Gold Price and Crude Oil Price At Risk of More Losses

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Gold price started a fresh decline below the $1,685 support zone. Crude oil price is also struggling and remains at a risk of more losses.

Important Takeaways for Gold and Oil

· Gold price started a fresh decline after it failed to stay above $1,700 against the US Dollar.

· There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $1,675 on the hourly chart of gold.

· Crude oil price also started a steady decline from the $90.00 zone.

· There was a break below a major bullish trend line with support near $87.50 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

Gold price attempted to gain pace above the $1,735 level against the US Dollar. However, the price failed to stay above $1,720 and started a fresh decline.

There was a clear move below the $1,700 support zone and the 50 hourly simple moving average. The price declined below the $1,675 level to move into a bearish zone. The decline gained pace below the $1,670 level.

Gold Price Hourly Chart

The price traded as low as $1,660 and is currently consolidating losses. On the upside, the price is facing resistance near the $1,670 level.

The first major resistance is near the $1,675 level. There is also a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $1,675 on the hourly chart of gold. The trend line is near the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $1,735 swing high to $1,660 low.

The main resistance is now forming near the $1,688 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average, above which it could even test the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $1,735 swing high to $1,660 low.

A clear upside break above the $1,700 resistance could send the price towards $1,735. An immediate support on the downside is near the $1,660 level. The next major support is near the $1,650 level, below which there is a risk of a larger decline. In the stated case, the price could decline sharply towards the $1,620 support zone.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

Crude oil price started a fresh decline from the $90.00 resistance zone against the US Dollar. The price traded below the $88.00 support zone to move into a short-term bearish zone.

During the decline, there was a break below a major bullish trend line with support near $87.50 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD. The price even settled below the $87.00 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average.

Oil Price Hourly Chart

There was also a move below the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $80.93 swing low to $89.61 high. The price is now consolidating near the $84.50 level.

On the downside, an immediate support is near the $84.25 level. It is near the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $80.93 swing low to $89.61 high. The next major support is near the $83.00 level.

If there is a downside break, the price might decline towards $81.50. Any more losses may perhaps open the doors for a move towards the $80.00 support zone.

On the upside, the price might face sellers near the $86.20 level. The next key resistance is near the $87.00 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average. The main resistance sits near the $88.0 level, above which the price might accelerate higher towards $90.00 or even $92.00.

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