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Forex Q&A: What’s Up With Deutsche Bank?

What the heck is going on with Deutsche Bank and why should forex traders pay attention? Here are answers to most common questions about the issue. Read more

5 Key Takeways from the OPEC Meeting

OPEC members sat down to reason together yesterday, and oil and the Loonie spiked higher as a result. What happened, yo? Well, here are 5 key takeaways that you need to know about. Read more

A Quick Primer on the CME Group’s FedWatch Tool

From time to time, I bring up the CME Group’s FedWatch Tool to show rate hike probabilities. And if you ever wanted to learn more about this nifty tool, then today’s little primer will help you out. Read more

Monetary vs. Fiscal Policy: What’s the Difference?

Why are more and more central bankers calling for fiscal policy changes? Let’s revisit the relationship between monetary and fiscal policies and why it’s important to combine both to achieve growth. Read more

Why Traders Should Keep Tabs on the Presidential Debates

This week is relatively light in terms of data but perhaps the biggest event risk is one that’s not in the economic calendar. Here’s how the presidential debates can rock the market. Read more

Economic Snapshot: Switzerland

It’s been a while since I made an economic roundup for Switzerland, so read up if you’re interested on how the Swiss economy is doing overall. Read more

Why Oil Producers Could Reach a Deal Next Week (And Why It Won’t Matter)

Next week’s highly-anticipated meeting between the major oil producers will likely result to a major announcement. Unfortunately, it probably won’t change the overall oil oversupply picture. Read more

5 Highlights of the September FOMC Statement

Hello, forex friends! If you’re interested on the most important details of the most recent FOMC statement, then here are the key points that you need to know and remember. Read more

4 Major Takeaways from the BOJ’s September Statement

Konnichiwa, forex friends! The BOJ finally announced the results of its “comprehensive assessment” as well as a new policy framework that caused the yen to tussle a bit. And here are the major takeaways that you need to know about. Read more

5 Things We’ve Learned from the RBA’s September Meeting Minutes

The RBA might not have made any changes to its monetary policy this month, but that doesn’t mean that the members didn’t think about it! Here are 5 things we’ve learned from their meeting minutes. Read more

4 Central Bank Events To Rock the Market This Week

Brace yourselves for a wild ride, fellas! We’ve got FOUR central bank events that could spur additional volatility in the forex arena this week. Here’s what to expect. Read more

Economic Snapshot: The United States

Hello, forex friends! I already gave y’all a roundup on the most recent Fed speeches and interviews. However, I also thought that now would be an ideal time to give y’all an economic roundup as well. Read more

5 Takeaways from the BOE’s September Statement

You may not have noticed, but the BOE’s monetary policy decision was actually one of the highlights of economic releases this week. Did you miss any of the good points that the central bank had discussed? Read more

An Updated Roundup of Recent Fed Statements

With the FOMC statement coming up next week and the Fed communications blackout currently in force, I thought that now would be a very good time to give y’all an updated roundup of recent Fed speeches and interviews. Read more

Forex Preview: Australia’s Jobs Report (Aug)

G’day, forex mates! We’ll be getting yet another Australian jobs report tomorrow, so chances are good that Aussie pairs will be getting a volatility infusion. If you’re planning to trade this event, then you better read up. Read more