Market Pulse

Established in 2006, MarketPulse is a free news site that provides full-time coverage of the world's largest financial markets, focusing on forex, commodities, and global indices research and analysis. Armed with a global team of securities analysts and strategists, Market Pulse provides timely, accurate, and informative research on major macroeconomic trends, technical analysis, and worldwide events that impact different asset classes and investors.

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Authors

Alfonso Esparaza

Alfonso Esparza, the Senior Currency Analyst at Market Pulse, specializes in macro forex strategies for North American and major currency pairs. Upon joining OANDA in 2007, he established the MarketPulseFX blog and he has since written extensively about central banks and global economic and political trends. Alfonso has also worked as a professional currency trader focused on North America and emerging markets. He holds a finance degree from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM) and an MBA with a specialization on financial engineering and marketing from the University of Toronto.

Kenny Fisher

Kenny Fisher joined OANDA in 2012 as a Currency Analyst. Kenny writes a daily column about current economic and political developments affecting the major currency pairs, with a focus on fundamental analysis. Kenny began his career in forex at Bendix Foreign Exchange in Toronto, where he worked as a Corporate Account Manager for over seven years.

Craig Erlam

Based in London, England, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a Market Analyst. With more than five years' experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while conducting macroeconomic commentary. He has been published by The Financial Times, Reuters, the BBC and The Telegraph, and he also appears regularly as a guest commentator on Bloomberg TV, CNBC, FOX Business and BNN. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and he is recognized as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.

Awards & Publications

Best Sell-Side Analysis Contributor FXStreet February 2014

Latest Articles

To and Fro , here we go

To and Fro, here we go Firming US yields overnight contributed to a stronger USD outperformance with the DXY breaching the 94 resistance level. While economic data drivers were few and far between dealer’s were left to chew on remarks by European ...

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower Ahead of Short Trading Week

The Canadian dollar depreciated on Monday versus the US dollar. Oil prices fell as higher production from the US is putting downward pressure on prices ahead of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) meeting on November 30. The...

Angela Merkel Prefers New Elections to Minority Government

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that she would prefer new elections to leading a minority government after talks about forming a three-way coalition collapsed overnight. “My point of view is that new elections would be the better pa...

Gold Volatility Continues over Tax Reform Prospects

Gold has posted sharp losses in the Monday session. In North American trading, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1277.84, down 1.2% on the day. On the release front, the sole event is CB Leading Index. The indicator gained 1.2%, well above th...

GBP/USD – Pound Gains Continue, British Inflation Report Eyed

The British pound has posted gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3239, up 0.18% on the day. On the release front, there are no British indicators on the schedule. In the US, the sole event is CB Leading In...