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Forex Strategy: USD/CAD Faces Another Test of Critical 1.1000 Handle

Forex Strategy: USD/CAD Faces Another Test of Critical 1.1000 Handle

David de Ferranti, Currency Analyst

Talking Points

  • USD/CAD Technical Strategy: longs preferred
  • Psychologically-significant 1.1000 handle acting to support prices
  • Hammer on daily failed to receive confirmation

The Hammer candlestick on the daily chart has failed to receive confirmation which puts doubt on the potential for a USD/CAD bounce. However, the psychologically-significant 1.1000 handle remains noteworthy support that may prompt some hesitation amongst the bears.

USD/CAD: Back in Familiar Range

Forex-Strategy-USDCAD-Faces-Another-Test-of-Critical-1.1000-Handle_body_Picture_2.png, Forex Strategy: USD/CAD Faces Another Test of Critical 1.1000 Handle

Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0

Drilling down to the four hour chart, several bullish reversal patterns have failed to receive much follow-through. New long positions may be better-served if a correction higher starts to gain traction.

USD/CAD: 1.1000 Offers Support In Intraday Trade

Forex-Strategy-USDCAD-Faces-Another-Test-of-Critical-1.1000-Handle_body_Picture_1.png, Forex Strategy: USD/CAD Faces Another Test of Critical 1.1000 Handle

4 Hour Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0

By David de Ferranti, Market Analyst, FXCM

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