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Forex trading online is a interesting way to trade en speculate at the foreign exchange market world wide. For more information about trading our blog listing here will help you to find interesting blogs about forex trading.

Bitcoin news and price charts

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Oct 22 ? Oct 26)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1236 1.1334 1.1424 1.1523 1.1613 1.1711 1.1801 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-20 11:55
Taggar: point

Central Bank of Chile


"Chilean monetary officials agreed unanimously to the first interest rate hike since December 2015, raising its key rate by 25 basis points to 2.75% from 2.50%, which had prevailed since May 2017 and h..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-19 14:34
Taggar: market, point, rate

Asia rebound leads europe higher


"Sentiment improves even as China GDP disappoints European equity markets are poised for a more positive open on Friday, buoyed by the gradual improvement in Asian markets overnight following a shaky s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-19 09:18
Taggar: market, point

XAU/USD ? Gold unchanged as jobless claims within expectations


"Gold is trading sideways in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1223.17, up 0.02% on the day. On the release front, key indicators beat their estima..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-18 16:07
Taggar: employment, gold, indicators, point, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar lower after hawkish Fed minutes


"The Canadian dollar has ticked lower in the Thursday session, after recording considerable losses on Wednesday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3044, up 0.15% on the day. On the release front, Phil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-18 14:18
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, trading

Fed minutes rattle investors


"Market sensitivity to Fed hikes evident again after minutes We?re seeing mixed trading in Europe so far on Thursday, following a less than impression in Asia overnight ? particularly in China ? while..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-18 13:52
Taggar: market, point, trading

Aussie gains as unemployment hits 6-1/2 year low


"  Unemployment lowest since 2012 While the headline number of jobs Australia added in September was a disappointment, it was the details and the accompanying unemployment data that stirred Aussie bull..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-18 06:01
Taggar: aussie, bull, employment, point

Three Risks When Political Leaders Influence Monetary Policy


"President Trump’s progressively blunt criticism of the Federal Reserve for a string of gradual interest rate hikes should surprise nobody. The president’s style of overturning institutions..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-17 20:31
Taggar: point, rate

Majority of Crypto Assets Are Highly Centralized, Research Finds


"One of the central pillars of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general is that the system is decentralized, ensuring no single point of failure for adversaries to attack. However, new research has found..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-17 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point

EUR/USD is


"EUR/USD is steady in the Tuesday session, after posting slight gains to start the week. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1579, unchanged on the day. On the release front, German ZEW Economic Sentim..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-17 10:47
Taggar: point, trading

Hungarian National Bank


"As expected Hungary’s central bank rates were left unchanged at the monthly policy review. The last Base Rate Change was a reduction of 15 basis points to 0.90% in May 2016, and the last change..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-16 17:01
Taggar: bank, point, rate

U.K., China, and Saudi Arabia in the News


"British regular pay inflation accelerated 0.2 percentage points to 3.1% in June-August, the highest pace since the start of 2009. This has generated speculation about another Bank of England tightenin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-16 14:00
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, pound, rate

DAX gains ground as Italian markets recover


"The DAX index has posted considerable gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the index is at 11,689, up 0.66% on the day. In economic news, German ZEW Economic Sentiment plunged to a level of -24.7..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-16 13:59
Taggar: point

EUR/USD ? Euro shrugs off dismal German ZEW Economic Sentiment


"EUR/USD is steady in the Tuesday session, after posting slight gains to start the week. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1579, unchanged on the day. On the release front, German ZEW Economic Sentim..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-16 13:05
Taggar: point, trading

Markets stable for now but risks pile up


"Saudi in the spotlight as lies start to unravel Investors may not be feeling particularly comfortable yet but we are seeing some welcome stability in the markets on Tuesday, with Europe posting small..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-16 12:13
Taggar: market, point

Saudi 5-year CDS jump to 11-month high


"The cost of insuring exposure to Saudi Arabia?s sovereign debt jumped to the highest level in 11 months on Monday after the kingdom faced increasing international pressure over missing journalist Jama..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 15:08
Taggar: point

Empire State Manufacturing Survey


"Business activity continued to grow strongly in New York State, according to firms responding to the October 2018 Empire State Manufacturing Survey. The headline general business conditions index rose..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 14:51
Taggar: point

Geopolitical risks and yields dominate proceedings


"Monday October 15: Five things the markets are talking about Following a weekend of warnings on global economic fragility from G10 finance leaders at an IMF meeting in Bali, has global equities starti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 12:29
Taggar: finance, market, point

Risk aversion remains at the start of the week


"Could strong retail sales report prompt more selling? Markets remain in risk aversion mode at the start of the week, with losses being recorded across Asia and Europe and US futures pointing to a simi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 12:00
Taggar: market, point, report, retail sales

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Oct 15 ? Oct 19)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1278 1.1355 1.1457 1.1533 1.1635 1.1712 1.1813 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-13 11:58
Taggar: point

USD/JPY ? Japanese yen breaches 112, U.S consumer inflation misses forecast


"After five straight winning sessions, USD/JPY is unchanged on Thursday. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 112.26, down 0.01% on the day. On the release front, Japanese 30-year bonds post..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-11 15:20
Taggar: cpi, indicators, point, report, trading

European open ? Trump attacks Fed as markets tank


"Bloodbath in Markets as Trump Points Finger at the Fed European stocks are set to become the latest casualty in the global sell-off that has rattled markets over the last 24 hours, as investors worry..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-11 09:36
Taggar: market, point

GBP/USD ? British climbs to 2-week high on strong GDP


"GBP/USD has recorded considerable gains on Wednesday, continuing the upward movement seen on Tuesday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3200, up 0.42% on the day. On the release..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-10 17:54
Taggar: point, pound, trading

US 10-year yield above 3.25% for first time since 2011


"U.S. Treasurys saw renewed selling pressure as investors returned Tuesday from a holiday, pushing the yield on the 10-year note above 3.25% to an 11-year high. What are yields doing? The yield on the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-09 12:53
Taggar: point

IMF cuts global growth forecasts


"The International Monetary Fund has cut its global growth forecasts as trade tensions between the U.S. and trading partners have started to hit economic activity worldwide. The IMF said the global eco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-09 12:15
Taggar: economy, point, trading

Bank of Israel Leaves Central Bank Rate at 0.10% and Signals Reluctance to Start Normalization Anytime Soon


"Forty four months have elapsed since the last Israeli central bank change, a cut of 15 basis points to 0.10% in February 2015. Inflation is still too low to begin raising the rate. The inflation envir..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-08 22:47
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

DAX ? Bank shares drag DAX to 4-week low


"The DAX index has posted sharp losses in the Monday session. Currently, the index is at 11,993 points, down 0.93% on the day. There are no key events in Germany or the eurozone. German Industrial Prod..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-08 13:25
Taggar: industrial production, point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Oct 8 ? Oct 12)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1288 1.1376 1.1450 1.1537 1.1611 1.1698 1.1772 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-06 11:57
Taggar: point

70 Percent of Americans Surveyed Are Emotionally Uncertain About Cryptocurrency


"Nearly 70 percent of Americans surveyed felt ??uncertainty? summed up their emotions regarding cryptocurrencies,? according to results published under the title, ?How Do Americans Feel About Cryptocur..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-06 11:50
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, point

Crypto Trading 101: Pivot Points And Why They're Useful


"When combined with other technical tools, pivot points are valued among day traders for their ability to analyze price movement and more."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-06 11:30
Taggar: point

Could US jobs data trigger another pop in yields?


"US jobs report could add to abundance of positive data this week Equity markets are trading in the red again on Friday, with bond yields continuing to edge higher as investors price in a more aggressi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-05 13:06
Taggar: market, point, report, trading

DAX slips to 2-week low as U.S treasury yields weigh on markets


"The DAX index has posted considerable losses in the Friday session. Currently, the index is at 12,168 points, down 0.62% on the day. On the release front, German data was positive. Factory Orders jump..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-05 12:48
Taggar: point

Bank of Mexico Leaves Overnight Interbank Rate at 7.75%


"Mexican CPI inflation of 4.9% as of August exceeded the 3% target and even the target range ceiling of 4%. Expected inflation is also running above the comfort zone in Mexico, but growth is only aroun..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 22:31
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

US Bond Yields Hit 3.23%


"U.S. government debt yields added to a marked climb higher Thursday, making new multiyear highs as strong economic data continued to tempt investors into riskier assets. The yield on the benchmark 10-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 20:31
Taggar: point

US Unemployment Claims Falls to 49 Year Low


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to a near 49-year low last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength, which should continue to underpin economic growth. The labor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 15:54
Taggar: employment, market, point

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar quiet, Ivey PMI next


"The Canadian dollar is trading sideways in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2875, up 0.06% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases Ivey PMI is ex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 14:22
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, trading

DAX ? Bank shares jump on higher eurozone bond yields


"The DAX index is trading sideways in the Thursday session. Currently, the index is at 12,295 points, up 0.07% on the day. In economic news, there are no German or eurozone events on the schedule. On F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 13:32
Taggar: point, trading

Long-Term Interest Rates Climb Higher All Around the World


"Ten-year sovereign debt yields extended their recent advance by 13 basis points in Greece, 8 bps in Great Britain, 6 bps in Italy, Germany and The Netherlands, 5 bps in France, 3 bps in U.S. Treasury..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 13:13
Taggar: point

Spread Widens Between U.S. Non-Manufacturing PMI and Euroland?s Services PMI


"The ISM-compiled U.S. non-manufacturing purchasing managers index rose 3.1 points in September to 61.6, which is a record high for this 10-year-old data series. Sub-indices for business activity/produ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-03 18:12
Taggar: point

GBP/USD ? British pound pushes to 1.30 as Services PMI maintains expansion


"GBP/USD has posted slight gains on Wednesday, recovering some of the losses seen on Tuesday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.2991, up 0.09% on the day. On the release front, Br..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-03 17:54
Taggar: point, trading

Less Concern about Italy than Felt Yesterday


"After Italy’s government had worried markets earlier by submitting a budget with a deficit of 2.4% of GDP, informed sources said that deficits would shrink after next year and settle back to 2.0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-03 15:34
Taggar: market, point, share

DAX under pressure over Italy budget


"The DAX index has posted losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, the index is at 12,287 points, down 0.42% since Tuesday. In economic news, Germany and Eurozone services PMIs improved in September..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-03 12:27
Taggar: point, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro pauses from slide as Italy backtracks on budget


"EUR/USD has paused after recording losses for five straight sessions. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1563, down 0.12% on the day. In economic news, Germany and Eurozone services PMIs improved in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-03 11:49
Taggar: point, retail sales, trading

Japan Roundup: Bitflyer Restructures, Zaif Suspends New Member Registrations


"The largest crypto exchange in Japan, Bitflyer, has announced a major organizational overhaul. A new representative director has been appointed to oversee the exchange’s day-to-day operations. M..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-03 03:55
Taggar: bitcoin, market, point

GBP/USD ? British pound dips below 1.30 as Construction PMI


"GBP/USD has posted considerable losses on Tuesday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.2992, down 0.37% on the day. On the release front, British Construction PMI dipped to 52.1, s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-02 18:14
Taggar: point, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound dips below 1.30 as Construction PMI slips


"GBP/USD has posted considerable losses on Tuesday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.2992, down 0.37% on the day. On the release front, British Construction PMI dipped to 52.1, s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-02 18:14
Taggar: point, trading

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

Wall Street opens lower on Italian concerns


"U.S. stocks slipped at the open on Tuesday, with bank stocks the biggest drags, pressured by turmoil in European markets following an Italian lawmaker?s anti-euro comments and as relief from a reworke..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-02 15:54
Taggar: bank, market, oil, point

Intensifying Concern that Euro Area Is Drifting Into a Fresh Debt Crisis over Italy


"A quote from European Commission President Jean-Claude Junker set the tone for trading today: ?I would not wish that, after having really been able to cope with the Greek crisis, we?ll end up in the s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-02 14:33
Taggar: point, trading

DAX slips as Italian budget irks EU


"The DAX index is down sharply in the Tuesday session. Currently, the index is at 12,242 points, down 0.78% on the day. In economic news, Eurozone PPI edged lower to 0.3%, above the estimate of 0.2%. I..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-02 14:01
Taggar: point

Commodities Weekly: Short gold positions increase as prices drop


"Gold is under the cosh from the dollar’s resurgence while oil prices surge due to the usual supply concerns. Most agriculturals rose on the back of the renegotiated trade deal between the US, Me..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-02 06:07
Taggar: dollar, gold, oil, point, short position

Trade War Concerns Affected U.S. and Euroland Manufacturing Purchasing Manager Indices Equally in September


"In September, the ISM-Compiled factory PMI index fell 1.5 points to 61.3, while the IHS-compiled euro area PMI dropped 1.4 points to 54.6. The manufacturing sectors continued to improve, but the lower..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-01 18:13
Taggar: economy, point, rate

Will PBOC intervene as Chinese economy slows


"Beijing will likely take steps to mitigate the impact of the trade war with the U.S. as recent economic indicators from China point to a slowdown, an economist said on Monday. “We were calling f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-01 14:41
Taggar: indicators, point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Oct 1 ? Oct 5)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1264 1.1417 1.1509 1.1662 1.1755 1.1908 1.2000 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-29 11:54
Taggar: point

New POS Terminal by Pundix Allows Nigerians to Make Purchases in Bitcoin


"Indonesian cryptocurrency and payments company Pundix has introduced a point of sale terminal at a shop in Nigeria, allowing people in the West African country to make purchases using cryptocurrency..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-29 00:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, point

Quarter-End Rush of Data, Italian Fiscal Concerns, and U.S. Supreme Court Drama


"The new populist government of Five Star in Italy passed a stimulative budget, with a deficit equal to 2.4% of GDP and well above what Italy’s Euroland colleagues wanted to see. In response, the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-28 14:51
Taggar: point

India?s Zebpay Shuts Down Exchange Activities


"One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in India, Zebpay, is shutting down its exchange activities due to the crypto banking ban imposed by the country’s central bank. ?At this point, we are..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-28 13:28
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, market, point

DAX slides as Italian budget unnerves markets


"The DAX index is steady in the Friday session, after sharp gains on Thursday. Currently, the index is at 12,275 points, down 1.31% on the day. In economic news, German unemployment change plunged by 2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-28 12:25
Taggar: cpi, employment, indicators, inflation, point

50-Basis Point Increase in Filipino Overnight Reverse Repo Central Bank Rate


"The Monetary Board at Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas raised its key interest rate at a fourth straight scheduled monthly meeting and did so in the face of mounting inflationary risk that has persuaded of..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 19:01
Taggar: inflation, point, rate, visa

All Eyes on the Senate Judiciary Committee


"The testimonies of Kavanaugh and Blassey Ford start at 10:00 EDT (14:00 GMT). This has been a busy day already from a central banking and data release standpoint. The dollar overnight firmed by 0.7% a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 15:41
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

HK sees first rate hike in years


"Hong Kong?s home market will face headwinds after banks in the city raised mortgage lending rates for the first time in 12 years. HSBC was the first commercial bank to raise its prime rate in Hong Kon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 14:41
Taggar: bank, market, point, rate

FOMC Statement and Forecasts


"The Federal Open Market Committee as expected raised its federal funds target by a quarter percentage point to a range of 2.00 – 2.25%. The released statement Repeated the same first paragraph u..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 20:31
Taggar: market, point

FOMC Preview


"Markets have already priced in the Fed’s eighth increase of the federal funds target to a range of 2.0-2.25%. The increment of each hike has been 25 basis points, so today’s likely move wi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 16:59
Taggar: market, point

GBP/USD ? British pound ticks lower, markets eye Federal Reserve, US GDP


"GBP/USD has posted small losses on Wednesday, after recording gains in the past two sessions. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.3169, down 0.10% on the day. In the U.K, a CBI survey showed that reta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 14:46
Taggar: point, retail sales, trading

Marking Time Ahead of Likely FOMC Rate Hike Later Today and Kavanaugh Hearing Tomorrow


"The FOMC policy announcement today at 14:00 EDT (18:00 GMT) is expected to justify another 25-basis point rate hike now and to leave in play a possible fourth move this year in December. New forecasts..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 14:18
Taggar: announcement, point, rate

Regulations Roundup: U.S. Govt. Pays $5.7 Million for Blockchain Analysis, Amit Bhardwaj?s Assets Seized


"In recent regulatory news, a report published by Diar has found that U.S. government agencies have paid approximately $5.7 million USD to blockchain analysis contractors, India?s Enforcement Directora..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 06:15
Taggar: analysis, bank, bitcoin, currencies, point, rate, report

Fed Economic Projections and Powell Speech to Guide Markets


"The US dollar is mixed on Tuesday ahead of the highly anticipated Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) rate statement to be published on Wednesday. The market has already priced in a 25 basis points l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-25 22:59
Taggar: dollar, market, point, rate

Bitcoin Enters the Scrabble Lexicon


"To its holders, bitcoin is immensely valuable. Except, that is, for holders of the seven tiles required to spell ?bitcoin? on the Scrabble board. The word, which has now been added to the official Scr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-25 18:45
Taggar: bitcoin, point

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

GBP/USD ? British pound edges higher despite sharp US data


"GBP/USD has posted gains in the Tuesday session, continuing the trend seen on Monday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3162, up 0.34% on the day. On the release front, British C..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-25 17:06
Taggar: point, trading

Gold Shines Ahead of FOMC


"Gold is trading above the $1,200 price level at the start of the FOMC meeting in Washington. The U.S. Federal Reserve is highly anticipated to announce a 25 basis points rate lift on Wednesday. The mo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-25 16:07
Taggar: gold, point, rate, trading

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

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Sep 24 ? Sep 28)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1462 1.1540 1.1647 1.1725 1.1832 1.1909 1.2016 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-22 11:55
Taggar: point

DAX rally continues as investors ignore tariff war


"The DAX index has posted strong gains in the Friday session. Currently, the index is at 12,393, up 0.54% on the day. On the release front, German and eurozone manufacturing PMIs disappointed, missing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-21 13:15
Taggar: point

EUR/USD ? Surging euro hits 1.18 despite soft manufacturing PMIs


"EUR/USD has paused in the Friday session, after posting strong gains on Thursday. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1772, down 0.05% on the day. On the release front, German and eurozone manufacturi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-21 12:22
Taggar: point, trading

An Initial Tightening of Norwegian Monetary Policy


"Norway’s key central bank rate was raised 25 basis points to 0.75%. That’s the first increase in many years but will not be the last. The rate had been lowered by 175 basis points between..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 13:47
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Softer Dollar


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.8% against the kiwi, 0.6% relative to sterling, 0.4% vis-a-vis the euro and 0.2% versus the currencies of America’s NAFTA partners. The yen and yuan are unchanged..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 13:42
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi, point

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar at 3-week high as greenback retreats


"The Canadian dollar has posted small gains in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2908, down 0.10% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases ADP nonfarm employment change..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 13:35
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, trading

Released Current Account Data and Some Central Bank Decisions


"The dollar is steady to mostly softer. North America’s stock market rally on Tuesday carried over into Asia and Europe. The ten-year British gilt yield edged up 2 basis points, and gold firmed 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-19 14:43
Taggar: dollar, gold, market, oil, point

Gold punches past $1200 as key manufacturing report slides


"Gold has started the week with strong gains. In Monday’s North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1202.93, up 0.74% on the day. In the U.S, a key manufacturing report disap..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-17 18:28
Taggar: gold, point, report

USD/JPY ? Japanese yen hugs 112, BOJ rate statement next


"USD/JPY is showing little movement in the Monday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 111.97, down 0.08% on the day. In economic news, it’s a quiet start to the week. The U.S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-17 17:27
Taggar: point, trading

Trump the symptom not the cause of the trade war


"Escalating trade tensions between the United States and China would have manifested with or without Donald Trump, experts said at the Singapore Summit on Saturday. While the U.S. president’s ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-17 15:38
Taggar: point

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar subdued at 1.30


"The Canadian dollar is trading sideways in the Monday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3019, down 0.13% on the day. On the release front, it’s a quiet start to the week. Canada releas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-17 14:05
Taggar: dollar, point, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Sep 17 ? Sep 21)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1329 1.1427 1.1525 1.1623 1.1720 1.1819 1.1916 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-15 11:55
Taggar: point

Overstock to Offer Bitcoin for Sale After Acquiring Bitsy.com Biometric Wallet


"Medici Ventures, a blockchain/crypto specific division of Overstock.com, has acquired Bitsy.com in an effort to finally merge the worlds of online retail with decentralized, digital cash facilitated b..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-15 09:15
Taggar: bitcoin, point

Dollar marks time as China data neutral


"It was a mixed bag of news on the China data dump in Asia this morning. Both industrial production and retail sales beat estimates in August, though fixed asset investment disappointed with a below-ex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-14 06:02
Taggar: industrial production, investment, point, retail sales

Bank of England Leaves Policy Settings Unchanged


"A second Bank Rate hike of 25 basis points to 0.75% had been undertaken six weeks ago. The first being of similar size was made last November. The asset purchase program was not changed either, and cu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 17:32
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Turkish central bank aggressively hikes rates


"The Central Bank of Turkey increased its benchmark interest rate on Thursday to 24 percent, a hike of 625 basis points from the previous rate of 17.75 percent. The Turkish lira jumped more than 5 perc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 15:03
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, point, rate

U.S weekly jobless claims drop to near 49-year low


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, hitting its lowest level in nearly 49 years and pointing to robust labor market conditions. Initial claims for sta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 14:59
Taggar: employment, market, point

Thursday?s Menu: Central Bank Decisions, Price Data, Hurricane Florence, and a U.S. Offer for a New Round of High Level Trade Talks with China


"The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey lifted its key 0ne-week repo rate by a greater-than-expected 625 basis points to 24.0%. The dollar lost 2.8% against the lira afterward and has also fallen 1..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 14:53
Taggar: bank, dollar, point, rate

Crypto Hedge Fund Managers Aren?t as Smart as You Think


"There?s a tendency, societally, to place self-appointed experts on a pedestal. If a professional?s job title is impressive enough, and their resumé suitably polished, they are liable to be lauded, wit..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-12 19:05
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point

China to seek closer Russia ties as US eyes more tariffs


"U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods are going to lead to a “substantial improvement” between China and its neighbor Russia, the former People’s Bank of China (PBOC) Governor Zhou Xiaochuan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-11 15:59
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, point

Russian Industry Association Launching Crypto Certification Program


"The Russian crypto industry association is launching a crypto certification program. Applicants will be evaluated and issued a certificate showing their competency level which can be verified on the a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-09 10:25
Taggar: bitcoin, market, point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Sep 10 ? Sep 14)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1373 1.1451 1.1502 1.1580 1.1631 1.1709 1.1760 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-08 11:59
Taggar: point

DAX slide continues after weak German industrial report


"The DAX index is trading sideways in the Friday session. Currently, the index is at 11,930, down 0.21% on the day. On the release front, German data disappointed. Industrial Production declined 1.1%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-07 11:39
Taggar: industrial production, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro gains ground, investors eye US nonfarm payrolls


"EUR/USD is slightly higher in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1646, up 0.20% on the day. On the release front, German data disappointed. Industrial Production declined 1.1%, we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-07 11:20
Taggar: industrial production, point, trading

Gold steady as investors eye nonfarm payrolls, wage growth


"Gold has posted slight gains in the Thursday session, continuing the trend seen on Wednesday. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1198.43, up 0.20% on the day. On the rel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-06 18:39
Taggar: employment, gold, point

USD/JPY ? Japanese yen jumps to 1-week high


"The Japanese yen has posted considerable gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 110.83, down 0.62% on the day. In economic news, unemployment claims dropped to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-06 18:15
Taggar: employment, point, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar dips despite strong construction report


"The Canadian dollar has edged lower in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3214, up 0.27% on the day. On the release front, Canadian Building Permits jumped 1.1%, crushing the est..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-06 17:04
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, trading

U.S jobless claims fall to near 49-year low


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a 49-year low last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength that should continue to underpin economic growth. Initial cla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-06 14:53
Taggar: employment, market, point

Policy Monetary Policy Rate Left Unchanged at 1.5%


"The Monetary Policy Committee of the National Bank of Poland has left the reference interest rate at 1.5% since two 50-basis point cuts in the first quarter of 2015. That stance is being continued, ac..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 21:10
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Bank of Canada?s Governing Council Holds its Fire


"Four previous 25-basis point increases of the Bank of Canada overnight interest rate had been implemented in September 2017 and January, May and July of this year. More are likely to follow. But consi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 20:53
Taggar: bank, point, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound gains ground as Services PMI beat expectations


"GBP/USD has gained ground in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.2905, up 0.38% on the day. On the release front, Services PMI in August improved to 54.3, ab..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 18:14
Taggar: point, trade balance, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound gains ground as Services PMI beats expectations


"GBP/USD has gained ground in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.2905, up 0.38% on the day. On the release front, Services PMI in August improved to 54.3, ab..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 18:14
Taggar: point, trade balance, trading

DAX at 5-month low on Trump tariffs, soft PMIs


"The DAX index has posted losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, the index is at 12,149, down 0.50% on the day. On the release front, Eurozone and German Services PMI reports rose slightly in Augu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 13:35
Taggar: point, report

Six Bitcoin Cash Point-of-Sale Solutions for Merchants


"These days it is easier than ever for online merchants and brick and mortar shops to accept bitcoin cash. Today we?re going to introduce six BCH point-of-sale solutions that provide businesses worldwi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-04 19:55
Taggar: bitcoin, point

USD/JPY ? Japanese yen dips as trade fears boost greenback


"The Japanese yen is showing little movement in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 111.46, up 0.35% on the day. In economic news, U.S ISM Manufacturing PMI jumped to 6..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-04 17:04
Taggar: indicators, point, trading

Canada: Manufacturing PMI for August, 2018


"August data pointed to a sharp and accelerated upturn in Canadian manufacturing output, but the latest survey also revealed a loss of momentum for new business growth. Anecdotal evidence suggested tha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-04 15:55
Taggar: point, rate

EM rout not yet complete


"Tuesday September 4: Five things the markets are talking about In the last week of August, it was trade and tariff wars along with EM currency capitulation that were the driving forces behind asset pr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-04 12:26
Taggar: bank, currency, market, point

GBP/USD ? Pound slide continues as UK manufacturing PMI misses estimate


"GBP/USD has started the week with considerable losses. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.2880, down 0.62% on the day. On the release front, British Manufacturing PMI dropped to 52.8, m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-03 17:21
Taggar: market, point, trading

New Month Kicks Off with Further Evidence of Accelerating Turkish Inflation, a Whole Lot of PMI Surveys, and North American Holidays


"U.S. and Canadian Markets are closed for Labor Day holidays. Turkish CPI inflation accelerated two percentage points to 17.9% in August, its highest level since the end of 2003. PPI inflation catapult..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-03 15:44
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, market, point, rate

DAX dips as German Manufacturing PMI drops in August


"The DAX index has posted slight losses in the Monday session. Currently, the index is at 12,319, down 0.36% on the day. On the release front, eurozone and German Final Manufacturing PMIs both weakened..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-03 14:41
Taggar: point

10 Songs That Show Bitcoin?s Influence on Pop Culture


"Eminem surprised rap fans this week by dropping his new album ?Kamikaze?. For cryptocurrency enthusiasts there was an extra point of interest in the new album, since one of the tracks, ?Not Alike?, na..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-03 02:05
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Sep 3 ? Sep 7)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1397 1.1491 1.1546 1.1640 1.1696 1.1789 1.1845 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-01 11:59
Taggar: point

Trump Vies with Deluge of Data for Market?s Attention


"A considerable amount of data gets reported around the end of every month, especially on the final business day. But this time, there’s an equal flood of outrageously provocative quotes from the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-31 15:18
Taggar: industrial production, market, point, report

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Falls as Global Trade Concerns Rise


"The USD/CAD rose 0.62 percent on Thursday. The currency pair is trading at 1.2987 after the loonie fell on the back of disappointing GDP data and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s comments of R..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-30 21:14
Taggar: currency, currency pair, loonie, point, trading

Lots of Data but Not Much Market Movement as Monthend Approaches


"The dollar’s down 0.3% against the yen but up 0.2% relative to the loonie, euro, Aussie dollar and Chinese yuan. Ten-year sovereign debt yields have slid back 3 basis points in Germany, 2 bps in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-30 15:23
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, gold, loonie, point

Eurozone Economic Sentiment Falls in August


"Euro zone economic sentiment edged lower for an eight consecutive month in August, pulled down by less optimism in industry and services, a monthly survey by the European Commission showed on Thursday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-30 15:17
Taggar: currency, point

US Consumer Spending Rises in July


"U.S. consumer spending increased solidly in July, pointing to strong economic growth early in the third quarter, while a measure of underlying inflation hit the Federal Reserve’s 2 percent targe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-30 15:12
Taggar: inflation, point

Weekly US Jobless Claims Rise by 3,000


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose last week, but the underlying trend continued to point to a robust labor market that should keep the economy on a strong growth path this..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-30 14:52
Taggar: economy, employment, market, point

PR: Access Sold out ICO?s Through Vertex Aftermarket


"With the growing interest by investors in getting on board with cryptocurrency, often the most effective and popular tokens sell out quickly leaving many disappointed in the lack of access to these to..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-30 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, point

Gold gains ground despite strong Preliminary GDP


"Gold has posted slight gains in the Wednesday session. In the North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1204.39, up 0.26% on the day. On the release front, Preliminary GDP jumped..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-29 17:43
Taggar: gold, home sales, point

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

DAX edges higher, investors eye German CPI


"The DAX index has posted slight gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, the index is at 12,539, up 0.10% on the day. In economic news, German GfK Consumer Climate edged lower to 10.5, shy of the es..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-29 14:39
Taggar: point, report

Futures flat as Canada re-joins NAFTA talks


"CAD gains ground as NAFTA deal edges closer It?s been a quiet start to trading on Wednesday, with equity markets in Europe slightly in the red and US futures pointing to a flat open in a few hours. Wi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-29 13:49
Taggar: market, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro edges lower


"EUR/USD has posted slight losses in the Wednesday session, erasing the gains seen on Tuesday. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1673, down 0.18% on the day. On the release front, German GfK Consumer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-29 12:27
Taggar: point, trading

Venezuela Loves Dash: Altcoin Surges 30% on Adoption Push


"News dominating the current cycle is all about bitcoin core (BTC) skipping above the psychological $7,000 price point. However, quietly, determinedly, the altcoin Dash has been besting all comers. It..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-29 11:53
Taggar: bitcoin, point

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/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

DAX ? NAFTA progress pushes auto stocks higher


"The DAX has started the week with considerable gains. In the Monday session, the index is at 12,456, up 0.50% on the day. In economic news, German Ifo Business Climate improved to 103.8, above the est..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-27 13:34
Taggar: market, point

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

Markets Update: BTC Tests Major Descending Trendline


"The BTC markets are testing a key resistance area, with price action appearing to be making a third point of contact with a major descending trendline dating back to December 2017. Also Read: Japan Ro..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-27 02:45
Taggar: bitcoin, market, point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Aug 27 ? Aug 31)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1219 1.1306 1.1464 1.1552 1.1709 1.1797 1.1955 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-25 11:52
Taggar: point

Japanese Soccer Star Honda Paid in Crypto to Promote Exchange


"Japan superstar professional soccer player, entrepreneur and investor Keisuke Honda, 32, was appointed by the Japanese crypto exchange Bitpoint to promote its brand, the company announced earlier this..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-24 09:03
Taggar: bitcoin, point

Markets steady as Trump threatens EU with tariffs


"European automakers under pressure after renewed Trump threats It?s been another relatively slow start to trading on Thursday, with stocks in Europe trading relatively flat and US futures pointing to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 13:23
Taggar: point, trading

USDCAD Canadian Dollar Rises Despite US Fed Minutes Suggesting September Rate Hike


"The Canadian dollar rose 0.29 on Wednesaday against the US dollar. The USD/CAD is trading at 1.2996 after the U.S. Federal Reserve published the minutes from its August Federal Open Market Committee (..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-22 20:32
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, point, trading

Gold on Sidelines as markets eye Fed Minutes


"Gold is unchanged in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1196.40, down 0.02% on the day. On the release front, Existing Homes dropped to 5.34 milli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-22 18:23
Taggar: gold, point

Hungary?s Monetary Policy Held Unchanged


"The Monetary Council at Magyar Nemzeti Bank kept its interest rate structure unchanged. Hungary’s deposit rate has been at -0.15% since a 10 basis point cut last September, and the overnight and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-21 18:54
Taggar: bank, point, rate

DAX gains continue as trade tensions ease


"The DAX index continues to point higher and has recorded considerable gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 12,420, up 0.73% on the day. There are no German or eurozone event..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-21 15:23
Taggar: bank, point, trading

A Wide-Ranging Trump Interview Depresses the Dollar


"In an exclusive interview with Reuters, President Trump criticized Fed Policy as insufficiently accommodative and having an unconstructive influence on ongoing trade talks. Regarding Fed Chairman Powe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-21 14:55
Taggar: point

Trump wants Fed?s help on economy


"U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was ?not thrilled? with the Federal Reserve under his own appointee, Chairman Jerome Powell, for raising interest rates and said the U.S. central bank sho..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-21 13:11
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate

Market spooked on Trump?s U.S dollar comments


"Tuesday August 21: Five things the markets are talking about The ‘big’ dollar has dropped for a fourth consecutive session, along with U.S Treasuries after President Trump criticized his o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-21 12:53
Taggar: dollar, market, point, rate

Researcher: Stop Worrying About Bitcoin?s Environmental Impact


"A common mainstream media trope is that Bitcoin mining will soon use so much electrical power it could lead to an environmental catastrophe. We’ve often provided examples of how this is a false..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-21 01:03
Taggar: bitcoin, point

DAX Jumps as investors cheer US-China trade talks


"The DAX index has started the week with strong gains. Currently, the pair is trading at 12,322, up 0.92% on the day. On the release front, German inflation disappointed. PPI dropped to 0.2%, short of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-20 13:37
Taggar: cpi, inflation, inflation reports, point, report, trading

44% of American Executives Think ?Blockchain Is Overhyped?, Deloitte Survey Finds


"New indicators point to corporate executives starting to wisen up to the notion that so-called blockchain technology is some kind of cure-all drug for their industries that they can just extract from..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-19 18:40
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, indicators, point, rate

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Aug 20 ? Aug 24)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1200 1.1251 1.1344 1.1394 1.1488 1.1538 1.1632 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-18 11:52
Taggar: point

Handcash Launches Pop ? A New BCH Point-of-Sale Companion Application


"This week the developers of the NFC-enabled Bitcoin Cash (BCH) wallet, Handcash, have announced the launch of a new companion application called ?Handcash Pop.? The Pop platform provides Handcash user..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-17 03:05
Taggar: bitcoin, point

DAX steady as US-China talks cheers investors


"After recording sharp losses on Wednesday, the DAX index has reversed directions in the Thursday session. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 12,200 up 0.13% on the day.  On the rele..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-16 14:33
Taggar: inflation, point, price index, trading

Indonesia?s Fourth Central Bank Interest Rate Hike Since Mid-May


"In the face of a wider current account deficit in Indonesia, intensifying global trade tensions, and Turkey’s crisis, which makes many emerging economies more vulnerable, Bank Indonesia’s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-15 17:06
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Dollar Rebounds Against EM and Energy


"The dollar resumed its rise on Wednesday, surging to new 13-month highs and upping pressure on commodities, emerging markets and global stocks, though the Turkish lira managed out to eke out a second..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-15 16:25
Taggar: dollar, market, point

PR: GaxCoin ICO Launches Private Sale


"We are pleased to announce the start of the sale of GaxCoin. The launch of our Initial Coin Offering is scheduled for 11 August 2018; a fundamental date for all those who wish to contribute to our Sta..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-14 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, point

Deepening Turkish Crisis Kindles Contagion Fears


"The dollar has appreciated another 8.7% against the Turkish lira and is hovering around 7/USD. The lira touched a record low of 7.2 per dollar earlier. Turkish share prices have fallen 4.7%, and the 1..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-13 14:20
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, point, share

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Aug 13 ? Aug 17)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1083 1.1236 1.1323 1.1476 1.1563 1.1716 1.1803 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-11 11:51
Taggar: point

Turkey investors take a bath


"Today’s sharp slide in the Turkish lira (currently down -6% at $5.9446, but was down -15% at $6.200 at one point) has obviously seeped through into broader financial markets, causing the USD and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-10 13:49
Taggar: bank, financial, market, point

Bitcoin's Open Secret: Lightning Is Making Better Online Payments Possible


"An influx of lightning apps are mostly silly, but they demo a serious point: the tech enables bitcoin to compete with traditional payment rails. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-10 06:00
Taggar: bitcoin, point

Filipino Monetary Response Escalated Amid Rising Inflation


"A May central bank rate hike in May — the first hike of the overnight reverse repo rate since 2014 — was followed one month later by a second tightening. Both increases were 25 basis point..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-09 20:43
Taggar: bank, point, rate

$30 Billion Lost: 4 Stats That Show a Crypto Market in Decline


"Wednesday was a tough day for the cryptocurrency market at large, as several data points collected by CoinDesk illustrate. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-08 22:03
Taggar: currency, market, point, rate

The Daily: Coinbase Increases Trading Limits, ABCC Opens in Malta, Omniex Hires Former Regulators


"On Wednesday, The Daily features a couple of announcements from Coinbase: the US crypto exchange enables instant purchasing with increased daily trading limits and is now accepting ETC deposits on its..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-08 14:05
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, point, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Aug 6 ? Aug 10)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1317 1.1438 1.1503 1.1624 1.1689 1.1810 1.1874 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-04 11:50
Taggar: point

EUR/USD Volatile After NFP, Stabilizes Above Opening Level


"US nonfarm payrolls released today were mixed, with disappointing employment growth but solid wage inflation and falling unemployment rate. EUR/USD jumped immediately after the release, but..."

Narrower U.S. Non-Manufacturing Advantage Last Month Versus Euro Area


"The July spread between the ISM non-manufacturing U.S. purchasing managers index and IHS’s service-sector PMI for the euro area was 2.4 points smaller than June’s differential. In combinat..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-03 16:58
Taggar: point, report, spread

Dollar Mixed After NFP Miss


"U.S. job growth slowed more than expected in July, likely due to companies? struggles to find qualified workers, and the unemployment rate declined, pointing to tightening labor market conditions. Non..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-03 15:32
Taggar: employment, market, point, rate

Bank of Mexico Decides Not to Raise Interest Rate after Latest Policy Review


"The Governing Board kept its overnight interbank interest rate at 7.75% but observed in a released statement that “since the last monetary policy decision, the balance of risks to the forecasted..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 22:32
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Brazilian and Indian Monetary Policy Decisions


"Central Banks in two of the four BRIC economies held monetary policy reviews. Coincidentally, while the Brazilian Selic rate was left unchanged at 6.50%, the Indian repo rate was lifted 25 basis point..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 03:07
Taggar: bank, point, rate

FOMC Preview


"The federal funds target in the current campaign of rate normalization has undergone seven 25-basis point increases, their dates being December 2015, December 2016, March, June and December of 2017, M..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 18:13
Taggar: announcement, point, rate

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

Coinbase Taps Regulation Veteran for First-Ever Crypto Compliance Chief


"Coinbase has announced the appointment of its first-ever chief compliance officer as it moves to become a licensed broker-dealer."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 11:59
Taggar: point

AlphaPoint Helps Launch XRP-Based Cryptocurrency Exchange


"Cryptocurrency services firm AlphaPoint is powering a new decentralized exchange, the company announced Monday. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 04:00
Taggar: currency, point

Big Rise in Sovereign Debt Yields Ahead of BOJ, FOMC, and BOE Policy Reviews Later This Week


"Ten-year sovereign debt yields climbed so far today by 7 basis points in the U.K., 5 bps in Germany, France, Italy and Spain, and 3 bps in the United States. Share prices fell in the Pacific Rim by 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-30 16:40
Taggar: point, share

Stocks Steady Ahead of Central Bank Busy Week


"World stocks and the dollar were broadly steady on Monday as a busy week of central bank meetings and company updates began, while Japanese government bonds sold off before possible monetary policy tw..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-30 15:58
Taggar: bank, dollar, point, share, shares

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Jul 30 ? Aug 3)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1471 1.1546 1.1601 1.1675 1.1731 1.1805 1.1861 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-28 11:59
Taggar: point

The Story of How Bitcoin Was Compromised


"Cryptocurrency is to money what the internet is to information. It is a powerful and potent technology, with the power to transform the world. It is an evolutionary tool in the sense that it is alread..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-28 01:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, point

Dollar, U.S. Stocks, and Treasury Yields Little Changed After Strong U.S. GDP Report


"U.S. GDP expanded 4.1% last quarter at a seasonally adjusted annualized rate. That was the fastest quarterly pace since the third quarter of 2014, but analysts had anticipated such a figure. Personal..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-27 17:33
Taggar: consumption, investment, point, rate

Indian Government-Appointed Commission Recognizes Crypto as Means of Payment


"The law commission established by the order of the Indian government has issued a report recognizing cryptocurrency as a means of payment. This is reportedly the first time that a body appointed by th..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-27 15:15
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, point, report

Easing Trade Fears Provide Boost Ahead of US GDP


"Markets buoyed by easing trade war risks European markets are trading in the green once again on Friday, with futures pointing to a similar open in the US, as an apparent easing in trade tensions betw..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-27 13:14
Taggar: market, point, trading

US Business Spending Rose and Trade Deficit Widened in June


"New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods increased more than expected in June and shipments surged, pointing to solid growth in business spending on equipment in the second quarter. Expectations of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-26 16:56
Taggar: point

DAX jumps on Trump-Juckner agreement


"The DAX index has posted strong gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,722, up 1.12% on the day. On the release front, German GfK Consumer Climate edged lower to 10.6, just shy of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-26 13:27
Taggar: point, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Down Slightly Ahead of ECB announcement


"EUR/USD is slightly lower in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1712, down 0.13% on the day. On the release front, German Ifo Business Climate ticked lower to 101.7, just above..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-26 12:36
Taggar: home sales, point, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound shrugs off strong retail sales


"The British pound is unchanged in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3141, down 0.02% on the day. On the release front, British CBI Realized Sales dropped t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-25 18:30
Taggar: home sales, point, pound, trading

DAX slips as markets eye EU-US trade talks


"The DAX index has lost ground in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,627, down 0.50% on the day. On the release front, German Ifo Business Climate ticked lower to 101.7, just above the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-25 13:13
Taggar: point, rate

Juncker/Trump Meeting Eyed as Tariffs Hit Outlook


"Investors look for another boost from earnings US futures are pointing slightly higher again on Wednesday as indices look to extend the winning streak to three sessions on the back of strong earnings..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-25 12:57
Taggar: point, report

EUR/USD ? Euro steady as investors eye Trump-Juckner meeting


"EUR/USD continues to stay close to the 1.17 level. In the Wednesday session, the pair is trading at 1.1697, up 0.11% on the day. On the release front, German Ifo Business Climate ticked lower to 101.7..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-25 12:38
Taggar: home sales, point, trading

No Turkish Interest Rate Hike This Month


"Amid a vicious circle of currency depreciation and accelerating inflation, policymakers at the Central Bank of Turkey had hiked their benchmark interest rate by 75 basis points in April, 300 bps at an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 19:03
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, market, point, rate

GBP/USD ? British pound higher as manufacturing output beats estimate


"The British pound has edged higher in the Tuesday session, erasing the losses seen on Monday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3140, up 0.30% on the day. On the release front, B..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 18:36
Taggar: point, pound, trading

USD/JPY ? Japanese yen trading sideways, BoJ Inflation misses mark


"The Japanese yen has posted slight gains in the Tuesday session. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 111.24, down 0.09% on the day. On the release front, Japanese Flash Manufacturing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 17:56
Taggar: point, trading

CAC gains ground as European equity markets see green


"The CAC index has posted considerable gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the CAC is at 5425, up 0.87% on the day. On the release front, French PMIs were mixed. Manufacturing PMI remained pegged..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 13:36
Taggar: point

DAX jumps as bank, automaker shares sparkle


"The DAX index has posted sharp gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,715, up 1.33% on the day. On the release front, German and Eurozone manufacturing PMIs beat expectations, but s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 12:59
Taggar: point

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

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Jul 23 ? Jul 27)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1446 1.1510 1.1616 1.1680 1.1785 1.1850 1.1955 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-21 11:52
Taggar: point

Yankees and Red Sox Next Opponents Both Have Poor Pre-All Star Game Records


"Pitching match-ups in the three upcoming Yankee games and three up coming Red Sox games cast possible further light on some of the points made in my earlier posts on this Eastern Division Rivalry. The..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-20 07:07
Taggar: point

South African Reserve Bank


"While many central banks in emerging economies have been tilting policy in a more restrictive direction, the last two South African interest rate changes were cuts. Reduction of 25 basis points each l..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 17:43
Taggar: bank, point, rate

BoE hike still priced in despite worrying UK data


"GBP bounces back after data driven selling European markets are trading in the red early in the session on Thursday, with the FTSE 100 the only major index in the green, supported by weakness in the p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 12:59
Taggar: market, point, pound, retail sales, trading

PR: trade.Io Appoints Banking Veteran David Hannigan to Run OTC Desk


"Wednesday Lugano, Switzerland ? trade.io, a leading cryptocurrency exchange and innovator of the industry?s leading liquidity pool, today announced that David Hannigan has joined the company as its Ch..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 11:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, point, trading

GBP/USD ? UK job numbers disappoint, send pound lower


"The British pound has posted considerable losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.3160, down 0.57% on the day. On the release front, British employment numbers..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-17 16:40
Taggar: employment, market, point, pound, trading

Bitcoin is Great for Criminals. It?s Even Better for Law Enforcement


"When the indictment of Russian intelligence officers for interfering with the US election broke, the recriminations were swift. Not only had the 12 allegedly hacked the Democratic National Committee..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-16 14:40
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point

China GDP growth slows in Q2


"China Q2 GDP growth as expected, though lower than Q1 In this morning?s China data dump, Q2 GDP growth came in as expected but industrial production disappointed. The Chinese economy grew 6.7% y/y in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-16 08:24
Taggar: economy, industrial production, point

Markets underpricing China risk( OANDA Trading Podcast BFM Kuala Lumpur 89.9)


"Stephen Innes, Head of Trading in Asia-Pacific, OANDA, Singapore Stephen reckons markets are “seriously underpricing economic risk in China”. Economists suspect the direct impact from the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-16 05:56
Taggar: market, point, share, shares, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Jul 16 ? Jul 20)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1424 1.1518 1.1602 1.1696 1.1780 1.1874 1.1958 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-14 11:53
Taggar: point

Australian Bank Bans Use of Mortgage Funds for Crypto Speculation


"One of Australia?s oldest financial institutions, Bank of Queensland, has prohibited the use of home equity loans for virtual currency speculation. The move has been attributed to concerns pertaining..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-14 08:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, point

US Import Prices Fell 0.4% in June


"U.S. import prices fell the most in more than two years in June as prices for petroleum products fell and a strong dollar weighed on the costs of other goods, pointing to benign import inflation press..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-13 17:45
Taggar: dollar, inflation, point

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar dips, US consumer confidence next


"The Canadian dollar has posted losses in the Friday session, erasing the gains from the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3197, up 0.31% on the day. There are no Canadian releases o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-13 12:58
Taggar: consumer sentiment, dollar, point, trading

Tether Announces Appointment of New Chief Compliance Officer


"Tether has announced the appointed of Leonardo Real, a former anti-money laundering (AML) quality control manager at Bank of Montreal, as the company?s new chief compliance officer (CSO). The announce..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-13 00:30
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currency, point

Dollar Mixed After Strong Inflation and Trade Concerns Cancel Each Other


"U.S. consumer prices barely rose in June, but the underlying trend continued to point to a steady buildup of inflation pressures that could keep the Federal Reserve on a path of gradual interest rate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-12 16:37
Taggar: employment, inflation, point, rate

Mainstream Media Claims Bitcoin Burns More Energy Than Ireland ? Does It?


