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Gold Sinks Before Fed Minutes, Crude Oil May Follow

Gold is under pressure and crude oil may follow amid speculation about an early unwind of Fed stimulus before the bank publishes minutes from January’s FOMC meeting. Talking Points Gold, Silver Sink as US Dollar Soars Before January’s FOMC Minutes Release Crude Oil Read More →

Euro Hit by Heightening Uncertainties, Pound Tumbles on BoE

Talking Points Euro: Spain to Limit Public Borrowing, Portugal Lowers Growth Outlook British Pound: BoE Votes 6-3 on QE, Sees Sustainable Recovery Ahead U.S. Dollar: Housing Starts Disappoints- FOMC Minutes in Focus Euro: Spain to Limit Public Borrowing, Portugal Lowers Growth Outlook The Euro failed Read More →

Dollar Looks to Fed Minutes for Direction, Pound Eyes BOE Vote

The Euro may fall if Germany’s ZEW investor confidence gauge disappoints expectations. The Yen rose after the BOJ released minutes from January’s meeting. Talking Points FOMC Minutes May Boost US Dollar on Signs of Early Stimulus Unwind British Pound to Fall if BOE Read More →

British Pound Faces Heavy Event Risk after Massive Decline

Dollar Drops as Dow Hits New 5 Year High, EUR/USD Climbs Euro Climbs as Investor Sentiment Improves, Bigger Tests Ahead British Pound Faces Heavy Event Risk after Massive Decline Japanese Yen: Officials Back Off Yen Threats, Modestly New Zealand Dollar: Did the RBNZ Governor Read More →

Guest Commentary: Kiwis’ Unusual Currency War Battle Plan

Japanese efforts to stimulate growth, fight deflation, and weaken the yen are in full focus of late, but similar efforts from New Zealand are distinctly different, though equally noteworthy. In various instances, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) has mentioned Read More →

Guest Commentary: Bigger USD/JPY Move Is “Just a Matter of Time”

The formal release of the G20 statement may clear the way for continued Japanese yen weakness, while upcoming central bank announcements and data are likely to impact the euro and key commodity currencies in the coming week. USD/JPY Traders Await Final Read More →