The last 14 months has seen the US Dollar Index fall nearly 15 percent (top to bottom).  Sentiment toward the dollar has turned bearish as well.

From a contrarian standpoint, the US Dollar Index is nearing an oversold bounce. But could it lead to a stronger rally than expected?  Over the past two weeks, the Dollar has rallied over 2 percent.

And from a technical view, the Dollar is attempting to poke its head above a bullish falling wedge pattern. This all occurring after hitting a cluster of price support.  Note that US Dollar strength would not bode well for precious metals. More on that below.

US Dollar Index ‚ÄstBullish Setup?

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If the Dollar succeeds in its breakout attempt, it could spell trouble for precious metals.  Already struggling to make new highs with the Dollar at 3-year lows, a surge in the Dollar certainly wouldn’t help.

In the following chart, we look at the ratio of silver to gold prices, which is testing a 20-year support line!

The post was originally written for See It Markets. To see the rest of the article and this key price point where Silver has seen four 20% rallies in the past 20-years…¬†CLICK HERE!

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