05, May 2016

EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart)

 EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

Retail sales in the Eurozone fell after three months of growth (Retail sales -0.5% m/m in March, vs. expectation 0.1% vs. +0.3% m/m in February). Services PMI decreased contrary to expectations. (53.1 vs. previous 53.2). Experts expected the index to remain at 53.2.

The first support lies at 1.1450 and then at 1.1350. The first resistance stands at 1.1550, the next one is at 1.1650.

There is a confirmed and a strong buy signal. The price is above the Ichimoku Cloud and it is above the Chinkou Span. The Tenkan-sen shows a downward movement and the Kijun-sen shows a horizontal movement. The upward movement will be until the price is above the Cloud.

The MACD indicator is in a positive territory. The price is consolidating.

Trading recommendations

We expect the 1.1550 line break that will open the way for the buyers to 1.1650.