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  • Adam Button : Forex Technical Trading: AUDUSD tests congestion high area

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    Adam Button: definitely low risk - October 30th, 2014 03:49:22 PM
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    joe: Hi, Can you do an analyse of EurChf ? Is it still low risk to trade long ? - October 30th, 2014 03:33:33 PM
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    joe: Hi, Can you do an analyse of EurChf ? Is it still low risk to trade long ? - October 30th, 2014 03:33:27 PM
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    ProTrader3: Thanks Greg AUD & NZD seems to bounce easily against $ soon as if nothing happened...! - October 30th, 2014 03:20:46 PM
  • Ray : Forex: The strongest and weakest currencies for October 30, 2014

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    Ray: Hi Greg, what is the source for the data going into Excel? - October 30th, 2014 03:38:06 PM
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    jack peters: "will certainly worth a listen?" Greg? Or "will certainly BE worth a listen"? - October 30th, 2014 12:30:20 PM
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    Greg Michalowski: I have a direct feed into an excel spreadsheet - October 30th, 2014 12:28:55 PM
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    Ray: Can you share what software/method to recreate the first graph? Thanks - October 30th, 2014 12:21:05 PM
  • shahani : Gold decline extends below $1200

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    shahani: 1120 is the 76.4 retracement of the rally from the recent lows to the highs made @ 1254.......if we cant even hold that it definately looking like we are going to bust through higher. euro/usd broke threw its 76.4 retracement at 1.2690 but is now hovering above it.....lets see if we manage to close the week below both levels.....if not we would easily enter consolidation mode....do you think that current volatility is going to stay...it seems like its dying out already..... - October 30th, 2014 03:34:45 PM
  • KJ : Danthine: SNB currently has no intention to sell gold

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    KJ: Hi Adam, If SNB decides to abandon the EUR/CHF floor, what do you think the effect would be on EUR/USD? - October 30th, 2014 03:07:00 PM
  • Adam Button : Is the core of the private US economy "merely so-so"?

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    Adam Button: Hopium - October 30th, 2014 03:03:41 PM
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    Leo: Agree to both )) - October 30th, 2014 02:54:23 PM
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    alex: The FOMC sounded hawkish, even if stocks and bonds disagree, maybe that being the good forecaster they really are (cough!) they see something that mainstream economist don't see ... :) - October 30th, 2014 02:50:42 PM
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    Zvi: While this may be true (we have NO way of knowing) that this is an "accounting trick" - if it is, probably all countries use it.. so just sounds like someone trying to fill in his quota of writing... or am I missing something? - October 30th, 2014 02:49:51 PM
  • TR : ForexLive Asia FX news wrap: Some follow through buying of USD in early Asia today

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    TR: @mark p Don't see any links named "navigate" on the page, but there is that blue bar near the top of the page for site navigation. Wrap ups can be accessed by hovering the cursor over the "NEWS" part of that blue bar (this opens a submenu) and then chosing "Wrap up". Alternatively, below each post there are lists of "Categories" and "Tags" under which that post is classified, and wrap up posts are apparently classified as "Forex Headlines" in both, so one can click on "Forex Headlines" in either categories or tags to get the list of wrap ups. The "blue bar" method seems to be category based (not tag based), but hopefully contents of both lists are identical. - October 30th, 2014 02:46:28 PM
  • Jim : ECB says it expects to start buying ABS in November

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    Jim: The appeal of QE to policy makers is the same as the appeal of inflation -- it gives them room to spend without the burden of collecting more revenue -- and an immediate effect is to make citizens feel wealthier. Over the long run this is illusory, but then how many politicians do we know who can see past the next election. In any case, from that point of view, if there is QE then inflation is not so necessary. Expect this circle to continue for a long, long time ... - October 30th, 2014 02:36:22 PM
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    ali raza: EU is going up on this news ............ how funny - October 30th, 2014 02:10:51 PM
  • peter : Why the US dollar didn't rally on strong GDP

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    peter: This is why retail traders should never trade on information I guess, but 3.5% is better than 2%, and the inflation figures from Germany are terrible. My bet is the recovery will hit 1.2630, and head south from there. Lets see. - October 30th, 2014 02:29:48 PM
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    alex: I agree with your valid considerations but my explanation is simpler: one, it's month end and two, nowdays Mr. Market is used to have a very short term kind of memory, like fishes, and forgets everything after a few seconds. :) - October 30th, 2014 02:23:57 PM
  • Andy B : Data coming up in this session 30 Oct

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    Andy B: Get those morning/ london session short $ entries to BE now incase it rolls over again - you never know! ;-) - October 30th, 2014 02:15:04 PM
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    tayor: Still rubbing the lamp.. Big figs big figs yards going through - October 30th, 2014 01:38:55 PM
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    Andy B: Sell more $ against anything you can get your hands on Greenback to get dumped - October 30th, 2014 12:37:42 PM
  • Greg Michalowski : Forex Technical Trading: EURUSD rebounds despite strong GDP/weak German CPI

