The upcoming August inflation data may send mixed signals. The 12-month headline inflation rate is expected to rise to 3.6%, causing concerns for the Biden administration. However, core inflation, which excludes food and energy prices, is projected to decrease to 4.3%, aligning with the Federal Reserve's goals. Past price trends influence both figures, so looking at recent data for a more accurate picture is crucial.
EUR/GBP can get higher
2020-02-04 • Updated
The British pound is hurt by concerns that Britain would reach the end of an 11-month transition period without agreeing a trade deal with the EU. EUR/GBP formed an interim bottom in the 0.8930 area and closed above the 50-day MA at 0.8490 on Monday. If the pair breaks above the 61.8% Fibo of the decline seen in the second half of January in the 0.8515 zone, it will be able to gain to 0.8550 (78.6% Fibonacci) and 0.8590 (January and December highs).
Trade idea for EUR/GBP
BUY 0.8505; TP1 0.8550; TP2 0.8590; SL 0.8485
Here we go again, my friends. It’s time to look critically into the future of what trading opportunities September might have in store for us. As always, it is essential to note that the views expressed here are mine and should not be considered financial advice without proper examination.
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