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Strong Yen weighs on Nikkei

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The Nikkei 225 ($NIKK) failed at resistance as the Yen surged to new highs. The Nikkei 225 surged in September, but never broke resistance as a weak Dollar drove the Yen higher. It is possible that an inverse head-and-shoulders pattern is forming, but there are no signs of support or strength in October to forge the right shoulder yet.

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