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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

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.

Australian Dollar Soft Following Disappointing Employment Report

Australian Dollar Soft Following Disappointing Employment Report

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:46

The Australian dollar dropped following the release of a disappointing employment report. While the currency attempted to bounce afterwards, it failed and continued to move down, erasing the intraday gains.

British Pound Declines on Weak UK Retail Sales Data, Later Rallies

British Pound Declines on Weak UK Retail Sales Data, Later Rallies

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:07

The British pound today declined against the US dollar following the release of disappointing UK retail sales data in the early European session. However, the pound recovered almost immediately and went on to hit a daily high in the mid-European session, before declining from the early American session.

Commodity Blog

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 Prices 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...

Sanction Fears Lead Nickel Price to Rocket

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 19:35

The USA sanctions against Russia have continued to fuel market sentiment on Wednesday. Nickel has followed Aluminum in making substantial gains, rising more...

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Oil Market Trading with Bullish Bias

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:05

Buyers took control over the oil market after publication of the EIA report. According to official data, the stockpiles of Crude Oil in the United States decreased by 1 million 71 thousand barrels in a week while experts predicted a smaller fall of 500 thousand barrels. The inventories data encouraged investors, so oil prices skyrocketed towards 3-year highs. The Light Sweet Crude Oil has approached the level of $70 per barrel....

Dollar Bulls Determined

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:33

The US dollar is extending strength against its rival currencies. The greenback finds support from growing risk appetite. The USD/JPY pair was trading close to 107.40 in the Asian trade. Experts say that the pair is trading higher in light of fresh news from the talks between Donald Trump and Shinzo Abe. The state leaders came to an agreement on rebooting trade consultations. On the other hand, today, the New Zealand...

USD Traders Adopt Cautious Approach

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 8:25

By the opening of the New York trades, the US dollar index stood near the corrected positions. In the US pre-market trades, the US dollar index was at 89.50 levels. Market participants shifted their attention to the speech by the FOMC's Willam Dudley and the Fed's Beige Book release. Meanwhile, the US dollar was rising against its Canadian counterpart. The USD/CAD pair added over 50 pips to trade at 1.26 level. The Bank ...