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US Dollar Up vs Euro, Pound After Fed Minutes; USD/JPY Nears ¥94

THE TAKEAWAY: USD FOMC January meeting Minutes > Size of QE May Need to Vary as Economy Improves > USDOLLAR BULLISH The Federal Reserve’s policymaking board has been a difficult flock to read; the December meeting Minutes showed that FOMC voters Read More →

Guest Commentary:New S&P Downgrade Rumors Rock EUR/GBP

The euro soared against the British pound in early trading following rumors that Standard & Poor’s (S&P) may downgrade UK sovereign debt, instantly raising new concerns about the British economy. Rumors of an S&P downgrade of UK sovereign debt sent EURGBP Read More →

USD to Benefit from FOMC Minutes- AUD Eyes Interim Support

Index Last High Low Daily Change (%) Daily Range (% of ATR) DJ-FXCM Dollar Index 10364.14 10364.73 10301.03 0.42 134.48% The Dow Jones-FXCM U.S. Dollar Index (Ticker: USDollar) is trading 0.42 percent higher from the open after moving a whopping 134 percent of its average true range, and the FOMC Minutes on Read More →

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 →

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