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Sunday, 23 December 2012

In 2013, EURUSD Can Target 1.36/1.44

 

The pro-growth monetary policy should mildly support economies throughout the world in 2013, despite the persistence of different risk factors. The US dollar may decline further. What will happen to stocks and bonds?

Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Short-term forex trading: -- AUDUSD, Jan. 2012


technical analysis for the australian dollar against the us dollar

The Australian dollar against the US dollar can correct to 1.0430/1.03 over the short/medium term, if the price can trade below 1.0630.  AUDUSD is meeting few resistance lines, it is overbought and there a strong divergence between the price and the RSI indicator on the daily and weekly charts. Historically, January has been a favorable month for the US dollar against the Australian dollar.

The data contained herein is believed to be drawn from reliable sources but cannot be guaranteed, neither the information presented nor any opinion expressed constitute a solicitation of the purchase or sale of any forex, futures or commodity product. Those individuals acting on this information are responsible for their own actions. Forex, futures and commodity trading may not be suitable for all recipients of this report. The risk of loss in trading forex, futures and options can be substantial. Each investor must consider whether this is a suitable investment. All recommendations are subject to change at any time. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Please Note: All performance figures and illustrations were obtained using historical back testing on a computer and are not the results of an actual account. No guarantee is inferred that future performance will be like the results shown. Futures, forex and options trading involve risk. There is a risk of loss in futures, forex and options trading

Saturday, 15 December 2012

US Stocks: Will Price Increases Continue in 2013?


The US Treasuries are topping at the current levels. An increase of yields would be paired with an increase of the S&P 500 index to 1450 and, eventually, 1500.

Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Short-term forex trading: ++ GBPUSD, Dec. 2012


gbpusd daily chart
 
The British pound is targeting the resistance at 1.6175. A break-out from this level could take the price to 1.6248 and eventually 1.63. December is one of the best months for the British pound against the U.S. dollar. The medium-term trend is up.
 
The data contained herein is believed to be drawn from reliable sources but cannot be guaranteed, neither the information presented nor any opinion expressed constitute a solicitation of the purchase or sale of any forex, futures or commodity product. Those individuals acting on this information are responsible for their own actions. Forex, futures and commodity trading may not be suitable for all recipients of this report. The risk of loss in trading forex, futures and options can be substantial. Each investor must consider whether this is a suitable investment. All recommendations are subject to change at any time. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Please Note: All performance figures and illustrations were obtained using historical back testing on a computer and are not the results of an actual account. No guarantee is inferred that future performance will be like the results shown. Futures, forex and options trading involve risk. There is a risk of loss in futures, forex and options trading.


Saturday, 8 December 2012

The Australian Dollar Could Target Parity in 2013


The Reserve Bank of Australia has just cut interest rates by 25 basis points. The Australian dollar (AUDUSD) is overbought and could correct to 1.0340/1.0180 during the first months of 2013. EURUSD is contracting from the resistance at 1.3130. However, an increase to 1.33 is still possible this year.

Friday, 30 November 2012

Will Stocks Rally in December?



(By Arend Vermazeren via Flickr)
December is traditionally one of the best months for stocks, and the S&P 500 index is oversold at current levels. An increase of the index to 1470 is in the cards.

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

What could be the consequences for the US, if the fiscal cliff is not resolved?




(Image by Tax Credits via Flickr)
Guest post by Emma Davis
 
With a view to lend support to the sagging U.S. economy, lawmakers had announced a tax reduction in the U.S. workers’ payroll as a result of which the last two years have seen them relatively happy with an increase of two-percent point in their salary after deductions.

Saturday, 24 November 2012

US DOLLAR: It Can Decline Against the Canadian dollar

 
Canada maintains a competitive advantage over the United States. The United States Dollar (USD) against the Canadian Dollar (CAD) should decline to 0.9870 in the short-term and then eventually fall to between 0.9700 and 0.9600 in the longer-term.

