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Bitcoin Cash Merchant Directory Marco Coino Surpasses 500 Listings


"Over the last year bitcoin cash adoption has been thriving and in certain regions, BCH merchants are spreading like wildfire. Thanks to a slew of cryptocurrency payment processors and people pressing..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-20 08:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, spread

Europe, Japan and the ?Drug? of Quantitative Easing


"Last month, news.Bitcoin.com examined the problem of quantitative easing (QE) and its impact on the U.S., and how such policies have spread to the rest of the world. This month, we continue to drill d..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-10 21:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, dollar, spread

EUR/USD Rises as US Treasury, German-Italian Bond Spread Fall


"EUR/USD gained today as US Treasury yields paused a rally. Additionally, the German-Italian bond spread narrowed, signaling that concerns about the Italian budget eased a bit..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-10 16:43
Taggar: price index, report, spread

Exchanges Roundup: Glen Oaks Escrow Supports Crypto, Binance to Delist 4 Altcoins


"In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, Glen Oaks Escrow has announced that it has partnered with Bitpay to support cryptocurrency payments and Binance has revealed that it will delist..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-10 14:10
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, etoro, market, spread

Major Indian Exchange Unocoin Launching Crypto ATMs


"A major cryptocurrency exchange in India, Unocoin, has confirmed that it is launching crypto ATMs. While a formal announcement has not been made, an image of one of the exchange’s ATMs spreading..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-10 00:20
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, currencies, currency, spread

Weiss Ratings Backtracks After Tipping Ethereum to Beat Bitcoin


"Weiss, the financial ratings agency that recently took a shine to cryptocurrency, has caught flak over its latest claim. After Weiss Ratings issued a tweet predicting BTC to lose 50% of its market sha..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 16:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, market, share, spread

PBOC Provides Update on Its Crypto Prevention Efforts


"The People?s Bank of China (PBOC) has issued a statement detailing its efforts to stop and prevent crypto and initial coin offering activities in the country. The bank outlines measures against the wi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-19 12:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, spread, trading

Public Anger Forces Bank CFO to Quit Over Huge Money Laundering Affair


"Bank executives rarely get punished for their misdeeds, leading to many people distrusting the entire banking system as plagued with widespread corruption. But once in a while someone has to bite the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-12 22:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, bull, spread

India Law Enforcement to File Charges Monday in $2.7M Coinsecure Wallet Hack


"Law enforcement authorities in New Delhi will file charges on Monday in the Coinsecure hack case. Coinsecure was a large cryptocurrency exchange allegedly wallet-hacked back in April of this year. It..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-09 00:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, spread

Exchanges Round-Up: Price Spread and Institutions, Brazil Surveys Exchanges


"In recent news pertaining to exchanges, Sfox has attributed a reducing spread in the price of BTC across exchanges to the increased presence of institutional investors in the cryptocurrency markets, B..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-01 19:05
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, spread

Wormhole Developers Address Rumors Concerning Protocol Security


"On August 1 news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Wormhole project and the BCH burned to create Wormhole Cash (WHC) tokens. Since then there?s been a lot happening in the BCH environment, and Wormhole deve..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-31 17:45
Taggar: bitcoin, report, spread

Yahoo! Finance Rolls Out Bitcoin Core, Ethereum, Litecoin Trading


"?The virus is spreading,? tweeted Morgan Creek Digital?s Founder & Partner Anthony Pompliano at the news Yahoo! Finance (YF) had integrated bitcoin core (BTC), ethereum (ETH), and litecoin (LTC) i..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-31 09:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, rate, spread, trading

Malta Tops Exchange-Based Crypto Trade, Russia Leads in OTC Volume


"Jurisdictions with crypto-friendly legislation or comprehensive regulations in place are leading in terms of exchange-based cryptocurrency trading. According to a new study, however, over the counter..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-12 18:10
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, currency trading, spread, trading

Researchers Discover Huge Crypto Scam Botnet on Twitter


"Researchers have uncovered a large botnet that mimics legitimate accounts on Twitter to spread a cryptocurrency "giveaway" scam."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-07 16:42
Taggar: currency, spread

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


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

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

U.S.-Minus-Euroland Manufacturing PMI Spread Narrowed Sharply Last Month


"Mfg PMIs U.S. Euroland Spread EUR/USD Jan 2013 53.1 47.9 +5.2 1.330 February 53.1 47.9 +5.2 1.334 March 51.5 46.8 +4.7 1.295 April 50.0 46.7 +3.3 1.301 May 50.0 48.3 +1.7 1.299 June 52.5 48.8 +3.7 1.3..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 17:34
Taggar: spread

Canada: GDP by industry, May 2018


"Real gross domestic product (GDP) was up 0.5% in May, after increasing 0.1% in April. The rise was widespread as 19 of 20 industrial sectors registered increases. The output of goods-producing industr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 15:14
Taggar: oil, spread

Coinbase Flexes Political Muscle, Beating While Joining Them


"Widespread reporting revealed the United States? largest cryptocurrency bank, Coinbase, has formed a political action committee (PAC). This is the debate. Is onboarding broader sectors, mainstream fol..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 07:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report, spread

PR: genEOS ? Blockchain 4.0 for Business Announced ? Crowdsale Is Launched


"Blockchain technology promises to transform business processes, bringing automated record-keeping and turning entirely secure, distributed, decentralized, and scalable applications into a new norm in..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-13 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, spread

1 Million Computers Hacked to Mine $2 Million-Worth of Cryptos


"Hackers reportedly reaped more than $2 million in different cryptocurrencies after spreading malware across computers in China. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-09 11:00
Taggar: currencies, report, spread

New US Made Car Prices Would Also Rise After Tariffs


"Prices of new cars and trucks could jump by several thousand dollars in the U.S. if President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to raise tariffs on imports. The same likely would hold true ev..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-03 19:01
Taggar: dollar, spread

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


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

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

But Why? Crypto Looks for Answers As Facebook Eases Ad Ban


"Facebook recently announced they would lift a ban on crypto advertisements causing widespread speculation on social media over potential next steps. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-27 23:35
Taggar: spread

Forex Brokers Update ? June 10th, 2018


"The last two weeks has brought in a new Forex broker listing: Equiti Global Markets — a regulated UK company with strong presence in the Middle East. They offe..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-10 11:55
Taggar: forex, leverage, market, spread, trading

Crypto Manga ? Comic Book Series to Spread Cryptocurrency Awareness


"The first issue of a crypto comic book series called Shonen Crypto has been released. Readers can learn about various aspects of cryptocurrencies as they follow the characters in this manga which aims..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-10 04:40
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, spread

Latin American NGOs Embark Upon Tour to Promote Bitcoin in Argentina


"?Bitcoineta?, a cryptocurrency awareness program conceived by non-profit organizations, Bitcoin Argentina, and Bitcoin Americana has commenced. The campaign will comprise a minivan boldly donning the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 05:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, profit, spread

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


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

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

Prague Subway System Now Has Ten New Bitcoin ATMs


"One of the largest Bitcoin ATM manufacturers in the world, General Bytes, has recently installed ten new cryptocurrency ATMs throughout the Prague subway in the Czech Republic. Now commuters riding th..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-28 10:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, manufacture, spread

Will Oil Sanctions Follow For Venezuela?


"The U.S. is almost certainly preparing to impose targeted crude sanctions against Venezuela, analysts told CNBC on Monday, in a move likely to constitute a “devastating” blow for the oil-d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-21 14:39
Taggar: oil, spread

The Privacy Coin Matrix: A Comprehensive Spreadsheet of Anonymous Digital Assets


"After delving into the world of cryptocurrencies one can see that good majority of digital asset proponents are big fans of privacy and anonymity. Just recently a spreadsheet document was published th..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-21 01:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, spread

U.S Dollar Rises on Higher Yields, EM pairs suffer


"Wednesday May 9: Five things the markets are talking about The threat of an increase in geopolitical tension in the Middle East is weighing on global sentiment just as concern spread over the implicat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 12:15
Taggar: dollar, market, spread

Bitcoin Cash Fund and Yeewallet Plan to Airdrop 20 BCH


"On Tuesday, May 8, the Bitcoin Cash Fund and the Yeewallet team announced a partnership that aims to further spread bitcoin cash (BCH) adoption. The organizations’ plan to bolster BCH adoption b..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-08 01:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, spread

Richard Branson Speaks Out Against Fake Bitcoin Stories and Scams


"British entrepreneur Richard Branson has spoken out over the ?worrying? spread of bitcoin scam stories and ads. Some of the most common are false endorsements and fake binary trading schemes, he warns..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-05 07:35
Taggar: bitcoin, report, spread, trading

IOTA Supporters: Tweeting a News Link Is ?Spreading FUD?


"The list of crimes to earn the opprobrium of IOTA fans is growing by the day. Journalists who fail to pen fawning hagiographies of David Sønstebø and his team are singled out for persecution by IOTA a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-02 06:14
Taggar: bitcoin, report, spread

Cryptocurrency Mining Accounted for 10% of AMD?s Overall Revenue in Q1 2018


"The cryptocurrency mining industry is spread all over the world and includes everyone from small miners with a few GPUs at home to vast datacenters with both ASICs and racks of endless GPUs. As such..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-27 08:45
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, spread

Quebec Chief Scientist Rejects ?Myth? of Widespread Illicit Bitcoin Use


"The Chief Scientist of Quebec, Rémi Quirion, has published a document rejecting the popular ?myth? that illicit transactions are among those for which bitcoin is principally used. Quebec?s Chief Scien..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 08:20
Taggar: bitcoin, spread

Hobbyist in Hell: Tracking My Crypto Assets for the Taxman


"The spreadsheet got more and more complicated, until one day it took two minutes to load. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-15 13:30
Taggar: spread

ABC Developer Amaury Séchet on the Future of Bitcoin Cash


"At the bitcoin cash-focused Tokyo event, Satoshi?s Vision Conference, many movers and shakers and cryptocurrency luminaries got together with Bitcoin.com?s product manager Mike Malley to discuss on-ch..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 17:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, spread

Okex Fights Market Manipulation Rumors Following Painful Futures Contracts Rollback


"Okex has made another announcement regarding its decision to roll back futures contracts after clients were hurt by massive liquidations. The company apologized again for the inconvenience, tried to a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 15:00
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, currency, market, spread

PBOC to Strengthen Cryptocurrency Regulations in 2018


"The People?s Bank of China (PBOC)?s Institute of International Finance has released a report identifying cryptocurrencies as a top priority for 2018. The document claims that widespread retail investm..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-31 15:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, investment, report, spread

Deleveraging Bitcoin


"Bitcoin traded down at US$6,617 on the first-day of the long Easter weekend on Friday ? its lowest-level since February 6 when it broke below US$6,000, as new European Union (EU) rules aimed at reduci..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-31 00:54
Taggar: bitcoin, brokers, leverage, spread

80,000 New Merchants in Europe Gain Option to Accept Crypto


"Vilnius-based Coingate, cryptocurrency payment gateway for European merchants, is teaming with Paris-based Prestashop, an open source ecommerce solution. The combination means more choices for cryptoc..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-27 10:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, spread

No, ?Elon Musk? on Twitter Is Not Giving Away Any Cryptocurrency


"A British news agency teamed with Chainalysis to uncover just how rampant cryptocurrency Twitter scams are and the methods employed. Using well-regarded tech personalities such as Elon Musk, tens of t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 16:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, dollar, spread

US State Exempts Cryptocurrencies From Property Taxes


"While some governments around the world, both local and national, are taking steps to try and limit the spread of the use of cryptocurrencies, many others are trying to ensure their citizens are free..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-19 02:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, spread

Bitcoiners Demand More Crypto CFDs and Spread-Betting in the UK


"The UK’s CMC Markets Plc announced it would offer cryptocurrency contracts for difference (CFDs) and spread-betting, accessible at first to professional traders. Though too soon to call a trend..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-19 01:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, spread

Presidential Candidate Adam Kokesh Launches Crypto-Fueled ?Book Bomb?


"The American libertarian and anti-war political activist, Adam Kokesh, is running for the 59th quadrennial U.S. presidential election in 2020. Kokesh says his platform is simple, because as soon as he..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-17 03:00
Taggar: bitcoin, spread

New York Legislator Proposes BitLicense Alternative for Cryptocurrency Users


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

Week in Review: ?Defining? Moments in Cryptocurrencies


"While Japan has been cracking down more on cryptocurrency exchanges recently, we see the state of Wyoming opening things up to make the state more attractive to the technology. At the same time, th..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-10 16:01
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, investment, market, rate, spread

The Wealthy Want Crypto but Don?t Understand It, Survey Shows


"The world?s richest people are putting more and more money into cryptocurrency, despite the fact they don?t understand it very well, a new report reveals. Terms like “distributed ledger” a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-08 02:58
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, report, spread

Court Strikes Down Ban on 40 Bitcoin Sites in Russia


"Saint Petersburg City Court has struck down a ban on 40 bitcoin related websites offering information about cryptocurrencies and exchange services in Russia. The ban was imposed by a district court in..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 12:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, spread

Op-Ed: The Potentially Fatal Flaw of Open-Source Blockchain Protocols


"The most important question to ask any decentralized blockchain protocol is: ?How do you protect your protocol from ?incumbent? companies?? While many emerging protocols promise disintermediated co..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 15:33
Taggar: bitcoin, dollar, market, point, profit, rate, share, spread

Will Lightning Help or Hurt Bitcoin Privacy?


"As the reality of faster, cheaper bitcoin payments approaches via the Lighting Network, concerns are spreading about the privacy it will offer."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-24 14:00
Taggar: bitcoin, spread

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bitcoin Faces Pivotal Support as Bulls Exhaust Buying Pressure


"After seeing a rally to the $11,000s, bitcoin has managed to pull back to the $9,000 range and has left many bullish investors confused. The initial bullish rally seemed promising as it broke the m..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-24 00:26
Taggar: analysis, bear, bitcoin, bull, financial, investment, market, point, spread, trading

Op-ed: How Decentralized Protocols Are Threatening Traditional Business Models


"Corporates, suits and CEOs of traditional companies beware: decentralized protocols powered by blockchain technology are redefining your traditional business models, and you should be worried. Busi..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-19 17:03
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, margin, market, oil, profit, rate, share, shares, spread

Sidechains: Why These Researchers Think They Solved a Key Piece of the Puzzle


"New blockchains are born all the time. Bitcoin was the lone blockchain for years, but now there are hundreds. The problem is, if you want to use the features offered on another blockchain, you have..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-19 14:12
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, point, rate, share, shares, spread

India?s Tax Department Issues Notices to 100,000 Crypto Investors


"India’s Income Tax Department recently announced that it has issued notices to 100,000 cryptocurrency investors. The announcement came in light of government surveys into the operations of multi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-10 12:55
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, currency, currency trade, finance, spread

Dallas Fed Chief Says Higher Wages Does not Equal Faster Inflation


"Higher wages in the United States will not necessarily lead to faster inflation, Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan said in Frankfurt on Wednesday. His comments countered widespread market speculation..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 16:22
Taggar: inflation, market, spread

Bank of America Becomes the Latest Credit Card-Issuer to Ban Bitcoin


"U.S. banks really aren?t big on bitcoin. That?s the inference to be drawn from a widespread crypto crackdown led by major financial institutions. Bank of America, the country?s second largest bank, is..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-04 02:14
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, spread

PR: All Crypto ? Friendly Venues Are Finally Listed in One App ? CryptoFind


"CryptoFind App by GRAFT Blockchain discovers nearby venues that accept cryptocurrencies as payment. Basically, it's a self-spreading network, linking crypto-savvy buyers and merchants. For the very fi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, rate, spread

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Potential Bearish Continuation Sets Up Lower Lows


"Shortly after a sharp drop from the mid $14,000 to the lower $9,000s, bitcoin saw a strong bounce to the upper $11,000s. At the time of this article, bitcoin appears to be consolidating and is read..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-19 21:48
Taggar: analysis, bear, bitcoin, financial, investment, market, spread, trading

Credit Suisse Argues Irrational Exuberance Around ICOs Indicates Bitcoin Bubble


"In a paper written in the fall of 2017 and published on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) on Friday, January 12, 2018, Credit Suisse?s Dietmar Peetz and Gregory Mall argue that the boom in..."

Telegram Followers ? The New Metric for Cryptocurrency Success


"Cryptocurrencies are gauged by the size of their market cap. It?s a crude reckoner, but it?s good enough for most purposes. But what about projects that have yet to issue their coins or host their tok..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-15 15:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, market, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? January 14th, 2018


"The first brokers update post this year is not very rich on the news, but features a new broker: ATFX — a Cyprus-based regulated Forex broker with $200 minimum acco..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-14 18:47
Taggar: brokers, forex, leverage, spread

Kentucky Fried Chicken Canada Launches ?Bitcoin Bucket?


"Bitcoiners in the past few days have witnessed mainstream media spreading rumors about South Korea?s ban on cryptocurrency. This, as always, caused some panic selling. But hey, don?t be upset. Colonel..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-13 04:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, spread

Telegram?s Privacy-Focused User Base Could Be TON Blockchain?s Killer App


"In December 2017, an interesting rumor surfaced: According to ?sources familiar with the matter,? the messaging app Telegram, very popular among crypto-enthusiasts for its strong encryption and pri..."

Chinese Authorities Ask Local Miners to Submit Monthly Status Reports


"Xinjiang Province regulators have issued an official document informing local bitcoin miners to submit status reports on a specific schedule. Also Read: Japanese ?Virtual Currency Girls? Spreading Cry..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-07 23:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, report, spread

Japanese ?Virtual Currency Girls? Spreading Cryptocurrency Knowledge


"Japanese female idols have teamed up to form the ‘Virtual Currency Girls’ group to promote the knowledge of cryptocurrencies through entertainment. Each of its 8 members represents a crypt..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-07 14:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, spread

Iranian Bitcoin Adoption Surges Amid Political Protests and Censorship


"Reports are indicating that Iranian bitcoin adoption is continuing to grow despite the current political turmoil gripping the nation. Also Read: Bitcoin Use in Iran Welcomed by Nation?s High Council o..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-05 17:57
Taggar: bitcoin, oil, report, spread

Manufacturing Activity Grew Last Month at a Faster Pace in the U.S. and Euro Area


"The U.S.-minus-Euroland PMI spread narrowed to -0.9 percentage points in December from -1.9 percentage points in November. The ISM’s U.S. index rose to a 3-month high of 59.7% from 58.2%, and IH..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 17:58
Taggar: point, spread

Iran Protests Lift Oil To Start The Year


"Oil finishes the year positively and receives a boost in Asia as protests in Iran escalate and spread across the country. Oil ended 2017 on a positive note, as falling inventories globally and strong..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 08:45
Taggar: oil, spread

Cryptocurrency Influencers Accused of Aiding Pump and Dumps


"Social media influencers are marketing manna, coveted for their highly engaged audience who hang on their every word. Sites such as Tomoson and Meltwater link brands with influencers who are eager to..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-28 19:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, spread

Is South Korea?s Decision to Limit Cryptocurrency Speculation a Positive?


"South Korea’s decision to further regulate speculation in cryptocurrency trading is “quite positive,” according to BitSpread Founder and CEO Cedric Jeanson.”I think it’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-28 12:04
Taggar: currencies, currency, currency trading, spread, trading

New Cryptocurrency Mining Bot Is Infesting Facebook Messenger


"Cyber security researchers found a new type of malware spreading across the world via the Facebook Messenger app. This malicious bot is using the many computers it has infected to mine cryptocurrency..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-25 18:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, spread

PR: Mattereum and InsurePal Sign Letter of Intent to Collaborate on Effective Mass Use of Blockchain


"The Central Issue for Blockchain Expansion is Trust Mattereum and InsurePal signed a letter of intent to collaborate in using blockchain to empower individual users of the technology, recognising that..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-20 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, spread

Howard Stern and Saturday Night Live Reference Bitcoin as Popularity Grows


"The Year of Bitcoin is finishing strong, as its spread into the mainstream, from finance to popular culture, gains traction apace with its price increases. From The Big Bang Theory dedicating a bitcoi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 05:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, spread

PR: Waste to Energy Blockchain 4New Secures Funding for Service to Rival Bitcoin


"LONDON - 4NEW, the company operating Waste to Energy treatment plants today announced a series of groundbreaking developments. 4NEW has successfully secured $30.5 million USD from institutional invest..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-08 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, spread

Euroland?s PMI Advantages Versus the U.S. Extended in November


"Whereas the U.S. non-manufacturing purchasing managers index fell 2.7 points to a 3-month low of 57.4 in November, Euroland’s service-sector PMI rose to a six-month high of 56.2. The resulting 1..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 21:53
Taggar: point, spread

New York Assemblyman Proposes Digital Currency Task Force


"A few new bills have been proposed by New York state officials concerning the implications of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. One of the bills sponsored by the democratic assemblyman Clyde..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 07:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, market, spread

The Ethereum Blockchain is Congested by Cats


"Even though Bitcoin is much larger than Ethereum it isn?t the only blockchain to suffer scaling issues: the ethereum network is presently experiencing a transaction backlog. The cause of the commotion..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 20:55
Taggar: bitcoin, spread

Wrangling Data For Enterprise: Blockchain Company Libra Launches Crypto Office


"Libra, a developer of blockchain tax and auditing software, has launched Crypto Office, a new product aimed at the industry?s biggest players: exchanges, market makers and hedge funds.The company w..."

Bitcoin Cash Community Creates Grassroots Funding Initiative


"Just recently a fundraiser was initiated by a long-time bitcoiner, Paul Wasensteiner, who is very passionate about spreading the benefits of the decentralized cryptocurrency bitcoin cash (BCH). Wasens..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-25 14:58
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, spread

Bitcoin Exchange Globitex Granted European Electronic Money License


"Globitex, a new bitcoin exchange co-founded by former Bitcoin Foundation Executive Director Jon Matonis, is announcing that its parent Globitex Holding (Latvia) group company NexPay UAB has been gr..."

