EUR/USD 4H chart EUR/USD surged after Powell’s speech on Friday…
ECB remains pessimistic about European economy
2020-10-29 • Updated
Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
CHF/JPY: The pair is trading in a bearish sentiment below the cloud. The currency pair has just surpassed the Kijun-sen and the Tenkan-sen, confirming a bearish momentum.
XAG/USD: silver moves above 23.6% retracement level at $23.10. Silver bulls still struggling to move the market higher.
US Market View
It is an earnings season, with Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Alphabet all reporting after the close. The earnings again come only a day after some of their CEOs were in Congress, the timing thus sparing them the embarrassment of having to defend their monopoly profits at a time of widespread hardship across the economy. The U.S. economy grew at its fastest rate since records began in the third quarter, reversing much but by no means all - of the output lost in the second quarter under the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The figures, while spectacular, are essentially backward-looking and exaggerated by the habit of annualizing GDP data. They reflect the reopening of many businesses in the summer after government-mandated stay-at-home orders had crippled both manufacturing and services output in the spring.
US Key Point
- Oil falls to a fresh four-month low amid renewed supply concerns
- ECB's Jochnick supports that the possibility of a double-dip recession cannot be ruled out yet
- Germany October unemployment change -35.0k vs -5.0k expected
On Friday, the gold price (XAUUSD) retreated from a recent two-week high, facing selling pressure. This decline was driven by hawkish minutes from the FOMC meeting, indicating the Fed's reluctance to cut interest rates. Elevated US Treasury bond yields, supported by a "higher-for-longer" narrative, further weakened demand for gold...
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.