Forex Trading: USDCAD Technical Analysis – August 27, 2019

on Aug 27, 2019
Updated: Jul 6, 2024

The US Dollar (USD) slid down against the Canadian Dollar (CAD) on Tuesday, decreasing the price of USDCAD to less than 1.3500 following some key economic releases. The technical bias may remain bearish because of the higher low in the recent upside move.

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USD/CAD Technical Analysis

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As of this writing, the currency pair is being traded around 1.3239, On the downside, the support can be noted near 1.3224 trendline support ahead 1.3144,  the 23.6%  Fib level support level and then 1.305, the key horizontal support level as demonstrated in the given below chart.

USDCAD 27 August 2019

 A trendline resistance can be noted around 1.3269, the confluence of two trendlines resistance, ahead of 1.3354, the 61.8% Fib level and then 1.3563, the key horizontal trendline resistance as demonstrated in the given above chart.  The technical bias shall remain bearish as long as  1.3224 major horizontal support level remains intact.

US Labor Force Participation Rate

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In the United States, the figure concerning labor force participation rate remained 63.0 in March, as compared to 63.2 during the month before, up beating the economist expectation which was 62.9. The data is copied from the news released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Department of Labor, United States.

The data is derived after taking into account the age factor of labors including both working and those who are still looking for a job. It is presented in percentage of the total number of people either being employed or unemployed.  Generally speaking a high reading in this regard is considered as a bullish trend for the US Dollar (USD) and vice versa.

Trade Idea

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Considering the overall price behavior of the pair over the last couple of days, selling the USDCAD around current levels can be a good decision in short to medium term.

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