GBPUSD:Non Farm Payrolls

Interest Rate Cut
BOE cut its Interest Rate by 0.5% yesterday, the fourth Interest Rate cut since the coordinated emergency Interest Rate Cuts in October and sent the GBPUSD to a high of $1.5370.
Non Farm Payrolls
However, the focus will be on the Non Farm Payrolls report that will be released today. An early U.S. payroll report [...]

The Countdown to the Global Financial Crisis

This is a summary of events that lead to the current Global Financial Crisis.

January 2008

Starting from the 2nd. day of the New Year US Stock Markets took a Downturn for about three weeks.

The National Association of Realtors announced that drop in New Housing Sales in 2007 was the largest drop in 25 years.

March [...]

USD Interest Rate Cut

USD Interest Rate Cut

The NBER revealed that the US economy has been in a recession since December 2007, leading to the collapse of major US stock bourses. The Dow Jones sank by 7.7%, and both the Nasdaq and S&P 500 plunging by nearly 9%. The selling accelerated following comments from both Fed Chairman Bernanke and [...]

GBP Interest Rate

Forex News this Week

For this week the focus will be on the Non Farm Payrolls. However, there are several others Fundamental News that will have a strong impact on GBP and the USD. These are:

• BOE Interest Rate Decision
This BOE Interest Rate Decision will be at 12.00 GMT on Thursday, the 4th. December. This monthly meeting [...]

USD Unemployment - Non Farm Payrolls

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of out-of-work Americans continuing to draw unemployment benefits has surged to a 25-year high, while shoppers turned extra frugal, further proof of the damage from sinking economy, credit problems and financial stresses.
The Labor Department reported Thursday that the number of people continuing to draw unemployment benefits jumped by 122,000 to [...]