instructions are at the bottom of this page.
About Forex News
Clients can now access streaming
market news, technical levels, and FX commentary via the
trading platform 24-hours a day. IFR Forex Watch, Thomson
Financial’s premier institutional FX news and analysis
service, provides the real-time content for this service.
Forex News is
not a delayed or abridged version of Thomson Financial ’s IFR
Forex Watch, but the complete product suite. Forex News
includes the following features:
24 hour Scrolling Headlines with all the latest
forex news and commentary. This section is made of short
paragraph sized blurbs that are updated about 5 to 8 times
an hour keeping you updated on the latest moves in the
markets. This is the most popular feature of the news
service as its instant, live, and tradable information.
This is a whispers and rumors section on what big global
Foreign exchange customers (major hedge funds and fortune
500 companies) are buying and selling, where are their
A great place to go before you trade. The daily
features section features focused reports for the opening
of each of the trading sessions; North American , European
and Asian. Reports include a synopsis of the previous
sessions activities as well as what developments to watch
for in the current session. This is a must read for all
traders before they settle in to trade and helps you know
what to look for on the squawk box section.
Tech Levels & Analysis
Specific support and resistance levels in 13
currency pairs with accompanying commentary. Includes
multiple layers of support/resistance, fibbonachi
retracement levels, moving averages, and RSI. No charts to
read just all the levels already laid out.
Offers commentary focused on 7 specific currencies
(including Yen, Euro, Swiss Franc, and the British
Pound) and their movements versus other major currencies. If
you are interested in finding out how Yen is trading against
the other major currencies and what is impacting its
movement this is the place to go.
Comprehensive options section includes market commentary
with trading activity, trading levels, and interests that
are driving the market. The options area also contains a
strategy section, implied as well as historic volatility
levels, and risk reversal pricing.
Offers a comprehensive global calendar of all economic
numbers that are coming out around the world. A daily
planner of what number to anticipate, and events to keep in
mind. An enormous data bank of information on the major as
central banks of the US, Europe, Japan, Canada, Australia
and New Zealand. This data includes interest rate outlooks,
analysis of economic numbers vis a vis interest rate
decisions, lists decision makers, meeting dates, and much
Track the market moving flow of funds around the globe that
results from merger activity for clues as to which economies
are hot, which are cold and which to watch out for. This is
an indicator watched by many institutional investors.
Daily and Weekly Trading Strategy Reports
These extensive reports cover the market from both a
technical and fundamental level, and are both a trading
outlook for all the major currencies and a good synopsis on
the market. They also contain a trading strategy with exact
entry/exit levels as well as stops, limits, etc.
Forex News is
available as an integrated piece of the FX Trading Station
platform. With one click of the mouse, clients can access
Forex News. No additional login is necessary. The window in
which FX News appears is adjustable, enabling the simultaneous
viewing of live prices and real-time news. There is no cost
to Forex clients for this service. Trials are available for
To add Forex
News component to the FX Trading Station, there is a one time
The Forex News Plug-in works
in conjunction with the trading platform. If you have not
already done so, you will need to have the FX Trading
Platform installed on your computer. However, you cannot
download the Forex News Plug-in while the trading platform
is open. So before you begin, please close down the
trading platform. If you need to download the trading
1. Click on the
below image to download the plug-in feature.
Download Software News Plug-In
2. Check “Save
this Program to Disk” and click “OK"
3. Save the program onto your Desktop.
4. Once download is
complete, click on "Open."
(If Open is not available go to the desktop where you
file and double click on the file.)
5. Follow the
installation instructions using the default settings.
6. Once the program is fully
installed, live, streaming news will be added to FX
Trading Station. Login to FX Trading Station using
your username and password. Click on "NEWS" to access.