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29/08/14 12:30 A CA GDP mm con: 0.20% pre: 0.40%
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EZ flash HICP in Line with Expectations. German Retail Sales Weak
GVI Forex Blog 09:39 GMT 08/29/2014  - My Profile
HIGH IMPACT NEWS: US- Personal Income & PCE Deflator, Chicago PMI, University of Michigan Survey

Today, the U.S. releases Personal Income, the Chicago PMI and final University of Michigan Sentiment. A key focus is still the upcoming ECB decision next Thursday.There was a report that that no new ECB action is likely. Some U.S. markets close early today

EZ flash HICP in Line with Expectations. German Retail Sales Weak

Day's Trades
SaaR KaL 09:36 GMT 08/29/2014  - My Profile
the tricky FX Mkt..
USDCAD from 1.0845 to 1.090 then drops into 1.073...then rallies into 1.115
How tricky can it anything get?
Climate Vs. of the same...but slightly different

August 2014 EZ flash HICP
Mtl JP 09:33 GMT 08/29/2014  - My Profile
ACC 09:25 not sure what or why u be pressing anything ...

I bot irons at local church basement for buck a piece, I use em to spread wax on my x-country skis or melt ice n snow off windshield in winter.

August 2014 EZ flash HICP
Sydney ACC 09:25 GMT 08/29/2014
Check your gas and electricity bills.

Our gas bill has risen 86% since August 2011, electricity is up 63% over the same period, yet the CPI has hovered between 2% and 3% per annum over that period. Why? Because the price of electronics and motor vehicles has declined. But how often does one buy a TV set, kettle, motor car etc. Anmd then the qual;ity of products is nowhere near as good before they were made in China. I've replaced five irons under warranty in the last three years.

Japan Retail Sales
GVI Forex john 09:23 GMT 08/29/2014  - My Profile


0.50% vs. -0.10% exp. vs. -0.60% prev.

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August 2014 EZ flash HICP
PAR 09:16 GMT 08/29/2014
The same Economists who are telling you about the effects of deflation are the same ones who never saw the financial crisis coming

August 2014 EZ flash HICP
PAR 09:15 GMT 08/29/2014
I suppose the new IPhone will be cheaper than the previous one ?

August 2014 EZ flash HICP
GVI Forex john 09:13 GMT 08/29/2014  - My Profile
Par that is true everywhere. We just have to play the hand we are dealt.

August 2014 EZ flash HICP
PAR 09:06 GMT 08/29/2014
Maybe there is something wrong with the way they calculate those figures . What I personnaly buy is definitely more expensive than last year . A bottle of Rosé is more expensive , newspapers are more expensive , restaurants are more expensive etc.

For every person inflation is different on what you buy and where you buy it .

Imho inflation figures are widely manipulated to make financing government deficits easier .

August 2014 EZ flash HICP
GVI Forex john 09:05 GMT 08/29/2014  - My Profile
EZ headline flash HICP (CPI) working lower. Well below ECB"just below 2.0%" target. Data may not be a game changer for Thursday

August 2014 EZ flash HICP
london red 09:03 GMT 08/29/2014
as f/c which will disappoint those looking for qe next week. qe is firmly off the table, but they can introduce it formally next week. but between now and then euro should catch a bid. it will however be offered due to ukraine. so blips higher should be sold. 40/50 and 90 is maximum it should go, with a move abv 1.3333 required for a change in short term trend.

August 2014 EZ flash HICP
GVI Forex john 09:01 GMT 08/29/2014  - My Profile
No smoking gun. EURUSD higher.

August 2014 EZ flash HICP
GVI Forex john 09:00 GMT 08/29/2014  - My Profile

yy: +0.30% vs. +0.30% exp. vs. +0.40% prev.
yy +0.90%: vs. vs. +0.80% exp. vs. +0.80% prev.

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Japan July/August Data
GVI Forex john 08:59 GMT 08/29/2014  - My Profile
JA CPI... Japanese CPI. The impact of the Sales tax increase still in these data.

Japan July/August Data
GVI Forex john 08:54 GMT 08/29/2014  - My Profile

3.80% vs. 3.70% exp. vs. 3.70% prev.

Core yy
yy: 3.30% vs. +3.30% exp. vs. +3.30%% prev.

National yy:
3.40% vs. +3.40% exp. vs. +3.60% prev.

