USDJPY Forex Trading Pivot Point Levels for 2013.12.23

2013.12.23 13:30 6:30AM ET | USDJPY Currency Pair

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Here are the Pivot Points Levels with Support (S) and Resistance (R) for the USDJPY currency pair today. Price action is currently trading under the daily pivot point at the 103.855 price level, according to data at 6:30 AM ET. The USDJPY high for the day has been 104.068 while the low of day reached to 103.844. The pair earlier today opened the Asian trading session below the daily pivot and has trended lower over the course of the day and dropping below the 104.00 exchange rate.

Daily Pivot Point: 104.179
— S1 – 103.733
— S2 – 103.402
— S3 – 102.956
— R1 – 104.510
— R2 – 104.956
— R3 – 105.287


Weekly Pivot Points: USDJPY

SC USDJPY 2013.12.23

Prices are currently trading over the weekly pivot point at time of writing after opening the trading week above the pivot at 103.72.

Weekly Pivot Point: 103.727
— S1 – 102.830
— S2 – 101.595
— S3 – 100.698
— R1 – 104.962
— R2 – 105.859
— R3 – 107.094


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USDCHF Forex Trading Pivot Point Levels for 2013.12.23

2013.12.23 13:30 6:30AM ET | USDCHF Currency Pair

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Here are the Pivot Points Levels with Support (S) and Resistance (R) for the USDCHF currency pair today. Price action is currently trading under the daily pivot point at the 0.89579 price level, according to data at 6:30 AM ET. The USDCHF high for the day has been 0.89663 while the low of day reached to 0.89471. The pair earlier today opened the Asian trading session below the daily pivot and has trended mostly sideways as the day has progressed.

Daily Pivot Point: 0.89625
— S1 – 0.89248
— S2 – 0.88932
— S3 – 0.88555
— R1 – 0.89941
— R2 – 0.90318
— R3 – 0.90634


Weekly Pivot Points: USDCHF

SC USDCHF 2013.12.23

Prices are currently trading over the weekly pivot point today after opening the trading week above the weekly pivot line.

Weekly Pivot Point: 0.89293
— S1 – 0.88584
— S2 – 0.87604
— S3 – 0.86895
— R1 – 0.90273
— R2 – 0.90982
— R3 – 0.91962


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GBPUSD Forex Trading Pivot Point Levels for 2013.12.23

2013.12.23 13:30 6:30AM ET | GBPUSD Currency Pair

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Here are the Pivot Points Levels with Support (S) and Resistance (R) for the GBPUSD currency pair today. Price action is currently trading over the daily pivot point at the 1.63561 price level, according to data at 6:30 AM ET. The GBPUSD high for the day has been 1.63741 while the low of day reached to 1.63230. The pair earlier today opened the Asian trading session below the daily pivot and has trended higher over the course of the day with resistance being found at the R1 level.

Daily Pivot Point: 1.63444
— S1 – 1.62953
— S2 – 1.62655
— S3 – 1.62164
— R1 – 1.63742
— R2 – 1.64233
— R3 – 1.64531


Weekly Pivot Points: GBPUSD

SC GBPUSD 2013.12.23

Prices are currently trading slightly over the weekly pivot point after opening the trading week slightly below the weekly pivot.

Weekly Pivot Point: 1.63413
— S1 – 1.61992
— S2 – 1.60732
— S3 – 1.59311
— R1 – 1.64673
— R2 – 1.66094
— R3 – 1.67354


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Forex Speculators decreased US Dollar bullish bets for a 3rd week in a row

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Large Specs bullish bets stood at $18.32 billion before last week’s Fed meeting

The latest data for the weekly Commitments of Traders (COT) report, released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday, showed that large futures traders and speculators slightly trimmed their bullish bets of the US dollar last week for a third straight week.

Non-commercial large futures traders, including hedge funds and large International Monetary Market speculators, had an overall US dollar long position totaling $18.32 billion as of Tuesday December 17th, according to data calculations from Reuters. This was a weekly change of -$0.78 billion from the total $19.10 billion bullish position that was recorded on December 10th, according to the data from Reuters which is calculated by the total of US dollar contracts against the combined contracts of the euro, British pound, Japanese yen, Australian dollar, Canadian dollar and the Swiss franc.

