Weekly Trading Forecast: Can Markets Hold Steady Through US GDP with Trade Wars Exploding?

US Dollar Forecast – US Dollar May Rise After Trump Meets Juncker, GDP Growth Soars The US Dollar may return to the offensive as President Trump dials down trade war rhetoric while second-quarter GDP data puts US growth at a four-year high. British Pound Forecast – GBP: Holiday Lull Ahead but Brexit May Break the […]

Dow Charge Evidence Trade Wars Don’t Matter and Where are EURUSD, GBPUSD Heading?

Talking Points: Top headlines to end the week was the implementation of the US-China reciprocal ($ 34 bln) tariffs and June NFPs Despite the rubber hitting the road on trade wars, US equity indices buoyed sentiment – raising questions for sentiment Key event risk ahead are unscheduled updates on the trade war, the Fed’s report […]

Weekly Trading Forecast: US and China Ensure Trade Wars, Dollar and Pound Look for Guidance

Risk trends were remarkably sanguine this past week in the face of confirmed tariffs placed by the US and China on each other. Don’t expect risk trends or benchmark FX currencies to simply ignore the growing risks going forward. See what live coverage is scheduled to cover key event risk for the FX and capital […]

A Strong Dollar Policy Versus Trade Wars

Talking Points: There are many themes that jostle for influence over the Dollar, but monetary policy and traditional growth are clearly losing sway Cross currency influence still carries considerable weight, but political risk (trade wars) seems the most active theme Trade wars that involve the US as a participant are short-term and long-term negative for […]