The US dollar index keeps rounding above the 103.60 historical support level. The buyers have already defended this level for three weeks, highlighting their interest in the greenback. Thus, buying USD looks less risky right now.
US PCE Price Index is going out
What will happen?
US PCE Price Index will be out on Friday at 15:30 MT. This indicator is similar to the US inflation data. The only difference is that it only measures goods and services targeted towards and consumed by individuals. There is one rumor among traders. They say PCE Price Index is the Federal Reserve's favorite inflation measure. Since the Fed’s policy actions and US inflation are the hottest topics among investors these days, this indicator may attract more attention than usual.
How to trade on PCE Price Index?
The indicator will have an impact on pairs containing the USD, which is the majority of the currency pairs in the entire Forex market.
- If it is better than expected, the USD will strengthen.
- Alternatively, the USD will weaken.
Instruments to trade: EUR/USD, AUD/USD, USD/JPY
On the H4 timeframe, the US dollar index has formed a bullish falling wedge. At the beginning of the trading session, the price is testing the upper border of this wedge. Thus, in case of a higher-than-expected Core PCE Price Index m/m, the US dollar will skyrocket against other currencies.
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