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Watch the Yen ETF for Clues on the S&P 500


The Yen ETF (FXY) and the S&P 500 have been moving opposite each other for the last 6-7 months. This is because the Yen represents a safe-haven (risk-off) and the S&P 500 represents a risky asset (risk on). Accordingly, FXY broke down in June and $SPX moved higher. A break above 124 in FXY would be Yen bullish and $SPX bearish.

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Arthur Hill
About the author: , CMT, is the Chief Technical Strategist at Focusing predominantly on US equities and ETFs, his systematic approach of identifying trend, finding signals within the trend, and setting key price levels has made him an esteemed market technician. Arthur has written articles for numerous financial publications including Barrons and Stocks & Commodities Magazine. In addition to his Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, he holds an MBA from the Cass Business School at City University in London. Learn More
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