Recent forex news items are listed below
Canadian oil and gas producer Talisman Energy Inc.
Indian shares extended losses for the fourth day on Friday, tracking weak global cues as fresh worries that the Federal Reserve might cut back its $85 billion monthly bond purchase program sooner rather than later overshadowed positive trade data out of China. Investors waited for U.S.
The pound slipped against other major currencies on Friday, as the U.K.
Asian stocks fell broadly on Friday as fears that the Federal Reserve might cut back its $85 billion monthly bond purchase program sooner rather than later overshadowed positive trade data out of China.
Telecom Italia Group (TI, TIAOF.PK) reported Thursday a sharp decline in third-quarter profit as revenues were hurt mainly by weak domestic market, despite growth in Brazil and Argentina. Looking ahead, the Italian telecom company backed its fiscal 2013 forecast for essentially stable revenues and a mid-single digit percentage reduction in EBITDA, a key earnings metric.
Indian shares opened lower on Friday, tracking losses in Europe and the U.S.
Asian stock markets are trading in negative territory on Friday, as upbeat U.S.
Shares of Air Methods Corp.
The Japanese stock market is trading in negative territory on Friday, tracking the negative cues overnight from Wall Street and a stronger yen.
Pharmaceutical products and medical devices company Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd.
The Indian markets may extend losses for the fourth day as investors await U.S.
The Australian stock market is trading lower on Friday, tracking the negative cues from Wall Street overnight.
The Australian dollar edged lower against its major rivals on Friday morning in Asia as the Reserve Bank of Australia's monetary policy statement lowered its 2014 growth forecast and signaled a rate cut.
Healthcare information services company Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
Lifestyle media company Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc.
Private equity firm Apollo Global Management, LLC (APO) on Thursday reported a profit for the third quarter that more than doubled from last year, reflecting higher carried interest income from the company's private equity segment.
Shares of International Game Technology (IGT) are losing nearly 8 percent on Thursday after the slot machine maker reported adjusted earnings per share for the fourth quarter that missed analysts' expectations by four cents.
Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) reported Thursday operational results for the month of October, reporting year-over-year increases in traffic and capacity, while load factor declined.
The Swiss franc fell sharply against most of its major rivals on Thursday as the European Central Bank unexpectedly cut its key interest rate to a new record low, after leaving it unchanged for five successive months.
The euro fell sharply against its major rivals on Thursday as the European Central Bank unexpectedly cut its key interest rate to a new record low, after leaving it unchanged for five successive months.
Engineering and construction contractor Foster Wheeler AG (FWLT) on Thursday reported a 13 percent decline in profit for the third quarter from last year, reflecting higher expenses and an asbestos-related provision that more than offset double-digit growth in revenues.
The pound stuck in broad ranges against its major rivals ahead of the Bank of England rate decision, which is due to be announced at 7:00 am ET.
The Indian markets ended a volatile session lower on Thursday after global rating agency Standard & Poor's affirmed its 'BBB-' long-term sovereign credit rating on India, but warned it could downgrade the country's rating to speculative grade in case the next government is found incapable of reversing India's low economic growth.
Many traders get frustrated when their strategy takes on a string of losing trades.
The Japanese Yen continued to trade choppily against most of the majors, though with significant event risk abroad over the coming days, there is a distinct possibility that more concerted fundamental and technical trends could develop.
We will follow a heavy fundamental week with another round of significant event risk.
Gold prices plummeted more than 2.6% this week with the precious metal trading at $1313 ahead of the New York close on Friday.
The Euro was the worst performer of the majors - and the drop it suffered was nothing short of spectacular.
We've argued in favor of a significant Australian Dollar recovery since early August.
The FX markets offered us a taste of active trading on benchmarks like EURUSD, GBPUSD and EURJPY this past week.
With EURUSD, AUDUSD and EURJPY all dropping through the end of this week, there is building anticipation of larger bear trends ahead.
The yen crosses have surged over the past year, and at the front of the pack: EURJPY.
The Dow Jones FXCM Dollar Index posted its single-largest weekly gain in 5 months.
The EURUSD registered its largest one week decline (open to close) since the week that ended 7/6/2012.
The greenback rally continued before, during, and then after the highly anticipated FOMC comments…
The Currency Wars may not be dominating the headlines as they were months ago… but they are most definitely not yet done.
Amid more challenging conditions, a viable GBP/NZD long opportunity looks to be shaping up that is best traded using a hybrid strategy that is part short-term scalp and part longer-term swing trade.
Instruments covered this week: EUR/USD, USD/JPY & GOLD
Although only accounting for a small part of the US economy, evidence of the strongest manufacturing output since April 2011 has lifted the US Dollar.
Uptick in interbank volume today signaling a break from the range?
Crude oil and gold prices may correct higher if a soft ISM Manufacturing report revives hopes for a delay in tapering the Fed's QE3 effort.
The European currencies continue to slide as incoming data fails to impress.
A slowdown in the U.S.
Last week's reversal off key technical resistance shifted our scalp focus lower after posting fresh 4-month highs.
Currency Strategist Michael Boutros offers current setups and takes your questions on near-term trading in the FX markets.