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Learn all about EUR/USD – webinar at 13:00 GMT

What are the forces moving the world’s most popular currency pair? What is going on now and where is it headed next? It has been quite turbulent since peaking two years ago and this week is clearly a critical one for the king...

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EUR/USD trading the range – all eyes on US GDP

After durable goods orders left the greenback leaning lower, we have more hard data from the US: an update on GDP. Will this help the greenback? EUR/USD is trading nicely in a well defined range ahead of the event. Also watch out for a late speech by Janet Yellen, yet ...

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Get Ready For A Hot Summer: How To Position? – BNPP

Sell in May and go away? Not so fast. This could be a wild ride from here onwards for EUR/USD. USD/JPY and lots more. Here is the view from BNP Paribas: Monday’s US Memorial Day and the UK Spring Bank Holiday mark the start of the summer season for many market participants...

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Durable goods orders mostly beat – USD mixed

Mostly good news from the US: durable goods orders beat with +3.4%. In addition, the previous figure was revised up from 1.3% to 1.9%. Core orders are up 0.4%, also this comes on top of an upwards revision for March, which now flips from ...

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June hike? Watch out for these 6 key events [Video]

After the Fed meeting minutes the door is wide open to rate hike in June. The word June appeared 6 times in that document. While the door is open, the Fed will not necessarily walk through this door. If they are indeed data dependent, here are 6 events to watch out for. Video ...

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AUD/USD pressured on low investment

Investment continues falling in Australia. Capital Expenditure (capex) dropped by 5.2% in Q1 2016, much worse than a fall of 3.2% predicted. there is a small silver lining with an upwards revision of Q4 from a rise of 0.8% to 1.8%. Nevertheless, this isn’t good news. The Reserve Bank of...

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EUR, GBP, CAD recover – Live Market Open

Oil prices are flirting around $50 and not only the Canadian dollar benefits. The pound enjoys optimism regarding the Brexit and the euro follows through after a few days on the back foot. We now get some hard data from the US. Join me for a live market open, hosted by FXStreet: walking though recent ...

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Canadian dollar ready to rock

A better market mood with positive US data helps commodity currencies including the Canadian dollar. The loonie is now in the limelight with a rate decision from the BOC and crude oil inventories. Is the mood too positive for the C$? Is there ...

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