RSI is an oscillator indicator while moving average is a trend indicator.
Today being Monday, August the 19th of 2019, the GBP/USD market has been in a bearish trend most of the time.GBP/USD market has managed to fall below 1.2105. The question is will this bearish trend continue or will the GBP/USD market reverse and become a bullish trend. This is indicated from the candlesticks chart below;
From the candlesticks chart above, there is point A which is located along the RSI and point B located along with the moving average. Although the GBP/USD market has been in a bearish trend most of the time and we don't know whether the GBP/USD market will continue to be in this bearish condition or it will reverse and become a bullish trend, we can use the concept of RSI and moving average to predict the direction of the GBP/USD market for the remaining time.
Concept of RSI
Using the concept of RSI, the market is normally considered to be overbought if the RSI rises above 70 and oversold if the RSI falls below 30. At point A, the RSI has fallen below 30 thus an indication of an oversold GBP/USD market condition. Although the GBP/USD market has been bearish today and managed to fall below 1.2105, we can decide to follow the concept of RSI and open a buy position because at below 30, that is an indication of an oversold market condition thus the GBP/USD market will reverse and start an upward trend.
Concept Of Moving Average
Using the concept of moving average, the market is considered to experience a reversal trend if the price rises above the highest high of a moving average or falls below the lowest low of a moving average. At point B, the price has fallen below the lowest low of a moving average thus an upward reversal trend has started to take place. Although today the GBP/USD market has been in a bearish trend and managed to fall below 1.2105, We can decide to follow the concept of moving average because the price has fallen below the lowest low of a moving average and open a buy position. Here is how our trading idea for GBP/USD buy market looks like today;
BUY 1.2105 T/P 1.2155 S/L 1.2065
Make sure to apply risk management while opening your position because this is not investment advice but just a trading idea