FX:USDJPY   U.S. Dollar / Japanese Yen
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USDJPY has been like a super freight train out of control in its bullish trend . This has been so impressive that most in the trading world are now extrapolating this into the future and eyeing 124 and above.

Whilst these level might still be reached in the future there are enough reasons to expect a decent pull back to offer shorting opportunity for the following reasons:

1. Bullish sentiment is too extreme for the USD strength.
2. BOJ representatives are making the noises that YEN has weaken faster than they anticipated and possibly for their comfort.
3. Based on TA we could see that we clearly reached the extreme of the rising pitchfork that has contained the price action since 2012 low.
4. we have (from 2012 low to - May 2013 high) AB=CD (applied from June 2013 low ) measured move that coincide with recent top.
5. we have Sep - Oct retracement swing Fib extension of 3.382% at recent high with clear RSI divergence.
6. The steep uptrend defined with narrow rising channel has been broken convincingly.
7. Recent violent drop in price could be impulsive, compared with the bounce of the spike low yesterday which has retraced 50% of the decline.

If all above holds then at least 50% -61.8% retracement of the October to recent high could be expected if not more. That would give us potential 113-110 zone

Clear lower lows have been formed on Hourly which can offer manageable stops for planning short trades.

please see further charts on shorter term below for illustrating the above.

Now it remains to be seen how the price progresses. As always do your own analysis before engaging in any trades rather than just relying on my observation.

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is thsi setup still valid sir ?
setup still valid ? :)
DanV HarryPotter
Yes indeed. Just plan a trade on time frame desired with manageable stop loss at logical place.
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