التحليل التقني للعملات الاساسية وللمعادن
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Wednesday the 15th of February 2012
The EUR continues to see a strong test of its short term higher values. News from Greece continues to be the focus, but GDP reports earlier this morning will also draw attention from investors. E.U. ministers have delayed their announcement of Greek aid until Greece confirms all details of its newest austerity measures. GDP numbers from Germany beat expectations slightly, but the 4th quarter results nevertheless were minus -0.2%. However, the French data was slightly better than expected with a gain of 0.2%. The GDP numbers from the continent provide a good counterbalance and reflection of the current E.U. conditions. Sentiment remains nervous regarding the EUR, although it has shown the ability to trade higher.
Gold fought back against recent headwinds on Tuesday and as of this morning is around 1728.00 USD. Gold continues to trade off of news developing from the E.U. as risk appetite faces a constant battle per skeptics and optimists. The price of the precious ****l is well within a known range and for the patient trader presents an opportunity with proper risk management.
Crude Oil kept its stronger pace on Tuesday and finds itself near it higher values. Political tension in the Middle East surrounding Iran found a sounding board again yesterday. Today the American will present Crude Oil Inventories data.
S&P, NASDAQ, DOW
The major indexes turned in essentially flat results yesterday as the Dow Jones Industrial had slight gains, the S&P had a small decline, and the NASDAQ gained awkwardly too. Retail Sales from the U.S. weren’t as encouraging as hoped for Tuesday. Today the Empire State Manufacturing Index reading will be published and is expecting a small improvement. The Industrial Production numbers are on the calendar too. Equities in the States have been rather lackluster as many investors continue to take a wait and see approach regarding economic outlooks.