We use a range of cookies to give you the best possible browsing experience. By continuing to use this website, you agree to our use of cookies.
You can learn more about our cookie policy here, or by following the link at the bottom of any page on our site.

Free Trading Guides
EUR/USD
Mixed
GBP/USD
Mixed
USD/JPY
Bullish
Gold
Mixed
Low
High
of clients are net long.
of clients are net short.
Long Short

Note: Low and High figures are for the trading day.

Data provided by
Oil - US Crude
Bullish
Low
High
of clients are net long.
of clients are net short.
Long Short

Note: Low and High figures are for the trading day.

Data provided by
Bitcoin
Bearish
More View more
Real Time News
  • IG Client Sentiment Update: Our data shows the vast majority of traders in Ripple are long at 96.52%, while traders in France 40 are at opposite extremes with 77.95%. See the summary chart below and full details and charts on DailyFX: https://www.dailyfx.com/sentiment https://t.co/lXYqxrSYOx
  • LIVE NOW! Analyst and Editor @MartinSEssex will discuss the most important events and themes that have driven market sentiment and will drive it in the days ahead here - https://www.dailyfx.com/webinars/181540619?CHID=9&QPID=917720&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=DFXGeneric&utm_campaign=twr
  • Commodities Update: As of 11:00, these are your best and worst performers based on the London trading schedule: Silver: 0.47% Gold: 0.38% Oil - US Crude: -1.46% View the performance of all markets via https://www.dailyfx.com/forex-rates#commodities https://t.co/ebwfouQlSh
  • Canadian Dollar Weekly Forecast: USD/CAD Reverses Lower, What’s Next? More details in the link below: https://www.dailyfx.com/forex/technical/home/analysis/usd-cad/2020/02/18/Canadian-Dollar-Weekly-Forecast-USDCAD-Reverses-Lower-Whats-Next-MK.html?CHID=9&QPID=917714 https://t.co/EiVBMfDCrE
  • Forex Update: As of 11:00, these are your best and worst performers based on the London trading schedule: 🇬🇧GBP: 0.26% 🇯🇵JPY: 0.15% 🇨🇭CHF: 0.02% 🇨🇦CAD: -0.17% 🇦🇺AUD: -0.41% 🇳🇿NZD: -0.59% View the performance of all markets via https://www.dailyfx.com/forex-rates#currencies https://t.co/FwpqfFNv0d
  • My weekly free webinar on market sentiment is coming up at half past the hour. Do join me if you can. You can sign up here: https://www.dailyfx.com/webinars?ref-author=essex&QPID=917711&CHID=9
  • Indices Update: As of 11:00, these are your best and worst performers based on the London trading schedule: France 40: -0.40% US 500: -0.58% Germany 30: -0.64% Wall Street: -0.66% View the performance of all markets via https://www.dailyfx.com/forex-rates#indices https://t.co/XGUopzAPTp
  • LIVE IN 30 MIN: Analyst and Editor @MartinSEssex will discuss the most important events and themes that have driven market sentiment and will drive it in the days ahead here - https://www.dailyfx.com/webinars/181540619?CHID=9&QPID=917720&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=DFXGeneric&utm_campaign=twr
  • LIVE NOW! Currency Strategist @PaulRobinsonFX will keep you updated with the latest movements and trends during the London session for the FX and CFDs Market here - https://www.dailyfx.com/webinars/243785867?CHID=9&QPID=917720&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=DFXGeneric&utm_campaign=twr
  • Join @MartinSEssex 's #webinar at 6:30 AM ET/11:30 AM GMT to learn more about trading #sentiment Register here: https://t.co/XUUPRdY06p https://t.co/O3LqxISfjo
US Dollar Drops to 8-Month Low as SPX 500 Sets Record High

US Dollar Drops to 8-Month Low as SPX 500 Sets Record High

2013-10-23 08:06:00
Ilya Spivak, Sr. Currency Strategist
Share:

Talking Points

  • US Dollar Clears April Low, Drops to Weakest in 8 Months
  • S&P 500 Continues to Grind Higher, Setting Another Record
  • Gold Finds Strength Anew as Prices Push Deeper Above 1300

To receive Ilya's analysis directly via email, please SIGN UP HERE

Can’t access to the Dow Jones FXCM US Dollar Index? Try the USD basket on Mirror Trader. **

US DOLLAR TECHNICAL ANALYSIS – Prices broke below 10391, the April swing bottom, to expose resistance-turned-support marked by the June 1 2012 swing high (10323). The 10391 level has been recast as near-term resistance, with a push back above that eyeing the June bottom at 10469.

US_Dollar_Drops_to_8-Month_Low_as_SPX_500_Sets_Record_High_body_Picture_5.png, US Dollar Drops to 8-Month Low as SPX 500 Sets Record High

Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0

** The Dow Jones FXCM US Dollar Index and the Mirror Trader USD basket are not the same product.

S&P 500 TECHNICAL ANALYSIS – Prices recovered as expected after showing a Spinning Top candlestick at support marked by a rising trend line set from late February. Buyers are testing resistance at 1754.40, the 100% Fibonacci expansion, with a break above that eyeing the 123.6% level at 1779.80. Near-term support is at 1729.00, the 76.4% Fib.

US_Dollar_Drops_to_8-Month_Low_as_SPX_500_Sets_Record_High_body_Picture_6.png, US Dollar Drops to 8-Month Low as SPX 500 Sets Record High

Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0

GOLD TECHNICAL ANALYSIS Prices broke higher as expected after putting in a bullish Morning Star candlestick pattern. Resistance is now at 1342.57, the 50% Fibonacci retracement, with a break above that targeting the 61.8% level at 1364.06. Near-term support is at 1321.09, the 38.2% Fib. A reversal back beneath that eyes the 23.6% Fib at 1294.51.

US_Dollar_Drops_to_8-Month_Low_as_SPX_500_Sets_Record_High_body_Picture_7.png, US Dollar Drops to 8-Month Low as SPX 500 Sets Record High

Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0

CRUDE OIL TECHNICAL ANALYSIS Prices continued to move lower as expected, taking out support at the 38.2% Fibonacci retracement (98.86) to expose the bottom of a channel set from late August (now at 97.29). A break below that aims for the 50% Fib at 94.73. Alternatively, a reversal back above 98.86 eyes the September 14 2012 swing top at 100.40.

US_Dollar_Drops_to_8-Month_Low_as_SPX_500_Sets_Record_High_body_Picture_8.png, US Dollar Drops to 8-Month Low as SPX 500 Sets Record High

Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0

--- Written by Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist for DailyFX.com

Contact and follow Ilya on Twitter: @IlyaSpivak

For live market updates, visit the Real Time News Feed

DailyFX provides forex news and technical analysis on the trends that influence the global currency markets.

DISCLOSURES

News & Analysis at your fingertips.