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Forex: USD/CAD Technical Analysis – Choppy Above 1.10 Figure

Ilya Spivak

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Talking Points:

  • USD/CAD Technical Strategy: Flat
  • Support: 1.1051 (50% Fib ret.), 1.1018 (61.8% Fib ret.)
  • Resistance: 1.1085 (38.2% Fib ret.), 1.1126 (23.6% Fib ret.)

Prices declined expected after showing a Shooting Star candle. The pair found interim support at 1.1051, the 50% Fibonacci retracement, and is attempting to recover above the 38.2% level at 1.1085. A daily close above this barrier exposes the 23.6% Fib at 1.1126. Alternatively, a reversal below support targets the 61.8% retracement at 1.1018.

Choppy positioning around near-term technical levels warns against taking a position on risk/reward grounds. Furthermore, confirmation of an upside breakout is absent for the time being. We will remain on the sidelines for the time being, waiting for a more attractive setup to emerge.

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

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