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  1. 1. DAILY TECHNICAL REPORT01 November, 2011 Please note: None of the strategies below represent trading advice or trading recommendations of any kind. Please refer to our full disclaimer. M S-TERM MULTI-DAY L-TERM MULTI-WEEK STRATEGY/ POSITION ENTRY LEVEL OBJECTIVES/COMMENTS STOP EUR/USD SHORT 2 1.3950 1.3650/1.3470 (Entered 01/11/2011) 1.3840 GBP/USD Buy limit 3 1.5840 1.5940/1.6153/1.6400 1.5740 USD/JPY Buy Stop 3 78.20 80.05/82.00/83.30 (Entered 01/11/2011) 76.50 USD/CHF LONG 3 0.8600 All three objectives to 0.9000 (Entered 28/10/2011) 0.8800 Ron William, CMT, MSTA USD/CAD LONG 3 1.0050 1.0270/1.0660/1.0850 (Entered 01/11/2011) 0.9890 AUD/USD SHORT 3 1.0570 1.0230/1.0010/0.9710 (Entered 01/11/2011) 1.0750 GBP/JPY Buy limit 3 122.70 124.10/126.00/127.32 121.30 EUR/JPY Await fresh signal. EUR/GBP Look to sell higher. Bijoy Kar, CFA EUR/CHF Await fresh signal. GOLD SHORT 3 1710 1600/1530/1300 (Entered 01/11/2011) 1760 SILVER SHORT 3 34.1300 29.9700/26.0700/23.3400 (Entered 01/11/2011) 35.6880 WINNER BEST SPECIALIST RESEARCHDISCLAIMER & DISCLOSURESPlease read the disclaimer and thedisclosures which can be found at Notes: Entries are in 3 units and objectives are at 3 separate levels where 1 unit will be exited. When the first objective (PT 1) has been hit the stop will be moved to the entry the end of this report point for a near risk‐free trade. When the second objective (PT 2) has been hit the stop will be moved to PT 1 locking in more profit. All orders are valid until the next report is  published, or a trading strategy alert is sent between reports.MIG BANK / Forex Broker 14, rte des Gouttes d’Or CH-2008 Neuchâtel SwitzerlandTel +41 32 722 81 00 Fax +41 32 722 81 01 info@migbank.com www.migbank.com
  2. 2. EUR/USD DAILY TECHNICAL REPORTEUR/USD 01 November, 2011EUR/USD (Daily) BERMUDA TRIANGLE FAILED BREAKOUTS Sharp reversal from key resistance. Achieved PT1 objective at 1.3840 and reduced stop beneath breakeven, thereby locking in profits and ensuring a risk free trade. BREAKOUT ZONE (1.4000) EUR/USD has extended its sharp reversal from key overhead resistance (including an important 2 year trend-line). 200-DMA The dramatic move has now confirmed the emotionally charged bull-trap (1.4102) SHARP REVERSAL AT KEY RESISTANCE that we had anticipated and ultimately opens further downside momentum TARGETS 1.3000 & 1.2870 through 1.3653 (18th Oct low), with scope into 1.3146 (Oct swing low). UPTREND Further pressure is also weighing from broad risk-related proxies. The euro (2 YEARS) currently shares a high correlation of 0.85% with the S&P500 which is now unwinding from new multi-week highs.EUR/USD daily chart, Bloomberg Finance LP USD INDEX EUR 57.6%, JPY 13.6%, GBP 11.9% USD INDEX Inversely, the USD Index has turned much higher from recent support at CAD 9.1%, SEK 4.2%, CHF 3.6% (4 YEARS) 200-DMA (75.74) 74.10. The renewed bull move targets the recent 6 month highs near 80. Speculative (net long) liquidity flows are holding steady around their recent spike highs (3 standard deviations from the yearly average). This will likely +10% +27% +19% SO FAR remain strong and help resume the USD’s major bull-run from its historic oversold extremes (momentum, sentiment and liquidity). BREAKOUT ZONE DEMARK™ BUY SIGNAL Special Report: EUR/USD ˝A Fall From Grace˝ ? Decline Targets 1.3770/1.3410.  VIDEO 3 STD ABOVE ONE YEAR MIG Bank Webinar:  “Why the US dollar is likely to gain up to 30% in 6‐12 months.”  AVERAGE MIG Bank US Dollar Interview on Bloomberg  TRIGGER (15000) + DEMARK™ 13 9 KEY SUPPORT EXTREME NET (73.50-73.00) COT LIQUIDITY US $ SHORTBUY SIGNALS - POSITIONS S-T TREND L-T TREND STRATEGYUSD Index daily, weekly chart and COT Liquidity, Bloomberg Finance LP SHORT 1: 1.3950, Obj: 1.3650/1.3470, Stop: 1.3840 www.migbank.com Ron William, Technical Strategist, E-mail: r.william@migbank.com, Phone: +41 32 7228 454 2
