Dollar pulls back after soft data
EURUSD entered into territory a couple of months ago and after a strong run for the dollar, the pair finally found support around 1.17, where it bottomed at the end of March.
The UoM consumer sentiment survey fell to its lowest in a decade on Friday which appeared to encourage further profit taking in the greenback and, while it has pared losses a little today, there could be further to run.
The first obstacle to the upside lies around 1.18 – theof the move from 30 July highs to 11 August lows – (see 4-hour chart), which coincides with a cluster of moving averages.
A move above the 61.8 fib may signal that the correction has further to run with the next test coming around 1.19-1.1920 which coincides with the 30 July highs and 38.2 fib – May highs to August lows on.
A move above here will make things very interesting, with 1.20 falling around the 50 fib and moving average cluster on the.
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