Chinese Power Company Responds to Document Indicating Mining Crackdown


"The Chinese state-owned State Grid Sichuan Ganzi Prefecture Electric Power Co, Ltd. has responded to the widespread circulation of a document bearing the official stamp of the company that appeared to..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 21:25
Taggar: bear, bitcoin, spread

Bitcoin Gold Issues Daily Updates, Adds Replay Protection


"After a bumpy roll-out and widespread criticism regarding the project’s supposed secrecy, Bitcoin Gold’s development team has taken to daily updates in an effort to help push the project a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 05:30
Taggar: bitcoin, gold, spread

WTI Oil Enters Backwardation


"Oil traders just provided another sign that the market is rebalancing. The WTI calendar spread for the next six months moved from “contango” into “backwardation” Tuesday. To ex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 16:05
Taggar: market, oil, spread

These International Bitcoin Communities Are Rejecting SegWit2x


"The hard fork part of the New York Agreement is scheduled to take place within about two weeks. This incompatible protocol rule change is set to increase Bitcoin?s block weight limit, to allow for..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 15:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, market, point, profit, rate, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? October 29th, 2017


"One new Forex broker has been listed on EarnForex.com during this week: FXB Trading — an unregulated offshore broker with MT4 and MT5 platforms. The minimum account size..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-29 11:00
Taggar: brokers, forex, leverage, spread, trading

BitGive Launches Bitcoin Donation Platform GiveTrack


"BitGive Foundation, a nonprofit organization, announced the launch of the beta version of GiveTrack, a blockchain-based platform that allows donors to donate bitcoin to charitable causes and track..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-24 17:26
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, finance, profit, spread

PR: Hedge Token Platform Launched Its Flagship Cryptocurrency Index Named ?Buchman Crypto 30 Index? for Effective Crypto Trading & Investments Content


"Crypto Market Overview Cryptocurrencies are not uncommon thing these days. Most of the institutional as well as individual traders and investors holds a significant percentage of cryptocurrencies in t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-23 19:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, investment, market, profit, spread, trading

Visa Files Patent for Blockchain-Based Digital Asset Network


"Last week, the United States Patent and Trade Office (USPTO) published the details of Visa?s new patent application. The credit card giant?s plans for the digital asset network are quite broad; how..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-24 15:59
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, spread, visa

Forex Brokers Update ? August 20th, 2017


"One new broker has been added to the list of FX companies on our website this week: Global Prime — a regulated Australian broker with MT4 platform and $500 min..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-20 13:43
Taggar: leverage, spread, trading

Forex Brokers Update ? April 29th, 2017


"The list of changes to the Forex brokers on EarnForex.com looks like this for the current week: HYCM is regulated by CySEC. Vistabrokers reduced the maximu..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-29 19:46
Taggar: brokers, forex, leverage, spread

Bitfinex Price Spreads Bring Uncertainty to Bitcoin?s Price Rally


"One week has passed since bitcoin exchange Bitfinex announced issues with banking partners and halted fiat withdrawals for its customers. Since then the price of bitcoin has been rallying upwards reac..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 15:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, spread

Macron Resumes Campaigning After Facing Criticism


"French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron returns to the campaign trail Wednesday after widespread criticism that a victory dinner he offered his team Sunday was premature and inappropriate given..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-26 12:40
Taggar: spread

The Great Price Divide Widens During Bitcoin?s 2017 Rise


"Over the course of the past week, many traders have been discussing the significant price differences between exchanges. Most notably, the spread between Bitfinex and a majority of other exchangesR..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-24 18:00
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, spread

More Bitcoin Exchanges Fall Victim to Banking Problems


"Following Bitfinex’s announcement to disable fiat deposits, more bitcoin exchanges are having the same issue. The other trading platforms have also disabled incoming USD wire transfers, citing b..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-19 22:30
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, spread, trading

Possible Scenarios for French Presidential Election


"This Sunday’s French Presidential race is a massive event for the EUR, and the significance has not been lost on capital markets with German Bund yields’ trading atop of this year lows. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-19 17:36
Taggar: market, spread, trading

Forex Brokers Update ? April 16th, 2017


"One new broker has been added to EarnForex.com list this week: Circle Markets — an MT4 broker based and regulated in New Zealand. It offers trading accounts starting fro..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-16 16:58
Taggar: forex, market, spread, trading

China to Adopt New Rules to Improve Economic Data Quality


"China is set to adopt new rules to prevent officials from falsifying statistics to help improve the quality of data, the cabinet said on Wednesday. There has long been widespread global scepticism abo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-12 14:52
Taggar: spread

Forex Brokers Update ? April 9th, 2017


"With another week gone, it is time to summarize the updates that have been made to the companies listed on EarnForex.com: Gallant Capital Markets can now accept deposits in..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-09 10:50
Taggar: dollar, forex, market, spread

Hedge Funds Reduce Large Oil Positions Uncertain About Supply


"Hedge funds have continued liquidating their large bullish position in crude amid doubts about the pace and timing of any rebalancing in the oil market. Hedge funds? net position in Brent and WTI has..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-04 18:02
Taggar: bull, market, oil, spread

Canada: International Merchandise Trade, February 2017


"Following three consecutive monthly surpluses, Canada’s merchandise trade balance with the world posted a $972 million deficit in February. Exports were down 2.4%, with decreases in 8 of 11 sect..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-04 14:49
Taggar: spread, trade balance

U.S. and Euroland Factory March PMIs Respectively Fell and Rose


"The U.S. manufacturing PMI level exceeded its euro area counterpart for a third straight month in March. However, all but 0.2 points of a 1.5-point widening of the spread between the two indices seen..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-03 16:32
Taggar: point, spread

Charts: How Bitcoin's Market Dominance is Being Challenged


"Given its status as the original blockchain protocol, it should be no surprise that bitcoin has long dominated the digital currency markets. In terms of market capitalization, it dwarfs other cryptocu..."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-19 16:33
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, market, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? March 19th, 2017


"The following brokers’ listings have been updated during the week: CIBFX lowered its minimum spread on Forex pairs, increasing maximum leverage to 1:500. Gold and silver..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-19 14:13
Taggar: brokers, forex, gold, leverage, spread, trading

Speculation Decreases Bitcoin?s Dominance in Cryptocurrency Markets


"?Long-term I am not seeing the currency dying out or anything of that sort as long as there is demand, and as long as China has capital curbs which keep you from taking out money currencies like bitco..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-14 03:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, market, report, spread

Breaking: OANDA US Launches Beta Offering With Raw Spreads


"One of the first brokerages in the world that targeted retail clients, OANDA, is opening a new page in its history. The company?s US subsidiary is starting a raw spreads offering for its clients in th..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-10 10:46
Taggar: spread

Non-Manufacturing PMIs: U.S. and Ezone Both Improve


"The non-manufacturing U.S. PMI rose 1.1 points to a 16-month high of 57.6, and Euroland’s services purchasing managers index 1.8 points to a 69-month high of 55.5. The sum of these spreads and t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-03 18:41
Taggar: point, spread

Dutch Voters Angry About Jobs and Immigration


"From the towering offices of Rotterdam?s port authority, you can watch the never-ending stream of barges begin their river journeys to the Rhine and points across Europe, carrying anything from Chines..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-28 12:14
Taggar: economy, point, spread

Russia's PM: Blockchain Tech Could Bring Big Changes


"Blockchain tech could have widespread impact, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev reportedly said today. Source"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-27 19:01
Taggar: report, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? February 19th, 2017


"One new Forex trading company has been added to the list of brokers at EarnForex.com during the week: TryMarkets — a brand new offshore Forex broker registered..."

Germany-U.S. Bond Yield Gap Near One-Month High


"The spread between U.S. and German benchmark government bond yields were close to one-month highs on Thursday as the central banks of the two regions diverge on policy and political risks in Europe ke..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-16 16:18
Taggar: bank, rate, spread

Sentiment Hampered By French Election Concerns


"European financial markets struggled with growing economic and political concerns on Tuesday as the euro neared its biggest fall this year and bond yield spreads over Germany reaching the widest in se..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-07 12:48
Taggar: currencies, dollar, financial, market, spread

Populist Fears Weigh on Eurozone


"France’s two-stage presidential election system is expected to favour Macron, who is the current favourite on betting markets. But a Le Pen victory remains a possibility, said OANDA senior trade..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-07 03:04
Taggar: market, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? February 5th, 2017


"One new Forex broker has been added during the first week of February: Financial Spreads — an introducing broker for the UK-regulated company FINSA Europe Ltd. The&..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-05 12:24
Taggar: financial, forex, spread, trading

French Election Scandal Pushes Yields to 3 Year High


"A ‘radical-left winger’ and the fading hopes of the center-right are making investors nervous ahead of upcoming French elections sending 10-year French-German spreads to a three-year high..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-01 17:51
Taggar: point, spread

FBI Concerned About Criminal Use of Private Cryptocurrency Monero


"An FBI special agent has said it's unclear how the agency would respond to widespread criminal use of privacy-enhancing cryptocurrencies like monero. Source"

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-31 13:00
Taggar: currencies, spread

US Dollar Has Worst Start of Year Since 2008


"The U.S. dollar headed for its worst start to a year since 2008 on Tuesday while world stock losses, already the biggest in six weeks, grew after widespread protests against President Donald TrumpR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-31 12:41
Taggar: dollar, economy, spread

Oil Falls as US Drilling Increase Pressures Prices


"Oil prices fell on Monday as news of another weekly increase in U.S. drilling activity spread concern over rising output just as many of the world’s oil producers are trying to comply with a dea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-30 16:55
Taggar: oil, spread

Oil Slips as US Rigs Continue to Rise


"Oil prices were steady on Monday, but news of another increase in U.S. drilling activity spread concern over rising output just as many of the world’s oil producers are trying to comply with a d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-30 16:34
Taggar: oil, spread

BP Says Oil Demand Will Rise Despite Electric Cars


"Global demand for oil will still be growing in 2035 even with an enormous growth in electric cars in the next two decades, with numbers on the road rising from 1m to 100m, BP has predicted. The oil an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-25 19:52
Taggar: oil, spread

Russia?s Relationship with Bitcoin May See Brighter Days Ahead


"The state of bitcoin?s legality in Russia has been shaky over the past couple of years. Reports of bitcoin bans, jail sentences for holding cryptocurrencies, and other regulatory policy headlines have..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-16 02:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, report, share, spread

Bitcoin Mining Power Growing Bigger But Greener


"Bitcoin has created a vast mining sector within the network?s economy that is growing exponentially. Mining bitcoin has spread the technology towards new thoughts concerning energy consumption, ways t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-14 19:00
Taggar: bitcoin, consumption, economy, spread

Chinese Bitcoin Exchange Inspections Cause Price Drop and FUD


"News from China is once again spreading through the bitcoin world like wildfire. It appears China?s central bank the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) is visiting with the top three Chinese exchange..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-11 17:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, spread

Robert Shiller Says Trump Gives Cause for Optimism and Nervousness


"Nobel?winning economist Robert Shiller told CNBC on Wednesday “I’m nervous” about Donald Trump, but said there’s no doubt the president-elect’s personality has ignited wi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-11 16:46
Taggar: spread

Forex Brokers Update ? January 1st, 2017


"The first update this year recaps the last week of 2016 — one new broker and some minor changes to the listed companies: STO — a Cyprus-based b..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-01 12:45
Taggar: forex, forex trading, leverage, rate, spread, trading

December and 2016 in Figures


"Although the federal funds rate was raised three fewer times in 2016 than many U.S. monetary officials were expecting a year ago, short-term interest rate differential moved significantly more in favo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-31 15:15
Taggar: rate, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? December 18th, 2016


"Two new brokers have been added this week: Fortrade — a regulated UK broker with a proprietary trading platform and $500 account minimum. The fixed spreads are quite hig..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-18 16:32
Taggar: brokers, fx trading, leverage, spread, trading

Forex Brokers Update ? November 20th, 2016


"Just a small update this week: ThinkForex has completed its rebranding into ThinkMarkets as the broker expands into broader financial markets. FXCM opened an office in South A..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-20 09:45
Taggar: bull, financial, forex, market, rate, spread

2017 and Trends in Bond Market Origination


"With a year of widespread volatility behind us, uncertainty will remain a key theme for 2017. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-05 10:58
Taggar: spread

CLS Endorses PvP Settlement Initiative in Japanese FX Market


"The widespread usage of PvP settlement can be instrumental in reducing settlement risk in Japan."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-31 22:20
Taggar: spread

Financial Spreads Improves Guaranteed Stop Orders Execution


"UK spread betting and CFDs brokerages Financial Spreads has made two substantial changes to warrant execution."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-18 12:50
Taggar: financial, spread

Price Rises on the Way for the UK


"Prices are going to rise in Britain. The only question now is by how much. The prospect that much-loved brands like Marmite spread and PG Tips tea might vanish from Tesco supermarkets is the first tas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 09:55
Taggar: inflation, market, spread

ETX Capital Posts Record Profits in 2015, Revenues Higher by 20%


"The company?s revenue from spreads increased to 87% of the total due to substantially higher retail client volumes"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-11 16:13
Taggar: spread

Big 6.3-Point Jump Last Month in U.S.-Minus-Ezone Services Differential


"The U.S. non-manufacturing purchasing managers index leaped 5.7 points to 57.1 in September, an eleven-month high. Euroland’s services PMI, in contrast, fell 0.6 points to a 21-month low. The sp..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 17:57
Taggar: point, spread

Unveiling a New Vision for Britain, May Demands a Fairer Society


"British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled on Wednesday what she called a new “vision” for the ruling Conservatives, to serve the country by spreading wealth more evenly and becoming the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 14:27
Taggar: spread

OctaFX Offering Revamp Takes on MT4 and cTrader Accounts


"Key components of MT5 Pro offering include lower floating spreads and 44 new instruments."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-23 16:28
Taggar: spread

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

Forex Brokers Update ? September 3rd, 2016


"Another week has passed without new brokers being added to EarnForex.com. Two of the listed companies have been updated: FxGrow launched VIP version of its ECN account type. It sta..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-03 21:44
Taggar: brokers, forex, leverage, spread

Trump to Make Trip to Mexico Before Immigration Speech


"U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will meet Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Wednesday in a hastily arranged visit to Mexico hours before delivering a highly anticipated speech..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-31 14:17
Taggar: spread

SGX Looks to Jump Start Listings With Unpopular Share Structuring


"The initial report is being met with widespread criticism from investors given the disproportionate level of voting rights levied."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-30 12:27
Taggar: report, spread

EUR/USD Spread Hits Record Low at Dukascopy Bank


"Today Dukascopy traders enjoyed pretty low spreads on the major pair."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-17 16:31
Taggar: dukascopy, spread

Dollar Ranges So Far in 2016


"After the close of yesterday, five-eighths of 2016 had been completed. Up to that point, the dollar had ranged considerably more widely against the yen, sterling loonie, Aussie dollar and kiwi than ag..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-16 18:52
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point, spread, trading

U.S. Swings Dominate Recent Volatility in Service Sector PMI Spread


"A see-saw pattern in the U.S. non-manufacturing PMI since April has caused the spread between such and the eurozone services purchasing managers index to exhibit trendless volatility. The differential..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-03 18:16
Taggar: point, spread

Florida Judge Deals a Blow to Bitcoin?s Legitimacy


"Another tough development for those who advocate the spread of Bitcoin as an alternative currency."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-31 15:03
Taggar: currency, spread

Supply Glut to Pressure North American Oil Outlook


"A glut of refined products has worsened the already-grim outlook for U.S. crude oil for the rest of the year and the first half of 2017, traders warned this week, as the spread between near-term and f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-21 16:21
Taggar: oil, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? July 17th, 2016


"Two new Forex brokers have been added to the list during the week: FX Giants — a UK-regulated company with an interesting range of account types — f..."

In June, Factory Activity Quickened in Both the United States and Euroland


"Euroland’s manufacturing purchasing managers index rose by 1.3 points in June, but that quickening rate of activity expansion was exceeded by a 1.9-point advance in the U.S. PMI to 53.2.  As a r..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-01 17:29
Taggar: point, rate, spread

CANADA: GDP By Industry, April 2016


"After decreasing in February and March, real gross domestic product edged up 0.1% in April. Widespread gains, notably in manufacturing, utilities and the public sector, were largely offset by a signif..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-30 15:44
Taggar: oil, spread

Brexit: the News Analytics View and the Windscreen Wiper Effect


"If you are a trader, I have three bits of advice for you; watch the spreads, watch the spreads and, of course, watch the spreads!"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-20 14:50
Taggar: spread

Commodities Advance on the USD After Weak NFP


"Brent crude pushed above $50, while gold and copper touched multi-week highs on Monday, as commodities benefited from a struggling dollar after a dismal U.S. jobs report crushed expectations for a nea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-06 16:30
Taggar: dollar, gold, rate, report, spread

Breaking: Saxo Bank Phases out Moscow, Two Other Offices as Part of Strategic Shift


"The Danish multi-asset brokerage is focusing on efficiency and spreads focus of its business on more partnerships"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-01 15:57
Taggar: spread

Forex Brokers Update ? May 22nd, 2016


"One new Forex broker has been added to our list this week: TraderNovo — a rather new company with an offshore registration on Marshall Islands. It offers ECN Forex accou..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-22 10:54
Taggar: forex, leverage, spread

How Technology Can Help Utilities Spread their Future


"The future of utilities is here. The challenge is how to make it spread."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-17 14:47
Taggar: spread

Forex Brokers Update ? May 15th, 2016


"Descriptions of two new companies have been added to EarnForex.com during the week: Xtrade — a regulated Cypriot broker with proprietary trading platform, fixed spreads..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-15 10:34
Taggar: forex, leverage, metatrader, spread, trading

MahiFX Launches its MFX Vector Service For Buy-Side Clients


"MahiFX has enhanced its product suite with the MFX Vector platform, a new solution designed to better control spreads."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-13 11:25
Taggar: spread

Tradeview Markets Launches Liquidity Connector


"Tradeview clients can now access spreads as low as zero from more than 50 banks and prime liquidity providers. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-05 15:12
Taggar: bank, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? May 1st, 2016


"Just a few minor updates to the brokers this week: AvaTrade now accepts Neteller, PayPal, Skrill, and WebMoney deposits. FXPRIMUS added Arabic version of its website. PaxForex..."

Saxo Bank Continues FX Offering Reform, Introduces Tiered Leverage


"Following the spreads reduction and the commission based model revamp, Saxo Bank adds flexible leverage options"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-19 12:49
Taggar: bank, leverage, spread

Biggest Ever Saudi Overhaul Targets $100 Billion of Revenue


"The biggest economic shake-up since the founding of Saudi Arabia would accelerate subsidy cuts and impose more levies, a plan to spread the burden of lower crude prices among a population more accusto..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-04 13:18
Taggar: rate, spread

U.S.-Minus-Eurozone Manufacturing PMI Spread Improved 1.9 Points in March


"Mfg PMIs U.S. Euroland Spread EUR/USD Jan 2013 53.1 47.9 +5.2 1.330 February 53.1 47.9 +5.2 1.334 March 51.5 46.8 +4.7 1.295 April 50.0 46.7 +3.3 1.301 May 50.0 48.3 +1.7 1.299 June 52.5 48.8 +3.7 1.3..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-01 18:59
Taggar: spread

Next Week


"Quarter’s End:  The coming week bridges the first and second quarters and, for countries like India and Japan, the end of one fiscal year and the start of another. Europe Goes on Daylight S..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-25 19:49
Taggar: spread

China Has A $590B Problem With Unpaid Bills


"Not since 1999 have China?s companies had so much trouble getting customers to actually pay for what they?ve bought. It now takes about 83 days for the typical Chinese firm to collect cash for complet..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-21 17:00
Taggar: market, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? March 20th, 2016


"This week saw addition of one new broker to our website: FCI Markets — a new FCA-regulated Forex company with MetaTrader 4, Currenex, and NetStation trading platforms. T..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-20 18:53
Taggar: brokers, forex, market, metatrader, spread, trading

Admiral Markets Announces Significant Changes to Trade Conditions


"The updates revealed by the brokerage apply to leverage, contract sizes, spreads and swaps."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-14 22:13
Taggar: leverage, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? March 13th, 2016


"One new broker has been added this week: CM Trading — a regulated South African FX company with MT4 platform and accounts starting with $250. Their fixed spreads are rather high..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-13 11:26
Taggar: brokers, leverage, spread, trading

Next Week


"U.S. Clocks Spring One Hour Forward to Daylight Savings Time:  Time in New York shifts to a 13-hour difference with Tokyo, a 4-hour difference with London and a 5-hour spread with Paris, Brussels..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-11 01:08
Taggar: bank, rate, spread

Tradeview Markets Integrates cTrader into its Trading Infrastructure


"cTrader fortify Tradeview?s existing trading infrastructure, giving clients access to a new trading spreads and functionality."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-08 16:44
Taggar: spread, trading

Monex Cuts Spreads on Tradable Forex Offering


"Japan?s Monex is axing spreads on 13 currency pairs ? the offering is valid until the end of April, 2016."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-08 14:32
Taggar: currency, currency pair, spread

That Was Quick! Cyprus Exits Bailout with Cash to Spare


"It doesn’t seem too long ago that Europe looked on in despair as yet another country appeared on the brink of collapse. Back in 2013 panic spread through Cyprus financial system as government bo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-08 13:00
Taggar: financial, spread

Oil Drop Renews Market Sell Off


"The dramatic crash in oil prices has returned with a vengeance. U.S. crude futures dropped 3% Thursday, driving prices below $27 for the second time in recent weeks. Before this year, oil prices hadn&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-11 14:20
Taggar: financial, market, oil, profit, spread

USD/CAD ? Loonie Decouples from Oil Price Fall


"The loonie was not dragged down by a tumble in oil prices and managed to eke out gains after the Canadian and U.S. bond yield spreads narrowed due to the softness of the big dollar. The USD was being..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-09 00:35
Taggar: dollar, loonie, oil, spread

Putin Says No Fire Sale on State Companies


"As Russia’s recession drags on thanks to the slumping oil price, sanctions and capital outflows, there has been widespread talk that the Russian state could sell off stakes in state companies to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-02 17:11
Taggar: oil, spread

China FX Regulator Orders Banks Offshore to Limit Dollar Purchases


"China’s foreign exchange regulator has ordered banks in some trading hubs to limit dollar purchases this month, three people with direct knowledge said on Friday, in the latest attempt to stem c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-08 16:58
Taggar: bank, dollar, foreign exchange, market, spread, trading

China Regulator Orders Banks in Some Hubs to Limit Dollar Buying This Month ? Sources


"China’s foreign exchange regulator has ordered banks in some trading hubs to limit dollar purchases this month, three people with direct knowledge said on Friday, in the latest attempt to stem c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-08 10:35
Taggar: bank, dollar, foreign exchange, market, spread, trading

Eurozone PMIs Improved Last Month Relative to U.S. Scores


"The U.S.-minus-eurozone services purchasing managers differential fell 0.6 points to +1.1 in December.  Earlier this week, investors learned of an 0.8-point widening of the negative manufacturing PMI..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-06 19:26
Taggar: point, spread

Oil Plunge Hurts Canada ? Worst Yet To Come


"Unemployment 6.9% in November from 4.6% a year earlier Calgary business community feels “funeral”-like, mayor says Crime is rising, home prices are falling and food banks are overwhelmed i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-23 16:12
Taggar: bank, employment, oil, spread

Debt Market Still Wary of US Recovery


"The selloff in the bellwether high risk corporate debt market is spreading fears that the U.S. economy is on less sound footing than investors thought. On Monday, the widely-traded iShares iBoxx $ Hig..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-15 16:38
Taggar: economy, market, rate, share, shares, spread

Yuan Devalues Again Sparking Currency War Rumors


"Five months after China shocked the world by devaluing the yuan, sparking widespread fears of a currency war with its Asian neighbors, investors are finding themselves with a case of deja vu. As the y..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-10 16:33
Taggar: currency, spread

Opposite U.S. and Eurozone Purchasing Manager Trends


"The sum of the U.S.-Minus-Euroland PMI spreads turned negative in November for the first time since January 2014.  Within the last four months, that combined differential swung 9.1 points in the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-03 21:34
Taggar: point, spread

Signals from the Fed, Bank of Japan and ECB


"FOMC minutes from the October meeting released Wednesday afternoon showed most members inclined to hike the federal funds rate in December but also underscored an intention to normalize policy gradual..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-19 15:53
Taggar: bank, rate, spread

U.S.-Minus-Eurozone Purchasing Managers Differential Narrowed Further in September


"The ISM-compiled U.S. non-manufacturing PMI reading fell 2.1 points last month to a 3-month low of 56.9.  Euroland’s services PMI dropped by a lesser 0.7 points to 53.7.  A spread between those..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-05 16:41
Taggar: point, report, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? September 12th, 2015


"Three new brokers have been added to our website during the last two weeks: BCapitalsFX — an unregulated MT4 broker with a full range of account types, starting wit..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-12 16:03
Taggar: brokers, leverage, spread

China Changes GDP Data Calculation Method to Improve Accuracy


"China’s statistics bureau said on Wednesday it has changed the way quarterly gross domestic product data is calculated, a move it calls a step to adopt international standards and improve the ac..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-09 12:33
Taggar: spread

Manufacturing PMI Spread Between U.S. and Eurozone Swings to Minus 1.2


"The U.S. factory purchasing managers index reported by the Institute of Supply Management fell 1.6 points to a 27-month low of 51.1, whereas Euroland’s counterpart, compiled by Markit Economics..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-01 21:20
Taggar: point, report, spread

Chinese Investors Rattled by Manipulation Crackdown


"Investigations by Chinese authorities into wild stock market swings are spreading fear among China-based investors, with some unsure if they are simply helping with inquiries or actually under suspici..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-01 16:48
Taggar: financial, market, spread

USD/CAD Loonie Faces Big Week as Recession Looms


"Oil recovers, but not enough to stop Loonie drop China jitters remains, but Fed reaction three weeks away Canada data in lockstep with US The CAD had a rough week as the Chinese stock market rout grab..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-28 22:19
Taggar: loonie, market, oil, spread

Dow Futures Skid 500 Points as Wall Street Preps for Steep Selloff


"U.S. stock index futures screamed lower on Monday, with Dow futures tumbling 500 points, as fears surrounding the health of China’s economy multiplied. These concerns saw the benchmark Shanghai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-24 13:54
Taggar: economy, market, point, spread

Fear Spreads as Asian Markets Plummet Again


"Another strong sell-off in Asia overnight is once again spreading fear throughout financial markets at the start of the week, piling the pressure on the People?s Bank of China to inject some stimulus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-24 08:33
Taggar: bank, financial, market, spread

Could the Oil Slump Push This Country to Default?


