31, July 2015

GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

Commodity market reacted with the quotations decrease on the US Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting results which is a negative factor for the British currency.

Investors focused their attention on the US GDP publication for the second quarter. The industrial production index which best determines this year business cycle dynamics in the second quarter showed a moderate growth. Investors' attention is directed to the initial jobless claims weekly report. The resistance level of 1.5670 false breakthrough was followed by the prices active drop.

The price is finding the first support at 1.5550, the next one is 1.5460. The price is finding the first resistance at 1.5670, the next one is 1.5775.

The price is in the Cloud and it is above the Chinkou Span. The Tenkan-sen shows an upward movement and the Kijun-sen shows a horizontal movement and form a “Dead Cross”.

The MACD histogram is in a positive territory. The indicator is decreasing.

Trading recommendations

If the price remains below 1.5670 the downward movement will be continued. The targets are 1.5550 and 1.5460.