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Short-term trading, Dec. 2012, ++EURUSD

EURUSD DAILY CHART
 
The market is bouncing on the lower Bollinger band and the 100 MA. There is a divergence between the daily price and the RSI indicator. December is one of the best months for the European currency. The market is supported, until price stays above 1.2570. The first target could be 1.29, and then it might be 1.31.
 
 The data contained herein is believed to be drawn from reliable sources but cannot be guaranteed, neither the information presented nor any opinion expressed constitute a solicitation of the purchase or sale of any forex, futures or commodity product. Those individuals acting on this information are responsible for their own actions. Forex, futures and commodity trading may not be suitable for all recipients of this report. The risk of loss in trading forex, futures and options can be substantial. Each investor must consider whether this is a suitable investment. All recommendations are subject to change at any time. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Please Note: All performance figures and illustrations were obtained using historical back testing on a computer and are not the results of an actual account. No guarantee is inferred that future performance will be like the results shown. Futures, forex and options trading involve risk. There is a risk of loss in futures, forex and options trading.

Friday, 16 November 2012

EURO: Is It Bottoming Out against the US Dollar?


In the US, a compromise over the fiscal cliff is in the cards, as the economic growth stays weak. The eurozone, on the other hand, is still in recession, but the worst might be over. The technical picture of the EURUSD is pointing to a move to 1.29/1.32 short term.

Saturday, 10 November 2012

US DOLLAR VS YEN: The Medium-Term Trend is Still Up


USDJPY CHART DAILYThe deficit is huge. Despite a brief rebound, the U.S. dollar index can fall to 78.00. Japan is in a recession, USDJPY technical and fundamental pictures point to a move toward 82.00.

Sunday, 4 November 2012

EURO:Lower Short-Term, Higher Long-Term?


CHART EUROUSD DAILYIn November, the euro could correct to 1.2750-1.2650. However, the medium-term trend stays bullish. The target of 1.36-1.44 is still in the cards.

Sunday, 28 October 2012

US DOLLAR: Will GBPUSD Rise Short-Term?


The US dollar is briefly reboundingfrom the decline that started in June.
Nonetheless, the trend is staying bearish and should persist until year’s end. GBPUSD, in particular, appears to be leading the way. A breakout above 1.6195 could quickly target 1.6295/1.6590.

Thursday, 25 October 2012

Possible implications of youth unemployment in Europe

 
(Chart Courtesy: The Atlantic, Oct 2, 2012)

Guest Post by Emma Davis

Global youth unemployment has been a major issue that has been haunting the world and Europe in particular even before the year 2008 and it is showing no signs of improvement.

Sunday, 21 October 2012

US ECONOMY: Growth is Still Subdued



us economy subdued
(Image by By Abode of Chaos via Flickr)
EURUSD could correct short-term, but a rise to 1.34/1.38 is still on the cards. The European debt crisis is ending.

Sunday, 14 October 2012

CRUDE OIL: Is it Overbought Short-Term?


crude oil chartThe US dollar can decline further. However, brief upside corrections are still possible, as the crude oil market could temporarily test 88.00-80.00.

Sunday, 7 October 2012

Unemployment Rate: Lower Short-Term, Higher Medium-Term?

 
The unemployment rate could improve further over the short-term, however, the study of cycles anticipates another increase in unemployment before the numbers finally collapse.

Saturday, 29 September 2012

Is the Euro Decline Limited?


The euro is correcting to 1.2650. However, the medium-term trend is positive. The EUR/USD could reach 1.38/1.44 by year’s end. Can the so-called “fiscal cliff” be overcome?

Friday, 28 September 2012

Forex, October 2012, ++USDYEN


 
The market is bouncing on the support line of the past twelve months. There is a divergence between the price and the RSI indicator on the daily and weekly charts. Seasonally, October supports the US dollar over the Japanese Yen. The greenback could rebound to 79.20 and 80.40. A decline below 76.80 would instead trigger more selling orders.