"A mainstream media assertion made recently implies that cryptocurrency is quite costly in terms of energy consumption. ?Bitcoin has been alarming people for years,? the report notes, pointing to the a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-12 01:05
Taggar: bitcoin, consumption, currency, point, report

Bank of Canada Tightens Further


"Canada’s overnight target central bank rate was lifted to 1.50% today. Bank of Canada officials had prepared markets to expect such a move today. It follows similar 25-basis point increases enac..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 17:53
Taggar: bank, market, point, rate

Markets React as Trump Stirs Pot of Global Disorder Further


"Share prices dropped 1.8% in China, 1.4% in Hong Kong, 1.2% in Japan, and 0.7% in Taiwan and Australia. In European markets, equities today are down over 1.0% in Germany, Italy, Spain, France and Swit..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 16:45
Taggar: market, point, share, trading

DAX gains ground as trade tensions ease


"The DAX index has posted gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,594, up 0.40% on the day. On the release front, On the release front, German ZEW Economic Sentiment dropped to -24.7..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-10 13:58
Taggar: point

EUR/USD ? Euro dips as German economic sentiment slides


"EUR/USD has posted losses in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1719, down 0.28% on the day. On the release front, German ZEW Economic Sentiment dropped to -24.7, a sharper drop..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-10 12:39
Taggar: point, trading

Binance Taps UNIDO Goodwill Ambassador to Lead Charity Effort


"Binance announced today that it has appointed Helen Hai as the new head of its charity foundation."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-09 18:30
Taggar: point

DAX starts week quietly as German trade surplus matches forecast


"The DAX index has ticked upwards in the Monday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,455, up 0.11% on the day. On the release front, Germany?s trade surplus widened to EUR 20.3 billion, matching the es..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-09 13:17
Taggar: point

EUR/USD ? Euro touches 3-week high, investors eye Draghi testimony


"EUR/USD has posted gains in the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1774, up 0.23% on the day. On the release front, Germany’s trade surplus widened to EUR 20.3 billion, matching..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-09 12:41
Taggar: point, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Jul 9 ? Jul 13)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1457 1.1524 1.1634 1.1701 1.1811 1.1878 1.1987 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-07 11:54
Taggar: point

EUR/USD Rallies on Soft NFP


"EUR/USD rallied today, finding help from the disappointing US nonfarm payrolls. While employment rose more than was expected, other indicators failed to meet expectations. The currency..."

Facebook Has a New Director of Engineering for Blockchain


"Facebook is getting even more serious about blockchain, appointing a new director of engineering to focus on the technology."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-06 17:30
Taggar: point

USD Falters Ahead of Jobs Report and Start of Chinese Goods Tariffs


"The US dollar is mixed against major pairs on Thursday. Reports of a zero tariff on auto imports between the EU and the US boosted the EUR as private payrolls and jobless claims disappointed in the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-05 21:55
Taggar: dollar, point, report

U.S.-Minus-Ezone Non-manufacturing PMI Differential Narrowed Last Month


"The ISM U.S. nonmanufacturing PMI minus IHS Euroland services PMI narrowed 0.9 points to 3.9 in June after having widened 2.7 points in May. Both economies experienced faster growth last month in thes..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-05 19:36
Taggar: point

DAX boosted by car makers on talk of tariff deal


"The DAX index has posted strong gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,505, up 1.58% on the day. On the release front, German Factory Orders jumped 2.6%, crushing the estimate of 1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-05 13:56
Taggar: point

EUR/USD ? Euro Moves Higher as German Factory Report Sparkles


"EUR/USD has posted gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1687, up 0.27% on the day. On the release front, German Factory Orders jumped 2.6%, crushing the estimate of 1.1%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-05 13:04
Taggar: point, trading

DAX steady as German, Eurozone services PMIs beat estimates


"The DAX index is showing little movement in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,339, down 0.08% on the day. In economic news, German Services PMI improved to 54.5, beating the estimate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-04 13:41
Taggar: point

UK Government Should Have A Chief Blockchain Officer, Lawmaker Says


"A U.K. lawmaker proposes the government should appoint a public-facing blockchain chief officer in order to boost blockchain adoption in the country."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-04 11:30
Taggar: point

Swedish Riksbank


"Sweden’s repo rate was kept at negative 0.50%, and a new statement from the Executive Committee did not change previous forward guidance that a gradually rising trend is likely to begin late thi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-03 19:49
Taggar: point, rate

Reserve Bank of Australia


"As was expected, Australia’s Official Cash Rate (OCR) was left at the record low of 1.50% that it has been at since a 25-basis point cut in August 2016. A released statement from Governor Lowe e..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-03 19:37
Taggar: point, rate

US Factory Orders Rise but Spending on Equipment is Down


"New orders for U.S.-made goods unexpectedly rose in May, pointing to a strengthening manufacturing sector, but business spending on equipment continued to show signs of slowing. Factory goods orders i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-03 18:48
Taggar: goods orders, point

Korea's Oldest Mileage Program May Convert Cash Points to Cryptos


"The company behind OK Cashbag, the oldest mileage point program in South Korea, is mulling a plan to convert cash points into cryptocurrency."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-03 11:00
Taggar: currency, point

Bankers Tout Trade Finance as the Sweet Spot for Blockchain


"London's Blockchain Summit heard banks weigh the possible savings blockchain could bring to global trade ? as well as noting the pain points."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-03 10:00
Taggar: bank, point

U.S. Advantage Versus Euroland Swelled Last Month in Manufacturing


"A 5.3-point differential in June between the ISM-compiled U.S. manufacturing purchasing managers index and the IHS-compiled euro area manufacturing PMI represented the widest U.S. advantage in 43 mont..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-02 19:43
Taggar: point, spread

CAC dips to 7-week low, French manufacturing PMI misses expectations


"The CAC index is under pressure in the Monday session. Currently, the CAC is at 5284, down 0.74% since the Friday close. On the release front, the markets are digesting manufacturing reports. In Franc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-02 15:15
Taggar: market, point, report

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Jul 2 ? Jul 6)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1373 1.1450 1.1567 1.1644 1.1760 1.1837 1.1953 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-30 11:51
Taggar: point

Report: 2018 Token Sales Almost Double Last Year?s Results


"Initial Coin Offerings in the first half of 2018 have attracted nearly double the amount of funds raised last year, a new report reveals. Researchers point out, however, that the majority of ICOs have..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-30 04:30
Taggar: bitcoin, point, report

Third Indonesian Central Bank Interest Rate Hike Since May 17th


"Bank Indonesia’s Board of Governors today raised the 7-day reverse repo rate by a greater-than-expected 50 basis points to 5.25%. The move followed quarter percentage points hikes on May 17 and ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-29 19:39
Taggar: bank, point, rate

US Durable Goods Drop in May


"New orders for U.S.-made capital goods and shipments unexpectedly fell in May, but upward revisions to data for the prior month pointed to moderate growth in business spending on equipment in the seco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-28 20:13
Taggar: point, rate

DAX slips as EU Summit, trade tensions weigh on investors


"The DAX index has resumed its losing ways in the Thursday session, after the index posted gains on Wednesday. Currently, the DAX is at 12,259, down 0.73% on the day. In economic news, GfK Consumer Cli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-28 12:41
Taggar: point

Euro subdued as investors eye EU summit and German CPI


"EUR/USD has ticked higher in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1567, up 0.10% on the day. On the release front, GfK Consumer Climate remained pegged at 10.7, edging above the e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-28 12:12
Taggar: cpi, point, trading

PR: Byzantium Launches All Star Blockchain Event ? Top 10 Point of Trust


"Ten blockchain colossi in one place Barcelona welcomes quite an unusual blockchain event on October 11th this year. Ambitious Top10 Point of Trust conference revolves around ten companies that have sh..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-27 19:30
Taggar: bitcoin, point

Gold slide continues as dollar shrugs off soft durables reports


"Gold has posted losses for a third straight day. In Wednesday’s North American session, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1254.37, down 0.36% on the day. On the release front, economic da..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-27 18:28
Taggar: durable goods, gold, home sales, indicators, point

USD/JPY ? Japanese yen dips despite soft US durables, Japan retail sales ahead


"The Japanese yen has posted losses session in the Wednesday session, continuing the trend seen on Tuesday. In the North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 110.43 up 0.36% on the day. On the release..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-27 16:54
Taggar: durable goods, home sales, point, trading

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

GBP/USD ? British pound edges lower, markets await BoE stability report


"The British pound has posted slight losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3240, down 0.32% on the day. In the U.K, mortgages provided by major banks rose to 3..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-26 18:01
Taggar: bank, point, pound, trading

China cuts RRR as trade war escalates


"China?s central bank said on Sunday it would cut the amount of cash that some banks must hold as reserves by 50 basis points (bps), releasing $108 billion in liquidity, to accelerate the pace of debt-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-25 15:40
Taggar: bank, point, rate

European equity markets sag on trade war jitters


"The DAX index has started the trading week with sharp losses. In the Monday session, the DAX is at 12,425, down 1.22% on the day. On the release front, there is just one event. German Ifo Business Cli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-25 13:17
Taggar: market, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro steady as German business confidence within expectations


"EUR/USD has inched higher in the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1650, down 0.05% on the day. On the release front, it’s a quiet start to the week, with just two indicators..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-25 12:26
Taggar: indicators, point, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Jun 25 ? Jun 29)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1382 1.1445 1.1550 1.1612 1.1717 1.1779 1.1884 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-23 11:52
Taggar: point

CAC jumps on strong French Services PMI


"The CAC index has posted sharp gains in the Friday session. Currently, the CAC is at 5368, up 0.97% on the day. On the release front, French PMIs were mixed. The services PMI improved to 56.4, beating..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-22 14:23
Taggar: point

Gold steadies as trade tensions ease


"Gold is almost unchanged in the Thursday session, following four consecutive days of losses. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1268.14, down 0.01% on the day. On the re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-21 18:36
Taggar: gold, indicators, point

USD/JPY ? Japanese yen higher, Japan inflation data next


"The Japanese yen has posted gains in the Thursday session. In the North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 110.01, down 0.31% on the day. On the release front, key U.S indicators were mixed. The Ph..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-21 16:41
Taggar: employment, indicators, point, trading

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 breaks slide, BoE rate announcement next


"The British pound is almost unchanged in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3180, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, British CBI Industrial Order Expectati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-20 17:06
Taggar: point, pound, trading

Bank of Thailand: No Change


"Thailand’s one-day repo rate was kept at 1.5% by a vote of 5-1. It’s been at that level since a 25-bp cut in April 2015. Unlike some Asian economies, Thailand runs a current account surplu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-20 16:33
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Retail Adoption of Crypto Would ?Bring the Internet to a Halt? ? BIS Report


"The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has leased a chapter from its forthcoming annual report that delivers a critical appraisal of bitcoin and cryptocurrency. The report attacks virtual currenc..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-20 10:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, point, report

Intensifying Fear of a Trade War Generating Stampede from Risky Assets


"Today’s story lies in market movement, not fresh economic news. The DOW, German Dax and Paris Cac have dropped over 1.0%. Chinese share prices plunged 3.8%. The Hang Seng lost 2.8%. Japan’..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-19 16:27
Taggar: market, point, share

CAC Slides to 8-Week Low as Trump Thumps China


"The CAC index continues to point downwards in the Tuesday session. Currently, the CAC is at 5378, down 1.33% on the day. On the release front, the ECB Forum kicks off with a speech from ECB President..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-19 14:12
Taggar: point

Central Banks Will Jump-Start the Decentralization of Money


"While the thought may disappoint cypherpunks, the first step of a transition toward a true "money of the people" will be implemented by central banks."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-19 10:00
Taggar: bank, point

Swiss Crypto Company Acquires License to Distribute Funds to Investors


"Crypto Fund AG has been granted a license to distribute funds on behalf of ?qualified investors? in Switzerland. The permission has been issued by the country?s financial market regulator, FINMA. The..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-19 05:10
Taggar: bitcoin, financial, market, point

USD/JPY ? Japanese yen edges higher


"The Japanese yen has inched lower in the Monday session. In the North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 110.45, down 0.19% on the day. On the release front, the Bank of Japan held the course on mo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-18 17:53
Taggar: bank, point, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Jun 18 ? Jun 22)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1174 1.1358 1.1483 1.1667 1.1792 1.1976 1.2101 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-16 11:51
Taggar: point

Dollar Higher After Fed Hike and Dovish ECB


"The US dollar gained against all major pairs this week. A hawkish Fed and a dovish European Central Bank (ECB) gave the edge to the American currency. Donald Trump scored diplomacy points in Singapore..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 21:59
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, point

Bank of Russia Retains 7.25% Main Interest Rate


"Russian monetary easing is on pause. The rate had been last cut by 25 basis points in both February and March and before that by a full percentage point during March-June of 2017 and 125 basis points..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 17:20
Taggar: point, rate

Empire State Manufacturing Survey


"Business activity continued to grow strongly in New York State, according to firms responding to the June 2018 Empire State Manufacturing Survey. The headline general business conditions index climbed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 14:48
Taggar: point

USD/JPY ? Dollar closing in on 111 yen as trade war escalates


"The Japanese yen has inched lower in the Friday session. In the North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 110.73, up 0.09% on the day. On the release front, the Bank of Japan held the course on mone..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 14:21
Taggar: bank, point, trading

Dollar is King, but trade tensions cap risk appetite


"Friday June 15: Five things the markets are talking about This was always going to be a big week for capital markets and it has not disappointed. Bond prices continue to rally and global equities trad..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 12:28
Taggar: market, point

The Euro is circling the drain


"The Euro is circling the drain Instead of a major roadblock, the ECB was a significant catalyst for the US dollar. And it is tough to argue against the intensity of the EUR downside move as the ECB di..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 02:06
Taggar: dollar, point, rate

AlphaPoint Raises $15 Million In First Major Funding Round


"Crypto services company AlphaPoint announced it raised $15 million in its first major round of venture capital funding from Galaxy Digital."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 22:00
Taggar: point

Monetary Policy on Hold at Central Bank of Chile


"The monetary policy rate has been 2.5% since four 25-basis point cuts implemented within the first five months of 2017, and yesterday’s decision announced late in the day again resulted from a u..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 16:58
Taggar: inflation, oil, point, rate

Hawkish Fed Boosts US Dollar But Tariffs Bring Currency Down to Earth


"The US dollar is lower against major pairs after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised the benchmark Fed funds rate by 25 basis points on Wednesday. The move was heavily anticipated by the market, but the s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 22:54
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, market, point, rate

FOMC Statement and Forecasts


"Today’s FOMC statement raises the federal funds rate by 25 basis points to a target of 1.75-2.0%, depicts a tighter labor market, upgrades the assessment of personal consumption recent condition..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 20:36
Taggar: consumption, inflation, market, point, rate

FOMC Preview


"The Federal Open Market Committee is widely expected to enact its second 25-basis point increase in the federal funds target of 2018 and the seventh since December 2015. That will bring the target cei..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 17:02
Taggar: market, point

Central Bank of Iceland Retains 4.25% Key Interest Rate


"Iceland’s 7-day term interest rate has been at 4.25% since a 25-basis point cut last October, which culminated a 4-step easing cycle that included 25-bp cuts in May and June of last year and an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 16:20
Taggar: point, rate

EOS's Experimental Launch Might Be Putting Investor Money at Risk


"Many point to the potential security threats as a reason votes have been trickling in (instead of rushing in) on the EOS blockchain. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 10:00
Taggar: point

Fed Hike Priced In But Market to Focus on Powell?s Words


"The US dollar is higher against major currencies on Tuesday after American inflation came in better than expected ahead of the eagerly anticipated Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) two day meeting..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 22:18
Taggar: currencies, dollar, inflation, market, point, rate

Bitcoin's Price Slides Below $6.5K to Hit 70-Day Low


"The price of bitcoin, the world's largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, fell to its lowest point since April 1 on Tuesday."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 22:08
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, point

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Dips to 3-Week Low on Mixed Japanese Data


"The Japanese yen has posted slight losses in the Tuesday session. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 110.23, up 0.18% on the day. On the release front, Japanese BSI Manufacturing Ind..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 16:48
Taggar: point, trading

DAX Steady Despite Weak German, Eurozone Confidence Data


"The DAX index has posted slight losses in the Tuesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,820, down 0.10% on the day. On the release front, German ZEW Economic Sentiment posted a dismal reading of -1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 12:27
Taggar: point

EUR/USD ? Euro Shrugs off Dismal German Confidence Report


"EUR/USD continues to have a quiet week. On Tuesday, the pair is trading at 1.1792, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, German ZEW Economic Sentiment posted a dismal reading of -16.1 points, mis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 12:04
Taggar: point, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Jun 11 ? Jun 15)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1481 1.1567 1.1668 1.1754 1.1855 1.1941 1.2042 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-09 11:51
Taggar: point

Dollar Struggles as Geopolitics and Central Banks Take Center Stage


"The US dollar is lower against major pairs this week as the market prepares for an eventful week. The U.S. Federal Reserve will kick off its June Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting on Tuesda..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-08 23:31
Taggar: announcement, dollar, market, point, rate

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Peru’s central bank policy rate was kept steady at 2.75%. That’s the level reached after a string of alternate odd-numbered monthly 25-basis point cuts beginning in May 2017 and ending in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-08 16:48
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Shrugs off Weak Job Numbers, Dramatic Ontario Election


"It continues to be an uneventful week for the Canadian dollar, and the trend has continued on Friday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3002, up 0.17% on the day. In economic news, Canadian housing a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-08 13:52
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, trading

Mastercard Patent Would Put Credit Cards on a Public Blockchain


"A patent filing from Mastercard explores how to use public blockchains to securely verify card credentials at the point of sale."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-08 13:25
Taggar: mastercard, point

EUR/USD ? Euro Dips on Soft German Data


"EUR/USD has posted gains in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1766, down 0.28% on the day. On the release front, German numbers were a disappointment. German Industrial Productio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-08 11:52
Taggar: industrial production, point, trading

Dollar in demand ahead of G6+1


"Friday June 8: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities saw red overnight, as tech stocks continued their retreat in the Asian session, while in Europe, stocks has been hampered by di..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-08 11:44
Taggar: industrial production, market, point

Turkish Monetary Policy Tightened Significantly Further


"With PPI inflation over 20% and CPI inflation above 12%, monetary officials raised Turkey’s one-week repo rate by an additional 125 basis points to 17.75%, bringing the increase of that newly de..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 16:39
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

National Bank of Serbia


"Serbia’s key interest rate has been cut twice already this year by 25 basis points each in March and April, but the latest review left the rate unchanged at 3.0%. According to a statement from t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 16:19
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

U.S Weekly Jobless Claims Drop as Labor Market Gains Steam


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a further tightening in labor market conditions. The robust labor market and firming inflation have ce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 15:39
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, market, point, rate

Markets Mixed as Focus Turns to Brexit Talks


"EUR Adds to Gains as ECB Mulls Over QE Exit It?s been a relatively quiet start to trading on Thursday, with much of the focus falling on the UK as it prepares for more Brexit talks with the European U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 14:27
Taggar: market, point, trading

Dollar Loses Ground


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.9% against the euro, 0.5% versus the Swiss franc, 0.2% relative to the yen, and nearly 2% vis-a-vis the Turkish lira. The lira had been slumping this year on rising infl..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 14:26
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, inflation, point, rate

Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are Drowning in Tokens


"It?s hard to put a finger on the precise point at which token overload kicked in. Token fatigue has been brewing for some time, as the spate of new coins, mostly launched by ICOs, has  turned into an..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 17:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point

National Bank of Poland


"The Polish central bank reference rate will stay at 1.5%, its level since cuts of 50 basis points each in January and March of 2015. According to a released statement, “Notwithstanding relativel..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 16:55
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

A Sharp Increase in European Long-Term Sovereign Debt Yields


"Ten-year sovereign debt yields have recorded daily increases of 9 basis points in Italy and France, 8 bps in The Netherlands, 7 bps in Germany and Greece, 6 bps in Switzerland and the U.K., 5 bps in S..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 16:31
Taggar: point

DAX Steady, Euro Retail PMI Pushes Past 50


"The DAX has posted gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,818 up 0.25% on the day. In economic news, there is just one event on the schedule.  Eurozone Retail PMI improved to 51.7..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 13:19
Taggar: economy, point

EUR/USD ? Euro Improves to 2-Week High as Eurozone Retail PMI Climbs


"EUR/USD has posted gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1770, up 0.43% on the day. On the release front, there are no major events in the Eurozone or U.S. Eurozone Retai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 12:11
Taggar: economy, employment, point, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Gains Ground on Strong Services PMI


"The British pound has moved higher in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3376, up 0.46% on the day. On the release front, British Services PMI improved to 54.0, mark..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-05 18:54
Taggar: employment, point, pound, report, trading

Australian Monetary Policy Stance Still on Hold


"The Reserve Bank of Australia’s official cash rate was last changed in August 2016 when it was cut 25 basis points to 1.50%. Each ensuing policy review — done once every month except Janua..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-05 18:37
Taggar: bank, point, rate

U.S. job openings hit record high in April


"U.S. job openings rose to a record high in April, but hiring continued to lag, pointing to a worsening shortage of workers. Job openings, a measure of labor demand, increased to a seasonally adjusted..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-05 18:19
Taggar: point

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Trading Sideways, U.S Services PMI Climbs


"The Japanese yen is unchanged in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 109.84, up 0.02% on the day. On the release front, U.S manufacturing and employment reports were sh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-05 16:59
Taggar: employment, point, report, trading

May PMI Results Point to Much Greater U.S. Advantage against Euro Area


"The U.S. nonmanufacturing PMI, compiled by the Institute of Supply Management rose 1.8 to 58.6 in May, indicating a robust and considerably faster improvement in nonmanufacturing business conditions l..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-05 16:47
Taggar: point

DAX Jumps as New Italian Government, Korea Summit Stokes Optimism


"The DAX has posted sharp gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,897, up 0.99% on the day. In economic news, German Final Services PMI dropped to 52.1, matching the forecast. It was..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-05 13:00
Taggar: point

Blockchain Developers Abandon Github Following Microsoft Acquisition


"Microsoft?s acquisition of open source code repository Github has provoked protest from members of the crypto community. Developers of bitcoin core and other blockchains have expressed disquiet at the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-05 02:20
Taggar: bitcoin, point, rate

Crypto Point-of-Sale Devices Begin Roll-Out in Indonesia Despite Ban


"A network of cryptocurrency enabled Point-of-Sale (POS) payment devices has begun to spread in Indonesia, despite the ban by the central bank. Pundi X is laying the groundwork for Indonesian merchants..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-04 16:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, point, spread

GBP/USD ? British Pound Higher as Construction PMI Beats Estimate


"The British pound has moved upwards at the start of the week. In Monday’s North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3384, up 0.25% on the day. On the release front, British Construction PM..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-04 15:21
Taggar: point, pound, trading

US Futures Build on Jobs Report Gains


"Near-Term Stability in Italy and Spain Aid Risk Appetite A decent jobs report on Friday combined with an apparent easing of political risk in Europe is helping lift equity markets at the start of the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-04 13:04
Taggar: market, point, report

Bitcoin's Low Volume Breakout Could Be a Bull Trap


"Bitcoin looks primed for a move to $8,000, but low trading volumes point to the risk of a bull trap."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-04 12:00
Taggar: bitcoin, bull, point, trading

DAX Steady as Italy Forms New Goverment


"The DAX has started the week in positive territory. In the Monday session, the DAX is at 12,749, up 0.20% on the day. In economic news, there are no major eurozone events. Eurozone Sentix Investor Con..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-04 11:12
Taggar: point

VC Funding Round-Up: Money Keeps Flowing to Crypto Exchanges and Wallets


"A collection of recent funding news from the cryptocurrency ecosystem shows that despite record amounts of money raised by ICOs, the traditional route of raising funds from venture capital firms is st..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-04 01:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, investment, point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Jun 4 ? Jun 8)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1318 1.1414 1.1537 1.1633 1.1755 1.1851 1.1974 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-02 11:50
Taggar: point

Latest PMI Evidence on U.S. and Ezone Manufacturing Conditions


"Even though the dollar posted its strongest monthly average in May since last November, the U.S. minus Euroland manufacturing purchasing managers indices swung 2.1 points further in favor of the Unite..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-01 22:37
Taggar: dollar, point

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

Dollar Down, Stocks Up, and Intra-Euroland Yield Spreads Contract Further


"While the 10-year German bund yield remained unchanged overnight, comparable sovereign debt yields elsewhere in the euro area fell by 11 basis points in Italy, six basis points in Portugal and Greece..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-31 14:31
Taggar: dollar, point

Bank of Canada Moves Closer to Enacting a Fourth Rate Hike


"The Bank of Canada’s overnight rate hike had earlier been raised by 25 basis points each in July and September of 2017 and on January 17, 2018. While leaving the rate at 1.25% at this week’..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 18:07
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Second Indonesian Central Bank Rate Hike Within Two Weeks


"In follow-up to the 25-basis point tightening done on May 17th, Bank Indonesia’s Board lifted the 7-day reverse repo rate by 25 basis points to 4.75% after an unscheduled meeting. The deposit fa..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 17:59
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate

Bank of Canada Holds Rates Steady


"The Bank of Canada today maintained its target for the overnight rate at 1¼ per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1½ per cent and the deposit rate is 1 per cent. Global economic activity remains..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 16:26
Taggar: bank, point, rate, report

Less Fear about Italy, More Fear Over Trade


"Highly successful Italian 10-year and 5-year sovereign debt auctions following growing incohesion among anti-euro political elements in that country alleviated one source of market strains. 10-year go..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 15:31
Taggar: market, point

CAC Steady Despite Soft French Numbers


"The CAC index has steadied on Wednesday, after recording five consecutive losing days. Currently, the CAC is at 5423, up 0.01% on the day. On the release front, key French indicators disappointed. Con..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 13:57
Taggar: indicators, point

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

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

Global Financial Markets Hit by Threat to EU from Italian and Spanish Political Crises


"Ten-year sovereign debt yields shot up 45 and 41 basis points overnight in Greece and Italy, while also rising 12 bps in Portugal and 8 bps in Spain. Share prices in Europe have plunged 3.2% in Italy..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-29 14:21
Taggar: point, share

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

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

Italian President Seeking New Elections to Avoid Italexit


"Italy?s president set the country on a path back to fresh elections on Monday, appointing a former International Monetary Fund official as interim prime minister with the task of planning for snap pol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-28 16:40
Taggar: point

Italian President Puts Nation on Path to Fresh Elections


"Italy?s president set the country on a path back to fresh elections on Monday, appointing a former International Monetary Fund official as interim prime minister with the task of planning for snap pol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-28 14:51
Taggar: point

Bitgrail Exchange Ordered Down Indefinitely as Italian Court Upholds Halt


"Earlier this month, Bitgrail?s principal Franceso Firano attempted to reopen the Italian cryptocurrency exchange after $170 million in losses and during their legal sorting out. An inside job or softw..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-27 09:54
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point

Bchpls.io Enables Free Bitcoin Cash Point-of-Sale Platform


"There?s a new Point-of-Sale (PoS) service the Bitcoin Cash community has been talking about called, Bchpls.io, an app that enables any brick n? mortar merchant to accept BCH with just two devices by p..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-26 19:10
Taggar: bitcoin, point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (May 28 ? Jun 1)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1402 1.1524 1.1586 1.1708 1.1771 1.1893 1.1955 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-26 11:54
Taggar: point

Next Week


"The last week of May is crowded with holidays and economic data releases but very light from a central bank watching standpoint. Holidays: U.S. and British markets closed Monday for Memorial Day and t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-25 16:39
Taggar: bank, market, point

US Market Opens Lower After Oil Price Drop


"U.S. stocks opened slightly lower on Friday following a steep drop in oil prices and disappointing corporate results that soured sentiment at the end of a week dominated by concerns over North Korea a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-25 15:48
Taggar: oil, point, rate

DAX Rebounds on Strong German Confidence Report


"The DAX is sharply higher in the Friday session, erasing the losses from the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,996, up 1.10% on the day. On the release front, German Ifo Business Climate t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-25 11:53
Taggar: bank, point

EURUSD ? Euro Ticks Higher, German Business Climate Meets Expectations


"EUR/USD has posted slight gains in the Friday session, erasing the losses seen on Thursday. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1705, up 0.23% on the day. On the release front, German Ifo Business Cli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-25 10:25
Taggar: durable goods, point, report, trading

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey


"The world’s biggest currency market story earlier this week had been the accelerating dive of the Turkish lira, exacerbated by its central bank’s benign neglect of a deepening currency rou..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 17:45
Taggar: bank, currency, market, point, rate

National Bank of Ukraine


"Ukraine’s policy interest rate was lifted four times within a half year: 100 basis points last October, December and March and by 15o bps in January. In a statement after keep the rate steady at..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 17:28
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Bank of Korea


"There has thus far been only one 25-basis point rate hike following five such cuts administered from March 2014 to June 2016, and a half year has now elapsed since that sole increase. This week’..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 17:20
Taggar: point, rate

South African Reserve Bank


"A 25-basis point cut of the SARB repo rate to 6.50% in March had been the second such move since last July but was approved by only a thin 4-3 vote of the central bank’s monetary policy committe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 17:10
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Turkey Attempts to Stop Lira?s Rout? Other Geopolitical Strains Simmer


"The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey hiked the late liquidity window interest rate by three full percentage points to 16.5% after the Monetary Policy Committee held an unscheduled meeting. The l..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 14:27
Taggar: announcement, bank, market, point, rate

DAX Steadies After Sharp


"The DAX index is steady in the Thursday session, after sharp losses on Wednesday. Currently, the DAX is at 12,951, down 0.21% on the day. On the release front, Germany Final GDP dropped to 0.3%, match..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 13:49
Taggar: point

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Higher After Fed Minutes


"EUR/USD has rebounded in the Thursday session and has posted gains. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1732, up 0.29% on the day. On the release front, Germany Final GDP dropped to 0.3%, matching the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 12:55
Taggar: point, trading

Three-Pronged Blow to European Confidence


"Italy is poised to get a populist, anti-euro, anti-austerity, and pro-Russia governing coalition. Being the third largest economy to use the euro, this development poses an existential risk to the com..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 16:59
Taggar: currency, economy, point

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Jumps as Trump Comments on China Spook Investors


"After a quiet start to the week, the Japanese yen has recorded sharp gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 110.15, down 0.68% on the day. On the release front..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 15:32
Taggar: point, trading

Fed Minutes to Drive Market as Trade Concerns Recede


"The US dollar is mixed ahead of the release of the minutes from May?s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. The central bank held rates unchanged but there is almost 100 probability of a 25 ba..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-22 22:24
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, market, point, rate

US Futures Higher on Easing Trade War Fears


"Reduced Chinese Tariffs Further List Sentiment in Markets US futures are pointing to another higher open on Tuesday, building on Monday?s strong gains and benefiting from an apparent easing in trade t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-22 13:39
Taggar: market, point

PR: eToro Announces Expansion Plans


"- Launch of a crypto exchange and wallet - - Bringing crypto offering to the U.S. market - Global investment platform eToro has today announced plans to expand its cryptocurrency capabilities and subj..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-22 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, etoro, investment, market, point, share

U.S. Flinches on Threatened Trade War


"Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said on Sunday talk show that plans to impose massive tariffs on Chinese imports were being suspended amid progress on negotiations. Monday’s other meaningful developm..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-21 13:54
Taggar: point, trading

Japanese Crypto Exchange Continues Global Expansion ? Now in Five Countries


"A Japanese government-approved cryptocurrency exchange has resumed expanding overseas. Already operating in five countries with a plan to launch in more in the near future, the exchange aims to constr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-19 22:15
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (May 21 ? May 25)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1435 1.1593 1.1682 1.1839 1.1928 1.2085 1.2174 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-19 11:52
Taggar: point

Bank of Mexico


"The Governing Board of the Bank of Mexico agreed unanimously not to raise the 7.5% overnight interbank rate further at this time. Higher inflation driven by peso depreciation driven by hostile U.S. po..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 23:32
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Central Bank of Brazil Breaks Streak of Interest Rate Cuts


"Brazil’s key Selic interest rate had been reduced by a total of 725 basis points since October 2016, and Copom, the policy-making committee of the central bank, had not anticipated halting the e..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 15:52
Taggar: bank, point, rate

U.S Weekly Jobless Claims Rise


"New applications for U.S. jobless benefits increased more than expected last week, but the number of Americans on unemployment rolls fell to its lowest level since 1973, pointing to diminishing labor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 15:05
Taggar: employment, market, point

Central Bank of Iceland


"Iceland’s Monetary Policy Committee agreed to leave its 7-day term deposit rate at 4.25%. It’s been at that level since a 25-basis point cut last October versus 5.0% at the end of 2016 and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-16 17:08
Taggar: point, rate

US and Oil Data Eyed as Italy Nears Populist Rule


"US Data in Focus After Encouraging Retail Sales Figures US futures are flat ahead of the open on Wall Street on Wednesday, as we await a number of data points from the world?s largest economy and Ital..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-16 13:31
Taggar: economy, point, retail sales

BitLicense Refugees: Kraken, ShapeShift CEOs Talk Escape from New York


"Jesse Powell and Erik Voorhees delivered red-meat rhetoric but also made subtler points about New York's cryptocurrency regulations at Consensus 2018."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-16 09:00
Taggar: currency, point

GBP/USD ? British Pound Under Pressure as UK Employment Data Falters


"The British pound has posted losses in the Tuesday session. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3495, down 0.44% on the day. On the release front, UK employment numbers disappointed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-15 17:11
Taggar: employment, point, pound, trading

DAX Trading Sideways after Eurozone, Germany GDP


"The DAX continues to trade quietly this week. In the Tuesday session, the DAX is at 12,991 points, up 0.10% on the day. On the release front, German Preliminary GDP came in at 0.3%, close to the forec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-15 13:26
Taggar: point

AlphaPoint Launches Framework for Real Estate Blockchain Tokens


"Alphapoint and Muirfield Investments announce partnership to securitize property on the blockchain with a new token standard with built-in compliance."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 22:50
Taggar: investment, point

2018 Shaping Into a Better Year for the Dollar than 2017 Was


"We are mid-way through the second quarter and at the three-eighths marker though 2018. The dollar, which ultimately dropped 12.3% against the euro in 2017 and at a similar point of last year had decli..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 19:37
Taggar: currency, dollar, point

Oil Stabilizes After Hitting Multi-Year Highs


"Oil prices steadied below 3-1/2 year highs on Monday as resistance emerged in Europe and Asia to U.S. sanctions against major crude exporter Iran, while rising U.S. drilling pointed to higher North Am..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 15:34
Taggar: oil, point

DAX Dips, All Eyes on German GDP


"After an uneventful week, the DAX has posted slight losses in the Monday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,958 points, down 0.33% on the day. There are no German or eurozone releases in the Monday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 13:44
Taggar: point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (May 14 ? May 18)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1695 1.1759 1.1850 1.1914 1.2006 1.2070 1.2161 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-12 11:52
Taggar: point

Gox Trustee to Flood Market with Thousands of Bitcoin, BTC Price Drops Below $9K


"Notoriously hacked cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox isn?t done with bitcoiners just yet. Just as it appeared the world?s most popular cryptocurrency was ready to strike above the stubborn high nine tho..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-12 11:45
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, point

Bitcoin?s Anonymous $55 Million Pineapple Fund Gives Final Donation


"It?s a story straight out of cinematic lines: whale cryptocurrency investor rakes in mounds of money, and reaching a ?satiety point? decides to give a healthy portion of it to worthy charities. And ad..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-12 02:15
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point

Central Bank of Sri Lanka


"The Standing Lending Facility Rate had been reduced 25 basis points in April to 8.5%, but today’s policy review held that rate as well as the 7.25% Standing Deposit Rate steady this time, declar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 16:33
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

DAX Retracts After Punching Past 13,000


"The DAX index is lower on Friday, erasing the gains which marked the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,988 points, down 0.27% on the day. On the release front, ECB President Mario Draghi w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 12:27
Taggar: market, point

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Peru’s policy interest rate, which underwent six 25-basis point cuts from May 2017 to March 2018, was kept steady after this month’s monetary policy review. While inflation rose in April..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 03:57
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Tipping Point Gala Accepts Crypto Donations, Raises $14 Million


"A gala held by Tipping Point, a non-profit organization that seeks to invest in efforts aimed at breaking the poverty cycle in the San Francisco Bay Area, has raised more than $14 million USD. The gal..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 20:35
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point, profit

Bank Negara Malaysia


"Malaysia’s overnight policy rate was kept steady by the Monetary Policy Committee at 3.25%, its level since a 25-basis point rise in January, which had been the first change since a cut in July..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 16:56
Taggar: point, rate

National Bank of Serbia


"Serbian monetary officials already had cut their policy interest rate by 50 basis points this year via two 25-bp moves in March and April. The half-percentage point reduction this year matched the tot..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 16:47
Taggar: point, rate

DAX Posts Gains, Investors Eye U.S. Consumer Inflation


"The DAX index has posted gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,983 points, up 0.31% on the day. In economic news, German and French banks are closed for a holiday. The ECB release..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 14:18
Taggar: bank, bull, cpi, inflation, inflation reports, point, report

Bank of England to deliver a ?hawkish? hold


"With the Bank of England (BoE) widely expected to hold interest rates steady this morning (07:00 am EDT) after recent comments from Governor Carney and weaker economic data, the key focal point for ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 11:34
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Ukraine?s Securities Commission Chief Seeks Legalization of Cryptocurrencies as Financial Instruments


"The Chairman of the National Securities and Stock Market Commission of Ukraine has indicated the regulator favors a decision to recognize cryptocurrencies as financial instruments. Timur Khromayev thi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 03:35
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, financial, market, point

US CPI takes the dollar off the boil


"US CPI takes the dollar off the boil Currency Markets U.S. Consumer Price Index increased 0.2 percent in April, less than the 0.3 percent rise projected. Naturally, there was a bit of disappointment f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 01:40
Taggar: bull, cpi, currency, dollar, inflation, market, oil, point, price index

BoE Strongly Expected to Leave Rates on Hold


"The Bank of England’s (BOE) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meets Thursday and is expected to keep interest rates unchanged, marking a sharp turnaround from early projections just a few weeks ag..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 14:35
Taggar: bank, point, rate

DAX Shrugs Off Trump Bombshell on Iran Nuclear Deal


"The DAX index remains subdued in the Wednesday session, after showing little movement on Tuesday. Currently, the DAX is at 12,916 points, up 0.03% on the day. It’s a quiet day on the release fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 12:50
Taggar: bull, indicators, point

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Edges Lower as Household Spending Declines


"The Japanese yen continues to show little movement this week. In Tuesday’s North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 109.28, up 0.17% on the day. On the release front, Japanese Household Spe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-08 15:45
Taggar: point, trading

DAX Slips on Concerns over Possible ECB Stimulus Extension


"The DAX index has recorded considerable losses in the Tuesday session, after posting gains for two straight sessions. Currently, the DAX is at 12,875 points, down 0.56% on the day. On the release fron..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-08 12:54
Taggar: indicators, industrial production, point, trade balance

National Bank of Romania


"Romania’s central bank Board hike the monetary policy rate by 25 basis points today to 2.50%. This action followed an initial 25-bp increase done in January. These two moves reverse half the tot..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-07 19:00
Taggar: bank, point, rate

DAX Improves as US Stock Markets End Week on High Note


"The DAX index has gained ground in the Monday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,878 points, up 0.45% on the day. On the release front, eurozone data disappointed. Germany Factory Orders declined 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-07 12:55
Taggar: point

EUR/USD ? Euro Under Pressure as German Factory Orders Decline


"EUR/USD has started the week with losses, continuing the downward trend seen on Friday. In the Monday session, the pair is trading at 1.1926, down 0.30% on the day. On the release front, eurozone data..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-07 12:35
Taggar: point, trading

Non-Manufacturing U.S.-Minus-Euroland PMI Spread


"The U.S. non-manufacturing purchasing index-minus-euro area services PMI was cut nearly in half to +2.1 in April, a three month low. The U.S. index dropped 2.0 points to 56.8, led by reductions of 1.5..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-06 04:02
Taggar: employment, point

Another Indian Company Challenges Ban on Crypto Banking


"RBI?s ban on crypto-related banking services has been challenged again. Maharashtra-based Flintstone Technologies has turned to the High Court in Delhi to seek withdrawal of the April 6 circular issue..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-05 18:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, point

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: US jobs disappoint, UK rates set to stay..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-05 17:16
Taggar: dollar, market, point, rate

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (May 7 ? May 11)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1640 1.1776 1.1868 1.2003 1.2096 1.2231 1.2324 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-05 11:51
Taggar: point

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Steady Ahead of US Job Numbers


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight gains in the Friday session. USD/CAD is trading at 1.2871, up 0.18% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases Ivey PMI, which is expected to improve to 60..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-04 14:13
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, point, trading

DAX Rebounds, Markets Await US Employment Data


"The DAX index has moved upwards in the Friday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,738 points, up 0.39% on the day. On the release front, German and Eurozone Services PMIs for April came in at 53.0 an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-04 12:58
Taggar: point, retail sales

DAX Rebounds, Markets Await US Employment Data


"The DAX index has moved upwards in the Friday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,738 points, up 0.39% on the day. On the release front, German and Eurozone Services PMIs for April came in at 53.0 an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-04 12:58
Taggar: point, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Shrugs Off Soft Services PMI, US Employment Data Next


"EUR/USD has posted slight gains on Friday, erasing the gains seen on Thursday. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1959, up 0.24% on the day. On the release front, German and Eurozone Services PMIs fo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-04 12:18
Taggar: point, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips to 4-Month Low, British Services PMI Misses Estimate


"The British pound continues to falter session and has edged lower in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3551, down 0.16% on the day. On the release front, British S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-03 17:20
Taggar: employment, point, pound, trading

Bank of Norway


"Norway’s key central bank policy rate was left at 0.5%, the level since a 25-basis point cut in March 2016 culminated 175 basis points of rate reduction since 2011. A released statement after th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-03 17:10
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Czech National Bank


"The Czech two-week central bank repo rate was left unchanged at 0.75% by a six to one vote and will continue to be flanked by a 0.05% deposit rate and a 1.50% Lombard rate. The lone dissenting vote fa..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-03 16:59
Taggar: bank, point, rate

DAX Dips as Eurozone CPI Misses Forecast


"The DAX index has lost ground in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,753 points, down 0.37% on the day. On the release front, Eurozone CPI Flash Estimate dropped to 1.2%, shy of the est..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-03 13:31
Taggar: cpi, point

The Blockchain Data Problem Is Bigger Than You Think


"Some bitcoin data points seem easy enough to measure, but beware, there's more nuance to those numbers than you might think. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-03 08:15
Taggar: bitcoin, point

Central Bank of Chile


"Chilean monetary officials unanimously agreed to keep their monetary policy rate at 2.5%, the level since four 25-basis point cuts in the first five months of last year. A statement was released affir..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-03 01:51
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Stems Slide as Construction PMI Beats Estimate


"The pound has steadied in the Wednesday session, after recording sharp losses in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3603, down 0.07% on the day. On the release fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-02 17:49
Taggar: point, pound, trading

Convergence of U.S. and Euroland Manufacturing Operating Conditions Last Month


"The rates of improvement in factory operating conditions slowed in April both in the United States and Euroland, but the U.S. deceleration was somewhat more pronounced. Hence, America enjoyed its smal..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-02 17:07
Taggar: point, rate

FOMC Preview


"Since the 25-basis point federal funds target interest rate hike to a range of 1.50-1.75% on March 21, the 10-year Treasury yield has risen another 7 basis points on balance, the price of WTI oil has..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-02 16:44
Taggar: dollar, oil, point, 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 Jumps Ahead of Fed Announcement


"The DAX index has posted sharp gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,738 points, up 1.00% on the day. On the release front, German and eurozone manufacturing reports were..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-02 12:12
Taggar: point, report, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Stops Slide as GDP Matches Estimate, Fed Up Next


"EUR/USD has stemmed this week’s losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1999, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, German and eurozone manufacturing reports we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-02 11:34
Taggar: point, report, trading

Gold Slide Continues as US Dollar Shines, Fed Meeting Next


"Gold prices continue to slide on Tuesday, as the base metal has shed 1.4% so far this week. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1304.85, down 0.82% on the day. On the rele..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 17:43
Taggar: gold, point

Reserve Bank of Australia


"Notwithstanding a lengthy 21 months since the last change of Australia’s official cash rate — a cut of 25 basis points to 1.5% — members of the RBA Board remain in no hurry to start..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 17:25
Taggar: employment, inflation, point, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Stumbles to 4-Month Low as Manufacturing PMI Slips


"The US dollar has steamrolled the British pound in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.3599, down 1.18% on the day. On the release front, British Manufacturing PMI f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 17:17
Taggar: dollar, point, pound, trading

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Falls to 11-Week Low, US Manufacturing PMI Looms


"The Japanese yen has posted losses in the Tuesday session, continuing the downward movement we saw on Monday. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 109.67, up 0.31% on the day. On the release..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 15:34
Taggar: point, trading

DAX Quiet Ahead of German CPI


"The DAX index has steadied in the Thursday session, after recording sharp losses in Wednesday trade. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,583 points, up 0.02% on the day. On the release front, German R..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-30 12:59
Taggar: cpi, point, retail sales, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Apr 30 ? May 4)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1792 1.1924 1.2027 1.2158 1.2261 1.2392 1.2495 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-28 11:52
Taggar: point

Central Bank of the Russian Federation Leaves Policy as Is


"Breaking a streak of five straight reductions of the key central bank between last September and March and totaling 175 basis points, the Bank of Russia Board of Directors agreed to leave such unchang..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-27 17:24
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point

Bitcoin in Brief Friday: World Satoshi Summit Canceled, Pump and Dump Scheme Exposed


"In today?s Bitcoin in Brief we’re covering disappointing news for the crypto community: the World Satoshi Summit in Delhi has been canceled because of ?regulatory issues? according to its organi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-27 12:40
Taggar: bitcoin, point

CAC Shrugs Off Soft French GDP, Consumer Data


"The CAC index continues to head higher and at its highest level since January 29. Currently, the CAC is trading at 5464 points, up 0.24% on the day. On the release front, key French indicators looked..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-27 12:26
Taggar: indicators, point, trading

