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USD/JPY and EUR/USD outlook along with US-China trade war

On USD/JPY, the rate came back to the middle of the 110 yen range last week, and went back to the lower 109 yen range over the weekend. China has changed to friendly attitude so far, and repeated criticism of the United States, delaying US-China trade talks agreement, broadening the flow of risk aversion from the view that it will be prolonged, falling stock prices and long-term interest rates. Starting this Saturday, the 25% duty will be imposed $60 billion on US products, which is a retaliatory measure against China that they launched recently. The United States also begun to consider the fourth sanctions duty, which could be triggered at…

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US-China trade war and Japanese GDP in relation to consumption tax

US-China trade war has begun Last week, the Trump administration of the United States raised the previous 10% tariff to 25% for $ 200 billion on Chinese products, and also announced to apply the 25% duty to the remaining $ 300 billion as the fourth retaliatory duty, putting pressure on China. In fact, the USTR (US Trade Representative Office) has announced 3800 items are targeted for Chinese products. On the other hand, China announced a countermeasure to put a 5-25% duty on US products $ 60 billion from June 1 and has just shown the appearance of a “trade war.” Because of this, USD/JPY has become more active in buying…

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Brexit has been postponed until October and tariff issue settlement is a key.

On the morning of April 25, with the news that Britain’s Brexit exit has been postponed until October this year, the pound showed selling behavior due to uncertainty over its outlook. Although the talks between the government and Labor Party resumed on the 24th after Easter holiday, the parties did not have a mutual understanding of the tariff after withdrawal. May aims to be free from tariff arrangements with EU May is planning to leave the customs union when leaving the EU. And after exchanging mutual tariff arrangements with the EU, she aims to be able to freely conclude trade agreements with foreign countries outside of the EU without having to…

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Weekly Forex Analysis 22/04 – 28/04/2019

Long holiday is awaiting in Japan USD/JPY continues to be in range at a rate of 112 yen, but there is no noticeable movement, and hard to participate. Meanwhile, the “very large holiday” which has never been seen before in Japan, which is 10 consecutive holidays, will begin this weekend. Now let me show you how investors in Japan see the situation. Some marketers stated “USD/JPY is subject to speculation and may fluctuate significantly,” and others say “it does not move much” and looks like it’s already entered its preliminary stages. In fact, I started to get some inquiries from investors today. I think that the dollar plunging of January 3rd this…

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How can just $1 investment makes you happier than winning a lottery?

Watch the video What is “Investment” to you? When you think of an investment, you may think to invest on something to get something in return and become rich, right? You know, to earn more money in return of what you invest on. But why you think of wanting to have more money? That could be because you want to be happy, like to be able to do what you want to do, or you want to live with joy, or you want to live without any anxiety, and so on. But anyhow, if you are happy and always become happy, that’s your goal, isn’t it? There are some people…

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Weekly Forex Analysis 15/04 – 21/04/2019

Last week’s USD/JPY Last week ‘s USD/JPY went below 111.00 in the middle of the week and the dollar went down to 110.85, but it cut back immediately on the next day and repulsed to the late 111.00 level, and last weekend recovered up to a rate of 112 which was marked on March this year. Although the upper price seems to be heavy on the Tokyo market after the week, it has been hovering around 112, which is unexpectedly strong.  US economic news, including TAG between U.S and Japan from today The US economy is mixed with its strength and weakness, plus the Fed’s monetary policy is neutral, which…

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Weekly Forex Analysis 08/04 – 14/04/2019

Positive Employment Stats between January and March Employment statistics in March showed that the unemployment rate was at 3.8% which had been the same as in the previous month, and the number of non-agricultural sector employees was 19,600, which was far exceeding the forecast. Furthermore, February and January has been revised upwards and it is over 180,000 people in the average between January and March, which was quite a reasonable result. At least, the labor market has not slowed down at this point, and a strong labor market is expected to be maintained.  At the same time, we can see that the pessimism about the US economy has retreated for…

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3 traits that top 2.5% of rich people in a world have

Watch a video 3 traits that top 2.5% of rich people in the world have There is a research of what kind of people tend to become rich, like what kind of characteristic or personality do rich people tend to have. There was a research done by one of the most famous professors known for researching rich people, but he found there are some common traits among rich people and I will introduce some traits that we can possibly imitate and get new perspective so that you can make more money. Rich People’s Trait #1: A definition of money Basically there are 3 traits. First one is a definition of…

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Forecast on 5/04/2019 – Negative Initial Jobless Claims (Mar 22)

NY Market USD/JPY has been bullish with small volatility. Due to positive US-China Summit and economic news, the rate raised up to 111.68. EUR/USD dropped down to 1.1271 but hard to think it goes below 1.12. Stock market raised positively. Dow raised +$166 and now above $26,300 due to positive US-China summit outlook. Credit is in a range. Long-term interest is negative with small volatility. Gold and Crude both bearish. Rates USD/JPY: 111.41 – 111.68 EUR/USD: 1.1206 – 1.1271 EUR/JPY: 124.97 – 125.31 DOW: +116.50 –> 26,384.63 USD GOLD: -1.00 –> 1,294.30 USD WTI: -0.009 –> 60.14 USD US 10y Treasury: +0.011 –> 2.515 % Remarkable Orders Open Positions (Unredeemed Positions…

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Forecast on 1/04/2019 – USDJPY bulled up to a rate 111.00 as a result of positive China PMI

NY Market USD/JPY has been bullish up to 110.95 due to positive U.S economic news as well as positive stock and long term interest and marked the highest rate for the last week. EUR/USD has been negative down to 1.1212 but kept its rate at 1.12. Stock market raised positively. Due to positive US-China summit outlook and consumer’s mind, DOW closed the market at +$211. Credit is on negative. Long-term interest was positive but with small volatility and closed at a rate of 2.40%. Gold has been bullish, and Crude has recovered to a rate of $60 which was marked 4 months ago. Rates USD/JPY: 110.64 – 110.95 EUR/USD: 1.1212…