02, March 2015

EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart)

EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

The euro has fallen by 160 points last week. The formal and "official" reason was the root inflation index growth – the US consumer prices increased by 0.2% in January. The forecast was 0.1%.

Consolidation in the downward channel upper bound of 1.1400 led to the price rebound downwards and the support level breakthrough of 1.1300. Due to the formed breakthrough, the medium-term bearish trend has strengthened in the market.

The price is finding the first support at 1.1170, the next one is at 1.1040. The price is finding the first resistance at 1.1300, the next one is at 1.1400.

There is a confirmed and a strong sell signal. The price is under the Cloud and it is under the Chinkou Span. The Tenkan-sen and the Kijun-sen show a horizontal movement and form a “Dead Cross”. The downward movement will be until the price is under the Cloud.

The MACD indicator is in a negative territory. The price is decreasing.

Trading recommendations

The downward movement will be continued. The pair may go to 1.1040 and 1.0925 soon.