AUD/USD

  • Aussie (AUD) Continues To Fall Vs USD

    Aussie (AUD) Continues To Fall Vs USD

    Aussie (AUD) Continues To Fall Vs USD The Australian Dollar continued its week-long slide Vs the USD Monday. Falling commodity prices saw the currency at 00.7270, down from 00.7302 Friday. Last Friday it fell as low as 00.7206 on the back of weak Chinese manufacturing data, its weakest level since May 2009. With the strong ...
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  • AUDUSD Economic Index® (LEI) for Australia

    AUDUSD Economic Index® (LEI) for Australia

    The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Australia increased 0.2 percent in May to 104.8 (2010 = 100), following a 0.3 percent decline in April, and no change in March. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Australia, a measure of current economic activity, increased 0.3 percent in May ...
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  • US Treasuries Down, US Dollar Down

    US Treasuries Down, US Dollar Down

    US Treasuries Down, US Dollar Down US Treasury Complex US Treasuries fell Friday as Greek PM Tsipras submitted a proposal to Greece's official creditors that accedes to all of their demands except that the proposal includes debt restructuring and a fiscal stimulus package. Fed Chairwoman Yellen spoke and said that the Fed will likely raise ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down US Treasury Complex Despite a very disappointing session for the major US stock indices and a weak Initial Jobless Claims number, US Treasuries could not attract buying interest. Core European yields rose too, but not to the same degree as in the US. A tepid bond auction at 01:00p ...
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  • US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Down

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Down

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Down US Treasury Complex US Treasury securities traded higher Wednesday as investors cut risk due to fear of contagion from Greece's debt crisis and China's diving stock market. Yield 2-yr: -4 bpts to 0.55% 5-yr: -5 bpts to 1.50% 10-yr: -5 bpts to 2.21% 30-yr:-5 bpts to 2.99% News The ...
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  • US Treasuries Advance, US Dollar Finishes Higher

    US Treasuries Advance, US Dollar Finishes Higher

    US Treasuries Advance, US Dollar Finishes Higher US Treasury Complex US Treasury securities finished the session in the Green. Yield 2-yr: -2 bpts to 0.57% 5-yr: -2 bpts to 1.54% 10-yr: -3 bpts to 2.26% 30-yr: -4 bpts to 3.04% News The US trade deficit widened less than expected to 41.9-B in May from a ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Edge Higher

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Edge Higher

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Edge Higher US Treasuries trade up towards close The US Treasury complex gaped higher Sunday night after Greece voters rejected the latest proposal from their government's official creditors. The initial panic faded quickly and governments sold off into mid-morning but found renewed buying interest and ended the session significantly higher ...
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  • US Treasuries Fall, US Dollar Falls

    US Treasuries Fall, US Dollar Falls

    US Treasuries Fall, US Dollar Falls US Dollar (.DXY) Index .DXY fell 0.18% to 96.14 Thursday after the June Employment Situation Report showed that wages were flat M-M, giving the Fed more room to hold steady on rates until Y 2016 EUR/USD: +0.37% to $1.1082 The ECB announced that it would expand the scope of ...
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  • US Dollar Rises, US Treasuries Fall

    US Dollar Rises, US Treasuries Fall

    US Dollar Rises, US Treasuries Fall US Treasury Complex US Treasuries gave back ground as the economic data released today showed continued momentum in the US economic recovery. The complex has now given back over 70% of Sunday night's flight-to-quality rally in every maturity as investors continue to use rallies as selling opportunities. Thursday morning, ...
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  • US Dollar Dives, US Treasuries Fly

    US Dollar Dives, US Treasuries Fly

    US Dollar Dives, US Treasuries Fly US Treasury Complex US Treasuries soared Monday as participants scrambled to safety following the breakdown of negotiation between Greece and its creditors at the weekend. A referendum on a bailout extension is to be voted upon on 5 July, but that will be after the 30 June deadline for ...
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  • US Treasuries Decline, US Dollar Rises

    US Treasuries Decline, US Dollar Rises

    US Treasuries Decline, US Dollar Rises US Treasury Complex US government debt declined Friday in a curve-steepening trade as Greek woes and a declining NAS 100 failed to generate buying interest. While the final revision to the Michigan Consumer Sentiment (MSI) survey was better than expected, it did not warranted a 6 bspt spike in ...
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  • US Treasuries Down, US Dollar Down

    US Treasuries Down, US Dollar Down

    US Treasuries Down, US Dollar Down US Treasury Complex US Treasuries finished in the Red Thursday Yield 2-yr: Unch at 0.68% 5-yr: +2 bpts to 1.70% 10-yr: +2 bpts to 2.40% 30-yr: +2 bpts to 3.16% News Personal Spending for May grew 0.9% m/m, better than the consensus of 0.7% and the prior reading of ...
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  • US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Down

