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Trading Opportunities in March

Posted on: 04 March 2019 , by: Pepperstone Support , category: Market Review

We’re in the final month of the first quarter of 2019. The previous couple of months created more questions than answers for the markets, causing a wholesale rethink on key items such as the future path of interest rates, the pace of global growth and the sustainability of debt and deficits. After the sharp reversal in market sentiment in January coupled with a strong performance in equity, credit and commodity markets, can the positive trend we’re seeing continue in February? ... Continue reading...

Will three Central Bank rate decisions and NFP shake things up?

Posted on: 04 March 2019 , by: Darren Sinden , category: Market Review

Last week we told our readers to brace for big breakouts and while not every currency saw big moves USDJPY rose to its strongest level in two months, GBPUSD rose to its highest level in seven months and USDCAD jumped nearly a percent on Friday.  ... Continue reading...

Are US equities running out of steam?

Posted on: 04 March 2019 , by: Darren Sinden , category: Market Review

US equity indices enjoyed a fantastic start to 2019. They’re showing gains of +11% or more this year to date. Several, including the US 2000 index, have done even better. ... Continue reading...

FX: Hang tight, there are about to be big breakouts

Posted on: 25 February 2019 , by: Boris & Kathy , category: Market Review

Hang tight – there are about to be some big breakouts in the forex market. Hang tight – there are about to be some big breakouts in the forex market. ... Continue reading...

All that glitters may be gold

Posted on: 25 February 2019 , by: Boris & Kathy , category: Market Review

While all eyes in the investment world have been on the incredible rebound in US equity prices or the day-to-day oscillation of the pound, few are paying attention to the stealth rally in gold.  ... Continue reading...

An economic reality check for Mexico and the peso

Posted on: 18 February 2019 , by: Darren Sinden , category: Market Review

Mexico elected a new president in 2018. Andrés Manuel López Obrador or ‘AMLO', a left-leaning populist, came to power in last year's election after having failed to win in previous campaigns in 2006 and 2012. ... Continue reading...

Is the US dollar prime for a reversal?

Posted on: 18 February 2019 , by: Boris & Kathy , category: Market Review

The US dollar enjoyed strong gains in the first week of February, but even a budget deal in Washington failed to drive it higher. With retail sales falling by the biggest amount in nearly a decade, many forex traders are wondering if the US dollar is past its prime. Last week all of the major currencies held steady or traded higher against the greenback. ... Continue reading...

Five reasons why the fear trade is back

Posted on: 13 February 2019 , by: Pepperstone Support , category: Market Review

The fear trade is back. All of the major currencies fell sharply last week as investors flocked into the safety of the US dollar. Big deadlines are looming in February and investors are worried that they will result in more uneasiness than relief. Prime Minister May needs to deliver significant progress on Brexit negotiations to Parliament on February 13th, or the government will present a motion that would allow MPs a greater control of the Brexit process. ... Continue reading...

Is silver about to shine once more?

Posted on: 13 February 2019 , by: Pepperstone Support , category: Market Review

We last looked at the upside potential for silver in late November. Since then, the metal moved higher throughout the remainder of that month and into December before spiking sharply higher by the broad market volatility. ... Continue reading...

FX week ahead – what to expect from RBA and BoE

Posted on: 05 February 2019 , by: Boris & Kathy , category: Market Review

Between the strong US nonfarm payrolls report and a less hawkish Federal Reserve monetary policy statement, the equity markets are on fire. This improvement in risk appetite lifted many currency pairs with the exception of sterling, which continues to be haunted by Brexit. ... Continue reading...

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