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Current Conditions: Risk On/Off
GVI Forex john 08:50 GMT 08/29/2014  - My Profile

Current Market Conditions:
European markets are on hold waiting for the flash August EZ HICP report shortly as it awaits the key ECB meting on Thursday. The instability in Ukraine remains an issue into the weekend.  The EURUSD  is holding below the 1.3200 line.

  • Yields in prime Eurozone fixed income markets are marginally higher. The 10-yr bund is 0.900%  +2.0bp. Peripheral bond yields are lower.
  • The U.K. 10-yr gilt  yield is 2.390%  +2.0bp. I expect a +25bp BOE rate hike in February 2015, subject to future data.
  • U.S.10-yr yield is 2.343%, +0.9bp.. The psychological pivot is 2.40%.
  • Far East equities closed mostly higher. Bourses in Europe are up. U.S. share futures are higher.

    The heat map color scheme of interest rates reflects yields. This aligns all the colors in the chart to reflect risk-on (green) and risk-off(red).

July 2014 German Retail Sales
GVI Forex john 08:33 GMT 08/29/2014  - My Profile
EARLIER: German Monthly Retail Sales data much weaker than expected, but y/y data gains..

July 2014 German Retail Sales
GVI Forex john 08:21 GMT 08/29/2014  - My Profile

Earlier News ALERT
mm: -1.40% vs. +0.10% exp. vs. +1.30% (+1.00%) prev.
yy: +0.70% vs. +1.50% exp. vs. +0.40% (r +0.10%) prev.

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Day's Trades
SaaR KaL 08:21 GMT 08/29/2014  - My Profile
although excited to long USDCAD for 1.1150 tgt
will stay disaplined .... Not today
Maybe next week
1.0750 area probably

.. Might even touch 1.09 today...but still
1.0750 to 1.0720 are is my entry
...Might even short it at 1.09 if seen

Day's Trades
SaaR KaL 08:09 GMT 08/29/2014  - My Profile
Gold US Session Close
1302.204504 1286.180765

Want to long 1283 to 1280
tgt max 1303
Might be a boring friday folks

GBPUSD and GOLD Heros of today
Ternopil SMV 08:06 GMT 08/29/2014
Mr. wfakhoury. according to your previous confirmed levels for this pairs, big move gonna be up, right?

Day's Trades
SaaR KaL 07:57 GMT 08/29/2014  - My Profile
GBPCHF...been long since the day before
from 1.5160
now reversing into shorts from 1.5220 area
tgt min 1.5120

waiting for eurusd around 1.3250 and cable 1.6650 to short

AceTrader Aug 29: Intra-Day Market Moving News & Views GBP/USD
Hong Kong AceTrader 07:30 GMT 08/29/2014

Intra-Day Market Moving New and Views

29 Aug 2014

GBP/USD - .... 2 pieces of news to suggest selling eur/gbp cross is the way to go after yesterday's downbeat EZ economic sentiment. Earlier on Fri, data from research firm GfK showed consumer confidence edged up in the U.K. in Aug, driven by the fast improvement of the economy during the last year.

GfK's consumer confidence index increased to +1 in August from -2 in previous month. GfK said the improvement in consumer confidence largely reflects a reassessment of the recent past by households, although people are also increasingly optimistic about the future. However, Nick Moon, MD of social research at GfK said 'There is no guarantee how long this stable position will last - a rush of good or bad economic news could set off a marked rise or fall - but things could stay like this for a while,.'

The survey also registered an increase in the consumers' will to both save and make major purchases, such as furniture or electrical goods. These results are consistent with the recent CBI Distributive Trades Survey, which showed a great majority of businesses reporting higher sales volumes, with furniture retailers ranking on top.

Reuters reported, 'Of the 142 firms surveyed in the CBI's distributive trades survey, a balance of +25% of retailers expected their overall business situation to improve over the next three months, which was the highest since May 2002.' 'The CBI added that 51% said sales in August were up on a year ago, while 14% said they were down. That gave a balance of +37%, up on July's +21% n matching Feb's 21-month high.'

Cable swung wildly in volatile session on Thursday. Although the pound rose in tandem with euro n briefly climbed above Wednesday's high at 1.6606 to 1.6615 in Europe, renewed tensions in Ukraine triggered broad-based buying in dlr and cable briefly fell to 1.6567. Later, price rebounded to 1.6599 on cross-buying of sterling vs eur & yen and then chopped inside 1.6567-1.6599 in NY session.

