HomeForex MarketUS Greenback Value Motion Setups: EUR/USD, GBP/USD, AUD/USD, USD/JPY

US Greenback Value Motion Setups: EUR/USD, GBP/USD, AUD/USD, USD/JPY

US Greenback Speaking Factors:

The US Greenback set one other contemporary yearly excessive this morning however the supply of the transfer was really the European Central Financial institution. The ECB took on a dovish tone as they’ve been recognized to do and this prodded a quick and aggressive transfer of EUR/USD weak point and, as I highlighted on Tuesday, the 2 currencies are so linked that it’s unlikely that the Greenback will go very far with out at the very least some participation from the Euro.

Effectively, this morning was a Euro-fueled transfer that helped the USD to set one other excessive as EUR/USD dug into a large spot of long-term assist. All of the extra attention-grabbing is the truth that the USD had really pulled again yesterday, it’s first crimson day in ten buying and selling days and the primary since April had opened. However this morning’s charge determination introduced USD bulls again to the desk in a really huge approach and the day by day chart is at present displaying as an out of doors day as as we speak’s candle has taken out each the excessive and the low from yesterday’s pullback.

US Greenback Each day Value Chart

Chart ready by James Stanley; USD, DXY on Tradingview

US Greenback Shorter-Time period

I had written on Tuesday that the US Greenback was due a pullback and that’s exactly what confirmed up on Wednesday. There was even some engaging development in that transfer as costs pulled again, breached a collection of lows and located assist at across the 99.62 stage that I checked out simply a few days in the past.

However that transfer then led to a pointy bounce as much as a contemporary excessive, so it might seem that bulls didn’t need to wait round for for much longer. However, there’s a deeper zone of assist that continues to be of curiosity and for long-term bullish development composition, it appears extra useful for this space to come back into play as some aspect of assist for longer-term themes.

This zone is prior resistance from the March vary. This runs from the Fibonacci stage at 99.34 as much as the swing-high at 99.41. That’s very close by that prior low of 99.62, nevertheless, and given as we speak’s exterior bar, corresponding pullbacks is also pretty massive, so I wished so as to add a few extra helps which will come into play within the occasion that we did get a bigger pullback. The approximate mid-point of the prior March vary is round 98.67, and beneath that we’ve got vary assist from Fibonacci ranges at 97.72-97.87.

US Greenback 4-Hour Value Chart

US Dollar four hour price chart

Chart ready by James Stanley; USD, DXY on Tradingview

EUR/USD Assessments a Large Zone of Lengthy-Time period Assist

Pointing again to that prior assertion, if we’re going to see the US Greenback rip to contemporary highs we’re doubtless going to want to see EUR/USD drive deeper right into a long-term zone of assist. This zone begins from across the 1.0814 Fibonacci stage which had come into play to carry the lows in early-March earlier than a 370 pip incline.

This morning noticed some deeper drive into that assist zone however we’re nearing some key factors on the chart that had been in-play across the pandemic lows. There’s a potential swing round 1.0727 and one other at 1.0638.

This may be an particularly difficult place to set off contemporary bearish publicity, particularly contemplating the place the US Greenback is in its personal development, with each currencies being pretty stretched in the meanwhile.

EUR/USD Weekly Value Chart

US Dollar Price Action Setups: EUR/USD, GBP/USD, AUD/USD, USD/JPY

Chart ready by James Stanley; EURUSD on Tradingview

EUR/USD – The way to Proceed with a Stretched Market?

At this level, with EUR/USD hanging round on this long-term assist zone, triggering quick and hoping for continuation generally is a troublesome approach of continuing with issues.

However, there’s nonetheless the potential for higher breakdown and that’s what EUR/USD bears are doubtless going to be searching for. So, moderately than chasing and hoping, merchants can look to institute breakout logic with such eventualities, which we discuss within the information beneath.

