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Marc Chandler
2 Main Forces At Work: ECB And U.S. Jobs
By Marc Chandler - Mar 06, 2015

There are two main forces at work as the week winds down. The first is the ECB's confirmation of its asset purchases. This has renewed the rally in European peripheral bond markets and re-accelerated ...

FIBO Group
Australian Dollar Awaits Key Employment Data
By FIBO Group - Mar 06, 2015

The Australian dollar is trading slightly lower today awaiting key employment data out of the US which may determine the timing of an interest rate hike by the US Federal reserve.AT 8.12am GMT the ...

What To Expect From Today's Employment Report
By Estimize  - Mar 06, 2015

Today we get a read on the current US employment situation when nonfarm payrolls, unemployment and average weekly wages are released for the month of February. Nonfarm Payrolls: Currently Estimize is ...

Todd Sullivan
Comparing NASDAQ Market Levels
By Todd Sullivan - Mar 06, 2015

All this talk of “bubbles” and “tops” is quite frankly horseshit. Anyone with even remedial abilities can compare NASDAQ (NASDAQ:QQQ) market levels in 1999-2000 (PE ~100 for ...

The National Bank of Canada
BOC Holds Rate Steady
By The National Bank of Canada - Mar 05, 2015

The Bank of Canada's Key Rate Decision yesterday did not create the same surprise as the last meeting did. Governor Stephen Poloz kept the key rate at 0.75%, and praised his actions by stating that ...

Craig Erlam
Euro Selling Gathers Momentum Ahead Of ECB
By Craig Erlam - Mar 05, 2015

It’s already been a busy week in the markets with plenty of high quality economic data being released, a rate cut from the People’s Bank of China and an attempt by the Saudi’s to ...

Ipek Ozkardeskaya
ECB And Draghi Under The Spotlight
By Ipek Ozkardeskaya - Mar 05, 2015

Forex News and Events The BoE and the ECB give policy verdict today and are both expected to maintain the status quo. The BoE will certainly be a non-event for the GBP-trader, especially given that ...

Marc Chandler
Draghi Takes Center Stage
By Marc Chandler - Mar 05, 2015

The euro remains heavy as the market awaits the ECB's press conference where Draghi is expected to provide more details on the bond buying program that is expected to be launched as early as next ...