US new home sales 412K, slight disappointment

By Yohay Elam A second disappointment from US economic indicators today: sales of new homes stand at 412K. The United States was expected to report a rise to 426K...

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US Markit Services PMI hits 58.5 points, below expectations

By Yohay Elam The US services sector grew by a weaker than expected rate in August, according to Markit: 58.5 points. This still reflects very solid growth. PMIs are...

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Diverging Central Banks Trigger Volatility

By David Starkey “More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us...

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EUR/CHF continues grinding lower – should the SNB become worried?

By Yohay Elam EUR/CHF continues to follow EUR/USD lower, and is now trading at 1.2083, just 83 pips above the floor of 1.20 that the Swiss National Bank placed...

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Forex Analysis: GBP/USD Carries Continued Downside Risk

By James Chen August 25, 2014 – GBP/USD (daily chart) began the new trading week with a slight relief rally after last week’s sustained plummet, but continues to carry...

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GBP/USD: Trading the US CB Consumer Confidence

By Kenny Fisher US CB Consumer Confidence is based on a monthly survey of about 5,000 U.S. households regarding their opinion of the economy. Traders should pay close attention...

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Bullion Dealer Drops Credit Card Payments Following Bitcoin Success

By Stan Higgins People who knew about bitcoin prior to 2013 tend to fall into two categories: those who had the foresight to buy the currency when it was...

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How Volatility Affects Forex Traders in Today’s Market

By Guest For those of us trading forex expert advisors or trend following strategies, we may have gotten significantly less trades or signals from our systems. Or we may...

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Copy Trading. Pitfalls and Tips

By Guest Copy Trading or Mirror Trading is catching on for better and worse. Having traded and worked in the retail CFD/spread betting arena for some years I made...

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Draghi sounds worried

By FxPro Things didn’t quite go to plan for the dollar on Friday in the wake of comments from Fed Chair Yellen. The tone of her speech at Jackson...

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