- Australian dollar turns to bull phase against U.S. dollar (AUD/USD).
- U.S. dollar to bear phase against the Canadian dollar (USD/CAD).
- Cable bullish against the Swiss franc (GBP/CHF).
|pps||pps open||upper pivot||lower pivot|
|EUR/USD US$1.40||US$1.39 oct19||US$1.40||US$1.30|
|AUD/USD US$1.00||US$0.99 oct25||US$1.00||US$0.91|
|USD/CAD C$1.02||C$1.03 oct25||C$1.06||C$1.02|
|GBP/CHF C$1.53||C$1.53 sep25||C$1.58||C$1.52|
|GBP/USD US$1.57||US$1.59 oct19||US$1.60||US$1.54|
|EUR/JPY ¥113||¥107.82 sep14||¥117||¥108|
|AUD/JPY ¥80||¥80 oct19||¥83||¥77|
|NZD/USD US$0.76||US$0.75 sep||US$0.75||US$0.72||USD/MXN M$12.29||M$12.39 oct21||M$13.06||M$12.28|
AUD/USD showed bull phase as it pushed up to the first upper monthly pivot, a resistance point that prompted a four-market-day bear whipsaw last time around. The phase phase produced a 0.2% price decline.
USD/CAD showed bear phase after trading off of its swing highs for three U.S. market days. The price has been trading below the midline all month. The bull phase just ended produced a 0.5% price rise.
GBP/CHF flipped over to bull phase late Friday, bouncing off of the lower monthly pivot, and since then the price has gone nowwhere. The pair has been trading sideways since mid-October. The preceding bear phase produced a 2.7% price decline.
The analysis uses the daily Person's Proprietary Signal, developed by John Person, and the monthly Person's Pivot, which he also developed.
These are black box signals -- the "proprietary" means that Mr. Person knows how they work under the hood, and I don't. But they have shown a fair degree of success in identifying good entry and exit points, and I find them useful.
On the glance, "pps open" means the price at the start of trading in the United States on the day the signal appeared.
I also refer to the Heikin-Ashia trend or candlestick. The Heikin-Ashi averages six days for high, low, open and close, signalling uptrend if the close is in the upper half of the range and downtrend if it is in the lower half. The signal for opening and closing positions require confirmation through a turn in the 8-day exponential moving average.
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