"The cost of protecting against a Venezuelan default has hit record highs, leading to fears that the oil-dependent country could become the first sovereign victim of plummeting oil prices. Spreads on V..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-18 14:41
Taggar: oil, rate, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? August 9th, 2015


"One new broker has been added to EarnForex.com during the week: Capital Index — a regulated Cypriot broker with MetaTrader 4 platform and two account types: one based on..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-09 21:49
Taggar: brokers, forex, metatrader, spread

Oil Drops to 4 Month Low After Chinese Market Drop


"Oil hit four-month lows on Monday after a steep drop in Chinese stock markets spread concerns about the economic health of the world’s biggest energy consumer and more evidence emerged of a glob..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-27 16:03
Taggar: market, oil, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? July 25th, 2015


"Three new brokers have been added to the list on our website during the last two weeks: MTrading — an offshore company with offices in a number of em..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-25 15:45
Taggar: brokers, metatrader, spread, trading

Earnings Dominate but Commodities Remain in Focus


"U.S. indices are expected to open higher on Thursday, tracking gains made in Europe as earnings season continues to dominate, while commodities remain largely in focus and Greece votes to pass further..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-23 14:49
Taggar: dollar, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? July 4th, 2015


"EarnForex.com now features two more companies: London FX — a regulated Forex broker from UK with a range of low-spread MT4 account types, starting with a hefty minimum o..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-04 14:24
Taggar: forex, leverage, spread

Greece Still Weighs as Attention Shifts to Data


"Financial markets are likely to settle down a little on Tuesday following widespread panic-driven selling at the start of the week in response to Greece?s rejection of its creditors bailout proposal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-30 07:43
Taggar: announcement, bank, economy, financial, market, spread

West TX Oil Below $58 as Greece Crisis Worsens


"Crude futures hit three-week lows on Monday as Greece shut its banks and imposed capital controls, causing widespread risk aversion, while Iran looked likely to extend nuclear negotiations with the We..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-30 02:16
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, oil, spread

German, US and UK Banks Have Highest Greek Exposure


"European markets were hammered on Monday, with the Greek markets closed altogether, after Greece slid rapidly toward default and exit from the eurozone. But despite the market bloodshed, the Greek def..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-29 16:46
Taggar: financial, market, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? June 27th, 2015


"One new company has been listed during the last two weeks: Tradeo — a regulated Maltese broker with MT4 platform, variable spreads, and 1:200 leverage on Forex instrumen..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-27 21:10
Taggar: forex, leverage, spread

IFO Monthly Report and a Setback in the Greek Talks


"Yesterday’s proposal by Greek Prime Minister Tsipras was not accepted by all the Europeans.  News of this setback sent share prices down 3.8% in Greece and 0.9% in Germany, Spain and Italy..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-24 13:49
Taggar: share, spread

EUR in No Man?s Land: Jaded Traders Headline Watching


"EUR ping pong price action expected by jaded traders Greece delivers: Is it enough? EZ/EU Officials see deal unlikely today Greek investors optimistic: stocks up, spreads tighter Greece has followed t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-22 12:50
Taggar: market, spread

Asian Equities Enjoying Greece Talk Plan


"Asian shares got the week off to a strong start and U.S. stock futures and the euro firmed on Monday, after Greece scrambled to avert defaulting on its debt with last-minute proposals aimed at appeasi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-22 08:05
Taggar: financial, share, shares, spread, trading

Do You Trade on Cent Account?


"My recent post about the history of cent accounts has attracted some attention from this blog’s readers. It looks like despite their common disadvantages (higher spreads, poorer c..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-08 16:35
Taggar: point, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? June 6th, 2015


"Two new companies have been added to the directory of brokers on EarnForex.com this week: WatanFX — a Pakistani Forex broker with an English/Urdu website. It i..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-06 18:57
Taggar: brokers, forex, leverage, spread, trading

Greater Convergence of U.S. and Eurozone Economies


"1Q15 was one of the rare quarters since the Great Recession when real GDP expanded faster in the eurozone than the United States, and the purchasing manager surveys suggest that wasn’t a one-qua..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-03 18:47
Taggar: point, spread

U.S. Factory PMI Back Above Eurozone PMI


"The U.S. minus Euroland PMI spread rose 1.1 points to +0.6 points in May after negative differentials of -0.5 in April and -0.7 in March.  Between November and February, the spread had narrowed from 7..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-01 17:04
Taggar: point, spread

German Train Strike Ends


"Germany’s train drivers have agreed to call off their strike and enter mediation with Deutsche Bahn. “We are very relieved”, said Deutsche Bahn board member Ulrich Weber. The strike..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-21 16:56
Taggar: spread

China Stocks Higher Despite Data


"Stock market gains were capped on Thursday in much of Asia in the wake of China’s downbeat factory activity data, but shares in Shanghai focused on the potential positives from the weak reading..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-21 09:31
Taggar: dollar, market, share, shares, spread

EUR Bears Put the Boot In


"ECB members deliver single currency a massive blow Bund curve flattens on front-loaded comments EUR breaks through psychological ?1.1200 handle BoE’s Carney not worried about deflation Last mont..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-19 13:08
Taggar: currency, spread

Three Trading Themes to Dominate Trading This Week


"Sovereign bond spreads dictate forex moves No agreement expected at today’s Eurogroup meeting PBoC cuts rates for third time in seven months Commodity currencies not supported by Chinese policy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-11 13:07
Taggar: currencies, forex, market, rate, spread

An April Setback to Recent Convergence of U.S. and Eurozone Economies


"Four four straight months between November through March, the manufacturing and service-sector purchasing manager differentials of the United States and Euroland had diminished, but each widened last..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-06 16:54
Taggar: margin, point, spread

Greece Sparks Meltdown in European Markets


"A slump in euro-area government bonds gathered force on concern Greece?s talks with creditors will fail to clinch a deal in time to prevent a default. As Greek bonds tumbled, the repercussions spread..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-06 05:42
Taggar: spread

Asian Equities Slip


"An index of Asian shares slipped on Monday and Chinese stock markets erased earlier sharp gains made after China’s central bank boosted banks’ lending power by reducing their reserve requi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-20 08:53
Taggar: bank, bull, financial, market, share, shares, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? April 18th, 2015


"One new company has been added during the week: Solforex — a New Zealand regulated broker with MetaTrader 4 platform and several account types — from simple $200 m..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-18 17:37
Taggar: brokers, forex, metatrader, spread, trading

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

Grexit Fear Has Yields Tumbling and EUR Crosses Under Pressure


"German bund yields print new record lows Grexit fears has spreads widening further Risk aversion pummels EUR/crosses Commodity currencies find needed support Global yields continue to tumble, mostly o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-16 12:48
Taggar: currencies, spread

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

China?s Not Too Worried About Trade Figures


"China’s insistence on a strong yuan has come under widespread criticism and pressure, but Beijing is likely to maintain the currency in a tight band for most of the year until it’s interna..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-14 03:48
Taggar: currency, market, spread

Why China?s not too worried about trade figures


"China’s insistence on a strong yuan has come under widespread criticism and pressure, but Beijing is likely to maintain the currency in a tight band for most of the year until it’s interna..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-13 12:57
Taggar: currency, market, spread

U.S. Dollar Rallies to Three Week High


"The U.S. dollar hit a near-three-week peak on Thursday, driven higher by sentiment that U.S. interest rates inevitably will rise, with the prospect of a June increase still in the mix despite spotty e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-10 02:20
Taggar: dollar, rate, spread

Dramatic Convergence of U.S. and Eurozone Activity Extended in March


"The purchasing manager survey differentials for both services and manufacturing between the United States and eurozone have converged in each of the past five months, causing the sum of the two spread..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-07 16:11
Taggar: point, spread

U.S. Manufacturing PMI Lower than Ezone PMI Last Month


"The PMI spread below, which subtracts Markit Economics’ eurozone PMI from the ISM’s U.S. PMI, turned negative in March for the first time in 14 months. U.S. manufacturing expanded at the s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-01 17:16
Taggar: point, spread

Comments on the Dollar?s Performance in the First Quarter


"The dollar’s rise this quarter against the euro was historic.  Appreciation at this writing stands at 12.6%, which is a larger move, up or down, than in any other first quarter since the euro wa..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-31 19:28
Taggar: dollar, spread

US Income, Spending and Inflation Data Key on Monday


"Another big week for the markets gets underway today with the Bureau of Economic Analysis releasing the latest inflation, income and spending figures for the US. Already this morning we?ve had some en..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-30 12:48
Taggar: analysis, inflation, market, spread

Fed?s Fisher Says Non Bank Financial Sector Less Vulnerable


"U.S. Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer said on Friday that the nonbank financial sector today is less vulnerable to the type of shocks that played a key role in spreading the U.S. financial c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-27 15:37
Taggar: bank, financial, leverage, spread

IMF Praises Irish Economic Recovery


"Ireland?s economy is ?starting to fire on all cylinders?, but the scars of the crisis are still visible in high unemployment, widespread mortgage arrears and house prices 38% below their peak, accordi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-26 16:11
Taggar: economy, employment, report, spread

Oil Rises 6% as Saudi Arabia Bombs Yemen


"Oil prices rose by almost 6% after Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest crude exporter, and its allies launched airstrikes on rebel targets in Yemen. The move has raised concerns that the conflict..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-26 15:49
Taggar: oil, spread

Oil Surges on Saudi Airstrikes


"Oil rose for a fifth day in New York as Saudi Arabia bombed rebel targets in Yemen with its allies, renewing concern conflict will spread in the Middle East. Futures surged as much as 5.6 percent and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-26 07:39
Taggar: oil, spread

LCG Spread Betting and CFDs Revenue down 7% YoY, Sabet Turned CEO


"Alongside its final results statement released this morning, London Capital Group announced a change to the board of directors. Charles-Henri Sabet, currently executive chairman, will assume the role..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-25 12:01
Taggar: forex, spread

Social Trading Network FX Stat Upgrades its FCA License


"The changes make FX Stat fully compliant with updated FCA social trading regulations and license the firm to be providing STP execution services in forex, futures, commodities and spread betting contr..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-23 20:49
Taggar: forex, spread, trading

Dollar Falls Foul of Fed Rhetoric


"Dollar longs again squeezed Greece running out of funds Berlin meet needs clarity Peripheral spreads trade orderly Forex intraday volatility is back with a vengeance. Now that the Fed is trying to wea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-23 12:56
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, forex, spread, trading

Forex Brokers Update ? March 21st, 2015


"Some important updates to the listed broker have been applied this week: RoboForex lowered spreads on all account types and added CFD instruments for trading. Vector Securitie..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-21 19:47
Taggar: forex, spread, trading

Saxo Bank Migrates its Spread Bet Offering Over to Capital Spreads, LCG


"Danish financial services provider, Saxo Bank, is withdrawing its spread betting product for UK and Irish customers, the firm will transfer the business over to Capital Spreads, a trading name of LCG..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-20 23:58
Taggar: bank, financial, forex, rate, spread, trading

Asian Equities Higher Before Fed


"Asian stocks shook off a slow start and rose on Wednesday, led by China shares, while the dollar marked time as markets waited for the Federal Reserve’s policy statement for clues to when U.S. i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-18 08:36
Taggar: dollar, market, rate, share, shares, spread

GAIN Capital Shareholders Green Light Acquisition of City Index Ltd


"GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GCAP) has received overwhelming support and subsequent approval from its shareholders, formally facilitating the acquisition of FX, CFD, and UK spread betting firm..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-17 17:21
Taggar: forex, share, spread

China Mulling Entry into Currency War


"Central banks may be spreading deflation by easing monetary policy and weakening their currencies, but the biggest threat is that China will wade into the battlefield, analysts say. “The three t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-13 16:25
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, inflation, spread

TradeProofer Issues Its February Broker Spread Reports for Forex Traders


"For traders looking for hard broker spread results, TradeProofer has released its monthly crowdsourced broker data for February. The data is divided by broker and forex currency pair. Read more The po..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-11 14:09
Taggar: currency, currency pair, forex, forex trade, report, spread

USD Higher Against EUR, JPY and Emerging Markets


"The dollar hit multi-year highs against the euro and yen and emerging markets were under mounting pressure on Tuesday, as the prospect of the first rise in U.S. interest rates in almost a decade stoke..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-10 16:03
Taggar: dollar, market, rate, spread

IG Group First to Unveil an Apple Watch Trading Application


"The London headquartered CFDs, spread betting and stockbroking provider, IG Group Holdings (LON:IGG), unveiled that it has designed an Apple Watch application, just hours after the announcement of the..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-10 15:31
Taggar: announcement, forex, spread, trading

Foreign Exchange Ponzi Scheme Perpetrator Jailed After FCA Charges


"UK court of law sentenced Philip Boakes to ten years in prison after defrauding his victims of £3.5 million through his company CurrencyTrader Ltd claiming to be investing their funds in spread bettin..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-06 22:14
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, forex, spread

Manufacturing PMI Differential Narrowed Further


"The spread between the U.S. purchasing managers index, compiled by the Institute of Supply Management, and Euroland’s PMI, compiled by Markit Economics, fell 0.6 points to a ten-month low of +1..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-02 19:35
Taggar: point, spread

U.S CPI Falls on Fuel Slump


"The cost of living in the U.S. fell in January by the most in six years, led by a plunge in energy prices that so far isn?t spreading to services. The consumer-price index declined 0.7 percent after d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-26 16:36
Taggar: price index, report, spread

China Government Drops US Tech Firms From Approved Purchasing List


"China has dropped some of the world’s leading technology brands from its approved state purchase lists, while approving thousands more locally made products, in what some say is a response to re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-25 18:56
Taggar: spread

Forex Brokers Update ? February 14th, 2015


"One new broker has been added during the last seven days: Tradingbanks — a brand new BVI broker with MT4 platform, $20 minimum and 1:400 leverage. Many non-Forex trading inst..."

Fiscal Breathing Room Seen as Benefit of ECB?s Bond Buying


"When the threat of Greek insolvency first erupted in 2010, the worries rapidly spread to the eurozone?s other peripheral economies, sending borrowing costs skyrocketing.  This time around, what?s happ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 04:41
Taggar: spread

Commodities Corner (Part 3): From Coke Cans to Cars ? Aluminium


"Aluminium is almost everywhere and it is one of the most widespread metals. What makes this metal worth trading as a commodity? Find out what our guest blogger Vladimir Petropoljac has to say about th..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-05 12:48
Taggar: forex, spread, trading

Commodities Corner (Part 3): From Coke Cans to Cars ? Aluminium


"Aluminium is almost everywhere and it is one of the most widespread metals. What makes this metal worth trading as a commodity? Find out what our guest blogger Vladimir Petropoljac has to say about it..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-05 12:48
Taggar: forex, spread, trading

Considerable contraction of U.S.-minus-Euroland PMI differential


"A 2.0-point reduction of the spread between the U.S. and Euroland factory purchasing managers differential was revealed at the start of this week.  To that relative improvement in the euro area&#..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-04 19:40
Taggar: point, spread

China Slowdown Spreads as Services Gauge Slips to Six-Month Low


"A gauge of China?s services industry expanded at the weakest pace in six months as a slowdown spreads to areas of the economy that had been outperforming the nation?s flagging factories and sagging pr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-04 07:26
Taggar: economy, market, spread

Manufacturing Gap Between the United States and Euroland Narrowed Last Month


"The U.S. minus Ezone factory purchasing managers spread fell to 2.5 points in January from 4.5 points in December and 7.5 points in November.  This was the smallest manufacturing gap between the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-03 20:51
Taggar: point, spread

ADS London Launches Retail Brokerage as Capitalization Doubled Post CHF Crisis


"ADS Securities London goes after the retail FX, CFD and Spread Betting market in Europe with new MT4 offering. Speaking with Forex Magnates, Managing Director James Watson explains deep pockets ensure..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-02 20:37
Taggar: forex, market, spread

Asian Equities Lower on China PMI


"Asian shares languished on Monday, after the latest gauge of China’s factory sector activity raised concerns about the world’s second-largest economy.  Financial spreadbetters expected Eur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-02 09:44
Taggar: economy, financial, point, share, shares, spread

Pressure Mounts on RBA to Cut Rates Next Week


"Pressure is mounting on Australia?s central bank to join developed-market peers in easing monetary policy as falling oil prices and stagnant economies spread disinflation. The Reserve Bank of New Zeal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-29 05:42
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, oil, spread

How Was Your Forex Broker?s EURUSD Spreads During Last Week?s ECB Meeting?


"Using data from TradeProofer, a new community that monitors spreads and executions for crowdsourced analysis, we get to see how broker spreads reacted in the moments before and after last week's ECB M..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-26 17:47
Taggar: analysis, forex, spread

Deflation Fears Surface in China


"Lennon Yu may be Beijing’s worst nightmare: the 24-year-old is willing to wait for car prices to fall before buying. This mindset, if it becomes widespread, could threaten to trap China’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-22 02:36
Taggar: economy, spread

IG Group Reports Revenues Rising 8% in First Half of Fiscal 2015


"The UK spread betting brokerage has announced that its revenues have grown to $297.7 million and profits rose by 2.8%, reaching almost $ 153 million, while a Dubai license application remain on track..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-20 12:09
Taggar: forex, profit, report, spread

EUR Bucks Rate Message, Waits for ECJ


"Loonie plagued by plummeting crude EUR bucks spread market message European Court of Justice takes center court A tale of opposing CPI’s Currently, there are many moving parts in Capital Markets..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-13 13:51
Taggar: cpi, loonie, market, spread

Performance Gap between U.S. and Euroland Narrowed Last Month


"As in manufacturing reported last Friday, the respective U.S. and euro area service-sector purchasing manager surveys from December indicate a significantly reduced U.S. advantage.   The 4.6..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-06 18:31
Taggar: point, report, spread

Week in FX ? Dollar Demand Intensifies


"CB rate divergence on solid footing EUR flirts with five-year lows GBP stumbles on weaker manufacturing Euro periphery spreads hit post-EMU lows Two-days into 2015 and the Capital Market theme remains..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-02 18:13
Taggar: dollar, market, rate, spread

European PMI Near Stagnant in December


"Euro zone manufacturing remained subdued in December, according to data out on Friday, marking an end to a year of widespread concerns about the health of the currency union’s economy. The widel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-02 15:19
Taggar: currency, economy, spread

Forex Trading Over the Holidays? Not The Best Idea


"As liquidity dries up and spreads are soaring, even the basic indicators fail to deliver. Ashton Fraser explains why the best thing a trader can do now is to ditch the trading screen and watch some fo..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-28 20:22
Taggar: forex, forex trading, indicators, spread, trading

Russian Rouble Drop Triggers Emerging Market Rout


"Russia’s currency rout has sent a shudder through global markets and the sell-off is spreading to other emerging markets. The Russian ruble plunged about 12% Monday and continued falling Tuesday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-16 18:00
Taggar: currency, financial, market, spread

West TX Oil Remains Below $56


"U.S. oil prices rallied abruptly at midday on Tuesday, reversing earlier losses on what traders said was a mix of profit-taking on crack spreads and positioning ahead of WTI options expiry later in th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-16 00:49
Taggar: oil, profit, spread

RMB Currency Futures Volatility Leads to Record Trading Volumes at Hong Kong Exchanges


"To support the further growth of RBM futures the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing group is introducing an "Active Trader" and "Spread Enhancement" programmes as well as two new currency market makers..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-15 16:36
Taggar: currency, forex, market, spread, trading

U.S. Yield Curve Flattens for 8th Week in Longest Run in 22 Years


"The extra yield Treasury 30-year bonds offer over five-year notes shrank for an eighth week, the longest run in 22 years, as the outlook for slow inflation fuels demand for the longest maturities. The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-12 06:52
Taggar: inflation, point, spread

Asian Equities Lower Amid Global Retreat


"Asian stocks fell for a second day as a retreat in global equities extended after stocks tumbled in China, a plunge in Greek shares spread to the rest of Europe and the yen jumped amid haven demand. T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-10 05:08
Taggar: share, shares, spread

Fed Beige Book Shows ?Widespread? Job Gains


"The Federal Reserve reported broad-based employment gains across U.S. industries and regions, two days before the Labor Department issues its highly anticipated monthly jobs data. ?Employment gains we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-04 07:29
Taggar: employment, report, spread

EUR/USD drops to 1.23 Before ECB


"The euro slumped to a two-year low as reports showing economic growth in the U.S. contrasted with weak data from Europe, amplifying calls for European Central Bank President Mario Draghi to unveil fur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-04 07:27
Taggar: bank, dollar, employment, report, spread

Gap Widened Sharply in November Between U.S. and Euroland Economic Performances


"The differential between the sum of the U.S.-minus-Ezone manufacturing and non-manufacturing purchasing manager indices increased 3.6 points last month to a 3-year high of 16.8 points.  The two s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-03 20:30
Taggar: point, spread

Gap Widened Sharply in November Between U.S. and Euroland Economic Performances


"The differential between the sum of the U.S.-minus-Ezone manufacturing and non-manufacturing purchasing manager indices increased 3.6 points last month to a 3-year high of 16.8 points.  The two s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-03 20:30
Taggar: point, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? November 29th, 2014


"There were no new additions to the list of brokers on EarnForex.com this week, but there were changes to the listed companies: ActivTrades switched to variable sprea..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-29 20:47
Taggar: bank, brokers, forex, gold, spread

Deutsche Says Gold Referendum Could End Up Not Moving Prices


"A vote in favour of boosting Switzerland’s gold holdings at a Nov. 30 referendum won’t necessarily lift bullion prices, Deutsche Bank said in a note, adding there was a “considerable..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-17 17:47
Taggar: bank, bull, gold, market, spread

Second Straight Decline in U.S. Non-manufacturing PMI Reading


"Euroland’s service-sector PMI edged just 0.1 point lower in October.  In contrast, the U.S. non-manufacturing PMI fell 1.5 points and recorded a decline of 2.5 points between August and Oct..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-05 19:51
Taggar: point, spread

Breaking: GAIN Capital Purchases City Index For $118M


"GAIN Capital Holdings (NYSE:GCAP) has formally entered into an agreement to acquire FX, CFD, and UK spread betting firm, City Index Limited to $118, with a net purchase price of $82 million, which inc..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-31 14:29
Taggar: forex, spread

US Fed Updates Worst Case Scenario for Stress Tests


"The U.S. Federal Reserve said on Thursday it would assume wider corporate bond spreads and a higher oil price in the most strenuous scenario it will use in next year’s run of its annual check of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-24 17:47
Taggar: bank, oil, rate, spread

Today?s Haven is no Longer Gold


"Investors have plenty to be concerned about: Russian-inspired insurrection in Ukraine, Occupy Central protests in Hong Kong, the spread of Ebola from Africa to Europe and the U.S., war in the Middle E..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-24 02:48
Taggar: gold, inflation, oil, spread

Breaking: DMM FX Australia Adopts ?Ultra Low Fixed Spreads? on All Trading Pairs


"The move raises the question: did FXCM start a new price war between brokers in Australia last week when it switched to a raw spreads model and how low can profits go if brokers will be forced to comp..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-22 22:21
Taggar: brokers, forex, profit, spread, trading

US Stocks Erase October Losses


"What a difference a week makes. Mere days ago, spooked investors were asking themselves: Is it time to get out of stocks? A double whammy of worsening European economic woes and the ongoing global cri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-22 19:54
Taggar: market, point, spread

