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USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar slips as CPI and retail sales fall


"The Canadian dollar has lost ground in Friday’s North American session, erasing the losses seen earlier in the day. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3102, up 0.13% on the day. On the release f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-19 13:28
Taggar: cpi, dollar, indicators, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound dips on weak retail sales


"GBP/USD is slightly lower in the Thursday session, after considerable losses on Wednesday. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.3099, down 0.14% on the day. On the release front, British..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-18 15:47
Taggar: indicators, retail sales, trading

Gold Rises as Metal Regains Safe Haven Title


"Gold rose on Monday after US retail sales missed the forecast. Economists had estimated a rebound in core and headline retail sales, but a fall in the food services sector dragged the index lower. Ove..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 17:51
Taggar: gold, retail sales

EUR/USD Opens Sharply Lower, Bounces Afterwards


"EUR/USD opened sharply lower due to the prevalent risk aversion on the Forex market but was moving up since the opening. The currency pair attempted to extend its ra..."

U.S retail sales increase less than expected in September


"U.S. retail sales barely rose in September as a rebound in motor vehicle purchases was offset by the biggest drop in spending at restaurants and bars in nearly two years. The Commerce Department said..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 15:05
Taggar: retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar trading sideways, US retail reports ahead


"The Canadian dollar is unchanged in the Monday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3016, down 0.04% on the day. On the release front, the focus is on retail sales reports. Retail Sales is expe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 13:56
Taggar: dollar, report, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro starts week with gains, Investors eye US retail sales


"EUR/USD is higher on the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1592, up 0.28% on the day. On the release front, there are no eurozone events. In the U.S, the focus is on retail sales rep..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 13:03
Taggar: report, retail sales, trading

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

GBP/USD ? British pound loses ground as dollar remains strong


"GBP/USD has posted losses on Monday, recovering much of the losses seen on Friday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3062, down 0.42% on the day. It’s a quiet start on the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-08 18:18
Taggar: bank, retail sales, trading

Aussie struggles near lows even as retail sales beat estimate


"AUD/USD fails to advance AUD/USD was only given a temporary respite from the four-day selling pressure after a better-than-expected print for retail sales. Sales rose 0.3% m/m, a faster pace than the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-05 05:48
Taggar: retail sales

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

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

Canada retail sales climb, inflation falls, CAD rallies


"Canadian retail sales climbed in July following a decline in June, led by demand for food and higher gas prices. Stats Canada said retail sales rose +0.3% in July to a seasonally adjusted C$50.9B. Not..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-21 14:49
Taggar: retail sales

USD/CAD ? Surging Canadian dollar at 14-week high, CPI and retail sales next


"The Canadian dollar is trading sideways in the Friday session, after posting strong gains in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2924, up 0.13% on the day. On the release front, C..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-21 13:57
Taggar: cpi, dollar, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound rises to 10-week high on higher retail sales


"GBP/USD has posted strong gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.3260, up 0.85% on the day. On the release front, British retail sales posted a gain of 0.3%, beating the es..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 17:22
Taggar: employment, indicators, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound at 10-week high, US retail sales ahead


"GBP/USD continues to head higher on Friday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3126, up 0.15% on the day. On the release front, there are no data indicators out of Britain. In the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-14 13:33
Taggar: indicators, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar unchanged ahead of US consumer spending data


"The Canadian dollar is unchanged in the Friday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2997, down 0.01% on the day. In the U.S, the focus is on consumer spending data. Core retail sales and retail..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-14 12:48
Taggar: dollar, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro punches past 1.17


"EUR/USD has posted slight gains in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1712, up 0.22% on the day. On the release front, Eurozone trade balance is expected to dip to EUR 16.3 billio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-14 10:36
Taggar: retail sales, trade balance, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro punches past 1.17 after ECB announcement


"EUR/USD has posted slight gains in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1712, up 0.22% on the day. On the release front, Eurozone trade balance is expected to dip to EUR 16.3 billio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-14 10:36
Taggar: retail sales, trade balance, trading

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

EUR/USD Fails to Rally amid Escalating Trade Tensions


"EUR/USD attempted to rally today but failed amid signs of escalating trade tensions between the United States and China. The start of the week was light in term..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-11 17:16
Taggar: cpi, retail sales

DAX slides on trade war jitters


"The DAX index has posted sharp losses in the Tuesday session. Currently, the index is at 12,180, down 1.35% on the day. On the release front, eurozone industrial producer prices rose 0.4% in July. On..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-04 13:44
Taggar: retail sales

Aussie dips to 21-month low on retail sales miss


"Aussie dips to 21-month low It was a bad start to a new month for the Aussie as a combination of a stronger dollar and weak data sent the antipodean currency to its lowest level versus the dollar sinc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-03 05:34
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, retail sales

DAX slide continues on US-China trade tensions


"The DAX index has posted sharp losses in the Friday session, after dropping close to 1.0 percent on Thursday. Currently, the index is at 12,395, down 0.79% on the day. On the release front, German ret..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-31 13:17
Taggar: retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro steady as Eurozone CPI estimate close to estimate


"EUR/USD is showing little movement in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1661, up 0.08% on the day. On the release front, German Preliminary CPI is expected to dip to 0.1%. The US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-31 12:21
Taggar: cpi, employment, inflation, inflation reports, report, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen gains ground as retail sales beats expectations


"The Japanese yen has edged higher in the Thursday session, erasing the losses seen on Wednesday. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 111.26, down 0.38% on the day. On the release front, Ja..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-30 17:16
Taggar: retail sales, trading

DAX slips on U.S-China concerns


"The DAX index has posted considerable losses in the Thursday session. Currently, the index is at 12,505, down 0.45% on the day. Earlier in the day, the DAX was more than 1.0 percent lower. In economic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-30 12:44
Taggar: cpi, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro ticks lower, investors await German CPI


"EUR/USD is showing little movement in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1695, down 0.11% on the day. On the release front, German Preliminary CPI is expected to dip to 0.1%. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-30 12:17
Taggar: cpi, employment, inflation, inflation reports, report, retail sales, trading

Canada: Retail trade, June 2018


"Following a 2.2% increase in May, retail sales edged down 0.2% in June to $50.7 billion. Sales were down in 6 of 11 subsectors, representing 52% of total retail trade. Lower sales at gasoline stations..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-22 15:42
Taggar: retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar shrugs off soft retail sales reports


"The Canadian dollar has posted small gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3016, down 0.18% on the day. In economic news, Canadian retail sales and core reta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-22 14:37
Taggar: dollar, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar gains continue, wholesales sales next


"The Canadian dollar has posted small gains in the Tuesday session, continuing the trend seen on Monday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3023, down 0.16% on the day. In economic news, Canada release..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-21 13:24
Taggar: dollar, report, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound slightly higher on strong UK retail sales


"The British pound has posted slight gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.2708, up 0.08% on the day. On the release front, British retail sales rebounded wit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-16 19:26
Taggar: indicators, pound, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? sharp US retail sales weigh on Canadian dollar


"The Canadian dollar is down considerably in the Wednesday session, erasing the gains which marked Tuesday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3144, up 0.67% on the day. On the release front, there are..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-15 19:26
Taggar: dollar, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro under pressure, investors eye US retail sales


"EUR/USD has posted small losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1316, down 0.15% on the day. On the release front, there are no major eurozone events. In the U.S. today&#..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-15 13:45
Taggar: indicators, market, report, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD Recovers After Touching 13-Month Low


"EUR/USD dropped intraday on Wednesday as the euro touched the lowest level in more than a year. By the end of Wednesday’s trading, though, the c..."

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews in Norway and Indonesia. Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Lowe delivers semi-annual parliamentary testimony. Holidays: Assumption Day observed Wednesday in a f..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-10 18:56
Taggar: bank, industrial production, retail sales

AUD/USD edges higher as retail sales beat estimate


"Aussie edges higher as retail sales beat estimate AUD/USD is trading marginally up on the day after Australia?s retail sales came in higher than expected in June. Sales rose 0.4% m/m, matching the exp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-03 05:17
Taggar: aussie, margin, retail sales, trading

DAX trading sideways as eurozone inflation within expectations


"The DAX index is showing little movement in the Tuesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,808, up 0.08% on the day. In economic news, German retail sales rebounded with a gain of 1.2%, edging above..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 12:58
Taggar: cpi, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro slightly higher on sharp German retail sales


"EUR/USD has posted small gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1724, up 0.16% on the day. On the release front, there are a host of events in both Europe and the U.S. In Ge..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 12:18
Taggar: cpi, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Japanese yen stuck at 111 ahead of BoJ rate announcement


"The Japanese yen is slightly lower in the Monday session. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 110.96, down 0.06% on the day. On the release front, Japanese Retail Sales rebounded in J..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-30 17:24
Taggar: retail sales, trading

DAX ticks lower, German CPI next


"The DAX index has posted slight losses in the Monday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,845, down 0.18% on the day. On the release front, today?s key event is German Preliminary CPI, which is expect..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-30 13:14
Taggar: cpi, indicators, retail sales

Canada: Retail trade, May 2018


"Retail sales increased 2.0% in May to $50.8 billion, following a 0.9% decline in April. Sales rose in 8 of 11 subsectors, representing 70% of retail trade. Higher sales at motor vehicle and parts deal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-20 14:56
Taggar: retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar steadies ahead of key consumer data


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight gains in the Friday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3240, down 0.22% on the day. On the release front, the focus is on consumer indicators. CPI is exp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-20 11:47
Taggar: cpi, dollar, indicators, retail sales, trading

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

US Retail Sales Rise in June


"U.S. retail sales rose solidly in June as households boosted purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods, cementing expectations for robust economic growth in the second quarter. Signs of a st..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-16 18:33
Taggar: economy, inflation, market, retail sales

Gold dips as retail sales climb


"Gold has posted slight losses in the Monday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1239.15, down 0.20% on the day. On the release front, U.S core retail sales dropp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-16 17:40
Taggar: gold, retail sales

GBP/USD ? British pound edges higher, investors eye UK job numbers


"The British pound has recorded slight gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.3266, up 0.24% on the day. On the release front, British Rightmove HPI surprised wi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-16 16:35
Taggar: pound, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD Gets Temporary Correction from Positive US Data


"The euro was in a positive trend against its US counterpart during the most part of the trading session today. Later, the uptrend encountered a minor correction..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-16 16:23
Taggar: indicators, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD- Canadian dollar subdued as U.S retail sales within expectations


"The Canadian dollar is almost unchanged in the Monday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3145, down 0.07% on the day. On the release front, Canadian Foreign Securities Purchases dropped sharp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-16 14:47
Taggar: dollar, retail sales, trading

Aussie advances as retail sales data beat estimate


"A mixed bag of Australian data AUD/USD was given a boost in lackluster trading in Asia after Australia?s retail sales came in stronger than forecast in May. Sales rose 0.4% m/m, the same gain as poste..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-04 08:16
Taggar: bear, retail sales, trading

DAX rebounds with strong gains


"The DAX index has posted strong gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,400, up 1.33% on the day. In economic news, eurozone data was mixed.  PPI jumped to 0.8%, well above the estim..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-03 13:49
Taggar: retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro unchanged on mixed eurozone data


"EUR/USD is almost unchanged in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1649, up 0.08% on the day. On the release front, there are no key eurozone events. PPI jumped to 0.8%, well abov..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-03 12:55
Taggar: retail sales, trading

DAX climbs on EU migration deal


"The DAX index has posted strong gains in the Friday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,304, up 1.04% on the day. In economic news, German retail sales plunged 2.1%, well off the estimate of -0.5%. E..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-29 13:14
Taggar: cpi, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro jumps as EU announces migration agreement


"EUR/USD has posted strong gains in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1637, up 0.58% on the day. On the release front, German retail sales plunged 2.1%, well off the estimate of -..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-29 12:37
Taggar: cpi, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? dollar shrugs off soft Final GDP


"The Japanese yen has ticked higher in the Thursday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 110.37 up 0.10% on the day. On the release front, Japanese retail sales dropped to 06%, its l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-28 17:21
Taggar: cpi, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound slips as trade jitters boost US dollar


"The British pound is under pressure, as GBP/USD continues to lose ground. In Wednesday’s North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3137, down 0.65% on the day. In economic news, the Bank..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-27 17:51
Taggar: bank, financial, pound, report, retail sales, trading

CANADA: Retail trade, April 2018


"Following three consecutive monthly increases, retail sales in April declined 1.2% to $49.5 billion. The decrease was primarily due to lower sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers. Inclement weather..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-22 15:39
Taggar: retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar edges higher ahead of CPI, retail sales


"The Canadian dollar is showing slight gains in the Friday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3276, down 0.30% on the day. On the release front, Canada will publish key consumer data. CPI, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-22 13:52
Taggar: cpi, dollar, market, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound dips despite sharp retail sales


"The British pound has posted losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3328, down 0.36% on the day. On the release front, retail sales sparkled on both sides of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 17:33
Taggar: pound, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen unchanged ahead of BoJ rate announcement


"The Japanese yen is unchanged in the Thursday session. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 110.39, up 0.04% on the day. On the release front, Japanese Revised Industrial Production fe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 16:46
Taggar: industrial production, report, retail sales, trading

US Retail Sales Beat Expectations in May


"U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in May as consumers bought motor vehicles and a range of other goods even as they paid more for gasoline, the latest indication of an acceleration in eco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 15:37
Taggar: retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar steady ahead of U.S retail sales


"The Canadian dollar is showing little movement in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2978, down 0.04% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases the New Housing Price Inde..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 14:14
Taggar: dollar, price index, retail sales, trading

U.K retail sales boosted by hot weather


"Warmer weather, bank holidays and the royal wedding helped to boost retail sales in May, a survey has indicated. The British Retail Consortium (BRC) said total sales rose by 4.1% in May from a year ea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-05 18:26
Taggar: bank, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Calm as German, Euro Services PMIs Within Expectations


"EUR/USD is unchanged in the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1697 down 0.01% on the day. On the release front, the focus is on the service sector. Eurozone and German Final Services..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-05 12:54
Taggar: retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Gains Ground at Start of Week


"EUR/USD has recorded small gains in the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1694, up 0.30% on the day. On the release front, there are no major events in the eurozone or the U.S. The e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-04 10:18
Taggar: retail sales, trading

DAX Recovers as German Consumer Spending Jumps


"The DAX has moved higher in Wednesday session, after two consecutive losing sessions. Currently, the DAX is at 12,762, up 0.75% on the day. In economic news, German retail sales jumped 2.3%, easily be..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 13:18
Taggar: cpi, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Recovers as German Retail Sales Sparkles


"EUR/USD has recorded considerable gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1616, up 0.66% on the day. On the release front, German retail sales jumped 2.3%, crushing the est..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 12:51
Taggar: retail sales, trading

DAX Slides as Italy Gripped in Political Crisis


"The DAX has posted sharp losses for a second straight day. In the Tuesday session, the DAX is at 12,667, down 1.52% on the day. In economic news, there are no major eurozone or German indicators on th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-29 11:56
Taggar: cpi, indicators, retail sales

GBP/USD ? British Pound Edges Higher as Retail Sales Sparkle


"The British pound has posted slight losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3377, up 0.21% on the day. On the release front, British Retail Sales posted a stro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 17:42
Taggar: employment, pound, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Dips as Core Retail Sales Falters


"The Canadian dollar is steady in the Friday session, continuing the lack of movement seen on Thursday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2870. In economic news, Canadian retail sales reports were mix..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-18 14:46
Taggar: dollar, report, retail sales, trading

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

EUR/USD Sinks as US 10-Year Treasury Yield Soars


"The US dollar was extremely strong, prompting EUR/USD to tank, as the benchmark 10-year Treasury yield climbed above 3%. Adding to the strength of the currency..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-16 03:00
Taggar: currency, dollar, retail sales

I?m a believer


"I’m a believer The promising US Retail sales data left a resound footprint on global markets as US consumers are loosening their purse strings, but perhaps more important from an investor perspe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-16 02:36
Taggar: market, retail sales

U.S Retail Sales Advance, while Empire Report Strong Growth


"April Advance U.S retail sales m/m: +0.3% vs. +0.3%e Retail sales ex-autos: +0.3% vs. +0.5%e Retail sales ex-auto and gas: +0.3% vs. +0.4%e Americans ramped up spending in April. U.S retail sales rose..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-15 15:54
Taggar: retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Slips, US Retail Sales Misses Mark


"The Canadian dollar has posted considerable slight losses in the Tuesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2897, up 0.66% on the day. On the economic front, there are no Canadian events on t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-15 15:07
Taggar: dollar, report, retail sales, trading

China Data Flash


"10:00*(CN) CHINA APR INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION Y/Y: 7.0% V 6.4%E; YTD Y/Y: % V 6.7%E– Source TradeTheNews.com 10:00(CN) China Apr Fixed Assets Urban YTD y/y: 7.0% v 7.4%e– Source TradeTheNews..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-15 04:18
Taggar: industrial production, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Slips to 4-Month Low as Housing Inflation Sinks


"The British pound has posted losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3592, down 0.47% on the day. There are no major events on the schedule. In the UK, Halifax..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-08 17:05
Taggar: pound, retail sales, 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 Declines After Disappointing German Retail Sales


"EUR/USD was trading in a range at the start of Monday’s trading but began a decline shortly after German retail sales came out, turning out to be much worse th..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-30 17:01
Taggar: currency, retail sales, 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

EUR/USD ? Steady Euro Shrugs off Soft German Retail Sales


"EUR/USD has started the week with small losses. In the Monday session, the pair is trading at 1.2118, down 0.10% on the day. On the release front, German Retail Sales declined 0.6%, well off the estim..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-30 10:31
Taggar: cpi, retail sales, trading

OANDA Market Insights Podcast


"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 Carney cagey on rate rise, markets avert S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-20 19:23
Taggar: cpi, dollar, market, rate, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Drifting Ahead of CPI, Retail Sales


"The Canadian dollar is showing little movement in the Friday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2655, down 0.13% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases key consumer data. CPI is ex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-20 13:40
Taggar: cpi, dollar, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Retail Sales Plunge But Pound Unscathed


"The British pound has steadied in the Thursday session, after considerable losses on Wednesday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4205, down 0.01% on the day. On the release front, Brit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-19 18:02
Taggar: employment, pound, retail sales, trading

Dollar Softer Tone Deepens


"Tuesday April 17: Five things the markets are talking about Despite geopolitical concerns lingering in the background, investor focus is back on corporate earnings and on a number of Fed speakers this..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-17 11:47
Taggar: economy, market, rate, retail sales

Auto Sales Lead US Retail Sales Rebound


"U.S. retail sales rebounded in March after three straight monthly declines as households boosted purchases of motor vehicles and other big-ticket items, suggesting consumer spending was heading into t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 20:28
Taggar: consumer sentiment, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps to 11-Week High


"The British pound has started the week with strong gains, as last week’s rally has continued in the Monday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4329, up 0.65% on the day. On..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 19:02
Taggar: pound, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Shrugs as US Retail Sales Jump


"USD/JPY is trading sideways in the Monday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 107.25, down 0.10% on the day. On the release front, there are no Japanese events on the schedule. In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 18:11
Taggar: retail sales, trading

US Consumers Come Back in March Boosting Retail Sales


"U.S. retail sales rose by more than expected in March in the first gain in four months, suggesting consumer demand regained steam on the back of tax cuts and refunds. Receipts advanced 0.6 percent fol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 16:21
Taggar: retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Subdued Ahead of US Retail Sales


"The Canadian dollar has started the week quietly. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2604, down 0.08% on the day. In economic news, the US releases key consumer sales reports. Retail Sales are expecte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 14:06
Taggar: dollar, report, retail sales, 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

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady as German, Eurozone Manufacturing PMIs Within Expectations


"EUR/USD continues to trade sideways this week. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2310 up 0.07% on the day. After a quiet start to the week, there are a host of Eurozone indicators. German Retail Sal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-03 12:17
Taggar: indicators, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Ticks Higher


"The Canadian dollar has posted small gains in the Friday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2919, down 0.14% on the day. On the release front, it’s a busy day on both sides of the borde..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-23 13:54
Taggar: cpi, dollar, inflation, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips Despite Sharp Retail Sales


"The British pound has headed lower in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4091, down 0.36% on the day. On the release front, British Retail Sales impressed with a st..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 18:23
Taggar: bank, pound, rate, retail sales, trading

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

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

USD/JPY ? More Downside to Come? (Video)


"Nick Batsford, CEO of Core London is joined by Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst at Oanda to discuss the technicals and fundamentals moving USD/JPY. Craig explains why the pair may find near-term sup..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 18:00
Taggar: cpi, market, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Under Pressure, US Retail Sales Disappoints


"The Canadian dollar has ticked higher in the Wednesday session, after considerable losses on Tuesday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2943, down 0.17% on the day. On the release front, there are no..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 14:48
Taggar: dollar, indicators, retail sales, trading

U.S Retail Sales Falls for Third Straight Month


"U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell in February for a third month, adding to signs that consumer spending will cool this quarter from the previous period?s hot pace, according to Commerce Department f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 14:44
Taggar: retail sales

US Futures Edge Higher Ahead of Inflation Data


"Markets Gradually Recovering But Remain Vulnerable The next 24 hours will be of particular interest to traders in what is otherwise expected to be a relatively quiet week, with US inflation and retail..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-13 14:18
Taggar: inflation, market, retail sales, us market

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

DAX Plunges to 6-month Low After US Imposes Steel Tariffs, German Retail Sales Slide


"The DAX index continues to head lower and has posted sharp losses in the Friday session. Currently, the index is trading at 11,962.50, down 1.88% since the Thursday close. On the release front, German..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-02 12:33
Taggar: inflation, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Climbs as Trump Talks Tariffs


"The euro is unchanged in the Friday session, after posting gains on Thursday. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.2276, up 0.07% on the day. On the release front, German retail sales dropped 0.7%, well..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-02 11:34
Taggar: retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Gains on Dollar, Shrugs Off Weak Japanese Data


"The Japanese yen has posted considerable gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 106.60, down 0.68% on the day. On the release front, Japanese indicators were so..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-28 19:29
Taggar: indicators, industrial production, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD Ticks Lower, Canadian Retail Sales Next


"The Canadian dollar has recorded small losses in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2684, down 0.15% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases retail sales reports. The m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 15:00
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, report, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD Drops After US CPI, Reverses Loss Later


"EUR/USD crashed after US CPI beat forecasts but quickly reversed losses and is now trading far above the opening level. Retail sales, meanwhile, missed expectations. CPI rose 0.5% in J..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 21:06
Taggar: cpi, retail sales, trading

Strong Inflation but Weak Sales Will Keep Fed on Rate Hike Path


"Bond yields rose and stocks slumped after an unexpected rise in consumer inflation to its fastest pace in a year, making it more likely the Fed will raise interest rates three or more times this year..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 20:35
Taggar: inflation, rate, retail sales

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

US Stocks Fall Ahead of Inflation and Retail Sales Data


"U.S. stock indexes fell on Tuesday, undoing two strong days of gains that have settled some investor nerves ahead of a crucial reading on inflation. Strong U.S. consumer price and retail sales data on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 20:22
Taggar: inflation, rate, retail sales

Gold Gains Ground as Weak Bonds Weigh on Dollar


"Gold prices continue to move higher this week. In Tuesday’s North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1326.90, up 0.32% on the day. There are no major events out of the US. O..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 19:49
Taggar: gold, inflation, retail sales

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


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

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

CAC Slides on US Inflation Concerns


"The CAC index is down sharply in the Monday session. Currently, the index is at 5293.90, down 1.32% since the Friday close. On the release front, Eurozone and French Services PMIs improved in January..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 14:57
Taggar: retail sales

DAX Drops to 17-Week Low, Eurozone Retail Sales Slide


"The DAX remains under pressure, and has started the week with strong losses. In the Monday session, the index is trading at 12,659.00 down 0.98% since the Friday close. On the release front, Eurozone..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 14:16
Taggar: retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Yawns as German, Eurozone Services PMIs Improve


"The euro is trading sideways on Monday, after an uneventful week. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2463, up 0.06% on the day. On the release front, Eurozone and German Services PMIs improved in Jan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 13:39
Taggar: retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Higher as Eurozone CPI Matches Forecast


"The euro has posted slight gains in the Wednesday session, in what continues to be an uneventful week f0r EUR/USD. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2451, up 0.39% on the day. On the release front..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 13:28
Taggar: retail sales, trading

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/JPY ? Yen Slips, Japanese Consumer Data Next


"The Japanese yen has lost ground at the start of the week. In Monday’s North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 109.14, up 0.49% on the day. On the release front, US Personal Spending slowe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-29 18:25
Taggar: retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Edges Higher, Retail Sales Next


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2328, down 0.15% on the day. On the release front, it’s a busy day on both sides of the b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 14:54
Taggar: dollar, employment, home sales, report, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Improves as Greenback Struggles


"USD/CAD has posted strong gains on Wednesday. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2333, down 0.71% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian events. In the US, today?s key event is Exist..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 15:09
Taggar: home sales, report, retail sales, trading

Halong Mining and MyRig Announce Partnership


"Halong Mining and MyRig are working together to bring the new DragonMint miner from Halong to market.First announced in November 2017, the new Halong Mining DragonMint 16T miner is the result of 12..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 22:37
Taggar: bitcoin, consumption, investment, manufacture, market, rate, retail sales

FX Traders are not impressed by surging US CPI.


"FX Traders are not impressed by surging US CPI. Foreign Exchange traders were not impressed by the robust US CPI and Retail Sales prints and continued to flood into the top 2018 consensus trades.The E..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-14 00:25
Taggar: bull, cpi, foreign exchange, fx trade, retail sales

EUR/USD Rally Stopped by Good CPI Report


"Having initially rallied on the Brexit deal news (event A on the chart), EUR/USD dipped on the US inflation and retail sales data, but returned to a s..."

USD/CAD ? Subdued as US Inflation, Retail Sales Within Expectations


"USD/CAD is subdued in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2535, up 0.08% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian events. In the US, Retail Sales and CPI reports wer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-12 15:35
Taggar: cpi, report, retail sales, trading

Canadian Dollar Caught Between Hot Economy and Cold NAFTA


"The US dollar loses ground against majors despite solid inflation data Rumours surrounded this week went from shrinking Chinese appetite of US bonds, to speculation that the US would pull out of NAFTA..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-12 01:01
Taggar: dollar, indicators, inflation, retail sales

Dollar Drops Ahead of Inflation and Retail Sales


"Hawkish ECB minutes and China?s US bond purchases driving greenback lower The US dollar is weaker across the board a day before the release of the US consumer price index (CPI) and retail sales data f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 21:15
Taggar: cpi, dollar, price index, report, retail sales

Investors Cautious Ahead of Week-End Reports


"Earnings, Retail Sales and Inflation Eyed on Friday US futures are trading a little flat once again ahead of the open on Tuesday, potentially a sign that markets have entered wait and see mode ahead o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-09 14:13
Taggar: inflation, market, retail sales, trading

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 Rallies to 2-Week High, German Retail Sales Sparkles


"The DAX continues to head higher and has posted strong gains in the Friday session. Currently, the index is at 13,310.50, up 1.08% on the day. The DAX is currently at its highest level since December..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-05 13:32
Taggar: retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Dips Lower, Eurozone Inflation Matches Forecast


"The euro is down slightly in the Friday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.2048, down 0.17% on the day. On the release front, German Retail Sales sparkled, with a gain of 2.3%. This easily be..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-05 12:50
Taggar: cpi, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Gains Ground as Retail Sales Sparkle


"After an uneventful week, USD/JPY has lost ground in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 112.97, down 0.32%. On the release front, Japanese indicators were strong. Pr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-28 17:40
Taggar: indicators, industrial production, retail sales, trading

Softer Dollar


"The dollar is mostly softer. Stocks show little net movement. Ten-year sovereign debt yields have risen, and gold is firmer. Japanese industrial production grew 0.6% on month and 3.7% on year in Novem..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-28 16:43
Taggar: dollar, gold, industrial production, retail sales

Canadian Auto Sales Boosted Retail in October


"Canadian retail sales rose far more than expected in October, posting their biggest increase in nine months as consumers bought more new and used cars, data from Statistics Canada showed on Thursday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 16:58
Taggar: retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar in Holding Pattern Ahead of CPI, Retail Sales


"The Canadian dollar has shown little movement this week. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2831, down 0.03% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases CPI and Core Retail Sales. In the US, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 13:51
Taggar: cpi, dollar, employment, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Remains Subdued, US GDP Looms


"The Canadian dollar has shown little movement this week. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2852, down 0.22% on the day. On the release front, the US publishes Existing Home Sales and Canada releases..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-20 14:41
Taggar: cpi, dollar, home sales, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD Drops After Release of Solid US Economic Reports


"EUR/USD dropped today as almost all reports released in the United States over the trading session were good. The signs that the voting for the final version of..."

Gold Yawns as Retail Sales Jump


"Gold has ticked lower in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1254.27, down 0.11% on the day. On the release front, consumer spending indicators looke..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 19:30
Taggar: gold, indicators, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady as BoE Stays on the Sidelines


"The British pound is showing little movement in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3429, up 0.10% on the day. On the release front, Retail Sales jumped 1.1%, crushi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 19:07
Taggar: bank, pound, rate, retail sales, trading

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

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Ticks Higher, US Retail Sales Next


"The Canadian dollar is almost unchanged in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2864, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases NHPI and Bank of Canada Stephen Pol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 14:43
Taggar: bank, dollar, indicators, retail sales, trading

UK Gets Unexpected Boost From Black Friday Sales


"British shoppers pounced on electrical goods and other Black Friday bargains last month, giving an unexpectedly big boost to retail sales, which contrasted with earlier signs of a subdued start to Chr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 14:35
Taggar: inflation, retail sales

Europe Lower Ahead of PMIs as Brexit Talks Stall


"European Futures Track Asia and US Declines European equity markets are expected to open a little lower on Tuesday following a softer session in Asia, which came as US equity markets took a negative t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 09:03
Taggar: market, retail sales

DAX Rebounds as US GDP Sparkles


"The DAX index has posted strong gains in the Thursday session, erasing the losses seen on Wednesday. Currently, the DAX is at 13,168.00, up 0.80% on the day. On the release front, German Retail Sales..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 13:25
Taggar: employment, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Dips as German Retail Slumps


"The euro has posted small losses in the Thursday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1819, down 0.25% on the day. On the release front, German Retail Sales declined 1.2%, well off the estimate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 12:18
Taggar: cpi, employment, retail sales, trading

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

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Ticks Higher, Retail Sales Next


"The Canadian dollar has ticked higher in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2679, down 0.13% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases retail sales reports. Retail Sales..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 14:45
Taggar: bank, dollar, report, retail sales, trading

Concerns Return to Market


"Questions have resurfaced about the strength of China’s economy. Retail sales, industrial production, and business investment posted slower on-year gains in October, and the People’s Bank..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-17 15:10
Taggar: bank, economy, industrial production, investment, retail sales

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

U.K Retail Sales Bounce Back in October


"Data this morning showed that U.K. retail sales rebounded last month, as the strong performance of the second-hand sector offset a drop in sales of clothes and footwear. Retail sales grew +0.3% on the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 12:09
Taggar: market, retail sales

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower on Weak Oil and Upcoming NAFTA Talks


"The Canadian dollar depreciated on Wednesday. The loonie lost 0.30 percent versus the greenback after solid inflation and strong retail sales data show the U.S. Federal Reserve is ready to announce a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 23:44
Taggar: dollar, inflation, loonie, rate, retail sales

Another Taxing Week Ahead


"Another Taxing Week Ahead  The Dollar always seems to struggle in the absence of tier one US economic data, so fortunately for the dollar bulls next week will offer up both US CPI and Retail sales. Bu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-10 01:17
Taggar: bull, cpi, dollar, inflation, retail sales

CAC Edges Lower, French Trade Deficit Matches Forecast


"The CAC index has posted slight losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, the CAC is trading at 5,503.80, down 0.17% on the day. On the release front, there are no major events in the eurozone. Fran..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-08 15:10
Taggar: report, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Claws Back After BoE Setback


"The British pound has posted gains at the start of the week. In Monday’s North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3121, up 0.35% on the day. On the release front, there are no major release..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-06 17:59
Taggar: pound, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Edges Higher on Strong Japanese Retail Sales, BOJ Decision Next


"USD/JPY has edged higher in Monday trade. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 113.43, down 0.22% on the day. On the release front, Japanese Retail Sales posted a strong gain of 2.2%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-30 16:46
Taggar: retail sales, trading

DAX Unchanged as Markets Await German CPI Report


"The DAX has ticked higher in the Monday session. Currently, the DAX is at 13,233.50, up 0.12%. German Retail Sales gained 0.5% in September, matching the forecast. Later in the day, Germany releases P..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-30 13:38
Taggar: cpi, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady as German Retail Sales Rebound


"The euro has posted slight gains in the Monday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1637, up 0.24% on the day. On the release front, German Retail Sales gained 0.5% in September, matching the f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-30 12:22
Taggar: cpi, retail sales, 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

UK Consumer Spending Sharply Declines in August


"British retail sales growth slowed in August at the fastest pace in more than a year as the squeeze on consumers from rising prices continued, according to a survey on Thursday.The Confederation of Br..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-24 14:19
Taggar: retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar rallies after strong retail sales


"Canada Retail Sales Strong Data this morning showed that Canadian retail sales rose for the fourth consecutive month in June, edging up +0.1% to +CA$49.0B. Sales were up in 6 of 11 subsectors, represe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-22 17:49
Taggar: retail sales

GBP/CAD ? A Tale of Two Consumers (Video)


"The Canadian dollar is on the rise again on Tuesday after retail sales released for June surpassed expectations, at least on a core basis, and continued the positive trend of the last couple of years..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-22 16:59
Taggar: bank, dollar, rate, retail sales

Canada: Retail trade, June 2017


"Retail sales rose for the fourth consecutive month in June, edging up 0.1% to $49.0 billion. Sales were up in 6 of 11 subsectors, representing 38% of total retail trade. Higher sales at general mercha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-22 14:39
Taggar: retail sales

DAX Yawns as Eurozone CPI Beats Estimate, US GDP Next


"After starting the week with strong gains, the DAX has shown little movement. The index is trading at 12,446.25 in the Friday session. In the eurozone, German Retail Sales dropped to 0.1%, matching th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 12:30
Taggar: cpi, inflation, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady as German Retail Sales Matches Forecast, Eurozone CPI Next


"The euro has edged upwards in the Friday session, as EUR/USD trades at 1.0890. The week wraps up with a host of events in the eurozone and US, so traders should be prepared for some movement from the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 10:14
Taggar: retail sales

Canada: Retail trade, February 2017


"Retail sales declined 0.6% to $47.8 billion in February, following a 2.3% increase in January. Sales were down in 5 of 11 subsectors, representing 67% of total retail sales. Lower sales at motor vehic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-26 14:28
Taggar: retail sales

Atlanta Fed Lowers U.S Q1 GDP View to 0.5%


"The U.S. economy is on track to expand at a 0.5 percent annualized pace in the first quarter following data on March retail sales and consumer prices released on Friday, the Atlanta Federal Reserve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-17 14:56
Taggar: dollar, economy, retail sales

Stocks, Dollar and Yields under Geopolitical and Economic Pressure


"Monday April 17: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities and the ‘mighty’ dollar have again dipped overnight while U.S Treasury yields have fallen to new five-month lows..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-17 12:13
Taggar: dollar, market, retail sales

EUR/USD Trades Tad Higher After Weak US CPI & Retail Sales


"Today’s trading was slow and volumes low due to Good Friday observed in many parts of the world. The holiday did not prevent release of several important econo..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-14 16:40
Taggar: cpi, report, retail sales, trading

DAX Quiet as German Markets Closed for Good Friday


"The DAX is steady on Friday, as the index trades at 12,109.00. German stock markets and banks are closed for the Good Friday holiday, and there are no eurozone releases on the schedule. In the US, it?..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-14 11:13
Taggar: bank, cpi, market, report, retail sales

DAX Steady, Eurozone Retail Sales Beats Estimate


"The DAX Index has edged lower in the Tuesday session, after declining 1.0 percent on Monday. Currently, the DAX trades at 12,237.14. On the release front, eurozone retail sales, posted a gain of 0.7%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-04 11:32
Taggar: retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Under Pressure, Retail Sales Next


"EUR/USD has edged lower in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.0660. On the release front, the eurozone will release retail sales, which is forecast to post a gain of 0.5%, after..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-04 10:39
Taggar: bank, retail sales, trading

Sharp German Numbers Sends DAX to 2-Year High


"The DAX Index has edged higher in the Friday session, as the DAX trades at 12,249.50. On the release front, German data were strong. Retail Sales jumped 1.8%, well above the estimate of 0.7%. As well..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-31 12:39
Taggar: employment, inflation, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Yawns on Mixed Euro Data


"EUR/USD remains under pressure in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading slightly below the 1.07 level. On the release front, eurozone numbers were mixed. German data was sharp, as Retail..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-31 12:03
Taggar: employment, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Shrugs off Weak Retail Sales


"The Japanese yen is subdued in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at the 111 level. On the release front, Japanese Retail Sales posted a small gain of 0.1%, well..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-29 19:08
Taggar: home sales, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Quiet Ahead of Japanese Retail Sales


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

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

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

UK Retail Sales rise in February 3.7% compared to 2016


"Britain?s retailers received a respite from a two-month losing streak when spending in high street stores and online bounced back in February. The Office for National Statistics said retail sales volu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-23 15:31
Taggar: currency, market, retail sales

Congress Healthcare Vote and Yellen Speech Eyed


"US equity markets are on course to open a little higher on Thursday, with traders paying close attention to Congress and the upcoming vote on Donald Trump?s healthcare bill, while in the UK the pound..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-23 13:50
Taggar: market, pound, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Unable to Gain Ground after Stellar Retail Sales


"USD/CAD has edged higher in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading slightly below the 1.34 line. On the release front, there are no Canadian economic indicators. The US will release Exi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-22 14:02
Taggar: employment, home sales, indicators, oil, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Edges Higher Ahead of Canadian Retail Sales


"USD/CAD has edged lower in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at the 1.33 line. On the release front, Canada releases retail sales reports. After posting declines in Dec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-21 13:53
Taggar: report, retail sales, trading

XAU/USD ? Gold Unchanged at $1200 Ahead of Fed Rate Announcement


"Gold is trading quietly at the $1200 level in Wednesday’s North American session. On the release front, CPI and retail sales reports proved to be non-events, as the key consumer indicators eked..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-15 18:56
Taggar: cpi, gold, indicators, market, rate, report, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Listless Ahead of Fed, BoJ Rate Announcements


"USD/JPY is almost unchanged in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 114.70. On the release front, Japanese Revised Industrial Production declined 0.4%, above expectations. In the U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-15 14:49
Taggar: cpi, industrial production, report, retail sales, trading

U.S. Retail Sales Post Smallest Gain in Six Months


"U.S. retail sales in February posted the smallest gain in six months, indicating a tempering of the consumer spending that?s been carrying the economy. Purchases rose 0.1 percent, matching the Bloombe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-15 14:31
Taggar: economy, report, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Quiet Ahead of Fed, US Consumer Data


"USD/CAD is almost unchanged in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.3450. On the release front, it’s a very busy day in the US. Retail sales and CPI indicators are expected..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-15 13:53
Taggar: bank, cpi, indicators, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro in Holding Pattern Ahead of Expected Fed Move


"EUR/USD remains under pressure, as the pair has dropped closed to the 1.06 line. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.0630. On the release front, Eurozone Employment Change edged up to 0.3%, above the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-15 12:25
Taggar: cpi, employment, indicators, retail sales, trading

Gold Remains Quiet Ahead of Fed Policy Meeting


"Gold continues to have a quiet week. In the North American session, the spot price for one ounce is $1204.65. On the release front, US PPI dipped to 0.3%, above the estimate of 0.1%. We could see some..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-14 18:49
Taggar: cpi, gold, report, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Dips Ahead of Expected Fed Hike


"USD/CAD has moved higher in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading slightly below the 1.35 line. On the release front, US PPI dipped to 0.3%, above the estimate of 0.1%. The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-14 14:34
Taggar: cpi, report, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Drops to 6-Week Lows, Markets Eyes British Annual Budget


"GBP/USD is lower on Tuesday, continuing the downward trend which marked the Monday session. Currently GBP/USD is trading at 1.2170. On the release front, British numbers have started the week on a sou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-07 17:33
Taggar: report, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Steady as Dollar Quiet at Start of Week


"GBP/USD has inched lower in the Monday session. Currently GBP/USD is trading at 1.2270. On the release front, there are no major events ont the schedule. BOE Deputy Governor Charlotte Hogg will speak..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-06 15:14
Taggar: retail sales, trading

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

EUR/USD Rally Pauses, Markets Eye German Factory Orders


"EUR/USD has edged lower on Monday, after posting strong gains in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at the 1.06 level. In the Eurozone, retail sales were stable in February, as Retail..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-06 12:06
Taggar: report, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Shrugs Off Weak German Retail Sales


"EUR/USD has edge upwards in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.0540. On the release front, German Retail Sales declined 0.8%, well off the estimate of +0.2%. German Services PMI i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-03 12:38
Taggar: retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Improves on Dismal Japanese Industrial Production, US GDP Next


"USD/JPY has recorded losses in the Tuesday session, erasing the gains from Monday. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 112.20. On the economic front, Japanese numbers were mixed. Preliminary Industrial P..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-28 14:47
Taggar: industrial production, retail sales, trading

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


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

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Slips as Canadian Retail Sales Slides


"USD/CAD has posted slight gains in the Wednesday session. Early in North American trade, the pair is trading slightly below the 1.32 line. On the release front, Canadian retail sales reports were soft..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-22 15:33
Taggar: home sales, report, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Dips Ahead of Fed Minutes


"USD/CAD has posted gains in the Tuesday session. Early in North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.3130. On the release front, there are no Canadian events on the schedule. The US will release F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-21 16:01
Taggar: market, retail sales, trading

US Stocks Headed For First Two Day Slide in a Month


"U.S. stocks headed for the first two-day slide of the month, while Treasuries advanced as the rally in riskier assets that took equities to records eased. The pound weakened after a report showed U.K..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-17 17:22
Taggar: pound, report, retail sales

Is Carney?s Consumer Forecast Proving Correct?


