News & Analysis at your fingertips.

We use a range of cookies to give you the best possible browsing experience. By continuing to use this website, you agree to our use of cookies.
You can learn more about our cookie policy here, or by following the link at the bottom of any page on our site.



Notifications below are based on filters which can be adjusted via Economic and Webinar Calendar pages.

Live Webinar

Live Webinar Events


Economic Calendar

Economic Calendar Events

Free Trading Guides
Please try again
Oil - US Crude
Wall Street
More View more
Real Time News
  • The inside bar pattern occurs regularly within financial markets. Incorporating the inside bar strategy can enhance a trader's market analysis. Find out how you can use it from @WVenketas here:
  • Point 3 is not talked about enough. The bureaucratic - dare I say, Leviathan - in most universities is resulting in tuition prices skyrocketing without adding clear value to the students.
  • Think #amzn will gap higher on Monday after Black Friday and the giant move to online shopping?
  • The exponential moving average (EMA) is a derivative of the simple moving average (SMA) indicator. Compared to the SMA, the EMA weighs recent price changes more heavily than later changes in price. Learn how to incorporate the EMA into your strategy here:
  • Traders in the Euro have a big decision to make this weekend: if EUR/USD hits 1.20, will it continue to advance, consolidate or fall back? Get your $EURUSD market update from @MartinSEssex here:
  • The bullish engulfing candle is one of the forex market's most clear-cut price action signals for reversals and continuation. Learn more about this price action trading signal here:
  • The bull flag pattern is a great pattern to add to a forex trader's technical arsenal. Explosive moves are often associated with the bull flag. Learn more about the bull flag pattern here:
  • Defensive stocks have proven critically important when navigating stock market volatility. Find out what are the most defensive stocks here:
  • Dollar Index has broken major uptrend support and risks accelerated losses into the December open. Get your $USD technical analysis from @MBForex here:
  • The MACD is an indicator that uses exponential moving averages (EMA) to determine trend strength along with entry points based on crossovers. Find out how you can use the MACD as a buy/sell signal here:
Currency Markets Brace for Impact as Taper Speculation Heats Up

Currency Markets Brace for Impact as Taper Speculation Heats Up


The US Dollar will attempt to reverse EURUSD back to 1.3000 and turn AUDUSD away from 0.9300 as FOMC minutes and the Jackson Hole Symposium spur Fed 'taper' talk.

Why the Dollar Will Surge if the Dow’s Slide Accelerates

It’s a relationship that has many FX traders scratching their heads. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has marked a painfully-obvious technical breakdown, and yet the renowned safe haven US dollar is still threatening to collapse into plunge itself. Yet, don’t position for AUDUSD and GBPUSD rallies just yet...

Euro Fails to Gain Despite Improved GDP – Will PMIs Revive Optimism?

The Euro continues to enjoy a swell of better than expected economic data, yet signs of a nascent recovery across the world’s largest single market have yet to fuel an uptick in the currency. Is the lack of a bullish response by the Euro concerning? We think so.

Yen to Face Growth Concerns – Will the BoJ Halt the Bullish Trend?

The Japanese Yen slipped this past week as concerns over ‘Abenomics’ and tax policy heated up as the world’s third-largest country’s debt level jumped past ¥1 quadrillion (roughly $10.3 trillion). Will a new sales tax hurt the Japanese recovery, and if so, what does that mean for the Yen?

Australian Dollar Rebound Threatened Amid Fed Policy Speculation

The Australian Dollar still looks primed to correct higher but the move may be thrown off-course as speculation about the direction of Fed policy heats up.

Gold Surpasses July High as Stocks Retreat – What’s Next?

Gold surged on Thursday amid a mini-US Dollar crash. With concerns over the Fed’s QE3 taper at an inflection point, we find that Gold might consolidate after such a strong short-term reversal.

Use the DailyFX-Plus Technical Analyzer to identify possible trade setups.

Currency_Markets_Brace_for_Impact_as_Taper_Speculation_Heats_Up_body_Picture_1.png, Currency Markets Brace for Impact as Taper Speculation Heats Up

DailyFX provides forex news and technical analysis on the trends that influence the global currency markets.