Daily Observations: December 10, 2012

RELATED QUOTES

SymbolPriceChange
EURCHF=X1.2203-0.0001
USDJPY=X102.4250+0.027
EURUSD=X1.3813-0.0001

Current Positions:

- Long EURCHF from 1.2018, Stop at 1.1990, Target 1 at 1.2500, Target 2 at 1.2750

- Long USDJPY from 80.65 (1/2), Stop at 82.05 (daily close), Target 2 at 83.30

Recently Closed Positions:

- Closed Short EURUSD (1/2) from 1.3110 at 1.3030 for +80-pips.

- Closed Short EURUSD (1/2) from 1.3110 at 1.2905 for +205-pips.

Time Frame: 1-day to 1-week

Bottom line: looking to sell US Dollar strength ahead of the Fed meeting on Wednesday, in particular against high beta (AUD, CAD, NZD). Also attempting to sell Euro rallies against high beta given outcome of ECB Rate Decision and Italian PM Monti resigning.

Any other trade ideas and general macroeconomic musings can be found in the Real Time Newsfeed, or by following me on twitter @CVecchioFX.

--- Written by Christopher Vecchio, Currency Analyst

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Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.9327-0.0005-0.05%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.5555-0.0003-0.05%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.6753-0.0003-0.05%
    AUDEUR=X
  • Commodities
    Commodities
    NamePriceChange% Chg