"The U.K. consumer finally appears to be cracking — potentially taking Britain?s economic strength with it. Retail sales unexpectedly fell for a third month in January, calling into question the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-17 16:55
Taggar: economy, rate, retail sales

Commodities, Bond Yields, Stocks and Sterling Lower


"The dollar gained 0.5% against sterling, which was depressed by a poor report on British retail sales. The greenback also rose 0.4% versus the kiwi, 0.3% vis-a-vis the Australian dollar, 0.2% relative..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-17 14:56
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, report, retail sales

Gold Dips Before Recovering as Retail Sales, CPI Beat Estimates


"Gold is almost unchanged on Wednesday, after losing ground before recovering. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce is $1231.58. In economic news, CPI gained 0.6% and Core CPI rose 0.3..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-15 20:09
Taggar: cpi, gold, indicators, report, retail sales

WTI/USD ? US Crude at $53, Shrugs Off Sharp Crude Stockpiles


"US crude is unchanged in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, US crude futures are trading at $52.99. Brent crude futures are trading at $55.70, as the Brent premium stands at $2.70. On the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-15 19:01
Taggar: cpi, indicators, report, retail sales, trading

US Data Strong But Should Wages Be a Concern?


"The first batch of releases in our US economic data marathon today painted a fairly optimistic picture for the US, with CPI inflation rising 2.5% from January last year, core inflation rising 2.3% ove..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-15 16:01
Taggar: cpi, inflation, retail sales

Retail Sales Ex Auto Rose 0.4 Percent in January


"Americans increased their spending at gasoline stations and restaurants in January, pushing up overall retail sales even as auto buying fell. The Commerce Department says retail sales rose a seasonall..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-15 15:38
Taggar: retail sales

Retail Sales in U.S. Climb More Than Forecast


"U.S. retail sales rose more than forecast last month in a broad-based advance that indicates the consumer is well-positioned to propel the economy in early 2017. The 0.4 percent advance in January fol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-15 15:28
Taggar: economy, report, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Steady Ahead of Key Manufacturing Report


"USD/CAD has ticked upwards in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading slightly below the 1.31 level. On the release front, Canadian Manufacturing Sales is expected to post a strong gain..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-15 15:18
Taggar: cpi, report, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Drops to 2-Week Lows on Upbeat Yellen Comments


"The Japanese yen has posted slight losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 114.50. On the release front, there are no Japanese events on the schedule. In the US, it’s a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-15 14:41
Taggar: cpi, report, retail sales, trading

Yellen Testimony Headlines Lively US Session


"Focus will be very much on the US on Wednesday as we await Janet Yellen?s second day of testimony, this time before the House Financial Services Committee, and prepare for an onslaught of economic dat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-15 13:45
Taggar: bank, financial, inflation, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Hits 4-Week Lows as Upbeat Yellen Says Rate Hike Coming


"EUR/USD has lost ground in Wednesday, as the pair trades at 1.0550. On the release front, Eurozone Trade Balance jumped to EUR 24.5B, beating the estimate of EUR 22.5B. It’s a busy day in the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-15 13:31
Taggar: cpi, report, retail sales, trade balance

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips as Dollar Firms


"GBP/USD has posted slight losses in the Monday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.2440. On the release front, it’s a quiet start to the week, with no major US events. The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-06 18:10
Taggar: retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Unchanged Ahead of BoJ Rate Decision


"USD/JPY is unchanged in the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 114.60. On the release front, Japanese retail sales posted a gain of 0.6%, well short of the estimate of 1.6%. On Monday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-30 13:55
Taggar: market, retail sales, trading

Canada: Retail trade, November 2016


"Retail sales rose for the fourth consecutive month, edging up 0.2% to $45.2 billion in November. Higher sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers and building material and garden equipment and supplies..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-20 16:11
Taggar: retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips on Dismal Retail Sales Data


"The British pound has posted slight losses in the Friday session. Currently, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2280. On the release front, British Retail Sales declined 1.9%, well below the forecast of -0.1%. I..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-20 14:50
Taggar: market, pound, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Lower, Canadian CPI and Retail Sales Ahead


"The Canadian dollar is under pressure and has posted losses in the Friday session. On the release front, Canada publishes CPI and Core Retail Sales, so we could see some volatility from USD/CAD during..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-20 13:40
Taggar: cpi, dollar, retail sales

EUR/USD Fails to Rally for Third Day


"EUR/USD was attempting to extend to extend its rally for third day today but failed and is now trading near the opening level. The currency pair halted its rally after th..."

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


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

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

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


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

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

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

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


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

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

Next Week


"Japanese Holiday Closure: Coming of Age Day on Monday. Central Banks: Brazil, Poland, South Korea, Indonesia, and Serbia have scheduled monetary policy meetings. The ECB Account of its last council me..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-06 23:02
Taggar: bank, retail sales

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

Favorable Japanese Data Releases


"Markets that had been closed for holiday on Tuesday reopened but to a continuing trickle of data reports with the exception of Japan, where industrial production, auto output and retail sales were rep..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-28 15:48
Taggar: industrial production, market, report, retail sales

Canada: Retail Sales, October 2016


"Retail sales rose for the third consecutive month, rising 1.1% to $45.0 billion in October. Higher sales at gasoline stations and general merchandise stores were the main contributors to the gain. Exc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-22 15:57
Taggar: retail sales

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

GBP/USD ? Pound Slide Continues as BoE Holds Rates after Fed Hike


"GBP/USD continues to post gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at the 1.24 line. The Bank of England maintained the benchmark rate at 0.25%. British Retail Sales..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-15 18:33
Taggar: bank, cpi, rate, retail sales, trading

XAU/USD ? Gold Slightly Higher Ahead of Federal Reserve Announcement


"Gold continues to have an uneventful week. Will this change after the Federal Reserve’s rate statement later on Wednesday? In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1163.1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-14 18:26
Taggar: gold, rate, retail sales

WTI/USD ? US Crude Shrugs off Sharp Stockpiles Decline, Fed Statement Looms


"US crude is showing little movement on Wednesday. In the North American session, WTI/USD futures are trading at $52.50. Brent crude futures are trading at $55.38, as the Brent premium stands at $2.88..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-14 18:02
Taggar: retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Steady Ahead of Fed Rate Statement, US Posts Mixed Numbers


"The Canadian dollar has edged lower in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, USD/CAD is trading at the 1.31 level. On the release front, today’s highlight is the Federal Reserve’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-14 15:32
Taggar: dollar, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Quiet as Tankan Indices Meet Expectations


"USD/JPY is steady on Wednesday, as the pair trades at the 115 line. On the release front, the Japanese Tankan indices met expectations. In the US, the markets await the Federal Reserve?s monetary poli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-14 13:15
Taggar: market, rate, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady Ahead of Expected Fed Hike


"The euro is showing limited movement in the Wednesday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.0630. On the release front, the markets await the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy statement, w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-14 12:18
Taggar: market, rate, retail sales, trading

XAU/USD ? Gold Steady Ahead of Expected Rate Hike


"Gold prices have edged higher in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1159.40 an ounce. On the release front, there are no major events on the schedule..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-13 18:45
Taggar: gold, retail sales

China Beats on Industrial Output and Retail Sales


"China’s factory output and retail sales grew faster than expected in November, while fixed-asset investment was in-line with forecasts, adding to growing signs of stabilisation in the world̵..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-13 10:18
Taggar: economy, investment, retail sales

Mid Morning APAC Aussie Update


"Action on the OZ has been very limited ahead of tonight’s NFP. There was a muted market  response to the better than expected retail sales print earlier today  as the market remains driven by th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-02 05:28
Taggar: market, oil, retail sales

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

EUR/USD ? Euro Shrugs Off Stellar German Retail Sales


"EUR/USD is almost unchanged in the Wednesday session, as the pair trades at 1.0640. On the release schedule, German Retail Sales posted a gain of 2.4%, well above the forecast of 1.0%. The Eurozone CP..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-30 11:17
Taggar: cpi, employment, market, retail sales

USD/JPY -Dollar Jumps to 113 Yen on Soft Consumer Spending


"USD/JPY has posted strong gains on Tuesday, erasing the gains which marked the Monday session. Currently, USD/JPY is trading just below the 113 line. On the release front, Japanese Household Spending..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-29 14:56
Taggar: indicators, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Dollar Under Pressure Ahead of Japanese Household Spending


"USD/JPY is unchanged on Monday, although the yen briefly showed some improvement before retracting. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 112.50. On the release front, there are no US events on the schedul..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-28 15:01
Taggar: market, retail sales, trading

Canada: Retail Sales, Sept 2016


"Following four months of little change, retail sales rose 0.6% to $44.4 billion in September on the strength of higher sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers. Sales were up in 7 of 11 subsectors, re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-22 17:23
Taggar: retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Improves to 14-Day High, Retail Sales Next


"The Canadian dollar is showing limited movement in the Tuesday session, following sharp gains on Monday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at the 1.34 line. On the release front, Canada will publish key r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-22 13:35
Taggar: dollar, market, report, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Steady Ahead of US Housing, Manufacturing Reports


"USD/JPY has ticked lower on Tuesday, as the pair trades at 110.70. On the release front, there are no Japanese events on the schedule. The US will release Existing Homes and the Richmond Manufacturing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-22 12:09
Taggar: retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Rises to 1.25 as British Retail Sales Sparkles


"GBP/USD is showing limited movement on Thursday. Early in North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.2460. On the release front, it’s a very busy day. British Retail Sales jumped 1.9%, well..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-17 15:31
Taggar: cpi, retail sales, trading

Annual UK Retail Sales Growth Highest in More Than 14 Years


"British retail sales surged in October, as colder weather boosted clothing sales and supermarkets cashed in from Halloween, lifting annual sales growth to its highest in more than 14 years. Thursday&#..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-17 12:11
Taggar: market, retail sales

Fed Hike Odds Near 100%


"Wednesday November 16: Five things the markets are talking about Dealers and investors are now seeing a near-certainty of a Fed rate hike next month, with odds of an increase rising to +94% from +86%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-16 13:27
Taggar: market, rate, report, retail sales

The Beat Goes On


"The Beat Goes ON  The 10-year US Treasury sell-off took a respite overnight despite the strong US retail sales data reinforcing December?s elevated rate hike probabilities. The market was quick to not..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-16 02:49
Taggar: market, rate, retail sales

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

WTI/USD ? US Crude Jumps on Hopes of OPEC Deal


"US crude prices have posted strong gains on Tuesday. In North American trade, WTI/USD futures are trading at $45.11. Brent crude futures are trading at $46.16, as the Brent premium has narrowed to $1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-15 18:30
Taggar: indicators, retail sales, trading

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

USD/JPY ? Hot Dollar Pushes Above 108 Yen, US Retail Sales Next


"USD/JPY continues to post gains, as the pair is trading at 108.40. On the release front, there are no Japanese events on the schedule. In the US, today?s highlights are Core Retail Sales and Retail Sa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-15 13:58
Taggar: economy, retail sales, trading

XAU/USD ? Gold Slump Continues as Dollar Rolls, Odds of Fed Hike Jumps


"Gold prices are lower on Monday, following sharp losses in the Friday session. In the North American session, the metal is trading at $1222.10. On the release front, it?s a quiet start to the week, wi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-14 20:46
Taggar: gold, oil, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Trump Victory Weighing on Canadian Dollar


"The Canadian dollar remains under pressure on Monday. In the North American session, USD/CAD is trading at the 1.3540. On the release front, it’s a very quiet start to the week, there are no Can..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-14 16:07
Taggar: dollar, market, oil, report, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Slides Continues Despite Strong Japanese GDP


"USD/JPY continues to lose ground, as the pair is trading slightly below the 108 level. On the release front, Japanese Preliminary GDP climbed 0.5%, beating the forecast of 0.2%. BoJ Governor will spea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-14 15:18
Taggar: report, 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

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

USD/JPY ? Dollar Climbs to 105 on Soft Japanese Retail Sales, BOJ Meeting Next


"USD/JPY has moved higher in the Monday session, as the pair trades at the 105 line. In economic news, Japanese Retail Sales posted a sharp drop of 1.7%, slightly above the estimate of -1.9%. Prelimina..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-31 15:00
Taggar: industrial production, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Lower, Eurozone GDP and CPI Match Estimates


"EUR/USD has edged lower in the Monday session, as the pair trades at 1.0940. In the Eurozone, CPI Flash Estimate posted a 0.5% gain and Eurozone Preliminary Flash GDP climbed 0.3%, as both indicators..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-31 13:44
Taggar: cpi, indicators, retail sales

Spanish Retail Sales Growth Slows in September


"Spanish retail sales increased 3.2 percent in September on a seasonally-adjusted basis from a year earlier, with growth slowing slightly from a revised 3.3 percent rise in August, the National Statist..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-31 11:51
Taggar: employment, inflation, retail sales

Canadian Dollar Touches 7 Month Low After Oil and Weak CPI


"The Canadian dollar weakened to a seven-month low against its firmer U.S. counterpart on Friday as weaker-than-expected domestic data fueled interest rate cut bets and oil prices fell. The value of Ca..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-21 18:56
Taggar: dollar, oil, rate, retail sales

OANDA MP ? USD Gains Ahead of Fed Speeches (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about the key events to watch out for in the US session and gives his analysis on EURUSD, S&P 500, Dow 30 and Brent crude charts. USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-21 14:07
Taggar: analysis, cpi, dollar, market, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Pauses After Sharp Losses, CPI and Retail Sales Next


"USD/CAD is showing limited movement on Friday, following strong gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.3240. On the release front, Canada will release key consumer inflatio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-21 12:58
Taggar: dollar, indicators, inflation, market, rate, retail sales, trading

OANDA MP ? Indices Survive Initial Threat (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about today’s US economic data, BoE Governor Carney comments, US earnings and gives his analysis on FTSE 100, S&P 500, Dow 30, USDJPY and EURJPY char..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 17:17
Taggar: analysis, loonie, market, pound, retail sales

US Retail Sales Rebound in September


"U.S. shoppers upped their spending in September, with sharp increases in sales at auto dealers, restaurants and gas stations. The Commerce Department says retail sales rose 0.6 percent in September, a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 16:10
Taggar: retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Subdued, US Retail Sales Edge Above Estimate


"GBP/USD is unchanged in the Friday session, continuing the lack of activity seen on Thursday. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.2230. On the release front, the markets have..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 14:32
Taggar: inflation, market, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Subdued, US Retail Sales Rebound


"GBP/USD is unchanged in the Friday session, continuing the lack of activity seen on Thursday. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.2230. On the release front, the markets have..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 14:32
Taggar: inflation, market, retail sales, trading

US Data, Fed and Earnings in Focus


"Focus will very much be on the US as we see out the end of the week. Recent moves in the pound and oil have overshadowed the US a little bit but today, it should take centre stage once again. The US r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 12:04
Taggar: oil, pound, retail sales

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


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

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

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


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

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

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


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

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

Fed Speeches and Earnings in Store on Friday


"Friday starts off with a rush of big bank earnings, an important retail sales report and comments from the now more hawkish president of the Boston Fed, one of three dissenters at the last FOMC meetin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 10:04
Taggar: bank, market, report, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Hugs 1.12, US ADP Employment Report Next


"EUR/USD continues to have an uneventful week, as the pair trades slightly above the 1.12 line on Wednesday. On the release front, German and Eurozone PMIs dipped in September, but still beat their est..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 11:39
Taggar: employment, indicators, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Dips on Weak German Retail Sales, Deutsche Bank Worries


"EUR/USD has posted losses on Friday, dropping below the 1.12 line. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1180. It’s a busy day on the economic front in both Europe and the US. German Retail Sales..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-30 11:19
Taggar: cpi, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Slips on Soft Retail Sales, Markets Await US GDP


"The Japanese yen continues to lose ground this week. USD/JPY has pushed above the 101 line and is currently trading at 101.40. It’s a busy day on the release front. Japanese Retail Sales decline..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-29 12:48
Taggar: cpi, retail sales, trading

UK Retail Sales Suffer September Setback ? CBI


"British retail sales fell unexpectedly this month after a strong showing in August, according to a survey published on Tuesday, contrasting with robust figures since June’s vote to leave the Eur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-27 15:44
Taggar: retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Sags on Dismal Retail Sales and CPI


"The Canadian dollar has posted sharp losses on Friday, dropping close to 100 points early in the North American session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3140. On the release front, Canadian Core CP..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-23 14:55
Taggar: cpi, dollar, indicators, point, retail sales, trading

Canada: Retail Sales July 2016


"Retail sales were relatively unchanged for the third consecutive month in July, edging down 0.1% to $44.1 billion. Sales were down in 5 of 11 subsectors. Excluding gasoline stations, retail sales incr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-23 14:47
Taggar: retail sales

Week Ahead USD Rises After US Inflation Boost


"US inflation continues to move toward the Federal Reserve’s goal The USD rose across the board on Friday, September 16 after August?s consumer prices advanced 0.2 percent beating expectations. T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-16 21:01
Taggar: cpi, inflation, price index, retail sales

US Consumer and Inflation Data Key on Friday


"Data from the US on Thursday dealt yet another blow to hopes of a September hike from the Federal Reserve, with retail sales data disappointing for a second month and casting more doubt on whether the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-16 13:06
Taggar: dollar, economy, point, retail sales

Dollar Needs Fed and BoJ Guidance


"Friday September 16: Five things the markets are talking about U.S retail sales and industrial production data yesterday supports the case that the Fed is not going to tighten next week, with many rem..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-16 12:33
Taggar: industrial production, market, retail sales

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Rises After US Data Pegs Dollar Back


"The Canadian dollar appreciated on Thursday as U.S. retail sales disappointed with contractions in both the headline number and the sans auto sales indicator. Core sales came in at -0.1 percent lower..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 20:40
Taggar: dollar, point, retail sales

Atlanta Fed Downgrades Q3 GDP to 3%


"The U.S. economy is on track to grow at a 3.0 percent annualized rate in the third quarter, the Atlanta Federal Reserve’s GDP Now forecast model showed on Thursday following the latest data on r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 20:33
Taggar: economy, rate, retail sales

XAU/USD ? Gold Dips to 2-Week Lows on Mixed US Data


"Gold has posted slight gains on Thursday, as the metal trades at a spot price of $1316.74 per ounce in the North American session. On the release front, Thursday was a data-heavy session after an unev..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 19:57
Taggar: employment, gold, retail sales

WTI/USD ? US Crude Under Pressure as Oversupply Concerns Continue


"US crude has ticked higher on Thursday, following sharp losses in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, WTI/USD futures are trading at $44.02 per barrel. Brent futures are trading at $..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 18:26
Taggar: retail sales, trading

OANDA MP ? UK Rate Cut Unlikely This Year (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about the Bank of England decision and minutes, UK retail sales figures and the raft of data from the US. GBP/USD ? Pound Slips on BoE Rate Talk AUD/USD ? Aussi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 17:34
Taggar: aussie, bank, market, pound, rate, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie Shrugs off Weak Australian Job Numbers


"AUD/USD has posted slight gains on Thursday. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading slightly above the 0.75 level. On the release front, Australian Employment Change declined 3.9 tho..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 17:08
Taggar: employment, rate, retail sales, trading

US Retail Sales Disappointment Buries September Rate Hike


"A disappointing drop in retail sales raises more concern about the health of the consumer and reaffirms a widespread view that the Fed will not raise rates next week. Fed funds futures immediately ref..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 16:24
Taggar: point, rate, retail sales, spread

GBP/USD ? Pound Slips on BoE Rate Talk


"GBP/USD has posted considerable losses on Thursday, erasing the gains from Wednesday. In the North American session, the pair is trading slightly above the 1.32 line. On the release front, it’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 15:27
Taggar: bank, retail sales, trading

U.S. Retail Sales Fall More Than Expected


"U.S. retail sales fell more than expected in August amid weak purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods, pointing to cooling domestic demand that could further diminish expectations of a Fed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 15:19
Taggar: point, rate, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Under Pressure Ahead of Key US Data


"The Canadian dollar is unchanged on Thursday, following losses in the past two sessions. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at the 1.32 level. It’s been a quiet week so far on the release front. That..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 13:55
Taggar: dollar, employment, retail sales, trading

BoE and US Retail Sales in Focus


"It?s been a quiet start to the day in financial markets but things are likely to pick up considerably, with the Bank of England interest rate decision and minutes due and a raft of data to come from t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 13:28
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, market, rate, report, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Subdued as Eurozone Inflation as Expected


"The euro is unchanged on Thursday, as EUR/USD is trading at 1.1240. After a quiet few days, there are plenty of events on the schedule. In the Eurozone, Final CPI posted a gain of 0.2%, matching the f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 12:10
Taggar: cpi, employment, retail sales, trading

Certain about Uncertainty


"Certain about Uncertainty  Last night US economic data disappointed as retail sales fell for second consecutive month nudging the December  US interest rate hike probably below 50 %. The focus now shi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 01:25
Taggar: cpi, point, rate, retail sales

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy meetings will be held in Switzerland, the U.K., Chile, Thailand, Russia, and Ukraine. Holidays: Several Asian markets observe holidays, for example India, China, Singapo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-09 18:48
Taggar: bank, industrial production, market, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie Shrugs Off Weak Capex, Retail Sales Reports


"AUD/USD has posted slight gains on Thursday, as the pair trades at 0.7550 in the North American session. On the release front, Australian Private Capital Expenditure dropped 5.3%, while Retail Sales c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-01 17:21
Taggar: employment, indicators, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Unchanged as Eurozone Inflation Within Expectations


"The euro is showing little movement on Wednesday, as EUR/USD trades at 1.1150. On the release front, it’s a very busy day in Europe and the US. German numbers were sharp, as Retail Sales and Une..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-31 11:54
Taggar: cpi, employment, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Yen Falters as Fed Hints Rate Hike Coming


"The Japanese yen has posted small gains on Monday. Currently, USD/JPY is trading slightly above the 102 line. On the release front, The US will release the Core PCE Price Index and Personal Spending..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-29 13:50
Taggar: indicators, price index, retail sales, trading

CANADA: Retail Sales, June 2016


"Retail sales edged down 0.1% to $44.1 billion in June. Weaker sales at food and beverage stores and general merchandise stores offset higher sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers. Sales were down i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-19 14:36
Taggar: retail sales

GBP/USD Jumps as UK Retail Sales Sparkles


"The British pound has posted sharp gains on Thursday, as GBP/USD trades at 1.3140. On the release front, British Retail Sales jumped 1.4%, well above expectations. There was more positive news in the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-18 15:32
Taggar: employment, indicators, point, pound, retail sales

Pick-Up in Flow of Data Creates New Trading Incentives


"Wednesday had seen a lull in statistical releases and a commensurate lackluster trading day. Thursday’s been a more interesting day from both vantage points. Released figures include Japanese tr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-18 14:07
Taggar: point, rate, retail sales, trading

Dollar Ticks Lower Again on Divided Fed


"It?s been a bright start to trading in Europe, with UK retail sales brushing off any early side effects of Brexit to post strong July gains, while US futures look relatively flat ahead of the open. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-18 12:47
Taggar: retail sales, trading

U.K. Retail Sales Surge as Hot Weather, Pound Drop Fuel Spending


"U.K. retail sales unexpectedly surged in the month after Britain voted to quit the European Union, as hot weather bolstered sales of clothing and footwear and a drop in the pound encouraged tourists t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-18 11:27
Taggar: pound, retail sales

Fed RE-Think and Reiterations


"Fed Re-Think and Reiterations   The USD sold off for the entire London session, with the catalyst apparently an academic letter by San Francisco Fed President and FOMC member Williams, which was relea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-17 03:55
Taggar: report, retail sales

Supply Glut Not Stopping Crude?s Rally


"Monday August 15: Five things the markets are talking about Capital markets are again adjusting themselves to disappointing data from the world’s largest economy. Friday’s July U.S retail..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-15 12:25
Taggar: economy, market, point, retail sales

Post-Brexit UK Takes Centre Stage This Week


"An interesting week lies ahead for financial markets as we get the latest jobs report, retail sales and inflation data from the UK, FOMC minutes and inflation data from the US as well as a host of oth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-15 07:40
Taggar: financial, inflation, market, report, retail sales

US Consumer Wallets Remain Closed


"US Consumer Wallets Remain Closed The US retail sales figures disappointed, raising doubts as to whether the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates this year. The US consumer needs to start spen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-15 03:04
Taggar: economy, point, rate, retail sales

Week Ahead Fed Minutes to Guide USD After Retail Sales Flop


"Soft inflation and retail sales raise US growth concerns Central bank credibility is bruised as markets do not seem to follow the guidance from policy makers. The latest example was the rate cut and d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-12 16:36
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, point, rate, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Moves Higher on Dismal US Retail Sales and Wholesale Prices


"The British pound has posted gains in Friday’s North American session. GBP/USD has pushed above the 1.30 line and is currently trading at 1.3010. On the release front, British Construction Outpu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-12 15:00
Taggar: indicators, pound, report, retail sales, trading

U.S Retail Sales A Big Disappointment


"U.S. retail sales were unexpectedly flat in July as Americans cut back on purchases of clothing and other goods, pointing to a moderation in consumer spending that could temper expectations of an acce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-12 14:54
Taggar: point, retail sales

US Consumer Comes Under the Microscope


"A day after all three of the major indices closed at record highs, futures are pointing to a relatively flat open on Wall Street as focus turns to the US consumer ahead of the retail sales and sentime..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-12 13:35
Taggar: point, retail sales

What to Watch After Stock Market Trifecta


"The consumer powered what little growth there was in the first half of the year, so Friday’s July retail sales is an important look at the economy’s engine at the start of the second half..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-12 10:35
Taggar: economy, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie in Holding Pattern Ahead of Key US Retail Sales and CPI


"The Australian dollar is unchanged on Friday, as AUD/USD continues to hug the 0.77 line.  On the release front, the US will release a host of key indicators, including CPI, Retail Sales and UoM Consum..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-12 10:33
Taggar: consumer sentiment, cpi, dollar, indicators, retail sales

Bell Ringing- Bellwethers


"Bell Ringing- Bell Weathers  The three bellwether US indexes, the DOW, S&P and NASDAQ, all closed at record highs yesterday, in part assisted by a rebound in energy stocks after a 4% bounce in cr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-12 02:26
Taggar: oil, report, retail sales

XAU/USD ? Gold Subdued, Markets Await US Retail Sales and CPI


"Gold is showing little movement on Thursday. In the North American session, gold is trading at $1345.85. On the release front, it’s another quiet day. There was more good news from the US labor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-11 18:34
Taggar: cpi, employment, gold, market, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD Pushes Higher


"EUR/USD continued to rally as the post-NFP rally of the dollar was fading. Absence of important macroeconomic data from the United States was not helpful to the..."

AUD/USD ? Aussie Holds Own Despite Soft Retail Sales, RBA Statement Next


"The Australian dollar has edged higher on Thursday, continuing the lack of movement which marked the Wednesday session. AUD/USD is currently trading slightly above the 0.76 line. In economic news, Aus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-04 09:39
Taggar: dollar, point, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady at 1.12, Retail Sales Drops to 0.0%


"The euro has edged lower on Wednesday, as EUR/USD trades at the 1.12 level. On the release front, German and Eurozone Services PMIs were within expectations. Eurozone Retail Sales slipped to 0.0%, mat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-03 11:42
Taggar: employment, indicators, retail sales

Breaking: MahiFX On-Boards Nick Mortimer as its Head of Retail Sales


"Nick Mortimer steps into a newly created role of Head of Retail Sales at MahiFX."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-03 11:31
Taggar: retail sales

USD/JPY ? Yen Jumps as BoJ Stays Pat, US GDP Disappoints


"The Japanese yen has posted strong gains on Friday. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 102.80. On the release front, Japanese consumer inflation and consumer spending indicators disa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-29 14:47
Taggar: bank, cpi, indicators, inflation, market, point, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Ticks Lower Ahead of BoJ Statement


"The Japanese yen has posted slight losses on Thursday, as USD/JPY is currently trading at 104.70. On the release front, the US will release Unemployment Claims, with the indicator expected to rise to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-28 12:02
Taggar: cpi, employment, indicators, retail sales, trading

U.S. Core Capital Goods Orders Are Weak


"New orders for U.S. manufactured capital goods rose less than expected in June amid weak demand for machinery and a range of other goods, suggesting that business spending will remain subdued for a wh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-27 15:23
Taggar: economy, investment, manufacture, retail sales

CANADA: Retail trade, May 2016


"Retail sales rose 0.2% to $44.3 billion in May. Higher sales at food and beverage stores and gasoline stations more than offset lower sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers. Sales were up in 6 of 11..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-22 14:50
Taggar: retail sales

OANDA MP ? ECB is Able, Willing and Ready (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about the ECB announcement, the yen moves on the back of Haruhiko Kuroda’s helicopter money comments, UK retail sales data and the key events in todayR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-21 16:05
Taggar: announcement, ecb announcement, market, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips on Soft UK Retail Sales


"The British pound has reversed directions on Thursday, posting slight losses. Early in the North American session, GBP/USD is trading slightly below the 1.32 line. In economic news, British Retail Sal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-21 15:07
Taggar: pound, retail sales, trading

UK Retail Sales Suffer Biggest Fall in Six Months, No EU Effect Reported


"British retail sales suffered their sharpest monthly fall in six months in June, with officials citing poor weather hurting clothing sales rather than any impact from the vote to leave the European Un..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-21 13:09
Taggar: report, retail sales

US Retail Sales and Industrial Production Help USD vs. EUR


"EUR/USD was trending strongly down today thanks to the positive macroeconomic reports from the United States. Although not all of the released data was optimistic, the ma..."

Upbeat Chinese and U.S. Data Overshadow the Terrorist Attack in Nice


"Chinese GDP, retail sales, and industrial production exceeded analyst expectations and suggest that economy’s slowdown is leveling off. Real GDP growth accelerated to a quarter-on-quarter increa..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-15 16:37
Taggar: economy, industrial production, rate, retail sales

US Consumers Drove Retail Sales Higher in June


"U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in June as Americans bought motor vehicles and a variety of other goods, reinforcing views that economic growth picked up in the second quarter. Other data on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-15 16:20
Taggar: retail sales

U.S Sales Blow Past Expectations, Canada Disappoints


"U.S retail sales for June beat consensus by a “country mile” (+0.6% headline, core +0.7%), further proof of how strong the U.S consumer strength has been in Q2. In Canada, the domestic con..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-15 15:21
Taggar: retail sales

AUD/USD -Aussie at 10-Week Highs, US Retail Sales Improve


"The Australian dollar has posted gains on Friday and is trading at 0.7650 in the North American session. In economic news, US consumer inflation numbers matched the forecast, while retail sales report..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-15 14:55
Taggar: cpi, dollar, inflation, report, retail sales, trading

USD Weaker Ahead of US Retail Sales and Inflation Data


"Strong consumer spending is needed for US growth The market’s reaction to the monetary policy decision to hold rates unchanged signals a return of fundamental data influencing currency pricing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-14 19:42
Taggar: currency, market, rate, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie Steady as RBA Holds Rates


"The Australian dollar has posted small losses on Tuesday, as AUD/USD is trading at the 0.75 line. In economic news, it was a busy day in Australia. The RBA held the benchmark rate at 1.75%. Retail Sal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-05 13:12
Taggar: dollar, rate, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady on Positive Eurozone, German PMIs


"EUR/USD is subdued on Tuesday, continuing the lack of movement which we saw in the Monday session. The pair is trading at 1.1140. On the release front, there are no major releases out of the Eurozone..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-05 11:17
Taggar: retail sales, trading

USDCNY FIX -Policy Driven ?


"Back to back Economic Data misses have sent the Australian Dollar reeling. Retail sales came in .2% versus .3 % expected  but with the  trade balance coming in a -2.22 billion  versus -1.7 billion exp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-05 04:07
Taggar: dollar, long position, retail sales, trade balance

European Stocks Lower After Weak Consumer Data


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

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

EUR/USD ? Euro Unchanged as Eurozone Inflation Meets Expectations


"The euro is unchanged on Thursday, following gains in the Tuesday and Wednesday sessions. EUR/USD is trading at 1.1130. The markets will have plenty of indicators to digest on Thursday. German Retail..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-30 12:12
Taggar: cpi, indicators, market, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Unchanged, Shrugs Off Soft Retail Sales


"USD/JPY is unchanged on Wednesday, following gains which marked the Tuesday session. The pair is trading at 102.70. On the release front, Japanese Retail Sales posted a sharp decline of 1.9%, missing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-29 12:40
Taggar: home sales, industrial production, retail sales, trading

UK Retail Sales Were Weaker Heading into Referendum Vote


"Retail sales reported weak growth in the year to June, beating expectations of a modest fall and lifting sales slightly above average for the time of year. Meanwhile, orders placed on suppliers fell o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-28 15:59
Taggar: report, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Yen Slightly Lower, US GDP Next


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

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

Canada: Retail Sales April 2016


"Following a 0.8% decline in March, retail sales rose 0.9% to $44.3 billion in April. Sales were up in 7 of 11 subsectors, representing 64% of total retail sales. Higher sales at gasoline stations were..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-22 14:46
Taggar: retail sales

USD/SGD ? SIng Unchanged, Singapore Retail Sales Improve


"USD/SGD is unchanged on Wednesday, as the pair trades at 1.3560. In economic news, Singapore Retail Sales posted a gain of 1.1%. In the US, today?s highlight is the FOMC rate statement, with the marke..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-15 14:27
Taggar: market, rate, retail sales

Gold Unchanged as Markets Eye Fed Rate Statement


"Gold is almost unchanged on Tuesday, following losses in the Monday session. XAU/USD is trading at $1282.43 in the North American session. On the release front, Core Retail Sales matched the forecast..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-14 18:30
Taggar: gold, market, rate, retail sales, trading

US Crude Subdued, Markets Eye FOMC Rate Statement


"US crude continues to have a quiet week, as WTI Crude is trading at $48.22 in the North American session. Brent crude is trading at $49.67, for a premium of $1.45. On the release front, Core Retail Sa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-14 18:03
Taggar: retail sales, trading

EUR/USD Crashes as FOMC Starts Meeting


"EUR/USD tumbled today ahead of tomorrow’s announcement from the Federal Reserve. The Fed starts its two-day policy meeting today and will announce its decision tomorrow. The&..."

U.S Retail Sales Beat Forecasts


"Retail sales rose more than forecast in May, showing consumer spending will help boost economic growth in the second quarter. The 0.5 percent increase in purchases followed a 1.3 percent jump the prev..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-14 15:27
Taggar: retail sales

USD/SGD ? Sing Unchanged, Markets Eye US & Singapore Retail Sales


"USD/SGD is unchanged on Tuesday, as the pair trades at 1.3560. In economic news, both the US and Singapore will release retail sales reports on Tuesday. US retail sales is expected to post a gain of 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-14 13:21
Taggar: rate, report, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Yen Edges Lower, Fed Rate Statement Looms


"The Japanese yen has edged lower, as the yen continues to show limited movement. USD/JPY is slightly below the 106 line. On the release front, Japanese Revised Industrial Production slipped to 0.5%, w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-14 12:49
Taggar: industrial production, report, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Resumes Slide, Markets Eye Fed Rate Statement


"EUR/USD has posted considerable losses on Tuesday, erasing the gains which marked the Monday session. The pair is trading slightly above the 1.12 level. On the release front, Eurozone Employment Chang..."

USD/CAD Loonie Lower on Signs of Oil Glut


"The Canadian dollar was stable ahead of a busy week. Monday proved to the calm before the storm as few economic releases were released and the USD recovered slightly ahead of tomorrow’s U.S. ret..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-13 22:16
Taggar: dollar, retail sales

USD/SGD ? Singapore Dollar Gains as Unemployment Steady


"USD/SGD has lost ground on Monday, as the pair trades at 1.3540 in the North American session. In economic news, it’s a quiet start to the new trading week. Singapore’s unemployment rate w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-13 17:39
Taggar: employment, rate, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen at 106, Shrugs Off Weak Manufacturing Report


"The Japanese yen has posted slight losses on Monday, as the yen continues to show limited movement. USD/JPY is trading at the 106 line. On the release front, Japanese BSI Manufacturing Index posted a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-13 14:24
Taggar: point, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro on Holding Pattern Ahead of Nonfarm Payrolls


"EUR/USD is unchanged on Friday, following slight losses in the Thursday session. The pair is trading at 1.1140. On the release front, German Final Services came in at 55.2 points, within expectations..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-03 11:20
Taggar: point, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Lower on Mixed Australian Numbers


"The Australian dollar has lost ground on Thursday, as the pair trades at the 0.72 line early in the North American session. On the release front, Australian Retail Sales, posted a gain of 0.2%, short..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-02 14:36
Taggar: dollar, retail sales, trade balance

AUD/USD ? Aussie Higher on Strong GDP


"The Australian dollar has posted gains on Wednesday, as the pair trades at 0.7270. The currency moved higher as Australian GDP climbed 1.1%, well above expectations. Later in the day, Australia releas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-01 14:46
Taggar: currency, dollar, indicators, market, retail sales, trade balance

EUR/USD ? Euro Inches Lower, Euro CPI Contracts


"EUR/USD has posted small losses on Tuesday and is trading at 1.1130. On the release front, it’s a busy day in the Eurozone and the US. Eurozone CPI Flash Estimate posted a small decline of 0.1%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-31 11:21
Taggar: cpi, employment, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Dollar Punches Past 111 as Japanese Retail Sales Slip


"USD/JPY has posted slight gains on Monday, as the pair trades just above the 111 line. On the release front, Japanese Retail Sales contracted for a second straight month, coming in at -0.8%. Later in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-30 14:05
Taggar: market, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Ticks Higher, Markets Eye US Durable Goods, Jobless Reports


"EUR/USD has posted small gains on Thursday, continuing the trend seen in the Wednesday session. The pair is trading at 1.1180. On the release front, there is just one Eurozone release on the schedule..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-26 11:14
Taggar: retail sales, trading

OANDA MP ? Dollar Spikes on Hawkish Fed (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about how markets are trading today following Wednesday’s hawkish FOMC minutes, the UK retail sales report and the key events still to come on Thursday."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-19 16:55
Taggar: market, report, retail sales, trading

Weaker-than-Expected Chinese Data and a Rise in Oil Prices


"In April, Chinese M2 money grew 12.8% on year, down from 13.4% in March and a recent high of 14.1% in January.  The 12-month increase in industrial production and retail sales slowed to 6.0% and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-16 13:26
Taggar: industrial production, investment, retail sales

APAC Currency Corner ? Weekend Worries 


"  The trifecta of the closely watched Chinese economic metrics surprised on the downside over the weekend. This negative data should dictate this week?s risk environment, for the early part at least..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-16 03:52
Taggar: economy, market, retail sales

Week Ahead in FX Inflation Data and FOMC Minutes


"After Lucky Friday 13 the USD to Cool With Dovish FOMC Minutes and Low Inflation Friday the 13 is usually considered an unlucky day but the USD rally was given a boost by the retail sales data coming..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-13 21:34
Taggar: inflation, retail sales

EUR/USD Dips as US Retail Sales Rise Far Above Expectations


"EUR/USD dived today after the release of US economic data. While not all the reports were good, those that were turned out to be much better than expectations. Most notably, retail..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-13 18:05
Taggar: report, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie Steady as Key US Data Next


"The Australian dollar has posted small losses on Friday, continuing the downward movement which marked the Thursday session. AUD/USD is trading slightly below the 0.73 line in North American session..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-13 14:00
Taggar: dollar, inflation, retail sales, trading

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


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

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

Dollar Higher Ahead of Consumer Data


"U.S. equity markets are on course to end the week on a negative note as investors await the latest consumer data, with retail sales for April and sentiment survey for May due to be released. It?s been..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-13 12:53
Taggar: market, retail sales

USD Hopes to Survive Friday 13 Retail Sales Data


"Consumer Spending Has Been Weak But Forecast Calls For Growth The U.S. dollar is losing momentum ahead of the release of retail sales data on Friday, May 13 at 8:30 am EDT. The economic indicator has..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-12 21:19
Taggar: dollar, retail sales

Brexit, Brazil and BoJ Dominate Markets


"Thursday May 12: Five things the markets are talking about Foreign exchange markets are expected to remain quiet until Friday when the U.S. is scheduled to release retail sales figures, key economic d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-12 12:32
Taggar: currency, currency pair, foreign exchange, market, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie Higher as Trade Balance, Retail Sales Beat Estimate


"The Australian dollar has posted slight gains on Thursday, as AUD/USD trades at the 0.75 line in the European session. In Australia, Trade Balance and Retail Sales both beat their estimates. In the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-05 15:22
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, retail sales, trade balance

AUD/USD ? Aussie Steady, Markets Eye Trade Balance and Retail Sales


"The Australian dollar is showing limited movement on Wednesday, following sharp losses in the Tuesday session. AUD/USD is trading at the 0.75 line in the European session. In economic news, there are..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-04 11:07
Taggar: dollar, retail sales, trade balance, trading

USD/CAD Loonie Lower Awaiting FOMC and Canadian GDP


"The Canadian dollar retreated at the start of the week as it gave up the gains from Friday’s strong inflation and retail sales data. The loonie had a horrible start to 2016 after the price of oi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-25 22:33
Taggar: currency, dollar, inflation, loonie, oil, retail sales

Canada: Retail Sales February 2016


"Retail sales rose for the second consecutive month, advancing 0.4% to $44.2 billion in February. Gains were reported in 9 of 11 subsectors, representing 89% of total retail trade. The gain in February..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-22 14:45
Taggar: report, retail sales

OANDA MP ? Draghi and Oil (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about how markets are trading early in the European session and looks ahead to today’s key economic events. These include today’s UK retail sales, U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-21 17:28
Taggar: market, oil, retail sales, trading

Week Ahead in FX: USD Mixed Against Majors After Weak US Economic Data


"Unemployment Claims was the sole Positive in a Week Filled with Disappointing US Data. U.S. retail sales disappointed with a 0.3 percent contraction when a slight expansion of 0.1 percent was expected..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-15 22:38
Taggar: employment, point, price index, retail sales

USD/SGD ? Singapore Dollar Slips on Dismal GDP


"USD/SGD has posted strong gains on Thursday, as the pair trades at 1.3620 in the North American session. In economic news, Singapore GDP posted a flat reading of 0.0%. We’ll get a look at Retail..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-14 16:29
Taggar: cpi, retail sales

Gold Dips, Markets Eye US Consumer Inflation Reports


"Gold is subdued on Wednesday, continuing the downward trend which marked the Tuesday session. Gold is trading at a spot price of $1245.33 an ounce in the North American session. On the release front..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-13 18:15
Taggar: gold, point, report, retail sales, trading

USD/SGD ? Sing Slides, Markets Eye Singapore, Chinese GDP Reports


"USD/SGD has posted strong gains on Wednesday, as the pair trades at 1.3512 early in the North American session. In economic news, US retail sales and PPI reports missed their estimates. Later in the d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-13 16:20
Taggar: cpi, report, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Yen Softens, Markets Eye US Retail Sales, PPI


"USD/JPY has posted slight gains on Wednesday, as the pair trades at 109.20 in the European session. On the release front, Japanese PPI posted a sharp decline of 3.8%, below the estimate. The US will r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-13 12:07
Taggar: indicators, market, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Improves on Solid German Inflation Numbers


"EUR/USD has posted considerable gains on Tuesday. In the European session, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1450. On the release front, German CPI and WPI numbers beat expectations. There are no major US relea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-12 10:40
Taggar: cpi, report, retail sales, trading

Forex Trading Tip ? #1 Driver of FX Flows this Week


"Between an emergency Fed meeting, the Bank of England and Bank of Canada monetary policy announcements, US retail sales, Chinese GDP, Australian employment, UK consumer prices and a host of other tier..."

