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EMEA EM Express: Pro-Russian separatists in Donetsk refuse to vacate occupied buildings

April 19, 2014
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<!–TITOL: EMEA EM Express: Pro-Russian separatists in Donetsk refuse to vacate occupied buildings FITITOL–> FXStreet (Łódź) – The talks between Ukrainian, Russian, EU and US leaders in Geneva, aimed at finding a solution to the Ukraine crisis ended in an agreement that efforts will be made to reach a peaceful settlement. The deal delays the imposition of further sanctions on Russia by the West, but this state of affairs may not last long as pro-Russian separatists have already refused to comply with the agreement. Under the deal, pro-Russian militants are required to disarm and cease the occupation of government buildings in Ukraine, in exchange for amnesty. Kiev on the other hand is to undertake public consultations on constitutional reform....

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Latin America EM Express: Chile’s central bank holds rates steady in April

April 19, 2014
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<!–TITOL: Latin America EM Express: Chile’s central bank holds rates steady in April FITITOL–> FXStreet (Łódź) – Chile’s central bank held its monetary policy meeting on Thursday, during which it decided to keep the main interest rate unchanged at 4%, in line with forecasts. The recent pickup in inflation was the main reason for staying on hold. Nevertheless, in the statement released after the decision was announced, the central bank signaled its readiness to reduce rates further: “The board...

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EUR/USD ends the week lower

April 19, 2014
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<!–TITOL: EUR/USD ends the week lower FITITOL–> FXStreet (Córdoba) – The EUR/USD corrected lower this week and is on track to close with losses, having retreated from levels above 1.3900 scored last Friday. The EUR/USD slowly pulled back from above 1.3900 to bottom out at 1.3789 and settle in a range over the last sessions, closing the last 3 days almost unchanged. At time of writing, the EUR/USD is trading at 1.3816, on track to post a 0.47% weekly...

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E-mini S&P 500 Index (ES) Futures Technical Analysis – April 17, 2014 Forecast

April 17, 2014
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E-mini S&P 500 Index (ES) Futures Technical Analysis – April 17, 2014 Forecast

June E-mini SP 500 Index futures are trading better this morning. There is a slight upside bias, but the index is having trouble with retracement level resistance. Once this area is taken out, a strong bias will develop. However, a failure to move through resistance will be a sign...

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E-mini Dow Jones Industrial Average (YM) Futures Analysis – April 17, 2014 Forecast

April 17, 2014
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E-mini Dow Jones Industrial Average (YM) Futures Analysis – April 17, 2014 Forecast

June E-mini Dow Jones Industrial Average futures are trading a little better shortly before the opening. The market is trading on the strong side of a retracement zone so there is an early upside bias. Investors just seem a little tentative about buying strength too early. The main trend...

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GBP/USD Settles Off High

April 17, 2014
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GBP/USD Settles Off High

The GBP/USD surged early in the session on Thursday, taking out the previously top at 1.6819 before settling below its high at 1.6841. Despite the late session weakness, the Sterling still managed to close higher. The British Pound rallied against the U.S. Dollar early in the session after Fed...

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GBP/USD Fundamental Analysis April 16, 2014 Forecast

April 15, 2014
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GBP/USD Fundamental Analysis April 16, 2014 Forecast

The GBP/USD rallied after U.K. inflation data fell in-line with expectations. The headline year-on-year CPI data fell to the lowest level since October 2009 and the year-on-year measure of retail inflation declined to its weakest level in nearly five years. One bright spot was the surge in the House...

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U.K. Inflation Data, Technical Factors Fuel GBP/USD Surge

April 15, 2014
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U.K. Inflation Data, Technical Factors Fuel GBP/USD Surge

A combination of technical and fundamental factors helped drive the GBP/USD sharply higher on Tuesday. Technically, the Forex pair completed the objective of the recent closing price reversal top when it successfully tested a short-term retracement zone at 1.6685 to 1.6653. The first objective of today’s rally is 1.6745...

