Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) bears take charge
USD/JPY has continued to decline, and a small rally towards ¥112.60 has been met with fresh selling. Unless the price recovers the ¥113.40 level, then any rally looks to be a selling opportunity.
The next levels to watch on the downside include ¥111.82 and then ¥111.38.
Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways.
By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 112.52.
The projected upper bound is: 113.93.
The projected lower bound is: 111.62.
The projected closing price is: 112.77.
A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened).During the past 10 bars, there have been 5 white candles and 5 black candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 27 white candles and 23 black candles for a net of 4 white candles.
Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators.
One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 15.7370. This is an oversold reading. However, a signal is not generated until the Oscillator crosses above 20 The last signal was a sell 5 period(s) ago.
Relative Strength Index (RSI)
The RSI shows overbought (above 70) and oversold (below 30) areas. The current value of the RSI is 46.26. This is not a topping or bottoming area. A buy or sell signal is generated when the RSI moves out of an overbought/oversold area. The last signal was a sell 33 period(s) ago.
Commodity Channel Index (CCI)
The CCI shows overbought (above 100) and oversold (below -100) areas. The current value of the CCI is -120.This is an oversold reading. However, a signal isn’t generated until the indicator crosses above -100. The last signal was a sell 5 period(s) ago.
The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a sell 2 period(s) ago.
Rex Takasugi – TD Profile
FOREX JPY= closed up 0.210 at 112.750. Volume was 14% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 3% narrower than normal.
Open High Low Close Volume___
112.540 112.830 112.290 112.750 123,054
Short Term: Oversold
Intermediate Term: Bearish
Long Term: Bullish
Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 113.44 112.86 110.16
Volatility: 6 7 7
Volume: 121,511 111,842 108,089
Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on the Bullish or Bearish trend reflected in the lower ribbon.
FOREX JPY= is currently 2.4% above its 200-period moving average and is in an downward trend. Volatility is relatively normal as compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. Our volume indicators reflect volume flowing into and out of JPY= at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bearish on JPY= and have had this outlook for the last 0 periods.
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