Forecasts & Analysis | Fundamental, Page 1

  • James Hyerczyk
    James Hyerczyk

    AUD/USD and NZD/USD Fundamental Weekly Forecast – All Eyes on U.S. Data, Fed Chair Powell’s Congressional Testimony

    The Australian Dollar closed lower for the third week in four and the New Zealand Dollar closed lower after hitting a six-month high the previous week. The catalysts behind the selling pressure were rising U.S. Treasury yields and a hawkish outlook by the U.S. Federal Reserve.The AUD/USD settled at .7836,

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  • Blake Morrow
    Blake Morrow

    Is the Market’s Fixation on Bonds Justified?

    The Macro PerspectiveGlobal bond markets had been in a bull market for around 2 decades, having had arguably their best run in history. This has been a prolonged and strong trend, which at times looked unstoppable. Many benchmark government bonds yielded zero or negative, something unheard of a few years back.

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  • James Hyerczyk
    James Hyerczyk

    Natural Gas Price Fundamental Weekly Forecast – Aggressive Short-covering Could Drive Prices into $2.774

    Forecasts for the return of colder weather during the early part of March and a bigger-than-expected storage draw helped support natural gas prices last week.April Natural Gas futures settled the week at $2.657, up $0.059 or 2.27%.According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, natural gas in storage fell by 124

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  • James Hyerczyk
    James Hyerczyk

    Price of Gold Fundamental Weekly Forecast – Market Moving Event Will Be Fed Chair Powell’s Testimony

    Gold prices tumbled last week, posting its biggest weekly decline in 2 ½ months, as the U.S. Dollar continued to build a support base slightly above three year lows on the back of higher U.S. Treasury yields.April Comex Gold futures settled the week at $1330.30, down $2.40 or 0.18%.Gold was

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  • James Hyerczyk
    James Hyerczyk

    Oil Price Fundamental Weekly Forecast – Libyan Pipeline Shutdown Offsetting Impact of Firmer U.S. Dollar

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures closed sharply higher last week after reversing earlier weakness fueled by a stronger U.S. Dollar.April WTI crude oil settled at $63.55, up $2.00 or +3.25% and April Brent crude oil finished the week at $67.31, up $2.47 or +3.81%.Weekly April

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  • Bob Mason
    Bob Mason

    Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 25/02/18

    Bitcoin Cash Slide SubsidesA promising start to Saturday’s session ended in yet another tumble for Bitcoin Cash, which has had a dire start to the year.The moves through Saturday were somewhat reminiscent of weekends past, with each weekend experiencing a single sharp rally that comes to an abrupt end, the

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  • Colin First
    Colin First

    USD/CAD Fundamental Analysis – week of February 26, 2018

    The pair has been bullish over the past week as it was helped by the strength of the dollar and the weakness in the CAD during this period. The strength of the dollar had been building over the last few weeks and it seemed as though the crux of this

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  • Colin First
    Colin First

    DAX Index Fundamental Analysis – week of February 26, 2018

    The DAX index continued to move higher for another week as the stock markets around the world are in a recovery mode after the mighty fall a few weeks before. That fall has shaken the confidence of the investors due to the fact that the fall was quick and steep

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  • Colin First
    Colin First

    GBP/USD Fundamental Analysis – week of February 26, 2018

    The GBPUSD pair ended the week below the 1.40 region but by the looks of it, there does not seem to be any specific trend in the pair and this was proved by the choppy trading that was witnessed in the pair over the last week. The pair could not

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  • Colin First
    Colin First

    EUR/USD Fundamental Analysis – week of February 26, 2018

    The EURUSD pair ended the week lower than what it had started and this has led to fear and uncertainty on whether this leg lower would continue in the coming week. The previous week had seen the focus firmly on the dollar as the anticipation over the future rate hikes

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  • Bob Mason
    Bob Mason

    Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 24/02/18

    Bitcoin Cash Looking for $1,300 and MoreIt was a bad week for Bitcoin Cash last week, with Bitcoin Cash falling 13.9% from Monday’s open to Friday’s end of day $1,250.A start of a week bullish trend reversed late Tuesday, with a bearish trend continuing through to the end of the