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    Greg Michalowski: My view....we can speculate on all the reasons (logical or illogical) and stories, but the underlying story is "the market" for which we are a part of, has not been able to keep the price below some broken levels. Momentum faded and the price rebounded back higher. Is trading a coin toss? If it is, we should all go to vegas and bet red or black. I think traders can swing odds in their favor by understanding risk and believing that the "market" will look to define risk and target levels. And if it does not do what we think it should do, eat "a little" crow. get out and get to the sidelines. Live to trade another day! Thanks for all the comments ; ) - October 30th, 2014 02:10:56 PM
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    Greg Michalowski: @seel I tend to agree with your comment (it is not always a coin toss though. There are plenty of times the price trends off the story) because I do listen to the price action more, but my point with the "HMMMM" is that the price action is not doing what the story says it should...So I begin to question and become more cautious. I guess you might have to read between the lines...; ) - October 30th, 2014 01:57:01 PM
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    Arul: Oh wait! we are not in a right or wrong business, anyway as per my thinking the logical reason behind that should be either Month-end,week end Dhamaka or as we know EUR is still a reserve currency with which some Nordic,Scandinavian and swiss currencies are pegged, talk about CB's intervention- that makes it similar to an Large operator running stock lol - October 30th, 2014 01:53:34 PM
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    niaz: seems like manipulation 101 by the option underwriters, the EUR & GBP options prices scheduled to expire at 10 AM today are at least a cent away from current prices for both currencies - October 30th, 2014 01:47:33 PM
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    DH: Do u think this is an indication towards a reversal in EUR i.e. EUR strength ? - October 30th, 2014 01:43:42 PM
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    garry: Beartrap!!!! - October 30th, 2014 01:32:28 PM
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    alex: Nobody is really interested into EUR shorting, it's a very dangerous sport. Things could change only if, and it's a big 'if' markets begin to freak about a possible confidence crisis in Europe, fueled by Greece electing an anti - Europe Government or something equivalent like in 2012. If you want to be USD long there are commodity currencies, gold, silver, crude oil, a.k.a. the usual suspects. My 2 cents. - October 30th, 2014 01:32:22 PM
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    Zvi: yep - looks like a LOT of profit taking. I see EUR/USD holding around the 1.26 level. I expect it to go down as the day go on... but who knows in this market? - October 30th, 2014 01:29:48 PM
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    seel: this eur/usd just won go down despite good usd date and poor german numbers? so what? toss a coin? - October 30th, 2014 01:19:38 PM
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    Jakob: Hey Greg, looks a lot like profit taking. - October 30th, 2014 01:14:58 PM
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    xeno: Check out the option expiries and you know why .. - October 30th, 2014 01:13:54 PM
  • bert : Will there be a buyer of 1700 tons of gold after November?

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    bert: who cares?? gold is finished for a long long time. if it can't rise in the face of a world breaking down it can't rise period. it's just that plain and simple. - October 30th, 2014 02:08:39 PM
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    Big Tom: Remeber that even if the refrendum should pass it would take up tp two year until the relevant laws are changed and become effective. Up to then the SNB would still be able to buy EUR vs. CHF without buying a fifth of it in XAU. Yes things move slowly here in Switzerland ;-) - October 30th, 2014 01:02:53 PM
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    hello: Dunno about gold - a bit more sure about silver. Oh - and I'm bearish in the audnzd cross - it may trade still in the 1.13 1.09 range, but ultimately, it will move lower to 1.04 until the big rebound. - October 30th, 2014 12:55:42 PM
  • fundi : The upcoming Fedspeak calendar (and the event that's missing)

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    fundi: williams is wasting his/her time and energy in south africa, these boneheads are only there for the eats and drinks.................. - October 30th, 2014 01:40:06 PM
  • Mike Paterson : US personal consumption Q3 +1.8% vs +1.9% exp

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    Mike Paterson: i posted it in my GDP preview SW. but she's not talking price sensitive content - October 30th, 2014 01:10:45 PM
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    silverwing: Mike ,do you have a connection for Yellen speech due Now,Thanks - October 30th, 2014 12:56:55 PM
  • Mike Paterson : Eurozone economic confidence Oct 100.7 vs 99.7 exp

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    Mike Paterson: and that's just (re) fine by me Lilac ! - October 30th, 2014 01:09:13 PM
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    lilac: Nothing that I can't w(rig)gle out of :P - October 30th, 2014 01:05:09 PM
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    Remo: Mike''s got you over a barrel there Lilac. :) - October 30th, 2014 01:01:02 PM
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    lilac: It's drilled into him, Dubs ;) - October 30th, 2014 12:53:08 PM
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    Mike Paterson: lol Dubsy. - October 30th, 2014 12:46:37 PM
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    Dubsy: Very slick Mike :) - October 30th, 2014 12:31:37 PM
  • scjohn2008 : USD sellers pausing for breath as US data looms

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    scjohn2008: Interesting the move based on the GDP figures was pretty much a none event. We're back up to 1.60 on GBPUSD and above where the EURUSD was when Europe woke up this morning. The coming months will be interesting to see how all this plays out. I believe that was predicted by our experts here. - October 30th, 2014 01:00:48 PM
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    scjohn2008: The present administration is doing all they can to trash the dollar. There is no way the US can repay the debt they have run up. I guess I see a possible collapse of the dollar and possible collapse of US economy. The problem with the US debt is that it relies on foreign countries to buy it as it is not greatly owned by US citizens as in Japan. The world is full of scam artists and the present administration is one of them. it will be interesting to see how long this will go on. I believe there are problems with most major economies at present. Buyer beware! - October 30th, 2014 12:53:11 PM
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    anon: Data was just leaked ahead of the news - check stock indexes (they are bid)... - October 30th, 2014 12:26:46 PM
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    Dennis: scjohn, where do you see the strong economic recoveries elsewhere in the world to pressure USD hugely lower? The EU? China? the BRIC's? - October 30th, 2014 12:25:04 PM
  • hello : China sends a team to Guangdong to investigate reasons behind a surge in precious metal exports

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    hello: Precious metals - silver is making another low - something I've talked about yesterday. This, however, is a bullish sign. - October 30th, 2014 12:44:22 PM
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