February 2, 2018.

The dollar traded sharply lower versus majors other than the JPY sending commodities higher and helping the US markets overcome the weak signal coming out of all other global markets that traded lower and closed at daily lows. The Euro rallied to close above the 136 level versus the Yen, three year highs. Traders will brace for another major US markets key economic news today at noon, with the release of the NFP numbers.

UK Construction PMI at 9:30 am and NFP at 1:30 pm are the important news on the agenda Friday.

 

Market GBPUSD USDJPY EURJPY EURUSD GOLD OIL
1.2.2018 0.6% 0.35% 1.24% 0.74% 0.36% 1.5%
USDMXN USDCHF AUDUSD AUDJPY USDCAD Silver Platinum
-0.9% -0.39% -0.31% 0.05% -0.29% -0.5% 0.44%
Dollar Index DAX FTSE100 CAC40 EURSXX50 NIKKEI225 CSI300
-0.48%  -1.41% -0.57% -0.5% -0.88% -0.9% 0.5%
1 YEAR 11.83% 4.9% 13.77% 9.95% 23.05% 26.07%

 

                                                                                                      

                         Swing trades follow up 

Trade Entry price Position Open profit Date triggered Stop loss Remarks today
DAX 13304 3 -990 25/1 13200   Stopped out
EURSX50 3609 7 -175 31/1 3588 Stopped out
NASDAQ 6951 6 -310 25/1 6900 Stopped out
CADJPY 88.04 0.7 170 1/2 88.04 New position
             
GBPUSD 4145 0.7 860 30/1 4240 SL changed
EURUSD 2399 0.7 780 30/1 2466 SL changed
             
OPEN PROFIT     $1800