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Forex: Yen Crosses Hold Critical Support, EURUSD Ready for a Break

Forex: Yen Crosses Hold Critical Support, EURUSD Ready for a Break

John Kicklighter, Chief Strategist

An emerging market collapse and surge in oil prices have added to fears of market-wide risk aversion. And yet, standard bearers for positioning - the S&P 500 and US dollar - prove that panicked deleveraging is not yet contagious. There are still individual trading opportunities to be found in this uneven capital shift, but the heaviest trends would be borne from a universal effort to flee low-yielding, high-risk positions for the comfort of known safe havens. In today's video we discuss EURUSD and other immediately positioned safe haven setups, Kiwi pairs that are primed for risk-based stability and FX trades that fall outside of the risk scale.

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