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: pair to test the nearest resistance
2019-11-11 • Updated
The 'Rising Wedge' pattern has been broken, so the price is consolidating. It's likely that the pair is going to test the nearest resistance at 1.2695 - 1.2725 in the coming hours. If a pullback from this area happens next, there'll be a moment for a decline towards 1.2606 - 1.2588.
The pair is consolidating above the Moving Averages. Previously, we had a 'Double Bottom' pattern. Therefore, after a short break, the price is likely going to reach the next resistance at 1.2681 - 1.2695. This area could be a departure point for another decline.
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.