Archive for the ‘NYSE:FXA’ Category

Is It Too Early to Invest Down Under?

February 26th, 2014

austrailiacrocdundeeI’m currently aboard the luxury ship Crystal Symphony in the midst of The Oxford Club’s Chairman’s Circle Wealth Cruise from Sydney to Bali. (Hazardous duty, yes, but someone has to do it.) And while we are spending much of our time eating, drinking, gabbing and Read more…


How To Profit From The Deteriorating Australian Dollar

January 21st, 2014

australian-flagMoe Zulfiqar: It seems major economic hubs in the global economy are facing hardships, and they are moving towards an economic slowdown. But during discussions about where the next trading opportunity will be, some countries never get mentioned. Read more…


When Short Selling Goes Wrong

September 18th, 2013

short selling banGreg Madison: If you looked at holdings of hedge fund barons William Ackman and David Einhorn at the start of 2013, it looked like 2013 was a year for short selling. Read more…


No Clear Trend Is Visible For Commodity Currency ETFs?

June 18th, 2013

etfsCommodities are facing a choppy 2013, with the volatility intensifying in recent weeks. Products in a variety of segments have seen rough sessions due to a strong dollar and uncertain demand in many key markets. This is especially true given some Read more…


Long Term Outlook Still Bright For The Australian Dollar ETF

May 12th, 2013

australian-flagIn Australia, investors have seen tame inflation, lower credit demand, and soft economic growth over the past few months. Still, the Australian dollar has remained firm, hurting exports across the board. Read more…


The Case For The Australian Dollar

May 7th, 2013

australian-flagMichael Noonan: We recommended a long position in the Australian dollar this morning, 1.0205. Markets have a certain logic to them, and there are times when one can find a developing story that leads to a position. There has been a protracted trading range, Read more…


Aussie Dollar Failing and Breaking Through Key Support

April 17th, 2013

australian-flag: The Aussie Dollar (NYSEARCA:FXA) failing at the 20 day moving average and breaking through the 50 day moving average support, now off almost 50bps after Monday’s caning. Read more…


Time To Buy The CurrencyShares Australian Dollar Trust ETF? (FXA)

April 1st, 2013

australian-flagSo far in 2013, the story in the currency ETF world has been strength of the U.S. dollar. The greenback has surged against a variety of currencies to start the year and many investors think this trend can continue. Read more…


Inside The Only Singapore Dollar ETF (FXSG, FXA, CYB, CNY)

February 15th, 2013

singaporeEric Dutram: As of now, currency ETF investing remains somewhat underappreciated by most. The space has just over three dozen funds, and a paltry amount in assets across all of the products in the segment. Read more…


Breaking Down The Currency Wars (FXE, UUP, FXY, EUO, FXB, FXC, FXA)

February 5th, 2013

currency1Martin Hutchinson: It’s war by other means. With the Bank of Japan now buying government bonds and targeting an inflation rate of 2%, a global race to the bottom is on again. Read more…


The Best Currency ETFs To Invest In For 2013 (FXC, FXA, CYB, CEW, UDN)

January 27th, 2013

money and investingLarry D. Spears: The best currencies to invest in for 2013 come from Asia, South America, Australia – but not the United States. Read more…


3 ETFs To Watch This Week (XLI, FXA, EU)

December 3rd, 2012

Daniela Pylypczak: Last week started off with a rather slow “Cyber Monday,” with equities skimming along the flat line for the majority of the day. Following the pseudo-holiday, Wall Street shifted its attention once again to the Washington, as mixed commentary on the progress Read more…


Tuesday’s ETF Chart To Watch: CurrencyShares Australian Dollar Trust (FXA)

November 6th, 2012

Stoyan Bojinov: Markets kicked off the session on shaky footing as non-manufacturing ISM data just barely missed analyst expectations; this figure came in at 54.2, falling short of the forecasted 54.5 as well as the previous reading of 55.1. Regardless, major equity indexes managed Read more…


Three ETFs To Watch This Week (FXA, FXB, FXE)

November 5th, 2012

Daniela Pylypczak: Trading was cut short on Wall Street last week after the destructive path ofHurricane Sandy battered the East Coast and forced the New York Stock Exchange to close on Monday and Tuesday. While trading volumes were understandably low, investors welcomed Read more…


Tuesday’s ETF Chart To Watch: CurrencyShares Australian Dollar Trust (FXA)

October 2nd, 2012

Stoyan Bojinov: Major equity indexes kicked off the week on a positive note as encouraging economic data on the homefront bolstered investors’ confidence. Buying pressures emerged at the open bell as ISM data topped analyst expectations; this month’s figure came Read more…


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