Intraday technical levels and trading recommendations for GBP/USD for December 14, 2015

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A few months ago, the market was pushed above the weekly key zone around 1.5550 in an attempt to reach the area of 1.5900, which has been providing the GBP/USD pair with significant resistance.

Recent weekly candlesticks came as bearish engulfing candles, closing below the level of 1.5220 (the neckline of the Head and Shoulders pattern). This supported the bearish side of the market in the long term.

A long-term bearish target is projected towards the level of 1.4800 for this reversal pattern.

The previous demand level at 1.5200 (the origin of a previous bullish engulfing weekly candlestick) was broken down a month ago. This bearish tendency was confirmed by the Shooting Star and the bearish engulfing weekly candlesticks of the previous weeks.

Hence, a quick bearish decline towards the weekly demand level at 1.4950 was expected as a result of the bearish breakdown below 1.5200.

Note that another weekly closure below 1.4950 is needed to clear the way towards 1.4800 (long-term bearish target). Otherwise, another bullish pullback towards 1.5350 should be expected.

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Prominent demand levels at 1.5350 and 1.5200 were broken down a few weeks ago. These levels currently constitute prominent supply to be watched for new sell entries.

Recently, the key level of 1.5200 was temporarily breached to the upside before a daily bearish engulfing candlestick was expressed around 1.5330 on November 20.

Bearish persistence below 1.5200 and then 1.5050 (previous weekly bottom) enhanced a further bearish decline towards the weekly demand level of 1.4950 (corresponding to the lower limit of the depicted channel).

A bullish engulfing daily candlestick was expressed around 1.4950 on December 3.

That is why a bullish pullback towards 1.5200-1.5230 and probably 1.5350 should be expected as long as GBP/USD bulls keep moving above 1.5000 and 1.5100.

Trading Recommendation:

A valid buy entry was suggested around the weekly demand zone of 1.4950-1.4930. S/L should be elevated to 1.5100. T/P levels should be located at 1.5000, 1.5170 and 1.5300.

On the other hand, a valid sell entry can be offered anywhere around the supply level of 1.5300. S/L should be placed above 1.5350.

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Intraday technical levels and trading recommendations for EUR/USD for December 14, 2015

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The EUR/USD pair moved lower after breaking below the major demand levels around 1.2100 and 1.2000 where historical bottoms were previously established back in July 2012 and June 2010.

EUR/USD bears have previously pushed the price slightly below the monthly demand level of 1.0550 (established in January 1997). Bullish recovery was observed shortly after.

April's candlestick came as bullish engulfing one. However, next monthly candlesticks (August, September, October and November) reflected a strong bearish rejection, which took the price to the area around the level of 1.1450.

Hence, the long-term projected target is still seen at 0.9450 if a bearish breakout below the monthly demand level of 1.0555 occurs before the end of this month (December).

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On August 24, the market looked overbought as bulls were pushing the pair further above the level of 1.1500 (daily supply level).

Shortly after, the intraday supply zone of 1.1360-1.1400 provided significant bearish rejection. An intraday sell entry was suggested. All T/P levels located at 1.1150 and 1.1050 were already reached.

A bearish breakout of the depicted uptrend has been executed on October 23. This enhanced a long-term bearish scenario with targets projected at 1.0800 and 1.0600.

Three weeks ago, daily persistence below the level of 1.0700 (key level) ensured enough bearish momentum towards 1.0550 (prominent monthly low) where a prominent bullish pullback was initiated.

A daily breakdown of the monthly demand level (1.0550) was needed to expose next bearish target levels at 1.0460. However, bullish fixation above 1.0550 and 1.0700 brought the EUR/USD pair back towards the level of 1.0990 (Sell Entry).

Today, the price level of 1.1000 remains a significant supply level to offer a valid sell entry. S/L should be placed above 1.1075. Initial T/P levels should be located at 1.0900 and 1.0810.

On the other hand, an obvious daily fixation above 1.1000 opens the way towards 1.1150 where prominent daily bottoms were previously established.

