What Are the Economic Drivers of the Canadian Dollar?

No matter what currencies a speculator trades it is important to understand the fundamental economic factors which affect movements in the currency’s price movements. Like any currency, the value of the Canadian dollar is significantly affected by the central bank’s monetary policies. Also, fluctuations in the commodity markets can also be a strong influence on [ keep reading ]

How to Use Currency Correlations to Trade Forex

Volatility is something which could bring significant gains for a forex trader. However, it can also be the cause of large losses if investors are not careful. This is why understanding currency correlations is essential for any trader looking to make profits in the currency markets. What Exactly is Correlation? In the world of finance, [ keep reading ]

What Are the Economic Drivers of the Swiss Franc?

Despite being a relatively smaller country, Switzerland has historically had a large influence on the worldwide financial community. This also includes the country’s currency, the Swiss franc. The currency is the sixth-most commonly traded currency in the forex markets. Swiss National Bank The Swiss National Bank (SNB) makes monetary policy decisions for Switzerland. The SNB’s [ keep reading ]

Journey to Better Health: Food

The journey to better health can be a tough one. It sounds easy to say, “I need to lose some weight and start exercising” but actually putting this thought into a plan of action can be intimidating. One look at a hard-core crossfit enthusiast and you know that person has a plan they follow. Those [ keep reading ]

To Whom Then Will You Liken Me?

“I am the Lord, that is My name; I will not give My glory to another, nor My praise to graven images.”-Isaiah 42:8 What can we compare God to?  What can we liken Him to?  As we work our way through the Old Testament, the command, “Do not make for yourself a graven image,” is [ keep reading ]

Correlation Between the Euro and Swiss Franc in the Forex Markets

The euro and the Swiss franc currencies have a special relationship which every forex trader should be aware of. The EUR/USD (euro/U.S. dollar) and the USD/CHF (U.S. dollar/Swiss franc) have historically had around a 95% negative correlation. This means the USD/CHF generally goes down when the EUR/USD rallies and vice versa. U.S. Dollar Impact on [ keep reading ]

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