12, February 2015

EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart)

EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

Eurozone and the United States have pleased traders with interesting macroeconomic releases. The fundamental background for the main pairs is mixed now. On the one hand, we have seen the US and Germany 10-year bond yields expansion which is a bearish signal. There is the largest oil workers’ strike for the last 30 years that pushes up the "black gold" prices. The oil correction has not finished yet which is a bullish factor for the pair euro/dollar.

The price continued its consolidation at the support level of 1.1300 was followed by its rebound downwards below this level.

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 non-confirmed and a weak sell signal. The price is under the Cloud and it is under the Chinkou Span. The Tenkan-sen shows a downward movement and the Kijun-sen shows a horizontal movement. The downward movement will be until the price is under the Cloud.

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

Trading recommendations

The price is likely to go to the support level of 1.1170 this week.