DailyFX.com -

Talking Points:

• Labor Day usually calls an end to slow summer trading, can it also revive historical low volatility?

• Many markets will start the week off with technical patterns primed with breakout potential

• Top billing for event risk is split between NFPs and the ECB rate decision - either way, watch EURUSD

Sign up for a free trial of DailyFX-Plus to have access to Trading Q&A's, educational webinars, updated speculative positioning measures, trading signals and much more!

There are two faces to the FX market next week. One the one hand, we have high-level event risk like the ECB rate decision and NFPs that can stir short-term volatility. On the other, a likely seasonal shift in market activity can potentially precipitate a long-awaited systemic shift in underlying market conditions. After the Labor Day holiday (for the US and Canada) passes, liquidity and volatility measures will be the crucial measures for trade developments. In this weekend Trading Video, we look at the key catalysts on tap and the possibilities should the dam of complacency break.

Sign up for John’s email distribution list, here.

Related Articles
  1. Investing News

    China’s Forex Reserves Dropped Significantly

    China’s forex​ reserves dropped by a record $93.9 billion at the end of August to $3.56 trillion because the Central Bank has been selling dollars to provide a cushion to the falling yuan​
  2. Forex

    The Pros and Cons of a Fully Convertible Rupee

    Amid the rising economic power of India, the talks of making the Indian currency fully convertible are gaining momentum. We look at the pros and cons.
  3. Forex Fundamentals

    Chinese Yuan an Unlikely Reserve Currency

    As the world's second largest economy, China's challenge to America’s dominance includes a push to make the yuan (RMB), the world’s reserve currency. Whether it can do that now is unclear.
  4. Economics

    How Currency Enforcement Helped Sink The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TTP)

    One particular barrier to trade that has received much attention of late and caused delays in negotiations of the TPP is exchange-rate manipulation, by which a country artificially devalues its ...
  5. Forex

    Top U.S Forex News Sites

    Breaking news moves forex markets. Here are the top U.S. sites for tracking forex news.
  6. Investing

    Financial News Comparison: Bloomberg Vs. Reuters

    Access to financial information has grown with the expansion of digital news. Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters lead the pack, claiming a majority of the business information market.
  7. Economics

    Who Benefits From South Korea's Lowered Interest Rates?

    South Korea is the latest country to cut interest rates in an attempt to stimulate economic growth.
  8. Forex Education

    The Top Uses For P2P Currency Exchange

    Peer-to-peer (P2P) currency exchange networks offer a viable and cheaper alternative for buying and selling currencies.
  9. Forex

    Steps To Open An Offshore Forex Account

    Here is a simple breakdown of how to open an offshore forex account for US-based users, including legal requirements.
  10. Entrepreneurship

    Top Forex Trading Apps

    A brief overview of the top apps that help forex traders with on time information, charts and more.

You May Also Like

Trading Center