Michael Boutros

Michael Boutros

Currency Strategist

Expertise:
Short term trading and intraday technical levels
Michael Boutros is a Currency Strategist for DailyFX, specializing in intraday trading strategies and analysis. He has had years of experience on FX trade desks and has published currency market research for many different trader websites. He holds degrees in Economics and Philosophy from Rutgers University. With the start of his career rooted on the trade desk, Michael keeps a close eye on actionable trade ideas throughout the trading week.

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Weekly Trading Forecast: All Eyes on Jackson Hole Symposium

Financial markets may be singularly focused on the Fed's annual conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming amid a lull in top-tier data flow but politics remain a wildcard.

Gold Prices Rally to Fresh Yearly ahead of Jackson Hole

Prices are closing lower on the week after pressing to fresh yearly highs with all eyes on next week’s economic symposium. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter nex...

Foundations of Technical Analysis: Fibonacci & RSI

An introduction to Fibonacci & RSI in the third installment of this new bi-weekly webinar series on the Foundations of Technical Analysis.

Are Gold Prices on the Verge of Fresh Yearly Highs?

Prices are trading within a well-defined channel with the advance now approaching the yearly highs. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

AUD/USD Bull-Flag Breakout in the Works

Aussie has responded to technical support and now look to validate a break of a bullish flag formation. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

GBP/USD Prices Testing Support- Risk for Further Losses Remains

Cable is at technical support and although prices could stage a rebound, the near-term risk remains lower. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

Near-term Setups in AUD/JPY & NZD/JPY

Here's an update on the setup's I’m tracking into the start of the week.

Strategy Webinar: Dollar Recovery Looks to FOMC Minutes for Fuel

Webinar highlighting featured setups we’re tracking into the weekly open. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

Weekly Trading Forecast: War Worries May Overshadow Key Data Flow

Financial markets may be forced away from focusing on a slew of top-tier economic news as fiery rhetoric continues to flow from Washington DC in the week ahead.

Gold Prices Fueled by Fire & Fury

Prices surged this week as rising geo-political tensions and falling risk appetite fueled demand. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter next week.

AUD/JPY Testing Key Support as Risk Aversion Drives Yen

Price is testing key technical support into the close of the week on persistent yen strength. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

Ethereum at Risk Near-term as Prices Rally to Fresh Monthly Highs

Ethereum prices are eyeing near-term resistance after breaking multi-month trendline resistance. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

NZD/JPY Breakdown in Focus Ahead of RBNZ, Bearish Sub-81.67

NZDJPY is testing down-trend support after reversing off key resistance last month. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter ahead of the RBNZ.

EUR/JPY: Break of Monthly Opening Range to Offer Guidance

Price is carving a monthly opening range just below key slope resistance. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

Near-term Setups in USD/CAD & EUR/USD

Here's an update on the setup's I’m tracking into the start of the week. Find a detailed, in-depth review of all these setups and more in this today’s Strategy Webinar.

Dollar Rebound in Focus as Euro, Pound Risk Exhaustion

Webinar highlighting featured setups we’re tracking into the weekly open. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

Weekly Trading Forecast: US Dollar, Gold Price Reversal at Hand?

The US Dollar turned sharply higher as gold prices fell after July's upbeat US jobs data. Is this the start of a reversal or just a temporary setback for established trends?

Gold Prices Snap Three Week Winning Streak as Strong NFPs Fuel USD

Gold snapped a three week winning streak with price reversing sharply on strong US NFPs on Friday. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter next week.

Foundations of Technical Analysis: Identifying Confluences & Opening Ranges

Review how to use slope-lines and basic opening ranges to identify simple trading opportunities in the second installment of this new bi-weekly webinar series.

USD/CAD Price Action Primed for NFP, Canada Employment

Price reversed off key support last week with the advance eyeing initial targets ahead of major event risk. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.


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