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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USD/CHF Testing Make-or-Break Resistance

Price has rallied back to a familiar resistance zone with the immediate advance vulnerable while below this threshold. Here are the targets & invalidation levels to know.

A Weekly Technical Perspective on EUR, GBP & CAD

A broader technical picture offers perspective on where we are in trend. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter on the weekly charts.

Weekly Technical Outlook: Cryptocurrency Breakouts, USD Majors in Focus

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: Central Banks Back in the Spotlight

Central banks will command financial markets' attention in the week ahead, with speeches from top officials including Fed Chair Yellen and a wealth of policy-defining data due.

Gold Prices Snap Four Week Losing Streak on Dissapointing CPI

Gold has rallied for six consecutive days with the advance taking prices through key technical resistance. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

Foundations of Technical Analysis: Trade Execution

An in-depth discussion on the intricacies of trade execution in the sixth installment of this bi-weekly webinar series.

Near-term Setups in Bitcoin, Ethereum and USD/JPY

Ethereum Price Breakout Pending- Levels to Know

Ethereum prices have carved out a well-define monthly opening-range just below a key resistance barrier. Here are the targets & invalidation levels that matter.

Bitcoin Prices Eye Record High – Pullbacks to Offer Opportunity

Bitcoin broke through key technical resistance earlier this month with the rally now approaching the all-time high. Here are the targets & invalidation levels that matter.

USD/JPY Stair-Stepping Down Support

Price turned from technical resistance last week with a break below the monthly opening-range shifting the focus lower. Here are the targets & invalidation levels to know.

A Weekly Technical Perspective on AUD, NZD & CHF

A broader technical picture offers perspective on where we are in trend. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter on the weekly charts.

Weekly Technical Outlook: Post-NFP Setups in View as USD Struggles

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: Politics Menace Markets Yet Again

Markets might've focused on Fed policy as FOMC meeting minutes and US CPI data hit the wires but testy NAFTA talks, a shaky Iran nuclear deal and chaotic Brexit fears haunt investors.

Gold Prices Find Solace Post-NFPs, CPI to Drive Next Week

Gold is down for the fourth consecutive week with an NFP inspired rally offering a reprieve on Friday. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

DailyFX Roundtable: Applying Mixed NFP Report Into Broader USD Outlook

Join DailyFX Strategists Michael Boutros, David Song, and Christopher Vecchio to cover the U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) report along with implications for the U.S. dollar.

USD/CHF Rally Eyes Major Resistance Ahead of NFP

The advance off last month’s low is approaching a key region of technical resistance ahead of tomorrow’s event risk. Here are the targets & invalidation levels to know.

Crude Oil Price Analysis– Losses to Persist Near-term

Prices responded to key resistance last week & while the risk remains for a move lower, the decline is now approaching initial support targets. Here are the levels to know.

Near-term Setups in USD/CAD, AUD/USD & Ethereum

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

Bitcoin Prices Pause at Resistance, Retains Bullish Posture

Prices responded to key resistance this week & while the immediate threat remains for a move lower, the broader outlook remains constructive. Here are the levels to know.

A Weekly Technical Perspective for EUR, GBP & the U.S. Dollar

A broader technical picture offers perspective on where we are in trend. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter on the weekly charts heading into Q4.


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