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The dollar was trading mostly higher against the other major currencies on Tuesday, despite this mornings inflation data coming in higher-than-expected. This mornings data showed that consumer price inflation rose 0.2% in March, exceeding expectations for a 0.1% gain, after a 0.1% uptick the previous month. With core consumer price inflation, which excludes food and […]
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Gold – the most emotive of trades is on the slide. The base at $1180 formed at the latter part of last year following a fairly staggering 29% fall in a single year led to a fairly decent recovery in the first quarter of 2014. The failure to move through the $1330/oz level despite rising […]
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- EUR/USD Technical Strategy: Pending Short
- Support: 1.3835 (23.6% Fib exp.), 1.3793 (38.2% Fib exp.)
- Resistance: 1.3905 (Apr 11 high)
The Euro may be carving out a top below 1.39 to the US Dollar after prices put in bearish Evening Star candlestick pattern. A break below support at 1.3835, the 23.6% Fibonacci expansion, initially exposes the 38.2% level at 1.3793. Near-term resistance is at 1.3905, the April 11 swing high.
Our long-term fundamental outlook calls for a bearish bias on the Euro against the greenback. We will opt against entering short at present however with prices sitting too close to near-term support to justify a trade on risk/reward grounds, waiting for a more attractive setup to present itself.
Bitcoin’s alignment of firm bullish technicals (as discussed yesterday), have proven strong enough to take the crypto-coin’s value soaring over the past 48 hours. In my analysis on BTC/USD yesterday, I performed the following Fibonacci study (click to expand): Where I mentioned, “how much strength do these bulls have? Well, due to the recent […]