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Russian sigh of relief: Ratings held steady by S&P

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014

Standard & Poor's affirmed its ratings on Russia Friday, providing relief to markets that had feared a downgrade.

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News Analysis

Does Anyone Else Think The Stock Market Is Living On Reds, Vitamin C And Cocaine?

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014

Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, The stock market's wild swings of sentiment have got me thinking it's living on reds, vitamin C and cocaine. This...

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Fundamental Analysis

Weekly Focus: Focus on Fed Meeting

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014

The extent of the US soft patch will be important for risk assets and bond yields. We look for an only moderate slowdown but expect ISM to come down in coming quarters. Volatility...

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Technical Analysis

EUR/CHF: Floored Again

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014

The North American trading session activity has been rather light so far as the lack of US data releases and the end to a busy week is keeping a lot of the usual liquidity at bay....

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Recent Posts

VW to add China capacity amid growth expectations

VW to add China capacity amid growth expectations

Apr 20, 2014

Volkswagen will keep adding capacity in China as the German group is counting on double-digit growth in the biggest auto market.

Puerto Rico finance agent taps Cleary Gottlieb

Puerto Rico's finance arm has hired lawyers at Cleary Gottlieb, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.

The courage to stay on a swing. Long USDCHF

The courage to stay on a swing.  Long USDCHF

Apr 7, 2014

4/1/2014 Update: That was a fun run but I had to exit this swing. It didn’t break like I had hoped. Now it’s time to sit back and wait for this move to finish then try again. You win some and you lose some! Hello again everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve written an article but I got inspired a bit tonight so I’m back with the goal of doing this...

Scouting out the next move for USD. Watching USDCAD.

Scouting out the next move for USD.  Watching USDCAD.

Jun 2, 2013

  It’s been 40 days since I posted my last blog entry.    Since then I have had two really nice swings.  The GBPUSD played out picture perfect for me and I took a nice profit.  I also got in on the majority of the AUDUSD short over the past month.  The US Dollar has had a great run but it’s at a level where I want to start preparing for the next move.  I...

UvaKail123’s first blog. Swinging, USDX and the GBPUSD.

UvaKail123’s first blog.  Swinging, USDX and the GBPUSD.

Apr 23, 2013

First of all I’d like to say it’s a pleasure to be blogging for IRCForex.com.  I have been a member of the IrcForex community for a several years now and it has without a doubt accelerated my learning curve as a trader.  If you are a trader looking for an active group of forex traders to bounce ideas off of and learn from please don’t hesitate to join us.  We...