The Trading Room®

Established Since 1997

The Week Ahead – Focusing on the Metal and Currency Markets

The Trading Room

  The out performers during last week’s trading sessions included Natural Gas, Soybeans And Corn. The under performers were led by Silver, Gold, Wheat, and the commodity currencies such as the New Zealand and Australian dollars. In the week ahead UK will report CPI and the BOE minutes will be released. In the Euro Zone […]

The Week Ahead – Volatility Rising in the Currency Market

The Trading Room

    Currencies were in the spotlight this past week with the USD/JPY exchange rate piercing through the key psychological 100 level. Surprisingly the Japanese yen -2.27% was not the weakest currency, but the Australian dollar -2.86% and the New Zealand dollar -2.70% led the way down. The US dollar has been the out performers […]

The Week Ahead – Algorithmic and Quant Trading

The Trading Room

      Last week was very busy with economic data including FOMC meeting, ECB meeting, and the usually powerful payrolls report from the US. The risk assets outperformed with Copper rising 3.9% and the NASDAQ 100 gaining 3.8%. Wheat and Corn gained while Soybeans dropped. In FX the risk currencies gained while the Japanese […]