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USD/CHF Technical Analysis ? Triangle Floor Under Pressure

May 5, 2014

Ilya Spivak





Talking Points:



  • USD/CHF Technical Strategy: Flat
  • Support: 0.8770 (Triangle floor), 0.8742 (Apr 11 low)
  • Resistance:0.8812 (Triangle top), 0.8861 (Apr 22 high)



    The US Dollar declined against the Swiss Franc as expected after prices produced a bearish Evening Star candlestick pattern. Prices are tracing out a Triangle chart formation, a setup that carries bearish continuation implications if completed on a daily close below the pattern's lower boundary (now at 0.8770). That would initially expose the April 11 low at 0.8742. Alternatively, a break above the Triangle top at 0.8812 exposes the April 22 high at 0.8861 at first.



    Risk/reward considerations argue against taking a short position with prices trading in close proximity to relevant support. We will remain on the sidelines for the time being, waiting for a more attractive trading opportunity to present itself.





    USD/CHF Technical Analysis - Triangle Floor Under Pressure










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    Source: DailyFx


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