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USD/JPY: bears prepared a trap
2019-11-11 • Updated
Recommendation: SELL 111.75 SL 112.3 TP1 110.75 TP2 109.8 TP3 108.8
On the daily chart of USD/JPY, bears are still hoping on the formation of the “Bat” in case of a break below the lower border of the uptrend channel. Bulls aim for resistance at 110.95, getting out of the long-term descending channel and getting to 200% target of AB=CD.
On H1, USD/JPY can reach targets of the “Three moves” pattern. Then the pair may form a “Widening wedge”. Resistance at 111.75 corresponds to the upper border of the daily channel.
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