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EURUSD Struggles to Push Higher; Price and Pivot Point Analysis

EURUSD Struggles to Push Higher; Price and Pivot Point Analysis

Nick Cawley, Senior Strategist


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EURUSD Price, Chart and Pivot Points:

  • Euro struggles with the greenback.
  • Important US data on today’s calendar.

Q1 2019 EUR Forecast and USD Top Trading Opportunities

The Euro continues to struggle against a strong US dollar and may be boosted further by data set to be released later in the session. Thursday’s better-than-expected Q4 GDP print caught the market off-guard, allowing the greenback to move higher without too much resistance. Ahead, the Fed’s preferred measure of inflation, PCE Core at 13:30 GMT before the closely-watched US ISM manufacturing and employment releases at 15:00 GMT.

EURUSD is currently stuck between the daily Pivot at 1.13842 and S1 at 1.13486 with the lower bound currently under pressure. Below here, S2 at 1.1324 - a weekly low - should provide stronger support in the short-term. The RSI indicator suggests that the pair are nearing oversold territory which may provide some supportive sentiment.

You can access live pivot points for a wide range of currencies and assets HERE. If you then click on your chosen asset you will be taken to a more in-depth landing page.

EURUSD Short-Term Chart Wedging Towards a Resolution.

EURUSD One Hour Price Chart (February 13 – March 1, 2019)

Retail traders are 55.0% net-long EURUSD according to the latest IC Client Sentiment Data, a bearish contrarian indicator. Recent changes in daily and weekly sentiment - net-longs are 19.8% lower from last week - however suggest that EURUSD may soon reverse higher.

Traders may be interested in two of our trading guides – Traits of Successful Traders and Top Trading Lessons – while technical analysts are likely to be interested in our latest Elliott Wave Guide.

What is your view on EURUSD – bullish or bearish?? You can let us know via the form at the end of this piece or you can contact the author at or via Twitter @nickcawley1.

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