Here is our weekly video analysis for the FX Majors. Starting with the USD Index, PIA-First will be breaking down time-frames while highlighting what you should be looking out for this week! [shortcode-variables slug="act_tradeideas"]

2018-08-06 Ian Coleman Read more
Federal Reserve

US GDP was higher than expected in Q3, printing 3% against expectations of 2.7%, remaining broadly unchanged over the year so far at 3% in Q1 and 3% in Q2. This latest reading comes despite the economic destruction caused during a particularly harsh US storm season over August and September. The damage caused by the storms is visible in the decl...

2018-01-25 James Harte Read more
US Dollar Bill

After five months of consecutive declines, reaching the lowest level since April of last year around 92.50’s, the US Dollar has been trading within a very tight range, with no clear break to the upside or the downside. Long-Term Support Area Since the beginning of the month, the US Dollar index is trading within our plan, outlined in many p...

2017-08-24 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
USD Index_3005

After the US Jobs Report outcomes, which came in much better than expected, estimates were rising that the Federal Reserve will still be able to raise the Fed Fund Rate in September and probably in December. Such outcomes and the notable rise in the estimates of two more rate hikes this year has pushed the US Dollar higher at the beginning of l...

2017-08-14 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more

The US Jobs Report came in with a positive surprise across the board, most of the numbers came in higher than expected, despite the fact that many of the employment components that were released for the past few weeks were pointing to a possible slowing down. NFP Above 200K The Non-Farm Employment Change came in above the estimates, adding...

2017-08-06 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more

The US Dollar Index tumbled last week, closing below 94.0 for the first time since August of the last year, which deepened the current bearish outlook. The main reason behind last week’s sharp decline came on the back of the news from the US Congress. Two of the major members of the Republican party noted that they would not back the new health...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
FOMC

In the next few hours, eyes will turn toward the Federal Reserve once again, as we are expecting the FOMC Meeting Minutes. The US market has been closed due to the 4th of July holiday, which led the markets to experience a drop in volatility and liquidity over the past two days. Yet, volatility is likely to spike higher today ahead of the FOMC ...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
FOMC meeting_Fed

FOMC Meeting Minutes – What you should know The US Federal Reserve released the meeting minutes from the May 2nd – 3rd monetary policy meeting where interest rates were left unchanged Fed officials were rather mixed but the overwhelming consensus was that a rate hike was needed The US central bank is also building up expectations th...

2017-07-26 John Benjamin Read more
BOC_Canada's inflation_2403

Despite the recent developments in Europe, especially in the UK, Manchester attack, and raising the level of security in the UK, markets have been trading with low volume. Moreover, the European session today was quiet amid a lack of fundamentals across Europe, despite the fact that the German Consumer Confidence release, which posted the highe...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Jobs Reports

In the next few hours, all eyes across the board are headed toward the US once again, as we all wait for the US Jobs Report for the month of April. This report is likely to have a notable impact on the markets, whatever the outcome is. Whether if it’s good or bad outcome, in both cases, be prepared for a notable move across asset classes. Wh...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more