AUD/USD ? Aussie Slides on Soft Retail Sales


"The Australian dollar has kicked off the week with sharp losses on Monday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.7630. In Australia, Building Approvals posted a gain of 3.1%, but Retail Sales disappointed with a rea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-04 13:54
Taggar: dollar, point, retail sales, trade balance

Eurozone CPI Declines, Euro Close to 8-week Highs


"The euro has shown small gains on Thursday continuing the upward movement that has characterized EUR/USD this week. In the European session, the pair is trading at 1.1340. On the release front, Eurozo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-31 11:08
Taggar: cpi, employment, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Japanese Consumer Spending Reports Mixed, Yen Steady


"USD/JPY has posted slight gains on Tuesday, as the pair trades at 113.60 in the European session. On the release front, Japanese Household Spending posted a gain of 1.2 percent, above expectations. Ho..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-29 12:57
Taggar: industrial production, retail sales

U.K. Retail Sales Fall As Colder Weather Curbs Clothing Demand


"U.K. retail sales fell in February after surging the most in more than two years the previous month during post-Christmas sales. The 0.4 decline was less than the 0.7 percent drop forecast by economis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-24 12:21
Taggar: retail sales

Canada: Retail Sales January 2016


"Retail sales rose 2.1% to $44.2 billion in January, led by five subsectors that rebounded from lower sales in December. Gains were reported in 7 of 11 subsectors, representing 82% of total retail sale..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-18 15:42
Taggar: dollar, report, retail sales

Gold Under Pressure Ahead of FOMC Statement


"Gold price have posted slight losses on Tuesday, continuing the downward slide which began late last week. The base metal is trading at a spot price of $1230.75 an ounce in the North American session..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-15 18:37
Taggar: gold, inflation, inflation reports, report, retail sales, trading

Barclays Cuts US GDP Forecast to 1.9% After Retail Sales Drop


"Retail sales excluding automobiles, gasoline, building materials and food services were unchanged after a downwardly revised 0.2 percent increase in January. These so-called core retail sales correspo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-15 18:04
Taggar: report, retail sales

US Crude Oil Slide Continues on Oversupply Jitters


"US crude futures continue to lose ground on Tuesday, trading at $36.40 a barrel in the North American session. Brent crude futures are trading at $38.65, as Brent’s premium stands at $2.25. In e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-15 17:23
Taggar: inflation, inflation reports, report, retail sales, trading

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Slide Continues, NZ Dairy Auction Next


"NZD/USD has posted losses on Tuesday, continuing the downward movement of the Monday session. The pair is trading at 0.6650 early in the North American session. In economic news, New Zealand will rele..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-15 15:48
Taggar: inflation, inflation reports, price index, report, retail sales, trading

US Retail Sales Falls After January Revised Down


"U.S. retail sales dropped in February and the prior month?s gain was revised to a decline, calling into question the narrative that bigger gains in consumer spending would propel economic growth at th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-15 14:49
Taggar: retail sales

USD/SGD ? Steady as Singapore Retail Sales Mixed, US Retail Sales, PPI Dip


"USD/SGD has posted small gains on Tuesday. In the European session, the pair is trading slightly below of the 1.38 line. On the release front, Singapore the unemployment rate was unchanged, while Reta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-15 14:42
Taggar: employment, indicators, rate, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? BoJ Stays on Sidelines, Yen Strengthens


"USD/JPY has posted strong gains on Tuesday, trading just above the 113 line in the European session. On the release front, the Bank of Japan maintained its monetary policy, but presented a bleak asses..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-15 13:29
Taggar: bank, economy, market, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Subdued Ahead of US PPI, Retail Sales


"EUR/USD is showing marginal movement on Tuesday, as the pair trades slightly below the 1.11 line in the European session. On the release front, French CPI posted a gain of 0.3%, within expectations. E..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-15 12:36
Taggar: cpi, employment, margin, retail sales

USD/SGD Slightly Higher, Singapore Unemployment, Retail Sales Next


"USD/SGD has posted slight gains on Monday, following sharp losses in the Friday session. On the release front, it’s a busy day in Singapore, which releases the Unemployment Rate and Retail Sales..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-14 17:23
Taggar: employment, market, rate, report, retail sales

Aussie Gains Continues on Solid Retail Sales


"The Australian dollar is higher on Friday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.7380 early in the European session. On the release front, Australian Retail Sales improved in January, with a gain of 0.3%. The market..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-04 14:35
Taggar: dollar, market, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie Rally Continues, US Jobless Claims Rise


"The Australian dollar continues to post gains on Thursday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.7330 early in the North American session. On the release front, Australia’s trade deficit narrowed to A$2.94 bil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-03 16:13
Taggar: dollar, market, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Yen Improves, Shrugs off Weak Japanese Retail Sales


"The Japanese yen has started off the week with considerable gains, as USD/JPY trades at the 113 line in the European session. In economic news, Japanese Retail Sales disappointed with a decline of 0.1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-29 15:28
Taggar: chicago pmi, point, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Loonie Ends Lower After Low Retail Sales and USD Comeback


"USD/CAD – Loonie Ends Week Lower After Low Retail Sales and USD Comeback The Canadian dollar had a week of up and downs heavy correlated to the price of crude. The Organization of the Petroleum..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-19 00:08
Taggar: dollar, loonie, oil, retail sales

U.S. Retail Sales Increased In January


"Purchases in ‘control group’ jumped by the most since May Online retailers saw 1.6% gain, biggest advance since February Retail sales increased for a third straight month in January as Ame..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-12 16:22
Taggar: retail sales

USD Weaker Ahead of Retail Sales


"U.S. Consumers Confident Yet Still Not Spending The paradox of the U.S. consumer continues to confound economists. Wages and the number of jobs have risen to before crisis levels but while their confi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-11 21:43
Taggar: economy, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie Pauses After Strong Gains


"The Australian dollar is flat on Friday, as the pair is trading slightly below the 0.72 line on the European session. On the release front, the RBA policy statement was mildly optimistic, while Austra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-05 14:06
Taggar: dollar, retail sales, trading

Next Week


"Highlights:  Janet Yellen semi-annual Humphrey-Hawkins testimony.  Release of Eurozone GDP,  U.S. retail sales, British industrial output, and Japanese current account. Central Bank Wat..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-05 01:11
Taggar: bank, financial, market, rate, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Rejuvenated Aussie Punches Above 72


"The Australian dollar has posted strong gains on Thursday, as the pair is trading just above the 0.72 line in the European session. On the release front, Australian NAB Quarterly Business Confidence j..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-04 15:21
Taggar: dollar, point, retail sales, trading

European Retail Sales Rise in December


"Retail sales in the eurozone rose for the first time in four months during December, according to European Union statistics agency data on Wednesday, while surveys of purchasing managers indicated tha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-03 17:41
Taggar: rate, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro at 1.09, Markets Eye Eurozone CPI


"EUR/USD has reversed directions on Friday and posted slight losses. In the European session, the pair is trading at the 1.09 line. On the release front, it’s an unusually busy day, so we could s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-29 12:14
Taggar: cpi, market, point, retail sales, trading

Russian GDP Shrinks 3.7% as Oil Slump Continues


"Consumer demand and capital investment in Russia declined in 2015, sending the economy into recession, official data showed Monday. As two of the economy’s key drivers fell, Russia’s gross..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-25 13:41
Taggar: economy, investment, oil, retail sales

Gold Flat in Holiday Trade


"Gold prices are subdued on Monday, as the metal trades at $1089.14 an ounce in the North American session. There are no scheduled economic releases, as the US markets are closed for the Martin Luther..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-18 18:40
Taggar: gold, market, retail sales, us market

Crude Oil Below $30, US Markets Closed for MLK


"US Crude is steady on Monday, as February futures are trading at $29 a barrel in the North American session. There are no scheduled releases, as the US markets are closed for the Martin Luther King ho..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-18 18:16
Taggar: market, retail sales, trading, us market

Gold Stable as Oil Tumbles on Iran Comeback


"Gold opened the trading week higher on Monday, buoyed by safe-haven bids after Asian equities tumbled to their lowest since 2011 as investors shunned risky assets on the heels of weak U.S. economic da..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-18 17:28
Taggar: gold, industrial production, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Quiet, US Markets Closed for Holiday


"It’s a quiet start to the week, as EUR/USD trades at 1.0880 line in Monday’s European session. On the release front, there is only one event on the calendar, Italian Trade Balance. US mark..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-18 10:41
Taggar: market, retail sales, trade balance, us market

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


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

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

AUD/USD -Sharp Losses for Aussie, Key US Reports Next


"The Australian dollar has posted sharp losses on Friday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.6880 in the European session. On the release front, Australian Home Loans posted a strong gain of 1.8%, but this strong..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-15 14:03
Taggar: aussie, dollar, inflation, report, retail sales

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


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

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

U.S Treasuries Extend Winning Streak


"Treasuries advanced for a fourth day as Chinese stocks fell back into a bear market and wiped out gains from a state rescue campaign, fueling demand for haven assets. Ten-year note yields approached t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-15 13:04
Taggar: bear, market, report, retail sales

U.S. Retail Sales Expected Higher After Holiday


"Consumers forecasted to have spent more in December but Market Focusing on How much did Energy savings and a strong USD drove sales higher. A strong non-farm payrolls (NFP) failed to spark a U.S. doll..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-14 22:41
Taggar: dollar, market, retail sales

Crude Oil Stabilizes at $31, US Jobless Claims Rise


"US Crude is steady on Thursday, as February futures are trading just above $31 a barrel in the North American session. On the release front, US Unemployment Claims rose to 281 thousand, above the esti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-14 19:20
Taggar: employment, retail sales, trading

USD/SGD ? US Jobless Claims, Sing Retail Sales Next


"USD/SGD is showing limited movement on Thursday, as the pair trades slightly below the 1.44 line at the start of the North American session. In economic news, US Unemployment Claims disappointed, risi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-14 16:09
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Wobbly Aussie at 70 Line, US Nonfarm Payrolls Next


"The Australian dollar is subdued on Friday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.7017 in the European session. On the release front, Australian Retail Sales remained steady with a gain of 0.4%, matching the forecas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-08 13:38
Taggar: currency, dollar, market, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Jumps on Strong Eurozone Job Numbers


"EUR/USD has posted strong gains on Thursday, as the pair trades at 1.0850 in the European session. In economic news, Eurozone Unemployment Change dropped to 10.5%. In Germany, Factory Orders easily be..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-07 13:27
Taggar: employment, market, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Unchanged as Yen Continues to Hug 120


"USD/JPY is steady on Monday, as the yen trades at 120.20 in Monday’s North American session . In economic news, Japan published this week’s indicators on Sunday. Retail Sales disappointed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-28 17:44
Taggar: indicators, industrial production, point, retail sales

Canada: Retail Trade October 2015


"Retail sales edged up 0.1% in October to $43.4 billion. Sales were up in 7 of 11 subsectors, representing 59% of retail trade. After removing the effects of price changes, retail sales in volume terms..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-23 15:59
Taggar: retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar in Holding Pattern Ahead of Canadian Retail Sales, GDP


"The Canadian dollar is flat on Wednesday, as USD/CAD trades just above the 1.39 line in Wednesday’s European session. It’s a busy day on the economic calendar, so we could see some movemen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-23 11:06
Taggar: dollar, market, retail sales

UK Retail Sales Got Black Friday Boost


"Black Friday discounts helped drive a surprise jump in UK retail sales last month, as shoppers splashed out online and in department stores. Official figures showed retail sales volumes were up 1.7% f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-17 17:58
Taggar: retail sales

Crude Oil Struggling at $35


"WTI Crude is flat on Monday, trading at $35.65 per barrel early in the European session. Taking a look at economic news, it’s a busy day in the US, with a host of key releases, led by Retail Sal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-14 18:09
Taggar: cpi, market, oil, retail sales, trading

Crude Oil Steady at $35


"WTI Crude is flat on Monday, trading at $35.65 per barrel early in the European session. Taking a look at economic news, it’s a busy day in the US, with a host of key releases, led by Retail Sal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-14 18:09
Taggar: cpi, market, oil, retail sales, trading

US Consumer Spending Rises But Low Oil Caps Gains


"A gauge of U.S. consumer spending rose solidly in November as the holiday shopping season got off to a fairly brisk start, suggesting enough momentum in the economy for the Federal Reserve to raise in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-11 16:58
Taggar: economy, rate, retail sales

Gold Steady as Markets Eye US Retail Sales, CPI


"Gold prices is steady on Friday, as the base metal trades just under $1070 per ounce in the European session. We could see some movement during the day, as the US releases a host of key releases, led..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-11 11:45
Taggar: cpi, dollar, gold, retail sales

Wobbly Crude Struggling at $36


"WTI Crude is flat on Friday, trading at $36.65 per barrel early in the European session. Taking a look at economic news, it’s a busy day in the US, with a host of key releases, led by Retail Sal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-11 11:12
Taggar: cpi, market, oil, retail sales, trading

US Retail Sales to Rise Slightly as Fed Rate Hike Awaited Next Week


"Black Friday Data to Boost American Retailers The American economy has shown mixed signs of recovery. Employment is still the strongest component and has posted two consecutive non farm payrolls (NFP)..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-10 20:52
Taggar: economy, employment, report, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Quiet as Australian Retail Sales Steady, US Posts Positive Job Data


"The Australian dollar is uneventful on Friday, as AUD/USD trades at the 0.73 line at the start of the North American session. In economic news, Australian Retail Sales posted a gain of 0.5%. In the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-04 15:49
Taggar: dollar, employment, rate, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Little Net Movement as Aussie Trade Balance Disappoints, US Key Numbers Mixed


"The Australian dollar posted gains on Thursday, but was unable to consolidate and is trading just above the 0.73 line in the North American session. In economic news, Australian Trade Balance disappoi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-03 19:10
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, retail sales, trade balance, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Slipping Ahead of Key ECB Meeting


"EUR/USD has weakened on Thursday, as the pair trades at 1.0560 in the European session. There are a host of European and US releases on the schedule. In the Eurozone, the key event is the ECB policy m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-03 14:18
Taggar: bank, market, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Yen Back Above 123, US Posts Weak Numbers


"The US dollar has strengthened on Monday, as USD/JPY trades at 123.20 in the North American session. In economic news, Chicago PMI and Pending Home Sales were well short of the forecast. The markets w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-30 19:49
Taggar: chicago pmi, dollar, home sales, market, retail sales

Canadian Dollar Lower After Weak Sales and Government Growth Downgrade


"The USD/CAD is trading at 1.3330 after the release of the Canadian retail sales and inflation data. The consumer price index (CPI) was in line with expectations and the less volatile core CPI that exc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-20 19:42
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, price index, report, retail sales, trading

Canada: Retail trade, September 2015


"Following four months of gains, retail sales fell 0.5% in September to $43.3 billion. Sales were down in 8 of 11 subsectors, representing 60% of retail trade. After removing the effects of price chang..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-20 16:36
Taggar: retail sales

OANDA MP ? Dollar Paring Gains (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam looks back at today’s economic events including the BoJ monetary policy decision, UK retail sales, ECB minutes and US data, and gives his analysis of EURUSD, Go..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-19 17:12
Taggar: analysis, gold, market, retail sales

UK Retail Sales Fall More than Expected in October, Food Stores Weigh


"British retail sales fell more than expected last month after surging in September, hurt by the biggest drop in food store sales since May 2014, official data showed on Thursday. The Office for Nation..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-19 16:09
Taggar: retail sales

OANDA ? USD/CAD Lower After FOMC Minutes Reaction


"The USD/CAD is lower after the debate between Fed members decreases the probability of a rate hike in December. Employment data in the U.S. was strong, but inflation and retail sales have shown tepid..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-18 22:05
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate, retail sales

October FOMC Minutes to Reveal Insiders View on U.S. Rates


"Employment, Retail Sales and Inflation Hurdles Cleared Ahead of December Rate Decision The USD appreciated against major pairs after the statement from the October Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-17 22:19
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, rate, retail sales

NZD/USD ? NZ Dollar Dips Below 0.65 Ahead of Key NZ, US Releases


"NZD/USD continues to struggle, and is trading just below the 0.65 line in Monday’s North American session. In economic news, New Zealand Retail Sales reports were a mix, as Retail Sales came in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-16 20:47
Taggar: point, report, retail sales, trading

Week Ahead in FX: Fed Rate Hike on Track Awaiting FOMC Minutes and US Inflation


"December Rate Hike Barely Clears US Retail Sales Hurdle The USD rally received a temporary setback this morning with the release of the U.S. retail sales data. American retail sales edged up 0.1 perce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-13 22:53
Taggar: rate, retail sales

USD/CAD Higher After Missed U.S. Retail Sales Data


"The USD rally received a temporary setback this morning with the release of the U.S. retail sales data. American retail sales edged up 0.1 percent missing the expectations of a 0.3 percent rise. Auto..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-13 16:56
Taggar: retail sales

USD/SGD ? US Numbers Disappoint, Singapore Retail Sales Falter


"USD/SGD continues to have an uneventful week, as the pair trades slightly above the 1.42 line in Friday’s European session. The week wrapped up on a disappointing note in Singapore, as Retail Sa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-13 16:06
Taggar: point, retail sales

US Retail Sales Miss Expectations After Drop in Auto Sales


"U.S. retail sales rose less than expected in October amid a surprise decline in automobile purchases, suggesting a slowdown in consumer spending that could temper expectations of a strong pickup in fo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-13 15:54
Taggar: retail sales

Oil Drops Below $42, Markets Eye Key US Numbers


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

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

US Retail Sales to Bring Clarity After Fedspeak Confusion


"Strong Consumer Demand Needed to Make Case for Interest Rate Hike in December A day ahead of the release of the U.S. retail sales figures six Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) members delivered spe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-12 21:39
Taggar: market, rate, retail sales

Mixed Chinese Data on a Holiday-Dampened Wednesday


"The Armistice ending the First World War was reached 97 years ago today.  Markets in the U.S. (Veterans Day), France (Armistice Day) and Canada (Remembrance Day) are shut. China reported October..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-11 15:17
Taggar: industrial production, investment, market, report, retail sales

China Economic Activity Shows Downward Pressures Persist


"Growth in China’s factory output eased in October while that for retail sales edged up and investment inched lower, indicating persistent downward pressures on the economy that may require furth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-11 09:30
Taggar: economy, investment, retail sales

UK Retail Sales Growth Cools in October ? BRC


"British retail sales growth cooled last month, marking the weakest performance for the month of October since 2008, according to a survey from the British Retail Consortium on Tuesday. The BRC said th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-10 08:21
Taggar: retail sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie Under Pressure as US Numbers Beat Expectations


"The Australian dollar is showing modest losses on Wednesday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.7150 early in the North American session. Taking a look at economic releases, Australian Retail Sales posted a modes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-04 19:53
Taggar: dollar, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady at 1.10 as Eurozone Inflation Meets Expectations


"EUR/USD is quiet on Friday as the pair trades at the 1.10 line in the European session. It’s a busy day in the Eurozone as we wind up the trading week. German Retail Sales disappointed with a fl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-30 12:22
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, retail sales, trading

Global Ripples from China Keeping Fed Hike at BayUK Retail Sales Growth Slows to Six-Month Low in Oct ? CBI


"British retail sales grew at the slowest rate in six months in October after recording strong growth the month before, a survey by the Confederation of British Industry showed on Thursday. The CBI dis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-29 13:50
Taggar: rate, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Steady as Markets Eye Fed Statement


"USD/JPY is showing little movement on Wednesday, as the pair trades at 120.55 in the North American session. In economic news, Japanese Retail Sales was dismal in September, posting a decline of -0.2%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-28 19:02
Taggar: market, retail sales

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


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

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

Falling Rents and Closing Malls Hint at China?s Troubles


"Rising vacancy rates and plummeting rents are increasingly common in Chinese malls and department stores, despite official data showing a sharp rebound in retail sales that helped the world’s se..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-26 15:59
Taggar: economy, rate, retail sales

Canada Retail Trade, August 2015


"Released: 2015-10-22 Retail sales rose for the fourth consecutive month, advancing 0.5% to $43.6 billion in August. The increase was led by higher sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers. Excluding t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-22 15:55
Taggar: retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Sinks on BOC?s Pessimistic Growth Outlook


"USD/CAD is steady in Thursday’s European session, trading at 1.3130. The Canadian dollar took a hit on Wednesday, as the pair jumped over 150 points following a pessimistic report from the Bank..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-22 14:18
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, employment, point, report, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Higher After Superb UK Retail Sales


"GBP/USD has posted gains on Thursday, as the pair trades at 1.5480 in the European session. The pound reacted positively as British Retail Sales posted an excellent gain of 1.9%. In the US, we?ll get..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-22 13:38
Taggar: employment, pound, retail sales

BoE and Fed Speeches Eyed For Rate Hike Clarity


"European markets are once again expected to open little changed on Tuesday following an uninspiring start to the week after a mixed bag of Chinese data failed to provide much direction for the markets..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-20 08:06
Taggar: industrial production, market, retail sales

Week Ahead: China Growth to Set Pace in FX


"China Growth, Canadian and European Central Banks on Deck The USD depreciated across the board as retail sales and manufacturing numbers had a negative impact on interest rate hike expectations. The F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-16 21:27
Taggar: bank, rate, retail sales

Fed Members Keep Talking Rate Hike


"Some officials at the Federal Reserve still want a rate hike in 2015. The Fed didn’t raise rates in September and the U.S. economy has struggled since then with a mediocre September jobs report..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-16 14:44
Taggar: economy, rate, report, retail sales

US CPI to Deliver Another Blow to Fed Hike Hopes?


"Europe is expected to open on a more positive note on Thursday following a positive session in Asia overnight, where investors were boosted by rising expectations that the Federal Reserve won?t raise..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-15 08:09
Taggar: rate, report, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Markets Eye Aussie Employment Numbers


"AUD/USD is showing little movement on Wednesday, as the pair trades at 0.7260 in the North American session. In the US, inflation levels remain listless, as PPI posted a decline of 0.5%, missing expec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-14 20:06
Taggar: employment, inflation, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Slight Gains for Yen on Lukewarm US Releases


"USD/JPY has posted slight losses on Wednesday, as the pair trades at 119.20 in the North American session.  In the US, inflation levels remain listless, as PPI posted a decline of 0.5%, missing expect..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-14 18:33
Taggar: inflation, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Steady as Inflation Slips,Retail Sales Mixed in US


"The Canadian dollar is posted small gains on Wednesday, as the pair trades on the 1.30 line early in the North American session. In the US, PPI posted a decline of 0.5%, missing expectations. Retail s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-14 16:37
Taggar: dollar, retail sales

Forex: Risk Aversion Continues To Dominate


"The forex-trading theme remains the same ? the USD under pressure with risk aversion trading strategies in vogue – as FI dealers scale back their Fed rate hike expectations. However, intraday fu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-14 12:07
Taggar: forex, market, point, rate, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Steady After Dismal German Confidence Report


"EUR/USD continues to have a quiet week, as the pair is trading just above the 1.14 line early in the European session. In the Eurozone, the German ZEW Economic Sentiment plunged. There were major even..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-14 11:42
Taggar: retail sales, trading

USD Awaits US Retail Sales as Fedspeak Pushes Rate Decision to End of Year


"U.S. retail sales data disappointed last month, but the fact that upward revisions were present for both retails sales and core sales (excluding autos) was the silver lining. This time around the esti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-13 20:22
Taggar: point, retail sales

US Dollar Seeks Support


"On the fundamental front, this coming week is a busy one with many key data releases giving an updated look at global growth. In Australasia, Japan’s key quarterly Bank of Japan (BoJ) Tankan sur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-28 12:53
Taggar: bank, employment, report, retail sales

Canada: Core Retail Sales Disappoints, Headline Gains


"Canada?s retail sales rose for a third month in July as families spent more on cars and less on decking out houses. Receipts increased 0.5 percent to a record C$43.3 billion ($32.7 billion), Statistic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-23 15:26
Taggar: retail sales

UK Retail Sales Edge up in August, Helped by School Uniform Sales


"British retail sales edged up in August after a weak couple of months, official data showed on Thursday, helped by sales of clothing particularly school uniforms. Retail sales volumes rose 0.2 percent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-17 15:21
Taggar: retail sales

Retail Sales in U.S. Rise as Consumers Unshaken by Turmoil


"Retail sales in the U.S. climbed for a second straight month, a sign consumers may be looking past recent volatility in financial markets. The 0.2 percent increase in August followed a 0.7 percent gai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-15 17:34
Taggar: financial, market, report, retail sales

US Consumer Looks Beyond Turmoil, Retails Sales Increases


"Retail sales in the U.S. climbed for a second straight month, a sign consumers may be looking past recent volatility in financial markets. The 0.2 percent increase in August followed a 0.7 percent gai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-15 15:04
Taggar: financial, market, report, retail sales

US Retail Sales Solid But Not Rate Hike Solid


"U.S. retail sales beat expectations last month with an increase of 0.6 percent in the headline figure and 0.4 percent in core retail sales (excluding auto). The forecasts are lower this time around wi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-11 21:05
Taggar: retail sales

Lots of Data to Process


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

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

UK Retail Sales Pick Up Pace In August


"After a lacklustre July, the CBI?s latest retail survey reveals a more upbeat picture on the high street than expected, led by supermarkets and clothes stores Retail sales picked up pace in August, th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-26 15:29
Taggar: market, retail sales

FOMC Position Unchanged, UK Retail Sales in Focus


"European indices are expected to open relatively unchanged on Thursday as investors digest last night?s FOMC minutes and position themselves ahead of U.K. retail sales data this morning. Last night?s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-20 07:42
Taggar: market, rate, retail sales

Week Ahead in FX: Fed Minutes and China Manufacturing in Focus


"U.S Data Dependency Looks to FOMC Minutes Starting with the U.S. non farm payrolls report, China?s devaluation of the Yuan and the release of U.S. retail sales numbers investors have been getting mixe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-14 12:05
Taggar: economy, employment, report, retail sales

China: Yuan Devaluation of 10% ?Nonsense?


"Dollar bulls get a break overnight PBoC willingness to use its FX reserves calms markets BoK holds rates steady, acknowledges yuan threat to growth Will US retail sales have the doves on the run? Chin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-13 13:29
Taggar: bank, bull, currency, dollar, market, rate, retail sales

ECB Minutes, US Retail Sales and Greek Vote Eyed


"European indices are expected to open higher on Thursday, paring losses from the last couple of days, as the Chinese Yuan extends losses for a third day despite Wednesday?s intervention by the central..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-13 07:57
Taggar: bank, retail sales

China July Data: A New Slew of Misses


"China released a raft of disappointing economic data for July on Wednesday, adding to concerns about the world’s second largest economy and raising expectations of further stimulus from the gove..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-12 15:06
Taggar: economy, point, retail sales

China Declares War ? Devalues Yuan To Compete


"PBoC devalues yuan 2% Commodity currencies take a beating on China action Emerging Central Banks expected to follow suit How will the U.S respond? The forex market was expected to be a relative snooze..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-11 13:03
Taggar: bank, currencies, forex, forex market, market, retail sales

Week Ahead in FX: Retail Sales Next Hurdle for September Rate Hike


"Strong US Retail Sales Needed to Validate the Fed’s September Rate Hike The non farm payrolls report (NFP) gave the USD a boost in a week that was full of economic indicator releases. The positi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-07 22:06
Taggar: employment, rate, report, retail sales

Australian Construction Financing Drop Could Signal End of Boom


"Cracks are appearing in Australia?s housing construction boom and there are fears it will peak in the next 12 months. Many have touted the property sector as the nation?s next big hope for the economy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-05 15:52
Taggar: economy, investment, retail sales

Japan Retail Sales up 0.9% in June


"Retail sales in the world’s third-largest economy rose an annual 0.9 percent in June, beating expectations for a 0.5 percent rise but still slowing sharply from a 3 percent spike in the previous..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-29 03:25
Taggar: economy, retail sales

Economists Say Fundamentals Strong Despite British Retail Sales Dip


"British retail sales suffered an unexpected dip last month, wrong-footing economists who said rising wages and lower prices still pointed to strong prospects for consumer spending, a mainstay of the c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-23 15:37
Taggar: dollar, point, report, retail sales

US Retail Federation Revises Sales Forecast Down for 2015


"The Nation Retail Federation on Wednesday revised down its forecast for 2015 retail sales and said it expects back-to-school revenues to fall from last year. The industry association anticipates retai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-22 15:52
Taggar: retail sales

Yellen Testimony Offers Rate Hike Insight


"Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will face the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday, a session that is likely to grab the attention of investors everywhere as they search for clues on the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-15 13:15
Taggar: bank, financial, point, rate, retail sales

USD/CAD Loonie Recovers Ahead of Bank of Canada Rate Statement


"U.S. retail sales disappoint Bank of Canada under pressure to cut rates Greek parliament to vote on debt deal The USD/CAD depreciated this morning after the release of the United States retail sales f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-14 22:31
Taggar: bank, point, rate, retail sales

EUR/USD Flat After US Data


"EUR/USD was rising initially today, spiking after the worse-than-expected retail sales report from the United States. Yet the currency pair retreated afterwards even though the res..."

GBPUSD ? Key Test For Cable Bulls


"Cable is trading at an important level having rallied strongly today following hawkish comments from Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and disappointing US retail sales figures. The pair was lookin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-14 19:18
Taggar: bank, bull, cable, point, retail sales, trading

Gold Rises After Weak US Retail Sales


"Gold prices pushed just above the unchanged level in early U.S. trading Tuesday, following a U.S. retail sales report that did not meet market expectations. Gold prices had been slightly lower in over..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-14 16:21
Taggar: gold, market, report, retail sales, trading

Japanese Economic Index Dow Shows ?Pause? in Economy


"Japan’s key composite index of economic indicators fell in May following a rise in the previous month, data showed Monday, prompting the government to downgrade its assessment of the nation̵..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-07 16:05
Taggar: economy, indicators, retail sales

Weaker Australian Dollar and Slump Continues in Chinese Share Prices


"The Australian dollar tumbled 1.5% against its U.S. counterpart.  Australian retail sales grew by a smaller-than-forecast 0.3% in May following a downtick of 0.1% in April and a 0.2% rise in Marc..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-03 14:01
Taggar: dollar, point, retail sales

Japan?s industrial Production Falls as Retail Sales Rise


"Japan’s economy offered a mixed reading Monday, with retail sales for May beating expectations while industrial production disappointed. Industrial output fell 2.2 percent on month in May, worse..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-29 16:35
Taggar: economy, industrial production, point, retail sales

Mixed Data from Japan


"Japan’s economy offered a mixed reading Monday, with retail sales for May beating expectations while industrial production disappointed.  Industrial output fell 2.2 percent on month in May, wors..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-29 03:54
Taggar: economy, industrial production, point, retail sales

UK Retail Sales Growth Eases in June From Five-Month Peak ? CBI


"British retail sales growth eased in June from a five-month high reached during the previous month, although it remained above average for the time of year, an industry survey showed on Thursday. The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-25 14:43
Taggar: retail sales

GBPUSD ? Bulls in Control as Key Levels Broken


"Cable has broken to new seven month highs, spurred on by a combination of better than expected UK wage growth and retail sales figures and a dovish message from the Fed that provided the perfect catal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-18 17:54
Taggar: cable, retail sales

UK Retail Sales Slow Down in May


"UK retail sales rose by 0.2% in May, a slowdown from a rise of 0.9% in April, after shoppers bought fewer clothes. The Office for National Statistics said clothing sales were 1.6% down on April’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-18 16:42
Taggar: retail sales

U.S. Industrial Output Hampered


"U.S. industrial production unexpectedly fell in May as manufacturing and mining activity remained weak, a sign that a strong dollar and spending cuts in the energy sector continued to constrain econom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-16 06:15
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, industrial production, retail sales

Asian Stock Markets Couldn?t Replicate US Lead


"Asian shares were lacklustre in early trade on Friday, despite US stocks closing higher on strong retail sales data. Japan’s Nikkei 225 closed up just 0.12% at 20,407.08. But on Thursday, the be..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-12 16:10
Taggar: retail sales, share, shares

GBPUSD ? Still Bullish Despite Retail Sales Data


"Having rallied strongly on Wednesday, cable is paring gains today but we are still seeing signs that the pair remains bullish. The most obvious of these came following the US retail sales release, whi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-11 16:43
Taggar: bull, cable, retail sales

US Retail Sales Rise in May by 1.2%


"U.S. retail sales surged in May as households boosted purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods even as they paid a bit more for gasoline, the latest sign economic growth is finally gatherin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-11 15:46
Taggar: employment, retail sales

China May Retail Sales and Industrial Production Rise


"A slew of data from China, including retail sales and industrial production, matched analysts’ expectations, breaking a recent string of worse than expected figures from the world’s second..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-11 08:39
Taggar: economy, industrial production, retail sales

EUR/USD Halts Rally Quickly


"As was expected, the rally of EUR/USD has been short-lived as the currency pair dropped on Thursday. US economic data was mostly positive, especially the impressive..."

UK retail sales recover in May, helped by housing market


"British retail sales rose in May compared with the same month last year, helped by a recovery in the property market but still disappointing some retailers, an industry survey showed on Tuesday. The B..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-09 07:47
Taggar: market, point, retail sales

China to Release Major Indicators This Week


"China will publish a raft of economic indicators for May, including trade balance on Monday, inflation on Tuesday, retail sales, industrial production, and fixed asset investment on Thursday. “A..."

US Open ? Greece, Data, Bond Volatility Eyed


"While Greece will inevitably continue to be the main story in the markets this week, there are plenty of other things that traders should not take their eye off including US retail sales on Thursday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-08 13:04
Taggar: market, retail sales

Australian GDP Surprise Not Enough to Offset Negative Data


"  For the second consecutive day, the AUD/USD fell. Australian retail sales numbers and trade data had weakened the Aussie dollar ahead of the U.S. nonfarm payrolls (NFP) report. Australian retail sal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-05 19:48
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, report, retail sales

Australian Retail Stagnates as Trade Deficit Blows Out


"Australian retail sales stagnated and the nation?s trade deficit blew out to a record in April, in a challenge to a central bank trying to spur an economic recovery. The currency slumped half a U.S. c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-04 06:08
Taggar: bank, currency, retail sales

Pressure Eased on BOJ as Japan Retail Sales Rebound in April


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

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

Japan April Retail Sales Rebound


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

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

U.K. Retail ?bounding ahead?


"Retail sales in the United Kingdom picked up strongly in the year to May, with expectations for next month at their highest in 27 years, according to the latest trade survey from the Confederation of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-27 02:26
Taggar: retail sales

UK retail sales bounding ahead, says CBI


"Retail sales are “bounding ahead”, with growth accelerating strongly in the year to May, the CBI has said. The employers’ organisation said growth in the volume of retail sales and o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-26 13:59
Taggar: retail sales

GBPUSD ? Key Resistance Facing Another Onslaught


"Cable in on the rise again today following a strong retail sales figure from the UK and some less than encouraging data from the US. While the data has helped the move gather some momentum, there were..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-21 19:25
Taggar: cable, retail sales

Dollar Deflated by Fed Expectations and Euro Data


"Fed – more talk and more data With a Fed June hike off the table has dollar under pressure Euro PMI’s mixed, fragile recovery expected UK Retail Sales supports Sterling There was nothing g..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-21 12:58
Taggar: dollar, market, retail sales

Week Ahead in FX: Central Banks, Retail Sales, Inflation to Dictate Direction


"Central bank minutes, retail sales, inflation reports and manufacturing productivity will be the four major themes this week in the forex market. The Bank of Japan will be in the spotlight on Friday a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-15 17:54
Taggar: bank, forex, forex market, inflation, inflation reports, market, report, retail sales

UK Retail Sales to Have Post Elections Hangover


"The U.K. retail sales fell unexpectedly in March (-0.5%) further highlighting the economic slowdown in the first quarter of the year. Going into the election it was one of the weak spots for the incum..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-15 16:20
Taggar: economy, retail sales

Asian Shares Hit by Underperforming US Data


"Asian shares traded mixed on Thursday, following a lacklustre lead from Wall Street, where stocks fell on renewed concerns about US growth. Weak retail sales data for April, along with poor earnings f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-14 17:14
Taggar: retail sales, share, shares

EUR/USD Pushes Higher for Third Straight Session


"EUR/USD extended its move higher for the third session in a row today due to the general weakness of the US dollar. One of the reasons for the..."

