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Forex Trade Talk 11:00 GMT 15 February 2012

 

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   Trade Talk: What's Moving Markets continuous on Forex Forum

  • Key Items  GB- Jobs, EZ- GDP, US- Empire PMI, Industrial Production/Capacity Utilization, NAHB, Weekly Crude. 

  • The German ZEW Survey of investment managers was much stronger than forecast. Word was the strength came from optimism based on the current expansive ECB policies. 

  • Markets are still digesting the surprise Moodys downgrades of Spain, Portugal and Italy with a negative outlook.  It also placed AAA-rated France, U.K. and  Austria on a negative outlook.

  • The Bank of Japan also surprised the markets by increasing its monetary ease *additional liquidity) and setting a target for Japanese CPI of 1.0%.It appears that global monetary ease is being coordinated between the major central banks.

  • It appeared Tuesday that another Greek deadline was not going to be met as EU Finance Ministers were sending signals that they would not vote on approving an aid package for Greece. It may be that the package will not be addressed until the March 1 EU Leaders Summit. EU leaders want to hold Greece accountable after aid has been approved. 

  • End of fiscal year Japanese life insurance investment adjustment activity coming into focus? Covert intervention by the BOJ has been confirmed, and more was threatened on Friday.

Check the Forex Forum over the day for an updated and ongoing discussion of current trading themes in the MARKET CHATTER continuous discussion thread.

Forex pairs vs 2-yr note spreads

  

Forex   #REF!     GBP vs. 10:43
EUR 1.3202 7 JPY 102.96 62 JPY 122.88 58
GBP 1.5756 -13 GBP 83.79 11 CHF 144.14 -28
CHF 0.9148 -10 CHF 1.2077 -7 CHF vs.    
JPY 77.99 43       JPY 85.25 56

Some traders focus intently on the Japan vs. U.S. 2-yr note spread (only the U.S. 2-yr moves much).

COMMODITIES and Commodity Currencies


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Commodity         10:43
CAD 0.9984 -6 AUD 1.0713 -20 Gold 1721 -1.42
CNY 6.2998 26 NZD 0.8327 -13 WTI 101.61 0.96

EQUITIES & INTEREST RATES

Bonds are a counter to risk trades because risk investments must be financed. When the cost of money moves up (higher interest rates), the return and allure of risk trades such as equities falls. 

  

Equities           10:43
NIK 9052 53 DAX 6774 36 DJIA 12874 0
HSI 20918 30 FTSE 5915 9 S&P 1352 0
SSEC 2345 -8 SMI 6178 0 NAS 2931 0
ASX 4243 -42       TSE 12394 0

See ECONOMIC CALENDAR for a complete list of future forex market events and consensus data estimates. Go to the forex forum for up-to-date market developments and technical trading ideas.


John M. Bland is an author and co-founder and partner of Global-View.com. Prior to Global-View.com, he was a forex trader and a private-label forex analyst for a top Fed watching service in NYC. He has been a corporate forex advisor and also worked in international liability management for a major N.Y. money center bank. John holds an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley and a B.A. in International Economics from that school.


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