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Today we’ve got the most important announcement of them all, the FOMC statement and interest rate announcement.

Its been the largest mover in the last couple of years, its has been even more important than the non-farm payrolls report…

So be careful alright? This is the time of the month where most traders wipe out their trading accounts.

Also, on Thursday, we’ve got more important announcements:

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Hey traders, hope everything is going we’ll…

I know, its been a while since the last time I wrote an article in my blog… I really appreciate the emails that some of you have sent…

I’m still trading and will be trading for the long haul… I intend to post more often in the coming weeks, with more analysis, recommendations, etc.

So please bear with me alright?

Dont tell me you are still trading the NFP report?

Non farm Payrolls report

Earlier today, one of the most important fundamental announcements was released: The Non-farm Payrolls report.

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Trade the News in Forex

How is everything traders?

Have you seen the fundamental calendar for the week?

If you haven’t… you should, here are a few of the most important fundamental releases for the rest of the week:

Tuesday:

AUD RBA Governor statement
AUD GDP

Wednesday:

CAD Interest rate
CAD BOC rate statement
JPY Monetary policy statement

Thursday:

GBP Interest rate
GBP Rate statement
EUR Interest rate
EUR ECB Press conference

Friday:

USD Non-farm Payrolls
CAD Ivey PMI

With a week full of important news releases like this one you might think that the market must be very difficult to trade…

But that’s not correct my fellow trader…

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Hey traders, I hope you are doing alright with your trading.

What do you think about the market lately? In the last few weeks, most of the currency pairs (specially the majors) have been trading in a very tight and undefined range…

It has been difficult to trade them… What’s your take?

Ok, let me tell you mine… but first something about fundamentals.

Fundamentals for the rest of the week

There are plenty of fundamentals this week, and a few of them are very important.

So maybe that’s the reason the market has been trading in a very tight range? It could be… but the truth is that no one knows the real reason…

Anyway, these are a few of the fundamentals that you need to be watching this week:

Wednesday:

USD FOMC minutes (the most important of them all)
EUR Draghi Speaks
AUD Employment report

Thursday:

GBP Interest rate
EUR Draghi Speaks

Friday:

CAD Employment report

I’m going to be specially careful about the FOMC minutes, it has the potential to change the sentiment of the market, so be careful alright? Specially if you plan to open a trade in any USD pair or if you have a trade open and the market is close to your entry or SL level…

Forex Majors Analysis

Almost all majors have been trading in a very tight and undefined range… If you have been trading them you know what I’m talking about…

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Hope you all had a great and easy weekend! Because it’s going to be a busy week!

Tons of important fundamentals, among the most important are:

Monday:

AUD interest rate announcement

Thursday:

GBP interest rate annoucement
EUR interest rate announcement

Friday:

USD Non-farm payrolls report
CAD Unemployment rate

Kind of busy isn’t it?

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Tomorrow and Friday there is a G20 meeting (Group of Twenty). G20 is a group of finance ministers and central bank governors from the 20 major economies (19 countries + the European Union). Which includes members of the G7 nations.

According to wikipedia the G20 group accounts for 80% of the gross world product, 80% of the world trade and 67% of the world population.

While its not an institution, the initiatives from the G20 could have a large impact in the currency market.

Anyway, our friend from FxStreet made this cool infographic of everything you need to know about the G20 and its members.

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Fundamentals in Forex

I’ve made a decision no to focus in Fundamentals anymore. Of course it’s important to be aware of them, but I will not make decisions based on them.

Want to know why? Keep reading.

Last Tuesday I wrote about a few tips to trade forex that I will take in consideration in 2013. Each one of them deserves its own article, and here I am writing about one of them.

This way you’ll know exactly hat went through my mind and decide whether or not you agree with me.

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