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USDJPY Support and Resistance Update

USDJPY Support and Resistance Update

Walker England, Forex Trading Instructor

Talking Points

  • USDJPY Opens in 69 Pip Range
  • Range Support Sits at 107.92
  • Range Reversals Triggered Under 107.58

USDJPY 30Minute Chart

USDJPY Support and Resistance Update

(Created using FXCM’s Marketscope 2.0 charts)

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The USDJPY has opened the U.S. trading session testing support, at the bottom of its daily trading range. Currently support is found at a price of 107.92, which can be seen above at the S3 pivot. Today’s range spans 69 pips, and is completed by the R3 resistance pivot found at a price of 108.61. If price stays supported, traders may begin looking for opportunities to trade the range or take retracement entries in the direction of this week’s trend.

In the event that support falls, traders will begin looking for a breakout under the S4 Camarilla Pivot. At this point, traders would begin to look for a reversal of momentum on continued Yen strength. Conversely, a price break above R4 for the USDJPY would signal a continuation of this week’s trend. So far the pair has advanced as much as 210 pips higher through today’s trading. In either breakout scenario, todays range would be considered invalidated and traders can then begin to initiate new positions based off of the markets chosen direction.

USDJPY Support and Resistance Update

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The Pivot Point Cheat Sheet

Trading Intraday Market Reversals

Scalping with Pivot Points

CCI and Camarilla Pivots

---Written by Walker England, Trading Instructor

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