Japanese Yen Breaking Channel-8168 in Focus
240 Minute Bars
Prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT
I wrote yesterday that “trading above the short term channel would suggest that a bottom is in place.” The USDJPY has traded above its short term channel (intraday) and focus is now on the May 2 high at 8168. Trading through there would suggest that the low for the month is in place at 7956 (as per the tendency for the high OR low for the entire month to register during the first 5 days of the month).
Support/Resistance Index (M,W,D) – 0, 0, 2
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