EUR/USD Technical Analysis: Candle Pattern Hints at Bounce
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- EUR/USD Technical Strategy: Short at1.3644
- Support: 1.2864, 1.2794, 1.2708
- Resistance:1.2981, 1.3057, 1.3104
The Euro may be preparing to correct higher against the US Dollar after prices completed a bullish Piercing Line candlestick pattern. Near-term resistance is at 1.2981, the 14.6% Fibonacci retracement, with a break above that on a daily closing basis exposing the 23.6% level at 1.3057. Alternatively, a reversal below the 50% Fib expansion at 1.2864 clears the way for a challenge of the 61.8% threshold at 1.2794.
We sold EURUSD at 1.3644 in line with our long-term fundamental outlook and have since booked profit on half of the position. The rest remains open to capture any further downside momentum with a stop-loss at 1.3583, our initial objective.
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Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0
--- Written by Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist for DailyFX.com
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