Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bounce from the level near $1,300

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bounce from the level near $1,300

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bounce from the level near $1,300

The price of gold found support near $1,300 and bounce higher. Today, the bull follow through and the price has surpassed the previous week high. If there is no change to the bullish pressure then gold expected to reach resistance $1,337 soon. Traders could prepare for a short position when the precious metal hit $1,337 and formed a strong bearish pattern.

Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards.

By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 1,277.39.

The projected upper bound is: 1,347.16.

The projected lower bound is: 1,308.38.

The projected closing price is: 1,327.77.

Candlesticks

A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened).
During the past 10 bars, there have been 7 white candles and 3 black candles for a net of 4 white candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 28 white candles and 22 black candles for a net of 6 white candles.

Three white candles occurred in the last three days. Although these candles were not big enough to create three white soldiers, the steady upward pattern is bullish.

Momentum Indicators

Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators.

Stochastic Oscillator

One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 85.7401. This is an overbought reading. However, a signal is not generated until the Oscillator crosses below 80 The last signal was a sell 10 period(s) ago.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The RSI shows overbought (above 70) and oversold (below 30) areas. The current value of the RSI is 66.79. This is not a topping or bottoming area. A buy or sell signal is generated when the RSI moves out of an overbought/oversold area. The last signal was a sell 10 period(s) ago.

Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

The CCI shows overbought (above 100) and oversold (below -100) areas. The current value of the CCI is 164.This is an overbought reading. However, a signal isn’t generated until the indicator crosses below 100. The last signal was a sell 10 period(s) ago.

MACD

The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a sell 7 period(s) ago.

Rex Takasugi – TD Profile

PREC.M.XAU= closed up 5.190 at 1,326.200. Volume was 8,900% above average (trending) and Bollinger Bands were 3% wider than normal.

Open High Low Close Volume___
1,321.2001,327.6401,320.3601,326.200 12,487

Technical Outlook
Short Term: Neutral
Intermediate Term: Bullish
Long Term: Bullish

Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 1,312.97 1,286.36 1,245.50
Volatility: 8 10 11
Volume: 1,249 250 62

Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on the Bullish or Bearish trend reflected in the lower ribbon.

Summary

PREC.M.XAU= is currently 6.5% above its 200-period moving average and is in an upward trend. Volatility is relatively normal as compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. Our volume indicators reflect very strong flows of volume into XAU= (bullish). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bullish on XAU= and have had this outlook for the last 51 periods. The security price has set a new 14-period high while our momentum oscillator has not. This is a bearish divergence.

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