Gold ? Resistance Approaching but Rally May Go On


"Dollar weakness and soft US economic data has helped propel Gold back towards the top of its trading range in the last couple of days and that resistance level could now come under serious threat. Yes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-14 13:17
Taggar: dollar, gold, retail sales, trading

Japan Stocks Head Lower as Yen Strengthens


"Japanese stocks fell, with the Topix index headed for the first loss in five days, after the yen strengthened against the dollar as weak U.S. retail sales data added to signs the world?s biggest econo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-14 05:48
Taggar: dollar, economy, retail sales

Asian Equities Fall After U.S. Retail Sales


"Asian stocks declined after weaker-than-forecast U.S. retail sales fueled concern about growth in the world?s largest economy, strengthening the yen and sending Japanese shares lower. The MSCI Asia Pa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-14 05:46
Taggar: economy, retail sales, share, shares

Gold Surges to Near $1220 as U.S. Dollar Drops


"Gold rose two percent to above $1,200 an ounce on Wednesday, heading for a second session of gains as the dollar hit a near three-month low after disappointing U.S. employment data. U.S. retail sales..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-14 02:43
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, gold, point, retail sales

Gold Rises After Soft US Retail Sales


"Gold prices are higher and hit a two-week high in early U.S. trading Wednesday, following a U.S. retail sales report that did not meet market expectations. June gold futures pushed above the important..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-13 16:59
Taggar: gold, market, report, retail sales, trading

U.S. Dollar Eases


"The dollar nursed modest losses against a basket of major currencies early on Wednesday, having fallen in particular against sterling which raced to a five-month high on the back of upbeat UK data.  T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-13 05:42
Taggar: currencies, dollar, market, retail sales

US Retail Sales Worries Linger


"The USD has struggled to maintain its position of strength versus other currencies ever since last month?s retail sales numbers were published. Though U.S. retail sales data for March showed a small i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-12 20:06
Taggar: currencies, market, retail sales

US Consumer Sentiment to Continue to Show Confidence in Economy


"The paradox of the American consumer will continue as the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment is expected to gain yet again. The disconnect between how good does the average consumer feel versus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-08 22:07
Taggar: consumer sentiment, report, retail sales

EUR/USD Soars on Poor Employment Expectations


"The currency pair was rising steadily before the opening of the European trading session today. The rally did not last long following the not-so-good Markit PMI and ..."

Looking Ahead in Asia


"The spotlight in the Asia-Pacific region this week falls on Australia, where a flurry of economic data, including employment, trade and retail sales for April, are scheduled for release. The Reserve B..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-04 02:02
Taggar: bank, employment, rate, retail sales

USD Awaits for NFP on Busy Week


"Up until last month’s disappointing non farm payroll (NFP) report the U.S. dollar could count on the employment component to keep it bid. Economic data around American jobs was one of the few po..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-01 21:10
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, point, report, retail sales

Japanese Shares Ignore Bad Data


"Japanese shares ended higher on Tuesday despite negative retail sales data and a cut to the country’s credit rating. The Nikkei 225 index closed up 0.4% to 20,058.95 as investors shrugged off ne..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-28 16:47
Taggar: economy, retail sales, share, shares

Japan Retail Sales Fall 9.7% in March


"Japan’s retail sales for March plunged 9.7 percent on-year, well below expectations, after last year’s sales were front-loaded as shoppers splurged ahead of a sales-tax increase. Retail sa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-28 16:45
Taggar: retail sales

Japan Retail Sales Fall 9.7% in March


"Japan’s retail sales for March plunged 9.7 percent on-year, well below expectations, after last year’s sales were front-loaded as shoppers splurged ahead of a sales-tax increase. Retail sa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-28 03:17
Taggar: retail sales

Sluggish Growth Rebound Suspected on Weak U.S. Business Spending


"U.S. business investment spending plans fell for a seventh straight month in March, weighed down by a strong dollar and lower energy prices, suggesting the economy was struggling to rebound from a rec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-27 05:55
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, investment, report, retail sales

US Open ? Data and Earnings Dominate Eventful Day


"It?s been a tough morning for European markets on Thursday and this is likely to carry into the US session as weaker PMI readings from China and the eurozone and disappointing UK retail sales weigh on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-23 13:04
Taggar: market, point, retail sales

Canada Retail Sales Surge in February


"Canadian retail sales racked up their biggest increase in eight months in February, lifted by widespread gains and an increase in sales at gasoline stations, data from Statistics Canada showed on Frid..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-17 16:30
Taggar: retail sales, spread

Fed Offers Tepid View of Economic Picture


"Federal Reserve officials painted a mostly uninspiring picture in their latest economic assessment, calling growth overall “slight” or “moderate” across most of the country. Ov..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-16 05:11
Taggar: rate, real estate, report, retail sales

Asian Equities Mixed as China Data Stokes Uncertainty


"Asian markets were lost for direction on Wednesday after a reading on Chinese growth held up better than many had feared, only for data on retail sales and industrial output to disappoint.  The mixed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-15 06:25
Taggar: currencies, dollar, market, point, retail sales, share, shares

U.S. Dollar Lower after Retail Sales Data


"The dollar nursed broad losses early on Wednesday, having snapped six straight sessions of gains after retail sales data failed to meet the market’s lofty expectations. The dollar index slid 0.7..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-15 05:52
Taggar: dollar, market, retail sales

Gold Drops to Near $1190 after U.S. Retail Sales Miss


"Gold steadied away from a two-week low early on Wednesday after U.S. retail sales rose less than expected in March, but a recovering dollar could cap any rise in bullion prices. Spot gold was flat at..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-15 05:50
Taggar: bull, dollar, gold, retail sales

US Retail Sales Rise But Disappoint Estimates


"U.S. retail sales rose for the first time in four months in March, but the gain wasn?t enough to offset weaker spending during the winter months. Sales at retailers and restaurants increased 0.9% last..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-14 16:44
Taggar: retail sales

EURUSD ? Inverse Head and Shoulders Neckline Broken


"The possible inverse head and shoulders highlighted yesterday (EURUSD ? Inverse Head and Shoulder Near 2015 Low?) was completed this afternoon thanks to the release of a weaker US retail sales report..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-14 15:06
Taggar: dollar, report, retail sales, spread

Will U.S Retail Sales Test New EUR Lows?


"Yen looking for cross currency support UK narrowly avoids deflation U.S Retail sales to test EUR 12-year lows German bunds trade sub-0.14% There comes a time when trading in stretched forex markets yo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-14 12:48
Taggar: currency, forex, forex market, market, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD Below 1.06 on China Slowing


"The dollar traded near a 12-year high against the euro as signs of cooling in China?s economy highlighted the diverging fortunes of the world?s two biggest economies. The greenback maintained its stre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-14 05:47
Taggar: dollar, dollar trade, economy, report, retail sales

US Retail Sales Expected to Thaw After Warmer Weather


"The U.S. Retail Sales remains one of the thorns in the side of full economic growth. With an impressive job recovery and the lower price of oil putting more income into consumer’s pocket it has..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-10 16:45
Taggar: oil, retail sales

Fed Officials Say June Hike Still on the Table but Data Dependant


"The Federal Reserve could still hike interest rates in June despite weak recent U.S. data and investor skepticism, two influential officials with the central bank said on Wednesday, putting the spotli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-09 15:48
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate, retail sales

UK Retail Sales Rise in February 0.7%


"UK retail sales grew more strongly than expected in February, up 0.7% compared with the previous month, according to the Office for National Statistics. Compared with February 2014, sales were 5.7% hi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-26 15:47
Taggar: home sales, market, retail sales

UK Retail Sales Beat Expectations


"British retail sales rose more strongly than expected in February, helped by last year’s recovery in the housing market which boosted furniture purchases and by growth in sales in all other sect..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-26 11:58
Taggar: market, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Loonie Takes Flight Despite Weaker Crude


"Canada Retail Sales a bust in January Oil prices not helping the loonie bear BoC’s Poloz credibility on the line later in the week OIS pricing in another BoC cut in the coming months The Canadia..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-23 16:43
Taggar: bear, dollar, loonie, oil, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Loonie Bears Bullied Despite Disappointing Sales Report


"Canada Retail Sales doubles down from expectations Oil and Gold provides CAD bulls temporary relief BoC’s Poloz credibility on the line The Canadian dollar is closing out the week strengthening..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-20 18:15
Taggar: bull, dollar, gold, oil, point, retail sales

Week in FX ? Dollar Parity Beckons as Euro Steadies


"Euro on course to hit parity with USD U.S. retail sales data disappoints Investors await next week’s FOMC meet This past week was supposed to be relatively quiet in the currency markets. However..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-13 16:15
Taggar: bank, currency, market, point, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Loonie Bears Looking for Value on Dips


"CAD rallies on soft U.S Retail Sales Dollar bulls looking to add to their long positions Market is expecting a soft Canadian jobs report Canadian jobs report beat expectations The CAD ($1.2653) is str..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-13 15:00
Taggar: bull, dollar, long position, market, report, retail sales

Quiet week-end may bring further correction opportunity


"Yesterday?s disappointing retail sales report from the US gave the market exactly what it needed overnight, an opportunity to take a breather, sit back and weigh up the situation. The last week has be..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-13 08:53
Taggar: market, point, report, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Loonie Bears looking for value on dips


"CAD rallies on soft U.S Retail Sales Dollar bulls looking to add to their long positions Market is expecting a soft Canadian jobs report USD Bulls feel confident above $1.2600 The CAD ($1.2653) is str..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-12 16:46
Taggar: bull, dollar, long position, market, report, retail sales

Weather Blamed for Soft U.S Retail Sales Print


"U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell for a third straight month in February likely as harsh weather kept consumers from automobile showrooms and shopping malls, which could hurt growth prospects for th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-12 15:24
Taggar: retail sales

Another low in euro ahead of US data and Carney speech


"This week?s trend of euro and dollar moves really dictating the state of play in the markets looks set to continue again this morning in the absence of any important scheduled events or data releases..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-12 09:13
Taggar: dollar, market, retail sales

EUR/USD Traders Zero in on U.S. Retail Sales Data


"  The USD rally that started with the release of a strong nonfarm payrolls (NFP) report last Friday continues this week. The rally will face its first hurdle on Thursday at the U.S. retail sales numbe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-11 21:41
Taggar: employment, report, retail sales

Chinese Retail Sales and Industrial Output Disappoint in Early 2015


"A flurry of Chinese economic data released on Wednesday came in worse than expected, somewhat justifying Beijing’s decision to inject aggressive doses of stimulus in recent months and raising ex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-11 16:08
Taggar: retail sales

The Suffering of the Dollar


"With all eyes focused on the dollar and no economic releases of note until retail sales on Thursday, what direction will Wednesday's UK numbers release take us? Read more The post The Suffering of the..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-10 12:23
Taggar: dollar, forex, retail sales

Japan?s Industrial Output Increases


"Japan?s industrial output increased the most in more than three years while retail sales slid and inflation slowed, underscoring strength in export industries and weak domestic demand. Production jump..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-27 05:30
Taggar: inflation, retail sales

Asian Equities Open Mixed


"Asian equity markets appear set for a mixed open on Friday following an uninspiring lead from Wall Street amid lower oil prices and as traders await a raft of data from Japan. The world’s third-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-27 02:15
Taggar: economy, indicators, industrial production, market, oil, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Steady as Canadian Retail Sales Plunge


"The Canadian dollar is steady on Friday, as USD/CAD trades in the mid-1.24 range. On the release front, Canadian retail sales reports were awful. Core Retail Sales declined by 2.3%, while Retail Sales..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-20 15:38
Taggar: dollar, report, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Softens on Weak Retail Sales Report


"The pound has posted losses on Friday, as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.53 range in the European session. In the UK, Retail Sales came in at -0.3%, lower than the forecast. Public Sector Net Borrowing p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-20 14:23
Taggar: pound, retail sales

Japan Stocks Higher as Country Escapes Recession


"Japanese shares climbed to a seven-year high and the yen strengthened as the country exited a recession. New Zealand?s dollar advanced after retail sales rose, while Malaysia?s ringgit gained for a se..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-16 05:47
Taggar: dollar, retail sales, share, shares

Gold Prices Steady Ahead of US Consumer Confidence Report


"Gold is steady on Friday, as the metal is trading at a spot price of $1227.06. In the US, today?s highlight is Preliminary UoM Consumer Sentiment. The markets are expecting a strong reading, with an e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-13 12:12
Taggar: consumer sentiment, gold, market, point, retail sales, trading

Gold Rallies to Above $1225 as Weaker Retail Sales Hurt U.S. Growth Outlook


"Gold held gains after rebounding from the lowest level in a month as falling retail sales in the U.S. cast doubt on the pace of growth in the world?s largest economy, boosting demand for a haven. Silv..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-13 05:02
Taggar: bull, economy, gold, retail sales

U.S. Treasuries Steady after Cutting Losses


"U.S. Treasury prices pulled back from overnight lows to stand little changed on Thursday as weaker-than-expected reports on retail sales and jobless claims inserted some caution into the economic back..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-13 04:49
Taggar: report, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Strong Gains on BOE Inflation Report, Weak US Data Slides


"The pound has posted strong gains on Thursday, as GBP/USD has gained about 140 points. The pair is trading in the high-1.53 range in the North American session. On the release front, the BOE stated th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 21:01
Taggar: point, pound, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Jumps on Weak US Data


"The Canadian dollar has posted strong gains on Thursday, as USD/CAD trades at the 1.25 line in the North American session. On the release front, the Canadian New Housing Price Index was unchanged, pos..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 18:24
Taggar: dollar, price index, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie Struggling After Weak Employment Data


"AUD/USD is under pressure on Thursday, as the pair trades just above the 0.77 line. In Australia, Employment Change declined by 12.2 thousand, while the unemployment rate jumped to 6.4%. In the US, ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 17:55
Taggar: employment, rate, retail sales

US Retail Sales Misses Expectations Hints at Softer Economy


"U.S. consumer spending barely rose in January as households cut back on purchases of a range of goods, suggesting the economy started the first quarter on a softer note. The Commerce Department said o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 17:31
Taggar: economy, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Yen Dips Under 120 on Strong Manufacturing Data


"The Japanese yen has posted slight gains on Thursday, as USD/JPY trades just below the 120 line. On the release front, Japanese Core Machinery Tools posted a strong gain of 8.3% late Wednesday. This w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 15:15
Taggar: employment, report, retail sales

Gold Steady Ahead of Key US Data


"Gold prices remains under pressure on Thursday, as the metal is trading at a spot price of $1225.26. In the US, we?ll get a look at retail sales reports and unemployment claims, so we could see some m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 12:48
Taggar: employment, finance, gold, report, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Steady as Retail Sales Meets Expectations


"AUD/USD is showing little movement on Thursday, as the pair trades just shy of the 0.78 line. On the release front, Australian Retail Sales posted a gain of 0.2%. Over in the US, Unemployment Claims r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-05 17:58
Taggar: employment, retail sales, trade balance

European Retail Sales Grew in Fourth Quarter


"Retail sales in the eurozone rose for the third straight month in December, and at the fastest annual pace in almost eight years, an indication that falling oil prices are boosting consumer spending a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-04 17:26
Taggar: economy, oil, rate, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Flat as PMIs Improve, Retail Sales Slip


"The euro is stable on Wednesday, after strong gains a day earlier. In the European session, EUR/USD is trading in the mid-1.14 range. Eurozone data was mixed, as Spanish, Italian and Eurozone Services..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-04 13:32
Taggar: employment, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Flat as German Retail Sales, Euro CPI Disappoint


"The euro is flat on Friday, as EUR/USD trades in the low-1.13 range in the European session. On the release front, Eurozone releases were a disappointment. German Retail Sales posted a gain of 0.2%, w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-30 12:53
Taggar: consumer sentiment, cpi, point, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Steady as Japanese Retail Sales Misses Expectations


"The Japanese yen is almost unchanged on Thursday. Early in the North American session, USD/JPY is trading just shy of the 118 line. On the release front, Japanese Retail Sales posted a weak gain of 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-29 16:25
Taggar: cpi, employment, report, retail sales, trading

Japan Retail Sales Fall Posing Challenge to PM Abe


"Japanese retail sales unexpectedly fell in December, underscoring challenges to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe?s effort to stoke a recovery in the world?s third-biggest economy. Sales slid 0.3 percent from..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-29 05:44
Taggar: economy, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Unchanged Ahead of Fed Statement, Japanese Retail Sales


"The Japanese yen has been marked by choppy trade on Wednesday, as USD/JPY trades just shy of the 118 line early in the North American session. On the release front, Japan will release Retail Sales lat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-28 15:40
Taggar: market, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Sliding Pound Dips Below 1.50


"The pound is trading below the symbolic line of 1.50 on Friday, following sharp losses a day earlier. In Friday’s European session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4982. On the release front, the pound..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-23 14:21
Taggar: home sales, pound, retail sales, trading

Asian Equities Higher Led by Tech Stocks


"Asian stocks rose, led by technology companies, as investors awaited data from China on gross domestic product, factory output and retail sales. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index (MXAP) gained 0.1 percent t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-20 04:51
Taggar: retail sales

Asian Equities Open Mixed Before Raft of China Data


"Asian stock markets opened mixed early Tuesday, as investors awaited a raft of data from China for further trading cues.  The Asian economic giant is due to release retail sales, fixed asset investmen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-20 02:52
Taggar: investment, market, retail sales, trading

Looking Ahead in Asia


"Markets in Asia may brace for more volatility this week as the world’s second largest economy releases a string of monthly indicators, alongside keenly-anticipated central bank policy decisions..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-18 01:25
Taggar: bank, economy, indicators, investment, market, retail sales

Gold Jumps on Weak US Retail Sales


"Gold has posted strong gains on Thursday, taking advantage of weak US retail sales a day earlier. In European trade, the spot price is $1254.59 per ounce in the European session. It?s a busy day in th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-15 14:46
Taggar: employment, gold, retail sales

Japan Leads Asian Equities Higher


"Most Asian stocks rose as a rebound by Japanese energy companies and exporters outweighed disappointing U.S. retail sales. About two shares rose for each that fell on the MSCI Asia Pacific Index (MXAP..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-15 05:59
Taggar: market, point, retail sales, share, shares

U.S. Dollar Eases to Four Week Low on Retail Sales


"The dollar dropped to its lowest level in four weeks against the yen as retail sales in the U.S. slumped in December by the most in almost a year, pushing back the timeline for the Federal Reserve to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-15 05:58
Taggar: currency, dollar, rate, retail sales

U.S. Retail Sales Disappoint


"The optimism surrounding the outlook for U.S. consumers was taken down a notch as retail sales slumped in December by the most in almost a year, prompting some economists to lower spending and growth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-15 05:33
Taggar: retail sales

U.S. Treasury Prices Ease


"U.S. Treasury prices pared some gains on Wednesday after the government’s auction of 30-year bonds and the release of the Fed’s monthly Beige Book report on business activity. Yields on th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-15 02:37
Taggar: report, retail sales

U.S. Stocks Declined Again


"U.S. stocks declined for a fourth session on Wednesday as December retail sales failed to live up to expectations and investors worried about global economic growth.  Stocks came off session lows as c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-15 02:30
Taggar: bank, retail sales

U.S. Dollar Lower after Disappointing Retail Sales


"The dollar nursed losses early on Thursday, having retreated across the board after a surprisingly big fall in U.S. retail sales pulled U.S. yields sharply lower. Investors took some profits on long d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-15 02:26
Taggar: dollar, market, point, profit, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains on Weak US Retail Sales


"The pound has posted gains on Wednesday, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.52 range. On the release front, US retail numbers slumped badly, as Core Retail Sales dropped by 1.0%. Retail Sales also loo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-14 19:28
Taggar: pound, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Little Movement as US Retail Sales Slide


"The Canadian dollar is steady on Wednesday, as USD/CAD trades in the mid-1.19 range in the North American session. In today’s releases, US retail numbers slumped badly, as Core Retail Sales fell..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-14 18:47
Taggar: dollar, market, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie Under Pressure, US Retail Sales Sink


"AUD/USD is under pressure on Wednesday, as the pair fell below the 0.81 line before recovering. In the North American session, the pair is trading in the mid-0.81 range. On the release front, US retai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-14 17:47
Taggar: employment, retail sales, trading

US 10 Year Bond Yield Drops Below 1.79%


"The yield on the U.S. 30-year Treasury bond fell to record low and the U.S. 10-year Treasury yield fell below October lows to hit a full-year low early Wednesday as a surprise drop in a measure of ret..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-14 17:36
Taggar: rate, retail sales

Global Stocks Fall After Growth Doubts Rise


"U.S. stocks opened in sharp decline on Wednesday, continuing losses into a fourth day, as an intensifying thrashing of commodities and disappointing retail sales increased worry that the global econom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-14 17:34
Taggar: economy, point, retail sales

US Retail Sales Fell in December Deflating Q4 Expectations


"U.S. retail sales recorded their largest decline in 11 months in December as demand fell almost across the board, which could temper expectations for a sharp acceleration in consumer spending in the f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-14 17:02
Taggar: retail sales

USD/JPY ? Yen Surges on Weak US Retail Sales


"USD/JPY has sustained sharp losses on Wednesday. In the European session, the pair is trading in the mid-116 range. The yen has taken advantage of awful US retail numbers. Core Retail Sales fell by 1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-14 16:36
Taggar: market, retail sales, trading

Gold Calm Ahead of US Retail Sales


"Gold is steady on Wednesday, trading at the spot price of $1234.68 per ounce in the European session. On the release front, today?s key events are Core Retail Sales and Retail Sales. The markets are e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-14 12:47
Taggar: gold, market, retail sales, trading

Next Week


"Central Bank Watch: Interest rate policy meetings in Indonesia, South Korea, Chile, Peru, Serbia and Poland. Release of Federal Reserve Beige Book. Fed officials with speaking engagements: Plosser, Ko..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-09 23:24
Taggar: bank, bull, cpi, industrial production, rate, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Sliding Euro Falls to 9-Year Lows


"EUR/USD continues to lose ground on Thursday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.17 range in the European session. The euro has lost over 200 points in the first week in January, as the pair finds itself..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-08 13:57
Taggar: point, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Below 1.19 as Eurozone CPI Declines for First Time Since 2009


"EUR/USD has posted slight losses on Wednesday trading in the mid-1.18 range. The euro has lost 150 points so far this week, as the common currency continues its move downward. On the release front, it..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-07 13:18
Taggar: cpi, currency, day trading, point, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Almost Unchanged Ahead of Canadian CPI, Retail Sales Reports


"The Canadian dollar is showing little movement on Friday, as USD/CAD trades at the 1.16 line. On the release front, Canada releases CPI and Retail Sales data. The markets are bracing for weak figures..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-19 13:31
Taggar: cpi, dollar, market, retail sales

GBP/USD Back Above 1.5650 as U.K. Sales Surge


"The pound rose against the dollar, climbing from the lowest level in more than a year, after a report showed U.K. retail sales increased more in November than economists predicted. Sterling strengthen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-19 05:25
Taggar: dollar, pound, report, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Rebounds on Excellent Retail Sales


"GBP/USD has posted strong gains on Thursday, partially recovering from huge losses a day earlier. In the North American session, the pair is trading in the mid-1.56 range. On the release front, Britis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-18 18:40
Taggar: employment, retail sales, trading

USD/INR Climbs As U.S. Economy Shows Signs of Strength


"India?s rupee completed its biggest weekly decline since August on speculation an improving U.S. economy will strengthen the dollar and damp demand for emerging-market assets. U.S. retail sales climbe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-12 17:44
Taggar: dollar, economy, market, retail sales

China Industrial Output Rose but Below Expectations in November


"Chinese industrial production and retail sales data for November were mixed, exacerbating concerns about slowing growth amid the recent trend of below-view indicators. Industrial production rose 7.2 p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-12 17:18
Taggar: indicators, industrial production, retail sales

U.S. Retail Sales Climb 0.7% in November


"Plunging gasoline prices have allowed cash-strapped consumers to spring for restaurant meals in the last few months. Now, they?re hungry for more than dinner. Retail sales climbed 0.7 percent in Novem..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-12 06:12
Taggar: retail sales

Japan Stocks Higher, Yen Lower Before Election


"Japanese stocks rose ahead of a weekend election as the yen weakened against the dollar and the U.S. reported the biggest jump in retail sales in eight months. Canon Inc. jumped 4.6 percent after the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-12 06:08
Taggar: dollar, manufacture, report, retail sales

U.S. Dollar Enjoys Rise after Retail Sales Data


"The dollar snapped a three-day skid after U.S. retail sales climbed the most in eight months, further evidence of a strengthening economy as the Federal Reserve considers its first interest-rate incre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-12 05:22
Taggar: dollar, economy, rate, retail sales

Asian Equities Higher after U.S. Retail Figures


"Asian stocks advanced, following U.S. stocks higher on better-than-estimated retail sales in the world?s biggest economy. Oil in New York extended declines below $60 a barrel and the dollar strengthen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-12 05:13
Taggar: dollar, economy, oil, retail sales, share, shares

EUR/USD Drops as US Data Makes Dollar Stronger


"EUR/USD went down today after three consecutive daily gains. The majority of US reports, including retail sales and unemployment claims data, were good. This allowed the dollar to&..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-11 19:06
Taggar: dollar, employment, report, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Slight Losses on Strong US Employment, Retail Sales Data


"GBP/USD has posted slight losses on Thursday, as the pair trades just above the 1.57 line in the North American session. On the release front, there was positive news from the US, as all three key eve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-11 18:34
Taggar: employment, retail sales

USD/CAD ? US Dollar Punches Past 1.15 on Strong US Numbers


"The Canadian dollar has lost ground on Thursday, as USD/CAD trades in the low-1.15 range in the North American session. This is the pair’s highest level since July 2009. On the release front, th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-11 18:04
Taggar: dollar, retail sales

Gold Retreats as US Economy Powers Ahead


"Gold futures fell for the second straight day as gains in the U.S. economy boosted speculation that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates soon. Retail sales in November jumped the most in eigh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-11 18:02
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, gold, rate, report, retail sales

US Retail Sales Rise in November


"U.S. consumer spending advanced at a brisk clip in November as lower gasoline prices gave the holiday shopping season a boost, offering the latest sign of underlying momentum in the economy. The Comme..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-11 17:41
Taggar: economy, retail sales

Many Central Banks Are Heard From


"Even before the highly awaited U.S. retail sales report, several central bank policy announcements held the market’s attention. The Reserve Bank of New Zealand kept its official cash rate at 3.5..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-11 16:03
Taggar: announcement, bank, inflation, market, rate, report, retail sales

Gold Posts Slight Losses Ahead of US Employment, Retail Sales Reports


"Gold prices are steady on Thursday, after posting strong gains a day earlier. In the European session, the spot price stands at $1221.86. On the release front, the ECB will offer long-term loans under..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-11 13:23
Taggar: employment, gold, retail sales

U.S. Dollar Enjoys Rally


"The dollar recovered after three days of losses on Thursday, further boosted by strong U.S. retail sales numbers and declining jobless claims, suggesting the world’s largest economy remained on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-11 01:23
Taggar: dollar, economy, rate, retail sales

U.S. Stocks Edge Higher Despite Other Worries


"U.S. stocks advanced on Thursday, cutting weekly losses, but euphoria over increased retail sales in November faded as oil fell to another five-year low and renewed worries of a government shutdown. S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-11 01:18
Taggar: oil, retail sales

China Growth Seen Slowing


"China?s residential building boom is petering out, with the effects seen from slumping steel and cement prices, to electricity use, rail-freight traffic and retail sales. The drag will be long lasting..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-09 02:47
Taggar: retail sales

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


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

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

Looking Ahead in Asia


"With Chinese stocks in the spotlight following recent stellar gains, a data deluge from Beijing could move markets further this week. Trade, inflation, industrial output, retail sales figures and fixe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-07 01:09
Taggar: bank, inflation, investment, market, report, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Limited Movement as Jobless Claims Meets Expectations


"AUD/USD is showing limited movement on Thursday, as the pair is trading in the high-0.83 range. The Aussie remains in a sharp downward trend, having lost about 350 points in the past two weeks. In Aus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-04 16:26
Taggar: aussie, employment, point, retail sales, trading

Australian Retail Sales Higher


"Australia’s retail sales exceeded expectations in October, sending mixed signals on the economy following below-view economic growth figures earlier this week. Retail sales rose 0.4 percent from..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-04 04:07
Taggar: economy, retail sales

Euro Zone Retail Sales Grow in October


"Euro zone retail sales returned to growth in October, data showed on Wednesday, pointing to rising demand from households after a weak third quarter. The European Union’s statistics office Euros..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-03 18:27
Taggar: point, retail sales

Hong Kong May Be in Recession


"Hong Kong is in the middle of a recession, according to renowned China expert Andy Xie, as new data shows the economy is starting to feel the pain of ongoing protests. “Retail sales are plummeti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-03 04:27
Taggar: economy, market, retail sales

New Month Brings Softer Dollar and Weaker Share Prices


"Among a slew of manufacturing purchasing manager surveys covering November conditions, there were some notable disappointments.  Also, U.S. Friday retail sales for the day after Thanksgiving were..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-01 18:23
Taggar: point, retail sales, share

New Month Brings Softer Dollar and Weaker Share Prices


"Among a slew of manufacturing purchasing manager surveys covering November conditions, there were some notable disappointments.  Also, U.S. Friday retail sales for the day after Thanksgiving were..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-01 18:23
Taggar: point, retail sales, share

Japan Industrial and Retail Data Rise Above Expectations


"Japan’s industrial production and retail sales figures exceeded expectations in October, signalling a tentative recovery in demand as businesses and consumers continue to adjust to the April sal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-28 16:44
Taggar: industrial production, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Little Movement As German Retail Sales Climbs


"EUR/USD is showing little movement on Friday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.24 range. On the release front, German Retail Sales posted a strong gain of 1.9%, beating the estimate. French Consumer Sp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-28 11:34
Taggar: employment, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Calm Ahead of Japanese Inflation Data


"USD/JPY is stable on Thursday, as the pair trades in the mid-117 range. On the release front, US markets are closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, so traders can expect light trading during the North A..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-27 16:09
Taggar: cpi, industrial production, market, retail sales, trading, us market

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Gains as Retail Sales Improves


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

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

UK Retail Sales Grow in October


"British retail sales grew much more strongly than expected in October after a heavy fall in September, driven by purchases of furniture after the country’s housing market picked up speed earlier..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-20 16:49
Taggar: market, retail sales

Week in FX Americas ? Bullard and G20 Beats Down Dollar


"U.S Retail Sales provides a brief dollar “bid” Bullard and G20 makes investors nervous Modest market participation provides choppy FX session The near global equity meltdown last month (la..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-14 18:39
Taggar: bull, dollar, market, report, retail sales

US Economic Data Helps Dollar


"Economic data from the United States was good today, helping the dollar to gain on the euro after yesterday’s drop. The greenback maintained the rally even tho..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-14 17:43
Taggar: dollar, report, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Dollar Rally Continues, Breaks Past 116


"The Japanese yen has lost ground on Friday, as USD/JPY trades in the mid-116 range in the European session. The struggling yen has lost over 200 points this week, as USD/JPY continues to move higher a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-14 14:12
Taggar: point, retail sales

Week in FX Asia ? China Risks Rise As Data Softens


"Chinese Trade pact gets support from APEC members China?s Inflation slowest in five years Corporate Japan wants second tax hike delay Economic figures out of China this week under performed putting in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-14 14:12
Taggar: industrial production, inflation, rate, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Steady Ahead of Canadian Manufacturing Sales


"USD/CAD is calm on Friday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.13 range. On the release front, Canada will release Manufacturing Sales, a key event. In the US, it’s a busy day with three major event..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-14 13:19
Taggar: retail sales

Gold Calm Ahead of US Retail Sales, Consumer Confidence Numbers


"It’s been an uneventful week for gold prices and the lack of activity continues on Friday. In the European session, the spot price stands at $1153.77. We could see some movement from the pair, a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-14 12:34
Taggar: employment, gold, retail sales

China?s Latest Data Hints at Growth Target Undershooting


"A slew of data out of China on Thursday suggested continued slack in the world’s second largest economy, which looks on track to undershoot the government’s annual 7.5 percent growth targe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-13 16:46
Taggar: economy, indicators, industrial production, retail sales

Weak Chinese Data Weakness Reaffirms Slowdown


"A slew of economic data out of China, which came in below forecasts on Thursday, has highlighted the continuing downward pressure facing the Asian giant. China’s industrial output rose 7.7% in O..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-13 16:31
Taggar: retail sales

Nikkei Continues to Rally on Weak Yen


"More evidence of economic weakness in the eurozone has come from the latest retail sales figures and a survey of business growth. Retail sales in the 18-nation bloc fell 1.3% in September from August..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-05 16:51
Taggar: retail sales

EU Retail Sales and Business Growth Survey Fall


"More evidence of economic weakness in the eurozone has come from the latest retail sales figures and a survey of business growth. Retail sales in the 18-nation bloc fell 1.3% in September from August..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-05 16:50
Taggar: retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Slips Below 1.25 as Eurozone Retail Sales Soften


"EUR/USD has posted losses on Wednesday, wiping out the gains seen a day earlier. In the European session, the pair is trading in the high-1.24 range in the European session. In the Eurozone, Services..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-05 13:43
Taggar: retail sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Choppy Trading Continues as RBA Maintains Rates


"AUD/USD has posted slight gains on Tuesday, as the pair trades  in the low 0.87-range in the North American session. On the release front, the RBA maintained rates at 2.50%, as expected. Australian Re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-04 17:45
Taggar: rate, retail sales, trade balance

Australia Retail Sales Rise in September


"Australia’s retail sales came in better than expected in September, data showed on Tuesday, a sign that consumers are responding to more than a year of record-low interest rates. Retail sales ro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-04 17:05
Taggar: rate, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Weakens as German Retail Sales Plunge


"EUR/USD continues to lose ground on Friday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.25 range in the European session. On the release front, it’s a busy day in the Eurozone and the US. In the Eurozone, G..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-31 12:33
Taggar: retail sales

Japan Retail Sales Grows For Third Consecutive Month


"Japanese retail sales growth accelerated for the third straight month in September in an encouraging sign that consumer spending could be strong enough to absorb a second sales tax increase scheduled..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-28 16:14
Taggar: rate, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Yen Steady as Japanese Retail Sales Sparkles, US Durables Slide


"USD/JPY is stable on Tuesday, as the pair trades just shy of the 108 line in the European session. On the release front, Japanese Retail Sales surprised with a strong gain of 2.6%. Later in the day, w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-28 16:03
Taggar: industrial production, market, retail sales

Some Good Economic News for a Change


"Industrial profits in China reverted to positive on-year growth in September, albeit a gain of only 0.4%.  A 0.6% decline in the year to August was negative for the first time in almost two years..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-28 13:32
Taggar: profit, retail sales

GBP/USD up to 1.6130 on Retail Sales Guage


"The pound rose versus the dollar, extending a gain from the end of last week, as a gauge of retail sales exceeded analysts? forecasts and trading patterns suggested the U.K. currency was due to halt i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-28 07:19
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound, retail sales, trading

Japan?s Retail Sales Increase Strongly


"Japanese retail sales rose the most in four months, a sign the economy is shaking off a blow from a sales-tax increase in April as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe weighs another bump in the levy. Sales clim..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-28 06:38
Taggar: economy, retail sales

Japan Retail Sales Rise Sharply


"Japan’s retail sales rose at their fastest pace since the first quarter in September as investors began to shake off the effects of a consumption tax hike. Retail sales rose 2.3 percent on year..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-28 05:24
Taggar: consumption, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains on Soft US Housing Data


"The pound has started the week with modest gains, as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.61 range in the North American session. On the release front, British CBI Realized Sales was unchanged at 31 points. In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-27 19:08
Taggar: home sales, point, pound, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Yen Stable Ahead of Japanese Retail Sales


"The US dollar has posted slight gains on Monday, as USD/JPY trades slightly short of the 108 line. Taking a look at today’s events, the US will release Pending Home Sales. The markets are expect..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-27 16:25
Taggar: dollar, home sales, market, retail sales

UK Retail Sales Growth At Fastest Pace in Three Years


"British retail sales grew strongly again this month, with supermarkets luring shoppers with discounts and clothes stores doing well from cooler weather. It was the third month of above-average sales g..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-27 16:23
Taggar: market, report, retail sales

Looking Ahead in Asia


"Japan’s economy is in the spotlight in Asia’s business calendar this week as investors look to a suite of economic indicators for signs of recovery following a sales tax hike earlier this..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-27 03:03
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, indicators, retail sales

GBP/USD Drops to Near 1.60 after Retail Sales


"The pound fell a third day versus the dollar, the longest losing streak in almost three weeks, after a report showing retail sales slid more in September than analysts forecast added to concern the ec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-24 02:34
Taggar: dollar, economy, pound, report, retail sales

U.K. Retail Sales Volume Falls Slightly


"U.K. retail sales fell more than expected in September when compared with the previous month as the unseasonably warm weather hit clothing and shoe sales, with sales of the items decreasing almost 8 p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-24 02:17
Taggar: retail sales

GBP/USD ? Steady as US, UK Numbers Disappoint


"The pound is steady on Thursday, as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.60 range in the North American session. On the release front, British numbers were dismal, highlighted by Retail Sales, which declined 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-23 18:59
Taggar: employment, point, pound, retail sales

UK Retail Sales fall in September


"UK retail sales fell in September, adding to signs that the economic recovery may be losing steam. The Office for National Statistics said sales volumes fell 0.3% on the month, more than expected and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-23 15:37
Taggar: retail sales

Canada Retail Sales Fall Most This Year in August


"Canadian retail sales unexpectedly fell in August, declining for a second month as gasoline prices dropped.  Sales decreased 0.3 percent to C$42.4 billion ($37.8 billion), the largest drop this year..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-23 05:08
Taggar: retail sales

USD/CAD ? Volatile on Retail Sales, BOC Statement


"The Canadian dollar is showing some volatility in Wednesday’s North American session, as USD/CAD trades at the 1.12 line. It’s been a busy day on the release front. Canadian Retail Sales p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-22 17:35
Taggar: bank, dollar, rate, retail sales

Data to Digest


"Data released earlier today include Chinese GDP, retail sales, industrial production and business investment, revised Euroland deficit- and debt-GDP ratios, and Japan’s all-industry index. ..."

