GBP: Brexit and BoE Will Steer Sterling Next Week

Sterling Talking Points: Mixed data releases but Q2 growth looks weak. Brexit talk and BoE data key next week. The DailyFX Q2 GBP Forecast is available to download. Fundamental Forecast for GBP: Bullish We stay bullish on Sterling for the week ahead but caution that ongoing Brexit talks and the Bank of England monetary policy […]

EUR/USD Weekly Technical Outlook: Euro Set Up to Rally Next Week

EUR/USD Technical Highlights: EUR/USD held confluence of support on Friday As long as 12215 holds, expecting strength Major resistance arrives at 2008 trend-line, ~12450 For a longer-term fundamental and technical outlook on EUR/USD, check out the recently released DailyFX Quarterly Forecast. The range in the euro since January has had good levels to operate off […]

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 […]

Risk Assets Steady Before Holiday Week, Weigh Practical Trading

The coming week holds a historical precedence of extremely restrictive market activity, but how far can complacency push in these already inert times? Dollar and overt risk assets will struggle for clear trend, but Pound pairs, commodities, Bitcoin and others may find more productive bearing. Talking Points: The S&P 500-led reversal through the middle of […]