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Here’s 5 easy ways to improve your trading

Do you want to raise your trading A-game? Trading is tough. Every trade a retail trader takes is a leap of faith. It’s a leap of faith as to whether a technical level holds or whether the price goes in our favour. It’s a leap of faith whether you’ve been trading 3...

Action or inaction? It all amounts to the same thing

Why central banks can't stop the EM rot TRY is getting trounced because of the situation with the US, and further due to a lack of action from the Turkish central bank. ARS has been getting trounced for longer and today its central bank raised rates to 45%, to be held...

The Warriors guide to trading

Miyamoto Musashi's 'The Book of Five Rings' on strategy of Japanese swordplay is one of the best books on trading I've ever read While on my break, I did a lot of reading and when searching for some books I came across this one, 'The Book of Five Rings' by Miyamoto...

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“Currency wars” not central banks’ end-game – 4X Global Research

“Currency wars” not central banks’ end-game – 4X Global Research

Fixed Income Research & Macro Strategy (FIRMS) – 12 September 2019 Not a day passes without the media and US President Trump pointing the finger at “currency wars” and “competitive devaluations”. The thrust of the argument is that central banks across the world,...

Here’s how to trade the ECB

Here’s how to trade the ECB

Forex trading preview of the September 2019 ECB meeting Here we are at one of the most anticipated ECB meetings for a long while. Rate cut expectations stand at 100%, with a 10bp cut at 66.8% and a 20bp cut at 33.2%. Restarting QE expectations range from 30-50bn a...

Your quick trading guide to the ECB

Your quick trading guide to the ECB

It's nearly time for the main event of the day, the ECB meeting,so here's a quick guide to trading it it's going to be very difficult to grab a trade unless we decipher the details very quickly. There's going to be three stages. 1. Announcement - Cut, no cut, what's...

What level of perfection is the Fed actually seeking?

What level of perfection is the Fed actually seeking?

Has Fed's Powell all but confirmed an interest rate cut? Now I'm really torn over the Fed. Having slept on it and reflected, it really does look like they're ready to cut, and are looking for an excuse to do so. The way Powell played down the labour market was the...

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The lean green salad NFP’s

The lean green salad NFP’s

US labour report preview 02.08.2019 What is supposed to be the main course of day could turn out to be nothing more than a small starter in the light of everything that's going around on trade and geopolitics in this world. But traders we are so we will be looking for...

The ten days dive into the unknown.

The ten days dive into the unknown.

A Japanese Emperor change is coming. Hi all, I needed to read this FT article a few times to make sure I got it right. Japan will virtually be out for TEN DAYS when Emperor Akihito will abdicate and be replaced by his son Naruhito. From 27th April ongoing, that's a...

Simple preview on Canadian employment report.

Simple preview on Canadian employment report.

Canada labour report 08.03.2019 TGIF! The employment data have been strong over the past 5 months, consistently beating expectations with the exception of January. At the same time we saw a positive rotation between full and part-time jobs. Today the employment change...

UK CPI comes in a touch softer in January 2019

UK CPI comes in a touch softer in January 2019

January 2019 UK CPI, PPI, RPI price inflation data 13 February 2019 CPI 1.8% vs 1.9% exp y/y. Prior 2.1% -0.8% vs -0.7% exp m/m. Prior 0.2% Core CPI 1.9% vs 1.9% exp/Prior y/y -0.8% vs -0.8% exp m/m. Prior 0.3% CPIH 1.8% vs 1.9% exp y/y. Prior 2.0% RPI -0.9% vs -0.8%...

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CFTC Forex Futures – EUR and JPY shorts build while GBP shorts get cut

CFTC Forex Futures – EUR and JPY shorts build while GBP shorts get cut

The Commitment of Traders net speculative positions report from the CFTC as of Tuesday 27 November 2018 JPY -104k vs -100k prior EUR -55k vs -47k prior GBP -39k vs -43k prior AUD -54k vs -59k prior NZD -21k vs -19k prior CAD -9k vs -6k prior CHF -21k vs -20k prior BTC...

