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USD/CAD Piercing Line Pattern Fails To Stir The Bulls

USD/CAD Piercing Line Pattern Fails To Stir The Bulls

2014-07-04 11:49:00
David de Ferranti, Currency Analyst
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Talking Points

  • USD/CAD Technical Strategy: Shorts Preferred
  • Piercing Line pattern fails to stir the bulls
  • 1.0700 continues to hold as key resistance

USD/CADfailed to crack key resistance at 1.0700 which suggests limited follow-through to the Piercing Line pattern on the daily. With the bears seemingly retaining control of prices the 1.0560 mark appears attainable.

USD/CAD: Piercing Line Fails To Stir The Bulls

USD/CAD Piercing Line Pattern Fails To Stir The Bulls

Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0, Volume Indicator Available Here

An examination of the four hour chart reveals a Harami pattern which suggests the potential for an intraday bounce. However, given the significance of the 1.0700 handle and the context afforded by the daily, the extent of any gains may prove limited.

USD/CAD: Harami May Yield Short-Lived Recovery

USD/CAD Piercing Line Pattern Fails To Stir The Bulls

4 Hour Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0, Volume Indicator Available Here

By David de Ferranti, Market Analyst, DailyFX

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