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AUD/USD

The 4H AUD/USD chart shows the market breaking below a descending triangle. This dip shows the failure of the market to sustain a rally after a double bottom formed between 4/4 and 4/11. The 4H chart shows that the rally broke above a decliningtrendline, but stopped at the 1.0450-1.0460 resistance area. This shows a failure to develop a bullish market after the upside breakout. Now, the market is flat, ranging between 1.0450-1.0460 and 1.0224-1.0240.

AUD/USD

The daily chart shows that the market has also broken below a rising trendline, going back to Oct. 2011. This break has not been convincing, and we already saw that the market also broke to the upside. Basically, the market is anchoring out of these converging trendlines by trading sideways. The 1.0225-1.0240 support area will need to be broken to open up further downside risk. The first support pivot is in the 1.0145-1.0150 area. Below that, the market could be reaching toward parity (1.00).

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