Swedish Riksbank Monetary Policy Left as It Was


"The Swedish central bank repo rate has been at negative 0.50% since a 15-basis point reduction in February 2016. By that time, the rate had been negative for a whole year, and it has been non-positive..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 16:26
Taggar: bank, point, rate

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

PR: First Cryptocurrency with an Encrypted Reference Line Can Now Be Traded (RECO)


"A new cryptocurrency has recently become available. It is called RECO, which stands for ?reference line coin?. It is the first cryptocurrency that offers the ability to send the recipient an encrypted..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point

Central Bank of Hungary


"The latest review of Hungarian monetary policy by the central bank’s Council decided to keep their low interest rates unchanged. The overnight deposit rate has been at -0.15% since a ten-basis p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 16:56
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Canadian Monetary Policy Meeting of April 18th Left Stance Unchanged


"The April Bank of Canada Governing Council meeting coincided with the publication of a quarterly Monetary Policy Report and newly updated macroeconomic forecasts.  The last policy change in January, a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 16:42
Taggar: bank, point, rate, report

Stocks Trade Lower on US Higher Rates


"Stocks traded lower on Wednesday, April 25, after stronger-than-expected earnings from Boeing Co. (BA) and Twitter Inc. (TWTR) failed to steady some investors’ concerns over the fate of corporat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 16:04
Taggar: point, profit, rate

U.S 10-year Yield Retests 3% on Supply Worries


"U.S. Treasury prices fell on Wednesday with benchmark 10-year yield rising above 3 percent for a second day as worries about growing federal borrowing spurred a fresh wave of selling in the bond marke..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 14:57
Taggar: market, point

DAX Slumps as US Bond Yields Continue to Rise


"The DAX index has posted sharp losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,335 points, down -1.70% on the day. On the release front, there are no German or eurozone events. On..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 13:37
Taggar: market, 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

Paused Rise of Dollar and Sovereign Debt Yields but Commodity Rally Continued Overnight


"The dollar slipped overnight by 0.2% against the Aussie dollar and sterling and 0.1% versus the euro. The kiwi and yen fell 0.3%, while the loonie is flat. The ten-year Treasury yield eased back a bas..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-24 14:24
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

DAX Higher, Markets Eye ECB Meeting


"The DAX index has posted gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 112,614 points, up 0.33% on the day. On the release front, German Ifo Business Climate dropped sharply to 102.1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-24 12:50
Taggar: point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Under Pressure as US Treasury Yields Spark Dollar


"EUR/USD remains under pressure and has posted losses for three straight sessions. The pair is steady in the Tuesday session and is trading at 1.2204, down 0.04% on the day. On the release front, Germa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-24 11:52
Taggar: point, trading

Russian Government Concerned Crypto Bill Inadequate in Many Ways


"The Russian government has officially provided a response to the bill that seeks to outline the legal framework for cryptocurrencies. Many flaws and inadequacies were pointed out including unjustified..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-23 20:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, point

USD/JPY ? Yen Slips to 10-Week Low as Trade War Rhetoric Softens


"USD/JPY has posted strong gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 108.57, up 0.86% on the day. On the release front, Japanese Flash Manufacturing PMI inched up to 5..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-23 17:33
Taggar: point, price index, trading

DAX Steady at Start of Week, German and Eurozone Manufacturing PMIs Dip


"The DAX index is steady in the Monday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,547 points, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, German and eurozone manufacturing PMIs dropped in March, but s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-23 14:22
Taggar: point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Dips as Manufacturing PMIs Soften


"EUR/USD ended the week with losses, and the downward trend continues in the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2249, down 0.31% on the day. On the release front, German and eurozone m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-23 10:40
Taggar: point, trading

Bitpay Adds Bitcoin Cash Support to Checkout Point-of-Sale App


"Bitcoin cash is continuing to gather more support among users and service providers, with the latest example coming from Bitpay. The service now allows merchants to accept BCH payments via its Pos app..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-22 18:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Apr 23 ? Apr 27)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.2056 1.2153 1.2220 1.2317 1.2384 1.2481 1.2548 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-21 11:50
Taggar: 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

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

Fed Speakers and Earnings in Focus


"Markets Steady After Strong Start to Earnings Season Financial markets appear to have lost some of their spark in recent days, with a flat session on Wednesday being followed by similar trading in Eur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-19 12:57
Taggar: financial, market, point, trading

Lower Inflation Poses Challenges For Central Banks


"BoC Expected to Leave Rates Unchanged US futures are pointing to a third session in the green for equity markets on Wednesday, extending the good run which has come on the back of a slightly less vola..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 12:49
Taggar: market, point, rate

DAX Jumps to 10-Week High On Better Risk Appetite


"The DAX index has steadied on Wednesday, after posting sharp gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,615 points, up 0.25% on the day. On the release front,  the focus is on e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 10:17
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, point, trading

DAX Climbs to 6-Week High Despite Dismal ZEW Confidence Reports


"The DAX index has posted sharp gains in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the DAX is trading at 12,529 points, up 1.11% on the day. On the release front, German ZEW Economic Sentiment surp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-17 15:14
Taggar: market, point, trading

$8,500? Bitcoin Eyes Gains with Key Support at $7,900


"The technical charts remain bullish for bitcoin and point to $7,900 as the key support zone."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-17 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, bull, point

EUR/USD ? Euro Shrugs Off Soft ZEW Economic Sentiment, Touches 3-Week High


"EUR/USD is almost unchanged in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2369, down 0.03% on the day. This is the pair’s highest level since the end of March. On the release front..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-17 11:43
Taggar: market, point, trading

European Markets Shrug off Syrian Strike


"European stock markets have started the week with a whimper. In the Monday session, the DAX is trading at 12,432 points, down 0.08% on the day. On the release front, it’s a very light day. The s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 16:51
Taggar: market, point, price index, trading

Bank of Israel Retains 0.10% Policy Interest Rate


"The last central bank interest rate change in Israel was a cut of 15 basis points in February 2015 to 0.10%. Previously the rate had been lowered by 75 basis points per year in 2011-14. The latest pol..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 16:47
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

GBP Heading into Soft Economic Releases


"The pound?s stellar run could prove vulnerable to data disappointments. Sterling rallied last week as Donald Trump?s tweets and the dovish account of the March European Central Bank meeting led invest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 16:17
Taggar: bank, dollar, point, pound, rate

Long-Term Interest Rates Climb Higher


"Softer sovereign debt prices (higher yields) are the most consistent and significant market development this Monday. The week ahead will feature the semi-annual IMF/World Bank meetings and quarterly e..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 13:53
Taggar: bank, market, point, report

Bitcoin in Brief Monday: A Panther?s Moonshot Bet


"Bitcoin in Brief today is slanted toward a crypto winter slowly thawing, as Pantera Capital bets on a moonshot price point. Also, the world?s most popular decentralized digital asset has been forked m..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 12:00
Taggar: bitcoin, point, profit

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Apr 16 ? Apr 20)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.2124 1.2192 1.2261 1.2329 1.2397 1.2465 1.2533 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-14 11:52
Taggar: point

Monetary Authority of Singapore?s Semi-Annual Policy Review


"Monetary policy in Singapore is subordinated to the enforcement of a targeted exchange rate corridor. Officials do this by specifying three variables: the width of the Singapore dollar’s (SGD) p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-13 18:01
Taggar: dollar, inflation, point, rate, trading

Gold Pauses After Plunge, Consumer Confidence Ahead


"Gold has edged higher in the Friday session, after sharp losses in Thursday trade. In the North American session, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1338.02, up 0.22% on the day. In economic news..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-13 14:26
Taggar: consumer sentiment, employment, gold, point

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Edges Higher, US Consumer Confidence Next


"The Canadian dollar continues to trade quietly. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2563, down 0.22% on the day. In economic news, it’s a quiet end to the week. The US releases UoM Consumer Senti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-13 13:47
Taggar: consumer sentiment, dollar, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Trading Sideways as German CPI Matches Forecast


"EUR/USD has ticked higher in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2339, up 0.10% on the day. On the release front, German Final CPI edged lower to 0.4%, matching the estimate. The U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-13 12:07
Taggar: consumer sentiment, cpi, point, trading

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Being an even-numbered calendar month, Peru’s central bank board did not change its policy interest rate in April. The last six reductions, each by 25 basis points, were made at scheduled monthl..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-13 02:40
Taggar: bank, point, rate

National Bank of Ukraine Decides Policy Now Sufficiently Tight


"From last October to the start of March, Ukraine’s policy interest rate was increased 450 basis points to 17.0% in just four incremental moves. That tightening abruptly reversed a prolonged easi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 17:10
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

National Bank of Serbia


"The latest in a multiyear series of cuts in Serbia’s key policy interest rate has reduced such to 3.0% from 3.25%. There was also a 25-basis point cut in the March monthly meeting and, before th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 16:45
Taggar: point, rate

DAX Rebounds, ECB Minutes Next


"The DAX index has posted gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,355 points, up 0.50% on the day. On the release front, Eurozone Industrial Production disappointed with a se..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 13:40
Taggar: industrial production, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Lower, Investors Eye ECB Minutes


"EUR/USD continues to post slow but steady gains. In the Thursday session, the pair is trading at 1.2341, down 0.22% on the day. On the release front, Eurozone Industrial Production disappointed with a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 12:50
Taggar: industrial production, point, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Rally Continues as US Consumer Inflation Sags


"The British pound continues to head upwards and has posted gains for a fourth straight session. GBP/USD has gained 1.4% since Friday. In Wednesday trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4206, up 0.22% on the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-11 17:47
Taggar: point, pound, trading

National Bank of Poland


"No change was made in Polish monetary policy at the latest review. The reference interest rate has been at 1.5% since a pair of 50-basis point cuts in January and March of 2015. Prior to 2012, the ref..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-11 16:42
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

European Markets Seeing Red as Trump Threatens to Attack Syria


"German and French stock markets have lost ground in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,277 points, down 1.00% on the day. The CAC index is also in the red, with losses of 0.72%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-11 14:33
Taggar: indicators, market, point, trading

Stocks Again Reverse Direction? Yen and Dollar Decline


"A strong Monday session in stocks was almost completely squandered in the last hour of trading by a 300 point drop of the Dow. Once again, the index opened sharply higher on Tuesday and is currently 1..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-10 17:25
Taggar: point, share, trading

US PPI Increases More than Expected in February


"U.S. producer prices increased more than expected in March, boosted by rising healthcare and food costs, pointing to a steady buildup of inflation pressures. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-10 16:02
Taggar: inflation, point, price index

US Stocks Rise After China Announces Tariff Cuts


"Wall Street opened higher on Tuesday, led by technology stocks, after Chinese President Xi Jinping promised to cut import tariffs, soothing investor concerns about rising U.S.-China trade tensions. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-10 16:01
Taggar: point

DAX Surges After Chinese President Offers Olive Branch


"European markets are higher in the Tuesday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,397 points, up 1.10% on the day. The CAC is also higher, posting gains of 0.69% on the day. On the release front..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-10 12:43
Taggar: indicators, market, point, trading

DAX Gains Ground as US Lower Trade War Rhetoric


"The DAX index has started the week with strong gains. In the Monday session, the DAX is trading at 12,309 points, up 0.56% on the day. On the release front, German and eurozone indicators missed their..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-09 13:21
Taggar: indicators, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Unchanged in Light Data Day


"EUR/USD is flat in the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2273, down 0.07% on the day. On the release front, eurozone indicators disappointed. Germany’s trade surplus fell to EU..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-09 12:12
Taggar: indicators, point, trading

South Africa Puts Onus on Taxpayers to Declare All Cryptocurrency Income


"The tax authority of South Africa has warned taxpayers in the country against forgetting to report all their cryptocurrency transactions. However, it also presented a framework with a few positive poi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-09 03:39
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, point, report, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Apr 9 ? Apr 13)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.2085 1.2150 1.2216 1.2280 1.2346 1.2410 1.2476 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-07 11:54
Taggar: point

EUR/USD Closes Higher After Disappointing NFP


"EUR/USD closed higher on Friday after the release of disappointing nonfarm payrolls and escalation of trade war rhetoric between the United States and China. Nonfar..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-06 23:41
Taggar: margin, point

U.S. Nonmanufacturing PMI Survey and Euroland Services PMI Survey Show Slower Rates of Expansion in March


"The ISM-compiled U.S. non-manufacturing purchasing managers index slipped back 0.7 points to a 3-month low in March 0f 58.8, which was still very robust. Increases of 1.6 points in the employment sub-..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-05 17:07
Taggar: employment, point

Reserve Bank of India


"The RBI Monetary Policy Committee’s first bimonthly policy statement of fiscal 2018/19 notes that the future trajectory of CPI inflation now seems likely to be somewhat lower than that imagined..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-05 16:41
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point

National Bank of Romania


"Following back-to-back quarter percentage point hikes in Romania’s monetary policy rate, now 2.25%, during January and February, central bank officials left the rate unchanged at today’s r..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 19:43
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Central Bank of Sri Lanka


"The Standing Lending Facility Rate at the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has been cut 25 basis points to 8.50%. By keeping the Standing Deposit Facility rate unchanged at 7.25%, the range between them has..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 18:53
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

GBP/USD ? Pounds Shrugs off Soft Construction PMI


"The British pound has posted small gains in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4079, up 0.14% on the day. On the release front, British Construction PMI drop..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 17:23
Taggar: employment, indicators, point, pound, trading

Risk Aversion Returns as China Announces Tariffs


"Dow Futures Slip More Than 500 Points Ahead of the Open We?re back in risk aversion mode on Wednesday, after Beijing announced new tariffs in retaliation to those planned by the White House in a direc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 13:52
Taggar: point

DAX Slide Continues as China Fires Back at Trump


"The DAX index has posted strong losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 11,813 points, down 1.57% on the day. On the release front, it?s another busy day. In the eurozone, in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 12:45
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, point, trading

Factory Sector Growth in the U.S. and Euroland Slowed Last Month


"The ISM-compiled U.S. manufacturing purchasing managers index in March printed at 59.3, 1.5 points lower than in February but still 0.2 points above January’s reading. Indices for incoming order..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-03 22:57
Taggar: employment, inflation, point

GBP/USD ? Pound Edges Higher as UK Manufacturing PMI Beats Estimate


"The British pound has posted small gains in the Tuesday session. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4070, up 0.20% on the day. On the release front, British Manufacturing PMI ticke..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-03 17:37
Taggar: point, pound, price index, trading

Trade Wars and Tech Sell-Off Continues to Weigh


"Futures Pare Losses But Concerns Remain The second quarter got off to a rough start on Monday, with trade war fears and declining tech stocks taking their toll on investor sentiment, but we are seeing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-03 14:18
Taggar: point

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Improves to 1-Week High


"The Canadian dollar has edged lower in the Tuesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2872, down 0.32% on the day. There are no Canadian indicators on the schedule. In the US, IBD/TIPP Econom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-03 14:14
Taggar: dollar, indicators, point, trading

DAX Slides as Chinese Tariffs Unnerve Investors


"The DAX index has posted strong losses in the Tuesday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 11,984 points, down 0.93% on the day. In economic news, there are a host of Eurozone indicators after eu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-03 13:30
Taggar: indicators, market, point, retail sales, trading

Bitcoin in Brief: Blockchain Wars and a Sleuth of Bears


"Welcome to Bitcoin in Brief, a new feature debuting today. Breaking stories, crypto drama, exchange updates, and other talking points from the fast-paced cryptocurrency world can all be found in this..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-03 06:30
Taggar: bear, bitcoin, currency, point

Gold Jumps as China Plays Tit-for-Tat with Trump


"Gold has posted strong gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1336.94, up 0.89% on the day. In economic news, ISM Manufacturing PMI dropped to 59..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-02 17:30
Taggar: employment, gold, indicators, point

Gold Jumps as China Plays Tit-for-Tat with Trump


"Gold has posted strong gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1336.94, up 0.89% on the day. In economic news, ISM Manufacturing PMI dropped to 59..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-02 17:30
Taggar: employment, gold, indicators, point

GBP/USD ? Pound Higher, US ISM Manufacturing Dips


"The British pound has started the week with slight gains. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4058, up 0.32% on the day. On the release front, British markets are closed for the Eas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-02 16:43
Taggar: market, point, pound, trading

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Edges Higher as Tankan Indices Within Expectations


"USD/JPY has posted slight gains in the Monday session. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 106.37, up 0.10% on the day. On the release front, the Tankan Indices were within expectatio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-02 15:32
Taggar: point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Subdued in Holiday Trade


"EUR/USD is almost unchanged in the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2331 up 0.06% on the day. It’s a quiet start to the week, as European markets are closed for the Easter hol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-02 11:27
Taggar: market, point, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Apr 2 ? Apr 6)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.2053 1.2168 1.2245 1.2361 1.2437 1.2553 1.2630 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-31 11:51
Taggar: point

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Unchanged in Holiday-Thinned Trade


"The Canadian dollar continues to have an uneventful week. In the Friday session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2883, down 0.01% on the day. US and Canadian markets are closed for the Easter holiday, so we c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-30 13:52
Taggar: dollar, economy, market, point, trading

DAX Moves Higher as Trade War Fears Ease


"The DAX index has posted considerable gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,027 points, up 0.73% on the day. In economic news, German unemployment change posted a strong d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-29 13:20
Taggar: employment, point, trading

PR: Airline Blockchain Project ALLN Issued US$350 Million


"The most of current cryptocurrencies remain in the development of new technology or concept as mainstream, products and services still stay in the dream-building idea. Most cryptocurrencies are deject..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-29 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, point

South African Reserve Bank Cuts Interest Rate for First time in Eight Months


"By a narrow 4-3 vote, the Monetary Policy Committee cut South Africa’s repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.5%. The first move of this easing was made in July 2017, and today’s reduction was..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-28 18:21
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Bank of Thailand?s Interest Rate Again Held at 1.50%


"A sole dissenting vote in favor of raising the Thai central bank interest rate to 1.75% was outgunned by a 6-vote majority of the Monetary Policy Committee that preferred leaving the rate at 1.5%. The..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-28 17:58
Taggar: bank, point, rate

GBP/USD ? British Pound Softens as Retail Sales Slide


"The British pound has lost ground in the Wednesday session, continuing the downward movement seen on Tuesday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4103, down 0.39% on the day. On the relea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-28 17:37
Taggar: point, pound, trading

Stock Sell-Off Triggers Decline in US Yields


"Bond bulls just sent a friend request to Facebook Inc.The turmoil around the social media company — and technology stocks in general — has forced 10-year Treasury yields out of a 20-basis-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-28 15:25
Taggar: bull, oil, point

Investors Not Sure What to Think


"Although stocks traded mostly lower overnight, U.S. futures point to a rise around the open. However, a pattern seems to be forming of early resilience giving way to sell-offs in the final part of eac..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-28 14:25
Taggar: market, point

Tech Sell-off Sends DAX Lower


"The DAX index has posted strong losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 11,888 points, down 0.68% on the day. Earlier in the session, the index was down about 1 percent. In e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-28 13:17
Taggar: point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Trading Sideways Ahead of US GDP


"EUR/USD is unchanged in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2393, down 0.07% on the day. On the release front, German GfK Consumer Climate ticked higher to 10.9, above the estim..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-28 12:39
Taggar: point, trading

US Dollar Higher Ahead of Final Q4 GDP Estimate


"The US dollar rose against major pairs on Tuesday after three disappointing sessions with a decrease in trade war anxiety. European data came in lower than expected boosting the USD in a week that wil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-27 22:50
Taggar: dollar, point

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

Hungarian National Bank


"Monetary policy settings were not changed by Hungary’s monetary council. The Base Rate remains at at 0.90%, its level since a 15 basis point cut in May 2016. The overnight deposit rate stays at..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-27 17:12
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

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

DAX Soars as US-China Tariff Tensions Ease


"The DAX index has posted sharp gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 11,199 points, up 1.80% on the day. In economic news, China has filed applications with the World Trade Or..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-27 13:22
Taggar: 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

DAX Rebounds After Recent Losses


"The DAX index has started the week with considerable gains. In the Monday session, the DAX is trading at 11,955 points, up 0.58% on the day. On the release front, there are no indicators in Germany or..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-26 13:41
Taggar: bank, indicators, point, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Mar 26 ? Mar 30)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.2116 1.2178 1.2265 1.2327 1.2413 1.2475 1.2562 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-24 11:52
Taggar: point

US Dollar Falls as Trade War Anxiety Triggers Flight to Safety


"The US currency is weaker against all major pairs as US tariffs targeting China were announced. The USD was trading higher on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve hiked interest rates by 25 basis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-23 22:25
Taggar: currency, point, rate, trading

CAC Slide Continues as Chinese Tariffs Send Markets Lower


"The CAC index continues to head lower and has posted sharp losses in the Friday session. Currently, the CAC is trading at 5104 points, down 1.21% on the day. On the release front, there are no French..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-23 14:21
Taggar: market, point, trading

Move Out of Risk Assets Extended


"Stocks slumped 974 points, or 4.5%, overnight in Japan. Equities in the Pacific Rim also lost 3.4% in China, 3.2% in South Korea, 2.8% in Hong Kong, 2.0% in Australia and Singapore, 1.7% in Taiwan, 1..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-23 13:55
Taggar: point

Monthly Web Traffic for Major Bitcoin Exchanges Falls by Half


"The disappointing price performances of the cryptocurrency markets in January and February have apparently driven many bitcoin traders to avoid checking on their exchange accounts. Estimations of the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-23 08:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, point, trading

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas


"Filipino officials didn’t tighten their monetary stance at the latest review but left the door open to such a move in the future. The overnight reverse repo rate and lending rate have been at 3..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 18:18
Taggar: point, rate

Bank Indonesia


"Indonesia’s seven-day reverse repo rate was last changed in September 2017 when such was sliced 25 basis points to 4.25%. The March monthly review kept it there as well as retaining the deposit..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 18:02
Taggar: point, rate

Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan)


"At the end of the latest policy review, Taiwanese monetary officials retained a 1.375% discount rate. It’s been at that level since four consecutive cuts of 12.5 basis points from September 2015..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 17:54
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Bank of England (BoE) Keeps Rates on Hold Hints At Lift Going Forward


"The chances of a May rise in interest rates have increased sharply after two members of the Bank of England?s monetary policy committee voted for an immediate hike in borrowing costs. Sterling rose on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 17:53
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, point, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Rally Continues as Dollar Broadly Weaker


"The Japanese yen has posted considerable gains in Thursday trade. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 105.41, down 0.62% on the day. Japanese data was a disappointment. Flash Manufact..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 17:40
Taggar: point, trading

DAX Slides as Hawkish Powell Sends Markets Lower


"The DAX index has recorded sharp losses in the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,169, down 1.14% on the day. On the release front, eurozone and Germany Manufacturing PMIs missed th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 13:46
Taggar: point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Shrugs off Soft Manufacturing PMIs


"EUR/USD has paused on Thursday, after gains on the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2327, down 0.10% on the day. On the release front, eurozone and Germany Manufacturing PMIs mis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 13:06
Taggar: point, trading

Central Bank of Brazil Extends Declining Rate Cycle


"The Brazilian Selic rate was reduced by an additional 25 basis points to 6.50%, extending its cumulative drop to 775 basis points during the last year and a half. Inflation is below 3% and the target..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 04:04
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Open season on the USD ?


"Open season on the USD? On or below the surface, the FOMC statement would suggest its open season on the dollar and greenlights sellers to re-engage as the Fed failed to confirm any of the markets haw..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 02:21
Taggar: dollar, market, point

EUR/USD Climbs After FOMC Keeps Dot Plot Unchanged


"EUR/USD jumped today following the policy announcement by the Federal Open Market Committee. While the FOMC raised interest rates, as was widely expected, it retained its dot..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 21:34
Taggar: announcement, bull, dollar, market, point, rate

US Fed Raises Rate by 25 Basis Points as Expected


"Interest rates are going up again, thanks to a well-telegraphed Federal Reserve move Wednesday. Central bankers, led by Jerome Powell in his first meeting as chairman, approved the widely expected qua..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 21:13
Taggar: bank, point, rate

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Ticks Higher, Fed Decision Looms


"The Japanese yen is lower in Wednesday trade. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 106.38, down 0.15% on the day. In Japan, Flash Manufacturing PMI is expected to improve to 54.3 point..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 18:17
Taggar: point, trading

FOMC Preview


"Although government offices in Washington have been closed today due to a winter storm, the FOMC is meeting and will release a statement and updated macroeconomic and interest rate forecasts at 18:00..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 17:52
Taggar: point, rate

Central Bank of Colombia


"Colombia’s monetary policy interest rate was left unchanged at 4.5%. It had been reduced by 25 basis points this past January and before that by 25 bps in December 2016, February 2017, March 201..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 17:13
Taggar: point, rate

Markets Flat Ahead of Fed Announcement


"US Rate Hike Priced in, Economic Projections Key US futures are currently pointing to a flat open on Wednesday as we await the latest economic projections from the Federal Reserve, which is likely to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 14:18
Taggar: point, rate

Live FX Market Analysis ? 20 March 2018 (Video)


"In this weeks FX webinar, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses the week’s key talking points, including the US Federal Reserve interest rate decision – including new economic projec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 18:49
Taggar: announcement, bank, market, point, rate

Deepening Trade War Concerns


"The Fed’s two-day policy review starts today. The first post-meeting press conference of the Jay Powell era and a likely 25-basis point interest rate hike  are tomorrow, and investors are anxiou..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 14:38
Taggar: point, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Dips as Economic Confidence Slides


"EUR/USD has edged lower in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2309, down 0.20% on the day. On the release front, Germany PPI surprised the markets with a decline of 0.1%, shy of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 12:50
Taggar: market, point, trading

Chilean Policy Rate Left at 2.5%


"The Central Bank of Chile’s Board voted unanimously to keep its 2.5% monetary policy interest rate. It reached that level in May 2017 after the last of four 25-basis point cuts that year. A stat..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 00:18
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate

Gold Starts Week with Gains, Fed Rate Hike Ahead


"Gold has posted gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1318.29, up 0.30% on the day. On the release front, there are no US indicators on the sche..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-19 18:42
Taggar: gold, indicators, point

Bitmex Research: New Data Points to Noble Being Tether?s Primary Reserve Bank


"One of the biggest mysteries in the cryptocurrency world at the moment is the location of the vast USD reserves meant to be backing Tether. The stablecoin is used by many exchanges as a proxy for fiat..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-19 18:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, point, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Mar 19 ? Mar 23)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.2076 1.2168 1.2228 1.2320 1.2381 1.2473 1.2533 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-17 11:49
Taggar: point

Next Week


"Central Banks: A scheduled FOMC meeting dominates the coming week. Newly minted Chairman Powell will preside over his first post-meeting press conference, and a 25-basis point interest rate hike is wi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-16 20:56
Taggar: bank, point, rate

A Brief Look at the Slovakia Crisis


"Slovakia’s government has moved a step closer to breaking point amid allegations of high-level corruption following the double murder of a young investigative journalist and his partner.The cent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-16 17:05
Taggar: oil, point

European Stocks Lower After Weak Inflation Data


"European stock markets struggled for direction on Friday, as traders absorbed reports of another impending prominent departure from the U.S. administration, fueling worries about uncertainty in the Wh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-16 15:17
Taggar: inflation, market, point, report

DAX Higher Despite Soft Inflation Reports


"The DAX index has posted gains in the Friday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,417, up 0.58% on the day. On the release front, the focus was on inflation indicators. German Wholesale Price..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-16 13:11
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, point, price index, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady, Shrugs Off Weak CPI Report


"EUR/USD has posted gains in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2329, up 0.20% on the day. On the release front, German Wholesale Price Index declined 0.3%, missing the estimate of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-16 12:37
Taggar: cpi, point, price index, trading

Japanese Firm Mikan to Launch Bitcoin Cash Wallet ?Yenom?


"According to local reports the Japanese firm Mikan Co. Ltd., creator of the Mikan (??????) English language app has announced the beta-launch of a bitcoin cash (BCH) only mobile wallet for iOS and And..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-16 09:25
Taggar: bitcoin, point, report

Swiss National Bank Keeps Negative 0.75% Interest Rate


"In mid-January 2015, the Swiss National Bank discontinued its intervention-enforced minimum exchange rate target of 1.2000 per euro but at the same time lowered the sight deposit target by a half perc..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 17:16
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Decred Sets Its Sights on Decentralization in 2018


"In 2015, Bitcoin developers Jake Yocom-Piatt and David Collins were getting frustrated with Bitcoin. The way they saw it, although Bitcoin started off as a decentralized system, over time, miners a..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 16:51
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point, rate, trading

Yen Strengthens Beyond 106 per Dollar Level


"The yen added to Wednesday’s climb, rising a further 0.4% on balance against the dollar overnight and touching a 2-week high of 105.78 at one point. The yen has been strengthening in spite of Pr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 15:40
Taggar: currency, dollar, point

Mini-POS Launches Zero Confirmation Bitcoin Cash Point-of-Sale Terminal


"Just recently a development team from the UK has created a bitcoin cash (BCH) point-of-sale server which allows brick and mortar merchants to accept BCH as a form of payment in-store. The startup has..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 14:55
Taggar: bitcoin, point

Risk -Off continues to seep.


"Risk -Off continues to seep. Risk off continues to seep through markets as traders scramble to revise both inflation and US growth forecast in the wake of a tepid CPI and PPI prints while FebruaryR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 02:11
Taggar: cpi, inflation, market, point, retail sales

Congressional Hearings: We Must Distinguish Digital Commodities From ICOs


"On March 14, 2018, the House Financial Committee held a hearing entitled ?Examining the Cryptocurrencies and ICO Markets.? This was the first hearing in which members of the U.S. Congress, specific..."

Gold Remains Listless as US Records Mixed Numbers


"Gold has ticked lower in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1324.62, down 0.14% on the day. On the release front, consumer spending was a disappoin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 18:51
Taggar: gold, inflation, point, retail sales

GBP/USD ? British Pound Quiet, US Posts Mixed Data


"The British pound has inched lower in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3951, down 0.08% on the day. On the release front, there are no British releases on the sc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 18:32
Taggar: point, pound, retail sales, trading

Op Ed: FinCEN Policy Positions Offer Murky Guidance for ICOs


"The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) appears to be taking steps to eliminate some of the ambiguity surrounding the status of ICOs as money services businesses (MSBs). On March 6, 2018..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 18:29
Taggar: analysis, bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, investment, point, rate, report, share

Central Bank of Iceland


"Sedlabanki’s Monetary Policy Committee, meeting just five weeks after the last policy review, decided to leave Iceland’s seven-day time deposit rate at 4.25%, the level since a 50-basis po..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 17:18
Taggar: bank, inflation, margin, point, rate

National Bank of Serbia


"Serbia’s central bank policy rate was sliced today to 3.25% from 3.50%. The rate previously had been reduced by 275 basis points during the final 8 months of 2013, by 150 bps in 2014, 350 bps in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 17:09
Taggar: bank, point, rate

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..."

Monero Eyes $200 Reversal Target After Hard Fork Delay


"Menero will likely drop to $200 - a potential bullish reversal point ahead of the moneroV hard fork, now scheduled for April 30. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-13 15:50
Taggar: bull, point

Dutch Finance Minister Advises Government on Cryptocurrency


"In a six-page letter to the Dutch senate and house, Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra has outlined his concerns over the rapid and dramatic growth in cryptocurrencies.Hoekstra emphasized that there h..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-12 20:07
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, financial, market, point, rate

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen


"The Japanese has edged lower to start the week. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 106.55, down 0.25% on the day. In economic news, Japanese BSI Manufacturing Index dropped sharply to 2.9..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-12 18:55
Taggar: point, trading

Markets Buoyed By Jobs Data and US Tariff Update


"US equity markets are on course to open around half a percentage point higher on Monday, adding to Friday?s gains which came following an encouraging jobs report for February. The numbers we saw on Fr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-12 13:23
Taggar: market, point, rate, report

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Mar 12 ? Mar 16)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.2057 1.2163 1.2234 1.2340 1.2411 1.2518 1.2589 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-10 12:11
Taggar: point

OANDA Weekly Podcast With Jazz FM


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam joins Jazz FM’s Jonny Hart to discuss the key events that have moved financial markets over the past week. This week’s talking points include the It..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 21:56
Taggar: announcement, financial, market, point

Singlepoint Launches Bitcoin Payment Solution for Cannabis Industry


"Singlepoint has launched a bitcoin payment solution for the cannabis industry. The company also plans to launch a cryptocurrency exchange in the upcoming months as well as a crypto wallet which will b..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 20:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, point

US Jobs Record Biggest Increase in 18 Months


"U.S. job growth surged in February, recording its biggest increase in more than 1-1/2 years, but a slowdown in wage gains pointed to only a gradual increase in inflation this year. Nonfarm payrolls ju..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 16:39
Taggar: inflation, point

US Stocks Open Higher After Strong US Employment Numbers


"Wall Street was set to open higher on Friday after payrolls data showed strong job additions in February, but a slowdown in wage growth pointed to a gradual rise in inflation, tempering expectations o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 16:38
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

DAX Gains Ground on Dovish Draghi


"The DAX index has posted slight losses in the Friday session, after sharp gains on Thursday. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,320.00, down 0.29% since the Thursday close. On the release front, Germ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 14:40
Taggar: industrial production, point, trading

US and Canadian Jobs Data in Focus


"Investors Unimpressed With Tariffs Despite Softening of Measures Donald Trump?s tariffs on steel and aluminium are weighing on European markets a little this morning while US futures are pointing to a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 14:34
Taggar: market, point

Markets Update: Crypto Values Drop to Lower Vantage Points


"The price of cryptocurrencies across all markets has been dropping in value quite a bit over the past 48 hours. BTC/USD markets started tumbling on March 5, after the price reached a high of $11,650 d..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-08 19:56
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, market, point, trading

Gold Dips, Markets Await Key Employment Data


"Gold has posted losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1320.79, down 0.36% on the day. In economic news, unemployment claims disappointed and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-08 19:39
Taggar: employment, gold, point

ADP Shows US Private Companies Added 235,000 Jobs in February


"Companies in the U.S. added more workers in February than expected, underscoring continued strengthening in the labor market, according to data released Wednesday from the ADP Research Institute. Key..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-07 16:46
Taggar: market, point

PR: MoneyToken Implemented Falling Market Protection Service


"Important announcement from the MoneyToken team to all Private Sale contributors To provide assurance and protect Private Sale contributors from the falling market, the MoneyToken team announced that..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-06 20:30
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, market, point

European Stock Markets In Positive Territory as Trade War Fears Ease


"European stock markets are seeing green on Tuesday, and the DAX and CAC have both posted strong gains. The DAX is up 1.15%, while the CAC has gained 0.81%. There is just one event on the schedule. Eur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-06 13:52
Taggar: market, point

EUR/USD ? Euro Subdued as Investors Look for Cues


"The euro continues to have a quiet week. In the Tuesday session, EUR/USD is trading at 1.2354, up 0.14% on the day. On the release front, it’s a light day for fundamentals, with non major indica..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-06 13:24
Taggar: indicators, point, trading

Decentralized Exchange IDEX Hits $13 Million a Day While Etherdelta Falters


"The Myspace/Facebook analogy has been gratuitously overused, yet it aptly describes Etherdelta and IDEX. The former was once the only decentralized exchange in town, a hub of ERC20 tokens bolted to a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-06 10:00
Taggar: bitcoin, point

Euro Rises After Political Uncertainty Retreats in Europe


"The euro edged higher on Monday after a short-lived sell-off tied to Italy?s inconclusive weekend election, helped by the creation of a coalition government in Germany that eased political uncertainty..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-05 22:11
Taggar: point

PR: Paytomat Will Run a Token Sale to Bring Cryptocurrencies to Your Next Door Cafe and Grocery Store


"Paytomat Will Run a Token Sale to Bring Cryptocurrencies to Your Next Door Cafe and Grocery Store Having successfully integrated with over a hundred of point-of-sales in Ukraine, Paytomat will be hold..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-05 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, point, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound


"The British pound has posted gains to start off the week. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3852, up 0.37% on the day. In economic news, British Services PMI improved to 54.5, above the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-05 19:46
Taggar: point, pound, trading

US Markets Rise in Mid Day Trading


"U.S. stocks rose Monday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average bouncing back from a four-session losing streak as investors tried to look beyond the looming threat of a global trade war and instead foc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-05 19:42
Taggar: point

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Slide Continues After Weak GDP


"The Canadian dollar has posted losses in the Monday session. Early in the North American session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2959, up 0.58% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian events..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-05 15:35
Taggar: dollar, point, trading

DAX Moves Higher After Rough Week


"The DAX index has started the week with considerable gains. In the Monday session, the index is trading at 11,998.58, up 0.70% since the Friday close. On the release front, Eurozone indicators were a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-05 14:54
Taggar: indicators, point, trading

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

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Mar 5 ? Mar 9)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1997 1.2076 1.2197 1.2276 1.2397 1.2476 1.2598 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-03 12:12
Taggar: point

Talking About Decentralization Is Easy ? Achieving It Is Hard


"Browsing the latest cryptocurrency projects, it would be easy to conclude that decentralization is a panacea; a cure for humanity?s financial woes. It must be, surely, given that it?s a key tenet of e..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-03 11:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, point

Stocks Lower After Trump Tariffs Bring Trader Wars Closer


"U.S. stock futures pointed to a fourth straight daily fall on Friday, as investors fretted President Donald Trump had launched a global trade war with his promise to impose import tariffs on steel and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-02 15:15
Taggar: point

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Edges Lower Ahead of GDP


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight losses in the Friday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2859, up 0.17% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases GDP, with the markets braced for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-02 14:47
Taggar: consumer sentiment, dollar, market, point, trading

Markets Rattled By Protectionist Trump


"Trump?s Tariffs Weigh on Global Stock Markets US President Donald Trump?s protectionist trade measures announced on Thursday is the latest thing to take its toll on stock markets, with indices in Euro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-02 13:36
Taggar: market, point

National Bank of Ukraine


"A fourth sharp central bank interest rate hike since late October was been engineered in Ukraine. It’s size like the one last October 26th and a second move in mid-December was by 100 basis poin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 19:34
Taggar: bank, point, rate

U.S. Minus Euro Area Manufacturing PMI Spread Swings into Positive Territory


"The ISM-compiled manufacturing purchasing managers index exceeded the IHS-compiled Euroland PMI in February for the first time since September. Their differential was +2.2 points compared to -0.5 in J..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 19:20
Taggar: point

GBP/USD ? British Pound Under Pressure over Brexit Spat


"The British pound has inched lower in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3745, down 0.11% on the day. In economic news, British Manufacturing PMI ticked lower to 55..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 17:28
Taggar: employment, point, pound, trading

CAC Slides as US, Asian Markets Lose Ground After Powell Remarks


"The CAC index has posted sharp losses in the Thursday session. Currently, the index is at 5,261.50, down 1.12% on the day. On the release front, manufacturing reports were in focus. French and eurozon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 13:45
Taggar: indicators, point, report

EUR/USD ? Euro Takes Breather After Recent Slide


"The euro is unchanged in the Thursday session, after considerable losses this week. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.2188, down 0.05% on the day. On the release front, the focus is on manufacturing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 12:12
Taggar: point, trading

AriseBank ICO Fraud Case May Ensnare Additional Parties


"A court filing indicates that the SEC-appointed receiver for AriseBank is searching for undisclosed assets and investigating third-party involvement."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 04:15
Taggar: bank, point

New ?Sovereign? Cryptocurrency Will Be Legal Tender in the Marshall Islands


"The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), an island country located near the equator in the Pacific Ocean with a population of about 50,000, is poised to become the first sovereign nation to issu..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-28 17:14
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, market, oil, point, rate

Central Bank of Hungary


"At Magyar Nemzeti Bank, the Base Rate has been at 0.90% since a 15-basis point cut in May 2016, and the overnight deposit rate has been at minus 0.15% since a 10-basis point cut in September 2017. The..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 21:05
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Bank of Israel


"Although Israel’s central bank interest rate has been only 0.10% since a 15-basis point reduction in February 2015 and a combined three percentage points of rate cuts over the prior four years..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 20:48
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Bank of Korea


"South Korea’s seven-day repo rate had been at 1.25% from June 2016 until a 25-basis point increase three months ago, which was the first hike since 2011. A unanimous vote kept the rate at 1.5% i..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 20:36
Taggar: point, rate

Op-Ed: The Potentially Fatal Flaw of Open-Source Blockchain Protocols


"The most important question to ask any decentralized blockchain protocol is: ?How do you protect your protocol from ?incumbent? companies?? While many emerging protocols promise disintermediated co..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 15:33
Taggar: bitcoin, dollar, market, point, profit, rate, share, spread

European Commission Urges Nations to Embrace Blockchain Tech but Address Risks


"Following remarks made by Valdis Dombrovskis, vice president of the European Commission (EC), after a roundtable on cryptocurrencies, it appears that the European Union (EU) is prepared to take ste..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-26 19:36
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, investment, market, point

Notable Week For Prominent Central Bankers


"Europe Poised For Decent Start After Week of Consolidation European equity markets are set to open around half a percentage point higher on Monday, taking a lead from Asia where markets also got the w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-26 09:05
Taggar: market, point

PR: Jason Butcher Joins Advisory Board of Xinfin, the Singapore Based Fastest Growing Blockchain Technology Company


"XINFIN, a Blockchain Technology firm for global trade and finance, announced today the appointment of Jason Butcher to its advisory board. Jason Butcher is a renowned name in the field of blockchain t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-25 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, market, point

A New Sheriff in Town


"A New Sheriff in Town The markets are increasingly challenging to define as storylines shift from ECB and BoJ policy normalisation to the problematic US twin deficits and inflation. However, the dolla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-25 01:19
Taggar: currencies, dollar, inflation, market, point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Feb 26 ? Mar 2)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.2048 1.2154 1.2224 1.2329 1.2399 1.2505 1.2575 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-24 12:22
Taggar: point

Week in Review for February 23, 2018: Sidechains, Stings and Venezuela


"In the past week, news from Venezuela was at the forefront, where crypto mining is way up due to cheap electricity. But their stab at launching their own crypto, the Petro, is not looking like a gr..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-24 01:05
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, inflation, manufacture, oil, point, profit, rate

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bitcoin Faces Pivotal Support as Bulls Exhaust Buying Pressure


"After seeing a rally to the $11,000s, bitcoin has managed to pull back to the $9,000 range and has left many bullish investors confused. The initial bullish rally seemed promising as it broke the m..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-24 00:26
Taggar: analysis, bear, bitcoin, bull, financial, investment, market, point, spread, trading

France Cracks Down on Bitcoin Derivatives


"Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), the independent regulatory body governing France?s stock market, issued two statements today, one on initial coin offerings (ICOs) and another on the prospect of..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-23 06:00
Taggar: bitcoin, market, point

Venezuela?s On-and-Off Love Affair With Cryptocurrency Mining: It?s Complicated


"If you want to see first hand how cryptocurrency functions in a market outside of speculative investing, right now, Venezuela is an interesting place to look.?Venezuela could become a case study re..."

DAX Slips As German Ifo Business Climate Falters


"The DAX index has posted strong losses in the Thursday session. Currently, the index is trading at 12,366.50 down 0.82% since the Wednesday close. On the release front, German Ifo Business Climate dip..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 14:29
Taggar: point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Trading Sideways, Investors Eye ECB Minutes


"The euro is unchanged in the Thursday session. Currently the pair is trading at 1.2287, up 0.03% on the day. On the release front, German Ifo Business Climate dipped to 115.4, short of the estimate of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 13:43
Taggar: point, trading

Confusion reigns


"Confusion reigns In a market starved for significant news, the FOMC minutes provided just enough talking points to keep the dollar bid as US bond yields nudged towards crucial resistance levels.Howeve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 02:45
Taggar: dollar, market, point

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Edges Lower as Japanese Manufacturing PMI Dips


"The Japanese yen has ticked lower in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 107.58, up 0.23% on the day. In Japan, Flash Manufacturing PMI dipped to 54.2, missing the es..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 18:19
Taggar: point, trading

DAX Under Pressure, Investors Eye Fed Minutes


"The DAX index has posted losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, the index is trading at 12,428.50 down 0.48% since the Tuesday close. On the release front, German and Eurozone Manufacturing PMIs..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 15:51
Taggar: point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Ticks Lower as German Manufacturing PMI Softens


"The euro has posted small losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2317, down 0.16% on the day. On the release front, German and Eurozone Manufacturing PMIs slowed in Janua..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 14:00
Taggar: point, trading

Bitcoin Weathers Overnight Sell-Off, Looks to Test $12K


"Bitcoin bulls remain in control, despite a sell-off overnight, and thus look set to test the long-term inflection point over $12,000. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 12:00
Taggar: bitcoin, bull, point

2017 GDP Growth and CPI Inflation in the U.S., Euroland and Japan


"Economic growth slowed last quarter from the summer’s pace in the United States, Euroland and Japan but, also in each case was stronger in calendar 2017 than in 2016. U.S. GDP rose 2.6% at an an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-20 22:23
Taggar: point

GBP/USD ? Pound Hovers at 1.40, British Job Reports Next


"The British pound is trading quietly for a second straight day. In Tuesday’s North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3990, down 0.07% on the day. On the release front, there are no US even..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-20 18:55
Taggar: point, pound, trading

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bitcoin Tests Pivotal Resistance Levels Following Strong Rally


"After a strong rally from the $6,000s, bitcoin ultimately saw a near 100% growth in market value as it now sits atop its rally in the low $11,000s. Currently, the market is testing well-known, stro..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-19 22:20
Taggar: analysis, bear, bitcoin, bull, financial, investment, market, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Is the Rally Running Out of Steam?


"Are We Looking at an Overcrowded Market? It’s difficult to find anyone at the moment that isn’t bullish on this pair in the long term and under the current circumstances, they may have a p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-19 21:26
Taggar: bitcoin, bull, market, point

The ICO Scam Train Arrives in Sweden ? Meet ?Starflow?


