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US Dollar Technical Analysis: Pivotal Resistance Pressured

US Dollar Technical Analysis: Pivotal Resistance Pressured

Ilya Spivak, Head Strategist, APAC

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Talking Points:

The Dow Jones FXCM US Dollar is testing pivotal resistance marked by a peak dating back to March 2009. This barrier is reinforced by the 38.2% Fibonacci expansion at 11888, with a break below that on a daily closing basis exposing the 50% level at 11983. Alternatively, a turn below the 23.6% Fib at 11722 clears the way for a test of resistance-turned-support at 11715.

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.

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US Dollar Technical Analysis: Pivotal Resistance Pressured

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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