Two English Channel Islands Join Forces to Attract Brokers With a Dual Gambling/Financial Licence


"The gambling regulator of Alderney and the financial regulator of the neighboring Guernsey will cooperate to establish the islands as a joint Binary Options, CFDs and Spread Betting jurisdiction. Read..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-20 21:17
Taggar: brokers, financial, forex, rate, spread

Ebola Concerns Push Currency Volatilty to Eight Month High


"A gauge of expectations for currency volatility surged to an eight-month high this week as traders were faced with re-evaluating prospects for global growth, U.S. monetary policy and the spread of Ebo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-17 06:29
Taggar: currency, dollar, spread

West TX Oil Drops to Near $80 as Gloom Spreads


"Oil prices resumed their slump on Wednesday after a brief bounce from four-year lows failed to gain traction, with U.S. crude hitting a low of $80.01 a barrel as equity markets tumble and economic glo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-16 02:53
Taggar: dollar, market, oil, spread

Asian Equities Sharply Lower after U.S. Lead


"Asian shares suffered heavy losses early Thursday, following a volatile trading session on Wall Street overnight amid worries over global growth and the spread of Ebola. U.S. stocks closed lower on We..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-16 02:38
Taggar: point, pound, share, shares, spread, trading

Global Stocks Near Correction as Ebola and US Fears Rise


"Stock markets around the world were in or near correction territory (a 10 percent drop) on Wednesday amid weakness in Europe, disappointing U.S. economic data and ongoing concerns about the spread of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-15 18:35
Taggar: market, point, spread

Asian Equities Consolidate However Fragile Mood Lingers


"Asian stocks regained a semblance of stability on Wednesday following days of steep losses, but sentiment remained fragile as benign Chinese inflation data and gloom in the euro zone economy added to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-15 07:56
Taggar: economy, inflation, spread

Asian Equities Mixed After U.S. Decline


"Asian shares were mixed in early trading on Tuesday, despite stocks on Wall Street posting their third straight decline as investors awaited earnings and fretted about signs of slowing global growth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-14 02:44
Taggar: share, shares, spread, trading

Breaking: FXCM Australia Introduces Raw Spread Forex Pricing Model


"The new raw spread and commission model aims to reduce trading costs by over 50%, separating them from streamed pricing to retail clients. The switch underlines just how compressed FX pricing has beco..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-13 06:23
Taggar: forex, market, spread, trading

Global Shares Hit by Growth Forecast Cuts


"Global shares fell to a six-month trough and Brent crude futures tumbled to their lowest since 2010 on Friday as investors worried about the prospect of a widespread economic slowdown just as U.S. mon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-10 16:31
Taggar: oil, share, shares, spread

West TX Oil Near $88 on Lower Global Growth Forecasts


"U.S. crude futures fell towards $88 a barrel on Wednesday, dropping for a second day following larger-than-expected crude inventories, weaker economic growth forecasts and lower oil demand projections..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-08 05:46
Taggar: oil, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? October 6th, 2014


"No new companies this week, but there are some updates to the listed brokers: Spread Co removed Saturn Trader platform. Real-Forex and Univell Broker started offering demo accounts with..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-06 11:05
Taggar: brokers, forex, metatrader, spread

U.S. and Euro Area Service-Sector PMIs Declined in September


"The U.S. non-manufacturing purchasing managers index declined a point to 58.6, while the euro area services PMI fell 0.7 to 53.1.  The 6.2-point differential between them was similar to the 6.3-point..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-03 17:34
Taggar: point, spread

Asian Equities Mixed


"Asian equities were mixed on Tuesday amid caution over developments in Hong Kong and as investors focused on data in China and Japan.  Protesters remained on Hong Kong’s streets on Tuesday, spre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-30 08:52
Taggar: spread

Asian Equities Lower on Hong Kong Protests


"Asian equities declined on Tuesday amid caution over developments in Hong Kong and as investors focused on key data in China and Japan.  Protesters remained on Hong Kong’s streets on Tuesday, sp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-30 02:40
Taggar: spread

Which Broker Cut Spreads and Whose Shares Dropped? Read Our Best Stories of the Week


"Forex Magnates brings you the highlights of the trading industry with trends every player should know about. This week on the agenda are some of the major brokers, and an in-depth look of Binary Optio..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-28 22:01
Taggar: brokers, forex, share, shares, spread, trading

Forex Brokers Update ? September 27th, 2014


"Two new companies have been added to the list of brokers on EarnForex.com this week: SpediaFX — a regulated broker from New Zealand with pretty high minimum account..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-27 20:00
Taggar: brokers, forex, leverage, spread

Breaking: FXCM Introduces Raw Spreads for US Clients, Adopts An Agency Pricing Model


"FXCM introduces a new pricing model offering raw forex spreads, reducing trading costs for its US customers on average by 50% on top 14 currency pairs, implementing tighter spreads and commission pric..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-22 19:12
Taggar: currency, currency pair, forex, spread, trading

Exclusive: SunbirdFX Owners Absorb youtradeFX Group?s Brands


"Several industry sources has reported that brokers of the globally spread youtradeFX group has been acquired by same individuals behind the Seychelles based Sunbird international, at an undisclosed wo..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-18 17:40
Taggar: brokers, forex, report, spread

Is Bitcoin Setting Itself Up for Another Rally?


"Starting about a year ago and through the rest of 2013, bitcoin was one of the most buzzed about topics on the internet. It was during this time that we saw the price of BTC surge over US$1000. Since..."

Blog: BitcoinGet
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-17 07:10
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, paypal, spread

Asian Equities Lower Thanks to Batch of Weak China Data


"Asian stocks skidded to five-week lows on Monday, giving European markets a negative lead after a batch of weak data out of China raised the spectre of a sharp slowdown in the world’s second-big..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-15 09:19
Taggar: economy, financial, market, spread

Alpari Russia Starts Offering a New Type of Spread Attached Binary Option


"The new binary options type offered by Alpari Russia is called Spread High/Low. It is essentially adding a spread to the market price of the asset and providing higher returns at the cost of higher ri..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-09 19:42
Taggar: market, spread

Riding the Google Keyword Wave: Marketing Alibaba?s IPO & Apple?s New iPhone


"How CFD and spread betting brokers can widen their scope and get help from Google Trends to acquire new clients who have not really looked for their product, but for big market moving events driving t..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-09 04:35
Taggar: brokers, market, spread, trading

Yearly Operating Income as of March 31st 2014 Rises by 14% In 2014, Costs Down 16%


"London headquartered financial spread betting, CFD and foreign exchange trading provider CMC Markets, issued a company announcement detailing its results for the twelve months ending on the 31st of Ma..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-05 16:51
Taggar: announcement, financial, foreign exchange, market, spread, trading

Asian Equities Hold Near Seven Year High


"Asian shares steadied near seven-year highs on Thursday, underpinned by hopes of a ceasefire in Ukraine, although a cautious mood prevailed for now ahead of a European Central Bank meeting later in th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-04 08:01
Taggar: bank, share, shares, spread

Further Widening of Non-Manufacturing PMI Spread


"The 6.5-point gap in the U.S.-minus-Euroland services PMI differential constitutes the strongest U.S. advantage in a year.  Added to an 8.3-point manufacturing spread, their sum hasn’t been..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-04 01:30
Taggar: point, spread

Asian Equities Lower in Subdued Trade


"Asian shares slipped on Tuesday as a U.S. holiday robbed markets of momentum, while the euro hit a fresh one-year low on uncertainty over the European Central Bank’s policy decision later this w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-02 08:27
Taggar: bank, market, share, shares, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? August 31st, 2014


"Although there were no new additions to the list of Forex brokers this week, there were some changes to the listed brokers: GKFX added deposits via Skrill, Neteller and m..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-31 22:16
Taggar: brokers, forex, neteller, spread

Breaking: ETX Capital Focuses On Technology by Acquiring Ariel Communications


"ETX Capital's global spread betting, leveraged forex and CFD trading business is focusing on in-house technology to develop a unique offering aiming to deliver a more targeted solution to its client b..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-28 20:38
Taggar: forex, leverage, spread, trading

Congo Copper Shipments Stopped Due to Ebola


"Botswana barred entry to anyone traveling from the Democratic Republic of Congo to prevent an Ebola outbreak in that country from spreading, blocking shipments of copper from Africa?s biggest producer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-28 15:52
Taggar: spread

Oil Drops on Chinese Low PMI


"Brent crude fell with West Texas Intermediate as a measure of Chinese manufacturing missed estimates. The spread between the grades was near the widest in two months after stockpiles at Cushing, Oklah..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-21 15:54
Taggar: spread

Forex Brokers Update ? August 16th, 2014


"This week we welcome two more new companies: BTFX — a registered Maltese company with MT4 platform, one account type (starting from $500), ultra-low spreads and 1:200 maximum leve..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-16 23:13
Taggar: forex, leverage, rate, spread, trading

Japan?s Topix Rises Second Day over Easing Tensions


"Japan?s Topix index rose, extending the biggest gain in almost four months yesterday, as investor relief over easing tensions in Ukraine spread to the world?s second-biggest equity market. Credit Sais..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-12 06:40
Taggar: finance, market, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? August 9th, 2014


"Here is one new Forex broker for this week: 1BillionForex — a registered Belizean (offshore) company with MT4 and MT5 accounts, starting with $100. The broker offers bot..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-09 21:52
Taggar: forex, leverage, spread, trading

U.S. Economic Advantage versus Euro Area Widens for Fifth Straight Month


"Euroland’s service-sector PMI increased 1.4 points to 54.2 in July.  Since the U.S. comparable PMI rose nearly twice as much, however, the differential between the two indices widened 1.3 p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-05 17:02
Taggar: point, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? August 3rd, 2014


"Two new brokers: CornèrTrader — a Swiss Forex broker with a custom proprietary trading platform (has standalone, web, and mobile versions). Accounts start from as little..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-03 12:38
Taggar: brokers, forex, spread, trading

European Equities Lower Ahead of U.S. Jobs


"European shares edged lower in morning trade on Friday, following a global selloff in stocks in the previous session, with investors looking ahead to key jobs data due out from the United States. The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-01 10:04
Taggar: market, share, shares, spread

ayondo Opens an Office in Singapore After Unifying its Brand


"ayondo Holding AG is behind FCA regulated spread betting and CFD brokerage formerly known as Gekko Global Markets, renamed to ayondo markets Ltd and Frankfurt based social trading platform developer a..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-11 11:34
Taggar: market, spread, trading

Forex Brokers Update ? July 5th, 2014


"New Forex broker emerged in the list of EarnForex.com this week: FirewoodFX — an offshore company with a pretty standard MT4 offer. Accounts start from $10, leverag..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-05 19:00
Taggar: forex, leverage, spread

Similar U.S. Advantages against Euroland in Manufacturing and Services


"The United States non-manufacturing purchasing managers index was 3.2 points above its Ezone counterpart in June.  That constitutes a 4.2-point favorable swing since February’s disadvantage..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-03 18:04
Taggar: point, spread

Yellen: Investors Not Fully Appreciating Risk


"Falling corporate bond spreads and volatility indicators are signs that investors may not fully appreciate the risk of future losses, Fed Chair Janet Yellen warned on Wednesday. Taking a variety of fa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-03 03:16
Taggar: indicators, rate, spread

Spreadex Making a Move For London Capital Group, Discusses All-Cash Offer


"Coming public with the proposed bid, Spreadex has confirmed that they have had discussions with London Capital Group (LCG) for the acquisition of the firm, proposing 30p per share which was rejected b..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-02 20:32
Taggar: share, spread

Week In FX Europe ? Yields Are Making FX Interesting


"BoE’s Carney “new” norm is 2.5% US Bull Flattener will force USD lower Asian appetite for Euro paper supports EUR Bund/Periphery spreads beginning to be squeezed Interest rates are t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-27 17:29
Taggar: bank, bull, forex, forex market, market, rate, spread, trading

Carry Trade Under Fire as Low Volatility Breeds Complacency


"Widespread expectations interest rates would stay lower for longer have spurred traders to chase “carry trades” funded by low-yielding currencies, but some analysts warn that’s no lo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-25 16:40
Taggar: currencies, rate, spread

Exclusive: New FX Brokerage FXtradeweb Goes Live from Finland


"The company is currently offering up to 500:1 leverage, while spreads on the major FX pairs start from about 0 pips on its ECN Metatrader 4 based offering, the firm is licensed in Estonia and headquar..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-20 16:14
Taggar: leverage, metatrader, spread

World Cup Fever Extends To The Forex And Binary Options Industry


"Football fever has spread to several forex brokers and binary options providers as the World Cup has officially gotten underway in Brazil, while the Brazilian Real has surged higher in light of the ga..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-13 21:24
Taggar: brokers, forex, spread

Asian Equities Lower on Iraq Fears


"Asian equities fell on Friday amid concerns about violence in Iraq and caution before key Chinese data. U.S. president Barack Obama warned of possible military strikes in Iraq as a rebellion led by a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-13 05:40
Taggar: spread

Narrow Spread Between Corporate and Treasuries Signals Risk Appetite


"Corporate bonds are in high demand. Investors are practically trampling one another to buy them. One measure of the appetite for these bonds is the “spread,” or difference in bond yields b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-11 16:42
Taggar: investment, rate, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? June 8th, 2014


"Like a week before, only one new company to list this time: Darwinex — a British Forex broker regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. They claim to offer..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-08 15:00
Taggar: financial, forex, market, metatrader, spread, trading

U.S. Claims Biggest PMI Advantage versus the Euro Area in 56-7 Months


"In the May purchasing manager surveys, the United States commanded similar advantages versus Euroland in service-sector activity, +3.1 points, and manufacturing, +3.2 points.  The service sector..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-04 20:10
Taggar: point, spread

Solid China PMI Lifts Asian Equities


"Encouraging China factory data and another closing record on Wall Street lifted Asian equities and commodities on Monday, while the euro held recent gains against the dollar but remained on shaky grou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-02 08:46
Taggar: bank, dollar, financial, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? May 31st, 2014


"One new broker has been added to the list of companies on EarnForex this week: Direct FX — a regulated Australian company three trading platforms: MT4, CQG and ..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-31 23:16
Taggar: forex, leverage, spread, trading

Low Bond Supply Pushes Yields Lower


"Bond yields have stymied widespread expectations they would rise this year and analysts seeking a reason may not need to dig any deeper than simple supply and demand. “On the supply side, bond i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-28 16:11
Taggar: bank, spread

Asian Equities Follow Wall St Lower


"Asian shares caught Wall Street’s gloom on Wednesday, while the dollar was on track for a sixth losing session against the yen after the Bank of Japan upgraded its view on capital expenditure. T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-21 08:48
Taggar: bank, dollar, financial, share, shares, spread

Curbing HFT Not a Bad Deal ? ASIC Announces ?Desired Outcomes? from ?Dark Pool? Rules


"ASIC releases studies which allegedly prove that additional regulations do not necessarily result in increased liquidity fragmentation and result in increased spreads due to reduced HFT activities. Re..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-19 14:29
Taggar: spread

Europe Equities Higher as Eyes on ECB


"European shares were slightly higher, but trading remained cautious on Thursday morning as investors continued to mull over the prospect of the European Central Bank (ECB) announcing monetary stimulus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-15 09:58
Taggar: bank, share, shares, spread, trading

Forex Brokers Update ? May 3rd, 2014


"One new broker has been listed on our website during this week: Hantec Markets — an international company with regulation in Australia, United Kingdom and Japan. The..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-03 15:56
Taggar: forex, gold, leverage, market, rate, spread, trading

U.K. Housing Recovery Spreads Outside London


"Britain’s housing market recovery spread further beyond London this month as prices rose in more parts of England and Wales outside the capital than at any time over the last decade, a survey sh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-28 05:23
Taggar: market, spread

EUR Shorts Want Action No Talk From ECB


"The status quo in the Ukraine was never going to hold, something had to give and it seem the match has been lit over the weekend. Spread of violence to more towns with the uptick of skirmishes between..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-14 12:37
Taggar: market, spread

US Yields Squeeze EUR And Yen Higher


"The subtle forex squeeze remains with currency performances being mostly influenced by credit spreads so far this week. This morning’s Euro session has managed to follow up another night of mixe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-09 12:29
Taggar: currency, forex, market, spread

Week in FX Asia ? China Adds Stimulus as Japanese Tax Hike Arrives


"CHINA - China announced small stimulus measures this week. - The stimulus scope is geared towards small businesses and social housing. - Chinese leaders are trying to be proactive to avert a more wide..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-04 19:22
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, market, spread

Plus500 Issues Q1 Trading Update, New Record Quarterly Revenues at $60.7 million


"The company behind one of the most rapidly progressing CFD and spread betting providers has released key metrics for Q1 of 2014 with average revenue per user increasing by 16% over the last quarter of..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-02 08:39
Taggar: spread

U.S. Regains Small Manufacturing PMI Advantage Versus Euro Area in March


"For a second straight month, the spread between the U.S. and Ezone purchasing manager indices was less than 1.0 in size, but after identical readings in February, the U.S. retook a modest 0.7-point ad..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-01 17:21
Taggar: currency, point, spread

5-Year Treasury Note Yield Close To 4 Year High Ahead Of Auction


"Treasury five-year notes were close to the cheapest level in four years relative to two- and 10-year securities before the U.S. sells $35 billion of 2019 debt today. The so-called butterfly spread was..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-26 11:10
Taggar: market, point, spread

Deutsche Bank?s Trading Business Decreased 43.5% in 2013 Due to Lower Volumes in FX


"The largest FX primary bank dealer in the world, Deutsche Bank published its annual report today revealing the group suffered from falling FX revenues in 2013 due to lower valutility and tighter sprea..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-20 12:41
Taggar: bank, report, spread

Japan?s PM Hopes Wage Increases Trickle Down To Smaller Businesses


"Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday he expects that moves to raise the wages of the country’s workers will spread from large companies to medium-sized firms. Increasing wages is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-19 17:06
Taggar: market, spread

London Properties Hit Record High


"Asking prices for homes in London surged to a record this month, as the buoyant outlook spread to other parts of the country, according to Rightmove Plc. Prices climbed 2.1 percent from February to 55..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-17 11:37
Taggar: market, pound, spread

Oil Falls On High Supplies


"West Texas Intermediate crude fell for a third day as U.S. inventories increased and on speculation that tension between Ukraine and Russia won’t disrupt supplies. The WTI-Brent spread grew to t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-06 21:20
Taggar: market, oil, spread

U.K. House Prices up in February


"House prices rose in February in more regions of England and Wales than at any time in nearly 10 years, a survey showed on Monday, a signal the housing market recovery is spreading beyond London and t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-03 04:55
Taggar: market, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? March 2nd, 2014


"One new company has been listed this week: MXT Global — a regulated Australian broker with focus on low spreads and favorable account opening conditions. It offers both stand..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-02 17:21
Taggar: forex, spread, trading

No Credit Risk In China? Banks Growing Cautious Lending Money To Each Other


"China?s credit-market gauges are triggering alarm bells, as banks grow cautious in lending to each other while investors prefer the safest government bonds. The spread between the two-year sovereign y..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-26 10:59
Taggar: bank, financial, market, point, rate, spread

Nairobi Securities Exchange Unveils Initiative To Trade FX, Derivatives Pending CMA Approval


"Facing widespread growth margins and a furious rise in market capitalization, the Nairobi Securities Exchange sought approval from the Capital Markets Authority to begin trading fx, derivatives, etc..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-20 06:31
Taggar: margin, market, spread, trading

Italian PM Defiant Ahead of Coalition Meeting


"Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta made clear on Wednesday he had no intention of resigning and said that if the center-left leader Matteo Renzi wants to replace him he must state it openly. Letta sp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-13 17:51
Taggar: market, report, spread

Central Bank: Philippines Strong Fundamentals Will Attract Investors Soon


"The Philippines has struggled amid the recent emerging market sell-off, but the nation’s strong fundamentals should lead investors to single it out again soon, its central bank told CNBC. Steep..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-07 06:23
Taggar: bank, market, spread

Brent Oil Stays Above $106 on Cushing


"Brent crude oil futures rose on Wednesday as traders took profit on an over-extended spread trade with U.S. oil, which itself was supported by record heating oil demand due to continued freezing weath..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-05 01:45
Taggar: market, oil, profit, spread

U.S. Manufacturing PMI Moved Below Euroland PMI in January


"The U.S. factory purchasing managers index plunged 5.2 points in January to 51.3 as calculated by the Institute of Supply Management, whereas the euro area manufacturing PMI compiled by Markit Economi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-03 18:32
Taggar: point, spread

Deutsche Bank Chief Questions Decision To Limit FX Fixings, Calls For Fundamental Change


"As the manipulation of benchmark rates causes widespread upheaval in the industry, some banks opted to limit daily forex fixings, prompting Deutsche Bank to label this as an unsustainable solution. Re..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-30 03:20
Taggar: bank, forex, rate, spread

Binary Options Go West! NADEX Achieved Best Ever Results In 2013


"Binary options exchange NADEX has announced a record year in exchange-traded binary options and spread contracts, amounting to a 106% increase when compared with the previous year. Read more … [..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-09 16:37
Taggar: spread

Financial Spread Betting Still Hanging in There


"Financial spread betting, a genuine investment product for the UK investor has recently come into the limelight for the wrong reasons, client numbers in decline and the possibility of a chargeable tax..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-08 09:48
Taggar: financial, investment, spread

Zynga Inc. Successfully Conducts Bitcoin Test, Currency Value Swells Above $1,000


"Zynga Inc. announced the successful acceptance of Bitcoins today, driving the value above $1,000 again as the digital currency gains traction amongst users following the more widespread use of Bitcoin..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-07 06:00
Taggar: currency, spread

Further Shrinkage of U.S. Economic Advantage against Euroland


"The U.S. service-sector purchasing manager index fell 0.9 points to 53.0, a 17-month low.  Euroland’s comparable PMI slipped just 0.2 points, causing the differential between the two indice..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-06 17:50
Taggar: point, spread

Alpari, FXCM and Plus500 Increased UK Market Share Despite Contraction in 2013


"A Leveraged Trading Report for 2013 by Investment Trends based on a study of 13,185 British investors, came up with interesting findings about the UK’s Spread Betting, FX and CFD Markets for the..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-01 15:41
Taggar: investment, leverage, market, report, spread, trading

Forex Brokers Update ? December 22nd, 2013


"One new broker was added to our list this week: TenkoFX — a Russian Forex broker with New Zealand registration and regulation. They offer two platforms: MetaTrader 4 and ..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-22 18:43
Taggar: forex, metatrader, spread

PMIs Highlight Lessening U.S. Advantage against Europe


"The U.S.-minus-Euroland service-sector purchasing manager index differential was 2.7 points last month, down from 3.8 points in October and 7.9 points in August.  The sum of the non-manufacturing..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-04 18:16
Taggar: point, spread

UK To Start Taxing Spread Betting?


"Members of the British Parliament in the House of Lords, including chief clergymen, called for the government to look into “extraordinary tax avoidance” in spread betting “loophole&#..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-28 19:47
Taggar: spread

Mitigating Client Risk: InterTrader Launches Trading Signals For CFDs & Spread Betting


"InterTrader has today announced its launch of signal trading for CFDs and spread betting, which will be integrated into its proprietary platform in January. Read more … [visit site to read more]..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-27 16:53
Taggar: rate, spread, trading

Forex Brokers Update ? November 17th, 2013


"There is a small number of important updates to report this week. One newly listed broker: Swissquote — a Swiss financial trading company with accounts starting from $1..."

