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USD/JPY: bulls follow a shark
2019-11-11 • Updated
SELL 110.1 SL 110.65 TP 109.10 TP2 108.20
SELL 110.65 SL 111.2 TP1 109.65 TP2 108.65
On the daily chart, a natural pullback happened after USD/JPY reached 88.6% target of the “Bat” pattern. If bears manage to hold the pair within inside the downward trading channel, chances of a sharp decline’s continuation will increase substantially.
On the hour chart, a break of resistance at 109.50 will increase the risks of activation of the “Shark” pattern with a target of 88.6%. In an obvious bearish trend, rebounds from levels of 110.05-110.15 and 110,65 should be used for selling.
The trend in the scenario above is clearly bearish. We have also had a recent break of structure at the marked horizontal arrows, which means we can expect price to react from the supply zone that broke the structure.
The most prominent technical factor that jumped at me as soon as I saw the chart though was the wedge I marked above.
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