FOREX Trading: Yen Crosses Tempt Bears at Elevated Levels

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USDJPY=X102.3400+0.0665

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FOREX Trading and Technical Analysis Observations

TheUSDJPYcontinues to inch higher. Keep an eye on the 4/20 high at 8178 for a market response although the next confluence of technical levels isn’t until the mid-8200s (8244 to be exact). Weakness below 8108 is needed in order to trade from the short side at this point.

TheAUDJPY has stalled out several pips below the well-defined 8480. This is a high risk area for bulls and therefore an area that may produce a meaningful reversal but a drop below 8414 is needed before I can trade from the short side.

I maintain that the EURUSD trend is down against 12981 and that rallies should be sold. Former supports at 12824 and 12882 are levels to expect resistance. The former level has held so far.

USD/JPY – Daily Bars

FOREX_Trading_Yen_Crosses_Tempt_Bears_at_Elevated_Levels_body_usdjpy.png, FOREX Trading: Yen Crosses Tempt Bears at Elevated Levels

Prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

AUD/JPY – Weekly Bars

FOREX_Trading_Yen_Crosses_Tempt_Bears_at_Elevated_Levels_body_audjpy.png, FOREX Trading: Yen Crosses Tempt Bears at Elevated Levels

Prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

EUR/USD – Daily Bars

FOREX_Trading_Yen_Crosses_Tempt_Bears_at_Elevated_Levels_body_eurusd.png, FOREX Trading: Yen Crosses Tempt Bears at Elevated Levels

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Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    1.2587+0.0006+0.04%
    USDSGD=X
    1.7410+0.0008+0.05%
    EURSGD=X
    2.1150+0.0012+0.06%
    GBPSGD=X
    81.3249+0.0329+0.04%
    SGDJPY=X
    6.1601-0.0026-0.04%
    SGDHKD=X
    2.6020+0.0036+0.14%
    SGDMYR=X
    9,204.2705-51.7559-0.56%
    SGDIDR=X
    4.9680+0.001+0.02%
    SGDCNY=X
    1.1673+0.002+0.17%
    AUDSGD=X
  • Commodities
    Commodities
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    1,291.60+1.00+0.08%
    GCM14.CMX
    19.56-0.13-0.65%
    SIK14.CMX
    91.62-1.25-1.35%
    ^XAU
    3.13+0.01+0.22%
    HGK14.CMX
    101.80-0.14-0.14%
    CLM14.NYM
  • Bonds
    Bonds
    TreasuryYield (%)Yield Change
    1.74+0.03
    ^FVX
    2.690.00
    ^TNX
    3.460.00
    ^TYX

MARKET MOVERS

  • Most Actives
    Most Actives
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    2.23+0.020+0.90%
    JS8.SI
    1.165+0.015+1.30%
    U6C.SI
    0.122-0.001-0.81%
    B22.SI
    1.335-0.020-1.48%
    G13.SI
    1.205-0.010-0.82%
    S53.SI
  • % Gainers
    % Gainers
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.17+0.018+11.84%
    5HH.SI
    0.21+0.020+10.53%
    F86.SI
    0.116+0.010+9.43%
    O2I.SI
    0.715+0.045+6.72%
    5DP.SI
    1.315+0.084+6.82%
    O9A.SI
  • % Losers
    % Losers
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.141-0.013-8.44%
    5GD.SI
    0.151-0.009-5.63%
    A03.SI
    0.20-0.010-4.76%
    5CH.SI
    0.30-0.015-4.76%
    K29.SI
    0.21-0.005-2.33%
    510.SI