The upcoming August inflation data may send mixed signals. The 12-month headline inflation rate is expected to rise to 3.6%, causing concerns for the Biden administration. However, core inflation, which excludes food and energy prices, is projected to decrease to 4.3%, aligning with the Federal Reserve's goals. Past price trends influence both figures, so looking at recent data for a more accurate picture is crucial.
EUR/USD is building a fortress
2019-11-11 • Updated
On the daily chart, EUR/USD fell below 1.17 (88.6% target of the “Shark” pattern). Bulls are ready to test support at 1.1685 (23.6% of the last bullish wave). Success will open the way to 113% target of the “Shark”
On H1, a break below an important support at 1.1710 increased the risks of continuation to the downside to 1.1595-1.1605 (200% and 113% of AB=CD and “Shark”). If the euro gets there, it will create grounds for a pullback.
Here we go again, my friends. It’s time to look critically into the future of what trading opportunities September might have in store for us. As always, it is essential to note that the views expressed here are mine and should not be considered financial advice without proper examination.
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