• Pivotfarm
    04/18/2014 - 12:44
    Peering in from the outside or through the looking glass at what’s going down on the other side is always a distortion of reality. We sit here in the west looking at the development, the changes and...

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FX: Position Adjustment or Trend Reversal ?





The recent strength of the euro and sterling seemed to evaporate, while the yen and dollar-bloc currencies recovered.  Is this a major trend change or was it simply reflecting some position adjustment in a thin market? 

 


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Dollar Weakness is Really Euro and Sterling Strength





Dolllar weakess is largely concentrated against euro and sterling and those handful of currencies that move in their orbits.  The US dollar is firm against the dollar-bloc and yen and many emerging market currencies.  

 


ilene's picture

THE WTF COMEX TRAVESTY





Travesty- n: “a false, absurd, or distorted representation of something.”

 


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Dollar Firm, but Look for Near-Term Pullback





As suggested here last week, the dollar moved higher over the past five sessions.  Although it finished the week on a firm note, I suspect we may have a pullback before seeing higher levels.    Here is why.

 


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Dollar Outlook Still Constructive





It may seem counter-intuitive but the US dollar appreciated last week, despite the partial closure of the Federal government, the heightened risk of default and the nomination of Yellen.  The dollar can move higher next week too.  

 


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Dollar Outlook: Is it Really All about the Fed?





Even if one correctly predicts what the FOMC does next week, getting the direction right for dollar is a different matter.  The markets are anticipatory in nature and the effect often takes place before the cause.  

 


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