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    GBP/USD intraday technical levels and trading recommendations for May 18, 2015

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    Overview:

    On March 2, a bearish breakdown of the lower limit of the previous daily channel occurred enhancing the bearish side of the market.

    Persistence below the zone of 1.4950-1.5000 indicated a further bearish decline towards 1.4700.

    Shortly after, the bearish trend was resumed towards the level of 1.4550 where a lower daily bottom was established.

    Evident bullish recovery emerged at 1.4560 pushing the GBP/USD pair above the level of 1.4700. Since then, successive higher highs have been established.

    As anticipated, the daily closure above 1.5060 (50% Fibonacci level) exposed the next resistance levels at 1.5400 and 1.5450 where extensive bearish pressure was previously applied.

    This enhanced the bearish side of the market towards the levels of 1.5300, 1.5250, and 1.5100 where the most recent bullish swing was initiated on May 5.

    Note that Intraday Support 1 (price level of 1.5400) is the most prominent support level to be watched for buy entries when the further bearish pullback occurs.

    On the other hand, the price zone of 1.5750-1.5800 remains a critical resistance zone to be watched for possible sell entries if enough bearish pressure is maintained.

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