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US Dollar Technical Analysis: Rally Extends to 6-Week High

US Dollar Technical Analysis: Rally Extends to 6-Week High

Ilya Spivak, Head Strategist, APAC

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Talking Points:

The Dow Jones FXCM US Dollar Index continues to advance as expected after putting in a Bullish Engulfing candle pattern at support set from October 2013. Near-term resistance is at 10481, a horizontal pivot in play since April. A daily close above that exposes 38.2% Fibonacci retracement at 10513. Alternatively, reversal back below the 23.6% level at 10456 clears the way for a test of a rising trend line set from the July 1 low, now at 10443.

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: Rally Extends to 6-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

DailyFX provides forex news and technical analysis on the trends that influence the global currency markets.

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