Gold Prices Vulnerable to FOMC- Levels to Know

Talking Points

  • Gold prices retreat off long-term slope insurgency forward of Fed
  • Updated targets cancellation levels
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Gold Daily

Gold Daily Chart

Technical Outlook: Gold has done an initial response to slope insurgency fluctuating off a May high leaves prices exposed to serve waste while next today’s high. Keep in mind we posted an outward weekly annulment off insurgency on building bearish dissimilarity final week and has me looking for a new low in cost before resuming higher.

Gold 60min

Gold 60min Chart

Notes: A newly identified near-term slope fluctuating off a highs serve highlights insurgency during today’s high during 1212 (keep in mind a monthly open now comes in during 1210) with prices branch only pips from a 50% retracement during 1198. Heading into a FOMC rate preference we would be looking to blur strength while within this arrangement targeting 1193, 1187 1182. Note that a widen into 1177 1171 would paint areas of seductiveness for depletion / long-entries with a crack / tighten above 1219 indispensable to symbol resumption of a broader uptrend.

Gold Prices Vulnerable to FOMC- Levels to Know

  • A outline of a DailyFX Speculative Sentiment Index (SSI) shows traders are prolonged Gold- a ratio stands during +1.75 (64% of traders are long)- diseased bearish reading
  • Long positions are 7.1% aloft than yesterday though 3.8% next levels seen final week
  • Short positions are 6.6% reduce than yesterday though 8.1% above levels seen final week
  • Open seductiveness is 1.6% aloft than yesterday though 8.3% next a monthly normal
  • Although a stream energetic gives a churned signal, a new boost in prolonged positions on building open seductiveness highlights a risk for serve debility near-term.

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Gold Prices Vulnerable to FOMC- Levels to Know

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