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Technical analysis of USD/JPY for December 14, 2015

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USD/JPY is expected to trade in a lower range as key resistance is seen at 121.35. Last Friday, the US stock indexes tumbled as energy and materials shares sank on falling oil prices. Investors were cautious over how financial markets would react after this week's Federal Reserve meeting. Nymex crude oil plunged 3.1% to $35.62 a barrel. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.8% to 17,265, the S&P 500 lost 1.9% to 2,012, and the Nasdaq Composite was down 2.2% to 4,933.

Meanwhile, investors piled into the safety of the US government bonds, driving the benchmark 10-year Treasury yield down to 2.139% from 2.239% on Thursday. And gold was up by 0.3% to $1,074 an ounce.

Boosted by falling oil prices, USD/CAD chalked fresh 11-year highs and rose 1.0% to $1.3754. Also, the US dollar strengthened against other commodity-related currencies. AUD/USD dropped 1.3% to 0.7186 and NZD/USD was down 0.5% to 0.6719. On the other hand, EUR/USD rose 0.4% to 1.0987 and USD/JPY dropped 0.6% to a 5-week closing low of 120.86.

The pair fell to as low as 120.55 last Friday. Currently, it keeps trading on the downside and is around the 20-period (30-minute chart) moving average, which is below the 50-period one. Meanwhile, the relative strength index remains below the neutrality level of 50 lacking upward momentum. The first downside target at 120.50 (last Friday's low) is in sight and a breakout below this level would open a path toward 120.15 (last seen on October 28).

Trading recommendations:

The pair is trading below its pivot point. It is likely to trade in a lower range as long as it remains below the pivot point. Short positions are recommended with the first target at 120.50. A break of that target will move the pair further downwards to 120.15. The pivot point stands at 121.35. In case the price moves in the opposite direction and bounces back from the support level, it will move above its pivot point. It is likely to move further to the upside. According to that scenario, long positions are recommended with the first target at 121.85 and the second target at 122.25.

Resistance levels: 121.85 122.25 122.70

Support levels: 120.50 120.15 119.75

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Technical analysis of GBP/JPY for December 14, 2015

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GBP/JPY is expected to trade in a lower range. The pair stays below its key resistance at 184.50 capped by its 20-period intraday moving average, which has crossed below the 50-period one. Meanwhile, the relative strength index is turning down to 50. The first target to the downside is set at the horizontal support overlapping at 181.95. A breakout below this level would open the way to further weakness toward 181.15.

Trading recommendations:

The pair is trading below its pivot point. It is likely to trade in a lower range as long as it remains below the pivot point. Short positions are recommended with the first target at 181.95. A break of that target will move the pair further downwards to 181.15. The pivot point stands at 184.50. In case the price moves in the opposite direction and bounces back from the support level, it will move above its pivot point. It is likely to move further to the upside. According to that scenario, long positions are recommended with the first target at 185.05 and the second target at 185.70.

Resistance levels: 185.05 185.70 186.35

Support levels: 181.95 181.15 180.35

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Technical analysis of USD/CHF for December 14, 2015

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USD/CHF is expected to trade with a bearish bias as key resistance is seen at 0.9865. The pair is turning down, and is still under pressure below the resistance at 0.9865, representing the key horizontal level and the current 50-period moving average. The 20-period moving average is reversing down plying a role of resistance. Furthermore, the relative strength index is below its neutrality area of 50. Therefore, as long as 0.9865 acts as resistance, look for choppy price actions with a bearish bias. Our next down targets are seen at 0.9795 and 0.9750.

Trading recommendations:

The pair is trading below its pivot point. It is likely to trade in a lower range as long as it remains below the pivot point. Short positions are recommended with the first target at 0.9795. A break of that target will move the pair further downwards to 0.9750. The pivot point stands at 0.9865. In case the price moves in the opposite direction and bounces back from the support level, it will move above its pivot point. It is likely to move further to the upside. According to that scenario, long positions are recommended with the first target at 0.9915 and the second target at 0.9950.

Resistance levels: 0.9915 0.9950 0.9985

Support levels: 0.9795 0.9750 0.97

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Technical analysis of NZD/USD for December 14, 2015

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NZD/USD is expected to trade with a bullish bias currently trading at 0.6700, the pair is just above its key support at 0.6724 and is still testing this threshold. The intraday technical indicator such as the relative strength index is mixed calling for being cautious. Besides, the 20-period and 50-period moving averages are turning flat, posting mixed signals. In this case, as long as 0.6700 is not clearly broken, we remain cautiously positive with targets at 0.6790 and 0.6835.

