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Intermarket Correlations Update: Oil and CAD to Advance?

Market watchers are paying close attention to commodities these days as the OPEC is moving closer to an output deal. What could this imply for intermarket correlations in the forex arena? Read more

Weekly CFTC COT Forex Positioning: Pound Bulls Returned, Aussie Bulls Fled

The value of net long bets on the the Greenback fell again. However, the latest COT report shows that the Greenback had a mixed performance since it advanced against the Aussie and Kiwi, but got pushed back by the pound. Read more

Weekly CFTC COT Forex Positioning: Greenback Pulls Back (Again)

Large speculators resumed trimming the value of their net long bets on the Greenback after increasing it during the previous week. However, the latest COT report shows that the Greenback had a mixed performance against its peers. Read more

The Rise of HFT in the Forex Market

After getting a bit of bad rep from price-rigging scandals, HFT firms are starting to ramp up their activity in the forex arena. Is this a good or bad thing? Read more

Weekly CFTC COT Forex Positioning: Greenback Bulls Returned

After five consecutive weeks of declines, the value of net long bets on the the U.S. dollar finally increased. Furthermore, the latest COT report from the CFTC shows that the Greenback took ground from most of its forex rivals. Read more

August 2016 Forex Industry Metrics: Ghost Month in Activity?

Market players were still feeling the post-Brexit lull last month as trading volumes continued to retreat. Perhaps traders were spooked by the Ghost Month? Read more

Weekly CFTC COT Forex Positioning: Greenback Still Falling Back

Net bullish bets on the Greenback declined for the fifth consecutive week after Yellen’s hawkish speech but before the NFP report. And the latest COT report from the CFTC shows that the Greenback’s losses were broad-based. Read more

CFDs vs. Spot Forex Trading: What’s the Difference?

With several similarities to forex trading, it’s no surprise that CFDs have garnered a lot of interest among our readers. Let’s compare the two, shall we? Read more

Weekly CFTC COT Forex Positioning: Euro Bears Retreated

The value of net long bets on the Greenback got pared for the fourth week running. And the latest COT report from the CFTC shows that the Greenback lost ground mainly to the euro due to retreating euro shorts. Read more

An Introduction to CFD Trading

Are you ready to expand your forex trading skills to other financial assets? Here’s a newbie-friendly guide to what CFD trading is all about! Read more

Weekly CFTC COT Forex Positioning: Still No Respite for the Pound

Net bullish bets on the Greenback got cut down for the third consecutive week. However, the latest COT report from the CFTC shows that the Greenback still has a mixed performance against its peers. The pound continues to lose ground to the Greenback, though. Read more

Weekly CFTC COT Forex Positioning: No Respite for the Pound

Non-commercial forex traders pared the value of their net bullish bets on the Greenback for the second week running. However, the latest COT forex positioning report shows that the Greenback still had a mixed performance, but continued to take ground from the pound. Read more

Intermarket Correlations Update: AUD and Iron Ore

It’s been a couple of months since I last gave an update on forex intermarket correlations. Are they still holding up or are we seeing some changes? Read more

Weekly CFTC COT Forex Positioning: Some Euro Shorts Bailed

Large speculators trimmed the value of their net long bets on the Greenback, but the latest COT forex positioning report from the CFTC reveals that the Greenback had a more mixed performance against its peers, but lost the most against the euro. Read more

July 2016 Forex Industry Metrics: Post-Brexit Lull in Volatility

Forex market players weren’t in the mood for a Brexit after-party as trading activity retreated from the sharp surge in June. Was the slump that bad? Read more