The December 17th data is reported for the day before the US Federal Reserve meeting that saw the Fed reduce their bond-buying stimulus program. The “tapering” of the program provided a boost to the US dollar in forex market trading and will likely make next few COT reports interesting to see where large speculators are positioning post-Fed tapering.

 

Individual Currencies – Large Speculators Positions in Futures:

The non-commercial net positions for each of the individual currencies directly against the US dollar saw a weekly increase for just the euro while there were weekly declines for the British pound sterling, Japanese yen, Swiss franc, Canadian dollar, New Zealand dollar, Mexican peso and the Australian dollar. See charts & data below.

 

Individual Currency Charts:


EuroFX:

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Last Six Weeks of Large Trader Positions: EuroFX

Date Large Trader Net Positions Weekly Change
11/12/2013 16826 -16317
11/19/2013 8911 -7915
11/26/2013 -431 -9342
12/03/2013 9312 9743
12/10/2013 15930 6618
12/17/2013 27923 11993



British Pound Sterling:

gbp

Last Six Weeks of Large Trader Positions: Pound Sterling

Date Lg Trader Net Weekly Change
11/12/2013 -9303 -6911
11/19/2013 -1665 7638
11/26/2013 391 2056
12/03/2013 18369 17978
12/10/2013 18429 60
12/17/2013 17825 -604



Japanese Yen:

jpy

Last Six Weeks of Large Trader Positions: Yen

Date Lg Trader Net Weekly Change
11/12/2013 -95107 -21315
11/19/2013 -112216 -17109
11/26/2013 -123202 -10986
12/03/2013 -133383 -10181
12/10/2013 -129711 3672
12/17/2013 -130223 -512



Swiss Franc:

chf

Last Six Weeks of Large Trader Positions: Franc

Date Lg Trader Net Weekly Change
11/12/2013 3189 -4906
11/19/2013 3669 480
11/26/2013 4652 983
12/03/2013 6547 1895
12/10/2013 11998 5451
12/17/2013 11955 -43



Canadian Dollar:

cad

Last Six Weeks of Large Trader Positions: CAD

Date Lg Trader Net Weekly Change
11/12/2013 -16092 1910
11/19/2013 -16335 -243
11/26/2013 -28780 -12445
12/03/2013 -41583 -12803
12/10/2013 -57514 -15931
12/17/2013 -65500 -7986



Australian Dollar:

aud

Last Six Weeks of Large Trader Positions: AUD

Date Lg Trader Net Weekly Change
11/12/2013 -35809 -10742
11/19/2013 -35762 47
11/26/2013 -33511 2251
12/03/2013 -44311 -10800
12/10/2013 -45850 -1539
12/17/2013 -51653 -5803



New Zealand Dollar:

nzd

Last Six Weeks of Large Trader Positions: NZD

Date Lg Trader Net Weekly Change
11/12/2013 10366 658
11/19/2013 12476 2110
11/26/2013 10249 -2227
12/03/2013 7639 -2610
12/10/2013 8553 914
12/17/2013 5673 -2880



Mexican Peso:

mxn

Last Six Weeks of Large Trader Positions: MXN

Date Lg Trader Net Weekly Change
11/12/2013 7017 1837
11/19/2013 9539 2522
11/26/2013 12463 2924
12/03/2013 8933 -3530
12/10/2013 22530 13597
12/17/2013 15650 -6880



*COT Report: The weekly commitment of traders report summarizes the total trader positions for open contracts in the futures trading markets. The CFTC categorizes trader positions according to commercial hedgers (traders who use futures contracts for hedging as part of the business), non-commercials (large traders who speculate to realize trading profits) and nonreportable traders (usually small traders/speculators).

The Commitment of Traders report is published every Friday by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and shows futures positions data that was reported as of the previous Tuesday (3 days behind).

