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What is a fiat currency? Everything you need to know about the classic monetary asset
A fiat currency is any monetary instrument backed by a national government. Learn how fiat currencies operate and how they compare to other types of money.
USD/CAD: A tale of two labor markets
Traders are still digesting last week’s US jobs report, but one thing is clear: The US labor market is outperforming Canada’s...
Technical view: CAD/JPY’s rally is lagging…are we seeing a reversal?
Fundamental trends show no imminent signs of reversing, but CAD/JPY’s chart nonetheless suggests that there may be an opportunity for one or both of these currencies to reverse some of this year’s moves.
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Don’t sleep on USD/CAD’s consolidation at 1.25! The key levels to watch this week
Friday’s Canadian jobs report will be worth watching - see why!
Two trades to watch: USD/CAD, Gold
USDCAD battles hawkish Fed & higher oil prices. Gold could come under pressure as Fed Powell talks hikes.
Weekly COT report: Divergences form between FX prices and trader positioning
As the data was compiled ahead of the FOMC meeting its likely there are some distortions in this week’s speculative positioning report.
Canadian CPI at 30-year highs, USD/CAD bears remain in control
Canada’s annual inflation rate just rose to 4.8%, its highest level since 1991 - how will that impact USD/CAD?
Bank of Canada meeting preview: BOC inching closer to rate hikes
We expect the BOC to reiterate that the Canadian economy is on track for a full recovery next year, and that an interest rate hike cycle could begin as soon as H1...
EUR/CAD: Lopsided short positioning may hint at a bullish reversal
When a market is seeing lopsided short positioning in deeply oversold territory after an historic collapse, the risks of an abrupt trend change start to rise...
Canadian election: Liberals fail to secure majority: USD/CAD; AUD/CAD
Trudeau’s efforts to secure a majority went unnoticed as voters kept things the same
Two trades to watch: DAX 40, USD/CAD
The DAX 30 expands to DAX 40 and comes under pressure along with European peers amid rising prices, energy crisis and concerns over central banks tapering. USD/CAD rises as oil prices fall and Canadian's head to the polls in Federal elections
Canadian election preview: AUD/CAD in focus as Liberals cling to a tiny lead
The most likely scenario is a minority government, meaning that the winning party will have to collaborate with other parties to reach a consensus about new policies...
Canadian Employment Change in line as data continues to show improvement
With a string of positive jobs data from Canada, the BOC may feel like they are in a better position to continue with their tapering at the next meeting
USD/CAD: Loonie a loser as Bank of Canada cites supply chain risks
The BOC’s monetary policy statement confirmed the risks to the global economy, especially for export-dependent, growth-sensitive currencies like the Canadian dollar...
Two trades to watch: USD/CAD, WTI oil
USD/CAD looks to the BoC rate decision later today. WTI oil awaits API inventory data for further impetus.
Strong correlation between USDCAD and BTC
Currency traders can use this relationship between the 2 assets as another tool.
Bank of Canada Preview: Will the BOC taper?
When the BOC meets on Wednesday, they may consider a delay in tapering
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Crude oil driving USD/CAD and USD/NOK
Both USD/CAD and USD/NOK currently have a high negative correlation with USOIL
USD/CAD: Traders long at 2-1 ratio, eyeing a continuation toward 1.2800
Our internal data shows that our traders are betting heavily on continued gains in USD/CAD, with 67% of open positions on the long side.
Canada Employment Change Preview: USD/CAD
USD/CAD should get its next direction from both the US and Canadian jobs data
PMIs spark Crude selloff; hypes USD/CAD
As a result of the slowdown in manufacturing in the worlds 2 largest economies, crude oil took at hit
CAD explained: A guide to the Canadian dollar
The Canadian dollar is the currency of a top-ten global economy and reflects the strength of Canada's economy, as well as being a proxy for its key exports such as oil. Discover everything you should know about CAD before you open a position.
Crude Oil volatility causing large moves in USD/CAD
Whether the price of crude moves higher or lower, USD/CAD traders should be aware and use the movement to their advantage!