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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

Weekly CFTC COT Forex Positioning: Euro Shorts Came Back In Force

The value of net long bets on the Greenback finally rose after several weeks of declines. However, the latest COT report shows that the Greenback’s gains were mainly at the euro’s expense, since the yen, the Swissy, and the comdolls continued their advance against the Greenback. Read more

Weekly CFTC COT Forex Positioning: Loonie Bulls Came Out to Play

Large speculators reduced the net value of their net long bets on the Greenback for the sixth consecutive week. And the latest COT report from the CFTC shows that the push-back on the Greenback is still broad-based, but came mainly from the Loonie. Read more

What Politics Means for Forex Market Volatility

Move over economic analysis and risk sentiment! Politics has turned out to be one of the bigger drivers of forex price action lately so it’s about time we take a look at how this could affect the industry. Read more

Weekly CFTC COT Forex Positioning: Greenback Still Broadly Losing Ground

The value of net long bets on the Greenback fell for the fifth consecutive week. And the latest COT forex positioning report shows that the Greenback continues to broadly lose ground. However, the Greenback was able to take ground from the pound. Read more

What’s the Difference Between Dealing Desk and NDD Forex Brokers?

In light of recent forex industry events, I thought I’d give y’all a quick rundown of what being a “No Dealing Desk” forex broker is all about. If you’re a forex newbie or if you just need a refresher on its differences with a dealing desk broker, here’s what you need to know. Read more

Weekly CFTC COT Forex Positioning: Greenback Still Getting Pushed Back

Large speculators pared their net long bets on the Greenback for the fourth consecutive week. And the latest COT report from the CFTC shows that the push-back against the Greenback was still broad-based, since only the Swissy lost ground to the Greenback. Read more

January 2017 Forex Industry Metrics: Back to the Grind!

After taking it easy during the December holidays, forex trading activity seems to be off to a roaring start for the year as institutional volumes hit record levels. Is this just an offshoot of the “January Effect” on the FX market? Read more

Weekly CFTC COT Forex Positioning: Greenback Broadly Pushed Back

Large speculators trimmed their net long bets on the Greenback for the third week running. And this time, the latest Commitments of Traders forex positioning report from the CFTC shows that the Greenback got pushed back across the board. Read more