Results of the last trading day EUR / USD:
On Friday, August 3, the EURUSD pair finished trading in the red zone. High volatility was observed during the publication of the US labor market report.
July data on the number of people employed in non-agricultural sector of the US did not meet market expectations. Although data were below 189 thousand, a good report because average hourly wage grew and were revised upwards the figures for May and June. On the report of a decrease responded benchmark 10-year US government bonds, so many of the major currencies on Friday the results were able to get a plus.
According to the results of last week, major currencies were closed in the red zone against the US currency. He showed the largest decline of the British pound sterling (-0.84%). This was followed in turn lined euros (-0.75%), the New Zealand dollar (-0.68%), Japanese yen (-0.23%), the Australian dollar (-0.03%) and Swiss franc (-0, 02%). Growth recorded only the Canadian dollar (+ 0.55%).
Published statistics in the United States:
The number of new jobs was 157 thousand. (Forecast was 189 thousand.). Index for May was revised from 244 thousand to 268 thousand, and in June -.... From 213 thousand to 248 thousand General revision was 59 thousand.
The unemployment rate fell to 3.9% from 4.0%, in line with expectations.
average hourly salary index 0.3% (prediction was 0.3%, the previous value is revised from 0.2% to 0.1%).
index of business activity in the US services from ISM for July was 55.7 (forecast was 59.0, previous 59.1).
Planned statistics (GMT +3):
At 09:00 Germany will report the change of production orders for June.
At 11:30 the Eurozone will present indicator of investor confidence from Sentix in August.
Fig. 3 EUR / USD The hourly chart of EUR / USD
Current Situation EURUSD:
Friday multidirectional vibrations again confirm that peyrosla pointless to predict the market on the day. 157-th degree of support made. Price came up against him three times and now sellers are trying to check what is under 1.1550.
I see readiness pair EURUSD to rebound to 45 degrees - 1.1538. For purchases worth EURUSD failed Stochastic Oscillator, so it is safe to enter long positions in case of breakdown of the trend line. Carrying line Lb perform intermediate resistance. Now it passes through the level of 1.1600. Economic Calendar meager. Buyers do not interfere to correct the euro.
Forecast of the EURUSD today Vladislav Antonov Alpari