Recent forex news items are listed below
Forex volatility remains high, and we believe our sentiment-based trading strategies may continue recent outperformance as the US Dollar (ticker: USDOLLAR) trades at multi-year highs.
Crude oil and gold prices are looking to a meeting of Eurozone finance ministers for direction cues as Italian political instability continues to loom large.
The Euro appears to be firming up going into the North American trade, but the single currency remains at risk as the fundamental outlook deteriorates.
The Australian Dollar looks likely to remain under pressure while the Japanese Yen looks to find its way higher as risk aversion grips financial markets.
EUROPEAN SESSION UPDATE: The uncertainty from the Italian elections is likely to be a topic of discussion at the meeting in Brussels; dovish comments from BoJ nominees pushes Yen lower…
UK construction activity has fallen for the past four months; GBP/USD finds support by the key figure…
The US Dollar has hit resistance at the outer boundary of its recent rising trend.
Fundamental and technical perspectives on currency, commodity and equity markets as well as the outlook for the week ahead.
The Australian Dollar declined against all of its counterparts after China's non-manufacturing PMI fell to the weakest in five months.
The outlook for the Australian Dollar is clouded as traders weigh conflicting cues on the direction of monetary policy ahead of next week's RBA announcement.
The Sequester landed just after the markets closed Friday; and so the S&P 500, EURUSD and yen crosses will be on risk watch from the start with Monday's open.
With Italy in turmoil, the ECB set to deliver a rate decision, and key US data on the docket, forex traders may find themselves with plenty of opportunities in the week ahead.
It is finally upon us.
Over the last few weeks much political talk has been focused on the "Sequester", signed into effect by President Obama today.
Gold prices were softer at the close of trade this week with the precious metal off by 0.37% in New York on Friday to close at $1575.
Gold mining giant Newmont Mining Corp.
The Canadian dollar bounced back from its early losses against other major currencies on Friday after the release of country's GDP data for December.
Engineering and construction contractor Foster Wheeler AG (FWLT) reported Friday a profit for the fourth quarter that plunged from last year, reflecting higher expenses and net asbestos-related provision as well as revenue decline.
The U.S. dollar firmed against other major currencies in the European session on Friday on safe-haven status amid concerns about the impact of $85 billion automatic spending cuts that go into effect today.
Canadian automotive supplier Magna International Inc.
The pound fell sharply against other major currencies in the early European session on Friday after a report showed that country's manufacturing sector unexpectedly slipped back into contraction in February, for the first time in three months.
Youku Tudou Inc. (YOKU) a Chinese Internet television company, on Thursday reported a loss for the fourth quarter that narrowed from last year on higher revenues and lower operating expenses.
Asian stock markets are mostly trading lower on Friday, with investors tracking cues from Wall Street where stocks ended slightly lower overnight following the release of a mixed batch of economic data.
Investment management firm Paulson & Co., Inc., the largest shareholder of MetroPCS Communications, Inc.
Indian shares may open lower on Friday, extending the previous session's losses, on weak global cues.
Oil and natural gas company SandRidge Energy, Inc.
The Japanese stock market opened notably lower on Friday, with investors indulging in some profit taking after recent strong gains.
Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (PANW) on Thursday reported a loss for the second quarter as strong revenue growth was more than offset by a surge in expenses.
The Australian market is trading weak on Friday, tracking cues from Wall Street where stocks ended slightly lower overnight following the release of a mixed batch of economic data.
PCB design software provider Mentor Graphics Corp.
Shares of Deckers Outdoor Corp.
Shares of Granite Construction Inc.
Specialty retailer Chico's FAS, Inc.
Visteon Corp. (VC), a maker of climate, interior and electronics products for vehicles, on Thursday reported a turnaround to profit in the fourth quarter on higher sales.
Fast food chain Wendy's Co.
Indian shares fell sharply on Thursday, reversing early gains, as the Union Budget failed to impress investors.
Asian stocks rose broadly on Thursday, with upbeat U.S.
Indian shares are edging higher on Thursday, helped by firm global cues and optimism ahead of Union Budget to be presented by Finance Minister P Chidambaram at 11 am.
The Australian and New Zealand dollars climbed against their major counterparts in the Asian session on Thursday as yesterday's better-than-estimated U.S.
Asian stock markets are mostly trading notably higher on Thursday, with investors picking up stocks, buoyed by a strong close on Wall Street on the back of some upbeat economic data.
Liberty Media Corp. (LMCA, LMCB), the media holding company controlled by billionaire John Malone, on Wednesday reported a 91 percent plunge in operating income for the fourth quarter, while revenue fell by more than half.
Oil and natural gas producer Continental Resources, Inc.
The yen declined against other major currencies in early Asian deals on Thursday as the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe nominated Haruhiko Kuroda as the next BOJ governor, who is expected to pursue bolder easing measures to help revive the economy.
Indian shares may open higher on Thursday, extending the previous session's rebound, supported by firm global cues.
The Japanese stock market is trading higher on Thursday, with investors indulging in some hectic buying on strong Wall Street cues and on hopes of further monetary easing by the central bank.
The Australian stock market is trading firm on Thursday with investors picking up stocks, tracking cues from Wall Street where the major averages ended on a high note overnight amid some upbeat economic data.
Regency Energy Partners LP (RGP) said Wednesday that it has agreed to buy Southern Union Gathering Co.
Online vehicle auctioneer Copart, Inc.