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XE Market Analysis: North America - Sep 16, 2014

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar recovered from a moderate dip in Asia as markets anticipate that the Fed may take a step to policy normalization at tomorrow's FOMC. Sterling traded lower as the FX market is somewhat jittery with two days to go until Scotland's independence vote. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Sep 16, 2014

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar recovered from a moderate dip in Asia, leaving most of the main pairings near to net-unchanged from yesterday's London closing levels. EUR-USD logged a 1.2960 high before returning to the 1.2940 area. Yesterday's peak at 1.2975 remained unchallenged with the market making time ahead of tomorrow's FOMC announcement. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Sep 15, 2014

By: XE Market Analysis

FX trade was relatively calm in N.Y. on Monday, though the dollar generally lost ground to the major currencies. EUR-USD found support ahead of 1.2900, though gains stalled out at 1.2950, as USD-JPY slipped toward 107.00 before finding support. The AUD and CAD perked up some as well. Read more

EU Equity ETFs Signal Further Euro Weakness

By: HaleStewart

  First, remember that equity indexes are leading indicators. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Sep 15, 2014

By: XE Market Analysis

The AUD and other dollar bloc units posted fresh lows during the Asian session following below-forecast China production data, which came in at the weakest in nearly six years and which saw crude and copper prices retreat further, and stocks tumble. The China data came amid concerns that the Fed may ratchet up hawkish language at this week's FOMC. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Sep 15, 2014

By: XE Market Analysis

The AUD and other dollar bloc fell once again, this time following below-forecast China production data, which came in at the weakest in nearly six years and which saw crude and copper prices retreat further. Coupled with concerns that the Fed may ratchet up hawkish language at this week's FOMC, the soft data out of China caused stock markets in Asia to wobble. Read more

International Economic Preview For the Week of September 15-19

By: HaleStewart

     The following economic releases will have an outweighed importance in the coming week. Monday Read more

Weekly Indicators: will housing get a second wind this week? edition

By: New_Deal_democrat

This was a sparse week for monthly data. August retail sales were up strongly, and July sales were also revised strongly upward. The revisions were enough to take this series from appearing to stall out, to making new highs. The University of Michigan consumer sentiment index also improved, unusually due to the expectations component rather than present conditions, which declined. The high frequency weekly indicators provide an up-to-this-week snapshot of the economy. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Sep 12, 2014

By: XE Market Analysis

FX trade was relatively quiet on Friday in N.Y., with the dollar trading on a mixed footing overall. Short covering supported EUR-USD, taking it to highs near 1.2980. USD-JPY held the 107 handle throughout, though struggled into 107.40. USD-CAD made a rune over 1.1090, as the soft commodity backdrop continued to weigh. Read more

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