"ICO scams can take many forms. There are phishing scams, perpetrated by impostors. There are the straight-up take-your-money-and-run exit scams. And there are the pointless ICO scams which will rob in..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-19 19:04
Taggar: bitcoin, point, rate

Sidechains: Why These Researchers Think They Solved a Key Piece of the Puzzle


"New blockchains are born all the time. Bitcoin was the lone blockchain for years, but now there are hundreds. The problem is, if you want to use the features offered on another blockchain, you have..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-19 14:12
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, point, rate, share, shares, spread

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Feb 19 ? Feb 23)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1925 1.2080 1.2245 1.2400 1.2566 1.2721 1.2886 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-17 12:13
Taggar: point

Decentralized Exchanges Stake Their Claim in the Cryptocurrency Ecosystem


"The cryptocurrency ecosystem has continued to take some major hits lately, causing many investors and holders to rethink the way they trade their crypto assets. Several high profile cryptocurrency..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-16 22:11
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, market, point, rate, trading, visa

No Change Made in Sri Lankan Monetary Policy Stance


"The Central Bank of Sri Lanka’s standing deposit facility rate and standing lending facility rate have been at 7.25% and 8.75% since an increase of 50 basis points in July 2016. That was the sec..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-16 17:46
Taggar: bank, point, rate

US Indices on Course For Full House


"Futures Point to Full Week of Gains After Sharp Correction US equity markets could end the week with a full house of gains as long as indices manage to hold onto the small gains being seen in futures..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-16 15:46
Taggar: market, point

CFTC Advisory Committee Recommends Creation of Virtual Currency Subcommittee


"On Wednesday, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Committee?s (CFTC) Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) held a public meeting at its Washington, D.C., headquarters. During the meeting, members of th..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 21:32
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, market, point, share, trading

Bank Indonesia Keeps Policy Stance on Hold


"The 7-day reverse repo rate, the deposit rate and the overnight lending facility rate were retained at 4.25%, 3.5%, and 5.0%, respectively, at the February monthly meeting of Bank Indonesia’s Bo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 17:06
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

US/German Bond Yield Gap Hits 10-month high


"The gap between German and U.S. 10-year borrowing costs reached its widest point since April 2017 on Thursday after a higher-than-expected inflation print in the United States led to a sharp sell-off..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 16:25
Taggar: inflation, market, point

Bank of Thailand


"Thailand’s central bank policy interest rate has been at 1.5% since 25-basis point cuts in March and April of 2015. Monetary Policy Committee members decided to keep it at this pro-growth, accom..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 18:12
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Futures Higher But Market Remains Vulnerable


"Inflation and Retail Sales Data Eyed Markets Gradually Stabilize US futures are pointing to a stronger open on Wednesday, building on the small gains posted at the start of the week and offering some..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 14:25
Taggar: inflation, market, point, retail sales

Nikkei Ends Lower After Rise of JPY


"The Nikkei stock index ended at a four-month low Tuesday, quickly giving up earlier gains as the yen’s advance against the U.S. dollar hurt export-related issues. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Aver..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 17:43
Taggar: dollar, financial, market, point

Better Late Than Never: Why It's Time Regulators Put Crypto on Notice


"In the rapidly-evolving world of cryptocurrency, the SEC and CFTC are belatedly ramping up their efforts in fulfillment of their appointed duties."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 04:55
Taggar: currency, point

A 25-Basis Point Cut in the Bank of Russia?s Main Interest Rate to 7.5%


"During calendar 2017, a combination of three 50-basis point central bank interest rate reductions including one in December and three other cuts of 25 basis points lowered the rate to 7.75% from 10.0%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-12 21:05
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Fragile Market Conditions


"Stocks rose, and the ten-year Treasury yield of 1.84% is five basis points below the recent peak. However, the rhetoric of comments about the market sounds unconvinced that last week’s extreme t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-12 18:30
Taggar: market, oil, point

Vermont Lawyer Warns of Legal Complications Ahead for Cryptocurrency Miners


"Are miners ? the nodes on a blockchain that process transactions ? partners in a company? And, if they are deemed partners, and a cryptocurrency project collapses leaving coin holders holding the b..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-12 17:38
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point, profit, rate, report

PR: ITT ? Here to Discover, Decipher and Deliver Actionable Crypto Trading Alerts for All


"Introducing Intelligent Trading Technologies (ITT), an innovative platform created to assist crypto enthusiasts of all skill levels navigate the alluring yet perilous waters of the crypto world. Acces..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-12 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, market, point, rate, trading

Methods for Publishing Case Studies


"Here we’re supplying you some guidance for creating an essay that’s powerful within the general public. Below are some suggestions which will aid write an outstanding essay. There are howe..."

Blog: Forex Project
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-12 00:59
Taggar: point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Feb 12 ? Feb 16)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1876 1.2041 1.2145 1.2310 1.2415 1.2580 1.2684 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-10 12:19
Taggar: point

Kuroda Nominated to Lead BOJ for Another Term


"Japan?s government has decided to nominate Haruhiko Kuroda to serve as governor of the central bank for another term when his current one expires in April, according to media reports, a sign the count..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-09 18:39
Taggar: bank, point, report

Canadian Job Market Shrank by 88,000 Positions in January


"The Canadian economy shed a surprising 88,000 jobs in January, with the losses concentrated in part-time work, Statistics Canada reported Friday. The drop in employment ? the biggest one-month slide i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-09 18:38
Taggar: economy, employment, point, rate, report

Continuing Stock Market Jitters


"Equities lost 4.1% in China, 3.6% in Hong Kong, 2.3% in Japan, 1.8% in South Korea. They are down 0.9% in France and 0.7% in the U.K. and Germany. After yesterday’s second 1000+ point daily drop..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-09 18:35
Taggar: point

Bank of Mexico Tightens


"Mexico’s overnight interbank facility rate was lifted again, this time by 25 basis points to 7.5%. Today’s action is the twelfth increase dating back to December 2015, prior to which the p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 22:20
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Bank of England


"As had been expected, the Monetary Policy Committee by unanimous consent did not change policy settings. The Bank Rate has been 0.50% since being doubled three months ago in a move that reversed the 2..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 21:42
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas


"The Filipino overnight reserve repo rate was left at 3.0%. It’s been at that level since early June 2016 when the central bank monetary board abandoned a point target of 4% and adopted a 3-4% ta..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 21:23
Taggar: bank, point, rate

National Bank of Serbia


"Serbia’s policy interest rate was left at 3.5%. The last and only reduction of 2017 was implemented in October and a half percentage point in size. There had been previous cuts of  275 basis poi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 21:13
Taggar: point, rate

Reserve Bank of New Zealand


"New Zealand’s Official Cash Rate was left at 1.75%. In seven increments of 25 basis points, such was halved between June 2015 and November 2016 and has been at 1.75% fifteen  months. A released..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 08:16
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Central Bank of Brazil


"Brazilian monetary officials lowered the Selic interest rate by a total of 625 basis points in 2017, but the reduction of 50 basis points in December had been the smallest cut. After meeting this week..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 04:31
Taggar: point, rate

Central Bank of Iceland


"The Monetary Policy Committee at Sedlabanki kept Iceland’s seven-day term deposit rate at 4.25%, its level since a 25-basis point cut in October 2017 that culminated four moves totaling 125 basi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 22:20
Taggar: bank, point, rate

National Bank of Romania


"NBR Board members agreed to a second straight monthly monetary policy rate hike of 25 basis points to 2.25%. The moves in January and now February represent a directional shift. The rate had been redu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 22:12
Taggar: consumption, point, rate

PR: The Okoin VR Project ? Facts and Trends


"We can not stay away and remain silent about the current situation on the market. Certainly, we are closely following the evolution of the crisis of confidence in the crypto industry as a whole, and w..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, market, point

Weekly FX Market Update ? 6 February 2018 (Video)


"It’s been an extremely turbulent 24 hours in the financial market with the Dow recording its largest ever daily points drop as panic set in and traders tried to work out what was triggering such..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 15:14
Taggar: financial, market, point

Beware: FX Space is Calm, but Appearances can be Deceiving


"Wednesday February 7: Five things the markets are talking about Risk-averse sentiment seems to have cooled for the time being as a number of the major indexes rebound in the overnight session. Note: F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 13:32
Taggar: forex, forex market, market, point

Reserve Bank of Australia?s Official Cash Rate Left at 1.5%


"The OCR has been 1.5% since the second of two 25-basis point cuts in 2016, which was engineered in August. The Reserve Bank of Australia Board schedules policy reviews on a monthly basis but skips Jan..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-06 21:36
Taggar: bank, inflation, point

Algo Trading Blamed for Monday?s Market Crash


"The first thing to know about the stock market’s eye-watering slide Monday is that it wasn’t caused by anything fundamental. There was no particular piece of news that drove the major aver..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 23:39
Taggar: market, point

Morgan Stanley Says Inflation Anxiety Putting Pressure on Stocks


"Don’t expect stocks to rebound if inflation anxiety continues, according to Morgan Stanley. With price fears egging on Treasury rates, equities could be in for a disappointing few months as inve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 23:35
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Dow Suffers Biggest Ever One Day Points Loss


"US stock markets bounced back following the flash crash on Monday but the Dow still ended the session down 4.6%, having suffered the largest one day points loss ever. The Dow shedded more than 1,500 p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 23:00
Taggar: market, point

U.S. Economy Strengthened Relative to Euroland?s in January


"The ISM’s U.S. non-manufacturing purchasing managers index jumped 3.9 points to a 31-month high of 59.9 in January. Orders and jobs growth accelerated sharply. Production and inflation also pick..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 22:11
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Gold Shrugs as US Services PMI Beats Expectations


"Gold has posted small gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1335.14, up 0.15% on the day. On the release front, the ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI cl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 19:41
Taggar: gold, point

GBP/USD ? Pound Drops as UK Services PMI Disappoints


"The British pound has posted considerable losses in the Monday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4009, down 0.79% on the day. On the release front, the focus was on the service..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 18:56
Taggar: point, pound, trading

Global Equity Correction Extended


"The unprecedentedly harsh Federal Reserve sanctions announced Friday against Wells Fargo Bank injected fresh impetus to last week’s global correction in share prices. So did a further basis poin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 18:42
Taggar: bank, point, share

USD/JPY ? Yen Trading Sideways, US Services Report Shines


"The Japanese yen is trading sideways in the Monday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 110.14, down 0.02% on the day. On the release front, there are no Japanese events on the sche..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 18:13
Taggar: point, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Feb 5 ? Feb 9)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.2166 1.2250 1.2353 1.2438 1.2540 1.2625 1.2728 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-03 12:20
Taggar: point

Central Bank of Chile


"There were four Chilean central bank interest rate cuts in 2017, each by 25 basis points and all done by May. The key rate has been at 2.5%, and officials unanimously decided to it there at the first..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-02 20:04
Taggar: bank, point, rate

OANDA Weekly Podcast


"  A look back at the Business week with Jonny Hart from the Jazz FM Business Breakfast and OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam. Talking points include Craig’s “moment of the week”..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-02 00:37
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market, point, rate

Czech National Bank Raises its Interest Rates a Third Time


"Following earlier increases of 20 basis points last August and 25 bps in November, the Czech two-week repo rate has been increased another 25 basis  points to 0.75%. The Lombard rate becomes 1.50% ver..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-01 22:46
Taggar: point, rate

GBP/USD ? British Pound Shrugs off Soft Manufacturing Report, Construction PMI Next


"The British pound has posted gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4247, up 0.41% on the day. On the release front, British Manufacturing Production slowed to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-01 19:00
Taggar: employment, point, pound, trading

US Jobless Claims Fall Ahead of NFP Jobs Report


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a tightening labor market and strengthening economy at the start of the year. Initial claims for state..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-01 18:13
Taggar: economy, employment, market, point

USD/JPY ? Yen Subdued, Markets Await US Nonfarm Payrolls


"The Japanese yen is trading sideways in the Thursday session and continues to have a quiet week. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 109.28, up 0.08% on the day. On the release front, Japan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-01 18:09
Taggar: indicators, point, trading

DAX Trading Sideways as German, Eurozone Manufacturing Reports Within Expectations


"The DAX is showing little movement in the Thursday session. Currently, the index is trading at 13,194.00, up 0.03% on the day. On the release front, market estimates for German and Eurozone Final Manu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-01 14:20
Taggar: market, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Higher, German and Eurozone Manufacturing PMIs Meet Estimates


"The euro continues to have a quiet week. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2443, up 0.15% on the day. On the release front, market estimates for German and Eurozone Final Manufacturing PMIs were on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-01 13:29
Taggar: market, point, trading

US Commerce Secretary Says NAFTA Far from Being Completed


"The efforts to renegotiate NAFTA are “far from being completed at this point,” Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on CNBC Wednesday. Ross told “Squawk Box” without being speci..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 20:22
Taggar: point

FOMC Preview


"Seven weeks have passed since the last FOMC meeting when the federal funds rate target range was hiked by 25 basis points for the fourth time since December 2016. The range then became 1.25 – 1..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 19:59
Taggar: point, rate

Bitcoin Transaction Fees Are Pretty Low Right Now: Here's Why


"The relatively high transaction fees on the Bitcoin network were a major topic of conversation last year, but these fees have been plummeting so far in 2018. According to data from CoinMetrics, bit..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 18:38
Taggar: bitcoin, cable, dollar, market, point, rate

SEC Halts AriseBank ICO, Calling It ?an Outright Scam?


"In a statement from the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), an emergency relief action was filed to shut down AriseBank, which it described as ?an outright scam.?In a growing list of enforcement..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 18:08
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, market, point, trading, visa

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

USD/JPY ? Yen Ticks Lower on Mixed Japanese Consumer Reports


"The Japanese yen continues to have an uneventful week. In Tuesday’s North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 108.91, down 0.04% on the day. On the release front, Japanese consumer indicator..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-30 18:46
Taggar: indicators, point, retail sales, trading

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

UK Crypto Trader Forced to Hand Over Bitcoin at Gunpoint


"A British man who runs a cryptocurrency trading firm was yesterday forced at gunpoint to hand over an unknown quantity of bitcoin."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-29 17:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, currency trading, point, trading

10-Year U.S. Treasury and German Bund Yields Each Five Basis Points Higher


"The 10-year Treasury yield exceeds 2.70% for the first time since mid-April 2014. The German 10-year bund yield matched the rise of its U.S. counterpart and has already climbed 25 basis points since e..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-29 15:11
Taggar: point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Jan 29 ? Feb 2)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1924 1.2069 1.2248 1.2393 1.2572 1.2717 1.2895 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-27 12:15
Taggar: point

Dollar Falls After Mixed Signals from Trump Administration


"Disappointing US GDP and contradictory comments on currency strength at Davos burden dollar The USD depreciated against majors as soft Q4 GDP numbers on Friday and mixed comments on the desired streng..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-27 03:51
Taggar: currency, dollar, point

Most Cryptocurrencies Are More Centralized Than You Think


"The whole point of cryptocurrencies is that they?re decentralized. Peer-to-peer cash; trustless exchange; bypassing intermediaries. So why are numerous cryptocurrencies structured more like central ba..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-26 20:03
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, financial, point

PR: Genie Financial Services ICO Adds Cryptocurrency Heavyweight David Drake and Other Experts to Its Advisory Board


"Crowd Genie Financial Services Pte Ltd (?Crowd Genie?), an operator of a Peer-to-Peer (?P2P?) lending platform licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (?MAS?), looking to build an Asia-wide ex..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-26 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, point

Indian Government Turns Fiat Currency War on to Cryptocurrencies


"The cryptocurrency marketplace in India is facing a siege from multiple parts of the government as several incidents amount to a buildup of the Narendra Modi?led government?s actions on regulating..."

Bank of Norway


"The Bank of Norway kept its key policy rate steady at 0.50%, the level since a 25-basis point cut in March 2016 capped 175 basis points of easing since 2011. In a released statement, members of the ex..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 19:12
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Bank Negara Malaysia Implements First Interest Rate Hike Since May 2011


"Since Malaysia’s last interest rate increase in 2011, there had been a pair of 25-basis point cuts in July 2014 and July 2016. But growth has been picking up and is expected to exhibit continuin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 19:03
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Op-Ed: The Weiss Cryptocurrency Ratings Are Laughably Bad


"In the current cryptocurrency hysteria, everyone is a level 70 blockchain wizard launching a new hedge fund.Weiss Ratings released their cryptocurrency ratings yesterday. In response, they received..."

DAX ? Investors on Sidelines Ahead of ECB Meeting


"The DAX is almost unchanged in the Thursday session. Currently, the index is trading at 13,422.50, down 0.06% on the day. On the release front, GfK Consumer Climate rose to 11.0, above the estimate of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 13:49
Taggar: point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Punches Past 1.24 After Mnuchin Comments, ECB Decision Next


"The euro has ticked higher in the Thursday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.2418, up 0.08% on the day. The euro is currently at its highest level since December 2014. On the release front..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 13:11
Taggar: indicators, point, trading

Dollar Demise ?


"he S&P/ASX 200 index declined 11 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 6043 while the All Ordinaries lost 10 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 6158. The Australian dollar was at US80.72¢ after US officials’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 06:30
Taggar: dollar, point

Gold Climbs Against Battered US Dollar, Hits 16-Week High


"Gold has posted strong gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $13523.90, up 0.94% on the day. On the release front, Existing Home Sales disappo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 19:46
Taggar: employment, gold, home sales, point

Inside the Trump and May Relationship


"When Theresa May returned to the grandeur of the British Embassy on Washington?s Massachusetts Avenue in January last year, her aides had no idea how spectacularly awry her visit to Donald Trump?s Whi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 15:54
Taggar: point

CAC Ticks Lower as French Manufacturing PMI Dips


"The CAC index is showing little movement in the Wednesday session. Currently, the index is at 5528.80, down 0.12% on the day. On the release front, France and the eurozone released manufacturing and s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 14:34
Taggar: point

DAX Yawns as German PMIs a Mixed Bag


"The DAX is unchanged in the Wednesday session. Currently, the index is trading at 13,557.50, down 0.02% on the day. On the release front, German and Eurozone PMIs were mixed, but continue to show expa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 13:39
Taggar: point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Hits 3 Year High on Strong Services Reports


"The euro continues to push higher this week. In the Wednesday session, EUR/USD is trading at 1.2334, up 0.34% on the day. The euro is currently at its highest level since December 2014. In Germany, Fl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 12:47
Taggar: point, trading

EdgeSecure's Paul Puey: ?Digital Security Will Take Place on the Edges?


"Security is one of the hottest topics in today?s ever-evolving digital world. A steady flow of debate continues to take place at tech forums worldwide on topics like encryption, passwords, two-fact..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 20:11
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, point, rate

Physical Bitcoins: Our Hands-On, End-to-End Review of Opendime


"Opendime is a tiny USB flash drive that can be loaded with bitcoin by the first user and given to another user, who is, in turn, able to pass it along to a third user and so forth.The private key a..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 18:16
Taggar: bitcoin, dollar, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Surrenders Monday Gains


"USD/CAD has posted gains on Tuesday, erasing the gains which marked the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2477, up 0.27% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian event..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 15:05
Taggar: point, trading

US Futures Reverse Earlier Gains


"Indices Remain Near Record Highs as US Government Shutdown Ends, For Now US futures have turned lower ahead of the open on Tuesday having earlier been indicating a higher open on Wall Street. Dow futu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 14:38
Taggar: point

DAX Gains Ground as Markets Cheer End of US Shutdown


"The DAX has posted considerable gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the index is trading at 13,442.50, up 0.61% on the day. On the release front, German ZEW Economic Sentiment improved to 20.4, b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 14:22
Taggar: point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Shrugs off Sharp German, Euro Confidence Reports


"The euro has ticked lower in the Tuesday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.2248, down 0.11% on the day. In economic news, German ZEW Economic Sentiment improved to 20.4, beating the estimate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 13:44
Taggar: point, trading

Trend Analysis Reveals the Most Loved and Hated Cryptocurrencies


"For investors trying to predict market movements, the more data that can be analyzed the better. Trend analysis and fundamental analysis are a starting point, but there are other clues scattered acros..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 03:05
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, currencies, fundamental analysis, market, point

Now for some real action


"Now for some real action Overview The end of the US government shutdown was to some degree ?risk positive? but hardly a pivotal moment. And more to the point the bipartisan deal is first and foremost..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 02:49
Taggar: point

PR: Payment Gateway Graft Blockchain Launches Mainnet Ahead of Schedule


"Graft, the first global, open-sourced payment gateway blockchain network designed for Point-of-Sale, moving ahead of schedule and have launched its main net on January 16, 2018, before the start of th..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-22 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, point

Op Ed: Here?s What Paul Krugman Got Wrong in His Bitcoin Tweetstorm


"Like many other mainstream economists, Paul Krugman has long-shown a complete disdain for Bitcoin. In late 2013, he went as far as to write a piece titled ?Bitcoin Is Evil? for his column in The Ne..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-22 17:32
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, financial, gold, inflation, market, paypal, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Edges Higher, Wholesale Sales Disappoints


"USD/CAD has edged lower in the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2474, down 0.24% on the day. On the release front, Canadian Wholesale Sales, slowed to 0.7%. This was shy of the esti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-22 15:06
Taggar: point, trading

US Shutdown, Earnings and Central Banks in Focus


"US Investors Shrug Off Shutdown Concerns As we enter the third day of the US government shutdown, index futures are pointing to only a slightly lower open on Wall Street as investors shrug off the fai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-22 14:08
Taggar: point

Trading Tip `The Wall´ ? Why Do We Fall, Bruce?


"This week, the price of bitcoin reached a low-point of -53% from its December high. A few weeks ago, I wrote about the Death of the ?Get in before Wall Street!?-meme and why it made sense to Short the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-20 18:55
Taggar: bitcoin, bull, point, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Jan 22 ? Jan 26)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1993 1.2079 1.2151 1.2237 1.2309 1.2395 1.2467 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-20 12:07
Taggar: point

South African Reserve Bank Repo Rate Kept at 6.75%


"The main South African central bank interest rate was reduced 25 basis points six months ago to its current 6.75% level. This move represented a directional shift. Six prior increases from June 2014 u..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-19 18:42
Taggar: bank, point, rate

What is Ripple?


"By Shawn GordonWhat is Ripple? Technically speaking, is Ripple a cryptocurrency in the mold of Bitcoin? The short answer is probably ?no,? but that doesn?t stop it from often being lumped into that..."

Tether Printing Press In High Gear, Issuing $400 Million in Four Days


"Bitcoin has had a rocky week to say the least. At its lowest point, the cryptocurrency dipped to $9,200 before a rising green candle sent it scurrying back into the safety of five figures. That candle..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-19 01:34
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, dollar, point

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey


"Turkish central bank interest rates were not changed at the latest policy review. The one-week repo rate has been at 8.0% since a 50-basis point increase in November 2016. And the 9.25-7.25% overnight..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 18:11
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Bank of Korea


"South Korea’s central bank interest rate had been at 1.25% from June 2016 until late November of 2017 following five 25-basis point cuts in the space of 2-1/4 years. At the end of November, mone..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 17:55
Taggar: bank, point, rate

US Stocks Open Higher But Lower Oil Hits Energy Sector


"Wall Street?s main indexes opened little changed on Thursday as energy stocks took a hit from lower oil prices. The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 13.58 points, or 0.05 percent, to 26,129.23..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 17:03
Taggar: oil, point

?Bitcoin Laundering? Study: Where Do Criminals Turn to Mask Illicit Cryptoassets?


"A recent study (PDF) from the Foundation for Defense of Democracies? Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance and blockchain analytics company Elliptic explored the ?bitcoin laundering? ecosystem. I..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 09:52
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, financial, investment, market, point, rate, report

Cryptocurrency?s Red Tuesday Firesale Leaves Everyone Speculating


"The cryptocurrency sky fell yesterday as 49 of the top 50 coins (by Market Cap) were down with only Tether (USDT) posting a gain. In fact, only two coins, KuCoin Shares and VeChain, showed losses l..."

Qtum Forges Ahead with Development of Its x86 Virtual Machine and Expanded Network


"Qtum is on the move with the announcement of a partnership with Baofeng to begin running 50,000 full Qtum nodes and an upcoming x86 VM to support multiple languages for smart contracts.Qtum is a hy..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 19:09
Taggar: analysis, announcement, bitcoin, point, rate

Canada?s Third 25-Basis Point Central Bank Rate Hike in Six Months


"The Bank of Canada’s Monetary Policy Council raised the overnight interest rate target to 1.25% from 1.0% today, following similar moves last September and July. A released statement revised upw..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 17:59
Taggar: bank, point, rate

US Homebuilder Confidence Falls in January


"The nation’s homebuilders are taking a step back from their tax cut euphoria and starting the year on a slightly less sanguine note. Builder sentiment fell 2 points to 72 in January, according t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 17:24
Taggar: point

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Appoints First Executive Director


"The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance has announced the appointment of its first executive director."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 16:00
Taggar: point

Pause in the Action


"Stocks show a calmer, healthier tone overnight following Tuesday’s roller-coaster ride that saw the DOW initially soar over 200 points and break above 26K to 26,086 but ultimately crash to a 10-..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 14:44
Taggar: point, share

BoC Decision Eyed as Bitcoin Tumbles Again


"US Futures Recover After Worrying Sell-Off on Tuesday US investors were left feeling a little anxious on Tuesday after indices wiped out the strong gains seen at the open to end the day a little lower..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 14:36
Taggar: point

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Inches Higher, Investors Await BoC Rate Decision


"USD/CAD continues to trade sideways this week. In the Tuesday session, the pair is trading at 1.2441, up 0.09% on the day. It’s a quiet day on the release front, with no Canadian events. In the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 14:45
Taggar: point, trading

France Appoints a Cryptocurrency ?Mission Leader?


"Week after week regulators and governments have been announcing plans to regulate digital currencies like bitcoin. This week in France on January 15 the Minister of the Economy Bruno Le Maire announce..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 10:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, economy, point

The Futility of Government Bans ? Bitcoin Always Finds a Way


"Cryptocurrencies have been threatened at one point or another by nearly every country on the planet. Rarely does a government venture beyond rhetoric. Those resorting to crackdowns are often met with..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 05:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, point

St. Louis Fed: In Some Ways, Bitcoin Is More Robust Than Many Fiat Currencies


"In a recent article on the basics of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies (PDF), Aleksander Berentsen and Fabian Schär of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis cover the usefulness of bitcoin and oth..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-15 18:04
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, consumption, currencies, currency, dollar, gold, investment, point

Credit Suisse Argues Irrational Exuberance Around ICOs Indicates Bitcoin Bubble


"In a paper written in the fall of 2017 and published on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) on Friday, January 12, 2018, Credit Suisse?s Dietmar Peetz and Gregory Mall argue that the boom in..."

This Week in Bitcoin: Kraken, Korea and a Whole Lotta Crazy


"This week in bitcoin was all about Korea, although every week in bitcoin is all about Korea. Markets dropping? Blame Korea. Markets soaring? Credit Korea. Zero fee trading sends a pointless altcoin pu..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-15 02:22
Taggar: bitcoin, market, point, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Jan 15 ? Jan 19)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1701 1.1808 1.2004 1.2111 1.2307 1.2414 1.2610 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-13 12:33
Taggar: point

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Peruvian Central Bank Board members continued the pattern of cutting their policy rate every other monthly meeting. As they had done in May, July, September, and November, officials cut such by 25 bas..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-12 04:14
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Gold Moves Higher on Weak US Inflation Numbers


"Gold prices continue to point upwards, and the trend has continued in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1322.22, up 0.41% on the day. On the releas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 19:33
Taggar: employment, gold, point

National Bank Serbia


"Serbia’s central bank policy rate was lowered by 825 basis points from April 2013 though July 2016, but the executive board has implemented just a single 25-basis point cut in October 2017 to 3..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 19:16
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

India?s Bitcoin Exchange Koinex Suffers From Bank Blocking Crypto Accounts


"India continues its shaky experiment with money?s future as its domestic population is wild about cryptocurrency. Its government and regulators are less than thrilled, though. The banking system is si..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 18:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, point

Cryptos See Red, China?s Fake News


"Thursday January 11: Five things the markets are talking about European stocks are trading steady after Asia’s disappointing session as investors put Wednesday’s selloff behind them and as..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 13:38
Taggar: dollar, market, point, trading

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Choppy Market Conditions Lead to Tests of Parabolic Resistance


"The bitcoin market has been getting chopped to pieces for weeks as the market has faked up, faked down, consolidated and routinely stopped out traders. Last week, we discussed a potential large mov..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 22:48
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, bull, financial, investment, market, point, rate, trading

Telegram?s Privacy-Focused User Base Could Be TON Blockchain?s Killer App


"In December 2017, an interesting rumor surfaced: According to ?sources familiar with the matter,? the messaging app Telegram, very popular among crypto-enthusiasts for its strong encryption and pri..."

Bank of Israel Maintains Status Quo


"Having implemented three 25-basis point reductions per annum from 2011 to 2014 and one more 15-bp cut in February 2015, Israeli monetary officials have kept their central bank interest rate at 0.10% f..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 17:31
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Bond Market Slide Weighing on Dollar and Stocks


"Rising long-term interest rates caused by growing optimism about global growth prospects is now depressing the dollar and stocks. The 10-year Treasury yield is 18 basis points above the end-2017 level..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 15:14
Taggar: dollar, market, point, rate

CAC Edges Lower as French Industrial Production Contracts


"The CAC index has rolled off five straight winning sessions, but is in red territory in the Wednesday session. Currently, the index is at 5506.50, down 0.34%. It’s a light day on the release fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 14:28
Taggar: indicators, industrial production, point

EUR/USD ? Euro Reverses Slide, Climbs to 1.20


"After three losing sessions, EUR/USD has reversed course in the Wednesday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1993, up 0.47% on the day. On the release front, there are no German or eurozone i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 12:59
Taggar: indicators, industrial production, point, 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

UK Contemplating Brexit With no Backup Plan


"The U.K. now looks to be seriously contemplating the idea that it could leave the EU without a fully-formed trade agreement with the rest of the bloc. Reports early Monday from The Telegraph newspaper..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 20:26
Taggar: point, report

First Romanian Policy Interest Rate Hike since 2003


"The first change of a key central bank interest rate was made by the National Bank of Romania, where the key policy rate, deposit facility rate, and lending facility rates were raised 25 basis points..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 19:56
Taggar: bank, point, rate

More Evidence of Strong Growth in the Euro Area


"Economic sentiment in the euro area leaped 1.6 points to a December reading of 116.0, best since October 2000. Sentiment improved across the board — industry, households, services, retail, and c..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 16:37
Taggar: point, rate

CAC Rally Continues as Eurozone Indicators Beat Estimates


"The CAC index has posted gains in the Monday session. Currently, the index is at 5487.50, up 0.31%. On the release front, there are no French events on the schedule. In the Eurozone, the week started..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 16:23
Taggar: point, retail sales

DAX Moves Higher on Solid Eurozone Reports


"The DAX has started the week with slight gains. Currently, the index is at 13,357.00, up 0.27% on the day. On the release front, German Factory Orders disappointed, with a decline of 0.4%. This was we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 15:44
Taggar: point

Fed Speakers Eyed After Strong Start to 2018


"Investors Optimistic Ahead of Q4 Earnings Season After an impressive opening week to the year, US futures are pointing to a flat open on Wall Street on Monday, with investors eyeing a few key data poi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 15:03
Taggar: point

EUR/USD Dips Below 1.20 as German Factory Orders Fall


"The euro has started with slight losses in the Monday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1999, down 0.25% on the day. On the release front, German Factory Orders disappointed, with a decline..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 13:55
Taggar: point, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Jan 8 ? Jan 12)


"start: EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1903 1.1952 1.1991 1.2040 1.2079 1.2128 1.2167 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-06 12:11
Taggar: point

Number of US Jobs Falls in December But Wages Pick Up


"U.S. job growth slowed more than expected in December amid a decline in retail employment, but a pick-up in monthly wage gains pointed to labor market strength that could pave the way for the Federal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-05 15:41
Taggar: employment, market, point, rate

Analysts Point to Regulatory Vacuum as Driving Australian Cryptocurrency Banking Woes


"There are increasingly publicized challenges posed to the Australian cryptocurrency industry by the country?s ?big four? banks’ refusal to provide financial services to crypto companies. Many an..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-05 14:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, point

EUR/USD Sticks to Gains Following ADP Employment Report


"EUR/USD was rising today, and the stellar employment data from Automatic Data Processing was unable to stop that. Some market analysts argued that the reason for that was risk..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 19:13
Taggar: employment, market, point

Dow Surges Through 25,000


"The Dow Jones Industrial Average was set to breach 25,000-mark for the first time on Thursday, close on the heels of records for the other major indexes earlier this week, as strong U.S. private hirin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 18:33
Taggar: point, trading

Leaping Equities


"The spirited surge in equities was extended in overnight trading, with Japan’s first session of the new year posting a 741-point or 3.3% rise in the Nikkei-225 index. Share prices also climbed 1..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 16:22
Taggar: point, share, trading

Facebook?s Mark Zuckerberg Resolution: ?Give People the Power? via Cryptocurrency


"Mark Zuckerberg, founder, chairman, and CEO of social media platform Facebook, has posted his annual challenge. It?s often a look back at major events, taking stock of the year, and appraising what?s..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 01:05
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point

Gold Rally Pauses Ahead of FOMC Minutes


"Gold has paused on Wednesday, after posting strong gains in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1316.19, down 0.06% on the day. On the release front..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 18:54
Taggar: gold, point

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips as Construction PMI Misses Expectations


"The British pound has posted considerable losses in the Wednesday, erasing the gains seen on the Thursday session. In Tuesday’s North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3520, down 0.52% on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 18:30
Taggar: point, pound, trading

Manufacturing Activity Grew Last Month at a Faster Pace in the U.S. and Euro Area


"The U.S.-minus-Euroland PMI spread narrowed to -0.9 percentage points in December from -1.9 percentage points in November. The ISM’s U.S. index rose to a 3-month high of 59.7% from 58.2%, and IH..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 17:58
Taggar: point, spread

USD/JPY ? Yen Pauses After Gains, Fed Minutes Next


"USD/JPY is showing little movement in the Wednesday session, after starting the week with losses. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 112.37, up 0.07%. On the release front, the first major..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 17:40
Taggar: point, trading

FOMC Minutes Eyed as USD Stages Small Rebound


"Will Fed Minutes Have Same Impact Ahead of Powell Appointment? It?s been a relatively quiet start to the new year in financial markets but with a number of notable economic events lined up over the co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 15:11
Taggar: financial, market, point

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Steady, Fed Minutes Loom


"The Canadian dollar has ticked lower in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2517, up 0.04%. On the release front, there are no Canadian events. In the US, ISM Manufacturing PMI..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 14:25
Taggar: dollar, point, trading

JP Morgan Says 3% US Growth Possible But Not Sustainable


"The U.S. is capable of reaching of 3 percent GDP this year, but growth is likely to slow after that, strategist David Kelly told CNBC on Tuesday. Productivity “really is the key,” said Kel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 23:13
Taggar: employment, point, rate

USD Starts 2018 on Wrong Foot


"The U.S. dollar started 2018 on the wrong foot, hitting its lowest point since mid-September. In fact, the greenback lost value for almost all of 2017. It plummeted despite factors that typically driv..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 23:11
Taggar: dollar, economy, point

GBP/USD ? British Pound Gains Ground Despite Soft U.K. Manufacturing PMI


"The British pound has started the New Year with gains. In Tuesday’s North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3580, up 0.55% on the day. The pound is currently at its highest level since mid..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 18:25
Taggar: point, pound, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Kicks Off New Year at 1.20


"EUR/USD hasn’t missed a beat as we start 2018, posting gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.2067, up 0.55% on the day. On the release front, German and Eurozone Manuf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 12:02
Taggar: indicators, point, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Jan 1 ? Jan 5)


"start: EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1713 1.1780 1.1892 1.1959 1.2071 1.2138 1.2250 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-30 12:31
Taggar: point

Our Top 5 Bitcoin ?Good News? Stories of 2017


"When the history of Bitcoin and blockchains is written, 2017 will be the year tagged as the ?turning point? when Bitcoin and ?red hot? blockchain technology went mainstream. The steadily rising bit..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-29 20:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, gold, investment, market, oil, point, profit, share, trading

FTSE to end 2017 on a high


"The UK?s top share index hit a new record on the final trading day of 2017, carried higher by a buoyant mining sector and strength among health stocks.The blue chip FTSE 100 .FTSE index was up 0.1 per..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-29 13:41
Taggar: point, share, trading

Op Ed: The Blockchain Education Network $100,000 Challenge


"Blockchain technology, as an overarching industry, has developed leaps and bounds from its geeky, white, cypher-punk roots of yore. (?Yore? being 2015, as it was only a couple years ago that I was..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-28 19:43
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, dollar, economy, market, point, profit, rate, trading

Scant Data and News as Yearend Draws Closer


"The euro rose slightly against the dollar and yen. Oil settled back but remains above $59.00 per barrel. Gold is littloe changed, and 10-year U.S., German and British sovereign debt yields are margina..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-27 16:23
Taggar: dollar, gold, margin, oil, point

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

Major Korean Banks Drop Bitcoin Point Swap Services


"South Korean banks are further distancing themselves from bitcoin following the government’s ?emergency? regulation which bans them from direct involvement in cryptocurrency-related activities..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-27 10:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, point, report

BitcoinGet Payouts


"What a year it has been for Bitcoin. We saw a meteoric rise in price and an influx of new users. To say the least, it has been an exciting year for everyone involved. The rapid growth of Bitcoin has..."

Blog: BitcoinGet
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-26 14:42
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, point

EUR/USD ? Euro Quiet After Christmas Day Break


"The euro has ticked lower in the Monday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1857, down 0.04% on the day. In economic news, it’s a quiet start to the week. There are no eurozone events on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-26 12:10
Taggar: point, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Dec 25 ? Dec 29)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1602 1.1670 1.1766 1.1834 1.1931 1.1998 1.2095 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-23 14:06
Taggar: point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Dec 25 ? Dec 29)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1602 1.1670 1.1766 1.1834 1.1931 1.1998 1.2095 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-23 11:20
Taggar: point

Fedcoin Could Be Coming Soon, But Would It Really Challenge Bitcoin?


"The idea of ?Fedcoin,? a cryptocurrency sponsored by the U.S. government and managed by the Federal Reserve, has been around for quite some time. ?Imagine that the Fed, as the core developer, makes..."

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Expect Some Lower Lows Before the Next Bounce


"Two days ago, I outlined a potential BTC-USD price breakdown due the broken hypodermic trendline.  Since then, the price has dropped nearly $7,000 and is showing signs of further downward continuat..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-22 20:29
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, financial, investment, market, point, trading

DAX Ticks Lower


"The DAX index has ticked lower in the Friday session. Currently, the index is at 13,089.50, down 0.15% on the day. In economic news, German indicators were solid. German GfK Consumer Climate inched up..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-22 12:36
Taggar: indicators, point

DAX Under Pressure After Catalan Election


"The DAX index has ticked lower in the Friday session. Currently, the index is at 13,079.50, down 0.23% on the day. In economic news, German indicators were solid. German GfK Consumer Climate inched up..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-22 12:36
Taggar: indicators, point

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Lower as Markets Digest Catalonia Vote


"The euro has ticked higher in the Friday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1853, down 0.17% since Thursday’s close. On the release front, German GfK Consumer Climate inched up to 10.8..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-22 12:08
Taggar: point, trading

Political Risk Could Rise


"However, Stephen Innes, head of Asia-Pacific trading at OANDA, warned of possible headwinds for 2018, pointing out that Trump could struggle to push through a planned $1 trillion infrastructure bill i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-22 05:36
Taggar: currency, market, point, trading

Not all doom and gloom for the AUD


"1:33pm AST Here is Stephen Innes at OANDA on the local currency: “We’ve had a lot of interest for the Antipodeans after the robust GDP data out of New Zealand. Given the slow unwind of pol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-22 04:56
Taggar: bank, currency, kiwi, point

Championing Decentralized Exchanges, Now Might Be the Perfect Time for Bisq


"Removing the potential for a single point of failure, decentralizing gives way to three enduring principles upon which cryptocurrency rests: security, privacy, and censorship resistance. Perhaps the b..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 18:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point

Czech National Bank


"The CNB by a 5-2 margin voted to retain the interest rate structure, with a main 2-week repo rate of 0.50% flanked by a 0.05% discount rate and a 1.0% Lombard rate. There had previously been increases..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 17:34
Taggar: margin, point, rate

Tax Bill Aftermath


"The most prominent market reaction to the U.S. tax overhaul has been the rise in long-term interest rates, although the U.S. 10-year Treasury yield settled back two basis points in overnight futures t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 15:28
Taggar: market, point, rate, trading

Bitcoin Price Analysis: After Giddy Heights, Bitcoin Sees a Steady Decline in Price


"In the days leading up to the various bitcoin futures markets opening, bitcoin saw a push to fresh all-time highs near $20,000. However, shortly after reaching these values, the market saw a steady..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-20 22:37
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, financial, investment, market, point, price trend, trading

Swedish Riksbank


"Sweden’s repo rate will stay at negative 0.50% after a unanimous vote of the central bank executive board. It was zero percent from October 2014 until a 10-basis point cut in February 2015 pushe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-20 20:36
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Bank of Thailand


"By unanimous vote, the one-day repo rate was left at 1.50%, which has been its level since back-to-back 25-basis point cuts in March and April of 2015. Thailand’s monetary policy committee membe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-20 20:21
Taggar: point, rate

Central Bank of Hungary


"The central bank’s monetary council again kept the Hungarian base rate at 0.90%, its level since a 15-basis point reduction in May of last year. Inflation still hasn’t risen in a sustained..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-20 20:11
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Ticks Higher, US Final GDP Ahead


"The British pound is showing limited movement in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3407, up 0.15% on the day. Earlier on Wednesday, BoE Governor Mark Carney testi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-20 18:08
Taggar: point, pound, trading

EUR/USD Rallies, Ignoring Data from United States & Eurozone


"EUR/USD rallied today. That was a surprise, considering that the economic data in the eurozone was disappointing, while all the US indicators released over the trading se..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-19 16:41
Taggar: economy, indicators, point, trading

DAX Pauses After Strong Gains


"The DAX started the week with considerable gains, but has steadied in the Tuesday session. Currently, the index is at 13,298.50, down 0.08% on the day. On the release front, German Ifo Business Climat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-19 13:27
Taggar: point

Euro Punches Above 1.18 Despite Soft German Ifo Business Climate


"The euro has started the week with gains. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1805, up 0.20% on the day. On the release front, German Ifo Business Climate dipped to 117.2, short of the forecast of 117..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-19 12:21
Taggar: point, trading

Op Ed: Bitcoin?s Scaling Challenge Brings the Battle for Liberation of Cyberspace


"This year brought a climax in the prolonged Bitcoin block size debate. Heated disputes over scaling that have become toxic in the ecosystem have overshadowed the technology. The cancelation of SegW..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 20:31
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currency, economy, financial, gold, margin, market, point, profit, rate, share

Canadian TSX Venture Exchange Approves Crypto-Mining Company HashChain to Launch Monday


"On December 18, 2017, HashChain Technology, a cryptocurrency mining company, went public for the first time on the TSX Venture Exchange under the ticker symbol KASH, joining at least eight other cr..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 20:07
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, market, oil, point, profit, rate, share, shares, trading

US Stocks Rise on Tax Reform Optimism


"U.S. stocks traded higher on Monday as investors eagerly awaited a vote on a bill that would cut corporate taxes. A slew of corporate deals also helped lift sentiment. The Dow Jones industrial average..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 19:07
Taggar: financial, point, rate

US Stocks Rise on Tax Reform Optimism


"U.S. stocks traded higher on Monday as investors eagerly awaited a vote on a bill that would cut corporate taxes. A slew of corporate deals also helped lift sentiment. The Dow Jones industrial average..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 19:07
Taggar: financial, point, rate

Gold Improves to 10-Day High as Greenback Under Pressure


"Gold has posted considerable gains at the start of the week. In Monday’s North American session, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1262.63, up 0.60% on the day. On the release front, the s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 18:57
Taggar: gold, market, point

Gold Improves to 10-Day High as Greenback Under Pressure


"Gold has posted considerable gains at the start of the week. In Monday’s North American session, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1262.63, up 0.60% on the day. On the release front, the s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 18:57
Taggar: gold, market, point

GBP/USD ? Pound Climbs to 1.34 as Manufacturing Orders Surge


"The British pound has started the week with gains, after strong losses on Friday. In Monday’s North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3395, up 0.52% on the day. On the release front, Briti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 18:34
Taggar: point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Climbs to 1.34 as Manufacturing Orders Surge


"The British pound has started the week with gains, after strong losses on Friday. In Monday’s North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3395, up 0.52% on the day. On the release front, Briti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 18:34
Taggar: point, pound, trading

Nigeria Strike and Force Majeure by Ineos support crude


"SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Monday amid an ongoing North Sea pipeline outage and because a strike by Nigerian oil workers threatened its crude exports. Signs that booming U.S. crude..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 10:44
Taggar: oil, point

Nigeria Strike and Force Majeure by Ineos support crude


"SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Monday amid an ongoing North Sea pipeline outage and because a strike by Nigerian oil workers threatened its crude exports. Signs that booming U.S. crude..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 10:44
Taggar: oil, point

Not Just Drugs: Darknet Markets Carry a Variety of Goods for Your Bitcoin


"Since the fall of the darknet markets Hansa and Alpha Bay, three markets have taken the reigns on the deep web. Now Dream, Point Marketplace, and the Wall Street Market are the top darknet markets, an..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 05:30
Taggar: bitcoin, market, point

Bitcoin Fees Have Become Infeasible


"In 2013, one bitcoin cost $20. In 2017, it costs $20 to send one bitcoin. With record highs, thriving adoption, and media attention, this should be a celebratory time for bitcoin believers. And yet it..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 03:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, point

Massachusetts Joins List of US States Hostile to Bitcoin


"Lifelong Massachusetts politician, William Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth, turned sudden investment and currency expert this week, is issuing a seven-point warning about the perils of bitcoin..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-17 23:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, investment, point

The Most Pointless Cryptocurrency Tokens Ever Invented


"Just as Satoshi?s vision wasn?t 1,000 bitcoin forks, the vision of ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin wasn?t to decentralize the parenting industry. This year, an avalanche of ridiculous ERC20 tokens ha..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-17 22:58
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Dec 18 ? Dec 22)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1546 1.1632 1.1691 1.1777 1.1836 1.1922 1.1981 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-16 11:16
Taggar: point

Jimmy Nguyen Discusses Nchain?s New Investment Arm and Bitcoin Cash


"Earlier this week the blockchain technology-based research and development organization, Nchain, announced a strategic partnership with ?SBI Bits,? a subsidiary of SBI Holding?s core fintech strategy..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-16 02:00
Taggar: bitcoin, investment, point, rate

Bank of Russia


"Russia’s key monetary policy rate has been reduced by a greater-than-expected 50 basis points to 7.75%. A main reason why central bank officials were able to slice 50 basis points from their int..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 17:59
Taggar: bank, point, rate

National Bank of Ukraine


"Ukraine’s central bank interest rate was raised by another full percentage point to 14.5% just seven weeks after an initial increase of 100 basis points. As in Mexico, inflation has been higher..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 17:42
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Another Rate Hike at the Bank of Mexico


"Citing higher-than-desired inflation, the Bank of Mexico under a new president has raised its one-day interbank rate to 7.25% from 7.0%. This is the fourth increase of 25 bps in size this year, follow..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 17:31
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

DAX Under Pressure as US Tax Reform Hits Snag


"It’s been a disappointing week for the DAX, as the index has declined 1.2 percent. The DAX continues to point down on Friday, as the index is at 13,031.25, down 0.28% on the day. On the release..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 12:54
Taggar: point

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas


"There has been a Filipino central bank rate of 3.0% since a pair of 25-basis point cuts in the third quarter of 2014, and monetary officials still see no need to change that level. A statement after t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 03:19
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Bank Indonesia


"Indonesia’s seven-day reverse repo rat has been at 4.25% since back-to-back 25-basis point cuts in August and September. This level was maintained at the final monetary policy review of 2017, al..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 03:12
Taggar: point, rate

Central Bank of Norway


"The policy interest rate at Norges Bank has been 0.50% since March 2016 when a 25-basis point cut culminated 175 basis points of easing since December 2011. Norway was the first central bank in Europe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 03:03
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Garzik Forks UnitedBitcoin Away from "Maximalists" to Support Altcoin Communities


"A new project called UnitedBitcoin (warning: the site autoplays audio) promises to add smart contract features using the UTXO model, support for the lightning network and SegWit, and eight-megabyte..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 21:57
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, gold, market, point, profit, rate, share, shares

Many Central Bank Decisions and Released Data for Markets to Digest


"The People’s Bank of China raised short-term interest rates by 5 basis points. The modest tightening was the first in nine months and painted as a response to the Fed’s rate hike on Wednes..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 18:42
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Japan's GMO Internet Group Will Pay Thousands of Workers in Bitcoin


"Blockchain development companies and the cryptocurrency press have been paying their workers in cryptocurrencies for years, but one realizes that the times are truly changing when mainstream compan..."

