The Swing Overview week 7/2022
Macroeconomic events last week had a secondary impact on market volatility. The "big story" that is currently moving the markets is the situation in Ukraine.
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The Swing Overview - Week 6 2022
The record inflation rate in the US over the past 40 years sparked another wave of volatility in the markets on fears of more aggressive Fed action against an overheated economy. Unexpectedly strong US labour market data also came as a shock to markets. As a consequence . . .
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Positions of large speculators according to the COT report as at 1/2/2022
Speculators reduced their positions in the USD index for the third time in the past four weeks after the total net position in the dollar reached its highest level in 117 weeks on January 4, 2022. Since then, total net positions have fallen by 4,507 contracts and are at . . .
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Positions of large speculators according to the COT report as at 25/1/2022
Bullish sentiment continued in the Euro currency futures contracts. Euro speculators raised their bullish positions for a sixth consecutive week this week. Over the last five-week time-frame, Euro positions have improved by a total of +30,043 contracts. This week’s . . .
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Positions of large speculators according to the COT report as at 21/1/2022
The important news is that large speculators positions in the Canadian dollar have again moved into bullish sentiment. The bullish sentiment is also rising strongly in the euro and the British pound. The speculators total net positions continued to rise in the Australian . . .
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The Swing Overview – week 4 2022
By far the most important news of last week was the Fed meeting. At its meeting on Wednesday, the Fed decided to leave interest rates unchanged near zero.
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How to trade oil
Oil is the driving force of the global economy, which makes it probably the most strategic and traded commodity today. And, of course, it also makes oil popular among traders. In this article you will learn how to trade oil, what affects the price of the oil and why is oil . . .
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Positions of large speculators according to the COT report as at 14/1/2022
The important news is that speculators positions in the euro have turned bullish again. Total net speculators positions also rose in the British pound, the New Zealand dollar, the Canadian dollar and the Swiss franc last week.
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The Swing Overview – week 2 2022
The US technology stocks continue to be under pressure. This is also reflected in the SP 500 index performance, which is currently in consolidation. The reason is still the same - the threat of faster interest rate rises by Fed, which is particularly negative for technology . . .
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Positions of large speculators according to the COT report as at 7/1/2022
Total net speculator positions in the USD index rose by 100 contracts last week. This change is the result of a decrease in long positions by 5,100 contracts and a decrease in short positions by 5,200 contracts.
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