Trading recommendations:

The pair is trading above its pivot point. It is likely to trade in a wider range as long as it remains above its pivot point. As long as the price holds above its pivot point, long positions are recommended with the first target at 0.6790 and the second target at 0.6835. In the alternative scenario, short positions are recommended with the first target at 0.666 if the price moves below its pivot points. A break of this target is likely to push the pair further downwards, and one may expect the second target at 0.6590. The pivot point is at 0.67.

Resistance levels: 0.6790 0.6835 0.6875

Support levels: 0.6660 0.6590 0.6565

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Daily analysis of Silver for December 14, 2015

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Overview

Silver price ended last week trading below the level of 13.96, which puts the price under the negative pressure in the upcoming period, opening the way towards 13.50 and then to 13.00 as next major targets. The EMA50 negatively influences the price, while stochastic gradually loses its bullish momentum to support the suggested bearish bias. Be aware that breaching 13.96 and then 14.15 will hinder the current decline making the price to recover attempts on an intraday basis. Silver price has been trading negatively since morning in an attempt to move away from the level of 13.96, which supports the continuation of our bearish trend expectations efficiently for the rest of the day. With supported from the EMA50 waiting for visiting 13.50 and then 13.00 should remind you that holding below 13.96 and 14.15 is important for the continuation of the suggested decline.

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Daily analysis of GBP/JPY for December 14, 2015

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Overview

A fall from 188.79 is expected to extend lower with resistance 186.33 remaining intact. As noted before, a consolidation pattern from 180.36 was completed at 188.79 and a deeper decline should be seen back to the support zone of 180.36/64. Nonetheless, a break of minor resistance at 186.33 would now dampen our bearish view and turn focus back to 188.79. Also, GBP/JPY was close to key cluster resistance of 61.8% retracement of 251.09 to 116.83 at 199.80, which is close to the psychological level of 200. A breakout of 174.86 will confirm trend reversal and bring a deeper fall to 38.2% retracement of 116.83 to 195.86 at 165.67. In case of another rise, we'll be cautious on strong resistance from 199.80/200.00.

Daily Pivots: (S1) 183.37; (P) 184.21; (R1) 184.86;

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EUR/NZD analysis for December 14, 2015

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Overview:

Recently, EUR/NZD has been moving downwards. The price tested the level of 1.6234. In the background, the price went down in an ultra-high volume (selling climax), so trading around the level of 1.6180 looks very risky. I saw rejection from Fibonacci retracement 61.8% at the level of 1.6255. We may see potential retesting of 1.6560 during the next period. Selling looks very risky.

Fibonacci Pivot Points:

Resistance levels:

R1: 1.6430

R2: 1.6500

R3: 1.6615

Support levels:

S1: 1.6210

S2: 1.6140

S3: 1.6030

Trading recommendations : Selling EUR/NZD at this stage looks very risky since the price is testing the major support cluster. Watch for potential buying opportunities on dips.

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Technical analysis of Silver for December 14, 2015

Technical outlook and chart setups:

Silver is trading around the level of $13.67 at the moment dropping below $13.76. Fresh lows have been reached today, but bullish divergence remains on the daily chart view (not shown here). The metal is expected to produce a counter-trend bounce any time soon, but it is recommended to remain flat at the moment. Immediate support is seen at $13.00 followed by $12.00 and lower, while resistance is seen at $14.60 and higher. Bears shall continue to remain in control until prices remain under the level of $14.60.

Trading recommendations:

Remain flat now.

Good luck!

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Technical analysis of Gold for December 14, 2015

Technical outlook and chart setups:

Gold reached intraday lows at the level of $1,065.00 before pulling back higher again today. The yellow metal is trading around $1,067.00/68.00 now. We expect it to hit a highs of $1,115.00 until prices stay broadly above $1,062.00 and subsequently above $1,045.00. It is hence recommended to remain long from Friday ($1,062.00), with risk at $1,045.00. Immediate support is seen at $1,062.00 (interim) followed by $1,045.00 and lower, while resistance is seen at $1,084.00 followed by $1,088.00 and higher.

