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Forex: US Dollar Technical Analysis – Sideways Drift Persists

Forex: US Dollar Technical Analysis – Sideways Drift Persists

Ilya Spivak, Head Strategist, APAC

US Dollar Technical Analysis Prices are treading water above support at 10650, the August 8 low. Near-term resistance is at 10708,the 23.6% Fibonacci expansion, with a break above that targeting the 38.2% level at 10744. Alternatively, a move below support eyes the bottom of a falling channel set from early July, now at 10598. Broadly speaking, the standstill likely reflects traders’ unwillingness to commit to a directional bias ahead of Wednesday’s FOMC minutes publication.

Don’t have access to the Dow Jones FXCM US Dollar Index? Try the USD basket via Mirror Trader as an alternative. **

dailyclassics_us_dollar_index_body_Picture_3.png, Forex: US Dollar Technical Analysis – Sideways Drift Persists

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.

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