Gold price is showing positive signs above the $1,800 level. Crude oil price is struggling below $80 and might resume its decline.
Important Takeaways for Gold and Oil
· Gold price faced resistance near $1,832 and corrected lower against the US Dollar.
· There is a key bullish trend line forming with support near $1,808 on the hourly chart of gold.
· Crude oil price started a fresh decline from the $82.00 resistance zone.
· There was a break below a major bullish trend line with support near $79.75 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD.
Gold Price Technical Analysis
Gold price attempted an upside break above the $1,825 resistance zone against the US Dollar. The price even cleared the $1,830 level, but the bears were active near the $1,832 zone.
A high was formed near $1,833 and the price started a fresh decline. There was a clear move below the $1,810 and $1,805 support levels. The price traded as low as $1,797 on FXOpen and recently started a fresh increase.
There was a clear move above the $1,805 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average. The price even surpassed the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $1,833 swing high to $1,798 swing low.
Besides, there is a key bullish trend line forming with support near $1,808 on the hourly chart of gold. On the upside, the first major resistance is near the $1,820 level. It is near the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $1,833 swing high to $1,798 swing low.
The next key hurdle is near the $1,832 level, above which it could even test $1,850. A clear upside break above the $1,850 resistance could send the price towards $1,880.
An immediate support on the downside is near the $1,808 level. The next major support is near the $1,800 level, below which there is a risk of a larger decline. In the stated case, the price could decline sharply towards the $1,765 support zone.
Oil Price Technical Analysis
Crude oil price also started a fresh increase from the $74.40 support zone against the US Dollar. The price was able to clear the $76.00 and $78.00 resistance levels.
The price even gained pace above the $80.00 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average. Finally, the bears appeared near the $81.20 level. A high was formed near $81.17 and the price is now correcting gains.
There was a clear move below the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $74.44 swing low to $81.17 high.
It tested the $77.00 support zone. The 61.8% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $74.44 swing low to $81.17 high acted as a support. On the upside, the price might face resistance near $78.80.
The first major resistance is near the $79.20 level. The main resistance sits near the $80 level, above which the price might accelerate higher towards $82.00 or even $85.00.
On the downside, an immediate support is near the $78.00 level. The next major support is near the $77.00 level. If there is a downside break, the price might decline towards $75.00. Any more losses may perhaps open the doors for a move towards the $73.50 support zone.
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