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Risk Aversion Supporting Dollar

Discussion in 'Forex Daily News & Outlook' started by forextrends24, Nov 24, 2009.

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    Today’s sample of Forex Analysis from ForexHound.com

    Weaker U.S. equity markets are helping to prop up the Dollar as traders have become more risk averse to higher yielding assets. Trading conditions are thin which makes it difficult to determine if today’s action is being triggered by holiday liquidation or U.S. economic reports. Nonetheless, the trading action is not normal so beware of possible traps being set by shrewd speculators.

    This morning it was reported the U.S. 3rd Quarter GDP fell from 3.5% to 2.8%. This was inline with economist estimates. The drop in GDP was attributed to a wider trade gap and lower consumer spending.

    A better-than-expected improvement in November Consumer Confidence failed to fuel a rally in equities which helped underpin the Dollar.

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