Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Focus is at 114.54.
While we highlighted yesterday (08 Nov, spot at 113.55) “there is a good chance for USD to move to 114.00”, the pace of the advance has been faster than anticipated (USD touched 114.08 during NY hours).
As highlighted, a break of 114.00 would shift the focus to the October’s peak of 114.54. At this stage, the odds for a sustained move above 114.54 are not high. All in, we continue to expect USD stay underpinned in the coming days as long as the 113.20 ‘key support’ is intact (level previously at 112.90).
Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards.
By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 112.38.
The projected upper bound is: 115.00.
The projected lower bound is: 112.67.
The projected closing price is: 113.83.
A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened).
During the past 10 bars, there have been 6 white candles and 4 black candles for a net of 2 white candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 29 white candles and 21 black candles for a net of 8 white candles.
A long upper shadow occurred. This is typically a bearish signal (particularly when it occurs near a high price level, at resistance level, or when the security is overbought).
A spinning top occurred (a spinning top is a candle with a small real body). Spinning tops identify a session in which there is little price action (as defined by the difference between the open and the close). During a rally or near new highs, a spinning top can be a sign that prices are losing momentum and the bulls may be in trouble.
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 82.3676. This is an overbought reading. However, a signal is not generated until the Oscillator crosses below 80 The last signal was a sell 6 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 60.39. 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 27 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 114.This is an overbought reading. However, a signal isn’t generated until the indicator crosses below 100. The last signal was a sell 7 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 buy 8 period(s) ago.
Rex Takasugi – TD Profile
FOREX JPY= closed down -0.040 at 113.780. Volume was 5% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 4% narrower than normal.
Open High Low Close Volume___
113.820 114.200 113.650 113.780 101,429
Short Term: Overbought
Intermediate Term: Bullish
Long Term: Bullish
Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 113.37 112.63 110.03
Volatility: 5 7 7
Volume: 108,036 107,831 108,502
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 3.4% above its 200-period moving average and is in an upward trend. Volatility is low 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 bullish on JPY= and have had this outlook for the last 2 periods.