confidence increased more than expected. The dollar weakene..."

Focus Shifts to U.S. Dollar as Jackson Hole Symposium Gets Underway


"Forex trading forecast for the U.S. dollarToday, there has been some focus on the euro zone as German consumer confidence has provided a boost for the euro in forex trading. However, that focus is abo..."

Initial Unemployment Claims Rise


"U.S. dollar remains somewhat weak in currency tradingForex traders and others are looking for some direction today as uncertainty sets in. U.S. unemployment claims are on the rise again, after predict..."

Discipline trading required as the EUR grinds higher


"Without the US consumer on board, economic recovery looks vulnerable. Yesterday?s falling consumer confidence print and the growing likelihood of a double-dip in house prices is shaping up for US GDP..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-28 12:14
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, dollar, market, rate

Consumer Confidence Falls But Wall Street Goes to the Bulls


"With the release of today?s consumer confidence report, there appears to be a growing ?outlook gap? between institutional investors, and the average consumer. According to the Conference Board, a priv..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-27 21:03
Taggar: consumer confidence, report

How Far Can USD/JPY Fall?


"The U.S. dollar fell to a 7 month low against the Japanese Yen this morning following another barrage of weak economic data. Consumer prices fell, foreign inflows decreased and the UMich consumer con..."

U.S. Dollar Falters in Currency Trading


"Dollar lower as euro gains in forex tradingThe U.S. dollar is faltering in currency trading on the FX market today. The euro is gaining today as a little more optimism comes out. However, there is a p..."

EUR/USD Fall, but U.S. Consumer Confidence Threatens Dollar


"EUR/USD currency pair dropped for a second day after yesterday’s report about growth of personal spending and income in the U.S. The home price index also brou..."

EUR in no-mans land


"Bernanke comments that the US economic recovery is moving at a ?moderate pace? has temporarily overshadowed concerns that the European sovereign debt crisis is spreading. Quite frankly, what else can..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-09 12:09
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, economy, rate, spread

Dollar Strengthens on Improved Confidence


"EUR/USD went down today hitting its daily chart support level as the fundamental reports from the United States showed that the situation is improving there. Both consumer confiden..."

Risk Aversion Sends Euro Lower in Forex Trading


"U.S. dollar higher in currency tradingRisk aversion is in full force today, sending the euro lower in forex trading. Indeed, the U.S. dollar is gaining ground as concerns about the economy and the eur..."

U.S. Dollar Loses Steam in Forex Trading


"Employment data sends greenback lower in currency tradingThe U.S. dollar is losing steam in forex trading on the currency market today as investors consider the latest jobs data. The ADP report indica..."

EUR/USD Corrects After Setting Local High


"EUR/USD declined significantly after it has set a new highest level in more than a week today. It looks like the positive consumer confidence and home price dynamics have help..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-30 22:32
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, trading

US Consumer Confidence On the Rise After Falling in February


"After a dramatic decline of nearly 11 points in February’s Consumer Confidence reading, American’s confidence in the economy jumped just over 6 points in March to 52.2. The Consumer Confid..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-30 20:04
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, point

Will the Greek austerity ?haircut? appease the market?


"Is it enough? Thus far, the proverbial handshake agreement has Greece committed to cutting its budget deficit to +8.7% of GDP this year from +12.7% last year. Will Capital Markets be reassured about..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-03 12:59
Taggar: consumer confidence, market

Dollar Up Despite U.S. Mixed Data


"The U.S. currency continued to climb versus the euro despite mixed data being published today in North America, with some considerably bad figures as consumer confidence slump..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-23 18:25
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, report