22, May 2015

EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart)

EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

The FOMC minutes publication did not bring any surprises - most of the members do not expect the Fed rate increase at the June meeting while in the case of the strong macroeconomic data the monetary point of view can be changed. It is worth noting that the credit market did not react to the report - the Treasury short-term and long-term bond yields have not practically changed in an hour after the data publication which points out to the expectations absence, concerning the monetary policy tightening in the short term.

The price is finding the first support at 1.1050, the next one is 1.0925. The price is finding the first resistance at 1.1150, the next one is at 1.1260.

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. 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 approach to the level of 1.1150 may lead to a price rebound down. The potential rebound targets are the support levels of 1.1050, 1.0925.