Gold Price Corrects Gains While Crude Oil Price Aims Higher – Action Forex

Gold price is correcting lower from the $2,088 resistance. Crude oil price is rising and it could climb further higher toward the $75.90 resistance.

Important Takeaways for Gold and Oil Prices Analysis Today

  • Gold price failed to clear the $2,088 resistance and corrected lower against the US Dollar.
  • A key contracting triangle is forming with support at $2,042 on the hourly chart of gold at FXOpen.
  • Crude oil prices are moving higher above the $71.00 resistance zone.
  • There is a key bullish trend line forming with support near $72.60 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD at FXOpen.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

On the hourly chart of Gold at FXOpen, the price was able to climb above the $2,050 resistance. The price even broke the $2,078 level before the bears appeared.

The price traded as high as $2,088 before there was a downside correction. There was a move below the $2,060 pivot zone. The price settled below the 50-hour simple moving average and RSI dipped below 50. Finally, it tested the $2,030 zone.

The price is now attempting a recovery wave above the $2,040 level. It climbed above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $2,078 swing high to the $2,030 low.

If the bulls remain active, the price could start a fresh increase. Immediate resistance is near the 50-hour simple moving average at $2,046. The next major resistance is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $2,078 swing high to the $2,030 low at $2,055.

An upside break above the $2,055 resistance could send Gold price toward $2,078. Any more gains may perhaps set the pace for an increase toward the $2,088 level.

Initial support on the downside is near the $2,042 level. There is also a key contracting triangle forming with support at $2,042. The first major support is $2,030. If there is a downside break below $2,030, the price might decline further. In the stated case, the price might drop toward $2,010.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

On the hourly chart of WTI Crude Oil at FXOpen, the price started a decent increase against the US Dollar. The price gained bullish momentum after it broke the $71.00 resistance as mentioned in the previous analysis.

There was a sustained upward move above the $71.50 and $72.20 levels. The bulls pushed the price above the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent drop from the $74.02 swing high to the $71.14 low.

It is now trading above the 50-hour simple moving average and the RSI is rising toward 65. Immediate resistance is near the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the recent drop from the $74.02 swing high to the $71.14 low at $73.35.

If the price climbs further higher, it could face resistance near $74.00. The next major resistance is near the $75.90 level. Any more gains might send the price toward the $78.00 level.

Conversely, the price might correct gains and retest the 50-hour simple moving average and a connecting bullish trend line at $72.60. The next major support on the WTI crude oil chart is near $71.00.

If there is a downside break, the price might decline toward $69.40. Any more losses may perhaps open the doors for a move toward the $68.00 support zone.



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