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AUD/USD: Looking to sell rallies on expected inflation acceleration

Australian CPI is expected to accelerate in January, fitting with numerous other inflation readings around the developed world. While that sounds like a scenario that could benefit the AUD/USD on reduced RBA rate cut bets, don’t be surprised if an initial bounce is faded quickly on this occasion.

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February 27, 2024 11:58 PM
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EUR/USD Forecast: Can PMIs Break the Bearish Trend?

For this week, Eurozone PMIs and central bank speakers will be the big focus - see the key levels to watch on EUR/USD!

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Gold Forecast: Commodity Deflation and Wall Street’s Short Positions

Read on to see how inflation and Fed policy could impact the price of commodities like gold this year!

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February 6, 2024 04:00 PM

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Dollars and Sense: The Short-Term Case for US Dollar Strength

How interest rate differentials, scarcity, and falling liquidity could work together to boost the US dollar

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February 6, 2024 02:32 PM
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Euro Forecast: EUR/USD Downtrend to Extend to New 2024 Lows?

EUR/USD’s path of least resistance remains to the downside, with potential for the selling to accelerate toward 1.0700 depending on economic data...

NZD/USD breakdown a sign soft landing euphoria may have run its course?

As a high beta play on the global economy, the NZD/USD may be signaling downside risks are growing in other cyclical assets.

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January 15, 2024 10:42 PM
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NFP Preview: USD/CAD Bounce Nears 1.3385 Resistance Ahead of Jobs Reports

The leading indicators point to a stronger-than-expected reading in this month’s NFP report, with headline job growth potentially coming in somewhere in the 175K-225K range

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Crude Oil 2024 Fundamental Outlook Preview

Crude oil production set to outpace demand next year as supply shifts further to non-OPEC+ producers

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December 30, 2023 08:46 PM
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AUD/USD: Australia’s jobs report just the tonic for RBA policy inaction

Booming jobs growth, record labour force participation and a gradual loosening of labour market conditions with the unemployment rate ticking up to 3.9%. For policymakers attempting to deliver a soft economic landing, Australia’s jobs report for November could barely have been better.

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December 14, 2023 01:19 AM
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S&P 500, China A50: A break and a bounce ahead of major event risk

In contrast to price action on the S&P 500 which is within touching distance of record highs, China’s A50 languishes at multi-year lows, hit by a sluggish domestic economy, fears about negative spillover effects from distressed property developers, along with geopolitical and regulatory risks.

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December 11, 2023 11:28 PM
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Biggest UK companies: your guide to the most-valuable British brands

The United Kingdom – and its benchmark stock index, the FTSE 100 – is home to some world-leading blue-chip businesses. But which are the biggest UK companies of all? Find out with our full list.

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The US Dollar Milkshake Theory: A Sweet Deal for USD Bulls?

The US Dollar Milkshake Theory, in its essence, predicts a significant strengthening of the U.S. dollar against other world currencies - see why and it's potential implications!

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Credit rating agencies: your complete guide

Credit rating agencies (CRAs) are a key part of fundamental analysis – and their actions can reverberate across financial markets. Learn all about what a credit rating agency does here.

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Euro analysis: EUR/USD Bulls Defend Support in the Mid-1.06s

If we see a daily close below 1.0635 support, it would open the door for another leg lower in EUR/USD...

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Mid-cap stocks: should you be trading mid-cap companies?

Mid-cap stocks are often overlooked by traders, but they can be powerful additions to your portfolio. Let’s examine what mid-cap stocks are and how to trade them.

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US retail sales recap: Recession, Reschmession

The previously omnipresent calls for a 2023 recession in the US are looking more and more wrong by the day.

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Big Mac Index explained: using the Big Mac Index in trading

The Big Mac Index is a common measure of exchange rates, but can it be used to make trading decisions? Find out what the Big Mac Index is and how it works.

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February 2, 2023 09:00 AM

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Understanding the price-to-earnings ratio: What is P/E and how can you use it?

The P/E ratio is one of the most popular metrics that’s used to determine the value of a stock. Find out how to use the price-to-earnings ratio in your trading and investment strategy, and what makes a good P/E ratio.

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How GDP affects forex trading

GDP releases are crucial events on the forex trading calendar, measuring the percentage change in the economic output of a country. New GDP rates are highly anticipated by forex traders because of what they mean for the country’s economy and what policies central banks and government may enact in response.

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January 6, 2023 03:42 PM
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A comprehensive guide to trading with fundamental analysis

Fundamental analysis can be used to gauge the intrinsic, or fair, value of an asset like a stock or currency pair. Learn how fundamental analysis works here – at the end of this article, you’ll be able to practice using fundamental analysis yourself.

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How to trade soybean prices online

Soybeans are one of the most-traded commodity markets after oil and natural gas. This makes soybean futures liquid but also volatile. Learn more about how to trade soybeans and what moves their price.

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November 7, 2022 09:00 AM
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EBITDA: what is it and how do you calculate EBITDA?

EBITDA is a metric that’s used by investors to get insights into the profitability of a company. Discover what EBITDA stands for and how the different EBITDA formulas are used.

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How to create a forex trading journal

Trading journals are crucial for implementing your trading strategies effectively. Learn how to start one and what you should be tracking with it in this guide.