Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bulls have the overall near-term technical advantage but a five-week-old downtrend is still in place

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bulls have the overall near-term technical advantage but a five-week-old downtrend is still in place

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bulls have the overall near-term technical advantage but a five-week-old downtrend is still in place Technically, the gold bulls have the overall near-term technical advantage but a five-week-old downtrend is still in place on the daily bar chart. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to produce a close […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) jumped into positive territory as U.S. consumers spent less than expected last month

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) jumped into positive territory as U.S. consumers spent less than expected last month

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) jumped into positive territory as U.S. consumers spent less than expected last month U.S. retail sales fell 0.3% in September following August’s revised rise of 0.6%, according to the latest data from the U.S. Commerce Department, released Wednesday; the data missed expectations as economists were forecasting an increase of 0.3%. Meanwhile, […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) back under pressure below $1,500

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) back under pressure below $1,500

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) back under pressure below $1,500 Gold prices are back under pressure below $1,500 an ounce, weighed down by growing positive investors sentiment that is boosting equity markets; however, one international bank sees prices holding steady through next year. In a recent report, analysts at Credit Suisse said that global economic uncertainty […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) showing tendencies of correction

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) showing tendencies of correction

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) showing tendencies of correction Last week saw a continuation of the pullback in Gold prices. As discussed on Monday, a long-term zone of resistance continued to loom large as Gold prices still showed tendencies of correction after this summer’s near-parabolic bullish jump. That resistance zone runs between Fibonacci levels at 1509 and 1527. […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) likely to remain under pressure as long as Treasury yields continue to rise

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) likely to remain under pressure as long as Treasury yields continue to rise

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) likely to remain under pressure as long as Treasury yields continue to rise Gold is likely to remain under pressure as long as Treasury yields continue to rise. Furthermore, a weaker U.S. Dollar is not expected to influence gold prices too much until all of the long-hedge positions in the greenback […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Cycles Pointing Lower

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Cycles Pointing Lower

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Cycles Pointing Lower Metals and miners have been bouncing after forming interim cycle lows. Our work supports a failed rally that should terminate by mid-October. A trade deal with China (partial or otherwise) could trigger the next selloff in gold. We use cycles to time key turning points in precious metals. […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) turns to FOMC minutes after Powell’s comments

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) turns to FOMC minutes after Powell’s comments

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) turns to FOMC minutes after Powell’s comments Gold prices and Brent may suffer after the FOMC minutes are published if the underlying tone in the text does not reflect the same level of urgency for easing that investors are expressing. At the time of writing, overnight index swaps are pricing in […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) traders and investors worldwide are in a bit of a risk-averse mood

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) traders and investors worldwide are in a bit of a risk-averse mood

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) traders and investors worldwide are in a bit of a risk-averse mood Gold and silver prices are firmer in early U.S. trading Tuesday. There are several geopolitical matters at work that have traders and investors worldwide in a bit of a risk-averse mood. December gold futures were last up $4.30 an ounce at 1,508.70. […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prepares For Next Phase Of Bull Market

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prepares For Next Phase Of Bull Market

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prepares For Next Phase Of Bull Market After a brief respite last month, fear and uncertainty have returned with a vengeance in October. Recent world events have given investors plenty of reasons to fear an expansion of the global trade war. Meanwhile on the domestic front, investors are becoming increasingly alarmed […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) traders are looking to the U.S. stock market for direction

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) traders are looking to the U.S. stock market for direction

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) traders are looking to the U.S. stock market for direction Gold and silver prices are trading not far from unchanged in early U.S. trading Thursday. The precious metals traders are looking to the U.S. stock market for direction. More selling pressure in equities would prompt more safe-haven demand for gold and silver. However, a […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,520.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,520.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,520.00 Technically, the gold bulls have the slight overall near-term technical advantage, but a four-month-old uptrend on the daily bar chart has been negated and a four-week-old downtrend is in place. Bulls’ next upside price objective is to produce a close in December futures above solid resistance at $1,520.00. Bears’ […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Weighed Down by Easing Gold Volatility

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Weighed Down by Easing Gold Volatility

