GBP/USD closed lower due to profit taking on Thursday as it consolidates below the 62% retracement level of the 2009-2010-decline crossing. The mid-range close sets the stage for a steady opening on Friday. Stochastics and the RSI are overbought but remain neutral to bullish signalling that sideways to higher prices are possible near-term. If it extends the aforementioned rally, the 75% retracement level of the 2009-2010-decline crossing is the next upside target. Closes below the 20-day moving average crossing are needed to confirm that a short-term top has been posted.