Gold Price Faces Resistance While Oil Price Aims Higher

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Gold price started a fresh decline from the $1,920 resistance. Crude oil price is rising and might gain pace above the $107 resistance.

Important Takeaways for Gold and Oil

· Gold price started a fresh decline from well above the $1,900 zone against the US Dollar.

· There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $1,840 on the hourly chart of gold.

· Crude oil price gained pace after it broke the $102 and $104 resistance levels.

· There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $104.05 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

Gold price struggled to gain pace for a move above the $1,920 resistance against the US Dollar. The price started a fresh decline below the $1,900 support zone.

There was a clear move below the $1,880 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average. The price even declined below the $1,850 support to move into a bearish zone. It traded as low as $1,810 on FXOpen and now correcting losses.

Gold Price Hourly Chart

There was a move above the $1,820 resistance. The price broke the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $1,858 swing high to $1,810 low.

On the upside, the price is facing resistance near the $1,835 level. It is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $1,858 swing high to $1,810 low. Besides, there is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $1,840 on the hourly chart of gold.

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 $1,880. The next major resistance sits near the $1,900 level.

On the downside, an initial support is near the $1,820 level. The next major support is near the $1,810 level, below which there is a risk of a larger decline and the price might even struggle to stay above $1,800.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

Crude oil price formed a base above the $98 level against the US Dollar. The price started a major increase above the $99 and $100 resistance levels.

The price climbed above the $102 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average. There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $104.05 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD.

Oil Price Hourly Chart

The price was able to settle above the $104 level and the 50% Fib retracement level of the key decline from the $110 swing high to $97.17 swing low. It is now showing positive signs above the $106 level. An immediate resistance is near the $107 level.

The next key resistance is near the $108.00 level, above which the price might accelerate higher towards $110.00. An immediate support is near the $105.10 level.

The next major support is near the $103.30 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average. If there is a downside break, the price might decline towards $102. Any more losses may perhaps open the doors for a move towards the $100 support zone in the coming sessions.

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