EUR/USD Turns Lower, After the Impressive US Durable Goods Report
Skerdian Meta • 1 min read
OK, the headline is negative, showing a decline last month, but the core orders and the capital orders which remove Air and Defence spending/purchases was positive. EUR/USD was trying to turn bullish a while ago, attempting to break the 50 SMA (yellow) on the H4 chart.
But, the jump in core orders and the decline in the unemployment claims, while the GDP kept steady at 6.5% in Q1 helped the USD, turning this apir bearish. So, the 50 SMA has turned into resistance now, which is a bearish sign.
April Prelim US Durable Goods Orders Report
- April prelim durable goods orders -1.3% vs +0.8% expected
- March durable goods orders were +1.0%
- Core orders excluding transportation +1.0% vs +0.7% expected
- Prior ex transportation +2.3%
- Capital goods orders non-defense ex-air +2.3% vs +1.0% expected
- Prior capital goods orders non-defense ex-air +1.0% (revised to +1.6%)
- Capital goods shipments non-defense ex-air +0.9vs +0.8% expected
- Prior capital goods shipments non-defense ex-air +1.3%