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  • James Boston
    Forex » US TIC Data Improves
    James Boston - September 17, 2014, 02:11 GMT

    The US Treasury has just released the Treasury International Capital (TIC) data for the month of July. The Total Net TIC Flows for the month have been reported as $57.7Bn compared with -$153.5Bn in June, the consensus estimate was for this number to pick up to closer to -$8Bn. The Net Long Term TIC Flows

  • David Becker

    EUR/USD touched 1.3399 highs after the weak Chicago ISM data, though has since been pushed back to 1.3385. The 1.3400 level appears to have become good resistance. While activity is likely to slow ahead of Friday’s U.S. employment report, the currency pair has likely bottomed despite the weaker than expected EU inflation data. U.S. Chicago

  • H.S. Borji

    The final reduction in the Federal Reserve’s record bond buying program will likely occur after the October meetings, the minutes of the June 17-8 Federal Open Market Committee meetings revealed today. “If the economy progresses about as the Committee expects, warranting reductions in the pace of purchases at each upcoming meeting, the final reduction would

  • H.S. Borji

    US dollar was trading lower against a basket of currencies Wednesday as yields on long-dated US Treasuries rose modestly, while the markets awaited the minutes of the June 17-8 Federal Reserve policy meetings. The US dollar index, a weighted average of the greenback’s performance against six commonly traded peers, declined 0.17 percent to 80.04. The

  • David Becker

    Daily Treasury data imply a 12% June year over year receipt bounce after dismal 1%-2% April-May gains that leaves a still-disappointing 5% year over year rise for Q2 overall. The stronger number should help reduce the overall deficit. Individual withheld receipts rose 26% year over year to leave a moderate 9% Q2 year over year

  • The US dollar edged lower against a basket of currencies Monday, as investors weighed the latest batches of US economic data against escalating violence in Iraq. The US dollar index, a broad measure of the greenback’s performance against a basket of six currencies, declined 0.12 percent to 80.48. The dollar index tumbled in the second

  • Forex » US Dollar Paces toward Weekly Gain
    June 13, 2014, 23:17 GMT

    The US dollar advanced against a basket of currencies Friday as escalating conflict in Iraq underpinned demand for the global safe haven. The US dollar index, a broad performance measure of the greenback’s performance against six major currencies, appreciated 0.15 percent to 80.70. The index is on pace for a weekly gain of more than

  • Forex » US Dollar Advances in Low Volume Trade
    June 9, 2014, 15:18 GMT

    The US dollar advanced against a basket of currencies Monday, as strong nonfarm payrolls continued to bolster risk appetite, while the euro weakened due to widening yield differentials. The US dollar index, a weighted average of the greenback’s performance against six major currencies, increased 0.31 percent to 80.66. The index weighs the US dollar’s performance

  • The Canadian dollar advanced Friday, surpassing 92 US cents in intraday trade amid mixed US data. With demand for the US dollar subdued, the loonie stands to gain considerable traction after the Victoria Day long weekend. The loonie rose to a session high of 0.9205 US, advancing 0.15 percent. The loonie has advanced 0.25 percent

  • Forex » ECB Move Closer To Quantitative Easing
    April 24, 2014, 11:20 GMT

    European Central Bank (ECB) President, Mario Draghi, has just completed a speech in Amsterdam in which he presented a scenario for the Bank to initiate an asset purchase program. The key tenet of Draghi’s statement was that should inflationary conditions deteriorate further in the Eurozone then the Bank would take a pro-active approach to managing

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