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Lloyds Banking Group's (LSE:LLOY) share price has spent the last three weeks cowering in terror, something that requires a brief update.
There has been a pretty obvious downtrend since the middle of January, one which gives hope movement bettering the trend should provoke recovery to an initial 50.5p with secondary, if bettered, at a confident looking 56p.
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Unfortunately, there has also been a well defined Red uptrend since March, one which was broken last week.
This results in a scenario where weakness now below 45.25p risks promoting reversal to an initial 43p with secondary, if broken, at 40.6p and hopefully a bounce.
Source: Trends and Targets. Past performance is not a guide to future performance
Alistair Strang has led high-profile and "top secret" software projects since the late 1970s and won the original John Logie Baird Award for inventors and innovators. After the financial crash, he wanted to know "how it worked" with a view to mimicking existing trading formulas and predicting what was coming next. His results speak for themselves as he continually refines the methodology.
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