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Dollar Shorts Indicate Bets Not Fundamentals

in what you should give a pip about this week, we look at the dollar shorts. Over the past couple of months the dollar has shifted from the world safe harbor currency to one being of the weakest points the dollar has been in a year. It would makes sense to follow the sell off […]

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ShadowTrader FX Hour 01.05.16, Sector Rotation for Forex Trading

In today’s FX Hour, we discussed the broad markets, commodities and forex trading. A weak economy often is accompanied by monetary policy changes to stimulate the economy that weaken the currency of that economy. A strong economy is often a tightening monetary policy and can strengthen a currency. We can watch sector rotation as an […]

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A Look Forward to Forex Trading in 2016

In things you should give a pip about this week, we look back from 2015 into 2016, getting a sense of direction for our forex trading looking ahead. There seems to be 3 major events that drove 2015. Drop in commodity prices, central bank changes and the global economic slowdown. All of these are tightly […]

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ShadowTraderPro FX Hour- Equity Rally and Dollar Drop with Little Commitment

In today’s FX Hour, we discussed the bullish equity move on low volume and the correlation to the U.S. dollar and commodities. With the bump in equities and the correlated AUD/JPY pair, we expect one more bullish push to retest recent resistance levels at which point we are watching for a bearish correction in equities, […]

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ShadowTrader FX Hour – Correlations Return to Normal for Forex Trading

In today’s FX Hour, we discussed historic correlations and the return to the correlations in many pairs Commodity prices are continuing to test new weekly lows and the correlations to the commodity currency pairs remains high. We are looking for continued trends in conjunction with our historic correlations to confirm one another in our forex […]

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Intermarket Normalcy Sets Up Trend Forex Trading

For what seems to be multiple weeks of random trading, we finally saw a relatively normal move in the intermarket price action. Bonds rallied and equities sold off. Commodities fell and the dollar rallied. If price can now breakout of the consolidation while we maintain the historic correlations our forex trading should return to strong […]

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Dollar Continues as Safe Harbor for Forex Trading

U.S. equities and the dollar rallied today as a follow up to yesterday’s flight to safety. We saw equities peak and pull back by the end of the day as investors have become a little more hesitant. We do expect our forex trading to be focused on the dollar and the euro. The EUR/USD continued […]

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Volatility Slows, Forex Trading Resumes

U.S. equities tried to sell off today following commodity prices as commodity prices fell to retest multiple month lows. Volatility initially climbed but fell to engulf yesterday’s volatility. With a retest of key support levels on commodities and volatility erasing the previous day’s gains, we are looking for long dollar positions and short yen positions […]

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FOMC Statement Helps Forex Trading

U.S. equities sold off on comments from Federal Reserve Chair, Janet Yellen. She has given more indication and guidance behind their plan to raise rates in December. Oil prices, gold prices and other commodities sold off today as well. Yields are rising and the dollar is gaining. Our forex trading is pointing to more long […]

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AAPL Impact on Forex Trading

U.S. equities paused their rally while the dollar edged higher today after an initial sell off. Everyone seemed to be awaiting Apple’s earnings. Apple spiked after earnings but sold off to below today’s close shortly after the report. This better-than-expected earnings but not strong guidance could be an indication of economic slowdown globally. If this […]

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FX Hour 10.27.15, AAPL Impact on Forex Trading

In today’s FX Hour, we watched Apple’s (AAPL) earnings report and discussed the impact of AAPL on forex trading. We reviewed the move in the dollar against the world currencies and discussed how commodity prices and continued global economic slowdown is driving U.S. equities and the U.S. dollar in the same direction. These two usually […]

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ShadowTrader FX Hour 09.29.15, CPI Impact on Forex Trading

In today’s FX Hour, we discussed the current market conditions and the impact of CPI and Purchasing Power Parity on Forex Trading. Consumer Price Index or CPI is a measure of inflation that each major country uses to see the declining and increasing purchasing power of their domestic currency on a basket of goods and […]

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Forex Trading Sees Volatility, CAD/JPY Profits Taken

U.S. equities sold off today, pushing to 3 week lows in many instances. Gold prices rallied as well as bonds and the dollar rallied against many currencies as a flight to safety drove money away from equities. Oil prices tried to rally with the rally in gold but the rally was subdued and appeared as […]

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Euro Trade Exited as Draghi’s Comments Strengthens Euro

U.S. equities sold off today again but it did so on light volume. Gold rallied, crude fell, the dollar drifted lower and bonds traded flat. It is always interesting to see the dollar move the same direction as equities. As we have commented before, this is not a normal occurrence. Equities did test a low […]

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