Gold Price and Oil Price Eye Additional Gains

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Gold price is showing positive signs above the $1,880 resistance zone. Crude oil price is holding a major support, but it is facing resistance near $70.00.

Important Takeaways for Gold and Oil

  • Gold price gained pace above the $1,875 and $1,880 resistance levels against the US Dollar.
  • There was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance near $1,894 on the hourly chart of gold.
  • Crude oil price climbed higher and it even cleared the $70.00 resistance zone.
  • There is a crucial bullish trend line forming with support near $69.00 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

This week, gold price remained in a positive zone above the $1,865 level against the US Dollar. The bulls were able to push the price above the $1,880 resistance zone.

The price even settled above the $1,885 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average. There was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance near $1,894 on the hourly chart of gold.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

A high is formed near $1,900 on FXOpen and the price is now consolidating gains. An initial support on the downside is near the $1,893 level. It is close to the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent increase from the $1,870 swing low to $1,900 high.

The first major support is near the $1,890 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average. The next key support is near the $1,885 level.

The 50% Fib retracement level of the recent increase from the $1,870 swing low to $1,900 high is also near the $1,885 level. Any more losses could open the doors for a move towards the $1,870 low.

An initial resistance is near the $1,905 level. The first major resistance is near the $1,910 level. A clear break above the $1,910 level may possibly open the doors for a move towards the $1,925 level. The next major resistance sits near $1,935.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

Crude oil price is following a bullish path above the $68.00 level against the US Dollar. The price even climbed above the $70.00 level and it traded to a new multi-month high.

A high was formed near $70.47 before the price started a downside correction. There was a spike below the $69.00 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average. A low was formed near $68.51 and the price is now recovering higher.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

It climbed above the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $70.47 high to $68.51 low. It is now facing resistance near the $69.90 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average.

The next resistance is near the $70.00 level. It is close to the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $70.47 high to $68.51 low. A clear break above $70.00 could pop the price to a new high above the $70.50 level.

On the downside, an initial support is forming near the $69.20 level. The main support is now forming near the $69.00 level. There is also a crucial bullish trend line forming with support near $69.00 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD.

A downside break below the trend line could open the doors for a move towards the $68.00 support level. Any more losses may possibly lead the price towards the $67.20 support zone.

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