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US Dollar Technical Analysis: Digesting Upside Breakout

US Dollar Technical Analysis: Digesting Upside Breakout

2014-10-27 04:52:00
Ilya Spivak, Head Strategist, APAC
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Talking Points:

The Dow Jones FXCM US Dollar Indexpaused to consolidate following a breakout that seems to mark longer-term uptrend resumption. A daily close above the 11102-43 area marked by the 23.6% Fibonacci expansion and the October 3 high exposes the 38.2% level at 11216. Alternatively, a turn below channel top resistance-turned-support at 11010 clears the way for a test of the 10918-59 area (23.6% Fib retracement, October 15 low).

We remain broadly bullish on the US Dollar against its leading counterparts in line with ourlong-term fundamental outlook. As such, we remain long via theMirror Trader US Dollar currency basket.

US Dollar Technical Analysis: Digesting Upside Breakout

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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