Tag Archives for " EUR/USD "

The Euro Reacts to Data Surprises

Good Morning, Friends. Apparently, unrest in the Middle East and tensions in Eastern Europe aren’t good for either business confidence or production in Western Europe. German June factory orders

Continue reading

A Blip, Or a Change in the Market’s Tone?

Good Morning (EST), Friends. I’m not accustomed to waking up and seeing the E-mini futures down significantly (1952.50 as I type, down 12.50), but movement is always welcome. I haven’t seen

Continue reading

Time for a Short Covering Rally in EUR/USD?

  Gregory (Scotland Yard detective): “Is there any other point to which you would wish to draw my attention?” Holmes: “To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time.” Gregory:

Continue reading

Currency Pairs Are Moving, Ever So Slowly

  Hi, Friends, As those who read the Blog regularly are aware, I’ve been waiting impatiently for EUR/USD to break below 1.35. The loss of an airliner isn’t the catalyst I would have hoped

Continue reading

Following Mrs. Watanabe into Long AUD/JPY?

  Good Morning (EST), Friends. Japanese investors are even more desperate than are most of their global counterparts for yield; interest rates have been at, or close to zero, for years. “Mrs.

Continue reading

Almost Time for the Euro to Take a (Downside) Break?

Good Morning (EST), Friends. Earlier today, May’s inflation reading for the Eurozone was released. It came in at 0.5%, year over year,├é┬áversus expectations of 0.7%. The central bank’s official

Continue reading

Long Weekend, Short Euro?

  Good Morning, Friends, Implied volatility of 6% doesn’t seem like much, but that’s a higher level than EUR/USD has seen for a while. Elections to the European Parliament are taking

Continue reading

Following Up on the ECB Meeting

Good Morning (EST), Friends. The European Central Bank’s Governing Council met today and did nothing. That’s technically incorrect; they no doubt did quite a few things, but none of them involved

Continue reading

The ECB, the Euro and Non-Farm Payrolls

Good Morning, Friends. Although we trade technically, there are still events and other fundamental inputs that we need to be aware of in order to take advantage of potential opportunities, while avoiding

Continue reading

Trading Around the Crimean News

Good Evening (EST), Friends. As I hunt and peck on the keyboard, the E-mini futures are down roughly 17 points. This appears to be related to concerns that the situation in the Ukraine/Crimea will escalate

Continue reading
1 2 3 4