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The top 10 most traded currencies

Learn about the 10 most traded currencies like the dollar, euro and yen and learn why forex traders prefer trading these major currencies

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Forex Friday: USD/JPY, EUR/USD and GBP/USD

In this week’s edition, we discuss the dollar, pound and euro, and look forward to the big central bank meetings in the week ahead.

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Debt ceiling explained: definition and how it works

The US hit its debt ceiling in January 2023, so what happens next? Take a look at what the cap does, and how the debt ceiling is raised.

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January 25, 2023 03:45 AM

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Dollar could rebound as DXY tests major support

The EUR/USD, GBP/USD and commodity dollars could all fall back if sentiment towards risk remains subdued.

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December 21, 2022 10:29 PM
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What’s next for the highly correlated assets of Gold and DXY?

As long as this correlation holds, traders can get clues as to where Gold may be headed based on the direction of the DXY.

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December 2, 2022 07:28 AM
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Technical Tuesday: S&P 500, Dollar Index, GBP/USD and Gold

In this week’s edition, we are getting technical on the Dollar Index, S&P 500, GBP/USD and gold

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What is the oldest currency in the world?

The British pound has been used as England’s central currency for over a thousand years. Read about its evolution from a coin literally weighing one pound to the banknotes common today. We also rank the next three oldest major currencies: the yen, ruble and dollar.

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Technical Tuesday: EUR/USD, GOLD and Russell

In this week’s edition, we discuss the dollar, EUR/USD, gold and the Russell index.

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EUR/USD hits resistance on hawkish FedSpeak

Dollar rebounds as cautious Fed tone on inflation tempers expectations of looser monetary policy

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November 14, 2022 11:03 PM
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Michigan Consumer Sentiment worse than expected; Inflation components roughly in-line

The November preliminary reading of the Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index was 54.7 vs an expectation of 59.5 and an October reading of 59.9.

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November 12, 2022 04:05 AM
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Dollar index clings onto bull trend ahead of CPI

CPI is way too high for the Fed to ease off the gas.

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November 10, 2022 11:10 PM
Gold nuggets

Gold and the trap door Part III

Gold has spent the past two- and a-bit years trading in a wide range between $1670 and $2070.

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September 6, 2022 02:05 PM

US ISM Manufacturing PMI data should delight the Fed!

Today’s US ISM Manufacturing PMI for August shows that the US is on solid ground. As a result, the US Dollar Index made new 20-year highs.

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September 2, 2022 05:16 AM
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DXY hits the brakes - will the Euro fly right by?

The initial reaction in the FX market was as expected yesterday after Fed Chair Powell’s hawkish remarks at Jackson Hole.

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August 30, 2022 01:19 PM
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Gold attempts breakout as yields dip

Investors appear convinced the Fed will slow down rate hikes despite officials indicating otherwise.

US Dollar rips higher on economic data, Fed speakers

Today’s US ISM Manufacturing PMI and hawkish Fed speakers were bullish for the US Dollar. Will the DXY continue to move higher?

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June 2, 2022 05:04 AM
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US open: Stocks fall as oil rises and inflation, Fed fears return

US futures are set for a negative start, parring some of last week’s impressive gains with the Fed’s tightening plans in focus and the prospect of higher inflation as the EU bans most Russian oil imports.

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May 31, 2022 10:50 PM

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US open: Futures hold steady ahead of the Fed minutes

US futures are holding steady on Wednesday after a mixed closed in the previous session, which saw tech stocks take a hammering.

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How to buy US Dollars

The US dollar has risen to its strongest level for two decades thanks to safe-haven inflows amid geopolitical tensions and fears of rate hikes from the Fed. Discover the different ways you can trade the US dollar.

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May 6, 2022 10:00 PM
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Gold falls to two-month lows as relentless dollar strength overwhelms bulls

The yellow metal is trading down by more than -5% since peaking near $2,000 last week and is now testing its lowest level in more than two months.

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April 28, 2022 01:27 AM
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The dollar rallies ahead of the FOMC meeting (but will it after?)

The US dollar index sits just below a 22-month high ahead of FOMC meeting, the outcome of which could be the fine line between an extended rally or reversal tomorrow.

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FOMC meeting preview: 25bps pencilled in, but balance sheet and dot plot updates key

It seems unlikely that Jerome Powell and Company will rock the boat dramatically this week, but the US dollar could still gain ground - see why!

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March 15, 2022 05:39 AM
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US Dollar soars on Russian invasion

Look for the technical levels to see where price may pause or even reverse!