Trading recommendations:

Remain long with stop at $1,045.00, a target is open.

Good luck!

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Technical analysis of GBP/CHF for December 14, 2015

Technical outlook and chart setups:

The GBP/CHF pair has reached fresh lows today and is currently trading around the levels of 1.4840/50. According to the wave structure, a drop from 1.5570 still seems to be corrective. It can be completed at both 1.4850 or 1.4800. It is therefore recommended to remain long looking for an opportunity to add positions around the level of 1.4800 if reached with risk around 1.4700. Immediate support is seen at the level of 1.4700, while resistance is seen at 1.5150 followed by 1.5320 and higher respectively.

Trading recommendations:

Remain long, add further around 1.4800, stop is at 1.4700, a target is open.

Good luck!

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Technical analysis of EUR/JPY for December 14, 2015

Technical outlook and chart setups:

The EUR/JPY has dropped lower towards 132.40/50 levels today. Please note that it is also around the Fibonacci 0.382 support of the entire rally between 129.00 and 134.00 respectively. It is quite possible that the pair bounces or at least produces a pullback from current levels. It is hence recommended to take profits on short positions taken earlier. Immediate support is seen at the levels of 132.40/50 (interim) followed by 131.50 and lower, while resistance is seen at 133.00 followed by 133.50, 134.50, and higher. On the flip side, a breakout below 132.40 would accelerate further downside.

Trading recommendations:

Place take profits on short positions taken earlier and remain flat.

Good luck!

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Technical analysis of EUR/USD for December 14, 2015

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Overview:

  • The level of 1.1088 is going to form a coherent resistance this week. Moreover, it might be important to notice that the pivot point of the EUR/USD pair will be set at the price of 1.0941. Besides, the support was broken and turned into resistance last week. As a result, it will very profitable to sell at 1.1088 with a target at 1.0941 in the short term in order to test the first support. On the other hand, the best place to set stop loss should be above the weekly resistance 1 (1.1088).

Notes:

  • Major support will be set at the price of 1.0852; and the double bottom has been already placed at 1.0795.
  • Major resistance is going to be at 1.1088
  • We expect a new range about 325 pips this week.
  • If the trend is upward, then the strength of the currency will be defined as follows: EUR is in an uptrend and USD is in a downtrend.

Weekly technical levels of EUR/USD:

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Review:

  • The pivot point: resistance 3 and support 3 are considered to be clear indicators of the maximum range of extreme volatility, though it could pass them through. Pivot lines work well on sideways markets as the prices are most likely to be located between the resistance 1 and support 1 lines. Within a strong trend, the price is expected to be lower than the pivot point line and to continue moving. If released breaking news affect the market, the price is likely to go straight through resistance 1 or support 1 and even reach resistance 2 and resistance 3 or support 2 and support 3.
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Technical analysis of GBP/USD for December 14, 2015

The weekly technical analysis of the GBP/USD pair:

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Trading recommendations:

  • According to the previous events, the GBP/USD pair is still moving between the levels of 1.5239 and 1.5034.
  • Strong resistance will be formed at 1.5239 providing a clear signal for sell deals with a targets seen at the daily pivot point (1.5100) and 1.5064. On the other hand, stop loss should be placed above the double top at 1.5260.
  • Strong level (support) will be formed at 1.5034 providing a clear signal for buy deals with a target seen at 1.5205.

Observations:

  • The double top will be set at the level of 1.5239.
  • We expect a range of 110 pips today.
  • But it should be noted that the risk of 73 pips must make a profit of 110 pips.
  • Volatility: 295. Therefore, the market indicates the lower volatility.
  • The value of 23.6% Fibonacci retracement levels is 1.5022 (for confirming for the bullish market).
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Global macro overview for 14/12/2015

Global macro overview for 14/12/2015:

The eurozone industrial production data was released early this morning have beating the expectations: market participants had expected the number to be at the level of 0.3% m/m (1.4% y/y), the number was 0.6% m/m (1.9% y/y). Comparing this data to the previous month output (-0.3% m/m; 1.3% y/y), we can see solid improvement in the EU industrial production as this sector of the economy is continuing to build up momentum.

