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By Marc Chandler On Sunday, December 17th, 2017
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Dollar Recoups FOMC-Sparked Losses

The turned in a mixed performance last week, but the gains before the weekend, perhaps partly in anticipation of a tax bill, helped it finish well. Still, in the face of the Fed’s , the continued signal of More...

By gossewestra On Saturday, December 16th, 2017
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Weekly Trading Forecast: How Will Markets Position to End 2017?

Financial markets have just one full week of trade left in 2017. Here is what major currencies, commodities and equity indexes might do with it.  More...

By gossewestra On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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S&P 500, DAX & FTSE Outlook; Markets Looking to Close Year Strong

Talking Points: S&P 500 trying to close year on a strong note; calendar lightens up, watch for Monday gap on tax bill DAX remains idle in a range, waiting for a break – general risk appetite favors a More...

By Marc Chandler On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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Dollar Funding Not Helping Greenback

The cross-currency basis swap continues to lurch in the ‘s direction, especially against the , and yet the dollar is not drawing much support from it. The increasing cost reflects pressure for the year-end More...

By Marc Chandler On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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Dollar Trading With Downside Bias Against Major Currencies

The cross-currency basis swap continues to lurch in the direction, especially against the , and yet the dollar is not drawing much support from it. The increasing cost reflects pressure for the year-end and does More...

By ActionForex On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Aussie Steady Despite Weakening Business Conditions, Dollar Stays Soft

Trading activities in the forex markets are rather subdued today. Dollar weakens mildly as traders are staying cautious ahead of FOMC rate decision later on Wednesday. Sterling is also soft as markets eye today’s More...

By AvaTrade On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Weekly Market Report – 11.12.2017

Market Summary Asia It was a bit of a rollercoaster for Asian markets last week as technology sold off early in the week, leading to losses by Wednesday for most major indices across the region. By Friday however, More...

By Fullerton Markets On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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U.S. Jobs Report Clears Doubt Of Fed’s Rate Hike This Week

Traders may take profit on dollar-long positions after Fed’s hike this week, buy EUR/USD? Mixed US data kept Fed’s hiking pace in 2018 a mystery The US jobs market remained as a key driver for the economy More...

By ActionForex On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Markets Opened Quietly, Preparing For Busy Week with Fed, SNB, ECB, BoE

The forex markets opened the week relatively quietly. Yen is the notably weaker one, extending last week’s selloff. Sterling is trading mildly firmer but there is no clear strength. Similarly, Euro also recovers More...

By Marc Chandler On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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FOMC And ECB Highlight Last Central Bank Meetings Of The Year

No fewer than 13 central banks meet in the week ahead. The UK and the US report the latest inflation figures, and the US and eurozone report industrial production. The eurozone sees the flash PMI for December, and More...