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  • Squawk / 09 August 2018 at 5:53 GMT
    Partner at 3 C ANALYSIS / 3cAnalysis
    United Kingdom
    USDCAD - Marabuzo line caps demand
    2 of Wednesday’s upside targets were met as Tuesday’s sharp turn in sentiment extended higher. But in volatile, late trading those 2 week highs, above 1.3100, were sharply rejected. In fact USDCAD reversed more than a big figure that that fresh decline – emphasising the relevance of the Marabuzo line – is now expected to extend.
    We look to Sell in 1.3015/20 area and on any 1.3048 rally.
    Stop is 1.3092 bid
    Targets 1.2994, 1.2962 or even 1.2939
    Close- 4pm London time
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    09 August
    KS2011 KS2011
    Thanks Alan, sold at 15
    Thanks for yesterday's call, I kept the position until US time and got out at 1.31
    09 August
    AlanCollins AlanCollins
    For those who lucky enough to have sold at 48 as well, then I would lighten exposure near 1.3022 due to lateness of the hour. Stop to...
  • Squawk / 08 August 2018 at 5:43 GMT
    Partner at 3 C ANALYSIS / 3cAnalysis
    United Kingdom
    USDCAD - Sharp positive turn points higher
    Yesterday's bearish call had some success but the downside was again limited. Buying interest was again attracted above the 100 day mvg avg and, in the latter part of the day, this demand accelerated higher. Strong gains led to a test of the key 13 day mvg avg and although that point was not breached, on a closing basis, the strength of the improvement ensures our technical studies are positive.
    We look to Buy in the 1.3050/55 area and any 1.3032 dip
    Stop is 1.3002 offered
    Targets - 1.3075, 1.3100 or even 1.3128
    Closes 4pm London time
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    08 August
    marran marran
    i have just placed another trade but with a stop at 3030 and a tp at 3110 seems like a good risk to reward to me
    08 August
    AlanCollins AlanCollins
    Great stuff KS
    08 August
    AlanCollins AlanCollins
    Struggling around 70. No negative signs but now looking to lighten longs above 70 rather than at 75 with a stop pulled tight to 1.3047.
  • Squawk / 24 July 2018 at 5:42 GMT
    Partner at 3 C ANALYSIS / 3cAnalysis
    United Kingdom
    EURUSD - Upside failure to deepen
    Asian gains extended Friday’s improvement, modestly. But those highs were rejected in Europe with profit taking moving EURUSD back towards the key 13 day mvg avg. That point did not break but is being tested again in Asian trading. Until/unless that level is clearly breached then signals for sentiment cannot be strong but they are assessed as mildly bearish.
    We look to Sell at 1.1685 and 1.1718.
    The stop is 1.1751 bid.
    Downside targets; 1.1659, 1.1627 and 1.1596
    Closing 4pm London time
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    24 July
    AlanCollins AlanCollins
    Marran. I don't look closely at risk/reward. My levels are technical only and I expect those trading these ideas to alter exposure accordingly if they don't like...
    24 July
    marran marran
    thanks, Alan appreciate the answer. Profitable trading is normally built on risk to reward and I always mover to break even when practical
    24 July
    marran marran
    why the sudden euro rally?
  • Squawk / 12 July 2018 at 5:56 GMT
    Partner at 3 C ANALYSIS / 3cAnalysis
    United Kingdom
    GBPUSD - Negative break of average to deepen.
    The bulk of yesterday's trading followed Tuesday’s with consolidation above the 13 day mvg avg. But later price action attracted selling interest that drove CABLE below the key 13 day mvg avg – retesting Monday’s lows. While Monday’s low was not breached until Asian trading and the break of the average was modest, the move ensures that immediate technical studies are negative.
    We look to Sell in 1.3205/10 area and at 1.3241
    The risk is 1.3275 bid
    Downside targets are 1.3189, 1.3170 and 1.3143
    Closing 4pm London time.
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    12 July
    marran marran
    morning all just in at 18
    12 July
    JVKNL JVKNL
    Wow, Alan is in topform again since yesterday. :))
    12 July
    AlanCollins AlanCollins
    First target met of course but momentum remains weak. We are advising clients to close short balnaces at 1pm London time
  • Squawk / 11 July 2018 at 5:44 GMT
    Partner at 3 C ANALYSIS / 3cAnalysis
    United Kingdom
    USDCAD - Key average to attract sellers
    Although bought at higher levels yesterday, price action was muted in USDCAD. The market tested the 13 day mvg avg tentatively but failed to breach that important point. It is that factor combined with the underlying negative bias highlighted in this week's report that keeps our technical focus on the downside.
    Sell in .1.3137/42 area and any 1.3162 rally
    Stop is 1.3208 bid.
    Targets;1.3114, 1.3089 and 1.3063/65.
    Closing 4pm London time.
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    11 July
    AlanCollins AlanCollins
    with the market marginally lower than both entry points but with momentum weak and the end of European time approaching, we suggest reducing exposure near 1.3130 with...
    11 July
    AlanCollins AlanCollins
    Timing! I take back what I said about momentum.
    11 July
    geirth geirth
    Very good Alan! All my positions in black, so far today!
