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Scam Alerts: CFTC’s “RED List” and Binary Options in Canada

My global network of spies have been giving me a lot of intel on unregulated entities and potentially fraudulent activity in the financial markets, so I’ve rounded ’em up to help y’all stay safe. Read more

Weekly COT Positioning: Theresa May’s Call for Early Elections Didn’t Scare Away GBP Shorts

Large speculators slightly boosted their net favorable bets on the Greenback. However, the latest COT report shows that positioning activity was a mixed bag of nuts. Interestingly enough, pound bears added to their bets, which means they weren’t scared away by Theresa May’s call for early elections. Read more

Intermarket Correlations Update: EUR/JPY & S&P500 Dance In Step While Others Split

Last month, it looked like EUR/JPY and the S&P 500 were parting ways while the other currencies and their correlated assets looked like they were reviving their relationships. However, price action since then showed that the opposite eventually happened since EUR/JPY and the S&P 500 were dancing together again. Read more

Weekly COT Positioning: USD Bulls Returned But JPY & CHF Resisted

Large speculators raised the value of their net long bets on the Greenback after two weeks of decreases. And the latest COT report shows that the Greenback took ground from most of its peers, although the yen and the Swissy continue to push back. Read more

Weekly COT Positioning: Yen Bears & Euro Bulls Fled

Large speculators eased their net bullish bets on the Greenback again, but the latest COT report shows that positioning activity was mixed yet again. Although the Greenback did lose ground mainly to the yen. Read more

March 2017 Industry Metrics: Recovery in Volumes

More trading days and a rebound from February’s slight pullback in volumes saw the forex industry come back to life in March, thanks to a slight pickup in volatility as well. Read more

Weekly COT Positioning: USD Bulls Fled While GBP Bulls Returned

After four weeks of increases, the value of net long bets on the Greenback finally took a hit. The latest COT report shows that positioning activity was another mixed bag of nuts, however. But interestingly enough, the pound managed to take ground from the Greenback. Read more

Weekly COT Positioning: Loonie Bulls Fled En Masse

The value of net long bets on the Greenback rose further. However, the latest COT forex positioning report from the CFTC shows that positioning activity was mixed. Moreover, the Greenback gained mainly at the expense of the Loonie. Read more

Is The “Trumphoria” Starting to Fade?

Political headlines are back in the spotlight with risk aversion in tow, dragging commodities, equities, and higher-yielding currencies lower in the past few days. What’s up with that?! Read more

Weekly CFTC COT Forex Positioning: Pound Bulls Fled, Euro Bulls Returned, and Even More Yen and Loonie Bears

Large speculators boosted their net favorable bets on the Greenback. However, the latest COT forex positioning report shows that the Greenback advanced mainly at the expense of the pound and the yen while getting significant push-back from the euro. Read more

Will Bitcoin Industry Regulation Happen Soon?

It has been over a year since I last gave y’all an update on bitcoin so for those of you who are interested in cryptocurrencies, here’s a rundown of what’s going on in the industry these days. Read more

Weekly CFTC COT Forex Positioning: Greenback Bulls Returned

The value of net long bets on the Greenback jumped. And the latest Commitments of Traders forex positioning report from the CFTC shows that the Greenback advanced across the board, losing ground only to the Swiss franc. Read more

Intermarket Correlations Update: What’s Up with Risk Appetite?

Towards the end of 2016 and earlier this year, certain currency pairs and their correlated assets were showing signs of decoupling. This time around, stronger trends seem to be materializing and some relationships are being revived. Read more

Weekly CFTC COT Forex Positioning: Big Players Were Really Bullish On AUD

Large speculators resumed paring their net bullish bias on the Greenback. And the latest Commitments of Traders forex positioning report from the CFTC shows that the Greenback lost ground mainly to the Aussie. Read more

February 2017 Forex Industry Metrics: Slight Pullback

Fewer trading days and a bit of easing up from the “January effect” combined for a slight dip in trading activity for February this year. Here’s how institutional and retail platforms fared. Read more