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Today’s report: Fed Minutes Try to Put Dollar Back in its Place

There weren't any meaningful added insights from the Fed Minutes and this appeared to be enough to knock the US Dollar back down. After all, the Buck has been in a downtrend for the entire year and following a period of minor recovery, there were sure to be renewed offers.   read report

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Special report: Fed Minutes and the Dollar

Today’s report: USD to the Top of the Pack…But for How Long?

If we look at performance in the liquid currencies over the past week, all are down against the US Dollar into Wednesday. The Buck has finally decided to fight back after taking a big hit this year, though the recovery has been mild thus far. UK jobs and the Fed Minutes ahead.   read report

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US Dollar Has More Fight

Next 24 hours: A Poetic Move

Today’s report: US Dollar Has More Fight

Geopolitical fears have faded and risk appetite has come roaring back. The renewed demand for these assets has been a welcome development for the SNB and BOJ, two central banks very happy to see their respective currencies trading lower. Germany GDP, UK CPI and US retail sales ahead.   read report

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Next 24 hours: Strange Correlation in Monday Trade

Today’s report: What’s Next for the US Dollar and US Equities?

We're into the new week and now it will get a little more interesting. We've recently seen two intense trends give back a very small amount, with both either getting ready to resume or possibly give back quite a bit more. These trends are the US Dollar decline and US equities rally.   read report

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Today’s report: A Case of Risk Appetite Reduction

We came into this week with the US Dollar trying to establish some momentum from a recovery in the previous week, and for the most part, the Buck was able to extend its run. But the emergence of another trend shift has also been playing its part this week, with risk off flow coming into the picture.   read report

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More to Go or Business as Usual?

Next 24 hours: FX Sits Back as Spotlight Shifts to Stocks

Today’s report: More to Go or Business as Usual?

There’s been a notable shift in sentiment in recent days with the US Dollar attempting to claw its way back and US equities perhaps showing some signs of exhaustion. But after minor corrections, are we already about to see these underlying trends reassert?   read report

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