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GBP/USD Spikes Above 1.45 on Disappointing NFP GBP/USD jumped to fresh highs above 1.4500 as the greenback weakened broadly following weaker-than-expected US nonfarm payrolls, which raises doubts about the strength of US economy ahead of the Fed June meeting...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 14:51
US Non-Farm Payrolls Barely Gain 38K in May, Weakest Since Sep 2010 US economy added only 38,000 new jobs in May, the weakest performance since September 2010, the Labor Department said Friday. This reading is well below expectations of a 164,000 gain...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 14:51
USD/JPY Sinks Below 108.00 After Disappointing NFP Print The USD/JPY pair tumbled below 108.00 handle immediately after the release of disappointing headline NFP number...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 14:45
EUR/USD in Fresh Tops Post-NFP The common currency has seen its upside accelerated today, lifting EUR/USD to print fresh daily peaks above 1.1200...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 14:38
Oil Turns Flat at $49.00 ahead of Key Non-farm Payrolls WTI crude oil future turned absolutely flat, trading around $49.00 mark, as market participants remain in wait-and-watch mood ahead of the NFP release...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 14:29
EUR/USD Subdued Around 1.1140 ahead of Payrolls The demand for the shared currency remains depressed at the end of the week, with EUR/USD hovering over the 1.1140 area...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 14:09
AUD/USD Continues to Struggle Below 200-DMA, NFP in Focus As we head towards the release of key macro indicator from the US NFP, the US Dollar seems to gain traction with the AUD/USD pair once again reversing from the vicinity of 200-day SMA to currently trade around 0.7235...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 14:07
EUR/GBP Eyes 0.73 in 3-Month – Rabobank The European cross could retreat to the 0.7300 area in the next 3-months, suggested Senior FX Strategist at Rabobank Jane Foley. Key Quotes “GBP has made an impressive recovery vs...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 14:05
USD/JPY Still Under Pressure – UOB The research team at UOB Group reiterated USD/JPY remains vulnerable and could attempt a test of the 108.20 area. Key Quotes “USD dropped to a low of 108.49 before rebounding...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 13:30
GBP/USD Further Losses Expected Below 1.4278 – Commerzbank Karen Jones, Head of FICC Technical Analysis at Commerzbank, sees downside pressure gathering further traction on a close below 1.4278...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 13:27
EUR/USD: Levels, Ranges, Targets Draghi on hold is the result to alternatives to CHF, GBP, DKK and SEK as those interest rates trade below European rates and are literally on the floor near zero. Negative interest rates contain bottoms at zero. Added is non negative interest rate nation GBP...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 13:19
NZD/USD Inches Higher to 0.6850 ahead of NFP Release Maintaining its strong bid tone, the NZD/USD pair continues to inch higher and is now attempting to build on to its gains beyond 50-day SMA. Currently trading around the mid-point of 0.6800-0...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 13:15 #nzdusd
US NFP Preview: What to Expect of EUR/USD The US Bureau of Labor Statistics will publish the results of the Non-farm Payrolls later in the NA session, with consensus expecting the US economy to have created 164K jobs during May and the unemployment rate to have ticked lower to 4.9% from 5.0...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 13:13
US NFP Preview: 8 Major Banks Expectations from the May Release We are closing in on the May’s release of US Non-Farm Payrolls data. The following are the expectations as forecasted by the economists and researchers of 8 major banks...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 13:09
AUD/JPY Recovers to 79.00 from Near-Term Trading Range Support Last two days of bearish move now seems to be fading away and the AUD/JPY cross recovers back to 79.00 mark, extending a bounce off 78.30 support area tested on Thursday...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 13:07
USD/TRY Off Highs, Around 2.95 on CPI The Turkish Lira is regaining some momentum vs. the greenback today, taking USD/TRY to the boundaries of the 2.95 handle after dropping to the area of 2.9550. USD/TRY higher post-CPI The pair has faded the initial spike to the mid-2...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 13:04
BTC/USD Breaks Major Resistance $550, Targets $575/$630 BTC/USD has broken major resistance $550 and this confirms continuation of bullish trend. It is currently trading around $550.50. Short term trend is bullish as long as support $525 (7 day EMA) holds...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 12:31
Pre US Open, Daily Technical Analysis Friday, June 03, 2016 Please note that due to market volatility, some of the below sight prices may have already been reached and scenarios played out. EUR/USD Intraday: under pressure. Pivot: 1.1190 Most Likely Scenario: short positions below 1...
My Trading
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Mohammad Soubra, 3 June 2016, 12:29
GBP/USD Forecast: Close to Its Weekly Low The GBP/USD pair retreats from a high set at 1.4447 achieved after the release of the latest Markit Services PMI for May, up to 53.5 from a previous 52.3, as despite beating also expectations of 52.5, the reading is close to multi-year lows...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 12:26
USD/CAD Prop-Up to Trade Flat at 1.3100 ahead of US Jobs Report The USD/CAD pair was well supported around 10-day SMA near 1.3075 and propped to 1.3100 handle but still remained in a narrow band as traders await for fresh impetus from US monthly jobs report...
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Roberto Jacobs, 3 June 2016, 12:23