On Friday, the gold price (XAUUSD) retreated from a recent two-week high, facing selling pressure. This decline was driven by hawkish minutes from the FOMC meeting, indicating the Fed's reluctance to cut interest rates. Elevated US Treasury bond yields, supported by a "higher-for-longer" narrative, further weakened demand for gold...
Trade Idea for Gold (XAUUSD)
2022-12-19 • Updated
Usually, the Dollar and GOLD are negatively correlated. This means that the stronger the US-Dollar becomes, the lower Gold prices will be as many more investors will prefer liquid investments. Times of crisis and the need to safeguard funds are the major exceptions to this.
Judging from the background above, a bullish bias on the US Dollar could cause a bearish momentum on Gold. However, let's break down the bias a bit further.
Gold on the Daily timeframe is casually approaching the 200-Day Moving Average after absorbing liquidity from the 1765 price area whilst clearly overbought on the Stochastics Oscillator. It is also important to point out that the Supply zone I have marked out for a possible entry is within the range of 1788 and 1816 price points with initial targets at 1722, 1705, and 1680.
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This article uses price action and volume profile techniques to address a fundamental and technical perspective based on the daily chart analysis of spot gold (XAUUSD).