As you must already know, the direction of Gold is mainly dependent on the Price action of DXY (US Dollar index). So first, we take a look at the US Dollar index.
USD/CHF targets lower levels
2019-12-12 • Updated
SELL 0.9820; TP1 0.9800; TP2 0.9740; SL 0.9835
USD/CHF continues its December descent. The pair’s attempt to return above the 0.9845 area (September and October lows, 50% Fibonacci retracement of the August-October advance, 200-week MA) has failed. The pair may have shifted to a lower range. The closest target on the downside lies around 0.9800 (61.8% Fibo). If the United States and China fail to find common ground in trade talks and new tariffs kick in, the decline to 0.9740 (78.6% Fibo) will be very likely.
On January 12, the Bureau of Statistics will publish the Consumer Price Index (CPI) figures, a key index for determining interest rates. While we await the release, experts forecast a decline in the CPI data, a hint at weaker Dollar values in the global markets.
Hello, my beautiful readers. This week, we continue our critically detailed look at the markets in hopes of getting profitable trading opportunities. As usual, I'll be starting with the DXY (US Dollar Index) since it holds considerable sway over the Major currency pairs.
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