CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling Tr
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|It was the negative week for the CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling Tr (FXB). During the week, the FXB gave back -0.47 points, or -0.37%, and closed at 125.29 on Friday, September 07, 2018. Weekly volume was 54% above average. |
Long-term trend: [See FXB long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on January 11, 2017 at 117.48 and reached 139.24 on April 16, 2018. FXB gained -21.76 points, or -18.52%, in 65 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Channel chart pattern. The uptrend support line (138.43) is broken. A broken support is considered to be a long-term bearish signal. Use the following links to access Trend Support/Resistance Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with broken trend support in a long-term trend.
Medium-term trend: [See FXB medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term downtrend had started on April 16, 2018 at 139.24 and reached 122.88 on August 15, 2018. FXB lost 16.36 points, or 11.75%, in 17 weeks. The chart has formed a Falling Channel chart pattern. The trend support level is at 123.26 and resistance is at 126.02. A Falling Channel represents price movement contained between parallel lower (support) and upper (resistance) trend lines. Trading Channeling stocks is one of the most reliable and accurate trading techniques that provide traders with precise entry and exit points as well as stop-losses and take-profit recommendations. Use the following link to access a Falling Channel chart pattern help, or use a Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with Falling Channel pattern in a medium-term trend.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See FXB weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly Williams' Percentage Range is oversold. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with weekly oversold Williams' Percentage Range. Oscillators are designed to signal a possible trend reversal. They can act as alerts and should be taken in conjunction with other technical analysis tools. Oscillators can be used to confirm other technical signals. Use the following link to access Williams' Percentage Range help.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since April 20, 2018. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is down. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See FXB short-term trend chart]
A short-term downtrend had started on August 29, 2018 at 126.39 and reached 124.29 on September 4, 2018. FXB lost 2.10 points, or 1.66%, in 6 days. The price is now at the 47.62% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See FXB daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Williams' Percentage Range is overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with overbought daily Williams' Percentage Range. During the last week, daily Lane's Stochastic signal line (%D) has moved below overbought area. Such crossover is considered a bearish signal. Use the following link to access Lane's Stochastic help.
The daily MACD line is above its signal line since August 20, 2018. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low and getting smaller.
During the last week, the price has fallen below the Parabolic SAR (stop and reversal). A Parabolic SAR above the price is a bearish signal, and it indicates that momentum is likely to remain in the downward direction. A Parabolic SAR is used as a trailing stop loss for long or short positions. It works best during strong trending periods. Use the following links to access Parabolic SAR Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the Parabolic SAR close to the price level.
The price is close to the moving average in the center of the Bollinger Bands. The Bollinger Bands are often used with a non-oscillator indicator like chart patterns or a trendline. The signals are considered more reliable if these indicators confirm the recommendation of the Bollinger Bands. Use the following links to access the Bollinger Bands Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the price above the Upper Bollinger Band or below the Lower Bollinger Band.
Price is close to the 50 Day Moving Average. While daily technical indicators are overbought, the 50 Day Moving Average is considered a resistance level. The moving average crossover signals work better when the stock develops a strong trend, but they are ineffective when the stock is in a trading range. Moving average crossover systems can be effective, but should be used in conjunction with trend patterns, momentum indicators, candlesticks and other aspects of technical analysis. Use the following links to access Moving Average Crossover trading technique, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the Moving Average close to the price level.