U.S Retail Sales Increase Strongly in November


"U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in November as the holiday shopping season got off to a brisk start, pointing to sustained strength in the economy. The Commerce Department said on Thurs..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 16:12
Taggar: economy, point, retail sales

CAC Lower as ECB Maintains Rates at 0.00%


"The CAC index has posted losses in the Thursday session. Currently, the index is at 5380.80, down 0.35% on the day. In France, Final CPI remained unchanged at 0.1%, matching the forecast. Manufacturin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 15:02
Taggar: cpi, point, rate

DAX Slips Despite Sharp German Mfg. Report, Investors Await ECB Decision


"The DAX index has posted losses in the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is at 13,057.00, down 0.57% on the day. On the release front, manufacturing indicators continue to climb, as German and Euro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 13:47
Taggar: indicators, point

Man Allegedly Kidnaps Friend at Gunpoint and Steals $1.8m of Cryptocurrency


"A man has appeared in a New York court charged with robbing an acquaintance of his cryptocurrency hoard. Louis Meza allegedly had a gunman point a pistol at his friend?s head after luring him into a m..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 05:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point, report

BANKEX?s Ambitious Crusade to Reshape Traditional Finance


"A lack of synergistic connection points between the blockchain sector and traditional finance is currently hindering progress within the world of banking. Opportunities abound for the deployment of..."

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bitcoin Rests at Tipping Point Before Deciding Next Move


"Bitcoin prices have currently stalled out in the $16,000s as the market decides if it wants to continue the ravenous bull trend or go through a more corrective phase. In the last 30 days, the price..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 21:38
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, bull, financial, investment, market, point, price trend, trading

FOMC Statement and Forecasts


"The FOMC met market expectations in raising the federal funds rate by an as-expected 25 basis points to 1.25-1.50%. But the vote was 7-2, with Chicago Fed President Evans joining Minneapolis Fed Presi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 21:23
Taggar: employment, market, point, rate

Central Bank of Iceland


"Iceland’s Monetary Policy Committee had implemented cuts of its seven-day term interest rate of 50 basis points in August 2016 and of 25 basis points each earlier this year in May, June and Octo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 19:30
Taggar: point, rate

FOMC Preview


"The Fed announcement and new macroeconomic forecast will be announced at 19:00 GMT (14:00 EST) today. Previous forecasts were published in September. The federal funds rate will almost surely get rais..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 18:12
Taggar: announcement, fed announcement, point, rate

Dollar Slips and Stocks Rise Ahead of Last FOMC Decision of the Yellen Era


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.7% against the kiwi, 0.6% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.4% relative to sterling, 0.3% vis-a-vis the yen and 0.1% against the euro, Swiss franc and loonie. Core U.S. CPI in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 17:53
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, cpi, dollar, inflation, kiwi, loonie, point

Here Come the Bogus Bitcoin Scare Tactics


"Fear, uncertainty and doubt are dominating the media, but Overstock's Steve Hopkins suggests talking points to counter the scaremongering."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 17:00
Taggar: point

Fed Decision, US Inflation and Alabama Election to Guide Dollar


"US benchmark rate expected to be 25 points higher The USD was mixed against major pairs on Tuesday ahead of the release of the final results of the Alabama special election, inflation data in the US a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 22:37
Taggar: inflation, market, point, rate

IcyWallet Offers a Cold Storage Bitcoin Wallet for the Visually Impaired


"Safely storing cryptocurrency can be confusing, especially for newcomers to the space, but for people with visual impairments, finding an accessible option is especially challenging.IcyWallet is a..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 18:27
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, market, point, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Remains Unchanged, Japanese Data Beats Estimates


"The Japanese yen is unchanged in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 113.65, up 0.17% on the day. On the release front, Japanese indicators pointed upwards and beat the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 16:58
Taggar: indicators, point, trading

UK Inflation Rises to 3.1% in November


"The U.K. inflation rate has increased to 3.1 percent, its highest level since March 2012, according to data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) released Tuesday. This puts consumer prices for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 16:25
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, price index, rate

CAC Gains Ground as French Payrolls Beats Estimate


"The CAC has posted gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the index is at 5409.00, up 0.45% on the day. On the release front, French Final Private Payrolls edged down to 0.3%, but beat the forecast..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 14:22
Taggar: point

DAX Quiet, Investors Eye Federal Reserve Decision


"The DAX index has ticked higher in the Tuesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 13,140.00, up 0.12% on the day. On the release front, German ZEW Economic Sentiment slowed to 17.4, short of the estima..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 13:06
Taggar: point

EUR/USD ? Euro Shrugs Off Weak German Confidence Report


"It’s been a quiet start to the week for the euro. In the Tuesday session, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1774, up 0.04% on the day. In economic news, German ZEW Economic Sentiment slowed to 17.4, short..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 12:25
Taggar: point, trading

SEC Ramps Up Crypto Oversight ? Hires Coin ETF ?Expert?


"After what many considered a dithering reluctance, the bureau charged with maintaining order in the world’s biggest speculative markets, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is rampi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 07:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, market, point

USD/JPY ? Yen Ticks Higher, Japanese Manufacturing Report Misses Expectations


"The Japanese yen has posted slight gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 113.30, down 0.16% on the day. On the release front, Japanese BSI Manufacturing Index imp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 17:21
Taggar: point, trading

This App is Trying to Predict the Bitcoin Bubble Bursting Using AI


"A provocative new app, Bitcoin Bubble Burst, promises to keep its users ahead of what seemingly everyone, at some point, has predicted: the bitcoin apocalypse when prices plummet. Can vaunted artifici..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 14:26
Taggar: bitcoin, point

Asia FX mostly higher


"(Reuters) – Most Asian currencies were firmer on Monday as the dollar weakened broadly after disappointing wage data raised questions about the pace of U.S. interest rate increases next year. No..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 08:40
Taggar: currencies, dollar, employment, point, rate, report

Yuan nudges higher


"SHANGHAI, Dec 11 (Reuters) – China’s yuan edged up against the dollar on Monday, reflecting a firmer midpoint in cautious trading as investors looked to the Federal Reserve policy meeting..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 07:18
Taggar: dollar, point, rate, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Dec 11 ? Dec 15)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1561 1.1646 1.1709 1.1794 1.1858 1.1942 1.2006 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-09 11:19
Taggar: point

It?s Time to Change the Way We Measure Bitcoin


"With BTC/USD now running into five figures ? seven if you include decimal points ? bitcoin has become unwieldy. It?s time to consider alternative ways of measuring the cryptocurrency, especially when..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-09 05:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point

Dollar Higher Ahead of Fed December Rate Hike


"Central bank decisions to dominate busy week The US dollar appreciated during the week as the tax reform inched closer to reality. Fundamental data in the US was positive for the currency but hourly w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-08 22:46
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, indicators, inflation, point

National Bank of Serbia


"Serbia’s central bank executive board decided not to change its key policy rate which has been at 3.5% for the past two months. Such had been cut 275 basis points in the final eight months of 20..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-07 20:15
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Politics to Carry Markets into Year End


"US Futures Higher After Wednesday?s Tech Rebound US futures are pointing to a slightly higher open on Thursday, as yesterday?s rebound in tech stocks gave the impression that the buy the dip mentality..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-07 14:59
Taggar: bank, point

Former Mastercard Executive Joins CULedger Consortium as CEO


"CULedger, a consortium of credit unions developing distributed ledger technology systems, has announced the appointment of a new CEO."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-07 12:01
Taggar: point

Central Bank of Brazil


"The Selic rate was reduced to 7.0% from 7.5%. The size of the decline, the smallest of eight in 2017, did not surprise analysts. The rate is 625 basis points lower than at end-2016 and down 10.5 perce..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 23:27
Taggar: point, rate

India?s Policy Interest Rate Kept at 6.0%


"Although the decision not to change India’s monetary policy settings had been expected, the released statement embodies some mixed signals. There was a single dissenting vote to cut the main pol..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 17:14
Taggar: point, rate

Are US Equity Markets Losing Their Sparkle?


"No Tax Reform May Mean No Santa Rally This Year It?s been a rocky few days for US equities and that may be starting to take its toll, with US futures pointing to a weaker open on Wednesday, as Europe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 15:29
Taggar: point

EUR/USD ? Euro Shrugs Off Sharp German Industrial Report


"The euro has inched lower in the Wednesday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1814, down 0.10% on the day. On the release front, German Factory Orders gained 0.5%, above the estimate of -0.2%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 12:10
Taggar: point, trading

The Next CryptoKitties? The Blockchain Might Not Be Ready


"The success of one cat-friendly app withstanding, the leading event in the token sector saw high-level discussion of industry pain points. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 11:00
Taggar: point

Asia Markets sold off today


"Asia Markets sold off today Markets in Asia sold off today in line with declines in the US and Europe. There are few data points to focus on and there is certainly little sign of a Santa rally. ?Anoth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 07:37
Taggar: market, point, trading

Euroland?s PMI Advantages Versus the U.S. Extended in November


"Whereas the U.S. non-manufacturing purchasing managers index fell 2.7 points to a 3-month low of 57.4 in November, Euroland’s service-sector PMI rose to a six-month high of 56.2. The resulting 1..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 21:53
Taggar: point, spread

National Bank of Poland


"A statement released after this month’s Monetary Policy Council meeting exhibits no urgency to modify Poland’s 1.5% reference interest rate. The last changes to such were a pair of 50-basi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 21:12
Taggar: point, rate

Australian Official Cash Rate Kept at Record Low of 1.5% as Expected


"The OCR of the Reserve Bank of Australia has been 1.5% since a pailr of 25-basis point reductions in May and August of last year. Governor Lowe’s statement after this month’s Board meeting..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 21:02
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Gold Slumps to 8-Week Low as Dollar Climbs


"Gold continues to lose ground this week. In Tuesday’s North American session, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1264.55, down 0.90% on the day. In the US,  In the US, ISM Non-Manufacturing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 19:13
Taggar: employment, gold, point

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips as Services Sector Growth Slows


"The British pound has posted slight losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3451, down 0.22% on the day. On the release front, British Services PMI disappointed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 18:17
Taggar: point, pound, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Edges Higher, BOJ Inflation Unchanged


"The Japanese yen has edged lower in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 112.69, up 0.25% on the day. On the release front, BoJ Core CPI remained unchanged at 0.5%, matc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 17:20
Taggar: cpi, point, trading

CAC Slips on Brexit Worries


"The CAC has started the week with strong gains. In the Monday session, the CAC is at 5355.80, down 0.64% on the day. On the release front, French Final Services PMI improved to 60.4, above the estimat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 13:02
Taggar: point

DAX Dips Lower as no Breakthrough Over Brexit


"The DAX index has losses on Tuesday, erasing the small gains seen on Monday. Currently, the DAX is at 13,000.00, down 0.45% on the day. On the release front, German Final Services PMI edged lower to 5..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 12:25
Taggar: point

EUR/USD ? Euro Ticks Lower as German Services PMI Misses Expectations


"The euro has posted small losses in the Tuesday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1854, down 0.09% on the day. On the release front, German Final Services PMI edged lower to 54.3, short of t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 11:16
Taggar: point, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Yawns as Construction PMI Beats Expectations


"The British pound has ticked higher in the Monday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3455. On the release front, British Construction PMI  in November looked sharp, accelerating..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 19:25
Taggar: point, pound, trading

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

Live FX Market Analysis ? 4 December 2017 (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam previews the upcoming week in the financial markets, covering the major political stories as well as key economic data points. As Brexit negotiations reach a critical..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 16:58
Taggar: currency, financial, market, point, pound, report

CAC Jumps as Senate Passes Tax Relief


"The CAC has started the week with strong gains. In the Monday session, the CAC is at 5384.00, up 1.30% since the Friday close. On the release front, Eurozone Sentix Investor Confidence dropped to 31.1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 15:31
Taggar: point

DAX Jumps on Brexit Hopes, Senate Tax Vote


"The DAX index has started the week with strong gains. In the Monday session, the DAX is at 13,033.00, up 1.33% from Friday’s close. On the release front, Eurozone Sentix Investor Confidence drop..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 13:26
Taggar: point

EUR/USD ? Euro Slips as US Senate Passes Tax Reform


"The euro has posted slight losses in the Monday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1847, down 0.47% since the close on Friday. On the release front, Eurozone Sentix Investor Confidence droppe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 12:11
Taggar: point, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Dec 4 ? Dec 8)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1661 1.1735 1.1814 1.1887 1.1966 1.2040 1.2118 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-02 11:16
Taggar: point

Biggest Euro Area Advantage Over U.S. Since August 2016


"The ISM purchasing managers index for U.S. manufacturing settled back a further 0.5 points in November to 58.2 from 58.7 in October and a 13-year high of 60.8 in September. A reading of 58.2 still rep..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 20:54
Taggar: point, rate

US Manufacturing Survey Fell More than Expected in November


"The Institute for Supply Management’s measure of manufacturing activity contracted more than expected in November while continuing the overall economy’s 102-month growth streak. Manufactur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 17:23
Taggar: economy, point

Bitcoin Price Analysis: A Potential Correction Could Be Coming


"The market is swinging to more and more aggressive highs as bitcoin has traversed down the length of the macro, parabolic bull market. In a very rare event, bitcoin actually managed to break the up..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 21:10
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, bull, financial, investment, market, point, trading

Equity Markets Rebound After Tech Sell-Off


"Data to Put Improved Risk Appetite to the Test Wednesday?s tech sell-off is doing little to weigh on risk appetite ahead of the open on Thursday, with futures on all three major indices around a third..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 14:36
Taggar: point, trading

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI lagging the Ringgit


"After peaking at a high of 1,792.35 on June 14 this year, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) moderated over the past two weeks. The local bourse rose 5.96 points to close at 1,720.38 yesterday bu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 05:24
Taggar: market, point, rate

Bitcoin Crossed $10K for the First Time: Global Validation or Speculative Bubble?


"Bitcoin surpassed $10K yesterday. To many, the event was a mark of Bitcoin?s accomplishments. But yet, others are concerned that bitcoin has become too speculative, and a pop in the bubble could be..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 22:24
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, gold, market, point, profit, rate

Sharp Rise in Long-Term Interest Rates


"Ten-year sovereign debt yields this Wednesday have climbed nine basis points in the U.K. and five basis points in the United States and Germany. The 10-year Japanese JGB yield bucked the trend and has..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 18:50
Taggar: point

Fed Chair Yellen Calls on Congress to Adopt Pro-Growth Policies


"Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen called on Congress to adopt policies that will get U.S. economic growth out of its “disappointingly slow” post-recession pattern. In what is likely her f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 18:35
Taggar: bank, point

USD/JPY ? Yen Dips as US GDP Accelerates in Q3


"The Japanese yen has posted considerable gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 111.84, up 0.34% on the day. On the release front, Japanese Retail Sales disappo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 17:27
Taggar: industrial production, point, retail sales, trading

Rapid U.K Consumer Borrowing Growth Cools Again


"Britons took on credit at the slowest rate in 18 months in October, easing some of the Bank of England?s concerns about a rapid build-up of household debt, but other figures on Wednesday pointed to a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 15:31
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, point, rate

Lambda Protocol: Decentralizing Access to Decentralized Applications


"The Lambda Protocol has announced a decentralized, open-source solution for unrestricted access to decentralized applications (DApps). Utilizing the Lambda Protocol, DApp developers can leverage ex..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 21:44
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, leverage, point, rate, share

AlphaPoint Unveils New Blockchain Network, CEO Hire


"Blockchain software maker AlphaPoint has announced that it will create a new public network aimed at the digitization of real-world assets."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 21:00
Taggar: point

Blockchain Developers? Token Creation and Smart Contract Movement


"New York entrepreneur Dean Anastos has a knack for creative ventures. He is a brain cancer activist known for the short films ?The Assignment? and ?Dear John McCain,? with several film projects in..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 19:22
Taggar: bitcoin, bull, financial, market, point, rate, report

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

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

DAX Gains Ground, German CPI Ahead


"The DAX index has recorded slight gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 13,042.50, up 0.33% on the day. On the release front, German GfK Consumer Climate is expected to edge up to 10..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 13:17
Taggar: bank, point

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

Addressing Healthcare Inefficiencies and Costs Through Robomed Network


"The effective management of costs and efficiencies is a vital element for ensuring high-functioning healthcare systems. Nowhere is this trend being more closely watched than in the U.S. and U.K. Ac..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-27 16:53
Taggar: analysis, bank, bitcoin, investment, point, rate, report, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Nov 27 ? Dec 1)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1548 1.1631 1.1780 1.1862 1.2011 1.2093 1.2242 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-25 11:11
Taggar: point

Dollar Drops in Thanksgiving Week with US Taxes in Spotlight


"December Fed rate hike priced in but fundamentals favour EUR The US dollar depreciated on Friday and touched a five week low against major currencies. The US Thanksgiving holiday truncated the week wi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-24 22:32
Taggar: currencies, dollar, indicators, point, rate

PR: trade.io Adjusts Market Cap & Trade Token Price Based on the Rise in Ethereum and Demand for Lower Entry Point


"Zug, Switzerland, trade.io announces that as a result of community response, the company has decided to take steps to enable greater participation in its highly anticipated ICO. This includes adjusti..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-24 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, market, point

DAX Gains Ground as German Business Climate Sparkles


"The DAX index is showing limited movement in the Friday session. Currently, the DAX is at 13,043.50, up 0.27% on the day. On the release front, the week ended on a positive note, as German Ifo Busines..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-24 12:58
Taggar: point

EUR/USD ? Euro Ticks Higher as German Business Confidence Beats Expectations


"The euro has posted slight gains in the Friday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1866, up 0.13% on the day. On the release front, German Ifo Business Climate improved to 117.5, above the est..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-24 12:13
Taggar: economy, point, trading

Despite easing today the Yuan is on a roll


"SHANGHAI, Nov 24 (Reuters) – China’s yuan weakened against the U.S. dollar on Friday, with strong corporate demand supporting the greenback but the Chinese currency is on course for its be..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-24 06:26
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, market, point, rate

SophiaTX Integrates Blockchain Technology With SAP


"In September, SophiaTX announced the first open-source platform to primarily integrate blockchain technology with SAP software, used by 87 percent of global businesses and 98 percent of the top 100..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 20:09
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, financial, market, point, rate, share, visa

Ringgit continues to press higher


"By Bernama  KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar today with the surging bond and equity inflows acting as the primary catalysts which accelerated the demand for the local note..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 04:01
Taggar: dollar, point, rate

Bitcoin Exchange Globitex Granted European Electronic Money License


"Globitex, a new bitcoin exchange co-founded by former Bitcoin Foundation Executive Director Jon Matonis, is announcing that its parent Globitex Holding (Latvia) group company NexPay UAB has been gr..."

U.S. Business Equipment Orders Fall


"U.S. business equipment orders unexpectedly fell in October for the first time in four months even as a gain in capital goods shipments pointed to steady investment growth, Commerce Department figures..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-22 15:35
Taggar: durable goods, goods orders, investment, point

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

Morocco Threatens Bitcoiners, Announces Ban


"Focus on the Use of Virtual Currencies (Mise au point au sujet de l?utilisation des monnaies virtuelles), published by a division of Morocco’s Ministry of Finance, has declared, “The Offic..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-22 09:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, finance, point

Top Wall Street Analysts Set New Bitcoin Price Targets Above $10,000


"Prominent Wall Street analysts from Fundstrat, Standpoint Research, and Galaxy Investment Partners are pointing to a coming bullish run on bitcoin, pushing the world’s most popular cryptocurrenc..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-22 00:30
Taggar: bitcoin, bull, currency, investment, point

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Rises on Weak US Data


"The Canadian dollar appreciated on Wednesday boosted by US dollar weakness. Oil prices rose to a 2 year high with drawdowns in weekly inventories. The US dollar fell after durable goods orders disappo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-22 00:01
Taggar: dollar, durable goods, goods orders, oil, point

Zen Protocol?s Mission for Decentralized Finance


"In Eastern traditions, Zen is often defined as a total state of focus, a merging together of body and mind. It involves dropping illusions and seeing things as they are in the present moment.Based..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-21 19:46
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, finance, financial, market, point, profit, rate

Angela Merkel Prefers New Elections to Minority Government


"German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that she would prefer new elections to leading a minority government after talks about forming a three-way coalition collapsed overnight. “My point..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-20 19:14
Taggar: point

Will Jerome Powell Continue Yellen?s Policy or Start a Revolution?


"Jerome Powell was nominated for the position of the US Federal Reserve Chair on November 2. His appointment is still to be approved by the Senate, but there is..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-20 19:01
Taggar: financial, point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Nov 20 ? Nov 24)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1441 1.1539 1.1664 1.1762 1.1887 1.1985 1.2110 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-18 11:35
Taggar: point

Now the SegWit2x Hard Fork Has Really Failed to Activate


"In case there were any remaining doubts, it now seems clear that the SegWit2x hard fork will not happen.The SegWit2x project, a product of the New York Agreement signed onto by a long list of compa..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-17 21:54
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, market, point, rate, share, trading

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower After Soft Inflation to Lead BoC to Wait on Rates


"The USD/CAD gained 0.92 percent during the last five trading days. The currency is trading at 1.2801 despite the price of oil walking back most of the losses this week. A low inflation data point on F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-17 20:12
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, oil, point, trading

Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC Pushes All-time Highs and Tests Historic Resistance


"Throughout the life of bitcoin?s two-year bull run, it has been confined within two macro trends: one parabolic and one linear ? both on a logarithmic scale:Figure 1: BTC-USD, 1-Day Candles, Macro..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 23:00
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, bull, financial, indicators, investment, market, point, trading

A Beginner?s Guide to Claiming Your Bitcoin Gold (and Selling It)


"This is a re-write of ?A Beginner?s Guide to Claiming Your ?Bitcoin Cash? (and Selling It)?. Please note: Everything in this article is just advice based on our best understanding of the current si..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 20:15
Taggar: announcement, bear, bitcoin, gold, point, rate, share, trading

Gold Edges Higher on Disappointing US Employment, Mfg. Numbers


"Gold is trading slightly higher in the Thursday session. In North American trading, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1279.94, up 0.21% on the day. On the release front, unemployment claims jump..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 18:59
Taggar: employment, gold, point, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Edges Up to 1.32 as UK Retail Sales Rebound


"The British pound is slightly higher in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3196, up 0.19% on the day. On the release front, British Retail Sales gained 0.3%, beatin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 18:13
Taggar: employment, indicators, point, pound, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD Slips Despite Disappointing US Data


"EUR/USD edged a little lower today even as most US economic report were disappointing. The dollar remained under pressure from uncertainty about the planned tax cuts. Initial joble..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 17:04
Taggar: dollar, point, report

US Stocks Bounce Ahead of Data and Fed Speakers


"Futures Higher But Pull-Back May Not Be Over US equity markets are on course to bounce back from their blip on Thursday, with futures around a third of a percentage point higher, slightly shy of the g..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 13:35
Taggar: market, point

Will UK Retail Sales Complete a Worrying Hatrick?


"BoE Rate Hike Questioned as UK Data Disappoints European equity markets are expected to bounce back at the open on Thursday following a similar move in Asia overnight as traders eye more data from the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 10:18
Taggar: market, point, pound, rate

No conviction


"No conviction Picking bottoms   on the USD is an exercise in futility even more so after the washout in near-term currency ranges  that transpired this week Indeed, a risk-off point of view continued..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 02:17
Taggar: currency, market, point, rate

New ?Semi-Decentralized? Cryptocurrency Exchange Navigates Murky Compliance Waters


"Tetra, a new entrant in the cryptocurrency exchange sector, describes itself as a semi-decentralized, peer-to-peer exchange with an emphasis on security and usability: ?Tetra will help create the n..."

Central Bank of Iceland


"Iceland’s seven-day term rate had been cut 25 basis points last month and earlier by 50 basis points in August 2016 and 25 bps each in May and June of this year. But a statement released after t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 18:28
Taggar: point, rate

Central Bank of Chile: Board Leaves Policy Unchanged


"Chile’s monetary policy rate had been reduced by 25 basis points four times during the first five months of 2017 to the current level of 2.5%. That’s higher than the present on-year CPI in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 18:16
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

Euro holds on to gains in early APAC trade


" by Cheang Ming | @cheangming  CNBC Singapore  In contrast to a slew of Chinese data points missing forecasts on Tuesday, economic reports released overnight in Europe was more upbeat. The 0.8 pe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 03:13
Taggar: currency, point, report

Are Markets Looking Overextended?


"Equity Market Rally Appears to Have Stalled Despite Strong Earnings Season It?s been a mixed start to trading again on Tuesday and US futures are pointing to similar moves ahead of the open, a sign th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 14:24
Taggar: market, point, trading

CoinHive Cryptocurrency Miner Is 6th Most Common Malware, Says Report


"Cyber-security solutions provider Check Point Software has said that the threat from cryptocurrency mining malware is rapidly growing."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 14:00
Taggar: currency, point

CAC Slide Continues Despite Solid Eurozone Data


"The CAC remains under pressure, and has posted slight losses on Tuesday. Currently, the CAC is at 5,331.50, down 0.19% on the day. On the release front, Eurozone Flash GDP remained unchanged at 0.6%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 13:51
Taggar: bank, point

Nikkei rebounds but rest of Asia lower


"Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday as markets watched for tax reform developments in the U.S. and digested economic data from China. ANALYST VIEWPOINT: “The lethargic start to the week has o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 05:59
Taggar: market, point, share, shares

Sterling Falters but Equities Performed Better in the U.K. than Elsewhere


"British Prime Minister May’s own-party support continues to erode, leaving her with only a flimsy hold on power. The pound dropped 0.8% overnight, and the 10-year gilt yield is four basis points..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-13 15:27
Taggar: market, point, pound

Yuan weakens on seasonal USD demand


"SHANGHAI, Nov 13 (Reuters) – China’s yuan eased against the dollar on Monday, thanks to continuing corporate demand for the greenback and a weaker official fixing. The dollar got a lift ag..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-13 07:00
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, point, pound, rate

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Nov 13 ? Nov 17)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1462 1.1508 1.1586 1.1632 1.1710 1.1756 1.1834 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-11 11:23
Taggar: point

De-briefing Ethereum?s Parity Predicament: What?s Next?


"After an unidentified actor ?accidentally? triggered a series of bugs that destroyed approximately $150 million worth of digital currency, the world waits for a substantive answer ? is this vulnera..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-10 23:11
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point, rate

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Market Correction Could See Lows of $5,800


"In our last discussion of the bitcoin market, an emphasis was placed on the $7,000 support level because it represented a historic point of interest and it showed strong signs of support ? a break..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-10 21:59
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, financial, investment, market, point, trading

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Peru’s policy interest rate has been lowered from 3.5% to 3.25%. This action follows three earlier 25-basis point cuts this year done in May, July and September. Taken together, this one percent..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-10 17:40
Taggar: point, rate

Global Equities and Sovereign Debt Prices Drop Further


"Share prices around the Pacific Rim declined 0.8% (or 187 points) in Japan, 0.7% in New Zealand, and 0.3% in Australia, South Korea and Indonesia. European markets are down 0.8% in Greece, 0.4% in Spa..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-10 15:05
Taggar: market, point, share

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Ticks Lower, US Consumer Confidence Next


"The Canadian dollar has inched lower in the Friday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2667, down 0.10% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian events on the schedule. In the U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-10 13:33
Taggar: consumer sentiment, dollar, point, trading

National Bank of Serbia


"Having been cut by 50 basis points at the prior meeting of the Serbian central bank executive board a month ago, officials made no further change at this time. The policy rate stays at 3.5%. There wer..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 18:27
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas


"The Filipino reverse repo rate has been at 3.0% since a pair of 25-basis point hikes in July and September of 2014. A statement released by the Monetary Board after the last review considers 3.0% to s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 18:08
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Reserve Bank of New Zealand


"CPI inflation is projected to remain near the midpoint of the target range, and longer-term inflation expectations are well anchored at 2 percent. Monetary policy will remain accommodative for a consi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 18:01
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Gains Ground as US Jobless Claims Disappoints


"USD/JPY has posted losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 113.68 down 0.17% on the day. On the release front, Japanese Economy Watchers Sentiment improved to 53..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 17:39
Taggar: economy, employment, point, trading

Bank of Thailand


"Following a two percentage point decline between November 2011 and April 2015, Thailand’s policy interest rate has been at 1.5%. The latest review ended with a unanimous decision to keep that le..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-08 17:29
Taggar: point, rate

Would Trump Win the US Election Today? (Video)


"Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst at OANDA talks to Matt Brown about M&A. SSE released some disappointing numbers, and are looking to merge. This feels like to Matt that these type of companies..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-08 16:59
Taggar: market, point

National Bank of Romania


"Romania’s monetary policy rate stays at 1.75%, but the overnight lending and deposit rate corridor was narrowed further with a 25-basis point cut of the former to 2.75% and a hike of the latter..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-07 17:46
Taggar: point, rate

Central Bank of Sri Lanka


"The Monetary Policy Committee kept its deposit rate unchanged at 7.25% and its lending facility rate at 8.75%. The late increases in these rate were a pair of 50-basis point moves in February and July..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-07 17:36
Taggar: point, rate

Reserve Bank of Australia


"Australia’s Official Cash Rate has been at a record low 1.5% since August 2016 when such was cut by 25 basis points. Even though the economy has not had a recession for over 20 years, price and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-07 17:27
Taggar: economy, inflation, point, rate

US Futures Flat Ahead of Fed Speeches


"Central Banks Back in the Spotlight After another day in which US equity markets set new records, futures are pointing to another flat open on Wall Street in the absence of much direction from Europe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-07 13:45
Taggar: bank, market, point

A More Equitable ICO? Why Blockstack Said No to a Token Pre-Sale


"Disappointed in the way ICOs are often handled, and needing wide distribution, Blockstack has dropped the pre-sale for its upcoming token launch. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-07 13:00
Taggar: point

Non-Manufacturing PMIs in the U.S. and Euroland


"The U.S. non-manufacturing purchasing managers index compiled by the Institute of Supply Management edged up 0.3 points to 60.1 in October. Faster growth in sales and jobs outweighed slower growth in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-06 18:10
Taggar: point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Nov 6 ? Nov 10)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1472 1.1533 1.1570 1.1630 1.1667 1.1727 1.1764 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-04 11:24
Taggar: point

US Dollar Mixed After NFP Miss Strong ISM Service Index


"Busy week ends with disappointing US jobs report The US dollar is mixed against major pairs on Friday. The greenback fell when the U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) report showed the US economy added 261,0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 21:07
Taggar: dollar, economy, point, report

Jerome Powell Gets the Nod From Trump


"President Donald Trump has named Jerome Powell as his pick to lead the Federal Reserve.Mr Powell, a Republican and multi-millionaire, currently serves as a member of the bank’s board, to which h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 12:48
Taggar: bank, point

Czech National Bank Raises Interest Rates


"The Czech National Bank’s first interest rate change was enacted in early August when the 2-week repo rate and Lombard rate were increased 20 basis points and 25 bps  to 0.25% and 0.50%, respect..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 17:48
Taggar: bank, point, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Plunges as BoE Raises Rates


"The British pound has posted sharp losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3090, down 1.18% on the day. On the release front, the Bank of England raised intere..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 17:47
Taggar: bank, point, pound, rate, trading

Similar October Manufacturing PMI Indices in U.S. and Euroland


"It was reported today by IHS Markit that Euroland’s manufacturing purchasing managers index rose 0.4 points to an 80-month high of 58.5. Being above 50 since July 2013 means that conditions in m..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 17:29
Taggar: point, rate, report

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

Markets Assuming Powell Getting Named Fed Chair


"President Trump will formally announce his choice of Federal Reserve chairperson today at 15:00 EDT. The worst kept secret is that Jerome Powell will likely get the nod. Although a lawyer by training..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 15:01
Taggar: financial, market, point

CAC Ticks Lower as French Manufacturing PMI Misses Expectations


"The CAC index is showing little movement in the Thursday session. Currently, the CAC is trading at 5,507.80, down 0.12% on the day. On the release front, French Final Manufacturing PMI remained unchan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 14:09
Taggar: point, trading

DAX Edges Lower, German Data Within Expectations


"The DAX has posted considerable gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 13,442.00, down 0.21% on the day. On the release front, German numbers were within expectations. Final Manufact..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 12:45
Taggar: employment, point

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady as Eurozone, German Mfg. Reports Within Expectations


"The euro continues to have a quiet week. In the Thursday session, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1647, up 0.24% on the day. On the release front, there were a host of Manufacturing PMIs out of the eurozone..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 12:14
Taggar: point, trading

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher After Fed Holds Rates as Expected


"The Canadian dollar gained on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve ended its two day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting and left the benchmark borrowing rate untouched at 100?125 basis p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 22:30
Taggar: dollar, market, point, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Subdued Ahead of Expected BoE Rate Hike


"The British pound has posted slight losses in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3266, down 0.20% on the day. On the release front, British Manufacturing PMI impro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 17:43
Taggar: point, pound, trading

Fed Expected to Keep Rates Unchanged


"The Federal Reserve is expected to keep interest rates unchanged on Wednesday as speculation swirls on who will be its next leader, but the U.S. central bank will likely point to a firming economy as..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 15:55
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate

Markets Rally Ahead of Fed Decision


"Optimism Returns After Brief Consolidation US indices are on course to open around half a percentage point higher on Wednesday, as we enter the business end of what promised to be a very busy and impo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 13:55
Taggar: market, point

Bitpay to Suspend All Services During the Segwit2x Hard Fork


"With roughly fifteen days left bitcoin-based businesses all around the world have been preparing their users for the possible hardfork expected to take place on or around November 16. Now the world?s..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 23:55
Taggar: bitcoin, point

Dollar Rebounds Ahead of Private Jobs and Fed Statement


"Fed Expected to Hold Rates Awaiting December meeting The US dollar is higher against most major pairs on Tuesday ahead of the release of private payrolls data and the statement by the Federal Open Mar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 22:05
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, point, rate

Launching a Cryptocurrency ?Token Generation Event? (aka an ICO)


"On October 27, 2017, disruptors in the cryptocurrency field gathered at the San Francisco Ethereal Summit. Sponsored by ConsenSys, the summit provided a diverse mix of panels and workshops that dem..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 20:34
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, point, rate, share, shares

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

These International Bitcoin Communities Are Rejecting SegWit2x


"The hard fork part of the New York Agreement is scheduled to take place within about two weeks. This incompatible protocol rule change is set to increase Bitcoin?s block weight limit, to allow for..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 15:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, market, point, profit, rate, spread

Robomed Network Unleashes Linkages Between Healthcare Patients and Providers


"The global healthcare market is vast and complex, with equity funding to digital health companies having reached $5.8 billion so far this year. Within this space, myriad models of healthca..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 15:47
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, investment, market, point, rate, trading

Trump to Appoint Bitcoin-Skeptic Powell as Fed Chair


"The New York Times is reporting President Trump will appoint “Jerome H. Powell as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve (Fed).” Bitcoiners all over the world will be impacted.  Also rea..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 13:30
Taggar: bitcoin, point, rate, report

BoJ Keeps Policy Steady, but Newcomer Seeks Easing


"The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady and roughly maintained its ambitious price forecasts on Tuesday, pointing to signs of growing strength in the economy that policymakers hope will accelera..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 11:08
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, market, point, rate

Central Bank of the Republic of Colombia Enacts an Eighth 2017 Interest Rate Cut


"Colombia’s benchmark interest rate was sliced to 5.0% from 5.25%. This was this year’s sixth 25-basis point reduction, and there have been also two cuts of 50 basis points. Prior to these..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-30 23:14
Taggar: point, rate

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Signs of Divergence May Point to Potential Distribution Phase


"After bouncing back and forth from $5100 to $6100, BTC-USD managed to squeeze out one more (albeit short-lived) all-time high. This article is going to present an update to the last discussion rega..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-30 20:41
Taggar: analysis, bear, bitcoin, bull, dollar, financial, indicators, investment, market, point, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Oct 30 ? Nov 3)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1246 1.1410 1.1509 1.1673 1.1771 1.1935 1.2034 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-28 11:17
Taggar: point

Blockstack Announces Its Own Token Sale


"New York?based decentralized internet and developer platform Blockstack has announced its own token sale.Blockstack recently partnered with a number of venture capital groups to launch the $25 mill..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-27 18:32
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, point, rate, share

Bank of Russia


"The fifth cut so far in 2017 in Russia’s central bank interest rate, this time to 8.25% from 8.50%, was announced today. The previous four reductions totaled 150 basis points, and previous cuts..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-27 16:51
Taggar: bank, point, rate

US Indices Rebound Ahead of GDP Data


"Tech Earnings Lift US Futures US futures are pointing to a higher open on Wall Street on the final trading day of the week, buoyed by better than expected earnings reports after the close on Thursday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-27 13:54
Taggar: market, point, report, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Slips as Retail Sales Nosedive


"The British pound has posted considerable losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3176, down 0.66% on the day. On the release front, British CBI Realized Sales..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 17:21
Taggar: market, point, pound, trading

Central Bank of Norway


"The key Norwegian central bank interest rate has been 0.50% since a 25-basis point cut in March 2016. The rate previously was cut 50 basis points in December 2011, twice by 25 bps each in 2014, twice..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 17:13
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Trend Change in National Bank of Ukraine?s Policy Rate


"Ukraine’s main central bank interest rate had been cut from 30% in August 2015 to 12.5% after a final cut made in May of this year, but officials at the latest policy review concluded that deter..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 17:05
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey


"Turkey’s 9.25% marginal funding rate, 7.25% overnight borrowing rate, and 8.0% one-week repo rate were all left unchanged. The last change made in any of these rates was a 75-basis point hike in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 16:57
Taggar: margin, point, rate

DAX Edges Higher Ahead of ECB Stimulus Decision


"The DAX has posted slight gains in the Thursday session, as the index remains close to the symbolic 13,000 level. Currently, the DAX is at 12,998.00, up 0.26%. On the release front, German GfK Consume..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 12:23
Taggar: point, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady Ahead of ECB Meeting


"The euro is almost unchanged in the Thursday session, after gains on Wednesday. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1811, down 0.02% on the day. On the release front, German GfK Consumer Climate edged..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 11:45
Taggar: point, rate, trading

Bank of Canada Leaves Policy Rate at 1.0% and Releases Quarterly Monetary Policy Report


"Canada’s overnight central bank interest rate was retained at 1.0% and will continue to be flanked by a 1.25% Bank Rate and a 0.75% deposit rate. After holding steady at 0.50% for two years, the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 16:59
Taggar: bank, point, rate

DAX Yawns as German Business Confidence Jumps


"The DAX is almost unchanged in the Wednesday session, as the index remains close to the symbolic 13,000 level. Currently, the DAX is at 13,013.50, unchanged from the Tuesday close. On the release fron..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 12:37
Taggar: point, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Pauses After Slide as German Business Climate Sparkles


"The euro is unchanged in the Wednesday session, after two losing sessions. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1766, up 0.07% on the day. On the release front, German Ifo Business Climate continued to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 11:33
Taggar: durable goods, goods orders, point, rate, trading

BoC to Set the Loonie?s Tune


"Wednesday October 25: Five things the markets are talking about Later this morning, the Bank of Canada (BoC) will release its rate statement and quarterly monetary policy report (10 am EDT). No rate c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 11:24
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, point, rate, report, retail sales

Central Bank of Brazil


"Brazil’s monetary policy committee, Copom, has undertaken the ninth interest rate reduction in the past twelve months, reducing its Selic Rate by 75 basis points to 7.5%. The previous four cuts..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 01:27
Taggar: point, rate

Saudi Central Bank Says Cryptocurrency Industry is ?Not Mature Enough? to Warrant Regulation


"In an interview with CNBC on Monday, Abdulmalik Al-Sheikh, senior adviser at Saudi Arabia’s central bank, stated that the regulator does not believe the cryptocurrency has matured enough to warr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-24 23:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, point

Gold Under Pressure Over Fed Chair Uncertainty


"Gold has lost ground in the Tuesday session. In the North American session, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1275.72, down 0.48% on the day. On the release front, Richmond Manufacturing Index s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-24 18:01
Taggar: gold, point

GBP/USD ? Pound Loses Ground, UK Preliminary GDP Next


"The British pound has posted losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3123, down 0.55% on the day. On the release front, there are no British releases on the sch..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-24 17:41
Taggar: point, pound, trading

Verady?s Vision for Asset Audits and Verification


"The rise of bitcoin along with other cryptocurrencies represents a watershed moment for the world of digital innovation.   But the growth in the market capitalization and complexity of..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-24 17:24
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, financial, market, point, rate, report

National Bank of Hungary


"Hungarian monetary policymakers left their base rate at 0.90% at the latest review. It’s been at that level since the last of 3 reductions in 2016, each by 15 basis points. The base rate had als..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-24 16:51
Taggar: point, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Dips on Soft Japanese Manufacturing Report


"USD/JPY has posted gains in the Tuesday session, erasing the losses at the start of the week. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 113.95, up 0.45% on the day. On the release front, there ar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-24 16:48
Taggar: point, trading

CAC Gains Ground as French Manufacturing PMI Beats Expectations


"The CAC index has posted gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the CAC is trading at 5,397.00, up 0.19% on the day. Earlier on Tuesday, the index punched above the 5400 level for the first time sin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-24 14:49
Taggar: point, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Slips After Weak Wholesales Sales, BoC Rate Decision Looms


"The Canadian dollar is unchanged in the Tuesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2655, up 0.06% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian events. The US will release the Richm..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-24 13:30
Taggar: bank, dollar, point, trading

US Index Losses May Prove Short-Lived


"US Earnings Key on Tuesday A rare negative session on Monday in US equity markets could be quickly reversed on Tuesday, with futures pointing to a more positive open on Wall Street. While there is alw..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-24 13:20
Taggar: market, point

Moody?s: Threat of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies Is Distant but Inevitable


"A report titled ?Consumer Digital Payments ? US,? which was released on October 11 by Moody?s analyst Stephen Sohn and team, reassures the payments sector that blockchain technology is a distant th..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-24 12:51
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, investment, point, rate, report

EUR/USD ? German and Euro Mfg. PMIs Beat Expectations, Euro Unchanged


"The euro is unchanged in the Tuesday session, after starting the week with losses. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1760, up 0.09% on the day. On the release front, German and European Manufacturing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-24 12:04
Taggar: point, trading

Ether Price Hits One-Month Low Below $280


"The price of ether hit its lowest point in one month on Monday, falling to $275 despite strong gains observed elsewhere in the cryptocurrency market."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-23 20:00
Taggar: currency, market, point

GBP/USD ? Pound Unchanged Despite Soft UK Manufacturing Report


"The British pound is almost unchanged in the Monday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3191, up 0.02% on the day. On the release front, British CBI Industrial Order Expectations..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-23 17:33
Taggar: point, pound, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Yawns as Abe Cruises to Supermajority Win


"USD/JPY has started the week with gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 113.71, up 0.18% on the day. On the release front, there are no US events on the schedule..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-23 16:19
Taggar: point, trading

Money20/20: Wozniak Thinks Bitcoin Is Better Than Gold


"Steve Wozniak (aka the ?Woz?) thinks Bitcoin is better than gold and the U.S. dollar, which he called ?phony,? because the government can always print more.On Sunday, October 22, 2017, the co-found..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-23 16:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, financial, gold, point, report, share

A Fresh Political Mandate in Japan, While U.K. and Spain Stay Embroiled in Uncertainty


"The Japanese Nikkei jumped 239 point or 1.1% following Sunday’s lower house election that gave Prime Minister Abe a resounding mandate and his LDP-led ruling coalition with Komeito more than a t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-23 14:07
Taggar: point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Oct 23 ? Oct 27)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1594 1.1662 1.1721 1.1790 1.1849 1.1918 1.1977 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-21 11:16
Taggar: point

Central Bank of Chile


"Chilean monetary officials once again left the key interest rate at 2.5%. The last reduction in May capped four 25-basis point moves during the first five months of 2017 to the current level. The rate..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-20 02:14
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Potential Wyckoff Distribution May Spring New All-Time Highs


"A potential Wyckoff Distribution phase is under way as bitcoin continues to climb on shaky ground. Days after having a strong $1,000 climb and nearly reaching $6,000 on most exchanges, we saw a str..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-19 20:57
Taggar: analysis, bear, bitcoin, bull, dollar, financial, indicators, investment, market, point, trading

This Blockchain-Powered Platform Aims to Disrupt the Esport Gambling Industry


"Esports wagering is a large ? and growing ? global industry at the intersection between gambling, technology and entertainment. In their 2017 Global Esports Markets Report, Newzoo found that China..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-19 18:24
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, gold, investment, market, point, profit, rate, report

Bank Indonesia


"Indonesia’s 4.25% seven-day reverse repo rate, which had been cut by 25 basis points each at successive previous reviews in August and September, was this time left unchanged, as too were the 3..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-19 16:44
Taggar: point, rate

Bank of Korea


"Although keeping the Bank of Korea Base Rate unchanged at 1.25%, its level since a 25-basis point cut in June 2016, the vote to do so was not unanimous and an accompanying statement revised projected..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-19 16:29
Taggar: bank, inflation, investment, market, point, rate

Dollar Climbs Further


"The dollar was buoyed by negative European factors (Catalonia, Brexit and a weak construction output report) and expectations of a widening U.S. interest rate premium. Yellen is generally expected not..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-18 14:10
Taggar: dollar, point, rate, report

How Do You Spend Your Free Time?