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Down

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Down US Treasury Complex US Treasuries finished higher today in a curve-flattening trade as uncertainty over Greece's debt crisis outweighed weak demand for the 5-yr note auction and a Bearish technical picture Yield 2-yr: +1 bpt to 0.68% 5-yr: -3 bpts to 1.67% 10-yr: -4 bpts to 2.37% 30-yr: -5 ...
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  • US Treasuries Whipsaw, US Dollar Up

    US Treasuries Whipsaw, US Dollar Up

    US Treasuries Whipsaw, US Dollar Up US Treasuries drop and recover on strong new home sales T-Notes and T-Bonds edged lower Tuesday after a renewed global appetite for risk and stronger US data left the complex without much buying interest. The losses were broadly shared across the curve Yield 2-yr: +2 bpts to 0.69% 5-yr: ...
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  • US Dollar Dollar Down, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Dollar Down, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Dollar Down, US Treasuries Up US Treasury Complex The US Treasury complex drove North Friday with big gainers in maturities of 5 yrs and longer. The only potentially market-moving event was San Francisco Fed President John C. Williams' speech and it ended up being more of the same. The Eurogroup meets Monday to ...
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  • US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Mostly Lower

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Mostly Lower

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Mostly Lower The US Dollar (.DXY) Index is down 0.31% to 94.00 EUR/USD: +0.23% to 1.1381 The Eurogroup meeting today produced no results and Greece's departure from the Eurozone looks like a very real possibility...who knows. Donald Tusk, European Council president, has called a meeting of Eurozone leaders Monday Greece's ...
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  • US Dollar Off, US Treasuries Mixed

    US Dollar Off, US Treasuries Mixed

    US Dollar Off, US Treasuries Mixed US Treasury Complex The US Treasury complex went deep into the Red Wednesday morning. The FOMC statement and Fed Chairwoman Yellen's press conference remarks were interpreted dovishly by the market driving all maturities except for the 30-yr T-Bond into the Green Yield 2-yr: -4 bpts to 0.65% 5-yr: -5 ...
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  • US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Up

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Up

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Up US Dollar (.DXY) Index EUR/USD: -0.33% to 1.1241 The specter of Greece defaulting on its obligations sent its 10-year sovereign yield up 59 bpts to 12.62% GBP/USD: +0.35% to 1.5652 UK inflation came out as expected. The May CPI grew 0.2% M-M, in line with estimates and the prior ...
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  • US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Up The US Dollar (.DXY) Index was down 0.08% to 94.90, giving back its overnight gains after US Industrial Production missed estimates (Actual -0.2% Vs. the consensus at +0.3%) EUR/USD: -0.02% to 1.1257 The ZEW Institute's Index of Expectations for Economic Growth for the eurozone in June will be released ...
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  • US Treasuries Flat, US Dollar Falls

    US Treasuries Flat, US Dollar Falls

    US Treasuries Flat, US Dollar Falls US Treasury Complex US Governments seesawed Friday. US Treasuries sold off this morning after the May PPI was released, recovered on safe-haven demand during the equity sell-off, and then gave back the gains to finish unchanged on the day. Yield 2-yr: Unch at 0.72% 5-yr: Unch at 1.73% 10-yr: Unch ...
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  • US Dollar Falls, US Treasuries Finish Lower

    US Dollar Falls, US Treasuries Finish Lower

    US Dollar Falls, US Treasuries Finish Lower The US Dollar (.DXY) Index Falls The Buck lost against all peers Wednesday. .DXY fell 0.52% to 94.67 The US Treasury saw its deficit decrease to $82.4-B in May from a -$130.0-B deficit in April, consensus called for -$85.0-B EUR/USD: +0.28% to 1.1318 French and Italian Industrial Production ...
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  • US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Traded Down

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Traded Down

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Traded Down US Dollar (.DXY) falls on positive data Strong Wholesale Inventories for April and a higher-than-expected April JOLTS failed to keep .DXY in the Green today. The gravitational force of normalizing European sovereign debt yields is pulling money East across the Atlantic and even a strong May employment report ...
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  • US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Up US Dollar down against all peers .DXY fell 1.06% Monday to 95.28 on US President Barack Hussein Obama calling the strong dollar a problem in a private conversation at the G-7 meeting in Germany The Employment Situation Report for May released Friday showed strong headline job creation and wage ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down US Dollar (.DXY) Index .DXY recovered some from what would have otherwise been a bad week after May's Employment Situation Report showed that the US economy added 280-K NFP jobs. Previous estimates were revised up by 32-K, so the report was more positive than the headline number showed. Workers ...
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  • US Dollar Falls, US Treasuries Dive