The data contained herein is believed to be drawn from reliable sources but cannot be guaranteed, neither the information presented nor any opinion expressed constitute a solicitation of the purchase or sale of any forex, futures or commodity product. Those individuals acting on this information are responsible for their own actions. Forex, futures and commodity trading may not be suitable for all recipients of this report. The risk of loss in trading forex, futures and options can be substantial. Each investor must consider whether this is a suitable investment. All recommendations are subject to change at any time. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Please Note: All performance figures and illustrations were obtained using historical back testing on a computer and are not the results of an actual account. No guarantee is inferred that future performance will be like the results shown. Futures, forex and options trading involve risk. There is a risk of loss in futures, forex and options trading.

Sunday, 23 September 2012

The U.S. Dollar is Reaching Key Support Lines


The U.S. dollar index is oversold short-term and could rebound to 81.00/82.00.

Sunday, 16 September 2012

Quantitative Easing 3 Should Work

 
us stocks Optimism is back again. Decisions taken in the past weeks in the US and Europe could support the S&P 500 index until 1550.

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

The Forex Market: Rich in Promise for the Aspiring Trader

If you were to take a singular glance at the global economy, then you could be forgiven for thinking that we are living in dark and unforgiving times. Across the world, unemployment continues to be a pertinent and seeming irresolvable issue, especially among the youth demographic where the rate of joblessness have reached nearly 50% in countries such as Greece and Spain.

Saturday, 8 September 2012

Fundamental analysis: Markets Can Up-Trend Until Year’s End

(Image by rockcohen via Flickr)
The European Central Bank (ECB) has finally presented a possible solution to the European debt crisis. Will the Fed inject fresh liquidity into the system as well? The EUR/USD meets a good resistance at 1.28/1.29. The next target could be 1.30/1.32 and eventually 1.44.

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

Short term trading: ++EURUSD, September, 2012


++EUR/USD at 1.2655, stop-loss at 1.2600, target at 1.2663 or MOC. The short-term trend is bullish. September is one of the best months for the euro. A breakout above the resistance of the past two years will set EURUSD higher.  

The data contained herein is believed to be drawn from reliable sources but cannot be guaranteed, neither the information presented nor any opinion expressed constitute a solicitation of the purchase or sale of any forex, futures or commodity product. Those individuals acting on this information are responsible for their own actions. Forex, futures and commodity trading may not be suitable for all recipients of this report. The risk of loss in trading forex, futures and options can be substantial. Each investor must consider whether this is a suitable investment. All recommendations are subject to change at any time. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Please Note: All performance figures and illustrations were obtained using historical back testing on a computer and are not the results of an actual account. No guarantee is inferred that future performance will be like the results shown. Futures, forex and options trading involve risk. There is a risk of loss in futures, forex and options trading.

The Benefits of Tight Spread FX Trading


What are the advantages to low spreads and how do you find them?
One of the key skills to Forex trading is knowing exactly when to trade. There are a great many factors that decide whether it’s a good time to be trading or not, and correct timing can be an excellent way maximize profits. You might know the basics – avoid the European-Asian overlap, and get in the power hours if you can, but have you considered your broker? A great time to trade is whenever your broker is offering low spreads. Low spreads mean better profits, and this can be just as important as the time of day you trade.

Sunday, 2 September 2012

Fundamental Analysis: S&P 500 Index - Make it or Break it?

 
Ben Bernanke is anticipating another round of measures to support the economy. These could help stocks and gold until the year’s end. The U.S. dollar should instead contract.

Monday, 27 August 2012

Short term trading: --AUS/USD, Aug. 28/08


aususd chart daily
 
--AUS/USD at 1.0340, stop-loss at 1.0370, target at 1.0330 or MOC. The short-term trend is now bearish. The market might try to test the lower channel line.

The data contained herein is believed to be drawn from reliable sources but cannot be guaranteed, neither the information presented nor any opinion expressed constitute a solicitation of the purchase or sale of any forex, futures or commodity product. Those individuals acting on this information are responsible for their own actions. Forex, futures and commodity trading may not be suitable for all recipients of this report. The risk of loss in trading forex, futures and options can be substantial. Each investor must consider whether this is a suitable investment. All recommendations are subject to change at any time. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Please Note: All performance figures and illustrations were obtained using historical back testing on a computer and are not the results of an actual account. No guarantee is inferred that future performance will be like the results shown. Futures, forex and options trading involve risk. There is a risk of loss in futures, forex and options trading.