Week in FX Americas ? US Retail Sales Tackles USD Rally


"One of the expected drivers of a US Economic recovery are consumers. In a week that will live down in history based on the size of the correction the US retail sales came in at ?0.3% not a disaster in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-17 21:27
Taggar: retail sales

Week in FX Asia ? JPY Thriving on Market Turmoil


"JPY appreciates as investors seek safe haven China trade balance shrinks to $31 billion Chinese New Loans rise to CNY 857 Billion This week was going according to plan around the globe until the relea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-17 19:13
Taggar: market, retail sales, trade balance

Nikkei Touches 2 Year Low As Global Stocks Tumble


"Asian shares were lower on Thursday after Wall Street tumbled as disappointing US economic data fuelled growth concerns. Data from the US showed retail sales and producer prices both fell in September..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-16 15:38
Taggar: bank, point, rate, retail sales, share, shares

USD/JPY down to 106 on Fed Rate Doubts


"The dollar fell the most in 15 months versus the yen as a bigger-than-forecast drop in retail sales prompted traders to pare wagers the Federal Reserve will increase borrowing costs for much of next y..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-16 05:24
Taggar: dollar, retail sales

U.S. Dollar Slumps after Weak U.S. Data


"The U.S. dollar hit a three-week low against the euro and a more than one-month low against the yen on Wednesday after weak U.S. economic data on retail sales and producer prices heightened concerns t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-16 02:56
Taggar: dollar, rate, retail sales

US Stocks Drop After Weak Data Triggers Sell Off


"The Standard & Poor?s 500 Index wiped out its gains for the year as banks sank after reporting earnings while a drop in retail sales reignited concern about the economy and a second health worker..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-15 20:33
Taggar: bank, economy, report, retail sales

Gold Rises As Growth Fears More Real Than Hike Expectations


"Gold headed for the longest rally since August as retail sales in the U.S. dropped more than forecast, spurring speculation that interest rates will remain low and boosting demand for the metal as a h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-15 18:54
Taggar: gold, rate, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Slide Continues Ahead of US Numbers


"The Canadian dollar continues to lose ground on Wednesday, as USD/CAD trades in the mid-1.13 range. The pair has climbed about 170 points since Tuesday, and is trading at its highest level since July..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-15 13:58
Taggar: dollar, point, retail sales, trading

Gold Edges Lower Ahead of US Retail Sales, Inflation Data


"Gold has posted slight losses on Wednesday, as the spot price stands at $122.55 per ounce in the European session. After strong gains last week, gold prices have weakened slightly. On the release fron..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-15 10:42
Taggar: gold, retail sales

UK Retail Sales Fall in September


"U.K. retail sales fell to the lowest levels last month since December 2008, as food sales continued to decline and clothing and footwear sales hit record lows, according to widely followed report. In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-14 14:47
Taggar: report, retail sales

Gold Steady as Markets Await Key US Data


"Gold is calm on Tuesday, as the spot price stands at $1233.28 per ounce in the European session. The metal is trading at 3-week highs following last week’s dovish Fed minutes, which put the brea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-14 13:23
Taggar: dollar, gold, retail sales, trading

U.K. Retail Sales Fall to Near Six Year Low


"U.K. retail sales fell to the lowest levels last month since December 2008, as food sales continued to decline and clothing and footwear sales hit record lows, according to widely followed report. In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-14 02:56
Taggar: report, retail sales

China Holiday Retail Sales Disappoint


"Growth in China’s retail sales during the long “Golden Week” holiday slowed to 12.1 percent from a 13.6 percent rise in the same period last year, data from the Ministry of Commerce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-08 15:51
Taggar: gold, retail sales

EU Retail Sales Jump 1.2% in August


"Euro zone retail sales jumped much more than expected in August, data showed on Friday, pointing to stronger demand from households that could help economic growth in the third quarter. The European U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-03 15:53
Taggar: point, retail sales

Important Data to Digest


"Friday sees the release of service-sector PMI surveys for many countries, Euroland retail sales, the U.S. monthly jobs report, and U.S. and Canadian trade figures.  Investors also continue to ass..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-03 14:03
Taggar: market, report, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Lower as Draghi Vague on Stimulus


"EUR/USD is calm on Friday, as the pair trades in the low-1.26 range in the European session. On Thursday, the ECB left interest rates unchanged but said that it would begin purchasing asset-based secu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-03 12:59
Taggar: rate, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Soft Yen Close to 110 After Mixed Japanese Data


"The Japanese yen has edged higher on Tuesday, as USD/JPY trades in the mid-109 range in the North American session. On the release front, Japanese numbers were mixed on Monday. Household Spending and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-30 16:23
Taggar: industrial production, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Tumbles on Weak CPI Data


"EUR/USD is trading in the high 1.27 range, its lowest level since September 2012. The euro sagged after the release of Eurozone CPI, which dipped 0.3% in September. German news was mixed, as Retail Sa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-30 14:06
Taggar: cpi, employment, rate, retail sales, trading

Japan Retail Sales Rise as Output Unexpectedly Slumps


"Japan?s output unexpectedly fell while stronger retail sales and an improving job market showed resilience in the world?s third-biggest economy as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe weighs another sales-tax in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-30 05:43
Taggar: economy, industrial production, market, retail sales

Japan Tax Hike Still Causing Issues for Economy


"Japan’s retail sales rose 1.2 percent on year in August, above expectations for a 0.3 percent rise in a Reuters poll and up from a 0.6 percent rise in July, data showed on Tuesday. However, hous..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-30 02:45
Taggar: industrial production, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Steady Ahead of Key Japanese Data


"The Japanese yen is calm at the start of the new trading week, as the pair trades in the mid-109 range on Monday. Japan will release three important indicators later in the day – Household Spend..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-29 14:15
Taggar: indicators, industrial production, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Higher After Weak Canadian Retail Sales


"USD/CAD is stable on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.10 range in the North American range. On the release front, Canadian retail sales tumbled in August, as Core Retail Sales and Retail Sales..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-23 17:10
Taggar: retail sales

USD/CAD ? Higher After Weak Canadian Retail Sales


"USD/CAD is stable on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.10 range in the North American range. On the release front, Canadian retail sales tumbled in August, as Core Retail Sales and Retail Sales..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-23 17:10
Taggar: retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps on Hopes for No Vote in Scotland


"The pound has posted sharp gains on Thursday, as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.63 range in the North American session. The currency received a boost on hopes that Scottish voters in today’s refere..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-18 18:42
Taggar: currency, pound, retail sales

Gold Rebounds After Low Prices Trigger Demand


"Gold rose for the first time in six days in New York on speculation that a decline to an eight-month low will spur more purchases. Bullion capped a 2.8 percent drop last week as the dollar strengthene..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-15 17:20
Taggar: bull, dollar, gold, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Rangebound In Thin Holiday Trade


"The Japanese yen is flat on Monday, as USD/JPY trades slightly above the 107 line. The Japanese markets are closed for a holiday. In the US, Empire State Manufacturing Index jumped to 27.5 points in A..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-15 15:34
Taggar: market, point, retail sales

Copper Near $3.07 After China Data Signals Slowing Economy


"Copper lead most industrial metals lower after factory and retail-sales data signaled further slowing in China, the world?s biggest user. Copper in London fell as much as 0.8 percent, while zinc and l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-15 08:22
Taggar: financial, investment, rate, retail sales

China?s Factory Growth Slows to Near 6-year Low


"China’s factory output grew at the weakest pace in nearly six years in August while growth in other key sectors also cooled, raising fears the world’s second-largest economy may be at risk..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-15 07:33
Taggar: economy, investment, retail sales

China?s Growth Outlook Dims as Rate Swaps Drop


"China?s one-year interest-rate swaps dropped by the most in almost three weeks as a slowdown in industrial growth spurred speculation the central bank will loosen policy. Factory output rose 6.9 perce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-15 07:27
Taggar: bank, financial, investment, rate, retail sales

China Premier Li is Running Out of Options


"Chinese Premier Li Keqiang?s options have narrowed: stimulate or miss his 2014 growth target. The weakest industrial-output expansion since the global financial crisis, and moderating investment and r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-15 06:56
Taggar: currencies, financial, investment, market, retail sales

Gold Flat Ahead of Next Week?s FOMC


"Gold traded little changed near a seven-month low on speculation that the Federal Reserve is moving closer to raising interest rates, eroding demand for the metal as an alternative to stocks and bonds..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-12 16:14
Taggar: dollar, gold, rate, retail sales

US Retail Sales Surge in August


"U.S. retail sales rose in August as Americans bought automobiles and a range of other goods, which should ease some concerns about consumer spending and support expectations for sturdy growth in the t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-12 15:49
Taggar: retail sales

Flurry of U.S. Data Awaited and More Central Bank Decisions Announced


"U.S. retail sales, import prices and the U. Michigan consumer sentiment index get released today. The Central Bank of Chile cut its overnight interest rate by 25 basis points to 3.25% but express less..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-12 14:29
Taggar: bank, consumer sentiment, point, rate, retail sales

Flurry of U.S. Data Awaited and More Central Bank Decisions Announced


"U.S. retail sales, import prices and the U. Michigan consumer sentiment index get released today. The Central Bank of Chile cut its overnight interest rate by 25 basis points to 3.25% but express less..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-12 14:25
Taggar: bank, consumer sentiment, point, rate, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Struggling Ahead of Key US Data


"The Canadian dollar is lower on Friday, as USD/CAD trades in the mid-1.10 range. It’s been an awful week for the Canadian currency, which has shed close to 200 points against the surging US doll..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-12 13:41
Taggar: currency, dollar, point, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie Rally Continues as Retail Sales Matches Forecast


"AUD/USD continues to push higher, as the pair trades in the high-0.93 range on Thursday. The Australian dollar has shown some strength, gaining about 100 points since Tuesday. In Australia, Retail Sal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-04 15:42
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, retail sales

Russia-Ukraine Peace Hope Lifts FTSE


"European stock markets also benefited from a Ukraine-induced increase in share prices that have been depressed for months while the conflict has escalated. The FTSE 100 moved up 44 points to 6,879 whi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-04 13:13
Taggar: market, point, retail sales, share

Australian Retail Sales Up


"Australian retail sales rose for a second month in July as consumers rediscovered department stores while dining out more, a promising start for both consumption and economic growth in the third quart..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-04 05:56
Taggar: consumption, retail sales

Euro zone Retail Slow Down in July


"Euro zone retail sales slowed as expected in July, data showed on Wednesday, adding to worries about euro zone economic growth, which ground to a halt in the second quarter. The European Union’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-03 15:54
Taggar: retail sales

EUR/USD ? Limited Movement as Eurozone Retail Sales Slip


"It continues to be a quiet week for EUR/USD, which is trading in the mid-1.31 range in Wednesday’s European session. On the release front, Spanish Services PMI beat the estimate, while the Itali..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-03 12:05
Taggar: point, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Loonie Under Pressure After Mixed Canadian Numbers


"USD/CAD is showing some movement after Canada released key inflation and retail sales data on Friday. The pair is trading in the mid-1.09 range early in the North American session. In economic news, C..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-22 15:17
Taggar: cpi, inflation, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips Below 1.66 as Slide Continues


"The pound has been unable to find its footing, as the currency continues to lose ground on Thursday. GBP/USD is trading just below the 1.66 line and finds itself at lows not seen since early April. On..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-21 18:54
Taggar: currency, pound, retail sales, trading

UK Retail Sales Slow Down After Food Sales Drop


"U.K. retail sales grew at a slower pace than expected in July after a fall in the amount spent on food for the first time in 25 years when compared to the previous year, official data show. Retail sal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-21 15:28
Taggar: retail sales

Forex: 10 Events to Watch Next Week


"Forex: 10 Events to Watch Next Week In order of release 1. UK Consumer Price Index (Aug 19) 2. New Zealand Dairy Auction (Aug 19) 3. RBA Semi-Annual Testimony (Aug 19) 4. Bank of England Minutes (Aug..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-15 17:36
Taggar: bank, forex, price index, retail sales

NZD/USD at 0.8465 on Solid Q2 Retail Trade


"The New Zealand dollar gained in early Asia on Thursday after stronger thatn expected retail sales data and ahead of data and survey releases in Japan on core machinery and inflation expectation in Au..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-14 06:45
Taggar: dollar, inflation, retail sales

Asian Equities Higher on Fed Rate Optimism


"Asian stocks rose, with the benchmark index on course to gain for a fourth day, as a slowdown in the U.S. retail sales fueled bets the Federal Reserve won?t raise interest rates earlier than expected..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-14 05:31
Taggar: profit, rate, retail sales

USD/JPY up to 102.60 on Central Banks


"The yen dropped to the lowest level in a week versus the dollar as traders increased bets that global policy makers will keep borrowing costs low for longer, damping demand for haven assets. The dolla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-14 05:22
Taggar: dollar, report, retail sales

Worst U.S. Retail Sales in Six Months


"U.S. retail sales stalled in July as discounting by merchants such as Macy?s Inc. (M) failed to counter the effects of feeble wage growth. Purchases (RSTAMOM) were little changed, the weakest performa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-14 05:06
Taggar: retail sales

S&P 500 Hits 2-Week High


"U.S. stocks rose, pushing the Standard & Poor?s 500 Index to a two-week high, as a slowdown in retail sales boosted speculation the Federal Reserve won?t be forced to raise rates sooner than anti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-14 03:36
Taggar: rate, retail sales

U.S. Stocks Ended Higher with Dow Back in Black


"U.S. stocks ended higher on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average returning to positive territory for the year, as surging biotech shares helped investors shrug off disappointing retail sal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-14 03:21
Taggar: market, point, report, retail sales, share, shares

U.S. Dollar Eases as U.S. Retail Sales Flat


"The dollar slid against most currencies on Wednesday after data showed U.S. retail sales were flat in July after gains the previous month, reflecting an uneven recovery for the world’s largest e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-14 03:00
Taggar: currencies, dollar, economy, rate, report, retail sales

Despite Government Stimulus, China Looks Softer


"China’s economy showed further signs of softening in July despite a burst of government stimulus measures, suggesting more policy support may be needed to keep growth on track as a property down..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-14 02:58
Taggar: bank, economy, investment, point, retail sales

Gold at $1312 Boosted by Soft U.S. Retail Sales


"Gold gained for a second straight session on Wednesday after soft retail sales implied some loss of momentum in the U.S. economy, putting pressure on the dollar and curbing speculation that the Federa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-14 02:51
Taggar: dollar, economy, gold, rate, retail sales

Asian Equities Higher on U.S. Lead


"Asian equities followed their U.S. peers higher on early Thursday after Wall Street overlooked disappointing retail sales data to edge up overnight. U.S. shares ended Wednesday with gains, on the back..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-14 02:49
Taggar: point, retail sales, share, shares

USD/CAD ? Listless as US Retail Sales Soften


"The Canadian dollar is trading quietly on Wednesday, as USD/CAD trades in the low-1.09 range in the North American session. On the release front, US Retail Sales and Core Retail Sales weakened in July..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-13 17:38
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, market, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD Reacts Violently to US Retail Sales


"EUR/USD unexpectedly soared by more than 50 points following the release of the retail sales data in the United States. The reaction was generally justified, conside..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-13 17:22
Taggar: currency, currency pair, point, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie Posts Gains as US Retail Sales Softens


"AUD/USD has posted gains on Wednesday, as the pair trades in the low-0.93 range early in the North American session. The Aussie gained ground following weak numbers from US Retail Sales and Core Retai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-13 16:17
Taggar: aussie, consumer sentiment, indicators, market, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Slight Gains as Japanese GDP Slides


"The Japanese yen has posted slight losses on Wednesday, as USD/JPY continues to move upwards. In the European session, the pair is trading in the mid-102 range. In economic news, Japanese GDP dropped..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-13 14:49
Taggar: market, retail sales, trading

Gold Remains Rangebound


"Gold is listless on Wednesday, continuing a week with little movement. The spot price stands at $1308.60 per ounce in the European session. On the release front, attention shifts to US retail sales da..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-13 14:30
Taggar: gold, market, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Under Pressure Ahead of Growth, Inflation Numbers


"EUR/USD continues to post downwards, as the pair has posted slight losses on Wednesday. In the European session, the pair is trading in the mid-1.33 range. On the release front, German and French infl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-13 11:49
Taggar: industrial production, inflation, retail sales, trading

U.K. Retail Sales Weaken


"UK retail sales weakened for the second month running in July as the supermarket price war and continued low food inflation saw shoppers spending less on food. Like-for-like sales ? which exclude spen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-12 03:33
Taggar: inflation, market, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Calm as Markets Eye US Job Data


"GBP/USD is showing little movement on Monday, as the pair trades in the high-1.67 range in the North American session. On the release front, the CB Leading Index showed little change, which gained 0.6..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-11 18:53
Taggar: retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Dips on Mixed PMIs


"EUR/USD has lost ground on Tuesday, as the pair trades below the 1.34 line in the European session. Eurozone Services PMIs were a mix on Tuesday, and Eurozone Retail Sales met expectations. In the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-05 14:39
Taggar: retail sales

Better Market Tone of Monday Still Holding


"Service sector purchasing manager survey results for many economies and Ezone retail sales data are out.  There have also been announced interest rate decisions from central banks in India and Au..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-05 14:09
Taggar: bank, dollar, loonie, market, rate, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie Stable as Retail Sales Improves


"AUD/USD remains calm as we start the new trading week. On Monday, the pair is trading in the low-0.93 range. On the release front, Australian Retail Sales rebounded last month and posted a 0.6% gain..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-04 15:51
Taggar: retail sales, trading

Looking Ahead in Asia


"A raft of central bank decisions in Australia, India, Japan and Thailand alongside Chinese trade data are expected to be the key focal points in Asia this week.  The week begins in Australia with the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-04 02:46
Taggar: bank, point, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Flat on Mixed Eurozone Data


"The euro is unchanged on Thursday, as EUR/USD continues to trade just shy of the 1.34 level in the European session. It’s been a July to forget for the struggling euro, which has coughed up abou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-31 11:25
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, point, retail sales

Weak Japanese Data and a New Low in German 10-Year Bund Yield


"Although unchanged on balance, the bund touched 1.119% overnight, which was even below the prior record low of 1.127% in June 2012. Japanese real household spending and retail sales posted third on-ye..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-29 13:31
Taggar: rate, retail sales

GBP/USD Drops Below 1.6980 on Rate Bets


"The pound declined the most in four months against the dollar this week as a rally that made it the best-performing currency in the past year was deemed to be losing momentum. Sterling fell below $1.7..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-28 03:40
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound, retail sales

GBP/USD drops below $1.70 as Retail Sales Miss Estimate


"The pound weakened for a seventh day against the dollar after retail sales rose less in June than economists forecast, adding to speculation the Bank of England will be slower to raise interest rates..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-25 04:52
Taggar: analysis, bank, currency, dollar, pound, rate, retail sales, technical analysis

UK Retail Sales Advance But Below Expectations


"U.K. retail sales rose very modestly in June, reversing the drop seen in May but falling short of expectations, official data showed. Retail sales volume in June including fuel was up 0.1 percent from..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-24 19:04
Taggar: retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Decline Continues, Dips Below 1.70


"GBP/USD continues to lose ground on Thursday. The pair has dropped under the 1.70 line for the first time since late June. On the release front, British Retail Sales improved in June, posting a weak g..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-24 17:55
Taggar: employment, home sales, retail sales

USD/CAD at 1.0740 on Sales


"Canada?s dollar touched the strongest level in almost a week after a report showed the nation?s retail sales rose for a second month.  The currency pared the advance as a gauge of volatility dropped..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-24 04:00
Taggar: currency, dollar, report, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Stable as Canadian Retail Sales Data Slides


"The Canadian dollar continues to have an uneventful week, as USD/CAD trades in the low-1.07 range late in the North American session. On the release front, Canadian data was weak, as Canadian Core Ret..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-23 18:02
Taggar: dollar, oil, retail sales

GBP/USD: Pound Climbs on British CPI, Yellen Remarks


"GBP/USD has posted gains on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.71 range in the North American session. The pound climbed as high as 1.7192, its highest level in over five years. British CPI jump..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-15 17:53
Taggar: cpi, pound, retail sales

USD/CAD: Little Movement on Mixed US Retail Sales


"It has been another quiet day for USD/CAD, as the pair trades in the low-1.07-range early in the North American session. On the release front, US Retail Sales dipped last month, while Core Retail Sale..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-15 16:27
Taggar: retail sales

AUD/USD: Steady After RBA Minutes


"AUD/USD has edged lower on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the high-0.93 range late in the European session. On the release front, the RBA minutes took a swipe at the high value of the Australian dolla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-15 15:31
Taggar: dollar, retail sales

USD/JPY: Flat as BOJ Holds Course


"USD/JPY is stable on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the mid-101 range late in the European session. On the release front, the Bank of Japan announced at its policy meeting that it would continue its c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-15 14:39
Taggar: bank, retail sales

Gold Steadies After Sharp Losses, Markets Await Yellen Testimony


"Gold prices have steadied on Tuesday, as the spot price stands at $1309.23 per ounce late in the European session. Gold slipped about 2% on Monday, as the pair fell close to the $1300 level. On the re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-15 14:05
Taggar: gold, retail sales

EUR/USD: Slight Losses on Weak German Economic Sentiment


"EUR/USD has reversed directions and has posted slight losses on Tuesday. In the European session, the pair is trading just below the 1.36 line. On the release front, German and Eurozone ZEW Economic S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-15 12:26
Taggar: retail sales, trading

AUD/USD: Aussie Settles Down After Steep Slide


"AUD/USD is stable on Friday, after losing close to one cent a day earlier. In the European session, AUD/USD is trading in the mid-0.93 range. The Aussie had a rough day after weak Australian retail sa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-04 11:53
Taggar: aussie, employment, market, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD: Aussie Slides on Mixed Numbers, Strong US Payrolls


"The Australian dollar continues to slip and has lost about 100 points on the day. Early in the North American session, AUD/USD is trading in the mid-0.93 range. In economic news, Australian releases w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-03 15:57
Taggar: dollar, point, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD: Steady Ahead of ECB, US Payrolls


"EUR/USD is showing little movement on Thursday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.36 range in the European session. It’s a busy day on the release front, and traders can expect some movement from..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-03 12:04
Taggar: retail sales

Australian Dollar Stung by RBA Comments


"The Australian dollar fell 0.7 percent to $0.9377. The Aussie pulled further away from an eight-month peak of $0.9505 set on Tuesday, coming under pressure after Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Gle..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-03 06:39
Taggar: aussie, bank, dollar, retail sales

AUD/USD drops below 0.9380 after RBA Comments


"Australia?s dollar dropped at least 0.3 percent against all of its 31 major peers after Reserve Bank Governor Glenn Stevens said the currency was ?overvalued? by most measures. The Aussie also decline..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-03 05:58
Taggar: aussie, bank, currency, dollar, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Little Change As German CPI Steady


"EUR/USD has started the trading week quietly, as the pair trades in the mid-1.36 range in Monday’s European session. On the release front, Eurozone CPI Flash Estimate was within expectations, bu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-30 13:22
Taggar: cpi, home sales, market, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Hits 5-Week High on Japanese Inflation Data


"USD/JPY continues to improve, as the pair trades in the mid-101 range late in Friday’s European session. The yen received a boost from solid inflation numbers in May. As well, Retail Sales easil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-27 14:12
Taggar: inflation, retail sales

UK Retail Sales Slows Down in May


"Sunny weather and the fanfare surrounding the World Cup failed to persuade shoppers to open their wallets in the month to June, with retail sales growth falling to its lowest level since January. Acco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-25 16:20
Taggar: retail sales

EUR/USD: Flat as German Consumer Confidence Sparkles


"EUR/USD continues to have a very quiet week, as the pair trades just above the 1.36 line in Wednesday’s European session. On the release front, there was positive news out of Germany, as GfK Ger..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-25 12:01
Taggar: retail sales

USD/CAD: Canadian Dollar Rally Continues


"The Canadian dollar continues to improve against its US counterpart on Monday. Early in the North American session, USD/CAD is trading in the mid-1.07 range. The loonie has gained over 100 points in t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-23 16:12
Taggar: dollar, inflation, loonie, market, point, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Flat Ahead of Canadian Inflation, Retail Sales


"It’s been a very quiet week for USD/CAD, which continues to trade in the low-1.08 range in the Friday European session. On the release front, the markets are keeping a close eye on Canadian Core..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-20 12:20
Taggar: cpi, market, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps to Four-Year Highs As UK Manufacturing Numbers Shine


"GBP/USD continues to post gains on Thursday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.70 range in the North American session. The pound is now at its highest level against the dollar since 2008. On the release..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-19 18:00
Taggar: dollar, pound, retail sales

UK Retail Sales Drop in May


"U.K. retail sales fell in May, even as sales of sportswear and toys were boosted by the World Cup. Retail sales volumes including fuel were 0.5 percent lower compared with the previous month, and 3.9..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-19 17:05
Taggar: retail sales

Chinese Retail Sales and Industrial Output Rise in May


"A slew of data from China on Friday provided fresh signs that the economy is stabilizing, aided by targeted stimulus measures from Beijing. May retail sales rose 12.5 percent on year, above analyst ex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-13 16:36
Taggar: economy, retail sales

Gold Rises on Weak US Data, Iraqi Worries


"Gold is steady on Friday, after gains a day earlier. In the European session, the spot price at $1273.98 per ounce. The precious metal gained ground following weak retail sales and employment numbers..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-13 11:34
Taggar: employment, gold, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Gains on Weak US Numbers


"The euro has posted gains on Friday, continuing the trend we saw a day earlier. In the European session, the pair is trading in the high-1.35 range. In the US, Thursday’s key releases were less..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-13 10:56
Taggar: employment, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD Pares Decline with Help of Weak US Data


"EUR/USD rose today, paring its four-day decline, as data from the United States was mostly bad, including the unexpected increase of jobless claims and weaker-than-expected gr..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-12 19:47
Taggar: market, rate, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains On Weak US Data


"GBP/USD has recorded gains on Thursday, continuing the upward trend we saw a day earlier. In the North American session the pair is trading in the mid-1.68 range. On the release front, retail sales nu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-12 17:45
Taggar: employment, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Slight Losses As US Key Numbers Slip


"USD/CAD has posted slight losses in Thursday trade, as the pair is in the mid-1.08 range in the North American session. In the US, retail sales numbers were weak and Unemployment Claims were well abov..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-12 17:13
Taggar: employment, point, rate, retail sales

US Retail Sales Rise Less than Expected and Jobless Claims Rise


"U.S. retail sales rose less than expected in May and first-time applications for unemployment benefits increased last week, but that will probably do little to change views that the economy is regaini..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-12 16:15
Taggar: economy, employment, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Almost Unchanged As US, Japanese Numbers Disappoint


"The Japanese yen is showing little movement on Thursday, as the pair trades at the 102 line. On the release front, Japanese manufacturing numbers have been dismal this week, and that continued as Core..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-12 15:24
Taggar: employment, retail sales

Gold Prices Stable As Markets Eye Unemployment Claims and Retail Sales


"Gold is showing little movement on Thursday, continuing the trend we saw a day earlier. In the European session, the spot price at $1263.81 per ounce. We could see some activity from the precious meta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-12 14:37
Taggar: employment, gold, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Steady Ahead of US Employment, Retail Sales


"The euro is broadly lower on Thursday, but has managed to hold its own against the US dollar. In the European session, the pair is trading in the low-1.35 range. In the US, we’ll be treated to t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-12 12:22
Taggar: dollar, employment, industrial production, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady in Thin Trading


"GBP/USD is stable on Monday, as the pair trades slightly below the 1.68 line. Trading is thin, with no major economic reports on the calendar. There are no US releases, and the sole UK event is the BR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-09 17:45
Taggar: economy, report, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Rebounds As RBA Maintains Rates


"AUD/USD has improved on Tuesday, as the pair has recouped most of the losses incurred on Monday. In the European session, the pair is trading in the mid-0.92 range in Monday’s European session..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-03 12:55
Taggar: rate, retail sales, trading

Week in FX Asia ? Japanese Inflation Validates Abenomics


"Core inflation up 3.2%, deflation could be in the past. Retail sales drop after sales tax hike. Pre tax hike consumption boosted GDP in Q1. Bank of Japan announces possible end of QE. IMF disagrees. T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-30 19:47
Taggar: bank, consumption, economy, inflation, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Yen Holds Own As Retail Sales Tumbles


"The Japanese yen is stable on Thursday, as USD/JPY trades in the high-101 range early in the North American session. On the release front, it’s a busy day in both Japan and the US. Japanese Reta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-29 15:42
Taggar: retail sales

Between Japanese Retail Sales and U.S. GDP this Ascension Day


"A number of European markets were closed today in observance of Ascension Day. The first post-tax retail sales data in Japan were reported.  Month-on-month (13.7%) and on-year declines (4.4%) wer..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-29 12:59
Taggar: market, report, retail sales

EUR/USD down at $1.36 before German Data


"The euro traded near the lowest in more than three months before data tomorrow on German retail sales and Spanish inflation that may back the case for additional stimulus from the European Central Ban..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-29 05:19
Taggar: bank, inflation, retail sales

Japan?s Retail Sales Fall 4.4%


"Japan’s retail sales fell 4.4 percent in April on year as a rise in the country’s consumption tax that month weighed on spending, data on Thursday showed. The number compared with analyst..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-29 03:34
Taggar: consumption, retail sales

UK Retails Drop in May


"Growth in retail sales slowed unexpectedly in May, as shoppers stayed away from department stores and a slower rise in food sales dragged the sector down, according to the latest snapshot from the CBI..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-28 15:56
Taggar: investment, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Little Movement After Strong US Consumer Confidence


"The Japanese yen continues to have a quiet week, as USD/JPY trades just shy of the 102 line late in Wednesday’s European session. On the release front, Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda spo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-28 14:12
Taggar: bank, retail sales

Looking Ahead in Asia


"Asian investors will likely pay attention to key data releases from the world’s third-largest economy and emerging markets this week.  Thursday and Friday will see the release of Japanese jobs..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-25 01:17
Taggar: economy, inflation, market, retail sales

Week In FX Americas ? Do CAD Bears Get Their Chance?


"Loonie Bears dominate intraday trading Bulls squandered yesterday’s weak retail sales As expected, Canadian inflation in April rose +2.0% (highest level in two-years) on Friday, or the level tha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-23 18:01
Taggar: bear, bull, day trading, inflation, loonie, rate, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Rangebound As Canadian Retail Sales Slides


"The Canadian dollar is flat on Thursday, as USD/CAD trades just above the 1.09 line early in the North American session. It’s been a disappointing day on both sides of the border. In the US, Une..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-22 16:33
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, retail sales

UK Retail Sales Rise 1.3 Percent in April


"British retail sales rose much more strongly than expected in April helped by robust food sales during the Easter holiday, official data showed on Wednesday. Retail sales volumes jumped 1.3 percent on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-22 16:14
Taggar: rate, retail sales

Canada Retail Sales Drop Slightly In March


"Canadian retail sales fell in March on weaker demand for cars and clothes, Statistics Canada said Thursday. Retail sales in March declined 0.1% to 41.07 billion Canadian dollars ($37.63 billion), or w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-22 16:03
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains As Retail Sales Sparkles


"The British pound has posted gains on Wednesday, as GBP/USD trades close to the 1.69 line in Wednesday’s North American session. On the release front, Retail Sales bounced up sharply in April, e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-21 17:43
Taggar: pound, rate, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Yen Improves As Japanese Inflation Data Shines


"The Japanese yen has showed improvement, as the pair trades below the 102 on Wednesday. In economic news, Japanese Corporate Goods Price Index sparkled, posting its sharpest gain in almost five years..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-14 15:49
Taggar: price index, rate, retail sales

Gold Pulls Above $1300 As Markets Eye US Inflation Data


"Gold has edged higher in Wednesday trade, as the metal has climbed back above the $1300 level. In the European session, the spot price is at $1303.92. On the release front, US Core Retail Sales and Re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-14 13:32
Taggar: gold, price index, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Loses Ground Despite Poor US Retail Sales


"The British pound has posted losses in Tuesday trading, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.68 range. On the release front, US Core Retail Sales and Retail Sales missed expectations. The sole British r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-13 17:43
Taggar: bank, day trading, pound, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Little Movement As US Retail Sales Slide


"The Canadian dollar is steady in Tuesday trading, as USD/CAD trades just shy of the 1.09 line in the North American session. On the release front, US Core Retail Sales and Retail Sales missed expectat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-13 16:57
Taggar: bank, day trading, dollar, retail sales, trading

CFD ? Weak US Data Drives Yields Lower


"U.S. Treasurys yields fell on Tuesday after U.S. retail sales for April came in below economists’ expectations, which could temper hopes of a sharp acceleration in economic growth in the second..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-13 16:48
Taggar: retail sales

Lower US Retail Sales Casts Doubt on Economic Recovery


"U.S. retail sales barely rose in April, tempering hopes of a sharp acceleration in economic growth in the second quarter. The Commerce Department said on Tuesday retail sales edged up 0.1 percent last..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-13 16:40
Taggar: retail sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie Firm Despite Weak Housing Data


"AUD/USD has edged higher on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the high-0.93 range early in the North American session. In economic releases, Australian Housing Price Index and Home Loans both softened in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-13 16:23
Taggar: price index, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Steady As US Retail Sales Slide


"USD/JPY is not showing much movement, as the pair trades slightly above the 102 line. In economic news, US Core Retail Sales and Retail Sales were a disappointment, as both softened in April. Japanese..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-13 14:58
Taggar: point, price index, rate, retail sales

Gold Steady Ahead of US Retail Sales Data


"Gold is stable in Tuesday trade, with the spot price at $1290.17 in the European session. The precious metal has made some moves towards the $1300 line this week, but so far has been unable to consoli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-13 13:52
Taggar: gold, retail sales

Tuesday Marked by U.S.-Sino Data Releases and a Restrictive Australian Budget


"China released retail sales, industrial production and business investment.   Japanese money growth slowed to a 12-month low. U.S. retail sales, import prices, small business sentiment, busi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-13 12:35
Taggar: industrial production, investment, market, report, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady After Recent Losses


"The British pound is stable in Monday trading, following sharp losses last week against the US dollar. In Monday’s North American session, GBP/USD is trading in the high-1.68 range. Today’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-12 17:45
Taggar: day trading, dollar, pound, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Slight Losses As Retail Sales Dips


"AUD/USD has edged lower on Wednesday after strong gains a day earlier. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading in the mid-0.93 range. On the release front, Australian Retail Sales fel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-07 15:30
Taggar: market, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Improves On Spanish and Eurozone Data


"EUR/USD has posted gains on Tuesday, as the pair has pushed above the 1.39 line in the European session. On the release front, Spanish releases were excellent, as Unemployment Change plunged and Manuf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-06 11:30
Taggar: employment, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Slight Gains As Eurozone CPI Meets Expectations


"EUR/USD is showing some fluctuation in Wednesday’s European session, as the pair reacts to the release of Eurozone and German data. The pair is currently trading in the low-1.38 range. In econom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-30 11:56
Taggar: cpi, employment, retail sales, trading

UK Retail Sales Rise in March


"Retail sales edged up in March compared with the previous month, official figures have shown, beating forecasts. Sales volumes were 0.1% higher in March than in February. Analysts had expected sales t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-28 17:41
Taggar: market, retail sales

Japanese Sales Tax Hike Results in Retail Sales Surge in March


"Retail sales in Japan grew at the fastest pace in 17 years in March as consumers rushed to make purchases ahead of the sales tax hike in April. Sales jumped 11% during the month, from a year ago ̵..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-28 17:38
Taggar: consumption, market, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Steady As Japanese Retail Sales Surge


"USD/JPY has edged higher on Monday, as the pair trades in the low-102 range in the European session. Japanese releases started off the week on a positive note, as Retail Sales posted its strongest gai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-28 14:55
Taggar: home sales, market, retail sales

Japan Retail Sales Jump Strongly


"Japan’s retail sales jumped 11 percent in March on-year, their fastest pace since 1997 as consumers went on a shopping spree ahead of an April sales tax hike, data on Monday showed.  The rise in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-28 05:07
Taggar: market, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Little Movement As UK Retail Sales Slide


"GBP/USD trades just over the 1.68 line on Friday, continuing the lack of movement which has marked the pair for most of the week. In Friday events, British Retail Sales slipped in March, but did manag..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-25 14:36
Taggar: consumer sentiment, market, retail sales

Canadian Retail Sales Rise in February


"anadian retail sales in February rose by 0.5% from January, but still have not fully regained December’s weather-induced losses, according to Statistics Canada data on Wednesday. The value of sa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-23 17:38
Taggar: market, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Flat As Canadian Retail Sales Slip


"The Canadian dollar continues to have an uneventful week as USD/CAD trades in the mid-1.10 range in Wednesday’s North American session. Canadian retail sales numbers dropped in March, but did ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-23 17:11
Taggar: dollar, home sales, market, retail sales

Gold Rises After Safe Haven Boost Waiting for US Data To Confirm


"Gold traded above the lowest price in more than a week in New York as investors weighed turmoil over Ukraine against the outlook for an improving U.S. economy. Gold fell 2 percent yesterday, the most..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-16 18:06
Taggar: economy, gold, market, oil, rate, report, retail sales

S&P 500 ? Bearish Momentum Intact Below 1,830


"US stocks rebounded yesterday after a significant 2 day drop last week, relieving bearish pressure and averting a potential meltdown which was certainly in the books should last week sell-off shift gl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-15 05:01
Taggar: bear, bull, market, retail sales

Asian Stocks Continues Recovery With Prices Bottoming Out


"Asian stocks rose for the first time in three days after the largest jump in U.S. retail sales since 2012 added to optimism that the recovery in the world’s biggest economy is intact. The MSCI A..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-15 03:21
Taggar: economy, market, retail sales

CHF strengthening against EUR and USD on stronger than expected Retail Sales


"The post CHF strengthening against EUR and USD on stronger than expected Retail Sales appeared first on MarketPulse."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-08 09:22
Taggar: market, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Slightly Lower After Sluggish Australian Retail Sales


"The Australian dollar continues to have an uneventful week, as AUD/USD trades in the low-0.92 range on Thursday. In Australia, Retail Sales posted a weak gain, its weakest showing in eight months. Tra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-03 16:41
Taggar: dollar, market, retail sales, trade balance

EUR/USD ? Rangebound Ahead of ECB Meeting


"EUR/USD is listless on Thursday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.37 range in the European session. On the release front, Services PMIs out of the Eurozone were a mix. Eurozone Retail Sales posted a ga..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-03 11:35
Taggar: market, rate, retail sales

AUD/USD Technicals ? Slight Bullish Rebound Possible In S/T But Outlook Bearish


"AUD/USD pushed lower  this morning, led by weaker than expected Australia Retail Sales which grew 0.2% vs an expected 0.3%. Economic data from China further compounded the misery, with official Non-Ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-03 08:53
Taggar: bear, bull, market, pound, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Shrugs Off Weak Eurozone CPI


"EUR/USD has edged higher in Monday trading, as the pair trades in the high-1.37 range in the European session. In economic news, Eurozone CPI lost ground in February, while German Retail Sales posted..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-31 12:45
Taggar: chicago pmi, cpi, day trading, market, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD Technicals ? Short-Term Downtrend Threatened


"A boring Monday for EUR/USD, prices have been staying mostly within 1.3745 – 1.376 band and not doing a lot. Even a stronger than expected German Retail Sales print (1.3% vs -0.5% expected M/M)..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-31 11:00
Taggar: bull, market, retail sales

EUR/USD retracing gains garnered after strong than expected German Retail Sales


"The post EUR/USD retracing gains garnered after strong than expected German Retail Sales appeared first on MarketPulse."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-31 09:50
Taggar: market, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Solid Japanese Retail Sales, CPI fail to Move Yen


"USD/JPY has edged higher in Friday trading, as the pair trades in the low-102 range. In economic news, Japanese Retail Sales and CPI numbers were solid, but Household Spending surprised the markets wi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-28 17:04
Taggar: cpi, day trading, employment, home sales, market, retail sales, trading

Japan Consumer Inflation Steady Weather To Blame


"Japan’s core consumer prices rose for a ninth straight month in March from a year earlier and labor demand improved – further evidence the economy is making headway against years of deflat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-28 16:10
Taggar: economy, finance, inflation, market, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Strong UK Retail Sales Boosts Pound


"The British pound continues to move higher against the US dollar, as it has throughout the week. GBP/USD is trading above the 1.66 line in the North American session. On the release front, British Ret..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-27 18:50
Taggar: dollar, employment, home sales, market, point, pound, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD pierce through 1.66 on tremendous Retail Sales. 1.7% actual versus 0.5% estimate


"The post GBP/USD pierce through 1.66 on tremendous Retail Sales. 1.7% actual versus 0.5% estimate appeared first on MarketPulse."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-27 11:40
Taggar: market, retail sales

US Retail Sales Rise in February


"The figures suggest the world’s largest economy is gaining in strength after suffering the third-coldest winter on record. Retailers reported that sales rose 0.3% in the month, the US Commerce D..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-14 15:44
Taggar: economy, market, report, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Yen Rally Continues As Markets Fret Over Ukraine


"The Japanese yen continues to make inroads against the US dollar, as the pair trades in the mid-101 range in Friday trading. There is growing tension in the markets over the crisis in the Ukraine, wit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-14 14:08
Taggar: day trading, dollar, employment, market, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Recovers and Flirts with 1.67


"The pound has posted gains on Thursday, as the US dollar exhibits broad weakness against its major rivals. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading slightly below the 1.67 level. It was a bus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-13 19:15
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, pound, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? US Dollar Loses Ground Despite Positive Employment Data


"USD/CAD has lost ground on Thursday, as the Canadian dollar takes advantage of a broadly-lower US dollar. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading in the mid-1.10 range. In economic ne..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-13 18:12
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, price index, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Pushes Above 90 As Australian Job Data Shines


"AUD/USD has crossed above the key 0.90 level. The Aussie received a boost from an excellent Employment Change release. Over in the US, retail sales numbers met expectations, while Unemployment Claims..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-13 15:56
Taggar: aussie, employment, market, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Yen Up As Japanese Manafacturing Data Impresses


"The Japanese yen has posted modest gains on Thursday, as USD/JPY trades in the mid-102 range. Japan released strong manufacturing data, as Core Machinery Orders posted its largest gain in ten months..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-13 15:15
Taggar: employment, market, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Rally Continues As 1.40 Within Striking Distance


"The euro rally continues, as EUR/USD is trading in the mid-1.39 range in Thursday’s European session. The surging euro is now trading at its highest levels in 2-1/2 years. In economic news, Fren..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-13 13:43
Taggar: cpi, employment, market, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Steady in Cautious Trading


"USD/JPY is steady in Wednesday trading, as the pair trades in the high-102 range in the European session. With no major events on today’s schedule, the markets are keeping an eye on US retail sa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-12 16:55
Taggar: day trading, employment, market, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY below 103 on China Slump


"The yen held gains from yesterday against most peers after a gauge of Chinese economic surprises dropped to a nine-month low, underlining concern about a slump in the Asian economy that’s sent c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-12 08:21
Taggar: dollar, economy, market, retail sales

US Retail Sales Rise in February


"Sales for many U.S. retailers rose in February, as shoppers ventured out later in the month after a dismal start when ice, cold and snow kept many of them at home. Costco Wholesale Corp (COST.O) on Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-06 21:14
Taggar: market, retail sales

TEST TEST


"The Australian dollar is up close to a cent in Thursday trade, as the pair has climbed to the mid-0.90 range. The Aussie received a boost from some solid domestic data, as Retail Sales and Trade Balan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-06 19:23
Taggar: aussie, dollar, market, retail sales, trade balance

AUD/USD ? Gains As Retail Sales Sparkles


"The Australian dollar is up close to a cent in Thursday trade, as the pair has climbed to the mid-0.90 range. The Aussie received a boost from some solid domestic data, as Retail Sales and Trade Balan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-06 19:23
Taggar: aussie, dollar, market, retail sales, trade balance

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady As Retail Sales Sparkles


"EUR/USD is steady in Wednesday trading, as the pair trades in the low-1.37 range in the European session. In Eurozone releases, Retail Sales hit a multi-year high, posting a strong gain of 1.6%. Spani..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-05 14:56
Taggar: day trading, employment, market, retail sales, trading

Week In FX Europe ? EUR Shorts Snuffed After CPI


"Coming into this week, a percentage of the market was perhaps expecting Draghi and company to be a tad more proactive next week and get back into that ‘easing’ cycle of theirs. However, wi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-28 14:00
Taggar: cpi, inflation, market, rate, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady As German Retail Sales Shine


"EUR/USD is trading comfortably above the 1.37 line in Friday trade. Taking a look at today’s releases, it’s a full day on both sides of the Atlantic. In the Eurozone, German Retail Sales j..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-28 12:32
Taggar: employment, market, rate, retail sales, trading

German Retail Sales (Jan) stronger than expected, but EUR/USD stay below yesterday?s swing high.


