(Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; 50-period simple moving average in light blue.)

7/20/2009 € AUD/USD € Price action as of Monday (7/20/2009) on AUD/USD, a daily chart of which is shown, has tentatively broken out above a short-term downtrend resistance line extending from the recent major high in early June. This trendline breach could be hinting that the bearish consolidation that has been in place since early June has simply been a correction within a continuing overall uptrend. An uptrend continuation would not be confirmed, however, unless a significant breakout above the 0.8260 uptrend high occurred. In this event, a further major resistance target to the upside resides in the important 0.8500 price region. Key downside support currently continues to reside in the well-tested and respected 0.7700 support/resistance price region.

James Chen, CMT
Chief Technical Strategist
FX Solutions

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