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Canadian Netflix-unblocker UnoTelly cut off by PayPal

Canadian Netflix-unblocker UnoTelly cut off by PayPal

A Canadian company that helps people watch U.S. Netflix from Canada can no longer accept PayPal after the online payment processor cut off its service. “On February 3rd, 2016, Paypal has severed payment processing agreement unilaterally and without prior warning,” Toronto-based UnoTelly said on its blog Thursday. “Paypal indicated that UnoTelly is not allowed to […]

5 facts that will change the way you see the Great Barrier Reef

5 facts that will change the way you see the Great Barrier Reef

David Attenborough first visited Australia’s Great Barrier reef over 60 years ago. “The first time I put on a mask and went below the surface and moved in three dimensions just with the flick of my fin and suddenly saw these amazing multi-coloured things of unforgettable beauty,” remembers Attenborough,who claims it was the most magical […]

Russia's bleak winter: Protests grow as ruble weakens and Kremlin makes painful cuts

Russia's bleak winter: Protests grow as ruble weakens and Kremlin makes painful cuts

Risk appetite returns, markets focused on FOMC minutes

Risk appetite returns, markets focused on FOMC minutes

FXStreet (London) – We had little of note overnight to move markets, with a quiet calendar – Aussie housing and consumer confidence data were perhaps the only releases of note.Japan jittersRisk appetite returned after two days of aversion, with the exception of Japan, which saw a rebound of USD/JPY to JPY102.0100, up 0.2 percent after […]

Asia Recap: AUD, NZD keep up stellar performance

Asia Recap: AUD, NZD keep up stellar performance

FXStreet (Bali) – The Antipodean Dollars were once again the best performers, with the US Dollar still trading on a subdued note.USD/JPY opened Asia at 101.80, with only a modest 20 pips bounce before 102.00 round area (bottom daily ichimoku cloud) capped the recovery. There was no local Japanese data to report, helping to keep […]

Asia Recap: BoJ stands pat, JPY crosses trade heavy

Asia Recap: BoJ stands pat, JPY crosses trade heavy

FXStreet (Bali) – The Asian session was dominated by the Bank of Japan monetary policy decision, which as expected, offered no surprises to the market.The USD/JPY opened Asia at 103.10, and after an early sell-off to a new 7-day low at 102.75, mainly driven by a heavy Nikkei 225 (down more than 1.5% at one […]

Forex: Australian Dollar Outlook Hinges on Jobs Data, FOMC Minutes

Forex: Australian Dollar Outlook Hinges on Jobs Data, FOMC Minutes

McDonald’s shutters Crimea stores amid trade war fears

McDonald’s shutters Crimea stores amid trade war fears

U.S. secretly created ‘Cuban Twitter’ to stir unrest

U.S. secretly created ‘Cuban Twitter’ to stir unrest

The U.S. government masterminded the creation of a “Cuban Twitter”—- a communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba, built with secret shell companies and financed through foreign banks, The Associated Press has learned. The project, which lasted more than two years and drew tens of thousands of subscribers, sought to evade Cuba’s […]

Asia Recap: Broad-based buying interest in the US Dollar

Asia Recap: Broad-based buying interest in the US Dollar

FXStreet (Bali) – Two of the currencies most punished by investors in the last 12 months, that is, the Japanese Yen and the Australian Dollar, replicated old poor performances by ending the Asian session as the main laggards.The USD/JPY upward extension saw the 104.00 broken in late afternoon Asian trade, recording a new two and […]

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