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US Dollar Technical Analysis: Prices Push to 5-Week High

US Dollar Technical Analysis: Prices Push to 5-Week High

Ilya Spivak, Head Strategist, APAC

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Talking Points:

The Dow Jones FXCM US Dollar Index continues to push higher as expected after putting in a Bullish Engulfing candle pattern at support set from October 2013. A daily close above the 23.6% Fibonacci retracement at 10456 has exposed a horizontal pivot at 10481. Pushing further beyond that targets the 38.2% level at 10513. Alternatively, reversal back below 10456 opens the door for a challenge of a rising trend line set from the July 1 low at 10439.

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: Prices Push to 5-Week High

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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