Gold Price And Crude Oil Price Facing Hurdles

Gold Price And Crude Oil Price Facing Hurdles

Gold price is gaining momentum above the $1,550 level, but it is facing hurdles. Similarly, crude oil price is facing a strong hurdle near the $51.80 and $52.00 levels.

Important Takeaways for Gold and Oil

  • Gold price started a decent upward move from the $1,547 swing low against the US Dollar.
  • There was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance near $1,565 on the hourly chart of gold.
  • Crude oil price is holding the key $50.00 and $50.40 support levels.
  • There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $51.80 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

After a strong decline, gold price found support near the $1,547 and $1,548 levels against the US Dollar. A support base was formed above $1,545 and the price started a decent upward move from the $1,547 low (formed on FXOpen).

It broke the $1,550 and $1,555 resistance levels. Moreover, there was a close above the $1,560 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

More importantly, there was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance near $1,565 on the hourly chart of gold. The price even climbed above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $1,593 high to $1,547 low.

On the upside, there is a strong resistance waiting near the $1,570 level. It coincides with the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $1,593 high to $1,547 low.

A clear break above the $1,570 resistance area could set the pace for more gains in the coming sessions. The next hurdle is seen near the $1,575 and $1,582 levels.

Any further gains could lead the price towards the $1,590 level. On the downside, an initial support is near the $1,562 level (the recent breakout zone). The main support is near the $1,560 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average.

Overall, gold price is trading nicely above $1,560, but it must surpass $1,570 to continue higher in the near term.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

In the past few days, there was a steady decline in crude oil price below the $55.00 support level against the US Dollar. The price traded below many key supports near the $52.50 and $52.00 levels.

It even broke the $50.00 support level and traded towards the $49.40 level. A low is formed near $49.38 and the price is currently recovering higher.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

It surpassed the $50.50 resistance area and the 50 hourly simple moving average. Recently, it climbed above $51.50, but it struggled to gain pace above $52.25. It trimmed gains and revisited the $50.50 zone.

A low is formed near $50.34 and the price is currently rising. It is trading above the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $52.26 high to $50.34 low.

However, there are many hurdles on the upside near $51.50 and $52.00. Besides, there is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $51.80 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD.

The trend line is close to the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $52.26 high to $50.34 low. Therefore, crude oil price must climb above the $51.80 and $52.25 resistance levels to continue higher. If not, it might retest the $50.00 support area.

Aayush Jindal

Aayush has spent over a DECADE as a financial markets contributor and observer. He specializes in market strategies and technical analysis, comes with an IT background. He possesses strong technical analytical skills and is well known for his entertaining and informative analysis of the currency, commodities, Bitcoin and Ethereum markets. He is a software engineer by profession, loves blogging and observing financial markets.

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