Where can I get the quickest access to news

Nowler

Experienced member
1,488 217
Hello,

Where can I get the quickest FREE access to the figures from these daily economic news releases?
Obviously, I cannot be there in person when they release it, so where could I look to in order to get the figures ASAP?

Thanks in advance!
 
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Marc Joan

Newbie
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What do you need?

Do you need access to the news posts? or do you need to automatize some actions?

If you only need access to the news posts you could create some twitter lists with the main site of the sector. For example, you could create a twitter list with some of the main authors of forexlive, fxstreet, dailyfx...

Other options could be to follow them by using some RSS readers. There is a bunch of apps that could help you with that.

Let me know if you need some more specific advise!
 
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Nowler

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What do you need?

Do you need access to the news posts? or do you need to automatize some actions?

If you only need access to the news posts you could create some twitter lists with the main site of the sector. For example, you could create a twitter list with some of the main authors of forexlive, fxstreet, dailyfx...

Other options could be to follow them by using some RSS readers. There is a bunch of apps that could help you with that.

Let me know if you need some more specific advise!

This was very helpful mate, thanks.
I did a little reading into RSS readers and that sounds very much like what I want.

I basically trade forex and commodities on a spread bet account. While I don't typically trade the news I am trying it out and apart from needing general information on high importance events (which I go to 2 sites and perhaps twitter for currently) I also would like as close to real time updates with the event as it unfolds. Preferably for free but willing to spend a little.

I would therefore be up to date on current high importance events and in a better position to decide whether to exit an ongoing trade or let it ride. Perhaps even taking up a trade on the event... If I had a one stop shop for the few places I look to find an understanding then that would be fantastic.
 

FXX

Experienced member
1,264 258
Tradingeconomics.com

When you go to the site you will get a popup notification to allow alerts. Select yes

When news releases come out you will have a notification within a second on the release. I tested this and it works brilliantly (better than sites like fx factory)

Its faster than ransquawk premium
 

Nowler

Experienced member
1,488 217
Tradingeconomics.com

When you go to the site you will get a popup notification to allow alerts. Select yes

When news releases come out you will have a notification within a second on the release. I tested this and it works brilliantly (better than sites like fx factory)

Its faster than ransquawk premium

Wow... I actually use that site on occasion for interest rates and inflation...never noticed that alert section!

Thank you sir!
 

FXX

Experienced member
1,264 258
Wow... I actually use that site on occasion for interest rates and inflation...never noticed that alert section!

Thank you sir!
It isn't a separate section on the site. The site provides notifications and your browser should pick this up and ask your permission. If it doesn't check the help for instructions to enable it.
 

gerryg

Established member
900 7
Hello,

Where can I get the quickest FREE access to the figures from these daily economic news releases?
Obviously, I cannot be there in person when they release it, so where could I look to in order to get the figures ASAP?

Thanks in advance!

Myfxbook, ransquawk, forexnewsgun and similar.

Its better to learn how interpret specific news, most of the times figures means nothing, you need to see underlying picture.
 

Tradersnews

Newbie
1 0
Hello,

Where can I get the quickest FREE access to the figures from these daily economic news releases?
Obviously, I cannot be there in person when they release it, so where could I look to in order to get the figures ASAP?

Thanks in advance!

Hi there, you have many options to choose from and there are very good free services if you look around.
 

gerryg

Established member
900 7
Hello,

Where can I get the quickest FREE access to the figures from these daily economic news releases?
Obviously, I cannot be there in person when they release it, so where could I look to in order to get the figures ASAP?

Thanks in advance!

Forex news gun as an option, but it's only about planned reports, like NFP, economic releases, talking heads. There are lots of times when unexpected news affect markets and you have to be very fast at twitter or similar resources to respond to that information.
 

SmartGeek

Active member
206 7
There are many forums that provides you some good amount of Forex News in the Forex Market. All you need to do is to have a good amount of researches to find such sites.
 

doubleb

Newbie
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Forex Factory is a good option. You also should check it out fxstat and myfxbook. People are very active there.
 

options-george

Well-known member
483 93
talking-forex.com - excellent service costing £30/month. I've been using it for several years now. Great value for money.
 

FXX

Experienced member
1,264 258
Following the news is not important, the important part is to understand the short term and long term impact of the news and how markets react after news releases.

How is someone supposed to understand the impact if they don't follow the news? You don't know what you're talking about.
 
 
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