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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 Strengthens on Hawkish Fed Comments

The dollar index (DXY00) on Thursday rose by +0.19%.  The dollar index Thursday rallied to a 1-month high.  Hawkish Fed comments Thursday signal the Fed will continue to be aggressive in tightening monetary policy to combat inflation, which is bullish for the dollar.   San Francisco Fed President Daly said the FOMC "might need to go above" a neutral rate of +3% to cool inflation that is too high, and St. Louis Fed President Bullard said he backed another 75 bp rate hike at the September FOMC meeting.

Thursday’s U.S economic data was mixed for the dollar.  On the bullish side, weekly initial unemployment claims unexpectedly fell -2,000 to 250,000, showing a stronger labor market than expectations of an increase to 264,000.  Also, the Aug Philadelphia Fed business outlook survey rose +18.5 to a 4-month high of 6.2, stronger than expectations of -5.0.  On the negative side, July existing home sales fell -5.9% m/m to a 2-year low of 4.81 million, weaker than expectations of 4.86 m... Read more

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Aug 9, 2022

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Commercials - Long / Short
156,282 (-15,684)
104,232 (+4,843)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
42,219 (+12,914)
76,687 (-9,027)
Dealers / Intermediary - Long / Short
90,834 (-14,506)
22,918 (-335)
Asset / Manager - Long / Short
35,810 (+1,830)
121,305 (+1,460)
Leveraged Funds - Long / Short
62,952 (+8,096)
30,444 (-5,582)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
5,626 (+1,550)
2,973 (+13)

Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
1.18902 +0.39%
on 07/21/22
1.22926 -2.90%
on 08/01/22
-0.00125 (-0.10%)
since 07/18/22
3-Month
1.17604 +1.49%
on 07/14/22
1.26658 -5.76%
on 05/27/22
-0.04037 (-3.27%)
since 05/18/22
52-Week
1.17604 +1.49%
on 07/14/22
1.39122 -14.20%
on 09/14/21
-0.18147 (-13.20%)
since 08/18/21

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$SPX : 4,283.74 (+0.23%)
$DOWI : 33,999.04 (+0.06%)
$IUXX : 13,505.99 (+0.26%)
TGT : 173.05 (-1.31%)
WMT : 139.07 (-0.32%)
Precious Metals Under Fire

Actionable ideas and risk management for Gold, Silver, and metals . . .

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery rose $2.39 to $90.50 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude for October delivery rose $2.94 to $96.59 a barrel.

Turkey lowers interest rate even as inflation soars to 80%

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s central bank on Thursday lowered its key interest rate despite and making it difficult for people to buy what they need, falling in line with the unorthodox economic...

$SPX : 4,283.74 (+0.23%)
$DOWI : 33,999.04 (+0.06%)
$IUXX : 13,505.99 (+0.26%)
Emirates to suspend Nigeria flights over blocked funds

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Asian stocks follow Wall St down after Fed inflation report

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower Thursday after the Federal Reserve said U.S. inflation is too high, suggesting support for more aggressive interest rate hikes.

MRO : 24.60 (+5.08%)
WMT : 139.07 (-0.32%)
$SPX : 4,283.74 (+0.23%)
$DOWI : 33,999.04 (+0.06%)
$IUXX : 13,505.99 (+0.26%)
TGT : 173.05 (-1.31%)
USDCAD Weekly MACD Trying to Positively Cross

The (USDCAD) appears poised to reclaim the psychologically key 1.30 whole figure level before month end.  Any retesting of the 2022 high would likely have to wait until September.

^USDCAD : 1.29394 (+0.21%)
FXC : 75.58 (-0.25%)
Absolutely No Catalyst

Actionable ideas and risk management for Gold, Silver, and metals . . .

17 August 2022, Knight Performance & Position Update Trading the Daily & Hourly EMA 9-18

Sections in this report 1) Performance Update Trading the Daily EMA 9-18 2) Performance Update Trading the Hourly EMA 9-183) Simplified trend procedure, the same rules apply for all time periods and markets.4)...

HGU22 : 3.6465 (+1.76%)
D6U22 : 0.77260 (-0.32%)
ESU22 : 4,286.50 (+0.23%)
NQU22 : 13,530.75 (+0.28%)
B6U22 : 1.1940 (-1.08%)
E6U22 : 1.01090 (-0.96%)
ETU22 : 4,286.25 (+0.22%)
ESY00 : 4,283.74 (+0.23%)
NMU22 : 13,530.50 (+0.28%)
NQY00 : 13,505.99 (+0.26%)
GCJ22 : 1,885.9s (-0.82%)
QOJ22 : 1,912.20s (-1.42%)
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery rose $1.58 to $88.11 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude for October delivery rose $1.31 to $93.65 a barrel.

Barchart Technical Opinion

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

Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend.

The market is approaching oversold territory. Be watchful of a trend reversal.

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Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 1.22296
2nd Resistance Point 1.21855
1st Resistance Point 1.21162
Last Price 1.19326
1st Support Level 1.20028
2nd Support Level 1.19587
3rd Support Level 1.18894

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52-Week High 1.39122
Fibonacci 61.8% 1.30902
Fibonacci 50% 1.28363
Fibonacci 38.2% 1.25824
Last Price 1.19326
52-Week Low 1.17604

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