Dollar Nears Potentially Significant Breakdown versus Japanese Yen

By DailyFx | Updated August 12, 2014 AAA

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- Japanese Yen consolidating near make-or-break levels versus US Dollar

- Strong link to yields suggests recent moves in bonds favor the downside

- Watch for any sudden breakdowns on acceleration below ¥101.50

The US Dollar trades at potentially critical levels versus the Japanese Yen. Why might the USDJPY tumble to fresh lows, and how might we trade it?

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Dollar Trading at Potentially Critical Levels versus the Japanese Yen

Dollar Nears Potentially Significant Breakdown versus Japanese Yen

Source: FXCM Trading Station Desktop, Prepared by David Rodriguez.

Correlation to US Treasury Yields Underlines Key Risk to USDJPY

Dollar Nears Potentially Significant Breakdown versus Japanese Yen

Data source: Bloomberg, Prepared by David Rodriguez

US 10-Year Treasury Yield Testing Significant Support as Moving Averages Show Bearish Shift

Dollar Nears Potentially Significant Breakdown versus Japanese Yen

Source: TradingView.com, Prepared by David Rodriguez

Large Speculative Traders Remained heavily Long USDJPY, Warning of Sentiment Extreme

Dollar Nears Potentially Significant Breakdown versus Japanese Yen

Source: CFTC Commitment of Traders data, Prepared by David Rodriguez.

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Forex Correlations Summary

View forex correlations to the S&P 500, S&P Volatility Index (VIX), Crude Oil Futures prices, US Treasury Yields, and Spot Gold prices.

Dollar Nears Potentially Significant Breakdown versus Japanese Yen

Data source: Bloomberg. Chart source: R SEE GUIDE ON READING THE ABOVE CHART

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