Forex for Beginners

Picking the right Forex broker for you Picking the right Forex broker for you

Playing the Forex market is something which more and more people are doing today,... 

Forex trading – Do it your way! Forex trading – Do it your way!

There have been some extremely successful traders in the history of the various markets,... 

Learn to play the market by playing a game Learn to play the market by playing a game

Forex is a complicated system which still often confounds people with years of trading... 

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Trading in the Market

Where do you get your Forex data? Where do you get your Forex data?

The systems of compilation for Forex data vary a great deal. There are as many different... 

How does technical analysis work? How does technical analysis work?

Technical analysis of currency movements is now, more than ever, part of the Forex... 

Fundamental Analysis of the Forex Market Fundamental Analysis of the Forex Market

It is broadly accepted that there are two ways to analyze the Forex market. These... 

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Forex Tips

Moody's on NZ: 2017 budget highlights fiscal flexibility, shock absorption capacity Moody's on NZ: 2017 budget highlights fiscal flexibility, shock absorption capacity

Moody’s are another in the long list of admirers of New Zealand. I am here in Australia and is sucks to see such love for the neighbours. (Disclaimer – my comments on NZ are driven entirely out of envy 😉 Strong government financials – robust fiscal position Fiscal discipline to continue after September election … maintaining... [Read more of this article]

Japanese Yen Ticks Up After Big Retail Sales Beat Japanese Yen Ticks Up After Big Retail Sales Beat

Talking Points: The Yen gained a little on a sold beat for Japanese retail sales Jobless numbers released a little earlier had been as expected Still, the foreign exchange market is focused elsewhere Learn how to trade Asia/Pacific markets more effectively with the DailyFX Trading Guide The Japanese Yen didn’t move much following a local data deluge... [Read more of this article]

One for the Aussies (especially if someone owes you money ;-) ) One for the Aussies (especially if someone owes you money ;-) )

Stephen Koukoulas is Dun & Bradstreet’s Economic Adviser, and frequent tweeter too. He points to an indicator showing worsening trade credit conditions (bolding is mine): “Late payment times have continued to increase, this suggests that some of the weakness evident in the economy early in 2017 has impacted the time it takes firms to... [Read more of this article]

EUR continues its slide (CHF too) EUR continues its slide (CHF too)

                        EUR has been under the gun the past few hours, with Draghi & Greece Dr. D: Draghi Q&A: Headline inflation has been subdued, including wage growth  Draghi: Downside risks to growth are further diminishing Greece: German press reports Greece may opt out of next bailout payment EUR and CHf are... [Read more of this article]

Japan retail sales (April) +3.2% y/y (expected +2.3%) Japan retail sales (April) +3.2% y/y (expected +2.3%)

Japanese retail sales for April Retail Trade for April +1.4% m/m, expected -0.2%, prior +0.2% Retail Trade +3.2% y/y, expected 2.3%, prior 2.1% Big beats for this Japan retail sales (April) +3.2% y/y (expected +2.3%) Japan retail sales (April) +3.2% y/y (expected +2.3%) http://www.forexlive.com/feed/news  Read More →

Japan data – Overall Household Spending (April): -1.4% y/y (expected -0.9%) Japan data – Overall Household Spending (April): -1.4% y/y (expected -0.9%)

Overall Household Spending, a consistently weak data point from Japan A miss, again. Overall Household Spending y/y for April, down 1.4% y/y expected was -0.9% prior was -1.3% – We’ll get more indications on consumer activity soon, due at 2350GMT: Japan data today – preview of the retail sales data   Japan data – Overall... [Read more of this article]

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