Daily Price Outlook 

- USD/JPY retreats to 150.221, reflecting a modest pullback in bullish momentum.

- Pivot point at 148.83 with resistance up to 152.02 suggests potential upward movement.

- Strategy recommends buy limit at 150, targeting gains with careful risk management.

The USD/JPY currency pair has experienced a modest retreat, with the current price standing at 150.221, marking a decrease of 0.25% over the past 24 hours. This movement indicates a slight cooling off from recent trading activity, as traders reassess their positions in the context of broader market dynamics and geopolitical influences.

The technical landscape reveals a pivot point at 148.83, which provides a baseline for the currency pair's short-term trajectory. Resistance levels are established at 150.05, 150.77, and 152.02, outlining potential hurdles for bullish momentum. On the flip side, support levels at 148.10, 146.88, and 146.16 delineate areas where buying interest might solidify, preventing further declines.

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) stands at 58, hovering close to the threshold of overbought territory but still within a range that suggests moderate buying pressure. The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) presents a more nuanced picture with a value of -0.045 and a signal line at 0.408. The current positioning of the MACD indicates a slight bearish momentum, potentially hinting at a cautious approach among traders. The 50-day Exponential Moving Average (EMA) at 150.35 marginally surpasses the current price, suggesting a critical juncture for the currency pair’s short-term direction.

Given the current technical setup, the USD/JPY pair presents a cautiously optimistic scenario for bullish traders. The advised trading strategy involves setting a buy limit at 150, with a take profit target at 151.250, and a stop loss at 149.355. 

USD/JPY Price Chart - Source: Tradingview
USD/JPY Price Chart - Source: Tradingview

USD/JPY - Trade Ideas

Entry Price – Buy Limit 150

Take Profit – 151.250

Stop Loss – 149.355

Risk to Reward – 1: 1.9

Profit & Loss Per Standard Lot = +$1250/ -$645

Profit & Loss Per Mini Lot = +$125/ -$64



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