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According to the latest CFTC Commitments of Traders Report, for the week ending Tuesday, January 27th.there was a certain reluctance among investors to keep pushing the bearish USD strategy, notes the FX Team at TDS...
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 1 February 2015, 22:55
The Swiss Franc is weaker across the board in early Asia, with some talk doing the round about a possible soft protective floor in the 1.05-1.10 vicinity for EUR/CHF, leading the pair to trade just under the 1.05 area in inter-bank trading, with volatility set to continue...
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 1 February 2015, 22:50
Monday, Feb 02 USD ::: ISM Manufacturing PMI (Jan) This survey from managers in the manufacturing industry is expected to decrease, & currently the majority of US states are facing a sever winter weather which might slow down the economy...
Forecasts
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 1 February 2015, 22:41 #economic calendar
US Dollar Forecast– NFPs and the PCE inflation indicator will further stir hawkish Fed expectations, but the theme may be mature The net change in payrolls isn’t nearly as important as the ‘qualitative’ figures...
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Sergey Golubev, 1 February 2015, 21:11 #dollar index
Talking Points: Donchian creates a channel that encapsulates price. Trade entries can be made when Donchian is broken. Stop losses can be created from the opposing channel line. I’ve written quite a bit about the importance of support and resistance levels for trade entries and trade exits...
Trading Systems
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 1 February 2015, 20:11
Looks like we might see a weaker GBP next week. If price goes below 1.50500 on Monday (the blue line) I will short the GBP/USD and aim for a profit around 1.49770 (bright green line, about 70 pips) for half my position and let the other half run with a profit target of 1.48500 (2013 low...
Trading Ideas
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Johan Lindahl, 1 February 2015, 18:48
Camilla Sutton, CFA, CMT, Chief FX Strategist at Scotiabank noted the rally in the euro on CPI but explained the technical picture as bearish. Key Quotes: "The flash headline estimate dropped –0.6% y/y (consensus was for –0.5%y/y) and core fell to 0.6%y/y, a fresh record low—see chart...
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 1 February 2015, 18:38
A deal on extending Greece's bailout deal must be found by the end of February or the European Central Bank will not be able to continue lending to its banks, ECB council member Erkki Liikanen said on Saturday...
Market News
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 1 February 2015, 18:34 #ECB
This is an article based on the monthly strategy. The Currency Score analysis is one of the parameters used for the Ranking and Rating list which was published last weekend...
USD: Long Live the King. Bullish. We expect USD to continue to outperform, despite some recent soft data. Indeed, while other economies are using currency depreciation to export deflation, most notably Singapore recently, the US continues to allow its currency to appreciate...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 1 February 2015, 14:49
The Currency Score analysis is one of the parameters used for the Ranking and Rating list which was published earlier this weekend. Besides this chart I also provide the weekly analysis on my strategy and the Forex ranking and rating list which is available 3 times a week on this blog...
The e-commerce giant AMZN usually doesn’t reveal many details about sales by category. This time it was different, and below I post what it has said about the best-selling items in a wide range of categories, from books to videos, toys and electronic equipment before Christmas...
Events
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Anton Voropaev, 1 February 2015, 14:00
The highly anticipated Shanghai-Hong Kong stock exchange link that got underway Monday is a "very big deal" that will allow Western investors get into stocks that had previously been blocked and will open up China's capital markets, investment strategist John Rutledge told CNBC on Monday...
Other
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 1 February 2015, 13:50
Besides the Ranking and Rating list provided here I will also prepare this weekend the Weekly Currency Score list which will support my analysis for trading in the coming week which is then followed by my Review on the Hybrid Grid strategy...
You need to trade from strategies you can argue wellMost young traders like to start trading foreign exchange from technical indicators. They also trade positions with rather short objectives and tight stop losses. I did the same in my early years and I understand in many ways why...
Other
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 1 February 2015, 10:20
Either you want to be a lawyer, doctor, engineer or skilled worker – to work in any professional capacity – you face several years of education and many years of practice before you become really successful in your profession...
Other
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 1 February 2015, 10:19
Outlook: The US releases the “advance” version of Q4 GDP this morning, expected to come in at 3.1-3.2%. This is one of those cases where an on-target number or a better number does not help the dollar, while a worse-than-forecast number is dollar-negative...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 1 February 2015, 10:07
Alibaba.com tumbled 8.8%, a day after Yahoo finally answered investor chirping by announcing it will spin off its remaining stake in the Chinese e-commerce giant to shareholders. Are we looking at a case of be careful what you wish for...
Events
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Sergey Golubev, 1 February 2015, 06:11 #Alibaba, stock market
The “strong dollar” has been a mantra for the United States for decades. Recently, as the euro has fallen to an 11-year low against the dollar, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew has once again been paying homage...
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 31 January 2015, 21:50
This past week did not lacked entertainment, although it was quite soft as just “minor” Central Banks played the currencies’ war. The Singapore Central Bank eased its currency policy announcing it would take measures to slow the appreciation of the Singapore dollar...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Andrius Kulvinskas, 31 January 2015, 21:02