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Weighed Down by Easing Gold Volatility While other asset classes don’t like increased volatility (signaling greater uncertainty around cash flows, dividends, coupon payments, etc.), precious metals tend to benefit during periods of higher volatility. Heightened uncertainty in financial markets due to increasing macroeconomic tensions (like US-China trade war or the prospect of a no-deal, […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) fundamentals still leave room for price growth

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) fundamentals still leave room for price growth

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) fundamentals still leave room for price growth Gold has risen faster than anticipated, but fundamentals still leave room for price growth, said Nolan Watson, CEO of Sandstorm Gold. “I think all of the fundamentals are still backing it in a massive way and I would say for the first time in […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) recovers, tracking global cues

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) recovers, tracking global cues

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) recovers, tracking global cues Gold prices gained in futures trades participants made fresh bets, tracking global cues. US stock indexes dipped on Thursday as fresh developments in an inquiry into the impeachment of President Donald Trump offset gains from trade-related optimism fuelled by upbeat comments from China, reported Reuters. A fall in […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Tumble as Safe Haven Bid Declines

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Tumble as Safe Haven Bid Declines

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Tumble as Safe Haven Bid Declines Gold prices tumbled on Wednesday as traders absorbed geopolitics and determined that risk off was not in vogue. US yields moved higher putting upward pressure on the US dollar which paved the way for lower gold prices. Gold started the session on the offensive […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) could rally another 50% due to the enormous amount of debt hanging around the world

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) could rally another 50% due to the enormous amount of debt hanging around the world

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) could rally another 50% due to the enormous amount of debt hanging around the world Gold could rally another 50% due to the enormous amount of debt hanging around the world, this according to E.B. Tucker, Director of Metalla Royalty & Streaming. The amount of debt is growing tremendously, with the […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) trading at a more than one-week high as growth concerns spark renewed safe-haven demand

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) trading at a more than one-week high as growth concerns spark renewed safe-haven demand

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) trading at a more than one-week high as growth concerns spark renewed safe-haven demand Gold prices are trading at a more than one-week high as growth concerns spark renewed safe-haven demand for the yellow metal; however, one analyst isn’t convinced that the current rally can be sustained. December gold futures are […]

Fresh comments from Federal Reserve officials may influence the price of Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X)

Fresh comments from Federal Reserve officials may influence the price of Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X)

Fresh comments from Federal Reserve officials may influence the price of Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Fresh comments from a slew of Federal Reserve officials may influence the price of gold as there appears to be a growing dissent at the central bank. FUNDAMENTAL FORECAST FOR GOLD: NEUTRAL The price of gold slipped to a fresh monthly-low ($1483) as […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices hold above $1,500 an ounce following stronger than expected existing home sales

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices hold above $1,500 an ounce following stronger than expected existing home sales

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices hold above $1,500 an ounce following stronger than expected existing home sales U.S. economic data continue to have little impact on gold, as prices hold above $1,500 an ounce following stronger than expected existing home sales for August, according to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) holding $1,500 after fractured Federal Reserve cuts rates

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) holding $1,500 after fractured Federal Reserve cuts rates

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) holding $1,500 after fractured Federal Reserve cuts rates Gold prices are under pressure but holding critical support above $1,500 an ounce as the Federal Reserve cuts interest rates but strikes fairly neutral tone on the U.S. econom and a fractured central bank. In a widely anticipated move Wednesday, the U.S. central […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,566.20

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,566.20

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,566.20 Technically, the gold bulls have the solid overall near-term technical advantage and are keeping alive a three-month-old uptrend on the daily bar chart. Bulls’ next upside price objective is to produce a close in October futures above solid resistance at the September high of $1,566.20. Bears’ next […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance of $1,566.20

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance of $1,566.20

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance of $1,566.20 Technically, the gold bulls have the solid overall near-term technical advantage and are keeping alive a three-month-old uptrend on the daily bar chart. Bulls’ next upside price objective is to produce a close in October futures above solid resistance at the September high of $1,566.20. Bears’ next […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Likely to Weaken if Fed is Dovish

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Likely to Weaken if Fed is Dovish

