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Hal Bradwell
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24/04/2019 2:17 am  

Remember what the RBA minutes read:
"Members also discussed the scenario where inflation did not move any higher and unemployment trended up, noting that a decrease in the cash rate would likely be appropriate in these circumstances."

We had unemployment trend up already and if the CPI numbers come out to be lower then that will match RBA's criterion, right? Will all traders also be thinking the same way?

I know we also had an increase in the participation rate which drove unemployment AND employment higher at the same time so I don't know if that counts for what the RBA was thinking???

Regardless, AUD has been rolling over since yesterday and if we are to follow the trend then getting short AUDUSD makes sense to me.


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Brad Gilbert
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24/04/2019 2:46 am  

Absolutely. Got my internet back up with 15 minutes to spare. Thank goodness!

And finally, the data rolls our way. We just need the AUDUSD & AUDJPY to roll right over. A break of 0.7000 would be great!


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Steve Archibald
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24/04/2019 8:35 am  

The Aussie has retraced a little in the past 30 minutes might be a nice spot to get short after squaring up my long


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Steve Archibald
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24/04/2019 8:37 am  

I just got in short at 0.70458.


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Brad Gilbert
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25/04/2019 12:10 am  

That was a great result! Have a great ANZAC Day!


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Steve Archibald
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25/04/2019 10:38 pm  

Thanks Brad, had a great day yesterday, although, it was certainly no Sydney ANZAC day down here in Victoria. Hope you had a good one too.


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