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US Dollar Technical Analysis: Chart Setup Hints at Pullback

US Dollar Technical Analysis: Chart Setup Hints at Pullback

Ilya Spivak, Head Strategist, APAC

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Talking Points:

The Dow Jones FXCM US Dollar Index moved upward as expected after producing a bullish Morning Star candlestick pattern. Negative RSI divergence warns a pullback may be ahead however. A daily close below trend line support at 12021 exposes the 61.8% Fibonacci expansion at 11985. Alternatively, a move above the 76.4% level at 12044 clears the way for a test of the 12141-49 area (100% Fib, March 13 high).

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 the Mirror Trader US Dollar currency basket.

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US Dollar Technical Analysis: Chart Setup Hints at Pullback

** 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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