Wednesday, June 8, 2011


My short stopped out at +20 so I'm glad I took some profits when it was up at +68 pips. On the daily chart, the pair has dropped below the uptrend line from the March 16 low (see yesterday's blog). The low so far is 130.61, just a bit below Friday's low of 130.67. The May low of 130.29 is next, unless it can rally. Unless this is a fake-out, it's probably best to short rallies. There is positive divergence on the four-hour chart so a bounce may be in the works.

Resistance is at 132.08, 132.77 (June high) and 132.95/133.03/133.25, the 20- and 10-weekly EMA and 100 daily SMA respectively. After that are 134.50 (the daily chart downtrend line) and the May high of 135.14.

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