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  • David Becker
    David Becker

    EUR/USD Daily Technical Analysis for February 26, 2018

    The EUR/USD continue to trade on the defensive as softer inflation was confirmed in the Eurozone.  German Q4 GDP was confirmed as expected and the Fed’s Monetary Policy report did not offer anything new.TechnicalsEUR/USD traded on either side of 1.2300 through the session, though has printed its fifth consecutive lower

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  • David Becker
    David Becker

    Crude Oil Price Analysis for February 26, 2018

    Crude oil prices surged higher on Friday climbing more than 1.3% and notching up a solid 3% gain for the week. A surprising drop in crude oil inventories along with a decline in U.S. production paved the way for higher prices. Demand remains robust for nearly all products, including gasoline

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  • James Hyerczyk
    James Hyerczyk

    Natural Gas Price Fundamental Daily Forecast – Moderate Near-Term Demand Expected

    Natural gas futures are trading lower on Friday, following through to the downside after yesterday’s weak close. On Thursday, the market failed to respond to a government report showing a bigger draw than forecast.At 1317 GMT, April Natural Gas futures are trading $2.630, down $0.046 or -1.72%.According to the U.S.

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  • James Hyerczyk
    James Hyerczyk

    Price of Gold Fundamental Daily Forecast – Fed Speakers, Monetary Policy Report Could Fuel Volatile Response

    A weaker U.S. Dollar and position-squaring ahead of a series of Fed speakers is helping to hold gold prices steady on Friday. Despite yesterday’s solid rally and today’s firm tone, the market is still expected to finish the week with its worst performance in 2 ½ months.At 1234 GMT, April

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  • James Hyerczyk
    James Hyerczyk

    Oil Price Fundamental Daily Forecast – Traders Locked in On Dollar’s Movement

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil are trading lower shortly before the regular session opening on Friday. A slightly better U.S. Dollar and pressure from concerns that rising U.S. oil production and exports will offset OPEC-led attempts to erode stockpiles with output curbs.At 1158 GMT, April WTI

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  • Colin First
    Colin First

    USD/CAD Daily Fundamental Forecast – February 23, 2018

    The USDCAD pair it set to move towards the target of 1.28 as the combination of CAD weakness and dollar strength has been working in tandem in pushing the bull run along. The pair broke through the 1.27 region cleanly to reach as higher as 1.2760 yesterday. Though there has

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  • Colin First
    Colin First

    Commodities Daily Forecast – February 23, 2018

    GoldThe gold prices a revived a bit during the Thursday’s session by breaking above the $1325 level again and is now looking towards to break above the $1335 level. The $1350 level will be the initial target for the market, however, the market needs the US dollar continue to soften

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  • Bob Mason
    Bob Mason

    Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 23/02/18

    Bitcoin Cash Struggles Early OnIt’s been a bad week for Bitcoin Cash, which has fallen 16.8% from Monday’s open to Thursday’s end of day $1,208.9.While there was no particularly negative news to instigate the bearish trend, late Tuesday was certainly a poignant moment in the week, when the cryptomarket went

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  • Colin First
    Colin First

    DAX Index Daily Fundamental Forecast – February 23, 2018

    The DAX index continues to trade in a choppy manner over the past 24 hours and it looks as though this is set to continue for the short term as well. The stock markets around the world are in a state of flux as the investors are not sure whether

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SymbolLast PriceChange
EURUSD
EUR/USD
1.2296
-0.0028
-0.23%
GBPUSD
GBP/USD
1.3971
+0.0021
+0.15%
XAUUSD
Gold
1328.9
-1.2800
-0.1%
CL
Crude Oil
63.575
+0.9550
+1.53%
SPX
S&P 500
2747.0
+34.250
+1.26%
DAX
DAX 30
12539.2
+37.750
+0.3%
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