News & Analysis at your fingertips.

We use a range of cookies to give you the best possible browsing experience. By continuing to use this website, you agree to our use of cookies.
You can learn more about our cookie policy here, or by following the link at the bottom of any page on our site.

0

Notifications

Notifications below are based on filters which can be adjusted via Economic and Webinar Calendar pages.

Live Webinar

Live Webinar Events

0

Economic Calendar

Economic Calendar Events

0
Free Trading Guides
Subscribe
Please try again
EUR/USD
Bullish
Oil - US Crude
Mixed
Low
High
of clients are net long.
of clients are net short.
Long Short

Note: Low and High figures are for the trading day.

Data provided by
Wall Street
Bullish
Low
High
of clients are net long.
of clients are net short.
Long Short

Note: Low and High figures are for the trading day.

Data provided by
Gold
Mixed
GBP/USD
Bullish
USD/JPY
Mixed
More View more
Real Time News
  • Entry orders are a valuable tool in forex trading. Traders can strategize to come up with a great trading plan, but if they can’t execute that plan effectively, all their hard work might as well be thrown out. Learn how to place entry orders here: https://t.co/1mnOXUuBpt https://t.co/4z74mA8b9Q
  • *Reminder: Weekly Strategy Webinar tomorrow morning at 8:30AM EST (12:30 GMT) on DailyFX!! https://t.co/lxd5fZnn4H
  • The US Dollar plummeted on the heels of NFP with an outside-weekly reversal risking further May losses. Here are the levels that matter on the $DXY charts. Get your market update from @MBForex here: https://t.co/62p4Gd5E2c https://t.co/S6FwI8x3uK
  • Key levels in forex tend to draw attention to traders in the market. These are psychological prices which tie into the human psyche and way of thinking. Learn about psychological levels here: https://t.co/8A1QhwMVKo https://t.co/ttuTdWFDD5
  • Long $USDCNH was one of my favorite setups for the 2nd quarter btw. I maintain, I like the fundamentals; but the greenback's recent battering needs to relent before this can perform
  • The Dollar's tumble this past week was an abrupt one. We'll see if inflation pressures trigger a shift in risk and rate expectations in the US which could turn the USD's bearings. Meanwhile, a pair I haven't highlighted ... https://t.co/yXl1aoOlIy https://t.co/TWV7tqv2y8
  • $DOGEUSD's daily range post Elon SNL spot is 0.2900. That may not sound like a lot but the current spot rate is ~ 0.5600. The lower wick (reversal from Sunday's low) is a 35% recovery from the low. A speculator's market, not an investor's. https://t.co/hAjg8YO7xA
  • What are some factors driving AUD? Get your free forecast for this quarter here:https://t.co/z85CIVYiuK #DailyFXGuides https://t.co/ZhVyZvw5Ii
  • Last week ended well for $EURUSD, with Friday’s shockingly poor US jobs data giving it a lift, and this week could well see its advance extend if it can break conclusively above resistance at 1.2150. Get your market update from @MartinSEssex here: https://t.co/EFPGUI8Uxc https://t.co/LZA6oXsmJO
  • $GBPUSD broke higher from a Symmetrical Triangle pattern late last week. Meanwhile, $EURGBP remains largely rangebound. Get your market update from @FxWestwater here: https://t.co/hnjGCww0ET https://t.co/0LcIv5Yudg
GBP/USD Doji Signals Conviction Lacking As Consolidation Continues

GBP/USD Doji Signals Conviction Lacking As Consolidation Continues

David de Ferranti, Currency Analyst

Talking Points

  • GBP/USD Technical Strategy: Sidelines Preferred
  • Dark Cloud Cover Receives Limited Response
  • Consolidation Within 1.5950 and 1.6180 Endures

GBP/USD continues to search for direction within the 1.5950 to 1.6170/80 region with a Dark Cloud Cover pattern in its wake. Thus far the key reversal candlestick formation has found little-follow through with a subsequent Doji highlighting hesitation from traders. This leaves a more constructive setup desired to offer a clearer directional bias for the Sterling.

GBP/USD: Doji Denotes Indecision Within Trading Band

GBP/USD Doji Signals Conviction Lacking As Consolidation Continues

Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0, Volume Indicator Available Here

The four hour chart highlights a lack of conviction amongst traders as GBP/USD continues to be capped below 1.6130 in intraday trade. A Dark Cloud Cover formation at the nearby ceiling suggested the bulls were losing their grip on the pair. Yet with follow-through limited the pair is left lacking cues from candlesticks at this stage.

GBP/USD: Dark Cloud Cover Finds Limited Response As Consolidation Endures

GBP/USD Doji Signals Conviction Lacking As Consolidation Continues

4 Hour Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0, Volume Indicator Available Here

By David de Ferranti, Currency Analyst, DailyFX

Follow David on Twitter: @Davidde

To receive David’s analysis directly via email, please sign up here.

Learn how to read candlesticks to help identify trading opportunities with the DailyFX Candlesticks Video Course.

DailyFX provides forex news and technical analysis on the trends that influence the global currency markets.

DISCLOSURES