InterTrader Direct Continues European Expansion ? Launches CFDs in Sweden Via Stockpicks


"Spread betting and CFD company InterTrader Direct has today announced its foray into the Swedish market via an exclusive CFD partnership with Stockpicks. Managing Director Shai Heffetz outlines the et..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-12 08:39
Taggar: forex, market, spread

InterTrader Direct Continues European Expansion ? Launches CFDs in Sweden Via Stockpicker


"Spread betting and CFD company InterTrader Direct has today announced its foray into the Swedish market via an exclusive CFD partnership with Stockpicker. Managing Director Shai Heffetz outlines the e..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-12 08:39
Taggar: forex, market, spread

ThinkLiquidity Deploys SpreadCommander, and C.A.M, an Analytics Tool for MT4 Brokers


"The Michigan based U.S. provider of risk management solutions for FX brokerages releases two new products aimed at managing spread logic for FX rates, and risk analytic’s for aggregate dealer po..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-08 18:22
Taggar: rate, spread

Bigger U.S. Advantage over Ezone in Services


"The differential between the U.S. and Euroland service sector purchasing manager indices increased by 1.3 points to 3.5 in October.  That spread was still much smaller than August’s differe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-06 17:59
Taggar: point, spread

Exclusive: Ex JP Morgan Lawyer David Andrews Launches Atom8, A New ECN in London


"London continues to shine as a center for both retail and institutional FX, today becoming home to Atom8, a newly launched ECN which provides spread betting, FX and CFDs via a proprietary platform. Re..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-05 16:28
Taggar: spread

Exclusive: Ex-JP Morgan Lawyer David Andrews Launches Atom8, A New ECN in London


"London continues to shine as a center for both retail and institutional FX, today becoming home to Atom8, a newly launched ECN which provides spread betting, FX and CFDs via a proprietary platform. Re..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-05 16:28
Taggar: spread

European Manufacturing Grows, Except in France


"The euro zone economic recovery that began in Germany has spread to some smaller members but shrinking French manufacturing is hampering a more robust rebound. Business surveys released on Monday show..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-04 18:33
Taggar: market, rate, spread

RBS Joins FX Manipulation Internal Review


"Fallout from global investigations into possible manipulation of the $5.3 trillion-a-day forex market spread on Wednesday, as Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) (RBS.L) said it had sought to reassure client..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-30 17:37
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, forex, forex market, market, rate, spread

CME Sees Record Volumes in WTI-Brent Crude Oil Spread Options


"Widening spreads between WTI and Brent bolster trading volumes at CME’s energy derivatives contracts. The exchange saw record activity in the NYMEX WTI-Brent Crude Oil Spread Option contract, by..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-25 10:44
Taggar: oil, spread, trading

EUR/USD Flat, Ending Short-Lived Weakness


"EUR/USD experienced weakness today as China squeezed liquidity by tightening monetary policy conditions. Such measures led to widespread risk aversion on the Forex market that..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-23 17:42
Taggar: dollar, forex, forex market, market, spread

Exclusive: New Management, New Strategy and Now Funding ? Ariel Communications Defines Direction


"UK based software developer of trading platforms for FX, CFD & financial spread betting, Ariel Communications, has announced that it has been awarded a government grant for launching its new platform..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-23 10:27
Taggar: financial, spread, trading

CMC Markets Reports H1 Net Revenue of £62.2Mln, Up 34% YoY


"London based provider of financial spread betting, CFD and foreign exchange since 1989, reports higher net revenue, stronger balance sheet, and expansion of platform to Italy, Spain, France, Sweden an..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-07 14:22
Taggar: financial, foreign exchange, report, spread

A Wider U.S.-Minus-Euroland Factory PMI Differential


"In September, the U.S. purchasing managers index for manufacturing rose by 0.5 point, while the comparable Ezone index dipped 0.3 points.  As a result, the spread between the two indices widened..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-01 22:57
Taggar: point, spread

Pimco?s El-Erian Dissects the NFP Report


"Despite the data’s richness, only two indicators consistently attract widespread attention: net monthly job creation (which amounted to 169,000 in August) and the unemployment rate (7.3% in Augu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-26 17:44
Taggar: employment, indicators, market, point, rate, spread

Spreadex Heads For The Clouds ? Invests £1.2 million In Privately Hosted Platform


"British spread betting company Spreadex has today announced that it has entered a strategic partnership with Computacenter in order to provide the company with a private cloud environment to safeguard..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-24 19:52
Taggar: rate, spread

InterTrader Direct Launches Spread Betting On MT4 Platform


"FX companies in Britain have stuck tenaciously to their bespoke spread betting and CFD platforms, until recently. InterTrader Direct is the latest to offer the mainstream MetaTrader 4 platform, today..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-24 15:12
Taggar: metatrader, spread

Survey: Fund Managers More Optimistic about U.K. Economy


"London fund managers and analysts have become more confident in the U.K. economy after recent indicators signaled a strengthening recovery, a survey found. Eighty-two percent of 200 investors and anal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-24 09:22
Taggar: bank, economy, indicators, spread

Central Bank of Sri Lanka Keeps Stance Unchanged


"The reverse repo and repo rates were left respectively at 9.0% and 7.0% where they’ve been since reductions of 25 basis points last December followed by cuts of 50 bps in May 2013.  A state..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-17 18:32
Taggar: bank, point, rate, spread

London Capital Group Offloads ProSpreads For £1.5 Million


"As London Capital Group continues to tread a difficult path, the company’s board of directors today announced that the firm has agreed to sell ProSpreads Limited. A subsidiary of London Capital..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-13 09:25
Taggar: spread

US Market Roundup: Bull Run Continues


"US Stocks rallied once more, with S&P 500 gaining 0.73%, extending the stock index consecutive gains to 6 days. This is certainly an impressive run, but it seems that Dow 30 is performing better..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-11 04:50
Taggar: bull, spread

Tradefair Terminating London Capital Group Partnership ? Working Solely with GFT


"LCG has notified investors, that its white label partner, Tradefair Spreads, was terminating its agreement with the broker. In its place, Tradefair will be working exlcusively with GFT Markets as Dece..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-10 12:29
Taggar: market, spread

IG Officially Goes Live on MT4, EUR USD Offered at 1.2 Pips Spread


"The UK’s largest CFD and spread betting provider, IG, has officially launched the world’s most popular trading platform for retail investors. After 2 months of beta testing users can trade..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-06 11:29
Taggar: spread, trading

PMIs: Sharp Relative Improvement in the U.S. Economy Between June and August


"The sum of the U.S.-minus-Euroland service-sector and manufacturing purchasing manager index spreads was a full point greater than in July 5.6 points better than in June.  At 12.2 points, the U.S..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-05 18:33
Taggar: point, spread

US Factory Orders Drop in July


"New orders for U.S. factory goods dropped in July by the most in four months, a worrisome sign for economic growth in the third quarter. The Commerce Department on Thursday said new orders for manufac..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-05 18:06
Taggar: manufacture, spread

Spreads to Widen on Index CFDs as Italy Embraces New Trading Tax


"Italy?s government will embrace the controversial Financial Transaction Tax for Equity Derivatives on September 1st thus affecting CFD spreads on the FTSE MIB. The Italian Parliament approved the FTT..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-30 20:11
Taggar: financial, spread

ETX Capital Ventures Further Into Europe ? Opens Three New Offices


"British spread betting broker ETX Capital has today announced that it has opened new operations in Italy, Denmark and Romania, as part of its expansion program in expanding its presence across Europe..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-13 16:24
Taggar: spread

Reflationary Policies in Japan Likely Boosted Country to 3.6 Percent Growth


"Japan’s economy likely grew an annualized 3.6 percent in April-June to mark a third straight quarter of expansion, a Reuters poll showed, adding to growing signs the positive effect of premier S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-06 16:14
Taggar: economy, spread

MahiFX Launching MetaTrader 4 on Automated Trading Demand


"Australian regulated, MahiFX, has announced that it is launching MT4 alongside its existing MahiFX platform. The MT4 offering will provide similar spreads and trading conditions as the broker?s MahiFX..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-05 14:42
Taggar: spread, trading

China?s Rate Reform Not a Game Changer Yet


"Beijing’s move to scrap the floor on lending rates is not yet a game-changer for Chinese banks, but it may have just started the countdown to an eventual industry overhaul which will deprive the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-22 03:01
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, profit, rate, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? July 14th, 2013


"Concluding the fourth week without new additions to the list brokers, I will report changes to the already listed companies: IronFX added Micro account type with $50 mini..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-14 13:42
Taggar: brokers, currency, currency pair, report, spread

China Seeks Super-Savers Wallets to Boost Economy


"China?s campaign to rein in credit growth, a move that?s spread panic among the nation?s automobile dealers as they worry about access to financing, is a side-issue for 27-year-old lawyer Kevin Han. H..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-12 03:40
Taggar: bank, spread

USD/INR Rupee Recovers to Pre-NFP Record of 60.40


"The Indian rupee fell to a record low of 61.21 to a dollar on Monday during the Asian session. The currency recovered during the day as rumours of a Reserve Bank of India USD selling intervention spre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-08 21:43
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, oil, spread, trading

Forex Brokers Update ? July 7th, 2013


"One more week without new brokers, but again with some important updates to quite a few of the previously listed ones: GKFX now offers three different account types: ECN, STP, PRO..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-07 12:56
Taggar: brokers, spread

WTI Oil Near Two-Week High


"West Texas Intermediate traded near the highest level in almost two weeks on speculation that U.S. crude stockpiles shrank for the first time in a month, signaling increased demand in the world?s larg..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-02 20:02
Taggar: oil, spread

Oil Prices Rises on Lower Stockpiles Expectation


"West Texas Intermediate traded near the highest level in almost two weeks on speculation that U.S. crude stockpiles shrank for the first time in a month, signaling increased demand in the world?s larg..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-02 15:49
Taggar: oil, spread

Bill Gross thinks Fed has QE3 timeline wrong


"?June Gloom,? as the fog and clouds that often linger over the Southern California coast this time of year are known, appears to have spread to the Federal Reserve. At his press conference last week..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-26 03:29
Taggar: bank, spread

In Last Address as BoE Mervyn King Says Interest Rate Rise Not Imminent


"Global markets have “jumped the gun” in betting that interest rates will go back to normal levels anytime soon, the outgoing Bank of England governor, Mervyn King, has said in reaction to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-25 16:55
Taggar: bank, market, rate, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? June 9th, 2013


"This week has brought one new broker: Alpha Trading — a shady company of obscure origin. The broker offers MetaTrader 4 accounts starting from $1,000 and provides floati..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-09 09:42
Taggar: forex, metatrader, spread, trading

FXone Wants to Run Your Expert Advisors


"In the world of retail forex automated trading, Expert Advisors claim a commanding market share. However, there are a growing list of products catering to systematic traders. We take a look at FXone..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-06 14:26
Taggar: automated trading, forex, market, share, spread, trading

AUD/USD Near 0.9450 Over its Shrinking Interest Rate Advantage


"The Australian dollar fell to the lowest level since 2011 as the nation?s shrinking interest-rate advantage over its peers damps the allure of the currency. Insight Investment Management Ltd., which o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-06 08:54
Taggar: aussie, currencies, currency, dollar, investment, point, rate, spread

High End Retail Goods In Danger Due to China Slowdown


"Solid earnings and soaring share prices for Tiffany, Michael Kors and other luxury brands has led to widespread talk of a new boom in high-end goods, but it may be too early to pop the corks on the Do..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-06 03:47
Taggar: share, spread

AUD/USD Down Below 0.9650 Again


"Australia?s dollar remained lower following its biggest slide in seven weeks amid speculation the Federal Reserve will taper stimulus, sapping the relative allure of higher-yielding currencies elsewhe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-05 03:29
Taggar: aussie, currencies, dollar, market, point, report, spread

ECB?s Draghi Says Buying Government Bonds is Helping


"European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said his pledge to buy government bonds is helping to ensure that interest-rate cuts reach the parts of the euro-area economy that need them most. ?Our mea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-24 04:15
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, market, rate, spread

Chinese Bad Debt Worse Than We Think


"Carson Block, the short seller who runs Muddy Waters LLC, said China?s bad-loan problem is more widespread than just local government debt and includes public and private sector borrowing. Non-perform..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-21 07:21
Taggar: bank, spread

ETX Capital Partners with Gold-i to Launch MT4


"The London based CFD trading firm has gone live with Gold-i’s MT4 Bidge technology. The broker offers FX, CFD and financial spread betting. ETX Capital has taken advantage of the wide range of..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-15 17:25
Taggar: brokers, financial, gold, spread, trading

Sell in May and Go Away? Check the ?Bear Market Checklist?


"According to the Chief Investment Strategist of Morgan Stanley, none of the 6 items are ticked in his checklist. However, only 2 items can be proven empirically – Bond spreads and Stock prices..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-09 03:10
Taggar: investment, rate, spread

Singapore Bank no longer World Safest with Qatar Tops


"The Qatar Investment Authority, a sovereign wealth fund, has big stakes in Agricultural Bank of China Ltd., Barclays Plc, Credit Suisse Group AG  and Tiffany & Co. It owns London department store..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-02 02:45
Taggar: bank, financial, investment, share, spread

UK Spreadex Launches Bitcoin Trading


"UK spread betting, Spreadex becomes the second regulated … [visit site to read more] "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-01 17:17
Taggar: spread

And the First Forex Broker to Offer Bitcoin Trading is?..


"It was only a matter of time, and now UK licensed Plus500 becomes the first forex broker to launch bitcoin trading. The leveraged CFD is based on pricing from leading exchange MtGox. The BTC/USD CFD i..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-29 13:23
Taggar: forex, leverage, spread, trading

Nikkei Up Nearly 3% but Yen Slumps


"The yen tumbled while Japanese stocks and government bonds rallied on Monday as the Bank of Japan lost no time embarking on its ambitious stimulus drive, but weak U.S. jobs data and regional risks suc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-08 08:54
Taggar: bank, financial, market, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? April 7th, 2013


"Very few updates in EarnForex.com brokers’ section this week. One new broker: Weltrade — a company with office in multiple countries and considerable presence in&#..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-07 18:32
Taggar: brokers, forex, leverage, metatrader, spread

U.S. Advantage Versus Ezone in Service-Sector Activity Nearly Unchanged Last Month


"The purchasing manager service-sector indices for the United States and Euroland fell by 1.6 points and 1.5 points, and their spread of 8.0 points was almost the same as in February at a wide 8.0 poin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-04 22:46
Taggar: point, spread

Spanish Bonds Fall 2nd Day as Cyprus Concern Damps Yield Demand


"Spanish bonds fell for a second day as Cyprus?s banks reopened for the first time in almost two weeks amid concern fallout from its financial turmoil will spread to Europe?s other high debt and defici..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-28 14:16
Taggar: bank, finance, financial, oil, spread

EUR/USD at 1.2865 Before Confidence Data and Italian Auctions


"The euro traded within 0.3 percent of a four-month low versus the dollar as concerns that debt- crisis contagion will spread threatened to sap confidence in the 17-nation currency bloc. The shared cur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-27 02:45
Taggar: consumer sentiment, currency, dollar, share, spread

WTI Crude Advances to 5-Week High on U.S Goods Report


"West Texas Intermediate crude advanced to the highest level in almost five weeks as U.S. orders for durable goods climbed more than forecast in February. WTI?s discount to Brent was the narrowest sinc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-26 16:23
Taggar: durable goods, spread

USD/CAD ? Drops Below 1.02 as Cyprus Reaches Deal


"The Canadian dollar has improved in Monday trading, as USD/CAD has dropped below the 1.02 line. The loonie has received a boost as Cyprus reached terms with the European Union and the International Mo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-25 15:04
Taggar: day trading, dollar, financial, loonie, market, spread, trading

EUR/USD ? Cyprus Clinches Bailout Agreement


"EUR/USD is showing some movement in Monday trading, as negotiations went down to the wire between Cyprus and its international lenders. In the end, a bailout agreement was hammered out between the par..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-25 12:38
Taggar: bank, day trading, spread, trading

Forex Brokers Update ? March 24th, 2013


"One new company has been listed on EarnForex.com this week: Tallinex — an Estonian unregulated Forex broker that claims to offer ECN accounts via MetaTrader 4 platform, start..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-24 16:02
Taggar: forex, leverage, metatrader, spread

Will New Zealand Follow Cyprus? Government Policy May Alienate FX Companies and Investors


"Legal precedents which arise as a result of government action can on occasion lead to sudden implementation of such action on a global scale. The recent proposals in Cyprus to impose a ?haircut?, a mo..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-20 13:25
Taggar: bank, rate, spread

AUD/USD Drifts Below 1.04; NZ Follows Suit


"Australia?s dollar remained lower after its biggest drop in more than a week versus the greenback after Cyprus?s parliament rejected a bank-deposit levy needed to secure a bailout, sapping demand for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-20 09:08
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, spread

Drought putting NZD$2 Billion toll on NZ economy


"New Zealand?s most widespread drought in at least 30 years may cost NZ$2 billion ($1.7 billion) as dry conditions across the North Island threaten economic growth, the government estimates. ?The lates..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-18 03:34
Taggar: spread

Executive Interview: Alex Pusco, CEO at ActivTrades


"Established in 2005 in London’s “Square Mile”, ActivTrades is an FSA regulated forex brokerage which has geared its offering very much toward the UK market since its inception. This..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-15 10:21
Taggar: forex, market, profit, spread, trading

What Has The EURO Got To Counter The Mighty Dollar?


"So far, equity markets are grinding higher, pushed by better-than- expected U.S. data resisting fiscal headwinds. Rates have re-emerged as a major driver of currencies. The ECB may yet cut rates but t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-14 12:29
Taggar: bank, currencies, market, rate, spread, trading

CashBackForex Completes Beta Testing and Launches New Brokerage Excel Markets


"Just three weeks ago, Forex Magnates reported that introducing broker and rebate site CashBackForex.com had commenced beta testing of its own brokerage, Excel Markets. This testing period has now conc..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-06 11:02
Taggar: forex, market, metatrader, report, spread, trading

U.S. Manufacturing Advantage over Ezone Extended in February


"Purchasing manager survey data indicate that the United States last month enjoyed its widest advantage over the euro area since July, although such was just as good in October.  The difference be..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-01 20:57
Taggar: point, spread

Euro Sinks Below $1.3000 Threshold


"A new month brought a barrage of data including manufacturing PMI reports.  The U.S.-minus-Ezone PMI spread widened to 6.3 points. Congress failed to avert sequestration in the United States...."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-01 19:19
Taggar: dollar, market, point, report, spread

Crude Oil Technicals ? Volume Boom, Price Bane


"Feb is proving to be a bad month for Crude, as price slid down once more on Thursday due to reports of supply surplus amidst negativity in the market after the US Senate turned down 2 bills aimed to p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-01 03:54
Taggar: market, oil, report, spread

Spanish Minister Worries About Italian Election Effects


"Spain said it was extremely worried about the impact of Italy’s deadlocked election result, warning on Tuesday the deadlock could affect the entire euro zone. Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-26 20:21
Taggar: spread

Hong Kong Doubled Stamp Duty push Property Sales lower


"Residential property sales in Hong Kong fell after the government doubled a sales tax, saying bubble risks are spreading in the world?s most expensive place to buy an apartment. Secondary sales for th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-26 03:07
Taggar: spread

UK Pound Struggles after Downgrade


"Sterling in forex tradingUK pound is struggling in currency trading on the FX market today, thanks in large part to a credit downgrade for Great Britain. Citing concerns about the British economy, and..."

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..."

US Dollar Heads Higher on Risk Aversion, Latest Fed Minutes


"Greenback in currency tradingUS dollar is heading higher today, with the dollar index reaching highs not seen for three-months. Risk aversion is one of the reasons that the greenback is gaining in cur..."

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..."

Euro Lower in Forex Trading against the US Dollar


"17-nation currency faltersEuro is struggling today against its major counterparts, thanks in large part to economic concerns in the 17-nation currency region. Earlier this week, GDP number for the fou..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-15 11:29
Taggar: currency, currency pair, dollar, economy, forex, forex trading, spread, trading

Euro Drops in Forex Trading on Recession Fears


"Euro in forex tradingRecession fears are re-emerging for the eurozone, and that is impacting the 17-nation currency region today. Concerns about the state of the eurozone are on the rise, as is specul..."

Oanda Implements Dynamic Pricing ? Feedback Mixed


"In December 2012, Oanda implemented a change to their spreads by applying dynamic pricing. Their CEO K Duker made reference to it during his Reddit AMA appearance last month. The theory behind dynamic..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-12 22:42
Taggar: bank, market, point, spread

Euro Pares Earlier Gains on Debt Crisis Concerns


"Euro in forex tradingEven though there have been hopes that the European debt crisis is coming to an end, the situation appears to be far from over. Instead, it looks as though things are becoming ser..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-11 09:31
Taggar: currency, forex, forex trading, market, rate, spread, trading

Forex Brokers Update ? February 9th, 2013


"Another two weeks have passed without new additions to the broker listings. Yet we have some changes to report: Goldboro now runs trading contests. Introduced two new account types: Ext..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-09 19:40
Taggar: gold, leverage, report, spread, trading

Euro Lower Again After Stabilizing


"Euro in forex tradingEuro plunged yesterday after ECB President Mario Draghi's remarks about the eurozone economy and what might be next. Profit taking, as well as concerns about the eurozone situatio..."

Myfxbook to Launch Copy Trading


"Online forex trading community myfxbook which specializes in providing a shared statistics on broker spreads, currency moves, and trader performance will soon be launching a copy trading product. As t..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-07 12:00
Taggar: currency, forex, forex trading, share, spread, trading

Euro Plunges on Draghi Comments


"Euro in forex tradingEuro is plunging lower today, heading down following Mario Draghi's latest comments related to the eurozone. After announcing that the ECB rate would remain at 0.75 per cent, Drag..."

Service-Sector U.S.-Ezone Performance Gap Narrowed Last Month


"The U.S. non-manufacturing purchasing managers index in January was at 55.2, about a half point less than forecast and down by a similar amount from December.  Euroland’s services PMI of 48..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-05 18:13
Taggar: point, spread

Consumer Confidence Drops in the United States


"US dollar lower in forex tradingConsumer confidence has dropped in the United States, and equities are mixed around the world today, but that isn't leading to a stronger dollar as safe haven is sought..."

US Dollar Gains Ground as Risk Aversion Makes an Appearance


"Forex trading with the US dollarUS dollar is gaining ground today, thanks to risk aversion, and to profit taking. On the one hand, US dollar is higher against the euro in part because forex traders ar..."

Orc Trader Chosen by PNT Financial For FX Trading


"Orc, a leading provider of technology and services for the global financial industry, has been spreading its capabilities as a go to solution provider for financial services firms in the FX markets a..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-27 00:47
Taggar: financial, fx market, market, spread

Loonie Looks for Direction Ahead of BOC Rate Announcement


"Canadian dollar in forex tradingLoonie is looking for direction in currency trading on the FX market today. The Bank of Canada is expected to make its rate announcement shortly. While the benchmark ra..."

