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Financial markets face a steady stream of heavy duty scheduled event risk that is likely to make for ample volatility across the asset spectrum in the week ahead.

US Dollar Forecast:US Dollar Faces Trial By Fire as Top Tier Data Hits the Wires

The US Dollar faces a challenging week ahead as a steady stream of top-tier economic data and lingering political uncertainty fears threaten to derail its nascent recovery.

Euro Forecast: Will European Inflation Keep the Taper Trade Running?

European data has driven strength into the currency despite the ECB’s continued insistence that taper has yet to be discussed. Will next week’s inflation prints provide even more fuel to this fire?

British Pound Forecast: It All Depends on the Election Opinion Polls

After Friday’s surprise opinion poll showing the ruling Conservatives with just a five percentage point lead over Labour ahead of the UK General Election, the Pound’s direction will depend on this week’s polls.

Australian Dollar Forecast:Australian Dollar May Wobble If Housing, China Data Disappoint

The Australian Dollar could be in for trouble in the week ahead if local housing data and Chinese manufacturing numbers continue recent trends.

Chinese Yuan Forecast:Yuan Eyes Chinese PMI after PBOC Revises Reference Rate Mechanism

China announced to add a “counter-cyclical” component to the Yuan fixing calculation, designated to guide markets to focus more on fundamentals. With this revised mechanism, Chinese PMI prints to be released next week could weigh heavily on Yuan rates.

Crude Oil Forecast: Might be Tough to Revisit the Recent Highs

The latest OPEC production cut extension sent oil lower, a potentially bearish signal.

Weekly Trading Forecast: Potent Event Risk Portends Volatility

See what live coverage is scheduled to cover key event risk for the FX and capital markets on the DailyFX Webinar Calendar.

See how retail traders are positioning in the majors using the IG Client Sentiment readings on the sentiment page.