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USD and JPY Dumped as Optimism about Possible US-China Trade Deal Rises

Currency Wars

A tentative uptick in optimism on the trade, global growth and Brexit fronts is conspiring to pressure the safer greenback. The buck’s bullish glow tends to fade when global risks abate. The USD was lower amid mounting evidence of a moderating U.S. economy...

 

EUR Back Under Pressure as the ECB cites growing risks to the economy

Euro-area

The year’s first European Central Bank meeting got off to a soggy start for the euro which slipped to three-week lows against its U.S. rival. By contrast, the greenback enjoyed broad gains with Europe’s weak economy dominating the spotlight...

 

Forex News

CAD Rides Oil Gains Higher, Holiday Mode Persist Elsewhere in FX

CAD

With a good chunk of the market closed, the U.S. dollar and big peers from Europe and Japan barely budged. The Canadian dollar outperformed as crude pushed to new highs above $65 on reports that Washington is trying to impede Iranian exports...

 

EUR Bounces Back Up following a Dovish ECB Monetary Policy Announcement

ECB Draghi

An action-packed Wednesday started with a subdued greenback. The euro held firm after the ECB left borrowing rates unchanged, while sterling strengthened as European Union officials meet to consider and discuss another potential Brexit delay...

 
 

Forex Outlook

GBP cools off its recent bull run as traders take profits

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Sterling slipped from two-month highs as sobering news on the U.K consumer spurred many to take some chips off the table. Sterling pared some of its gains as the rocky week of U.K. politics suggested a fading likelihood of Britain exiting the EU without a deal...

 

GS FX Research: EUR and CAD Trade Ideas

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Looking at the trading session ahead, Goldman Sachs strategists prefer not to chase EURUSD lower as it has already approached 1.1720 support, but would sell on rallies to 1.1810 or on a break below 1.1700, with EUR to be well supported near 1.1665...

 

Forex Research

Is Elliott waving goodbye to the U.S. dollar?

Currency Rates

Being a long-time observer of market dynamics one can`t help getting a sense of déjà vu when looking at the chart of US dollar index as it bears a very familiar Elliott Wave price structure to one seen not so long ago, which may surprise USD bulls...

 

The ‘Grand Old Party’ and the U.S. dollar

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A close examination of past administrations, major events on the world stage which have occurred since the end of the 1960s, and the US dollar trends, can provide a great insight of what the future might have in store for the greenback...

 

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