Gold Price Turns Red And Crude Oil Price Could Correct Gains

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Gold price is moving lower and trading below $1,880. Crude oil price is facing a strong resistance near the $79 zone and might correct lower.

Important Takeaways for Gold and Oil

· Gold price started a strong decline below the $1,900 level against the US Dollar.

· It traded below a key rising channel with support near $1,872 on the hourly chart of gold.

· Crude oil price started a fresh increase from the $72.50 support zone.

· There is a connecting trend line forming with resistance near $79.10 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

Gold price struggled to stay above the $1,950 level against the US Dollar. The price started a strong decline and traded below the $1,920 support zone.

The bears even pushed the price below $1,900 and the 50 hourly simple moving average. Recently, there was a break below a key rising channel with support near $1,872 on the hourly chart of gold. The price traded below the $1,865 level.

Gold Price Hourly Chart

A low is formed near $1,859 on FXOpen and the price is now consolidating losses. On the upside, an immediate resistance is near the $1,870 level.

The stated level is near the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $1,890 swing high to $1,859 low. The next key hurdle is near the $1,875 level or the 50 hourly simple moving average.

The 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $1,890 swing high to $1,859 low is also near the $1,875 level. A clear upside break above the $1,875 resistance could send the price towards $1,890.

An immediate support on the downside is near the $1,858 level. The next major support is near the $1,850 level, below which there is a risk of a larger decline. In the stated case, the price could decline sharply towards the $1,832 support zone.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

Crude oil price also started a fresh increase from the $72.50 support zone against the US Dollar. The price was able to clear the $74.00 and $75.00 resistance levels.

The price even gained pace above the $76.50 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average. Finally, the bears appeared near the $78.90 zone. A high is formed near $78.93 and the price is now correcting gains.

Oil price Hourly Chart

It traded below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $72.50 swing low to $78.93 high. The price is now trading below $78 and the 50 hourly simple moving average.

On the upside, the price might face resistance near $78. The first major resistance is near the $78.80 level. The main resistance sits near the $79.00 level.

There is also a connecting trend line forming with resistance near $79.10 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD, above which the price might accelerate higher towards $82.00 or even $84.00.

On the downside, an immediate support is near the $76.50 level. The next major support is near the $75.75 level. It is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $72.50 swing low to $78.93 high.

If there is a downside break, the price might decline towards $73.50. Any more losses may perhaps open the doors for a move towards the $72.50 support zone.

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