Is the US Dollar Overbought?
Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 01:18AM
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There are many distractions to take our eye of the US Dollar at the moment, the biggest one being the plight of the Euro closely followed by the plight of the British pound. Sooner or later the focus will return to the dollar as the investment community becomes immune to the constant stream of bad news emanating from the fatally wounded eurozone.

We could well be too early in making this call but it appears to us that the dollar may now have run its course and will now look to take a breather. As we can glean from the chart, over the last two months the Euro has been under the gun, resulting in a rally for the USD as the preferred currency. Also note the gap that is opening up between the dollar at '88' and the 200dma, which stands at '79'. The RSI, MACD and the STO are bouncing along at the top of their respective ranges and sooner or later they will return to somewhere more in the middle of their ranges. So the dollar now appears to be a tad overbought, in our humble opinion.

If we are anywhere near correct with this view and the dollar starts to correct we could see various money managers looking to lock in their current profits and place their bets in another asset class.

Three points if you can guess which one!

Have a good one.

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