    US Dollar Falls, US Treasuries Dive

    US Dollar Falls, US Treasuries Dive US Dollar (.DXY) Index .DXY fell Wednesday despite the Buck gaining against all majors but EUR. The single currency makes up about 60% of the index EUR/USD: +0.85% to 1.1248 Eurozone unemployment fell by 130-K in April and the unemployment rate declined to 11.1% from 11.2% in March. The ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down US Dollar (.DXY) Index .DXY rallied 0.51% to 97.40 on the back of a better-than-expected report from the Institute of Supply Management (ISM), it increased to 52.8 in May from 51.5 in April EUR/USD fell 0.47% after the ISM release, despite Manufacturing PMI's in Europe that generally beat expectations. ...
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  • US Dollar Flat, US Treasuries Rallied

    US Dollar Flat, US Treasuries Rallied

    US Dollar Flat, US Treasuries Rallied US Treasury Complex The US Treasury complex drove North Friday on the weak Q-1 GDP number (-0.7%) and the Chicago PMI that showed the 2nd sub-50 reading for Y 2015. The 5-yr led the gainers. Yield 2-yr: -2 bpts to 0.61% 5-yr: -4 bpts to 1.48% 10-yr: -2 bpts ...
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  • US Treasuries Down, US Dollar Down

    US Treasuries Down, US Dollar Down

    US Treasuries Down, US Dollar Down US Treasury Complex The front end gained and bonds lost ground today in a trade after data showed an improving U.S. economy but played second fiddle to risk from Greece and China Yield 2-yr: -3 bpts to 0.62% 5-yr: -2 bpts to 1.51% 10-yr: Unch at 2.13% 30-yr: +2 ...
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  • US Treasuries Unchanged, US Dollar Stalls

    US Treasuries Unchanged, US Dollar Stalls

    US Treasuries Unchanged, US Dollar Stalls US Treasury Complex The US Treasury complex held onto most of its gainer from Tuesday, excepting the 2-yr Note which did not participated in the flight to quality. The yield curve continued its flattening posture as well, with 2's and 5's losing ground while bonds marked a 2-wk high ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up US Treasury Complex The yield curve flattened Tuesday as participants bought 10-yr Notes and Bonds in response to falling global equities. The 2-yr/10-yr yield spread came in 7 bpts to 153 bpts and 5's/30's fell 5 bpts to 138 bpts Yield 2-yr: Unch at 0.61% 5-yr: -4 bpts to ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down US Dollar + 3% on the week .DXY rose a full percentage point after the Core Consumer Price Index for April rose 0.3%, the consensus called for +0.2%. The Headline CPI grew 0.1%, in line with the  consensus, but lower than the +0.2% in March Higher prices could mean sooner ...
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  • US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Up

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Up

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Up US Treasury Complex US Treasuries finished up, the government securities rallied Wednesday, with 2's and 5's making new highs on the day after the release of the Dovish April FOMC minutes Yield 2-yr: -3 bpts to 0.59% 5-yr: -5 bpts to 1.55% 10-yr: -4 bpts to 2.25% 30-yr: -2 bpts ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down US Dollar (.DXY) Index gains for 2nd day running The Buck is rallying Vs peers day, with the .DXY up 1.11% to 95.27. The 1st wave of gains came after the ECB announced that it would front-load its asset purchase program to take advantage of better market liquidity in May ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down US Treasuries gave back Friday's gains Monday Most of Friday's relief rally in the US Treasury complex evaporated Monday. The yield curve steepened, as it has been doing in most of the April/May sell-off, perhaps reflecting stronger economic growth or a Fed that is behind the curve in the ...
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  • US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Down

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Down

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Down US Treasury Complex The Treasury complex; all maturities except the 30-yr ending positively on the week. The yield curve flattened sharply with 2's/10's coming in 9 bpts to 160 bpts and 5's/30's narrowing 7 bpts to 146 bpts Yield 2-yr: -1 bpt to 0.54% 5-yr: -5 bpts to 1.46% ...
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  • US Treasuries Higher, US Dollar Lower

    US Treasuries Higher, US Dollar Lower

    US Treasuries Higher, US Dollar Lower US Dollar (.DXY) Index .DXY fell 0.12% to 93.51 in a quiet session EUR/USD: +0.35% to 1.13884 USD/JPY: -0.01% to 119.22 USD/CHF: -0.47% to 0.9131 GBP/USD: +0.17% to 1.5764 NZD/USD: -0.60% to 0.7491 AUD/USD: -0.61% to 0.8070 USD/CAD: +0.26% to 1.1988   Trade in Global Markets with the World’s Leading Platform Open an ...
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  • US Dollar Falls, US Treasury Yields Steepen

    US Dollar Falls, US Treasury Yields Steepen

    US Dollar Falls, US Treasury Yields Steepen US Dollar (.DXY) Index fell in just 1 month from 100 to its current mark at 93.62, down 0.97% on the day, losing against all peers. EUR/USD: +1.27% to 1.1360 Eurozone GDP grew 1.0% Y-Y in Q-1 of Y 2015, slower than expectations but better than the 0.9% performance ...
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  • US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Down

