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|It was a second consecutive positive week for the CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling Tr (FXB). During the week, the FXB climbed 0.60 points, or 0.46%, and closed at 130.14 on Friday, June 08, 2018. It was the best weekly gain since April 13, 2018. Weekly volume was -22% below 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 (135.25) 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 128.50 on May 29, 2018. FXB lost 10.74 points, or 7.71%, in 6 weeks. The chart has formed a Falling Wedge chart pattern. The downtrend resistance line (126.98) is broken. A broken support is considered to be a long-term bullish 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 resistance line in a medium-term trend.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See FXB weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly Williams' Percentage Range is oversold while Lane's Stochastic is strongly oversold. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with oversold weekly Williams' Percentage Range or strongly oversold weekly Lane's Stochastic. 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 links to access Lane's Stochastic and 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. The distance between MACD and the signal line is near its high, but getting smaller. It indicates that the current medium-term downtrend is still strong, and momentum is beginning to wane. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See FXB short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on May 29, 2018 at 128.50 and reached 130.54 on June 7, 2018. FXB gained -2.04 points, or -1.59%, in 9 days. The price is now at the 19.61% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See FXB daily technical indicators chart]
Daily technical indicators are neutral. During the last week, daily Lane's Stochastic signal line (%D) has moved above oversold area. Such crossover is considered a bullish signal.
The daily MACD line is above its signal line since May 31, 2018. This is an indication that the short-term trend is up.
During the last week, the price has risen above the Parabolic SAR (stop and reversal). A Parabolic SAR below the price is a bullish signal, and it indicates that momentum is likely to remain in the upward 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.