Monday, May 17, 2010


My long from 1.4572 stopped at breakeven.

The pair then proceeded to a low of 1.4251 where it bounced to 1.4455. It has now began faltering from this price with an evening star formation in process on the three-hour chart. In order for this three-candle formation to complete, the current (third) candle must close deeply into the first one. If it does, one could expect more lows. Note that unlike the Euro it has not plunged below the early 2009 lows.

I am now short from 1.4387 with a tight stop. Support is at 1.4298, 1.4110, 1.3654, and 1.3503. Resistance is at 1.4455/76 (today’s high and the 5/7 Friday doji low), 1.4633, 1.4703, 1.4851, and 1.4918.

Here’s the three-hour chart:

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