GBPUSD Up 2 Pips in Last Hour, 3 Day Up Streak Ended; in an Uptrend Over Past 14 Days

Hourly Update

(Last Updated February 17, 2021 23:21 GMT)

At the moment, GBPUSD’s rate is up 2 pips (0.01%) from the hour prior. It’s been a feast for bulls operating on an hourly timeframe, as GBPUSD has now gone up 5 of the past 5 hours. Regarding the trend, note that the strongest trend exists on the 50 hour timeframe. The moving averages on the hourly timeframe suggest a choppiness in price, as the 20, 50, 100 and 200 are all in a mixed alignment — meaning the trend across timeframes is inconsistent, indicating a potential opportunity for rangebound traders.

GBPUSD End of Day Recap

Updated 00:30 GMT (04:30 EST)

GBPUSD, which opened today priced near 1.38942, is down 20 pips 0.14% since the day prior, marking a reversal from the day prior — and the end of a 3 day positive run. Out of the 39 instruments in the Forex asset class, GBPUSD ended up ranking 32nd for the day in terms of price change. Below is a price chart of GBPUSD.

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GBPUSD Technical Analysis

Notably, the current price of GBPUSD is sitting close to its 20 and 50 day moving averages; moving average crosses often indicate a change in momentum, so this may be worth keeping an eye on. Trend traders will want to observe that the strongest trend appears on the 14 day horizon; over that time period, price has been moving up. Or to simplify this another way, note that out of the past 14 days GBPUSD’s price has gone up 8 them. Oh, and one last thing: if you trade off of candlesticks, note that we’re seeing pin bar pattern appearing here.