Gold Price Corrects Lower, Crude Oil Price Aims Fresh Increase

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Gold price gained bullish momentum above $1,825 before correcting lower. Crude oil price is holding the $87.50 support and might start a fresh increase.

Important Takeaways for Gold and Oil

· Gold price started a major increase above the $1,800 and $1,820 levels against the US Dollar.

· There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support near $1,835 on the hourly chart of gold.

· Crude oil price corrected lower, but it found support near $87.50.

· There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $88.85 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

Gold price formed a support base near $1,788 and started a fresh increase against the US Dollar. The price gained pace for a move above the $1,800 level to move into a positive zone.

There was a clear move above the $1,820 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average. The price even climbed above the $1,835 resistance level. A high was formed near $1,841 on FXOpen before the price started a downside correction.

Gold Price Hourly Chart

There was a break below the $1,835 level. Besides, there was a break below a key bullish trend line with support near $1,835 on the hourly chart of gold.

The price traded below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $1,788 swing low to $1,841 high. On the downside, an initial support is near the $1,820 level. The first major support is near the $1,815 level.

It is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $1,788 swing low to $1,841 high. If there is a downside break below the $1,815 level, the price could decline to $1,800.

On the upside, the price is facing resistance near the $1,830 level. The main resistance is now forming near the $1,840 level. A close above the $1,840 level could open the doors for a steady increase towards $1,850. The next major resistance sits near the $1,865 level.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

Crude oil price started a steady increase from the $88.50 support zone against the US Dollar. The price broke the $90.00 resistance zone to move into a positive zone.

The price even cleared the $91.00 level and settled above the 50 hourly simple moving average. A high was formed near $91.75 and the price started a downside correction. It traded below $90.00, but the bulls are active near $87.50.

Oil Price Hourly Chart

It is now rising and trading above $88.50. There was a break above the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $91.75 swing high to $87.41 low.

Besides, there was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $88.85 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD. However, the price struggled to clear the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $91.75 swing high to $87.41 low.

It is now consolidating near $88.50. The next major support on is near the $87.50 level, below which there is a risk of a larger decline. In the stated case, the price might slide towards the $85.50 support zone.

On the upside, the price is facing resistance near the $90.00 level. The next key resistance is near the $91.20 level, above which the price might accelerate higher towards $92.50.

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