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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USD/CNH Patterns to Watch after PBOC Talks on U.S.- China Relationship

Here are the technical levels to watch for the pair and hightlights of PBOC Governor’s remarks.

Strategy Webinar: Stocks Feel the Burn as Trump Healthcare Folds

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

Weekly Trading Forecast: Trump Trade Reversal in the Works?

The so-called “Trump Trade” may begin to unravel across financial markets after a failed healthcare reform effort cast doubt on the US President's economic policy agenda.

Gold Prices Recover Entire March Decline – FOMC, US GDP in Focus

Gold prices are rallied for a second consecutive week with the precious metal up more than 1.56% to trade at 1248 ahead of the New York close on Friday.

EUR/JPY: Near-term Reversal Potential

A rebound off confluence support this week puts the focus on a break of near-term slope resistance. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

S&P 500 Teeters- Key Levels to Know

The index is responding to near-term support today but we may not be out of the woods yet. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

Near-term Setups in AUD/USD, EUR/USD & DXY

Here's an update on the USD setups we've been tracking over the past few weeks with the Euro & Aussie of particular interest from a positioning standpoint.

NZD/USD Awaits RBNZ: Game Plan & Levels to Know

The weekly opening range is in focus heading into today’s RBNZ interest rate decision. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

AUD/USD Revisits Multi-Month Resistance

Aussie has set its weekly opening range below a critical resistance zone we’ve been tracking since 2016. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

NZD/CAD Rebound to Offer Favorable Entries- 9500 Key Resistance

The rebound is targeting key levels of interest heading into the start of the week. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

Strategy Webinar: Rate-Hike Drop Exposes U.S. Dollar Vulnerability

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

Weekly Trading Forecast: All Eyes Remain on the Federal Reserve

Financial markets are likely to remain fixated on US monetary policy as a lull in top-tier data puts the spotlight on a busy Fed-speak calendar in the week ahead.

Gold Prices Shine as USD Drops- Post FOMC Rally Eyes Initial Resistance

Gold prices are higher this week with the precious metal up more than 2% to trade at 1229 ahead of the New York close on Friday.

DailyFX Roundtable: Post FOMC/BoJ Trade Setups & Themes

Join DailyFX Strategists Michael Boutros, Paul Robinson and David Song for a roundtable discussion on key trade setups following the FOMC & BoJ interest rate decisions.

Near-term Setups in DXY, AUD/USD, EUR/USD, NZD/USD & EUR/CAD

A review / update of near-term setup's we've been tracking in the DXY, AUD/USD, EUR/USD, NZD/USD & EUR/CAD. Here's where we stand.

EURUSD: Post-FOMC Rally at Initial Resistance

The immediate advance may be at risk but the broader outlook remains constructive for Euro. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

DXY Poised For Yellen: Here’s the FOMC Game Plan

The index is eyeing a key resistance confluence as the Fed takes center stage. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter heading into the release.

NZD/USD: FOMC to Fuel Critical Range-Break

Kiwi is caught in a near-term technical range ahead of tomorrow’s rate decision. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter heading into the release.

EUR/CAD Pullback to be Viewed as Opportunity

EURCAD is at risk as the pair falters just ahead of resistance but the broader trade remains constructive. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

Strategy Webinar: USD, EUR Crosses in Focus as Markets Await Yellen

Webinar highlighting featured setups we're tracking into the start of the week. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.


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