Is the Retrace Over at the 50 SMA Daily for EUR/USD? - Forex News by FX Leaders
The 50 SMA rejected EUR/USD yesterday

Is the Retrace Over at the 50 SMA Daily for EUR/USD?

Posted Wednesday, October 7, 2020 by
Skerdian Meta • 1 min read

The EUR/USD surged from May until the end of July, as the USD turned bearish, climbing more than 10 cents higher. The bullish trend continued for another month, until September 1, but then the momentum was lost, and eventually the price reversed down, after piercing the 1.20 level, flushing off some weak stops above that.

After forming an upside-down hammer candlestick at the top, which signaled the bearish reversal, the EUR/USD headed down and broke the 50 SMA (yellow) on the daily chart. The EUR/USD declined to 1.1610s, but it reversed back up and has been bullish for the last two weeks.

Yesterday the price climbed above 1.18, but that’s where it met the 50 SMA (yellow) which seems like it might turn from support into resistance now. This appears to be a good place to go short, since the failure to stay above 1.20 was a strong signal that the objective for buyers had been reached, and now the pressure has shifted to the downside. So, we will try to go short if we get a bearish reversing signal on the smaller charts, and of course, if the 50 SMA holds.

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Skerdian Meta // Lead Analyst
Skerdian Meta Lead Analyst. Skerdian is a professional Forex trader and a market analyst. He has been actively engaged in market analysis for the past 11 years. Before becoming our head analyst, Skerdian served as a trader and market analyst in Saxo Bank's local branch, Aksioner. Skerdian specialized in experimenting with developing models and hands-on trading. Skerdian has a masters degree in finance and investment.
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