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USD/JPY ? Listless yen shrugs off strong retail sales


"USD/JPY is showing slight gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 109.60, up 0.20% on the day. On the release front, Japanese retail sales posted a strong gain..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2019-01-30 18:40
Tags: consumer confidence, point, retail sales, trading

Pound Volatile as May to Renegotiate Brexit


"The pound fell sharply on the foreign exchanges after MPs failed to seize control of the Brexit negotiations from Theresa May in order to rule out a no-deal departure from the EU. Sterling dropped by..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2019-01-30 18:20
Tags: dollar, foreign exchange, point, pound

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Jan 28 ? Feb 1, 2019)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1195 1.1242 1.1324 1.1370 1.1452 1.1499 1.1580 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Time: 2019-01-26 11:47
Tags: point

EUR/USD Falls on Wednesday


"EUR/USD fell during Wednesday’s trading. Analysts pointed at several possible reasons for the drop, including the continuing government shutdown in the United State..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Time: 2019-01-23 18:34
Tags: point, report, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Jan 21 ? Jan 25, 2019)


"EUR/USD Floor pivot points 3rd Sup 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Res 2nd Res 3rd Res 1.1179 1.1266 1.1316 1.1403 1.1452 1.1539 1.1589 Woodie’s pivot points 2nd Sup 1st Sup Pivot 1st Re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Time: 2019-01-19 11:51
Tags: point

EUR/USD Declines for Fourth Day in Five


"EUR/USD declined today, falling for the fourth session in five. Some market analysts explained the gains of the dollar against the euro by rising Treasury yield..."

EUR/USD Crashes as German Economy Slows, Brexit Vote Starts


"EUR/USD crashed today. There were a couple of likely causes of the crash: slowing growth of the German economy and the Brexit vote in the British parl..."

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Oct 22 ? Oct 26)


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

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Time: 2018-10-20 11:55
Tags: point

Central Bank of Chile


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

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-10-19 14:34
Tags: market, point, rate

Asia rebound leads europe higher


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-19 09:18
Tags: market, point

XAU/USD ? Gold unchanged as jobless claims within expectations


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

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

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar lower after hawkish Fed minutes


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-18 14:18
Tags: dollar, employment, point, trading

Fed minutes rattle investors


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-18 13:52
Tags: market, point, trading

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


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-18 06:01
Tags: aussie, bull, employment, point

Three Risks When Political Leaders Influence Monetary Policy


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

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-10-17 20:31
Tags: point, rate

Majority of Crypto Assets Are Highly Centralized, Research Finds


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

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Time: 2018-10-17 20:30
Tags: bitcoin, currency, point

EUR/USD is


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-17 10:47
Tags: point, trading

Hungarian National Bank


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

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-10-16 17:01
Tags: bank, point, rate

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


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

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

DAX gains ground as Italian markets recover


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-16 13:59
Tags: point

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


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-16 13:05
Tags: point, trading

Markets stable for now but risks pile up


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-16 12:13
Tags: market, point

Saudi 5-year CDS jump to 11-month high


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-15 15:08
Tags: point

Empire State Manufacturing Survey


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-15 14:51
Tags: point

Geopolitical risks and yields dominate proceedings


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-15 12:29
Tags: finance, market, point

Risk aversion remains at the start of the week


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

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

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Oct 15 ? Oct 19)


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

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Time: 2018-10-13 11:58
Tags: point

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


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

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

European open ? Trump attacks Fed as markets tank


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-11 09:36
Tags: market, point

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


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-10 17:54
Tags: point, pound, trading

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


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-09 12:53
Tags: point

IMF cuts global growth forecasts


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-09 12:15
Tags: economy, point, trading

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


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

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

DAX ? Bank shares drag DAX to 4-week low


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-08 13:25
Tags: industrial production, point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Oct 8 ? Oct 12)


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

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Time: 2018-10-06 11:57
Tags: point

70 Percent of Americans Surveyed Are Emotionally Uncertain About Cryptocurrency


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

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

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


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

Blog: CoinDesk
Time: 2018-10-06 11:30
Tags: point

Could US jobs data trigger another pop in yields?