  3. 3. DAILY TECHNICAL REPORTGBP/USD 01 November, 2011 Higher low sought for a return to 1.6167. GBP/USD Continues to weaken after meeting resistance close to the 200 day moving average last week. However, structure from 1.5272 is suggestive of a potential higher low versus 1.5632, for a return to 1.6153 and then higher still. We remain wary of the general range bound nature of this market in the medium-term time frame. While above 1.5632 a further leg higher is favoured. However, if this region fails to contain the current corrective phase, then the bias will turn negative again. GBP/USD has already experienced a large devaluation versus the USGBP/USD daily chart, Bloomberg Finance LP Dollar, therefore any strengthening in the US Dollar may not see the full participation of GBP/USD. Instead GBP/USD is favoured to remain stronger than most.GBP/USD hourly chart, Bloomberg Finance LP S-T TREND L-T TREND STRATEGY Buy limit 3 at 1.5840, Objs: 1.5940/1.6153/1.6400, Stop: 1.5740. www.migbank.com Bijoy Kar, Technical Strategist, E-mail: b.kar@migbank.com, Phone: +41 32 7228 424 3
  4. 4. DAILY TECHNICAL REPORTUSD/JPY 01 November, 2011 USD/JPY POST INTERVENTION (Daily RETRACEMENT (PIR I) USD/JPY intervention favours test of 80.00. 1 YEAR) USD/JPY’s latest intervention by the BOJ favours a test of that all- important psychological level at 80.00. This marks the BOJ’s third time to QUAKE SHOCK! officially intervene on the rate this year, after it carved out yet another new 83.30 post WWII record low at 75.35. POST G7 MOVE (I) Multiple DeMark buy signals were also triggered within the multi-week HIGH base pattern which has now broken higher (as had been expected by our 82.00 low volatility measures). POST The medium/long-term view is more bullish, favouring a sustained move BOJ MOVE (II) HIGH above our initial upside trigger level at 80.00, near 80.24 (post BOJ intervention II high). 80.24 Keep in mind that such a scenario would help reactivate the longer-term POST BOJ MOVE (III) technical bias, including prior monthly DeMark™ exhaustion signals, within HIGH USD/JPY Weekly ENDING PIR II the ending diagonal pattern, which was part of a major Elliott Wave cycle. (2007 – 2011) DIAGONAL PATTERN Only a sustained weekly close below 76.25 will lead to a reassessment of BREAKOUT the view and extend temporary weakness into 74.55. TARGET (85-79) Please select the link below to sign up for our MIG Bank webinar on USD/JPY.  This will feature an update to our previous Special Report  USD/JPY’s Long‐Term Structural Change   (Wednesday, November 02nd – 15:00‐15:45 GMT).  ‐ What do long‐term cycles tell us about the future of USD‐JPY?  ‐ How do event shocks and Central Bank Interventions impact the market?  ‐ Safe‐Haven Flows: A wave of change.  MONTHLY DEMARK ‐ High‐Probability Trading Strategies.  BUY SIGNAL DEMARK™ BUY SIGNAL AFTER NEW POST WWII LOW (75.35) S-T TREND L-T TREND STRATEGYUSD/JPY daily, weekly chart, Bloomberg Finance LP Buy Stop at 78.20, Obj: 80.05/82.00/83.30, Stop: 76.50 www.migbank.com Ron William, Technical Strategist, E-mail: r.william@migbank.com, Phone: +41 32 7228 426 4
