The COT Index is the difference between net speculative positioning and net commercial positioning measured. A light blue colored bar indicates that the difference in positioning is the greatest it has been in 52 weeks (bullish) with speculators selling and commercials buying.
By Jamie Saettele | Dec 11 | DailyFX
Japan continues to struggle with hindered production capabilities which have become a serious issue in the recovering economy. The break in the supply chain that has had knock on effects all over the world, especially in the US, is a concern for business that have traditionally adhered to the '...
By Dean Wright, fxKnight.com | Jun 27, 2011 | fxKnight
The EURGBP, much like the EURUSD, is at a crossroads. The decline from 8975 has unfolded in 5 waves, which ultimately favors the downside - resistance is 8800/50. A break below 8610 would shift focus to the trendline extended off of the 2010 and 2011 lows.
By Jamie Saettele | Jun 16, 2011 | DailyFX
The Japanese Yen can become erratic after Friday's Earthquake in Honshu, Japan. The reaction so far has been a stronger Yen as we saw the USD/JPY plunge. The EUR/JPY and GBP/JPY also fell, but the market has not shown anything significant in terms of Japanese yen strength. The CAD/JPY for example could still be in an uptrend, and the AUD/JPY has already reversed almost all of the reaction.
By Fan Yang | Mar 13, 2011 | FX Times
Increasing Inflation levels in the UK have led to strength in the GBP with analysts increasing the probability of an interest rate rise later in the year. Retail positioning however is quite contrary to this with increased short positions against the EUR, JPY and USD.
Feb 16, 2011 | Pivotfarm
Taking a step outside the markets, we at FXTimes want to wish you and yours a wonderful holiday season, and a brilliant new year! During this time fo the year, the market is likely going to be in thin trading. Big moves can occur, but they may not carry as much weight as moves during heavy trading. Let's take a look at some upside and downside scenarios for the currency markets.
By Fan Yang | Dec 25, 2010 | FX Times
The GBP/JPY shows bearish continuation. The market is at the moment traveling from the 131.00 pivot towards the 129.90/130.00 area. If there is a bounce when the market reaches this pivot, look for it to find resistance at 131.00. The current swing with a 100% projection of the previous swing targets 128.80. Note that the 129.50 level is 61.8% retracement. So the ability to reach 128.
By Fan Yang | Dec 01, 2010 | FX Times
GBP/JPY's sharp fall and break of inner channel suggests that rebound from 126.42 has finished at 134.19 already. Initial bias is neutral this week and we might see some sideway trading first. But another fall will remain in favor as long as 132.60 minor resistance holds. Below 130.83 will bring another fall towards 126.42 support next. On the upside, above 132.
Nov 28, 2010 | ActionForex
Technical Cross Report - Great British Pound vs. Japanese Yen (2010-11-12)
Nov 13, 2010 | ecPulse.com
Forexpros.com Daily Analysis - 08/11/2010
Nov 09, 2010 | Forex Pros
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Oct 26, 2010 | Forex Pros
The support at 129 stopped its bearish movement. However, we maintain to trade only short positions as far as 129.50 is resistance. The breakout of 129 will give a new sell signal. The next support is at 128. However, if 129.50 is broken, we will be neutral.
Oct 20, 2010 | Forextribe