Is Your FX Trading Platform Right for You?

Your FX trading platform is one of the most important aspects to trading on the market. You’ll see it nearly every day, and it has to provide you with everything you need. It’s the nerve centre of your whole operation, and everything happens through it. Are you happy with the one you’ve got?

Sunday, 26 August 2012

EUR/USD is at a Technical Juncture


The euro could target 1.29/1.30, but a correction is possible. Expectations are mounting that in September, the Federal Reserve (Fed) will ease again and the European Central Bank (ECB) will cut rates one more time. Will it really happen?

Saturday, 18 August 2012

Yes, The Eurozone Could Survive



(Image By Andres Rueda via Flickr)
President Draghi wants a tighter fiscal union in Europe. Germany will probably support the plan. The eurozone is changing shape. How could this affect U.S. markets?

Sunday, 12 August 2012

Is the Chinese Giant Resting or Fading?

chnese economy pausing
(Image By vincent.chen via Flickr)
The economy is only pausing, but the recovery might take a few more months. The E.C.B wants to help Italy and Spain. Has Greece’s leaving the eurozone already been discounted?

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Short term trading: --US dollar index December



The U.S dollar is overbought. Futures funds have massively bet in favour of the U.S. dollar, according to latest Commitment of Traders report (COT). Short positions, at the contrary, are at record low. The index is leaning against the higher channel line of the past twelve months. Historically, the last part of the year is not favourable to the U.S. dollar. Finally, there is a divergence between price and RSI indicator on the weekly chart. The index could decline to 81.00.

The data contained herein is believed to be drawn from reliable sources but cannot be guaranteed, neither the information presented nor any opinion expressed constitute a solicitation of the purchase or sale of any forex, futures or commodity product. Those individuals acting on this information are responsible for their own actions. Forex, futures and commodity trading may not be suitable for all recipients of this report. The risk of loss in trading forex, futures and options can be substantial. Each investor must consider whether this is a suitable investment. All recommendations are subject to change at any time. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Please Note: All performance figures and illustrations were obtained using historical back testing on a computer and are not the results of an actual account. No guarantee is inferred that future performance will be like the results shown. Futures, forex and options trading involve risk. There is a risk of loss in futures, forex and options trading.


Sunday, 5 August 2012

GOLD, August 2012, ++GCV2

gold chart daily

The market is above the 50 days MA. Seasonally, August and September are two of the best months of the year. A breakout above 1651 could target 1657, stop-loss at 1635.

 The data contained herein is believed to be drawn from reliable sources but cannot be guaranteed, neither the information presented nor any opinion expressed constitute a solicitation of the purchase or sale of any forex, futures or commodity product. Those individuals acting on this information are responsible for their own actions. Forex, futures and commodity trading may not be suitable for all recipients of this report. The risk of loss in trading forex, futures and options can be substantial. Each investor must consider whether this is a suitable investment. All recommendations are subject to change at any time. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Please Note: All performance figures and illustrations were obtained using historical back testing on a computer and are not the results of an actual account. No guarantee is inferred that future performance will be like the results shown. Futures, forex and options trading involve risk. There is a risk of loss in futures, forex and options trading.

U.S.: Is Employment Resuming the Uptrend?

(Image by clementine gallot via Flickr)
Sentiment is improving mildly, and stocks can rise. But how long will it last?

Saturday, 28 July 2012

Is The S&P 500 Index Targeting 1500?

The US economy is resilient, despite the world’s slowdown. European leaders will instead do anything to support the Eurozone. Historically, the last quarter of the year favors stocks  and penalizes the US dollar 

Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Forex Trading: The Marketplace of the Future

(Image By The Dilly Lama fia Flickr)
Guest post by Sara Mackey

Since the complete implosion of the modern financial system in 2008, the global economy has undergone significant changes. 

Sunday, 22 July 2012

It is a Crucial Week for the U.S. Economy

(Image by agu2000_de via Flickr)
The S&P 500 index is at key resistance levels. This week G.D.P. should provide a better understanding of the real state of the economy. After Spain, will Portugal be next in Europe?

