18, March 2016

USD/JPY (a 4-hour chart)

USD/JPY (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

The United States revealed the Initial Jobless Claims for the last week 265K (the previous value was 259K; the forecast was 267K). The USA also released Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Survey report for the March 12,4 against the forecasted -1,7.

The first support resides at 111.40, the next is at 110.60. The first resistance stands at 112.20, the next one is at 113.00.

There is a confirmed and a strong sell signal. The price is under the Ichimoku Cloud and it is under the Chinkou Span. The Tenkan-sen and the Kijun-sen show a horizontal movement. The downward movement will be until the price is under the Cloud.

The MACD indicator is in a negative territory. The price is decreasing.

Trading recommendations

The downward movement will be continued. After the support level of 111.40 breakthrough the pair may go to 110.60.