US Dollar Majors, Gold, SPX, Nasdaq & Dow- Weekly Technical Outlook
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Weekly Technical Trade Levels on USD Majors, Commodities & Stocks
- Technical setups we’re tracking into the weekly open
- Key levels for the US Dollar Majors, Gold, Equity Indices and more!
- Next Weekly Webinar: Monday November 21st
In this webinar we take an in-depth look at the technical trade levels for US Dollar (DXY), Euro (EUR/USD), British Pound (GBP/USD), Canadian Dollar (USD/CAD), Australian Dollar (AUD/USD), Gold (XAU/USD), Crude Oil (WTI), Japanese Yen (USD/JPY), S&P 500 (SPX500), Nasdaq (NDX), Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) and the DAX. These are the levels that matter this heading into the weekly open.
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Canadian Dollar Price Chart – USD/CAD Daily
USD/CAD has pulled into a key pivot zone we’ve been tracking at sometime now at 1.3224/30- a region defined by the 38.2% retracement of the 2021 advance, the 100% extension of the 2021 rally and the July swing high. A break / close below this threshold is needed to fuel the next leg down in price toward the lower parallel (currently ~1.3170s), the July high-day close at 1.3116 and the 1.618% extension of the October decline at 1.3028. Resistance now back the median-line (currently ~1.3430s) with medium-term bearish invalidation now lowered to 1.3112/15.
Gold Price Chart - XAU/USD Daily
The gold price breakout is now approaching key lateral levels of significance just higher at the 38.2% retracement of the 2022 range / the January low-week close at 1788/91 and a more significant technical confluence zone at 1804/07- a region defined by the 200-day moving average, the 52-week moving average, the August high-week close and the August swing high. Looking for a larger reaction there IF reached. Initial weekly support now rests along the median-line backed by the August 2021 low-day close at the 1729- losses should be limited by this level for the immediate long-bias to remain viable.
Dow Jones Industrial Average Price Chart – US30 Daily
The Dow has been leading the pack with the only major equity index to have broken yearly downtrend resistance. The advance has been struggling here at the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement of the yearly range at 33806. The trade remains constructive while above the objective monthly open with a breach / close above exposing the August high at 34281 and the April high-day reversal close at 34792- look for a larger reaction there IF reached. Ultimately, a break / close below the monthly opening-range low at 31727 is needed to shift the broader focus lower again in the Dow.
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---Written by Michael Boutros, Technical Strategist with DailyFX
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