Gold Price Drops While Crude Oil Price Aims Fresh Increase

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Gold price started a fresh decline and traded below $1,650. Crude oil price is holding the $84.25 support and might start a fresh increase.

Important Takeaways for Gold and Oil

· Gold price failed to surpass $1,680 and started a fresh decline against the US Dollar.

· There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $1,638 on the hourly chart of gold.

· Crude oil price is showing positive signs above the $84.25 support zone.

· There is a major bullish trend line forming with support near $83.80 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

Gold price failed to gain strength for a move above the $1,680 resistance against the US Dollar. The price started a fresh decline and traded below the $1,650 support level.

There was a clear move below the $1,640 support zone and the 50 hourly simple moving average. The price traded as low as $1,622 on FXOpen and recently there was a recovery wave. The price was able to clear the $1,630 resistance zone.

However, the price failed to clear $1,645 and started another decline. It traded below the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $1,622 swing low to $1,645 high.

It is now trading below the $1,630 level. There was also a move below the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $1,622 swing low to $1,645 high. An immediate support on the downside is near the $1,622 level.

The next major support is near the $1,620 level, below which there is a risk of a larger decline. In the stated case, the price could decline sharply towards the $1,600 support zone.

On the upside, the price is facing resistance near the $1,635 level. The first major resistance is near the $1,638 level. There is also a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $1,638 on the hourly chart of gold.

The main resistance is now forming near the $1,645 level, above which it could even test $1,650. A clear upside break above the $1,650 resistance could send the price towards $1,680.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

Crude oil price started a fresh decline from the $86.92 resistance zone against the US Dollar. The price traded below the $85.00 support zone to move into a short-term bearish zone.

The price even traded below the 38.2% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $81.27 swing low to $86.92 high. However, the bulls were seen active near the $84.25 support zone and the 50 hourly simple moving average.

The price stayed above the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $81.27 swing low to $86.92 high. There is also a major bullish trend line forming with support near $83.80 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD.

It is now facing resistance near the $84.75 level. The main resistance sits near the $85.50 level, above which the price might accelerate higher towards $86.50 or even $87.00.

On the downside, an immediate support is near the $84.25 level. The next major support is near the $83.80 level. If there is a downside break, the price might decline towards $82.00. Any more losses may perhaps open the doors for a move towards the $80.00 support zone.

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