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US Dollar Technical Analysis: Sellers Return After a Pause

US Dollar Technical Analysis: Sellers Return After a Pause

Ilya Spivak, Head Strategist, APAC

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Talking Points:

The Dow Jones FXCM US Dollar Indexcorrected downward as expected after prices produced a bearish Dark Cloud Cover candlestick pattern. Near-term support is at 10942, the 38.2% Fibonacci retracement, with a break below that on a daily closing basis exposing the 50% level at 10880. Alternatively, a reversal above the 23.6% Fib expansion at 11069 opens the door for a challenge of the 38.2% threshold at 11146.

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: Sellers Return After a Pause

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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