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Likely to Weaken if Fed is Dovish Gold traders will also be watching Wednesday’s Fed interest rate and monetary policy decisions. A 25-basis point rate cut is widely expected, however, traders will be more interested in how Fed policymakers feel about a December rate cut. Gold futures finished lower for a […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) rebound off downtrend support – risk remains while below 1522/26

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) rebound off downtrend support – risk remains while below 1522/26

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) rebound off downtrend support – risk remains while below 1522/26 Gold prices tested a key pivot zone today on the back of the ECB interest rate announcement with price still holding within a near-term descending pattern. These are the updated targets and invalidation levels that matter on the XAU/USD charts this week. In my […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Grasps at Support

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Grasps at Support

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Grasps at Support The next couple of weeks bring two highly-awaited Central Bank rate decisions out of Europe and then the US. Both meetings are expected to produce some form of softening and, at this point, there’s likely a portion of that already priced-in to the Euro and the US Dollar. […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) positioned for further declines

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) positioned for further declines

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) positioned for further declines The precious metal suffered its biggest daily loss in almost three years on last Thursday, shedding over $40 thanks to the risk-on mood and positive data from the United States. While Gold is positioned for further punishment in the near term, the downside will be capped by global growth […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) seeing some renewed interest

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) seeing some renewed interest

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) seeing some renewed interest The gold market is seeing some renewed interest and is close to unchanged on the day as President Donald Trump fires another salvo in the U.S. trade war with China. Gold price were in solidly negative territory but has cut its losses in initial reaction to the […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) steady in volatile action in the aftermath of the first U.S. interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve in 11 years

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) steady in volatile action in the aftermath of the first U.S. interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve in 11 years

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) steady in volatile action in the aftermath of the first U.S. interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve in 11 years Gold prices are trading near steady in volatile action in the aftermath of the first U.S. interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve in 11 years. The yellow metal dropped to […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance at the July high of $1,454.40

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance at the July high of $1,454.40

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance at the July high of $1,454.40 Technically, August gold futures prices closed near the session high. The bulls have the firm overall near-term technical advantage and are keeping in place a two-month-old uptrend on the daily bar chart. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) treading water just ahead of big U.S. economic events

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) treading water just ahead of big U.S. economic events

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) treading water just ahead of big U.S. economic events Gold prices are slightly higher in early U.S. trading Monday. The yellow metal and the silver market are treading water just ahead of big U.S. economic events happening as the week progresses. August gold futures were last up $0.80 an ounce at 1,420.10. September Comex silver prices […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) trade cautiously lower as selloff may accelerate

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) trade cautiously lower as selloff may accelerate

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) trade cautiously lower as selloff may accelerate Gold prices traded cautiously lower this past week, making for the worst performance over the course of 5 days since the first week of July. While progress was very gradual, there were a couple of notable technical developments. Together, these threaten the precious metal’s rise […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance at the July high of $1,454.40

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance at the July high of $1,454.40

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance at the July high of $1,454.40 Technically, August gold futures prices closed near mid-range again today. The bulls have the firm overall near-term technical advantage and are keeping in place a two-month-old uptrend on the daily bar chart. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,500.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,500.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,500.00 Technically, the gold bulls still have the solid overall near-term technical advantage. A two-month-old uptrend is in place on the daily bar chart. Bulls’ next upside price objective is to produce a close in August futures above solid resistance at $1,500.00. Bears’ next near-term downside price breakout […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) price testing wedge-break, trend-line

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) price testing wedge-break, trend-line

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) price testing wedge-break, trend-line Last week, gold broke out of a multi-week consolidation wedge and looked poised to continue a bit higher following the breakout, but right now we are seeing the initial leg higher wiped away and price working back towards falling inside the wedge. The top-side trend-line of the […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) resistance at $1,454.40

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) resistance at $1,454.40

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) resistance at $1,454.40 Technically, August gold futures prices closed near mid-range. The bulls still have the solid overall near-term technical advantage and are keeping in place a two-month-old uptrend on the daily bar chart. Prices last Friday hit a six-year high. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) current levels need to be consolidated before the next leg higher

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) current levels need to be consolidated before the next leg higher