  5. 5. DAILY TECHNICAL REPORTUSD/CHF 01 November, 2011 Closes in on 0.9000, where a lower high may form. All three objectives moved to 0.9000. Stop raised to 0.8800. USD/CHF has moved back over the 200 day moving average and is now closing in on 0.9000, where a lower high may form for a further corrective swing lower. Although the medium-term view remains bullish a re-test of the region close to 0.8242 is possible ahead of a potential return to 0.9316. Movement in USD/CHF is likely to be affected by the SNB attempting to maintain EUR/CHF around 1.2200. However, back under 0.7712 is required to change the medium-term bullish bias. A push back over 0.9083 is required to open up a return towards theUSD/CHF daily chart, Bloomberg Finance LP recent high at 0.9316.USD/CHF hourly chart, Bloomberg Finance LP S-T TREND L-T TREND STRATEGY Long 3 at 0.8600, Objs: All three to 0.9000, Stop: 0.8800 www.migbank.com Bijoy Kar, Technical Strategist, E-mail: b.kar@migbank.com, Phone: +41 32 7228 424 5
  6. 6. DAILY TECHNICAL REPORTUSD/CAD 01 November, 2011 USD/CAD (Daily) USD/CAD (Weekly) Bulls reverse higher from psychological 1.0000 level. August High (1.0673) USD/CAD’s short-term price activity has turned positive, with the sharp bullish reversal from the psychological 1.0000 level (prior trading range). Positive momentum needs to push above 1.0264 and 1.0400 to rebuild the 200-DMA CONFIRMATION potential major upside reversal higher above the old resistance level at (0.9813) ABOVE 1.0680 OPENS LARGER 1.0673 (August high & Congestion zone). RECOVERY Only a sustained close beneath here will unlock bearish setbacks into the long-term 200-day MA at 0.9813 and 0.9726 (31st Aug low). A strong directional confirmation above here will open a much larger DEMARK™ BUY SIGNAL recovery into 1.0850 plus. This would extend the upside breakout from the rate’s ending triangle pattern, which was part of a major Elliott Wave cycle.USD/CAD daily, weekly chart, Bloomberg Finance LPMAJOR RESISTANCE CHF/CAD (Daily) EUR/CAD is extending above its 200-day MA, within a large multi-month REVERSAL PATTERN trading range. Key resistance continues to hold at 1.4379 (June swing high), which has for some time marked a strong distribution pattern. CHF/CAD is retesting its support nearby the 200-day MA at 1.1275, following the dramatic price slide lower (triggered by the SNB intervention). The cross-rate has now retraced more than half of its 2011 50% (1.3570) gains. 61.8% 50% (1.3379) 200-DMA (1.1488) (1.3833) 61.8% (1.0893) 200-DMA (1.1275) EUR/CAD (Daily) S-T TREND L-T TREND STRATEGYEUR/CAD and CHF/CAD daily chart, Bloomberg Finance LP LONG 3: 1.0050, Objs:1.0270/1.0660/1.0850, Stop: 0.9890 www.migbank.com Ron William, Technical Strategist, E-mail: r.william@migbank.com, Phone: +41 32 7228 454 6
  7. 7. DAILY TECHNICAL REPORTAUD/USD 01 November, 2011AUD/USD AUD/USD(1 YEAR) DEMARK™ SELL SIGNALS (Weekly) Sharp setbacks extend. AUD/USD is extending its sharp setbacks from key resistance at 1.0765 STRUCTURAL (01st Sept high) and has now pushed beneath the 200-day MA (1.0407). LEVEL 38.2% A sustained move below here is likely to mount downside pressure on the (0.9144) 3 YEAR UPTREND rate’s multi-year uptrend. 50% (0.8546) IS UNDER 200-DMA PRESSURE The bears need to confirm beneath 1.0322 (26th Oct low) and 1.0188 (18th (1.0407) 61.8% (0.7947) Oct low). A break here will unlock sharp setbacks into 1.0000. KEY ZONE Elsewhere, the Aussie dollar remains stable against the New Zealand dollar. The pair is still locked within its new bear cycle structure while it holds beneath its 200-day MA. Key support can be found at 1.2320 and 1.2100.AUD/USD daily, weekly chart, Bloomberg Finance LPAUD/NZD AUD/JPY DEMARK™ The Aussie dollar has reversed gains against the Japanese yen and is now 13 (Daily) (Daily) SELL SIGNAL trading back below the long-term 200-day MA which is currently at 83.11. Near-term support continues to hold at 77.63 (18th Oct low). A break here 200-DMA CAPS will resume downside scope into 76.70 and signal further unwinding of risk BEAR MKT appetite. 38.2% (76.70) 200- DMA 50% (83.12) (72.58) 61.8% (68.47) KEY SUPPORT 1.2319 / 1.2100 S-T TREND L-T TREND STRATEGY SHORT 3: 1.0550, Obj: 1.0230/1.0010/0.9710, Stop: 1.0750AUD/NZD and AUD/JPY daily chart, Bloomberg Finance LP www.migbank.com Ron William, Technical Strategist, E-mail: r.william@migbank.com, Phone: +41 32 7228 454 7
