The July FOMC Minutes boosted the US Dollar its highest level in weeks as it appeared QE3 would be tapered in September. However, without the taper, the buck might fall. Expect volatility to pick up as the September 19 FOMC meeting approaches.

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Dollar Rebound at Risk if Taper Doesn’t Inspire Risk Aversion

Though we have yet to see the wave of deleveraging wash over US equities – the stronghold of moral hazard – we have nonetheless seen a significant market adjustment to the September Fed Taper.

Why Hasn’t the Euro Broken Higher? Key Elements Worth Watching

The Euro has failed to break higher despite a very recent attempt. What’s stopping it and what could finally force the US Dollar out of its recent range?

Pressure on Yen Could Rise if Inflation Slows amid Weaker Growth Data

A recent downturn in Japanese growth data could provoke further stimulus from the Bank of Japan. A key piece of data this week will offer a potential bearish spark for the Yen.

GBPUSD Preserves Broad Range- Has Pound Carved a Top Ahead of BoE?

The British Pound fell back from a fresh monthly high of 1.5716 even as the preliminary 2Q GDP report showed an upward revision in the U.K. growth rate.

Gold Advances to Eleven Week High- Rally at Risk Amid Taper Talk

For the third consecutive week, gold prices are firmer with the yellow metal advancing more than 1.42% to close at $1396 in New York on Friday.

Australian Dollar Expected to Recover Absent Fed Interference

The Australian Dollar is expected to recover from Augusts’ low absent interference from speculation about the Federal Reserve’s intention to “taper” its QE effort.

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