Short term
Trade view / 04 September 2014 at 11:37 GMT

Dow: Signs of failure at key resistance

Senior Market Analyst (Equities & FX) / Faraday Research
United Kingdom
Instrument: DJI.I
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Market price:
Background

With Mario Draghi talking this afternoon and non-farm payrolls due to hit the market tomorrow, it’s only prudent to have a covering short position in play. The Dow has been battling it out at key resistance all week and yesterday’s price action suggests that the bears have the edge.
Prices broke to fresh highs during the European session and then beat a hasty retreat into the US close. This clear rejection of higher prices formed a bearish "pin-bar" candle. If prices can break below the pin-bar lows during today’s session, we expect further downside.

Parameters

Entry: Enter on a break of yesterday’s pin-bar low at 17,048.

Stop: Place your stop above the pin-bar highs at 17,198.

Limit: Place your limit around the 50% Fibonacci retracement level of the recent leg higher at 16,800.

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