Gpb/Usd: Momentum Play


The price for the Gbp/Usd shot up rapidly on Friday after the negative U.S construction data came out. After the initial spike the price has topped out and the momentum has dropped and the price could continue to drop based on the 4hr chart. If you look at the chart below I have highlighted some topping tails combined with a bearish candle that could indicate continued momentum to the downside.

Trade Plan

I will enter a short position based on the 4hr bearish candle and put my stop above the high of the previous candle and my target is around 100 pips away from the current price.

Stop 161.83
Target. 160.33

I will be keeping risk very tight so that I will not over expose my account. This is something that is very important to remember.

Weekly Channel

Notice the range that the weekly chart is in for several weeks. I would mark those lines on your charts so that you will not be surpised the the price stalls when it nears the range. It is about a 400 pip range from from 1.6400 to 1.5936

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  • AGAMECO

    please post your end results. thanks!

  • Sayed Haider

    Its a good trade plan, but I think its better to wait for the UK services PMI news outcome today at
    4:30 AM NY time as this will give a better idea where will GBP is heading, also we should not ignore
    this fact that the current trend for GBP is bullish.