Friday, 20 July 2012

Using Technology for Investment Purposes

Only a couple of decades ago, if you wanted to trade stocks or other financial products but had no formal training in this field, you had no choice but to rely on your stockbroker's advice. Today, there is an array of technology at our disposal which allows us to make informed decisions about our investments. Because this technology is consistently evolving, it's a good idea to take a look at the next generation of products to stay current with online investing.

Monday, 16 July 2012

Short term trading: ++GPB/USD, Jul. 17/12


++GPB/USD at 1.5665, stop-loss at 1.5630, target at 15673 or MOC. The dollar is overbought. There is a divergence between price and RSI indicator.

The data contained herein is believed to be drawn from reliable sources but cannot be guaranteed, neither the information presented nor any opinion expressed constitute a solicitation of the purchase or sale of any forex, futures or commodity product. Those individuals acting on this information are responsible for their own actions. Forex, futures and commodity trading may not be suitable for all recipients of this report. The risk of loss in trading forex, futures and options can be substantial. Each investor must consider whether this is a suitable investment. All recommendations are subject to change at any time. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Please Note: All performance figures and illustrations were obtained using historical back testing on a computer and are not the results of an actual account. No guarantee is inferred that future performance will be like the results shown. Futures, forex and options trading involve risk. There is a risk of loss in futures, forex and options trading.

Sunday, 15 July 2012

U.S. Dollar: Breakout or Failure?


(Image By dullhunk Via Flickr)
The greenback is meeting strong resistance at current levels. It could contract and the British pound should outperform most majors. Let us look at why.

Sunday, 8 July 2012

STOCKS, July 2012, --SPU2

stocks at resistance lines

The market is leaning against the higher Bollinger band. A breakout failure could take the price to 1290, if the level of 1300 is overcome. Seasonally, the index can be weak until September.

The data contained herein is believed to be drawn from reliable sources but cannot be guaranteed, neither the information presented nor any opinion expressed constitute a solicitation of the purchase or sale of any forex, futures or commodity product. Those individuals acting on this information are responsible for their own actions. Forex, futures and commodity trading may not be suitable for all recipients of this report. The risk of loss in trading forex, futures and options can be substantial. Each investor must consider whether this is a suitable investment. All recommendations are subject to change at any time. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Please Note: All performance figures and illustrations were obtained using historical back testing on a computer and are not the results of an actual account. No guarantee is inferred that future performance will be like the results shown. Futures, forex and options trading involve risk. There is a risk of loss in futures, forex and options trading.

S&P 500 Index Is At Key Resistance Line

(Image By Dainis Matisons via Flickr)
Economic weakness is intensifying globally. What could happen to the U.S. markets?

Saturday, 30 June 2012

Stocks Can Rebound


The American economy is beginning to feel the pressure of the European crisis. However, decisions taken in Brussels last week could restore confidence and calm the financial markets for a few months.  As result stocks and the euro could climb again.

Sunday, 24 June 2012

Operation Twist is Not Enough

(Image By kewl via Flickr)
Unemployment could decline over the medium term, but another wave toward the highs is expected. Europe is only few minutes away from midnight, so what will be decided this week in Brussels?

Saturday, 16 June 2012

Eur/Usd: Bottoming?

(Image by Justin Ruckman via Flickr)
Despite the current turmoil, US markets are holding up fine so far. Instead, European economic conditions are worsening.  What will Ben do?

Wednesday, 13 June 2012

Short term trading: --GPB/USD, Jun. 14/12

forex trading

 --GPB/USD at 1.5420, stop-loss at 1.5470, target at 15410 or MOC. The trend is favourable to the U.S. dollar. A breakout could take the price lower, considering there is a divergence between current price and the RSI indicator.

