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European Open: EUR/USD stalls at resistance ahead of US inflation

EUR/USD has rallied as part of a 3-wave countertrend move, but with key inflation from the US on tap we’re watching prices around a key resistance cluster.

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EUR/USD stalls at resistance ahead of US inflation

EUR/USD has rallied as part of a 3-wave countertrend move, but with key inflation from the US on tap we’re watching prices around a key resistance cluster.

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European Open: Futures point higher, FTSE prints reversal at support

The FTSE 100 has produced a bullish hammer at the support level of a multi-month range, and futures point to a positive open for the index.

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September 29, 2022 12:44 AM

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Gold shines as yields plunge on BoE intervention

BoE will temporarily carry out purchases of long-dated UK government bonds at an “urgent pace,” and on “whatever scale” necessary to restore orderly market conditions.

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Technical Tuesday: Nasdaq, WTI, GOLD and USD/CNH

In this week’s edition, we are getting technical on the Nasdaq, WTI, gold and USD/CNH.

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Two trades to watch: Gold, GBP/USD

Gold rises with Fed speakers & US data in focus. GBP/USD bounces from record low.

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September 27, 2022 03:19 AM
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Gold falls below $1650 as US Dollar soars

Recession fears are causing both GBP/USD and EUR/USD to move lower. As a result, the US Dollar is moving higher. This leaves traders nervous to buy the dip in Gold as it moves to its lowest level since April 2020.

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September 23, 2022 11:25 AM
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Nothing changes for gold, stocks as yields resume higher

Bearish trend persist for indices and metals as investors watch yields continue to rise following a flurry of central bank action this week.

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Two trades to watch: Gold, EUR/GBP

Gold awaits the Fed announcement. EUR/GBP falls on Putin’s threats, UK government borrowing rises.

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September 21, 2022 03:18 AM
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Gold wrap: Spot gold breaks key level (yet gold futures hesitate)

Spot gold prices crashed through the 2021 low and the backdrop assumes it could move lower still. Yet over the near-term we’ll watch gold futures for directional clues.

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Stocks, cryptos and metal plunge

Rising interest rate expectations and fears over recession continue to weigh on sentiment

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Gold breaks down

In an environment of rising interest rates around the world, investors continue to dislike assets that have little or no yield

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2 Trades to watch for today’s US inflation report: EUR, Gold

Today's US inflation report is a key event this week for traders, who are placing bets that it will soften ahead of the report to send equities higher and the US dollar lower.

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Silver outshines gold as dollar slips

Compared to gold, silver has managed to rise very strongly on the session, up more than 5% so far.

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September 12, 2022 11:44 AM
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Is the South African Rand pointing to a new low in Gold?

The South African Rand and Gold have a strong positive correlation. Therefore, when one of these assets moves in one direction, the other asset is likely to follow in the same direction.

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September 8, 2022 03:12 PM
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Two trades to watch: EUR/GBP, Gold

ECB rate decision & Truss' energy support package in focus. Gold awaits Powell.

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September 8, 2022 03:20 AM
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Gold bears eyes break of $1700 as dollar and yields surge

precious metal looks heavy amid aggressive rate hike expectations

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Gold and the trap door Part III

Gold has spent the past two- and a-bit years trading in a wide range between $1670 and $2070.

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September 6, 2022 12:05 AM
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Risk of higher rate hikes send Gold lower; XAU/USD

If the Fed does hike rates and is hawkish at its next meeting, will Gold finally break through 1670, which it has tested numerous times?

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August 30, 2022 03:44 PM
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Gold wrap: Can the US dollar give gold bugs a break?

With the US dollar index stalling below key resistance and a market-based measure of inflation expectations rising, we’re on the lookout for a countertrend rally on gold.

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August 29, 2022 10:40 PM
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Gold wrap: Can the US dollar give gold bugs a break?

With the US dollar index stalling below key resistance and a market-based measure of inflation expectations rising, we’re on the lookout for a countertrend rally on gold.

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August 29, 2022 10:40 PM

EUR/USD saw its first daily close below parity since late 2002

Whilst EUR/USD flirted with the parity level in July, the anti-dollar saw a clear daily close beneath this key level yesterday for the first time in nearly 20-years.

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Gold edges towards the trap door Part II

In our last update on gold a month ago, we were watching for a false break below range lows at $1670 to set up a rebound. While the false break lower did not eventuate, a rebound to $1807 followed. In this article, we update why the rally in gold faltered and what comes next as gold again eyes the bottom of its 28-month range.

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August 22, 2022 11:28 PM