Weekly Trading Forecast: Can Key Events like China GDP Cut Through Political Risk Volatility?

Benchmarks indices and currencies from the Dow to the Dollar continue to burn through volatility, but meaningful trends remain elusive. Can key event risk like China GDP or the BoC rate decision offer clarity to counter the general uncertainty of political risk? US Dollar Forecast: US Dollar Range Continues as Inflation Prints at One-Year Highs […]

EUR/USD Weekly Technical Outlook: Choppy Euro Trading to End Soon

EUR/USD Technical Highlights: EUR/USD choppy trading could soon be nearing a resolution Looking increasingly like a bull-flag consolidation (or triangle) Levels and lines worth watching See our Top Trading Opportunities for 2018 and expectations for market volatility this year on the DailyFX Trading Guides. It’s been a difficult past several weeks trying to discern what […]

Will USD/JPY Break its Trading Range?

USD/JPY has been lacking inspiration lately. USD/JPY has been unable to penetrate the resistance trend line formed since 2015. As a result, the market may be trading on its heels for the first part of 2018. The sentiment reading for USD/JPY is currently +1.5 that means 60% of traders are currently long. Sentiment is a […]

What to Expect Trading the First Day, Week and Month of 2018

Talking Points: December is historically the most sanguine time of the year as liquidity drains and motivation for breakouts and trends subsides Historically, January doesn’t offer up a dramatic volatility return according to VIX seasonality; but S&P 500 suggests differently While recent history points to volatile Januaries, we should take both seasonal and structural conditions […]