GBP/USD News & Analysis

Recent GBP/USD Forex News

Buck in Bad Shape But....

The technicals are not looking great if you're a US Dollar bull. At the same time, we are at interesting levels. 


Even if the Bank of Canada Hikes....

We're coming off a wild Tuesday session and heading into what could be a much...


Strategy and Trade Review into Holiday Week

Trading conditions may be a little thinner in the early week on account of th...


US Dollar Very Close to Meaningful Low

The Dollar has been obliterated of late, but there is solid evidence supporti...


When Monetary Policy Reversal Went Global

Stocks hadn't been bothered much by Fed normalization to this point, but they...


Focus Shifts to Pound and Loonie

We caught a nice entry in Cable on Wednesday and it was nice to see after tak...

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Euro Chart Most Important Right Now

The markets are in a holding pattern and we need to use EURUSD as the proxy f...


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The British Pound with US Dollar (GBPUSD) currency pair is most active during European and North American hours. The GBPUSD rate is one of the four major currency pairs and is one of the most liquid markets in the world. This major pair is also known as ‘Cable.’

The nickname is rooted in history and, inspired by the transatlantic cable that stretched the Atlantic ocean so that the United States and Great Britain could communicate with one another. The US and UK economies are also amongst the strongest economies in the world, which makes this an attractive currency pair to trade.

The British Pound is actually the 4th most widely traded currency in the world behind the US Dollar, Euro and Japanese Yen.

The interactive live GBPUSD chart below shows the current price action. The recent GBPUSD analysis can be found below the chart.