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British Pound/U.S. Dollar (^GBPUSD)

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British Pound/U.S. Dollar Futures Market News and Commentary

Dollar Slumps to a 1-1/2 Month Low on Concern New Fiscal Stimulus Will Explode U.S. Budget Deficit

The dollar index (DXY00) this morning is down -0.359 (-0.37%). Dec euro-fx futures (E6Z0) is up +0.0029 (+0.24%), and EUR/USD (^EURUSD) is up +0.0032 (+0.28%). Dec yen futures (J6Z0) are up +0.0078 (+0.82%), and USD/JPY (^USDJPY) is down -0.95 (-0.90%).

The dollar index this morning is falling for the fourth consecutive session and posted a 1-1/2 month low. Speculation that U.S. lawmakers will pass pandemic stimulus is weighing on the dollar on concern that the additional stimulus spending will explode the U.S. budget deficit. EUR/USD climbed to a 1-month high on dollar weakness and USD/JPY tumbled to a 4-week low on hawkish BOJ comments.

The dollar is falling today on optimism U.S. lawmakers will agree on a Covid relief package. White House Chief of Staff Meadows said today that "the last 24 hours have moved the ball down the field," and the goal is "some kind of stimulus deal in the next 48 hours or so." Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and House Speaker Pelosi are schedul... Read more

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Oct 13, 2020

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Commercials - Long / Short
83,165 (-5,276)
72,738 (-3,337)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
36,195 (-4,503)
45,997 (-5,999)
Dealers / Intermediary - Long / Short
29,279 (-8,331)
15,213 (+166)
Asset / Manager - Long / Short
44,704 (+354)
62,276 (-7,806)
Leveraged Funds - Long / Short
37,686 (-2,844)
28,781 (-2,709)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
1,600 (unch)
6,374 (-29)

Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
1.26751 +3.83%
on 09/23/20
1.31758 -0.12%
on 10/21/20
+0.03466 (+2.70%)
since 09/21/20
3-Month
1.26437 +4.09%
on 07/22/20
1.34816 -2.38%
on 09/01/20
+0.04303 (+3.38%)
since 07/21/20
52-Week
1.14106 +15.33%
on 03/20/20
1.35139 -2.62%
on 12/13/19
+0.02020 (+1.56%)
since 10/21/19

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30Year Treasury Bond Futures Take Out Double Bottom Pattern

The double bottom on the daily December 30-year Treasury bond futures chart at the 173^10 173^11 level was taken out today.

Daily Technical Spotlight - December U.S. Treasury Bonds

Price downtrend remains in place and b ears keep near-term chart advantage.

THE TREND IN THE DOLLAR INDEX VERSUS THE CANADIAN DOLLAR

Examining the present trends and relationships between the Dollar Index and Canadian Dollar and what those might tells us about the current strength of the underlying trends.

Elliott Wave View: Impulse Rally in EURUSD Favors More Upside

EURUSD shows incomplete sequence from September 25 low favoring more upside. This article and video look at the Elliott wave path.

Asian shares rise after Wall Street gains on solid earnings

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose Wednesday, cheered by the gains on Wall Street as investors welcomed a batch of solid earnings reports from U.S. companies.

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TRV : 124.85 (+5.71%)
PG : 143.58 (+0.77%)
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for November delivery rose 63 cents to $41.46 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude oil for December delivery rose 54 cents to $43.16 a barrel.

GBPAUD Is Approaching Resistance Area

GBPAUD moving higher, searching for resistance after dovish RBA. But BREXIT is a bigger issue , not to mention coronavirus cases. So is this only a temporary rise on GBPAUD?

US Dollar Lower For Third Day

The U.S. dollar is lower for a third straight session as safe-haven longs are liquidated.

Asian shares track Wall Street fall as virus aid hopes fade

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares fell moderately Tuesday, tracking Wall Street's overnight decline as hopes faded Washington will come through with badly needed aid for the U.S. economy before the U.S. presidential...

UAL : 35.63 (-1.19%)
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for November delivery fell 5 cents to $40.83 a barrel Monday. Brent crude oil for December delivery fell 31 cents to $42.62 a barrel.

Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 80% Buy with a Strengthening short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend.

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 1.30119
1st Resistance Point 1.29787
Last Price 1.31658
1st Support Level 1.29116
2nd Support Level 1.28777

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52-Week High 1.35139
Last Price 1.31658
Fibonacci 61.8% 1.27104
Fibonacci 50% 1.24623
Fibonacci 38.2% 1.22141
52-Week Low 1.14106

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