ATF Trading Room

All Things Forex Trading Room: Are there More USD Gains to Come vs EUR and JPY?


As the USD manages to break significant support and resistance levels against the EUR and the JPY, we examine the factors fueling the greenback's strength and ponder if there might be further gains to come for the U.S. dollar...


All Things Forex Trading Room: What will the New Trading Week Bring to the GBP?


With the U.K. CPI, Retail Sales, and Bank of England Meeting Minutes on the horizon, we explore the potential outcome of these notable economic reports and ponder what the new trading week might have in store for the GBP vs the USD and the EUR...


Forex News

Bank of England cuts wage growth forecast and reveals Scottish contingency plans


BoE has slashed its forecast for wage growth this year, warned that geopolitical risks are rising, and said contingency plans for financial upheaval over Scottish independence are ready. Here are key points from the Bank’s Quarterly Inflation Report...


No Change at the ECB, while BOE also keeps UK interest rates on hold at 0.5%

ECB Draghi

The Bank of England kept rates on hold at 0.5% and there was no change at the ECB, against a backdrop of weak German industrial output and Italy’s slide back into recession. TLTRO still on track to be rolled out later this year by the ECB...


Forex Outlook

Show FX Asia to Open its Doors on August 16


On August 16, 2014, ShowFx Asia invites everyone with a shared interest in the FOREX and the financial markets to Marina Bay Sands for its annual Conference in Singapore. A great panel of speakers has been assembled and attendance is free of charge...


The US GDP puzzle: temporary setback or more serious?


First, it was unexpectedly low growth of only 0.1% q/a, then the numbers were revised down to show the U.S. economy contracting. Economists claim the drop in the U.S. Q1 GDP is a minor blip, but it's not altogether clear how the U.S. will bounce back...


Forex Research

Inflation is too low in the Eurozone


It's not clear what the European Central Bank can do about the problem. Mario Draghi and his colleagues are faced with a stubborn inflation which remains stuck at 0.8%, well below the central bank's 2% target for the currency zone...


Bank of England flags up housing market concerns

Bank of england

Financial policy committee 'concerned about potential risks to financial stability' from possible housing bubble. Bank of England policy makers agree to "closely monitor housing market indicators covering house price affordability and sustainability"...


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