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/JPY: the yen recovers
2019-11-11 • Updated
Recommendation: SELL 112.8 SL 113.35 TP1 112 TP2 110.8 TP3 109.7
On a daily chart of USD/JPY, bulls could not move the pair outside the triangle. It signals their weakness. Bears are planning to implement the combination of the reversal patterns “Three Indians” and 1-2-3. The successful break of the lower border of the upward channel is needed to make it possible.
On H1, bears are testing the support at 112.8. The successful break of the support will activate the Gartley pattern. If the pair manages to reach the target at 78.6%, the risks of the implementation of the “Crab” pattern will increase.
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The trend in the scenario above is clearly bearish. We have also had a recent break of structure at the marked horizontal arrows, which means we can expect price to react from the supply zone that broke the structure.
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