Posts Tagged ‘S&P 500’

Will risk aversion be the trend of 2014?

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

Risk aversion for currency trading
In this week’s recent Forex trading developments, it seems that risk aversion is on the minds of most investors.

There are several factors to consider when examining how online Forex markets may respond in the weeks ahead.

First and foremost, the next few days will be rather quiet in the United States. However, the presidents of the Chicago and Richmond subsidiaries of the Federal Reserve are said to be speaking soon. Many online Forex traders feel that they may hint that the latest round of QE asset purchases will be slowing.

Dollar losing status as safe haven currency?

Friday, January 24th, 2014

One of the primary Forex concerns that has emerged during the past week is the sentiment that the dollar may possibly be losing its benchmark status as a safe haven currency.

Indeed, this is echoed by certain online Forex trading analysts that are viewing risk aversion from a bearish stance. However, this is a view not espoused by most traders.

On the contrary, it is thought that the dollar will regain much of the footing that was seen to waiver in relation to other currencies.