Forex Trading Information

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 Rebounds as Markets Fear Trade Wars

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 15:52

EUR/USD rebounded after yesterday's decline. US macroeconomic data released over the trading session was mixed, but traders barely paid any attention to it. Rather, they were focusing on the threat of trade wars. Additionally, US President Donald Trump promised to veto the spending bill...

EUR/USD Fails to Maintain FOMC-Infused Rally

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 15:30

EUR/USD attempted to extend yesterday's FOMC-infused rally today but failed. The possible reason for that were manufacturing and services reports for the eurozone released by Markit during the current trading session. Meanwhile, today's US data was good for the most part. Initial jobless claims rose from 226k to 229k last ...

EUR/USD Climbs After FOMC Keeps Dot Plot Unchanged

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 19:34

EUR/USD jumped today following the policy announcement by the Federal Open Market Committee. While the FOMC raised interest rates, as was widely expected, it retained its dot plot, meaning no fourth hike is projected for 2018. This was certainly a disappointment for dollar bulls, therefore the greenback retreated against...

Forex News

Yen Firm on Risk Aversion, Pays Little Attention to Accelerating CPI

Yen Firm on Risk Aversion, Pays Little Attention to Accelerating CPI

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:19

The Japanese yen gained at the start of Friday's trading session and was trading sideways since then. The currency largely ignored positive domestic macroeconomic data, and the likely reason for the previous rally was investors' desire for a safe haven.

Swiss Franc Loses Gains Caused by Trade War Fears

Swiss Franc Loses Gains Caused by Trade War Fears

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:23

The Swiss franc rose intraday during the current trading session on fears of trade wars, particularly between the United States and China, but has lost its gains by now.

US Dollar Recovers After Sell-Off Caused by Fed Announcement

US Dollar Recovers After Sell-Off Caused by Fed Announcement

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 19:30

Today, the US dollar was recovering after yesterday's sell-off caused by the policy announcement from the Federal Reserve. Initially, the greenback extended its decline during the current trading session but managed to reverse movement and is now trading above the opening level against almost all most-traded currencies, with the exception of the Japanese yen.

Commodity Blog

Gold Rallies to Five-Week High as Investors Prepare for Trade War

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:13

Gold futures are surging to their best levels in more than a month as investors prepare for Chinese retaliatory efforts. Gold further advanced on a lower US...

Orange Juice Futures Slide on Trade War Worries

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:30

Orange juice futures are trading lower on Thursday as a US government official warned that citrus exports face new risks...

Oil Surges to Seven-Week High on Supply Drop, Geopolitical Worries

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 16:42

Oil prices are trading higher midweek as they have climbed to their best levels since the beginning of February. After...

Forex Video Zone

Bitcoin Forecast — March 23rd 2018

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 15:22

In this video, the Trader Guy looks at the cryptocurrency, bitcoin for the March 23rd session. Bitcoin/USD — As you can see, bitcoin has rolled over a bit during the day, and it broke the bottom of this shooting star candlestick from the Wednesday session. That is a pretty negative sign. It looks like 9,000 is going to offer resistance It is possible that we may find ourselves...

China Ready to Respond with Counter Measures

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:35

Asian traders are fretted about the looming trade war between the US and China. The US dollar is extending losses against its Japanese rival. Today, the USD/JPY pair slumped by over 1.5%. Later, the pair made an upward correction and surpassed the resistance level of 105.00. Nevertheless, analysts foresee a further decline of the US dollar against the Japanese yen to 100.00. Experts say investors will flock to safe haven assets on the back...

BOE Stands Pat on Key Rate in Split Decision

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:27

Yesterday, the Bank of England took the decision on its monetary policy. As market participants had expected, the key interest rate was left unchanged at 0.50%. However, it turned out that two officials voted for monetary tightening. It became the reason for a rise in the GBP/USD pair that managed to go above 1.4150 levels. However, the increase stopped after the news about Brexit. Despite the recent progress in the Brexit negotiations, the MPC officials...