GBP/USD Forecast July 9, 2012, Technical Analysis

Get Forex buy/sell signals directly to your email and by SMS.
To learn more click here

The GBP/USD pair fell on Friday as the jobs number came out weaker than anticipated. The 1.55 level was violated, but not significantly so and as such we think that further weakness will need to be seen in order to feel confident in shorting this pair. Recently, we have been in consolidation between 1.55 and 1.5750, and is such a bounce from here isn’t necessarily surprising if it happens, but rather we think that it could be another selling opportunity.

Our thesis isn’t the British pound should be sold necessarily; rather the US dollar should be bought. As such, we feel that selling the Euro will probably get more mileage than selling the Pound. This will be especially true against the US dollar, but may show itself in various currencies as well. As for buying, we simply will not do it until we close well above the 1.58 level.

GBP/USD Forecast July 9, 2012, Technical Analysis

GBP/USD Forecast July 9, 2012, Technical Analysis

Want to read more articles like this one?
Enter your e-mail address and read FX Empire content directly from your inbox.
 
We value your privacy. Your e-mail address will not be shared.
About:FX Empire Analyst - Christopher Lewis

Christopher is a part of the FXEmpire.com analysis team. He writes Forex and Commodities technical analyses on daily and weekly basis. Christopher writes his analyses in a professional and yet simple to understand manner. His analyses are available in both text and videos.

  View all of FX Empire Analyst - Christopher Lewis's Articles    
Share Your Thoughts: Post a Comment


Your email address will not be published.