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EUR/USD Dec. 6 – Falling Off Highs

EUR/USD is falling off highs reached on Friday, and loses a minor support line. Most of the day is light, but one event could shake the pair. Here’s a quick update on technicals, fundamentals and community trends.

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Euro/Dollar falling of 1.3334

EUR/USD Technicals

  • Asian session:  EUR/USD attempted to break above 1.3440 and fell.
  • Current Range between 1.3267 to 1.334.
  • Further levels in both directions: Below   1.3267, 1.32, 1.3114, 1.30, 1.2920, 1.2722, 1.2587.  Above  1.3334, 1.3430, 1.3640, 1.37, 1.3830,  1.3950 and 1.4030.
  • 1.2720 is a low, very strong support line.
  • 1.3830 significant higher point – far away now.

EUR/USD Fundamentals –

  • 00:00 Ben Bernanke spoke on 60 minutes. His outlook was relatively optimistic, boosting the dollar.
  • 9:30 European Sentix Investor Confidence. Exp. 13.2.
  • 14:00 ECB Publishes amount of bond buying.

* All times are GMT.

EUR/USD Sentiment

  • Contagion is weaker, thanks to Trichet. We’ll now know the size of bond buying, and whether it was  sterilized  or not.
  • US Non-Farm Payrolls came out weaker than expected, weighing on the dollar. This will continue weighing.
  • The Belgians want a bigger bailout fund, angering Germany. Talks about enlargement will also rock the Euro.
  • Currensee Community: 48% are long , 52% are short. These are 1236  open positions in real accounts trading this pair at the moment. The community doesn’t believe in this Euro recovery.

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Yohay Elam

Yohay Elam

Yohay Elam: Founder, Writer and Editor I have been into forex trading for over 5 years, and I share the experience that I have and the knowledge that I've accumulated. After taking a short course about forex. Like many forex traders, I've earned a significant share of my knowledge the hard way. Macroeconomics, the impact of news on the ever-moving currency markets and trading psychology have always fascinated me. Before founding Forex Crunch, I've worked as a programmer in various hi-tech companies. I have a B. Sc. in Computer Science from Ben Gurion University. Given this background, forex software has a relatively bigger share in the posts.