Spanish Bulls Chase EUR Higher


"Forex markets are eyeing their brethren, the bond market, for direction. Spain and France both come to the market today and the success or not will ultimately decide the direction that the EUR will de..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-17 13:27
Taggar: currency, forex, forex market, market, spread

Euro Falls Back after a Short Attempt at Strength


"Euro in forex tradingEuro is falling back in forex trading again, heading lower after a short attempt at strength earlier. Better than expected bond sales in Spain and Italy helped the euro firm a bit..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-15 10:54
Taggar: currencies, currency, economy, forex, forex trading, market, spread, trading

FXone Merges into Global Investment Bank


"FXone, the company that provides the only full featured, broker neutral automated trading platform using standard spreadsheet logic for all development, announced that it has agreed to be acquired by..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-11 16:20
Taggar: automated trading, bank, investment, rate, spread, trading

FXCM goes live with new Tradency?s business model


"Tradency changed its business model about a year ago to facilitate growth and better accommodate clients – instead of charging spread mark-up now it only changes flat monthly user fee. This has..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-09 16:07
Taggar: spread

Ten-Year Ezone Government Bond Spreads Versus German Bunds


"The table below compares selected European bond spreads (e.g., Spain minus Germany) on the first trading day of last June to those of yesterday.  All the countries except Britain participate in t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-04 16:54
Taggar: spread, trading

Review and expectations for 2012/13


"Implied forex volatility has declined substantially since last summer. The key components for this unpredictability over the last year have been the movements of various countries? credit and swap yie..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-21 23:35
Taggar: bank, currencies, forex, market, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? December 15th, 2012


"One new broker this week: FxNet — a newly launched Cypriot broker with CySEC regulation and only $5 minimum account size. VIP accounts are available from $10,000 for better s..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-15 20:29
Taggar: leverage, metatrader, spread

Higher Service-Sector PMI Readings in the United States and Euroland Plus Comments on Other U.S. Statistics Released Today


"The service-sector purchasing manager indices rose in November by 0.5 points in the United States and 0.7 points in the euro area.  The spread  between those readings narrowed marginally to..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-05 18:12
Taggar: margin, point, spread

FXCM Makes Margin Changes to Hedged Positions


"I assume this post will start a debate on whether hedging positions even makes sense as you in essence pay the spread twice to flatten your position. But for those traders outside of the US, being abl..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-20 10:08
Taggar: hedging, long position, margin, spread

Another Broker Lowering Spreads


"In 2010 and 2011, the trend among forex brokers was to advertise a no dealing desk ECN products (or at least say they were providing one). For 2012 though, spreads and executions are taking stage. Tak..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-19 17:28
Taggar: brokers, forex, rate, spread

Singapore Gov slash GDP forecast to 1.5%, Business Outlook Gloomier


"Business pessimism continues to spread among companies in Singapore although the contagion has slowed. Sentiment worsened even as business activity weakened further in the third quarter, says the late..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-16 03:36
Taggar: profit, report, spread

LCG Deploys Exponential-e?s Virtual Private LAN Service


"London Capital Group, the leading financial spread betting and Contract for Difference (CFD) provider, has deployed an infrastructure upgrade to support its Business Continuity Planning (BCP) strategy..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-16 02:07
Taggar: financial, point, rate, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? November 4th, 2012


"This week saw no new additions to the broker list on our website, but there were some noteworthy updates: EXNESS now accepts Neteller, Ukash, Paxum, Payweb and DIXIPAY systems for..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-04 21:41
Taggar: forex, neteller, spread

Singapore Bank Bonds sold at lowest ever coupon yield.


"Oct: United Overseas Bank (UOB) sold US$500 million subordinated 10-year Tier 2 notes with a coupon of 2.875 per cent, the lowest ever coupon achieved by a bank globally for such debt. DBS Group Holdi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-02 09:42
Taggar: bank, point, rate, spread

Dukascopy Updates Clients About Lower Commissions & Reduced Minimum Deposits


"In a note sent to clients, Dukascopy announced that it had lowered its commission structure by 27% and average spreads for the EURUSD during the European session were 0.57 PIPS. They also announced th..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-25 17:53
Taggar: dukascopy, spread, trading

GAIN Capital?s FOREX.COM Launches TRADE, a New CFD Platform


"GAIN Capital has just announced that it is launching a CFD platform called TRADE. The platform offers fixed spreads for commodity, index, and forex products. To court new users, the platform contains..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-23 11:15
Taggar: analysis, forex, market, rate, spread, technical analysis, trading

Dealing Desk Option Arrives To FXCM US


"After announcing in August that it would reinstate Dealing Desk accounts alongside its existing No Dealing Desk offering, FXCM stated that the new program would allow them to offer tighter spreads for..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-16 13:33
Taggar: spread

US Dollar, Yen Gain Upper Hand on Uncertainty


"US dollar in forex tradingUS dollar and the Japanese yen are both headed higher today, gaining on the uncertainty surrounding the global economic picture. Concerns about a widespread global recession..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-09 09:31
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, economy, forex, forex trading, point, spread, trading

Spanish Minister tells Crowd Spain doesn?t need a bailout


"The response from the crowd gathered at the London School of Economics was the most logical to that statement. They laughed. Luis de Guindos took to the stage at the London School of Economics (LSE) a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-05 15:57
Taggar: spread

U.S.-Minus-Ezone Non-Manufacturing PMI Advantage Widened 2.5 Points Last Month


"The U.S. purchasing managers index climbed 1.4 points to a six-month high in September, whereas Euroland’s reading dropped below the October 2011 trough to a 38-month low of 46.1.  The 9-po..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-03 16:43
Taggar: point, spread

U.S.-Minus-Ezone Manufacturing PMI Differential Widened Last Month


"The U.S. manufacturing purchasing managers index climbed back above the 50 no change level after three straight sub-50 readings, while Euroland’s counterpart stayed below the 50 threshold for a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-01 16:39
Taggar: point, spread

Asian shares fall on wariness over Spain, growth


"Asian shares and commodities fell on Wednesday as investors turned their back on perceived stimulus effects from central bank easing, focusing instead on Europe’s fiscal challenges as Spain face..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-26 08:30
Taggar: bank, financial, market, share, shares, spread

The Biggest Disadvantage of Your Forex Broker


"According to one of the polls that I have published here in 2009, the majority of traders look for low spreads, trading platform and easy deposits/withdraw..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-24 19:01
Taggar: forex, spread, trading

The FX Middle Man ? An Effective Sales Tool for Brokers


"New websites dedicated to rewarding active traders are on the rise, is it a short-term spike or a genuine business model. On-line Foreign Exchange trading has been gaining momentum over the years as i..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-14 02:14
Taggar: brokers, financial, foreign exchange, forex, market, spread, trading

With FX Regulation Looming, City Index Opens Israel Office


"UK broker City Index has announced today the opening of a new office in Israel. The new office is part of City Index?s expansion efforts where they have established businesses in Australia, Singapore..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-05 12:02
Taggar: market, spread

U.S. Factory Advantage Versus Euro Area Narrowed in August


"The 4.5-point differential between the U.S. and euro area manufacturing purchasing manager scores shrank by 1.3 points last month to +4.5 points.  This was the lowest U.S.-minus-Ezone spread sinc..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-04 19:12
Taggar: point, spread

August in Figures


"Commodity prices rose sharply, and equities advanced more moderately in August.  The yield spread widened, while the dollar experienced mixed results, falling against key European currencies and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-01 22:36
Taggar: aussie, currencies, dollar, loonie, rate, spread

Forex Brokers Update ? September 1st, 2012


"Three new Forex brokers have been added to EarnForex.com during the last week of August: Armada Markets — an unregulated Estonian Forex broker with MetaTrader 4 accounts..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-01 16:16
Taggar: brokers, forex, market, metatrader, spread

London Capital Group reports H1 2012 Results: institutional forex revenue stable but margins eroded


"As experienced across the board by most brokers 2012 so far is not only low on volatility but the increased competitiveness on spreads and commissions is also biting into the providers’ profitab..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-22 08:23
Taggar: brokers, profit, report, spread

Little More than a Rumor to Trade on


"Today’s calendar of data releases is pretty bare.  The main piece of news is a report in the German press that the ECB may consider limits for peripheral minus German bond spreads. New macr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-20 12:56
Taggar: market, report, spread

What Is Average EUR/USD Spread You Get?


"As far as I remember, back in 2005 getting 3 pips spread on the EUR/USD currency pair was pretty cool with the retail Forex brokers. Times have changed and the&..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-13 21:32
Taggar: brokers, currency, currency pair, forex, spread

Greek GDP Forecasted to Contract 7% in 2012


"Athens is keen to convince euro zone partners and the International Monetary Fund of its will to bring an economic adjustment plan back on track before asking for modifications and more time to spread..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-13 20:40
Taggar: spread

USD/BKT: Instant Diversification and Exposure to the U.S. Dollar


"By Matt Weller, Technical AnalystAll traders have an opinion on the world’s most commonly traded currency, the U.S. Dollar. One trader may think the rise of China will soon supplant the Dollar&r..."

July Service Sector Purchasing Manager Survey Results in the U.S. and Ezone


"In July, the sum of the U.S.-minus-Euroland manufacturing and non-manufacturing PMI spreads surpassed 10.0 for the ninth time in ten months.  This summary statistic is shown in the right-most col..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-03 16:29
Taggar: spread

WorldSpreads Administrators Finally Move to the Payout stage for Beleaguered Customers


"Author Paul Holmes The speed and professionalism with which the Worldspreads debacle has been handled by the UK governing authorities and the appointed receivers and administrators should serve as a s..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-03 11:10
Taggar: point, spread

Marketspreads business grew circa 27% in last accounting period despite temporary trading suspension


"Author Paul Holmes Financial spread betting firm, Marketspreads, has recorded profits of ?900,000 in its latest financial period, which included the time during which the Irish Central Bank suspended..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-03 02:13
Taggar: bank, financial, market, profit, spread

FSA Fines Turkish Bank (UK) for Money Laundering Breaches


"The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has fined Turkish Bank (UK) Ltd (TBUK) £294,000 for breaching the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 (MLR).  These breaches ? which related to TBUK?s corresponden..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-02 19:58
Taggar: bank, financial, spread

IG Markets Shuts Down Portuguese Office


"Forex Magnates European Bureau has been informed that IG Markets, a Leading UK-based CFD broker, has closed its Portuguese office in Lisbon. Currently all telephone calls are being diverted to their M..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-02 09:28
Taggar: forex, market, rate, share, spread

ICE says Good Bye to Floor Trading


"One of the remaining open-e-cry trading floors is to close as the electronic trading epidemic spreads across all asset classes. Intercontinental Exchange which acquired the 142 year old New York Cotto..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-29 20:15
Taggar: spread, trading

A EUR Head Fake?


"The major CBank meetings come ?fast and furious? at investors next week. The market is trying hard to believe that policy makers are thinking about other innovative ways to spur their own domestic eco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-26 12:42
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, rate, spread

US Treasuries drop before Two Year Auction


"Treasuries declined, with yields rising from record lows, before the government auctions $35 billion in two-year notes in the first of three auctions this week totaling $99 billion. Ten-year yields in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-24 16:24
Taggar: financial, rate, spread

Week in FX Europe 8-13 July


"Without either monetary or political development that can meaningfully compress sovereign spreads the odds are tipped for the EUR to retest sub 1.21 again. Peripheral markets are tighter in what optic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-13 18:17
Taggar: market, report, spread

Worldspreads failure and subsequent administration, what the NFA could learn from the UK?s FSA and FSCS..


"As the scandal of PFG Best has exploded over the past 48 hours, and the ongoing crisis of the collapse of MF Global shows little sign of reaching any conclusion, attention may once again turn to the m..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-11 15:47
Taggar: spread

LCG releases trading update for 2011 ? profit just £2.0m


"LCG is a rather large spread betting and CFD broker and a fairly large fx prime broker however its results aren’t anything outstanding and profit for 2011 (year ending June 30th) is just £2.0m s..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-10 12:18
Taggar: profit, report, spread

In June, U.S. and Eurozone PMI Trends Converged


"June purchasing manager survey results reflect a dramatic narrowing of the U.S. economy’s advantage over Euroland.  The factory PMI spread fell 2.0 points to a 6-month low of 5.0, while the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-05 21:58
Taggar: economy, point, spread

IG Group storms the new domains market, bids for .forex .cfd and many others


"ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) has opened up new Internet domain names allowing anyone to buy generic domains such as .forex and others. IG Group was the most active broke..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-14 10:01
Taggar: bank, forex, market, spread, trading

EUR?s Still to Go


"No battle has been one, but, this market is looking to believe in something. There are many who think that the ECB is still needed to quell fears of contagion from the sovereign debt crisis. More so t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-13 12:48
Taggar: fx trade, market, spread, trading

Could More Eurozone Countries Be Downgraded?


"Euro forex trading forecastMore eurozone countries could be downgraded if eurozone leaders fail to gain control of the sovereign debt situation. According to the ratings agency Fitch, many of the AAA..."

Canadian Dollar Slips after Earlier Gains


"Loonie in forex tradingCanadian dollar is slipping in currency trading on the FX market after seeing gains earlier. Loonie saw some solid gains in forex trading as the news of the Spanish bailout spre..."

EUR/USD Falls as Spain Expected to Require Rescue


"EUR/USD dropped today as eurozone finance ministers will meet on the weekend to discuss whether Spain needs aid. The prospect for fueled fears that the crisis is spr..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-08 17:27
Taggar: currency, finance, share, spread, trade balance

EU Announces Bank Union


"Euro surges in forex tradingThe European Union just announced that it will create a banking union that will help banks across the continent. A new deposit guarantee organization will be an essential p..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-06 08:06
Taggar: bank, economy, forex, forex trade, forex trading, spread, trading

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? European Social Gathering The leaders of the EU met on Wednesday this week to d..."

Valbury offers Futures with J-Trader


"Valbury Capital, the London based broker, has introduced the Patsystems J-Trader and Pro-mark trading platforms to its product offering for professional futures traders and corporates. The platforms p..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-24 17:09
Taggar: market, rate, spread, trading

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..."

Aussie Takes It On the Chin


"Weaker than expected Chinese data has added to market unease allowing the big dollar to end the week on firmer footing. Guilty by association has the antipodean currencies struggling outright. The Au..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-11 18:39
Taggar: aussie, currencies, currency, dollar, market, spread

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? European Elections Last weekend, French, Russian, and Greek voters signaled a w..."

Gloom about Europe Overshadowing Everything Else


"The view is gaining support that Greece will soon abandon the euro, triggering a chain reaction that will spread to Spain and beyond.  IMF/EU/ECB aid monitors have scrapped plans to visit Greece..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-09 13:20
Taggar: spread

EUR Jitters Shorts to Reload


"The market is finding it difficult in knowing which way to look. The current price action is filling in some of those gaps created by the initial French and Greek election results. The new French Pre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-07 12:19
Taggar: market, rate, spread

Greek main parties ?suffer big losses?


"Early results in Greece’s parliamentary election suggest the two main parties have suffered dramatic losses. With 11% of the vote counted, centre-right New Democracy is in the lead with 22%, dow..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-06 21:19
Taggar: spread

U.S. and Euro Zone Service-Sector Activity


"Service-sector activity slowed in the United States last month, but the rate of contraction in Euroland services quickened, leaving their relative positions to one another little change.  The pur..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-04 17:36
Taggar: point, rate, spread

A Penny For Your Thoughts Gov


"Major economic events that will influence the global marketsAsian Open Commentary by Andrew Taylor   twitter: @ATaylor_GFT Top Headlines · ECB stays pat on rates with unexpected hawki..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-03 20:31
Taggar: bank, consumption, cpi, dollar, economy, inflation, market, oil, point, rate, spread

Widest U.S. Minus Euroland Factory PMI Differential Since Before the Great Recession Seen in April


"The U.S. manufacturing purchasing managers index increased by 1.4 points to a greater-than-expected 54.8 in April, which was also a 10-month peak.  Euroland’s comparable index, in compariso..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-02 17:14
Taggar: point, spread

Week in FX Europe April 8-13


"?Freaky Friday? or Friday the 13th did not disappoint. The week has ended very much in risk-off mode; with macro risk sentiment taking another step backwards. The ?highly accommodative rhetoric? from..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-13 19:04
Taggar: point, spread

Bund Failure No Reason to Sell EUR


"If it cannot go up surely its got to go down. How long can the 17-member single currency trade in this consolidated range with so much negativity piling up against it? Now that the quarter-end window..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-11 12:24
Taggar: currency, currency trade, market, spread, trading

Gloom Continues over Euro Debt Problems


"The Easter break is over, and investors continue to fret about Europe’s debt issues.  The IMF will be releasing a new World Economic Outlook today. The Spanish-German 10-year sovereign debt..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-10 13:46
Taggar: spread

FED and Spain Game Change for EUR


"The difference in a word here and there by the Fed has again dragged many EUR bear position back on side. Yesterday?s minutes of the FOMC March meeting were viewed as generally hawkish. The replacing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-04 12:20
Taggar: bear, spread

Euro Finds Support in Forex Trading


"17-nation currency heads higher on FX marketEuro is finding support in forex trading today as cautious optimism makes an appearance. Concerns about the global economy, as well as the situation in Euro..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-30 09:12
Taggar: currency, economy, forex, forex trade, forex trading, fx market, market, spread, trading

FXone releases spreadsheet trading platform ? free for FXCM and Gain clients


"FXone’s platform is a very interesting one. It’s pretty easy and straightforward on one hand but utilizes spreadsheet capabilities allowing you to automate trades as if they were excel fun..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-28 12:06
Taggar: automated trading, rate, spread, trading

In Search of New Foreign Exchange Equilibriums


"Whether the euro looks resilient or weak depends on what comparisons to historical levels are chosen.  Intuitively one expects this besieged money to be on the defensive.  The Euroland econo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-23 17:47
Taggar: economy, spread

Irish spreadbetting firms shares suspended


"Leading Irish spread betting firm World Spreads have had their shares suspended amid concerns about the financial state of the company. WorldSpread’s CEO Conor Foley resigned earlier this week..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-16 17:46
Taggar: financial, report, share, shares, spread

EU to Increase Firewall as Italian Derivative Bet Unravels


"The European Union is planning to increase its bailout fund from close to 500 billion to 700 billion. The main objective is to calm the markets after the Greek bailout as contagion fears are spreading..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-16 14:12
Taggar: bank, finance, market, spread

MarketSpreads to sue ex-directors for ?1.4m ?


"MarketSpreads an online trading firm based in Ireland is suing its former CEO and Executive Director for routing cash out of the company to another company they were involved in. The pair are alleged..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-14 17:41
Taggar: market, spread, trading

Bondholders see One Trillion EUR Default Risk


"A disorderly Greek default would cause more than a trillion euros ($1.3 trillion) of damage to the euro zone and could leave Italy and Spain dependent on outside help to stop contagion spreading, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-06 15:53
Taggar: finance, spread

ActivTrades launches Spread Betting on MT4 and MT5


"This may be the first spread betting offering available on Metatrader 5. ActivTrades announced the launch of spread betting on both MT4 and MT5 and this is a significant development for Activatrades a..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-02 12:54
Taggar: market, metatrader, spread

Turkish Central Bank Tweaks Stance for First Time since October


"The main monetary policy rate, the one-week repo, was left at 5.75%, its level since a 50-basis point cut last August.  The overnight borrowing rate of 5.0% since a 350-bp hike after the August m..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-21 16:56
Taggar: point, rate, spread

IG?s New Insight ? Trade with Information at your finger tips


"IG Markets the worlds largest spread betting firm have launched their brand new research service for CFD and spread betting traders. The group established for over 35 years have been pioneers in deriv..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-18 20:36
Taggar: market, spread, trading

Cost of Borrowing Dollars Drops


"US dollar index higher todayThe cost of borrowing dollars on the three-month London interbank market has dropped, and the spread between the dollar Libor and overnight index swaps narrowed. And, while..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-15 10:16
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, forex, forex trade, forex trading, market, pound, spread, trading

PMI Comparisons: Significant U.S. Versus Euroland Advantage Maintained


"The differential between the U.S. and euro zone purchasing manager service-sector indices widened by 1.4 points last month, more than offsetting an 0.9-point narrowing of the advantage in manufacturin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-03 18:07
Taggar: point, spread

Dukascopy Morning Forex Overview


"Dukascopy Fundamental Analysis EUR “The widely-spread fear that the euro zone’s biggest economy could now also be caught by the crisis virus has been soothed” - Carsten Brzeski, an..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-26 10:36
Taggar: analysis, dukascopy, economy, fundamental analysis, spread

EUR move Exaggerated?


"The market needs an extended break to digest what was dumped on her late Friday and Martin Luther King Day in the US gives us that opportunity. The decision by S&P to downgrade the sovereign rati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-16 13:27
Taggar: market, spread

myfxbook launches a spreads comparison engine


"We reported about this trend almost two years ago here as we've noticed an influx of sites with various spread comparison engines. One of the first to enter the market was FX Inte..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-10 16:11
Taggar: market, report, spread, trading

Eurozone Crisis Continues to Widen in the Global Market


"US dollar gains on uncertaintyThe eurozone debt crisis appears to be spreading to other markets. Indeed, one of the fears was that the crisis would begin impacting wider markets. And, as eurozone lead..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-21 10:43
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, forex, forex trade, forex trading, market, report, spread, trading

Hong Kong Monetary Authority Follows Fed?s Cue


"Hong Kong has a currency stability policy rather than an independent domestic interest rate policy.  The enforcement of this goal, which the HKMA explains as below on its web site, is aided by th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-14 17:45
Taggar: currency, rate, spread

Why FXDD sucks for use with Forex MegaDroid


"Hmm, well, it seems I have to give up trying to use Forex MegaDroid on FXDD. This broker just plain sucks for use with Forex MegaDroid due to the constant high spread during the Asian trading session..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-13 02:37
Taggar: forex, fxdd, megadroid, spread, trading

Dukascopy Afternoon Forex Overview


"Dukascopy Fundamental Analysis EUR The euro fell by 0.4% against US dollar to $1.3267, hitting seven-week low. Investors lose confidence in euro and euro-based assets after no certain solutions to th..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-25 23:30
Taggar: analysis, dollar, dukascopy, fundamental analysis, pound, spread

A Further Liftoff in German Bund Yields


"The 2.21% yield on ten-year German bund yields is 32 basis points higher than its level a week ago, underscoring widespread concern the the European Monetary System is headed for a break-up over the i..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-24 15:00
Taggar: point, spread

GFT Markets? DealBook® Wins Best Online Trading Platform in the Shares Awards


"GFT Markets, a worldwide leader in forex, contracts for differences (CFDs), financial spread betting, binary trading, and FX options is pleased to announce that its DealBook® plat..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-23 17:02
Taggar: financial, forex, market, share, shares, spread, trading

Another Tough Day in the Marketplace


"German bund yields shot up 14 basis points following a technically undersubscribed auction.  A result of such was to reduce peripheral bond spreads, but their long-term interest rate levels in th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-23 16:52
Taggar: bank, point, rate, spread

France?s Triple A Rating in Jeopardy


"As yield rates for France’s sovereign debt climbs to levels most analysts feel to be unsustainable, the country’s triple A credit rating is firmly in the sights of the major ratings agenci..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-22 18:37
Taggar: day trading, point, rate, spread, trading

Moody?s Warns France?s AAA Credit Rating at Risk


"Moody’s issued a note today warning that the increased cost for France to borrow money, together with weaker outlook for growth in the new year, could jeopardize the country’s triple A cre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-21 16:05
Taggar: point, spread

Week in FX: Europe Nov. 13-18


"It was a week of spreads. The failure of the ECB to wholly stabilize Italian, Spanish and French yields, despite political developments in Italy, had the market applying risk aversion trading strategi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-18 21:57
Taggar: currency, dollar, market, rate, spread, trading

ECB or the EUR to Crack?


"With little data out today, this morning?s market movement has been driven mostly by talk of ECB demand for Italian debt in the secondary market. The weeks trading decisions have been dominated by Eur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-18 13:48
Taggar: day trading, market, spread, trading

Dukascopy Morning Forex Overview


"Dukascopy Fundamental Analysis EUR Spanish cost of borrowing hit 6.974% in November as compared to 5.433% in October. High unemployment and low growth rate undermined investors’ confidence in c..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-17 18:30
Taggar: analysis, dukascopy, employment, fundamental analysis, rate, report, spread

U.S. Banks Face Contagion Risk From European Debt


"U.S. banks face a ?serious risk? that their creditworthiness will deteriorate if Europe?s debt crisis deepens and spreads beyond the five most-troubled nations, Fitch Ratings said. ?Unless the euro zo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-17 16:31
Taggar: bank, market, rate, spread

Gold Prices Suffer From Contagion Flu


"After months of divergence, US WTI and Brent crude spreads are beginning to narrow for different reasons. The premium of Brent has narrowed to just under $10 from last months high of $27 per barrel. W..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-16 20:14
Taggar: oil, spread

US Treasuries under pressure as EU debt risk eases


"With Euro event risk abating has US yields backing up, especially further out the curve. The 10/30?s spread (+107) has widened the most in three-months as signs the Euro debt crisis may be stabilizing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-13 16:28
Taggar: spread

Metatrader Spread Recorder Indicator


"Hi everyone. I just came across a neat metatrader 4 indicator that records the spread history of any currency pair you choose. Basically the way it works is you attach it to the chart of any given cu..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-13 09:12
Taggar: currency, currency pair, metatrader, spread

Yen are you a safe haven or not?


