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Markets' lean season has lasted two full years and while those are not yet over, flush times are looking more and more likely for this 2020. EUR/USD news: The beginning of the end of the trade war? Ever since hitting 1.2537 in January 2018, the EUR/USD pair has been on a selling spiral that set a multi-year low of 1.0878 just two months ago. The level can hardly be considered an interim bottom when just considering the following price’s recovery, but the focus this time shouldn’t be put on technical readings, but in politics.



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Gold is on the rise as the coronavirus outbreak has taken its toll on Apple, which warned that it will be unable to meet its guidance due to iPhone production issues. The safe-haven shiny metal is on the rise. How is XAU/USD positioned on the charts.

The Technical Confluences Indicator is showing that gold faces a relatively weak cluster of lines at $1,587, which includes the Bollinger Band 15min-Middle, the Simple Moving Average 5-1h, the SMA 10-15m, the previous hourly high, the BB 4h-Upper, the Fibonacci 161.8% one-day, and the previous 4h-high.

Critical resistance is at $1,590, which is where the BB one-day Upper and the Fibonacci 23.6% one-month converge.

Looking down, some support awaits at $1,584, which is the confluence of the SMA 50-15m, the previous weekly low, and the SMA 10-1h.

XAU/USD has robust support at $1,576, which is a juncture of lines including the Fibonacci 38.2% one-week, the Pivot Point one-day Support 2, the SMA 5-one-day, the Fibonacci 38.2% one-month, and the SMA 100-1h.

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