Organize Your Trading Like Pro

Surfing the web during the New York Snowpocalipse yesterday I stumbled across a Business Insider video on how to tackle your debts. I am what’s known as a “deadbeat”...

Muted Monday As Dollar Builds a Base

Market Drivers February 19, 2018 USDJPY back above 106.50 Japanese Trade Balance beats Nikkei 1.97% Dax 0.39% Oil $62/bbl Gold $1347/oz. Bitcoin $10800 Europe and Asia: JPY JP Trade Balance 373B vs. 86B EUR EZ Current Account 29.9B...

AUD/USD – More Gains Ahead?

AUD/USD traded higher today, extending its gains on the back of U.S. dollar weakness. While there were no Australian economic reports released overnight, AUD/USD traders were relieved that Australia...

FX – Q2 Kicks Off With These 3 Key Releases

Now that U.S. and European investors are back from their Easter holidays, we get a true sense of how they feel heading into the second quarter. The sharp sell-off...

It Is Getting Costly to Sell Dollars

It is becoming very expensive to be short U.S. dollars. For the first time since January 2014, ten-year Treasury yields rose above 3%. This move triggered widespread short covering...

U.S. Dollar Trying to Flex It’s Muscle vs. the Euro

After a couple years of gloom, the U.S. Dollar is setting up for a nice rally. And this could spell trouble for the Euro. The buck stops here! As the reserve...

The Pitfalls Of Bitcoin

The US markets bounced back today to recoup yesterday’s losses. However, we are far from out of the woods as trade tensions continue to weigh on investor sentiment. Talks...

Dollar Rally Stalls – Is US Consumer Tapped Out?

Market Drivers July 14, 2018 Chinese GDP 6.7% as forecast Trump/Putin; Retail Sales on docket Nikkei closed Dax 0.04% Oil $70/bbl Gold $1243/oz. Bitcoin $6300 Europe and Asia: No Data North America USD Retail Sales 8:30 FX markets were choppy...

Today’s Trades 07.31.2018 EURUSD, USDJPY, NZDCHF, EURAUD

The Japanese Yen is trading lower against all of the major currencies this morning after the Bank of Japan failed to raise interest rates. Although the BoJ said they...

Missed the Dollar Run, 2nd Chance May be Brewing

The US Dollar Index had been toeing the line. Waiting for a move. Consolidating in a range for over 2 months. This was happening at the early November 2017...

Economic Data Calls for 8/31/18

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (Aug 31, 2018) — Good Luck Trading! 1. CH Non-Manufacturing PMI, Manufacturing PMI and Composite PMI (21:00 NY Time) No...

King Dollar Created Multi-Year Topping Pattern?

The currency markets often play a role in asset management for investors. And one key asset that pays close attention to the US Dollar is Gold (and precious metals). Could a...