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The USA is close to (practical) full employment, so unless Donald Trump intends to invite a new wave of immigrant labour to the US, it is difficult to see how his policies will create vast swathes of new jobs for America in the first place.
The EUR/USD pair had a volatile Thursday session as the ECB released an interest rate decision, but more importantly had a news conference afterwards.
The USD/JPY pair initially tried to rally during the Thursday session, but found resistance at the 50 day exponential moving average again.
The WTI Crude Oil market broke down significantly during the Thursday session, but we bounced significantly as well, and the daily candle ended up forming a hammer.
The S&P 500 went back and forth on Thursday, but ultimately ended up forming a slightly positive candle. The NASDAQ 100 rallied during the Thursday session, breaking above the top of the Wednesday session.
Gold edged lower on Thursday, giving up the gains made in the previous session, as the dollar strengthened after comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi weakened the euro.
As widely expected, Bank of Japan maintained its monetary policy as is without any changes, therefore, the Yen remained under pressure as a result of increasing risk appetite and walking away from safe heaven assets.
At the beginning of Thursday trading, the GBP/USD pair shot up achieving strong gains up to 1.2917, before settling around 1.2897 at the time of writing.
The EUR/USD is holding to its gains despite the volatile Euro between wins and losses, however, there is still a case of stability for the EUR/USD around 1.0900 before the ECB’s meeting today.
The EUR/USD pair initially tried to rally during the Wednesday session but turned around to continue the consolidation near the 1.09 handle. The British pound continues to go back and forth during the session on Wednesday, as we consolidate after making the massive breakout.
The S&P 500 tried to rally during the session on Wednesday but struggled at the 2400 level. The NASDAQ 100 initially tried to rally during the session on Wednesday, but turned around to form a shooting star.
The WTI Crude Oil market had a positive session after getting a bullish inventory number out of the United States. The natural gas markets gapped higher at the open, as we continue to see quite a bit of volatility in this market.