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.
The paths for NZD/USD
2019-11-11 • Updated
- SELL at 0.6843; TP1 0.6815; TP2 0.6775; SL 0.6860
- BUY at 0.6910; TP 0.7000; SL 0.6860.
NZD/USD reached the previous high at 0.6884 but failed to move higher. Yesterday’s candlestick closed below the 200-day MA. The daily MACD doesn’t confirm the recent high and the pair’s near the upper Bollinger band.
On H4, candlesticks with big upper shadows underline the significance of resistance at 0.6884. MAs are horizontal, so the pair may retest them correcting down.
Notice that a break of resistance, although it is a less likely scenario from the technical point of view, can happen on the news. In this case, we propose an alternative bullish trade using pending orders.
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