  8. 8. DAILY TECHNICAL REPORTGBP/JPY 01 November, 2011 Clear break over 123.31 suggests scope for a larger recovery. GBP/JPY saw swift surge higher driven by the intervention of the BOJ earlier in the week in USD/JPY. This has led to a breach above the key 123.31 level, which now warns of a much larger corrective phase higher. In fact a return towards 129.00/130.00 is now possible given the daily structure present since 116.84. A push back under 121.39 is required to negate this positive structure. Assuming that further short-term strength can be realised, a lower high would be anticipated close to 129.00. Thus the region between 129.00 and 130.00 would be attractive for renewed short positioning. In the meantime, a higher low may form close to the old 122.38/65 ceiling,GBP/JPY daily chart, Bloomberg Finance LP thus enabling a short-term swing back into the 129.00-130.00 region.GBP/JPY hourly chart, Bloomberg Finance LP S-T TREND L-T TREND STRATEGY Buy limit 3 at 122.70, Objs: 124.10/126.00/127.32, Stop: 121.30 www.migbank.com Bijoy Kar, Technical Strategist, E-mail: b.kar@migbank.com, Phone: +41 32 7228 424 8
  9. 9. DAILY TECHNICAL REPORTEUR/JPY 01 November, 2011 Higher low anticipated versus 100.76. EUR/JPY has seen a significant break higher out of a falling channel, leaving a false break lower at 100.76, in the daily timeframe. Potential now exists for a higher low to form versus 100.76 for a further recovery leg higher. This is further bolstered by the failure to remain below 108.03, which opens up a return towards the 200 day moving average, currently at 112.64. Should the region near 112.64 be met a lower high would be favoured to form in that region. In the meantime, scope is seen for a higher low versus 104.75. Failure to maintain a foot hold over this level will negateEUR/JPY daily chart, Bloomberg Finance LP expectations of a return towards the 200 day moving average. S-T TREND L-T TREND STRATEGYEUR/JPY hourly chart, Bloomberg Finance LP Await fresh signal. www.migbank.com Bijoy Kar, Technical Strategist, E-mail: b.kar@migbank.com, Phone: +41 32 7228 424 9
  10. 10. DAILY TECHNICAL REPORTEUR/GBP 01 November, 2011 Lower high possibly in place at 0.8831. Short strategy removed. Look to sell higher. EUR/GBP saw a push back under 0.8670 yesterday which now likely leaves a lower high at 0.8831, very close to the region in which we expected weakness to manifest again, near the old double top at 0.8886/85. This now turns the bias bearish again in the short-term, although a squeeze higher is anticipated for the creation of a further lower high versus 0.8831. Should an earlier break back under 0.8530 manifest then the longer-term will also become biased to the downside. There is an increased probability of general range bound trade, thus short entry at higher levels is also supported by the potential of a return to aEUR/GBP daily chart, Bloomberg Finance LP period similar to that between 2003 and 2007 (not shown). A move back over 0.8960 is required to neutralise our mild bearish bias, in a generally rangebound environment. S-T TREND L-T TREND STRATEGYEUR/GBP hourly chart, Bloomberg Finance LP Look to sell higher. www.migbank.com Bijoy Kar, Technical Strategist, E-mail: b.kar@migbank.com, Phone: +41 32 7228 424 10
