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By Justin Pugsley | January 2, 2015
By Matt Weller | December 30, 2014
After consolidating in a mind-numbingly tight 120.00-120.75 range last week, USD/JPY dropped sharply in today’s overnight session.
By Bloomberg | December 30, 2014
The yen rose by the most in two weeks against the dollar as oil prices slumped to a five-year low, feeding demand for haven assets.
December 26, 2014
The yen dropped toward a seven-year low against the dollar after Japan’s consumer-price inflation slowed for a fourth month and real wages declined the most since 2009.
By Neal Gilbert | December 23, 2014
North American markets are feeling pretty good about themselves this morning as the final revision for U.S. GDP was higher than even the most optimistic Wall Street prognosticators expected.
By Neal Gilbert | December 22, 2014
North American markets are feeling a little rambunctious this morning as the hangover from the Federal Reserve’s altering their emphatic language from “considerable time” to “patience.”
By Justin Pugsley | December 18, 2014
Cheap oil is good for the economies of the United States, Europe and Japan and the recent plunge in prices should support the dollar, but for the euro and yen the dynamics are more nuanced.
By Matt Weller | December 16, 2014
As we look back at 2014, one of the biggest forex trading themes of the year was the same as 2013: the Japanese yen consolidated for most of the year before falling sharply into the end of the year.
By Andrew Wilkinson | December 15, 2014
The rise in the value of the Japanese yen in response to the convincing Liberal Democrat election win over the weekend provokes something of a chicken-or-the-egg situation.