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  • Indices Update: As of 20:00, these are your best and worst performers based on the London trading schedule: US 500: 0.31% Germany 30: 0.06% France 40: -0.00% Wall Street: -0.00% FTSE 100: -0.08% View the performance of all markets via https://www.dailyfx.com/forex-rates#indices https://t.co/2VkExUExWL
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  • The S&P 500 broke out of a bullish pattern on Thursday when it crossed the top-side trend-line running down off the highs. Get your market update from @PaulRobinsonFX here:https://t.co/x3eZhZvmFu https://t.co/zqCrFleZ6V
  • USD/TRY continues to breakout to fresh record highs, now trading above 9.31 $USDTRY https://t.co/zkT1Z6xfYW
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Note: Low and High figures are for the trading day.
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MBForex Oct 18, 2021
US #Dollar Technical Setups: $USDCAD, $AUDUSD, #SPX, #Gold, #Oil & #Bitcoin (Webinar Archive - https://t.co/xC3cZnWHIc
DColmanFX Oct 17, 2021
According to GS, S&P 500 daily returns are positively correlated with flows. Over the last 3 months, flows have been strong, but the $SPX was flat (model predicted a 7% rally). When SPX returns and flows deviate, they tend to mean-revert in subsequent periods #trading https://t.co/2JbZV2dbAa
2021-10-17 22:28:30
ddubrovskyFX Oct 16, 2021
(Weekly Fundy) Australian Dollar Outlook: AUD/USD Back on the Offensive as Covid Restrictions Ease #AUD $AUDUSD #Covid https://www.dailyfx.com/forex/fundamental/forecast/weekly/aud/2021/10/16/Australian-Dollar-Outlook-AUDUSD-Back-on-the-Offensive-as-Covid-Restrictions-Ease.html?CHID=9&QPID=917702&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Dubrovsky&utm_campaign=twr https://t.co/sGSPXKQyne
2021-10-16 00:05:59
Oct 18, 2021
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IG Client Sentiment

US 500 Mixed
Net Long
Net Short
Sentiment chart

Traders are further net-short than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger US 500-bullish contrarian trading bias.

Daily change in
Longs 11%
Shorts 5%
OI 8%
Weekly change in
Longs -6%
Shorts 9%
OI 2%

Economic Calendar

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Building Permits MoM (SEP)
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F:
P: R: 5.6%
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Housing Starts MoM (SEP)
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P: R: 3.9%
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Housing Starts (SEP)
A:
F: 1.62M
P: R: 1.615M
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Building Permits (SEP)
A:
F: 1.68M
P: R: 1.721M
12:55:00
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Redbook YoY (16/OCT)
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NY Fed Treasury Purchases 2.25 to 4.5 yrs ()
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F: $8.425B
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