Gold Price And Crude Oil Price Hold Key Support

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Gold price is trading above a major support near $1,850. Similarly, crude oil price must stay above $94.30 to remain in a positive zone.

Important Takeaways for Gold and Oil

· Gold price started a downside correction from the $2,070 high against the US Dollar.

· There is a major bullish trend line forming with support near $1,830 on the daily chart of gold.

· Crude oil price also started a downside correction from the $126.37 high.

· There is a key bullish trend line forming with support near $97.00 on the daily chart of XTI/USD.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

This past month, gold price started a strong increase from the $1,780 support zone against the US Dollar. There was a clear break above the $1,800 and $1,900 resistance levels.

The price accelerated its gains above the $2,000 level and settled well above the 50-day simple moving average. It traded to a new multi-year high at $2,070 on FXOpen. Recently, it started a downside correction below the $2,000 level.

Gold Price Daily Chart

There was a break below the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $1,780 low to $2,070 high. It even traded below $1,925 and the 50-day simple moving average.

An initial support on the downside is near the $1,872 level. The main support is near the $1,850 level and the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $1,780 low to $2,070 high. There is also a major bullish trend line forming with support near $1,830 on the daily chart of gold.

Any further losses may perhaps open the doors for a larger decline towards the $1,800 and $1,780 levels in the near term. On the upside, an initial resistance is near the $1,925 level.

The first major resistance is near the $1,935 level. A clear break above the $1,935 barrier might call for a move towards $2,000.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

Crude oil price started a strong upward move after it settled above the $94.00 level against the US Dollar. The price gained momentum and broke the $100.00 and $110.00 resistance levels.

It even climbed above the $120 level and the 50-day simple moving average. A new multi-year high was formed near $126.37 before there was a downside correction. The price declined sharply below the $110 level and the 50-day simple moving average.

Oil Price Daily Chart

There was a move below the 38.2% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $62.29 swing low to $126.37 high.

The bulls are now protecting the $95.00 support. There is also a key bullish trend line forming with support near $97.00 on the daily chart of XTI/USD. The trend line is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $62.29 swing low to $126.37 high.

Any further losses may perhaps start a strong decline below $90.00. The next target for the bears might be the $85.00 support zone.

On the upside, the first resistance is near the $105 and $106 levels. A successful break above the $106 level might call for a strong push towards the $115 resistance in the near term. Any further gains could lead the price towards the $120.00 level.

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