As you must already know, the direction of Gold is mainly dependent on the Price action of DXY (US Dollar index). So first, we take a look at the US Dollar index.
GBP/USD: pound is afraid of a “Shark”
2019-11-11 • Updated
TP1 1.3255 TP2 1.324 TP3 1.3225
On the daily chart of GBP/USD, the “Double top” is transforming into 5-0. The inability of bulls to get above resistance at 23.6% of the wave CD and return to the 1.3455-1.3615 consolidation range points at their weakness. To develop correction to the long-term uptrend, bears need to renew May low.
On H1 of GBP/USD, a decline below support at 1.3340 will increase the risks of a “Shark” pattern with a target of 88.6% near 1.3225.
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Hello, my beautiful readers. This week, we continue our critically detailed look at the markets in hopes of getting profitable trading opportunities. As usual, I'll be starting with the DXY (US Dollar Index) since it holds considerable sway over the Major currency pairs.
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