Friday, October 17, 2014

Dollar up 0.2% against yen at Y106.50. Euro down 0.1% to $1.2795.

 USD this week's selloff in the dollar, investors of all stripes remain heavily positioned with bets on the greenback's rise. The buck may well see another push lower to reach some degree of equilibrium for the market. "Given the positioning, the dollar will weaken more on negative data surprises than it will strengthen on positive data surprises," says Mark McCormick, FX strategist at Credit Agricole. Also, voices from the Fed are becoming more dovish of late, so more investors will likely hesitate before putting on, or adding to, dollar-long positions over next two weeks until FOMC. Dollar up 0.2% against yen at Y106.50. Euro down 0.1% to $1.2795.