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Down

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Down The Buck (.DXY) lost against all of the majors Tuesday, as the Bull trend continues to fade. EUR/USD: +0.67% to 1.1221 European sovereign yields continued higher early, eroding one of the factors that has decimated this pair over the past several months. US yields followed higher. USD/JPY: -0.15% to ...
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  • US Dollar Rallies, US Treasuries Fall

    US Dollar Rallies, US Treasuries Fall

    US Dollar Rallies, US Treasuries Fall US Dollar (.DXY) Index rallied Monday against all of the majors but the GBP, rising 0.18% to 94.96 GBP/USD rallied 0.92% to $1.5584 The Bank of England maintained its policy rate at 0.50%, where it has been since Y 2009 The QE (quantitative easing) program was maintained at its current ...
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  • US Dollar Index Up, US Treasuries Rallied

    US Dollar Index Up, US Treasuries Rallied

    US Dollar Index Up, US Treasuries Rallied US Dollar (.DXY) Index finished up Friday. .DXY is up 0.15% to 94.78, gaining against the Euro and Suisse and losing against the GBP, and commodity currencies EUR/USD: -0.09% to 1.1233 German Industrial Production unexpectedly fell 0.5% M-M in March Vs a 0.2% increase in February USD/JPY: -0.04% ...
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  • US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Rallies

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Rallies

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Rallies .DXY gained against every other major currency Thursday along Treasuries and supported by stronger data in the United States Initial and Continuing Jobless Claims beat expectations (Initial Claims were 265-K Vs the consensus of 280-K. Continuing Claims were 2228-K Vs the consensus of 2295-K) US Dollar (.DXY) Index: + ...
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  • US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down US Treasuries fall for 7th session running, US Treasuries declined at every maturity Wednesday despite weaker-than-expected economic data and instability in stock markets that might have prompted bond buying under other circumstances Yield 2-yr: +1 bpt to 0.64% 5-yr: +2 bpts to 1.57% 10-yr: +4 bpts to 2.23% 30-yr: +4 bpts ...
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  • US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down US Treasuries fell again Tuesday for 6 days running for 5, 10, and 30-yrs. The complex sold off after the trade balance data, and the ISM Services number beat expectations. The 5-yr T-Note suffered the worst of Tuesday's selling Yield 2-yr: +1 bpt to 0.62% 5-yr: +3 bpts to ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Mixed

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Mixed

    US Dollar (.DXY) Index up on the day, it rallied 0.10% to 95.40. Euro (EUR) accounted for most of the Buck's rally Monday, with EUR/USD declining 0.51% to 1.1144. The Cable (GBP) fell 0.12% to 1.5120. USD/JPY fell 0.05% to Y120.10 AUD/USD fell 0.07% to 0.7845 The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will meet Tuesday, and is widely ...
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  • Forex, Monday Morning Overview US Dollar (.DXY) Index

    Forex, Monday Morning Overview US Dollar (.DXY) Index

    Forex, Monday Morning Overview: US Dollar (.DXY) Index US Dollar (.DXY) Index (95.27) bounced back from near term trend support at 94.3 Thursday and may rise towards 95.72-96.5 in the coming sessions. Sharp fall in the GBP (1.5157) after UK PMI came out at 51.9 (prior 54.6) Friday. Cable made a high of 1.5499 last week before ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Lower

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Lower

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Lower The US Dollar gained against all of peers Friday as the market rebounded a tough week Global news flow was slow as the May Day Holiday has many foreign markets closed .DXY 0.65% to 95.22, despite weaker-than-expected ISM and Construction Spending data The Key production and order readings of ...
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  • US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Recover Early Losses

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Recover Early Losses

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Recover Early Losses US Dollar (.DXY) Index down for 7th session running .DXY fell 0.43% to 94.80, extending its losing streak to 7 days running. The breadth of .DXY's losses has declined, as the dollar gained against all majors except for EUR and CHF. EUR/USD rallied 1.00% to 1.1228 as the ...
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  • US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down The US Dollar (.DXY) Index declined Wednesday against the EUR, Cable and Sussie The Key theme in the financial markets Wednesday was higher yields, both in Europe and the United States. The German Bund yield rose 12 bpts to 0.28%, and this rise made owning EUR much less unattractive ...
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  • US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down The US Dollar (.DXY) Index continues to fall, the Buck lost against all peers Tuesday, as falling Consumer Confidence worked with a deteriorating technical picture to unwind some more of the USD Bulls GBP/USD rallied 0.69% despite GDP in the UK missing estimates at +0.3% for Q-1 of Y 2015. ...
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  • US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Mixed

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Mixed

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Mixed The US Dollar (.DXY) Index fell 0.16% Monday to 96.76 on optimism in the Greece/Brussels Group negotiations, and profit-taking technical chart deterioration in what has been a very long and strong Bull run in the Buck. EUR/USD rallied 0.08% to 1.0883 after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras shook up ...
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  • This Week's Foreign Exchange Overview: Pound, Euro, USD, Aussie, Rupee

