Author: John Kicklighter

Hesitation or Reversal for Dollar, Euro, FTSE, Gold and Oil?

Hesitation or Reversal for Dollar, Euro, FTSE, Gold and Oil?

Technical breaks from key global equity indices, the Euro, Loonie, gold and oil should push us to in-depth analysis to establish whether a move has been spent or a trend will follow behind.

Dow Refuses to Follow European, Asian Tumble Despite Trump Cancelling Korea Summit

Dow Refuses to Follow European, Asian Tumble Despite Trump Cancelling Korea Summit

The Dow and S&P 500 managed to hold steadfast this past session despite key breakdowns for the DAX, FTSE 100 and Nikkei 225 as well as President Trump’s decision to cancel the North Korea summit.

EURUSD Clears Another Floor, Dow Tries to Steer Out of Risk Aversion

EURUSD Clears Another Floor, Dow Tries to Steer Out of Risk Aversion

The Dollar posted a strong enough rebound to earn EUR/USD and GBP/USD breaks, but is there trend in this move? The slide in global equity indices stalled with a Dow rebound through the New York close.

Dow and Dollar Climb Sputters, Pound and Oil Moves Look for Motivation

Dow and Dollar Climb Sputters, Pound and Oil Moves Look for Motivation

US equities from Dow to S&P 500 to FAANG have seen their lift vanish. The same fate is creeping into the Dollar’s foreground with technical bounds on EUR/USD, GBP/USD and USD/JPY looking more troublesome.

A Consistent but Slow EURUSD Slide May Turn Into a Euro Cascade

A Consistent but Slow EURUSD Slide May Turn Into a Euro Cascade

The Euro has found itself tipped into a painful retreat over the past five weeks – but really only against the US Dollar. That may soon change.

A Consistent but Slow EURUSD Slide May Turn Into a Euro Cascade

A Consistent but Slow EURUSD Slide May Turn Into a Euro Cascade

The Euro has found itself tipped into a painful retreat over the past five weeks – but really only against the US Dollar. That may soon change.

A ’Pause’ on the US-China Trade War Sees Little Dow Traction, None for Dollar

A ’Pause’ on the US-China Trade War Sees Little Dow Traction, None for Dollar

We opened up the new trading week on an optimistic note in US-China trade relations…and yet, risk trends were uneven and the Dollar eased back through Monday’s close.

A ’Pause’ on the US-China Trade War Sees Little Dow Traction, None for Dollar

A ’Pause’ on the US-China Trade War Sees Little Dow Traction, None for Dollar

We opened up the new trading week on an optimistic note in US-China trade relations…and yet, risk trends were uneven and the Dollar eased back through Monday’s close.

What Do Speculative Extremes Suggest for EUR/USD, Oil and VIX?

What Do Speculative Extremes Suggest for EUR/USD, Oil and VIX?

There are a number of benchmark assets that have experienced a pullback in extreme, one-sided positioning over the past weeks and months.

A Steady Dollar Rally and Smallest SPX Range of 2018 Amid Trade Wars?

A Steady Dollar Rally and Smallest SPX Range of 2018 Amid Trade Wars?

There was a dearth of high profile scheduled event risk this past week which could reasonably be expected to trigger a wide and sustained speculative move.