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The Euro moves lower after the FOMC Signals 3 Rate Cuts in 2017

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

The Euro moves lower after the FOMC Signals 3 Rate Cuts in 2017 by, David Frank, Economist Points to consider with this FOMC article: The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) raised its benchmark interest rate 25 basis points (BPS) to a range of 0.50 to 0.75 percent. Federal Reserve (Fed) officials keep the terminal rate […]

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A Fed Rate Hike does not mean US Dollar Gains

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

A Fed Rate Hike does not mean US Dollar Gains by, David Frank, Economist The EUR/USD Forex market has been volatile over the last several trading days. Last week, on Monday, the euro hit a low of 1.0505 in Asian trade before hitting a high of 1.0872 in New York trading hours. Then the European […]

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OPEC Pushes the Canadian Dollar Higher

Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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OPEC Pushes the Canadian Dollar Higher by, David Frank, Economist The GBP/CAD Forex market appeared to shrug off the oil rally after OPEC reached a deal to cut oil production by 1.2 million barrels per day. The USD/CAD Forex market also shrugged the deal off. When the deal crossed the wires, yesterday afternoon, crude oil […]

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The Crash of the Mexican Peso is hurting some US Businesses

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
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The Crash of the Mexican Peso is hurting some US Businesses by, David Frank, Economist This year, one of the biggest financial stories surrounding the US presidential election was the Mexican peso which became the proxy of sentiment surrounding which candidate was in the lead. It was stronger when Hillary Clinton was in the lead […]

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Australian Dollar at Risk for US Data and Trump

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
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Australian Dollar at Risk for US Data and Trump by, David Frank, Economist Points to consider with this Australian Dollar Forex article: The Australian Dollar starts to gain steam as the financial markets digest the Trump Trade volatility. A strong news flow out of the United States this week should boost a Federal Reserve outlook […]

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India’s Rupee, oh What a Mess

Thursday, November 24th, 2016
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India’s Rupee, oh What a Mess by, David Frank, Economist Since India’s government announced a stunning demonetarization of nearly 88 percent of their available cash, the Indian rupee has been under heavy selling pressure. This morning, the rupee has already fallen to a record low of 68.66 against the US Dollar. The rupee has not […]

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The Australian Dollar Gains as Mood in China picks up

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
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The Australian Dollar Gains as Mood in China picks up by, David Frank, Economist The Australian Dollar, the Forex market’s favorite liquid proxy to China was pretty steady this morning despite weak construction data from The Down Under and a modest pickup in China’s business sentiment. Today’s business sentiment release, from US based consultant firm […]

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Dollar is Stretched at a 13 Year High

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
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Dollar is Stretched at a 13 Year High by, David Frank, Economist The US Dollar has been on one extraordinary rise over the past two or so weeks. This past Friday, the ICE’s Dollar Index saw its tenth day in a row of gains. This is its longest bullish run since 2013 and has not […]

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UK Inflation Comes in Unexpectedly Lower

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

UK Inflation Comes in Unexpectedly Lower by, David Frank, Economist Points to consider in this Forex article: UK inflation eases to 0.9 percent in October. This is down from one percent in September and below the forecast. British Pound weakens against the US Dollar. This morning, the United Kingdom released its headline inflation for the […]

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The Dollar Looks to Fed Chair Yellen

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

The Dollar Looks to Fed Chair Yellen by, David Frank, Economist Points to consider in this Forex article: The Japanese yen falls this morning as stocks rise. The Bank of Japan comes up empty in bond-operation. The Australian Dollar falls as jobs data comes in weaker-than-expected. The New Zealand Dollar recovers. US Dollar could extend […]

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