"Analysts will tell you that Japan is a current account surplus currency. However, with global tight yield spreads, the economy finds it difficult to recycle surpluses efficiently. How are they relievi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-11 21:27
Taggar: currency, economy, rate, spread

Alpari (UK) launches spread betting on MetaTrader 4


"Alpari just became the first broker to offer spread betting on the Metatrader4 platform. Spread Betting is a simpler way of trading various instruments as you typically only need..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-10 15:25
Taggar: forex, metatrader, report, spread, trading

Market still wants Oil and Gold


"Oil prices ($96.86) have pared some of their losses after weekly EIA data reported an unexpected -1.37m barrel decline in inventory. Crude prices have been under pressure throughout European and North..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-09 20:16
Taggar: dollar, market, oil, report, spread

Another Ugly Day in the Marketplace Thanks to Europe


"The embattled Italian Prime Minister Berlusconi agreed to resign once budget cuts and economic reforms are approved by parliament.  Nevertheless, Italian sovereign debt yields are sharply higher..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-09 14:39
Taggar: point, spread

Italian Bonds Encourage Market Madness


"The market is trying to forget Berlusconi, with some believing he is going nowhere, and shifted its attention to Italian yields and their Bund spread. Yields are soaring this morning with Italian 10-y..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-09 13:30
Taggar: market, spread

Further Widening of U.S. Manufacturing Advantage against Euroland


"The U.S. minus euro area manufacturing purchasing managers differential widened for the third consecutive month in October, reaching 3.7 points after a spread of 3.1 points in September, 1.6 points in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-02 16:19
Taggar: point, spread

Papandreou?s Dangerous Game


"At first glance it is difficult to understand what could possibly have motivated Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou to announce a public referendum on the Greek debt deal. Any sense of stability t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-01 17:27
Taggar: financial, spread

Eurozone Agrees on Debt Crisis Deal


"Leaders from all 27 European Union nations have finally thrashed out a deal to solve the crisis started by concern over how Greece would cope with its debts. Perhaps most significant was eurozone lead..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-27 14:47
Taggar: announcement, spread

Euro Debt Deal Highlights


"A leaked report from the emergency meeting in Brussels today to formulate a plan to prevent the debt crisis spreading to other countries suggests the following items have been agreed upon: European b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-26 15:24
Taggar: bank, currency, financial, report, spread

Turkish Central Bank Hikes Overnight Lending Rate to Support Lira


"Turkish monetary authorities essentially did a mea culpa today, taking some responsibility for hurting inflation expectations and the lira with earlier policy actions. The Central Bank of the Republic..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-20 17:47
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate, spread

GFT now offers CFDs and Spread Betting Binaries


"In another sign that binary option trading is one of the more interesting products out there GFT, one of world's largest forex brokers, now announced that it will start offering CFDs..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-18 15:25
Taggar: bank, brokers, forex, spread, trading

Euro Could Still See More Gains in Forex Trading


"Eurozone looks for hope for sovereign debt containmentThe euro could still see more gains in forex trading on the currency market in the future. Even though Slovakia voted no on the bailout fund expan..."

Forex Broker from Seychelles ? Axiory


"Another Forex broker based in Seychelles was added to EarnForex list of brokers today. It’s Axiory — a rather new trading company with some interesting features. W..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-23 16:39
Taggar: brokers, forex, leverage, spread, trading

Japan?s Economy Contracts More Than Expected


"Japan’s second quarter results were worse than expected contracting by 2.1 percent for the three months ending in June, compared to an expected 1.3 percent decline. The earthquake and tsunami ca..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-09 15:44
Taggar: spread

Barroso sees euro zone growth


"European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso today said he still expects modest growth in Europe and does not anticipate a recession in Europe. Concerns the euro zone debt crisis could spread to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-05 18:02
Taggar: spread

NFP Guesstimates are Slashed and Yours?


"The playing field is battered and bruised this morning as we wait for NFP. The EUR has buckled, the CHF has risen, global bourses see red and bond spreads have widened as suspect toxic positions are d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-02 12:16
Taggar: spread

Finland?s Demand for Collateral Shows Little Faith in Greece


"On July 21st, Eurozone officials together with the International Monetary Fund agreed to provide Greece with a second bailout package. This bailout became necessary when Greece found itself unable to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-29 23:11
Taggar: rate, spread

Fed Lowers U.S. Outlook; Pledges Low Interest Rate to Continue


"After three days of wide-spread losses the Federal Reserve was left with little choice but to take to the airwaves in an attempt to calm jittery nerves. Reassurances given, markets responded positivel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-10 20:39
Taggar: market, point, spread

Forexpros Launches Broker Comparison Tools


"Last year I wrote about the rise of spread comparison tools. The first and probably still the most popular was FX Intelligence. However since then popularity of these sites hasn't re..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-09 09:34
Taggar: spread

Really? The U.S. Dollar is the Only Real Safe Haven Currency Choice?


"U.S. dollar in forex tradingIn what many forex traders and investors (and others) might consider a strange twist, the U.S. dollar is being considered the only viable safe haven currency choice. With c..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-05 11:22
Taggar: currency, dollar, forex, forex trade, forex trading, fx street, loonie, oil, spread, trading

So Much for ECB Policy


"Is this the end of talk of the euro as a dollar replacement?ECB policy has long been that of trying to let things float along, as well as avoid too big of wholesale bailouts of countries facing sovere..."

Turkish Monetary Policy Eased


"Turkish monetary policy had been tightened in late 2010 and early this year via a mix of higher reserve requirements and a wider spread between the overnight borrowing and lending rates.  After t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-04 14:26
Taggar: bank, rate, spread

Forex Broker with ?Too Good to Be True Look? to It ? VertiFX


"VertiFX is the latest broker added to my site. It’s registered the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, which means that it’s an offshore company. The..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-31 09:45
Taggar: currency, currency pair, metatrader, spread

Italian Bonds Decline After Borrowing Costs Rise


"Italian bonds fell for a second day, increasing the yield spread over German bunds, after the nation?s borrowing costs rose at a sale of 10-year debt and Standard & Poor?s said Greece risks furth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-28 15:09
Taggar: finance, spread

Stocks Down Sharply in Asia and Europe


"Persistent debt concerns in the U.S. and Europe continue to depress the euro and share prices.  Peripheral bond yield spread widened. Equities fell by 1.5% in Japan and Pakistan, 1.6% in Australi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-28 13:30
Taggar: share, spread

EUR/USD Jumps After EU Summit


"EUR/USD jumped today after at the European Union summit a draft was devised, that should made a period of default in Greece as short as possible and would..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-21 16:17
Taggar: employment, spread

EU Debt Summit Begins in Brussels


"European officials are meeting today in Brussels to begin discussions on solving the growing debt crisis sweeping the region. Talks will center on the details for a second bail-out for Greece while fi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-21 15:28
Taggar: bank, rate, spread

Consumer Confidence Drops in the Euro Zone


"Euro remains higher in forex tradingConsumer confidence in the euro zone has fallen. Concerns about the lingering problems in Greece are weighing on consumers. Additionally, worries are mounting about..."

EU Bank Stress Tests to Show 15 Banks Need Cash


"The results of the so-called stress tests designed to identify European banks in need of recapitalization will be released later today. The expectation is that up to fifteen financial institutions wil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-15 14:58
Taggar: bank, financial, spread

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

Gold-i Announces Partnership with Smart Live Markets and Swissrisk


"Recently Gold-i announced a partnership with Swissrisk Partners to offer a unique pricing index for Smart Live Markets. This announcement caught our attention for several reasons, so we re..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-13 11:30
Taggar: announcement, brokers, financial, gold, market, spread, trading

Charts: Taking their Cue from the EUR


"Markets have been moving on one thing and one thing alone which is the European sovereign debt crisis. There was quite a bit of volatility in the markets this morning, caused largely by the shifting..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-12 17:12
Taggar: financial, market, spread

Debt Contagion Fears Spread to Italy


"Stop me if you?ve heard this before, but Italian finance officials took great pains recently to state that the country is perfectly capable of dealing with the national debt on its own and that the id..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-11 23:49
Taggar: finance, market, point, spread

PIIGS - Italy Sovereign Debt Outstanding


"Contagion fears have rattled the markets today with everyone worried about the crisis spreading to Italy. The reason why investors are so nervous today is because the Italian economy and its total a..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-11 21:35
Taggar: economy, market, spread

Attention Turns to Italy?s Debt Woes


"Eurozone finance ministers are scheduled to meet in Brussels today to discuss growing concerns over the debt crisis in Greece spreading to other countries. Spain and Portugal have already been identif..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-11 14:53
Taggar: finance, spread

Finnish Forex Broker ? FinFX


"Today I’ve added the first description of a Forex broker from Finland on EarnForex.com. It’s FinFX — a rather new currency trading website (went online..."

Ezone Default Fears Mount Ahead of U.S. Jobs Report


"Investors are watching two shows today.  Mounting concern that Euroland’s peripherals will default are reflected in a stronger German bund and weaker peripheral bonds.  The Italian min..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-08 13:29
Taggar: dollar, employment, spread

June PMIs: A Much Better Month for the United States Than Euroland


"The U.S. minus Ezone purchasing managers differential among manufacturers swung from negative 1.1 in May to +3.3 in June, and the spread between their respective service-sector PMI readings rose a ful..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-07 03:43
Taggar: manufacture, point, spread

Intensified Worries about Portugal, Ireland and Spain


"Just when the peripheral debt crisis in Europe appeared to be ebbing, a downgrade by Moody’s of Portuguese sovereign debt to junk status (Ba2) has stirred that pot of fear anew.  Peripheral..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-06 13:18
Taggar: currencies, spread

Service Sector Activity Accelerated in the U.S. but Slowed in Euroland Last Month


"U.S. service sector activity partly recovered in May according to the purchasing manager survey after a sharp slowdown in April.  In Euroland, however, there was a slower pace of positive growth..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-03 17:58
Taggar: margin, spread

Interview with FXStreet CEO Francesc Riverola: ?Forex Spreads Should go Down to Zero?


"Today’s interview is with the esteemed Francesc Riverola, CEO of FXStreet. Below, Francesc shares his thoughts on the future of the retail forex industry, government regulation, declining spread..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-03 15:47
Taggar: forex, forex trade, fxstreet, share, shares, spread

PMI Data Show Big Swing in Europe?s Favor


"In January of this year, the United States purchasing manager survey indices in both manufacturing and services exceeded their Euroland counterparts by 3.5 points each.  Just three months later..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-04 17:25
Taggar: point, spread

April Purchasing Manager Survey Results: United States Versus Euro Area


"The U.S. minus Euroland PMI spread narrowed to +2.4 points in April from 3.7 points in March.  The spread’s width has lately been pretty trendless, although oscillating to a fair degree...."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-02 16:45
Taggar: point, spread

Gold and Silver See Temporary Loss on Osama bin Laden


"High beta currencies pull back in forex tradingGold and silver saw a temporary loss today as the news of the death of notorious terrorist Osama bin Laden spread around the globe. In a momentary surge..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-02 10:32
Taggar: currencies, dollar, forex, forex trading, gold, profit, spread, trading

Crunch Time for Portugal and the Eurozone Just Weeks Away


"If you are looking for further evidence as to just how bleak the outlook is for Portugal, consider this ? it costs more for Portugal to borrow for six months, than it does Germany for thirty years. Co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-28 20:46
Taggar: point, spread

GFT LAUNCHES METATRADER 4 TO THE GLOBAL FOREX MARKET


"MT4 marks the newest addition to GFT?s award-winning trading software offeringsGRAND RAPIDS, MI – GFT, a worldwide leader in online currency trading, announced today that it has added MetaTrader..."

Bond Yields, Debt Supply, and Inflation


"The ten-year bond yields in the United States, Germany, Britain, and Japan remain low despite higher inflation and rising concern about the sustainability of excessive fiscal deficits and debt. ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-19 19:01
Taggar: inflation, spread

ECN MetaTrader Broker with PayPal? Loyal Forex.


"Loyal Forex description was finally added to the list of Forex brokers on the site today. This broker is most notable for its quite attractive set of features &..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-10 11:15
Taggar: brokers, forex, metatrader, rate, spread

IG Markets is exiting the US market, will keep presence through NADEX


"IG Markets, the large British forex and spread betting broker, is about to publicly announce its withdrawal from the US market. IG Markets used to be registered as an FDM with the NFA but following la..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-08 10:16
Taggar: forex, market, spread, us market

European Central Bank Tightens for First Time Since July 2008


"The ECB as expected raised its refinancing rate by 25 basis points to 1.25%.  Such had been at 1.0% since May 2009.  The deposit rate and marginal lending rate were also lifted by 25 basis p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-07 16:43
Taggar: margin, point, rate, spread

Greatest U.S. Manufacturing Edge Versus Euro Area in a Year


"The differential between the U.S. factory purchasing managers index and Euroland’s climbed to 3.7 points, its widest spread since March 2010.  Not coincidentally, the euro posted an average..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-01 16:31
Taggar: point, spread

Interest Rate Speculation Boosts Euro


"The euro gained on both the yen and the dollar following comments from European Central Bank member Jozef Makuch noting that it was “highly probable” that the bank will raise interest rate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-29 15:10
Taggar: bank, dollar, rate, spread

What the Latest CDS Spreads Show about EZ Concerns


"The euro has weakened this morning on fresh concerns about Ireland and Portugal who is scheduled to have an austerity vote this week. The following table of 5 year CDS spreads show that spreads of Po..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-22 16:57
Taggar: spread

Oil Prices Jump as UN Enforces No-Fly Zone


"The price of crude jumped more than $2 a barrel as UN forces attacked strategic radar installations and other sites as part of its operations to impose a no-fly zone in the skies over Libya. Oil price..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-21 15:26
Taggar: oil, rate, spread

EUR ?toppish? ahead of EFSF ratification


"Euro leaders will gather at the end of this week to conclude the ratification of the EFSF program that they agreed in principle a few weeks back. The market seems to have already priced in a successfu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-21 12:21
Taggar: market, spread, trading

How Did Your Broker Do For You?


"GFT shows consistent spreads despite unprecedented volatility.Wednesday was one of the most volatile trading days in the FX market for USD/JPY in years. Through it all GFT provided traders with consis..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-17 16:44
Taggar: fx market, market, spread, trading

Beware the Ides of March: Very Dangerous Day Is Shaping Up


"Japan is under a radiation alert, as more explosions and fire at a nuclear reactor lift risk of a meltdown.  Radiation levels near Tokyo above normal.  Bank of Japan support seen too timid f..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-15 13:42
Taggar: bank, dollar, point, spread

Paddy Power reviews its White Label deal with LCG


"Shares of London Capital Group (LCG), the owner of the spread betting company Capital Spreads, fell more than 15% after the news that Paddy Power is reviewing their partnership with LCG were made know..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-11 16:41
Taggar: share, shares, spread

City Index upgrades mobile trading app


"City Index, a global leader in financial spread betting and CFD trading, has launched an upgraded version of its multi award-winning mobile trading app, City Trading. Available on Android and iPhone..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-09 19:08
Taggar: financial, spread, trading

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 &..."

What German - US Yields are Telling us About EUR/USD


"Over the past year, the German-US 10 year yield has been a fantastic leading indicator for the EUR/USD. Following Trichet’s latest comments, the spread has soared which in turn points to furthe..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-03 21:37
Taggar: point, spread

FXDD launches ECN features for PowerTrader and Viking Trader


"FXDD announced that the firm has introduced a new trade inside the spread feature for PowerTrader and VikingTrader, its trading platforms powered by Currenex. This means that traders from now on can i..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-01 18:39
Taggar: fxdd, spread, trading

MB Trading Discloses ?Pay for Limits? Payment Amount to their Clients


"Continuing the conversation about transparency in the Forex marketplace, MB Trading has updated their website this week to reflect the daily payment to clients since inception of their new Pay for Lim..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-28 11:00
Taggar: forex, forex market, market, spread, trading

GAIN Capital Releases January 2011 Trade Execution Scorecard; Adds New Execution Rate Metric


"January 2011 scorecard reveals 99.7 percent of trades executed in less than 1 second; 72 percent of limit orders price improved; 99.7 percent execution rate. FOREX.com also adds live spread feed for a..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-24 18:22
Taggar: forex, rate, spread, trading

Trendy Ukrainian Forex Broker ? Forex-Trend


"Forex-Trend isn’t the first Ukraine-registered broker listed on EarnForex.com but it’s quite notable for the offered trading conditions. It’s a MetaTrader br..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-21 16:12
Taggar: forex, leverage, market, metatrader, spread, trading

Think again about ?no dealing desk?


"Take a closer look at what a dealing desk is, and how ?no dealing desk? brokers stand up to dealers and market makers. GARY TILKIN PRESIDENT AND CEO, GFT Recently, there has been a lot of..."

Consumer Sentiment in the U.S. Heads Higher


"U.S. dollar gaining in forex tradingConsumer sentiment is higher in the U.S. for February, according to the latest data from a preliminary survey from Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan. The news..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-11 11:52
Taggar: consumer sentiment, dollar, forex, forex trade, forex trading, spread, trading

Bernanke waves Dollar Pompoms at Euro peripheries


"Helicopter Ben, the Captain of QE2 gave the dollar the ?nod? during his testimony yesterday. This certainly raised a few eyebrows and did nothing to dissuade the record Central Bank interest in wantin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-10 13:19
Taggar: bank, dollar, fx market, market, spread

Banks cheat large investment firms in currency rates


"Retail forex traders you are not alone – if you thought that only the small fish get marked-up spreads or not the best rate available you were wrong. WSJ reports that some of America’s lar..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-10 11:14
Taggar: forex, forex trade, investment, market, rate, report, spread

Citi introduces new tight spreads ? EUR/USD at 1.2 pips


"CitFX has is going soon to announce that it has significantly tightened the spreads offered to its clients. Citi will now offer spreads as tight as 1.2 pips on EUR/USD pair and similarly low spreads o..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-09 20:27
Taggar: brokers, spread

Nadex launches AUD/USD Binaries and Bull Spreads


"Nadex is a very interesting US venture – it’s the only place in the US where you can trade binaries and bull spreads. This type of trading, although still small, is recently becoming quite..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-08 12:04
Taggar: bull, market, spread, trading

Dollar Declines as Investors Turn to Stocks


"The dollar fell 0.4 percent to $1.3752 euros at 8:11 am in New York today as investors opted for equities in the wake of a series of positive data releases suggesting the US economy is stabilizing. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-01 16:24
Taggar: dollar, economy, financial, spread

Accent on Trading Conditions with AccentForex


"AccentForex is a new online Forex broker, registered in Seychelles, that was added to the EarnForex list of brokers today. It can be called a ”good old MetaTrader b..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-30 11:57
Taggar: brokers, forex, leverage, metatrader, spread, trading

Australian Forex Broker with MT5 Demo ? Pepperstone


"The latest MetaTrader Forex broker listed on EarnForex.com is Pepperstone. They are based in Australia and have started offering online trading services quite recently. They have r..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-23 17:20
Taggar: forex, metatrader, spread, trading

British Broker with Rather Strong Disadvantage ? Spread Co


"Spread Co was added to the list of brokers at EarnForex.com today. It’s based in United Kingdom and is regulated by their FSA. Overall, it’s quite an..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-19 13:09
Taggar: brokers, forex, forex trading, spread, trading

Currency Market Expectations Remain Fluid


"After the first half of January, a time usually when currency views solidify, attitudes about how the dollar and other key currencies will perform in 2011 remain a work in progress and not backed by s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-14 21:12
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, spread

Buy or Bye PIIGS Paper?


"The ECB has been aggressive in buying bonds issued by high debt periphery governments in the secondary market this week, amid growing worries about a debt crisis spreading. The rally call has been mad..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-11 13:14
Taggar: bull, currency, finance, market, spread

Another Cypriot Forex Broker ? Trading Point


"Today, another Cypriot Forex broker was listed on EarnForex.com — Trading Point. It doesn’t possess any distinguishing features that wouldn’t be present in many other..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-24 13:58
Taggar: forex, metatrader, point, spread, trading

AAAFX Spread Reduction


"Hey everyone. I just found out that ZuluTrade’s recommended broker – AAAFx – has announced that they’ve reduced the spread on all currency pairs. For example the spread on EUR..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-21 01:18
Taggar: currency, currency pair, spread, zulutrade

Euro - Down Baby, Down


"Down baby, down. Who said 1.30 is not possible (Not me - Bearish euro calls)? Trouble begets more trouble. As I said on my twitter feed twitter.com/kathyliefx no one wants to own euros. Irish, Portu..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-17 17:39
Taggar: bear, spread

Speculation ECB to Act to Contain Debt Contagion


"The euro rose almost a full percent to $1.3101 by 6:45 am in New York this morning as speculation grows that the European Central Bank (ECB) will provide an aggressive action plan to deal with spreadi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-01 15:53
Taggar: bank, currency, rate, spread

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

Euro Bond Spreads Reach Record Level


"The spread between Spanish and Italian bonds compared to the benchmark German bonds, jumped to 5.7 percent this morning. This is a difference of 3.05 percentage bonds and indicates how great a premium..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-30 16:00
Taggar: bank, spread

EUR dancing to the same tune


"Ongoing uncertainty means that the EUR remains a sell on upticks and the hope for a sustained rally soon seem to be fading. Market reaction to the Irish bailout and to the ?watered down proposals on a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-30 13:22
Taggar: market, spread

Euro Deal Fails to Stop Slide


"Despite assurances from the European Union’s two largest members, investors continue to avoid the euro over fears the debt crisis could spread. Even the announcement released over the weekend th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-29 15:49
Taggar: announcement, spread

Irish Debt Pulls Euro Lower


"After losing a full three cents this week, the euro appears poised to continue its losing ways as investors abandon the euro over fears the debt contagion that has taken down Greece and Ireland could..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-25 16:16
Taggar: spread

Vietnam More Credit Worthy than Portugal and Spain?


"You may have read that European bond spreads have widenend to record levels but how bad is that really? To put everything into perspective, investors are demanding more premium to lend to Ireland, Po..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-24 23:54
Taggar: spread

US Economy Grows by 2.5% in 3rd Quarter


"The US economy expanded by 2.5 percent in the 3rd quarter beating expectations and surpassing the 2 percent increase recorded in the 2nd quarter. Despite three straight quarters of growth however, no..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-23 16:06
Taggar: economy, employment, inflation, market, spread

A Return to the Gold Standard?


"In my last post, I explored the possibility that the role of the Chinese Yuan (CNY) will expand to the point that it could rival – or even overtake – the US Dollar as the world’s pre..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-21 11:38
Taggar: currency, dollar, point, spread

New Mauritian Forex Broker with Tight Spreads ? HotForex


"HotForex is the latest addition to the list of the Forex brokers on EarnForex.com. It’s a MetaTrader broker that is registered and regulated in Mauri..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-19 17:42
Taggar: brokers, forex, leverage, metatrader, spread

Greenspan and Geithner Duke it Out in Verbal Currency Wars


"With G20 leaders meeting in Seoul, South Korea, bond market strains on the euro area peripherals — Ireland, Portugal, Greece, Spain and Italy — intensified.  The Irish-German ten-year..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-11 15:34
Taggar: market, point, rate, spread

EUR periphery debt beats Bernanke


"The speculation game begins. There is talk that the ECB is buying Irish debt is helping the EUR recover from its lows this morning. Thus far, the market has witnessed a 1-cent turnaround. The reasonin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-09 13:12
Taggar: dollar, market, spread

October PMI Results Favor United States Over Euro Zone


"Purchasing managers survey results were more U.S.-advantageous in October than September and in September than August.  The sum of the U.S. minus Euroland manufacturing and services spreads, show..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-04 19:33
Taggar: point, spread

ECN Forex Broker with SUV Name ? 4RunnerForex


"4RunnerForex is the new ECN/MetaTrader Forex broker launched by a company from BVI. It’s notable for allowing both web-based and MetaTrader trading, while the MT4 a..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2010-10-19 17:20
Taggar: forex, metatrader, spread, trading

A stagnant BOJ a floundering Dollar and robust EUR make sense?


