Commentary Articles in Forex and Currencies

Olson Global Markets

U.S. Treasury 10-Year Yields Testing Key Resistance

1/6/2014, 9:40 am from Olson Global Markets in Investing, Forex and Currencies, Economy, US Markets

By Jim Donnelly, Olson Global Markets On the eve of the New Year, the yield on the U.S. Treasury notes tested key trend line resistance at the 3.034% level (or the 30.34 level on TNX) but did… Read More

Martin Tillier

Forex Forecasts: A Rare Long-Term View

12/26/2013, 11:46 am from Martin Tillier in Investing, Forex and Currencies, International, US Markets

When I worked in London's interbank Foreign Exchange market, the Holiday season would usually make me smile. Not the season itself, although the excessive celebration was fun, but the people… Read More

Martin Tillier

Is It Too Late to Join the 'Short Yen' Party?

12/17/2013, 10:14 am from Martin Tillier in Investing, Forex and Currencies, International, Investing Ideas

In trading terms, there‚Äôs nothing worse than being late to a party. For whatever reason, you have held back as a trend develops, and then watched as seemingly everybody else made money.… Read More

Lior Alkalay

Does Bitcoin Need a Central Bank?

12/11/2013, 2:46 pm from Lior Alkalay in Investing, Forex and Currencies, Economy, Investing Ideas

If one could describe the digital currency in human terms, Bitcoin would probably be labeled the rock star of the currency world. Of late, digital currency, or Cryptocurrency as some fans like to… Read More

Olson Global Markets

U.S. Treasury 10-Year Note Yield Aims for a Test of Key Resistance

11/25/2013, 2:43 pm from Olson Global Markets in Investing, Forex and Currencies, Banking and Loans, Economy

By Jim Donnelly, Olson Global Markets The debate over whether or when the Fed will begin to taper the size of their security purchases is showing up on the weekly chart of the CBOE 10-Year U.S.… Read More

Market IQ

Weekly Economic Review (November 18 - 22, 2013)

11/22/2013, 4:48 pm from Market IQ in Investing, Economy, Forex and Currencies, US Markets

US equities continued their bull run this week with the Dow Jones Industrial Average reaching a record high of 16,000 as data on inflation and the labor market eased fears the Federal Reserve… Read More

OppenheimerFunds

Why Europe Needs More ECB Intervention

11/22/2013, 12:23 pm from OppenheimerFunds in Investing, Economy, Forex and Currencies, Investing Ideas

By Turgut Kisinbay, Research Analyst I noticed something very different at the recent joint International Monetary Fund/World Bank conference held in Washington, D.C. The previous three years… Read More

Lior Alkalay

Is London a Ticking Time Bomb?

11/19/2013, 1:56 pm from Lior Alkalay in Investing, Economy, Forex and Currencies, Real Estate

London, a city rich in history and culture, with castles and mansions just a few kilometers from skyscrapers dozens of stories high, is the second largest financial capital of the world and the… Read More

Market IQ

Weekly Economic Overview (November 11 - 15, 2013)

11/11/2013, 2:17 pm from Market IQ in Investing, Economy, Forex and Currencies, US Markets

Comments from Fed officials including Federal Reserve Chairperson-Designate Janet Yellen is expected to dominate the markets this week. Any hints that Yellen provides on tapering and future… Read More

Market IQ

Weekly Economic Review (November 4 - 8, 2013).

11/8/2013, 4:20 pm from Market IQ in Investing, Economy, Forex and Currencies, US Markets

Better than expected GDP growth and strong employment report weighed on US stock indexes this week. Investor concerns about a December taper were easily visible as the markets sold off on… Read More