    This Week’s Foreign Exchange Overview: Pound, Euro, USD, Aussie, Rupee

    This Week's Foreign Exchange Overview: Pound, Euro, USD, Aussie, Rupee Pound (1.5182), Euro (1.0861), Aussie (0.7825), Dollar-Rupee (63.56) are all up but need to break near term resistances to bring in more Bullishness for the near term. Pound (1.5182) is sharply up above the Key resistance near 1.51 and 1.5174 mentioned last week. If it ...
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  • US Dollar Falls, US Treasuries Rally

    US Dollar Falls, US Treasuries Rally

    US Dollar Falls, US Treasuries Rally US Dollar (.DXY) Index The Buck fell Friday Vs most peers, as .DXY failed to rally above its 50-Day MA and traded down 0.31% to 96.98 EUR/USD rallied 0.36% to 1.0855 The Eurogroup Summit in Latvia provided no resolution on Greek debt. The April reading of the German Ifo ...
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  • US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Rally

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Rally

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Rally US Dollar  (.DXY) down on weak new home sales The Buck fell against all peers Thursday as the releases of US economic data did not confirm that the soft patch of growth in March is over. March New Home Sales fell to 481-K Vs the consensus of 520-K and 543-K ...
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  • US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down The US Dollar (.DXY) Index finished down 0.07% at 97.94 Cable rallied 0.81% against the Buck as the minutes from the Bank of England's policy meeting were released, 2 members unexpectedly said that the decision to hold the main policy rate at 0.5% was a close call USD/CHF rallied 1.39% ...
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  • US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down US Dollar (.DXY) Index .DXY reversed its overnight gains to trade down 0.07% at 97.86 EUR/USD rallied 0.10% to 1.0751 despite Greek sovereign yields hitting highs across the curve German 10-year Bund yields were slightly higher at 0.10% this morning after hitting a record low of 0.05% Tuesday. Low ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down US Dollar gains against all peer currencies The US Dollar (.DXY) Index rose 0.48% to 97.99 as the People's Bank of China (PBOC) reduced the RRR (required reserve ratio) for banks by a full percentage point to 18.50% and halted the sell-off in risk that began in Europe last ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up US Treasury Complex Yield curve flattens on flight to quality; the long end of the curve drove higher Friday as global stocks broke due South Yield 2-yr: Unch at 0.50% 5-yr: -1 bpt to 1.29% 10-yr: -3 bpts to 1.85% 30-yr: -7 bpts to 2.51% News Consumer prices increased ...
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  • US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Up The US Dollar (.DXY) Index dropped 0.83% Thursday to 97.50, as the front-month WTI Crude Oil futures marked a new high for Y 2015 at 57.42 EUR/USD rallied 1.09% to 1.0792 despite a lot of bad news about Greece, everyone expects Greek's to default. USD/JPY traded down 0.21% to ...
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  • US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Mixed

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Mixed

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Mixed The US Dollar (.DXY) Index lost ground against all peers, down 0.29% to 98.45 One wave of US Dollar selling was set off by the weak Empire State Manufacturing Index report, but another wave of selling began late morning. The Bank of Canada met and held its main policy ...
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  • US Treasuries Rally, US Dollar Fades

    US Treasuries Rally, US Dollar Fades

    US Treasuries Rally, US Dollar Fades The US Dollar (.DXY) Index fell 0.84% to 98.66 after March retail sales missed estimates The headline number was +0.9%, below consensus of +1.0% The ex-auto number was +0.4% Vs expectations of +0.7% March headline PPI was inline with estimates, +0.2% March core PPI beat estimates, rising 0.2% Vs ...
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  • US Dollar Mixed, US Treasuries Higher

    US Dollar Mixed, US Treasuries Higher

    US Dollar Mixed, US Treasuries Higher US Dollar (.DXY) gave back some gains Monday. .DXY gained against the Euro, NZD, and AUD, as GBP and JPU rallied JPY drove North around 8:40a EDT on comments from Koichi Hamada, an adviser to Japanese PM Shinzo Abe, who said that purchasing power parity implies a fair value of ...
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  • USD's Ascent Erodes The Competitiveness Of The US

    USD’s Ascent Erodes The Competitiveness Of The US

    USD's Ascent Erodes The Competitiveness Of The US $.DXY , $DB, $C, $TiF, $MON, $EADSF The rising USD is changing the growth outlook of the global economy. The Buck’s rise to the highest mark in 12 yrs on a trade-weighted basis is eroding the competitiveness of the US and countries whose exchange rates track the ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Mixed

