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Canadian Dollar Technical Analysis: USD/CAD Sinks After Failed Breakout

USD/CAD set a fresh yearly high on the first day of November, and the picture is quite a bit different today as that breakout has, so far, failed.

Canadian Dollar Outlook: USD/CAD Breakout Sets Up for Pullback

USD/CAD has been one of the stronger major pairs during the recent theme of US Dollar strength and after setting another fresh two-month-high this morning, the pair appears to be setting the stage for a pullback. Bulls have fiercely defended 1.3500 since the break – can they continue to hold the big figure?

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Canadian Dollar Outlook: USD/CAD Breakout Barges Through 1.3500

The US Dollar has been in a strong bullish move over the past month but that’s been expressed well in USD/CAD, where USD strength has been matched with CAD weakness. USD/CAD tested a fresh two-month-high this morning while testing above a key psychological level at 1.3500. Can bulls hold the trend with higher low support at prior resistance?

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Canadian Dollar Technical Analysis: USD/CAD, EUR/CAD, CAD/JPY

USD/CAD extended a bullish breakout this week while starting re-test of the 1.3500 psychological level. Bulls held the move despite US CPI coming in below expectations and CAD/JPY retains breakout potential given an ascending triangle formation. EUR/CAD on the other hand may offer some pullback potential given a hold at a key Fibonacci level of resistance.


USD/CAD Technical Analysis: CAD Breakdown Pulls Back, US CPI in Focus

USD/CAD spent more than a month building longer-term support above the 1.3100 handle and started August with a strong topside breakout that’s finally started to pullback. Tomorrow’s US CPI print looms large as this is the next major macro driver for the USD. Will USD/CAD bulls be able to continue the trend?

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Canadian Dollar Price Analysis: USD/CAD Breaks Out from Falling Wedge

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April 19, 2023 02:16 PM

Canadian dollar analysis: USD/CAD knocking on key 1.3605 support

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March 23, 2023 03:33 PM

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March 7, 2023 09:43 AM

Will USD/CAD break key resistance at 1.35 after soft Canadian CPI?

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February 21, 2023 09:21 AM

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EUR/CAD: Lopsided short positioning may hint at a bullish reversal

When a market is seeing lopsided short positioning in deeply oversold territory after an historic collapse, the risks of an abrupt trend change start to rise...

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