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FX Daily
October 15, 2013 Posted by

 USD strength is theme of the day as we enter Day 15 of US shutdown. The USD is supported as optimism grows that Congress will reach some agreement on the US debt limit and the partial government shutdown.

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FX Daily
October 07, 2013 Posted by
The week opens with the USD trading in tight ranges (JPY stronger via risk-off sentiment) as markets remained concerned that U.S. lawmakers will fail to reach an agreement on the budget and now the approaching debt ceiling issue.
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FX Daily
October 01, 2013 Posted by
The USD continues to slide today (lowest since February) as a partial shutdown of the U.S. government boosted speculation the Federal Reserve will continue on with its quantitative easing (QE) program.
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FX Daily
September 26, 2013 Posted by
Equities rallied on GDP data that the U.S. accelerated growth in Q2 to 2.5 percent from 1.1 percent in Q1. The dollar strengthened again with very little economic news coming from abroad. However, the U.K. reported GDP growth increased 1.3 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier.
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FX Daily
September 23, 2013 Posted by
The big story was that Chancellor Merkel won a decisive vote for a third term, and is expected to form a coalition with the Social Democratic Party (SPD). As a result, market participants expect that the political and economic direction in the euro-region will stay the course. In the Pacific, the Australian dollar climbed against most of the majors on good manufacturing data from China.
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FX Daily
September 17, 2013 Posted by
The dollar is trading at a 3-week low against the majors, as most market participants expect the FOMC to announce a QE tapering tomorrow. In Europe, German confidence data provided additional support to the euro and the pound continues to test new highs. The Aussie and New Zealand dollar remain strong, and solid manufacturing sales in Canada boosted the loonie.
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FX Outlook; Global Edge
July 10, 2012 Posted by
There is no doubt the BRIC economic growth has slowed and investor's appetite for risk remains weak.  However, the Indian economy seems to have been hit the worst.
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FX Outlook
January 10, 2012 Posted by
Now that 2012 is here, it is time to reflect on the past year’s many memorable events. How would we have survived without the drama of the Kardashian’s or the antics of Charlie Sheen? Does Donald Trump really have a chance to be the next President of the United States?
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