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Holding Long US Dollar vs. Aussie, Euro and Franc Into FOMC

Holding Long US Dollar vs. Aussie, Euro and Franc Into FOMC

2014-09-17 13:00:00
Ilya Spivak, Sr. Currency Strategist
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I remain long the US Dollar against the Aussie, the Euro and the Swiss Franc ahead of the upcoming FOMC monetary policy announcement.

I sold AUDUSD at 0.9186 and have since taken profit on half of the exposure, with the rest open to capture further downside momentum and a stop-loss adjusted to breakeven (0.9186).

On EURUSD, I sold the pair at 1.3644 in line with my long-term fundamental outlook and likewise took profit on half of the trade. The rest is active with a stop-loss at 1.3583, my initial objective.

Finally, I entered long USDCHF at 0.9068. Here too, profits on half of the exposure have been booked, leaving the rest in play with a stop-loss at the first target of 0.9114.

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