Kristian Kerr

Sr. Currency Strategist

Global macro, technical analysis, cyclical analysis & market geometry
Kristian Kerr re-joined FXCM in February of 2013 as a Senior Strategist focusing on the macroeconomic and technical factors impacting the foreign exchange markets. He served in a similar role from 2002 to 2004 and was the original research analyst at Prior to his return to FXCM, Kristian worked for 7 years at FX Concepts, one of the world's largest currency focused hedge funds, as both a discretionary trader and research analyst. He has also held various roles at Informa Global Markets, Bank of America and CIBC.



AUD/USD – Will the Real Trend Please Stand Up?

AUD/USD testing key resistance confluence. Bullish sentiment nearing contrarian extremes.

Big Test For Spoos, Big Test For the Markets

S&P 500 trades at 4-month highs. Important resistance test beckons.

EUR/USD – Shaken, Not Stirred

EUR/USD breaks lower from week-long consolidation, 1.1220/50 zone now key pivot.

Taking Some Profit on USD/CHF Long

USD/CHF at Key support

USD/CHF - Don’t Give Up on the Greenback Just Yet

USD/CHF probing key support confluence. Important breakdown or recovery looms.

Gold Throws a Curve Ball

Long-term bull market time retracement. Price action over next couple of weeks is critical.

Crude Oil - Medium-term Forces vs. Long-term Forces

Crude holds key support symmetry. Timing relationship next week should prove critical.

Copper Breaks Key Support

Failure from long-term resistance picks up downside momentum, important turn window next week.

USD/CAD – Not Out of the Woods Yet

USD/CAD stalls at key trendline. Price action over next few days should prove pivotal.

NZD/USD and the Importance of the Next Few Weeks

NZD/USD fails at key symmetry, timing later this month potentially pivotal.

Stalking AUD/USD

AUD/USD nearing key timing window. Confluence of resistance between .7800 and .7870.

Key Resistance Awaits in the S&P 500

S&P 500 - Failing After Touch of Key Symmetry?

Turns down from key Gann level. 2040 support zone should prove key.

USD/MXN – Big Support Test Coming Up

USD/MXN back to flat on the year, 200-moving average test coming up.

The Widow Maker

Long-term cycle relationship points to important inflection point in yields. Inflation surprise around the corner?

USD/JPY Working on a No-hitter

USD/JPY on 8-day winning streak. Internal trendline resistance caps, but seasonal tendencies still positive through Japanese fiscal year end.

GBP/USD – Waiting For a Catalyst

GBP/USD multi-week consolidation continues, inverse H&S pattern in the works?

Second Quarter Outlook for Dollar, Euro, Yen, Oil, Gold and Shares

A rebound in risk appetite, falter in the Dollar and push to extreme dovish monetary policy defined the close of the past quarter. What does the second quarter hold for the benchmarks of the FX, capi...

EUR/USD Stuck in No-Man’s Land Headed into Q2’16; Don’t Discount ’Brexit’

Coming into Q1’16, our main theme for EUR/USD was that, because market participants would be wholly fixated on seeing what the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve would do in their Ma...

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