Reasons for buying
Strong USDollar and a hawkish Fed with three rate hikes planned for 2017 with only two hikes already priced in.
Reasons for selling
Profit taking in January for tax purposes
Pound Yen dropped 185 pips yesterday at the open of New York though found support at the daily 21.
Coming off WPP Bulls are targeting WR2 for the week. Resistance eyed at MPP/ WR1/ 145 and then further up at WR2/ MM3/ 146.50.
The 61.8% fib of yesterday's drop coincides with DM3. The MPP/ WR1/ 145 confluence of resistance is higher up at the 78.6% fib. Note that price opened in Asia in the bull buying zone of DM2 - DPP, which gives bulls a target of DM4/ DR2. DM4 coincides with WM4 and DR2 coincides with WR2.
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I base my bias on central banking policy, risk sentiment and financial flows at key times of the year. I use securities as a leading indicator for forex with a focus on the strength and weakness of funding currencies. Always on the quest for yield. Analyst at Forex.Today's South African office. Chief Currency Coach at MetaTraders.com. Creator of the Hands Full of Rands social platforms. Slaughterer of pigs.