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The EUR/USD pair seesawed between gains and losses throughout the week, finishing it up around the 1.1400 level. For a sixth consecutive week, the pair has been unable to find a certain direction, trapped between a more dovish Fed and slowing growth and political turmoil in the EU.



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EUR/USD is trading at the upper half of the trading range at the wake of the last European session of the week, ahead of the all-important US jobs report and the German CDU Conference in which Angela Merkel's successor will be elected.

The Technical Confluences Indicator shows that euro/dollar enjoys significant support at 1.1351 where we see the convergence of the Simple Moving Average 50-4h, the SMA 5-one-day, the SMA 200-1h, the Bollinger Band one-day Middle, and the Fibonacci 61.8% one-week.

It is followed closely by 1.1328 where we note the confluence of the Fibonacci 61.8% one-month, the Pivot Point one-day Support 1, the Fibonacci 38.2% one-week, and yesterday's low.

Looking up, there is some resistance around 1.1392 which is the meeting point of the Fibonacci 23.6% one-day and the Fibonacci 38.2% one-month.

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