Last week I gave a trade idea on XAUUSD with a target around the $2,020 price line. At the time of writing, XAUUSD already exceeded the target and I’m sure that would leave a lot of people wondering what to expect next. Below, I have presented my view of how I expect the price action to turn out in the meantime.
European stocks traded slightly lower on Friday afternoon
2020-08-21 • Updated
Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
NZD/JPY: The NZD/JPY pair is trading within the cloud. A failed attempt to move higher will push the market to exit the Kumo, confirming a bearish scenario.
US Market View
Stocks futures ticked lower this Friday morning, following a tech-led trading in the previous session. Nasdaq closed out the regular session at yet another record high.
European stocks traded slightly lower on Friday afternoon as investors focused on disappointing economic data and the geopolitical tensions.
In the United States the new cases amounted at 44.000 on Thursday making more than 10% drop in the seven-day average of daily new cases compared with the previous week.
US Key Point
- Stocks futures ticked lower this Friday morning.
- European stocks traded slightly lower on Friday afternoon.
- In the U.S. 44.000 new cases amounted on Thursday
Last Tuesday, the Australian dollar experienced its steepest drop of the year, falling by 1.18%, following higher-than-expected US inflation figures, which boosted the US dollar. However, the Aussie has since rebounded and is now trading at a two-week high against the US dollar. Investors are...
Commerzbank's analysis suggests a brighter outlook for the New Zealand Dollar (NZD) in the coming months despite recent downward pressure. Factors like broader U.S. Dollar strength and domestic issues have kept the NZD below last year's highs. However, robust labor markets in both New Zealand and Australia and an expected...
On Friday, the gold price (XAUUSD) retreated from a recent two-week high, facing selling pressure. This decline was driven by hawkish minutes from the FOMC meeting, indicating the Fed's reluctance to cut interest rates. Elevated US Treasury bond yields, supported by a "higher-for-longer" narrative, further weakened demand for gold...
Bearish Scenario: Selling below 22.65 with TP1: 22.34 (intraday) and TP2: 22.02 (swing). Bullish Scenario: Buying above 22.70 with TP1: 22.90.
Intraday and swing scenarios based on price action and volume profile.