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Trading Short GBPUSD. Gold Bearish on Strong USD. New Indices to Trade!

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Hey Valutraders! It looks like the Indices filled yesterday’s gaps.

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I’m Brad Alexander and in this week’s Market Blast Technicals let’s take a look at GBPUSD, the S&P 500 (US500), the Nikkei (JP225), the Russell 2000 (RUS2000), and Gold (XAUUSD).

Yesterday we pointed out that Gold might be heading for the next key level at $1715.

Price action recovered a bit but we still have a bearish trend channel on the daily chart, the Stochastic Oscillator looks bearish, and the MACD has just fallen below 0.00.Screenshot 2022-08-30 at 11.54.16

Even the Parabolic SAR is looking bearish.Screenshot 2022-08-30 at 11.54.26

Yesterday as well, most global stock indices opened with weekend gaps to the downside but those gaps were filled like this one on the S&P 500.Screenshot 2022-08-30 at 11.54.37

We do, however, have bearish indications like this chart on the Nikkei where the Stochastic Oscillator is Overbought but we will wait for the crossover.Screenshot 2022-08-30 at 11.54.56

Speaking of indices, you can now trade the Russell 2000 on Valutrades MT4, which is an index of US companies with relatively small market capitalisations.

You can also trade the S&P 400 which you can find as US400 on MT4.

This is an index of medium-sized market capitalisations or MidCaps.

Looking at our analysis of Strong vs Weak currencies, we see that the USD is the strongest.Screenshot 2022-08-30 at 11.55.09

There are a few weak currencies right now but GBP seems to be lagging behind the most.Screenshot 2022-08-30 at 11.55.24

Therefore, looking at GBPUSD we see lots of bearish indications on the daily chart with room to move below.

However, watch the fundamentals as the UK expects to change prime ministers very soon.

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CFDs and FX are leveraged products and your capital may be at risk.30 August 2022 Technicals EN TN



This post was written by Graeme Watkins

CEO Valutrades Limited, Graeme Watkins is an FX and CFD market veteran with more than 10 years experience. Key roles include management, senior systems and controls, sales, project management and operations. Graeme has help significant roles for both brokerages and technology platforms.

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