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Investors Get Bullish on the Greenback

An Insatiable Appetite for Greenbacks As a currency trader, it is hard not to get excited about what is currently taking place in the forex market. The Federal Reserve Bank and its chairperson – Janet Yellen – have spurred a flurry of bullish investor sentiment vis-a-vis the USD of late. With the American economy in full swing and the positive effects of quantitative easing evident, the time has come for stabilization and enhanced growth policies to be enacted. Talk of increasing the interest rate by June 2015 has got the entire financial world scrambling to purchase USDs. Recently, a Commitment of Traders...

Time to Trade Some Forex

Whenever I take a bit of a short-term battering with my mid to long-term investments, I tend to look to FOREX trading to focus my activities. Long term, I'm usually very bullish with the equities I've chosen to invest in - often despite prevailing economic conditions - so it's nice to switch to FOREX where I can let fly with any bearish sentiment. I stick almost exclusively to trading the US Dollar and British Pound (USD/GBP) where I at least have an inkling of what's going on - well as much as anyone really can when trading FOREX. I'd like to think...