"The post German Retail Sales (Jan) stronger than expected, but EUR/USD stay below yesterday’s swing high. appeared first on MarketPulse."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-28 11:00
Taggar: market, retail sales

Japan?s Strong Retail Trade May Be Driven By Pre Tax Hike Purchases


"A slew of data from Japan on Friday suggested a strong start to the year for Asia’s second-biggest economy, although economists sounded a note of caution saying consumers are ramping up spending..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-28 04:13
Taggar: economy, market, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Moves Higher As UK Retail Sales Sparkles


"GBP/USD continues to move higher this week, as the pair trades close to the 1.67 line in Tuesday’s North American session. British numbers were solid on Tuesday, as CBI Realized Sales jumped to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-25 18:53
Taggar: market, pound, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Firm As Markets Eye US Consumer Confidence


"EUR/USD is steady on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.37 range in the European session. In Eurozone releases, German GDP met the forecast, but Italian Retail Sales posted a decline and missed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-25 13:39
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Loonie Starts Off Week with Gains


"Early in the North American session, the pair is back below the 1.11 level.  In economic news, US Existing Home Sales ended the week on a sour note, as the key indicator slumped to its lowest level si..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-24 18:16
Taggar: home sales, inflation, loonie, market, retail sales

Week In FX Americas ? Loonies Takes A Brief Flight


"Canada released two conflicting data points at the same time on Friday ? retail sales and inflation. The loonie briefly gained support from only one release and that was the news that Canadian January..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-21 19:14
Taggar: cpi, inflation, loonie, market, point, retail sales

Japan Factory And Inflation Show Gains in January


"Growth in Japan’s factory output likely accelerated in January and core inflation hovered near five-year highs, a Reuters poll showed, underscoring the ongoing economic recovery despite fears th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-21 18:02
Taggar: inflation, market, rate, retail sales

UK Retail Sales Drop In January After Positive Christmas Spending


"Retail sales in the UK fell in January after the pre-Christmas surge in spending, figures have shown, but sales remained stronger than a year earlier. Sales volumes fell by 1.5% last month, but this f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-21 16:52
Taggar: market, retail sales

Canadian Dollar, Australian Dollar and Chinese Yuan Are Weaker


"The loonie has traded 0.6% lower against its U.S. counterpart ahead of the release of Canadian retail sales later today, which probably did poorly.  Canadian consumer prices also arrive. The yuan..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-21 14:45
Taggar: loonie, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Rangebound As UK Retail Sales Slip


"GBP/USD is showing little activity in Friday trading, as the pair trades in the mid-1.66 range in the European session. In economic news, British Retail Sales dropped sharply, with a decline of 1.5%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-21 14:31
Taggar: day trading, market, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Slightly Lower As US Retail Sales Slips


"The Japanese yen has posted slight gains on Friday, as the pair trades just short of the 102 line. In economic news, US retail sales data weakened in January, while Unemployment Claims disappointed, c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-14 13:30
Taggar: consumer sentiment, employment, market, point, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Higher As Euro GDPs Point Up


"EUR/USD is on the move, as the euro continues to post gains in Friday trade. Early in the European session, the pair is trading just shy of the 1.37 line. The euro gained almost 100 points on Thursday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-14 11:48
Taggar: employment, market, point, retail sales, trading

Singapore Retail Sales M/M 2.3% vs 0.1% Expected. Y/Y -5.5% vs -8.7%


"The post Singapore Retail Sales M/M 2.3% vs 0.1% Expected. Y/Y -5.5% vs -8.7% appeared first on MarketPulse."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-14 08:42
Taggar: market, retail sales

S&P 500 ? Staying Bullish No Matter What


"It is difficult to explain why stock prices have been so bullish in recent days, but whether you like it or not, the bullish sentiment is strong. Traders bought more stocks and pushed prices higher de..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-14 05:11
Taggar: bear, bull, market, retail sales

U.S. Dollar Heading for Poor Week


"The dollar headed for a weekly slide versus most of its 16 major counterparts before reports today that may show industrial production gains moderated, while consumer sentiment declined. The Bloomberg..."

GBP/USD at 1.6660 after Comments from BOE Economist Dale


"The pound rose to the strongest level in 2 1/2 years against the dollar as Bank of England Chief Economist Spencer Dale said investors? bets that U.K. interest rates will increase within two years wer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-14 02:41
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, market, pound, rate, retail sales

U.S. Dollar at 2014 Low as Retail Sales Decline


"The dollar fell to the weakest level of the year after retail sales unexpectedly declined amid signs that adverse-weather conditions are weighing on economic growth as yet another storm battered the e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-14 02:39
Taggar: dollar, market, retail sales

U.S. Dollar Near Three Week Low after U.S. Data


"The U.S. dollar was pinned at three-week lows against a basket of major currencies early on Friday after disappointingly soft U.S. data dealt a blow to the already struggling greenback. U.S. retail sa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-14 02:30
Taggar: currencies, dollar, economy, market, point, retail sales

Gold Above $1300 on Poor U.S. Data


"Gold settled at a three-month high on Thursday, breaking above $1,300 after disappointing U.S. economic figures further hurt the dollar and equity markets. U.S. retail sales fell 0.4 percent in Januar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-14 02:25
Taggar: dollar, employment, gold, market, point, rate, retail sales

West TX Stays Above $100 after U.S. Data


"Crude oil prices slipped on Thursday, pressured by an expected dip in demand during the refinery maintenance season and a rise in jobless claims in the United States, the world’s largest oil con..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-14 02:23
Taggar: market, oil, pound, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Keeps Rolling After Thumbs Up From BOE


"GBP/USD continues to post gains on Thursday, as the pair trades in the low-1.66 range in the North American session. The pound has been red hot, climbing 300 points against the dollar in just one week..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-13 18:37
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, point, pound, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Little Movement As US Numbers Slip


"USD/CAD is showing little change on Thursday, as the pair trades just shy of the 1.10 level in the North American session. In economic news, US retail sales data weakened in January, while Unemploymen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-13 17:55
Taggar: employment, market, point, price index, retail sales

US Retail Sales Falls in January


"U.S. retail sales fell unexpectedly in January, and another gauge of consumer spending also slipped. The Commerce Department said on Thursday retail sales fell 0.4 percent last month, led by a drop in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-13 17:40
Taggar: market, retail sales

US Economic Indicators Surprise Negatively, EUR/USD Jumps


"Today’s economic reports from the United States followed the same pattern: economists were expecting no change from the previous readings, but the actual data made a neg..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-13 17:28
Taggar: dollar, report, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie Tumbles After Weak Employment Data


"The improving Australian dollar hit a wall on Thursday, as the currency dropped sharply following a dismal Employment Change release. AUD/USD dropped close to 100 points on the news, but has partially..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-13 16:55
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, employment, market, point, retail sales, trading

US Retail Sales (-0.4%) Largest One month decline in two years


"The post US Retail Sales (-0.4%) Largest One month decline in two years appeared first on MarketPulse."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-13 16:13
Taggar: market, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Yen Moves Higher Ahead of Unemployment Claims


"The Japanese yen has posted gains on Thursday, as USD/JPY has dropped below the 102 line. In economic news, Japanese inflation indicators continue to improve, as the Corporate Goods Price Index posted..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-13 14:15
Taggar: employment, indicators, inflation, market, price index, rate, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Rises After Positive Retail Sales


"GBP/USD has posted strong gains in Tuesday trade, as the pair trades in the high-1.64 range in the North American session. In economic news, new Fed chief Janet Yellen testified before Congress and sa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-11 18:44
Taggar: market, pound, retail sales

AUD/USD Touches 0.90 after Home Prices and Business Sentiment Climbed


"Australia?s dollar reached a four-week high after home prices and business sentiment climbed. The greenback fell against the yen before Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen speaks to U.S. lawmakers t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-11 04:38
Taggar: currency, dollar, market, report, retail sales

GBP/USD at 1.6420 Before Retail Sales


"The pound reached the strongest in a week against the dollar before an industry report tomorrow that economists said will show retail sales increased in January, adding to evidence the recovery is gai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-11 04:30
Taggar: currency, dollar, market, pound, report, retail sales

Singapore Stocks Expected To Fall Further


"The benchmark Straits Times Index (FSSTI) dropped 4.9 percent since Dec. 31, trailing gauges of Thai, Indonesian, Malaysian and Philippine equities by at least 1.8 percentage points. Stocks sank as da..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-10 03:37
Taggar: market, point, retail sales

AUD/USD at 0.8970 after Retail Sales Topped Forecasts


"Australian retail sales topped forecasts for a fifth straight month in December adding to evidence that consumer spending is reviving in time to help cushion the economy from a cooling mining boom. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-06 04:27
Taggar: economy, market, retail sales

Eurozone Retail Sales Fall in December


"Retail sales in the eurozone fell sharply over the Christmas period, with their biggest monthly fall in two-and-a-half years. December’s sales fell by 1% compared to the same time a year ago, an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-05 17:04
Taggar: market, retail sales

USD/JPY around 101.50 on Uneven Recovery


"The dollar dropped to almost a three-month low against the yen as reports on company employment and service-industries growth showed mixed results, underscoring the economy?s uneven recovery. The euro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-05 01:55
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, employment, market, report, retail sales

Sterling Boosted by Robust U.K. Retail Sales Data


"British retail sales leaped 2.6% on month in December, lifting the 12-month increase threefold to 5.3%.  Non-auto sales went up 2.8% from November and by 6.1% from a year earlier. The Japanese ca..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-17 14:01
Taggar: economy, rate, retail sales

Disappointing British and Chinese Data ahead of U.S. Jobs Report


"British industrial production and factory output each stagnated in November, cutting the former’s 12-month rate of increase to 2.5% from 3.2%.  Construction output dropped 4.0% on month, an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-10 15:08
Taggar: industrial production, rate, retail sales

Dollar Rises with Retail Sales


"The EUR/USD turned down today, falling for the first session in eight, as US retail sales exceeded expectations. Truth be told, not all today’s reports were particularly..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-12 18:29
Taggar: employment, rate, report, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Keeps Rolling, Shrugs off Weak Retail Sales


"The British pound continues to post gains on Thursday. GBP/USD is trading just under the 1.61 line in the North American session. The pound shrugged off a decline in Retail Sales, one of the most impo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-14 18:38
Taggar: employment, market, point, pound, retail sales, trade balance, trading

NZD/USD ? Trading Lower as Yellen?s Dovish Impact Fizzles


"Hourly Chart Kiwi dollar rallied early morning despite a weaker than expected Retail Sales number. Q3 results came in at 0.3% amidst expectations for a 0.9% gain, which in itself is lower than previou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-14 11:58
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, market, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD approaching 1.60 as UK Retail Sales declined 0.7% Unexpectedly


"The post GBP/USD approaching 1.60 as UK Retail Sales declined 0.7% Unexpectedly appeared first on MarketPulse."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-14 11:34
Taggar: market, retail sales

China Data Reassured Markets


"China entered the fourth quarter on a stronger-than-expected footing, according to a flurry of data released over the weekend, with the world’s number two economy appearing to defy expectations..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-11 17:47
Taggar: economy, industrial production, investment, market, retail sales

US Retail Sales Rise in October


"Costco Wholesale Corp and Victoria’s Secret parent L Brands Inc were among the major U.S. retailers to report same-store sales gains for October, but the outlook remained downbeat heading into t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-07 16:36
Taggar: market, report, retail sales

Eurozone Sales Drop in September


"Euro zone retail sales fell more than expected in September, data showed on Wednesday, as shoppers held back with purchases amid a slow economic recovery weighed down by record high unemployment and t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-06 17:00
Taggar: employment, market, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Shrugs off Weak Retail Sales


"EUR/USD has gained ground on Wednesday, as the pair trades above the 1.35 line in the European session. Taking a look at economic releases, Spanish and Eurozone Services PMIs beat their estimates but..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-06 13:14
Taggar: market, retail sales

EUR/USD Remains Below 1.3480 Before Retail Sales


"The euro remained lower after sliding in six of the past seven days before data that may show consumer spending fell in the region, bolstering prospects the European Central Bank will consider stimulu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-06 04:24
Taggar: bank, currency, market, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie Rise Continues As Retail Sales Jump


"AUD/USD continues to post gains early in the new trading week. The pair is trading slightly above the 0.95 line in Monday’s European session. The Australian dollar received a boost from Retail S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-04 14:47
Taggar: aussie, dollar, market, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Higher On Stronger Retail Sales, Weekend Chinese Data


"Aussie Dollar traded higher on Monday open following a stronger than expected Chinese Non-Manufacturing PMI which was released over the weekend. Service sector in China reflected stronger growth rates..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-04 04:38
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, dollar trade, market, rate, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Steady as Markets Eye Fed Policy Statement


"EUR/USD has edged higher in Wednesday trading. The pair continues to trade in the mid-1.37 range in the European session. US releases were weak on Tuesday, as Retail Sales, PPI and Consumer Confidence..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-30 14:48
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, market, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Steady as Markets Eye Fed Policy Statement


"EUR/USD has edged higher in Wednesday trading. The pair continues to trade in the mid-1.37 range in the European session. US releases were weak on Tuesday, as Retail Sales, PPI and Consumer Confidence..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-30 14:48
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, market, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Rangebound As US Key Releases Falter


"The Canadian dollar is almost unchanged in Tuesday trading. The pair continues to trade in the mid-1.04 range in the Tuesday’s North American session. In economic news, it was another rough day..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-29 18:13
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, dollar, market, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Slide Continues After RBA Warning


"AUD/USD has lost ground in Tuesday trading. The pair has dropped below the 0.95 line in Tuesday’s North American session. The Aussie lost ground after RBA Governor Glenn Stevens warned that the..."

US Stock Futures Await Fed Meeting Statements


"U.S. stock futures were little changed Tuesday as the Federal Reserve began its two-day meeting and investors waited for the latest economic data to roll in. The U.S. Census Bureau will release its mo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-29 16:46
Taggar: market, report, retail sales

Japan Retail Sales Rise 3.1 Percent


"Japanese retail sales rose 3.1 percent from a year earlier in September, official data showed on Tuesday, a sign a personal spending is continuing to support the nation’s economy. The increase w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-29 16:38
Taggar: economy, market, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Yen Loses Ground Despite Strong Japanese Consumer Spending Data


"USD/JPY is moving higher in Tuesday trading, as the pair tests the 98 line late in the European session. In economic news,  Japanese Household Spending and Retail Sales both jumped sharply in Septembe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-29 16:31
Taggar: day trading, market, point, retail sales, trading

US Retail Sales Climb Ex-Autos


"Retail Sales in the U.S. outside of auto dealers climbed in September, indicating households were sustaining the economic expansion before the government shutdown shook confidence. The 0.4 percent gai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-29 14:57
Taggar: market, retail sales

USD/JPY to 97.50 on Recovery Signs Before BOJ Meeting


"The yen rose against all of its 16 major peers after data in Japan showed retail sales grew more than economists estimated and the unemployment rate dropped before the nation?s central bank holds a me..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-29 07:15
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, employment, market, rate, retail sales

All Eyes on FOMC Meeting


"As the Federal Reserve begins its two-day policy meeting Tuesday, markets will get a look at how consumers behaved just before the government shut down. Economists expect September’s retail sale..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-29 05:20
Taggar: market, report, retail sales

U.S. Dollar Set for Monthly Losses as Fed Meets


"The dollar headed for monthly losses against most major peers before U.S. data forecast to show consumer confidence fell to a five-month low and retail sales stalled as the Federal Reserve starts a tw..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-29 05:17
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, market, retail sales

UK Retail Sales Slowdowns in October


"Retailers suffered a sharp slowdown in sales this month, according to an industry survey that has cast doubt on the pace of the wider UK economic recovery. After a strong run of growth, sales ground t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-28 16:47
Taggar: market, retail sales

Americans Shy Away from Cars


"Retail sales probably stalled in September as Americans shied away from auto showrooms, indicating the economy was cooling ahead of the partial federal shutdown, economists said before reports this we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-28 02:35
Taggar: economy, market, report, retail sales

U.S. Shutdown may have Cost 120,000 Jobs


"The partial government shutdown this month trimmed 0.25 percentage point from fourth-quarter economic growth and cost the U.S. 120,000 jobs in October, President Barack Obama?s chief economic adviser..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-23 08:33
Taggar: analysis, market, point, retail sales

GBP/USD jumps to 1.6150 after Retail Sales


"The pound strengthened the most in four weeks against the dollar after a government report showed U.K. retail sales rose more in September than analysts forecast. Sterling advanced versus all of its 1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-17 01:22
Taggar: dollar, economy, market, pound, report, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Posts Gains, Breaks Above 1.61


"GBP/USD continues to chip away at the US dollar. In Tuesday’s North American session, the pair is trading in the low-1.61 range. The British currency has gained close to one cent since Friday, m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-08 16:41
Taggar: currency, dollar, point, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Posts Gains, Breaks Above 1.61


"GBP/USD continues to chip away at the US dollar. In Tuesday’s North American session, the pair is trading in the low-1.61 range. The British currency has gained close to one cent since Friday, m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-08 16:41
Taggar: currency, dollar, point, retail sales, trading

British Chambers of Commerce Optimistic About UK Economy


"UK companies saw sales and optimism jump in the third quarter, according to the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC). Service firms saw UK sales and orders rise at the fastest pace since 2007, while the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-08 15:30
Taggar: retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady As US Shutdown Drags On


"GBP/USD is steady as we begin the new trading week, with the pair is trading in the mid-1.60 range in Monday’s North American session. The pound has recovered some of the sharp losses it sustain..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-07 16:48
Taggar: pound, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Pushes Past 1.36 As Retail Sales Shines


"EUR/USD continues to make inroads against the US dollar in Thursday trading. The pair rose above the 1.36 level for the first time since February, as the euro received a boost from a solid Eurozone Re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-03 13:27
Taggar: day trading, dollar, employment, indicators, market, retail sales, trading

Brighter U.S. Retail Figures Expected


"U.S. retail sales should rise 3.9 percent this holiday season, outpacing last year’s gains, though economic concerns may impact shoppers’ spending, the world’s largest retail trade a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-03 08:55
Taggar: retail sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie Jumps Following Solid Retail Sales


"AUD/USD has shot higher in Tuesday trading. The Australian dollar has jumped about one cent against its US counterpart and is trading close to the 0.94 line early in the North American session. The Au..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-01 15:26
Taggar: day trading, dollar, rate, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Strong Canadian Retail Sales Fails To Boost Loonie


"USD/CAD continues to trade close to the 1.03 level in Wednesday trading. On Tuesday, Canada posted strong retail sales data, while US consumer confidence numbers were sluggish. Later today, the US rel..."

USD/CAD above 1.03 again on Mideast Tensions and Oil Price


"The Canadian dollar fell as an easing of tensions in the Middle East triggered a decline in the price of oil, the nation?s biggest export. Speculation U.S.-Iranian relations are thawing pushed West Te..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-25 02:16
Taggar: currency, dollar, oil, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Steady Ahead of Key US, Canadian Releases


"USD/CAD has edged higher in Tuesday trading, as the pair trades at the 1.03 line in the European session. In economic news, both Canada and the US will release major events later in the day. Canada re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-24 13:17
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, market, point, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD drops below 1.03 Before Retail Sales


"The Canadian dollar gained for the first time in three days before a report tomorrow forecast to show retail sales rebounded in July from the worst monthly decline this year. Canada?s dollar approache..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-24 02:26
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, report, retail sales

UK Retail Sales Fall 0.9 Percent in August


"Britain’s consumers took a break from shopping last month as spending fell back from the high levels recorded in July. Data from the Office for National Statistics showed that the volume of reta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-19 15:47
Taggar: market, retail sales

GBP/USD up to 1.6130 as Fed Contrasts With BOE


"The pound was 0.2 percent from an eight-month high versus the dollar after the Federal Reserve maintained the pace of asset purchases that debase the U.S. currency, contrasting with U.K. officials who..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-19 09:07
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound, report, retail sales

GBP/USD down to 1.6030 after Retail Sales Drop


"The pound dropped by the most in seven weeks against the dollar after a government report showed U.K. retail sales unexpectedly declined in August. Britain?s currency weakened versus 11 of its 16 majo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-19 01:49
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, pound, report, retail sales

Week in FX Americas ? Soft US Data Calls For A Gradual Taper Approach


"Friday’s US data was disappointing in various circles. In the end it probably has more individuals shifting into a neutral tapering “dollar amount camp” for next weeks FOMC meet. US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-14 14:47
Taggar: dollar, point, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains Ground As US Retail Sales Falter


"GBP/USD has posted gains in Friday trading, with the pair climbing to the mid-1.58 range. The pound took advantage of weak US data, as Core Retail Sales and Retail Sales both fell short of their estim..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-13 15:17
Taggar: consumer sentiment, day trading, employment, pound, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Almost Unchanged Ahead of US Major Releases


"USD/CAD is showing little activity in Friday trading, as the pair continues to trade in the mid-1.03 range in the European session. Taking a look at economic news, US Unemployment Claims dropped sharp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-13 14:34
Taggar: consumer sentiment, day trading, employment, market, retail sales, trading

Spotlight on the U.S.


"Currency markets have been marking time ahead of the U.S. release of retail sales, producer prices, and the latest Reuters/U. Michigan reading of U.S. consumer confidence.  The dollar is unchange..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-13 13:02
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Australian Dollar Steadies After Recent Losses


"AUD/USD is steady on Friday, after posting losses on the previous day. The pair is trading in the mid-0.92 range in the European session. In the US, Unemployment Claims were down sharply, but this was..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-13 11:54
Taggar: consumer sentiment, employment, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Stable As Markets Eye US Major Releases


"USD/JPY is trading in a narrow range on Friday, as the pair trades in the mid-99 range in the European session. Taking a look at economic news, US Unemployment Claims dropped sharply, but technical pr..."

EUR/USD ? Little Movement as Markets Await US Key Releases


"EUR/USD is trading quietly on Friday, with the pair trading just below the 1.33 line in the European session. In economic news, US Unemployment Claims dropped sharply, but technical problems resulted..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-13 10:48
Taggar: consumer sentiment, employment, market, point, retail sales, trading

China Industrial Productions Rises More Than Expected in August


"China’s industrial production rose by more than expected in August, the latest sign that the world’s second-largest economy may be on the mend. Factory output climbed by 10.4% from a year..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-10 19:46
Taggar: economy, industrial production, investment, market, rate, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Pushing Towards Key 93.0 Resistance


"In the eternal struggle between Fundamentals and Technicals, it seems that Technicals won out once again. AUD/USD traded higher earlier due to stronger NAB Business Confidence and Business Conditions..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-10 12:13
Taggar: bull, economy, industrial production, retail sales

China Output Data in Focus as Asian Futures Climb


"Asian stock-index futures rose, indicating the benchmark gauge may extend its longest rally this year, before Chinese factory output and retail sales data. The yen held declines and crude oil slipped..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-10 02:27
Taggar: market, oil, retail sales, share, shares

Peter Leonidou Joins Saxo Bank Cyprus


"Peter Leonidou joins Saxo Bank?s Cyprus office as Senior Manager, Head of Corporate and Retail Sales. Saxo Bank established its Cyprus office in 2012 and has around 40 staff members working from the L..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-06 16:53
Taggar: bank, rate, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Rangebound As Euro PMIs Mixed


"EUR/USD is displaying very little movement in Wednesday trading, as the pair continues to trade in the mid-1.31 range in European trading. US releases started the week strongly, as the ISM Manufacturi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-04 12:28
Taggar: day trading, retail sales, trade balance, trading

AUD/USD ? Climbs Above 0.90 As RBA Maintains Rates


"The Australian dollar has battled back and pushed deep into 0.90 territory in Tuesday trading. AUD/USD is trading in the mid-0.90 range early in the North American session. The Reserve Bank of Austral..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-03 15:45
Taggar: bank, day trading, dollar, point, rate, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD at One-Week High near 0.9050 on RBA Decision


"The Australian dollar climbed to a one-week high after the central bank left interest rates unchanged at a record low and omitted mention of further scope to ease monetary policy. The Aussie earlier p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-03 08:07
Taggar: aussie, bank, dollar, rate, report, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Almost Unchanged as Syrian Fears Ease


"EUR/USD is steady in Friday, as markets jitters over a US strike against Syria have eased. The pair sustained sharp losses on Thursday, but is trading quietly in the mid-1.32 range in Friday?s Europea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-30 12:25
Taggar: employment, market, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Losing Ground Over Syria Tensions


"USD/JPY continues to move higher, as markets jitters continue regarding a likely military strike by the US against Syria. The pair has been marching upwards since Wednesday and is trading in the low-9..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-29 15:22
Taggar: cpi, home sales, indicators, market, retail sales, trading

UK Retail Sales Grow in August


"British retail sales rose surprisingly strongly this month and firms took on workers at the fastest pace in more than a decade, a survey by the Confederation of British Industry showed on Wednesday. T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-28 17:01
Taggar: report, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Volatile as Market Reacts To Syria Fears


"USD/JPY continues to show volatility this week. The pair has crossed above the 97 line in Wednesday trading, after posting sharp losses on Tuesday. The markets are nervous about developments in the Mi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-28 13:47
Taggar: day trading, market, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD at 1.05 on Bets Economy Slowing


"Canada?s dollar lost the most in more than two months as wholesale and retail sales fell and consumer-price gains stayed below the central bank?s inflation target for a 15th month, fueling concern the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-26 02:04
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, inflation, loonie, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Drops As Retail Sales Falter


"The Canadian dollar continues to lose ground against its US counterpart. USD/CAD has pushed above the 1.05 line early in Thursday’s North American session. The Canadian dollar has lost close to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-22 16:07
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, retail sales

India Rupee Sinks to Record Low at 62.4600 per dollar


"India?s rupee plunged to a record low on speculation a strengthening U.S. economy will prompt the Federal Reserve to pare its $85 billion of monthly bond purchases as soon as next month. Government bo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-19 07:23
Taggar: dollar, economy, retail sales

USD/CAD at 1.0350 before Retail and CPI Data


"Canada?s dollar traded in the narrowest range since May before reports this week forecast to show retail sales shrank and the consumer price index remained below the central bank?s inflation target fo..."

GBP/USD up to 1.5630 on Economic Outlook


"The pound was set to advance for a second week versus the dollar and the euro after data added to signs the U.K. economy is strengthening. Sterling climbed to its highest level in eight weeks against..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-16 09:22
Taggar: dollar, economy, pound, report, retail sales

Fed-Tapering Speculation sees U.S. Dollar Decline From One-Week High


"The dollar declined from a one-week high as speculation the Federal Reserve will begin reducing its stimulus measures as soon as next month weighed on demand for assets denominated in the U.S. currenc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-16 02:21
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound, retail sales

GBP/USD Surges to 1.5650 as Retail Sales Rise


"The pound strengthened to an eight-week high against the dollar after U.K. retail sales increased in July more than analysts forecast, adding to evidence Britain?s economy is gathering pace. Sterling..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-16 02:14
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, inflation, pound, rate, retail sales

UK Retail Sales Grows by 1.1 Percent in July


"Britain’s shoppers stocked up on sausages and sun cream during the warmest July for seven years, helping to boost retail sales growth last month to a stronger-than-expected 1.1%. In the latest p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-15 15:16
Taggar: economy, retail sales

USD/SGD Technicals ? Squeezing through 1.27


"Hourly Chart After reaching 1.272 yesterday, prices traded back within the rising Channel and went broke Channel Bottom as well, finding support around 1.268, staying above the Kumo below and forming..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-15 12:39
Taggar: retail sales

NZD/USD ? Heading towards 0.81 on Manufacturing Growth


"And the good news keep coming in! Hot on the heels of yesterday’s stronger than expected Retail Sales numbers, we have NZ Manufacturing Index coming in at 59.5, the strongest print in more than..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-15 08:49
Taggar: economy, retail sales

NZD/USD ? Shopping Frenzy Bringing 0.80 Back Into Focus


"Kiwi Dollar received a boost during early Asian hours today due to a higher than expected Retail Sales figure. Q2′s Retail Sales Ex Inflation grew 1.7% Q/Q, much higher than previous quarterR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-14 12:12
Taggar: dollar, inflation, kiwi, point, retail sales

EUR/USD Slips for Third Session on US Retail Sales


"EUR/USD dipped for the third consecutive trading session today as US retail sales increased for the fourth straight month in July. Import and export prices data was..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-13 16:28
Taggar: dollar, retail sales, trading

US Retail Sales Rise in July


"Retail sales rose in July for a fourth consecutive month, showing the U.S. economy is breaking free of the effects of higher taxes and federal budget cuts. The 0.2 percent increase followed a 0.6 perc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-13 15:02
Taggar: economy, report, retail sales

U.S. Dollar Edges Up


"The dollar retook some lost ground on Tuesday as investors covered short positions in anticipation of potentially strong retail sales data, while the yen sagged on a media report Japanese Prime Minist..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-13 07:56
Taggar: dollar, rate, report, retail sales, short position

USD/CAD Returns to 1.0345 on U.S. Retail Sales


"The Canadian dollar weakened for a second day after a report showed U.S. retail sales rose for a fourth straight month, adding to signs the nation?s economy is falling behind that of its biggest tradi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-13 01:55
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, report, retail sales, trading

U.S. Retail Sales expected to have Climbed in July


"Retail sales probably rose for a fourth consecutive month in July, showing the U.S. economy is breaking free of the effects of higher taxes and budget cuts, economists said before reports this week. P..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-12 02:31
Taggar: economy, employment, report, retail sales

U.S. Dollar Touches One Week High


"The dollar touched the highest in almost a week versus the yen before a report today that may show U.S. retail sales climbed for a fourth month. The Bloomberg U.S. Dollar Index advanced for a second d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-12 01:58
Taggar: dollar, report, retail sales

Next Week


"Featured Data Highlights: Monday:       Japanese 2Q GDP Tuesday:      Japanese machinery orders, U.S. retail sales, Ezone industrial production a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-10 02:45
Taggar: bank, industrial production, retail sales

Week in FX Asia ? China Data Boosts Asian Currencies


"The IMF has outlined the top three risks to global growth are as follows: US Fed QE tapering, Japanese monetary policy and Chinese low growth. This week Chinese factory output data beat expectations..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-09 17:35
Taggar: market, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Rally Continues as Services PMI Sparkles


"The British pound is on a roll, and continues to post gains against the retreating dollar. The pound was buoyed by a red-hot Services PMI. The key index posted its highest level in over six years. In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-05 16:27
Taggar: dollar, point, pound, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Tries To Forget Disastrous Week


"The Australian dollar took a nasty tumble last week, and the toll was a huge drop of 350 points against the surging US dollar. The Aussie will try to put last week’s fiasco behind it, as it star..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-05 12:22
Taggar: aussie, dollar, point, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Testing 1.33 Line as Italian PMI Jumps


"EUR/USD treated the markets to some volatility on Thursday and Friday, but the pair has started off the new trading week quietly. EUR/USD is trading slightly below the 1.33 level in Monday’s Eur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-05 11:33
Taggar: employment, market, retail sales, trading

NZD/USD Falls to Near Month Low Below 0.78


"New Zealand?s dollar dropped to the lowest in almost a month against its U.S. counterpart after China banned imports of milk powder from Auckland-based Fonterra Cooperative Group Ltd. The Australian d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-05 07:09
Taggar: bank, dollar, rate, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Testing 1.33 as Markets as Eurozone Unemployment Numbers Improve


"The euro is putting pressure on the 1.33 line in Wednesday’s European session, but has not been able to push above this barrier. Wednesday has plenty of releases on the schedule, with major even..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-31 12:31
Taggar: employment, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Solid Japanese Retail Sales Pushes Yen Higher


"The Japanese yen is steady as we start the new trading week. In Monday’s European session, USD/JPY is trading in the high-97 range. The yen got a boost from Japanese Retail Sales on Sunday, whic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-29 13:33
Taggar: consumer sentiment, home sales, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Steady as Euro PMIs Point Upwards


"EUR/USD is steady on Wednesday, as PMI releases out of Europe were solid. In the European session, the pair is trading in the mid-1.32 range. In economic news, Services and Manufacturing PMIs from Ger..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-24 13:26
Taggar: home sales, market, point, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD to 1.03 as Retail Sales Top Forecast


"Canada?s dollar rallied to a one-month high after a report showed retail sales in May increased at the fastest pace in three years, fueling speculation the economy may be improving. The currency gaine..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-24 02:56
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, report, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Loonie Improves on Strong Canadian Retail Sales Numbers


"The Canadian dollar has been quietly chipping away and gaining ground against its US counterpart since last week. This trend continued on Tuesday, as USD/CAD dropped below the 1.03 level in the North..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-23 17:48
Taggar: dollar, retail sales

Mixed Data and a Couple of Central Bank Meetings


"The dollar rose 0.4% against the yen, drawing very near the 100 threshold.  The dollar otherwise has dropped 0.3% against the loonie, which was supported by strong Canadian retail sales figures.&..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-23 17:33
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, retail sales

USD/CAD Below 1.0350 on Retail-Sales Forecast


"The Canadian dollar reached the highest level in a month along with the price of commodity export gold before a government report tomorrow that is forecast to show retail sales accelerated in May. The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-23 02:35
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, gold, inflation, rate, report, retail sales

UK Retail Sales Rise 0.2% in June


"UK retail sales rose by 0.2% in June from the month before, helped by department store discounts. The Office for National Statistics said the figure meant sales were up 2.2% from a year earlier. June&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-18 19:27
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, retail sales

GBP/USD ? UK Retail Sales Disappoint, but Pound Remains Steady


"GBP/USD is steady in Thursday trading, after posting sharp gains on Wednesday. The pair was trading just above the 1.52 line in the North American session. Looking at economic releases, UK Retail Sale..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-18 17:36
Taggar: day trading, employment, retail sales, trading

Chinese Yuan Weaker


"Chinese monthly house price data revealed continuing upward pressure.  Related to this, officials set the yuan at its weakest level in ten days.  British retail sales figures exhibited great..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-18 13:33
Taggar: bank, retail sales

US Market Roundup ? Higher despite Bad News


"A slow day for US stocks with prices trading mostly flat once again. Dow 30 gained 0.13% while S&P 500 grew 0.14% on a day which saw Chinese releasing slightly disappointing economic data with US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-16 04:11
Taggar: point, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD to 1.0440 After US Retail Sales


"The Canadian dollar declined, trimming a gain last week that was the biggest since December 2011, as U.S. retail sales rose less than projected in June, underscoring a second-quarter slowdown in the e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-16 03:55
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, point, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD Drops, Trims Decline on Disappointing US Retail Sales


"EUR/USD was heading lower today, but bounced after US retail sales disappointed traders, showing growth that was smaller than expected. The rally was short-lived and the euro may yet re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-15 16:49
Taggar: point, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Unchanged as US Retail Sales Falters


"USD/CAD is steady in Monday trading. The pair is trading just above the 1.04 line early in the North American session. There was little reaction from the pair to Monday’s US releases. US Core Re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-15 16:35
Taggar: day trading, retail sales, trading

China GDP Slows to 7.5 Percent


"China’s GDP growth slowed in the second quarter to 7.5 percent year-on-year as weak overseas demand weighed on output and investment, lining up a test of Beijing’s resolve to revamp the wo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-15 16:04
Taggar: economy, investment, retail sales

US Retail Sales Rise Less Than Expected in June


"Retail sales rose less than expected in June, the latest sign of a slowdown in economic growth that could argue against the Federal Reserve’s plan to start trimming its monetary stimulus later..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-15 16:03
Taggar: employment, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Yen Lower as Dollar Flirts With 100


"The US dollar continues to chip away at the yen at the start of the new trading week. USD/JPY has pushed above the critical 100 level in the Monday’s European session. Taking a look at Monday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-15 13:38
Taggar: dollar, market, retail sales, trading

U.S. Retail Sales Expected to Have Climbed in June


"Retail sales probably rose at a faster pace in June and the U.S. housing market strengthened as the economy began to emerge from a slowdown tied to higher taxes and budget cutbacks, economists said be..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-15 03:34
Taggar: economy, market, report, retail sales

Amid Fed Speculation, U.S. Dollar Holds Gains


"The dollar held gains against the yen and euro from the end of last week before U.S. data on retail sales today that may add to the case for the Federal Reserve to reduce monetary stimulus. The Bloomb..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-15 03:29
Taggar: dollar, retail sales

Next Week


"The two main highlights in the week to July 19 will be the release of several Chinese economic indicators and the Humphrey-Hawkins testimony of Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke before the House on We..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-14 16:10
Taggar: indicators, industrial production, investment, retail sales

China Becomes Worlds Second Largest Retail Market


"China’s retail market is booming. The nation has become the world’s second largest retail market as its retail trade volume doubled to 21 trillion yuan (US$3.44 trillion) in 2012, from 10..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-05 15:23
Taggar: market, rate, retail sales

Japan Key Economic Index Turns Positive Sparking Hope


"Japan’s economy has turned positive as the depreciation of the yen sparks hopes of a recovery in exports, prompting companies to boost production, a government report said Friday. The index of c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-05 15:21
Taggar: economy, indicators, report, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Backtracks, Crashes Below 1.30 Level as Portugal Crisis Worsens


"The euro started the new trading week with gains, but has reversed direction and had lost close to one cent against the US dollar since Tuesday. EUR/USD crashed below the 1.30 line on Tuesday as a pol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-03 13:06
Taggar: dollar, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Retail Sales Vs Trade Balance, Winner: RBA


"What a busy day for AUD/USD! Price rallied during early Asian session as short traders started to close out their profitable positions ahead of the Retail Sales news event risk, while speculators join..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-03 06:07
Taggar: bear, profit, rate, retail sales

WTI Crude Heads for Longest Gain In Three Months


"West Texas Intermediate rose for a fifth day, its longest increase since April, on that signs of economic recovery in the U.S. and Germany will support fuel consumption. WTI futures climbed as much 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-28 15:02
Taggar: consumption, economy, employment, retail sales

Data Deluge, Press Report Denials, and Quarter-End


"Lots of data were released on this final working day of the second quarter. Japanese figures show stronger inflation and activity. German retail sales also beats expectations.  German CPI inflati..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-28 13:18
Taggar: cpi, inflation, market, rate, report, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Little Change Despite Solid German Retail Sales


"EUR/USD is almost unchanged in Friday trading, as the pair is trading in the mid-1.30 range in the European session. In economic releases, German Retail Sales looked very sharp. French data was mixed..."

Higher than expected German Retail Sales ? EUR/USD Flat


"German retail sales rose more than forecast in May, adding to signs that a recovery in Europe?s largest economy has gathered pace this quarter. Sales adjusted for inflation and seasonal swings climbed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-28 08:42
Taggar: economy, employment, inflation, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Steady Ahead of Major US Releases


"EUR/USD has started the week quietly, in sharp contrast to the volatility we saw last week. In Tuesday’s European session, the pair is trading in the low-1.31 range. Taking a look at economic ne..."

USD/CAD ? Loonie Swoon Continues After Weak Canadian Numbers


"The US dollar continues its impressive rally against against the Canadian currency. Early in Monday’s North American session, USD/CAD was trading in the mid-1.05 range. We have not seen the Cana..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-24 15:17
Taggar: cpi, currency, dollar, inflation, point, retail sales, trading

Canadian Inflation, Retail Sales Advance Less Than Expected


"Canada’s inflation rate accelerated less than economists forecast in May as a jump in natural gas prices was partly offset by a drop in transportation costs, while retail sales for April also ro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-21 15:19
Taggar: inflation, price index, rate, retail sales

USD/CAD ? US Dollar Flies High as Canadian Releases Falter


"The US dollar is up sharply against its Canadian counterpart on Friday, as the greenback takes full advantage of weak Canadian retail sales and inflation numbers. The pair has jumped close to one cent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-21 15:06
Taggar: dollar, employment, home sales, inflation, market, point, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Struggling as Fed says QE Tightening Likely


"After sustaining sharp losses on Wednesday, the pound has managed to stabilize in Thursday trading. GBP/USD was trading in the high-1.54 level in the North American session. The pound started the week..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-20 17:32
Taggar: currencies, day trading, dollar, pound, retail sales, trading

Gold Prices Awaiting Fed?s Meeting for Direction


"Gold held steady in Asian trading on Monday as investors awaited indications from a key U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later this week on the outlook for the central bank’s bond buying programme..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-17 12:04
Taggar: bank, gold, market, retail sales, trading

US Retail Sales Rise More than Expected in May


"US retail sales rose more than expected last month, helped by a jump in car sales, government data has shown. Retail sales increased by 0.6% in May from April, the Commerce Department said. Analysts h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-14 17:19
Taggar: retail sales

USD/CAD ? Steady as Canadian Mfg. Data Disappoints


"After gains on Thursday, the Canadian dollar has settled down. USD/CAD is trading in the high-1.01 range in Friday’s North American session. In economic news, US retail sales and unemployment fi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-14 15:33
Taggar: consumer sentiment, dollar, employment, market, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Gains Continue after BOJ release


"The Japanese yen continues to post gains against the retreating US dollar. USD/JPY has dipped below the 95 line in Friday’s European session. The yen got a boost from the BOJ Monetary Policy Mee..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-14 12:45
Taggar: consumer sentiment, dollar, economy, employment, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Little Change after Strong US Numbers


"EUR/USD is steady, as the pair trades in the low-1.33 range in Friday’s European session. The pair showed little reaction to strong US  numbers on Thursday, as unemployment and retail sales numb..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-14 11:57
Taggar: consumer sentiment, cpi, employment, market, retail sales

US Market Round Up ? S&P 500 Channel Intact, Dow Gain 180 points


"US stocks broke a 3-day decline on the back of better than expected economic data. Advance Retail Sales for May came in at 0.6%, beating estimates of 0.4% and much stronger than April’s 0.1%. We..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-14 04:34
Taggar: retail sales

EUR/USD Retreats After Reaching Highest Since February


"EUR/USD climbed to the highest level since February today, but retreated later. The drop was caused by good reports from the United States that supported the outlook for&..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-13 17:00
Taggar: report, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Almost Unchanged as US Posts Solid Data


"After posting gains throughout the week at the expense of the US dollar, the pound is almost unchanged in Thursday trading. In the North American session, the pound is trading in the mid-1.56 range. T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-13 16:53
Taggar: day trading, dollar, employment, pound, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Sharp Gains after Solid Aussie Employment Numbers


"The Australian dollar continues to rack up gains, and has risen over one cent in Thursday trading. AUD/USD is trading in the high-95 range in the European session. The Aussie got a boost from strong d..."

