27, January 2015

EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart)

EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

The new trading week began with a gap fallowed by a slight correction. The decrease was amid the parliamentary elections were held on Sunday in Greece. The Athens radical policy change is able to cause severe volatility and hurt the euro. In the first half of the day the traders ‘attention will be focused on the Germany business climate publication from the IFO institute.

There was the downward channel lower bound breakthrough near 1.1400. The fact that the price left the channel limits, where it has been for six weeks, indicates the bearish trend strengthening. The pair tested the level of 1.1170 and rebounded upwards.

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 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 correcting.

Trading recommendations

The approach to the level of 1.1300 may lead to a price rebound down. The potential rebound target is the support levels of 1.1170, 1.1040.