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Aussie Retail Sales Preview - What to Expect in AUD/USD? AUD/USD is headed for a second weekly bearish close with yet further intra-session selling with the greenback advancing across the board...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 May 2016, 05:09
Oil Climbs 2% in Asia Amid Supply Disruption Fears Oil benchmarks on both sides of Atlantic reversed losses seen earlier this week and rebounded higher, now extending gains into a second day today on the back of rising concerns supply disruptions from Canada and Libya...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 May 2016, 04:50
AUD/NZD Jumps to Test Hourly 100-SMA on Aus Data The Australian dollar spiked higher versus its OZ neighbour in the Asian morning hours, sending AUD/NZD sharply higher towards 1.09 handle on the release of Aus and China macro data. AUD/NZD extends recovery from 1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 May 2016, 04:47 #AUD/NZD
AUD/USD: Bulls Rescued by Upbeat Aus Dataflow, Nears 0.75 The AUD/USD pair ran through fresh bid and jumped near about 40-pips in a knee-jerk upward spike after the Australian macro releases outpaced expectations. AUD/USD eyes 0.7500 Currently, the AUD/USD pair advances 0.40% to 0...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 May 2016, 04:43
China Caixin Services PMI: Growth Softens Slightly in April China Caixin April services PMI came at 51.8 vs 52.6 expected and 52.2 last, which represents a second consecutive month of expansion. Meanwhile, the composite reading stood at 50.8, down from 51.3...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 May 2016, 04:40
Australia's March Retail Sales Solid, Trade Balance Deficit Shrinks Australia's March retail sales came at 0.4% m/m vs 0.3% expected and 0% last, while the trade balance printed -2,163M vs -2,900M expected and -3,410M last. KEY POINTS Retail sales - current prices The trend estimate rose 0...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 May 2016, 04:39
USD/JPY: Bulls Fighting Back for 107 Handle Its been a vacant week in Tokyo with national holidays, but that has not meant USD/JPY was out on holiday, far from it...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 May 2016, 04:31
Nonfarm Payrolls - "Fuhgeddabouit" ! It is that time again - Nonfarm Payrolls. However, I really do not understand the Fed's nor the market's thinking. I am now ignoring the jobs data nor will I use it as a benchmark on the economy, no matter how much emphasis the Fed put on it...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 May 2016, 04:27
Commodities: Mixed/Bearish Price Action - ANZ Analysts at ANZ noted the action in the commodities sector. Key Quotes: "Precious metals were lower. A slightly stronger USD saw gold edge lower, although investor interest remains strong...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 May 2016, 04:15 #price action
USDJPY On the last post I noted that USDJPY was on a trading range, and the closest zone to watch was between 106.200 – 106.300. Prices reached that zone on the Asian session, and did so on wide high volume bars, breaking-out 106.200 to the downside, which also made the background turn to weak...
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Leonardo Barata, 4 May 2016, 20:55
USD/CHF: Starting a Recovery? The US dollar started yesterday to rise against the Swiss Franc after hitting mutli-month lows. The rebound so far looks like a correction, but some signals and short-term formations suggest that a bottom might be in place. USD/CHF again rejected from below 0...
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 May 2016, 20:20 #usdchf
EUR/USD: Price action on Tuesday signalled buyer capitulation and we have turned neutral as the break above 1.1495 was not sustained. A low close today would tempt us to become more bearish, but for now we are standing aside as we are awaiting more clarity...
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Sadaruddin Mansyur, 4 May 2016, 19:34 #Trading
Brent: Strong Support Level of 44.00. Technical Analysis of 04.05.2016. Review and dynamics Despite sharp decline, which started since the beginning of the month, the price of crude oil Brent remains in the upward channel with the upper limit above the level of 48.40 USD...
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 May 2016, 18:02 #Brent
Brent: The Price is Under Pressure Again. Fundamental Analysis of 04.05.2016. Oil prices have been declining for the third consecutive session amid expectations that US oil inventories will again reach the record highs...
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 May 2016, 17:59 #Brent
XAU/USD: Pullback from the Level of 1300.00. Technical Analysis of 04.05.2016. Review and dynamics On Monday, the price of gold broke out the level of 1300.00, reaching annual highs. However, closing price was lower than the opening price...
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 May 2016, 17:55 #xauusd
WTI Back Near $44.00 on EIA The barrel of West Texas Intermediate has abandoned the area of daily highs near the $45.00 mark after the EIA’s weekly report...
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 May 2016, 17:46 #WTI
FxWirePro: EUR/USD Resumes Downside After Failing to Break Above 1.1550 Levels The EUR/USD pair declined towards lower levels on Wednesday, as the US dollar gained strength across the board after data showed ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI rose in April...
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 May 2016, 17:42
EUR/USD Back Below 1.1500 EUR/USD failed to sustain intraday gains and slid back below the 1.1500 level as the advance triggered by disappointing ADP data quickly faded. EUR/USD retreated more than 100 pips from an 8-month high of 1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 May 2016, 17:38
USD/CAD: Breaking Important Trendline - BBH According to analysts from Brown Brother Harriman, USD/CAD has risen above a relevant trendline and they affirmed that technicians refer to the recent bounce from the lows as a key reversal...
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 May 2016, 17:36