Michael Boutros


Michael Boutros

Sr. Technical Strategist

Expertise: Multi-timeframe Technical Analysis

Trading Style: Intraday/Swing


• 20 years trading FX, Commodities & Equity Indices

• Nearly two decades work experience on FX trade desks, brokers and at market news / trader websites including stints at Gain Capital, MG Financial, ForexNews.com, Velocity Trade, FXCM and nearly twelve years with DailyFX.

• Over 10 years of hosting the Weekly Strategy Webinar which includes on the spot technical analysis across various markets

• Owned and operated subscription trade service for over 8 years

• Seasoned technical approach offers a look at the markets through a structured and disciplined lens applied across multiple timeframes

• Michael has spoken at numerous trader expos and conferences over the years including Las Vegas, Dubai, Australia and New York

• Cited by numerous financial publications including Reuters, Wall St Journal, CNBC, Bloomberg and KITCO


• Degrees in Economics & Philosophy from Rutgers University

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British Pound Short-Term Outlook: GBP/USD Bulls Halted at Resistance

The British Pound bulls halted at resistance last week with the December opening-range now taking shape. Battle-lines drawn on the GBP/USD short-term technical charts.

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Gold Price Forecast: XAU/USD Moment of Truth at Trend Support

Gold prices snapped a four-week winning streak with XAU/USD now testing multi-month uptrend support. Battle lines drawn on the weekly technical chart.

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August 4, 2023 11:47 AM

Canadian Dollar Technical Forecast: USD/CAD Bulls Eye Resistance

Canadian Dollar is on the defensive for a third week with USD/CAD rallying nearly 2% off the yearly low. The levels that matter on the weekly technical chart.

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Australian Dollar Short-term Outlook: AUD/USD Plunges Back Down Under

Australian Dollar plunged back below the 2023 yearly open this week with AUD/USD now searching support. The levels that matter on the Aussie short-term technical charts.

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Gold Short-term Price Outlook: XAU/USD Breakout Setup- FOMC on Tap

Gold has carved a well-defined monthly opening-range just above support- breakout imminent. The levels that matter on the XAU/USD short-term technical charts into FOMC.

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June 14, 2023 11:51 AM
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Japanese Yen Short-Term Outlook: USD/JPY Eyes Breakout on FOMC / BoJ

Japanese Yen is coiling just below uptrend resistance with the FOMC & BoJ rate decisions on tap. The levels that matter on the short-term USD/JPY technical charts.

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June 13, 2023 10:25 AM
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FOMC, USD Majors, Gold, S&P 500 & Nasdaq Weekly Technical Outlook

Sr. Technical Strategist Michael Boutros highlights setups he's tracking into the FOMC this week. The targets & invalidation levels that matter on the technical charts.

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Japanese Yen Technical Forecast: USD/JPY Bulls Lying in Wait

USD/JPY has carved the June opening-range just below resistance- the battle lines drawn ahead of the FOMC. Levels that matter on the Japanese Yen weekly technical chart.

Canadian Dollar Short-term Outlook: USD/CAD Plunge Halted at Support

USD/CAD plunged back into critical support this week price- bears on notice ahead of Canada employment / FOMC. The levels that matter on the short-term technical charts.

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Australian Dollar Forecast: AUD/USD Rips into Make-or-Break Resistance

Australian Dollar rallied more than 3.8% off the yearly low with a two-week advance now testing critical resistance. The levels that matter on the AUD/USD weekly chart.

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British Pound Short-Term Outlook: GBP/USD Coils Above Uptrend Support

British Pound is in consolidation just above multi-month uptrend support– breakout pending. The levels that matter on the GBP/USD short-term technical charts.