  11. 11. DAILY TECHNICAL REPORTEUR/CHF 01 November, 2011 Trades in a tight range above 1.2000. Breakout sought. EUR/CHF failed to garner momentum after meeting supply close to the resistance of an hourly rising channel and has subsequently fallen under the support of this same structure. This now warns of a return to the key high near 1.1973, close to the 1.2000 floor in EUR/CHF. Should a re-test of the 1.2000 region take place with a fall under 1.1973 also following, this would warn of the end of the recovery seen since 1.0075, increasing the probability of a return to this level. This also brings back into focus the 1.2500 – 1.3000 zone where resistance was always anticipated. A sustained move under 1.2024 will alter our near-term bullish bias.EUR/CHF daily chart, Bloomberg Finance LP S-T TREND L-T TRENDEUR/CHF hourly chart, Bloomberg Finance LP Await fresh trading signal. www.migbank.com Bijoy Kar, Technical Strategist, E-mail: b.kar@migbank.com, Phone: +41 32 7228 424 11
  12. 12. DAILY TECHNICAL REPORTGOLD 01 November, 2011GOLD KEY TRIGGER LEVELSDOWNSIDE: $1600 / $1530 UPSIDE: $1760 / $1844 RISK ZONE III Risk of a larger decline beneath $1530. DOUBLE DEMARK™ SIGNAL TOP 20% WARNED OF GOLD’S SO FAR Gold remains bearish after its dramatic 20% price fall, which helped OVERBOUGHT CONDITIONS confirm the extreme overbought conditions (marked by DeMark™ $1760 indicators). This also timed a key cycle peak, ahead of that all-important $1704 $2000 glass-ceiling. Most concerning is that speculative (net long) flows have recently breached $1600 34% a key downside level which may threaten over 2 years of sizeable long gold $1532 positions. 200-DMA BREAKOUT NOT BROKEN IN 3 YEARS! In price terms, Gold’s latest 20% bearish slide is still worth less than the largest average drawdown measured since the start of the yellow metal’s 26% long-term bull market in 1999.CONFIRMATION BELOW $1530UNLOCKS LARGER DECLINE There is heightened risk of a much larger decline if we confirm a weeklyINTO $1300 & $1040-1000 close beneath $1600 and $1554-30 (200-day MA/swing low), which has not TREND CHANNEL been breached in 3 years! (12 YEARS) A number of “bargain hunting” trend-followers will be watching this COT NET LONG benchmark “line in the sand” for repeat support or a potential big squeeze SPECULATOR POSITIONS lower into $1300 and perhaps even $1040-1000. Remember, this would still offer a unique buying opportunity in the near future.I 25% Please select links for in-depth Gold coverage: OVER 2 YEARS OF SIZEABLE LONG Special Report “Gold’s mountainous peak at risk…beneath $1600” VIDEO GOLD POSITIONS UNDER THREAT MIG Bank Gold Interview on CNBC Squawk Box MIG Bank Gold Webinar video IF KEY LEVEL BREAKS (CNBC & BLOOMBERG REPORTS) II S-T TREND L-T TREND STRATEGYGold weekly, daily chart and COT Liquidity, Bloomberg Finance LP SHORT 3: 1710, Obj: 1600/1530/1300, Stop: 1760 www.migbank.com Ron William, Technical Strategist, E-mail: r.william@migbank.com, Phone: +41 32 7228 454 12
