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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

German factory orders slide as Volkswagen prepares for ‘painful’ changes


German factories suffer in August. VW is preparing to scrap non-essential spending as it battles with the emissions scandal. VW boss: "This won’t be painless". Non-essential VW investment in doubt. Institute of Directors demand early EU vote...


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...


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

Growth fears as UK and Eurozone service sectors slow


All the latest economic and financial news, including disappointing surveys of Europe’s dominant service sector and protests at Air France. Eurozone economic growth slows. ISM Non-Manufacturing Index shows services sector expanding less...


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...


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