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  1. FX Technical Analysis (2016-09-06)

    FX Technical Analysis (2016-09-06)

    The US employment situation, along with the probability of a Fed rate hike in September, took a downturn on Friday when non-farm payrolls (NFP) data released by the US Labor Department showed that a relatively disappointing 151,000 jobs were added in August. Read more

  2. Crude on a Slippery Rollercoaster Ride to Nowhere

    Crude on a Slippery Rollercoaster Ride to Nowhere

    Over the past week and a half, crude oil prices have been on a rollercoaster ride. Within the large ranges, the force of gravity has generally worked against bullish speculators after the 3-week rally ended in mid-August when Brent hit $51 and WTI reached $49 a barrel again. Read more

  3. Gold Undermined by Rallying Equities, Dollar

    Gold Undermined by Rallying Equities, Dollar

    The rallying equity markets and firm US dollar is proving to be a toxic mix for the buck-denominated and perceived safe-haven gold. Read more

  4. FX Technical Analysis (2016-08-08)

    FX Technical Analysis (2016-08-08)

    The US non-farm payrolls (NFP) data released on Friday morning showed another big beat for July following June’s stellar outcome. 255,000 jobs were added in July against prior consensus expectations of 180,000. Read more

  5. FX Technical Analysis (2016-08-01)

    FX Technical Analysis (2016-08-01)

    Last week saw heightened market volatility surrounding monetary policy decisions from major central banks, along with a deluge of company results in the thick of earnings season. Read more

  6. FX Technical Analysis (2016-07-25)

    FX Technical Analysis (2016-07-25)

    Markets last week were characterized mostly by a continued rally to new record highs for equity markets, most notably in the US where earnings season has entered full swing. Read more

  7. Crude Oil Consolidation Continues

    Crude Oil Consolidation Continues

    The price of oil has been trading sideways for more than two weeks now. Clearly, there has been no real conviction from either the buyers or the sellers during this period. And who could blame them? Read more

  8. FX Technical Analysis (2016-07-18)

    FX Technical Analysis (2016-07-18)

    With central banks in renewed stimulus mode and market concerns over Brexit consequences having increasingly faded into the background, last week was largely one of expanded risk appetite for global financial markets. Read more

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