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!
NZD/USD: kiwi catches up with the Bat
2019-11-11 • Updated
SELL 0,6915 SL 0,697 TP 0,68.
On the NZD/USD daily chart, the quotes' exit from the consolidation range of 0.6980-0.7050 and from the triangle allowed the bears to restore the downtrend. Targets in the AB = CD and Bat patterns located in the area of 0.675-0.68 are still relevant. It makes us believe that the downward momentum is strong enough.
On the NZD/USD hourly chart, there is a stable downtrend. As long as quotes are below the resistance area of 0.6915-0.6925, the sellers remain their control over the pair. In this situation, you should consider opening short positions on the quotes' growth, or on the update of the previously hit lows.
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