Kevin George
Kevin George
Kevin George has over twelve years' experience in financial markets trading, which included stints in London and New York, trading equities and currencies. He has also traded in commodities, equities, futures and options. He has extensive technical-experience and combines this with a fundamental overview. He has published for SeekingAlpha, where he runs his own subscriber newsletter and graduated with an MSc in finance in 2017.

USDJPY Higher After ADP Employment Numbers Beat

The USDJPY was higher after ADP employment figures beat analyst expectations. The ADP number saw a gain of 749k jobs, compared to the 650k expected and this was a boost to the greenback ahead of Friday’s Non-Farm Payrolls number. The U.S. dollar also saw a slightly higher revision to second […]

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GBPTRY Tests Resistance at 10.000 as Armenian Tensions Rise

The GBPTRY pair rallied this week after Armenia said that one of their jets was shot down by a Turkish F-16. Turkey denies the claim, but tensions have been rising between Armenia and Azerbaijan, which is an ally of Turkey. The fighting is at risk of seeing Russia drawn into […]

Nasdaq Points to Lower Open After Presidential Election Debate

The Nasdaq was heading for a lower open on Wednesday after the U.S. Presidential debate failed to bring clarity to the race. The first head-to-head between President Trump and Joe Biden was a hostile affair, which failed to bring anything new to the table. Prediction markets have Joe Biden ahead […]

GBPJPY Lower After Improved Industrial and Retail Sales Data

GBPJPY was 0.30% lower on the day after improved industrial production and retail sales data from the Japanese economy. Industrial production was still at a disappointing -13.3% but this was better than the -15.5% expected by analysts. Retail sales were also negative but they also defied economist’s expectations with a […]

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EURGBP Moves Higher as Traders Focus on Lagarde Speech

The EURGBP was higher by 0.20% on Wednesday after traders shrugged off a GDP improvement in the U.K. to focus on a speech by Christine Lagarde and other ECB members. Finalized GDP for the second quarter saw the U.K.. economy drop -21.5%, which was slightly higher that the -21.7% expected. […]

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EURUSD Steadies Ahead of a Packed Economic Calendar

The EURUSD was higher yesterday as the pair tried to recover some ground from a recent sell-off. The price is flat today as we move into a packed economic calendar for the pair in the second half of the week. Today kicks off the data releases with finalized GDP figures […]

EURJPY Higher Despite Weaker German Consumer Prices

The EURJPY was 0.5% higher on Tuesday despite the release of German inflation that showed a further drop below zero. September’s consumer prices fell -0.4%, which was well below the -0.1% drop analysts had expected. Similar data will be released for the Eurozone on Friday and a similar number would […]