"These are unique trading times. Many twists to the plot of major currencies. Investors are trying to pre-empt any QE2 actions by the Fed. There is chatter that their direct market intervention may not..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-29 12:31
Taggar: currencies, market, spread, trading

Market Pessimism Shifts Back to Europe


"Preliminary euro area PMI readings for September were weaker than anticipated, and peripheral bond yield spreads are wider amid rising concern about the region’s banks. The dollar advanced 1.3%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-23 13:24
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, report, spread

Currency Pair Checklist - Here it is!


"I have received a number of requests for my Currency Checklist excel spreadsheet which I fill out every morning before I trade (admittedly some of them are linked to real time feeds and are automatica..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-08 23:49
Taggar: currency, currency pair, spread

Fresh Concerns about Ezone Peripheral Economies


"The euro fell 0.9% against the dollar.  Stocks have declined 1.4% in Madrid, 1.2% in Paris, 1.0% in Zurich, 0.9% in London and 0.7% in Frankfurt.  Ten-year sovereign bund and gilt yields are..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-07 13:33
Taggar: dollar, point, spread

U.S. Regains PMI-Manufacturing Lead From Europe


"The U.S. minus euro area PMI differential in manufacturing swung to +1.2 in August from minus 1.2 in July.  The spread had been negative in July for only the first time since December 2008, avera..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-01 16:34
Taggar: point, spread

Eurozone Unemployment Remains at 10%


"For the fifth straight month, unemployment in the eurozone remains mired at a record high 10 percent. Nearly 16 million people in the region are out of work but the pain is not spread evenly amongst t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-08-31 15:06
Taggar: employment, rate, spread

The Hidden Information in Charts During Economic News Releases That Gives You a Profitable Edge in Forex


"Guest post by Kris Matthews (http://tradeforexfundamentally.com) Let?s face it: Forex is a highly competitive game that takes more than the simple ?buy when one indicator crosses the..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-08-26 10:40
Taggar: forex, spread

German Bonds Fall, Yield Spreads Increase


"German 10-year bonds fell nine basis points to a record low of 2.1 percent, while 30-year bonds also reached a record low, shedding 13 basis points to come in at 2.647 percent. Despite the declines, y..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-08-25 15:56
Taggar: point, spread

CMC Markets launches a new spread betting platform


"CMC Markets just announced the launch of its new spread betting platform, which was available on its website for a while now, and the result is simply stunning. It is easily one of the best web-based..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-08-19 13:41
Taggar: market, spread

Irish Borrowing costs ridiculous


"Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan has described Irish bond market spreads as a “setback”. Irish bonds spreads widened after the European Commission approved the Government’s move..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-08-12 15:58
Taggar: bank, market, spread

Crazy promotion by ETX Capital: lose but don?t pay


"More than a year ago I wrote about a crazy promotion by Swiss Dealing and another one by FX Pulp which offered to trade with ZERO spread AND ZERO Margin. Recently I stumbled upon the following ETX Cap..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-08-05 19:01
Taggar: margin, spread

The importance of narrow spreads


"By Justin LeBlang of MB Trading. There?s a constant debate raging in the FX community about which is preferred: Tight spreads with commissions for the transaction or wider spreads without commissions..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-14 13:01
Taggar: spread, trading

InvesttechFX offers fixed spreads on STP? I?m not buying?


"I already wrote once about the shady tactics of this company which claims to be a STP while offering fixed spreads. This is an oxymoron. STP brokers will always display variable spreads because their..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-13 09:24
Taggar: brokers, spread

New Zealand Dollar Thriving in Obscurity


"It’s understandable that forex investors basically ignore New Zealand. Its economy is around 10% the size of its neighbor Australia, its currency is less liquid, and spreads are higher. Given th..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-09 07:18
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, economy, forex, spread

Why is the Euro Rallying?


"The euro has come along way since the end of June when it was trading below 1.20. Here are a few reasons why the EUR/USD has rallied: 1. Investors are Growing Less Nervous about the PIIGS - Credit De..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-07 17:49
Taggar: market, spread, trading

Europe Doing Better Relative to the United States


"According to purchasing manager survey data, Euroland’s rate of expansion last month faltered by less the rate of U.S. expansion in non-manufacturing and manufacturing.  The algebraic sum o..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-06 16:49
Taggar: rate, spread

Markets Confused about Canadian Dollar


"On a trade-weighted basis, the Canadian Dollar (aka Loonie) has appreciated nearly 10% in 2010. At the same time, it has fallen 8% against the Dollar since the beginning of May. This contradiction is..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-02 17:49
Taggar: dollar, loonie, spread

U.S.-Euro Area PMI Spread in Manufacturing Collapses


"The point differential between the U.S. and euro area factory purchasing manager indices narrowed 3.6 points to +0.6 in June, the least U.S.-advantageous spread since December 2008.  Sooner or la..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-01 16:43
Taggar: currency, dollar, point, spread

Euro Meets Resistance in Forex Trading


"Possible plan to split euro into two currencies limits upsideThe euro is meeting with resistance today in forex trading as a new plan for the 16-nation currency begins to circulate. Rumors that the eu..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-21 09:47
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, market, report, spread, trading

New Uneasiness About European Public Finances


"Officials denied market rumors of a big aid package being forged for Spain.  German 10-year bund yields rose 3 basis points, and spreads of Spanish, Portuguese, and Greek sovereign debt yields ab..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-16 13:26
Taggar: dollar, market, point, spread

EUR squeeze not policy induced running flat


"It feels like an old fashion short squeeze. Yes, we did see the EUR advance in early May from a low of 1.2529 to a temporary high of 1.3109, albeit short lived. It was a detailed bail-out package indu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-16 12:12
Taggar: spread

EUR in no-mans land


"Bernanke comments that the US economic recovery is moving at a ?moderate pace? has temporarily overshadowed concerns that the European sovereign debt crisis is spreading. Quite frankly, what else can..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-09 12:09
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, economy, rate, spread

Euro Can?t Shake Gloom


"An analysis by Ralph Atkins, Frankfurt correspondent for the Financial Times, in Tuesday’s edition lays out four long-term scenarios for the Euroland’s sovereign debt problem and their res..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-02 20:30
Taggar: analysis, bear, financial, spread

Is the Plan to Save the Euro Working?


"It has been just under a month since the EU and the International Monetary Fund came through with a trillion dollar lifeline to prevent the malaise in Greece from spreading to the rest of Europe. Is i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-01 21:54
Taggar: dollar, spread

Bond Market Troubles Could Signal Bursting of China Property Bubble


"A widening of spreads on dollar bonds issued by developers could signal the imminent bursting of China’s property bubble. These bonds have been the worst performing of all US-denominated, non-fi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-31 15:27
Taggar: dollar, financial, rate, spread

FXCM is starting to integrate ODL?s customers


"FXCM issued the following statement to ODL’s clients notifying them that their Spread Betting accounts will be moved to FXCM’s proprietary Trading Station II platform. FXCM is gradually mo..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-28 14:39
Taggar: spread, trading

Euro Crisis Puts Pressure on Global Stock Markets


"Stock markets in Asia and Europe were down sharply Tuesday morning as investors worry that the Euro debt crisis is spreading to other countries. This fear was heightened over the weekend when the Span..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-25 14:49
Taggar: bank, day trading, market, share, shares, spread, trading

Canadian Dollar Still on the Slide


"Worries that the Greek debt crisis could spread to other European countries, has caused the Canadian dollar to fall almost four cents to its US counterpart in the past week. The dollar was worth about..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-20 15:10
Taggar: dollar, spread

Euro Opens in Positive Territory


"The euro gained slightly on yesterday’s sell-off on news that the first round of financial aid would be made available to Greece in time to meet tomorrow’s 8.5 billion euro bond repayment..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-18 15:01
Taggar: financial, spread

U.S. Dollar Continues to Gain Strength as Euro Flounders in Forex Trading


"Euro zone troubles continue to weaken the 16-nation currencyThe U.S. dollar continues to gain strength against the euro in forex trading. The news out of Europe, with Spain, and then Portugal announci..."

Stock Prices Set to Pare Yesterday?s Gains


"Global stock markets are giving up some of yesterday’s gains following the news that a deal had been reached to provide nearly US$1 trillion in funding to prevent the debt crisis in Greece from..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-11 15:22
Taggar: market, share, shares, spread

EU Rescue Deal Spurs Markets


"Monday was destined to be a busy day once news broke that the European Union had reached a deal to provide emergency funding to prevent the Greek credit crisis from spreading to other countries. The t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-10 21:56
Taggar: spread

Euro Strengthens vs. Dollar as European Crisis May Be Resolved


"EUR/USD halted its 4-day decline today on the speculation that the European Central Bank and the Group of Seven Nations will act to prevent a debt crisis to..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-07 21:13
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, rate, spread

ECB Holds Interest Rates Unchanged at 1.0%


"As expected, the European Central Bank left its benchmark lending rate unchanged at 1.0 percent on Thursday. While this came as no surprise, US stock index futures fell, as investors were looking for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-06 15:17
Taggar: announcement, bank, market, rate, spread

Euro Likely to Remain Weak in Forex Trading


"U.S. dollar retains strength in currency tradingThe euro forex trading forecast remains somewhat bleak, with troubles in Europe refusing to subside. The ECB announced that it would leave interest rate..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-06 10:40
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, point, rate, report, spread, trading

U.S. Minus Euroland Services Spread Narrowed Last Month


"Implied activity in the United States service sector remained brisk last month but failed to quicken further.  This allowed it to be overtaken marginally by Euroland’s index and caused the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-05 17:31
Taggar: margin, spread

Cypriot MT4 Forex Broker ? TFI FX


"TFI FX is a rather old Cypriot Forex broker with a European regulation. Its has been listed on EarnForex.com today (mainly as a MetaTrader broker). It’s available on-lin..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-04 21:11
Taggar: forex, metatrader, rate, spread, trading

Ex ICAP exec loses millions on spread betting


"Remember my post not so long ago about spread betting and associated risks? There you go. Obviously this is not City Index’s fault but the trader’s himself however this just goes to show y..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-04 16:41
Taggar: forex, investment, leverage, spread

Greek Concerns Haven?t Dissipated


"In Europe, the Paris Cac, British Ftse and German Dax have lost 1.5%, 1.1%, and 0.8%.  Public-sector workers are protesting in the streets of Athens.  Fear persists that the crisis could spr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-04 13:36
Taggar: spread

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..."

Greek Borrowing Cost Could Top 10%


"Following yesterday’s assignment of “junk” status to Greek debt by ratings agent Standard & Poors, the interest rate spread between Greek bonds and the benchmark German bonds, j..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-28 15:16
Taggar: rate, spread

Euro Falls after Merkel Comments on Greek Aid and Portugal Contagion


"European stock markets continue to fall after concerns the European debt crisis is spreading to Portugal, Spain, Ireland and Italy. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said yesterday that she won’t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-27 12:48
Taggar: finance, market, spread

Forex Hunting or Forex Trading ? New Broker


"ForexHunt is the newest Forex broker that was added to the list on EarnForex.com today. It’s quite an original broker that offers a lot of interesting trading..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-26 21:30
Taggar: forex, metatrader, spread, trading

3 Things That Could Keep Financial Markets in Check


"Kathy Lien offers three items that will likely check marketsRisk appetite is making an appearance again, and that has some of the high beta currencies moving higher. Investors are looking for increase..."

Greece?s Borrowing Costs Continue to Rise


"The interest rate gap for Greek bonds – that is, the difference demanded for Greek bonds compared to the German equivalent – jumped again on Thursday. The spread between a Greek 10-year bo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-19 15:12
Taggar: point, rate, spread

Greek Risk Again Weighing on the Euro


"It took just four days for concerns about Greek debt to roar back.  A third of the post-aid package decline in Greek two-year yields has been reversed, and the Greek-German ten-year spread again..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-15 13:24
Taggar: point, spread

Risk Trade Pulls Back on the Forex Market


"Forex trading with riskier currenciesThe risk trade appears to have hit a wall on the forex market today, as the U.S. dollar makes solid gains. Even though Chinese data gave risk currencies a boost ye..."

Greek Bond Sales Weak While Portugal Raises 2B Euros


"For the third straight day, Greece was forced to increase the yield on 10-year bonds today, raising yields to 7.034 percent, up from 6.815 percent on Tuesday, and 6.637 percent on Monday. The spread w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-14 21:32
Taggar: point, spread

Euro's Rally Eases in Forex Trading


"U.S. dollar re-asserts itself in currency tradingEarlier today, the euro saw a rally in forex trading as details of a Greek bailout plan were announced. Greece will be able to borrow up to 30 billion..."

Investors Losing Confidence n Greece


"As the spread yield on Greek bonds continues to increase over the benchmark German bonds, the heads of several of the world’s largest investment firms have joined forces to say that Greece requi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-09 15:17
Taggar: financial, investment, spread

Borrowing Costs for Greek Government on the Rise


"Investors continue to demand higher interest on Greek government bonds as fears grow that Greece could default on its debt obligations. The spread between Greek government bonds and German government..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-08 15:06
Taggar: rate, spread

Yen and Dollar Up on Relentless Jitters About Greece


"Greek-German rate spreads widened further ahead of ECB press conference. Stocks suffered their biggest losses in quite some time.  Equities lost 3.5% in Thailand, 1.7% in Indonesia, 1.4% in India..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-08 13:32
Taggar: rate, spread

IG Index gets US regulatory approval to offer binaries to FCMs


"Nadex (formerly known as HedgeStreet) is a US regulated futures exchanged and a fully owned IG Group’s subsidiary. Nadex just received CFTC approval to allow intermediated access to brokers. Wha..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-02 13:40
Taggar: brokers, spread

U.S. Dollar Surges in Currency Trading


"Greenback moves higher in forex tradingThe U.S. dollar is surging in currency trading on the FX market as the debt situation in Europe deteriorates. There may be some furor over health care reform in..."

Review: Following the Plan


"There are many obstacles that prevent most traders that have an excellent trading plan from following it properly. Almost all of these factors are psychological.Review: Following the Plan Let's say yo..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-23 09:05
Taggar: analysis, bear, currency, currency pair, point, rate, spread, trading

Will Health Care Reform Ruin the U.S. Dollar? Probably Not.


"Forex trading forecast for the U.S. dollarThere are some already bemoaning the death of the U.S. dollar due to the recent passage of the health reform bill. However, these prognostications might be a..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-23 08:00
Taggar: dollar, economy, forex, forex trading, report, spread, trading

Broker with Fixed 2-Pip Spreads on Majors


"2pipfixed is a Forex broker with a rather strange name; it has been added to my site today. It provides fixed 2-pip spreads on all major Forex currency pairs but the name..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-21 10:12
Taggar: currency, currency pair, forex, market, spread

A EURO parachute has holes


"A EURO parachute is available it seems for Greece, breaking all their own rules. Member governments have laid the ?life-line groundwork? if need be. However, policy makers continue to voice their opti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-16 12:05
Taggar: market, spread

The rise of forex broker spreads comparison sites


"Spreads have always been one of the most important things forex traders are looking at when selecting their forex broker. While this is indeed an important aspect of forex trading often enough the imp..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-12 15:28
Taggar: forex, forex trade, forex trading, rate, spread, trading

Euro Continues to Struggle in Forex Trading


"Currency trading with the euroThe euro continues to struggling in forex trading on the currency market, with a number of concerns weighing. The 16-nation currency is still dealing with the debt proble..."

Japan Jobless Rate Falls Below 5%


"Japan?s jobless rate fell below 5 percent in January for the first time in nearly a year and job availability rose, in a sign steady improvements in exports and output are spreading to other sectors o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-02 15:23
Taggar: economy, employment, industrial production, rate, spread

Greece will test the EURO even with a rescue package


"There are rumors that the EU is working towards a package to help Greece avoid ?the contagion? spreading out to the rest of the European Union and the EUR. Germany and France are considering a plan, w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-01 12:59
Taggar: spread

Bernanke Gives Dollar the Green Light


"Who has itchy fingers then? OK, we had our suspicions after the Fed minutes this week. The gut said the next meeting was appropriate, but they just could not wait. Last night, the Fed raised the disco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-19 13:29
Taggar: market, rate, spread

U.S. Dollar Gets Boost in Forex Trading from Fed Discount Rate Hike


"Currency trading with the greenbackThe U.S. dollar got quite the boost in overnight forex trading after the Federal Reserve announced that it is hiking the discount rate by 25 basis points. By now, th..."

Canada December wholesale trade beats estimates


"Greater business demand for machinery and equipment helped boost Canadian wholesale trade by 0.7 percent in December from November while inventories shrank to a three-year low, Statistics Canada said..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-17 17:39
Taggar: market, spread

partymarkets.com rebrands as intertrader.com


"partymarkets.com the spread betting service of PartyGaming, one of world’s largest online gaming companies, has rebranded and is now called intertrader.com. PartyGaming has also switched its whi..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-12 14:53
Taggar: market, spread

What are Credit Default Swaps?


"Since I am stuck in a snow storm in Michigan, I want to take this opportunity to republish an article that I posted on FX360.com earlier this week to explain Credit Default Swap Spreads ? a term that..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-10 14:27
Taggar: financial, spread

EUR disappoints despite rumors of aid for Greece


"With the Greeks rumored to be on the verge of being taken care of, who will capital markets ?bully? into submission next? Fitch yesterday indicated that the UK?s triple ?A? rating is vulnerable, Europ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-10 13:05
Taggar: bull, market, spread

BOE Committee disagrees on EU Hedge Fund Draft


"Draft European Union legislation designed to regulate the hedge fund industry would trigger ?systemic failure and widespread market disruption? if it became law. Those are the findings of the Financia..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-08 13:23
Taggar: bank, financial, market, spread

The EUR and its sovereign concerns dictate position taking


"These unique times require one to step back and decipher last week?s actions. The North American employment numbers gave the market some positive fodder to chew on. However, the European Sovereign deb..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-08 13:06
Taggar: employment, market, spread

Zulutrade welcomes Dukascopy


"Greetings forex autotraders. I’ve got news from ZuluTrade that they’ve added the popular Swiss ECN forex broker, Dukascopy, to their supported brokers list. I for one believe this is exce..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-05 17:49
Taggar: brokers, dukascopy, forex, rate, signal provider, spread, trading, zulutrade

Global Stock Prices Decline as Debt Worries Grow


"Global stock prices continued their downward descent on Friday on fears that the debt crisis in Greece will soon spread to other vulnerable countries including Spain and Portugal. In Europe, the FTSE..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-05 14:21
Taggar: market, point, share, shares, spread

Euro woes deepen relying on NFP for relief


"Trichet is finding it difficult to convince global investors of the strength of European solidarity. The PIIGS, one by one, are being set upon methodically by capital markets. They are losing credibil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-05 12:56
Taggar: dollar, investment, market, spread

Euro Has a Long Struggle Ahead in Forex Trading


"EUR/USD lower in currency tradingThe euro forex trading forecast shows the likelihood of a long struggle. EUR/USD is reaching multi-month lows as risk aversion sets in, and as economic realities in th..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-04 09:10
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, rate, spread, trading

U.S. Minus Euroland PMI-Mf?g Spread Nearly Doubled


"Although the pace of manufacturing activity accelerated in January in both Euroland and the United States and outperformed expectations in each case, the improvement was considerably more dramatic in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-01 17:41
Taggar: point, rate, spread

Polish Currency


"If you are considering, long term investment, like one or two months than Polish currency might be interesting for you. For the last year it got stronger and stronger. Just checkout the charts below..."

12 Major currency pairs


"Well to be honest there is no such thing as 12 major currency pairs, there are actually about 7 (depends on how you count) major currencies, and well ... many major currency pairs.So what's with your..."

Local Meetups: Growing Bitcoin and Blockchain Tech at the Grassroot Level


"Bitcoin is exploding and interest in the associated blockchain technology is at an all-time high, with Bitcoin being talked about on sitcoms as well as the news. But much of this success has been t..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 0000-00-00 00:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, investment, market, rate, spread

Ether Price Analysis: Potential Reaccumulation Phase Could Push Stronger Highs


"Since its rapid ascent from $8 to the $400s, ether has seen a fair amount of volatility. Over the last few weeks, there has been a surge in volume as it pushed out of its multi-month trading range:..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 0000-00-00 00:00
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, bull, financial, investment, market, share, spread, trading

The Promise and Regulatory Challenge of "Physical" Bitcoins


"Physical bitcoins that can be exchanged like cash have been discussed for years. In 2010, Gavin Andresen himself started a Bitcoin Forum discussion on possible ways to ?print out bitcoins to functi..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 0000-00-00 00:00
Taggar: bank, bear, bitcoin, currency, financial, manufacture, market, rate, spread

Bitfinex Critics Prepare for Possible Legal Action After Cryptocurrency Exchange Lawyers Up


"Bitfinex, the world?s largest cryptocurrency trading platform, has hired Steptoe & Johnson, a heavy-hitting, international law firm based in Washington, D.C., to try to put an end to what their..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 0000-00-00 00:00
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, dollar, market, rate, spread, trading

Quant Network Launches Overledger for Cross-Blockchain Data Interoperability


"Last month, science and technology magazine New Scientist covered the Overledger project in a story titled, ?The Blockchain to Fix All Blockchains.? The story emphasizes the need for data interoper..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 0000-00-00 00:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, employment, financial, point, rate, report, share, spread

New Bitcoin Mining Centers Set to Increase North American Market Position


"While China continues to dominate the bitcoin mining market, North America has now gained another significant player who can help decentralize mining power. Hut 8 Mining Corp (Hut 8) and the Bitfur..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 0000-00-00 00:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, rate, share, shares, spread

It?s A Wonderful Life for Bitcoin Evangelist as Community Expresses Its Gratitude


"In ?It?s a Wonderful Life,? the 1940s Christmas classic, George Bailey (played by Jimmy Stewart) is the guiding force of a small-town bank, who ends up sacrificing his own dreams for the betterment..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 0000-00-00 00:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, investment, point, profit, rate, spread

Op-ed: Bitcoin Is Not a Bubble; It's in an S-Curve and It's Just Getting Started


"One of the most intriguing stories underpinning the recent rise of bitcoin prices is how financial institutions will interact with the currency.The upcoming CBOE futures market is going to open the..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 0000-00-00 00:00
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, bull, currency, financial, investment, market, point, rate, spread, trading

Wallet Developers Express Security Concerns Over BitPay?s Payment Protocol Policy


"On December 14, 2017, BitPay announced a first step toward enforcing the payment protocol: All orders of the BitPay Card will require payments from Payment Protocol-compatible wallets, such as BitP..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 0000-00-00 00:00
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, bull, currency, financial, market, point, rate, share, spread

NIST Blockchain Report Examines the Tech Behind the ?Hype?


"The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a report titled ?Blockchain Technology Overview.? The report, intended to provide a high-level technical overview, discusses the..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 0000-00-00 00:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, market, point, rate, report, spread

"Cryptocurrency," "Blockchain" and "ICO" Make Their Merriam-Webster Dictionary Debut


"Anyone needing an established definition for "cryptocurrency," "blockchain" or "ICO" now has a trusted resource: the Merriam-Webster Dictionary. On March 5, 2018, Merriam-Webster announced the addi..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 0000-00-00 00:00
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, currency, finance, financial, share, spread

Overstock Ups Investment in Bitt, Furthering Digital Currency Issuance by Central Banks


"Today, Overstock?s Medici Ventures doubled down on its investment in the realm of digital currency for central banks. The additional $3 million dollar investment in  Caribbean blockchain-based digi..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 0000-00-00 00:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, financial, investment, point, rate, share, shares, spread

Op Ed: Could an Amazon Token Become a Viable Worldwide Cryptocurrency?


"Combining the benefits of a utility-based cryptocurrency and a company that exhibits the characteristics of a power law network creates the perfect opportunity for a globally adopted cryptocurrency..."