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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 After USD GDP & German CPI Reports

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:26

EUR/USD dropped today following the release of economic reports from the eurozone and the United States. German inflation slowed this month, missing expectations, according to the preliminary report. Meanwhile, growth of US gross domestic product in the fourth quarter of last year was revised higher in the final estimate. Additionally, the European ...

EUR/USD Moves Lower as US Pending Home Sales Jump

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:16

EUR/USD extended its drop for a second day today as the US economy continued to show signs of robust growth. This time it was a housing market that helped the dollar, showing an unexpectedly big jump of pending home sales. Pending home sales jumped 5.5% in February from January, demonstrating an increase...

EUR/USD Drops After Huge Leap of US Consumer Confidence

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:42

EUR/USD dropped today following the release of a bunch of positive macroeconomic reports from the United States. Of special note was the consumer confidence that demonstrated a huge leap this month. The drop was not big, though, and at present does not look anything more than a correction in a rally that the currency pair...

Forex News

EUR/USD Declines After the Release of Disappointing German CPI Data

EUR/USD Declines After the Release of Disappointing German CPI Data

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 18:27

The EUR/USD currency pair today declined after the release of disappointing German CPI data by the Federal Statistical Office amid dovish comments from the European Central Bank. The currency pair's decline was also triggered by the positive US GDP data released today, which exceeded market expectations.

South African Rand Bounces, Jumping More Than 1% vs. Dollar

South African Rand Bounces, Jumping More Than 1% vs. Dollar

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:38

The South African rand erased yesterday's losses today, jumping more than 1% against the US dollar.

Sterling Halts Decline, Gains on Euro

Sterling Halts Decline, Gains on Euro

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:21

The Great Britain pound halted yesterday's drop today and was even able to gain on the euro (and recently rose versus other currencies). The decline followed the formal initiation of the Brexit process.

Commodity Blog

Sugar Futures Plunge as Investors Shed Long Positions

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:25

Sugar prices are falling on Thursday as investors start to shed their long positions in favor of short calls. After...

Copper Futures Higher on Economic Data, Investor Sentiment

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:11

Copper prices have risen to their highest levels in more than a week on positive economic data and higher investor sentiment. The industrial metal, which is...

Oil Futures Jump on Libyan Supply Disruption, OPEC Talks

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:05

Oil prices are surging on Tuesday on supply concerns in the Middle East. Libya's crude supply was disrupted by a militia on Monday and there are talks among...

Forex Video Zone

USD/JPY and AUD/USD Forecast — March 30th 2017

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:08

In this video, the Trader Guy looks at the currency pairs USD/JPY and AUD/USD  the March 30th session. USD/JPY — As you can see, we fell initially during the day, but then turned around as the 200-day Exponential Moving Average continues to offer support. I think we can break above the top of the candle and then reach towards the 112.50 level. The 110.00 level underneath continues to offer significant support and with that being...

EUR/USD and GBP/USD Forecast — March 30th 2017

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:46

In this video, the Trader Guy looks at the currency pairs EUR/USD and GBP/USD for the March 30th session. EUR/USD — As you can see, we tested the 1.0750 level for support and crashed down in to it. It doesn't look like the buyers are trying to come back later in the day. This is an area that has been interesting in the past. I think that if we can get a supportive candle, it is time...

Oil Prices Rise Despite Stronger Dollar

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:39

The commodity market demonstrates variety of trends today. While Gold prices slid amid the strong US dollar, oil is gaining ground in a subdued pace. The US dollar index approached 100.12 ahead of the release of the US macroeconomic statistics. As a result, Gold is losing its appeal and today it is trading at $1,250.53 per troy ounce. However, not all commodity assets are ready to resist the US dollar pressure....