Archive

Archive for the ‘NYSE:FXB’ Category

Are British Pound ETFs Signaling Trouble Ahead?

July 21st, 2014

british poundSweta Killa: The British currency has been on a roll this year and touched the highest level against the U.S. dollar in almost six years early this week. Most of the upside was driven by improving economic fundamentals and the prospect of interest rate hikes sooner than expected. Read more…

NYSE:FXB, NYSE:GBB

Play The Rising Pound With These ETFs

May 4th, 2014

british poundSweta Killa: The year 2014 has so far been lucky for the British currency with the sterling emerging as one of the strong performers among the 10 developed-market currencies tracked by Bloomberg. Read more…

NYSE:FXB, NYSE:GBB

How To Play Currency ETFs In The Year Ahead

January 12th, 2014

dollar etfCurrency markets saw an eventful 2013 with the dollar spiking, emerging markets currencies sliding, the yen setting multi-year lows every now and then and the Euro gaining and losing Read more…

NYSE:CYB, NYSE:FXB, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:UDN, NYSE:UUP

Time To Buy The British Pound Sterling ETF?

April 3rd, 2013

british poundIt has been a rather forgetful year for the British pound so far as the currency lost close to 6.5% versus the U.S dollar since the start of January. This makes it one of the worst performing currencies on a year to date basis after the Japanese yen. Read more…

NYSE:FXB

Is The U.S. Dollar Making A Top? (UUP, FXB, FXE, FXY)

March 22nd, 2013

dollar etfPatrick MontesDeOca: After the Bank of England Governor Mervyn King signalled concern regarding the value of US currency, the British Pound rallied against the US dollar (NYSEARCA:UUP) and closed above $1.51. Read more…

NYSE:FXB, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:FXY, NYSE:UUP

What To Expect From These Currency ETFs (UUP, FXE, FXY, FXB)

March 19th, 2013

currency1Eric Dutram: Although many investors overlook currency ETFs, these products can usually tell us a lot about equity performance. Generally speaking, when the dollar is surging it can lead to a weak equity market, while the opposite is often true with a weak dollar. Read more…

NYSE:FXB, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:FXY, NYSE:UUP

Weekly Technical Landscape For Currency ETFs (FXB, FXE, FXY)

March 11th, 2013

currency1Patrick MontesDeOca: The CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling ETF (NYSEARCA:FXB) closed at 147.48. The market closing below the daily 50 MA (155) is confirmation that the trend momentum is bearish. With the market closing below the VC Weekly Price Momentum Indicator of 148.24 Read more…

NYSE:FXB, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:FXY

Is George Soros About To Short The British Pound Again? CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling Trust (FXB)

February 20th, 2013

george sorosBen Gersten: Shorting the yen has earned George Soros more than $1 billion in profits since November. Read more…

NYSE:FXB

Are UK ETFs In Serious Trouble? (EWU, FKU, FXB)

February 5th, 2013

uk united kingdomEric Dutram: Stock prices have broadly risen across Europe as the continent’s crisis has been put on the back burner for the time being. However, we could be entering the second leg of the crisis as some Read more…

NYSE:EWU, NYSE:FKU, NYSE:FXB

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…

NYSE:FXA, NYSE:FXB, NYSE:FXC, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:FXY

3 ETFs To Watch This Week (GXC, FXB, FXE)

January 7th, 2013

Carolyn Pairitz: The first week of the new year saw a quiet rally of the market, as the President and Congress reached an agreement on fiscal cliff discussions and signed a bill into effect earlier this week. The United States also reported the addition of 155,000 jobs in 2012. While this number is not really that high Read more…

NYSE:FXB, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:GXC

3 ETFs To Watch This Week (EWJ, FXB, RTH)

November 19th, 2012

Daniela Pylypczak: Bearish momentum continued to be a dominant force on Wall Street last week as investors shifted their focus to fiscal cliff woes and eurozone drama. President Obama reinforced his solution for the United States’ deficit reduction, taking a tough stance and drawing Read more…

NYSE:EWJ, NYSE:FXB, NYSE:RTH

Tuesday’s ETF Chart To Watch: CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling Trust (FXB)

November 13th, 2012

Stoyan Bojinov: Monday proved to be another up-down day on Wall Street as major equity indexes failed to hold on to gains as the trading session drew to a close. News of China’s trade surplus widening more than expected last month was largely overshadowed by fiscal cliff Read more…

NYSE:FXB

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…

NYSE:FXA, NYSE:FXB, NYSE:FXE

Tuesday’s ETF Chart To Watch: CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling Trust (FXB)

September 18th, 2012

Stoyan Bojinov: The bears were quick to return on Monday as last week’s massive end-of-week rally created dozens of profit-taking opportunities. Selling pressures from Europe spilled over as lawmakers struggled to set a timetable for moving forward with the proposed unified Read more…

NYSE:FXB




Copyright 2009-2014 WBC Media, LLC