Ashraf tells CNBC that despite the broadening dynamics of a risk-off environment (dismal US jobs report and financing deadlock in Spain), the current rebound in EURUSD, stabilization in gold and pullback in the USD is a reflection of 3 temporary factors. Ashraf speaks about the difference between dissecting "muddling through" solutions and fundamentals-changing policies, extent of EURUSD bounce, latest Aussie GDP figures & why they are lagging, Bank of Canada direction, remaining solutions from the ECB as well as the dynamics of the US economy.
The CURRENT BOUNCE in risk appetite at the expense of USD is here to stay, but for how long? And will it be followed by a 100-pt consolidation until the next barrage of policy solutions? Tonight's Intermarket Insights provide the trading ideas and charts on EURUSD, AUDUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, US crude and gold. Click here for direct access to today's edition:http://ashraflaidi.com/products/sub01/access/?a=644 Click here to subscribe: http://ashraflaidi.com/products/sub01/
Friday's post showing a possible top in US 10 year yields goes in line with the 10-2 charts. The left-hand chart shows the deterioration in the 10-2 spread, reflecting further flattening in the yield curve. This is usually a sign of the bond market challenging the Fed's rate hike expectations. Retail traders are often advised to NOT to fight the Fed, but this does NOT APPLY for the bond market, which often fights/challenges the Fed and wins. See full explanation inside the charts.