  13. 13. DAILY TECHNICAL REPORTSILVER 01 November, 2011 Silver HITS 1980 Spike High! DEMARK™ SELL SIGNAL 13 Key support at $26.0700. Silver (Daily) I DEMARK™ Silver’s latest price capitulation is a painful reminder to the investment SELL SIGNALS community that lightning can strike twice. Note, this marks the second time silver has crashed, following its 30% fall last April. 200 DMA The move was triggered following a DeMark™ exhaustion sell signal and (36.5125) II has now wiped out almost 50% of silver’s prior gains (taken from Silver’s all-time high at 49.7900) which was last seen in 1980. KEY SUPPORT Such a dramatic move traditionally produces volatile trading ranges. This (26.0700) 38.2% (32.3135) allows the market to have enough time to recover and accumulate renewed buying interest. Gold/Silver "Mint" Ratio 50% (26.9150) Expect a large trading range to hold between $37.0000-26.0700 over the multi-week/month horizon, with downside macro risk into $21.5165 (61.8% Fib-1999 bull market) and $20.0000. This would still maintain silver’s long- 61.8% (21.5165) term uptrend and help offer a potential buying opportunity for the 13 YEAR LEVEL eventual resumption higher. UNWINDING 67% FROM Continue to watch the gold-silver “mint” ratio which has now accelerated OVERSOLD TERRITORY higher by 67%, suggesting further risk aversion over the next few weeks. OVER 30 YEAR BASE PATTERN BULL MARKET FROM 1999Silver Monthly (since 1980) S-T TREND L-T TREND STRATEGYSpot Silver daily, weekly chart and Gold/Silver “mint” ratio, Bloomberg Finance LP SHORT 3: 34.1300, Obj: 29.9700/26.0700/23.3400, Stop: 35.6880 www.migbank.com Ron William, Technical Strategist, E-mail: r.william@migbank.com, Phone: +41 32 7228 454 13
  14. 14. LEGAL DAILY TECHNICAL REPORT 01 November, 2011TERMS Limitation of liability DISCLAIMER MIG BANK disclaims, without limitation, all liability for any loss or damage of any kind, including any direct, indirect or consequential damages. Material Interests No information published constitutes a solicitation or offer, or recommendation, or advice, MIG BANK and/or its board of directors, executive management and employees may have to buy or sell any investment instrument, to effect any transactions, or to conclude any legal or have had interests or positions on, relevant securities. act of any kind whatsoever. Copyright The information published and opinions expressed are provided by MIG BANK for personal use and for informational purposes only and are subject to change without notice. MIG All material produced is copyright to MIG BANK and may not be copied, e-mailed, faxed or BANK makes no representations (either expressed or implied) that the information and distributed without the express permission of MIG BANK. opinions expressed are accurate, complete or up to date. In particular, nothing contained constitutes financial, legal, tax or other advice, nor should any investment or any other Notes: Entries are in 3 units and objectives are at 3 separate levels where 1 decisions be made solely based on the content. You should obtain advice from a qualified unit will be exited. When the first objective (PT 1) has been hit the stop will be expert before making any investment decision. moved to the entry point for a near risk-free trade. When the second objective All opinion is based upon sources that MIG BANK believes to be reliable but they have no (PT 2) has been hit the stop will be moved to PT 1 locking in more profit. All guarantees that this is the case. Therefore, whilst every effort is made to ensure that the orders are valid until the next report is published, or a trading strategy alert is content is accurate and complete, MIG BANK makes no such claim. sent between reports.     www.migbank.com 14
  15. 15. DAILY TECHNICAL REPORTCONTACT 01 November, 2011   Howard Friend Ron William MIG BANK 14, rte des Gouttes d’Or www.migbank.com Bjioy Kar Chief Market Strategist Technical Strategist info@migbank.com CH-2008 Neuchâtel Technical Strategist h.friend@migbank.com r.william@migbank.com www.migbank.com Tel.+41 32 722 81 00 b.kar@migbank.com 15