Commentary Articles in Forex and Currencies


Two Factors Drive the Euro

There are two major factors driving the value of the euro; interest rate differentials and the European debt crisis. At this stage, only the debt crisis is having an impact on forex... Read >>

Forex - EUR/USD pulls away from 2-month low, debt woes persist

Forex Pros - The euro pulled back from a two-month low against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, but remained vulnerable to further losses amid fears that the regions sovereign debt crisis... Read >>

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Steady as she goes for the euro

When the single European currency unit was initially launched more than a decade ago it was nicknamed the "toilet currency" by bearish traders full of disdain for its prospects. Their... Read >>

Corn futures hit 2-day low as U.S. crop concerns ease

Futures Pros - Corn futures were down for a second day on Tuesday, as concerns over U.S. crop conditions eased and amid speculation of a slowdown in demand from China, the world's second largest... Read >>


Stronger New Home Sales Sustains Risk Appetite

When investors are nervous and uncertainty is high, no news is good news. On Monday, warnings by rating agencies and weaker European economic data drove currencies and equities sharply... Read >>

Forex - Dollar hits daily low against Swiss franc on EZ debt fears

Forex Pros - The U.S. dollar slid to a daily low against the Swiss franc on Tuesday, as continuing concerns over sovereign debt issues in the euro zone spurred investor demand for the safe... Read >>

Euro zone industrial new orders fall more-than-expected

Forex Pros - Industrial new orders in the euro zone fell more-than-expected in March, official data showed on Tuesday. In a report, Eurostat said that industrial new orders fell by... Read >>

Forex - EUR/GBP extends gains after U.K. borrowing rises to record

Forex Pros - The euro extended gains against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, rising to a two-day high after official data showed that U.K. public sector borrowing rose to a record high in April. ... Read >>

U.K. public sector net borrowing rises more-than-expected

Forex Pros - Public sector net borrowing in the U.K. rose more-than-expected in April, official data showed on Tuesday. In a report, the U.K. National Statistics Office said that... Read >>

Forex - Dollar down vs. rivals as risk appetite returns

Forex Pros - The U.S. dollar was down against all of its major counterparts on Tuesday, as risk appetite staged a modest recovery but concerns over the euro zone sovereign debt crisis continued... Read >>

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