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USD: A Buy On Dips: Further Upside Vs EUR, JPY, AUD - Credit Agricole The USD has been well supported, mainly on the back of somewhat higher expectations of the Fed considering higher rates in June...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 16:26
USD/JPY Forecast: Dollar Gains, No Matter What Dollar gains, no matter what. The USD/JPY has advanced overnight up to 110.37, with a short lived bearish knee-jerk down to 109.77 being quickly reversed...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 16:23
USD/CHF Faded a Spike to 0.9922, Drops Back Below 0.9890 The USD/CHF pair faded its spike to 0.9922, led by a drop in US initial jobless claims, and has now dropped back below 0.9900 level to currently trade at 0.9885. Including today's up-move to 0...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 16:20 #usdchf
AUD/USD Still Neutral Near-term - UOB The research team at UOB Group maintains its neutral perspective on the Aussie dollar in the next 1-3 weeks. Key Quotes “We shifted to a neutral stance yesterday and there is no change to our view”...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 16:13
US Dollar Rejected from 95.50, Back to 95.30 The dollar’s upside remains well and sound today, although the US Dollar Index seems to have met quite a strong resistance around 95.50. US Dollar extends the rally post-FOMC The greenback is advancing for the third week in a row, recovering the 95...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 16:10
USD/CAD Climbs to a Six-Week High Level of 1.3154 Following the release of weekly US jobless claims data, the USD/CAD pair spiked to 1.3154 marking its highest level since April 8. The pair has witnessed a gradual recovery of nearly 700-pips from a multi-month low level of 1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 16:08
EUR/USD Attempts to Regain 1.1200 after Fresh Lows EUR/USD stretched to fresh 7-week lows sub-1.1200 at the beginning of the New York session amid a stronger greenback on the back of hawkish FOMC minutes published the previous day...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 16:04
USD/JPY Back above 110.00 Post-US Data It seems the greenback has recovered the smile today, now lifting USD/JPY once again beyond the 110.00 handle...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 15:09
Gold Drops to Session Low of $1245 after Mixed US Data Extending its downward trajectory, Gold has broken below 50-day SMA support near $1250 level to currently trade at $1245, near low point of the day...
Metals
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 15:05 #gold
Further Uncertainty As Indexes Gained On Friday, Will Uptrend Resume? Briefly: In our opinion speculative long positions are still favored (with stop-loss at 1,850, S&P 500 index...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 15:02
AUD/USD: Got Me Under Pressure - Westpac Research Team at Westpac, suggests that today’s April labour force data suggested that Australian wages growth will remain muted until further notice. Key Quotes “The 11k rise in total jobs was very close to expectations and the 5...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 14:53
USD/JPY Cleared 109.70, Now Eyes 111.00 – UOB The research team at UOB Group has turned bullish on USD/JPY and believes it could test 111.00 in the short term. Key Quotes “The 109.70 target was finally met yesterday and the bullish phase that started last week is still clearly intact”...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 14:49
USD/JPY Risks Point to the Upside – Westpac Strategist at Westpac Robert Rennie sees the pair could edge higher in the near term. Key Quotes “Last week we argued for USD/JPY in a 108/109.50 range, though we highlighted “risks around FOMC minutes and US CPI to the topside”...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 14:45
ECB Committed to Bring Inflation to Target Without Undue Delay Minutes of the European Central Bank’s April meeting showed that the bank wants to leave absolutely clear that it is committed to revive inflation in the Eurozone...
Currency
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 14:42 #ECB
AUD: Monetary Policy is a Key Factor - BBH Research Team at BBH, suggests that the monetary policy is a key factor in the Australian dollar. Key Quotes “The rate cut and dovish posture of the RBA has seen accelerated the retracement of the Aussie's run-up in the first four months...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 14:38
EUR/USD Breaks Below 1.12, Session Lows The greenback is extending its rally today, now forcing EUR/USD to break below the critical support at 1.1200. EUR/USD focus on US releases Spot is printing fresh 7-week lows in sub-1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 14:35
RBA Considered Postponing Rate Cut – Westpac Research Team at Westpac, suggests that the RBA minutes earlier in the week were less dovish than expected...
Currency
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 14:32 #RBA
US Dollar Index Trade Idea Major resistance- 95.20 (Apr 14th 2016) Major support – 94.10 (21 day MA) US Dollar index has surged overnight on the modestly hawkish FOMC minutes increased hopes of rate hike in June...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 14:28
Forex Technical Analysis: EUR/USD, GBP/USD, USD/CHF, USD/JPY, AUD/USD, USD/RUB, XAU/USD Analysis for May 19th, 2016 EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar” We think, today the price may reach a new low. Later, in our opinion, the market may form another consolidation to start a new correction...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 14:23 #USDRUB, usdchf, xauusd
GBP/USD Bullish Again, Targets 1.4770 – UOB Following the sharp appreciation of GBP/USD, analysts at UOB Group have shifted their stance to bearish. Key Quotes “The unexpected clear and strong break above 1.4550 has shifted the 2-week neutral outlook to bullish again”...
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Roberto Jacobs, 19 May 2016, 13:55