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US Posted a Negative GDP Figure for the First Time in Three Years – Forex Trading News – May 30th 2014

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The sell in May has not occurred with a bounce in stocks overnight. Interestingly the Ukrainian infighting increased overnight yet the market largely ignored this. The US posted a negative GDP figure for the first time in three years, which is not the end of the world, but could lead to funds flowing to higher assets such as the Kiwi, Aussie and then the emerging markets, in particular Mexico and the B.R.I.C.S. Other than that, the European holiday kept markets somewhat subdued.


AUDUSD – The Aussie rally was contributed to the bounce in the Yuan along with the forward spending contracts in the Cap-Ex number. Gives us a bullish engulfing bar to which I will stay well clear of.
Resistance: 9460/9522
Support: 9200/9085/8900

EURUSD – Bearish LHLL and if short, stops should be tightened as momentum is overdone.
Resistance: 13890/14050/14260/14320
Support: 13565/13488

GBPUSD – Also a bearish bar and there is still some downside pressure left in this.
Resistance: 1.70/1.7060/1.7370
Support: 1.6820/1.66/1.63

NZDUSD – Didn’t quite get to support but has broken triple bottom I mentioned yesterday http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-05-29/n-z-dollar-drop-seen-on-triple-bottom-break-technical-analysis.html so, a retest of this will see an opportunity for entry to go short as it moves lower.
Resistance: 8745/8842
Support: 8523/8434/8090

USDCAD – Well, the US stumbled a bit, hasn’t fallen flat but the US$ weakness has seen this pair retest support levels.
Resistance: 11170/11233
Support: 10802/10715

USDJPY – A LHLL test bar and just frothing about with little clear indication of direction.
Resistance: 105.57/108.35/110.50
Support: 101.40/100.62/100/99.80

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