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All Things Forex Trading Room: What’s Next for the USD after the FOMC Announcement?

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In the aftermath of the Federal Open Markets Committee’s monetary policy announcement, we turn our attention to the upcoming U.S. Non-farm Payrolls report and explore the outlook for the USD against the EUR, GBP, and other currency majors...

 

All Things Forex Trading Room: Will the Fed Boost or Weaken the USD?

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As the Federal Open Markets Committee's two-day meeting gets underway, we examine its possible outcomes and ponder if the Fed could provide additional boost to the greenback or could reverse the U.S. dollar's bullish momentum...

 

Forex News

US Economy Adds 209k Jobs in July, above 200k for six consecutive months

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Total non-farm payroll employment in the United States increased by 209,000 in July, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 6.2 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. May and June payroll figures revised higher...

 

US economy beats forecasts with 4.0% growth in the second quarter

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The latest US growth figures show America has recovered from its winter contraction. US GDP grew by annualized rate of 4.0% in Q2, while the Q1 reading was revised higher to show a smaller contraction by 2.1%. More details here...

 
 

Forex Outlook

The US GDP puzzle: temporary setback or more serious?

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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 events – are they helpful?

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If a Forex trader want to gain more knowledge of how the markets work and ask advice of renowned experts, financial exhibitions and conferences might be a good solution. But are Forex events really helpful with accelerating the learning curve?..

 

Forex Research

Inflation is too low in the Eurozone

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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

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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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