Earnings season is a crucial time for investors and analysts, as it provides insights into how well companies have performed over the past quarter and gives indications of their future earnings. In 2023, expectations for US Q1 earnings were low due to economic challenges and rising interest rates. Surprisingly, many companies beat these low expectations, with 75% of S&P 500 companies surpassing forecasts.
AUD/USD on its way to reach new highs
2019-11-11 • Updated
AUD/USD has been trading in a rebound made from the 200 SMA at H1 chart, which is helping to strengthen the bullish bias across the board and put the pair in the scenario to reach the Fibonacci zone of -23.6% at 0.7640, once it breaks above the highs from May 22. However, we cannot discard the idea of a possible leg lower to test the lows from May 18th around 0.7485. If a breakout happens below there, then we might expect a decline to test the 0.7445 level.
RSI indicator remains in the positive territory, favoring to the bulls in the short-term.
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Bearish Scenario: Selling below 22.65 with TP1: 22.34 (intraday) and TP2: 22.02 (swing). Bullish Scenario: Buying above 22.70 with TP1: 22.90.
Intraday and swing scenarios based on price action and volume profile.