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- EUR/USD Technical Strategy: Flat
- Support: 1.2324, 1.2249, 1.2173
- Resistance:1.2418, 1.2569, 1.2676
The Euro turned sharply lower against the US Dollar, with sellers reclaiming a foothold below the 1.24 figure. A daily close below the intersection of falling wedge top resistance-turned-support and the 38.2% Fibonacci expansion at 1.2324 exposes the 50% level at 1.2249. Alternatively, a turn above the 23.6% Fib at 1.2418 opens the door for a challenge of the December 16 high at 1.2569.
Risk/reward considerations argue against entering short with prices in close proximity to support. On the other hand, the absence of a defined bullish reversal signal suggests taking up the long side is premature. We will remain flat for now, waiting for a more actionable opportunity to present itself.
Bitcoin is making another move for the $300 round figure. Earlier today, prices got as low as $304.98 before recovering somewhat. We are currently trading slightly above the lows at $308.65 on BTC-E. Prices are slightly higher on OKCoin and BitStamp at $310 a piece. Today’s trading session may be decisive in determining whether the […]