18, February 2015

EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart)

 EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

The pair is under pressure after the news that the latest negotiations round between Greece and its euro zone partners, concerning the financial assistance to the country, has suffered a sudden failure on Monday when Athens once again refused to ask for the current assistance extension program by 172 billion euro which expires on February 28.

The triangle upper bound testing of 1.1400 was followed by the price rebound downwards to the level of 1.1300. The pair did not reach this level and returned to the resistance level of 1.1400.

The price is finding the first support at 1.1300, the next one is at 1.1170. The price is finding the first resistance at 1.1400, the next one is at 1.1520.

There is a non-confirmed and a weak buy signal. The price is on the Cloud and it is above the Chinkou Span. The Tenkan-sen and the Kijun-sen show a horizontal movement. The upward movement will be until the price is above the Cloud.

The MACD indicator is in a neutral territory. The price is increasing.

Trading recommendations

The sellers need to break below 1.1300 for a steady decrease. The way to the marks 1.1170 and 1.1040 will be opened after this breakthrough.