Retail FX Sentiment Favors U.S. Dollar Strength

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Forex trading crowds have aggressively faded the US Dollar (ticker: USDOLLAR) declines against the Euro, and our sentiment-based trading strategies are now long USD and call for new EURUSD loses.

It remains to be seen if the EURUSD holds the July low at 1.2040/45, which we expect to break now that the European Central Bank has indicated that no new bond buying measures will be in place in the near-term; this in turn should give way to sharp declines by Italian and Spanish sovereign bonds, which will pressure the Euro across the board.

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--- Written by Christopher Vecchio, Currency Analyst for DailyFX.com

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Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.9363+0.0004+0.04%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.5591-0.0005-0.09%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.6772-0.0005-0.07%
    AUDEUR=X
  • Commodities
    Commodities
    NamePriceChange% Chg