"If you do not want to get disappointed in Forex even when your trading results are not too bad, you have to pay attention to how you manage your free time. Spending your periods of..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-16 13:21
Taggar: forex, point, trading

Mix of Symmetrical and Ascending Triangle on Daily Chart of GBP/NZD


"After this August’s failed symmetrical triangle pattern, GBP/NZD is consolidating in a fusion of ascending and symmetrical triangles. However, now it points towards an u..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-15 18:32
Taggar: bull, point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Aug 28 ? Sep 1)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1577 1.1654 1.1787 1.1864 1.1998 1.2075 1.2208 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-26 11:08
Taggar: point

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher After Jackson Hole Statements


"The Canadian dollar will end the week higher against the dollary after disappointing durable goods data in the US and few details out of the central bank summit in Jackson hole offered little support..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-25 22:37
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, durable goods, loonie, oil, point

Ether Price Analysis: Bullish Momentum Seems to Be Waning


"Early in the summer, the entire crypto market took a sustained, downward move that left ETH-USD dropping in value by approximately 60 percent. At the start of the bear market, the price of ether wa..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-25 21:47
Taggar: analysis, bear, bitcoin, bull, financial, indicators, investment, market, point, rate, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Climbs after Yellen Speech


"EUR/USD has posted considerable gains in the Friday session. Currently the pair is trading at 1.1877, up 0.67% on the day. On the release front, German Final GDP gained 0.6%, matching the estimate. Ge..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-25 17:14
Taggar: durable goods, point, report, trading

US Durable Goods Orders Fall in July


"New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods rose slightly more than expected in July and shipments surged, pointing to an acceleration in business spending early in the third quarter. The Commerce Depa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-25 15:56
Taggar: goods orders, point

German Business Sentiment Eases


"German business sentiment slips marginally in August following six straight monthly rises, as the Ifo comes in at 115.9 points versus July’s record high of 116.0 points. The drop is being attrib..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-25 11:51
Taggar: margin, point

JGBs Rally, Take BoJ?s Debt-Buying Reduction in Stride


"The Japanese government bond market retained its bullish momentum and edged up on Friday, taking in stride a move by the central bank to trim the amount of debt it bought at a regular purchasing opera..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-25 11:21
Taggar: bank, bull, market, point

UK Consumers and Businesses Reign in Spending


"U.K. consumer-spending growth slowed in the second quarter as car sales fell and business investment stagnated, holding back economic momentum.The 0.1 percent increase in household expenditure was the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-24 11:06
Taggar: investment, point

Standpoint Founder: Bitcoin Asset Class Will Grow Into $2 Trillion Market


"Ronnie Moas, founder of Wall St. firm Standpoint Research, has high expectations for the cryptocurrency market ? and isn't shy about his predictions."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-24 10:00
Taggar: currency, market, point

Segregated Witness Activates on Bitcoin: This is What to Expect


"The Segregated Witness (SegWit) soft fork has activated on the Bitcoin network.As of block height 481,824, found at 1:57 UTC by BTCC, all SegWit ready nodes started enforcing the new SegWit consens..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-24 02:01
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, point, rate

Bank of Iceland?s August Policy Review


"The 7-day deposit rate, which had been cut by 50 basis point sin August 2016 and by 25 bps each in May and June of this year, was left at 4.5% after the latest meeting of the monetary policy committee..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-23 16:06
Taggar: margin, point, rate

Trump Expects NAFTA Talks to Collapse


"President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he doubts the United States can reach a deal to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement.”Personally, I don’t think we can make a deal ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-23 13:46
Taggar: point

Russian Real Estate Firm Experiments With Selling a Luxury Mansion for Bitcoin


"The Russian real estate firm Kalinka Group has announced that once of its clients is selling his luxurious home for bitcoins. The 4200 square foot country mansion is located in the village of Nikol..."

Why Bcash Mining Shouldn't Affect Bitcoin Much (But Bitcoin Mining Could Ruin Bcash)


"For the past couple of days, Bitcoin Cash (Bcash or BCH) has been more profitable to mine than Bitcoin (BTC). This has resulted in miners switching from Bitcoin to Bcash, causing a significant spee..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-22 20:11
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, margin, point, profit, rate

An Unexpected Interest Rate Cut by Bank Indonesia


"Indonesia became the latest central bank from an emerging market economy to cut its interest rates. The previous six changes, each like today’s move a cut of 25 basis points, were implemented fr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-22 19:35
Taggar: bank, economy, market, point, rate

EUR/USD Down During Quiet Trader as Dollar Recovers


"The US dollar was rebounding against its rivals today. That led to the drop of EUR/USD currency pair, which basically erased yesterday’s gains. The disappointing eurozon..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-22 16:52
Taggar: currency, currency pair, dollar, point

Central Bank of Hungary


"Hungary’s key central bank interest rate was slashed from 7.0% some five years ago to 0.90% after a 15-basis point reduction on May 24, 2016. That was its last change. However, other rates like..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-22 16:15
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Bitcoin Cash Now Commands Over 20% of BTC?s Total Hashrate


"On August 21 the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network got a lot more active as the large mining pool Antpool has pointed some of its hashrate towards the BCH chain. According to data, the forked chain?s hashpow..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-21 21:00
Taggar: bitcoin, point, rate

A Bitcoin Social Media Storm Hit BitPay This Week: Here's Why


"The Bitcoin community is not taking kindly to BitPay this week. Influential developers are accusing the major payment processor of fraud, Bitcoin users on social media are calling for boycots, bitc..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-19 15:13
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point, profit

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Aug 21 ? Aug 25)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1491 1.1576 1.1667 1.1753 1.1843 1.1929 1.2019 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-19 11:07
Taggar: point

HiddenWallet and Samourai Wallet Join Forces to Make Bitcoin Private With ZeroLink


"Ádám ?nopara73? Ficsór, HiddenWallet developer and TumbleBit contributor, and ?TDevD,? the pseudonymous Samourai wallet developer, are joining forces on a new privacy project: ZeroLink. ZeroLink is..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-18 17:23
Taggar: bitcoin, point

Markets Remain Rattled by Concerns over the Political Direction of the United States


"The dollar lost 0.5% overnight against the yen, loonie, kiwi and Aussie dollar. The greenback also dipped 0.1% versus the euro, Swissy, yuan and sterling. Japan’s Nikkei dropped 1.2% or 232 poin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-18 15:25
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, point, swissy

Sony and IBM Join Forces to Put Student Achievement on the Blockchain


"On August 9, IBM announced the firm?s cooperation with Sony Global Education ? a subsidiary of Sony, providing global educational services ? with the objective to develop a learning platform for st..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-17 20:29
Taggar: bitcoin, point, share

EUR/USD Declines Through the Day, Recovers After US Fundamentals


"The euro was in a downtrend versus the US dollar for the first half of the trading session today. It stalled after the New York session opening and en..."

Presearch Uses Ethereum Blockchain and AI to Challenge Google on Its Own Turf


"Presearch, a software development startup specializing in information search engines, is challenging Google on its own turf with a double-barreled approach, using both blockchain technology and AI..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-17 17:44
Taggar: bitcoin, point, rate

Central Bank of Chile


"The latest review of Chilean monetary policy ended with a decision to leave the key interest rate at 2.5%, the level since the last of four 25-basis point cuts implemented between January and May of t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-17 01:00
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Aug 14 ? Aug 18)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1564 1.1626 1.1723 1.1785 1.1881 1.1943 1.2039 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-12 11:11
Taggar: point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (May 1 ? May 5)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0695 1.0758 1.0825 1.0888 1.0955 1.1018 1.1085 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-29 11:22
Taggar: point

Another Russian Central Bank Interest Rate Cut


"The Bank of Russia’s 50-basis point key interest rate cut to 9.25% decided today is larger than analysts were expected. Officials justified the decision by noting that inflation fell sharply las..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 19:10
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

CAC Flat as French Data Disappoints, Eurozone CPI Climbs


"The CAC has ticked higher in the Friday session. Currently, the index is trading at 5,280.50. On the release front, French indicators were a mixed bag. GDP for the first quarter came in at 0.3%, close..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 13:49
Taggar: indicators, point, trading

EUR Up on Inflation Beat Despite Draghi Warning


"US futures are pointing to a slightly higher open on Friday as we await economic data and earnings for the first quarter. It?s already been a lively start to trading in Europe where we got some surpri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 13:07
Taggar: inflation, point, rate, trading

Dollar Higher But Sensitive to Growth of US Economy in Q1


"US GDP could point to a slowdown in the pace of growth The US dollar is higher against most majors after the European Central Bank (ECB) decided to keep rates and monetary policy unchanged despite imp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 22:11
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, point, rate

Three Central Bank Meetings, Weaker Oil, and Several Data Releases


"The dollar is up 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.4% relative to the loonie, and 0.3% against the euru and Aussie dollar but flat against sterling and softer versus the peso. Stocks are slightly lower in the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 18:52
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

U.S Jobless Claims Rise to Four-Week High


"Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose to a four-week high last week, interrupting a run of subdued firings, a Labor Department report showed Thursday. Key Points ? Jobless claims increased by 14..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 14:48
Taggar: employment, point, report

U.S. Durable-Goods Orders Rose Less Than Forecast in March


"Orders for durable goods rose less than forecast in March as demand for automobiles, fabricated-metal products and machinery all declined, Commerce Department data showed Thursday. Key Points ? Bookin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 14:36
Taggar: durable goods, point

Yuan weakens on Corporate dollar demand


"The People’s Bank of China set the midpoint rate at 6.8896 per dollar prior to market open, the weakest level since April 12. Thursday’s fixing was 51 pips, or around 0.1 percent, softer t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 06:26
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, point, rate

No Fireworks from the BoJ


"Right on expectations and little change on JPY At some point, the BOJ is expected to slow the pace of JGB purchases, but with inflation remaining stubbornly below the 2 % target the BoJ maintains curr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 05:22
Taggar: currency, inflation, point

Turkish Central Bank Leaves Interest Rates at Already Elevated Levels


"The Central Bank of Turkey’s overnight lending rate had previously been raised by 25 basis points in late November and 75 basis points two months later to the current level of 9.25%. The one-wee..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-26 16:54
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Market Pause


"After sharp advances on the first two days of the week, equities flattened as investors assessed whether so much optimism is really justified. Opinion polls, which point to a comfortable win for Macro..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-26 15:55
Taggar: point

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

Central Bank of Hungary


"At this month’s meeting of Hungary’s Monetary Council, officials left interest rates including the 0.90% Base Rate unchanged as expected. The rate was slashed from 7.0% prior to August 201..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-25 18:26
Taggar: point, rate

Trump Prepares Flurry of Executive Orders


"President Donald Trump will mark the end of his first 100 days in office with a flurry of executive orders, looking to fulfill campaign promises and rack up victories ahead of that milestone by turnin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-25 15:34
Taggar: point

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips as Manufacturing Orders Misses Expectations


"GBP/USD has started the week with losses, as the pair trades slightly below the 1.28 line in Monday’s North American session. On the release front, British Rightmove HPI rose 1.3 percent in Apri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-24 17:27
Taggar: point

Super-Charged Euro and Other Big Market Changes after French Election


"The centrist candidate, Macron, and not anti-euro Le Pen, won the first round of France’s presidential election on Sunday. Le Pen came in second place with 2.5 percentage points fewer votes than..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-24 16:50
Taggar: dollar, point

US Stocks Higher After French Election Results


"U.S. stocks rose 1% on Monday, with major indexes advancing in a broad rally after a strong showing by centrist Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential election, which averted fears of a euroskepti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-24 16:06
Taggar: point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Apr 24 ? Apr 28)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0452 1.0527 1.0627 1.0702 1.0802 1.0877 1.0977 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-22 11:30
Taggar: point

Week Ahead Geopolitics to Cloud Central Bank Outlook


"European and Japanese Policy Makers Announce Policy Decisions Higher political risk in 2017 was forecasted and so far it hasn’t disappointed. The calendar of democratic events expanded last week..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-21 20:47
Taggar: announcement, point, pound

US Existing Home Sales Pace Highest Since 2007, EUR/USD Falls


"EUR/USD dropped today as US existing home sales pace reached the highest level in more than a decade. Markit PMIs were disappointing, but that did not help the currency pair v..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-21 19:22
Taggar: currency, currency pair, home sales, point

US Stocks Open Higher on Friday after Mnuchin Gives Tax Reform Hope


"U.S. stocks were set for a slightly higher open on Friday, boosted by revived optimism over the timing of President Donald Trump?s plans for a tax overhaul, though investors remained cautious ahead of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-21 15:11
Taggar: point

No Change in Indonesia Monetary Policy


"As analysts expected, Bank Indonesia’s seven-day reverse repo rate, the main policy benchmark, was left at 4.75%, the level since a sixth and final 25-basis point reduction made during 2016. Thi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-20 19:39
Taggar: bank, point, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Shrugs Off Soft Japanese Trade Surplus


"USD/JPY has edged higher in the Thursday session, as the pair trades slightly above the 109 line. In economic news, Japan’s trade surplus dropped sharply to JPY 0.17 trillion, well short of the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-20 16:43
Taggar: point

Russian CB Governor Could Cut Rates Next Week


"Russia’s central bank is likely to consider cutting its key interest rate by 25 or 50 basis points when policymakers meet next week, governor Elvira Nabiullina said on Thursday. Her comments wer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-20 15:09
Taggar: bank, finance, point, rate

U.S Weekly Jobless Claims Rise


"Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose last week while total benefit rolls dropped to the lowest in 17 years, indicating the job market remains tight, a Labor Department report showed Thursday. K..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-20 14:33
Taggar: employment, market, point, report

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

May Targets Boost to EU Negotiation Stance From Election


"Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday an early election would strengthen her at the “most crucial point” in Britain’s divorce talks with the EU, as she prepared to ask parliam..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-19 12:33
Taggar: point

EM ASIA slightly firmer


"The dollar was further weighed by dismal U.S. housing data pointing to sharply weaker economic growth in the first quarter. That added to growing views that the prospect of a Federal Reserve interest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-19 07:45
Taggar: dollar, point, rate

The Biggest US Health Insurer is Hiring a Blockchain Director


"The largest US-based health insurer is looking to hire a new point person on blockchain development. Source"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-18 18:16
Taggar: point

GBP/USD ? Pound Soars as Theresa May Calls Surprise Election


"GBP/USD has jumped on Tuesday, gaining close to 200 points. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2740. The pound has climbed after Prime Minister Theresa May surprised the markets by calli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-18 15:57
Taggar: market, point, pound, trading

US Stock Market Opens Lower After GS Earnings Miss


"U.S. stocks opened lower on Tuesday, with financials leading the decline after Goldman Sachs reported weaker-than-expected quarterly results. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.32% fell 95 poin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-18 15:41
Taggar: financial, gold, point, report

IMF Chief Economist Says Global Economy at Turning Point


"The world economy seems to be gaining momentum, according the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund. Writing in the IMF’s new World Economic Outlook, Maurice Obstfeldt said “w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-18 15:34
Taggar: economy, point, report

U.S Housing Starts Fall in March to Four-month Low


"New-home construction in the U.S. cooled in March to a four-month low as starts of single-family properties settled back from the strongest pace in almost a decade, Commerce Department data showed Tue..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-18 14:42
Taggar: point, rate

How Blockchain Could End Travel Industry Pain Points


"10 ways blockchain could eliminate pain points for both travellers and travel companies. Source"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-18 11:30
Taggar: point

JGBs Firm on Cue from U.S Treasury Yields


"Japanese government bonds firmed on Monday, with superlong yields touching multi-month lows as JGBs took cue from falling U.S. Treasury yields in the wake of their lacklustre economic data. The benchm..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-17 14:49
Taggar: point

Bitcoin?s Blockchain Timestamping Standards Face Off


"A new version of the timestamping standard Chainpoint is being tested and will be released soon with new functionalities. However, the lead developer for competing standard Opentimestamps claims that..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-16 10:00
Taggar: bitcoin, point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Apr 17 ? Apr 21)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0453 1.0511 1.0560 1.0619 1.0668 1.0727 1.0776 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-15 11:28
Taggar: point

Next Week


"A lean holiday-shortened week lies ahead both from a data-release and central bank standpoint. Central Banks: Bank Indonesia holds an interest rate policy meeting on Thursday. Minutes from the last Re..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-14 02:56
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Semi-Annual Review of Singapore?s Monetary Policy


"The Monetary Authority of Singapore does not target an interest rate. Instead, monetary policy in a domestic money market sense is derivative of currency policy. The goal is a target corridor for the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-13 20:11
Taggar: currency, dollar, market, point, rate

Bank of Korea


"South Korea’s central bank base rate was cut five times from August 2014 to June 2016 by a total of 125 basis points, halving the key interest rate to 1.25%. While modestly bumping up projected..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-13 19:42
Taggar: bank, point, rate

U.S. Producer Prices Decline for First Time Since August 2016


"Wholesale prices in the U.S. declined in March for the first time since August 2016, a sign broader inflation will accelerate only gradually, a Labor Department report showed Thursday. Key Points ? Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-13 14:37
Taggar: inflation, point, price index, rate, report

Bank of Canada Leaves Policy Rate at 0.5%, Projects Modest Growth and Inflation Dipping by Mid-2017


"Canada’s overnight interest rate target has been 0.50% since cuts of 25 basis points engineered in January and July of 2015. While there’s no urgency to begin tightening as the Federal Res..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-12 19:16
Taggar: point, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Rally Stops on Dismal Unemployment Report


"GBP/USD has ticked higher in Wednesday trading. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at the 1.25 level. On the release front, British Claimant Count Change disappointed with a large gain of 25..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-12 18:48
Taggar: day trading, point, trading

Indian Inflation Rises Less Than Expected on Food


"India?s inflation rose less than expected in March, taking pressure off the central bank for more action after it unexpectedly tightened monetary policy last week. Key Points Consumer prices rose 3.81..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-12 15:00
Taggar: bank, inflation, point

U.S. Import Prices Post Largest Drop in Seven Months in March


"U.S. import prices recorded their biggest drop in seven months in March as the cost of petroleum declined, but the underlying trend pointed to a moderate rise in imported inflation as the dollar’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-12 14:48
Taggar: dollar, inflation, point, rate

Full Percentage Point Reduction of the Brazilian Selic Interest Rate


"The monetary policy committee at the Central Bank of Brazil, known as Copom, cut the Selic rate to 11.25% from 12.25%. This larger incremental cut after ones of 75 basis points in both January and Feb..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-12 00:10
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Fed?s Powell to Replace Tarullo in Oversight Role


"The Federal Reserve tapped Jerome Powell to be the new point man overseeing how Wall Street banks are regulated. Powell, who has been a governor on the board since 2012, was assigned to head the bank..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-11 17:05
Taggar: announcement, bank, point

DAX Edges Lower To Start off Week, German Investor Confidence Next


"The DAX Index has edged lower in Monday trading. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,208.69. In economic news, Eurozone Sentix Investor Confidence jumped to 23.9, beating the estimate of 20.1 points..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-10 13:35
Taggar: day trading, economy, market, point, trading

Euro Starts off Week Quietly at 1.06, Eurozone Investor Confidence Jumps


"EUR/USD has started off the week quietly, after posting losses in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading just below the 1.06 level. On the release front, Eurozone Sentix Investor Confidenc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-10 11:51
Taggar: point, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Apr 10 ? Apr 14)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0441 1.0511 1.0550 1.0619 1.0658 1.0727 1.0766 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-08 11:33
Taggar: point

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Peru’s policy interest rate has been again  maintained at 4.25% even though actual inflation and expectations of future inflation in the short run have moved higher. The rate has been at this le..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-07 18:59
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Canada: Labour Force Survey, March 2017


"Employment was little changed in March (+19,000 or +0.1%), while the unemployment rate rose 0.1 percentage points to 6.7% as more people searched for work. In the first quarter of 2017, employment gai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-07 15:12
Taggar: employment, point, rate

U.S. Job Growth Slows Sharply, Unemployment Rate Falls


"U.S. employers added the fewest number of workers in 10 months in March, but a drop in the unemployment rate to a near 10-year low of 4.5 percent pointed to a labor market that continues to tighten. N..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-07 15:04
Taggar: employment, market, point, rate

Reserve Bank of India Keeps Repo Rate at 6.25% with a Neutral Forward Bias


"This was was the third straight meeting that left the repo rate at 6.25%. That interest rate had been cut twice last year by 25 basis points each in April and October, following four reductions totali..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-06 19:22
Taggar: point, rate

Bank of Israel Retains 0.10% Interest Rate


"In each of four consecutive years, 2011-2014, Israel’s central bank interest rate was sliced three times by 25 basis points, and that cumulative three percentage points of rate reduction was pun..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-06 19:09
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Indian Central Bank Keeps Rate Unchanged at 6.25%


"The Reserve Bank of India kept its repo rate unchanged at 6.25 percent for a third consecutive policy meeting on Thursday as it continues to guard against any potential flare-up in inflation and an un..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-06 18:41
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

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

U.S. weekly jobless claims post largest drop in almost two years


"New applications for U.S. unemployment benefits recorded their biggest drop in nearly two years last week, pointing to a further tightening in the labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-06 14:44
Taggar: employment, market, point

National Bank of Romania


"Romania’s monetary policy rate has been 1.75% since a 25-basis point cut in May 2015. This month was saw the fifteenth consecutive Board meeting without an interest rate change. From April 2014..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-05 19:42
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Gold Loses Ground as ADP Payrolls Report Soars


"Gold has posted losses in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, gold is trading at $1246.12 per ounce. On the release front, the ADP Employment Change jumped to 263 thousand, crushing the fo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-05 19:30
Taggar: employment, gold, point, trading

National Bank of Poland


"Poland’s 7-day repo rate has been at 1.5% since a 50-basis point reduction in August 2015. That was the tenth cut since November 2012. In that span, the rate fell 325 basis points from 4.75%. Ac..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-05 19:30
Taggar: consumption, point, rate

Ingen rubrik satt


"The ISM’s non-manufacturing U.S. PMI, shown in the table below, dropped 2.4 points to 55.2 in March, and a U.S. services PMI compiled by Markit Economics declined 1.2 points to a 6-month low of..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-05 19:23
Taggar: point

Several Data Surprises


"ADP reported a resurgence of private jobs in the United States, which they estimate climbed 263K in March. The Labor Department monthly report arrives Friday. But the U.S. non-manufacturing purchasing..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-05 17:25
Taggar: point, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Improves on Strong UK Services PMI


"GBP/USD has posted gains in the Wednesday session, erasing the losses from Tuesday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2470. On the release front, British Services PMI improved to 55.0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-05 17:18
Taggar: point, trading

DAX Steady on Higher German, Eurozone Services PMI


"The DAX Index has edged lower on Wednesday, after an uneventful Tuesday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,242.25. On the release front, services reports are in focus. German Final Services..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-05 12:21
Taggar: point, report, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Subdued as German, Eurozone Service PMIs Improve


"EUR/USD is unchanged in the Wednesday session, as the euro continues to have a quiet week. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.0680. On the release front, services reports are in focus. German Final S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-05 10:55
Taggar: point, report, trading

US Private payrolls and Fed Minutes to Guide Markets


"ADP first US jobs data point of the week The USD is higher against most major pairs as investors are reducing their appetite for risk and flock to safe havens. The JPY is the only of the majors to gai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-04 19:26
Taggar: dollar, point, trading

Australian Official Cash Rate Left Unchanged at 1.50%


"The Reserve Bank of Australia’s Board has maintained a 1.5% key interest rate since two of 25-basis point reductions in May and August of last year. Similar cuplets were engineered in October an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-04 18:11
Taggar: bank, point, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Weakens as Construction PMI Softens


"GBP/USD has posted losses in the Tuesday session. In the North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2430. On the release front, British Construction PMI dipped to 52.2, missing the estimate of 52.5..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-04 15:07
Taggar: point, trading

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Shrugs Mixed Tankan Indices


"The Japanese yen has edged higher in the Monday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at the 111 line. On the release front, the Japanese Tankan indices were a mixed bag. The Tankan Man..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-03 17:07
Taggar: point, trading

Oil Prices Under Pressure as Libyan Output Restored


"Oil prices were under pressure on Monday as a rebound in Libyan oil output at the weekend weighed against upbeat economic data from Asia that pointed to strong energy demand from the region. Benchmark..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-03 17:05
Taggar: oil, point

Trump and Xi Meeting to Yield No Big Changes Says Former Bush Advisor


"Don’t expect more than a friendly handshake in a meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, a former advisor to President George W. Bush said Monday. U.S. stock ind..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-03 16:47
Taggar: margin, point

U.S. and Euroland Factory March PMIs Respectively Fell and Rose


"The U.S. manufacturing PMI level exceeded its euro area counterpart for a third straight month in March. However, all but 0.2 points of a 1.5-point widening of the spread between the two indices seen..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-03 16:32
Taggar: point, spread

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips as Manufacturing PMI Misses Expectations


"GBP/USD has posted slight losses in the Monday session. In the North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at the 1.25 level. On the release front, British Manufacturing PMI improved to 54.2, but this fe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-03 16:29
Taggar: point, trading

DAX Steady on Solid German, Eurozone Manufacturing PMIs


"The DAX Index has edged lower in the Monday session, as the DAX trades at 12,366.50. On the release front, it’s a very busy start to the week. German and Eurozone Manufacturing PMIs continue to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-03 12:37
Taggar: point

EUR/USD ? Unchanged as Eurozone Manufacturing PMIs Meet Forecasts


"EUR/USD is showing little movement in the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.0670. It’s a very busy start to the week, with a host of manufacturing releases out of the eurozone..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-03 11:32
Taggar: point, trading

Oil Falls as Libyan Output Recovers


"Oil prices fell on Monday as a rebound in Libyan oil output weighed against upbeat economic data from Asia that pointed to strong energy demand from the region. Benchmark Brent futures for June delive..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-03 01:00
Taggar: oil, point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Apr 3 ? Apr 7)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0300 1.0473 1.0560 1.0733 1.0819 1.0992 1.1079 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-01 11:26
Taggar: point

Bank of Mexico Tightens Again


"With the peso trading much better lately, Mexican monetary officials throttled back the size of its incremental hike of the overnight money rate to 25 basis points. However, with inflation still crest..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-31 17:29
Taggar: inflation, point, rate, trading

NAFTA Renegotiation Guidelines Lack Details


"The Trump administration has submitted a vague set of guidelines to Congress for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada, disappointing those who wanted a major ov..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-31 16:30
Taggar: point

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar in Holding Pattern Ahead of GDP


"USD/CAD has edged higher in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.3350. On the release front, Canada releases GDP for January, which is expected to remain unchanged at 0.3%. In the U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-31 13:56
Taggar: bank, consumer sentiment, point, trading

Boston Fed Rosengren Wants 4 Rate Hikes in 2017


"If Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren gets his way, the central bank will be a lot more aggressive this year with raising interest rates. In a speech Wednesday, Rosengren said he believes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-29 18:44
Taggar: bank, market, point, rate

Bank of Thailand


"Thailand’s Monetary Policy Committee retained a 1.5% policy interest rate yet again. It’s been at this low level since 25-basis point cuts in March and April of 2015. Six other 25-bp reduc..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-29 14:18
Taggar: point, rate

German Ifo Survey Hits Six Year High


"A closely watched survey shows that business confidence in Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, has unexpectedly risen to a six-year high. The Ifo institute said Monday that its monthly confidence..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-28 17:01
Taggar: economy, point

Magyar Nemzeti Bank Retains Loose Policy


"Hungary’s monetary policy interest rate has been at 0.90% since a 15-basis point reduction in May 2016 and continues to be augmented by unconventional stimulus. A policy statement released today..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-28 16:39
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

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

Flogging a Dead Horse


"Flogging a Dead Horse A modest risk off mindset engulfed investors at the start of the week. Unsurprisingly investors continued to ponder the US political musings while extrapolating just how the rece..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-28 02:12
Taggar: point

Dollar, Stocks, and Bond Yields Drop


"Markets reacted poorly to the scrapped U.S. health care bill. Disappointment transcends Trump’s inability to secure this promised deal. The repeal and replacement of Obamacare was intended to ge..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-27 14:21
Taggar: finance, market, point, rate

DAX Steady as German Business Climate Climbs


"The DAX Index has edged upwards on Monday, as the DAX trades at 11,963.25. On the release front, German Ifo Business Climate climbed to 112.3, above the forecast of 111.2 points. In the eurozone, M3 M..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-27 12:31
Taggar: point

EUR/USD ? Strong German Business Climate Sends Euro to 14-Week High


"EUR/USD has edged higher on Monday, as the pair trades at 1.0860. On the release front, German Ifo Business Climate climbed to 112.3, above the forecast of 111.2 points. In the US, there are no econom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-27 11:38
Taggar: indicators, point

Galaxy Mining Directs its Hashrate Towards Bitcoin.com?s Pool


"The Washington State-based cryptocurrency mining operation of Galaxy Mining has announced the organization will be pointing their hashrate at Bitcoin.com’s mining pool. This is a paid press rele..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-25 18:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point, rate

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Mar 27 ? Mar 31)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0629 1.0674 1.0735 1.0780 1.0841 1.0885 1.0946 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-25 11:13
Taggar: point

EUR/USD Climbs After Release of PMIs from Eurozone


"EUR/USD was falling today but bounced after Markit released a bunch of PMI reports for eurozone, all of which exceeded expectations. Meanwhile, PMIs for the United States..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-24 17:39
Taggar: dollar, point, report

Bank of Russia Cuts Key Interest Rate to 9.75%


"Having previously cut its interest rate by six percentage points during the first seven months of 2015 and by an additional 50 basis points each in June and September of last year, most analysts were..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-24 16:56
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Central Bank of Sri Lanka Raises Deposit and Lending Rates by 25 Basis Points


"This third round of tightening was smaller in size (25 basis points) than the incremental increases of 50 basis points each in February and July of 2016. The Standing Deposit and Standing Lending Rate..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-24 16:40
Taggar: point, rate

DAX Shrugs Off Sharp German, Eurozone Mfg. Data


"The DAX Index has ticked lower in the Friday session, but remains above the symbolic 12,000 level. Currently, the DAX is at trading at 12,031.75. On the release front, Germany the Eurozone posted impr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-24 11:51
Taggar: point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Upwards as German and Eurozone Mfg. Reports Sparkle


"EUR/USD has pushed above the 1.08 line on Friday, courtesy of strong PMI numbers out of Germany and the Eurozone. In Germany, Flash Manufacturing PMI jumped to 58.3, above the forecast of 56.6 points..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-24 10:53
Taggar: indicators, point

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Upwards as German and Eurozone Mfg. Reports Sparkle


"EUR/USD has pushed above the 1.08 line on Friday, courtesy of strong PMI numbers out of Germany and the Eurozone. In Germany, Flash Manufacturing PMI jumped to 58.3, above the forecast of 56.6 points..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-24 10:53
Taggar: indicators, point

Central Bank of Colombia


"A statement has been released after the third 25-basis point reduction of Colombia’s benchmark interest rate in four months. The rate becomes 7.0%, lowest since last May. From April 2014 until J..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-24 00:21
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

GBP/USD ? Strong Retail Sales Sends Pound Above 1.25


"GBP/USD has climbed above the 1.25 level on Thursday, as the pair has hit 4-week highs. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.2520. On the release front, British Retail Sales posted..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-23 16:51
Taggar: point, retail sales, trading

Japanese Stock market Falls As US Healthcare Expectations Drop


"Market sources believe that fading expectations for the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump are behind the 414.5-point plunge in the Nikkei 225 on March 22. The sudden decline on March 22 was driv..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-23 15:25
Taggar: market, point, share

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

Gold Rally Continues on Market Disappointment with Fed, Weak Housing Report


"Gold prices continue to move higher on Wednesday, as the base metal has posted daily gains for a sixth straight day. In the North American session, the gold is trading at $1251 per ounce, its highest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-22 19:56
Taggar: gold, home sales, inflation, point, trading

West Texas Crude ? Crude Inventories Surplus Sends WTI to 14-Week Low


"West Texas crude has lost ground on Wednesday, continuing the downward movement which marked Tuesday trading. In the North American session, WTI crude futures are trading at $47.78. Brent Crude future..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-22 18:58
Taggar: day trading, home sales, inflation, point, trading

Nodecounter Directs Its Hashrate at Bitcoin.com?s Mining Pool


"The bitcoin data website Nodecounter.com, which also helps manage a mining operation at Nicehash, has announced they are switching mining pools from Slush and are now pointing their hashrate at pool.B..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-22 17:30
Taggar: bitcoin, point, rate

French Presidential Race Far From Over


"Emmanuel Macron?s advisers are calling for caution as their candidate strengthens his lead in the French election race and Republican rival Francois Fillon is hit by another scandal, this time reports..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-22 15:29
Taggar: point, profit, report

Continuing Retreat in Share Prices


"The Japanese Nikkei tumbled 414 points or 2.1%. Equities also fell 1.6% in Australia, 1.4% in Hong Kong, 1.1% in India, 1.3% in Singapore and 0.5% in China and South Korea. This followed yesterdayR..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-22 14:12
Taggar: point

New Zealand Official Cash Rate Held Steady at 1.75%


"As they decided at the first 2017 meeting held February 9, policymakers at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand agreed to keep their key interest rate at 1.75%, a record low reached after a 25-basis point..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-22 01:59
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Great Debate


"Great French Debate The first great French debate has the polls showing Macaron performing well and the markets were quick to react a.The  EURO has recovered all its pre-debate risk off,  bouncing poi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-21 04:48
Taggar: market, point

Speeches Eyed as Central Banks Turn More Hawkish


"US futures are pointing to a marginally lower open on Monday, as traders eye tonight?s speech from Donald Trump as well as a few other from policy makers from the Federal Reserve, Bank of England and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-20 14:07
Taggar: bank, margin, point

Mining Pool Bitclub Network Mines Its First Bitcoin Unlimited Block


"On March 19, the bitcoin mining pool Bitclub Network mined its first Bitcoin Unlimited (BU) block as the mining operation is now signaling support for the protocol.  Also Read: Antpool Points 75% Hash..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-20 06:17
Taggar: bitcoin, point

Popular Bitcoin Exchanges Reveal Controversial Hard Fork Contingency Plan


"Over the past few days, the Bitcoin network scaling debate has been a viral topic as the community has begun deliberating the viability of a hard fork and a possible blockchain split. Also Read: Antpo..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-19 15:56
Taggar: bitcoin, point

Major DDoS Attacks Hit Bitcoin.com


"Large scale DDoS attacks on Bitcoin.com and its subdomains started a few days ago and have heightened over the past 48 hours, in an apparent attempt at targeting the ?big block? side of the ongoing di..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-18 19:58
Taggar: bitcoin, point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Mar 20 ? Mar 24)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0447 1.0523 1.0630 1.0706 1.0812 1.0889 1.0995 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-18 11:16
Taggar: point

Central Bank of Chile Cuts Interest Rate to 3.0%


"The Chilean monetary policy rate had been 3.5% for 13 months until a 25-basis point reduction in January, and now a second such cut has been engineered and statement released suggesting more easing ma..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-17 15:04
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Steady as Manufacturing Sales Posts Gain


"USD/CAD is unchanged in the Friday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading slightly above the 1.33 line. On the release front, Canadian Manufacturing Sales gained 0.6% in January, markin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-17 14:46
Taggar: consumer sentiment, point, trading

Turkish Lire Rallies As CBRT Tightens.


"Turkish Lire (TRY) gains as the Turkish Central Bank (CBRT) announces lifts the cost of borrowing liquidity from it. The USD/TRY has fallen over  200 pips in the last hour after the CBRT increased the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-17 08:48
Taggar: bank, point

Bank of England


"The Monetary Policy Council agreed again to leave its Bank Rate at 0.25%, but the vote drew a dissent for only the second time in the past dozen meetings. The dissent by Kristin Forbes, who favored a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-16 19:18
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Gold Rally Continues as Dovish Fed Disappoints Markets


"This week’s gold rally has continued on Thursday. In the North American session, gold is trading at $1228.69 an ounce. On the release front, Building Permits fell to 1.21 million, missing the es..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-16 18:52
Taggar: employment, gold, point, trading

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey: No Further Rate Hikes This Time


"A statement released after the latest policy meeting observes that inflation has risen sharply lately, notes that monetary policy has been tightened sharply over recent months, and elects to stay with..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-16 18:30
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Central Bank of Norway Keeps 0.50% Interest Rate


"A 50-basis point interest rate cut in December 2011 followed by five 25-bp reductions from March 2012 to March 2016 depressed Norway’s central bank interest rate from 2.25% to the current 0.50%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-16 17:45
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Big Day for Central Bank Policy Meetings


"On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve increased its target fed funds rate band by 25 basis points to 0.75-1.0%. Although meeting expectations, remarks by Chair Yellen proved more dovish than expected. Pol..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-16 15:10
Taggar: bank, point, rate, visa

Markets Boosted By Fed and Dutch Election Result


"It?s been a strong start to trading on Thursday, with investors buoyed by the election result in the Netherlands and the optimistic yet cautious rate hike and assessment from the Federal Reserve on We..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-16 12:49
Taggar: point, rate, trading

Bank of England Expected to Hold


"/p> The Fed disappointed with dovish statement The USD dropped versus majors after the much anticipated rate hike at the end of the March Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). The Fed raised rates by..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-15 22:22
Taggar: market, point, rate

Yellen?s Press Conference


"Over the hour and twenty minutes between the released FOMC statement with accompanying projections and the end of Chair Janet Yellen’s press conference, the ten-year Treasury yield fell seven ba..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-15 21:54
Taggar: dollar, gold, point

FOMC Statement & Projections


"The FOMC hiked its fed funds rate target 25 basis points to 0.74-1.0%. There was a single dissent, Minneapolis Fed President Kashkari, who favored no change. The released statement is similar to the p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-15 20:32
Taggar: inflation, investment, point, rate

Central Bank of Iceland


"The seven-day Icelandic deposit rate was left at 5.0%. Reductions of 50 basis points last August and 25 bps in December reversed two increases that had been engineered in August and November of 2015..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-15 17:49
Taggar: point, rate

FOMC Preview


"Over the past six weeks since the last FOMC policy announcement on February 1, the dollar has appreciated marginally more than 1.0% against the euro and yen, and the 10-year Treasury yield is advanced..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-15 16:37
Taggar: announcement, dollar, margin, oil, point

U.S Producer Prices Increase 0.3% in February


"U.S. producer prices moderated in February, but the trend pointed to a steady building up of inflation pressures. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its producer price index for final demand increas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-14 14:42
Taggar: inflation, point, price index, rate

National Bank of Serbia


"Serbian monetary officials retained a 4.0% key interest rate, observing that inflation is hovering near 3.0%, the mid-point of its 1.5-4.5% target range and expected to remain with that corridor. Ther..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-14 14:12
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

DAX Hugging 12,000 as Germany Posts Solid Data


"The DAX Index is steady on Tuesday, trading at 11,995.50 in the European session. In economic news, German Final CPI improved to 0.6%, matching the forecast. German ZEW Economic Sentiment improved to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-14 13:13
Taggar: cpi, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady as German ZEW Economic Sentiment Improves


"EUR/USD has inched lower in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.0640. On the release front, German Final CPI improved to 0.6%, matching the forecast.  German ZEW Economic Sentimen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-14 12:47
Taggar: cpi, point, trading

Yuan Weakens ahead of Fed rate hike


"The yuan declined on Tuesday morning ahead of a meeting of the US Federal Reserve tomorrow where policy makers are expected to raise interest rates. The offshore yuan in Hong Kong fell for a second da..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-14 05:49
Taggar: point, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Steady as Japanese Inflation Improves


"USD/JPY is almost unchanged in the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 114.70. In Japan, PPI climbed to 1.0%, matching the forecast. This marked a second straight gain after a long strin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-13 15:50
Taggar: point, trading

Fed, UK Brexit Bill and Oil in Focus on Monday


"It?s been a relatively calm start to a week that is likely to be anything but, with European markets broadly mixed and US futures pointing to a flat open. Traders appear to be in wait and see mode at..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-13 14:07
Taggar: bank, market, point

Review: Encyclopedia of Physical Bitcoins and Crypto-Currencies


"At some point in the 7th Century BC, the measured round metallic objects we know and love as ?coins? became our archetype for money. Fiat currency – paper tickets purporting to represent actual..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-12 03:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Mar 13 ? Mar 17)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0390 1.0457 1.0564 1.0632 1.0738 1.0806 1.0913 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-11 11:16
Taggar: point

Next Week


"Central Banks: Wednesday’s FOMC meeting heads a crowded week of interest rate policy meetings that also includes Japan, Switzerland, Great Britain, Turkey, Indonesia, Norway, Chile, Iceland, and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-10 20:41
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Input Prices a Concern For UK Construction


"U.K. manufacturing and construction shrank in January, pointing to a loss of economic momentum in the first quarter. Factory output fell 0.9 percent from December, the Office for National Statistics s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-10 13:30
Taggar: industrial production, point

Central Reserve Bank of Peru Maintains 4.25% Interest Rate


"The last change in Peru’s central bank interest rate was a 25 basis point cut in February 2016 that culminated a percentage point of easing in the space of five months. A released statement afte..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-10 03:11
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Dollar Up and Some Eye-Catching Data Results


"The dollar is trading higher, with gains of 0.6% against the Aussie currency, 0.5% relative to the yen, 0.4% versus the kiwi, 0.3% vis-a-vis the euro, loonie, peso and sterling, 0.2% against the Swiss..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-08 16:57
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point, trading

USD Edging Higher Again as Cracks Appear in GBP


"It?s been another relatively calm start to trading on Tuesday, with European indices mixed early on and US futures a little lower as traders continue to lock in profits following what has been a stron..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-07 13:22
Taggar: point, profit, trading

The Euro, Yen and Peso


"This coming Thursday, March 9th, will mark the eighth anniversary of the low point hit by U.S. stocks in the Great Recession. The DOW and S&P 500 closed that day at 6,547 and 677. The economy was..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-06 22:23
Taggar: economy, point

Eurozone Investor Morale Hits Almost 10-year High


"Investor sentiment in the euro zone improved more than expected in March, hitting its highest level in almost 10 years on Monday, as concerns that global political risks could end an economic upswing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-06 15:39
Taggar: point

DAX ? Deutsche Bank Capital Raise Sends DAX Lower


"The DAX Index closed the week above the 12,000 level, but has dropped lower at the start of the new trading week. In the Monday session, The DAX is trading at 11,981.89 points. On the release front, E..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-06 13:46
Taggar: point, retail sales, trading

Bitcoiners Beware ? U.S. Customs Agents Are Coercing for Mobile Passwords


"Now bitcoiners have another topic to consider as Trump has beefed up U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) policies with agents searching the phones of travelers at border checkpoints. Also read: T..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-06 08:00
Taggar: bitcoin, point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Mar 6 ? Mar 10)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0395 1.0445 1.0531 1.0581 1.0666 1.0716 1.0802 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-04 11:18
Taggar: point

Non-Manufacturing PMIs: U.S. and Ezone Both Improve


"The non-manufacturing U.S. PMI rose 1.1 points to a 16-month high of 57.6, and Euroland’s services purchasing managers index 1.8 points to a 69-month high of 55.5. The sum of these spreads and t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-03 18:41
Taggar: point, spread

French-German yield gap hits 1-month low as French poll puts Macron in lead


"The gap between French and German 10-year government bond yields fell to its lowest in a month on Friday after a poll showed, for the first time, Emmanuel Macron beating the far-right Marine le Pen in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-03 16:11
Taggar: point

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Slips to 8-Week Low on US Rate Expectations


"USD/CAD continues to head lower in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.3420. On the release front, there are no Canadian releases on the schedule. In the US, today?s highlight is I..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-03 14:58
Taggar: market, point, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Slides Continues on Soft Services PMI


"GBP/USD has posted losses in Friday trade. Currently GBP/USD is trading at 1.2220. On the release front, British Services PMI dipped to 53.3, short of the estimate of 54.4 points. In the US, today?s h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-03 13:51
Taggar: market, point, trading

Markets Pause ahead of Key Fed Speakers


"Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.11 percent, or 21.15 points, to 19,585.95 in early trading, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was up 0.01 percent, or 0.23 points, at..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-03 05:07
Taggar: dollar, point, share, shares, trading

Morgan Stanley Expects Fed to Hike in March


"Morgan Stanley economists said on Thursday they expected the Federal Reserve will raise U.S. interest rates by a quarter point to a range of 0.75-1.00 percent at its upcoming policy meeting in less th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 19:19
Taggar: bank, point, rate

US Unemployment Benefits Fell to 44 Year Low


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a 44-year-low last week, pointing to further tightening of the labor market even as economic growth appears to have remained moder..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 19:05
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, point, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Stops Slide as Construction PMI Edges Higher


"GBP/USD is almost unchanged in the Thursday session, following considerable losses on Wednesday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2280. On the release front, British Construction PMI w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 18:33
Taggar: employment, point, trading

Canada's Scotiabank Completes Blockchain Trial for Trade Reports


"Blockchain services firm AlphaPoint has completed a proof-of-technology trial of its blockchain platform for Canada's Scotiabank. Source"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 15:17
Taggar: bank, point

DAX Above 12,000, Shrugs Off Sharp Eurozone CPI


"The DAX Index is almost unchanged in the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,065.75 points. On the release front, Eurozone CPI Flash Estimate jumped to 2.0%, beating the forecast of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 13:46
Taggar: cpi, employment, point, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Falls Below 1.23 on Soft UK Manufacturing PMI


"GBP/USD has posted losses in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2320. Earlier on Wednesday, the pound fell below the 1.23 level for the first time since January 20..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 19:06
Taggar: point, pound, trading

Dow Jones Breaks Above 21,000


"The Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 21,000 points for the first time, with the blue-chip index reaching the milestone a scant five weeks after breaching the 20,000 mark.  Stocks shot out of the ga..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 18:20
Taggar: bank, financial, market, point, rate

Bank of Canada Maintains Overnight Rate Target at 0.50%


"As at the European Central Bank, official at the Bank of Canada are “looking thought the effects” of higher energy prices on inflation, which they expect to be temporary. A statement relea..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 17:54
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, point

Widest U.S. Manufacturing Advantage Versus Euroland in Two Years


"The Institute of Supply Management’s U.S. manufacturing purchasing managers index jumped 1.7 points in February to a 28-month high of 57.7. This faster improvement of conditions was led by new o..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 17:28
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

US Construction Fell in January


"U.S. construction spending unexpectedly fell in January as the biggest drop in public outlays since 2002 offset gains in investment in private projects, pointing to moderate economic growth in the fir..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 17:23
Taggar: investment, point, rate

Gold Under Pressure as Strong US Data and Rate Hike Boost USD


"Gold prices remain under pressure but still off its lows following despite data that points to renewed momentum in the U.S. manufacturing sector. Wednesday, the Institute for Supply Management said it..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 17:06
Taggar: gold, point

US Consumer Spending Rose in January


"U.S. consumer spending rose less than expected in January as the largest monthly increase in inflation in four years eroded households’ purchasing power, pointing to moderate economic growth in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 16:43
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

CME FedWatch Tool Shows March Rate Hike Odds Higher


"Hawkish statements from several prominent Fed officials as well as increased optimism for economic growth are pointing to a strong possibility for a March interest rate hike. Probability that the Fede..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 16:42
Taggar: market, point, rate

DAX Closes in on 12,000 on Solid German Employment, Mfg. Reports


"The DAX Index has headed higher in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 11,989.50 points, its highest level since February 23. The index is poised to punch past the symbolic 12,000..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 12:32
Taggar: employment, indicators, point, trading

TFX Click365 Volumes Decline in February for Second Consecutive Month


"Volumes were pointed lower yet again, with key currency pairs and Click365 figures trending downward"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 11:34
Taggar: currency, currency pair, point

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

Magyar Nemzeti Bank Keeps Hungary?s Base Rate at 0.90%


"Between August 2012 and May 2016, Hungary’s central bankers reduced their Base Rate from 7.0% to 0.90%. The last eight changes, five in 2015 and three last year, were each 15 basis points in siz..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-28 18:36
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

