USD (US Dollar)
The US Dollar is the single most popular currency in the world, and is the dominant reserve currency in use around the globe. The USD is often called 'The Greenback' in reference to its green coloring and can often be a favorite vehicle of traders looking to buy assets from or in The United States. When risk aversion runs high, traders will often look to buy US Treasuries, which can create demand for US Dollars.
USD News and Analysis
A hiccup of volatility this past week nudged the FX and capital markets. The depth of event risk ahead will spur much more.
Australian Dollar Looks to RBA Rate Decision to Break Deadlock
The Australian Dollar is looking to the RBA monetary policy announcement to break prices out of congestion following four weeks of deadlock.
Dollar Faces Rate Speculation, Risk Trends, Central Bank Moves
The Dollar received a jolt of volatility this past week in a rally that followed the CPI inflation report, but the currency was unable to escape the bounds of a month-long range.
Strategy Video: When Will the Fed Hike Rates?
It is one of the most frequently posed questions amongst market participants nowadays: "when will the Fed trigger its first rate hike?"
Trading Video: Expect Volatility for the Dollar, Equities, Euro...Everything
The markets ended this past week with fine adjustments in anticipation of heavy event risk ahead.
Gold 1195 Support Remains Paramount Ahead of March Opening Range, NFP
Gold prices snapped a four week losing streak with the precious metal rallying 1.27% to trade at $1216 ahead of the New York close on Friday.
GBP/USD Stalls at Key Juncture - Outlook Hinges on BoE, NFP
The Bank of England’s (BoE) March 5 interest rate decision may have a limited impact on GBP/USD as the central bank is widely anticipated to retain its current policy, but t... US Dollar Likely to Reverse versus Japanese Yen in Week Ahead
The Japanese Yen traded lower versus the US Dollar for the third week in four and left the USDJPY exchange rate near the key ¥120 level. Why might the week ahead finally bring... USDJPY Will Begin March at Bottom of Resistance Zone
Early month trade is always important but even more for USDJPY next week as the rate begins March near the lower bound of its resistance zone (119.80).
EUR/USD Rebound Vulnerable to ECBs 2017 Forecasts- 1.1300 in Focus
The ECB’s updated economic forecast may heighten the bearish sentiment surrounding EUR/USD should the central bank highlight a dovish outlook for monetary policy.
US Dollar Trading Forecast
|Dollar Faces Rate Speculation, Risk Trends, Central Bank Moves||neutral|
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|13:30||USD Personal Consumption Expenditure Core (YoY) (JAN)||1.2%||1.3%|
|15:00||USD ISM Manufacturing (FEB)||53.2||53.5|
|15:00||USD ISM Non-Manufacturing Composite (FEB)||56.5||56.7|
|19:00||USD U.S. Federal Reserve Releases Beige Book|
|13:30||USD Change in Non-farm Payrolls (FEB)||240K||257K|
|13:30||USD Unemployment Rate (FEB)||5.6%||5.7%|