Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) futures fall to their lowest finish in almost 2 weeks

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) futures fall to their lowest finish in almost 2 weeks

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) futures fall to their lowest finish in almost 2 weeks

Gold futures marked a second session decline on Tuesday, settling at their lowest since Jan. 2, with strength in the U.S. stock market and a phase one U.S.-China trade deal expected to be signed this week, dulling haven demand for the metal. February gold GCG20, -0.24% lost $6, or 0.4%, to settle at $1,544.60 an ounce.

Technical Indicators

Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards.

Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside.

By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 1,512.44.

The projected upper bound is: 1,572.35.

The projected lower bound is: 1,521.15.

The projected closing price is: 1,546.75.

Candlesticks

A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened).
During the past 10 bars, there have been 6 white candles and 4 black candles for a net of 2 white candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 29 white candles and 20 black candles for a net of 9 white candles.

A long lower shadow occurred. This is typically a bullish signal (particularly when it occurs near a low price level, at a support level, or when the security is oversold).

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 18.5825. This is an oversold reading. However, a signal is not generated until the Oscillator crosses above 20 The last signal was a sell 4 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 62.40. 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 1 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 13. This is not a topping or bottoming area. The last signal was a sell 3 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 buy 32 period(s) ago.

Rex Takasugi – TD Profile

PREC.M.XAU= closed down -2.528 at 1,545.524. Volume was 8,900% above average (trending) and Bollinger Bands were 106% wider than normal.

Open     High      Low     Close     Volume___
1,548.0601,548.5501,535.6301,545.524 69,196
Technical Outlook 
Short Term: Oversold
Intermediate Term: Bullish
Long Term: Bullish
Moving Averages: 10-period     50-period     200-period
Close: 1,550.05 1,489.57 1,433.29
Volatility: 15 11 14
Volume: 6,920 1,384 346

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 7.8% above its 200-period moving average and is in an upward trend. Volatility is extremely high when compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. There is a good possibility that volatility will decrease and prices will stabilize in the near term. Our volume indicators reflect very strong flows of volume out of XAU= (bearish). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bullish on XAU= and have had this outlook for the last 21 periods. our momentum oscillator has set a new 14-period low while the security price has not. This is a bearish divergence.

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