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Mixed

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Mixed The US Federal released the minutes from its latest policy meeting, no clarity, no new insight. According to the minutes, FOMC members were split over whether June would be the right time to begin raising rates. Several members believed that recent data and the outlook warranted a rate hike ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down The US Dollar rallied against its peers Monday, but the Forex market was calm compared to the sharp moves in global stocks and bonds, .DXY rose 0.20% to 96.74 Monday, consolidating losses from Friday's NFPs (non-farm payrolls) report EUR/USD rose 0.77% to $1.0979. European markets continued their Easter holiday Monday ...
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  • US Dollar Off, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Off, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Off, US Treasuries Up US Treasury complex market closed at Noon Friday. Treasuries run North, the volatile NFPs (non-farm payrolls) number missed big Friday, at 126-K Vs the consensus at 250-K Private payrolls were 129-K, Vs Briefing.com consensus of 245-K Hourly earnings beat expectations, up 0.3% Vs consensus of 0.2% The Fed and market ...
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  • US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down US Treasury Complex US Treasuries declined, they traded lower Thursday, as jobless claims, trade balance, and factory orders reports all exceeded expectations Yield 2-yr: unch at 0.54% 5-yr: +3 bpts to 1.35% 10-yr: +6 bpts to 1.91% 30-yr: +6 bpts to 2.53% Trade in Global Markets with the World’s Leading Platform Open an account here , ...
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  • US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Up US Dollar(.DXY) Index down The Intercontinental Exchange's  (ICE) US Dollar Index fell 0.22% Wednesday to 98.15, on volatility in the stock and fixed-income markets. EUR/USD rose 0.30% to 1.0770 on stronger manufacturing PMIs in almost every Western European country. There remains deep concerns about Greece and its potential exit ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Finished Near Highs

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Finished Near Highs

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Finished Near Highs The US Dollar (.DXY) Index rose Tuesday rising 0.35% to 98.32. The Buck gained against Euro and commodity currencies, Cable rallied against the Buck on an upward revision to Q-4 Y 2014 GDP EUR/USD fell 0.73% to 1.0745 Eurozone headline and core CPI came out in line ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Mixed

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Mixed

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries US Dollar (.DXY) Index driving North again. The US Dollar gained against every other major currency Monday. While the index traded a 7-pt range from October of 2011 to September 2014, the past month has seen 3 moves of 5 pts each The commodity currencies all declined, as precious metals ...
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  • USD Falling Against It Main Trading Partners

    USD Falling Against It Main Trading Partners

    USD Falling Against It Main Trading Partners The USD declined against its trading partners following the news that Q-4 US GDP remained unchanged against its prior revision. Although the initial reaction shows that there is some disappointment that the GDP figure was not revised higher as some expected, the data itself is not disappointing, and ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down The US (.DXY) Dollar Index rallied Thursday, + 52 ticks (0.54%) to 97.50. Initial jobless claims and continuing claims came out mostly in line with expectations, but US Treasuries sold off sharply, perhaps drawing global investors into the USD with higher yields EUR/USD sold off sharply, down 97 pips ...
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  • US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Down, US Treasuries Down US Dollar (.DXY) Index Euro and Cable Gain: EUR/USD rose 58 pips (0.53%) to 1.0971 today, encouraged by an IFO Business Climate Index in Germany that beat expectations. The reading for March was 107.9, Vs 106.8 in February. Following the weak durable goods number in the US, the pair ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up US Treasury Complex 10's and 30's Hit 7 wk highs Since late morning, the US Treasury complex has seen a strong bid. The market has been helped along by a weakening US stock market and a well-bid 2-yr auction. The curve is flatter on the day, with 2's/10's down ...
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  • US Dollar Recovers, US Treasuries Don't

    US Dollar Recovers, US Treasuries Don’t

    US Dollar Recovers, US Treasuries Don't US Dollar (.DXY) Index recovers from FOMC policy stance .DXY made an intra-day, 5-pt (5%) dive Wednesday. The pace of dollar appreciation had been accelerating over the past few weeks, and hedge funds were surely piling in to the trade as the ECB began its QE and European sovereign yields dove. ...
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  • 'Currency War' Could Trigger Global Stock Crash

    ‘Currency War’ Could Trigger Global Stock Crash

    'Currency War' Could Trigger Global Stock Crash $.DXY Currency wars are raging around the world, as central banks seek to devalue their currencies with lower interest rates and spark exports to boost their economies. The Buck has risen to multi-year highs Vs a range of currencies in recent weeks, including a 12-yr peak against the ...
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  • US Dollar Unchanged, US Treasuries Off Highs

    US Dollar Unchanged, US Treasuries Off Highs

    US Dollar Unchanged, US Treasuries Off Highs US Treasury Complex The US Treasury complex is off of its highs. Focus is on Wednesday's FOMC press conference In her semi-annual testimony before the Senate Banking Committee on 24 February, Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen said that removing the word "patient" from the Fed statement would be a ...
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  • US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Down

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Down

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Down US Treasury Complex US Treasury prices gained and yields fell Monday following a stream of weak economic data, but the market sold off in the afternoon as equities traded to fresh session highs and then continued higher into the close. Yield 2-yr: -1 bpt to 0.65% 5-yr: -2 bpts ...
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  • Make No Mistake, A Currency War Is On