The failure to close above 1.6600 level after a second day testing Thursday suggests consolidation with downside bias remains and selling cable on recovery for marginal weakness below Mon's 4-1/2 is is recommended. Offers from various accounts are noted up from 1.6590 to 1.6610 and more at 1.6630-40 with stops emerging above 1.6650. On the downside, bids are placed at 1.6550-40 and then 1.6525/20 with demand from real money accounts located around 1.6500.

On the data front, U.K. will release the nationwide house prices in August at 06:00GMT. Market forecasts the reading to be unchanged at 0.1% in monthly basis but slightly lower to 10.1% from a year earlier.

PAR 07:28 GMT 08/29/2014
According to the Ukrainian press (, Crimea is running out of drinking water as supplies form mainland Ukraine have been cut off." That is a rather provocative move on Ukraine's part. Russia's reaction may not be politically correct but certainly understandable and quasi legitimate.

Tallinn viies 07:22 GMT 08/29/2014
PAR 06:24 GMT - contrary to Putin Obama has not been active KGB agent in Germany. thats why he doesnt speak fluent german

GBPUSD and GOLD Heros of today
Amman wfakhoury 07:15 GMT 08/29/2014
both will be move big comparing to others.

Bond & Stocks
PAR 07:15 GMT 08/29/2014
Looks like stock and bond markets will end the week at a high note . What a superb month for stocks and bonds august has been..

PAR 06:24 GMT 08/29/2014
Contrary to Obama , Putin speaks excellent German .

European leaders seem to forget that Russia is situated in Europe and that the European economy is very integrated with the Russian . Sanctions and bellicose talks will not solve the situation . Diplomacy and cooperation are the only solution .

Europe should take the lead as Obama has no strategy on Isis and seems to have no strategy on Ukraine either .

AceTrader Aug 29: Intra-Day Market Moving News & Views & data to be released today
Hong Kong AceTrader 03:24 GMT 08/29/2014

Intra-Day Market Moving New and Views USD/JPY
29 Aug 2014 02:22GMT

USD/JPY - .... Dlr went through a mini 'roller-coaster' session on Thur. Although broad-based buying in yen due to renewed geopolitical tensions in Ukraine pressured price to 103.56 in Thursday's Europe, release of upbeat 2nd reading of U.S. GDP lifted price to 103.90 in NY morning but only to retreat to 103.65 in NY afternoon.

Today, traders have showed muted reaction to the early release of a slew of mixed economic reports from Japan (including unemployment rate, all household spending, CPI, industrial production and retail sales), suggesting consolidation above said yesterday's 103.56 low would continue, therefore, buying dlr on dips is still the favoured strategy.

Bids are noted at 103.60-50 with stops below 103.50, whilst offers are placed at 103.85/90 and above with stops emerging above 104.20.

Friday will see the release of Japan's unemployment rate, CPI, industrial output and retail sales, New Zealand's business outlook, Australia's housing credit and private sector credit, Japan's housing starts and construction orders, Swiss KOF indicator, Italy's unemployment rate, eurozone inflation and unemployment rate, U.S. PCE, personal consumption and income, Canada's GDP, producer prices and raw material prices, U.S. Chicago PMI, University of Michigan condition and expectations.

Mind the Gap
GVI Forex Jay Meisler 00:36 GMT 08/29/2014  - My Profile

As the chart below shows, there was a weekend gap in the EURUSD that has led to a debate as to which one to use. Is it the gap to last Friday’s low or to last Friday’s closing price? I have seen traders argue for each. Read on to see which gap I use.

Which Gap Should I Use

Forex News
GVI Forex Blog 00:33 GMT 08/29/2014  - My Profile
* Safe-haven yen outperforms dollar and euro

* Euro wilts as tensions between Ukraine & Russia flare up

* Euro zone inflation a further risk after German CPI stays low

FOREX-Yen firms on Ukraine tensions, euro braces for inflation test

sd sf 23:05 GMT 08/28/2014

see how it distributes today.

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New York Trading Statistics 22:26 GMT 08/28/2014  - My Profile
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sd sf 21:24 GMT 08/28/2014

have some offers @90-91-92 at the moment

bids @ 56 58 59


ntg close - bids @ 65 offers @10

tend to think today will be more about euryen / gbpyen than anything else.

also have to watch NZD level around 9 am Sydney - as gives a good guide to the days range.

