Daily Price Outlook

    The GBP/USD, colloquially known as "Cable," has always been a significant pair in the forex markets. It serves as a temperature gauge for the relative economic strength and geopolitical dynamics between the UK and the US. As of our analysis date, October 18, the pair stands at 1.21796, noting a slight uptick of 0.20%.

    The pivotal level to monitor is 1.2220. On the upside, resistances lie at 1.2274, followed by 1.2338, and a more prominent level at 1.2421. On the downside, key supports are stationed at 1.2124, followed by 1.2069, and 1.2020.

    In the realm of technical indicators, the RSI reads 47, suggesting a somewhat bearish sentiment as it's below the 50 midpoint. Interestingly, the MACD has shown a bullish sign, with its line crossing above the signal line, suggesting potential upward momentum. The current price is marginally below the 50 EMA at 1.2199, a level that might act as a short-term pivot.

    The GBP/USD paints a mixed picture. It leans bearish as prices remain below 1.2200, but the MACD suggests a potential bullish momentum. This contradiction suggests traders might be in for a period of consolidation or volatility. In the short term, the pair could waver around the 1.2200 mark, possibly testing the nearby resistances if the upward momentum continues.

    GBP/USD Price Chart – Source: Tradingview
    GBP/USD Price Chart – Source: Tradingview

    GBP/USD  - Trade Idea

    Entry Price – Sell Limit 1.22158

    Take Profit – 1.21341

    Stop Loss – 1.22601

    Risk to Reward – 1: 1.8

    Profit & Loss Per Standard Lot = +$817/ -$443

    Profit & Loss Per Micro Lot = +$81/ -$44



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