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XE Market Analysis: Asia - Nov 11, 2014

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar drifted lower in quiet trade, more than giving back gains seen during the Asia and European AM sessions. EUR-USD recovered to the mid-1.24s, leaving a two-day low at 1.2394. The euro was unperturbed was remarks from ECB's Mersch, who said the central bank will be ready to buy ABS next week. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Nov 11, 2014

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar has traded firmer today. USD-JPY punched to a new trend high of 115.85 on triggering a round of buy stops through 115.55-65. U.S. Fed Fischer said that rates could rise in the U.S. before summer 2015, which is when markets are currently expecting, in an interview with the Handelsblatt newspaper today. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Nov 11, 2014

By: XE Market Analysis

USD-JPY has punched to a new trend high of 115.85 so far. Buy stops were triggered around 115.55-65. The move comes after Japan's PM Abe said that the intended second sales tax hike will be delayed, according to government sources cited by Reuters. U.S. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Nov 10, 2014

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar traded broadly higher in N.Y. on Monday, with price action relatively slow and methodical through the session. After peaking at 1.2486 in early dealings, EUR-USD faded under 1.2425 by mid afternoon, while USD-JPY made its way to 114.80, after opening near 114.10. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Nov 10, 2014

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar gave back some of the post-U.S. jobs gain that was seen Friday. The move has been concomitant with a decline in the greenback's yield advantage, which at the 10-year bond maturity level has dipped to 148 bp against the euro, down from 150 bp-plus levels seen ahead of the payrolls release on Friday, and to 185 bp versus the yen, down from around 190 bp. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Nov 10, 2014

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar gave back some of the post-U.S. jobs gain that was seen Friday, which although disappointing at the headline level was solid overall thanks to back revisions and other details. The move has been concomitant with a decline in the greenback's yield advantage, which at the 10-year bond maturity level has dipped to 148 bp against the euro, down from 150 bp-plus levels seen ahead of the payrolls release on Friday, and to 185 bp versus the yen, down from around 190 bp. Read more

International Economic Preview For the Week of November 10-14

By: HaleStewart

     The following economic events will have a dis-proportionate impact on trading for the week of November 10-14: Tuesday Read more

Weekly Indicators: US growth intact but global weakness shows edition

By: New_Deal_democrat

The economic news this week was dominated by the October jobs report, a solid report showing another 200,000+ jobs added, and the unemployment rate fell 01% to 5.8%. Nominal wages rose slightly. The only bad item was an additional 200,000 persons who want a job dropped out of the labor force entirely. Read more

International Economic Week In Review: A Return To The "New Normal" Edition

By: HaleStewart

     This week’s economic news can be characterized as “more of the same.” The overall macro-level bullet point analysis of the major countries are as follows: Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Nov 07, 2014

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar chopped around lower, then higher then lower again after the October U.S. NFP print missed the mark, though when the dust settled, it appeared pre-weekend paring of long dollar positions took hold. The greenback drifted lower through the afternoon session, after the USD index posted four-year highs on Thursday. Read more

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