Last week marked the consolidation for the most active assets of March 1-15 (which is oil and gold). But next week has a lot to show, be ready to take part!
GBP/USD: decision time for the pound
2019-11-11 • Updated
On the daily chart, GBP/USD broke down through the lower border of the rising trend channel. The return above resistance at 1.2770 will strengthen the possibility of the pound increase to 1.2900. On the other hand, decline below 1.2640 will lead the pair down to 1.2500 and 1.2400.
On H1, in the case of the successful test of 1.2770 bulls can count on the realization if the inverted “Bat” pattern. Its 78.6% and 88.6% targets correspond to 1.2905 and 1.2940. On the contrary, recoil from the convergence area of 1.2755-1.2770 to the downside will return control of the pair to bears.
GBP/USD has managed to rise for the third trading day in a row including today’s Asian session, while the daily technical indicators are moving higher gradually.
As warned over the past few days, gold is not in a position to keep on rising. Yesterday gold managed to rise all the way to $1,916.
Let's dive into the latest developments shaping the global economic landscape. Good news first: the threat of an unprecedented US debt crisis has receded, as US lawmakers passed a bill to raise the debt ceiling and avoid a catastrophic default. Phew! But don't pop the champagne just yet, because storm clouds are still looming. High inflation, rising interest rates, and sluggish growth are challenges that have yet to disappear.
Thanks to the incredible advancements in horizontal drilling and fracking technology, the United States has experienced a mind-blowing shale revolution. They've become the heavyweight champion of crude oil production, leaving Saudi Arabia and Russia in the dust. They even turned the tables and became net exporters of refined petroleum products in 2011.
Let's dive into the world of gold. Currently, the price of gold, represented by XAUUSD, is stuck in indecision, hovering around the $1,975 mark. The market is anxiously awaiting two important factors: the release of the Federal Reserve's meeting minutes and the extension of the US debt ceiling.