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  • USD/CAD Technical Strategy: Sidelines Preferred
  • Awaiting Clearance of 1.0980 To Open 1.1040
  • Bearish Engulfing Pattern Warns Of A Correction

USD/CAD remains at a critical juncture as a Bearish Engulfing pattern warns of a correction from the 1.0980 barrier. However, some skepticism over a sustained retreat may be warranted, given the last such pattern failed to find much follow-through. Buyers are likely to slow the pair’s descent at the psychologically-significant 1.0900 handle.

USD/CAD: Bearish Reversal Signal Emerges Near Critical Barrier

USD/CAD At A Critical Juncture As Bearish Signal Warns Of Weakness

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An early warning sign for an intraday pullback has been offered by an Evening Star formation. Yet further downside potential may be limited by the nearby 1.0932 floor.

USD/CAD: Evening Star Offers Warning Of Intraday Retreat

USD/CAD At A Critical Juncture As Bearish Signal Warns Of Weakness

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By David de Ferranti, Currency Analyst, DailyFX

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