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    Data is Power - cTrader Backtesting With Free Market Data

    This tool is useful for traders who have automated trading systems using the cTrader trading platform and need to test their strategy with much more data so that they capture as many market conditions as possible. Click on the link below to find out how to download the free market data. HOW...
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    Trader haze/info overload

    Read about the haze and info overload Don't get caught out, learn and get help.
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    Tuesday European Fundamentals Focus: German/eurozone ZEW and U.K. CPI

    U.K. CPI data will be released at 09:30GMT on Tuesday, 16th February, to be followed by ZEW economic sentiment and current conditions indices at 10:00GMT, these releases are likely to affect the sterling and euro ahead of the New York session. Inflation in the U.K. outpaced economists'...
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    Monday Asian Fundamentals Focus: Japan GDP and industrial production

    Imperialfxonline will be launching soon - for a free trial of our service (which includes weekly and daily trading strategies), please email With several Asian centres off on Monday for the Chinese New Year holiday along with the U.S. President's Day, trading...
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    Euro falls to lowest since May 2009 on weak German and eurozone GDP data

    The euro declined to a fresh 8-month low against the dollar on Thursday, breaking below the 1.3586 post-U.S. jobs data low made last week after the release of fourth-quarter GDP data for Germany and the eurozone, which came in below the economists' predictions and cast doubts over the pace of...
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    Australian employment data - downside risks appearing

    Market Focus for 11 FEB 2010 Australian Employment Change and Unemployment Rate (January) Jobs growth may have eased; Unemployment rate to tick higher RBA surprise decision to keep rates on hold highlights cloudier outlook moving forward Downside risks to job data to come from drop...
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    January U.S. Non-farm payrolls: 3 factors to consider

    Market Focus for 5 FEB 2010: U.S. Non-farm Payrolls 3 factors to consider: 1) Non-farm payrolls - Median forecast: +15,000 - Range: -97,000 to +100,000 2) Unemployment rate - Median forecast: 10.0% - Range: 9.8% to 10.2% 3) Revision to past NFP data Imperialfxonline will be...
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    Market Focus for 22 JAN 2010: U.K. Retail Sales

    Market Focus for 22 JAN 2010: U.K. Retail Sales Sales to rise 1.1% in December following surprise drop in November Consumers increased purchase ahead of VAT reset to 17.5% in January BRC sees ‘very tough’ year in 2010 U.K. retail sales data for the month of December will be released on...
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    Focus for 15 JAN 2010: U.S. CPI + University of Michigan Consumer sentiment

    Focus for 15 JAN 2010: U.S. CPI + University of Michigan Consumer sentiment * U.S. CPI to slow and remain steady * Michigan consumer sentiment index to rise towards 95.0 * Dollar to be influenced by external factors A batch of U.S. economic data will be released on Friday 15th January...
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    Focus for 14 JAN 2010: U.S. Retail Sales (December)

    Focus for 14 JAN 2010: U.S. Retail Sales (December) Retail sales forecast to increase by 0.5% in December after rising 1.3% in November December same-store sales beat forecasts Sales in January may dip after Christmas shopping spree U.S. retail sales for the month of December will be...