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    Aussie and Kiwi put on a strong show after positive job data and GDP

    The Australian stock market is modestly higher on Thursday after strong employment data. The unemployment rate falls 0.1% to 5.2%, with 39,900 new jobs created during November. In meanwhile, New Zealand’s GDP growth beat expectations in the third quarter. The economy expanded 0.7%...
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    NZD/USD - Possible Downside!

    I'll keep this short. NZD/USD looks great to short next week. Let's go over a checklist Price is under 200 EMA Price pulled back to resistance Price has rejected at resistance Stochastic is overbought Checklist ticked off. Looks great for shorting! Good luck! DISCLAIMER: This is only a...
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    Speculators Remain Short the Euro

    CFTC Commitments of Traders Report, 30 October 2012. Speculators reduced their net short USD, as revealed in the latest COT report to 75.6K from 91.2K in the previous week. This is the 11th week specs have been short the USD. What is the CFTC Commitments of Traders (COT) Report? Sometimes...
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    Peculiar Timing for Bank of Canada's Hawkish Warning

    USDCAD. Markets have been under pressure this week. Currently, the Dow is down 1.6% to 13,132, and WTI crude is trading under 87 per barrel. This does not mean that the markets will not reverse but the bearish catalyst has been disappointing earnings. And so, against the backdrop of falling...
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    Speculators Reduce Their USD Currency Shorts

    COT (Commitment of Traders) Report, 09 October 2012. During the latest COT reporting period, currency speculators, in the aggregate, reduced their USD short position by over 107K contracts. From the peak USD short position of 267,878 contracts on September 25th, that position has been reduced to...
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    Speculators Slash USD Net Long Positions

    In the reporting period ended on July 1st, the aggregate net USD long was reduced by 89.4K contracts, approximately about one third of the previous total long. With the total USD long down to 174,734 contracts, this is the smallest long position specs have had in the USD since the report of May...