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

Inflation Weighs on UK Consumer Spending Plans


"British consumer morale edged lower in February as rising inflation following last year’s Brexit vote made householders warier about the outlook for their finances, surveys showed. Two separate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-28 15:29
Taggar: finance, financial, inflation, market, point, rate, report

iPayYou Founder Gene Kavner Joins Chain of Points Board of Advisors


"The former Amazon, Expedia and Microsoft executive brings 20 years of experience to Chain of Points."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-28 13:57
Taggar: point

DAX ? Steady Ahead of Trump Congress Address


"The DAX Index has posted small losses in the Tuesday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 11,816.00 points. On the release front, there are no major events in the eurozone. In the US, Preliminary..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-28 12:26
Taggar: point, trading

Dutch Voters Angry About Jobs and Immigration


"From the towering offices of Rotterdam?s port authority, you can watch the never-ending stream of barges begin their river journeys to the Rhine and points across Europe, carrying anything from Chines..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-28 12:14
Taggar: economy, point, spread

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

February in Figures


"Equities were bid sharply higher in February, and the dollar appreciated mostly. Ten-year sovereign debt yields, which had risen during January, reversed course. Short-term interest rates were steady..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-28 00:03
Taggar: dollar, point, rate

360T On-Boards Simon Jones as its Chief Growth Officer


"360T has secured the services of 20-year veteran Simon Jones, who comes over from PierrepointFX."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-27 18:22
Taggar: point

GBP/USD ? Pound Moves Higher, US GDP and Trump Loom


"GBP/USD has posted gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2470. On the release front, US Core Durable Goods Orders declined 0.2%, short of the estimate of +0.5%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-27 18:21
Taggar: durable goods, goods orders, home sales, point, trading

Israel?s Central Bank Interest Rate Left at 0.10%


"Two full years have now passed since the last Israeli interest rate change, a 15-basis point cut to 0.1% from 0.25% undertaken in late February 2015. A released statement observed positive on-year CPI..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-27 17:55
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

Brexit Worries Depress Sterling Against Euro


"Sentiment toward Euroland was buoyed by French opinion polls and February economic sentiment data. Emmanuel Macron’s voter support in France improved. The final round of France’s president..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-27 15:45
Taggar: point

Dow Winning Streak Tested Ahead of Trump Speech


"US futures are pointing slightly lower again on Monday as the Dow looks to extend its winning streak to 12 straight sessions having come close to ending it on Friday. The markets are continuing to fin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-27 14:56
Taggar: market, point

DAX ? Under Pressure as Trump Speech Looms


"The DAX Index has posted small losses in the Monday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 11,909.50 points. On the release front, Eurozone Private Loans increased by 2.2%, above the estimate of 2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-27 13:06
Taggar: point, trading

Indian Rupee at 3 Month High


"Uncertainty over whether Trump will offer enough details on his plans for infrastructure spending and tax reforms, were helping to weigh on the dollar, traders said. "The market is positioning for dis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-27 08:23
Taggar: dollar, market, point

Brexit Angst


"Experts pointed to a report from the Times of London that suggested Prime Minister Theresa May was preparing for the Scottish government to call a second independence referendum to coincide with the t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-27 05:22
Taggar: point, report

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Feb 27 ? Mar 3)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0346 1.0420 1.0486 1.0559 1.0625 1.0698 1.0764 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-25 11:19
Taggar: point

The Practice of Predicting the Price of Bitcoin


"?The hereditary gift of prophecy will go to the grave with me,? the infamous ‘super forecaster,’ Nostradamus, said in the year 1555. Indeed, there have been many investors and economists w..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-25 11:00
Taggar: bitcoin, point

Week Ahead Dollar Mixed as Trump Pro-Growth Policies Remain Vague


"Trump to Speak Before Congress on Feb 28 The U.S. dollar is mixed against majors as the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) minutes pointed to an interest rate hike “fairly soon” but were..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-24 23:28
Taggar: dollar, market, point, rate

Nordea Markets Promotes Petteri Pietilä to Chief Sales Manager


"Mr. Pietilä first landed at Nordea Markets in May 2010 when he was originally appointed as Sales Manager."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-24 18:37
Taggar: market, point

Dow Winning Streak Under Threat on Friday


"The Dow?s winning streak is set to be seriously tested on Friday, with US futures currently indicating that all three major indices will open around one third of a percentage point lower. In the absen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-24 13:26
Taggar: point

DAX Muted as Investors Looking for Cues


"The DAX Index is quiet in the Friday session, as the index is down by 0.30%. Currently, the DAX is trading at 11,920.90 points. On the release front, there are no eurozone economic indicator, so it co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-24 11:55
Taggar: point, trading

Bank of Korea


"South Korea’s central bank retained a 1.25% Base Rate as was expected. That’s been the level for the past eight months. A 25-basis point reduction in June 2016 broke a one-year-long period..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-23 18:39
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Hitachi Tests Private Blockchain for Rewards Points


"Japan's Hitachi is working on a new blockchain test, one that explores how the tech could power its rewards points program. Source"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-23 18:00
Taggar: point

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps on Bullish UK Retail Sales Report, Weak US Jobless Claims


"GBP/USD has posted considerable gains in the Thursday session, as the pair has climbed to 2-week highs. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2550. On the release front, British CBI R..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-23 17:58
Taggar: employment, point, trading

Sovereign Debt Yields Fall Further Despite FOMC Minutes


"10-year sovereign debt yields are down 5 basis points in The Netherlands, 4 bps in France (helped by a Macron/Bayrou political agreement to support one another against the Far Right), 3 bps in Britain..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-23 16:24
Taggar: point

Fed Speeches Eyed as Minutes Offer Few Hike Clues


"Markets appear to be caught in limbo on Thursday, with European equities mixed and US futures pointing to a similar open on Wall Street. The minutes from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday, which we wer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-23 13:57
Taggar: bank, market, point, rate

DAX 30 ? Little Movement as Fed Minutes Uneventful


"The DAX Index is steady in the Thursday session, currently trading at 11,997.55 points. On the release front, the Federal Reserve released its minutes on Wednesday. On Thursday, German numbers were a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-23 13:09
Taggar: point, trading

Another Brazilian Central Bank Rate Cut


"Brazil’s monetary policy committee known as Copom has reduced its Selic interest rate by 75 basis points for the second time in six weeks, and as in January the decision today was made unanimous..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-22 23:55
Taggar: point, rate

FOMC Minutes


"Minutes from the January 31/February 01 meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee policy review revealed little information that contradict general perceptions of the current thinking and contingen..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-22 22:48
Taggar: market, point

GBP/USD ? Pound Shrugs off Strong British GDP Report


"GBP/USD has posted small losses on Wednesday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.2470. In the UK, Second Estimate GDP improved to 0.7% in the first quarter, edging above the forec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-22 17:04
Taggar: investment, point, trading

Euro Dips Briefly Below $1.05


"Concerns that European nationalism may break the EU apart caused the euro to dip to an overnight and 6-week low of $1.0493 and 10-year sovereign debt yields to fall five basis points in The Netherland..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-22 15:47
Taggar: market, point

DAX 30 Breaks Above 12,000 as German Business Climate Beats Expectations


"The DAX Index has edged lower in the Wednesday session, but briefly broke above the symbolic 12,000 level. Currently, the index is trading at 11,989.79 points. On the release front, German Ifo Busines..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-22 13:14
Taggar: cpi, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Slides to 6-Week Low Despite Sharp German Business Climate


"EUR/USD continues to head south this week. In the Wednesday session, the pair is trading at the 1.05 line, it’s lowest level since January 11. On the release front, German Ifo Business Climate i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-22 12:00
Taggar: cpi, point, trading

Highest Growth in Nearly Three Years in Germany


"Growth in Germany’s private sector picked up in February to reach its highest level in nearly three years, driven by humming factories, a survey showed on Tuesday, pointing to a strong first qua..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-21 15:45
Taggar: economy, point

Winners and Losers in Singapore Budget


"In a bid to boost growth and productivity amid global economic and geopolitical uncertainties, Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced measures to support infrastructure projects and indus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-21 15:26
Taggar: economy, finance, point

USD Strength Hits Gold But Oil Rallies On


"It?s been an interesting start to trading on Tuesday, following a lacklustre session at the start of the week driven largely by the Presidents day bank holiday in the US. European equity markets have..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-21 15:17
Taggar: bank, market, point, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Dips Despite Strong Japanese Mfg. PMI


"The Japanese yen is lower in the Tuesday session. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 113.60. On the release front, Japanese Flash Manufacturing PMI improved to 53.5, beating the estimate of 52.1. This m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-21 13:54
Taggar: point, rate, trading

Trump?s New Budget Director Is a Bitcoin Advocate


"Many bitcoiners believe the Trump administration’s anti-regulatory stance may help bitcoin succeed in the U.S. Now the senate has appointed another bitcoin supporter, South Carolina Republican M..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-21 13:00
Taggar: bitcoin, point

GBP/USD ? Pound Higher as UK Order Expectations Jumps


"GBP/USD has started the week with gains. In the North American session, the pair is trading at the 1.2470. On the release front, British housing and industrial data climbed higher in February. Rightmo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-20 17:31
Taggar: point, trading

European Stocks Edge Higher on Monday


"Stocks in Europe and Asia rose, led by telecommunications shares, after the S&P 500 climbed to a fresh record last week. Unilever tumbled after Kraft Heinz Co. withdrewits $143 billion bid. Europ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-20 12:38
Taggar: point, share, shares

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Feb 20 ? Feb 24)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0367 1.0444 1.0525 1.0602 1.0683 1.0760 1.0841 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-18 11:28
Taggar: point

Tadawul Names Sarah Al-Suhaimi as First Female Head of Saudi Stock Exchange


"Such appointments are uncommon in the conservative Saudi Arabia where women face multi-layered restrictions."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-16 23:28
Taggar: point

Bank Indonesia


"The BI Board kept its seven-day reverse repo rate at 4.75%. It was cut last year six times between January and October, each time by a quarter percentage point. A statement released today projects 5.0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-16 21:11
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

WTI/USD ? Crude Quiet at $53, US Employment, Mfg. Data Improves


"US crude continues to have an uneventful week. In Thursday’s North American session, WTI crude futures are trading at the $53 line. Brent crude futures are trading at $55.29, as the Brent premiu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-16 19:02
Taggar: employment, indicators, point, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Edges Higher, US Posts Excellent Data


"GBP/USD is showing slight gains in the Thursday session. In the North American session, the pair is trading at the 1.25 level. On the release front, there were no British events on the schedule. In th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-16 18:21
Taggar: employment, indicators, point, trading

US Homebuilder Confidence Falls in February


"After a sharp jump following the presidential election, confidence among U.S. homebuilders continued its slide in February. A monthly sentiment survey fell 2 points to a level of 65, according to the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-15 17:24
Taggar: point

Chinese Factory Prices Another Factor in Global Reflation


"Forget about Donald Trump. The global reflation trade may have another driver that proves to be more durable: China?s rebounding factory prices. The producer price index has staged a 10 percentage-poi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-14 20:17
Taggar: point, price index

National Bank of Serbia


"Similar to January’s Executive Board meeting, Serbian monetary officials agreed to leave they central bank interest rate at 4.0%, the level since a 25-basis point reduction seven months ago. The..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-14 19:51
Taggar: bank, point, rate

A Valentine?s Day Full of Data and Other Developments


"Market Movement: The dollar is higher against sterling but lower against the euro, Swissie, yen, and commodity-sensitive currencies. Oil and gold climbed 1.3% and 0.7% overnight. 10-year German bund a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-14 17:32
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, gold, market, oil, point

Yellen Facing Another Grilling From Congress


"Fed Chair Janet Yellen faces the new Republican Congress for the first time this week and the hot seat could be a bit more fiery than usual. As Yellen gives testimony on Tuesday and Wednesday, the fir..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-14 15:11
Taggar: point, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Yawns as German GDP Meets Expectations


"EUR/USD is almost unchanged on Tuesday, as the pair trades at 1.0630. On the release front, German Preliminary GDP improved to 0.4%, close the forecast of 0.5%. However, German ZEW Economic Sentiment..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-14 13:56
Taggar: point

Central Bank of Chile


"A 25-basis point cut of Chile’s central bank interest rate to 3.25% had been the first reduction since October 2014. In between there were two 25-basis point increases in the final quarter of 20..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-14 00:12
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Fed Chair Has Valentine?s Day Date with Congress


"Yellen’s Testimony to Offer Clues on US Interest Rates The dollar started the week mixed against majors as the market awaits Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before Senate Banking Commit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-13 23:36
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, point, rate

Revenues Up, Profit Down for Rakuten Securities Parent in 2016


"Rakuten Inc. revealed that revenues from continuing ?operations pointed higher, coming in at ¥ 781.91 billion ($6.869 billion)."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-13 19:51
Taggar: point

Institutional FX Trading Sees Strong Advance in January ? SEF Tracker Shows


"FX, credit trading, and interest rates were all pointed higher during the first month of the New Year."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-13 13:31
Taggar: point, rate, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Feb 13 ? Feb 17)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0383 1.0495 1.0566 1.0679 1.0750 1.0862 1.0933 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-11 11:23
Taggar: point

?Phenomenal? Canada Job Numbers


"Employment rose by 48,000 (+0.3%) in January, building on gains observed in the latter part of 2016. The unemployment rate fell by 0.1 percentage points to 6.8%. On a year-over-year basis, employment..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-10 16:07
Taggar: employment, point, rate

Renewed Pressure on Ezone Peripheral Sovereign Debt


"The dollar rose on speculation that details of growth-supporting U.S. tax reform will be unveiled within a couple of weeks. The U.S. currency rose 0.3% against the yen, euro and sterling, 0.2% relativ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-10 15:22
Taggar: currency, dollar, point

USD/CAD ? Markets Brace for Weak Canadian Employment Report


"USD/CAD is showing little movement in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.3140. On the release front, Canada releases employment change, which is expected to post a sharp decline o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-10 13:52
Taggar: consumer sentiment, employment, market, point, trading

USD/JPY ? Dollar Climbs Close to 114 on Strong Jobless Claims


"The Japanese yen is almost unchanged in the Friday session. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 113.60. On the release front, Japanese numbers were a mix. The PPI inflation indicator posted a gain of 0.5..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-10 13:01
Taggar: inflation, point, trading

BoE Appoints Charlotte Hogg as Deputy Governor


"The Bank of England has appointed Charlotte Hogg as its second most powerful executive, in a role that tasks the former financier with keeping a check on Britain?s financial sector. Hogg has been appo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 23:05
Taggar: bank, financial, market, point

USD/CAD- Canadian Dollar Edges Higher on Soft US Jobless Claims


"USD/CAD has posted slight gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at the 1.31 line. On the release front, Canadian inflation numbers disappointed, as NHPI posted a small gain of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 16:36
Taggar: employment, inflation, point, trading

A Convergence of Bond Yields


"Ten-year sovereign debt yields fell 6, 5, and 3 basis points in Spain, Italy and France but rose 8 bps in Greece, 2 bps in the U.S. and U.K. and 1 bp in Germany. The dollar advanced 0.7% against the k..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 15:27
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, point

Stater Global Markets Onboards David Dohmen as Head of Compliance


"Recently launched Prime of Prime (PoP) brokerage Stater Global Markets announced that David Dohmen is appointed as the company’s Head of Compliance. He will be reporting directly to the CEO of t..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 13:02
Taggar: financial, market, point, report

Qiwi's CEO Will Head Up Russia's Distributed Ledger Efforts


"A Russian fintech association tasked in part with exploring distributed ledgers has appointed a CEO. Source"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 13:00
Taggar: point

Mixed Day for Equities


"WALL STREET GAINS: The Standard & Poor?s 500 index rose 1.59 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,294.67. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 35.95 points, or 0.2 percent, to 20,054.34. The Nasdaq adde..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 05:05
Taggar: point

National Bank of Poland


"Poland’s 7-day repo rate has been at 1.5% since a 50-basis point cut in March 2015. Inflation has risen lately for reasons largely beyond the control of monetary policy. According to a released..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-08 17:57
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Bank of Thailand


"There have been no central bank interest rate changes in Thailand since cuts of 25 basis points each in March and April of 2015. Six earlier such reductions had been spaced between November 2011 and M..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-08 17:20
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Japan Current Account Surplus Hits 9 Year High


"Japan says its current account surplus hit a 9-year high in 2016, helped by lower costs for imported oil and improved exports. The perennial trade surpluses Japan runs with the U.S. are a sore point f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-08 16:49
Taggar: oil, point

Significant Further Drop in Sovereign Debt Yields


"Ten-year sovereign debt yields are down five basis points in Germany, Spain, Italy and the U.K. and by 3 bps in U.S. Treasury futures. The dollar firmed 0.1% against the euro overnight but is otherwis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-08 16:27
Taggar: currency, dollar, point

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Unchanged Ahead of Japanese Mfg. Reports Next


"The Japanese yen is showing little movement in the Wednesday session. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 112.20. On the release front, it’s a very light day. Japanese Economy Watchers Sentiment sl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-08 13:42
Taggar: economy, point, trading

Minnesota Fed Chief Says CB Can Afford to be Patient


"Count Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari as being firmly in the camp of those who believe the central bank can afford patience on interest rates. In a somewhat unusual post Tuesday on publishing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-07 21:50
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, inflation, point, rate

Central Bank of Sri Lanka


"Fifty-basis point increases in Sri Lanka’s central bank lending and deposit rates last February and July reversed half of the previous cumulative easing engineered from October 2012 to April 201..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-07 17:49
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

National Bank of Romania Keeps 1.75% Interest Rate


"Romania’s 25-basis point central bank rate reduction in May 2015 was its ninth and last such cut since the start of 2014. The latest monetary policy review observed inflation to still lie below..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-07 17:22
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

UK House Prices in January


"British house prices suffered their first fall in monthly terms since shortly after June’s Brexit vote, mortgage lender Halifax said on Tuesday, a latest sign of a slowing in the housing market..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-07 12:16
Taggar: market, point

Merkel?s Lead Shrinks as Opposition Appoints New Leader


"The lead in voter support for German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative alliance over the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) shrank to a multi-year low of 4 percentage points, an opinion po..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-06 17:13
Taggar: point

Meet the Ex-Banker Using Ethereum to Take On Traditional Hedge Funds


"After leaving Goldman Sachs, this entrepreneur founded her own blockchain startup to lower the fiscal entry point for hedge fund investors. Source"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-06 14:31
Taggar: gold, point

Dodd-Frank Rollback, US Forex Funds and Staff in Cyprus


"Several important news items have hit the wires last week, with Donald Trump once again at the forefront of the financial industry. While the process of unwinding some effects of Dodd-Frank is on its..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-05 12:19
Taggar: bitcoin, financial, point

Bitcoin-Friendly Denmark to Appoint First Digital Ambassador


"Apple, Microsoft, Facebook and other technology giants have reached such importance and power that ?they merit their own ambassador,? says Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen, Politiken reported..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-05 02:00
Taggar: bitcoin, point, report

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Feb 6 ? Feb 10)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0448 1.0534 1.0656 1.0742 1.0865 1.0951 1.1073 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-04 11:18
Taggar: point

Little Change in U.S. Non-Mfg or Euroland Service Sector PMI Readings


"The Institute of Supply Management’s U.S. non-manufacturing purchasing managers index dipped 0.1 of a point to 56.5 in January as business activity and new orders grew less rapidly than in Decem..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-03 18:35
Taggar: point

MarketAxess Onboards Former FINRA CEO to Board of Directors


"In October 2010, Mr. Ketchum was appointed by Obama to serve on the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-03 18:16
Taggar: financial, point

Bank of Russia Retains a Moderately Tight Stance


"The Bank of Russia’s key policy interest rate was slashed by six percentage points during the first seven months of 2015 and by 50 basis points each last June and September, but it has stayed at..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-03 17:58
Taggar: bank, point, rate

GMO Click?s FX ADV Declines in January, Paring Recent Gains


"FX volumes bucked an industry trend at GMO in January, pointing lower over a month-over-month basis."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-03 11:57
Taggar: point

EUR/USD ? Euro Firm as German, Eurozone Services PMIs Within Expectations


"EUR/USD has edged lower on Friday, as the pair trades at 1.0750. On the release front, it’s an unusually busy Friday. In the Eurozone, German and Eurozone Services PMI reports were very close to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-03 11:31
Taggar: employment, point, report

US Dollar Falls After Fed and Trump Rhetoric Underwhelms


"The U.S. dollar fell to its lowest since mid-November against a basket of major rivals on Thursday in the wake of a Federal Reserve policy statement that disappointed investors hoping for clearer sign..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-02 18:49
Taggar: dollar, market, point, rate

CME Group?s January Volumes Secure MoM Rise, FX Pointed Higher


"CME's volumes were pointed higher to start off 2017, though largely failed to overtake its 2016 counterparts."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-02 17:13
Taggar: point

Kabu?s FX and Options Volumes Jump in January as Volatility Returns


"FX volumes were pointed higher in January, which contributed to a consecutive monthly rise."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-02 12:50
Taggar: point

Not Much to Discern from Latest FOMC Policy Statement


"The FOMC document released today reads almost identically to the previous December statement when the federal funds target range was lifted 25 basis points to 0.50-0.75%. The range was not increased f..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-01 21:32
Taggar: point

Bigger U.S. than Ezone Acceleration in Manufacturing Last Month


"The U.S. Institute of Supply Management reported a 1.5-point increase in the manufacturing purchasing managers index to a very robust 26-month high reading of 56.0. That advance, which followed a comb..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-01 20:25
Taggar: point, report

Chinese Manufacturing Expands in January


"Chinese manufacturing expanded in January at close to its fastest pace in two years as heavy government spending and a bank lending boom helped to keep economic activity steady headed into 2017, a sur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-01 17:59
Taggar: bank, point

French Election Scandal Pushes Yields to 3 Year High


"A ‘radical-left winger’ and the fading hopes of the center-right are making investors nervous ahead of upcoming French elections sending 10-year French-German spreads to a three-year high..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-01 17:51
Taggar: point, spread

US Economic Activity in Manufacturing Rose in January


"Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in January, according to The Institute for Supply Management on Wednesday, with the overall economy growing for the 92nd consecutive month. The U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-01 17:48
Taggar: economy, point

EUR/USD ? Euro Unchanged as Eurozone, German Mfg. PMIs Meet Expectations


"EUR/USD has taken a pause on Wednesday, following strong gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at the 1.08 line. On the release front, Manufacturing PMIs in Germany and the Euro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-01 12:50
Taggar: indicators, point, trading

No Love for Trump (enomics)


"The market’s love affair with Trumpenomics is dead The level of anxiety and confusion has ratcheted higher at the dealing desk over the past 24 hours as traders are busy dissecting the current a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-01 08:44
Taggar: market, point

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

OPEC Output on Target with Production Cuts


"OPEC oil output is set to fall by 900,000 barrels per day (bpd) this month, a company that tracks OPEC supply said on Friday, pointing to a strong start by the exporter group in implementing a supply..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-30 16:55
Taggar: oil, point

US Consumer Spending Rose in December


"U.S. consumer spending rose solidly in December as households bought motor vehicles and a range of services amid rising wages, pointing to sustained domestic demand that is likely to set the economy u..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-30 16:44
Taggar: economy, point

Former UK Financial Watchdog?s Tracey McDermott Joins Standard Chartered


"McDermott?s appointment is part of the bank?s plans to step up its compliance and controls after numerous probes. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-30 09:37
Taggar: bank, point

Immigration Policy Fallout


"Australia?s S&P/ASX 200 has reacted negatively to Donald Trump?s policy banning immigration policy from seven mainly Muslim countries. President Trump?s recent immigration policy comes amid sligh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-30 03:10
Taggar: market, point

Another Brick in the Wall


"Another Brick in the Wall The Dollar ended the week on a firmer today across most currencies Despite Friday’s weaker than expected Q4 GDP Real GDP. As ? capital goods ? was positive, despite the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-29 04:27
Taggar: currencies, dollar, durable goods, market, point

Washington State Liquor & Cannabis Board OK with Bitcoin for Pot


"The Washington State Senate recently heard arguments about SB 5264, a bill to ban virtual currency use in the cannabis industry. Founders of Payqwick, which some refer to as the ?Paypal of Pot?, spoke..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-28 13:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, paypal, point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Jan 30 ? Feb 3)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0527 1.0592 1.0645 1.0710 1.0762 1.0827 1.0879 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-28 11:27
Taggar: point

EUR/USD Up After Disappointing Set of Data from USA


"EUR/USD rose a little today after US reports about gross domestic product and durable goods orders disappointed traders (at least those who want to be bullish on the doll..."

Trump Anxiety and US Growth in Focus


"Q4 GDP expected weaker on Friday President Trump set a 4 percent growth target for the U.S. as one of the points he felt America was lagging behind other economies. The publication of the advanced GDP..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-26 23:32
Taggar: point

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips Despite Solid British GDP


"After considerable gains this week, GBP/USD has lost ground in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.2570. On the release front, it’s a busy day. British Prelim..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-26 17:42
Taggar: market, point, trading

Dollar Bulls Hold Their Breath


"Thursday January 26: Five things the markets are talking about Markets are responding positively to Trump’s presidency following some disappointment in the immediate aftermath of his inauguratio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-26 13:05
Taggar: dollar, market, point

EUR/USD ? Euro Dips Despite Strong German Consumer Confidence, US Jobless Claims Ahead


"EUR/USD has posted losses in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading just above the 1.07 level. On the release front, German GfK Consumer Climate improved to 10.2 points, above the foreca..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-26 13:03
Taggar: employment, home sales, point, trading

The Greenback re-engages


"The Greenback re-engages After the massive Global stock market rally Wednesday, equity markets have spent the greater part of the New York session consolidating those gains. However, currency markets..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-26 01:53
Taggar: currency, dollar, market, point

GBP/USD ? Pound Rally Continues After Brexit Ruling


"GBP/USD continues to climb, posting gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2620. British CBI Industrial Order Expectations improved to 5 points, above the for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-25 18:37
Taggar: employment, point, trading

S&P 500 Futures Hit Record High as Trump Rally Returns


"S&P 500 index futures hit a record intraday high on Wednesday, pointing to a revival of the post-election rally, encouraged by President Donald Trump’s push for pro-growth policies. * The S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-25 15:28
Taggar: point

Another Inflexion Point


"Another Inflexion Point US equities rebounded yesterday, and UST 10-year yields are up eight bps from yesterday’s swoon.  Sterling was the focus overnight as the UK Supreme Court ruled against t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-25 03:20
Taggar: point

XAU/USD ? Gold Edges Lower, Trump Takes Aim at TPP, NAFTA


"Gold prices have edged lower in the Tuesday session. In North American session, the spot price for one ounce is $1213.42. On the release front, US Existing Home Sales fell to 5.49 million, short of th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-24 20:12
Taggar: gold, home sales, point

Magyar Nemzeti Bank


"Hungary’s central bank base rate has been at 0.90% since a third consecutive monthly cut 0f 15 basis points administered last May. Officials voted at this month’s meeting not to change the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-24 20:10
Taggar: bank, point, rate

EUR/USD Ends Three-Day Rally


"The eurozone released a bunch of Purchasing Managers’ Indexes today, which were decent for the most part. Yet that did not prevent EUR/USD from falling on Tuesday..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-24 18:26
Taggar: home sales, indicators, point, report

Turkey Raises Key Rate to Tighten Liquidity as TRY Slumps


"Turkey?s central bank raised its overnight lending interest rate on Tuesday and said it would tighten further if necessary, building on recent extraordinary measures to bolster the lira and contain it..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-24 16:47
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Central Bank of Israel


"Israel’s monetary committee retained a minimal key interest rate, which has been at 0.1% since a 15-basis point reduction in nearly two years ago in late February 2015. The central bank’s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-23 23:07
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

US Dollar Lower After Few Details on Trump Policies


"The U.S. dollar on Monday weakened against a wide range of currencies amid disappointment that President Donald Trump?s inauguration address proved light on detail over his plans for economic stimulus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-23 18:04
Taggar: currencies, dollar, point

GBP Regains Strength Pushes FTSE Down


"UK shares fell as the pound gained strength against the dollar following Donald Trump’s inauguration speech. Concern over Mr Trump’s protectionist comments hit the US currency, and the pou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-23 17:31
Taggar: currency, dollar, market, point, pound, share, shares

A Fearful Market as Trump Gets Down to Business


"The dollar traded down 1.3% against the peso, 0.8% against the yuan, 0.8% relative to the yen, 0.6% vis-a-vis sterling, 0.4% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the euro, Swissie and loonie, and by 0.2% aga..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-23 15:10
Taggar: currency, dollar, dollar trade, kiwi, loonie, point

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

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Jan 23 ? Jan 27)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0472 1.0525 1.0612 1.0665 1.0752 1.0805 1.0892 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-21 11:15
Taggar: point

Bitcoin is Tapping Into the Laws of Nature. Part 3.


"Over Part 1 and Part 2 of this series we have come a long way to proving how disconnected the legacy financial system is to natural law. We have also seen how perfectly aligned bitcoin works with natu..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-20 08:00
Taggar: bitcoin, financial, point

Central Bank of Chile Cuts Interest Rate


"A 25-basis point reduction to 3.25% was the first change in Chile’s monetary policy rate since a 25-basis point hike way back in December 2015. The move follows an unexpected deceleration of CPI..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-20 02:49
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

Bank Negara Malaysia


"Following a percentage point of tightening in 2010-11 and a subsequent 25-basis point hike in July 2014, the Malaysian overnight money rate target had stood at 3.25% until a 25-basis point reduction l..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-19 18:05
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Bank Indonesia Reaffirms Monetary Stance


"Cuts of 25 basis points in the Indonesian seven-day reverse repo rate were undertaken last year in January, February, May, June, September and October. The resulting 4.75% rate level during the past t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-19 17:52
Taggar: point, rate

Bitcoin?s ?Bad Boy? Brand Name Here To Stay


"The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) reaffirms that bitcoin is an “official” US name for virtual currency. Incidentally, many find the name Bitcoin an “unattract..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-19 02:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, point

Bank of Canada?s Interest Rate Target Kept at 0.50%


"The Governing Council retained a 0.5% target interest rate. That’s been the level since reductions of 25 basis points in January 2015 and July 2015. Officials just completed a review quarterly t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-18 17:40
Taggar: point, rate

Trump Deflates USD Ahead of Inflation Data


"Strong dollar comments put currency on back foot Donald Trump added another unusual action to his growing list of Presidential duties. It is usually the job of the Treasury Secretary to lament the str..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-17 21:31
Taggar: currency, dollar, point

Does Satoshi?s Libertarian Statements from the Past Matter Anymore?


"Bitcoin is a revolutionary experiment that may disrupt the world’s financial markets and society?s norms in more ways than one. Everyone has their own ideas of how they envision bitcoin being us..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-17 02:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy, financial, market, point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Jan 16 ? Jan 20)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0271 1.0362 1.0502 1.0593 1.0733 1.0824 1.0964 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-14 11:31
Taggar: point

Bank of Korea Maintains a Loose Monetary Stance


"At this year’s first interest rate policy meeting, officials at the Bank of Korea left the seven-day repo rate at a record low of 1.25%, its level since a 25-basis point cut last June. Similarly..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-13 18:01
Taggar: bank, point, rate

BIS: Sterling Flash Crash Has No Single Driver


"There is little if any data to support suggestions that traders may have deliberately spurred October’s flash crash in sterling, a Bank for International Settlements report said on Friday, point..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-13 17:27
Taggar: bank, market, point, rate, report

0:03 / 2:06 Dow looks toppy in the short term: Pro


"Oanda Senior Market Analyst, Craig Erlam says the Dow Jones could reach the 20,000 mark soon; however a correction may be due prior to hitting that level. Click on image below to watch the clip. US Re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-13 12:06
Taggar: dollar, gold, market, point, retail sales

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Although Peru’s key central bank rate was left at 4.25%, its level since the last February’s last of four cuts of 25 basis points each in the space of five months, a released statement rev..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-12 23:59
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

EUR/USD Rallies for Second Day Following Donald Trump?s Press Conference


"EUR/USD rose today, though trimmed its gains by now. It was the second day of gains after US president-elect Donald Trump spoke at a press conference on Wednesday. Market..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-12 23:44
Taggar: market, point

Fed?s Evans Says 4% US Growth Achievable But With Deep Economic Changes


"Aggressive fiscal and other policies could for a time achieve President-elect Donald Trump’s goal of 4 percent growth, but it cannot be sustained without deeper changes to the economy, Chicago F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-12 17:56
Taggar: economy, employment, market, point

National Bank of Serbia Retains 4.0% Interest Rate


"From an April 2013 high of 12.25%, the Serbian central bank interest rate was reduced 275 basis points later that year, 150 bps in 2014, 350 bps in 2015, and by 25 bps each in February and July of las..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-12 17:14
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Lack of Details Unwind the Trumpflation Trade


"Thursday January 12: Five things the markets are talking about U.S dollar bulls should be preparing for many more Trump disappointments. Yesterday’s was the first, but certainly not the last. In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-12 13:31
Taggar: bull, dollar, market, point

National Bank of Poland


"The 1.5% central bank reference rate since a 50-basis point cut in March 2015 was decreed still appropriate in a released statement that observes slower growth last quarter, projects moderate growth t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-11 18:54
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Railroad Executive Not Worried About US Trade Policy


"The head of America’s largest railroad isn’t worried about disruptive changes to trade policy from the coming presidential administration. “I’m optimistic that they’ll ge..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-11 18:09
Taggar: point

Yuan Flat as Dealers await Trump


"In the spot market, the yuan opened at 6.9253 per dollar and was changing hands at 6.9258 at midday, 13 pips weaker than the previous late session close and 0.03 percent weaker than the midpoint. R..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-11 06:31
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, point

Sterling Stabilises After Monday ?May?hem


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about the reasons behind Monday’s sterling moves and gives his analysis on EURUSD, GBPUSD, AUDUSD, NZDUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, GBPJPY, EURJPY, Gold, WTI crude..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-10 20:01
Taggar: analysis, gold, market, point, pound, report

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

PBOC to Keep Yuan Volatility Under Control


"Keeping China’s yuan from falling much further will likely bedevil the mainland’s policymakers, Eric Robertsen, head of global macro strategy and foreign-exchange research at Standard Char..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-10 15:56
Taggar: bank, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Edges Higher on Mixed Construction Numbers


"The Canadian dollar has edged higher on Tuesday, erasing the losses from the Monday session. Early in the North American session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3230. On the release front, Canadian Housing S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-10 15:28
Taggar: dollar, point, trading

Pound and Yuan Start the Week on a Negative


"The dollar strengthened and the pound extended its decline from Friday, while the offshore yuan had its biggest two-day drop since June. European shares were mixed and U.S. equity futures pointed high..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-09 12:09
Taggar: dollar, market, point, pound, share, shares

APAC Session: Mayday sends GBP lower in Asia


"GBP has been the notable mover in the G10 FX space today, finishing nearly 100 points lower into London’s open. GBP has suffered today after opening at 1.2270 this morning in Asia. Falling again..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-09 09:56
Taggar: point, rate

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Jan 9 ? Jan 13)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0088 1.0214 1.0369 1.0495 1.0650 1.0776 1.0930 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-07 11:04
Taggar: point

Trump Asks Obama Appointed Foreign Envoys to Resign by Inauguration


"U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team has issued a blanket mandate requiring politically appointed ambassadors installed by President Barack Obama to leave their posts by Inaugurat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-06 17:03
Taggar: point

Pressure Eases on USD Ahead of December Jobs Report


"Today?s US jobs report may not be the most eagerly anticipated in years but with markets as volatile and, some may argue, vulnerable as they are, we could be in for an eventful end to the opening week..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-06 13:39
Taggar: market, point, rate, report

May on Trump Charm Offensive


"U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has started a behind-the-scenes charm offensive to build bridges with Donald Trump but has so far failed to pin down a date for the early meeting she wants with the inc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-06 12:06
Taggar: point

EUR/USD ? Euro Takes Pause After Rally, US Payrolls Ahead


"EUR/USD has inched higher in the Friday session, as the pair trades at the 1.06 line. The euro has climbed 1.0% since Wednesday and is close to one-week highs. On the release front, German numbers poi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-06 12:03
Taggar: point, retail sales

XAU/USD ? Gold Rally Continues as Dollar Softens on Fed Concerns


"Gold has posted strong gains on Thursday. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce is $1182.70. On the employment front, ADP Nonfarm Employment Change disappointed with a reading of 153 t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-05 20:00
Taggar: employment, gold, point

Non-Manufacturing Activity in the U.S. and Euro Area


"The U.S. non-manufacturing purchasing managers index remained flat at 57.2 in December. Not since October 2015 has the NMI been higher than this level. In December, a 4.6-point improvement in the sub-..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-05 18:43
Taggar: point

GBP/USD ? Pound Moves Higher as British Services PMI Beats Estimate


"The British pound has posted considerable gains on Thursday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at the 1.24 line. On the economic front, British Services PMI climbed to 56.2 points, beating t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-05 17:37
Taggar: employment, point, pound, trading

Euro Bond Yields Fall on U.S Policy Concerns


"Euro zone government bond yields fell broadly on Thursday, mirroring a move in U.S. Treasuries, after minutes of the last U.S. Federal Reserve meeting struck a more uncertain tone than the market had..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-05 16:10
Taggar: market, point

EUR/USD ? Euro Hugging 1.05, US Employment and Services Reports Next


"EUR/USD has ticked higher on Thursday, as the pair trades at the 1.05 line. On the release front, there are a host of indicators on the schedule. In the Eurozone, Retail PMI pushed above the 50-point..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-05 12:59
Taggar: indicators, point

Review of FOMC Minutes


"Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee’s December meeting that hiked the federal funds range target by 25 basis points to 0.50 – 0.75% paid only scant attention the disinflationary r..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-04 22:21
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market, point

GBP/USD ? Pound Yawns as Range Trade Continues, Fed Minutes Next


"The British pound is showing limited movement in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 122.70. On the economic front, British Construction PMI rose to 54.2 points..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-04 17:31
Taggar: point, pound, trading

Should Turkey Be Raising Interest Rates?


"It?s only the second trading day in 2017, and Turkish assets are already having a bad year. The lira sank the most among the world?s major currencies to an all-time low after inflation quickened to 8..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-04 15:17
Taggar: currencies, inflation, point, rate, trading

FOMC Minutes Eyed as Dow Edges Towards 20,000


"US futures are pointing to a slightly higher open on Wall Street on Wednesday, with the Dow once again headed back towards the 20,000 level that has thus far eluded it. The festive cooling off period..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-04 13:18
Taggar: point

Localbitcoins? Growth 85% 2016, Signaling Further Use of Bitcoin


"For those interested in tracking the progress of bitcoin as a true form of money, an interesting data point to watch is the global Localbitcoins volume.  There are a variety of different metrics peopl..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-03 22:00
Taggar: bitcoin, dollar, point

XAU/USD ? Gold Rises to $1160 Level, US Manufacturing PMI Improves


"Gold has moved higher on Tuesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce is $1160.41. On the release front, ISM Manufacturing PMI rose to 54.7 points. On Wednesday, the Federal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-03 19:07
Taggar: gold, point

WTI/USD ? Crude Hits 18-month High on OPEC Hopes


"US crude posted sharp gains in the Thursday session but was unable to consolidate and has surrendered these gains. In North American trade, US crude futures are trading at $53.93. Brent crude futures..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-03 18:43
Taggar: point, trading

Strong Factory Growth Acceleration in Both Ezone and U.S.


"The Institute of Supply Management’s U.S. manufacturing purchasing managers index climbed 1.5 points in December to a two-year high of 54.7. Markit Economics’ U.S. factory-sector PMI told..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-03 18:34
Taggar: point

GBP/USD ? Pound Slips as US Manufacturing PMI Improves


"The British pound has posted significant losses in the Tuesday session. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at the 1.22 line. On the economic front, British Manufacturing PMI improved to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-03 17:26
Taggar: point, pound, trading

More Surprises


"German inflation accelerated sharply in December. The Chinese manufacturing purchasing managers index compiled by Caixin rose a full point to a 47-month high of 51.9 in December. The production subind..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-03 15:31
Taggar: inflation, oil, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Unchanged, US Manufacturing Reports Next


"The Canadian dollar remains subdued in the first week of 2017. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3440. On the release front, it’s a slow start to the week, with no Canadian releases on the sche..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-03 13:58
Taggar: dollar, point, trading

Bitcoin?s Quirky Genesis Block Turns Eight Years Old Today


"Today is the eighth anniversary of the bitcoin genesis block, and a lot has happened since the digital currency’s birth. The genesis block was the starting point for the bitcoin blockchain on it..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-03 13:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Quiet as Markets Closed for New Year?s


"The Canadian dollar is steady in the Monday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3420. Markets in Canada and the US are closed for New Year’s, so there are no economic events on the sched..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-02 16:54
Taggar: dollar, market, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Subdued in Thin Holiday Trading


"After posting slight gains last week, EUR/USD has started the New Year in quiet fashion. Currently, the pair is trading just above the 1.05 line. On the release front,  US markets are closed for New Y..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-02 12:56
Taggar: market, point, report, trading, us market

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Jan 2 ? Jan 6)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0010 1.0167 1.0337 1.0495 1.0664 1.0822 1.0992 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-31 11:11
Taggar: point

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Pauses After Rally


"The Canadian dollar has ticked higher in the Friday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3470. It continues to be quiet on the release front, with no Canadian events this week. In the US, the s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-30 14:49
Taggar: chicago pmi, dollar, market, point, trading

USD/JPY ? Dollar Rises to 117 Yen


"USD/JPY has recorded gains on Friday, erasing the losses which marked the Thursday session. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at the 117 line. There are no Japanese releases on the schedule. In the US, th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-30 14:25
Taggar: chicago pmi, market, point, trading

2016 Market Movements Before and After the U.S. Election


"The U.S. election on November 8th was a turning point for many financial market instruments. The ten-year Treasury yield had declined 41 basis points to 1.86% between the end of 2015 and the election..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-29 19:32
Taggar: financial, market, point

2016 Big Year for Ransomware ? 70% Pays in This $1 Billion Industry


"Up to this point, there have been two main reasons people decide to use bitcoin? either for censorship-resistant payments or as a store of value. However, in 2016, a new application for the use of Bit..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-29 16:00
Taggar: bitcoin, point

Dollar, Bond Yields, and Japanese Nikkei Slip


"The dollar fell overnight by a further 0.5% against the yen, 0.4% relative to the euro, Aussie dollar and kiwi, 0.3% versus the loonie, peso and Swiss franc, 0.2% against sterling and 0.1% relative to..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-29 15:02
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Why Bitcoin?s Triumphant $15B Market is Just Getting Started


"Bitcoin has had a triumphant year this 2016 reaching a milestone market capitalization of over $15 billion during the end of December. It?s nice to mention that the digital asset has been one of the t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-28 13:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, market, point

Japanese and U.S. Data Dominate Tuesday News


"Core Japanese consumer price inflation remained at -0.4% in November, but Tokyo’s core rate of deflation was -0.6% in December, a new extreme for 2016. Energy price deflation is lessening, but o..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-27 17:59
Taggar: employment, inflation, point, rate

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

Bank of Israel Retains 0.1% Key Interest Rate


"Israel’s policy interest rate has been 0.1% since a 15 basis point cut in February 2015. The rate previously had dropped from 3.25% to 0.25% during 2011-14. The Bank of Israel released a formal..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-26 20:12
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Dec 26 ? Dec 30)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0235 1.0293 1.0382 1.0440 1.0529 1.0587 1.0676 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-24 11:09
Taggar: point

Sovereign Debt Yields Lower on Last Business Day Before Christmas


"Ten-year sovereign debt yields retreated four basis points in Germany and Italy, three bps in U.K., France and Canada and two bps in the United States. Japan’s market is shut to commemorate the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-23 18:33
Taggar: currencies, dollar, market, point, rate

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

USD/JPY ? Yen Quiet in Holiday Trade


"USD/JPY is subdued on Friday, as the Japanese markets are closed in observance of the Emperor’s Birthday. In the US, the week wraps up with UoM Consumer Sentiment, with the markets expecting a s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-23 14:33
Taggar: consumer sentiment, home sales, market, point

Euro Yawns as German Consumer Climate Meets Expectations


"The euro remains steady on Friday, the final session before the Christmas holidays. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.0450. On the release front, GfK German Consumer Climate edged up to 9.9 points, a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-23 11:59
Taggar: consumer sentiment, market, point, trading

U.S. GDP


"Real economic growth in 3Q16 was revised up 0.3 percentage point to 3.5% annualized from the second quarter. However, the on-year pace of 1.7% was down from 2.2% in the year to 3Q15 and 2.9% in the ye..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-22 21:46
Taggar: consumption, economy, point

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas


"The Filipino reverse repo rate, which has been at 3.0% since a 25-basis point hike in September 2014, was left unchanged at the latest Board meeting. So were its other interest rates and reserve requi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-22 21:13
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan)


"It was decided unanimously to leave Taiwan’s central bank interest rate at 1.375% after the latest quarterly policy review. Four consecutive reductions of 12.5 basis points had been implemented..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-22 21:02
Taggar: bank, point, rate

EUR/USD Retreats from Daily High on Thursday


"EUR/USD rose for the second day today, though has retreated from the daily high and is moving down right now. Economic data released from the United States over the tradi..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-22 20:25
Taggar: point, trading

Swedish Riksbank


"The final Executive Board meeting of 2016 produced a An unchanged negative 0.5% repo rate. That’s been the level since a 15-basis point cut last February. The rate turned negative a year earlier..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-21 20:52
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

VIX Falls to 11.5 Close to Yearly Low


"The CBOE Volatility Index (.VIX), fell below 11.5 Tuesday to its lowest level since Dec. 8, coming within half a point of the year’s low at 11.02. Meanwhile, stocks continued their rally Tuesday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-21 16:51
Taggar: 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

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey


"Turkish monetary policy settings were held unchanged at this month’s meeting. The one-week repo rate was left at 8.0% following a 50-basis point hike at the prior meeting on November 24. The mar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-20 21:16
Taggar: margin, point, rate

Magyar Nemzeti Bank


"Having cut Hungary’s key central bank interest rate by 45 basis points in March-May of this year to 0.90% and by 610 basis points since August 2012, monetary authorities shifted their focus from..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-20 21:07
Taggar: bank, point, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Can?t Capitalize on Stellar Retail Sales Growth


"GBP/USD has posted slight losses on Tuesday, continuing the downward trend which marked the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2330. On the release front, British CBI Realized Sales..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-20 16:46
Taggar: point, retail sales, trading

MALAYSIA?S RINGGIT DRUBBING


"The ringgit traded at 4.4798 in Tuesday afternoon trade in Asia, according to Bloomberg. It had fallen to 4.4805 on Monday, its weakest point since January 1998. The hidden costs of China?s lifeline i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-20 13:36
Taggar: point

USD/JPY Rises as Bank of Japan Holds


"The Bank of Japan votes for no change by a majority of 7-2. USD/JPY rises 40 points. The BoJ has held fast as expected. (see below)  *(JP) BOJ LEAVES INTEREST RATE ON EXCESS RESERVES (IOER) UNCHANGED..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-20 05:15
Taggar: bank, point, rate

XAU/USD ? Gold Steadies After Another Disappointing Week


"Gold has started the week with slight gains. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce is $1140.25. On the release front, there are no major US events on the schedule. Flash Services PMI s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-19 19:04
Taggar: gold, point

