Is There a Proven Algo Trading Method?

If you had been trading stocks or bonds back in the 1980s and 1990s in London or New York, chances are you would have been a rough-and-ready market maker with little or no training in economics or mathematics. Ever since the Stock Market Crash of October 19th, 1987, that all changed. This was the green […]

EUR/USD falls with German coalition talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was unable to form a coalition. The talks between her own CDU party, the sister Bavarian CSU party, the Greens, and the FDP failed. A weekend full of negotiations was inconclusive. EUR/USD opened the week on lower ground, erasing some of the gains it had enjoyed in the previous week. The […]

Is the pound ready to rise?

GBP/USD has closed the week on higher ground on high hopes. These hopes relate to the Brexit negotiations that should hopefully reach some results by the EU Summit in mid-November. Here are two opinions, by BTMU and Credit Agricole: Here is their view, courtesy of eFXnews: GBP/USD: Options Flows Points To A Scope For GBP […]

EUR/USD: Close To Fair Value; What’s Next? – Barclays

Euro/dollar is relatively stable at a somewhat higher ground. Has it reached a new balance? Here is the view from Barclays: Here is their view, courtesy of eFXnews: Barclays Capital FX Strategy Research discusses its EUR/USD outlook going into 2018, expecting a flat profile around 1.17 level into Q1 of next year before breaking higher towards […]

AUD/USD Forecast Nov. 20-24 2017

The Australian dollar dipped its feet at lower ground amid many economic releases and a “risk-off” atmosphere. The upcoming week features the meeting minutes from the RBA and other figures. Here are the highlights of the week and an updated technical analysis for AUD/USD. The Australian dollar fell alongside other commodity currencies but never went too far. […]

USD/JPY plunges on safe haven flows – Forecast Nov. 20-24 2017

Dollar/yen is falling down alongside global stocks and also commodities. The weak Japanese GDP actually pushed the yen higher. Deliberations around tax cuts in the US are somewhat stuck and this isn’t helpful for the greenback. Worries about North Korean submarines boosted the yen. The upcoming week features Thanksgiving and also the Fed minutes. USD/JPY fundamental movers Fear […]

USD/CAD Forecast Nov. 20-24 2017

Dollar/CAD moved up in a mixed week, trying to find a new direction amid sliding oil prices. Retail sales stand out in the upcoming week. Here are the highlights and an updated technical analysis for USD/CAD. Canada’s manufacturing sales and foreign securities purchases both beat expectations but the first ADP jobs report showed a drop in […]

EUR/USD to 1.19 in 2017 and beyond in 2018? Two opinions

EUR/USD had a positive week, gaining some ground within the range. Can it extend its gains further? Here are two opinions: one for 2017 and the other for 2018: Here is their view, courtesy of eFXnews: EUR/USD: Price-Action Into Year-End; 1.19-1.20 Or Bust – ANB AMRO ABN AMRO FX Strategy Research discusses EU/USD outlook and […]