Momentum Scorecard: EUR/CAD Continues Push Higher
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TREND IN FOCUS: EURCAD (D1 Chart)
- EURCAD has a perfect momentum score of +4.00, indicating bullish full time frame continuity (all timeframes currently examined have a bullish 8-/21-/55-SMA structure).
- Price has posted a daily close above all three 8-, 21-, and 55-SMAs since May 21.
- The recent consolidation under C$1.3700 and the 8-SMA has yielded to a Bullish Ascending Triangle, pointing to new highs.
- The next leg higher may be beginning as daily Slow Stochastics (5,3,3) have turned higher, issuing a buy signal today.
- Weekly close >1.3620/25 would be first close above 200-SMA since December 2009.
*Trend definitions: “uptrend” is defined as 8-MA>21-MA>55-MA; “downtrend” is defined as 8-MA<21-MA<55-MA; a “trendless” market occurs when continuity is absent.
*Scoring methodology: there are seven time frames, ascending from m15 (15-minutes) to W1 (one-week). In ascending order, each pair is assigned a value from -7 to +7 based on the trend apparent on the specified time frame (I.E. a m15 uptrend equals +1, whereas a H1 downtrend equals -3). If neither an uptrend nor downtrend is present, the trendless timeframe receives a score of 0. These points are totaled and the average is reported on the right. The strongest uptrend would achieve a score of +4.00, while the strongest downtrend would achieve a score of -4.00.
--- Written by Christopher Vecchio, Currency Analyst
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