CFTC Forex Futures report – EUR shorts add 10k – BTC shorts hit paydirt

CFTC Forex Futures report – EUR shorts add 10k – BTC shorts hit paydirt

The Commitment of Traders net speculative positions report from the CFTC as of Tuesday 20 November 2018 JPY -100k vs -102k prior EUR -47k vs -37k prior GBP -43k vs -47k prior AUD -59k vs -60k prior NZD -19k vs -21k prior CAD -6k vs -3k prior CHF -20k vs -19k prior BTC...

CFTC Forex Futures report: JPY shorts jump but USD longs loosen elsewhere

CFTC Forex Futures report: JPY shorts jump but USD longs loosen elsewhere

The Commitment of Traders net speculative positions report from the CFTC as of Tuesday 13 November 2018 JPY -102k vs -89k prior EUR -37k vs -47k prior GBP -47k vs -57k prior AUD -60k vs -66k prior NZD -21k vs -26k prior CAD -3k vs -3k prior CHF -19k vs -20k prior BTC...

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USDJPY plays ball at 105.00

USDJPY plays ball at 105.00

With the new week kicking off with some hefty risk aversion, here's how we at ForexFlow have traded it As you'll see from the video we highlighted the big support picture at 105.00 in USDJPY and had trade set ups for trading it both ways. Not long after the video, we...

Has the rebuilding work begun in GBP

Has the rebuilding work begun in GBP

When you get big moves like this the market needs time to settle down In the case of a fall in price, those that missed the boat with either unfilled offers or being able to cover longs will be hitting any bounce. We're being told that liquidity isn't the best right...

Your trading guide to the US Fed FOMC meeting

Your trading guide to the US Fed FOMC meeting

Time to get down and dirty in readiness for the July 2019 FOMC meeting NB. This was posted earlier today to ForexFlow subscribers so some charts may be out of whack with current prices. So, here we are then. Months of anticipation and speculation could be decided by...

Silver – This weeks shining star, as predicted by ForexFlow

Silver – This weeks shining star, as predicted by ForexFlow

The Silver surge is getting a lot of attention this week. Many behind the curve commentators have suddenly awoken to the notion that Gold is not the only shining star in the metal mainstream Here in the ForexFlow trading room, we have been locked long and loaded for...

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Forex options expiries 22 August 2019

Forex options expiries 22 August 2019

Forex options expiring at the 10am (14.00 GMT) New York cut 22 August 2019 It's hard to see EURUSD doing anything much while its surrounded by some decent expiries.

Forex options expiries 22 August 2019

Forex options expiries 20 August 2019

Forex options expiring at the 10am (14.00 GMT) New York cut 20 August 2019 There's next to nothing in EURUSD below 1.10, and I mean nothing. Another sign that the options market is on holiday.

Forex options expiries 22 August 2019

Forex options expiries 19 August 2019

Forex options expiring at the 10am (14.00 GMT) New York cut 19 August 2019 EURUSD is hanging around the larger of its expiries today so we may not be straying far given the range so far today. The options landscape in general is looking quite sparse as we're in the...

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USDJPY plays ball at 105.00

Brexit is back with a bang

We take a look at the latest trades in GBP as Brexit comes to the fore once more https://youtu.be/_iZLCcXjbaQ In you missed it, here's Part 1 from last week https://youtu.be/6kE22lw9RPo

USDJPY plays ball at 105.00

How did the risk trading picture develop from last week?

In last week's video we highlighted the ongoing risk events and how they would shape our trading for the week. This week, we review what happened and look forward to what comes next   https://youtu.be/_KsTHSpjJqY

USDJPY plays ball at 105.00

USDJPY plays ball at 105.00

With the new week kicking off with some hefty risk aversion, here's how we at ForexFlow have traded it As you'll see from the video we highlighted the big support picture at 105.00 in USDJPY and had trade set ups for trading it both ways. Not long after the video, we...

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