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Forex Strategy: Partial Profits Booked on USD/CAD

Forex Strategy: Partial Profits Booked on USD/CAD

2014-04-17 13:00:00
Ilya Spivak, Head Strategist, APAC
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The US Dollar recovered as expected against its Canadian counterpart after prices put in a Bullish Engulfing candlestick pattern. The pair is testing resistance in the 1.1017-44 area, marked by the 14.6% Fibonacci expansion and a previously broken rising trend line set from mid-January. A push higher through this threshold initially exposes the 23.6% Fib at 1.1116. Near-term support remains at 1.0857, the April 9 low.

I entered long USD/CAD at 1.0935 and have now booked profit on half of the position at the initial target of 1.1017. The stop-loss has been trailed to the breakeven level (1.0935).

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