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Forex options expiries 19 November 2018

Forex options expiries 19 November 2018

Forex options expiring at the 10 am (15.00 GMT) New York cut 19 November 2018 Not a lot going off today and the only sizeable options are well of the price. Unfortunately we've had to restrict the time of and option information we supply. Please read here for details....

US-China divide sees a weaker AUD and NZD open.

US-China divide sees a weaker AUD and NZD open.

Sunday 18.11.2018 FX opening rates. Good evening, morning all, hope you had a relaxing weekend. Brexit was of course on the front pages, we still don't know whether the threshold number for the vote of confidence has been reached in the meantime. GBP opens relatively...

What did we learn this week? – Brexit is just a bad dream…isn’t it?

What did we learn this week? – Brexit is just a bad dream…isn’t it?

A short but sweet review of the week I'm going to be honest with you, I'm knackered. This week has been very draining. The Brexit and political mess has worn me down. I'm fighting with trying to be objective, so I can deliver the news from a trading viewpoint but also...

Is GBP going to slip or might it be the USD? Or both?

Is GBP going to slip or might it be the USD? Or both?

FX closing rates on 16.11.2018 Brexit, that's it, last time I wrote this word this week. It took up 90% of all attention, rightfully so of course when two such world famous wedding partners are settling their messy divorce. GBP lost it as UK politicians tried by all...

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US industrial production misses mildly but capacity used rises

US industrial production misses mildly but capacity used rises

October 2018 US industrial production 16 November 2018# Industrial production 0.1% vs 0.2% exp m/m Prior 0.3%. Revised to 0.2% Capacity utilisation 78.4% vs 78.2% ex. Prior 78.1%. Revised to 78.5% Manufacturing 0.3% vs 0.2% exp/prior m/m. Revised to 0.3% So-so numbers...

US EIA weekly oil inventories show a huge build

US EIA weekly oil inventories show a huge build

US weekly oil inventory data w/e 9 November 2018 Crude inventories 10.270m vs 3.200m exp Prior 5.783m OPD 8.79m Cushing 1.167m vs 2.419m prior. OPD 0.726m Gasoline -1.411m vs -1.850m. Prior 1.852m. OPD 0.188m Distillates -3.589m vs -2.024m exp. Prior -3.465m. OPD...

US retail sales look ok but fuel and autos lead the way

US retail sales look ok but fuel and autos lead the way

October 2018 US retail sales data 15 November 2018 Retail sales 0.8% vs 0.5% exp m/m Prior 0.1% Ex-autos 0.7% vs 0.5% exp m/m. Prior -0.1% Ex-fuel/autos 0.3% vs 0.4% exp m/m. Prior 0.0% Control group (core sales) 0.3% vs 0.4% exp m/m Prior 0.5% Ok on the headline...

UK retail sales October 2018 -0.5% vs 0.2% m/m

UK retail sales October 2018 -0.5% vs 0.2% m/m

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CFTC Forex Futures report: JPY shorts jump but USD longs loosen elsewhere

CFTC Forex Futures report: JPY shorts jump but USD longs loosen elsewhere

The Commitment of Traders net speculative positions report from the CFTC as of Tuesday 13 November 2018 JPY -102k vs -89k prior EUR -37k vs -47k prior GBP -47k vs -57k prior AUD -60k vs -66k prior NZD -21k vs -26k prior CAD -3k vs -3k prior CHF -19k vs -20k prior BTC...

CFTC Forex Futures report: USD longs mildly trimmed

CFTC Forex Futures report: USD longs mildly trimmed

The Commitment of Traders net speculative positions report from the CFTC as of Tuesday 23 October 2018 JPY -93k vs -101k prior EUR -30k vs -29k prior GBP -47k vs -50k prior AUD -70k vs -71k prior NZD -33k vs -35k prior CAD -7k vs -11k prior CHF -17k vs -13k prior BTC...

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Go with the Flow – Tuesday 20 November 2018

Go with the Flow – Tuesday 20 November 2018

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Has AUDUSD faked at 0.7300 or is it still set to go higher?

Has AUDUSD faked at 0.7300 or is it still set to go higher?

A view on AUDUSD For those of you who read the site but are not privy to the trading room, the AUDUSD has been the subject of a lot of chatter. Yes, I know there are other things apart from Brexit and trading GBP! (Although you would have never have thought so) Anyway...

An update on USDMXN after Banco de Mexico raised rates

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Go with the Flow – Monday 19 November 2018

Go with the Flow – Monday 19 November 2018

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Forex orders – Offers continue to cap GBPUSD rallies

Forex orders – Offers continue to cap GBPUSD rallies

Forex market orders 20 November 2018 1.2880 offers in GBPUSD have kept the price in check since last week and they continue to do so today. However, the continued pressure suggests a break could be coming. There are stops building at higher levels. AUDUSD also has...

A change to our Forex option expiries data

A change to our Forex option expiries data

Unfortunately our forex option expiry data is now limited to subcribers only The Forex option expiry data we print is a mixture of reported options and market information received from various contacts and sources. Unfortunately another forex site is plagiarising the...

CFTC Forex Futures report: JPY shorts jump but USD longs loosen elsewhere

CFTC Forex Futures report: JPY shorts jump but USD longs loosen elsewhere

The Commitment of Traders net speculative positions report from the CFTC as of Tuesday 13 November 2018 JPY -102k vs -89k prior EUR -37k vs -47k prior GBP -47k vs -57k prior AUD -60k vs -66k prior NZD -21k vs -26k prior CAD -3k vs -3k prior CHF -19k vs -20k prior BTC...

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Here’s why I’m starting to buy GBP over Brexit

Here’s why I’m starting to buy GBP over Brexit

It's time to get into GBP properly over Brexit I'm starting to buy the pound on a favourable Brexit outcome. Today I spoke to Nick Batsford at Core Finance TV about it. I'll be doing a full post analysing the trade soon but this will give you a brief outline of it....

What’s in store for USDCNH?

What’s in store for USDCNH?

A look at the current themes affecting USDCNH Today I spoke to Nick Batsford at Core Finance TV to chat about USDCNH. https://youtu.be/nJCV5SMmmu0

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