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USD/JPY Head and Shoulders Failure Trigger is Bullish

USD/JPY Head and Shoulders Failure Trigger is Bullish

Jamie Saettele, CMT, Sr. Technical Strategist


Chart Prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

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-The last update noted that “the USD/JPY decline since June 2015 has been far from smooth but weakness since the NIRP failure at the end of January is contained within a channel. Since July, a head and shoulders continuation pattern has developed which could send USD/JPY to 92.50. This pattern is valid while price is below 102.66. Strength above 102.66 would trigger a failed pattern and bullish signal.” The bullish signal triggered but USD/JPY bulls may be in for a fight at this 2016 trendline (starts at NIRP high).

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