Home / Forex & Currency Exchange News / EUR/USD Continues to Fall for Third Day

EUR/USD Continues to Fall for Third Day

EUR/USD extended its decline for the third day today. US economic data was mixed, but traders paid more attention to the positive durable goods orders report than to the negative housing data. Yesterday’s speech of Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, which confirmed that the Fed is going to continue monetary tightening, also put pressure on the currency pair. Anticipation of a US fiscal reform announcement was also driving the dollar higher and sending the euro lower.

Durable goods orders rose 1.7% in August. That was a bigger increase than a 1.0% rise analysts had predicted. The indicator was down by as much as 6.8% in July. (Event A on the chart.)

Pending home sales were down 2.6% in August from July. It was far bigger than 0.5% predicted by analysts and 0.8% registered in the previous month. (Event B on the chart.)

US crude oil inventories fell by 1.8 million barrels last week but remained in the upper half of the average range for this time of year. That is instead of rising by 2.9 million as specialists had predicted. The stockpiles expanded by 4.6 million the week before. Total motor gasoline inventories rose by 1.1 million barrels last week and were also in the upper half of the average range. (Event C on the chart.)

If you have any comments on the recent EUR/USD action, please reply using the form below.

Posted on Forex blog. Click Here For Original Source Of The Article

About Louie Lewis

Louie Lewis
Successful forex trading starts with you first. Then comes the actual strategies and techniques. I have been involved with forex and forex trading for a few years now. It is a wonderful way to build wealth. The learning never stops and I want to help others along their journey into this wonderful market of opportunity.

Check Also

Predictive Modeling is Calling for a Continued Rally

Predictive Modeling is Calling for a Continued Rally

By TheTechnicalTraders.com We are constantly amazed that our Advanced Dynamic Learning (ADL) price modeling system has been incredibly accurate over the past 7+ months.  Our researchers, at www.TheTechnicalTraders.com, called the early 2018 rally weeks in advance.  We called the resistance levels and top in late January.  We called a February 21~27 market top formation, called the market […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

css.php