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  • Key break here in the 10-year #Treasury yield as it rises to the highest since late June Took out 1.4230 resistance, and the 100-day SMA Eyes now on the 38.2% Fib extension at 1.4775 Also potential falling resistance from March https://t.co/4cI6l210ui
  • The move in rates after this week’s FOMC has continued and the 10 year yield has pushed up to a fresh two-month-high. Get your market update from @JStanleyFX here:https://t.co/CRWhuZ3sxD https://t.co/svHHqN2Zz8
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  • USD/JPY trades to a fresh monthly (110.57) amid the pickup in longer-dated US Treasury yields, and the exchange rate may stage a larger advance over the coming days. Get your market update from @DavidJSong here:https://t.co/dlNXOrJnM9 https://t.co/LCQd26W1zF
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  • $USDJPY bull thesis appears quite constructive. Technicals show topside breakout above trend resistance following a period of consolidation. Bond yields providing the fundamental catalyst. Eyes on Aug/YTD highs. A broad-based deterioration in market sentiment poses downside risk. https://t.co/AazskXGjHq
  • WTI posting another session of strong gains, currently flirting with the 74 handle $CL #Oil #OOTT https://t.co/oYnm2OYRky
  • The New Zealand Dollar’s bullish breakout attempt in early-September was rebuffed. Price action at the end of the month is telling a different story. Get your market update from @CVecchioFX here:https://t.co/AquMSrssne https://t.co/DtFuFfrS7Q
  • So much for that Evergrande recovery. Shares of the troubled Chinese property developer are down approximately -12% today following yesterday's impressive rally (biggest in a year) https://t.co/Nome25d9Bt
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Webinar: Bitcoin, Ether Prices Slump on Negative News Flow

Webinar: Bitcoin, Ether Prices Slump on Negative News Flow

Nick Cawley, Strategist

In this regular, weekly webinar we took a look at the extremely negative price action in cryptocurrency heavyweights Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) and discussed the drivers for the slump from negative commentary to strongly-worded regulatory warnings. Discussions included –

  • JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon called Bitcoin a ‘Fraud’ at a banking conference in New York and said that he would fire ‘in a second’ anyone at his bank found dealing in the digital currency.
  • The UK FCA issued a strongly-worded on digital currency start-ups – ICOs – and said investors in these tokens could lose all their money.
  • The latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch fund manager survey showed that Bitcoin ‘long’ positions are the most crowded trade going. Follow the trend or mind the exit?
  • Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) prices continue to slump – beware of catching a falling knife.

If you would like to know how to become a better trader, and avoid the common pitfalls and mistakes, Paul Robinson will be hosting his weekly trader’s webinar on Thursday here

If you missed this webinar and would like to know about future events, including next week’s Bitcoin webinar, see the full DailyFX webinar schedule here.

--- Written by Nick Cawley, Analyst

To contact Nick, email him at nicholas.cawley@ig.com

Follow Nick on Twitter @nickcawley1

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