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US Dollar Technical Analysis: Attempting to Build Upward

US Dollar Technical Analysis: Attempting to Build Upward

2014-07-14 02:58:00
Ilya Spivak, Sr. Currency Strategist
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Talking Points:

The Dow Jones FXCM US Dollar Index rebounded as expected after putting in a Bullish Engulfing candle pattern at support set from October 2013. A shallow pullback looks corrective in the context of the upside breakout that cleared resistance at the top of a falling channel set from early June. A daily close above resistance at 10431, the 38.2% Fibonacci retracement, targets the 50% level at 10452. Alternatively, a turn below triple bottom support in the 10354-75 area targets a multi-year horizontal pivot in play since August 2010 at 10306.

Our long-term US Dollar outlook calls for a broadly stronger US Dollar against its major currency counterparts. With that in mind, we are holding long via theMirror Trader US Dollar currency basket.

US Dollar Technical Analysis: Attempting to Build Upward

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.

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

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