US Dollar Technical Analysis: Rally Extends for Third Day
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- US Dollar Technical Strategy: Holding Long via Mirror Trader Basket **
- Support: 11489, 11434, 11346
- Resistance:11577, 11648, 11719
The Dow Jones FXCM US Dollar Index pushed higher for a third consecutive day but negative RSI divergence casts doubt on follow-through. A daily close above the 38.2% Fibonacci expansionat 11577 exposes the 50% level at 11648. Alternatively, a reversal below the 11489-522 area marked by the December 8 top and the 23.6% Fib opens the door for a challenge of the 14.6% expansion at 11434.
Our long-term fundamental 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.
Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope
** 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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