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  • GBP/USD Technical Strategy: Sidelines Preferred
  • Hanging Man formation hints at potential retreat
  • Bearish Engulfingpattern warns of intraday dip

GBP/USD is at a crossroads after a Hanging Man formation offered a reversal signal near noteworthy resistance at 1.7170. While the candlestick failed to find confirmation from a successive down period, it signifies hesitation from the bulls to push the Pound higher. A pullback is likely to find support at 1.7040.

GBP/USD: Hanging Man Highlights Hesitation From The Bulls

GBP/USD Bearish Engulfing Pattern Warns Of Intraday Dip

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

Drilling down to the four hour chart; a Bearish Engulfing pattern suggests the potential for an intraday dip to support at 1.7100.

GBP/USD: Bearish Engulfing Formation Hints At Intraday Dip

GBP/USD Bearish Engulfing Pattern Warns Of Intraday Dip

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

By David de Ferranti, Currency Analyst, DailyFX

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