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Cam Hui
What The USD Breakout Means
By Cam Hui - Aug 20, 2014

In case you missed it, the US Dollar Index staged an upside breakout today. Should the USD breakout hold and greenback strength continue, here are some of the broader implications of this upside ...

Chris Ciovacco
What To Expect From The Fed
By Chris Ciovacco - Aug 19, 2014 |   1

Minutes Coming Wednesday With the Fed hinting at an interest rate increase sometime in 2015, the financial markets have tended to be jittery before any new Fed-related information comes to light. As ...

James Picerno
A Sharp Revival In U.S. Housing
By James Picerno - Aug 19, 2014

New residential housing construction bounced back in July. Although the consensus forecast was looking for a handsome rebound, the actual results were substantially better than expected. Housing ...

Chris Kimble
The NYSE Nears All-Time Highs
By Chris Kimble - Aug 19, 2014

The NYSE weekly advance/decline line declined a little last month, yet it did not break short-term rising support (right chart). The small push higher of late has it back near all-time high ...

Philippe d'Arvisenet
Inflation Fell To 1.6%   
By Philippe d'Arvisenet - Aug 19, 2014

Consumer prices grew by 1.6% in the year to July 2014, down from 1.9% in June. The main reason was a shift in the timing of the summer sales. Prices for clothing and footwear were 0.2% lower from a ...

Marc Chandler
Dollar Remains Bid
By Marc Chandler - Aug 19, 2014

After gapping higher yesterday, sterling has been sent sharply lower today by the lower than expected inflation figures. Just last week, the BOE had indicated that the headline CPI likely rose at a ...

Ipek Ozkardeskaya
UK Takes Center Stage
By Ipek Ozkardeskaya - Aug 19, 2014

The UK will take center stage today and tomorrow with inflation and BoE PMC meeting minutes. Given last week’s more dovish than anticipated inflation report, traders will be analyzing these two ...

Pound Should Brace For Further Volatility
By FxNet - Aug 19, 2014

EUR/USD fell 14 points to reach 1.3387 as traders worry about the eurozone recovery and future steps from the ECB. Traders will closely monitor Mario Draghi’s presentation at Jackson Hole later...