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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

Intermarket Correlations Update: Signs of Decoupling?

In my earlier intermarket correlations update, I showed y’all how certain currencies and asset prices had been moving in lockstep like Mia and Sebastian in La La Land. However, recent market moves suggest that their relationship may be on the rocks. Read more

Weekly CFTC COT Forex Positioning: Big Players Less Bearish on JPY, Become Bullish on AUD

The value of net long bets on the Greenback fell again. This time, the push-back against the Greenback was more broad-based, as the big players continue to ease their bearish bias on the yen while becoming net bullish on the Aussie. Read more

Weekly CFTC COT Forex Positioning: Bearish Bias on Euro and Yen Eased

Large speculators trimmed their net bullish bets on the Greenback. However, the latest COT forex positioning report from the CFTC shows that the Greenback lost ground to the yen and the euro while taking ground from everything else. Read more

How to Trade the Trump Presidency

Unless you’ve been living under a rock or still busy reeling from the latest Sherlock plot twists, you’ve probably witnessed how U.S. President-elect Trump’s press conference caused a ruckus in the markets. Are there ways to profit from these scenarios? Read more

Weekly CFTC COT Forex Positioning: More Greenback Bulls Came Out to Play

The value of net long bets on the Greenback rose for the third week running. And the latest COT report from the CFTC reveals that the Greenback took ground from all its rivals but got some push-back from the yen, surprisingly enough. Read more

December 2016 Forex Industry Metrics: Feeling the Holiday Blues

Seasonal factors usually dampen trading activity as traders take a break during the Christmas and New Year holidays, and December 2016 was no exception. Here’s how volumes fared then. Read more

Weekly CFTC COT Forex Positioning: The Greenback Reigns Supreme Once More

The latest COT forex positioning report from the CFTC reveals that the Aussie finally succumbed after several months of resistance, which means that the Greenback reigns supreme once more. Other than that, the Greenback took ground mainly from the yen and the Swissy. Read more

How Did the Forex Industry Fare in 2016?

What a year this has been! There has been no shortage of heart-pounding events and market surprises for 2016, and forex industry players seem to have rolled with the punches. Read more

Central Bank Forecasts: Expectations vs. Reality

Central bank forecasts for growth and inflation play a major role in setting monetary policy and making adjustments so let’s review just how spot-on the estimates for 2016 have been. Read more