Tag: forex for ninjatrader

Forget the euro, look at the British pound!

In all the brouhaha about Greece and the euro it’s easy to forget what else is going on in the forex market. Sometimes I feel Greece is taking up too much space in traders’ heads at the expense of other markets and currencies. And for a perfect example of what I mean look no further… Read more »

The yen currency matrix in focus as equities fall

The overnight fall in the Nikkei 225 of 1.76% has resulted in an impressive two bar reversal (aka a shooting star) on the daily chart for the USD/JPY – so no surprise to see the pair move lower in this morning’s trading session. What is perhaps more significant is this move in the JPY is… Read more »

EUR/USD turns bearish moving through the VPOC

The EUR/USD continues to look bearish as it sits on support between 1.0885 & 1.0890 & just below the VPOC the yellow line on the volume point of control indicator. This level has now been breached on good volume and should take the pair to 1.0863. In addition the trend monitor has also transitioned from blue… Read more »

GBP gets a boost from retail sales

UK retail sales have given GBP a real boost higher & it’s occupying six top spots on the currency matrix. Number was a great improvement & market has temporarily forgotten the negative CPI number. What’s interesting is at 8.00 am at the London open, there was a huge buy of cable off an important order… Read more »

Aussie dollar and the AUD/NZD the ones to watch

Here in UK election day is almost here & we can expect reactions as soon as the exit polls start posting as well as the actual results. Heaven only knows what is going to happen. So far GBP has been fairly well behaved – moving more as a result of USD & EUR. Meanwhile in… Read more »

An extraordinary day for the Aussie dollar

In many ways an extraordinary day – particularly for the AUD/USD which has posted a huge candle on the daily chart. In fact the three main USD pairs David & I follow, namely the EUR/USD/ GBP/USD & AUD/USD have all ended in positive territory – with the Aussie the clear leader!! All three have, of… Read more »

Japanese yen overstretched on currency strength indicator

In the run up to any UK news the British pound is often one of the best currencies to consider early in the London trading session, either to position ahead of the news, or to wait until the data has been released. However, this morning the most compelling currency has been the Japanese Yen which… Read more »

Another great trade on the EUR/AUD

It’s been another great day’s trading on the EUR/AUD, which has continued the bearish tone from yesterday, following the RBA statement and a decision to keep interest rates on hold for the time being. The 60 minute chart has delivered a consistent trend today with the pair moving through the platform of support in the… Read more »

Aussie dollar strengthens as RBA keep rates on hold

The main focus overnight was in Australia with the RBA deciding to hold the current cash rate at 2.25%, with no cut. This decision was against the backdrop of declining commodity prices and a slowdown in China with many expecting the rate to be cut to 2.00%. As a result the Aussie dollar strengthened on… Read more »

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… Read more »