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Forex Strategy: GBP/USD Dark Cloud Cover Pattern Warns of Declines

Forex Strategy: GBP/USD Dark Cloud Cover Pattern Warns of Declines

David de Ferranti, Currency Analyst

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Talking Points

  • GBP/USD Technical Strategy: Shorts preferred
  • Failure to break above range top offers bearish bias
  • Dark Cloud Cover pattern warns of declines

A Dark Cloud Cover candlestick pattern on the four hour chart is warning of declines for the GBP/USD. This comes as selling pressure has once again capped further gains for the pair around the 1.6745 mark. With the range-top remaining in force a bearish technical bias is offered with a potential target at noteworthy support near 1.6610.

Traders should be mindful that the upcoming Bank of England rate decision will likely spark fresh volatility for the GBP/USD and may negate technical signals offered.

Confirm your chart-based trade setups with the Technical Analyzer.

Forex_Strategy_GBPUSD_Dark_Cloud_Cover_Pattern_Warns_of_Declines_body_Picture_1.png, Forex Strategy: GBP/USD Dark Cloud Cover Pattern Warns of Declines

4 Hour Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0

--- Written by David de Ferranti, Market Analyst, FXCM

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