News & Analysis at your fingertips.

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. See our updated Privacy Policy here.

0

Notifications

Notifications below are based on filters which can be adjusted via Economic and Webinar Calendar pages.

Live Webinar

Live Webinar Events

0

Economic Calendar

Economic Calendar Events

0
Free Trading Guides
Subscribe
Please try again
EUR/USD
Mixed
Oil - US Crude
Bullish
Wall Street
Bullish
Gold
Bearish
GBP/USD
Mixed
USD/JPY
Bullish
More View more
Real Time News
  • what a day for stonks $SPX $SPY judging by the way $ES started trading when futes opened last night, I thought we'd be dealing with a nasty situation Not so, ~90 handles of rip off the lows Price now testing resistance at the trendline drawn from pandemic lows https://t.co/a0wyfqwX5L https://t.co/cEVXSrf4yX
  • USD overextended, support on pullbacks expected.Tough hurdles ahead on EUR/USD recovery. Get your market update from @JMcQueenFX here:https://t.co/rfYEmDOoTE https://t.co/tHAkugGpt5
  • IG Client Sentiment Update: Our data shows the vast majority of traders in Gold are long at 86.42%, while traders in France 40 are at opposite extremes with 71.87%. See the summary chart below and full details and charts on DailyFX: https://www.dailyfx.com/sentiment https://t.co/yRuEW0ez49
  • Indices Update: As of 18:00, these are your best and worst performers based on the London trading schedule: Wall Street: 1.80% US 500: 1.40% FTSE 100: 0.33% France 40: 0.30% Germany 30: 0.26% View the performance of all markets via https://www.dailyfx.com/forex-rates#indices https://t.co/CehYFXfZ8g
  • Here is the $DXY Dollar Index overlaid with an inverted Nasdaq 100 and the 20-day rolling correlation below it. Is this just a 'risk asset' vs 'safe haven' relationship or are the underlying fundamental considerations adding up to something that looks like it? https://t.co/r8FKUYt9Pk
  • Technical Levels: US #Dollar, Euro, #Sterling, #Loonie, #Gold & #Bitcoin - https://t.co/32By7dwbhu
  • NY Fed accepts $765.1 billion in reverse repo operations $USD $DXY
  • Amazon’s annual Prime Day event runs from June 21 to June 22 this year The retailer has created an event that sees its sales surpass Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined. Get your market update from @PeterHanksFX here:https://t.co/So5fHrQVnD https://t.co/fp2hlgEmMH
  • WTI putting in a strong session, retracing last week's losses and now up 3% on the day #Oil #OOTT $CL_F https://t.co/eD2GC5RXwM
  • IG Client Sentiment Update: Our data shows the vast majority of traders in Gold are long at 86.52%, while traders in France 40 are at opposite extremes with 72.07%. See the summary chart below and full details and charts on DailyFX: https://www.dailyfx.com/sentiment https://t.co/kphRivbhyv
Dow Jones, S&P 500, DAX 30, and FTSE 100Technical Forecast

Dow Jones, S&P 500, DAX 30, and FTSE 100Technical Forecast

Peter Hanks, Strategist

Dow Jones, S&P 500, DAX 30, and FTSE 100Technical Forecast:

  • The S&P 500 and Dow Jones tread water above nearby resistance as bulls set their sight on new all-time highs
  • The DAX 30 finds itself comfortably within its upward channel from January
  • The FTSE 100 rests narrowly beneath resistance from mid-February

Dow Jones Technical Forecast: Bullish

The Dow Jones gapped higher on Friday as a notable component of the Industrial Average – Disney – soared to all-time highs. With a daily close above the recent band of resistance at 26,295, the index should now look to use the level as support. Beneath that lies a support trendline from October that recently acted as the topside of a wedge from February to its break on April 1.

Learn the differences between the Dow Jones and S&P 500 and how they might contribute to different outlooks.

With considerable support beneath the index, the topside shows promise. Apart from the swing high on April 5 at 26,490, immediate resistance is less clear. That said, 26,773 – September’s high – should offer some resistance before the Average tests record highs at 26,942.

Dow Jones Price Chart: 4-Hour Time Frame (January 2019 to April 2019) (Chart 1)

Dow Jones

How to day-trade the Dow Jones

S&P 500 Technical Forecast: Bullish

Similarly, the S&P 500 gapped higher at Friday’s open on positive earnings from JP Morgan, Wells Fargo and PNC Bank. In turn, the index ran to topside a resistance trendline dating to December 24. Price action has been wrapping around the line like a vine, suggesting it still holds some sway. It will pose the first top-side barrier for a move higher in the week ahead.

Beyond that, horizontal resistance at 2,916 – September’s high – is another risk to a move higher. Should both topside levels be beaten, the final hurdle is the index’s record high at 2,942. As far as support is concerned, the S&P 500 has ample. Prior resistance at 2,870 from the high in February 2018 should now offer buoyancy on an attempted move lower, followed by March’s high at 2,860.

S&P 500 Price Chart: 4 – Hour Time Frame (January 2019 – April 2019) (Chart 2)

SP500

DAX 30 Technical Forecast: Neutral

The German DAX 30 finds itself on the topside of its upward channel from January. Given the positioning of the index within its channel, and its stellar run-up two weeks ago, consolidation or a minor retracement may be needed before another topside test is attempted.

The channel’s upper bound appears to be the sole resistance, with the index’s current price marking the high during a period of consolidation amidst October’s rout. Should the index open above 12,000 on Monday, the level could offer some buoyancy during the week. 11,841 marks another October high and lies in an open gap from two weeks ago. In the week ahead, it should provide some support if it is tested before the lower-bound of the channel.

DAX 30 Price Chart: 4 – Hour Time Frame (December 2018 – March 2019) (Chart 3)

Dax

DAX day-trading strategies

FTSE 100 Technical Forecast:Neutral

The FTSE 100 closed Friday’s session slightly beneath trendline resistance from mid-February. Although the line has been broken in prior sessions, it provided clear-cut resistance during Thursday and Friday trading which suggests it should continue to do so next week. It will be the first barrier to a topside move.

For support, the index will rely on the 61.8% Fib level at 7,382. Beneath that lies a support trendline from December 24 lows which has not been broken since its inception. Like the DAX, the FTSE may look to consolidate above the 61.8% Fib level before another test at topside resistance. A daily close above the line would see it act as support as the week progresses. For more equity technical levels, follow @PeterHanksFX on Twitter.

Looking for a fundamental perspective on equity? Check out the Weekly Equity Fundamental Forecast.

FTSE 100 Price Chart: 4 – Hour Time Frame (June 2018 – March 2019) (Chart 4)

Please add a description for the image.

--Written by Peter Hanks, Junior Analyst for DailyFX.com

Contact and follow Peter on Twitter @PeterHanksFX

DailyFX forecasts on a variety of currencies such as the Pound or the Euro are available from the DailyFX Trading Guides page. If you’re looking to improve your trading approach, check out Traits of Successful Traders. And if you’re looking for an introductory primer to the Forex market, check out our New to FX Guide.

Other Weekly Technical Forecast:

Australian Forecast– AUDUSD Flirts with 200 Day Moving Average, AUDJPY Earns Strong Break

Crude Oil Forecast – Will Pres. Trump Tweet at $65?

Sterling Forecast – GBPUSD, EURGBP and GBPJPY

US Dollar Forecast – USD Searches for Direction Amidst Wedge

Gold Forecast – XAU Doji Threatens Deeper Losses

Euro Forecast – EUR/USD Attracts Bears, But Price Momentum May Reverse Higher

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

DISCLOSURES