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Trade Recommendation: USDJPY

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This trade recommendation is setting up quickly and requires prompt attention.

The bias remains to the upside for the short term with the price trading above the Daily Pivot Range (blue dots), therefore this level is key support.

With this bias to the upside our ‘A’ up value line is our first entry point for the day.

The 14 Day Pivot Moving Average (red) is turning up, and crossing the 30 Day Pivot Moving Average (yellow) and this is bullish.

The action to take is to enter and go long if the price trades at or above 109.27 for at least 15 minutes. Use a shorter term chart like 5 minutes to confirm this. Once, this rule has been met use discretion to get as close to 109.27 as possible. Sometimes the price may rally quickly from this level so be careful not to buy on a spike, so if the price has moved to far, look for a retracement for a better entry.

Place the stop loss at the Opening Range low of 109.088 and the profit targets as stated below.

Note: If triggered, look for the trade to play out over a period of 24-36 hours and if no significant move after 3 hours, exit the trade.

Entry Price: 109.27
Stop Loss: 109.088
Profit Targets: First profit target 109.69. Once first profit target is reached, bring stop loss to breakeven, then trail a stop loss on remaining position 15-20 pips behind to safeguard profits.

Disclaimer: The writer has no positions in the forex markets but does engage in short-term trading of forex and futures.

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3.7 stars on average, based on 78 rated postsI am the founder of VirtuesTrading.com, where traders can learn to use my Virtues Trading System. Formerly a Commodity Trading Advisor, I got my start in the Energy and Precious Metals Options & Futures pits of the New York Mercantile Exchange. I operate on the premise of efficient markets, the management of risk through the analyzation of price action and technical indicators. I have a BA in International Relations from the University of Southern California.




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Trade Recommendation: Stellar

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We removed Stellar (XLM/BTC) from our watch list when it failed to hold 0.000026 on January 28, 2019. At that point, we knew that a move below this level will likely result in panic selling. That’s because 0.000026 stood as the market’s 2018 support. Stellar has managed to stay above this level for the whole of 2018. Thus, the move below it on January 28, 2019 ignited massive selling.

To stop the bleeding, Stellar needed to generate heavy volume on the daily chart. This would indicate that a big buyer has stepped in to absorb the selling pressure. We suspect that this happened yesterday, February 19.

Technical analysis shows that XLM/BTC is attempting to carve a durable support at 0.000021. This view comes after Stellar printed heavy volume yesterday when the market touched 0.000021. On February 19, the volume skyrocketed to 142.652 million XLM units when the daily trading average was about 60.614 million XLM units. The last time Stellar generated this type of volume was five months ago. This was an indication that a large player has stepped in.

In addition, XLM is trading near oversold conditions. With the market being so badly beaten over the last couple of months, it is due for a relief rally at the very least.

The strategy is to buy as close to 0.000021 as possible. If bulls can stay above this level, they will likely generate a rally to our targets of 0.000026 and 0.00003.

The process may take a month.

Daily Chart of Stellar/Bitcoin on Binance

As of this writing, the Stellar/Bitcoin pair is trading at 0.00002288 on Binance.

Summary of Strategy

Buy: As close to 0.000021 as possible.

Targets: 0.000026 and 0.00003.

Stop: 0.00002

 

Disclaimer: The writer owns bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies. He holds investment positions in the coins, but does not engage in short-term or day-trading.

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Important: Never invest (trade with) money you can't afford to comfortably lose. Always do your own research and due diligence before placing a trade. Read our Terms & Conditions here. Trade recommendations and analysis are written by our analysts which might have different opinions. Read my 6 Golden Steps to Financial Freedom here. Best regards, Jonas Borchgrevink.

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3.9 stars on average, based on 330 rated postsKiril is a CFA Charterholder and financial professional with 5+ years of experience in financial writing, analysis and product ownership. He has passed all three CFA exams on first attempt and has a bachelor's degree with a specialty in finance. Kiril’s current focus is on cryptocurrencies and funds, as he does his own crypto research and is a Product Manager at Mitre Media. He also has his personal website, InvestorAcademy.org where he teaches people about the basics of investing. His ultimate goal is to help people with limited knowledge of finance and investments to create investment portfolios easily, and in line with their unique circumstances.




