Tag: USD

Is the USDJPY Carry Trade Revival Underway?

Is the USDJPY Carry Trade Revival Underway? For years, one of the most popular tools currency traders had was the Yen carry trade. Thanks to...

The Steel Industry and Donald J. Trump: An Analyst’s Perspective

Political commentators have reacted with shock and horror at the appointment of Donald J. Trump. However, financial markets have been surprisingly bullish. The uncertainty...

Why Job Creation Will Not Derail Higher Rates

After Friday’s nonfarm payroll figure was looked upon woefully by market participants who voted with their feet by selling the dollar, a curious development...

Yellen’s Clarifications Spur Global Risk Reversal, Drop the Hammer on Gold...

Yellen’s Clarifications Spur Global Risk Reversal, Drop the Hammer on Gold Prices Gold prices slipped to the lowest in over a month following the weekly...

Oil Decline Ramps Up Pressure on Norwegian Economy

Oil Decline Ramps Up Pressure on Norwegian Economy The significant bounce in oil and gas prices that transpired during the first half of 2016 was...

Huddleston Capital Markets FX Quarterly Commentary

Huddleston Capital Markets FX Quarterly Commentary General Overview “They say that breaking up is hard to do. Now I know; I know that it’s true. Think...

Collapsing Economic Expectations Stoke Dollar Slump

Collapsing Economic Expectations Stoke Dollar Slump Financial markets continue to call the Federal Reserve’s interest rate bluff as evidenced by the latest rout in the...

Is The Ruble Rally About To Fade?

After strengthening for the last few weeks, the Ruble Rally, on the back of stronger oil prices, the run higher in the Ruble...

Forex and Capital Markets Overview

Forex and Capital Markets Overview, April 15, 2016 By Huddleston Capital Management. It was the deeply righteous William Shakespeare who wrote, “As soon go kindle fire...

Gold in Early Phase of Reversal?

Gold has been a whipsaw of activity over the last 7 years as the response to the financial crisis drove speculation that inflation would...

Forex Trading MBA Part 3: Currency Quotes

Forex Trading MBA Part 3: Currency Quotes!    There are different approaches to learning to trade. The important is to avoid the ones that are...

Buyback Blackout to Sink the Nasdaq?

One of the key determinants of equity price momentum higher over the last few years has been the buyback spending spree corporations embarked on...

Nike Sales Disappoint As Revenue Comes In Light

Nike Sales Disappoint As Revenue Comes In Light. On Tuesday Nike (NKE) reported earnings that topped analysts’ expectations, but the revenue came in lighter than...

Dow Dump Just the Beginning

Looking for any evidence that the market as a turning point? Look no further than the VIX index that tracks volatility in the S&P...

US Dollar Plunges as Global Markets Retreat

The US dollar plunged to nearly two-month lows on Friday, as global stock markets continued to retreat after disappointing Chinese PMI data heightened worries...

Factors That Will Shape The Markets The Next Quarter

Factors That Will Shape The Markets The Next Quarter! Throughout the past several years, the market has been running with the bulls. However, there are...

US Dollar Weekly Outlook (June 1-5)

The US dollar index rallied last week, climbing nearly 2% to 97.00. Dollar pairs could face significant price action this week, as a barrage...

USD Weekly Outlook: April 6 – 10

  The US dollar declined nearly 1% against a trade-weighted basket of currencies on Friday, as the economy added just 126,000 jobs in March, the...