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EUR/USD Awaiting Clearer Guidance As Range Endures

EUR/USD Awaiting Clearer Guidance As Range Endures

David de Ferranti, Currency Analyst

Talking Points

  • Strategy: Short, Stop: 1.2500 (Close), Target: 1.2270
  • Struggles Below Key Level With Candlestick Signals Lacking
  • Shooting Star Signaled An Early Warning For A Retreat

EUR/USD’s consolidation between the 1.2360 and 1.2500 trading band continues, with clear cues from candlesticks lacking. Yet in the context of a medium-term downtrend the pair may be set to revisit the recent lows near 1.2360. Beneath which would put the August 2012 trough at 1.2250 in sight. A close above 1.2500 would be required to negate a short-term bearish technical bias.

EUR/USD: Consolidation Endures Amid Void Of Candlestick Patterns

EUR/USD Awaiting Clearer Guidance As Range Endures

Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0, Volume Indicator Available Here

The four hour chart reveals a Shooting Star formation near the 1.2490/1.2500 ceiling. The key reversal pattern flashed an early warning of an intraday retreat, and turns the focus on the range-bottom to 1.2365.

EUR/USD: Shooting Star Flashed Early Warning Of An Intraday Retreat

EUR/USD Awaiting Clearer Guidance As Range Endures

4 Hour Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0, Volume Indicator Available Here

By David de Ferranti, Currency Analyst, DailyFX

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