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Weekly Technical Outlook: USD, S&P 500, Bitcoin at Key Levels

Weekly Technical Outlook: USD, S&P 500, Bitcoin at Key Levels

Michael Boutros, Strategist

Weekly Technical Outlook: USD, S&P 500, Bitcoin at Key Levels

Webinar highlighting featured setups we’re tracking into the close of the month. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter post-FOMC.

FOMC Interest Rate Hike: New Fed Chairman, Same Market Reaction

An in-depth review of post-FOMC price action reveals similarities in previous interest rate hikes with the broader analog we’ve been tracking in the Dollar Index (DXY) continuing to highlight further downside risk for the greenback. That said, the decline is approaching the yearly low-day close at 89.08- look for a reaction there.

Key Levels in Focus

DXY – Risk is lower while below 90- Support targets at 89.08 and 88.83/90

USDCHF- Risk is lower sub-9524- Support targets at 9424, 9400 & 9379

USDCAD- Risk is lower sub-1.30- Support targets at 1.2829, 1.2789 & 1.2720s

Gold- Constructive while above 1330-Look for a reaction on a rally into slope resistance at 1355/56

S&P 500- Focus remains on critical support at 2586/89- bearish invalidation at 2692

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Event risk is limited this week with U.S. & Canada GDP highlighting the economic calendar. In this webinar we review updated technical setups on DXY, GBPUSD, NZDUSD, USDCHF, USDCAD, SPX500 (S&P 500), Gold, Bitcoin (BTCUSD), EURCAD, CADJPY and AUDNZD.

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