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USD/JPY: dollar returned to Cloud
2022-04-15 • Updated
Technical levels: support – 113.40; resistance – 114.40.
- Buy — 113.40; SL — 113.20; TP1 — 114.00; TP2 — 114.40.
Reason: expanding bullish Ichimoku Cloud with rising Senkou Span A; a golden cross of Tenkan-sen and Kijun-sen with rising Tenkan-sen; the prices are tested the resistance of 114.40 and returned to support of the Cloud.
The odds of a final interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve (Fed) this year have dropped after US job openings hit their lowest levels since early 2021. This has led to a correction in the US Dollar as traders reduced their bets on further rate hikes.
Here we go again, my friends. It’s time to look critically into the future of what trading opportunities September might have in store for us. As always, it is essential to note that the views expressed here are mine and should not be considered financial advice without proper examination.
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