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  • AUD/USD Higher

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 8:46am dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    AUD/USD trading is trading higher Tuesday. Last in the pair is 0.7820, up 0.0062. Trading is firm and near the highs of the session. Market chatter that Chinese markets are closing for the New Year holiday starting Wednesday, February 18 and are closed until Wednesday, February 25 is making the...

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  • USD/JPY Higher

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 8:18am dollar, yen, Futures, Forex, Markets

    The U.S. dollar is trading higher against Japan's yen Tuesday. Last in the USD/JPY is 118.75, up 0.27. Japan GDP data on Monday showed the country came out of recession in the fourth quarter of last year. The resumption of growth was expected. The numbers were less than expected. The 2.2%...

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  • USD/CAD Lower

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 8:17am Crude Oil, dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    The USD/CAD has been under selling pressure most of the session. Last check in the USD/CAD was at 1.2370, down 0.0108. Trading has been weak and sloppy as sellers have pressed the downside. The pair is trading near the lows of the session. Higher crude oil prices helped to pressure the pair on...

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  • GBP/USD Steady

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 8:11am british pound, dollar, Commodities, Forex, Markets

    The U.K. British pound, GBP/USD, is trading at 1.5362 up 0.0010. There are a number of reports coming out Wednesday that will give a reading on the state British economy. UK unemployment is one of those reports. Trading has been range-bound and steady Tuesday. Chatter about possible policy...

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  • U.S. Dollar Lower

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 8:09am dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    The March U.S. dollar is trading lower Tuesday during early U.S. trading. The March dollar index is trading at 94.02, down 0.25. Economic data due Tuesday at 08:30 AM ET is the Empire Manufacturing for February. Estimates are for 7.0 vs 9.9 last month. Trading has been range-bound and on the weak...

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  • EUR/USD Higher

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 8:08am dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    EUR/USD is trading at 1.1424, up 0 0091. The pair is trading higher in early U.S. trading. The pair is trading near the highs of the session. Improving data out of Germany has been supportive. Greece concerns led to some selling on Monday during the U.S. holiday and trading has been largely range...

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  • EUR/USD Lower

    Friday, February 13, 2015 - 2:55pm dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    EUR/USD is trading at 1.1388, down 0.0012. The pair is trading lower during late U.S. trading. Market talk about Greece are back on the table. The pair has lost all the gains from the GDP data out of Europe. Trading is steady. Not weak but range-bound.

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  • U.S. Dollar Steady

    Friday, February 13, 2015 - 1:48pm dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    The March U.S. Dollar is trading steady to higher Friday afternoon in U.S. trading. The March Dollar index is trading at 94.22, up 0.02 after being lower early on in the day. Trading is range-bound and is fairly steady. Market talk is still considering the Greek and EU process. Some chatter is...

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  • USD/CAD Drifts Higher

    Friday, February 13, 2015 - 1:47pm dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    The USD/CAD has been under selling pressure most of the session. Last in the CAD/USD is 1.2459, down 0.0059. Trading is range-bound and the pair is drifting higher in range-bound trading. Some market participants are waiting to see comments coming out of Dallas Fed's Fisher who will give a speech...

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  • AUD/USD Higher

    Friday, February 13, 2015 - 11:27am dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    AUD/USD, trading is choppy on Friday. Last in the pair is 0.7773 up 0.0019. Trading has been range bound most of the session. Trading is steady and now higher on the day. Sellers are seen 0.7780 and up. Markets in the U.S. are closed Monday, U.S. forex traders are adjusting positions ahead of...

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