Each currency contract is a quote for that currency directly against the U.S. dollar, a net short amount of contracts means that more speculators are betting that currency to fall against the dollar and a net long position expect that currency to rise versus the dollar.

(The graphs overlay the forex spot closing price of each Tuesday when COT trader positions are reported for each corresponding spot currency pair.)

See more information and explanation on the weekly COT report from the CFTC website.




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US 10-Year Treasury Note Speculators bearish bets rose last week in futures

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Weekly CFTC Net Speculator Report




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10 Year Treasuries: Large trader and futures market speculators added to their overall bearish positions in the 10-year treasury note futures after decreasing bearish bets the previous week, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (COT) data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday.

The non-commercial futures contracts of the 10-year treasury notes, traded by large speculators and hedge funds, totaled a net position of -155,209 contracts in the data reported for December 17th. This was a change of -5,180 contracts from the previous week’s total of -150,029 net contracts that was registered on December 10th. The December 10th level had marked the lowest bearish position since October 29th when bearish contracts were at a total of -125,670.

Over the same seven-day time-frame, from Tuesday December 10th to Tuesday December 17th, the yield on the 10-Year treasury note increased from 2.81 to a yield of 2.85, according to data from the United States Treasury Department.


Last 6 Weeks of Large Trader Non-Commercial Positions

Date Net Large Specs Weekly Change 10 Year Yield
11/12/2013 -181079 8109 2.8
11/19/2013 -180363 716 2.71
11/26/2013 -155554 24809 2.71
12/03/2013 -167360 -11806 2.79
12/10/2013 -150029 17331 2.81
12/17/2013 -155209 -5180 2.85



*COT Report: The weekly commitment of traders report summarizes the total trader positions for open contracts in the futures trading markets. The CFTC categorizes trader positions according to commercial hedgers (traders who use futures contracts for hedging as part of the business), non-commercials (large traders who speculate to realize trading profits) and nonreportable traders (usually small traders/speculators). Find CFTC criteria here: (http://www.cftc.gov/MarketReports/CommitmentsofTraders/ExplanatoryNotes/index.htm).




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VIX Futures Speculators decreased bearish bets for 1st time since October

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Weekly CFTC Net Speculator Report




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VIX Futures Contracts: Large traders and speculators pulled back on their bearish positions in the VIX futures market on December 17th, according to the latest data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) released on Friday. The VIX non-commercial contracts, traded usually by large speculators and hedge funds, saw a total net position of -62,637 contracts in the data reported for December 17th. This was a change of +10,695 contracts from the previous week’s total of -73,332 net contracts on December 10th. Speculators had raised their bearish bets for the previous six weeks and December 17th was the first decrease in bearish bets since October 29th.

Meanwhile, the VIX index, also known as the fear index, rose from 13.91 on Tuesday December 10th to 16.21 on Tuesday December 17th, according to the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Volatility Index.



Last 6 Weeks of Large Trader Positions

Date Net Non-Commericals Change VIX Score
11/12/2013 -44525 -2617 12.82
11/19/2013 -54855 -10330 13.39
11/26/2013 -60024 -5169 12.81
12/03/2013 -62050 -2026 14.55
12/10/2013 -73332 -11282 13.91
12/17/2013 -62637 10695 16.21



*COT Report: The weekly commitment of traders report summarizes the total trader positions for open contracts in the futures trading markets. The CFTC categorizes trader positions according to commercial hedgers (traders who use futures contracts for hedging as part of the business), non-commercials (large traders who speculate to realize trading profits) and nonreportable traders (usually small traders/speculators). Find CFTC criteria here: (http://www.cftc.gov/MarketReports/CommitmentsofTraders/ExplanatoryNotes/index.htm).




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VIDEO: Voters In Madagascar Want End To Crisis Sparked By Coup

Madagascar’s voters cast ballots on Friday in a run-off presidential election, but many expect old political rifts to persist and see no quick fix for their battered economy after a coup five years ago drove away investors and donors. Voters have a choice between a former finance minister backed by outgoing President Andry Rajoelina, the disc jockey-turned-statesman whom the army helped to power in 2009, and an ally of Marc Ravalomanana, the leader who was ousted in the coup.

