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US Futures Rise as Dollar Strength Still Causing Market Tension

Shanghai Shenzhen Soars, German Factory Orders Disappoint

Most Asian Indexes struggled today and were not able to advance, however the Shanghai Shenzhen composite did turn in stellar gains. The Dow Jones Industrials, S&P, and NASDAQ finished last week with a solid day on Friday, but investors remain extremely cautious on Wall Street and have turned in only fractional gains the past month. US futures point to a higher opening.

German Factory Orders this morning proved negative, and this will not be welcomed news. However, because the Euro and Pound remain vulnerable, equities on the European continent have actually produced better gains, and their monthly performance has been good. But the question global investors want to see answered is if the Americans can start the week positively on Wall Street.

U.S Dollar Rebounding this Morning, PPI & CPI Wednesday & Thursday

The U.S Dollar has gotten stronger the past few hours against the Euro, Pound, and Yen. After showing signs of stability late last week, forex has proven volatile this morning as important technical ranges show a sustained U.S Dollar trend.

Inflation data from the States which will be published this Wednesday and Thursday will be vital from the Producer Price Index and Consumer Price Index respectively. The Euro is trading near 1.1930 and long-term support is being tested.

Gold Could Attract Speculative Traders, Under a Barrage of Pressure

Gold has come off early highs this morning and is around 1312.00 U.S Dollars an ounce. The precious metal staged a solid rally late last week, but the commodity remains well within the lower boundaries of its mid-term range. Speculators will remain active in Gold as the U.S Dollar gyrates in forex.

U.S Consumer Spending Habits, Japanese Household Numbers Late Tonight

The U.S Consumer Credit report will deliver insights for investors at 19:00 GMT.

  • 19:00 PM GMT, U.S, Consumer Credit
  • 23:30 PM GMT, Japan, Household Spending

Yaron Mazor is a senior analyst at SuperTraderTV.

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Yaron Mazor

Yaron has been involved with the capital markets since 1998. During the past 16 years, Yaron has been a day and swing stocks trader in the American market. Yaron has founded and made successful investments into businesses spanning exciting industries – from apparel to restaurants and bars, to high tech, medical technology and education. Ten years ago, Yaron sold all of his businesses and became a trader. Yaron started an education provider that taught thousands of people worldwide how to trade. Since then, he has traded every single day across every imaginable financial instrument Organic Trading System (OTS) is an unprecedented, new paradigm of trading technique, developed by Yaron Mazor. The trading system utilizes a combination of essential resources of market data (Fundamental, market participant sentiment and the basic concepts of trends), which are harmonically coordinated, in order to enable a relatively fast, simple and easy way to decide which side of the market to be trading from – the Buy side or the Sell side.