DAX consolidating huge gains but is it stretched? 02/11/2017 #HIGHTRADE

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DAX futures (Dec 2017 contract is FDXZ7, continuation contract is FDXc1) DAX futures are just consolidating back a touch this morning after a huge bull session yesterday. Big moves will often be followed by corrective slips and this could be…

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Markets lack direction ahead of key risk events 24/10/2017 #Hightrade

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Market Overview Traders seem to be jostling for position with several key risk events in the near future but nothing definitive to provide markets with decisive direction. In the course of the next week, there will be a crucial ECB…

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Dollar weakens further on FOMC minutes 12/10/2017#Hightrade

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Market Overview The rally on gold is approaching a key technical barrier as the dollar remains weak in the wake of last night’s FOMC minutes. The Fed seems intent to push ahead with tightening monetary policy despite the concerns of…

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ISM strength further boosts yields and the dollar 03/10/2017 #Hightrade

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Market Overview Amid positive risk appetite, the strong ISM data as hastened the recent push higher on Treasury yields, whilst a stronger dollar remains on course. The stronger dollar fuelled by renewed prospects of a “Trump Trade” and the potential…

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Dollar recovery on track on hawkish lean from Yellen 27/09/2017 Hightrade

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Market Overview The recovery on the US dollar remains on track as Janet Yellen last night all but confirmed that the FOMC would go ahead and hike again in December. The Fed chair said that it would be “imprudent to keep…

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Markets consolidating with all eyes on the Fed 20/09/2017 #HIGHTRADE

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Market Overview Financial markets are consolidating this morning, with all eyes on the Fed as the FOMC conclude their two day meeting with the announcement of monetary policy. This could be an historic meeting today. Even though there is no…

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Dollar looks to recover with Trump’s tax plan back in play #Hightrade

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Market Overview With the dollar back into recovery mode and now looking towards a crossroads of what would be a significant change in outlook, US inflation could be the trigger. The weakness of the dollar throughout 2017 has been on…

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DAX FUTURES ANALYSIS 22/08/2017

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  The DAX has jumped again this morning but is this any more than a rebound to sell once more? Given the strength of the bearish candle that closed well below the old support at 12,077 yesterday the recovery this…

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DAX FUTURES ANALYSIS 21/08/2017

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There is an ongoing negative sentiment on the DAX that has been formed over the past two months and the recent latest failure under 12,300 adds to that outlook. Selling into strength has been a successful strategy with negatively configured…

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EQUITIES AND THE DOLLAR UNDER PRESSURE AS POLITICAL FALLOUT CONTINUES FOR TRUMP #HIGHTRADE

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Market Overview The political fallout for Donald Trump following his reaction to Charlottesville is suddenly spilling into the markets, with the dollar under pressure and equities selling off. Rumours of that key members of his administration were upset over his…

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