EUR/USD ? Quiet as Markets Await US Key Releases


"EUR/USD is trading in the mid-1.33 range, as the markets are cautious ahead of key US releases on Thursday. The US will release Core Retail Sales, Retail Sales and Unemployment Claims, all of which ar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-13 12:21
Taggar: bank, bull, employment, market, point, retail sales, trading

EU GDP Decline Slows Down in April


"The pace of the euro zone’s economic contraction slowed down quarter-on-quarter in the first three months of this year, the EU’s statistics office confirmed on Wednesday, but retail sales..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-05 16:46
Taggar: point, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Rangebound as Markets Await Key US Data


"EUR/USD has settled down after posting sharp gains at the start of the week. The pair was unchanged on Tuesday, and is trading quietly in the mid-1.30 range in Wednesday?s European session. In economi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-05 12:48
Taggar: employment, retail sales, trading

UK Retail Sales Rebound


"British retail sales rebounded in May, exceeding their average growth rate over the previous year, an industry survey showed on Tuesday in a further sign that economic recovery may be starting to take..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-04 03:29
Taggar: rate, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Slight Gains Despite Weak Australian numbers


"After a disastrous May, the Australian dollar has posted some gains to start June. AUD/USD has pulled away from the 0.96 line, and was trading in the mid-0.95 range in Monday’s European session..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-03 14:28
Taggar: aussie, dollar, market, rate, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Lower than expected Retail Sales not dampening bulls


"AUD/USD traded higher during Monday open, pushing from a May close of 0.957 to above 0.960 during the first 2 hours of trading. Price continue to climb higher, hitting 0.963 interim resistance and was..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-03 06:59
Taggar: retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Rally Continues as US Data Disappoints


"The euro continued to move higher against the US dollar on Thursday. EUR/USD  climbed around one cent, capitalizing on a string of  weak US releases. The pair is trading slightly above the 1.30 level..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-31 11:17
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, employment, inflation, rate, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Dollar Gains Ahead of Key Japanese, US Numbers


"We continue to see movement from USD/JPY, as the pair trades in the mid-101 level in Thursday’s European session. The pair continues to show volatility, as the currency reacts to turbulence in t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-30 13:42
Taggar: currency, inflation, market, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Volatilty Continues as Yen Regains Ground


"It’s been a busy week for USD/JPY, as the pair continues to display strong movement this week. The yen took a tumble on Tuesday, but has since recovered, as the Nikkei is again showing volatilit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-29 13:50
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? US Dollar Edges Higher as Markets Return to Action


"USD/CAD started the week on a very quiet note as the US markets were closed on Monday. The US dollar has edged up on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the high-1.03 range early in the North American sess..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-28 16:36
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, market, point, retail sales, us market

What?s To Disrupt This Forex Day Off?


"The last week of May sees the release of a slew of Japanese April data including industrial production, consumer prices, retail sales, household spending and unemployment. The market should expect tha..."

Japan in Focus This Week


"A slew of economic data from Japan is likely to be in focus this week as markets try to assess whether or not the dose of medicine to kick start the world’s third biggest economy is starting to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-27 05:18
Taggar: economy, market, retail sales

USD/CAD Near 1.04 as Bernanke Hints at Tapering


"Canada?s dollar dropped to an almost one-year low versus its U.S. peer after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said monthly bond purchases may be reduced if the economy shows sustained growth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-23 08:32
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, rate, retail sales

UK Retail Sales Drops 1.3 Percent Due to Bad Weather


"Retail sales in April were 1.3% lower than in March as bad weather continued to dent spending. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) also said retail sales volumes last month were 0.5% higher than..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-22 16:59
Taggar: retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Slips as UK Retail Sales Falter


"GBP/USD continues to lose ground, and the pound is struggling to stay above the 1.51 early on in the North American session. British Retail Sales, a key indicator, had its worst performance since last..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-22 16:45
Taggar: bank, pound, rate, retail sales

USD/CAD ? US Dollar Pushes Higher after Weak Cdn. Retail Sales


"The US dollar has not let go of its tight hold on its Canadian cousin, as USD/CAD punched through the 1.03 line in Wednesday’s European session. The greenback got some help as Canadian retail sa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-22 15:44
Taggar: dollar, home sales, retail sales

AUD/USD Rallies to 0.9980 Before Nation?s Budget


"Australia?s dollar rose, ending a six-day drop, ahead of the nation?s budget announcement after Treasurer Wayne Swan said his government will focus on jobs and growth. The so-called Aussie also advanc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-14 04:00
Taggar: announcement, aussie, dollar, market, report, retail sales

USD/CAD Moves to 1.01 on U.S. Retail Growth


"The Canadian dollar advanced versus 15 of its 16 most-traded peers after April retail sales unexpectedly rose in the U.S., Canada?s biggest trading partner. The currency gained with its U.S. counterpa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-14 03:58
Taggar: currency, dollar, oil, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Continues Slide as US Retail Sales Edges Up


" After losing over two cents last week, GBP/USD continues to point downwards as we start the new week. The pair is testing the 1.53 line in Monday’s North American session. In economic releases..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-13 17:31
Taggar: market, point, retail sales

EUR Gains on USD as Europe Wants to Spur Growth


"EUR/USD gained today on signs that European leaders are going to find new ways to boost economic growth of the eurozone. Previously, the euro was falling against the ..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-13 16:42
Taggar: dollar, retail sales

US Dollar Strength Lowers Prices of Oil and Gold


"The dollar continued to strengthen on Monday, sending oil and gold prices lower, after the Group of Seven backed Japan’s efforts to spur growth via aggressive monetary easing. An unexpected rise..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-13 16:03
Taggar: dollar, economy, gold, oil, point, profit, retail sales

US Retail Sales Rose in April


"Retail sales in the U.S. unexpectedly rose in April reflecting broad-based gains that may ease concern consumers are holding back. The 0.1 percent increase followed a 0.5 percent drop in March, Commer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-13 15:54
Taggar: retail sales

USD/CAD ? Steady after US Retail Sales Edges Higher


"USD/CAD is steady as we begin the new trading week. The pair was trading just below the 1.01 line early in Monday’s North American session. In economic news, US Retail Sales edged up 0.1%, while..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-13 15:44
Taggar: retail sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Slumping Aussie Dips Under Parity


"AUD/USD continues to lose ground, and dropped below the all-important parity level on the weekend. The Aussie has been no match lately for the US dollar, which has been broadly higher thanks to strong..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-13 14:40
Taggar: aussie, dollar, employment, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Tests 102 as US Numbers Point Up


"After finally breaking the 100 barrier late last week, the US dollar continues to sizzle. USD/JPY briefly pushed above the 102 line earlier on Monday, before retracting back to the mid-101 range. In e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-13 13:48
Taggar: dollar, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Drops Below 1.30 as US Numbers Improve


"The EUR/USD continues to lose ground, as the pair dipped below the 1.30 level on Friday. The dollar strengthened thanks to improving US employment numbers, which has raised speculation that the US Fed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-13 13:12
Taggar: dollar, employment, finance, retail sales

China Unlikely to Show Recovery this Quarter


"China?s fixed-asset investment unexpectedly decelerated last month while industrial output trailed estimates, adding to concerns that the economy will fail to show much of a recovery this quarter. Fix..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-13 08:36
Taggar: economy, investment, rate, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Gains After Strong Aussie Employment Numbers


"AUD/USD has rebounded after some sharp losses early in the week. The pair took advantage of stellar Australian Employment Change, which was much higher than expectations. AUD/USD barreled past the 1.0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-09 14:03
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Higher as UK Posts Mixed Numbers


"The pound continues to hold its own against the US dollar, and was trading in the mid-1.55 range. Wednesday’s British data was a mixed bag, as the Halifax House Price Index jumped 1.1%, its best..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-08 16:56
Taggar: dollar, market, pound, price index, retail sales, trading

UK Retail Sales Fall Hurt by Earlier Easter


"British retail sales plunged unexpectedly last month, hurt by an earlier Easter this year, although the underlying trend appears to be improving, the British Retail Consortium said on Wednesday. Sales..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-08 15:56
Taggar: retail sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie Struggling After Surprise Rate Cut


"The Australian dollar has managed to stem this week’s sharp slide, but remains under pressure. The Aussie was hit by a double whammy earlier this week, as Australian Retail Sales missed its esti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-08 13:52
Taggar: aussie, bank, dollar, oil, rate, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Weakens, Testing 1.55 Line


"GBP/USD continues to edge lower in Tuesday trading. The pound, which touched 1.5598 on Monday, is now struggling to remain above the 1.55 line early in the North American session. The lone UK release..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-07 16:41
Taggar: day trading, pound, rate, retail sales, trading

Weaker Aussie Dollar on Rate Cut Speculation


"The U.S. currency has climbed 0.7% against the Aussie dollar but is otherwise fairly stable relative to Friday closing levels. Australian retail sales fell 0.4% in March.  It was the first declin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-06 16:41
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, retail sales

Europe Retail Sales Fall in March


"Euro-area services and manufacturing output shrank for a 15th straight month in April and retail sales fell in March as the 17-nation economy struggled to emerge from recession. A composite index base..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-06 15:57
Taggar: economy, report, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Sharp Losses as Aussie Retail Sales Slumps


"AUD/USD started the new trading week pointing downwards, as the pair slid to the low-1.02 level in Monday’s European session. The Aussie took a hit as Australian Retail Sales and ANZ Job Adverti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-06 15:23
Taggar: aussie, point, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Sinks on weaker M/M Retail Sales


"Australia March’s Retail Sales came in at -0.4%, a surprisingly underwhelming result versus expectations of a 0.1% rise, pushing price below 1.03 convincingly. However, it is important to note t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-06 04:50
Taggar: retail sales

USD/JPY Moving Back Towards 100 on Signs U.S. Economy Picking Up


"The yen held a loss against the dollar after its biggest decline in two weeks on signs the U.S. recovery is gathering pace. The yen traded 0.9 percent from 100 per dollar after figures on May 3 showed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-06 03:57
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, rate, report, retail sales

AUD/USD Down Below 1.03 Before RBA Meeting


"Australia?s dollar weakened before a report forecast to show retail sales slowed in March and as traders bet on the possibility of the Reserve Bank cutting rates to a record low. The currency declined..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-06 03:55
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, dollar, employment, rate, report, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Steady as Japanese Releases Paint Mixed Picture


"The Japanese yen continues to hold its own against the US dollar in Tuesday trading. USD/JPY edged lower in the European session, and was trading in the mid-98 range. Japanese releases were mixed on M..."

Dollar Drops as Lastest Economic News Drags


"US dollar in forex tradingThe latest economic news is dragging on the US dollar, sending it lower as concerns about economic growth weigh. Durable goods and retail sales both disappointed earlier this..."

EUR/USD ? Fluctuating After More Weak German Numbers


"The euro is having a busy Wednesday, dropping against the US dollar, only to recoup those losses. The pair fell after Germany released another weak event, the third in the past two days. EUR/USD dropp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-24 12:19
Taggar: dollar, durable goods, goods orders, home sales, market, retail sales

USD/CAD at 1.0260 as Global Slowing Dims Export View


"The Canadian dollar traded at an almost six-week low against its U.S. counterpart on signs from Europe and China that global economic growth is slowing, undermining demand for Canada?s exports. The cu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-24 07:28
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, dollar trade, report, retail sales

USD/CAD -Unchanged After Solid Canadian Retail Sales


"It’s been a very quiet week for USD/CAD, as the pair continues to tread softly in the mid-1.02 range. In economic releases, Canadian numbers looked sharp, as Core Retail Sales and Retail Sales b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-23 16:02
Taggar: bank, retail sales

UK Pound Falters on QE Expectations


"Sterling loses ground in forex tradingUK pound is heading lower today, dropping as concerns about quantitative easing once again weigh. Retail sales data came in weaker than expected, and that has man..."

GBP/USD ? Higher after Weak Numbers from UK and US


"GBP/USD has moved higher in Thursday trading. Early in the North American session, the pair was trading in the high-1.52 range.  In economic news, British Retail Sales declined sharply, while in the U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-18 17:00
Taggar: day trading, employment, market, retail sales, trading

UK Retail Sales Fall 0.7 Percent


"Retail sales fell by more than expected in March after heavy snowfall deterred shoppers from venturing out to buy clothes and homeware. According to official figures, sales volumes declined by 0.7% la..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-18 16:20
Taggar: bank, retail sales

Gold Bears Mission Accomplished: Is the EUR next?


"Reports revealing that Chinas growth is losing momentum are a blow to risk asset prices this Monday morning. Weaker than expected Chinese Q1 GDP growth of +7.7%, y/y (+8.0% expected), combined with th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-15 12:44
Taggar: consumer confidence, report, retail sales

U.S. and China Data Raises Recovery Worry as Risk Assets Hit


"Risk assets from commodities to Asian shares slid on Monday as weaker-than-expected U.S. and Chinese data raised concerns about the global economic outlook, prompting investors to book some gains from..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-15 06:18
Taggar: consumer sentiment, economy, market, retail sales, share, shares

Negative Tone for Oil Prices from US and China Data


"Benchmark oil prices are set to decline further this week with U.S. Crude possibly breaking the $90 a barrel support and Brent touching $100, on recent downgrades to global oil demand forecasts. Easin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-15 05:56
Taggar: oil, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Steady as Key US Releases Post Declines


"GBP/USD is trading quietly, as the markets digest the release of key US data earlier on Friday. Late in the European session, the pair was steady, as the pair was trading in the mid-1.53 range. After..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-12 15:41
Taggar: consumer sentiment, market, point, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Edges Lower as Markets Keep Eye on US Releases


"AUD/USD has edged lower in Friday trading. The pair was trading in the low-1.05 range in the European session. The markets are awaiting a host of US releases later on Friday, including four key events..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-12 14:04
Taggar: consumer sentiment, day trading, employment, market, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Markets Await Key US Releases


"USD/CAD is steady in Friday’s European session, as the pair trades in the low-1.01 range. The Canadian posted some modest gains following strong US employment numbers, but has coughed up some of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-12 13:13
Taggar: consumer sentiment, employment, retail sales

Catching The Falling EUR Knife A Winning Strategy?


"Mostly a crowded trade and one currency ? the yen against everything, have consumed the FX market. Today is another short day of Euro-market moving data, and with no supply to be taken down, investors..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-12 12:40
Taggar: consumer sentiment, currency, fx market, market, point, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Roller Coaster Ride After Draghi Remarks


"EUR/USD displayed strong volatility on Thursday, following the ECB rate announcement and comments by ECB head Mario Draghi at a press conference. The euro dropped sharply but roared back and closed ab..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-05 12:06
Taggar: announcement, employment, rate, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Edges Lower Despite Positive Aussie Numbers


"AUD/USD edged lower in Thursday trading, despite some positive Australian releases. The pair was trading in the low-1.04 range. Retail Sales and Building Approvals, both key releases, beat market expe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-04 15:36
Taggar: bank, day trading, employment, market, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Stronger Retail Sales not able to re-test 1.05


"Australian consumption remains high, with latest Retail Sales figure showing a 1.3% growth in Feb, much higher than expectations of a 0.3% gain. The largest M/M increase since Dec 2009 in retail produ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-04 06:23
Taggar: consumption, employment, rate, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD Near 1.0480 as Retail Sales Exceed Forecasts


"Australia?s dollar gained for a fifth day as traders pared bets on interest-rate cuts after retail sales climbed by the most in more than three years. The so-called Aussie traded 0.2 percent from the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-04 05:34
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, rate, retail sales

USD/JPY ? BOJ Hints at Further Easing


"USD/JPY has edged downwards in Thursday trading. The pair moved lower in the Asian session, and this continued in European trading, as USD/JPY dipped below the 94 line. The pair has bounced higher, an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-28 14:38
Taggar: cpi, day trading, market, point, retail sales, trading

Stronger German Retail Sales Helps Euro Equities


"European stocks climbed, extending their third consecutive quarterly gain, as a report showed retail sales unexpectedly increased in Germany last month. U.S. index futures were little changed, while A..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-28 14:25
Taggar: report, retail sales, share, shares

EUR/USD ? Cyprus, Italy Worries Weigh on Euro


" EUR/USD remains under pressure in Thursday’s European trading. The pair dropped into the mid-1.27 range, but has bounced back and is now testing the 1.28 line. The Cyprus saga continues, as the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-28 13:21
Taggar: bank, rate, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Drops Below 1.28 as Cyprus Concerns Continue


"EUR/USD continues to drop, losing more ground since the announcement of a rescue package for Cyprus. The bailout agreement that was announced earlier this week has not improved market sentiment as ban..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-27 13:12
Taggar: announcement, bank, home sales, market, retail sales

Growing Debt Problem Gives Rajoy Budget Headache


"Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy?s progress in curbing a deficit worsened by the cost of servicing Spain?s swelling debt load will be revealed this week with the release of data on the country?s finances..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-25 10:17
Taggar: finance, inflation, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps after Solid GBP Releases


"GBP/USD has climbed almost one cent in Thursday trading. The pair was trading in the mid-1.51 range early in the North American session. The pound received a boost from some strong British releases. R..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-21 18:36
Taggar: day trading, employment, market, pound, rate, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Volatile after Release of US, Canadian Data


"USD/CAD has edged lower in Thursday trading. The pair dropped as low as the 1.02 line, but has bounced higher, and was trading in the mid-1.02 range. In the US, there were no surprises from the Federa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-21 16:23
Taggar: day trading, employment, market, rate, retail sales, trading

Disappointing Economic Data from the Euro Area and Japan


"Risk appetite is down.  The Cypriot banking crisis continues to fester.  Preliminary Ezone PMI readings for March were troubling.  Japan posted a record customs clearance trade deficit..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-21 13:50
Taggar: bank, retail sales

Canadian Dollar Finds Support against US Dollar


"Loonie in forex tradingCanadian dollar is finding support today in forex trading against the US dollar. The loonie is heading higher, thanks to better risk appetite, and to the prospect of better econ..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-20 10:04
Taggar: currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, loonie, market, rate, retail sales, trading

Week in FX Asia ? Is Future Yen Weakness A Myth?


"Certainly a concern to the lemming bear Yen trades out there is that USD/JPY price action has very much disappointed after the BoJ leadership sailed through Japan’s parliament. Buying USD/JPY ha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-16 22:05
Taggar: bear, dollar, point, retail sales

Week in FX Asia ? Is Future Yen Weakness A Myth?


"Certainly a concern to the lemming bear Yen trades out there is that USD/JPY price action has very much disappointed after the BoJ leadership sailed through Japan’s parliament. Buying USD/JPY ha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-15 12:17
Taggar: bear, dollar, point, retail sales

USD/ JPY ? Yen Slump Continues as Pair Pushes Above 96 Line


"The Japanese yen continues to struggle, as USD/JPY pushed above the 96 line in Thursday trading. The pair has now climbed into the mid-96 range. Will we see new multi-year lows for the Japanese curren..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-14 14:02
Taggar: currency, day trading, indicators, market, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Loses Ground After Strong US Retail Sales Numbers


"The US dollar continues to put pressure on the euro, which has now fallen below the important 1.30 level. The euro posted losses on Wednesday, after the US released more positive numbers. Retail Sales..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-14 12:42
Taggar: bull, dollar, economy, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Edges Lower After Strong US Retail Sales Numbers


"GBP/USD has been quite busy in Wednesday trading, showing movement in both directions. The pound pushed higher early in the European session, only to cough up those gains following the release of posi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-13 18:18
Taggar: currency, day trading, indicators, pound, retail sales, trading

US Retail Rises in February despite higher Taxes


"Retail sales rose solidly in February as Americans bought automobiles and other goods even as they paid more for gasoline, suggesting consumer spending this quarter will hold up despite higher taxes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-13 16:00
Taggar: report, retail sales

USD/ CAD ? Almost Unchanged as Rangebound Trading Continues


"For traders looking for some excitement and volatility, USD/CAD is not your ticket, so far this week. The pair continues to trade in the 1.0260 range, showing little appetite to break out of this comf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-13 15:35
Taggar: market, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Unsteady as Pair Tests 96 Level


"USD/JPY is busy in Wednesday trading, and has shown movement in both directions. The pair continues to test the 96 level, which has seen activity throughout the week. There are a host of US releases t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-13 13:39
Taggar: bank, day trading, market, retail sales, trading

Waiting for ?.


"Investors await U.S. retail sales figures and several central bank policy decisions.  Meanwhile, stocks and sovereign debt yields are lower, and the dollar has been generally stable. U.S. import..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-13 13:03
Taggar: bank, dollar, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Under Pressure as Eurozone Data Disappoints


"EUR/USD remains under pressure in Wednesday trading, as Eurozone numbers were sluggish. In today?s economic releases, French data was a disappointment, as Final Non-Farm Payrolls and CPI fell below ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-13 12:58
Taggar: cpi, day trading, industrial production, market, point, rate, retail sales, trading

Are The Yen Bears Afraid To Lose Face?


"In capital markets, especially forex, the trend remains your friend, boring but true. Actively watching or participating in any consolidated range trade action can be rather tedious and the current st..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-13 12:40
Taggar: forex, forex market, market, retail sales

US Dollar Falls Back after Gaining Earlier


"Greenback in currency tradingUS dollar is falling back today, following earlier gains. The greenback is lower in currency trading against the euro, although it retains its edge against the pound and t..."

Disappointing Chinese Data and an Italian Debt Downgrade


"On Friday, Fitch downgraded the rating on Italian sovereign Italian debt to BBB+ from A-. Over the weekend, China released a disappointing mix of economic figures. CPI inflation accelerated from 2.0%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-11 17:26
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Fluctuating After Positive UK Services PMI


"GBP/USD is showing some movement in both directions in Tuesday trading. The pound started off the day by posting gains against the US dollar, but has since coughed up most of those gains. The pair was..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-05 18:07
Taggar: day trading, dollar, market, pound, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Steady as RBA Maintains Rate


"AUD/USD is steady in Tuesday trading, as the pair trades in the low-1.02 range. As expected the Reserve Bank of Australia left interest rates at their current level of 3.0%. There was some positive ne..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-05 16:00
Taggar: bank, day trading, market, rate, retail sales, trading

Euro Loses Steam on Economic Worries


"Euro in forex tradingEuro saw a bit of a boost earlier today, heading higher as better than expected economic data helped risk assets. However, the euro has since lost steam in forex trading and has s..."

AUD/USD Sits Just Above 1.02 as RBA Rate Decision is 2.5 Hours Away


"The Australian dollar traded 0.8 percent from an almost eight-month low on prospects the Reserve Bank will flag further borrowing-cost reductions when it announces a policy decision today. The so-call..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-05 03:00
Taggar: aussie, bank, dollar, dollar trade, rate, retail sales

EUR/JPY ? The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Eurozone


"The Good - German retail sales rose 2.4% Y/Y, versus an expectation of -1.7% and -3.7% previous. M/M also exceeded expectations, coming in at 3.1% vs 0.9% forecast and -2.1% previous. Sales growth get..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-01 11:38
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, employment, rate, retail sales

UK Retail Sales Falls in February


"Growth in retail sales have slowed this month, according to a survey by the Confederation of British Industry, reflecting the reluctance among shoppers to spend on the high street. The CBI’s lat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-26 17:26
Taggar: report, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Steady as Markets Eye Italian Election


"USD/CAD is showing little activity as we begin the new trading week. Last week ended with inflation and retail sales releases out of Canada. The news was not good, as the readings failed to meet marke..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-25 17:11
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market, retail sales, trading

Week in FX Americas ? Investors Expect Better Levels To Own The Loonie


"The loonie fell to a fresh seven-month low against the US, its largest trading partner, after Friday’s disappointing December retail sales print (–2.1%) and a soft January inflation report..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-23 18:00
Taggar: bank, currency, economy, inflation, loonie, point, report, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Edges Higher After Disappointing US Data


"The US dollar has edged upwards against the Canadian dollar, and the pair is testing the 1.02 line in Friday’s European session. This follows some disappointing employment and manufacturing numb..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-22 15:00
Taggar: cpi, dollar, employment, market, point, retail sales

Canadian Dollar Drops Dramatically


"Currency trading with the loonieCanadian dollar is dropping dramatically in forex trading on the currency market today. Thanks to concerns about the global economy, as well as disappointing economic d..."

Canadian Dollar Loses Ground in Forex Trading


"Loonie down in currency tradingCanadian dollar is losing ground today in forex trading, dropping on economic concerns. The job market has been struggling, and there are concerns about the retail sales..."

Clamp Down on Official Spendings Hurting Chinese Retail Sales


"Retail sales in China during the week-long Lunar New Year festival rose at the slowest pace in four years as a crackdown on extravagant spending by officials and state-owned companies limited outlays..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-19 03:18
Taggar: retail sales

NZD/CHF Technicals ? Bullish Cycle Over?


"The recent bullish cycle from 0.76 low (since late Jan early Feb) to 0.787 was catalyst by strengthening of NZD and weakening of CHF respectively. NZD was enjoying a wonderful week with stronger than..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-18 10:58
Taggar: bank, bull, indicators, retail sales

US Industrial Production Falls 0.1 percent in January


"Industrial production unexpectedly fell in January, weighed down by weak manufacturing and mining, according to a report on Friday that was another sign of slow economic activity at the start of the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-15 17:02
Taggar: industrial production, report, retail sales

NZ Beats Australia


"New Zealand?s dollar climbed to a 2 1/2-year high against Australia?s currency as the smaller nation?s retail sales grew faster than economists predicted, boosting bets its central bank will raise int..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-15 05:41
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, kiwi, point, rate, retail sales

Yen Moves Back to 92.50 Before G-20 Officials Meet in Moscow


"The yen maintained a three-day advance before Group-of-20 finance ministers and central bankers start a two-day meeting today in Moscow. The euro traded 0.3 percent from a three-week low on signs the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-15 05:36
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, finance, market, report, retail sales

NZD/USD ? Retail Sales push price for potential bullish breakout


"Kiwi Retail Sales volume grew by the most in six years, propelling NZD/USD to 17-month high. This better than expected print continues the bullish surprises we’ve seen yesterday, with Business N..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-15 04:44
Taggar: bull, consumer confidence, kiwi, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Slumps As BOE Inflation Report Disappoints


"The British pound lost ground against the US dollar after the Bank of England said that the inflation target would not be met before 2016. GBP/USD dropped sharply on the news, losing over a cent in We..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-13 17:59
Taggar: bank, day trading, dollar, inflation, market, pound, report, retail sales, trading

US Retail Sales Grow Slightly as Taxes Rise


"Retail sales barely rose in January as tax increases and higher gasoline prices restrained spending, suggesting the economy got little help from the consumer at the start of the year. The Commerce Dep..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-13 17:23
Taggar: economy, retail sales

USD/CAD ? Little Change as Markets Eye G-20 Meeting


"USD/CAD is keeping a low profile, as the pair slightly above the parity level. The Canadian dollar posted some gains on Tuesday, but was unable to push above parity. In the US, the Federal Budget Bala..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-13 17:06
Taggar: dollar, market, retail sales

US Retail Sales Increases At Slower Pace


"Retail Sales in the U.S. rose at a slower pace in January as an increase in payroll taxes took a bite out of consumers? paychecks. The 0.1 percent climb followed an unrevised 0.5 percent increase in D..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-13 16:22
Taggar: point, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Higher as Consumer Confidence Data Sparkles


"AUD/USD posted gains following the release on Tuesday of strong Australian consumer confidence numbers. Consumer Sentiment data was up sharply. The Australian dollar took advantage and pushed above th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-13 15:51
Taggar: consumer confidence, consumer sentiment, dollar, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Climbs, Eyes 1.35 Level


"EUR/USD continues to move higher, and has now reached the high-1.34 range. The euro has gained over one cent so far this week. In the US, there was good news from the Federal Budget Balance, which pos..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-13 15:50
Taggar: industrial production, market, retail sales

Retail Sales Rise in the United States


"Economy continues slow recoveryThe US economy continues its slow recovery, and the latest retail sales data is in line. Retail sales rose 0.1% in January, even though the payroll tax break expired, ma..."

AUD/USD ? Westpec Consumer Sentiment echoes NAB


"Australian Westpec Consumer Confidence index jumped 7.7% to 108.3, vs a previous reading of 100.6. This gain agrees with the NAB Consumer Confidence figures which was released yesterday, showing simil..."

USD/CHF ? Unemployment rate failed to weaken CHF


"Swiss Unemployment in January hit 3.4%, equaling a 2.5 year high as the number of of jobless increased by 4,878 to 201,776 people. Seasonally adjusted figures were slightly lower, coming in at 3.1% bu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-08 11:19
Taggar: bull, employment, retail sales

AUDUSD Touches 1.03 on Jobs Data


"Australia?s dollar held losses against most of its major peers and the nation?s bonds rallied on speculation weaker economic data will add to the case for the central bank to cut interest rates. The s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-07 03:09
Taggar: aussie, bank, dollar, employment, inflation, rate, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Australian Dollar Lower After Disappointing Retail Sales Data


"AUD/USD was lower in Wednesday’s European session. The Australian dollar lost ground following disappointing Australian Retail Sales. The Aussie dipped below the 1.03 level before recovering, an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-06 16:19
Taggar: aussie, bank, dollar, point, rate, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Employment Change in focus after Retail Sales Shrink


"December retail sales fell for a third time despite expectations for a modest 0.3% growth, bringing us 3 consecutive month of declines – the longest streak in 13 years. AUD/USD understandably fe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-06 10:42
Taggar: bear, point, retail sales

Month-long delay in Chinese Economic data frustrates investors


"China?s campaign to upgrade its economic data, from plugging leaks to expanding sample sizes, is yet to tackle one gap: the monthlong delay each year in releasing some key January numbers. Government..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-06 04:40
Taggar: inflation, investment, report, retail sales

AUD/USD Falls to 1.0350 After Retail Sales Unexpectedly Fall


"Australia?s dollar fell to the lowest this year after retail sales unexpectedly dropped for a third month, adding to prospects the Reserve Bank will cut interest rates next month. The so-called Aussie..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-06 04:29
Taggar: aussie, bank, currencies, dollar, inflation, rate, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pounds Slides Despite Solid UK Numbers


"GBP/USD continues to show volatility in Tuesday trading. The pound is currently on a downward trend, and has dipped below the 1.57 line. In today’s releases, Services PMI pushed over the 50 poin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-05 20:20
Taggar: currency, day trading, market, point, pound, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Volatile on Spanish Worries


"EUR/USD is moving upwards following sharp losses yesterday (February 4th). The euro sagged as the markets reacted to political uncertainty in Spain, with allegations of corruption against Prime Minist..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-05 15:33
Taggar: market, retail sales

EUR/USD Maintains Gains


"EUR/USD was falling today following yesterday’s gains, but has recovered as of now. The poor German retail sales put pressure on the currency pair to the downs..."

EUR/USD Steady as US Data disappoints, German Numbers Shine


"EUR/USD continues to look strong, as the pair trades in the 1.3560 range. Economic news out of Germany was mixed, as Retail Sales declined, but the Unemployment Change was very sharp. In the US, the G..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-31 15:04
Taggar: employment, market, point, retail sales

USD / JPY ? Industrial Production Joins List of Disappointment


"Japanese December Industrial Production figures came in below expectations, showing what we already knew – Japanese economy is sinking – and agreeing with yesterday’s tepid retail sa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-31 05:09
Taggar: economy, industrial production, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Yen Under Pressure Ahead of Federal Reserve Statement


"USD/JPY posted more gains on Wednesday, as the pair pushed again crossed above the 91 level. The markets are waiting for the Federal Reserve Statement, as the powerful US central bank wraps up a two-d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-30 16:07
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, employment, market, retail sales

USD / JPY ? Less tha Stellar Retail Growth in Japan


"Japanese Dec retail trade grew 0.4% Y/Y vs expectations for a +0.3% rise. However this growth was significantly smaller than previous month of 1.2%. M/M retail sales grew 0.1%, better than Nov’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-30 10:41
Taggar: consumption, economy, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Under Pressure As Markets Eye Fed Policy Meeting


"The Japanese yen has shown some movement in Tuesday trading, but remains in the 90.40 range. The markets are keeping a close eye on the US Federal Reserve, which meets for a two-day policy meeting beg..."

USD/CAD ? Steady After Mixed Canadian Retail Sales Data


"USD/CAD has edged slightly higher, as the pair was trading in the 0.9930 range. The pair has not shown much volatility, but the US dollar has been chipping away, making slow but steady progress agains..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-22 17:19
Taggar: currency, dollar, home sales, retail sales, trading

Canadian November Retail Sales Report


"Retail sales edged up 0.2% to $39.4 billion in November, a fifth consecutive monthly sales gain. Higher sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers as well as electronics and appliance stores more than o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-22 16:26
Taggar: report, retail sales

GBP / USD ? Retail Sales Anchors Price below 1.60


"15 Minutes Chart UK Dec Retail Sales in at -0.1% M/M vs 0.2% estimated, pushing price lower below 1.60. Amidst a day of uncertainty where PM Cameron cancelled his planned speech earlier regarding EU..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-18 12:04
Taggar: retail sales

AUD / USD ? Chinese GDP Data Failed to Push AUD Higher


"Chinese Q4 GDP Headline figure rises 7.9% vs consensus of 7.8%. Real GDP (Q/Q) rose 2.0% vs 2.2% estimated, which is put in an even worst light when one notice that the previous quarter’s data h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-18 04:40
Taggar: economy, industrial production, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Remains Comfortable in mid-1.05 range


"AUD/USD continues to have a quiet week, as the pair hovers around the 1.0550 level.   exhibits narrow range trading for the second straight day. Currently, the pair is trading in the 1.0550 range. In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-16 16:39
Taggar: consumer sentiment, point, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? US dollar edges higher After Mixed US Data


"USD/CAD has edged higher following the release of key US data on Tuesday. The numbers continue to paint a mixed picture of the US economy. Retail Sales were strong, manufacturing data was sluggish, an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-16 16:38
Taggar: cpi, dollar, economy, inflation, market, price index, retail sales

USD/JPY ? Yen Continues to Improve, Tests 88 Line


" The Japanese yen, which has taken a beating from the US dollar since early December, continues to show strength. The yen has managed to reverse direction and is trading in the 88.20 range, after brie..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-16 16:38
Taggar: dollar, market, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Loses Ground After Juncker Bashes Euro


"EUR/USD lost ground after negative reaction to comments by Jean-Paul Juncker, head of the Eurogroup of finance ministers. Juncker stated that the value of the euro was too high, and the currency respo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-16 16:34
Taggar: currency, finance, inflation, point, retail sales

Poor Fundamental Data Makes EUR/USD Soft


"EUR/USD dropped today after three sessions of gains on poor macroeconomic reports from Europe. Some analysts speculated that the recent rally of the euro was excessive. The..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-15 18:59
Taggar: report, retail sales

GBP/USD ? British Pound Remains Under Pressure


"The British pound continues to lose ground, although the downward trend has leveled off. GBP/USD is currently trading at the 1.6050 level, and the pound has slid over one cent since Friday. After a ve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-15 18:25
Taggar: inflation, market, pound, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Steady as Markets Await Key US data


"AUD/USD continues to show little change, as it exhibits narrow range trading for the second straight day. Currently, the pair is trading in the 1.0550 range. The pair showed little reaction to remarks..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-15 17:47
Taggar: market, retail sales, trading, us market

AUD/USD ? Aussie Unable to Break Out, Continues to Test 1.05 Line


"AUD/USD continues to fluctuate, as the pair is currently treading very close to the 1.05 line. In the Asian session, AUD/USD pushed above 1.05, but then retracted, as it dipped below this important le..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-09 17:27
Taggar: home sales, oil, point, retail sales

AUD/USD Technicals ? Retail Sales helping 1.051-1.052 resistance band


"15 Minutes Chart Aussie Retail Sales came in at -0.1%, surprising analysts who were calling for a 0.3% gain. Price fell back below 1.05 in quick succession but has since recovered slightly. Looking a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-09 04:31
Taggar: announcement, aussie, bull, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Japan Announces Purchase of ESM Bonds


"In a major announcement, Japan announced that it would purchase bonds from the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) starting on Tuesday. The Japanese government said that the move would increase stabili..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-08 15:39
Taggar: announcement, employment, retail sales, trade balance, trading

German Retail Sales Rise 2.1 percent in November


"Retail sales in Germany rose as much as 2.1% last year as Europe’s largest economy took the eurozone debt crisis in its stride, according to the Federal Statistical Office. But stripping out inf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-04 16:16
Taggar: economy, inflation, rate, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Lower despite better than expected German Data


"M/M Seasonally adjusted Retail sales grew 1.2% in November, the strongest showing in 8 months. Y/Y posted a decline of 0.9%, but still better than the -1.6% forecast. 5 Min Chart EUR did not respond..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-04 10:23
Taggar: retail sales

USD/CAD ? Higher after Strong Canada and US Releases


"USD/CAD has moved higher, and the pair has now pushed above the 0.99 line. On Thursday, there were a host of strong releases out of both Canada and the US. In Canada Core Retail Sales and Retail Sales..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-21 17:05
Taggar: home sales, retail sales

USD/CAD ? US and Canadian Key Releases Shine


"US/CAD remains steady, with very little movement in Thursday?s Asian and European sessions. After a sustained rally since November, the Canadian dollar has given up some ground over the past two days..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-20 18:00
Taggar: dollar, indicators, retail sales

U.S. 5-30 Year Rate Gap Near Widest in 8 Weeks


"The extra yield that investors demand to hold 30-year Treasuries instead of five-year notes was near an eight-week high before data that may show U.S. retail sales and industrial production rose last..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-13 03:58
Taggar: employment, industrial production, inflation, retail sales

Jobless Claims Decline in U.S. and Retail Sales Rebound


"Retail sales rebounded in November and applications for jobless benefits fell more than forecast last week, pointing to strength in U.S. consumer demand as the holiday-shopping season gets under way..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-13 00:34
Taggar: employment, point, retail sales

Output, Retail Sales Data push China Stocks to Four-Week High


"China?s stocks rose, driving the Shanghai Composite Index (SHCOMP) to a four-week high, after factory output and retail sales data beat economist estimates. The Shanghai Composite Index added 0.6 perc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-10 04:55
Taggar: bank, retail sales, trading

Chances for a Revival in China?s Economy


"A pick up in China’s factory output and retail sales growth to eight-month highs suggested a revival in the world’s second-biggest economy is deepening and boosted the chances for stronger..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-10 04:52
Taggar: economy, inflation, retail sales

China Rebound Accelerates


"China?s factory output and retail sales topped forecasts last month in signs that an economic recovery is accelerating, improvements that may pare a jobless rate newly estimated at almost double the o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-10 02:59
Taggar: bank, employment, industrial production, inflation, rate, retail sales

Aussie Dollar Holds on Near 1.05 on China Rebound Signs


"Australia?s dollar traded 0.3 percent from the highest in more than two months amid signs economic growth in China is rebounding, boosting the South Pacific nation?s prospects for exports. The so-call..."

Euro Pulls Back Following Disappointing Spanish Bond Auction


"Euro in forex tradingThe euro is pulling back, heading lower after the disappointing performance in the Spanish bond auction. The auction didn't go as well as expected, and that is prompting concerns..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-05 09:20
Taggar: currency, forex, forex trade, forex trading, market, point, report, retail sales, trading

A Better Market Appetite for Risk


"Chinese PMI’s suggest foundation for recovery. Details released of Greek debt buyback plan. Yen retreat stalls on Shirakawa remarks.  Dollar/yen down 0.3% at 82.22. Manufacturing PMIs sugge..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-03 16:04
Taggar: dollar, retail sales

RBA Dec Rate Decision ? Expectations


"Data from Australia has been supportive of a rate cut expectation, with Monday’s domestic data no different. Retail sales came in at 0.0% in Oct, missing consensus forecast of 0.4%. This figure..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-03 04:28
Taggar: aussie, rate, retail sales

Euro Heads Higher in Forex Trading


"17-nation currency gains groundEuro is heading higher in forex trading today, moving above the 1.30 mark against the US dollar. Euro is gaining as enthusiasm over the Greek debt deal, and flows for th..."

