Let's dive into the latest developments shaping the global economic landscape. Good news first: the threat of an unprecedented US debt crisis has receded, as US lawmakers passed a bill to raise the debt ceiling and avoid a catastrophic default. Phew! But don't pop the champagne just yet, because storm clouds are still looming. High inflation, rising interest rates, and sluggish growth are challenges that have yet to disappear.
EUR/USD: euro is choosing a way
2019-11-11 • Updated
BUY 1.1720 SL 1.1665 TP1 1.1780 TP2 1.1910 TP3 1.2070
SELL 1.1665 SL 1.1720 TP1 1.1565 TP2 1.1535
On the daily chart of EUR/USD, bulls managed to lead the pair out of the downtrend channel. They want to trigger a “Crab” pattern with the target at 161.8% and a “Dragon”.
On H1 of EUR/USD, a successful test of resistance at 1.1720 will allow bulls to continue the rally towards 78.6% target of the Gartley pattern. On the other hand, a return to support levels at 1.1665 and 1.1650 will increase the risks of “Wolfe waves” and “Shark” reversal patterns.
The Bank of England (BoE) has dramatically shifted its economic forecasts. They no longer expect a recession in the UK and have upgraded their growth projections. This year, the BoE predicts GDP growth of +0.25%, a significant improvement from previous expectations. Next year's forecast is even more optimistic, with a projected growth of 0.75%.
On Wednesday, the US dollar weakened in anticipation of the US CPI data, which could influence market exposure. A Bloomberg survey predicts a year-on-year read of 5.0% to the end of April. Market sentiment is affected by the US debt ceiling and issues with regional banks. While the major APAC equity indices are...
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Let's dive into the recent debt ceiling saga in the US and its implications for the economy, deficit, and inflation. The good news is that a new debt deal is on the horizon, saving us from a potential default on June 5. Phew! This deal will impact the economy by providing stability and avoiding a financial catastrophe.
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