RSI is an oscillator indicator while moving average is a trend indicator.
Today, the GBP/USD market has been in a bullish trend most of the time.GBP/USD market has managed to rise above 1.2760. The question is will this bullish trend continue or will the market reverse and become a bearish 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 the moving average. Although the market has been in a bullish trend most of the time and we don't know whether the market will continue to be in this bullish condition or it will reverse and become a bearish trend, we can use the concept of RSI and moving average to predict the direction of the market for the remaining time.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 risen above 70 thus an indication of an overbought market condition.Although the market has been bullish today and managed to rise above 1.2760, we can decide to follow the concept of RSI and open a sell position because at above 70, that is an indication of an overbought market condition thus the market will reverse and start a downwards trend. 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 risen above the highest high of a moving average thus a downward reversal trend has started to take place. Although today the market has been in a bullish trend and managed to rise above 1.2760, We can decide to follow the concept of moving average because the price has risen above the highest high of a moving average and open a sell position. Here is how our trading idea for GBP/USD sell market looks like today; SELL 1.2760 T/P 1.2710 S/L 1.2800 Make sure to apply risk management while opening your position because this is not an investment advice but just a trading idea