GBP/USD Continues Steep Bearish Trend

<p>GBP/USD (daily chart) as of February 6, 2013 has continued to be weighed down, fluctuating just above its six-month low of 1.5629 established yesterday. This […]</p>

GBP/USD (daily chart) as of February 6, 2013 has continued to be weighed down, fluctuating just above its six-month low of 1.5629 established yesterday. This low occurs within a steep bearish trend that was initiated off a fall from the 1.6300 resistance area in the very beginning of the year, and then a key breakdown below the 1.6000 level in mid-January. More recently, the downtrend pulled back to the upside in a three-day rally last week, only to erase those gains almost immediately and fall further since then. With price now closely approaching downside support around the 1.5600 price region, the bearish trend appears poised to continue. A breakdown below 1.5600 could become the trigger for a strong downtrend continuation move towards key further support around 1.5400 and then the 1.5250 area. In the event of a drop to the latter level, all of the gains made during the bullish trend of the second half of 2012 will have been eliminated.

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