Market Analysis: Gold Price Dips From $2K While Crude Oil Price Recovers

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Gold price surged toward the $2,000 zone before the bears appeared. Crude oil price is attempting a recovery wave above the $75.00 zone.

Important Takeaways for Gold and Oil Prices Analysis Today

· Gold price started a steady increase from the $1,965 zone against the US Dollar.

· A key bearish trend line is forming with resistance at $1,995 on the hourly chart of gold at FXOpen.

· Crude oil prices started a decent recovery wave from the $73.80 support.

· There is a connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance near $77.00 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD at FXOpen.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

On the hourly chart of Gold at FXOpen, the price found support near the $1,965 zone. The price remained in a bullish zone and started a strong increase above $1,985.

There was a decent move above the 50-hour simple moving average. The bulls pushed the price above the $1,985 and $1,995 resistance levels. Finally, the price tested the $2,005 zone before the bears appeared.

There was a minor downside correction below $2,000 and the RSI dipped below 50. There was a move below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $1,965 swing low to the $2,007 high.

Initial support on the downside is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $1,965 swing low to the $2,007 high at $1,985. The first major support is near the $1,975 zone.

If there is a downside break below the $1,975 support, the price might decline further. In the stated case, the price might drop toward the $1,965 support.

Immediate resistance is near a key bearish trend line at $1,995 and the 50-hour simple moving average. The next major resistance is near the $2,005 level. An upside break above the $2,005 resistance could send Gold price toward $2,020. Any more gains may perhaps set the pace for an increase toward the $2,032 level.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

On the hourly chart of WTI Crude Oil at FXOpen, the price found support near the $73.80 zone against the US Dollar. The price formed a base and started a recovery wave above $74.50.

The bulls were able to push the price above the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $78.44 swing high to the $73.81 low. The hourly RSI is back above the 50 level, but the price is struggling near the 50-hour simple moving average.

There is also a connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance near $77.00. It is close to the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $78.44 swing high to the $73.81 low.

A clear move above the trend line resistance could send the price toward the $78.40 resistance. Any more gains might send the price toward the $80.00 level.

Conversely, the price might start a fresh decline from the $77.00 resistance. Immediate support sits near the $76.10 level. The next major support on the WTI crude oil chart is $73.80.

If there is a downside break, the price might decline toward $72.35. Any more losses may perhaps open the doors for a move toward the $70.00 support zone.

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