Time to Short the EuroDollar With Forex Currency Trading?
Do you remember when everyone hated the US dollar. Not saying the US dollar is immune to devaluations, the Euro dollar might be risk of falling. Ok all you online currency trading professionals should you go out and short the Euro dollar? Well look at these facts
1.European bank losses from the financial crisis are now estimated to supercede the U.S. banks’ losses.
2.Since the European banks losses are set to increase, how will they be able to lend? Probably not!
3. The IMF projects the European economy is set to contract 4% this year which is worse than the 2.8% contraction for the U.S.
4.Labor protests became more violent and common in Europe ( France)
5. Standard & Poor’s predicted that debt defaults among high-risk European companies would overtake defaults among low-rated U.S. companies.
6.The EU Central was slow to react to the crisis and cut interest rates much slower than the rest of the world. The ECB cut its key interest rate to 1.25% from 4.25% just in the fall. Possibly the only reason the Euro Dollar has not fallen is that’s still well above comparable rates in the U.S. and U.K.
7.The European economy further faces a greater risks due of worsening deterioration because of the deep economic and financial crisises in the formerly communist Eastern European countries.
So taking the fundamental reasons there is good cause for the Eurodollar to fall. So how do you the forex currency trading professional play this? Maybe you are not a professional and need to learn. There exist many forex training programs to learn technical approaches. I am sure many think currency trading is easy…however there are huge risks due to the leverage involved. It is not prudent to purchase any forex software or forex system to trade forex.There is a learning curve. One does not become a doctor with a course. It all takes time and knowledge. Once you have the knowledge…start small.
There are many banks and brokers which offer currency exchange trading. One can also do their forex currency trading via ETFs. Another suggestion is to find a forex broker that are has forex trading online but again…only after you have learned.
Forex currency trading can be profitable but there are risks. Now is a good time to gather some education on trading techniques as potentially the Euro Dollar might experience problems in the future. Good luck with your trading.