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  • Sentiment in the #Euro continued to deteriorate as speculators cut their gross longs by roughly 10k contracts, resulting in a $1.3bln increase in net shorts to over $10bln. Get your market update from @JMcQueenFX here: https://t.co/CbpA1kKbV8 https://t.co/cvpmJ2gvPO
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  • CFTC update: - $EUR sentiment continues to deteriorate - $GBP net shorts once again pared back https://www.dailyfx.com/forex/technical/article/cot/2019/10/14/Euro-Shorts-Increase-Sharply-GBPUSD-Less-Bearish-USD-Bulls-Rise---COT-Report.html?CHID=9&QPID=917713 https://t.co/EsT7ANANa8
  • Forex Update: As of 14:00, these are your best and worst performers based on the London trading schedule: 🇯🇵JPY: 0.05% 🇨🇭CHF: 0.02% 🇪🇺EUR: -0.10% 🇬🇧GBP: -0.31% 🇦🇺AUD: -0.48% 🇳🇿NZD: -0.76% View the performance of all markets via https://www.dailyfx.com/forex-rates#currencies https://t.co/B4pOnICHKX
  • Indices Update: As of 14:00, these are your best and worst performers based on the London trading schedule: Wall Street: 0.14% US 500: 0.05% Germany 30: -0.05% France 40: -0.29% View the performance of all markets via https://www.dailyfx.com/forex-rates#indices https://t.co/2v1GGEyKQk
  • #Gold prices tested the 1475 level late last week. Buyers soon showed up and prices bounced into last week’s close and that push has so far held through this week’s open. Get your $gld market update from @JStanleyFX here:https://t.co/BxIZxt27Rc https://t.co/gLVZ4MAUvL

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