EUR/USD technical analysis: Euro fading key resistance after the US Retail Sales


  • EUR/USD is challenging a critical resistance level near 1.1107.
  • The Retail Sales Control Group came in line with expectations at 0.3%, resulting in an embryonic uptick in USD.
 

EUR/USD daily chart

 
On the daily time-frame, the common currency is trading in a bear trend below the main daily simple moving averages (DSMAs). On Thursday, the European Central Bank’s (ECB) cut interest rates by 0.1% and announced an open-ended Quantitive Easing (QE). However, the market deemed that the ECB was not dovish enough and the EUR rose. This Friday the Retail Sales Control Group in the United States (US) came in line with expectations at 0.3% in August. 
 

EUR/USD four-hour chart

 
The Fiber is challenging a key resistance zone comprised of a multi-week descending trendline, the 200 SMA, and the 1.1107 resistance level. If the bulls manage to break above this level, it can lead to an acceleration of the current bull move towards the 1.1142 and 1.1176 price levels, according to the Technical Confluences Indicator.
  
  

EUR/USD 30-minute chart

 
The market is off the daily highs as the market is looking for the next directional move. The bears would need to trade below the 1.1079 support to drive the market towards 1.1050, 1.1033 and 1.0992 on the way down, according to the Technical Confluences Indicator.
 

Additional key levels

EUR/USD

Overview
Today last price 1.1088
Today Daily Change 0.0032
Today Daily Change % 0.29
Today daily open 1.1056
 
Trends
Daily SMA20 1.1055
Daily SMA50 1.1134
Daily SMA100 1.1185
Daily SMA200 1.1263
Levels
Previous Daily High 1.1087
Previous Daily Low 1.0927
Previous Weekly High 1.1085
Previous Weekly Low 1.0926
Previous Monthly High 1.1251
Previous Monthly Low 1.0962
Daily Fibonacci 38.2% 1.1026
Daily Fibonacci 61.8% 1.0988
Daily Pivot Point S1 1.096
Daily Pivot Point S2 1.0863
Daily Pivot Point S3 1.0799
Daily Pivot Point R1 1.112
Daily Pivot Point R2 1.1184
Daily Pivot Point R3 1.128

 

 

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