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FX: expect the unexpected! By Mary McNamara

One thing I have come to realise trading FX over recent times is to expect the unexpected. In fact, this is the reason for the TC shift to focus on lower time frame charts as it helps to remove longer-term bias. The anticipated ‘risk-off’ shift did not develop and I had mentioned this as a […]


From the FXWW Chatroom: Asia started off slow, broadly a weaker Usd pairs. UsdJpy slipped little, to 106.97. Most of the sellers were foreign banks and participation from Japanese banks minimal. UsdJpy trading above the base of Ichimoku Cloud 106.89. Orders are light, heard bids out of Tokyo mid 106’s. Option strikes maturing today, 107.20 […]

17 Apr: Forecast: FX: US$/Majors + trade ideas: FXCharts

EURUSD: 1.2383 EurUsd had a sharp squeeze higher in Europe on Monday, reaching 1.2395, since when it has chopped around below those levels. Tuesday will look to the German/EU ZEW Economic Sentiment Survey, US Building Permits, Housing Starts, Capacity Utilisation and Industrial Production for guidance, along with assorted Fed speakers. 1 hour/4 hour indicators:Mixed. Daily […]

What Momentum Indicators Are Really Telling You: By Justin Paolini

In a previous blog post we went in-depth into the explanation of relative strength using momentum measures. This blog post is a follow-up which includes further research and attempts to get to the bottom of momentum in the Forex market. The main takeaway is that it’s easy to get carried away with indicators and testing […]

Weekly Game Plan 16 Apr 18: By Justin Paolini

This week might start with additional volatility, as the market digests the news of US, UK and French missile attacks on plants in Syria suspected of producing chemicals used in warfare. The real issue is whether Russia will retaliate in any way, and what strategy (if any) Trump has for this contingency.  This may overshadow […]

Euro Bulls Regain Confidence: By Milan Cutkovic

Despite the euro consolidating in recent weeks, large speculators have given the currency another vote of confidence. Data from the CFTC showed that net positioning has jumped from 134k to 147k long. This is quite impressive, considering the recent euro weakness, along with rather poor economic data out of the euro Zone. Could a EUR/USDrecovery […]


THE FIRST SHOT: 1.1. INTRODUCTION: This will sound a little crazy but over the past couple of weeks I have had worries about what to write about. I feel that the FX market is being dominated by TRUMP. Last week I even eluded to my early morning daily routine being altered because like most traders […]

Forex Trading Opportunities for the Week Ahead 16 Apr 18: FXRenew

I plan my trading for the week ahead each weekend. Here are the Forex trading opportunities I will bestalking this week. Note that this is my current view, but if market conditions change my view can change too. Generally I will trade in alignment with what I have noted here, though I will wait for a […]

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