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US Dollar[1] Forecast: US Dollar Outlook Hinges on the Severity of Coming Market Turmoil[2]

The US Dollar has been of two minds about its response to brutal market turmoil. The severity of further bloodletting will be decisive from here.

Japanese Yen[3] Forecast: Japanese Yen Looks to US PCE and Continuing Trade Developments[4]

The Japanese Yen rose amidst aggressive risk aversion last week which, fueled by white house developments. Next one could be a wildcard depending on the responses and US PCE.

British Pound Forecast: Foundations in Place for Further Sterling Gains[5]

Sterling traders received a batch of positive news this week leaving GBP[6] underpinned and ready to push higher.

Australian Dollar[7] Forecast: Australian Dollar Looks Mired In Growing Trade-War Worries[8]

The Australian Dollar is sensitive to the global growth cycle so a backdrop of trade-war worries and a lack of domestic numbers probably don’t make for a strong week.

Crude Oil[9] Forecast: Oil Bulls Back in a Big Way as Prices Thrust Towards Three-Year Highs[10]

Oil prices put in a strong week of performance as a plethora of factors helped to push prices higher.

Equities Forecast: The Scene is Likely to Get Uglier for Global Equity Markets[11]

Last week saw aggressive selling in global equities, conditions look headed to get worse in the week ahead.

Gold Forecast: Gold Prices Bid as Markets Sell-off, Trump Tariffs Stoke Haven Demand[12]

Gold prices[13] broke through the March highs this week amid concerns of a looming global trade war. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter from here.

Weekly Trading Forecast: White House Eyed Amid Market Meltdown

See what live coverage is scheduled to cover key event risk for the FX and capital markets on the DailyFX Webinar Calendar[14].

See how retail traders are positioning in the majors using the IG Client Sentiment readings on the sentiment page[15].

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