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GBP/USD - British Pound US Dollar

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1.6469 -0.0001    (-0.01%)
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Type: Currency
Group: Major
Base: British Pound
Second: US Dollar

  • Prev. Close: 1.6470
  • Bid/Ask: 1.6468 / 1.6470
  • Day's Range: 1.6467 - 1.6473
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GBP/USD Overview

Prev. Close1.6470
Bid1.6469
Day's Range1.6467 - 1.6473
Open1.6470
Ask1.6472
52 wk Range1.5520 - 1.7191
1-Year Return7.02%

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Time: Sep 02, 2014 07:40PM (GMT -5:00, DST On)

Economic Calendar

Time Cur. Imp. Event Actual Forecast Previous
Tuesday, September 2
04:30   GBP Construction PMI 64.0 61.4 62.4  
09:45   USD Manufacturing PMI 57.9 58.0 58.0  
10:00   USD Construction Spending (MoM) 1.8% 1.0% -0.9%
10:00   USD IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism 45.2 46.2 44.5  
10:00   USD ISM Manufacturing Employment 58.1 58.4 58.2  
10:00   USD ISM Manufacturing PMI 59.0 56.8 57.1  
10:00   USD ISM Manufacturing Prices 58.0 58.0 59.5  
11:30   USD 3-Month Bill Auction 0.025%   0.030%  
11:30   USD 6-Month Bill Auction 0.050%   0.050%  
19:01   GBP BRC Shop Price Index (YoY) -1.6%   -1.9%  
Wednesday, September 3
04:30   GBP Services PMI   58.5 59.1  
07:00   USD MBA 30-Year Mortgage Rate     4.28%  
07:45   USD Chain Store Sales (YoY)     4.2%  
07:45   USD Chain Store Sales (WoW)     0.6%  
08:55   USD Redbook (MoM)     0.5%  
08:55   USD Redbook (YoY)     4.0%  
09:45   USD ISM - NY Business Conditions     644.4  
10:00   USD Factory Orders (MoM)   11.0% 1.1%  
10:00   USD Factory orders ex transportation (MoM)     1.1%  
11:30   USD 4-Week Bill Auction     0.030%  
14:00   USD Beige Book        
 

Central Banks

Bank of England (BOE)
Current Rate 0.50%
Chairman Mark Carney
Federal Reserve (FED)
Current Rate 0.00%-0.25%
Chairman Janet L. Yellen

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Latest GBP/USD Comments

Stuart FX
Stuart FX Sep 02, 2014 11:34PM GMT
Right now I don't think any positive data from UK will change the direction of this pair as it is currently driven by the Scottish referendum and the closer the date approaches the further this pair will fall. Over next two weeks I wouldn't be surprised if we see 1.5xx region

Daniel Lüchinger
Daniel Lüchinger Sep 02, 2014 07:26PM GMT
ok, going down again...

blue joff
blue joff Sep 02, 2014 05:29PM GMT
Serge , you never mentioned any break of 1.658 ,furthermore , you should know by now that corrections are designed to fool the emotional trader(more than 90% of traders fall in this category) in order to enrich the trend follower .And always remember the News is always embedded in the long -term chart way before it's release because the logical trader anticipates it before the market makes it's move .
Serge Arkhipenko
Serge Arkhipenko Sep 02, 2014 05:51PM GMT
blue joff, Please be attentive: I wrote "I don't see any signs of resuming downtrend for nearest future unless we suddenly break everything and go to 1.658. I have my SL there." and you replied "What are you SMOKING??". Thus, I underlined that all of my analysis will only work above that level. We broke it, I lost via my SL, but I don't care, it was worth a risk for me. I care about average profit over months, and I am making it. My target is about 10 % a month, I don't need more. I often follow the trend, but if you have a look at, for example, bullish trend on GBP over last 1.5 years, not counting the major retracement that started 2 months ago, you will see that apart from bullish movements "in trend" price made a lot of corrections from upper side of the corridor. I don't use my emotions in trading, but I think it's a good idea to catch corrections for someone who CAN do it. I use pure technical analysis for trading, and my system works for me.
Markus Haben
Markus Haben Sep 02, 2014 09:30PM GMT
Hi blue joff,. I tolaly agree. I do this job for nearly 10 years and I learned it the hard way-as you said-a fool with emotions. After that you belong to the 10% making profit..
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