A pretty light week ahead for the comdolls, but I found interesting setups on USD/CAD’s 1-hour and AUD/USD and NZD/USD’s daily charts that you might want to look at.
|Week Open (WO)||0.7931||1.2570||0.7314|
|Previous Week High (PWH)||0.7963||1.2779||0.7335|
|Previous Week Low (PWL)||0.7807||1.2557||0.7223|
|Top Weekly ATR (tWATR)||0.7998||1.2662||0.7376|
|Bottom Weekly ATR (bWATR)||0.7864||1.2479||0.7252|
|Other significant levels||0.7800, 0.7950||1.2570, 1.2670||0.7300, 0.7200|
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Here are some of the comdoll forex setups I’m looking at this week:
Is AUD/USD about to start an uptrend? The pair found support just above the .7850 handle and it looks like it’s headed for its previous highs.
The bounce could be the retracement that I’ve been waiting for on the higher time frames, so I’ll be on the lookout for possible signs of sustained uptrend from the Aussie. There are barely any catalysts lined up in the forex calendar this week, so we might see a bit of sideways price action before the pair chooses a direction.
The downtrend continues for USD/CAD! This time around it’s about to pop up from a descending channel support on the 4-hour time frame. In addition, there’s a bullish divergence supporting a move higher.
I’ll wait for possible signs of trend continuation if and when the dollar hits the channel resistance. Canada will print its retail sales report tomorrow and Uncle Sam will publish its crude oil inventories on Wednesday, so the pair might see a bit of volatility coming its way over the next couple of days.
Last but definitely not the least is a possible head and shoulders pattern on NZD/USD. Price just bounced off the .7250 support and is about to hit the top of a “shoulder” near .7350.
Stochastic is in oversold territory, so we might see a bit of bullish pressure before the pair sees any downside action. New Zealand isn’t printing any major data save for the trade balance report, so I’ll keep close tabs on risk sentiment for clues on the pair’s direction.
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