Category Archive: 4) FX Trends

Main Author Marc Chandler
Marc Chandler
He has been covering the global capital markets in one fashion or another for more than 30 years, working at economic consulting firms and global investment banks. After 14 years as the global head of currency strategy for Brown Brothers Harriman, Chandler joined Bannockburn Global Forex, as a managing partner and chief markets strategist as of October 1, 2018.

The EURUSD is up again today but why are sellers still more in control?

The EURUSD falls short of retracement target today

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Is the Dollar Tired? Did Fed Frenzy Peak? A Look at the FX Price Action

The price exchange in the foreign exchange market was a story separate from the macro developments. The euro traded below parity for the first time since 2002. The yen fell to its lowest level against the dollar in 22 years.

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Bought EURUSD, what now?

See how a trade is managed in a simple way after one of the first of 3 buy orders were filled. See ForexLive technical analysis at https://www.forexlive.com/technical-analysis

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Gold futures today and XAU trade idea

This Gold futures technical analysis and trade idea becomes applicable only if the 1700 round price is lost (crossed down) for gold. 1st buy at 1684.2 2nd buy at 1673.6 3rd buy at 1660.6 Average entry price, if all 3 orders are filled: 1672.80 The idea presents 2 parts, with the 2nd being a huge upside potential as explained.

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Bitcoin technical analysis with key price levels to watch around $20k

BTCUSD has been in a range for 30 days, prohibiting swing traders from shorting or longing. Long-term crypto players may improve their forecasts by looking at the price levels in this straightforward technical analysis video for BTCUSD and the closure of the daily candles. For further proof, watch the following candle close. If it doesn't close properly and opens the wrong way, they should wait. This allows bitcoin analysts a smaller range to...

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Stock market analysis, 15 July

We look at a potential bull flag and a possible breakout up junction coming. However, we are still in a sideways trading ranging market. Still, the recent bullish 'counter attack' may have helped the bull case today. https://www.forexlive.com/technical-analysis/stock-market-analysis-17-july-20220715/

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Market Prices in More Aggressive Fed AND is more Confident of Rate Cuts by the End 2023

Overview: The higher-than-expected US CPI and the strong expectation of a 100 bp hike by the Fed in two weeks is propelling the dollar higher.

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The Stock Market Today, Technical Analysis for 13 July

We look at the what the stock market did today after the inflation report, and how the Russell 2000 is trapped between close key price levels of support and resistance. See the entire post here https://www.forexlive.com/technical-analysis/stock-market-today-a-technical-analysis-via-the-russell-2000/ See additional technical analysis on ForexLive https://www.forexlive.com/technical-analysis

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Euro Parity Holds ahead of US CPI

Overview: The US dollar is consolidating with a slight downside bias ahead of the June CPI report. The euro held above $1.00 but is still pinned in the trough. The rate hike by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand failed to have much impact.

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Euro Tests Parity

Equities remain under pressure as investors contemplate tighter financial conditions and the risks of recession. Most of the large equity markets in the Asia Pacific region sold-off, led by a 2.7% drop in Taiwan.

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Nasdaq technical analysis, 12 July

Nasdaq futures continues its leg down in the range presented and we look at the key price levels to watch within the 4 hour timeframe. Follow ForexLive technical analysis at https://www.forexlive.com/technical-analysis

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EURUSD Technical Analysis and Trade Idea Close to Parity

When two currencies approach currency parity, a single unit of one may be exchanged for a single unit of the other. €1 buys $1. As the market is setting itself up for EURO and USD parity, we look at price levels to scale in for a possible Long and fade the recent move down, anticipating a rebound, even a partial one, that can offer an attractive reward vs risk ratio. More at ForexLi ve...

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Monday Blues

Overview:  The US dollar is bid against most currencies today, encouraged not just by good news in the US and poor news out of China, where Covid is flaring up and new social restrictions are fared, while Macau has been lockdown for a week.

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Bitcoin Technical Analysis, 11 July

We follow up on our previous BTCUSD technical analysis and trade idea to short the crypto king: https://www.forexlive.com/Cryptocurrency/bitcoin-trade-idea-20220710/ And demonstrate what a profitable trader do now. Does she or he lower their stop loss? Take profit? Take partial profit? See how one needs to connect that decision not just to the Profit and Loss but also to the chart and the potential junction ahead. Follow ForexLive.com for...

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Pendulum of Sentiment Swings Back against Imminent Recession Fears Despite Curve Inversion

High political drama in recent days included the assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Abe and the resignation of UK Prime Minister Johnson. Yet, the capital markets in general, and the currency market in particular, were not roiled.

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Bitcoin Short Trade Idea

Bitcoin Short Trade Idea for 10 July, 2022. https://www.forexlive.com/Cryptocurrency/bitcoin-trade-idea-20220710/ Always trade crypto at your own risk only. Stay tuned for more trade ideas and technical analysis from ForexLive.com and check out Technical Anlysis for a variety of assets, indices, Forex, and crypto https://www.forexlive.com/technical-analysis Crypto News https://www.forexlive.com/Cryptocurrency

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FX Daily, July 8: Abe’s Assassination Shocks the World

News that former Prime Minister Abe was assassinated while campaigning in Japan ahead of the weekend election shocked the nation and world. The immediate market impact looks minimal. Asia Pacific equities mostly advanced.

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Bitcoin Technical Analysis, 8th July

Bulls are happy with the Bitcoin rally on July 7th, as the stock market rallied as well. However, this is a place at the top of a possible range to consider taking partial profits, and late newcomers to the bull case should think carefully if they want to start a new long position at such a stage. See more on https://www.forexlive.com/Cryptocurrency/bitcoin-technical-analysis-6-july-bearish-20220706/

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Russell 2000 Futures (RTY) Technical Anlaysis. Position is Profitable, What’s Next?

The previously suggested Long https://www.forexlive.com/technical-analysis/russell-futures-anlaysis-05-july-20220705/ is a profitable postion coming to its take profit target. Russell Futures is apx 2.3% up today. What do we do from here?

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Johnson Resigns, but Still not Clear if He Controls the Timing

Overview: The resignation of a UK prime minister makes for high political drama, but the markets hardly moved on it. Sterling, like most of the major currencies, are recovering against the dollar today.

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