Terminology forex : N

Namibia Dollars The currency of Namibia. Currency code ( NAD )         National Futures Association The National Futures Association ( NFA ) watches over the commodities and futures markets in the United States. As a regulatory agency, it protects investors from fraudulent commodities and futures activities. It aims to maintain investor confidence […]

Terminology forex : M

M3 Supply – New Zealand Release schedule : 3:00 ( GMT ); monthly, at the end of the following month Source of report : Reserve Bank of New Zealand Web Address : http://www.rbnz.govt.nz/index.html Address of release : http://www.rbnz.govt.nz/statistics/monfin/           MACD Moving Average Convergence/Divergence, an indicator used in technical analysis that was […]

Terminology forex : L

Labour Price Index – Australia Release schedule : 1:30 ( GMT ); quarterly, approximately a month and a half following end of reporting quarter Source of report : Australian Bureau of Statistics Web Address : http://www.abs.gov.au/ Address of release : http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/6345.0           Latvia Lati The currency of Latvia. Currency code ( […]

Terminology forex : K

Kathy Lien Day Trading the Currency Market: Technical and Fundamental Strategies To Profit from Market Swings ( Wiley Trading ) ( Hardcover ) by Kathy Lien         Keltner Channel The Keltner Channel is an indicator of market momentum. It was developed by Chester W. Keltner and introduced in his book “How To […]

Terminology forex : J

Jamaican Dollars The currency of Jamaica. Currency code (JMD) Japanese Housing Starts Release schedule : 5:00 (GMT); monthly, on the last day of the following month. Revisions schedule : Little or no revisions. Source of report : Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ( Japan ) Web Address : http://www.mlit.go.jp/english/ Address of release : http://www.mlit.go.jp/toukeijouhou/chojou/stat-e.htm […]

Terminology forex : I

Ian Macfarlane Macfarlane Ian Macfarlane was the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia from 1996 to September of 2006. Governor since 1996, Mr. Macfarlane was one of the longest serving central bankers in the group. Educated at University of Sydney, Mr. Macfarlane worked for the RBA from 1979 up until he was replaced by […]

Terminology forex : H

Haitian Gourdes The currency of Haiti. Currency code (HTG)       Hanging Man Hanging Man candlesticks form when a security moves significantly lower after the open, but rallies to close well above the intracandle low. The resulting candlestick looks like a square lollipop with a long stick. If this candlestick forms during a decline, […]

Terminology forex : F

Factory Orders Definition: The factory orders report, produced by the U.S. Census Bureau, consists of both of the durable goods report ( announced earlier ) along with a report detailing the events of non-durable goods orders. The report itself tends to be rather predictable with non durable goods appearing as the only new component to […]

Terminology forex : E

Easing A decline in interest rates due to central bank activity.   Economic indicator A statistic that indicates current growth and stability issued by a government.   Eco Watchers Survey Release schedule : 6:00 (GMT); monthly, one to two weeks after the reporting month. Revisions schedule : Little or no revisions Source of report : […]