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) current levels need to be consolidated before the next leg higher I remain bullish for gold in the short-term although current levels need to be consolidated before the next leg higher. The fundamental backdrop for the precious remains positive, with the latest boost coming from dovish commentary from NY Fed vice […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,442.90

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,442.90

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,442.90 Technically, the gold bulls have the solid overall near-term technical advantage. A seven-week-old uptrend is in place on the daily bar chart. Bulls’ next upside price objective is to produce a close in August futures above solid resistance at the June high of $1,442.90. Bears’ next near-term […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) scores a bullish “outside day” up on the daily bar chart

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) scores a bullish “outside day” up on the daily bar chart

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) scores a bullish “outside day” up on the daily bar chart Technically, the gold bulls have the firm overall near-term technical advantage. Prices today scored a bullish “outside day” up on the daily bar chart. A seven-week-old uptrend is in place on the daily bar chart. Bulls’ next upside price objective […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) firm overall near-term technical advantage

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) firm overall near-term technical advantage

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) firm overall near-term technical advantage Technically, August gold futures prices closed nearer the session low. The bulls still have the firm overall near-term technical advantage and are keeping in place a seven-week-old uptrend in place on the daily bar chart. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to produce […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices glitter after Powell comments

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices glitter after Powell comments

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices glitter after Powell comments Gold bulls posed another topside push yesterday on the heels of some dovish comments from FOMC Chair, Jerome Powell. This helped Gold prices to push back above the 1400 marker after a two-week pullback from the fresh six-year-highs that were set in late-June. Yesterday’s risk rally was fairly wide-spread, […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Powell cited several concerns regarding the U.S. economy that traders are deeming dovish on monetary policy

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Powell cited several concerns regarding the U.S. economy that traders are deeming dovish on monetary policy

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Powell cited several concerns regarding the U.S. economy that traders are deeming dovish on monetary policy Gold prices are solidly higher and near daily highs in early U.S. trading Wednesday, following the just-released prepared text from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for his speech to the U.S. House of Representatives. Powell cited […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bulls still have the firm overall near-term technical advantage

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bulls still have the firm overall near-term technical advantage

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bulls still have the firm overall near-term technical advantage Gold prices are moderately higher in early U.S. trading Monday. Trading has been choppy at higher levels recently, but the bulls still have the firm overall near-term technical advantage, and that continues to invite the chart-based traders to the long side of the […]

Can a rush into Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) be a precursor to more negative-yielding debt worldwide?

Can a rush into Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) be a precursor to more negative-yielding debt worldwide?

Can a rush into Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) be a precursor to more negative-yielding debt worldwide? Can a rush into gold be a precursor to more negative-yielding debt worldwide? Wells Fargo asks this question in the latest note to clients as the bank views gold as overvalued at above the $1,400 an ounce level. Gold […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) $1,430 In Asian Trading On Rising Demand

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) $1,430 In Asian Trading On Rising Demand

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) $1,430 In Asian Trading On Rising Demand Gold prices are solidly higher in early U.S. trading Wednesday, with prices overnight coming close to taking out the recent six-year high. Gold is seeing some renewed safe-haven demand, fresh chart-based buying and support coming from ongoing notions of easier central bank monetary policies. August […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) seeing some renewed demand from traders

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) seeing some renewed demand from traders

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) seeing some renewed demand from traders Gold prices are moderately higher in early U.S. trading Tuesday. The safe-haven metal is seeing some renewed demand from traders and investors as their overall risk appetite is less robust than that which was seen on Monday. August gold futures were last up $5.10 an ounce at 1,394.40. September […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices have started to scale back after finding resistance at prior six-year-highs

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices have started to scale back after finding resistance at prior six-year-highs

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices have started to scale back after finding resistance at prior six-year-highs It was a strong month for gold as prices continued to ascend throughout June, with gains each week of the month into the end of Q2. Price action set a fresh six-year-high by breaking-out to the 1439 level; but buyers weren’t able […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) could see extreme volatility this week

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) could see extreme volatility this week

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) could see extreme volatility this week The key event that most attribute to the sharp reversal to the downside in gold last week were comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard on June 25, which dampened hopes by some investors that Fed policymakers […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Consolidating