  • Squawk / 10 July 2018 at 5:47 GMT
    Partner at 3 C ANALYSIS / 3cAnalysis
    United Kingdom
    EURGBP - Average supports further gains
    In line with this week's bullish call, and on the back of UK news, early downside was sharply reversed yesterday. Buying interest was seen below the 13 day line with demand accelerating in the latter part of the day to take EURGBP to the most positive levels traded for 4 months. Those extremes were also not maintained and net gains were only minor into the close. So caution needs to be applied to today’s analysis but with the underlying bias still recognised as bullish we look for gains to grow..
    Buy in .8870/73 area and any .8856 dip.
    Stop is .8824 offered.
    Targets; .8889, .8903 or even .8924.
    Closing 4pm London time.
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    10 July
    JVKNL JVKNL
    Well done Il. Pity you didnt.tell me
    10 July
    IL IL
    JVKNL- Thanks ....:-) I cannot interfere all the time in the Alan's trade ideas.I could also be wrong ... It was just my decision- "better safe than...
    10 July
    JVKNL JVKNL
    You are absolutely right. It was a joke btw. Wow Alan you have a great forum taday:)
  • Squawk / 06 July 2018 at 5:54 GMT
    Partner at 3 C ANALYSIS / 3cAnalysis
    United Kingdom
    GBPUSD - Upside rejection to deepen.
    Initial demand Thursday confirmed our bullish call and extended 2 days of gains to within 5 pips of our 2nd upside target. But those extremes, and overbought levels, were not maintained into the close and profit taking developed and CABLE was sold back to the 13 day mvg avg. This indicates that the tentative break of that point was temporary and so with intraday studies negative we look for the setback to deepen.
    We look to Sell at 1.3225 and 1.3244
    Stop is 1.3280 bid
    Targets are 1.3194, 1.3171 and 1.3143
    Closing 1/2 hour ahead of NFPs.
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    06 July
    ldan ldan
    Thanks Alan,
    Coincidentally, I'd sold a position earlier, same as your level, but I'm looking at multi-days aiming to close at 1.3094.
    Glad to know that we are...
    06 July
    JVKNL JVKNL
    :((
    06 July
    AlanCollins AlanCollins
    Not if you'd sold at 25 and 44 and closed 1/2 hour before NFPs as per above
  • Squawk / 04 July 2018 at 5:45 GMT
    Partner at 3 C ANALYSIS / 3cAnalysis
    United Kingdom
    USDCHF - Bearish Evening Star points lower
    Yesterday's bearish call – after Monday’s failure at a daily Marabuzo line – had some modest success. But trading was quiet. USDCHF fluctuated around the Marabuzo line and the 13 day mvg avg with all trading confined tightly within the preceding day’s range. So immediate signals for sentiment cannot be strong but with the Bearish Evening Star pattern in the background we continue to look lower.
    Sell at .9920 and .9952
    Stop is .9973 bid.
    Targets - .9898, .9871 and .9855.
    Closes 4pm London time
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    04 July
    geirth geirth
    I see JVKNL. Just shake it off and move on tomorrow. :-)
    04 July
    JVKNL JVKNL
    Thats the plan Geirth
    05 July
    JVKNL JVKNL
    But then again: today was a loss unfortunately
  • Squawk / 03 July 2018 at 5:46 GMT
    Partner at 3 C ANALYSIS / 3cAnalysis
    United Kingdom
    EURUSD - Bullish Morning Star dominates background.
    The market failed to build upon the Bullish Morning Star pattern that ended last week yesterday. In fact, the negative reaction to Friday’s gains took EURUSD back to test the 13 day line and Friday’s Marabuzo line. Those points held, on a closing basis and so, despite net losses, our intraday technical studies are assessed as mildly positive.
    We look to Buy in 1.1630/35 area and any 1.1600 dip
    Stop is 1.1570 offered
    Targets - 1.1656, 1.1685 or even twds 1.1720.
    Closes 4pm London time
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    03 July
    Lukas78 Lukas78
    Good morning, Alan. Is this trade idea still valid?
    03 July
    AlanCollins AlanCollins
    Not now the first target was met.
    03 July
    IL IL
    looks like this pair is stucked in the descending triangle in a bear move under SMA200 on 4 hour chart......
  • Squawk / 28 June 2018 at 5:42 GMT
    Partner at 3 C ANALYSIS / 3cAnalysis
    United Kingdom
    USDJPY - Setbacks continue to be bought
    For a 3rd day in a row, initial downside Wednesday found buyers near the 50 day mvg avg. But subsequent upside faltered above the 13/200 day mvg avg area and only minor net gains were posted into the close. So, despite a 2nd up day in a row our technical signals are not strong. However USDJPY has been bought on an early dip in Asia and that confirms a mildly bullish bias.
    We look to Buy in 110.25/30 area and at 109.96.
    Stop is 109.65 offered
    Targets 110.49, 110.76 and 111.07
    Closes 4pm London time
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    28 June
    JVKNL JVKNL
    Well i sold earlier at 10 pips gain. :)
    28 June
    Are you sure? Are you sure?
    Yes,th ks Alan
    29 June
    marran marran
    it was a nice trade
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