The EUR/USD pair is trading slowly in the middle of a range ahead of the Fed's rate decision on Wednesday. The next support is seen at the level of 1.0923 and next resistance is seen at the level of 1.1030.

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Global macro overview for 14/12/2015

Global macro overview for 14/12/2015:

The most anticipated fundamental event, the Fed's interest rate decision, will take place this week. On the other hand, last night's data regarding Japan's Tankan Manufacturing index was better than expected (25 vs. 23 expected and 12 vs. 11 expected) against the disappointing outlook. In particular, the weak manufacturer outlook suggested a fall to -4 from -2, which is a surprising signal about widespread pessimism from businesses. This might be the first reason behind the BOJ's decision to broaden easing measures in Q1 2016.

The USD/JPY pair is trading in the middle of a range between the levels of 120.02 and 122.24, still above the long-term golden trend line.

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Gold : analysis for December 14 , 2015

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Overview:

Since our last analysis, gold has been trading sideways around the level of $1,068.00. In the daily time frame, I found an inside-bar formation with support at the level of $1,058.15 and resistance at the level of $1,088.50. A trend is downward in mid and long term. According to the H1 time frame, we can observe a buying climax with a very wide spread of bars and strong reaction from sellers. I found lower swing highs and supply trend line, which is a sign of downward momentum. I have placed Fibonacci expansion to find potential support. Fibonacci expansion 100% is at the level of $1,063.00 (already tested) and Fibonacci expansion 161.8% is at the level of $1,050.00. If the price breaks the level of $1,062.00 in a high volume, we may see potential testing of the level of $1,050.00.

Daily Fibonacci pivot points:

Resistance levels

R1: 1,073.15

R2: 1,073.60

R3: 1,074.37

Support levels:

S1: 1,071.60

S2: 1,071.13

S3: 1,070.35

Trading recommendations: Watch for selling opportunities. A trend is downward in the short and mid terms.

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Technical analysis of EUR/JPY for December 14, 2015

General overview for 14/12/2015 08:50 CET

A corrective cycle might be evolving into more complex WXY pattern if the level of 133.33 is not clearly violated. However, if this level is broken, the abcde green triangle pattern in wave (b) is completed and impulsive wave to the upside is in progress.

Support/Resistance:

134.74 - WR2

134.57 - Swing High

133.62 - WR1

133.33 - Intraday Resistance

133.11 - Weekly Pivot

132.48 - Intraday Support

132.12 - 50%Fibo

Trading recommendations:

Day traders should consider placing sell orders only from the level of 133.33 with tight SL and TP at the level of 132.47 and 132.12.

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USDX technical analysis for December 14, 2015

The US dollar index failed to reach a new lower low last week. It is now testing important short-term resistance levels. As I have been expecting since last Friday, bulls should regain control of the trend as the Fed is expected to raise rates and strengthen the US dollar.

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Black line - resistance trend line

Although the market might have already priced in a rate hike, technically the US dollar index is ready to give a short-term bullish signal by breaking above the resistance trend line at 97.90. Next resistance is seen at 98.90. Support is found at 97.20. If it gets broken, we should expect the level of 96.50 to be tested.

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In the weekly chart, we can see how the price held above the first Ichimoku support the tenkan-sen at 97.15 where the 50% Fibonacci retracement is also found. Bulls have stepped in and from this area we could see the next upward leg that can bring the index to new highs above 100-101.The material has been provided by InstaForex Company - www.instaforex.com

Gold technical analysis for December 14, 2015

Gold price remains under pressure, and we have not seen yet another breakout or bullish signal. This will happen only if the price breaks above $1,080. Gold price has stopped moving to lower lows and this increases the chances of a weekly bounce towards at least $1,120.

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Black line - resistance

Green line - support

In the 4-hour chart, gold price remains above the Ichimoku cloud support. Important short-term resistance is found at the black downward sloping trend line at $1,080. Support is found at $1,060. Breaking above $1,080 will increase the chances of a move towards $1,100-$1,120. Breaking below $1,060 will open the way to $1,000.

