Markets bogged down by lacklustre economic calendar

“Markets are off to a slow start in the opening hours of the trading week. A lacklustre economic calendar offers little by way of market-moving event risk, opening the door for big-picture themes to take centre stage[...]
February 24, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

Buffett’s Business Wire ends feeds to high-speed traders

Business Wire, which has published corporate news releases in the US for the last half century, will stop selling direct feeds to high- speed traders, amid concerns that the practice gives the firms an unfair advantage over other investors...
February 21, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

Quiet economic calendar thrusts “Fed Speak” into limelight

A quiet economic calendar in European and US trading hours puts the spotlight on the “Fed-speak” calendar, with comments from FOMC policymaker Richard Fisher in focus[...]
February 21, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

Chinese and European manufacturing figures deflate optimism in global markets

“Optimism in global markets took a dent overnight as both Chinese and European PMI manufacturing figures disappointed, underscoring the rising concerns of a more concerted global slowdown. Global growth concerns couldn’t be coming at a worse time, when the US economy has undergone a series of disappointing data across all major points as the Federal Reserve winds down its stimulus program[...]
February 20, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

SuperDerivatives to provide volatility data for NYSE Liffe

Derivatives technology and trade execution provider SuperDerivatives will provide volatility data to European derivatives exchange NYSE Liffe...
February 20, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

Eyes turn to the Bank of England’s policy meeting

“UK event risk headlines the docket in European hours today with minutes from this month’s Bank of England policy meeting and January’s Jobless Claims data on tap. Traders will look to the former release to help further illuminate the discussion about the evolution of the MPC’s forward-guidance regime[...]
February 19, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

The EUR/USD peaks as weight of deflation subsides

"The EURUSD has streaked back to its late-January highs as the weight of deflation talk has subsided once more. Not surprisingly, the more aggressive dovish commentary in recent weeks has come from France, a country with a declining rate of export growth over the past three-plus years[...]
February 18, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

GBP/USD’s impressive run stalls as investors take profits

"The GBPUSD’s impressive run may be hitting a near-term resting point as the conflux of several key levels offers a point of reference for longer-term buyers to take profit at as well as for short-term sellers to trade against.
February 17, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

CLS monthly settlement figures, January 2014

Total Input Volumes1 and Values in January 2014:
February 17, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

Richard E Grant joins the cast of Downton Abbey

 

 

Richard E. Grant, Chatsworth’s cover star,…
February 14, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

Dollar pain trade goes on

"‘The year of the US Dollar’ might be an appropriate summary for the consensus estimate on the street for which currency would be the top performer in 2014 [...]
February 14, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

GBP/USD rally may not be finished yet

"Retail forex crowd positioning in GBPUSD may be the clearest example of emotions dictating trading decisions, rather than objective analysis, that we’ve noted to date. The GBPUSD recently broke the downtrend from the late-January highs, and retail traders, who were already short, chose to double down: they stepped up their shorts to their highest level since 2002. [...]
February 13, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

Markets bogged down by lacklustre economic calendar

“Markets are off to a slow start in the opening hours of the trading week. A lacklustre economic calendar offers little by way of market-moving event risk, opening the door for big-picture themes to take centre stage[...]
February 24, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

Buffett’s Business Wire ends feeds to high-speed traders

Business Wire, which has published corporate news releases in the US for the last half century, will stop selling direct feeds to high- speed traders, amid concerns that the practice gives the firms an unfair advantage over other investors...
February 21, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

Quiet economic calendar thrusts “Fed Speak” into limelight

A quiet economic calendar in European and US trading hours puts the spotlight on the “Fed-speak” calendar, with comments from FOMC policymaker Richard Fisher in focus[...]
February 21, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

Chinese and European manufacturing figures deflate optimism in global markets

“Optimism in global markets took a dent overnight as both Chinese and European PMI manufacturing figures disappointed, underscoring the rising concerns of a more concerted global slowdown. Global growth concerns couldn’t be coming at a worse time, when the US economy has undergone a series of disappointing data across all major points as the Federal Reserve winds down its stimulus program[...]
February 20, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

SuperDerivatives to provide volatility data for NYSE Liffe

Derivatives technology and trade execution provider SuperDerivatives will provide volatility data to European derivatives exchange NYSE Liffe...
February 20, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

Eyes turn to the Bank of England’s policy meeting

“UK event risk headlines the docket in European hours today with minutes from this month’s Bank of England policy meeting and January’s Jobless Claims data on tap. Traders will look to the former release to help further illuminate the discussion about the evolution of the MPC’s forward-guidance regime[...]
February 19, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

The EUR/USD peaks as weight of deflation subsides

"The EURUSD has streaked back to its late-January highs as the weight of deflation talk has subsided once more. Not surprisingly, the more aggressive dovish commentary in recent weeks has come from France, a country with a declining rate of export growth over the past three-plus years[...]
February 18, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

GBP/USD’s impressive run stalls as investors take profits

"The GBPUSD’s impressive run may be hitting a near-term resting point as the conflux of several key levels offers a point of reference for longer-term buyers to take profit at as well as for short-term sellers to trade against.
February 17, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

CLS monthly settlement figures, January 2014

Total Input Volumes1 and Values in January 2014:
February 17, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

Richard E Grant joins the cast of Downton Abbey

 

 

Richard E. Grant, Chatsworth’s cover star,…
February 14, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

Dollar pain trade goes on

"‘The year of the US Dollar’ might be an appropriate summary for the consensus estimate on the street for which currency would be the top performer in 2014 [...]
February 14, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications

GBP/USD rally may not be finished yet

"Retail forex crowd positioning in GBPUSD may be the clearest example of emotions dictating trading decisions, rather than objective analysis, that we’ve noted to date. The GBPUSD recently broke the downtrend from the late-January highs, and retail traders, who were already short, chose to double down: they stepped up their shorts to their highest level since 2002. [...]
February 13, 2014/by ChatsworthCommunications