ATF Trading Room

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

Greece debt crisis: ECB tightens screw ahead of emergency eurozone summit


Last-chance Tuesday looms. European Central Bank imposes higher haircuts. German and French leaders say door still open. New Greek finance minister sworn in, capital controls extended. Opposition leaders back Tsipras. Osborne: Risks to Britain are growing...


Protester disrupts European Central Bank press conference – as it happened

ECB Draghi

Mario Draghi’s press conference in Frankfurt briefly suspended after a protester wearing a t-shirt showing “End the ECB dick-tatorship” threw paper and confetti at Europe’s top central banker. Woman arrested. Closing summary...


Forex Outlook

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...


ECB, BOE and NFP- What to Expect?


The September meetings of the European Central Bank and the Bank of England, coupled with the U.S. Nonfarm Payrolls report, will take the center stage in the week ahead. Here is the outlook from the strategy team at ATFX Currency Management...


Forex Research

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...


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...


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