    Make No Mistake, A Currency War Is On

    Make No Mistake, A Currency War Is On A global currency war is full on, and while that helps US tourists traveling overseas, it is not good for US corporate earnings or the US economy overall. We are in a midst of a currency contest to see whether the Eurozone, Japan or Canada can depreciate ...
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  • US Dollar Rallies, US Treasuries Finish Higher

    US Dollar Rallies, US Treasuries Finish Higher

    US Dollar Rallies, US Treasuries Finish Higher US Dollar (.DXY) Index .DXY rallied against the Euro, Cable, and the commodity currencies. The Suisse and the Japanese Yen were mostly unchanged Vs the Buck. The selling in US stocks was hard enough to warrant safe haven buying The currency markets have been volatile enough that the ...
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  • US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Fades

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Fades

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Fades US Treasury Complex The US Treasury complex extended its gains for the week Thursday, with the 10-yr down 15 bpts since the close last Friday Yields 2-yr: -4 bpts to 0.65% 5-yr: -3 bpts to 1.58% 10-yr: -2 bpts to 2.10% 30-yr: -1 bpt to 2.68% The curve steepened, ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up US Treasury Complex US government debt rallied Wednesday and the yield curve flattened, as .DXY continued its rise. Stocks traded off on the day. Yield 2-yr: +1 bpt to 0.69% 5-yr: Unch at 1.61% 10-yr: -2 bpts to 2.11% 30-yr: -4 bpts to 2.69% 2's/10's fell 3 bpts to ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up The US Dollar (.DXY) rose against every other major except for JPY Tuesday, as negative yields in Europe prompted investors to sell the Euro for USDs, and commodity prices declined EUR/USD fell 123 pips or 1.13% to 1.0720 to its lowest mark since Y 2003 The yield on Germany's ...
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  • US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Traded Sideways

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Traded Sideways

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Traded Sideways The US Treasury complex There were  gainers came in all US Treasury maturities, despite a mid-day sell-off in the 2-yr T-Note Yield check: 2-yr: -4 bpts to 0.69% 5-yr: -4 bpts to 1.65% 10-yr: -5 bpts to 2.20% 30-yr: -5 bpts to 2.80% The ECB began its QE ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down .DXY at 11-yr highs Friday, the Buck hit its highest mark since Y 2003. USD 125 ticks or 1.29% to 97.63, on the back of a NFPs report that showed the US economy created more jobs in February than expected (Actual 295-K, consensus 240-K, Past 257-K). The details of the ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Up US Treasury Complex US Treasuries rose Thursday, after seeing sharp sell-offs to test the February lows. The February employment (NFPs)report comes out Friday at 08:30a EST, participants were hesitant to take aggressive positions Thursday Yields 2-yr: -2 bpts to 0.64% 5-yr: -2 bpts to 1.57% 10-yr: -1 bpt to 2.11% 30-yr: ...
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  • US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Up

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Up

    US Treasuries Up, US Dollar Up US Treasuries finish higher The US Treasury market's status as a safe-haven proved true Wednesday, as the S&P 500 fell as much as 33 pts from its all-time high at its low on the day and put a bid in form government bonds.  The trend on the week in Treasuries ...
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  • US Dollar Off, US Treasuries Off

    US Dollar Off, US Treasuries Off

    US Dollar Off, US Treasuries Off US Dollar (.DXY) Index The US Dollar (.DXY) Index slipped Tuesday Vs JPY, and the commodity currencies (Aussie, Kiwi, and Loonie), down 15 ticks (-0.15%) to 95.31. USD/JPY: -53 pips (-0.45%) to 119.61 NZD/USD: -48 pips (-0.64%) to 0.7554 USD/CAD: -60 pips (-0.48%) to 1.2481 The Australian Dollar (AUD) rallied overnight ...
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  • US Dollar (.DXY) Gains Frustrating Participants

    US Dollar (.DXY) Gains Frustrating Participants

    US Dollar (.DXY) Gains Frustrating Participants The popular trade in the $5.3-T a day Forex market has been betting on a stronger Buck, this leaving participants very exposed when the US Fed's Janet Yellen damped speculation last week of an imminent hike in  interest rates. As the USD slowed its advance, an index of currency ...
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  • US Dollar Higher, US Treasuries Lower

    US Dollar Higher, US Treasuries Lower

    US Dollar Higher, US Treasuries Lower The US Dollar (.DXY) gained against every other major currency except for the EUR, despite releases of weaker than expected US economic data EUR/USD: -4 pips (-0.4%) to 1.1193. The EU's Manufacturing PMI for February came under expectations at 54.1 (past 53.1) USD/JPY: +47 pip (+0.39%) to 120.10. It ...
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  • Fx Technical Outlook: US Dollar (.DXY) Forms Bullish Triangle

