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New Zealand Dollar Rally Fails Again – 200 day SMA at August Low

By , Sr. Technical Strategist
21 September 2011 16:03 GMT

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eliottWaves_nzd-usd_body_nzdusd.png, New Zealand Dollar Rally Fails Again – 200 day SMA at August Low

Prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

The NZDUSD range is tightening and the next move may be a pop above 8381 in order to complete a flat correction from the 9/6 low. A move above 8381 would present a short opportunity against the 8/31 high of 8570. Notice the specter of a head and shoulders continuation pattern. Like the AUDUSD, the larger trend is down towards 7965 (reinforced by the 200 day SMA) and reward/risk on a breakout trade is favorable.

Trend Strength (M,W,D) – 2, 0, 0

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21 September 2011 16:03 GMT