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: How Will Markets Position to End 2017?

Financial markets have just one full week of trade left in 2017. Here is what major currencies, commodities and equity indexes might do with it.

Gold Prices Off Key Support- FOMC Rally Eyes Initial Resistance Hurdles

Gold prices rebounded off critical support this week with the Fed inspired rally now eyeing initial targets. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

Foundations of Technical Analysis: FOMC Trade Setups – 2018 Outlook

A review of the December setups we’ve been tracking that exemplify our trading methodology in practice and an outlook for 2018.

AUD/USD Bullish Reversal Eyes Initial Resistance Targets

Aussie rebounded off critical support last week with the post-FOMC rally clearing the monthly range highs. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

USD/JPY Searches for a Top Ahead of FOMC

USD/JPY is approaching multi-month range highs ahead of key U.S. event risk tomorrow. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter from here.

Weekly Technical Outlook: USD Trade Setups Heading into FOMC Forecast

Webinar highlighting featured setups we’re tracking into this week’s Fed interest rate decision. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

Weekly Trading Forecast: Fed, ECB, BOE Meetings Promise Fireworks

Financial markets look set for fireworks as the Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank and the Bank of England deliver monetary policy announcements in the week ahead.

Gold Losses Drive Prices into Critical Support Ahead of FOMC Rate Decision

Gold prices are testing a major technical support with all eyes on next week’s Fed policy meeting. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

Ethereum Price Analysis- Traders Look to Bitcoin Rally for Inspiration

Ethereum prices may be vulnerable near-term with a pullback in price to offer fresh opportunities. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

Near-term Setups in GBP/USD, NZD/JPY, and AUDJPY

Here's an update on a few of the setups we’ve been tracking this week. Find a detailed, in-depth review of these setups and more in this week’s Strategy Webinar.

GBP/USD Reverses Off Confluent Support– Constructive Above 1.3226

Sterling is the top performer vs the greenback today after rebounding off near-term support. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter from here.

AUD/JPY Recovery Stalls at Resistance- Monthly Opening Range in Focus

The rebound is at resistance and the focus is on whether an exhaustion pullback will materialize into more. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

NZD/JPY Challenges Resistance into December Open- Watch this Level

It’s make-or-break for this near-term recovery with the advance at risk heading into 77.77. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter from here.

Weekly Technical Outlook: Top December Setups on USD, EUR Crosses

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

Weekly Forecast: US Political Headlines, Brexit Negotiation and Rate Decisions Ahead

Volatility has started to churn this past week and the course looks just as tumultuous ahead. From political headlines for US equities to Brexit negotiations.

Gold Hovers Above Support: U.S. NFP / Tax Headlines to Set Decmber Tone

Gold prices are vulnerable to major headline risk heading into the December open. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

Foundations of Technical Analysis: Turning Observations into a Trade

A review of the November setups we’ve been tracking that exemplify our trading methodology in practice and an outlook for the month ahead.

EUR/USD Price Analysis: Bullish Outlook Mired by Slope Resistance

The focus is on a break of a near-term range to offer guidance with our broader outlook constructive above 1.18. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels.

Near-term Setups in EUR/NZD, GBP/USD and Ethereum

Here's an update on a few of the setups we’ve been tracking this week. Find a detailed, in-depth review of these setups and more in this week’s Strategy Webinar.

GBP/USD Breakout Faces First Hurdle- Bullish Above November Open

The British Pound has rallied to two-month highs with the advance eyeing initial resistance objectives. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.


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