Monthly Archives: August 2018

Forex News Trading: Trades for week of September 2 – 7, 2018

The only trade this past week was the CAD GDP, which has recently been a bad mover when doing standard news trading. But the new approach I recommended worked quite well again. I tried two stations configured like this: Station … Continue reading

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Forex News Trading: Trade for Thursday, August 30, 2018

8:30 AM EDT CAD GDP USD/CAD In May we saw .1 with a 12 pip spike. It took a small spike up, then pushed up in fits and starts another 15 pips or so before falling back. I closed out … Continue reading

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Forex News Trading: Trades for week of August 26 – 31, 2018

Not much to say in this one today. The only trade last week was a dud and the upcoming week has almost no tier 1 events. The trade I will post is: Thu 8:30 AM – CAD GDP This has … Continue reading

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Forex News Trading: Trade for Wednesday, August 22, 2018

8:30 AM EDT CAD Retail Sales USD/CAD Since this usually comes out at the same time as the CAD CPI, I don’t have any recent history for it. However in July the CPI came out at 0 and Retail Sales … Continue reading

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Forex News Trading: Trades for week of August 19 – 24, 2018

Last week we had some poor movement from the AUD Employment and unusual movement from the CAD CPI. Overall the week turned into a small loser for me. The AUD trade had been a poor performer for quite some time … Continue reading

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Forex News Trading: Trade for Friday, August 17, 2018

8:30 AM EDT CAD CPI USD/CAD In May the deviation was 0 and -.7 with a 37 pip spike. Another good move on this one. The deviation was 0 on the CPI but -.7 on Retail Sales, which is what … Continue reading

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Forex News Trading: Trade for Thursday, August 16, 2018

4:30 AM EDT UK Retail Sales GBP/USD In May the deviation was .8 with a 16 pip spike. This was a good deviation but the trend was down and this came out as a buy so it was fighting a … Continue reading

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Forex News Trading: Trades for Wednesday, August 15, 2018

4:30 AM EDT UK CPI y/y GBP/USD In May the deviation was -.1 with a 25 pip move. It moved 25 in the first minute, retracing 6 before the end of the minute. It pushed a total of 29 within … Continue reading

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Forex News Trading: Trades for week of August 12 – 17, 2018

This past week the only notable one was the CAD Employment and the only reason it was notable was due to the trading style change on it. For quite some time now this one had a tendency to spike nicely … Continue reading

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Forex News Trading: Trades for Friday, August 10, 2018

4:30 AM EDT UK GDP m/m GBP/USD Last month the UK GDP m/m came out at .3 with a 35 pip spike. This was the first one of these so there was no previous number and therefore no deviation. But … Continue reading

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