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.

Free Trading Guides
EUR/USD
Mixed
Low
High
of clients are net long.
of clients are net short.
Long Short

Note: Low and High figures are for the trading day.

Data provided by
GBP/USD
Mixed
USD/JPY
Bullish
Gold
Bearish
Low
High
of clients are net long.
of clients are net short.
Long Short

Note: Low and High figures are for the trading day.

Data provided by
Oil - US Crude
Bullish
Low
High
of clients are net long.
of clients are net short.
Long Short

Note: Low and High figures are for the trading day.

Data provided by
Bitcoin
Bearish
More View more
Real Time News
  • RT @YuanTalks: #PBOC cut yuan’s fixing by 89 pips to 7.0306 per USD, vs 7.0217 one day earlier.
  • RT @globaltimesnews: China urges the US to stop provocations to avoid unforeseen incidents. The Chinese military is determined to safeguard…
  • The $AUD and its local #ASX 200 stock index have diverged in what may be a sign of market confidence in ebbing US-China trade war and #Brexit risks. Get your market update from @IlyaSpivak here: https://t.co/nuN48hX6d6 https://t.co/7eMZlyYqaM
  • Japan, South Korea still in talks to avoid ending intellectual pact -BBG citing Kyodo
  • Fascinating read. Highly recommend. https://t.co/ZU71iqJzXe
  • The #Euro has stalled after brief recovery against the US Dollar. The dominant price trend bias continues to favor weakness on the horizon. Get your $EURUSD market update from @IlyaSpivak here:https://t.co/ooJMpdE8xq https://t.co/yT5oj0G82s
  • #USDCHF pivot points (daily) – S3: 0.985, S2: 0.9886, S1: 0.9908, R1: 0.9943, R2: 0.9957, R3: 0.9993- https://www.dailyfx.com/pivot-points?ref=SubNav?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=DFXGeneric&utm_campaign=twr
  • RT @lisaabramowicz1: Hedge-fund firms reported the eighth straight month of client redemptions in October, the longest stretch of withdrawa…
  • RT @KyleR_IG: 2 down, 5 to go. Australia's was poor, this is in-line. Europe's likely the most significant now. A meet, or better yet, beat…
  • Japan’s benchmark #Nikkei 225 stock index may be on course break a three-month uptrend, making good on an early warning signal from the $USDJPY exchange rate. Get your market update from https://t.co/jja7S4b74k
Strategy Video: How Central Banks Shape Your Trading

Strategy Video: How Central Banks Shape Your Trading

2014-05-23 21:04:00
John Kicklighter, Chief Currency Strategist
Share:

Talking Points:

• Global stimulus continues to grow to record levels

• A swell in central bank support reduces perceived risk but it also encourages a chase for yield

• Monetary policy should shape our trading approach, and it can also present unique trade opportunities

Find out what live events and webinars are scheduled this week with the DailyFX Live Webinar Calendar!

Market conditions change, and our strategy should reflect those changes. We have coded the DailyFX-Plus strategies for Breakout, Range and Momentum to adapt to these market shifts.

One of the most ubiquitous aspects to the financial markets today is the presence of central banks. The monetary policy authorities' influence materially alters the investing and trading landscape - and we need to adapt to it and exploit it. With a swell in extraordinary monetary support, a perceived reduction in market risk pushes investor appetite higher. It also contributes to a frenzied chase for yield and likely the next shift in volatility. We can adjust our trading approach for this. Furthermore, FX traders recognize the influence relative efforts have on trends and trade habits for different currencies and pairs. It can be so specific as to give a clear level the market will not cross. We discuss this critical market influence in the weekend Strategy Video.

Sign up for John’s email distribution list, here.

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

DISCLOSURES

News & Analysis at your fingertips.