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EUR/GBP Fundamental Analysis April 16, 2014 Forecast

April 15, 2014
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EUR/GBP Fundamental Analysis April 16, 2014 Forecast

The EUR/GBP weakened on Tuesday. The selling pressure was attributed to a weak German ZEW report and by lackluster U.K. inflation data. The Euro declined after Germany’s ZEW Center for European Economic Research reported its index of investor and analyst expectations fell to 43.2 from 46.6 in March. This...

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China New Loans beat forecasts (¥1000B) in March: Actual (¥1050B)

April 15, 2014
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China New Loans came in at ¥1050B to beat expectations (¥1000B) in March

April 15, 2014
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RBA Debelle speech: Australian yields likely to remain low for some time

April 15, 2014
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<!–TITOL: RBA Debelle speech: Australian yields likely to remain low for some time FITITOL–> FXStreet (Bali) – Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets) at the RBA, gave a speech to the Economic Society of Australia in Canberra today, with the conclusions of his presentation, titled, ‘The Australian Bond Market’,...

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EURUSD Weekly Outlook: Key Correlation Fails, Breakout or Range Trading Ahead?

April 13, 2014
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EURUSD Weekly Outlook: Key Correlation Fails, Breakout or Range Trading Ahead?

FX Traders’ weekly EURUSD fundamental technical picture, this week’s market drivers that could change it- the bullish, the bearish and likely EURUSD direction why it broke from its normal correlations with stocks The following is a partial summary of the conclusions from the fxempire.com  weekly analysts’ meeting in which we cover...

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Trade the Turmoil like Warren Buffett

April 13, 2014
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Trade the Turmoil like Warren Buffett

Trade the Turmoil like Warren Buffett One of Warren Buffett’s most famous takes on the market is be fearful when others are greedy. Turns out many value investors have been feeling the market has been rather “greedy” when it comes to techs trading in high multiples. The so-called momentum...

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The Coming Week: Start Of A Bigger Correction? Evidence & Real Danger Signals

April 13, 2014
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The Coming Week: Start Of A Bigger Correction? Evidence & Real Danger Signals

The fundamental and technical picture, both the bullish and bearish, tips for distinguishing between normal corrections and the big plunges. What’s driving  stock indexes, forex and other global asset markets   The following is a partial summary of the conclusions from the fxempire.com  weekly analysts’ meeting in which we share thoughts...

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USD licking its wounds

April 13, 2014
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<!–TITOL: USD licking its wounds – BBH FITITOL–> FXStreet (Guatemala) – Marc Chandler, Global Head of Currency Strategy at Brown Brothers Harriman explained that the US dollar is licking its wounds as the week winds down. Key Quotes: “It has been a poor week for the greenback, falling against...

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Wall Street falls again; worst week since 2012 for S&P and NASDAQ

April 13, 2014
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<!–TITOL: Wall Street falls again; worst week since 2012 for S&P and NASDAQ FITITOL–> FXStreet (Córdoba) – After falling sharply on Thursday, US stocks fell again on Friday, adding to weekly losses. The Dow Jones fell 0.89% and the SP 500 0.93%, both fell more than 3% for the...

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Our three core calls

April 13, 2014
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<!–TITOL: Our three core calls – HSBC FITITOL–> FXStreet (Guatemala) – HSBC strategists explain in a snap shot their three core calls. Key Quotes: “We believe it is time to be long EM – particularly the “fragile five”. Low volatility supports the long EM carry trade especially now that...

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Asian Forex Markets Digesting BoJ Minutes & Chinese Data

April 11, 2014
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Asian Forex Markets Digesting BoJ Minutes & Chinese Data

Asian Forex Markets Digesting BoJ Minutes Chinese Data This morning’s big news in the currency markets included falling inflation in China and the Bank of Japan meeting minutes. The Japanese yen is trading at 101.65 gaining momentum after the release of the minutes. A single member of the Bank...

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Metals Ease Into The Red

April 11, 2014
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Metals Ease Into The Red

Metals Ease Into The Red Gold is trading at 1319.00 down just a few cents this morning after climbing on Thursday. Silver tumbled 68 points but remains over the 20 level. Silver is trading at 20.023. Palladium and platinum are both in the red, at 786.60 and 1456.30 respectively....

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