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US Dollar Technical Analysis: Five-Week Range Top Broken

US Dollar Technical Analysis: Five-Week Range Top Broken

Ilya Spivak, Head Strategist, APAC

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Talking Points:

The Dow Jones FXCM US Dollar Index broke a five-week range to extend to the highest level in over six years. A daily close above the 23.6% Fibonacci expansion at 11965 exposes the 38.2% level at 12107. Alternatively, a turn below the 11854-78 area (March 2009 high, 14% Fib) clears the way for a test of the February 26 low at 11737.

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.

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US Dollar Technical Analysis: Five-Week Range Top Broken

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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