British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) on the up for now

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								British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) on the up for now

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) on the up for now

GBP/USD continues to rebound from the lower low created last week, but it now needs to clear trendline resistance from the November highs, which would suggest a push to $1.27.

A failure to maintain these gains would be another selling opportunity. Above $1.27 the $1.2773 area comes into play.

Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards

By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 1.29.

The projected upper bound is: 1.29.

The projected lower bound is: 1.24.

The projected closing price is: 1.26.


								British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) on the up for now

Candlesticks

A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened).
During the past 10 bars, there have been 6 white candles and 4 black candles for a net of 2 white candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 24 white candles and 26 black candles for a net of 2 black candles.

A long upper shadow occurred. This is typically a bearish signal (particularly when it occurs near a high price level, at resistance level, or when the security is overbought).

Momentum Indicators

Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators.

Stochastic Oscillator

One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 56.2157. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a buy 4 period(s) ago.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The RSI shows overbought (above 70) and oversold (below 30) areas. The current value of the RSI is 42.71. This is not a topping or bottoming area. A buy or sell signal is generated when the RSI moves out of an overbought/oversold area. The last signal was a buy 86 period(s) ago.

Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

The CCI shows overbought (above 100) and oversold (below -100) areas. The current value of the CCI is -31. This is not a topping or bottoming area. The last signal was a buy 3 period(s) ago.

MACD

The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a sell 23 period(s) ago.

Rex Takasugi – TD Profile

FOREX GBP= closed down -0.000 at 1.262. Volume was 13% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 9% narrower than normal.

Open High Low Close Volume___
1.262 1.270 1.261 1.262 164,209

Technical Outlook
Short Term: Neutral
Intermediate Term: Bearish
Long Term: Bearish

Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 1.26 1.29 1.32
Volatility: 12 12 10
Volume: 207,906 202,501 177,235

Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on the Bullish or Bearish trend reflected in the lower ribbon.

Summary

FOREX GBP= is currently 4.7% below its 200-period moving average and is in an downward trend. Volatility is low as compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. Our volume indicators reflect moderate flows of volume out of GBP= (mildly bearish). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bearish on GBP= and have had this outlook for the last 23 periods.

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