Forex Pivot Point Levels: EURUSD trades lower to 1.3650 level

2013.12.20 13:30 6:30AM ET | EURUSD Currency Pair

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Here are the Pivot Points Levels with Support (S) and Resistance (R) for the EURUSD currency pair today. Price action is currently trading under the daily pivot point at the 1.36535 price level, according to data at 6:30 AM ET. The EURUSD high for the day has been 1.36669 while the low of day reached to 1.36246. The pair earlier today opened the Asian trading session just below the daily pivot and has trended lower over the course of the day with support for the pair found at the R2 and then the R1 level.

Daily Pivot Point: 1.36674
— S1 – 1.36414
— S2 – 1.36226
— S3 – 1.35966
— R1 – 1.36862
— R2 – 1.37122
— R3 – 1.37310


Weekly Pivot Points: EURUSD

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Prices are currently trading under the weekly pivot point after opening the trading week slightly below the weekly pivot. The EURUSD has been on an overall bearish trend this week following the US Fed decision to taper stimulus. The EURUSD has declined to the S2 support level under 1.3650 after seeing prices top out the week above 1.3800.

Weekly Pivot Point: 1.37473
— S1 – 1.36846
— S2 – 1.36310
— S3 – 1.35683
— R1 – 1.38009
— R2 – 1.38636
— R3 – 1.39172


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Forex Trading: Bullish Action brings USDJPY above 104.50

2013.12.20 13:30 6:30AM ET | USDJPY Currency Pair

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Here are the Pivot Points Levels with Support (S) and Resistance (R) for the USDJPY currency pair today. Price action is currently trading over the daily pivot point at the 104.408 price level, according to data at 6:30 AM ET. The USDJPY high for the day has been 104.583 while the low of day reached to 104.204. The pair earlier today opened the Asian trading session above the daily pivot on Friday and has trended higher over the course of the day with prices finding resistance in the R1 resistance area around 104.46.

Daily Pivot Point: 104.120
— S1 – 103.885
— S2 – 103.536
— S3 – 103.301
— R1 – 104.469
— R2 – 104.704
— R3 – 105.053


Weekly Pivot Points: USDJPY

SC USDJPY 2013.12.20

Prices are currently trading well over the weekly pivot point after opening the trading week slightly above the weekly pivot. The USDJPY has been on an overall bullish trend this week after the US Federal Reserve decision to taper their stimulus program and the US dollar strength has pushed the USDJPY to touch the 104.50 level this week.

Weekly Pivot Point: 103.077
— S1 – 102.241
— S2 – 101.306
— S3 – 100.470
— R1 – 104.012
— R2 – 104.848
— R3 – 105.783


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USDCHF Forex Trading Pivot Point Levels for 2013.12.20

2013.12.20 13:30 6:30AM ET | USDCHF Currency Pair

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Here are the Pivot Points Levels with Support (S) and Resistance (R) for the USDCHF currency pair today. Price action is currently trading slightly over the daily pivot point at the 0.89779 price level, according to data at 6:30 AM ET. The USDCHF high for the day has been 0.90003 while the low of day reached to 0.89726. The pair earlier today opened the Asian trading session above the daily pivot and trended higher to the R1 level where resistance was found before falling towards the pivot.

Daily Pivot Point: 0.89661
— S1 – 0.89462
— S2 – 0.89141
— S3 – 0.88942
— R1 – 0.89982
— R2 – 0.90181
— R3 – 0.90502


Weekly Pivot Points: USDCHF

SC USDCHF 2013.12.20

Prices are trading sharply higher than the weekly pivot point and currently trade at the R2 resistance level. The USDCHF has been on an overall bullish trend this week after opening the trading week slightly above the weekly pivot.

Weekly Pivot Point: 0.88885
— S1 – 0.88435
— S2 – 0.87938
— S3 – 0.87488
— R1 – 0.89382
— R2 – 0.89832
— R3 – 0.90329


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