February 14, 2018.

The dollar index traded lower versus majors for the third day in a row and FX markets positions change ahead of the important CPI number today in the afternoon. Most FX markets traded in narrow ranges other than the Yen who traded at 15 month highs versus the dollar and is now officially the 2018 safe heaven option. OIL traded lower on a negative IEA report that projects US shell output to top Russia and disrupt OPEC planed production cuts and price protection for 2018. Most global markets traded in narrow ranges ahead of the CPI number today.

US CPI and Retail Sales at 1:30 pm and OIL Inventories at 3:30 pm are the important news on the agenda Wednesday.

 

MarketGBPUSDUSDJPYEURJPYEURUSDGOLDOIL
13.2.20180.27%-0.88%-0.41%0.48%0.3%-0.18%
USDMXNUSDCHFAUDUSDAUDJPYUSDCADSilverPlatinum
0.35%-0.55%-0.06%-0.97%0.2% -0.3%0.33%
Dollar IndexDAXFTSE100CAC40EURSXX50NIKKEI225CSI300
-0.43% -0.7%-0.13%-0.6%-0.82%-0.43%0.62%
1 YEAR3.61%-1.38%4.36%0.97%9.95%15.49%

 

Swing trades follow up

TradeEntry pricePositionOpen profitDate triggeredStop lossRemarks today
USDCAD54680.72607/25430
NASDAQ6334512009/26000
OIL60.235-1014/260.25New position
USDCHF93800.73209/29412
NASDAQ6450561012/26420
Silver16.511200-4012/216.38Stopped out
GBPUSD38820.813013/23850New position
     
OPEN PROFIT  $2420