Let's dive into the world of gold. Currently, the price of gold, represented by XAUUSD, is stuck in indecision, hovering around the $1,975 mark. The market is anxiously awaiting two important factors: the release of the Federal Reserve's meeting minutes and the extension of the US debt ceiling.
Trade Idea for Gold (XAUUSD)
2022-12-19 • Updated
Usually, the Dollar and GOLD are negatively correlated. This means that the stronger the US-Dollar becomes, the lower Gold prices will be as many more investors will prefer liquid investments. Times of crisis and the need to safeguard funds are the major exceptions to this.
Judging from the background above, a bullish bias on the US Dollar could cause a bearish momentum on Gold. However, let's break down the bias a bit further.
Gold on the Daily timeframe is casually approaching the 200-Day Moving Average after absorbing liquidity from the 1765 price area whilst clearly overbought on the Stochastics Oscillator. It is also important to point out that the Supply zone I have marked out for a possible entry is within the range of 1788 and 1816 price points with initial targets at 1722, 1705, and 1680.
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