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Forex News Trading: Trade for Thursday, November 7, 2019

7:00 AM EDT UK Official Bank Rate GBP/USD It is expected the rate will be left at 0.75% and all nine members will vote to leave the rate there. The Brexit decision was pushed out, I think until the end … Continue reading

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Forex News Trading: Trades for week of November 3 – 8, 2019

An interesting past week on the news trading front. I learned to my surprise that when you trade XAU/USD the maximum lot sizes are significantly lower than majors like the EUR/USD. There were two trades, both US, that offered opportunities … Continue reading

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Forex News Trading: Trades for week of July 28 – August 2, 2019

This past week there were again no swing trades and 2 news trades. The Euro trade was a non-starter, but the US GDP had quite a move on the XAU/USD pair. Lets take a look at this. First of all … Continue reading

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Forex News Trading: Trade for Thursday, June 20, 2019

7:00 AM EDT UK Official Bank Rate GBP/USD It is expected the BoE will leave the rate unchanged at 0.75%. The last time any members in the Monetary Policy Committee dissented was August of last year. With the uncertainty of … Continue reading

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Forex News Trading: Trades for week of June 16 – 21, 2019

This past week was a dud on the news trading front, with the AUD Employment release coming out with mixed deviations on the two news items associated with the trade. The one swing trade I tried went against me so … Continue reading

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Forex News Trading: Trade for Thursday, May 2, 2019

7:00 AM EDT UK Official Bank Rate GBP/USD Like usual with Brexit still hanging out there they are not likely to actually change the rate, but it is possible one or more of the 9 members might vote to change … Continue reading

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Forex News Trading: Trades for week of April 28 – May 3, 2019

This past week we saw why news trading can be very lucrative from time to time. As you are probably aware, the only news events that tend to really move and make us some money these days are the interest … Continue reading

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Forex News Trading: Trade for Thursday, March 21, 2019

8:00 AM EDT UK Official Bank Rate GBP/USD It is expected that the rate will be left at 0.75%. This is a near certainty. It is also expected that given the recent lack of consensus regarding Brexit (the UK is … Continue reading

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Forex News Trading: Trades for week of March 17 – 22, 2019

This past week there wasn’t much to trade on. There were very few news events and also not a lot of movement based on announcements or speculation so only a couple Straddle trades and one swing trade in which none … Continue reading

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Forex News Trading: Trades for Thursday, December 20, 2018

4:30 AM EDT UK Retail Sales GBP/USD In September we saw .5 with a 12 pip spike. Strange initial movement on this one. The spike was very small for this deviation and it retraced below where it started within a … Continue reading

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