Posted Aug 22, 22:27

The Dollar Tax Trade

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The Dollar Tax Trade Chart
23 hours ago: 

The US dollar trade is slowly evolving into a bet on Washington and its ability to deliver a tax cut. USD was the top performer while NZD lagged. Japan manufacturing PMI from Nikkei is up next. After closing the USDJPY short yesterday w/ 185 pip-gain, 6 trades are currently in progress (all in green) 2 in FX, 2 in indices 2 in metals.

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بعد اغلاق دولار/ين امس ب ١٨٥ نقطة ربح، جميع ال ٦ صفقات مفتوحة حاليا في ربح -- ٢ المؤشرات، ٢ العملات و ٢ المعادن

PREMIUM INSIGHTS Update: Aug 16, 12:00
Gold and USDJPY on the Brink Aug 21, 2017 17:00: 

The week ahead builds towards Yellen's Jackson Hole speech ( 5 hours before Draghi's speech) in what looks like a vital event for the dollar. CAD was the top performer last week, while the pound lagged. CFTC positioning data showed less enthusiasm for USD shorts. We turn to US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's speech  on tax reform and Trump's speech on Afghanistan at 9 pm Eastern. The USDJPY Premium short was closed for 185-pip gain. 


Euro Far from Brutal Aug 17, 2017 21:28: 

The big moves today were undoubtedly in equities. But the euro suffered a minor bump on the release of the minutes from last month's ECB Governing Council policy meeting, which revealed growing concerns with a possible overshoot in the value of the euro. Before we start speculating over when ECB policy makers may start jawboning the currency lower, it's worth reminding the times when and why the ECB warned over excessive euro strength. Full charts & analysis here. 


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