Gold Price Faces Hurdles And Crude Oil Price Could Recover Steadily

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Gold price declined from the $1,850 resistance zone. Crude oil price is attempting a recovery wave above the $75.50 resistance zone.

Important Takeaways for Gold and Oil

· Gold price started a strong decline below the $1,832 level against the US Dollar.

· A key bearish trend line is forming with resistance near $1,835 on the hourly chart of gold.

· Crude oil price started a fresh increase from the $73.75 support zone.

· There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $75.70 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

Gold price struggled to clear the $1,850 resistance against the US Dollar. The price started a strong decline and traded below the $1,832 support zone.

The bears even pushed the price below $1,825 and the 50 hourly simple moving average. The price traded below the $1,820 level. A low is formed near $1,817 on FXOpen and the price is now consolidating losses. On the upside, an immediate resistance is near the $1,828 level or the 50 hourly simple moving average.

Gold Price Hourly Chart

The stated level is near the 38.2% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $1,846 swing high to $1,817 low. The next key hurdle is near the $1,832 level.

There is also a key bearish trend line is forming with resistance near $1,835 on the hourly chart of gold.  The trend line is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $1,846 swing high to $1,817 low.

A clear upside break above the $1,835 resistance could send the price towards $1,850. If there is no upside break, the price might correct lower.

An immediate support on the downside is near the $1,820 level. The next major support is near the $1,812 level, below which there is a risk of a larger decline. In the stated case, the price could decline sharply towards the $1,800 support zone.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

Crude oil price also started a fresh decline from the $80 resistance zone against the US Dollar. The price declined below the $75 level before the bulls appeared near the $73.75 zone.

A low was formed near $73.75 and the price started a decent increase. It was able to clear the $74.00 and $75.00 resistance levels.

Oil Price Hourly Chart

Besides, there was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $75.70 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD. The price even gained pace above the $75.50 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average.

It settled above the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $77.63 swing high to $73.75 low. On the upside, the price might face resistance near $76.20.

It is near the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $77.63 swing high to $73.75 low. The first major resistance is near the $77.80 level, above which the price might accelerate higher towards $80.00 or even $82.00.

On the downside, an immediate support is near the $75.50 level. The next major support is near the $74.50 level. If there is a downside break, the price might decline towards $73.75. Any more losses may perhaps open the doors for a move towards the $72.00 support zone.

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