The data contained herein is believed to be drawn from reliable sources but cannot be guaranteed, neither the information presented nor any opinion expressed constitute a solicitation of the purchase or sale of any forex, futures or commodity product. Those individuals acting on this information are responsible for their own actions. Forex, futures and commodity trading may not be suitable for all recipients of this report. The risk of loss in trading forex, futures and options can be substantial. Each investor must consider whether this is a suitable investment. All recommendations are subject to change at any time. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Please Note: All performance figures and illustrations were obtained using historical back testing on a computer and are not the results of an actual account. No guarantee is inferred that future performance will be like the results shown. Futures, forex and options trading involve risk. There is a risk of loss in futures, forex and options trading.

Sunday, 10 June 2012

Monthly Trade, June 2012, ++ SPM2


stocks chart

There is a divergence between the price and the RSI indicator. June has been a favourable month for stocks. A move above 1365 could target 1.3670.

The data contained herein is believed to be drawn from reliable sources but cannot be guaranteed, neither the information presented nor any opinion expressed constitute a solicitation of the purchase or sale of any forex, futures or commodity product. Those individuals acting on this information are responsible for their own actions. Forex, futures and commodity trading may not be suitable for all recipients of this report. The risk of loss in trading forex, futures and options can be substantial. Each investor must consider whether this is a suitable investment. All recommendations are subject to change at any time. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Please Note: All performance figures and illustrations were obtained using historical back testing on a computer and are not the results of an actual account. No guarantee is inferred that future performance will be like the results shown. Futures, forex and options trading involve risk. There is a risk of loss in futures, forex and options trading.

The U.S. Dollar is Overbought

It should correct over the short-medium term. The unemployment rate could still decline few more points, before resuming the long-term uptrend

Sunday, 3 June 2012

Markets are Still Under Pressure

(By Gwydion M. Williams via Flickr)
Weakness should persist and Q3 is in the cards. It would support stocks and contract the U.S. dollar. A Redemption Fund is gaining consensus in Europe. It can provide a solution  to the debt challenge and possibly calm the financial markets.

Sunday, 27 May 2012

Stock Decline is Limited?

(Image by AZRainman via Flickr)
The S&P 500 index is at key support line, while futures funds are again massively short the European currency. More selling is possible, but the decline appears to be limited Crude oil prices will fall more?

Monday, 21 May 2012

Eur/usd Is At Key Support-Line


 
The euro is under pressure. However, short positions held by futures funds are again at the extreme levels. In the past, they anticipated important turning points. What could happen to the U.S. markets?

Sunday, 13 May 2012

Greece is Exiting The Euro Zone?


(Image by antwerpenR via Flickr)
The tail of the European crisis is stinging again. A default of Greece is possible and the euro could sell-off against the majors. J.P. Morgan loss could create a panic wave across the markets. Stocks should decline, but the U.S. economy has still the capacity to improve over the year.

Sunday, 6 May 2012

The U.S. Dollar Rising

(Image By aeneastudio via Flickr)
It should increase short-term, especially against commodity currencies such as the Canadian and Australian dollars. The euro could instead decline below the important support line at 1.30. New political leaders in France and Greece increase risk in an already risky environment.

Friday, 4 May 2012

Short term trading: ++USD/CAD, May 2012

 
++USD/CAD at 1.0065, stop-loss at 1.0010, target at 1.0075 or MOC. The market is above the 50 MA. Seasonal components are dollar supportive. There is a divergence between the price and the RSI indicator. Finally, speculators are massively short the US dollar/long the Canadian according to the COT report. A breakout the longer-term resistance line could lift the price higher.

The data contained herein is believed to be drawn from reliable sources but cannot be guaranteed, neither the information presented nor any opinion expressed constitute a solicitation of the purchase or sale of any forex, futures or commodity product. Those individuals acting on this information are responsible for their own actions. Forex, futures and commodity trading may not be suitable for all recipients of this report. The risk of loss in trading forex, futures and options can be substantial. Each investor must consider whether this is a suitable investment. All recommendations are subject to change at any time. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Please Note: All performance figures and illustrations were obtained using historical back testing on a computer and are not the results of an actual account. No guarantee is inferred that future performance will be like the results shown. Futures, forex and options trading involve risk. There is a risk of loss in futures, forex and options trading.