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Forex — the foreign exchange (currency or FOREX, or FX) market is the biggest and the most liquid financial market in the world. It boasts a daily volume of more than $5.1 trillion (as of April 2016). Trading in this market involves buying and selling world currencies, taking profit from the exchange rates difference. FX trading can yield high profits but is also a very risky endeavor. Everyone can participate in foreign exchange trading via the Forex brokers.

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Forex Blog

EUR/USD Drops on Quiet Thursday

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:36

EUR/USD was falling during quiet trading today. The market lacked any major theme to drive currencies. Nevertheless, the currency pair was falling since the European session and continued to decline following the release of rather positive US data. Philadelphia Fed manufacturing index rose from 22.3 in March to 23.2 ...

EUR/USD Falls as ZEW Economic Sentiment Disappoints

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 18:10

EUR/USD slipped today as the ZEW Economic Sentiment Indicator for Germany came out far worse than was expected. The index for the whole eurozone was not good either. (Event A on the chart.) Meanwhile, US data released on Tuesday was pretty solid. Both housing starts and building permits rose in March. Housing...

EUR/USD Rises on Monday as Markets Dismiss News from Syria

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 0:21

EUR/USD rallied on Monday as markets largely dismissed the news about US performing missile strikes on Syria over the weekend. It looked like the conflict is not going to escalate, therefore traders were willing to buy riskier currencies, ignoring the dollar in the meantime. As for US data, it was mixed. Retail...

Forex News

Swiss Franc Falls Below 1.20 Against Euro

Swiss Franc Falls Below 1.20 Against Euro

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:39

The Swiss franc fell below the historically important level of 1.20 versus the euro as the risk appetite drove investors away from safe currencies. Still, Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan saw no reason to abandon the extremely loose monetary policy.

USD/JPY Rises as Japan's Inflation Slows

USD/JPY Rises as Japan's Inflation Slows

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:23

The Japanese yen fell against the US dollar today as nation's inflation slowed last month. The currency also dropped against other rivals but has trimmed its gains by now, and against the euro it actually moved above the opening level.

New Zealand Dollar Loses Gains Despite Positive CPI

New Zealand Dollar Loses Gains Despite Positive CPI

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:24

The New Zealand dollar attempted to rally today, but failed and followed its Australian counterpart in decline. The currency dropped even as the inflation print came out better than expected.

Commodity Blog

Gold Poised for Weekly Loss on Rising US Dollar, Treasury Yields

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:40

Gold futures are on track for their first week loss in three weeks as a strengthening US dollar and rising Treasury yields allowed the yellow metal to suffer...

Natural Gas Futures Slide as Domestic Supplies Drop

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:03

Natural gas futures are trading lower after a new US government report showed US stockpiles of natural gas declined more than expected....

Saudi Price Targets Cause Oil Prices to Rise

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:51

The announcement that the world's biggest oil exporter, Saudi Arabia, is targeting an oil price of $80 to $100 per barrel, has led to the commodity...

Forex Video Zone

European Assets Likely to Close Week in Red

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:07

Throughout the European session, the US dollar continued rising against its rivals. The GBP/USD pair has dropped by over 1% to trade near 1.4070 level. The comments made by Mark Carney undermined the sterling. In the yesterday interview to BBC, the Bank of England Governor did not touch on the monetary policy issue, thus increasing the concerns of the traders that the key interest rate would be left unchanged at the May meeting. Today, the MPC member...

Traders have no Reasons for Buying Safe Haven Assets

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:42

Today, the US dollar was extending strength across the board in the Asian trade. Meanwhile, the yen is losing ground due to downbeat macroeconomic statistics from Japan. Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications reported that nationwide consumer price index eased to 1.1% in March from a year ago in line with expectations from a 1.5% gain in February. Traders are discouraged with the slowdown of inflation, which still fails to reach...

Bitcoin Forecast — April 20th 2018

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:10

In this video, the Trader Guy looks at the cryptocurrency, bitcoin for the April 20th session. Bitcoin/USD — As you can see, we have infact rallied against the dollar slightly. It is about 1%. I think the 9,000 level will be targeted, If we can break above 8,400. Otherwise, I think we are looking at more consolidation. A breakdown below 7,800 leads the way to 7,5000, and then maybe...