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-05 13:06
Tags: market, point, report, trading

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


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-05 12:48
Tags: point

Bank of Mexico Leaves Overnight Interbank Rate at 7.75%


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

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

US Bond Yields Hit 3.23%


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-04 20:31
Tags: point

US Unemployment Claims Falls to 49 Year Low


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-04 15:54
Tags: employment, market, point

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar quiet, Ivey PMI next


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-04 14:22
Tags: dollar, employment, point, trading

DAX ? Bank shares jump on higher eurozone bond yields


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-04 13:32
Tags: point, trading

Long-Term Interest Rates Climb Higher All Around the World


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

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-10-04 13:13
Tags: point

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


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

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-10-03 18:12
Tags: point

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


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-03 17:54
Tags: point, trading

Less Concern about Italy than Felt Yesterday


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

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-10-03 15:34
Tags: market, point, share

DAX under pressure over Italy budget


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-03 12:27
Tags: point, retail sales

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


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-03 11:49
Tags: point, retail sales, trading

Japan Roundup: Bitflyer Restructures, Zaif Suspends New Member Registrations


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

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Time: 2018-10-03 03:55
Tags: bitcoin, market, point

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


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-02 18:14
Tags: point, trading

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


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-02 18:14
Tags: point, trading

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


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-02 17:16
Tags: consumer confidence, point, trading

Wall Street opens lower on Italian concerns


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-02 15:54
Tags: bank, market, oil, point

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


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

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-10-02 14:33
Tags: point, trading

DAX slips as Italian budget irks EU


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-02 14:01
Tags: point

Commodities Weekly: Short gold positions increase as prices drop


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

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

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


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

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-10-01 18:13
Tags: economy, point, rate

Will PBOC intervene as Chinese economy slows


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-10-01 14:41
Tags: indicators, point

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Oct 1 ? Oct 5)


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

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Time: 2018-09-29 11:54
Tags: point

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


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

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

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


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

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-09-28 14:51
Tags: point

India?s Zebpay Shuts Down Exchange Activities


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

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

DAX slides as Italian budget unnerves markets


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

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

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


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

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-09-27 19:01
Tags: inflation, point, rate, visa

All Eyes on the Senate Judiciary Committee


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

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

HK sees first rate hike in years


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-27 14:41
Tags: bank, market, point, rate

FOMC Statement and Forecasts


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

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-09-26 20:31
Tags: market, point

FOMC Preview


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

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-09-26 16:59
Tags: market, point

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


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-26 14:46
Tags: point, retail sales, trading

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


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

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-09-26 14:18
Tags: announcement, point, rate

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


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

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

Fed Economic Projections and Powell Speech to Guide Markets


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-25 22:59
Tags: dollar, market, point, rate

Bitcoin Enters the Scrabble Lexicon


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

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Time: 2018-09-25 18:45
Tags: bitcoin, point

Gold gains ground, investors eye Fed meeting


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-25 18:00
Tags: consumer confidence, gold, point

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


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-25 17:06
Tags: point, trading

Gold Shines Ahead of FOMC


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-25 16:07
Tags: gold, point, rate, trading

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


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

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

EUR/USD ? Euro steady as German inflation within expectations


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

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

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Sep 24 ? Sep 28)


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

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Time: 2018-09-22 11:55
Tags: point

DAX rally continues as investors ignore tariff war


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-21 13:15
Tags: point

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


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-21 12:22
Tags: point, trading

An Initial Tightening of Norwegian Monetary Policy


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

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-09-20 13:47
Tags: bank, inflation, point, rate

Softer Dollar


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

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-09-20 13:42
Tags: currencies, dollar, kiwi, point

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


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-20 13:35
Tags: dollar, employment, point, trading

Released Current Account Data and Some Central Bank Decisions


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

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

Gold punches past $1200 as key manufacturing report slides


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-17 18:28
Tags: gold, point, report

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


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-17 17:27
Tags: point, trading

Trump the symptom not the cause of the trade war


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-17 15:38
Tags: point

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar subdued at 1.30


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-17 14:05
Tags: dollar, point, trading

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Sep 17 ? Sep 21)


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

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Time: 2018-09-15 11:55
Tags: point

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


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

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Time: 2018-09-15 09:15
Tags: bitcoin, point

Dollar marks time as China data neutral


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

Bank of England Leaves Policy Settings Unchanged


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

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-09-13 17:32
Tags: bank, point, rate

Turkish central bank aggressively hikes rates


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

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

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


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-13 14:59
Tags: employment, market, point

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


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

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Time: 2018-09-13 14:53
Tags: bank, dollar, point, rate

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


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

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Time: 2018-09-12 19:05
Tags: bitcoin, currency, point

China to seek closer Russia ties as US eyes more tariffs


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

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Time: 2018-09-11 15:59
Tags: bank, economy, financial, point