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EUR/USD Price Wobbling Near Resistance, All Eyes on Core PCE

  • The bias is bearish as long as it stays below the upper median line.
  • The US economic data should bring strong action.
  • Escaping from the up channel signaled a new leg down.

The EUR/USD price is trading at 1.0838 at the time of writing. The pair looks positive to approach new highs as the US dollar remains weak.

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The greenback depreciated as expected because the US Prelim GDP and Goods Trade Balance came downbeat in the last trading session.

Today, the German Retail Sales reported a 0.4% drop, even though the traders expected a 0.5% growth, while the German Unemployment Change came in better than expected, at 11K above 6K estimated. The German Prelim CPI should be released today as well.

Later, the US economic figures should have a big impact. The Core PCE Price Index may announce a 0.4% growth after the 0.2% growth expected.

Unemployment Claims could jump from 201K to 209K, Chicago PMI could be reported at 48.1 points, above 46.0 points in the previous reporting period, while Pending Home Sales could announce a 1.4% growth in January after an 8.3% growth in December.

In addition, Personal Spending and Personal Income data will be published as well.

EUR/USD Price Technical Analysis: Bullish Momentum

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EUR/USD 1-hour chart

From a technical point of view, the EUR/USD price rose after the last strong sell-off. In the short term, a minor rebound was natural.

The price has climbed as much as 1.0854, where it has found a strong supply. As you can see on the hourly chart, the price escaped from the up channel pattern, indicating a new leg down.

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It has retested the supply zone below 1.0860 and under the descending pitchfork’s upper median line (uml). The pair could drop again if it stays below the upper median line (uml). Taking out this dynamic resistance confirms further growth.

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Olimpiu Tuns

Olimpiu Tuns

Olimpiu Tuns graduated with a Master in Business Administration and is a seasoned Market Analyst / Trader / Trainer with 10 years of experience in the financial markets having expertise in Forex, Commodities, Index, Cryptocurrencies, and Stocks. He worked as a Market Analyst for three major brokerage companies, as a prop trader, and as a contributor/content creator for news portals and educational platforms.