USD weakness continues to drive Cable

Cable selling off sharply on the back of poor GDP figure falling to a low of 1.5176, but recovering sharply and back over key support at 1.5220, and with USD continuing to look weak no reason why it cable can't continue higher. It has already touched 1.5260 & beyond this price level we are then looking at 1.53 and beyond. This afternoon we have the CB consumer confidence release at 2.00 pm London. USD weakness has also played its part in these moves. USD index is now the one to watch - running into the release and also ahead of tomorrow's FOMC....
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Cable continues to build bullish momentum

For forex traders in London yesterday morning, eurozone PMI and UK retail sales were the main items of fundamental news. And it was Cable again which provided us with some important trading lessons. The first was how we need to be aware of positioning ahead of any major news release. In the run up to the retail sales number, Cable had been basing around the 1.4920 support platform, having come off the 1.4975 high of the previous evening, thereby creating the start of what looked to be a down candle. However, as always is it the daily chart which is so important, providing us with a more macro view of any currency pair, and here Cable has been very bullish since bouncing off major support in the 1.4898 region. Just ahead of the news Cable started to move up, and with the release the usual volatility occurred, which triggered a candle with a 56 pip spread - taking out both longs and shorts!...
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Euro oversold in all timeframes on currency strength indicator

Ahead of the German ZEW data this morning, markets are positioning for a move in the euro dollar, with the euro now heavily oversold and the US dollar equally over bought in the faster timeframes. Using the currency strength indicator in multiple timeframes provides a fast and visual picture of currency strength and weakness, with the euro (the gold line) now deeply oversold from the the 5 minute to the 30 minute timeframe, and preparing to reverse the longer term bearish sentiment ahead of the news. Apart from the ZEW, the only other ongoing euro news is of course Greece which continues to weigh on the single currency. Finally remember that any market or currency can remain over extended for some time, and as always patience is the key coupled with the price action on the charts. The currency strength indicator is always the starting point to identify potential strength and weakness in an individual currency. Then it's time to consider...
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NinjaTrader launches forex brokerage

Denver, CO, Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 - NinjaTrader Group, LLC has announced the addition of forex trading to the services available through NinjaTrader Brokerage. Users of the awardwinning NinjaTrader platform can now access the world’s largest and most liquid market directly through a NinjaTrader Brokerage trading account. “We are excited to expand our brokerage services offering with the addition of spot forex”, stated Raymond Deux Founder and CEO of NinjaTrader.    “NinjaTrader users have continually recognized the advanced analysis and automation capabilities of the platform are an ideal fit for the highly liquid forex markets. Combined with our Ecosystem of over 450 partners and add-on applications, NinjaTraders’ extensibility allows FX trader’s to customize the platform to match their evolving requirements.” As an Introducing Broker for FXCM, NinjaTrader Brokerage clients will have access to one of the industry’s largest networks of FX liquidity providers. This partnership will deliver savings to NinjaTrader clients through super tight spreads and deep discount commissions as low as...
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Forex currency strength indicator explained

Question Hi Anna, Firstly, I just wanted to say I've just finished "Forex For Beginners" and I thoroughly enjoyed the book; found if extremely helpful and useful. Opened my first forex account on Friday of last week. Made some mistakes at first, lacked the discipline to follow my strategy, I think I was a tad over keen to trade at first. I've just purchased "A Complete Guide to VPA" so I'll start on that tonight. I have a quick question though if you wouldn't mind answering. In Forex for Beginners, you use the Currency Strength Indicator to look for potential indicators of an upcoming reversal. And then from this you use the currency matrix and analysis to confirm the reversal. I was just wondering, if you could use the same strategy to indicate a continuing trend? If this is explained in the book I've just purchased I apologise, I just thought I'd ask. For example, if both the Aus and Usd are...
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