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Consolidating

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Consolidating Gold prices are lower in early U.S. trading Thursday on some more normal profit taking from the shorter-term futures traders, and on chart consolidation after hitting a six-year high of $1,442.90 in August futures on Tuesday. August gold futures were last down $6.70 an ounce at 1,408.70. July Comex silver […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) hitting a 6-year high in US dollar terms

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) hitting a 6-year high in US dollar terms

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) hitting a 6-year high in US dollar terms The spot price of gold has continued to storm upwards, hitting a 6-year high in US dollar terms and a new all-time high in our local Aussie dollars. Spot prices overnight hit US$1,438 per ounce, which is the yellow metal’s highest price since […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) appears to have shifted to a “buy the dips” mentality from the “sell the rallies”

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) appears to have shifted to a “buy the dips” mentality from the “sell the rallies”

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) appears to have shifted to a “buy the dips” mentality from the “sell the rallies” Gold prices are posting good gains and are near last week’s six-year high of $1,415.40 in August futures. Safe-haven demand amid heightened geopolitical events is keeping gold prices on the rise. Also, a slumping U.S. dollar index […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Next Target $1,450.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Next Target $1,450.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Next Target $1,450.00 Technically, the gold bulls have the solid overall near-term technical advantage and gained still more power today. Prices are in an accelerating seven-week-old uptrend on the daily bar chart. Bulls’ next upside price objective is to produce a close in August futures above solid resistance at $1,450.00. Bears’ […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) benefiting from expected interest rate cuts in the US and rising geopolitical tensions

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) benefiting from expected interest rate cuts in the US and rising geopolitical tensions

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) benefiting from expected interest rate cuts in the US and rising geopolitical tensions The gold price surged above the $1,400/oz level overnight – the first time it has broken that barrier since September 2013 – as demand for the precious metal soars on rising uncertainties. “Gold has benefited from its safe-haven […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) experiencing a corrective pullback from recent gains

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) experiencing a corrective pullback from recent gains

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) experiencing a corrective pullback from recent gains Gold prices are modestly lower in early morning U.S. trading Wednesday, on a corrective pullback from recent gains and some position-squaring by the shorter-term futures trades ahead of this afternoon’s FOMC statement. August gold futures were last down $3.60 an ounce at 1,346.90. July Comex silver prices were last […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) investors cautioned from buying the precious metal at current price levels

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) investors cautioned from buying the precious metal at current price levels

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) investors cautioned from buying the precious metal at current price levels Wells Fargo said that gold could hit $1,400 an ounce soon, but still cautioned investors from buying the precious metal at current price levels, noting that the metal’s downside potential is much higher than its upside. “It wouldn’t shock us […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) has turned lower, buffeted by a strong US dollar

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) has turned lower, buffeted by a strong US dollar

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) has turned lower, buffeted by a strong US dollar Gold has been unable to hold its recent 14-month high and is drifting back towards minor support around $1335/oz. after a Friday rebound in the US dollar. The greenback remains the primary driver for gold and this Wednesday’s FOMC meeting will be […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) rally takes price into a multi-year trendline

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) rally takes price into a multi-year trendline

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) rally takes price into a multi-year trendline The immediate gold price advance is vulnerable while below this slope – risk for exhaustion IF price fails a weekly close above 1351. From a trading standpoint, a good place to reduce long-exposure / raise protective stops. Ultimately, we’ll be on the lookout for more favourable entries […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) heightened trader/investor risk aversion

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) heightened trader/investor risk aversion

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) heightened trader/investor risk aversion Gold prices are moderately higher in early morning U.S. trading Wednesday. At mid-week there is somewhat heightened trader/investor risk aversion, as evidenced by lower world stock markets today. August gold futures were last up $8.10 an ounce at $1,339.20. July Comex silver prices were last up $0.07 at $14.81 an ounce. European […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices remain under pressure as producer inflation pressures rise in line with expectations

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices remain under pressure as producer inflation pressures rise in line with expectations

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices remain under pressure as producer inflation pressures rise in line with expectations Gold prices remain under pressure as producer inflation pressures rise in line with expectations. Tuesday the U.S. Labor Department said its Producer Price Index (PPI) rose 0.1% in May, following April’s increase of 0.2%; the data were in […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) improved trader/investor risk appetite to start the trading week

