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GBP/USD: bears created a trap
2019-11-11 • Updated
SELL 1.332 SL 1.3375 TP 1.321 TP2 1.3105
SELL 1.338 SL 1.3435 TP1 1.328 TP2 1.321
On the daily chart, after GBP/USD formed AB=CD and “Three Indians” patterns, there was a pullback. Bulls are currently trying to return in the game and resume the uptrend. For a start, they have to overcome 1.3290.
On H1, GBP/USD reached 88.6% target of the “Shark” pattern. After this, the “Shark” started transforming into 5-0. Pullbacks towards 23.6%, 38.2% and 50% of the wave CD, as usual, are used for forming short positions.
The odds of a final interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve (Fed) this year have dropped after US job openings hit their lowest levels since early 2021. This has led to a correction in the US Dollar as traders reduced their bets on further rate hikes.
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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