Tag Archive: Forex

Gold’s Price Performance: Beyond the US Dollar

With the first half of 2018 now drawn to a close, much of the financial medias’ headlines and commentary relating to the gold market has been focusing on the fact that the US dollar gold price has moved lower year-to-date. Specifically, from a US dollar price of $1302.50 at close on 31 December 2017, the price of gold in US dollar terms has slipped by approximately 3.8% over the last six months to around $1252.50, a drop of US $50.

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(1) What Determines FX Rates?

The effects of so-called “currency wars” and other central bank actions are small compared to the long-term impact made by these five catalysts, which include credit cycles, trade balance, differences in economic growth, and more.

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(1.2) Explaining price movements in FX rates

We indicate the main factors that influence FX rates in the longer term. We explain the movements of currencies based on these factors.

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Death of an FX punter

terriegym: Ive came back to my computer and Alpari have closed all my trades, loosing over $1000 off of my current balance, anyone got any idea what may have happened!!! they arent answering the phone!!

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5) FX Theory

Content : What Determines FX Rates? Purchasing Power Parity, Real Effective Exchange Rate, Balance of Payments Model, (Reverse) Carry Trade, Asset Market Model, Real Mean Reversion, lots more

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