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) improved trader/investor risk appetite to start the trading week

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) improved trader/investor risk appetite to start the trading week Gold prices are solidly lower in morning U.S. dealings Monday, on a corrective and profit-taking pullback from recent gains. Improved trader/investor risk appetite to start the trading week is also a negative for the safe-haven metals. A rebound in the U.S. dollar index […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) supported by trade tensions and crumbling bond yields

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) supported by trade tensions and crumbling bond yields

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) supported by trade tensions and crumbling bond yields Gold prices remain close to their 2019 peaks, buoyed up by a range of supportive factors which have added to the luster of all perceived haven assets. Trade tensions remain very high of course, particularly between China and the US where signs of rapprochement […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Target $3000

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Target $3000

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Target $3000 Gold hitting $3,000 isn’t just a belief, it’s a “monetary science”, and will happen sooner or later said Dan Oliver, founder of Myrmikan Capital. Oliver said that the Federal Reserve has printed enough money to cause over-capacity in our economy and create a bubble that’s ready to burst. “When […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) nears 13-month high, but market looks heavily overbought

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) nears 13-month high, but market looks heavily overbought

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) nears 13-month high, but market looks heavily overbought Gold continues to push higher, prompted by a weaker US dollar and continues risk-off sentiment. The US dollar’s last leg lower was fueled by comments from St Louis Fed President Bullard who said that an interest rate cut may be’ warranted’ soon. Bullard […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices are posting double-digit gains

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices are posting double-digit gains

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices are posting double-digit gains Gold prices are posting double-digit gains and hit a nine-week high in early-morning U.S. trading Monday. Safe-haven demand remains in play to start the trading week and the month, as global stock markets are selling off. August gold futures were last up $11.60 an ounce at $1,322.70. July Comex silver prices […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) investors finally have the fundamentals working on all cylinders to fuel a strong rally

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) investors finally have the fundamentals working on all cylinders to fuel a strong rally

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) investors finally have the fundamentals working on all cylinders to fuel a strong rally It was a long wait, but bullish gold investors finally had the fundamentals working on all cylinders to fuel a strong rally. The move actually started the previous week when aggressive speculative buyers came in at $1274.60 […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) poised to continue on breaking support levels

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) poised to continue on breaking support levels

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) poised to continue on breaking support levels Gold has been clinging to the trend-line from August for the better part of the past 5 weeks, with it only once lifting off it with any meaning. That may soon change as the trend from the February high looks poised to continue on […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) new trading range of $1,270-$1,290

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) new trading range of $1,270-$1,290

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) new trading range of $1,270-$1,290 Gold appears to have found a new trading range, which is $1,270-$1,290. The range looks solid as gold prepares to make its next big move. Gold’s next move is still undetermined as it rallies to the top and breaks to the bottom, with support and resistance both […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) fighting the downtrend, nearing old support zone

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) fighting the downtrend, nearing old support zone

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) fighting the downtrend, nearing old support zone The downtrend off the February high print at $1,346.8/oz. remains in play, just, while the short-term upside is capped between $1,287/oz. (61.8% Fibonacci retracement) and the May 17 high at $1,289/oz. To break the series of recent lower highs, gold needs to break and […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) opportunity to extend the bullish movement

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) opportunity to extend the bullish movement

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) opportunity to extend the bullish movement The price of gold return above $1,280 by the end of the previous week and currently attempting to break above the high. No strong follow-through by the bull yet and gold still traded below previous week high. A close above the previous week high and […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Cycles Bottoming

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Cycles Bottoming

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Cycles Bottoming As noted in past articles, the mid-term cycles were confirmed to be headed lower into the current month of May, where the next mid-term price trough is expected to form. Whether that low is already in place remains speculation at the present time, though a decent rally into mid-to-late […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Investors Remain On Edge

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Investors Remain On Edge

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Investors Remain On Edge Gold prices are now posting double-digit gains and are near daily highs in late-morning action Thursday. Safe-haven demand is featured in gold, and to a lesser degree in silver, as the U.S. and world stock markets see selling pressure due to renewed U.S.-China trade worries and by […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices rudderless as Brexit news-flow offers conflicting influences

