Hey guys, this is the last full trading week in May, and many forward-looking individuals like myself are already preparing themselves to seize whatever opportunities June may have in store. On this note, I will review a few commodities that have satisfied my quest for swing-trading opportunities in the coming month. Follow me!
EUR/JPY: Uncertainties around the EUR
2019-11-11 • Updated
Recommendation: SELL 127.55 SL 128.1 TP1 126.55 TP2 125.75 TP3 124.8, BUY 129.95 SL 129.4 TP1 130.95 TP2 131.15 TP3 132.5
On a daily chart of EUR/JPY, there is a consolidation based on the implementation of the “Broadening Wedge” pattern. The break of the resistance at 129.95 and implementation of the “Shark” pattern with the 88.6% target are needed to resume the long-term uptrend. Otherwise, if the pair moves back to the borders of the downward channel, the bearish pressure will increase.
On H1, the implementation of the “Spike and ledge” pattern continues. If the pair moves out of the 127.55-129.55 range, its future direction will be certain.
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