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  • GBP/USD Technical Strategy: Sidelines Preferred
  • Hanging Man warns of fading conviction from the bulls
  • Haramipattern highlights potential for intraday bounce

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 near the key resistance level.

GBP/USD: Hanging Man Highlights Hesitation From The Bulls

GBP/USD Harami Hints At Intraday Bounce To Key Resistance

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

Drilling down to the four hour chart; the presence of GBP/USD’s recent range is more pronounced. The bounce off support at 1.7100 which yielded a Harami pattern may leave the pair primed for another run on the 1.7170 top.

GBP/USD: Harami May Leave Pound Primed For An Intraday Recovery

GBP/USD Harami Hints At Intraday Bounce To Key Resistance

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

By David de Ferranti, Currency Analyst, DailyFX

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