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All Things Forex Trading Room: EUR and USD New Trading Week Outlook


As the new trading week gets underway, we explain why the EUR and the USD will be the two currency majors that will take the center stage in the days ahead and explore the near-term outlook for the single currency and the greenback...


All Things Forex Trading Room: Has the USD Strengthened Too Fast, Too Soon?


With the currency market quieting a bit ahead of the important events next week, we take a close look at the USD and ponder if the greenback's too-fast, too-soon rally against the other major currencies might be due for a welcome price correction...


Forex News

US Nonfarm Payrolls Rise Less Than The Forecast, Jobless Rate Unchanged


The world's largest economy adds only 142,000 jobs in September compared with an estimate of over 200,000. The jobless rate remains unchanged at 5.1%. The US Dollar fell across the board as a result of the weak labor market data...


United States Gross Domestic Product growth revised up to 3.9%


The US economy grew faster than previously thought by 3.9% in the second quarter of the year, exceeding economists’ expectations. New estimate fuels expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in 2015...


Forex Outlook

Global investors brace for China crash, says IIF


Finance institute forecasts net capital outflow from emerging markets for first time since 1988 leaving states vulnerable to capital drought. The IIF’s analysts say the current reversal is the latest wave of a homegrown downturn...


FOMC October 28-29 Meeting Outlook


With the Fed's October 28-29 meeting right around the corner, we examine the prospects for an end of the U.S. central bank's Quantitative Easing program and its potential impact on the U.S. dollar. Here is the outlook from ATFX Currency Management...


Forex Research

UK manufacturing sector suffers job losses


U.K. Manufacturing Sector growth slows in September, prompting manufacturers to lay off workers, against backdrop of uncertain global outlook. Eurozone manufacturing also lost momentum and output from Chinese factories continued to fall...


Official data points to loss of momentum in UK economy


Financial markets focused on the more downbeat indicators of construction and industrial production that some say might be a sign that the UK economy may be losing steam along with its largest trading partner the eurozone...


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