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices rudderless as Brexit news-flow offers conflicting influences

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices rudderless as Brexit news-flow offers conflicting influences Gold prices struggled to for direction, trading inversely of seesaw swings in the US Dollar. It succumbed to cross-currents from a jump in the GBP/USD exchange rate after UK Prime Minister Theresa May floated the possibility of a second Brexit referendum. The move promptly fizzled however, with a rebound […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) trader and investor risk appetite is more upbeat

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) trader and investor risk appetite is more upbeat

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) trader and investor risk appetite is more upbeat Gold prices are moderately down and hit a two-week low in midday U.S. trading Tuesday. So far this week, trader and investor risk appetite is more upbeat, which is bearish for the safe-haven gold and silver markets. The near-term technical posture has deteriorated […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) eyes a cluster of support

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) eyes a cluster of support

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) eyes a cluster of support The sell-off on gold continues with the precious metal down around $30 in less than a week. Gold is under pressure from a resurgent US dollar, buoyed by last Friday’s Uni of Michigan data which smashed expectations and hit a multi-year high. The important 61.8% Fibonacci […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) break through $1,280 brings $1,240 -$1,220 into play

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) break through $1,280 brings $1,240 -$1,220 into play

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) break through $1,280 brings $1,240 -$1,220 into play After Monday’s short-covering rally, which caught many off guard, gold reached resistance and has been coming down ever since. Once again, gold is getting close to a decision point and a break through $1,280 brings $1,240 -$1,220 into play. The current direction in […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) consolidation at $1,300

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) consolidation at $1,300

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) consolidation at $1,300 The upward movement of gold paused when it tested the $1,300 resistance. At the current time, the price is in consolidation mode and hovering near the resistance. We expect the precious metal to bounce up and down near $1,300 until breakout happens. If gold could move down and […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) remained below the psychologically significant price of $1,300

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) remained below the psychologically significant price of $1,300

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) remained below the psychologically significant price of $1,300 Gold prices finished modestly higher Wednesday, although remained below the psychologically significant price of $1,300, as benchmark U.S. stock indexes shook off earlier losses to move up by the time gold futures settled. The precious metal saw support “as tensions increased with Iran, […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bulls in a much better technical posture

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bulls in a much better technical posture

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bulls in a much better technical posture Gold prices are slightly lower in early-morning U.S. trading Tuesday. Prices did poke to a four-week high overnight. The yellow metal is seeing a normal corrective pullback following Monday’s good gains, which put the bulls in a much better technical posture. June gold futures […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) fell as Sino-U.S. trade tensions and uncertainty over a deal weighed on yuan

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) fell as Sino-U.S. trade tensions and uncertainty over a deal weighed on yuan

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) fell as Sino-U.S. trade tensions and uncertainty over a deal weighed on yuan Gold prices fell on Monday as Sino-U.S. trade tensions and uncertainty over a deal weighed on yuan, making bullion expensive for buyers in world’s largest consumer – China. Spot gold was down 0.3% at $1,282.78 per ounce, as […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Buy on Dips

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Buy on Dips

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Buy on Dips Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. The projected upper bound is: 1,305.84. The projected lower bound is: 1,264.28. The projected closing price is: 1,285.06. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 5 white candles […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) some safe-haven demand is featured today as the U.S. stock market is selling off

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) some safe-haven demand is featured today as the U.S. stock market is selling off

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) some safe-haven demand is featured today as the U.S. stock market is selling off Gold prices are moderately up and have hit daily highs in late-morning action Thursday. Some safe-haven demand is featured today as the U.S. stock market is selling off again, with the major indexes hitting multi-week lows. U.S.-China […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Target $3000

