Cable Gains Technical Relief and a Look at Natural Gas

March 4, 2016

Cable Gains Technical Relief and a Look at Natural Gas:

“GBP Services PMI (52.7 v 55.1 expected)”

Despite a weaker than expected UK Services PMI reading, GBP/USD printed a fourth consecutive bullish daily candle. We haven’t seen Cable go on a bullish run like this for a long time and while it is being attributed to over exaggerated Brexit fears, the move is still in fact just a corrective bounce off support in a long term bear market.

GBP/USD Daily:
Forex chart, GBPUSD Daily 160304
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We have been talking about this level on the @VantageFX Twitter account over the last week, so if you were on board then please leave us a comment! Identify your levels and manage your risk around them.

Remember that we have Non Farm Payrolls tonight amidst a broadly weak USD environment. With the Fed not expected to move during March, the greater risk is still to the downside for USD. Any weakness will be seen as confirmation and the USD will sell off, while a beat probably wont be enough to change the market’s views.


Chart of the Day:
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Today’s chart of the day features one of our new markets in Natural Gas (NG):

“Natural gas is a naturally occurring mixture which is primarily used as a fossil fuel. It is used as a source of energy for cooking and the generation of electricity.”

Natural Gas 4 Hour:
Commodities chart, NG 4 Hourly 160304
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The 4 hour chart shows Natural Gas at the bottom of a bearish channel. The previous swing low has been marked here as price now flirts on either side of the level, providing opportunity in both directions.

Natural Gas 15 Minute:
Commodities chart, NG 15 Minute 160304
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Zooming into the 15 minute chart and you can see the break down and re-test more clearly. While price didn’t quite touch the level again, the massive long wicked doji on top of resistance is a hugely bearish signal.

Check out the rest of the new Commodities available to trade through Vantage FX on our MT4 platform.


On the Calendar Friday:
AUD Retail Sales m/m

CAD Trade Balance
USD Average Hourly Earnings m/m
USD Non-Farm Employment Change
USD Unemployment Rate

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Dane Williams – @VantageFX

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