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    USD CHF Technical Analysis

    Avoiding false breakouts

    Let us consider the USD/CHF H4 chart. The instrument clearly moves sideways, depreciating trend indicators. That is why our attention is drawn mainly to graphic patterns and oscillators, able to filter out false breakouts. At the moment we observe a bearish-biased triangle. The trend is also confirmed by the RSI-Bars oscillator, indicating the movement towards the red zone. In this regard we deal with sell signals only.


    An important support line is formed currently at 0.91532. It is confirmed by the Donchian Channel lower boundary and 2 Bill Williams fractals. We recommend making sure the support breakout is accompanied with breaching the oscillator support of 42.2748%. A sell pending order may be placed at this level. Stop loss may be placed at the triangle height of 0.93475. This mark is also confirmed by the Parabolic values. You may partly close the position at 0.89824, which conforms to historical fractal support. After pending order activation, Stop loss is to be moved every four hours near the next fractal high, following Parabolic signals. Thus, we are changing the probable profit/loss ratio to the breakeven point. If the price meets Stop loss level without reaching the order, we recommend canceling the position: market sustains internal changes that were not considered.


    Position Sell
    Sell stop below 0.91532
    Stop loss above 0.93475

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