Michael Boutros

Michael Boutros

Currency Strategist

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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 Technical Perspective on the New Zealand Dollar (NZD/USD)

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