Forex Trading: EURUSD Technical Analysis – August 12, 2019

on Aug 12, 2019
Updated: Jul 6, 2024

The Euro (EUR) inched higher against the US Dollar (USD) on Monday, this caused an increase in the price of EURUSD, bringing it to more than 1.1200. The price of the pair increased after major economic news released. Considering the price movement of the pair over the past few days, it is anticipated that the technical bias may remain bullish because the pair’s price marked a higher high in the recent upside move.

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EUR/USD Technical Analysis

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Currently, the currency pair is being traded around 1.1337, resistance can be seen around 1.1357, the trendline resistance level ahead of 1.1385, the 61.8% Fib level resistance and then comes 1.1514, the key horizontal resistance as shown in the given below chart.


Talking about the downside, support can be seen around 1.1305, the trendline support ahead of 1.1256, the psychological number and then 1.1176, the low of July 03, 2019 which is likely to prevent the price from decreasing further as demonstrated in the given above chart. ,  The technical bias may remain bullish as long as 1.1305, the major horizontal resistance level remains intact.

USD Average Hourly Earning News

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In the United States, the figure concerning the labor’s earning on an average rate per hour remained 3.2% in March, as compared to 3.4% during the month before, down beating the economist expectation which was 3.4%. The data is sourced from the news released by the Department of Labor, United States.

The data takes into account after the number of people employed in the labor category over the given period of time. It is to be noted that the figure is derived on a sampling basis. It should not be deemed as an exact figure but it can be considered as an average. It indicates the cost of inflation rated as well as the strength of the labor market. Generally speaking, high reading in this regard is considered as a bullish trend for the US Dollar (USD) and vice-versa.

Trade Idea

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Considering the overall price behavior of the pair over the last couple of days, buying the EURUSD around current levels can be a good decision in short to medium term.

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