Ichimoku indicator analysis of USDX for August 25, 2017

The Dollar index continues to trade sideways. Technically we have a breakdown of short-term support that should eventually bring price towards 91.60. Short-term trend is neutral. Medium-term trend is bearish.


Red lines -bullish channel (broken)

The Dollar index is heading towards the Kumo (cloud) resistance in the 4-hour chart at 93.60. If price breaks this resistance we should expect the lower channel boundary at 93.70-93.80 to be tested. At these resistance levels, short-term traders could try to open short positions as risk reward favors the bearish side.


Red lines - trading range

On a daily basis we see the kijun-sen (yellow line indicator) cross below the tenkan-sen (red line indicator). Although this would normally be a bullish sign, this is the result of the sideways movement of prices. Moreover, a cross below the cloud diminishes the strength of a bullish signal. I continue to expect that prices will break down towards 91.50. For this scenario to be confirmed we need to see new weekly lows.

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