STRATUSD finds buyers around 0.41 for the third day in a row
Stratis/US Dollar Index (STRATUSD) Technical Analysis Report for Oct 18, 2020 | by Techniquant Editorial Team
STRATUSD ended Sunday at 0.41 losing $0.01 (-2.38%). Trading $0.01 higher after the open, the market was unable to hold its gains as the bears took control ending the day below its opening price. Ending with a weak close near the low of the day sets a bearish note for the next session.
Daily Candlestick Chart (STRATUSD as at Oct 18, 2020):
Sunday's trading range has been $0.02 (4.76%), that's slightly below the last trading month's daily average range of $0.02. Weekly volatility is also lower, being slightly below the market's average weekly trading range. The longer-term, monthly volatility is currently strongly lower than usual for STRATUSD.
Two candlestick patterns are matching today's price action, the Last Engulfing Bottom Pattern and the Tweezer Bottom which are both known as bullish patterns.
After spiking up to 0.43 during the day, STRAT/USD found resistance at the 20-day moving average at 0.43. Strat found buyers again today around 0.41 for the third trading day in a row after having found demand at 0.41 in the previous session and at 0.41 two days ago. The last time this happened on Thursday, STRATUSD actually lost -6.82% on the following trading day.
The trend is clearly bearish, showing an intact downtrend in the short, medium and long-term.
Selling might accelerate should prices move below the close-by swing low at 0.40 where further sell stops could get triggered. Further selling might move prices lower should the market test September's nearby low at 0.37.
Among the nine market conditions that our pattern recognition engine identified today, the statistics for the OHLC Patterns based market condition "Tweezer Bottom" stand out. Its common bullish interpretation has been confirmed for STRAT/USD. Out of 109 times, STRATUSD closed higher 49.54% of the time on the next trading day after the market condition occurred. The optimal exit for swing trading this condition on the long side has been after 10 trading days, showing a win rate of 49.54% with an average market move of 1.23%.
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