Australian Dollar Muted on Neutral RBA, Economic Data Risk Ahead

Talking Points: Australian Dollar little moved following the RBA monetary policy announcement The central bank left rates at 1.50%, seeing it at a proper level for the economy Australian GDP data is due on Wednesday, China CPI and trade balance follow What do retail traders’ buy/sell decisions hint about the Australian Dollar trend?Find out here. […]

Gold Prices Coil Up, May Break Upward on US GDP Data

Talking Points: Gold prices trace out bullish Triangle chart pattern Soft Q1 US GDP revision may trigger upside breakout Crude oil prices swoon as OPEC extends output cuts Gold prices continued to mark time as expected, with traders looking ahead to the release of revised first-quarter US GDP figures. Consensus forecasts see the annualized growth […]

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Gold Prices Unmoved by NFP Data Release

Talking Points: Gold Prices Unmoved by NFP Data Release Markets Next Look to Janet Yellen for Direction Looking for additional trade ideas for gold and commodities markets? Read our 2017 Market Forecast Gold Prices remain flat this Friday, despite US NFP (Non-farm Payrolls) figures beating expectations this morning. Expectations for this morning’s NFP (APR) event […]

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USD/CAD Testing Resistance Ahead Dueling US & Canadian Jobs Data

Talking Points USD/CAD Longs at risk ahead of key US/Canada data prints Updated targets & invalidation levels Looking for more trade ideas? Review DailyFX’s 2017 Trading Guides. Join Michael for Live Weekly Trading Webinars on Mondays at 13:30GMT (8:30ET) USDCAD 120min Technical Outlook:USDCAD is testing near-term channel resistance & heading into the close of the […]

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Canadian Dollar Remains Weak Thanks to Oil Decline, Data Generally Soft

Fundamental Forecast for USD/CAD: Bullish – USD/CAD has rallied towards the top of a six-month range but further weakness may lie ahead – Canadian unemployment data posts significant beat, stabilizing Loonie. – Fed rate decision, oil inventories on Wednesday likely to drive oil, with repercussions for USD/CAD. The Canadian dollar has been range bound for […]

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NZ Dollar Gets Support From Upbeat Data Deluge

Talking Points The New Zealand Dollar got some pre-Christmas cheer on Monday A raft of data from its home country came in strongly Perhaps a bit too strongly in terms of the Auckland housing market The New Zealand Dollar gained against its US cousin on Monday after a raft of encouraging data out of its […]