Sentiment Warns that Japanese Yen and Euro May Have Turned

Forex trading crowds have bought recent Euro weakness and sold Japanese Yen strength. Our sentiment-based strategies have sold EURJPY and USDJPY as a turn seems imminent.

View individual currency sections:

EURUSD - Euro Correction May Offer Buying Opportunity

GBPUSD - British Pound Forecast to Fall Further

USDJPY - Japanese Yen Sentiment Warns of Turning Point

XAUUSD - Gold Prices Forecast to Fall Further on Sentiment

USDCHF - USDCHF Nears Critical Resistance as Sentiment Favors Losses

AUDUSD - Australian Dollar Forecast to Fall Further

Weekly Summary of Forex Trader Sentiment and Changes in Positioning

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Our proprietary sentiment-based trading strategies have recently begun selling the Euro and Australian Dollar against the US Dollar and the Japanese Yen as forex positioning turns.

These trades represent a significant break from recent activity, but high FX volatility suggests that such trend and breakout-based strategies may do well through short-term trading.

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