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EUR/USD: Monday’s Technicals

At the end of last week the market was in the state of expectation regarding the meeting of G7. Investors feared the appearance of signals of new sanctions by the U.S. and the EU to limit dealings with Russia. Specific … Continue reading

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The USD At Week’s End

The U.S. Dollar gained against most of the majors and extended its advance versus the Euro as domestic releases confirmed that Consumer Prices climbed more than anticipated in March, easing investor concern that the levels were too low. Official announcements … Continue reading

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AUD/NZD: Which Way Will Fundamental Crosswinds Blow?

With no new US economic data of note scheduled for release today, the forex market’s recent trends are extending for another day. Of course, the most powerful and influential trend is the pervasive strength in the U.S. dollar. EUR/USD tagged … Continue reading

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Commodity Currencies Still In A Bear Phase

Readers have likely noticed an uptick in the base metals, lately, which is consistent with concentrated distribution in the U.S. dollar since January. The dollar’s pause has been commodities’ signal to go. The message from the market, however, advises against … Continue reading

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Commodity Currencies Have Yet To Confirm Commodity Uptick

Readers have likely noticed an uptick in the base metals lately. This is consistent with concentrated distribution in the U.S. dollarsince January. The dollar’s pause has been commodities’ go. The message from the market, however, advises against chasing strength. Commodity … Continue reading

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Rand Firms As Inflation Drops, Retail Sales Rise

Talking Points Inflation dropped to 3.9% (y/y) in February 2015 Retail Sales increased by 1.7% (y/y) in January 2015 As the U.S. dollar continues its upward trek, the South African Reserve Bank will carry on its quest to stave off … Continue reading

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Euro: Afraid Of Heights

U.S dollar buyers are back with a vengeance as the street waits to close out the week once U.S Gross Domestic Data has been released this morning, and perhaps more importantly after the Fed Chair’s speech this afternoon. Ms. Yellen … Continue reading

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FX Daily Update: US Dollar Falls In Response To Fed Statement

What should we take away from the Fed’s statement?As expected by many economists and investors, the U.S. Federal Reserve adjusted the wording of its communication to the markets by removing the word “patient” from it, while leaving the key rate … Continue reading

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Don’t Count The U.S. Dollar Out Just Yet

By now, everybody knows that the U.S. dollar made a major move higher the second half of 2014. If you are involved in the stock market at all you could not avoid this. Fundamental analysts talked of how a dollar … Continue reading

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Dollar Bulls See Red After FOMC

The U.S. dollar bull has being seeing red ever since the conclusion of yesterday’s FOMC meeting. The lack of clarity from the Fed, which the market has been interpreting as a dovish signal, is putting the dollar under pressure across … Continue reading

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