Japan?s Retail Sales Fall in October as Car Sales Drop


"Japan?s retail sales fell in October by the most in 11 months as consumers purchased fewer cars and televisions, adding pressure on the government to stimulate an economy that may be entering a recess..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-29 05:53
Taggar: economy, retail sales

Canadian Dollar Struggles in Forex Trading


"Loonie a little lower in currency tradingThe Canadian dollar is struggling a bit in forex trading on the currency market today, heading lower even though risk appetite has made an appearance today. Wi..."

UK Retail Sales Fall More than Expected in October


"UK retail sales fell by more than expected in October as shoppers cut back on food and clothing purchases, official data shows. The Office for National Statistics said sales volumes fell 0.8% last mon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-15 17:58
Taggar: report, retail sales

World Economy looks to Twin Powers


"The U.S. and China, the world?s traditional twin sources of growth, are planting seeds to lift the world economy from its midyear slowdown. Among the green shoots indicating faster expansion: stronge..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-15 15:39
Taggar: economy, retail sales

Weak Retail Sales push NZD lower: Charts


"Retail Sales contracted in Q3, surprising the majority of analysts who forecasted a mild increase. Core retail sales decrease by 0.3% amidst a 0.6% estimate, while Retail Sales dropped 0.4% vs a 0.4%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-14 09:29
Taggar: employment, kiwi, retail sales, trading

Case for cutting NZD rates as weak retail data follows dismal employment data


"New Zealand retail sales volumes fell unexpectedly in the September quarter, another piece of data pointing to a mid-year weakening in the economy that has opened up the outside chance of a cut in int..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-14 04:43
Taggar: economy, market, point, rate, retail sales

Europe Open: Rajoy comments bring optimism despite rainy blues.


"EUR/USD H1 We have a few good news coming via the wires today: German retail sales enjoyed the largest growth within 1 year, and French Consumer Spending and Producer Prices rising unexpectedly. Howe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-31 11:05
Taggar: bank, economy, retail sales

Spanish Pain Deepens


"Spanish data this week will reveal the extent of damage wrought on the euro-area?s fourth-biggest economy as the government fights to cap a swelling deficit that is propelling the country toward requi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-29 20:01
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, retail sales

HSBC PMI Survey on China Shows Recovery


"China’s manufacturing improved this month, adding to signs a recovery might be taking shape after a sharp slump in the world’s No. 2 economy. A preliminary version of HSBC’s monthly..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-24 15:26
Taggar: bank, economy, investment, point, retail sales

Is the BoC to Clip the Loonies Wings?


"It?s a pivotal week for the loonie, starting with today?s retail sales data release for September and the BoC monetary policy rate announcement half an hour later. Tomorrow we have the MPR report. Las..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-23 12:23
Taggar: announcement, cpi, loonie, market, rate, report, retail sales

UK Sales Beat Market Expectations


"UK Retail Sales rose more than economists forecast in September on increased demand for winter clothing and school uniforms. Sales including fuel gained 0.6 percent from August, when they fell 0.1 per..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-18 14:27
Taggar: inflation, point, retail sales

CAD influenced by US Retail Sales


"The Canadian dollar strengthened versus most of its major counterparts as stocks rose and a report showed retail sales increased more than forecast last month in the U.S., the nation?s largest trading..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-15 21:11
Taggar: currency, dollar, home sales, loonie, oil, report, retail sales, trading

Euro?s Rally Stalls


"EUR/USD fell today after two sessions of gains as the situation with Spain remained uncertain. Poor economic data from China added to the negative sentiment on the F..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-15 19:32
Taggar: forex, forex market, market, retail sales

A Surprise Decision from the National Bank of Poland


"Economists had been incorrectly predicting a rate cut this month by the Monetary Policy Council at Narodowy Bank, and a released statement made several points that are consistent with reducing rates.&..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-03 18:07
Taggar: bank, industrial production, inflation, point, rate, retail sales

Euro Moves up Slightly from Three-Week Low Before Retail Sales, ECB Meeting


"The euro traded 0.7 percent from its lowest level in three weeks amid signs that Europe?s economy is worsening as its debt crisis remains unresolved. Demand for the 17-nation euro was limited before d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-02 05:48
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, rate, retail sales

Next Week


"This will be the last week of the third quarter and the first half of Japan’s fiscal year. Central bank interest rate policy meetings are scheduled in Israel, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Rom..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-21 22:48
Taggar: bank, rate, report, retail sales

EUR/USD at 4-Month High


"EUR/USD rallied today to the highest level since May 4 as yesterday’s announcement of QE3 continued to weigh on the dollar. As for macroeconomic repo..."

US Retail Sales Up 0.9%


"Retail sales in the U.S. increased in August by the most in six months, easing concern about a larger pullback in the biggest part of the economy. The 0.9 percent gain followed a revised 0.6 percent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-14 15:11
Taggar: economy, report, retail sales

Markets Crave Stimulus?Will the Fed Give Them Their Fix?


"New evidence of sluggish U.S. jobs growth and dovish tones from Federal Reserve officials have pumped up expectations that the central bank could announce a new easing program after its meeting Wednes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-10 06:51
Taggar: bank, inflation, retail sales

Euro Declines Before ECB Meeting, Retail Sales Report


"The euro fell for second day before the European Central Bank meets tomorrow to discuss measures to tackle the region?s debt crisis. ECB President Mario Draghi told lawmakers in a closed-door session..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-05 09:37
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, market, retail sales

Euro Remains Lower Against Most Peers Before ECB Meets


"The euro fell for second day before the European Central Bank meets tomorrow to discuss measures to tackle the debt crisis. ECB President Mario Draghi told lawmakers in a closed-door session in Brusse..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-05 02:42
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, market, retail sales

UK Pound Heads Quietly Lower


"UK pound in forex tradingUK pound is relatively quiet today, but heading lower nonetheless. Sterling is struggling as continued doubts about the British economy weigh. Worries about housing, retail sa..."

Another Hot and Lazy August Night


"British retail sales were better-than-expected last month, lifting sterling by 0.1% against the dollar.  The greenback also dipped 0.1% versus the loonie but otherwise shows gains of 0.4% against..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-16 13:21
Taggar: dollar, loonie, retail sales

U.S. Data Round-Up


"A large number of economic indicators were released Tuesday and today.  Such showed better activity with contained inflation.  Here are some of the highlights. After a series of several weak..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-15 17:41
Taggar: indicators, inflation, report, retail sales

US Retail Sales beats forecasts


"US Retail Sales in the U.S. rose more than forecast in July as consumer spending rebounded at department stores, auto dealers and electronics outlets, easing some concern the biggest part of the econo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-14 15:02
Taggar: economy, report, retail sales

Euro Drops after US Economic Data


"Euro in forex tradingThe euro forex trading forecast points to a subdued performance going forward, thanks to the latest news out of the United States. Retail sales improved 0.8 per cent in July, and..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-14 11:09
Taggar: currencies, currency, forex, forex trading, point, retail sales, trading

Japan Consumer Prices Fall 0.2 percent


"Japan?s consumer prices unexpectedly fell and retail sales missed analysts? forecasts, adding to evidence that the economy?s expansion is faltering as gains in the yen and austerity measures in Europe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-27 13:33
Taggar: economy, rate, report, retail sales

FED stalls and ECB denies bonds


"The Fed dominated this week, or at least it tried to until Friday?s EUR meltdown when Spanish yields imploded to the topside and the weakening Chinese Yuan put investors on the back foot. The markets..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-20 18:40
Taggar: market, report, retail sales

Bernanke a Dollar White Knight?


"Is Helicopter Ben going to crash the party or perhaps become one of those non committal individuals that we are determined not to give up on? Capital markets will be monitoring his, and today?s, semia..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-17 12:33
Taggar: market, report, retail sales

EUR/USD Recovers on Poor US Retail Sales


"The dollar experienced a rather fast depreciation against its eurozone counterpart today following the release of the fundamental report from the United States. The ..."

More Chinese Data, and a Downgrade of Italian Debt


"Chinese GDP, retail sales, and industrial production figures were about as expected rather than worse than feared. On-year GDP growth slowed to 7.6% last quarter from 8.1% in the first quarter, 8.9% i..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-13 13:04
Taggar: industrial production, retail sales

Mixed European Data? U.S. Market Closed


"There will be no U.S. market trading today because of the Independence Day holiday. Retail sales in the euro area rose 0.6% in May following April’s 1.4% decline.  Sales volume in April-May..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-04 14:19
Taggar: market, retail sales, trading

Japanese Data Roundup


"A considerable number of Japanese economic statistics are released near the end of every month, including consumer prices, industrial production, retail sales, unemployment, real household spending, h..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-29 17:27
Taggar: employment, industrial production, manufacture, report, retail sales

UK Retail Sales Rises in May


"UK retail sales volumes rose 1.4 percent in May from April, slightly ahead of the initially forecasted monthly rise of 1.2 percent. On a year-on-year basis, sales volumes were up 2.4 percent in May. A..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-21 14:50
Taggar: retail sales

UK Retail Sales Rise in May


"UK retail sales volumes rose 1.4 percent in May from April, slightly ahead of the initially forecasted monthly rise of 1.2 percent. On a year-on-year basis, sales volumes were up 2.4 percent in May. A..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-21 12:32
Taggar: retail sales

US Retail Sales Boost Risk Aversion


"US dollar looks for opening in forex tradingUS retail sales are providing a bit of a boost to risk aversion today, bringing an end to yesterday's rally. While some of the losses are being pared, there..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-13 10:45
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, forex, forex trading, inflation, market, retail sales, trading

Sterling Pulls Back against Euro in Forex Trading


"UK pound lower in currency tradingSterling is pulling back against the euro in forex trading right now, heading lower on good news out of Germany. The information that retail sales in April rose in Ge..."

European Share Prices Higher after Drop in Asia


"May 31st is seeing the typical month-end deluge of economic data, some of which have proved better than expected. The volume of German retail sales rose 0.6% in April on top of May’s 1.6% increa..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-31 13:42
Taggar: cpi, inflation, retail sales

Fresh Cause for Investor Gloom


"A press report from China dampened expectations of macroeconomic stimulus. The ECB turned down the Spanish government’s request for help bailing out Bankia. Italian sovereign debt auctions today..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-30 13:49
Taggar: bank, report, retail sales, share, trading

UK Retail Sales Dropped Significantly in April


"Retail sales dropped at their fastest monthly pace in more than two years in April. According to the the Office for National Statistics (ONS), retail sales volumes fell 2.3 percent on the month –..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-23 13:27
Taggar: retail sales

THE LONG AND SHORT REPORT


"An educational perspective on market reactions over the past week, and a peek forward in to next week. WHAT’S HOT? Greece’s Do-Over Everyone’s favorite founder of democracy, Greece..."

US Consumer Holding UP


"US Retail Sales rose in April at the slowest pace of the year, showing unseasonably mild weather and pre-Easter shopping may have pulled consumers to stores the prior month. The 0.1 percent gain follo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-15 15:52
Taggar: retail sales

More Disappointing News


"S&P downgraded Spanish debt by two notches to BBB+ from an A rating previously and assigned a continuing negative outlook to such. Spanish unemployment jumped from 22.85% in 4Q11 to 24.44% last qu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-27 13:55
Taggar: employment, point, retail sales

Spain?s Unemployment Hits a New Record


"Spanish unemployment has hit a new record high. According to the national statistics agency, the unemployment rate reached 24.4 percent at the end of March, with a record 5.64 million people being une..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-27 11:27
Taggar: employment, rate, retail sales

FED not Associated with Divergence


"The Fed takes center stage next week. Does the retail sales print this week finally put a nail into Q3?s coffin? Bernanke?s colleague, north of the 49th, at the BoC, is itching to pull the rate trigge..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-20 19:07
Taggar: bank, rate, retail sales

EUR Struggles at Lofty Heights?


"Yesterday, EUR bears were eyeing 1.30 as one of their downside objectives, a day later and trying to remain true to their convictions, that target has now become 1.31, courtesy of a stronger US retail..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-17 12:22
Taggar: bear, rate, retail sales, short position

EUR/USD Sent Soaring by Improved Retail Sales in States


"The euro entered a minor rally against the U.S. dollar today, following the release on the improving retail sales in the United States. The currency pair r..."

USD gets US Retail Sales boost


"Customer demand improved in 11 of the 13 U.S. industry categories. The overall figure increase by 1.1 percent from the previous month, and a significant 6.5 percent from the same month last year. Buil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-13 15:58
Taggar: report, retail sales

US Dollar Trades Mixed


"Currency trading with the US dollarUS dollar is trading mixed today, thanks to interesting signals being sent by world markets. The day promises to be an interesting one as economic news, investor fea..."

Dukascopy Morning Forex Overview


"Dukascopy Fundamental Analysis EUR “At this stage, our best estimate is that the region’s GDP will have contracted by 0.1 percent in the first three months of the year” - Chris Will..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-06 10:45
Taggar: analysis, dukascopy, fundamental analysis, retail sales

UK Pound Gets Boost on Better Economic News


"Sterling higher in forex tradingUK pound is getting a boost today, thanks to better economic news. British retail sales improved in February, prompting relief that a recession wasn't imminent. As a re..."

Pound Gains Against Dollar and Euro in Forex Trading


"Sterling in currency tradingThe UK pound is gaining against the dollar and the euro in forex trading today, even though the latest economic data might not be so encouraging. The latest numbers indicat..."

Canadian Dollar Softens in Forex Trading


"Loonie lower in currency tradingThe Canadian dollar is softening today, heading a little bit lower as disappointment with US retail data affects high beta currencies. The US is one of Canada's main tr..."

Aussie Retails Sales Falls


"Australian retail sales unexpectedly declined in December, the first drop in six months, as consumers spent less at grocers and on dining out in an economy where employment growth stalled last year. S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-06 15:50
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, employment growth, report, retail sales

Euro Falls on Disappointing Regional Data


"Euro in forex tradingEuro is falling today, in spite of the general inclination toward risk appetite right now. The latest news out of the eurozone is providing disappointment, and that is sending the..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-03 09:32
Taggar: currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, market, point, retail sales, trading

Japan CPI and Retail Sales Fall


"Japan’s Core Consumer Price Index declined 0.1 % The figure came after Tokyo’s CPI 0.4% decline a month earlier. Coupled with a 1.2% drop in Retail Sales due to a strong yen that makes Jap..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-27 14:16
Taggar: bank, cpi, currency, economy, price index, retail sales

Less Concern about China and Europe ?> Risk On


"Chinese growth slowed less sharply than feared last quarter.  December industrial production and retail sales also eclipsed expectations. The ZEW Institute released much better-than-forecast meas..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-17 14:19
Taggar: industrial production, inflation, retail sales

US Data Not Good for Funding Currency


"Should we be questioning if US data is beginning to top out? This week, US releases were less than enthusiastic, with jobless claims rising smartly and retail sales disappointing. The steady improveme..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-13 19:12
Taggar: employment, point, report, retail sales

Dukascopy Afternoon Forex Overview


"Dukascopy Fundamental Analysis EUR Greece faced a decline in the retail sales in October, according to official data. The retail sales decreased by 10.8% in October on an annual basis after declining..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-30 00:08
Taggar: analysis, dukascopy, fundamental analysis, rate, retail sales

US Retail Sales Rise Less Than Expected


"U.S. retail sales rose less than expected in November registering a 0.2 percent increase versus an expected 0.6 percent gain. November’s result was the weakest in five months. ?Sales are growing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-13 16:14
Taggar: market, rate, retail sales

EUR/USD Extends Slump for Second Day


"EUR/USD was trading flat at the beginning of today’s trading session, but in the second half of the session rapidly declined and remained weak as of&..."

Next Week


"There are central bank monetary policy meetings next week in the United States, Norway, and Switzerland.  Featured data releases are Japan’s quarterly business “Tankan” survey..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-09 00:58
Taggar: bank, retail sales

North American Data Round-Up


"November ended in a flurry of good North American data cheer.  Prior to today, investors learned of much stronger-than-forecast on-year growth in holiday retail sales during the post-Thanksgiving..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-30 18:57
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, retail sales

Euro optimism sinks US bonds


"Despite Euro-yields trading within striking distance of their record highs, the US FI market has managed to back away from its record low yields for a second-consecutive day. The US price curve droppe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-28 20:04
Taggar: economy, market, retail sales, trading

Canada Retail Sales Doubles in September


"Canadian retail sales rose twice as fast as economists forecast in September on purchases of new trucks and higher gasoline prices. Sales grew 1 percent to a seasonally adjusted C$38.2 billion ($36.8..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-22 17:01
Taggar: bank, consumption, retail sales

US Data Starting Its Own Trend?


"Stronger data in the US persists; not a trend yet, but certainly something to keep policy makers happy in this climate of Euro unpredictability. US retail sales are starting the quarter surprisingly s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-18 21:55
Taggar: inflation, rate, retail sales

Dukascopy Morning Forex Overview


"Fundamental market overview EUR The Euro Zone economy grew 0.2 percent in the third quarter compared to the previous three months fuelling concerns the bloc may slide into recession in forthcoming mo..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-16 13:28
Taggar: economy, market, retail sales

US Retails Sales Rise ? Wholesale Prices Fall


"U.S. retail sales increased 0.5 percent, the Commerce Department said on Tuesday, after rising 1.1 percent in September. That was above economists’ expectations for a 0.3 percent rise. In a sepa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-15 16:31
Taggar: economy, price index, rate, report, retail sales

Canadian Dollar Back to Parity with US Dollar


"The Canadian dollar gained on its U.S. counterpart on news that Canadian retail sales rose more than expected in August to gain 0.5 percent for the month. The Bank of Canada is also expected to hold i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-25 15:25
Taggar: bank, dollar, foreign exchange, rate, retail sales

US Retail Sales Gain More Than Expected


"U.S retail sales for the month of September beat predictions rising 1.1 percent compared to estimates of 0.7 percent. September’s result was also a strong improvement over the previous months 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-14 15:50
Taggar: report, retail sales

Aussie Heads Higher in Forex Trading


"High beta currencies rise on forex traders' optimismThe Aussie is heading higher in forex trading on the currency market, gaining on global optimism. Forex traders are feeling more optimistic today, a..."

Selected Comparative Economic Indicators


"The table below compares the latest U.S., euro zone, Japanese and British estimated unemployment rates and on-year percentage changes of industrial production, retail sales, real GDP, and CPI inflatio..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-12 17:37
Taggar: cpi, employment, industrial production, inflation, rate, retail sales

Canadian Retail Sales Drop


"Loonie down in forex tradingCanadian retail sales have proved disappointing, dropping more than the expected 0.3%. Canadian auto sales also disappointed, remaining steady at 0%, rather than showing th..."

Next Week


"Central bank meetings are scheduled next week in Switzerland, India, and New Zealand.  The Bank of Japan releases meeting minutes. The U.S. will be releasing many potentially market-moving data..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-10 04:55
Taggar: bank, consumer sentiment, industrial production, market, retail sales

Australia Returns to Positive Growth


"Following a disastrous first quarter in which the economy declined by 0.9 percent as floods and massive storms ravaged large parts of the country, Australia’s Gross Domestic Product Product (GDP..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-07 15:20
Taggar: consumer confidence, economy, market, retail sales

Mixed US Fundamentals Leave EUR/USD Without Clear Trend


"EUR/USD was moving today without any particular pattern. It was falling at the start of the trading session, reversed its downward trend only to fall again. Currently the ..."

US Retail Sales Jump 0.5%


"U.S. retail sales for July had the best showing in four months gaining 0.5 percent from the month before. The improvement comes at a time when employment appears to be weakening while market volatilit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-12 16:19
Taggar: employment, market, retail sales

US data to outperform EUR


"What a week, and its only Friday morning. The market still has some data to chew on before one can sit back and figure what all this really means. The Central Bank thoughts and threats, swing?s in equ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-12 12:26
Taggar: bank, consumer sentiment, currency, market, retail sales

U.S. Dollar Lower in Currency Trading


"Economic information and forex trading newsThe U.S. dollar is down a bit in currency trading on the FX market today. The FX market is largely in consolidation mode after a crazy week on the financial..."

Forex Markets Consolidate After Wild Ride


"Swiss franc, U.S. dollar lower in currency tradingThe forex markets are consolidating today after a wild ride this week. Financial market volatility has been high, and markets from commodities to curr..."

Japan?s retail sales rise


"Retail sales in Japan have risen for the first time since the earthquake and tsunami hit the country in March. According to the latest official data, retail sales rose 1.1% in June from a year earlier..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-28 15:03
Taggar: economy, retail sales

EUR/USD Erases Gains After Reaching Weekly High


"EUR/USD erased its gains today on concerns that the European sovereign-debt crisis is spreading. The US PPI was negative last month, but retail sales unexpectedly grew and jobless..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-14 17:36
Taggar: retail sales, spread

US Retail Sales Disappoint


"US retail sales for June increased by just 0.1 percent as consumers continue to battle with elevated unemployment and a slowing economy. Total sales however, were boosted by an unexpected increase in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-14 15:04
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, retail sales

Next Week


"Chinese data on consumer prices, producer prices, money and bank lending growth, industrial production, retail sales, fixed asset investment, and real GDP will be released next week.  Policymaker..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-08 01:38
Taggar: bank, industrial production, investment, rate, retail sales

Weaker Euro Retail Sales


"A 1.1 percent decline in Eurozone retail sales is the latest indicator to suggest the Eurozone economy is likely entering a weak period – the fact that Germany led the way in taking retail sales..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-05 15:11
Taggar: bank, economy, rate, retail sales

Fresh Concerns Weaken Stocks and Lift Dollar Slightly


"Moody’s is warning that Chinese banks may hold more problematic loans than generally realized. Service sector purchasing manager survey results show loss of momentum.  Euroland suffers bigg..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-05 14:05
Taggar: bank, retail sales

Surprise Drop in Australia Retail Sales


"A surprise 0.6 percent decrease in monthly retail sales could convince the Reserve Bank of Australia to hold off on an interest rate hike. The decline in May’s retail sales marked the largest dr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-04 15:09
Taggar: bank, rate, retail sales

Weak EURO Shorts Being Squeezed


"Stronger than expected Chinese growth data has given a slight boost to risk appetite. Growth in Chinese industrial output (+13.3%) and fixed asset investment (+25.8%) remains robust and above market e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-14 12:18
Taggar: economy, investment, market, point, retail sales

Convinced by the EURO rally?


"Risk sensitive currencies continue to be pulled in either direction by risk and aversion trading strategies. There seems little conviction in investors? actions, with some currency moves remaining mod..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-07 12:22
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, rate, retail sales, trading

U.S. Inflation Numbers Help U.S. Dollar in Forex Trading


"Greenback in currency tradingU.S. inflation numbers came in higher than expected, continuing the data from yesterday that shows that something is happening with the economy. Retails sales were higher..."

EUR/USD Trades Sideways, Positive US Data Pushes Lower


"EUR/USD traded flat today without any major moves to either side, but the currency tends to weaken at present time. The reports today showed that the US economic recovery..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-13 16:43
Taggar: currency, report, retail sales

US March Retail Sales Up 0.4%


"U.S. retail sales rose for the ninth straight month in March climbing another 0.4 percent in addition to the 1.1 percent gain in February. The sales increases are attributed to a growing consumer con..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-13 15:28
Taggar: consumer confidence, consumption, employment, market, rate, retail sales

Dollar remains Fools Gold


"Despite all the event and geopolitical concerns, there remains a healthy tolerance for risk in the market. Investors believe that the EUR is less exposed to a decline in risk appetite. Trichet and com..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-13 12:26
Taggar: dollar, market, oil, point, retail sales

Sterling Weakens in Currency Trading on Retail Sales Data


"Caution from Moody's also affects U.K. poundThe sterling is lower in currency trading on the FX market today as concerns about Britain's economy are brought into focus. Indeed, the latest retail sales..."

C$ firms despite retail sales disappointment


"Supported by steady commodity prices, the Canadian dollar was higher against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday morning, but off its highs as Canadian retail sales data for January came in lower than exp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-22 18:56
Taggar: dollar, retail sales

U.K. Pound Gains in Currency Trading


"Sterling in forex tradingU.K. pound is getting a boost in currency trading on the FX market today as risk appetite prevails. Higher equities, including in the U.S., are helping the sterling in forex t..."

EUR/USD Regains Strength


"EUR/USD regained some strength after it dropped earlier today as the earthquake in Japan spurred Forex traders to buy safer currencies. We had reports of the growing reta..."

Euro Higher in Forex Trading


"EUR/USD heads higherEuro headed a little lower earlier, right after the Japanese earthquake, on concerns about safety. However, with the U.S. stock market recovering, and hopes for retail sales, the e..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-11 12:12
Taggar: currency, currency trading, forex, forex trading, market, retail sales, trading

FX: Don't Ignore The Rise In Retail Sales


"With a severe earthquake and tsunami hitting Japan, waves reaching as far as Hawaii and talk of Portugal requiring a bailout if Germany votes no on expanding the EFSF, we would be surprised if risk ap..."

Risk FX Under Assault As Eco Data, Downgrades Take Toll


"A slew of negative economic surprises along with an unexpected downgrade of Spain by Moody?s pushed risk FX lower through most of Asian and European session Top Stories Moody's downgrades Spain sendi..."

How To Trade The RBNZ Rate Decision


"FX360.com | The lack of U.S. economic data this morning has once again led to relatively quiet trading in the foreign exchange market. The lack of U.S. economic data this morning has once again led..."

USD: Nervousness Reigns


"fx360.com With the rally in equities, the pullback in commodity prices and the rise in Treasury yields, the improvement in risk appetite should have driven the dollar lower. USD: NERVOUSNESS REIGNS &..."

Swiss Franc Falls Dramatically in Forex Trading


"Swissie down in currency tradingThe Swiss franc is falling dramatically against other major currencies today as the latest news out of the region is reported. Retail sales in Switzerland are down, and..."

Canada?s Retail Sales Decline in December


"Falling auto sales were mostly responsible for the 0.2 percent decline in Canada’s retail sales during the month of December. Despite the decrease in spending, the Canadian economy is still expe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-23 16:24
Taggar: economy, retail sales

Sterling Higher After Positive Economic Data


"U.K. pound gains in forex tradingThe sterling is higher in currency trading on the FX market today, thanks to the latest economic data. Positive economic data, including better than expected retail sa..."

Very Busy Day


"Central bank decisions have been announced in Japan, Sweden and Turkey.  Euroland fourth-quarter GDP figures were weaker than forecast.  The United States released retail sales, import price..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-15 18:09
Taggar: bank, cpi, dollar, inflation, rate, report, retail sales

U.S. Dollar Pulls Back in Currency Trading


"Dollar down against euro in forex tradingThe U.S. dollar is pulling back in currency trading on the FX market. Greenback is lower as economic news slows things down for the dollar, and as good news in..."

January Retail Sales Disappoint


"Economy has a ways to goJanuary retail sales disappointed analysts today. They did rise, but not as much as expected. Some were hoping for some carryover from the holiday season, and optimism by U.S..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-15 13:34
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, employment, forex, forex trading, point, retail sales, trading

Upbeat North American Data


"Canadian GDP calculated from the supply-side industrial level rose 0.4% in November, the best monthly advance since March.  GDP was also 3.0% higher than a year earlier.  Very robust monthly..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-31 18:04
Taggar: oil, retail sales

Pound Declines on Drop in Retail Sales


"A 0.8 percent decline in retail sales brought about by rising consumer prices triggered the fourth straight day of losses for the British pound. The decline was the worse on record for a December when..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-21 16:20
Taggar: bank, pound, rate, retail sales

Euro Strengthens in Forex Trading


"Euro overcoming some strugglesThe euro is strengthening against the U.S. dollar in forex trading on the currency market today. Helped along by a global economic recovery that seems to be speeding up (..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-30 08:10
Taggar: currency, dollar, forex, forex trade, forex trading, market, point, retail sales, trading

US Holiday Sales increase +5.5%


"U.S. retailers? 2010 holiday sales jumped 5.5 percent for the best performance in five years as shoppers snapped up clothing and jewelry at Macy?s Inc., Tiffany & Co. and other stores. Retail sal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-28 15:47
Taggar: mastercard, retail sales

EUR shorts will be squeezed


"It?s a market given that helicopter Ben will not announce any new policy measures this afternoon. Mind you, we should never say never in a vulnerable environment. Today’s FOMC decision is likely..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-14 13:14
Taggar: market, retail sales

Economic Data Does Little for the U.S. Dollar


"Greenback lower in currency tradingThere is expected to be a great deal of economic data today, but it is not likely to help the U.S. dollar much in forex trading on the currency market. Instead, the..."

Bearish AUD, CAD and EUR


"Fresh back from vacation in the Sunny Caribbean - here are some trades that I like off the bat: 1) Short AUD - After last week’s disappointing GDP, retail sales, service and manufacturing PMI re..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-06 18:46
Taggar: point, rate, report, retail sales

Aussie Dollar Falls on Slowing Growth


"The Australian dollar fell against most of the major currencies on news that both retail sales and imports into Australia declined last month. The Australian dollar fell 0.4 percent to 96.41 U.S. cen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-02 15:55
Taggar: currencies, dollar, retail sales

Brief Look Back at November


"In November, the fear of a new U.S. recession receded, helped by upbeat retail sales and labor market data.  In contrast, the euro area was subjected to intensifying centrifugal forces amid contr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-30 20:13
Taggar: market, point, rate, retail sales, spread

Bernanke you have got it wrong


"Why monetize debt and debase the currency now of all times? The decision is turning into an ?abysmal failure?. Even before the Fed made their QE2 announcement, data was strengthening and yesterday?s U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-16 13:07
Taggar: announcement, currency, economy, market, retail sales

EUR/USD Declines as Debt Crisis Threatens Europe


"EUR/USD extended its decline today as Europe remains plagued by fears of a sovereign-debt crisis. Reports from the US were mixed as retail sales grew more than expected..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-15 18:05
Taggar: report, retail sales

US Retail Sales Jump 1.2%


"October’s retail sales jumped 1.2 percent over September just as America heads into the holiday buying season. The increase, the most in seven months, is being hailed as a sign that the American..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-15 16:27
Taggar: employment, rate, retail sales

U.S. Dollar Higher on Risk Aversion


"Economic worries in the euro zone send the greenback higherThe U.S. dollar is moving higher in forex trading on the currency market today as risk aversion sets in. Indeed, economic concerns in the eur..."

Greenback Down Across the Board


"U.S. dollar in forex tradingThe greenback is heading lower in currency trading on the FX market today, thanks to economic data that encourages favoring other currencies over the dollar. Indeed, the U..."

Retail Sales in UK Fall 0.5%


"Retail sales in the UK continued to slide in August, falling to their lowest level since January. August’s 0.5 percent decline from July suggests consumers are continuing to exercise caution and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-17 15:40
Taggar: retail sales

EUR/USD Rises After Decline on Sentiment


"The euro slid versus the dollar earlier as the confidence in Europe’s economy worsened but now returned to its opening level and continues to rise. There..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-14 16:12
Taggar: dollar, economy, retail sales

Increase in US Retail Sales Eases Recession Fears


"Retail sales in the US rose 0.4 percent after a 0.3 percent in July. This is the largest gain in five months and is easing concerns that the American economy could fall back into recession. “It..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-14 15:13
Taggar: economy, employment, foreign exchange, margin, market, retail sales

Outlook for JPY, GBP, EUR, USD


"I was on the Business News Network this morning talking about today’s developments including the Japanese elections, the prospect of intervention, the UK CPI numbers, the reason why euro is weak..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-14 15:04
Taggar: cpi, retail sales

Eurozone Retail Sales Make Slight Gain


"Retail sales for the eurozone region rose slightly in July, gaining 0.1 percent after a 0.2 percent gain in June. Several of the smaller member nations recorded more significant gains including a 3.0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-03 15:19
Taggar: retail sales

Canadian Retail Sales Gain 0.1%


"Canadian retail sales rose to $35.9 billion in June – a 0.1 percent increase in May’s number. In terms of retail sales volume however, the gain was 0.9 percent. Overall, retail sales rose..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-08-24 15:45
Taggar: dollar, retail sales

Canada Sees Slowdown in Growth


"The rate of growth in the Canadian economy slowed in July, falling to 0.4 percent from 0.7 percent the previous month. Most sectors continued to show increases, although Retail Sales fell by 0.6 perce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-08-20 16:33
Taggar: economy, rate, retail sales

Chinas Growth weakens and inflation quickens


"China?s industrial output rose the least in 11 months, retail sales growth eased and new loans climbed less than estimated, adding to signs that a slowdown in the world?s third-biggest economy is deep..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-08-11 14:37
Taggar: economy, inflation, retail sales

U.K. Pound Tumbles in Currency Trading


"Forex trading forecst for the sterlingThe U.K. pound has tumbled in currency trading against the U.S. dollar, thanks to the latest retail sales out of Britain. Indeed, the latest news shows that consu..."

Initial Unemployment Claims Rise


"U.S. dollar remains somewhat weak in currency tradingForex traders and others are looking for some direction today as uncertainty sets in. U.S. unemployment claims are on the rise again, after predict..."

Euro Pulls Back in Forex Trading


"EUR/USD retreats on currency marketThe euro is pulling back in forex trading on the currency market today as concerns about the economy become uppermost. Euro has been falling against the U.S. dollar..."

EUR move painful with Bulls now appearing close to top


"For many it?s painful seeing the EUR drag itself higher. The currency is trading with a lack of conviction, but as a necessity, the ?lesser of two evils?, now that the market is shying away from the d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-15 12:19
Taggar: bear, currency, dollar, economy, market, retail sales, trading

Euro Gains as Dollar Stumbles


"A weaker-than-expected retail sales report took the steam out of the dollar on Wednesday despite an encouraging start to the so-called “earnings week” rally. The euro managed to climb abov..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-14 15:19
Taggar: currencies, dollar, economy, report, retail sales

US Retail Sales Fall for Second Straight Month


"Further evidence that the US recovery is losing steam came today in the form of the latest retail sales results. According to the Commerce Department, retail sales fell 0.5 percent in June, after decl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-14 15:01
Taggar: retail sales

U.S. Dollar Retains Some Strength After Retail Sales


"Greenback higher in forex tradingThe U.S. dollar is retaining some of its strength in currency trading on the FX market with the news that retail sales were lower in June. Indeed, the news that U.S. c..."

Forex: Top 3 Things to Watch This Week


"Here are the top 3 things that could affect how currencies trade this week in order of importance: 1. U.S. Retail Sales Report The most important event risk this week is the U.S. retail sales rep..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-13 14:57
Taggar: currencies, report, retail sales

Will the Fed Soften Its Assessment of the Economy?


"Fed may soften some of its forecast factors for the U.S. economyThe U.S. Federal Reserve Open Market Committee begins a two-day policy meeting today, and there is speculation about what will come out..."

Sterling Gains on Upbeat Retail Sales Results


"The British pound received a boost from the monthly retail sales report showing that sales rose 0.6 percent in May. This beat predictions of just 0.1 percent, and helped push the pound to $1.4820 at 1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-17 15:21
Taggar: pound, report, retail sales

EUR/USD Rose, Fell and Now Returned to Where It Started


"The euro suffers volatility today after three days of gains against the U.S. dollar as it initially rose, then experienced a sharp decline and now resides near the o..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-11 16:19
Taggar: dollar, retail sales

Decline in US Retail Sales Turns Markets Negative


"Yesterday’s gains in North American stocks could be in jeopardy in light of the 1.2 percent decline is US Retail Sales. This is the largest single-month decline in eight months casting doubt on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-11 15:14
Taggar: retail sales

Employment, Retail Sales Improve in Germany


"May proved to be a very strong month for Germany as unemployment declined and retail sales rebounded. Unemployment fell to 7.7 percent from 8.1 percent in April, while Retail Sales ticked up by a seas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-01 15:13
Taggar: employment, retail sales

Canadian GDP and Producer Prices


"Canadian real GDP re-intensified at the end of the first quarter, advancing 0.6% on month in March after an increase of 0.2% in February.  That was the fourth time in five months in which GDP gre..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-31 15:53
Taggar: industrial production, retail sales

Canadian Retail Sales Jump 2.1%


"An unexpected jump in auto sales helped boost Canada’s March retail sales to a 2.1 percent increase over the previous month. This is the largest single-month increase in five years, with eight o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-21 15:20
Taggar: retail sales

US April Retail Sales Rise 0.4%


"US retail sales beat expectations in April, rising 0.4 percent after jumping a revised 2.1 percent in March. This marks the seventh straight month of increases in consumer spending. It was a surprise..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-14 15:32
Taggar: economy, employment, retail sales

Euro Tanks in Forex Trading Against the U.S. Dollar


"EUR/USD in currency tradingThe euro is tanking in forex trading against the U.S. dollar today as fallout from the Greek bailout continues. There are widespread concerns that the euro zone is loading u..."

Ben Bernanke and the U.S. Dollar


"Is Bernanke holding the dollar back?There have been some concerns about Ben Bernanke's refusal to raise interest rates. Indeed, there are worries that Bernanke is in denial about the improvements made..."

Euro Fails to Appreciate Against Dollar


"EUR/USD failed to go up significantly today and retreated even before reaching the Monday’s high level, as the fundamental indicators hinted a soon rate hike in..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-14 16:36
Taggar: indicators, rate, retail sales, trading

U.S. Dollar Lags in Currency Trading


"Retail sales unable to boost greenback in forex tradingThe U.S. dollar is down in currency trading on the FX market this morning as forex traders look for higher returns. Even the improved retail sale..."

Polish Central Bank Rate to Stay at 3.5%


"The Monetary Council of the Narodowy Bank decided as expected to keep its seven-day reference rate at 3.5%, where such has been since mid-2009.  Officials released a statement that predicted slow..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-31 17:17
Taggar: bank, rate, retail sales

U.S. Dollar Moves Down in Currency Trading


"Forex trading with the U.S. dollarAfter relative strength, the U.S. dollar is moving lower in currency trading on the FX market. For now, forex traders are assuming that the EU summit will come up wit..."

Will Fed Strike Positive Tone on Jobs?


"U.S. dollar in forex trading todayCautious optimism appears to be the trend for today, as forex traders and other investors consider the possibilities for tomorrow's Fed policy statement. The FOMC beg..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-16 09:49
Taggar: dollar, economy, forex, forex trade, forex trading, market, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD at Monthly High Before Retail Sales Report


"The EUR/USD currency pair reached its maximum level since February 11th today before the report on the retail sales was released in U.S. It showed a better than expected..."

U.S. Retail Sales Beats Street Predictions


"U.S. Retail Sales increased more than expected in February. According to the Commerce Department, consumers pushed sales higher by 0.3 percent, while sales excluding automobiles, rose 0.8 percent. ?Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-12 15:51
Taggar: bank, economy, market, report, retail sales

Sterling Strengthens in Currency Trading


"Pound heads higher in forex tradingThe sterling is strengthening in currency trading on the FX market today. Indeed, the pound is heading higher in forex trading as risk appetite makes an appearance..."

Euro Gains in Forex Trading


"Boost comes from sovereign debt fear abatement, U.S. retail salesThe euro is heading higher in forex trading on the currency market today as things improve in terms of global economic data. Helping th..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-12 09:24
Taggar: currency, financial, forex, forex trading, market, report, retail sales, trading

Next Week


"Highlights from the data calendar next week are Japanese GDP (first revision), industrial production in Britain and Euroland, U.S. retail sales, Canadian and Australian monthly labor market reports, a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-05 23:25
Taggar: industrial production, market, report, retail sales

Japan Production Rises Most Since May, Retail Sales Rebound


"Japanese manufacturers increased production at the fastest pace since May and retail sales snapped a 16-month slump, signaling the recovery is intact even as the government calls for more action to fi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-26 15:12
Taggar: manufacture, retail sales

My Favorite Forex Trade: GBP/AUD


"My favorite long term forex trade is short GBP/AUD. From both a technical and fundamental basis, the currency should be headed lower. Based upon the recent trend of economic data including the highe..."

Markets wait for Bernanke and default announcements


"Weather will play havoc with market data over the next few weeks. Next month?s NFP report is expected to bring a few surprises after Feb.?s unexpected snow dump along the Easter sea board. This mornin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-23 13:30
Taggar: market, report, retail sales

UK retail sales suffer sharp fall on snowy weather


"Poor winter weather drove UK retail sales down by 1.8% between December and January, the sharpest drop in 18 months, official figures have shown. The fall was more than three times faster than analyst..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-19 15:42
Taggar: retail sales

EUR/USD Ends Week Declining Again


"The EUR/USD currency pair is ending this week posting a decline as economic data published in Europe was again less optimistic than in the U.S., after retail sales a..."

U.S. Dollar Gets Some Support in Forex Trading from Consumer Spending


"Greenback higher in currency tradingThe U.S. dollar is solid today in forex trading on the currency market as a number of factors come into play. First of all, spending in December turns out to have b..."

Australia Retail Sales Mixed, Home Building Booms


"Australian retail sales slipped in December as consumers recovered from a spending binge the previous month but sales for the whole fourth quarter were up strongly, making a healthy contribution to ec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-04 14:05
Taggar: retail sales