Alternatively, merchants can look to implement development methods within the pair however like USD above, if a pullback does present up given the massive transfer as we speak, the pullback is also correspondingly massive. However, there are a selection of prior assist factors that stay of curiosity for such an strategy. The zone round 1.0930-1.0941 may be very close by, and the 1.1000 psychological stage is above that which, notably, hasn’t proven a lot for resistance for the reason that April sell-off obtained began.

EUR/USD Each day Value Chart

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Chart ready by James Stanley; EURUSD on Tradingview


On Tuesday I highlighted pullback potential in GBP/USD, largely on the premise of the pair displaying unwillingness to maintain a break beneath the 1.3000 psychological stage.

As USD pulled again yesterday, GBP/USD broke out and the pair moved past the resistance ranges that I used to be monitoring. And at this level, there might even be scope for some extra good points. So GBP/USD might have extra rip in retailer earlier than with the ability to break-down beneath that 1.3000 stage in GBP/USD.

On the beneath four-hour chart I’ve identified a few extra topside ranges that might grow to be of curiosity. The 1.3145 stage caught this week’s excessive and above that, one other spot exists round 1.3195. Above that, 1.3273 is one thing which may solely come into play if USD stretches all the best way again to that March assist, which isn’t one thing that I’m anticipating however, once more, given the surface day and the huge transfer we’ve got to open up the realm of prospects right here.

GBP/USD 4-Hour Value Chart

gbpusd price chart

Chart ready by James Stanley; GBPUSD on Tradingview

AUD/USD Getting Warmed Up for Pullback?

Since early-February I’ve centered short-USD approaches on AUD/USD. Early-Feb is when the pair was basing assist off of the .7000 huge determine whereas additionally brewing up a falling wedge, and that formation started to provide approach later within the month. March was largely an outing of energy for the pair because it flew all the best way as much as the .7650 stage.

Extra not too long ago, nevertheless, the pair has been displaying indicators of pullback. From the Each day chart beneath, we are able to see the place AUD/USD has spent the previous 4 buying and selling days holding assist across the .7417 Fibonacci stage. After which studying in between the traces, there’s a non-completed night star formation displaying on the chart.

This will maintain the give attention to the short-side of the pair, searching for a push again down in direction of the .7331 Fibonacci stage or maybe even as deep because the .7290 space of prior resistance.

AUD/USD Each day Value Chart

audusd price chart

Chart ready by James Stanley; AUDUSD on Tradingview


The large occasion across the US Greenback this week was USD/JPY setting a contemporary 20-year excessive. And that is at a extremely contested spot on the chart that snapped bulls again in 2015 when it got here into play just a few years after Abe-nomics kick-started the development.

USD/JPY Month-to-month Value Chart

USDJPY monthly price chart

Chart ready by James Stanley; USDJPY on Tradingview

USD/JPY broke above that resistance on Wednesday and noticed some follow-thru drive on Thursday; however that is an space the place it might be troublesome to deliver contemporary patrons into the matter and that exposes the pair for pullback potential.

We noticed one thing related in late-March, simply after the pair tagged the 125.00 psychological stage. And that led to a 380-pip pullback earlier than assist lastly confirmed up at 121.41, main to a different extension within the development.

At this level, I’d be partial in direction of a pullback however I’d be very cautious of calling this a full-fledged reversal candidate as we’re doubtless going to want to see one thing from both the BoJ or the Fed earlier than that turns into a workable theme. However, given the veracity of the transfer it wouldn’t shock me to see one thing like that present up earlier than too lengthy.

For near-term ranges in USD/JPY, 125 stays of curiosity however that’s already been fairly well-trafficked for assist. Under that, the 124.15 stage stays engaging to me. And if that may’t maintain the lows and if we do get a higher pullback, the identical 122.41 stage stays of curiosity as an ‘s3’ spot of assist.

USD/JPY 4-Hour Value Chart

USDJPY four hour price chart

Chart ready by James Stanley; USDJPY on Tradingview

— Written by James Stanley, Senior Strategist for DailyFX.com

Contact and observe James on Twitter: @JStanleyFX



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