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Trade Recommendation: EOS

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EOS (EOS/USD) is a market that looks primed to explode.

It established a short-term bottom of $1.55 on December 7, 2018. At that point, the market lost over 93% from its 2018 high of $23.029 on April 29. While this crypto looked dreadful when it recorded its 2018 low on December 7, volume on that day was significantly heavy. This told us that the smart money was accumulating positions in bulk while stopping the bleeding at the same time.

With buyers emerging, EOS entered an accumulation period as it range traded between $1.75 and $3 for over two months. This period ended yesterday when the price decided to trend higher.

Technical analysis shows that EOS took out resistance of $3 on February 18, 2019. This triggered the breakout from range accumulation, which may have likely signalled that the bottom is in. Also, the breakout looks valid. Yesterday, the coin printed volume that’s over 300% of its daily average. This tells us that sentiment has likely shifted from bearish to bullish.

Yesterday’s move, however, pushed EOS to overbought territory. Also, the 200-day moving average is acting as a resistance. These signals indicate that this altcoin is due for a pullback. We’ll take this chance to buy on dips.

The strategy is to buy on the retest of $3. If bulls can stay above this support, they’ll likely gather the momentum to rally to our range midpoint of $4. Take that out and the next target is $5.

The process may take less than a month.

Daily Chart of EOS/US Dollar on Bitfinex

As of this writing, the EOS/US Dollar pair is trading at $3.7441 on Bitfinex.

Summary of Strategy

Buy: As close to $3 as possible.

Targets: $4 and $5.

Stop: $2.88

 

Disclaimer: The writer owns bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies. He holds investment positions in the coins, but does not engage in short-term or day-trading.

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Important: Never invest (trade with) money you can't afford to comfortably lose. Always do your own research and due diligence before placing a trade. Read our Terms & Conditions here. Trade recommendations and analysis are written by our analysts which might have different opinions. Read my 6 Golden Steps to Financial Freedom here. Best regards, Jonas Borchgrevink.

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Trade Recommendation: Cardano

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We’ve been tracking Cardano (ADA/BTC) for a while now. After respecting our range high of 0.0000134 on January 10, 2019, we hoped that it will revisit our range low of 0.00000848 so we can bottom pick the market. We had our hopes up on February 6 when the market went below our range midpoint of 0.00001094. Unfortunately, the market quickly extinguished that hope as Cardano recovered 0.00001094 on February 8.

At that point, we stayed patient to see whether the market would look bearish again. Over a week later, we’re convinced that Cardano is a market that wants to trend higher.

Technical analysis show that ADA/BTC is poised to take out resistance of 0.0000134. This view comes after the market printed a bullish higher low setup of 0.000001055 on February 6. With this setup, Cardano looks ready to trigger a breakout from an inverse head and shoulders pattern.

Technical indicators also appear to back up this view. The 12-hour RSI is also printing an inverse head and shoulders pattern. It looks primed to take out resistance of 60. On top of that, we can see the 200 moving average on the 12-hour chart crawling below our range midpoint of 0.00001094. It will act as an additional support and help keep Cardano trending higher.

The strategy is to buy as close to 0.00001094 as possible. If bulls can stay above this level, they will likely generate a rally to our targets of 0.0000134 and 0.0000167.

The process may take a month.

Daily Chart of Cardano/Bitcoin on Binance

As of this writing, the Cardano/Bitcoin pair is trading at 0.00001164 on Binance.

Summary of Strategy

Buy: As close to 0.00001094 as possible.

Targets: 0.0000134 and 0.0000167.

Stop: 0.0000105

 

Disclaimer: The writer owns bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies. He holds investment positions in the coins, but does not engage in short-term or day-trading.

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Important: Never invest (trade with) money you can't afford to comfortably lose. Always do your own research and due diligence before placing a trade. Read our Terms & Conditions here. Trade recommendations and analysis are written by our analysts which might have different opinions. Read my 6 Golden Steps to Financial Freedom here. Best regards, Jonas Borchgrevink.

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