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EUR/USD Technical Analysis: Half of Profit Booked on Short

EUR/USD Technical Analysis: Half of Profit Booked on Short

Ilya Spivak, Head Strategist, APAC

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Talking Points:

  • EUR/USD Technical Strategy: Short at 1.2710
  • Support: 1.2500, 1.2316, 1.2140
  • Resistance:1.2737, 1.2886, 1.3000

The Euro continues to press downward against the US Dollar, with prices probing the lowest levels in over two years. Near-term support is in the 1.2500-34 area, marked by the October 3 low and the 23.6% Fibonacci expansion, with a daily close below that exposing the 38.2% level at 1.2316. Alternatively, a reversal above trend line resistance at 1.2737 opens the door for a test of the October 15 high at 1.2886.

We sold EURUSD at 1.2710 in line with our long-term fundamental outlook subsequently booked profit on half of the position. The remainder of the trade is open to capture any further downside momentum with a stop-loss trailed to breakeven (1.2710).

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EUR/USD Technical Analysis: Half of Profit Booked on Short

Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0

--- Written by Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist for DailyFX.com

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