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Silver analysis: precious metal takes out $30

Our silver analysis suggests that the precious metal could potentially rise far beyond the $30 level, if the recent gains by gold and copper are anything to go by and in light of the big technical breakout from a multi-year consolidation pattern.

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Yesterday 04:00 PM
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GBPUSD Analysis: April Highs Set a Weekly Ceiling

GBPUSD Analysis: with the upcoming BOE statement, CPI metrics, and Flash PMI results, April highs are challenged for further bull runs

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Dow Jones Forecast: DJIA set for a quiet start below 40,000

US stocks head for a quiet open as the CPI-fueled rally runs out of steam. Several Fed speakers have warned that rates need to stay high for longer, and they want to see more evidence of inflation cooling before cutting rates. The Dow Jones remains below the key 40,000 level that it breached yesterday. There is no high-impacting data today. Attention will remain on Fed speakers.

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Yesterday 02:23 PM
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EUR/USD, AUD/USD outlook: Forex Friday - May 17, 2024

Welcome to another edition of Forex Friday, a weekly report in which we highlight selected currency themes. In this week’s report, we will discuss the US dollar, euro and Aussie, and look ahead to the next week.

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USD/CNH, USD/JPY, AUD/USD: China’s spluttering economy weighs on Asian currencies

China’s fledgling economic recovery suffered another setback in April with activity indicators mostly disappointing, especially regarding the beleaguered property sector. The news weighed on the Chinese yuan and other Asian currencies, such as the Japanese yen and Australian dollar.

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The US dollar may not be ready to roll over just yet: The Week Ahead

We'll need to wait until next week's COT report to see the full damage of the US inflation report to USD long positioning, but with key levels holding as support we may find mean reversion works in the dollar's favour next week.

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Yesterday 05:06 AM
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Be cautious chasing COMEX copper higher with big bears lurking above $5

The upside in copper flagged last week has played out nicely, delivering a fresh contract high for the red metal on COMEX futures. However, the price action over the latter parts of this week has not been convincing, warning of growing near-term downside risk.

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May 16, 2024 11:58 PM
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AUD/USD, ASX 200 eye a solid close for the week: Asian Open

AUD/USD and the ASX 200 have flourished this week thanks to renewed bets of Fed cuts, even though softer employment and wages data for Australia rekindled hopes of a lower RBA cash rate.

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May 16, 2024 11:20 PM
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USD/CAD outlook dims as US data deteriorates further

The USD/CAD was back at the point of origin of Wednesday’s breakdown at 1.3630-1.3650 area. Could we see the Loonie head lower from here? This week’s disappointing US data certainly point to a dimmer USD/CAD outlook.

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May 16, 2024 03:50 PM

EURUSD Forecast: ECB Financial Review Meets April Highs

EURUSD Forecast: the pair is back up to April highs; are March highs next in sight?

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Nasdaq 100 Forecast: QQQ steadies after jobless claims, Fed speak

US stocks pause for breath after yesterday's rally following cooler CPI data. While the data boosted rate cut optimism, NY Fed President Williams warned that more evidence of inflation cooling was needed in order to cut rates. Separately, Walmart is set to open sharply higher after beating earnings and revenue forecasts.

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May 16, 2024 02:19 PM
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EUR/USD outlook remains positive, likely heading to 1.10

Despite the slow start to today’s session, the recent price action and improving eurozone sentiment suggests the EUR/USD outlook remains positive, with the exchange rate on course to potentially head towards the 1.10 handle.

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May 16, 2024 12:50 PM
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USD/JPY, DAX Forecast: Two trades to watch

USD/JPY falls post-CPI & with jobless claims up next. DAX reaches record high as US CPI euphoria spreads.

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