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Target $3000

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Target $3000 Conflicting influences from the US Dollar and benchmark Treasury bond yields pinned gold prices in place yesterday. A volatile response to signs of escalation in the US-China trade war traced out inverse whipsaw price swings that put the metal’s defining anti-fiat and non-yielding attributes in conflict. All the same, the mood still seems to […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) pushing prices below solid technical support at $1,250.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) pushing prices below solid technical support at $1,250.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) pushing prices below solid technical support at $1,250.00 Gold prices are trading slightly down in early-morning U.S. trading Monday. The safe-haven metals bulls are perplexed that gold and silver prices have not received a good bid from fresh geopolitical developments that have tanked world stock markets today. June gold futures were last down $1.10 […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices idle as FOMC, US jobs data offer divergent drivers

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices idle as FOMC, US jobs data offer divergent drivers

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices idle as FOMC, US jobs data offer divergent drivers Gold prices struggled for direction last week, torn between competing influences from the FOMC monetary policy announcement and April’s US jobs report. The former sent prices lower as Chair Powell signaled the central bank’s outlook is firmly set at “neutral”, pushing […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,300.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,300.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,300.00 Technically, the gold bears still have the overall near-term technical advantage. A nine-week-old downtrend line is in still place on the daily bar chart. However, last Friday’s bullish weekly high close is one clue that a market bottom is now in place. Bulls’ next upside price objective […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) jumped to a two-week high, after American Dollar had stumbled following release of soft economic data

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) jumped to a two-week high, after American Dollar had stumbled following release of soft economic data

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) jumped to a two-week high, after American Dollar had stumbled following release of soft economic data Spot gold price jumped to a two-week high, after American Dollar had stumbled following release of soft economic data despite a roaring quarterly growth on its gross domestic product. Gold for immediate selling had rounded off […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,300.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,300.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,300.00 Technically, the gold bears have the overall near-term technical advantage. A two-month-old downtrend line is in place on the daily bar chart. Bulls’ next upside price objective is to produce a close in June futures above solid resistance at $1,300.00. Bears’ next near-term downside price breakout objective […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance at $1,300.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance at $1,300.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance at $1,300.00 Technically, June gold futures prices closed near mid-range today. The bears have the overall near-term technical advantage. A two-month-old downtrend line on the daily bar chart is in place. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to produce a close above solid technical resistance […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) gaining further traction on higher crude rates

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) gaining further traction on higher crude rates

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) gaining further traction on higher crude rates Investors continue to cut their exposure to gold. Speculators switched to a net short position in COMEX gold in the week to April 16, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Friday. Also, holdings of SPDR Gold Trust, the world’s largest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,300.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,300.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,300.00 Technically, the gold bears have the overall near-term technical advantage. A downtrend line is in place on the daily bar chart. Bulls’ next upside price objective is to produce a close in June futures above solid resistance at $1,300.00. Bears’ next near-term downside price breakout objective is pushing […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Remains Under Pressure

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Remains Under Pressure

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Remains Under Pressure Gold is currently sitting on the important 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level of the April – August 2018 move at $1,287/oz. and may make another attempt at the recent lows. A quiet start to a holiday-shortened week in Europe saw gold fade lower and if gold closes below $1,287/oz. an […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) large speculators upped their bullish positioning

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) large speculators upped their bullish positioning

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) large speculators upped their bullish positioning Large speculators upped their bullish positioning in gold futures – although likely only temporarily — during the most recent reporting week for data compiled by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. However, these accounts may well have cut their bullish posture since then, as gold prices […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) resistance at $1,330.80

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) resistance at $1,330.80

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) resistance at $1,330.80 Technically, the gold bulls still have the overall near-term technical advantage. However, a downtrend line is still in place on the daily bar chart and turned back the early-week rally in prices. Bulls’ next upside price objective is to produce a close in June futures above solid resistance at […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) gaining further support from higher oil prices

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) gaining further support from higher oil prices

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) gaining further support from higher oil prices Gold prices rose on Tuesday and were hovering close to their highest in more than a week touched in the previous session as the dollar eased on weak U.S. economic data, with the metal gaining further support from higher oil prices. Spot gold was up 0.3 percent at $1,300.47 […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) investors awaited minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s March meeting

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) investors awaited minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s March meeting

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) investors awaited minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s March meeting Though employment growth accelerated from a 17-month low in March, data on Friday showed slowdown in wage growth and job cuts in the manufacturing sector, the first decline in factory payrolls since July 2017. The moderation in wage growth supported the […]

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