    Fx Technical Outlook: US Dollar (.DXY) Forms Bullish Triangle

    Fx Technical Outlook: US Dollar (.DXY) Forms Bullish Triangle Last week confirmed a Bullish triangle as the commodities currencies: GBP/USD, AUD/USD and NZD/USD show potential for swing highs formed. Going into this week it suggest we may see a continuation of the USD Bullish run. Last week saw a Bullish break from a Symmetrical Triangle ...
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  • Major Currency Pairs Range Bound Friday, US Treasuries Sell Off

    Major Currency Pairs Range Bound Friday, US Treasuries Sell Off

    Major Currency Pairs Range Bound Friday, US Treasuries Sell Off After Thursday's big USD rally, the major currency pairs went through a day of consolidation The US Dollar (.DXY) Index briefly pulled back to 94.90 after the Q-4 GDP second revision release (Actual 2.2%, consensus 2.1%), and then again to 95.01 after the grim Chicago PMI ...
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  • US Dollar Rising Toward 10 Yr Highs

    US Dollar Rising Toward 10 Yr Highs

    US Dollar Rising Toward 10 Yr Highs .DXY rallied toward the strongest mark Vs Euro in more than a decade after a report showed US inflation may be closer to rebounding, giving the US Federal Reserve scope to raise interest rates. The Buck gained Vs most of its major peers as a higher-than-forecast increase in ...
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  • US Dollar Softens,  US Treasuries Rallied

    US Dollar Softens, US Treasuries Rallied

    US Dollar Softens, US Treasuries Rallied US Treasury Complex Long-dated US Treasuries continued their rally Wednesday. The New Home Sales data was a non-event, as was Ms. Yellen's testimony before the House Financial Services Committee. Some concerns about the 5-yr auction sent the Treasury complex to test its lows, the 10's and 30's finished near ...
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  • US Dollar Flat To Little Changed, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Flat To Little Changed, US Treasuries Up

    US Dollar Flat To Little Changed, US Treasuries Up US Dollar (.DXY) Index After an initial move on Fed Chairwoman's Yellen's testimony, the USD (.DXY) Index fell back to give up gains for a 4th day running. As of writing, it was down 11 ticks (-0.11%) to 94.46 USD.JPY rallied to 119.82 before falling 4 ...
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  • Wrap Up: US Dollar Higher, US Treasuries Gain

    Wrap Up: US Dollar Higher, US Treasuries Gain

    Wrap Up: US Dollar Higher, US Treasuries Gain US Dollar (.DXY) Index GBP/ USD: Cable looked at 5-wk highs Monday, trading up 63 pips (+0.41%) to 1.6461 USD/JPY: traded a tight range as volatility in the pair continues to compress. It was down 11 pips (-0.09%) to 118.95 EUR/ USD: Traded down to test 1.13, but ...
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  • US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down

    US Dollar Up, US Treasuries Down US Dollar (.DXY) Index The US Dollar rallied Thursday against most major trading partners. The Swiss Franc (CHF) is back to its Dec high The EUR gave back most of its gains from after the release of the FOMC minutes German officials balked at the details of Greece's request ...
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  • USD Unchanged, US Treasuries Hammered

    USD Unchanged, US Treasuries Hammered

    USD Unchanged, US Treasuries Hammered US Dollar (.DXY) Unchanged, as Kiwi, Aussie, and Loonie Gain Mixed ZEW survey and continued standoff between Greece. EUR/USD rallied 66 pips or .59% to 1.1399 on hope for a deal before end of February Comments about the weaker JPY last week have failed to generate sustained buying, with USD/JPY ...
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  • US Dollar (.DXY) Having A Bad Day, US Treasuries too

    US Dollar (.DXY) Having A Bad Day, US Treasuries too

    US Dollar (.DXY) Having A Bad Day, US Treasuries too The US Dollar (.DXY) Index is having its worst down day in 5 months. The DXY showed some signs of exhaustion around the 95-96 area over the past couple of days. The 17% run up since July is finally showing some signs of running out. Weaker US ...
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  • Participants Need To Watch The Forex Market

    Participants Need To Watch The Forex Market

    Participants Need To Watch The Forex Market The largest traded market in the world is not the US, Asian or European stock markets, it is the FOREX (foreign cash currency exchange market) Fx for short. Speculators and hedgers worldwide can and do trade this gian market, in which well over US$3-T and other currencies change ...
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  • US Treasuries Pause To Refresh, US Dollar Up

    US Treasuries Pause To Refresh, US Dollar Up

    US Treasuries Pause To Refresh, US Dollar Up 10-Yr: -9/32..1.75%.. USD/JPY: 118.38.. EUR/USD: 1.1318 US Treasury Complex Following the release of the FOMC minutes Wednesday US Treasuries rallied. Thursday there was no follow through.  Yields moved up across the curve on modest selling. 2-yr yield +1 bpt to 0.50% 5-yr yield +3 bpts to 1.27% ...
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