Dollar Rebound Tipped to Continue as Prices Clear Chart Barrier

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Talking Points

  • US Dollar Looks Set to Continue Higher After Clearing Resistance
  • S&P 500 Chart Positioning Warns of a Reversal Lower in the Works
  • Gold Turns Lower Anew, Crude Oil Retesting October Swing Low

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US DOLLAR TECHNICAL ANALYSIS – Prices narrowly cleared resistance marked by a falling trend line set from late September and the 23.6% Fibonacci retracement (10509), exposing the 38.2% level at 10604. A reversal back below the trend line (now at 10492) sees the next layer of support at 10424, the March-May bottom.

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S&P 500 TECHNICAL ANALYSIS – Prices put in a Bearish Engulfing candlestick pattern, arguing for a reversal downward. Near-term support is at 1747.70, the 23.6% Fibonacci retracement. A break below that initially exposes the 38.2% level at 1728.50. Near-term resistance is at 1778.90, the October 30 high.

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GOLD TECHNICAL ANALYSIS Prices turned lower anew, with sellers now testing support at the 23.6% Fibonacci expansion (1318.73). A break below this barrier initially exposes the 38.2% level at 1292.15. Near-term resistance is at 1361.70, the October 28 swing high.

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CRUDE OIL TECHNICAL ANALYSIS Prices are testing support at 95.82, the 76.4% Fibonacci expansion. A break below that targets the bottom of a falling channel set from early September (94.67), followed by the 100% level at 93.18. Alternatively, a break above resistance at 97.45, the 61.8% Fib, targets the intersection of the channel’s upper boundary and the 50% expansion at 98.76.

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--- Written by Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist for DailyFX.com

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