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Nothing new is happening in the weekly chart. Oversold stochastic and RSI turning upwards. Selling pressure stopped pushing the price towards new lows and we should expect a strong bounce soon. However, with the FOMC meeting taking place this week, traders should be very cautious.The material has been provided by InstaForex Company - www.instaforex.com

Technical analysis of USD/CAD for December 14, 2015

General overview for 14/12/2015 08:30 CET

An ending diagonal idea has been invalidated as there is no wave one and wave four overlap. The whole wave 5 looks more like a typical impulsive wave. Please notice the bearish divergence supports the view that the top for the wave B purple is in place, and to confirm the top the market must break below the technical support level of 1.3621.

Support/Resistance:

1.3756 - Intraday Resistance

1.3679 - Intraday Support

1.3646 - Weekly Pivot

1.3621 - Technical Support

Trading recommendations:

Swing traders should consider closing long-term buy orders as the cycles in the higher time frames suggests possible completion of the five wave impulsive development and an imminent corrective cycle ahead.

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Technical analysis of GBP/USD for December 14, 2015

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After a volatile downtrend started on June 18, 2015, it seems that the GBP/USD pair found support in the area around 1.49. In overall, the trend is still bearish, but it looks like the pair is in a correctional phase now that should send the price higher.

The 23.6% Fibonacci retracement level was broken and then rejected. Exactly the same happened to the downtrend trend line as it was broken and then rejected, which might results in a continuation of the correctional move up.

Currently, S1(1.5140) acts as important support level, which the GBP/USD pair could retest once again. If that happens, consider buying the cable in the area of S1, targeting R1 (1.5290) resistance area, which is 38.2% Fibonacci retracement level.

Support: 1.5140

Resistance: 1.5290

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Technical analysis of EUR/GBP for December 14, 2015

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As per my previous forecast, EUR/GBP is expected to trigger the sell signal and I think the price will move lower. This might not be a fast decline but rather slow and consistent one.

After the downtrend channel and 38.2% Fibonacci were rejected, the price could consolidate for a couple of days, but in overall it seems very reasonable to expect a downtrend in the mid-term.

Consider selling EUR/GBP on small pullbacks with the stop loss well above R2 targeting potential double bottom near the S4 (0.6940) area.

Support: 0.7210, 0.7145, 0.7060

Resistance: 0.7280, 0.7360

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Daily analysis of major pairs for December 14, 2015

EUR/USD: The bullish breakout, which took place on December 3, 2015, has been sustained so far. This means that the breakout was not false one. The price moved upwards last week closing just below the resistance line at 1.1000, which is an important price area. With ongoing buying pressure in the market, the price could go above the resistance line this week. One thing should be noted, we may witness some weakness in the EUR/USD pair before the end of this month.

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USD/CHF: The USD/CHF pair traded further downwards last week. Within the last two weeks, the price has come down by over 460 pips suggesting further southward attempts. This is possible because the USD/CHF pair faces two challenges: the euro is strong and the Swiss franc could potentially rally before the Christmas Eve. Nonetheless, the USD might rally against other currencies.

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GBP/USD: From Monday to Tuesday last week, the cable was trending downwards. However, it was trending upwards from Tuesday to Friday closing above the accumulation territory at 1.5200. An upward movement of 250 pips has enabled a Bullish Confirmation Pattern to form in the market since last Tuesday. The distribution territories of 1.5250 and 1.5300 are potential targets for bulls, though that does not rule out the chances for pullbacks to occur in the market.

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USD/JPY: After the pair has almost reached the supply level at 123.50, this currency trading instrument pulled backed in an intensive manner (a movement of 250 pips). This has led to a "sell" signal in the market, though the outlook for JPY pairs remains bullish for December 2015. Until that bullish outlook materializes, the current "sell" signal should be respected.

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EUR/JPY: The EUR/JPY pair had consolidated in the first few trading days of the previous week, and then traded lower. The lower movement was shallow because the extant bias remains bullish. There is a possibility that the price would continue trading lower, which may threaten the bullish bias. The only thing that can change this is when the yen loses its stamina.