GBP/USD ? Fed Rate Fallout Weighs on Pound


"GBP/USD has posted considerable losses on Monday, erasing the gains seen in the Friday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at the 1.24 line. On the release front, it’s a subdue..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-19 17:03
Taggar: point, trading

Yen Rallies Ahead of BoJ Decision


"US futures are pointing a little higher at the start of what is likely to be a relatively quiet week, as the Dow targets another assault on the psychologically important 20,000 level that has so far e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-19 14:23
Taggar: point

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Edges Higher, Wholesale Sales Next


"The Canadian dollar has started the new trading week quietly, as USD/CAD trades at 1.3370 in the Monday session. On the release front, the sole US release is Flash Services PMI, with the index expecte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-19 13:56
Taggar: dollar, point, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Steadies After Rough Week, BOJ Rate Decision Ahead


"USD/JPY has posted slight losses in the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 117.50. On the release front, it’s a slow start to the trading week.  The sole US release is Flash Servi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-19 12:49
Taggar: bank, point, rate, trading

EUR/USD ? Struggling Euro Steady After Fed Rate Fallout


"The euro has edged higher Monday, as EUR/USD trades at 1.0450. On the release front, it’s a quiet start to the trading week. In the Eurozone, German Ifo Business Climate improved to 111.0 points..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-19 11:42
Taggar: point, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Dec 19 ? Dec 23)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0010 1.0188 1.0314 1.0492 1.0618 1.0796 1.0922 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-17 11:12
Taggar: point

Week Ahead Bank of Japan in the Spotlight


"BOJ weighing next action after Fed rate hike The USD is higher across the board after the Fed finally announced its much awaited rate hike. The market had already priced in the 25 basis points rate hi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-16 21:32
Taggar: market, point, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady as BoE Holds Pat on Rates


"GBP/USD has edged higher on Friday, after posting losses in the past two daily sessions. Currently, the pair is trading slightly above the 1.24 line. On the release front, British CBI Industrial Order..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-16 13:40
Taggar: point, trading

Bank of Mexico


"Mexican monetary officials just engineered the fifth 50-basis point interest rate hike of 2016. Along with a 25-basis point hike in December 2015, the rate has risen from 3.0% to 5.75% in the space of..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-15 23:01
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Bank Indonesia


"From 6.25% at the start of 2016, the BI seven-day reverse repo rate was cut by 25 basis points each in January, February, March, June, September and October to the current level of 4.75%, which was he..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-15 21:44
Taggar: point, rate

Bank of Korea


"Four 25-basis point interest rate cuts from August 2014 to June 2015 were followed more recently by yet another 25-bp reduction in June of this year. South Korea’s 7-day repo rate now stands at..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-15 21:31
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Bank of Norway Keeps 0.5% Interest Rate and Signals No Likely Change for Quite a While


"Three 25-basis point interest rate cuts were administered between June 2015 and March 2016. Policy since then has remained unchanged. Macroeconomic trends might justify further easing but housing mark..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-15 21:18
Taggar: inflation, market, point, rate

Traders Undeterred By Hawkish Fed


"US futures are pointing a little higher ahead of the open on Thursday, as traders continue to digest the Fed announcement on Wednesday and look ahead to some economic data being released throughout th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-15 15:05
Taggar: announcement, fed announcement, point, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Slips Below 1.05 as Fed Raises Rates


"The euro has steadied on Thursday, following sharp losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading slightly below the 1.05 line, its lowest level since March 2015. On the release front..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-15 12:52
Taggar: point, trading

Central Bank of Iceland Eases Somewhat Unexpectedly


"The seven-day deposit rate was cut to 5.0% from 5.25%. Although the rate had be reduced by 50 basis points in August, today’s action was somewhat surprising as growth has been strong. In a relea..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-14 20:35
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Awaiting a Likely Fed Rate Hike and Yellen?s Press Conference


"The Fed’s announcement is due at 14:00 EST (19:00 GMT). A rate hike is like for the first time in a year. Chair Yellen’s press conference starts 14:30 EST. New forecasts will be unveiled..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-14 18:30
Taggar: announcement, dollar, point, rate

Markets Comfortable with Tomorrow?s Likely Fed Tightening


"Stocks have risen in Asia, Europe and North America. Ten-year German bunds and British gilt yields are down three basis points. The 10-year JGB yield edged a basis point lower, and the 10-year Treasur..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-13 18:39
Taggar: gold, oil, point, trading

More Record Highs Eyed Ahead of Fed Tomorrow


"US traders are eyeing more record highs as we near the open on Wall Street on Tuesday, with all three major indices currently seen opening around a third of a percentage point higher. The Trump rally..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-13 14:59
Taggar: oil, point

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady as German ZEW Economic Sentiment Unchanged


"The euro has edged lower on Tuesday, following strong gains in the Monday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading slightly above the 1.06 line. On the release front, German Final CPI posted a small gai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-13 12:13
Taggar: cpi, point, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Dec 12 ? Dec 16)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0044 1.0274 1.0413 1.0643 1.0782 1.1012 1.1151 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-10 11:08
Taggar: point

Euro Bears Looking to Sell on Rallies


"Friday December 9: Five things the markets are talking about An expansive monetary policy buys time for reforms, but too much stimulus creates an unstable financial market. The ECB’s decision to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-09 13:43
Taggar: financial, market, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Edges Lower, UoM Consumer Sentiment Next


"The Canadian dollar has edged lower in the Friday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3160. In the US, today?s key event is UoM Consumer Sentiment Index. The markets are expecting the indicato..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-09 13:38
Taggar: consumer sentiment, dollar, market, point, trading

National Bank of Ukraine


"Ukraine’s central bank interest rate had been ratcheted up to as high as 30% last year to counter exchange rate depreciation and the inflation such causes. Once stabilization had been secured, s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-08 20:15
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

National Bank of Serbia


"Serbia’s key monetary policy interest rate was left at 4.0%, its level since a 25-basis point reduction in July. A statement released by the National Bank of Serbia reiterated several factors me..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-08 19:58
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

US Unemployment Claims Fell Last Week


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell from a five-month high last week, pointing to labor strength that underscores the economy’s sustained momentum. A tight labor market..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-08 16:42
Taggar: economy, employment, inflation, market, point, rate

US Futures Flat Ahead of ECB


"U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Thursday as traders eyed events in Europe, where the European Central Bank is holding a monetary policy meeting. The ECB is expected to extend its bo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-08 12:07
Taggar: bank, point

National Bank of Poland Keeps Record Low 1.5% Reference Interest Rate


"Poland’s main central bank interest rate has been 1.5% since cuts of 50 basis points in January 2014 and March 2015. In defending the appropriateness of this level after the latest Monetary Poli..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-07 20:31
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Traders Have an Eye on ECB in Quiet Session


"US futures are pointing to another higher open on Wall Street on Wednesday, with traders eyeing upcoming central bank meetings on what is otherwise likely to be a relatively quiet session. Tomorrow?s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-07 13:44
Taggar: bank, point

Eurozone Unemployment is Falling Faster Than ECB Anticipated


"Voters in Italy may not see it that way, but euro-area unemployment is falling, and fast.  As UBS Wealth Management economists Ricardo Garcia and Christoph Buxtorf point out in a note, joblessness in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-07 12:02
Taggar: bank, currency, employment, point

Accelerating Economic Activity in the U.S. and Euroland


"The U.S. non-manufacturing purchasing managers index rose 2.4 points in November to a 13-month high. Increases of 4.0 points and 5.1 points in production and jobs powered the improvement. EurolandR..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-05 20:34
Taggar: indicators, point

Nikkei Ends at 2 Week Low after Italian Referendum Rejection


"The Nikkei index closed at a nearly two-week low Monday as uncertainty prevailed after Italian voters rejected proposed constitutional reform in a referendum, prompting Prime Minister Matteo Renzi to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-05 19:55
Taggar: point

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

GBP/USD ? Pound Rally Continues as Services PMI Rises


"GBP/USD has posted gains in the Monday session, continuing the upward trend we saw on Friday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at the 1.27 line. On the release front, British Service..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-05 18:00
Taggar: point, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Rally Continues After Friday?s Sharp Job Numbers


"The Canadian dollar has posted gains on Monday, continuing the upward movement which marked the Friday session. In North American trade, USD/CAD is trading at the 1.3270 level. On the release front, t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-05 16:20
Taggar: dollar, point, trading

Fed Speeches Eyed as Markets Recover Earlier Losses


"US futures are pointing to a higher open on Wall Street on Monday, as post-referendum woes in Italy get brushed aside and traders jump at the opportunity to buy on initial weakness. In similar fashion..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-05 14:46
Taggar: market, point

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

NFP Hodge Podge


"NFP Hodge Podge While US employment data disappointed the market, on the whole, it was a Hodge podge of sorts.  The Unemployment Rate came in at a stellar  4.6% vs. 4.9%; NFP was in at consensus but t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-04 08:14
Taggar: employment, market, point, rate

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Dec 5 ? Dec 9)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0437 1.0494 1.0574 1.0632 1.0712 1.0769 1.0849 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-03 11:07
Taggar: point

Sovereign Debt Yields Settle Somewhat Back


"U.S. and Canadian labor statistics for November were released today. U.S. labor market data were mixed. Fed officials remain virtually certain to raise the fed funds target this month, but the size of..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-02 17:42
Taggar: market, point

Canada: Labour Force Survey, November 2016


"After two consecutive months of notable increases, employment was little changed in November (+11,000 or +0.1%). With fewer people searching for work, the unemployment rate fell by 0.2 percentage poin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-02 15:39
Taggar: employment, point, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Yawns as Construction PMI Almost Unchanged


"GBP/USD has posted slight gains in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2620. On the release front, British Construction PMI was almost unchanged, with a reading of 52.8 points. Thi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-02 13:55
Taggar: employment, indicators, point, trading

US futures Lower Ahead of US Jobs Data


"US futures are pointing to a lower open in light trade on Friday morning, as traders await the latest data on the US labour market and gear up for the first rate hike of 2016 from the Federal Reserve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-02 13:21
Taggar: market, point, rate, report

Trump Effect Wont be Beat by NFP


"Friday December 2: Five things the markets are talking about It’s non-farm payroll (NFP) day and the event risk is not for a stronger number, that’s been covered ad nauseam, but for such a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-02 12:56
Taggar: market, point, rate

Latest U.S. and Euroland Manufacturing Trends


"The Institute of Supply Management’s U.S. manufacturing purchasing managers index jumped 1.3 points to a five-month high of 53.2 in November. Sub-indices for production and orders went up 1.4 po..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-01 21:12
Taggar: point

XAU/USD ? Gold Slips to 10-month Lows, Nonfarm Payrolls Ahead


"Gold has lost ground in the Thursday session, continuing the downward trend we’ve seen for most of the week. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1165.75. On the rel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-01 19:17
Taggar: employment, gold, market, point

Sharp Overnight Increases in Price of Oil and Long-Term Interest Rates


"West Texas Intermediate crude oil traded another 3.3% higher to $51.05 per barrel. Manufacturing purchasing manager surveys from November were mostly encouraging on growth but also reflect intensifyin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-01 18:57
Taggar: inflation, oil, point

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady as Eurozone, German Mfg. PMIs Meets Expections


"EUR/USD has edged upwards in the Thursday session, as the pair trades at 1.0625. On the release front, it’s a very busy day. German and Eurozone Manufacturing PMIs both pointed to expansion, wit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-01 12:15
Taggar: employment, point, rate

Chinese Manufacturing Activity Surpasses Expectations in November


"China’s economy continued to show signs of stabilization in November with two separate manufacturing surveys on Thursday pointing to better-than-expected growth. The official manufacturing Purch..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-01 11:32
Taggar: economy, point, rate

CFH Clearing Partners With Beeks, Enhancing Connectivity to Hong Kong


"The partnership will see CFH Clearing set up a Point of Presence (POP) in HK1, enhancing its connectivity."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-01 08:30
Taggar: point

A Second 25-Basis Point Brazilian Selic Rate Cut


"The Central Bank of Brazil’s Selic Rate was reduced at a second straight meeting by 25 basis points to 13.75%. A similar reduction on October 19 had constituted a trend change. Previously betwee..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-01 02:29
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Oil and CAD Rally on Reports of OPEC Deal


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses today’s OPEC meeting and economic data, then gives his analysis on EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, AUDUSD, EURJPY, Brent crude and WTI crude. OPEC to Save Fac..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-30 15:59
Taggar: analysis, gold, market, oil, point, retail sales

Yuan recovers from eight-year lows


"China?s currency strengthened against the US dollar on Wednesday for the third day in a row, after plunging to levels not seen since June 2008 last Friday. Onshore yuan in Shanghai traded at 6.8837 to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-30 05:21
Taggar: currency, dollar, point

OPEC Cacophony


"Overnight saw another high volume, volatile session for forex, driven on the back of strong US economic data. However, it was impossible for currency traders to sidestep OPEC musings given a 4% drop i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-30 02:40
Taggar: currency, currency trade, forex, point

Central Bank of Sri Lanka Keeps Monetary Policy Stance Unchanged


"The Standing Deposit Facility Rate was kept at 7.0%, and the Standing Lending Facility Rate remains at 8.5%. Each had been raised twice earlier this year in February and July. Those moves and a 150-ba..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-29 22:20
Taggar: point, rate

Oil Slides as OPEC Output Deal Hopes Fade


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses today’s big market talking points and gives his analysis on EURUSD, GBPUSD, Gold, Brent crude and WTI crude. USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Down, US GDP Sp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-29 17:55
Taggar: analysis, dollar, gold, market, point

GBP/USD ? Pound Rebounds as UK Consumer Credit Rises


"GBP/USD has reversed directions and posted strong gains in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading slightly above the 1.25 level. In the UK, British Net Lending to Individual..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-29 17:53
Taggar: point, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Nov 28 ? Dec 2)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0371 1.0444 1.0511 1.0584 1.0651 1.0724 1.0791 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-26 11:11
Taggar: point

Japan?s CPI Falls Again


"Japan?s consumer prices fell for an eighth straight month — the longest streak of declines since 2009-2011, underlining how distant the nation is from achieving its 2 percent inflation target. K..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-25 15:49
Taggar: bank, inflation, point

WTO Chief Says Trump Has Not Signalled Intent to Withdraw from Organization


"World Trade Organization chief Roberto Azevedo said on Thursday he had no indictation that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump wanted to withdraw the United States from the global trading body. “I..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-24 18:22
Taggar: point, report, trading

Turkish Central Bank Raises Rates by 50 basis points


"Turkey’s central bank raised its benchmark interest rate by 50 basis points on Thursday, the first increase in nearly three years, as a surging U.S. dollar and domestic security worries batter t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-24 17:33
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, inflation, point, rate

The Dollar Bull Run


"Traders are allowed to trade up to 2 per cent either side of the reference point for the day. Stephen Innes, senior trader at OANDA, told the Post he now expected the yuan to trade at 7 to the dollar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-24 06:28
Taggar: dollar, point

EUR/USD Declines as Dollar Supported by Fundamentals


"The US dollar continued to strengthen against the euro today as the greenback received some support from improving macroeconomic indicators. Durable goods orders added 4.8% in..."

Markets Calm But Today?s Key Events Still to Come


"It?s been quite a slow start to trading on Wednesday, with equity markets in Europe trading relatively mixed and US futures currently pointing to a flat open. Commodities have been a good source of di..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-23 13:54
Taggar: market, point, trading

XAU/USD ? Gold Edges Lower, Markets Eye Jobless Claims, Fed Minutes


"Gold continues to have an uneventful week. In Tuesday’s North American session, the metal is trading at $1212.95. In economic news, Existing Home Sales jumped to 5.60 million, well above the for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-22 19:19
Taggar: gold, home sales, point, trading

Hungary?s Magyar Nemzeti Bank Latest Policy Decisions


"The monthly Monetary Council meeting in November result in decisions to leave the central bank Base Rate and deposit rate flat at 0.90% and -0.05%, respectively, and to cut the overnight collateralize..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-22 16:38
Taggar: bank, point, rate

US Indices Target New Highs on Commodities Gains


"US futures are pointing to a higher open again on Wall Street, a day after the S&P and Dow closed at new record highs as indices continue to receive a boost from a cooling dollar and gains in com..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-22 15:42
Taggar: dollar, point

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

Capital Outflows amid Yuan Currency Conundrum


"On Tuesday the PBOC, China?s central bank, set the yuan reference point against the US dollar at 6.8779 basis points or 0.26 per cent stronger than Monday?s 6.8985. Traders are allowed to trade up to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-22 05:36
Taggar: bank, dollar, point, rate

Nikkei Close Above 18,000 for First Time in 10 Months


"The Nikkei stock index closed above the 18,000 threshold on Monday for the first time in more than 10 months as the continued weakening of the yen stoked hopes of improved profits abroad for Japanese..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-21 17:38
Taggar: point, profit

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Nov 21 ? Nov 25)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0216 1.0392 1.0487 1.0664 1.0759 1.0935 1.1031 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-19 11:11
Taggar: point

Week Ahead ? US December Rate Hike Chances Boosts Dollar


"Comments from various Fed members point to a rise in interest rates next month Fed fund futures are signalling a 95 percent probability of a rate hike when the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) mee..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-18 22:34
Taggar: market, point, rate

Bank of Mexico Overnight Interest Rate Raised a Fifth Time Since December 2015


"Yesterday’s increase, like the previous three undertaken in February, June and September of this year, was by 50 basis points and lifts Mexico’s key central bank rate to 5.25%, highest sin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-18 15:31
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Super Dollar at the Expense of Bonds, Commodities and Now Even Stocks


"The dollar hit overnight highs of JPY 110.94 and 1.0581 per euro. The dollar climbed 0.9% against the loonie, 0.4% relative to the Australian currency, and 0.2% versus sterling. The dollar advanced 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-18 15:15
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, loonie, point, rate

USD Extends Gains as Six Fed Officials Speak


"US futures are pointing lower on Friday, tracking similar moves in Europe where indices have spent the week dipping between gains and losses to find themselves broadly where they started. It?s been a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-18 14:02
Taggar: market, point

Bank Indonesia Officials Strike Note of Caution


"Earlier in 2016, the Bank Indonesia Board of Governors had sanctioned 25-basis point interest rate cuts in each month of the first quarter plus June, September and October. Coming into this month̵..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-17 17:09
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Fed Hints at December Rate Hike


"The Federal Reserve could raise US interest rates ?relatively soon? if economic data keeps pointing to an improving labor market and rising inflation, Fed chair Janet Yellen said on Thursday in a clea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-17 16:55
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, point, rate

U.S. Jobless Claims Hit 4 Decade Low


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to a 43-year low last week, pointing to a rapidly tightening labor market that could allow the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates nex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-17 15:41
Taggar: employment, market, point, rate

No Role for Renzi if Referendum Fails


"Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Thursday he would not take any part in efforts to form a temporary or technocratic government if he loses next month’s referendum on constitutional re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-17 14:44
Taggar: point

Goldman Sachs Expects Trump Agenda to Force a More Aggressive Fed


"Goldman Sachs economists expect Donald Trump’s economic agenda to lift inflation and interest rates. They expect to see a more aggressive Fed. They also initially expect higher growth thanks to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-16 22:16
Taggar: gold, inflation, point, rate

OPEC Working to Finalize Production Cut Plans


"OPEC officials are working to nail down details of their plan to limit oil supply and gaps over some sticking points are narrowing, OPEC sources said, a sign of progress in finalizing the exporter gro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-16 18:38
Taggar: oil, point

Fed?s Bullard Would Be Surprised by Fed Holding Rate in December


"It would need a surprise for the Federal Reserve not to raise U.S. interest rates next month, one of the central bank’s policymakers, James Bullard, said on Wednesday. “You would have to h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-16 16:58
Taggar: bank, bull, point, rate, report

Central Bank of Iceland


"Officials at Sedlabanki had cut the 7-day repo rate by 50 basis points in August. This was a trend reversal following three increases totaling 125 bps between June and November of 2015. Many analysts..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-16 15:04
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

XAU/USD ? Gold Shrugs Off Sharp US Retail Sales


"Gold prices are subdued on Tuesday, following losses in the Monday session. In the North American session, the metal is trading at $1224.03. On the release front, US Retail Sales and Core Retail Sales..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-15 19:17
Taggar: gold, indicators, point, retail sales, trading

World?s Largest Lender ICBC Joins Dubai DGCX as a Settlement Bank


"ICBC is the second Chinese bank to be appointed as a settlement bank and will operate through its Abu Dhabi branch."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-15 17:07
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Empire State Index Turns Positive


"A measure of New York-area manufacturing conditions turned positive in November for the first time in four months, as respondents reported both rising new orders and shipments. The Empire Fed index ro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-15 16:21
Taggar: point, report

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Subdued, US Retail Sales Shines


"The Canadian dollar is showing limited movement on Tuesday, following an uneventful Monday session. In North American trade, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3530. On the release front, US Core Retail Sales an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-15 15:32
Taggar: dollar, indicators, point, retail sales, trading

Trump Risk Casts Shadow Over Chinese Data


"China’s economy largely showed further signs of steadying in October as expected, but disappointing retail sales growth and fears of U.S. trade frictions under incoming President Donald Trump ar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-14 09:39
Taggar: economy, investment, point, retail sales

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Nov 14 ? Nov 18)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0218 1.0524 1.0687 1.0993 1.1156 1.1462 1.1625 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-12 11:13
Taggar: point

OPEC Reports Production Increase in October


"OPEC reported an increase in its oil production in October to a record high led by members hoping to be exempt from the producer group’s attempt to curb supply, weighing on prices and pointing t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-11 16:42
Taggar: oil, point, report

USD/JPY ? Yen Stops Bleeding, US Consumer Confidence Next


"USD/JPY has reversed directions on Friday and moved to lower ground. Currently, the pair is trading slightly above the 106 line. On the release front, Japanese PPI declined 2.7%, within expectations..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-11 12:46
Taggar: consumer sentiment, market, point, trading

Bank of Korea?s Key Interest Rate Left at 1.25%


"The last change in the 7-day repo rate was a 25-basis point cut in June. Four earlier reductions were made between August 2014 and June 2015. CPI inflation accelerated to 1.3% in October from 0.4% in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-11 04:49
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Peru’s monetary policy interest rate was left at 4.25%. It’s been at that level since the last of four 25-basis point hikes between September 2015 and February 2016. Although CPI inflation..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-11 02:51
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

National Bank of Serbia


"Serbia’s key central bank policy rate had been at 12.25% as recently as April 2013 but was slashed by 275 basis points over the remainder of 2013, 150 basis points during 2014, 350 bps last year..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-10 18:22
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas


"Filipino monetary officials decided to keep the 3.0% reverse repo rate unchanged after reviewing their stance. There hasn’t been a rate change since two closely spaced hikes in July and Septembe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-10 18:10
Taggar: point, rate

Will Janet Yellen Now Resign?


"Over the weeks and months ahead, markets will watch Fed Chair Janet Yellen and President-elect Donald Trump to see if she resigns, he asks her to resign or they find a way to coexist. Trump harshly cr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-10 08:49
Taggar: market, point

National Bank of Poland


"The Polish central bank reference rate will stay at 1.5% where such has been since a 50-basis point reduction in March 2015. Earlier, the rate was cut by 275 basis points between November 2012 and Jan..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-09 18:47
Taggar: bank, consumption, inflation, point, rate

Bank of Thailand Maintains 1.5% Interest Rate


"The 1.5% one-day central bank repo rate, lowest since June 2010, has been at that level since back-to-back 25-basis point reductions in March and April 2015. There were six previous cuts of the same s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-09 18:32
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Strong Risk Aversion Remains After Trump Victory


"We may have already seen the worst of the moves in the markets following Donald Trump?s surprise victory in the Presidential election this morning but US futures continue to point sharply lower ahead..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-09 14:21
Taggar: market, point

UK Industrial Sector Shrunk in September


"Britain?s industrial sector shrank unexpectedly in September as North Sea oil shutdowns dragged output lower, weighing on the broader economy in the third quarter. Industrial output fell by 0.4% over..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-08 16:28
Taggar: economy, oil, point

EUR/USD ? Euro in Holding Pattern on US Election Day


"EUR/USD is showing limited movement in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1060. Today’s highlight is the US presidential election. On the release front, German Industrial P..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-08 12:06
Taggar: industrial production, point, trading

Global Stocks Rise After FBI Clears Clinton?s Email


"You know it’s a wild election season when a mere letter from the FBI is enough to spark a global stock market rally. The Dow soared more than 325 points on Monday — on track for the bigges..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-07 19:12
Taggar: market, point

GBP/USD ? Pound Rally Ends as FBI Closes Clinton Investigation


"GBP/USD has posted sharp losses on Monday, dropping 100 points. In the North American session, the pair is trading slightly above the 1.24 line. On the release front, British Halifax HPI posted a stro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-07 18:18
Taggar: point, trading

BBLG: Clinton 3 Points Ahead of Trump


"Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by three percentage points among likely voters nationally, the latest sign that her campaign’s painstaking focus on women, Latinos and blacks could help propel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-07 15:39
Taggar: point

Euro Ticks Higher, Markets Eye Tight US Election


"EUR/USD has ticked higher in the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1070. On the release front, Eurozone numbers were mixed. German Factory Orders declined 0.6%, below expectations. H..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-07 13:05
Taggar: point, retail sales, trading

New Chinese FM Expected to Maintain Expansionary Policy


"China appointed a new finance minister on Monday who is expected to maintain an expansionary fiscal policy and push reforms to put a lid on rising debt levels in the economy. Xiao Jie, a former tax ch..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-07 08:44
Taggar: economy, finance, point

Risk Appetite Returns Clinton is Cleared Again


"European equity markets are positioned to open more than half a percentage point higher on Monday, boosted by the news that the FBI has not changed its conclusion on the Hillary Clinton email investig..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-07 08:29
Taggar: market, point

Sharp October Drop in U.S.-Minus-Ezone PMI Services Spread


"The U.S. non-manufacturing purchasing managers index fell 2.3 points to 54.8 last month. Euroland’s service sector PMI increased 0.6 points to 52.8. The differential between those two indices th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-07 00:45
Taggar: point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Nov 7 ? Nov 11)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0797 1.0866 1.1002 1.1071 1.1207 1.1276 1.1412 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-05 11:00
Taggar: point

National Bank of Romania Leaves Policy Stance Unchanged


"The last change of Romania’s monetary policy rate was a 25-basis point cut in May 2015 that culminated a string of nine such reductions since the start of 2014. A statement released after the NB..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-04 21:46
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

Clinton Leads by 3 Points in Latest Poll


"Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton leads Republican Donald Trump by 3 percentage points nationally in a Washington Post-ABC tracking poll released on Friday. Clinton drew 47 percent of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-04 13:45
Taggar: point

XAU/USD ? Gold Choppy Ahead of Nonfarm Payrolls Next


"Gold is unchanged in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the metal is trading at $1298.95, just shy of the symbolic $1300 level. On the release front, unemployment claims surprised by climb..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-03 18:22
Taggar: employment, gold, point, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Surges as BoE Stands Pat on Rate


"GBP/USD has posted sharp gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.2470. On the release front, the BoE held the benchmark rate at 0.25 percent. British Services..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-03 14:48
Taggar: employment, point, rate, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Unchanged, Markets Eye Canadian and US Job Reports


"USD/CAD is unchanged on Thursday, as the pair trades just below the 1.34 line. On the release front, US unemployment claims is expected to show little change, with an estimate of 257 thousand. Another..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-03 13:53
Taggar: employment, point

CBOE?s October Volumes Reflect MoM Decline Amid Falling Revenues


"Most major segments were lower across the board, although C2 Option Exchange?s volumes pointed higher. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-03 10:32
Taggar: point

GBP/USD ? Pound Pushes to 3-week Highs as Construction PMI Beats Forecast


"GBP/USD has posted gains on Wednesday, after an uneventful start to the week. In the North American session, the pair is trading at the 1.23 line. On the release front, British Construction PMI improv..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-02 17:20
Taggar: employment, point, trading

Euro Area Factory PMI Rose More Sharply than U.S. PMI in October


"The U.S. manufacturing purchasing  managers index increased 0.4 points to 51.9 last month. While subindices for jobs, prices and  production climbed by 3.2, 1.5 and 1.8 points, that for new orders dro..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-02 17:05
Taggar: point

JPMorgan Appoints New Global co-Heads of Prime Brokerage


"Paul Brannan and Jonathan Cossey have been appointed as respective Global co-Heads of Prime Brokerage."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-02 15:32
Taggar: point

XAU/USD ? Gold Climbs Ahead of Fed Announcement


"Gold has posted strong gains in the Tuesday session, climbing one percent. In North American trade, the metal is trading at a spot price of $1290.49 per ounce. On the release front, ISM Manufacturing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-01 18:36
Taggar: gold, point, trading

WTI/USD ? US Crude Stops Slide, Fed Announcement Next


"US crude is unchanged in the Tuesday session, following sharp losses on Monday. In North American trade, WTI/USD futures are trading at $46.79 per barrel. Brent futures are trading at $48.73, as the B..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-01 18:16
Taggar: point, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady as British Manufacturing PMI Meets Expectations


"GBP/USD is unchanged, as the pair trades at 1.2240 in the North American session. On the release front, British Manufacturing PMI dipped to 54.3 points, slightly short of the forecast of 54.6 points..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-01 17:39
Taggar: point

Days of Wonder


"Tomorrow’s FOMC statement is expected to prepare markets for a December rate hike. Ten-year sovereign debt yields are up 5 basis points in the U.S., 4 bps in Britain, and 3 bps in Germany. In Ja..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-01 17:20
Taggar: market, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Improves as GDP Matches Forecast


"USD/CAD has posted slight gains on Tuesday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3390. Taking a look at today’s releases, Canada’s GDP rose 0.2%, matching the forecast..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-01 16:11
Taggar: point, trading

China Data Surprise has Markets Keeping Its Powder Dry


"Tuesday November 1: Five things the markets are talking about There are probably three potential events that could overturn this market’s expectations of a December Fed hike (fed funds are prici..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-01 12:21
Taggar: market, point

XAU/USD ? Gold Edges Lower after Strong US Consumer Report


"Gold has posted slight losses in the Monday session. In North American trade, the metal is trading at a spot price of $1274.17 per ounce. On the release front,  Personal Spending posted a gain of 0.5%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-31 19:58
Taggar: chicago pmi, gold, point, trading

WTI/USD ? US Crude Slumps as OPEC Agreement in Doubt


"US crude has posted sharp losses in the Monday session. In North American trade, WTI/USD futures are trading at $47.01 per barrel. Brent futures are trading at $48.84, as the Brent premium stands at $..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-31 19:30
Taggar: chicago pmi, point, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Unchanged at 1.34, GDP Looms


"USD/CAD is unchanged on Monday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at the 1.34 line. Taking a look at today’s releases, US Personal Spending climbed 0.5%, matching the forecast..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-31 17:08
Taggar: chicago pmi, market, point, trading

US Inflation Data Eyed Ahead of Fed on Wednesday


"US futures are pointing slightly higher on Monday, paring some of the late losses sustained on Friday after the FBI reopened its investigation into Hillary Clintons emails. Coming just over a week bef..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-31 13:20
Taggar: point

Will BOE Governor Carney Stay or Go?


"Whether Mark Carney will extend his tenure as BOE governor or not has become a hotly-debated talking point. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-31 12:36
Taggar: point

Trump Declares Clinton ?Guilty? in Email Probe


"Sensing a potential turning point, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump mounted a furious effort on Saturday to portray Democrat Hillary Clinton as unfit to lead the country after the latest c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-31 11:37
Taggar: point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Oct 31 ? Nov 4)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0746 1.0798 1.0886 1.0939 1.1027 1.1080 1.1168 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-29 11:03
Taggar: point

Japan Exchange Group Operating Revenues Drop in Second Fiscal Quarter


"JPX?s revenues from trading and clearing services also pointed lower due to decrease in overall trading."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-28 17:25
Taggar: point, trading

Bank of Russia Retains Key 10.0% Interest Rate


"Two 50-basis point interest rate cuts have already been implemented this year in June and September on top of 600 basis points of easing done during the first seven months of 2015. A decision at this..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-28 16:25
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Bond Sell Off Hit Asia


"The AUD is struggling in the face of higher US bond yields, but that only paints one side of the speculative landscape. As pointed out yesterday; domestic deflation demons were unlikely excised by the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-28 12:10
Taggar: cpi, point

National Bank of Ukraine


"Ukraine’s key interest rate was cut by another full percentage point to 14.0%, bringing the cumulative drop since May to 800 basis points. If economic developments continue to evolve as monetary..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-27 18:04
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

Bank of Israel


"Israel’s central bank interest rate was left at 0.10% after the October policy meeting. It’s been at that level since a 15-basis point reduction in February 2015. In each of the four previ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-27 17:53
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Bank of Norway


"Norway’s main central bank interest rate will remain at a record low of 0.50%, the level since a 25-basis point reduction last March. The rate had also been reduced by 50 basis points in both 20..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-27 17:25
Taggar: bank, point, rate

10 Year Treasury Yield Near 5 Month High


"Treasurys remained under pressure Thursday, pushing up yields, after data showed a small drop in orders for durable goods in September and a drop in first-time claims for jobless benefits. The yield o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-27 16:13
Taggar: durable goods, point, trading

US Elections CNBC Poll Has Clinton Ahead by 9 Points


"With only a dozen days to go before the election, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has ratcheted up her lead over Republican nominee Donald Trump to 9 points, according to the latest CNBC All-Americ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-27 16:04
Taggar: point, rate

US Manufactured Capital Goods Fall in September


"New orders for U.S. manufactured capital goods unexpectedly fell in September amid weak demand for computers and electronic products, which could temper expectations for an acceleration in business sp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-27 16:02
Taggar: employment, manufacture, point

US New Home Sales Rise in September


"New U.S. single-family home sales unexpectedly rose in September, pointing to sustained demand for housing even as data for August was revised sharply lower. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-26 18:17
Taggar: home sales, point, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Pushes Above 1.09 Despite Soft German Consumer Confidence


"EUR/USD has posted gains in the Wednesday session, as the pair trades slightly above the 1.0930. On the release front, GfK German Consumer Climate fell short of expectations, coming in at 9.7 points..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-26 11:19
Taggar: home sales, point

Magyar Nemzeti Bank Cuts Reserve Requirement


"Hungary’s central bank left its base rate at 0.90% and its overnight deposit rate at -0.05% but cut its overnight lending rate by 10 basis points to 1.05% and its reserve requirement in half to..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-25 23:18
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

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

Copper Gains Limited by Ample Supplies


"Copper prices have rallied from their January lows, but investors looking for further hefty gains may be disappointed as ample supplies are likely to more than offset stronger demand in top consumer C..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-25 16:24
Taggar: point

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 Ticks Upwards, German Business Climate Climbs


"EUR/USD has edged higher in the Tuesday session, as the pair trades slightly below the 1.09 level. On the release front, German Ifo Business Climate climbed to 110.5 points, easily beating the estimat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-25 11:40
Taggar: point

Bank of Canada (BoC) Keeps Inflation Target at 2%


"The Bank of Canada and Canadian government on Monday renewed the central bank’s inflation target, at the midpoint of a 1 to 3 percent range, for another five years, opting to bypass alternative..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-24 17:38
Taggar: bank, inflation, point

European Business Activity Rises at Fastest Pace in 2016


"Business activity across the 19 eurozone economies grew in October at its fastest pace so far this year, shrugging off any major concerns about Britain’s “Brexit” vote, a survey show..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-24 15:49
Taggar: point

Fed Events Dominate Ahead of Next Week?s Meeting


"US futures are pointing higher on Monday, on course for similar gains to what we?re seeing in Europe where indices are threatening to or have broken above recent trading highs, in what could be a bull..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-24 13:05
Taggar: bull, market, point, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Oct 24 ? Oct 28)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0629 1.0744 1.0809 1.0924 1.0989 1.1104 1.1168 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-22 11:07
Taggar: point

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

Jobless Data Shakes EUR/USD, Housing Data Lets Dollar Appreciate


"EUR/USD posted a significant intraday spike following a disappointing weekly US jobless data report combined with a mixed sentiment indicator. The currency pair rebounded during th..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-20 21:15
Taggar: currency, currency pair, point, report

Presidential Debate ?Facts? Up For Debate


"In their third and final debate, the two candidates didn’t disappoint our ready and waiting fact check team at NBC News and PolitiFact. In a wild 90-minute debate, Donald Trump and Hillary Clint..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-20 11:12
Taggar: point

Central Bank of Chile


"Chile’s monetary policy rate was left unchanged at 3.5%, its level since hikes of 25 basis points implemented in September and December of 2015. A released statement observes that inflation has..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-19 15:58
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Nikkei Rises After China GDP Figures


"Tokyo stocks rose for the fourth consecutive trading day Wednesday, with the Nikkei index briefly retaking the 17,000 line, as concerns about China’s economy eased following the release of the c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-19 15:11
Taggar: economy, market, point, trading

US Housing Starts Fall to 18 Month Low in September


"U.S. housing starts tumbled to a 1-1/2-year low in September amid a steep decline in the construction of multifamily homes, but a surge in the construction of single-family units pointed to sustained..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-19 15:03
Taggar: market, point

SIX Swiss Exchange Introduces Mid-Point Pricing Service


"The new service allows execution of Swiss equities in a non-displayed pool at the mid-point of its lit order book."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-18 15:02
Taggar: point

EUR/USD Edges Higher as US Data Disappoints Ahead of ECB Meeting


"There were few US economic reports scheduled for the current trading session, but the ones that were released were disappointing, failing to reach market expectations. This allowed..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-17 16:20
Taggar: market, point, report, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Oct 17 ? Oct 21)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0660 1.0815 1.0893 1.1048 1.1126 1.1281 1.1359 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-15 11:00
Taggar: point

Unchanged Monetary Policy in Singapore


"Interest rate policy in Singapore is subordinated to an exchange rate target corridor, defined by the following three elements: the band’s width, midpoint and slope. The Monetary Authority of Si..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 16:45
Taggar: point, rate

Gold Higher After Drop in US Consumer Sentiment


"Gold prices have popped into positive territory following a surprise drop in preliminary sentiment data. Friday the University of Michigan said its preliminary consumer sentiment survey fell to its lo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 16:25
Taggar: consumer sentiment, gold, point

Fed December Rate Hike to Face Retail Sales Test


"Fundamental US data to decide the fate of the USD The USD is lower across the board against major currencies as risk aversion took hold of investors triggered by disappointing Chinese trade data. Expo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-13 22:08
Taggar: currencies, point

US Jobless Claims at 43 Year Low


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits held at a 43-year low last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength that could pave the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-13 17:02
Taggar: employment, market, point, rate, report

OANDA MP ? Worrying Signs for Indices (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about last night’s FOMC minutes, today’s key market events and highlights some worrying signs on the charts for equity indices. USD/JPY ? Yen Improv..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-13 15:18
Taggar: market, oil, point

APAC Corner: China Data Disappoints


"Disappointing trade data from China this morning saw Asia equities marked lower with a knock-on weaker USD in the G10 space. China’s trade data showed exports falling to their lowest levels in s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-13 08:09
Taggar: point, trade balance

IronFX UK Renamed Entity Sees Declining Revenues in 2015


"Revenues and profits were pointed lower in 2015 despite securing a sizable gain in assets."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-12 22:32
Taggar: point, profit

OPEC Production is at 8 Year High


"OPEC reported a increase in its oil production in September to the highest in at least eight years and raised its forecast for 2017 non-OPEC supply growth, pointing to a larger surplus next year despi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-12 18:29
Taggar: oil, point, report

Fed?s Dudley Says Hike Can be Gentle


"The Federal Reserve can be “gentle” in removing monetary stimulus since U.S. inflation remains low and the economic expansion could last five or more years, one of the most influential Fed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-12 17:57
Taggar: inflation, point

Poll Puts Clinton Eight Points Ahead of Trump


"Donald Trump has fallen further behind Hillary Clinton and now trails her by 8 points among likely voters, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll, with 1 in 5 Republicans saying his vulgar comm..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-12 10:29
Taggar: point

US Stocks Lower as Earnings Disappoint


"U.S. stocks traded firmly lower on Tuesday as disappointing results from aluminum giantAlcoa Inc. set the tone for the broader market as the third-quarter earnings season gets under way this week. Sha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-11 17:50
Taggar: market, point, share, shares

Crow Point Partners Completes Rollout of LiquidityBook?s LBX Suite


"The rollout of the LBX suite helps bolster a number of utilities across Crow Point's front and back-office operations."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-11 16:11
Taggar: point

Nikkei Rises Above 17,000 on US Debate and Oil Prices


"The Nikkei index finished above the 17,000 line on Tuesday for the first time in about one month on rising oil prices, with the perception among some brokers that Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-11 16:09
Taggar: brokers, oil, point, share, shares

BoE?s Kashyap Says Worried About Spillover from EU Banking Woes


"A Bank of England policymaker charged with overseeing the banking sector said he had big concerns about the risk of British banks being hurt by trouble among their peers elsewhere in the European Unio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-11 14:46
Taggar: bank, financial, point

Worst Four Days Since June Push Sterling Below $1.23


"Sterling slid back below $1.23 on Tuesday as senior officials and investors pointed to the potential for more falls for a market still in shock after Friday’s 10-percent flash crash. The past fo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-11 14:41
Taggar: market, point, pound

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Oct 10 ? Oct 14)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.0977 1.1040 1.1117 1.1180 1.1257 1.1320 1.1397 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-08 11:09
Taggar: point

Breaking: Thomson Reuters Officially Confirms GBP/USD Lowest Spot Rate


"Thomson Reuters has officially confirmed that the absolute lowest point for the trading day this Friday on the GBP/USD pair has been 1.1491. The company has issued a statement outlining that the the t..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-07 20:28
Taggar: point, trading

Exclusive Insight: Sterling Quotes Differ 1000 Pips across Different Brokers


"Brokers quoted the lowest point in GBPUSD trading between below 1.1000 and above 1.2000"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-07 17:22
Taggar: brokers, point, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Slide Resumes on ?Hard Brexit? Jitters


"GBP/USD has resumed its downward slide on Thursday, following an uneventful Wednesday session. The pair has dropped over 100 points and is trading at 1.2640 in the North American session. On the relea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-06 17:00
Taggar: point, trading

Big 6.3-Point Jump Last Month in U.S.-Minus-Ezone Services Differential


"The U.S. non-manufacturing purchasing managers index leaped 5.7 points to 57.1 in September, an eleven-month high. Euroland’s services PMI, in contrast, fell 0.6 points to a 21-month low. The sp..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 17:57
Taggar: point, spread

National Bank of Poland


"The last change in Poland’s reference interest rate was a cut of 50 basis points in March 2015 to a record low of 1.5%. Officials at the NBP agreed at their latest policy review to keep that lev..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 17:36
Taggar: point, rate

OANDA MP ? ECB QE Reports Hits Bonds (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about the ECB reports around its QE program, the latest Fed commentary and today’s economic data. He also gives his latest analysis on USDJPY, UK100, Bren..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 17:29
Taggar: analysis, employment, gold, market, point, pound, report

Central Bank of Iceland Keeps Main Interest Rate at 5.25%


"The seven-day term deposit rate had been cut in August by 50 basis points to 5.25%, partly reversing 125 basis points of tightening between June and November of 2015. One development against cutting t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 17:25
Taggar: point, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Edges Higher, Services PMI Beats Estimate


"GBP/USD has ticked higher on Wednesday, following sharp losses in the Tuesday session. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.2750. On the release front, British Services PMI pointed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 16:40
Taggar: employment, point, trading

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

Reserve Bank of India Eases


"Markets had not been anticipating a policy change at the latest central bank review, but the Board of Directors agreed instead to enact their second 25-basis point reduction of India’s repo lend..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-04 16:50
Taggar: bank, market, point, rate

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

IMF Cuts US Growth Forecast to 1.6%


"The International Monetary Fund says the U.S. economy is losing momentum. The IMF said the American economy will expand by only 1.6% this year, down from 2.6% in 2015. The latest forecast is 0.6 perce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-04 16:04
Taggar: economy, point

Sterling Hits New 31 Year Low on Hammond Comments


"US futures are pointing at a slightly higher open on Wall Street on Tuesday as we look ahead to more Fed speeches, although focus in the European session has so far been on the moves in sterling and t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-04 13:54
Taggar: bank, point, pound

FXSpotStream?s September Volumes Rebound Higher, Kindled By Volatility


"Volumes were pointed higher in September, rebounding off of 2016 lows in August."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-04 10:18
Taggar: point

Ramy Soliman Launches new Prime-of-Prime Brokerage Stater Global Markets


"After accumulating vast experience at Citi, IG and Integral, Ramy Soliman has been appointed as CEO of Stater Global Markets"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-03 08:32
Taggar: market, point

September and the Third Quarter in Figures


"Ten-year sovereign debt yields remained very low last quarter. British gilts dropped over a half percentage point for the second consecutive quarter, helped by a halving the Bank of England’s po..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-01 18:44
Taggar: bank, dollar, point, rate

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Oct 3 ? Oct 7)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1043 1.1098 1.1169 1.1224 1.1295 1.1350 1.1420 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-01 11:07
Taggar: point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Oct 3 ? Oct 7)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1043 1.1098 1.1169 1.1224 1.1295 1.1350 1.1420 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-01 11:07
Taggar: point

Bank of Mexico Raises Interest Rates for Third Time in 2016


"As a U.S. presidential candidate with hostile intentions regarding relations with Mexico, Donald Trump is already influencing Mexican monetary policy the Bank of Mexico increased its policy interest r..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-30 18:14
Taggar: bank, point, rate

U.S August Consumer Spending Little Changed


"Consumer spending was little changed in August as income growth cooled, pointing to a softening in consumption after a run of strong gains. The August result followed a 0.4 percent advance the prior m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-30 14:51
Taggar: consumption, point

OPEC Production Cut Could Jump Start Shale Drilling


"OPEC’s promised production deal will probably prop up oil prices, but it may also jump-start more U.S. shale drilling ? which would go against the very reason the cartel started a price war in t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-29 20:29
Taggar: bank, oil, point

Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan)


"Monetary officials agreed to leave Taiwan’s discount rate unchanged at 1.375%, which is an accommodative stance according to a statement released today. The interest rate was cut by 12.5 basis p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-29 17:07
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Gold Rises After Drop in US Home Sales


"Gold prices have managed to find some traction Thursday, following data that point to weaker U.S. home sales in the next few months. Thursday, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) said that its..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-29 16:56
Taggar: gold, home sales, point

HSBC Says OPEC Deal Will Help Gold


"The oil-production agreement announced Wednesday by OPEC members may end up helping gold, says HSBC. Normally, oil and gold tend to move together, although the relationship has not been pronounced lat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-29 16:54
Taggar: bank, financial, gold, oil, point

OANDA MP ? Oil Output Deal Looks Unlikely (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks today’s speeches from Fed and ECB officials, the OPEC meeting in Algeria and the other stories that are moving financial markets. USD/CAD ? Canadian Dolla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-28 16:53
Taggar: bank, dollar, financial, market, point, pound, report

Oil and European Share Prices Show Firmer Tone


"This has b