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US Dollar Technical Analysis: Slow Upward Drift Continues

US Dollar Technical Analysis: Slow Upward Drift Continues

2014-07-18 03:03:00
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 daily close above the 50% Fibonacci retracement at 10452, initially exposes the 61.8% level at 10743. Alternatively, reversal below the 38.2% Fib at 10431 opens the door for a challenge of rising trend line support at 10409, followed by a triple bottom established from October 2013 in the 10354-75 area.

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: Slow Upward Drift Continues

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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