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Elliott wave analysis of EUR/NZD for December 14, 2015

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Wave summary:

Wave [ii] ended at 1.6144 as we expected and we can see a nice rally unfolding. We can even observe a breakout above minor resistance at 1.6368 adding confidence in our call for a bottom for a bottom at 1.6144 and a new impulsive rally towards the ares above resistance at 1.6749 for a continuation to 1.7191 and maybe even higher to 1.7896 in wave iii.

In the short term, we will ideally see minor support at 1.6265 protecting the downside for a breakout above 1.6390 and more importantly above resistance at 1.6446 for the next rally higher towards 1.6749 and higher.

Trading recommendation:

We missed an entry point at 1.6150 by 4 small pips. Our second entry at 1.6245 was hit that is why we should raise our stop to 1.6210. If you are not long EUR yet, buy near 1.6265 or upon a breakout above 1.6390 and use the same stop at 1.6210.

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Elliott wave analysis of EUR/JPY for December 14, 2015

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Wave summary:

EUR/JPY failed to break out minor resistance of 134.00, which kept a corrective decline in wave alive for a deeper correction. The next corrective target is the 50% corrective target of wave a at 132.11 with the 61.8% corrective target located at 131.52.

In the short term, the corrective decline will proceed closer to 132.11 and possibly lower to 131.52 as long as resistance at 133.72 stays intact. Only a break above resistance at 133.72 will indicate a new rally higher towards 136.69 as the correction is over and.

Trading recommendation:

Our stop at 132.70 was hit for a small loss. We will re-buy EUR at 131.60 or upon a breakout above 133.72. One order cancels the other.

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Technical analysis of EUR/USD for December 14, 2015

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When the European market opens, economic news on the ECB President Draghi Speaks and Industrial Production m/m is due to be released today.The US will not publish any economic data. So amid the reports, EUR/USD will move with low to medium volatility during this day.

TODAY TECHNICAL LEVELS:

Breakout BUY Level: 1.1034.

Strong Resistance:1.1028.

Original Resistance: 1.1017.

Inner Sell Area: 1.1006.

Target Inner Area: 1.0981.

Inner Buy Area: 1.0956.

Original Support: 1.0945.

Strong Support: 1.0934.

Breakout SELL Level: 1.0928.

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Technical analysis of USD/JPY for December 14, 2015

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In Asia, Japan will release data on the Tertiary Industry Activity m/m, Revised Industrial Production m/m, Tankan Non-Manufacturing Index, and Tankan Manufacturing Index. The US will not release any economic data today. So, there is a strong probability that the USD/JPY pair will move with low volatility during this day.

TODAY TECHNICAL LEVELS:

Resistance. 3: 121.46.

Resistance. 2: 121.22.

Resistance. 1: 120.99.

Support. 1: 120.70.

Support. 2: 120.46.

Support. 3: 120.22.

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Daily analysis of USDX for December 14, 2015

On the H1 chart, the USDX is trying to find strong bottom around the level of 97.60, as the index will try another bullish breath towards the zone of the 200 SMA. However, any breakout below the level of 97.60 will expose the USDX to test the level of 97.01 on a short-term basis. A consolidation below it will push the index in late December.

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H1 chart's resistance levels: 98.14 / 98.80

H1 chart's support levels: 97.60 / 97.01

Trading recommendations for today: Based on the H1 chart, place sell (short) orders only if the USDX breaks with a bearish candlestick; the support level is found at 97.60, take profit is at 97.01, and stop loss is at 98.21.

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Daily analysis of GBP/USD for December 14, 2015

The GBP/USD pair is forming a higher high pattern above the support level of 1.5181, after a bullish consolidation performed above the 200 SMA on the H1 chart. However, the pair is trying to do some consolidation moves in a slow bias, so we should be aware of any deeper pullbacks that could make this pair to test the support level of 1.5122. The MACD indicator is at the positive territory.

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H1 chart's resistance levels: 1.5238 / 1.5302

H1 chart's support levels: 1.5181 / 1.5122

Trading recommendations for today: Based on the H1 chart, place buy (long) orders only if the GBP/USD pair breaks a bullish candlestick; the resistance level is seen at 1.5238, take profit is at 1.5302, and stop loss is at 1.5178.

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