Calendar -- Daily Forex Data News
New York Calendar 21:00 GMT 08/28/2014  - My Profile

August 28, 2014 ( UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, August 29. Updated: Trading News Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT NEWS RELEASES: JA- CPI, Retail Sales, DE- Retail Sales, EZ- flash HICP US- Personal Income PCE Deflator, Chicago PMI, University of Michigan Survey
  • Far East: JA- CPI, Unemployment, Retail Sales
  • Europe: DE- Retail Sales, CH- KOF Index, EZ- flash HICP, Unemployment
  • North America: US- Personal Income PCE Deflator, Chicago PMI, University of Michigan Survey, COT Report

Current Conditions: Risk On/Off
dc CB 20:51 GMT 08/28/2014
PAR 16:23 GMT
PPT will help S&P to close above 2000 so that Wallstreet can enjoy a nice long labor day weekend .



Chart Points -- Pivot Point Trading System
New Yok Trading Statistics 20:24 GMT 08/28/2014  - My Profile
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Obama to Speak
GVI Forex john 20:16 GMT 08/28/2014  - My Profile
Q&A now

Obama to Speak
GVI Forex john 20:13 GMT 08/28/2014  - My Profile
1) strong GDP
2) Iraq combatting ISIL
3) Ukraine Russia responsible for violence in East ukraine
U.S. committed to Estonia defense

Obama to Speak
GVI Forex john 20:07 GMT 08/28/2014  - My Profile
so where is he?

no golf today

Chart Points - Free FX Database
GVI Forex john 19:42 GMT 08/28/2014  - My Profile

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Obama to Speak
GVI Forex john 19:38 GMT 08/28/2014  - My Profile
at 20:00 GMT

He is slated to make an announcement. He only shows up on time if he has a golf outing planned. In that case he can be very punctual.

Weekly Trading Planner
New York Calendar 19:06 GMT 08/28/2014  - My Profile

00:30 JP CPI BOJ Target
06:00 DE Retail Sales Consumer demand
09:00 EZ flash HICP  ECB Target
12:30 CA GDP  Broadest measure of economy
12:30 US PCE deflator Fed Target
13:55 US U Mich Survey final Important sentiment survey

Chart Points -- Trading Points
GVI Forex john 18:55 GMT 08/28/2014  - My Profile

German August Unemployment data Weaker than Expected. Focus on EZ Flash HICP Friday
GVI Forex Blog 18:41 GMT 08/28/2014  - My Profile
HIGH IMPACT NEWS: JA- CPI, Retail Sales, DE- Retail Sales, EZ- flash HICP US- Personal Income & PCE Deflator, Chicago PMI, University of Michigan Survey

Friday sees a slew of Japanese monthend data, German Retail Sales and the flash EZ CPI. The U.S. releases Personal Income, the Chicago PMI and final University of Michigan Sentiment. A key focus is the upcoming ECB decision next Thursday..There was a report that that no new ECB action is likely. The flash EZ CPI report may be decisive. Some U.S. markets close early on Friday

German August Unemployment data Weaker than Expected. Focus on EZ Flash HICP Friday

" Trade Ideas "
Lahore FM 18:28 GMT 08/28/2014  - My Profile
Its a long on xag.

" Trade Ideas "
Lahore FM 18:28 GMT 08/28/2014  - My Profile
Entry: 19.60 Target: 25 and 30 Stop: 19.30

Re-entred long 19.60 now.stops at 19.30.

Earlier long was stopped for about 50 cents minus.

Paris ib 18:20 GMT 08/28/2014  - My Profile
More information on what is going on.... through the fog of war.

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Chart Points: Trading Parameters for the Day
GVI Forex john 18:14 GMT 08/28/2014  - My Profile
Pivot Point
sup1/res1 worked contained the EURUSD range remarkably well today (1.3163-1.3220).

Generally I think it is best to use a cushion of about 5 pips on either side of the pivot point levels. Keep in mind that everyone is not going to have the exact same pivot points due to time differences, data sources etc..

Current Conditions: Risk On/Off
PAR 17:47 GMT 08/28/2014
The "European Close" Trade Goes For 5 In A Row
Tyler Durden's pictureSubmitted by Tyler Durden on 08/28/2014 11:23 -0400

Yesterday's warning worked out as the moment Europe closed, US equities reversed trend... Today we are rallying once again into the European close - will we get 5 reversals in a row?

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