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  1. FX Technical Analysis (2016-06-13)

    FX Technical Analysis (2016-06-13)

    Global financial markets in the past few weeks have been utterly dominated by increasingly shaky speculation over two major themes – future US interest rate hikes and the possibility of the UK voting to leave the European Union. Read more

  2. Crude's Refusal to Fall on Bad News is Bullish

    Crude's Refusal to Fall on Bad News is Bullish

    Oil prices traded noticeably higher on Monday, before extending their gains on Tuesday when this report was written. A barrel of oil cost $51 in London while the US contract was trading at around $50. Read more

  3. Crude Consolidates Ahead of $50 Hurdle

    Crude Consolidates Ahead of $50 Hurdle

    After another typically volatile 5-day period both oil contracts ended higher for a second straight week last week. On Friday however, oil prices fell before extending their declines at the start of this week. Read more

  4. FX Technical Analysis (2016-05-23)

    FX Technical Analysis (2016-05-23)

    In the midst of the G7 meetings of finance ministers and central bankers beginning in Japan, the past week in foreign exchange was largely focused on the anticipation of, and then reaction to, the Federal Reserve’s latest public communications. Read more

  5. Crude Prices Surge to Fresh 2016 Highs

    Crude Prices Surge to Fresh 2016 Highs

    Brent and WT crude oil prices sharply extended their advance to fresh 2016 highs on the first day of the new week by approximately 3 per cent each before adding a bit more on Tuesday Read more

  6. FX Technical Analysis (2016-05-16)

    FX Technical Analysis (2016-05-16)

    With less than six weeks left to go before the UK holds its June 23 referendum to vote on whether or not it remains in the European Union, concerns have begun to escalate over the potentially dire economic consequences that may result in the event of an actual “Brexit.” Read more

  7. Crude Momentarily Trendless as Traders Weigh Impact of Canada Fire, Saudi’s New Oil Chief

    Crude Momentarily Trendless as Traders Weigh Impact of Canada Fire, Saudi’s New Oil Chief

    At the start of this week, oil prices found themselves sharply higher with Brent almost reaching $46.50 and WTI $46 a barrel. Read more

  8. FX Technical Analysis (2016-05-09)

    FX Technical Analysis (2016-05-09)

    Prior to Friday’s disappointing NFP release, the Fed had remained steadfastly cautious with regard to further rate hikes. Read more

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